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by H.M. (Hal) Young, 
Illustrated by Barbara Branham
This 2007,First Edition Book is Autographed by both the Author & Illustrator

(It would be a welcomed gift for anyone…even you.)

The HUSKIES AND THE CHRISTMAS FAWN is a work of imaginary brilliance.  It is insightful, delightful and teaches meaningful life lessons in an entertaining and thought provoking way.  Once you own it and read it, the edges will begin to wear and favorite pages may even dog ear as love handles it over and over…and, like “THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS”, it will become a fireside classic, in your home, to read to youngsters & northern breed enthusiasts, year after year, when the snow begins to fall.

The author, Hal Young, has been a valuable, long time volunteer for Adopt A Husky www.adoptahusky.com and a Siberian Husky admirer and companion for his own and several foster Siberians.  His love of the northern breed, found him a need to put pen to the paper and create an incredible story for his grandchildren to enjoy.  The story inspired Adopt a Husky founder, the late, Lois Leonard…”With the writing completed, Hal asked me to read and proof his effort.  What I discovered was a sweet and heartwarming tale, and as I read it I thought of how adaptable it was to illustration…”

The artistic talent of Siberian devotee, Barb Branham (long time www.sos-srf.org volunteer) was able to reach into the imaginary dream of the author & pull out some extraordinary illustrations to depict the narrative “tail.”  It truly touches the heart.

This book has been donated, by AAHI, in loving memory of Adopt a Husky alumni, Merlin who journeyed, earlier this year, to the Rainbow Bridge to join Lois and his canine sibling, Pepper(book character too) & many others.  

Merlin (a lead characters in the book) was Hal and his wife Pat’s regally handsome White Siberian Husky, who really had a magical side and inspiration that helped his dad’s creation.

IAMRA extends their sincerest appreciation to Adopt A Husky & the mini-mushers, for donating this book to our Wook’s Book auction.  Inspiration, participation & perspiration are what make rescue so successful.


Current bid is $76.77 by sevenjays
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Love, Laugh, Woof 
by Lynn Stacy-Smith (Autographed)
"A Guide to Being Your Dog's Forever Owner"
"A combination of anecdotes and instructional materials, Love, Laugh, Woof offers a look at Smith's philosphy on dog ownership, Love, Laugh, Woof is a way of life and a set of beliefs that she follows to be a loving, thoughtful and fair dog owner."
Stacy is a life long dog lover who is committed to helping people understand their animals and the responsibilities that are involved when you bring a pet into your home.
This Book was donated and personally signed, by Author Lynn Stacey-Smith. at a rescue event for Wook's Books.  IAMRA extends their sincerest thanks to Stacy for supporting our rescue efforts and for her canine compassion.  We appreciate your kindness!
Current bid is $36.00 by sevenjays
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by Patricia B. McConnell, PH.D.
After being told about Wookie and IAMRA's Sanctuary program, Patricia McConnell signed this book with a big smile knowing it was going to be donated to help the Sanctuary Dogs in IAMRA's care.  
It is a toss up as to which is better...reading one of her publications or seeing her speak in person.  Her dedication and experience with multiple species, and the compassion with which she talks about her challenges with her own dogs and other behavior training is captivating.  
"Patricia McConnell understands the behavior of dogs and their owners as Jane Goodall understands chimpanzees...Well written, insightful, and often moving...A must-read for everyone who holds one end of the leash." ~
Charles T. Snowdon, PH.D (Former President, Animal Behavior Society)
This would be one book that should enter your home, with your new dog...It will help you in so many ways because she speaks from experience...
This book has been donated in memory of the inspiration for this auction...Dear Wookie and his little pack of mini-mushers...with much love.
Current bid is $56.00 by kelly@iwantaniceagent.com
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by Dick Cavett (autographed)
This book contains "Confrontations, Pointed Commentary, and Off-Screen Secrets" of this legendary talk show host.   This book is autographed by author, Dick Cavett.
IAMRA would like to express their appreciation to a wonderful friend of rescue for donating this fascinating book to benefit the dogs in IAMRA's care.
Current bid is $27.00 by datman17
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Let Freedom Ring
by Kitty Kelley
This is an author autographed first edition book.
"A bestselling author and Legendary photographer present an illuminating look at a pivotal moment in our nation's history, the march on Washington."
Photographs of Stanley Tretick's coverage of the march on Washington are seen for the first time in this book.
Heartfelt appreciation, to the gang at Malcatraz, for donating this autographed 1st Edition book to benefit the Sanctuary Sweathearts in IAMRA's care.
Current bid is $60.00 by PJ
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Psychic Navigator
by author John Holland
This is an autographed, 1st Printing Book
John Holland is renowned, internationally, as a psychic medium who has studied for many years to develop his gift  and to help others understand how empowering, that which is in us, can be.  This book, includes a free Psychic Meditation CD.  It is written by an author who was "born knowing" to help others harness and explore your inner guidance. 
This book was donated in memory of dear Wookie & All the White Stuff who are together at the Rainbow Bridge...They were quite the remarkable pack.  See you in my dreams.
Current bid is $26.00 by kelly@iwantaniceagent.com
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by Angela Y Davis  
(This is an author autographed book)
“Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition.Angela Y. Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and speaker. She is an outspoken advocate for the oppressed and exploited, writing on Black liberation, prison abolition, the intersections of race, gender, and class, and international solidarity with Palestine. She is the author of several books, including Women, Race, and Class and Are Prisons Obsolete? She is the subject of the acclaimed documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners and is Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz.


