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  • Title: A Dog Like Daisy
  • Author: Kristin O'Donnell Tubb
  • ISBN: 9780062463241
  • Page: 229
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Max meets A Dog Called Homeless in this sweet and poignant middle grade novel told from the humorous, thoughtful perspective of a rescued pit bull as she trains to be a service dog for an injured veteran and his family.Daisy has only ten weeks to prove her usefulness or else be sent back to the pound Yet if she goes back, who will protect Colonel Victor from his PTSD attaMax meets A Dog Called Homeless in this sweet and poignant middle grade novel told from the humorous, thoughtful perspective of a rescued pit bull as she trains to be a service dog for an injured veteran and his family.Daisy has only ten weeks to prove her usefulness or else be sent back to the pound Yet if she goes back, who will protect Colonel Victor from his PTSD attacks Or save the littler human, Micah, from those infernal ear muzzles he calls earphones What if no one ever adopts her again Determined to become the elite protector the colonel needs, Daisy vows to ace the service dog test She ll accept the ridiculous leash and learn to sit, heel, shake, even do your business, Daisy when told to But Daisy must first learn how to face her own fears from the past or risk losing the family she s so desperate to guard again.
    A Dog Like Daisy Max meets A Dog Called Homeless in this sweet and poignant middle grade novel told from the humorous thoughtful perspective of a rescued pit bull as she trains to be a service dog for an injured vete

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    1. This book was difficult for me to get into, for some reason but once I got invested into the characters, it really picked up I liked the idea of delicate subject matter like PTSD being seen from the perspective of a dog Kids will like rooting for Daisy.

    2. Fabulous Perfect for animal lovers, but also a wide variety of readers Especially fans of books like The One and Only Ivan.

    3. I received an ARC at ALA Midwinter I was so excited as Kristin Tubb is amazing I just know middle grade readers are going to fall in love with Daisy Daisy is training to be a service dog to a veteran with PTSD She is a good, smart dog who wants to please her human Told from the perspective of Daisy, readers will learn about Daisy s past and what she must do to for herself and her human family.

    4. This book is absolutely amazing It has a whole lot of heart and laugh out loud moments Told from the perspective of the dog as it should be and truly an amazing tale of hope and loved second chances I couldn t put it down.Review based on an advance readers copy.

    5. Okay I don t read dog books as a rule They all end the same way You know what I m talking about So when I picked this one up, I committed a cardinal sin in the book world.I flipped to the last page to see how it ended.Read as I checked to see if the dog lives.I mean, I know it s told from her perspective, but that doesn t necessarily mean she d get to survive in her own story THANKS, Art of Racing in the Rain, JEEZ Satisfied that she did, I decided to give it a whirl, because if the dog lives, h [...]

    6. Daisy is in the pound, and not enjoying it much When a young boy and a man come to look at dogs, she takes a liking to the man, Victor, even though he is wary of the boy, Micah, and the trainer who accompanies them Victor is a soldier struggling with PTSD, and he hopes to train Daisy to be a service dog to help ease his anxiety The trainer doubts that Daisy is a good fit there are only ten weeks to train Daisy, and her behavior is sometimes erratic, since she is struggling with a difficult past [...]

    7. A Dog Like Daisy by Kristine O Donnell Tubb is a story told in the perspective of a rescue dog This book is marked for middle grade, but do not let this stop you from reading this book, as I totally loved it I did not know what to expect when I decided to read this, and I am so glad I did I loved Daisy, a rescued two year old pit bull, who is being trained to be a service dog The entire book is in the POV of Daisy, and it was so well written by Kristin O Donnell Tubb.We meet Daisy immediately wh [...]

    8. Loved this book about a feisty, sweet natured a good girl with one good ear dog chosen from the pound with ten weeks to prove her mettle as a service dog Her assignment to save Colonel Victor from his PTSD attacks Determined to ace the service dog test, Daisy gives her all to the Colonel and his family, whether everyone wants her there, or not Fail and she may very well be returned to the pound, where there are two doors One has a bell above it The bell shows that it s the Good Side.The Good Sid [...]

    9. Daisy finds herself at the shelter after being homeless She only has two sunrises left before she has to go through the Bad Door when Victor chooses her to train to be his PTSD service dog Daisy has only a handful of weeks to learn her job and pass her test Can she get past her own trauma to help Victor learn to live in spite of his Can she become a permanent member of this new pack with Victor and his family This heartwarming story, told from Daisy s point of view, deals with difficult subjects [...]

    10. This was a good one There seem to be a lot of authors who are writing about service dogs Miss Daisy was good narrator.

