CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Julie Guerry, author of "The Rossman - A Superhero at Heart," shares her heartwarming tale of a three-legged dog who limped into her family's life.

"The Rossman" is a children's story of love and healing that will charm kids of every age - and anyone who cares about animals, cherishes family, seeks courage in the face of adversity or must cope with the challenges of disability.

You may purchase the book online by visiting "The Rossman's" website at, or at any of these local retailers: Charlotte's Web, Learning Express, Plum Nelly, Riverview Animal Hospital, Shadowbox, Sophie's, The Ark, Wally's Friends, or Wild Hare Books.

The book includes a tail-wagging recipe for The Rossman's favorite treat: pound cake!

  • 2 sticks butter
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1/4 baking powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cream the butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at a time. Sift cake flour and baking powder and then add to butter mixture, alternating sour cream, beginning and ending with flour. Blend in almond and vanilla. Bake 1-1.5 hours at 325 degrees. Makes one tube cake.