In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world-renowned activist and scholar Angela Y. Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world."
IAMRA would like to express its sincere gratitude, to Paulina W. for donating this extrordinary book to our auction.  Thanks Paulina for all of the wonderful things you do to help the dogs in IAMRA's care.  They appreciate you too!


Current bid is $35.00 by datman17
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The Glorious 4th of July
by Diane C. Arkins
(This book is autographed by the autographed by the author)

This festively illustrated Book, about our country’s Independence, has many treasures from our patriotic past for young and old to enjoy.

"It would seem as though the lively lads of the country can never die, nor can the exuberance of their patriotic spirit be put to blush by the most fiery sun.  Proof of this can be furnished on any desired 4th of July, between the hours of 9 a.m. and [midnight], when the juvenile portion of the community wages war upon everybody and everything, popping, cracking, whizzing, booming, banging and shouting in honor of the extreme elevation attained or attainable by the ambitious fowl, the Bird of Freedom."

~The New York Times, July 5, 1867

Thank you to a generous supporter of rescue for this wonderful book honoring our Nation's Birthday.  Your support of the Malamutes is much appreciated!

Current bid is $24.00 by datman17
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rob delaney
by Rob Delaney

“Rob Delaney has been named the “Funniest Person on Twitter” by Comedy Central and one of the “50 Funniest People” by Rolling Stone.  He writes for Vice and The Guardian.  This is his first book."

…and this book is a First Edition and is autographed by Rob Delaney too!!  Enjoy the read and laugh until tears run down your leg! 

Thank you to a wonderful advocate of rescue for adding some great Comedy to IAMRA’s Auction to help the wonderful dogs in our Sanctuary Program!

Current bid is $35.00 by bfedyn
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The Dogfather
by Susan Conant
Bid on this First Edition, hard cover book and you get both the author's autograph and a pawdograph from Rowdy too!
 "Both dog and mystery lovers know a champion when they see one," says Carolyn G Hart - and they've found it in Susan Conant's "engrossing" (~Publishers Weekly)
Novels for "lovers of dogs, people, and all-around good storytelling.(~Mystery News
Now, in THE DOGFATHER, Holly Winter, Cambridge, Massachusett's cleverest dog trainer-detective, gets an offer she can't refuse..."
Donated for the Alaskan Malamutes, by the gang at Malcatraz, this book is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.  Thank you for your never ending, kind and generous support. 
Current bid is $125.00 by lorij
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SILVER HARNESS and Words from the Heart
and Words from the Heart
by Margaret Wingerter 
This is the only book in our auction that is not autographed.  The book was compiled, after Mararet's death because of her inspiring words that comforted others.  She was a blessing to many and a source of peace to those who she shared her heart.
"Margaret was blessed with a gift for writing poetry and essays about her life with Malamutes.  She also wrote poems when a friend or family member lost a beloved pet.
Margaret fought hard to beat her ovarian cancer, however it took her away from us in September 2011.
 I wanted to pull together as many of hese poems as possible so they could be published as a keepsake of her.  I hope you enjoy the book.    - Carol Januszewski
Your generosity and support for the dogs in IAMRA's care will truly make Margaret smile from the Rainbow Bridge and a chorus of Alaskan Malamutes will surely raise a head and howl.  Thank you for supporting Illinois Alaskan Malamute Rescue Association
Current bid is $31.00 by dserpico
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by Rick Springfield
This is an autographed, first edition, hard copy book.  Rick Springfield's novel, MAGNIFICENT VIBRATION is an intriguing work of fiction.
The Grammy award-winning musician/author pens for his riveted readers how "sometimes heavenly intervention can put you through hell."
 Help the Alaskan Malamutes, in IAMRA's care and bid generously!  The dogs in IAMRA's care are worth it!  Thank you to so many rescue friends for your generosity in helping make The Educated Malamute aka "Wook's Books be such a success!
Current bid is $39.00 by crbruggs
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DOG OBSESSED autographed by Honest Kitchen founder, Lucy Postins

This AUTOGRAPHED Book is Lucy's complete guide "to a Happier, Healthier Life for the Pup you Love." It contains so much useful information for every dog lover and even contains a complete chapter of meals that you and your dog can share (with wine pairings for the people part of the meal)... "yummy!"

This is a must have book for those dog loving people out there...no matter what the breed.  It is a fun book to read and has a lot of helpful information!

This book was donated to IAMRA's Wook's Books Auction, in loving memory of all the Sancutary Dogs who have crossed IMARA's threshold, were loved, cherished, and very well medically attended, for their entire stay in IAMRA's Sanctuary Sweetheart Program...past, present and those yet to come.  They have and will always have a foster family to love them to the very end...

"Wookie...We miss you everyday...until we meet again, you have touched many hearts."

Current bid is $46.00 by crbruggs
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