    11. It s impossible not to cheer for Daisy What a love This was the first book my sons 9 and 11 read for their summer reading assignment, and it s going to be a very tough act to follow.

    12. Excellent Book, Quick ReadI recently adopted a very sweet dog from a local non kill shelter where I volunteer and was recommended this book to read a short while later I loved every second of it It was eye opening to hear the narrator as a dog and it makes me think about my family s behavior around her I ll definitely recommend this book to other dog lovers and those that volunteer with me.

    13. Daisy is in an animal shelter and counting down the days until she may have to walk through the door to what she calls the Bad Side so named because a dog walks through that door and is never seen again By her reckoning, she has two days before she s taken to the Bad Side, and she s not optimistic about her chances when three humans walk through the door of the Good Side looking for a dog She has observed that humans tend to prefer the puppies, and Daisy is not a puppy To Daisy s surprise, Vict [...]

    14. Daisy is a couple of days away from being euthanized at the pound A veteran, his son and the dog trainer come to find a rescue dog to be trained as a service animal C0lonel Victor feels a kinship with Daisy and even though the trainer tries to convince him to choose another dog, a puppy even, he chooses Daisy Colonel Victor is suffering from PTSD and needs a service dog to help him with his uncontrollable emotions His son Micah is disappointed, he wanted a puppy, a pet, not a dog to be used as a [...]

    15. In a story told entirely from Daisy s viewpoint, we see her journey as she is rescued from the pound and is put in training to be a service dog for Colonel Victor who is suffering from severe post traumatic stress disorder after serving in combat missions over seas There are many obstacles to Daisy s success as she trains for her test She wants so badly to pass the test she is bright and often gets in trouble for not fully obeying commands like the time she brought the whole box of objects to Vi [...]

    16. I was told I was useless by the other humans I ll do everything I can, toenails to tail tip, to be the opposite of useless Five brilliant stars The moment I saw this book I knew I had to read it Both the title and the cover art caught my attention I finished it in one sitting, I could not put it down Normally, I tend to stay away from the juvenile fiction because there s really not much that intrigues me, but this one in particular was beautiful Pit bulls and pit bull mixes are my favorite breed [...]

    17. I very much enjoyed reading A Dog Like Daisy PTSD is a very terrifying disorder, and one that isn t talked about enough But I feel that it was captured very well I admit that I am a sucker for books written from the prospective of animals That being said, the descriptions were very thought out and I enjoyed how sounds and colors were combined to put into words what dogs do not have words for I recommend this book highly to anyone who loves animals or who wants to know about PTSD and it s affect [...]

    18. A rescue dog has to deal with her fears due to past abuse before she can help the family of a soldier with PTSD The story is told from Daisy s point of view She is brave and loyal and I loved her right away Colonel Victor and his family esp his son Michah are likable and easy to relate to Micah also owns a wise old bearded dragon named Smaug, who gives advice to a struggling Daisy and adds humor to the story This is an important story and I highly recommend it to middle grade readers.

    19. Let me tell you, I don t usually enjoy books narrated by animals or which feature animals as the main character, but I really did like this one The way the author handled issues of PTSD felt very appropriate for MG readers, and the main character, Daisy, made some really interesting interpretations of the events and people around her I think this book will be very popular with my fifth graders, especially those who love dog books which is a whole lot of them

    20. A must read for any one who has, had, or wants a pet companion Told from the dog s point of view, this incredible funny and sentimental Miss Daisy a rescued pit bull will lick your face with her love of life, even in the hardest of times She shows compassion to the humans who are not able to give her much in return Laugh and cry with beloved Daisy as she sorts her way through training to become a service dog.

    21. This is a wonderful book that I won on GoodReads It is told by the perspective of the dog Daisy who is a shelter dog trying to be a service dog It is fun reading her thoughts I used to have a certified Therapy Dog that has now passed away but this was so interesting in the dogs perspective Great characters and story Quick read Recommend especially for dog lovers

    22. I never thought I d say this about an author, but Kristin captures the voice of a dog s inner thoughts perfectly With A Dog Like Daisy, I actually feel like I understand my own dog much after reading this book Added to that is a touching relationship between a rescue dog and her owner and this is a story that will leave a lasting impression on you, no matter how old you are

    23. Good story told from the point of view of the dog Shows how ptsd victims and their families suffer and try to overcome their stresses Dogs trained to assist can help these victims and are so invaluable Amazing.

    24. I thought it was interesting how it was a dog s point of view The story is very cute I liked how Daisy was a tool to help the soldier The book gives you clues along the way and then at the end tells you why he needed her The ending was a surprise to me By Daphne age 10

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