Friday, August 1, 2014

Tuesday Tucks Me In

Submitted by Ms. Tess!
Tuesday Tucks Me In, by Fmr. Captain Luis Carlos Montalván, is an wonderful true story about an U.S. Army veteran and his service dog Tuesday. Every morning Luis wakes up to Tuesday licking his face. Tuesday helps Luis get dressed, and take his medicine. Luis has flashbacks, and gets nervous when there are people around, or sudden movements, or loud sounds. He lives in a city, so Tuesday sits with him outside their apartment and helps him calm down. When they walk together, Tuesday stays right by Luis's side. They go everywhere together. Even the bathroom! Every week they visit the veteran's hospital, and the park. Today they are taking a ride on the subway. The train in very crowded, so Luis hugs Tuesday while they ride. The ride seems longer than usual... Where are they going? The beach! What a fun day they have there! Back home Luis and Tuesday have dinner, brush their teeth, then lie down to sleep, together, of course. This is a lovely book about a brave man and his loyal dog, sure to pull on your heartstrings. See this book listed in our catalog

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