Pittsburgh Children’s Author Wins National Book Award For ‘Bow Tie Boone’ – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Meet Boone.

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He is a beagle, but unlike the other howling hounds, he has a set of wheels, a bow tie and now a National Book Award.

Boone’s wheelchair helps him get around because he has no hind legs.

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A couple from Western Pennsylvania adopted him and his owner decided to write a book about Boone’s incredible adoption story and his journey to become a therapy dog.

As it turns out, his upbeat story just won the 15th Annual National Indie Excellence Award for Children’s Nonfiction!

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Boone’s story is available on Amazon and all proceeds will go to Joey’s PAW, an organization that supplies prosthetics and wheelchairs to rescue pets in need.

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