Annotations for Shep : Our Most Loyal Dog


Baker & Taylor
"This is the true story of a Montana dog who became a worldwide inspiration. In 1936, Shep watched as his master's body was placed on a train and shipped east. For more than five years Shep met every incoming train with hopes that he would see the man who had cared for him"--Provided by publisher.The true story of a Montana dog who, in 1936, watched his master's body placed on a train and shipped to relatives back east and who, for more than five years, met every incoming train with hopes that he would see the man who had cared for him.

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Baker & Taylor
Shares the true story of how Shep, after the death of his owner, greeted every train arriving in his Montana town for five years, hoping to see once again the man who cared for him and whose body had been placed on a train and shipped East.

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Cherry Lake Publishing
Reliability, devotion and faithfulness: endearing qualities shared between people and their canine companions. Shep is the true story of a dog that became an inspiration to people around the world. Following the death of his owner in 1936, Shep watched as his body was placed on a train and shipped east. For more than five years, through rain and snow, Shep met every incoming train with hopes that he would see the man who had cared for him. Even today, people visit Fort Benton, Montana, to stand at the grave of a dog whose actions remind us of the true meaning of loyalty and heart.Sneed B. Collard III is the author of more than 45 books for young people including The Prairie Builders, The Forest in the Clouds, Butterfly Count and B is for Big Sky Country: A Montana Alphabet. Sneed lives in Missoula, Montana. Joanna Yardley has illustrated a number of award-winning children's books. This is her third book with Sleeping Bear Press. She is the illustrator of B is for Big Sky Country: A Montana Alphabet and P is for Peace Garden: A North Dakota Alphabet. Jo lives in Missoula, Montana along with her husband and son.

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Cherry Lake Publishing
This is the true story of a Montana dog who became a worldwide inspiration. In 1936, Shep watched as his master's body was placed on a train and shipped east. For more than five years Shep met every incoming train with hopes that he would see the man who had cared for him.

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