Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery: Sharing their animal books to benefit animals!

Friends, authors, and co-authors Mary Nethery and Kirby Larson are bringing their animal-themed books to you, and money is being raised to help animals near and far because of it!

Multiple award-winning (including the Newbery Honor) author Kirby Larson and bestselling author Mary Nethery co-wrote Nubs and Two Bobbies. Mary's and Kirby's additional books are listed below.

The authors donate 10% of all royalties of their joint books to Best Friends Animal Society.  We're donating 10% of this evening's proceeds to the Seattle Animal Shelter

This poignant video about Hurricane Katrina will motivate you to buy a lot of books for sure! 

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
The Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 NW Market St.
98107 Seattle
The Famous Nini: A Mostly True Story of How a Plain White Cat Became a Star Cover Image
By Mary Nethery, John Manders (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780618977697
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Clarion Books - June 7th, 2010

In Venice in the 1890s, a cafe owner takes in a stray cat she names Nini. This is against her better judgment, for the cafe is modest, and she has nothing to spare. But in no time at all, the cat becomes a celebrity, charming all sorts of important visitors, including Giuseppe Verdi and the pope himself.

Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316053181
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2009

Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubs's life changed when he met Marine Major Brian Dennis.

Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802797544
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Published: Walker & Company - August 5th, 2008

During Hurricane Katrina, evacuating New Orleans residents were forced to leave their pets behind. Bobbi the dog was initially chained to keep her safe, but after her owners failed to return, she had to break free. For months, Bobbi wandered the city's ravaged streets-dragging her chain behind her-followed by her feline companion, Bob Cat.

Dear America: The Fences Between Us (Dear America (New Titles)) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545224185
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 2010

Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson brings us the first new Dear America diary in years, taking readers through the attack on Pearl Harbor, the start of World War II, and the Japanese incarceration.

Hattie Big Sky Cover Image
ISBN: 9780440239413
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Published: Delacorte Press - December 26th, 2007

This Newbery Honor winning, New York Times bestseller celebrates the true spirit of independence on the American frontier.