Books with Dogs–Ponder the Paws-sibilities

Reblog from the New York Public Library

Other possibilities:


dog diariesByars, Betsy, Betsy Duffy, and Laurie Myers.  Dog Diaries:  Secret Writings of the Woof Society.  New York:  Square Fish, Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

At the first annual meeting of WOOF–Words of Our Friends–assorted dogs preserve their heritage by sharing tales of canines throughout history, including Abu, who ruled all of Egypt except for one pesky cat, and Zippy, who simply must find the squeaky toy.

Dog RulesCzekaj, Jef.  Dog Rules. New York:  Balzer and Bray, imprint of HarperCollins Publisher, 2016.

Two dogs try to teach their new puppy to be a good dog. But instead of growling, it tweets. Instead of doing tricks, it eats a worm. Will the puppy ever learn the dog rules?

When friendship followed me homeGriffin, Paul.  When Friendship Followed Me Home.  New York:  Dial Books for Young Readers, 2016.

Seventh-grader Ben, always an outsider, is led into a deep friendship with Halley, who is being treated for cancer, by the special dog he and his adoptive mother take in.

sparkyKlimo, Kate.  Sparky.  New York:  Random House, 2016.

A firedog from the Maxwell Street fire station tells the story of the Great Chicago Fire
Pugs of Frozen NorthReeve,  Philip and Sarah McIntire.  Pugs of the Frozen North.  New York:  Random House, 2016.

New friends Sika and Shen try to beat the odds and win the Great Northern Race–in a sled pulled by a team of sixty-six pugs–in hopes of meeting the Snowfather and having him grant their wish.

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