Gabe & izzy : Standing Up for America's Bullied. / Gabrielle Ford.
- ISBN: 9781101630600 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| The moving, true story of the young woman dubbed "The Voice of America's Bullied"; how her bond with her dog, Izzy, changed her life; and their mission to help break the cycle of bullying. In middle school, Gabrielle "Gabe" Ford developed a degenerative muscle disease, and was harassed by bullies as a result. She did her best to keep her head high, but it wasn't easy. Then Gabe got a dog, Izzy, who developed an uncannily similar disorder. They were invited to appear on Animal Planet to talk about their bond, which in turn led to an invitation to speak at a school. And so began Gabe's career as an anti-bullying advocate. Dubbed "The Voice of America's Bullied" by the Huffington Post, Gabe now makes a career of public speaking and has received numerous honors for her hard work. Here is her amazing story—from her lowest days dealing with various challenges, to the unbelievable and immediate bond with Izzy, to her ongoing mission to put an end to bullying, one...
|Target Audience Note:|| Grade 4
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5.2 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Puffin, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6075 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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|Subject:||Young Adult Nonfiction.
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