Nuzzle is a sensitive and humorous portrayal of adoption, disability and the unconditional relationship between a boy and his service dog, Chancer. It is written through the eyes, ears, nose, paws, and voice of Chancer and designed as an early reader for six to eight year olds.
A delightfully told rendition of the award winning book. Children listen to this story over and over and gain compassion for children with disabilities and begin understanding of the job of a service dog. Audio Sample
by Morasha Winokur (age 11) / Donnie Kanter Winokur
Chancer educational free downloads
Take the Nuzzle experience a step further for elementary education. Mazes, puzzles, links to resources and field trip ideas.
Follow the early journey of the Winokur family as they embrace a new concept to help their son by adding the skills of Chancer, a remarkable 90 lb golden retriever.
Chancer’s journey in three other books.
by Melissa Fay GreeneTwo-time National Book Award nominee a profound and surprising account of dogs on the front lines of rescuing both children and adults from the trenches of grief, emotional, physical, and cognitive disability, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Chapter 18 features Chancer and Iyal’s story and we are delighted to be a part of this wonderful book.
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Learn more about The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love
Enhanced with beautiful full-color photographs, these true stories of camaraderie, affection, and remarkable bravery are from the author of the New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships, Unlikely Loves, and Unlikely Heroes, as well as other books and calendars, with nearly two million copies in print.