Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival / Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery ; illustrations by Jean Cassels.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Having been left behind by their owners and forced to ride out the deadly storm, Bobbi the dog breaks free from his chain and goes in search of food on his own, followed by a frightened, blind cat whose survival depends on his new best friend.
    • ISBN:
      9780802797544 : HRD
      0802797547 : HRD
    • Accession Number:
      2007049131
    • Accession Number:
      fay.261021
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      LARSON, K.; NETHERY, M.; CASSELS, J. Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival. [s.l.] : Walker, 2008. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 18 out. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Larson K, Nethery M, Cassels J. Two Bobbies : A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival. Walker; 2008. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.261021. Accessed October 18, 2019.
    • APA:
      Larson, K., Nethery, M., & Cassels, J. (2008). Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival. Walker. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.261021
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Larson, Kirby, Mary Nethery, and Jean Cassels. 2008. Two Bobbies : A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival. Walker. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.261021.
    • Harvard:
      Larson, K., Nethery, M. and Cassels, J. (2008) Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival. Walker. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.261021 (Accessed: 18 October 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Larson, K, Nethery, M & Cassels, J 2008, Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival, Walker, viewed 18 October 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Larson, Kirby, et al. Two Bobbies : A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival. Walker, 2008. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.261021.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Larson, Kirby, Mary Nethery, and Jean Cassels. Two Bobbies : A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival. Walker, 2008. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.261021.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Larson K, Nethery M, Cassels J. Two Bobbies : a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival [Internet]. Walker; 2008 [cited 2019 Oct 18]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.261021

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2008 September #1

Neither Bobbi the dog nor Bob Cat has a tail, and some say that's what brought them together. Abandoned during the Katrina evacuations, pets Bobbi and Bob Cat wander dangerous, debris-strewn streets seeking food and water. Eventually taken to a rescue shelter, the Bobbies show distress when separated but remain calm when together. Workers then discover that Bob Cat is blind and that Bobbi seems to serve as his seeing-eye dog. A national news appearance ultimately results in the animals' shared adoption in a happy new home. The descriptive, sometimes folksy prose and realistically rendered gouache illustrations accessibly convey the Bobbies' experiences and mutual devotion. An afterword, with a photo of the real-life furry friends, notes the parts of the narrative that are speculative, such as the animals' pre-shelter experiences.This moving story about the importance of friendship and home highlights the plight of the hurricane's lost and left-behind animals, as well as the value of animal shelters. Copyright 2008 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2009 Spring

Abandoned during Hurricane Katrina, a dog (Bobbi) and a blind cat (Bob Cat) survive together for months before receiving care and ultimately a new owner through various animal protection groups. Although some illustrations look stiff, the heartwarming story deserves a place in collections. An afterword includes a photograph of the two devoted animal companions. Copyright 2009 Horn Book Guide Reviews.