Ashman, Linda.Stella, Unleashed: Notes from the Doghouse. The family dog describes her life in a series of rhymes.
Baek, Matthew J. Be Gentle with the Dog, Dear! Tag is a very gentle dog who understands that baby Elisa only wants to play when she squeezes, pulls, and tackles him, but taking his favorite toy may be more than he can stand.
Barracca, Debra. The Adventures of Taxi Dog. A stray dog in New York City is adopted by a taxi driver, with whom he thereafter rides and shares adventures each day.
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell. Nobody’s Diggier Than a Dog. An ode to man’s best friend unleashes a whole new pack of poetic adjectives to describe the very nature and personality of our devoted dogs.
Beaumont, Karen.Move Over, Rover. When a storm comes, Rover expects to have his doghouse all to himself but finds that various other animals, including a skunk, come to join him.
Bedord, David.The Way I Love You. A little girl celebrates all of the ways she loves her puppy.
Bliss, Harry. Bailey. Although he is a dog, Bailey goes to school where his canine abilities enliven an ordinary day.
Broach, Elise. Wet Dog! A dog’s attempts to cool off on a hot day get him into trouble with a series of people and finally lead him to interrupt a country wedding.
Carter, David A.Woof! Woof! Die-cut pages are used to reveal gradually parts of an overall picture as the reader is asked to guess what the eventual picture will be.
Casanova, Mary. Some Dog! A stray dog moves into George’s formerly peaceful home, dazzling the man and woman of the house with lively tricks and antics that just leave George exhausted.
Clements, Andrew.Naptime for Slippers. Slippers the puppy would rather pay attention to interesting smells, sounds, and sights than take a nap.
Chichester, Clark.Up in Heaven. When Arthur’s dog Daisy dies, she watches over him from heaven and eventually helps him find a new puppy.
Christelow, Eileen.Letters from a Desperate Dog. Feeling misunderstood and unappreciated by her owner, Emma the dog asks for advice from the local canine advice columnist.
Clerici, Lorenzo. The Dog Book. Encourages readers to interact with a yellow dog by calling his name, scratching his back, and telling him to sit.
Cotterill, Samantha. No More Bows. A determined dog runs away from home after his young owner dresses him in one too many ridiculous bows, a decision that he questions when he realizes that life is better at his friend’s side.
Crosby, Jeff. Wiener Wolf. Wiener Dog, bored of his comfortable life with an elderly owner, gets more than he bargained for when he runs away from home and joins a wolf pack living in the state park.
Cumming, Alan.The Adventures of Honey & Leon. Determined to keep their dads safe on their trip to France, two dogs disguise themselves and follow along.
Day, Alexandra.Carl’s Summer Vacation. Carl and Madeleine are supposed to be napping while Mom and Dad get the summer cabin ready for company, but they escape from the hammock to do some exploring on the lake. (Series)
Dewdney, Anna. Grumpy Gloria. Family members try various ways to cheer up their grouchy bulldog.
DiPucchio, Kelly.Antoinette. Raised in a family of talented bulldogs, Antoinette the poodle wonders what makes her special. She gets the chance to prove herself and find what she’s good at when puppy Ooh-la-la goes missing.
Ehlert, Lois.Rrralph.The narrator describes discovering how Ralph the dog can talk, appropriately saying words such as “roof,” “rough,” “bark,” and “wolf.”
Evans, Katie.Hunky Dory Ate It. Spunky Hunky Dory tries to eat everything in sight–and winds up a sick puppy at the vet’s.
Feiffer, Jules.Bark, George! George likes to please his mother, but when she tells him to bark he says “meow” and “quack-quack” and “oink” and “moo” – until she takes him to the vet, who finally figures out what’s going on with George. Or does he?
Flack, Marjorie.Angus and the Cat. Angus the Scottie dog spends three days chasing the new cat that has come to live at his house, but when the cat disappears, Angus misses his new friend.
Bridwell, Norman.Clifford, the Big Red Dog. Emily Elizabeth describes the activities she enjoys with her very big, very red dog and how they take care of each other. (Series)
Edwards, Karl. I Got a New Friend. A little girl and her new puppy get to know one another.
Ehlert, Lois.Wag a Tail. Assorted graduates of the Bow Wow School meet at a farmers market and a dog park, where most of them remember their obedience training.
Faller, Regis.The Adventures of Polo. Polo the dog sets out from his home and enjoys many adventures, including sailing his boat on top of a whale, roasting hot dogs over a volcano, and taking a ride in a spaceship built from a mushroom.
Fergus, Maureen.Buddy and Earl go to School. Buddy and Earl gather their unconventional, messy school supplies and head into the classroom where Earl takes over for the teacher and Buddy teaches such skills as tail chasing.
Flesher, Vivienne.Alfred’s Nose. Even though everybody loves him as he is, Alfred, a French bulldog, finds it hard to accept his unusual looks, especially his nose.
Gianferrari, Maria.Hello Goodbye Dog. A student who uses a wheelchair finds a way to see her dog each day in school.
Goodrich, Carter. Say Hello to Zorro. Mister Bud, the family dog, has a satisfying routine to his life, but when another dog joins the family and disrupts his schedule, Mister Bud must learn to adapt.
Grogan, John.Bad Dog, Marley! Marley, a rambunctious puppy, makes himself at home while causing lots of trouble but then proves in a very dramatic way that he is a valuable member of the household.
Hartland, Jessie. Clementine in the City. Bored with small town life and longing for adventure, Clementine the poodle moves to the city to become a circus entertainer.
Hayes, Sarah.Dog Day. Ben and Ellie’s class has a new teacher, and it’s a dog named Riff!
Heiligman, Deborah.Fun Dog, Sun Dog. Although Tinka the dog can be described in many ways, she is always the right kind of canine for her owner.
Heim, Alastair.The Great Puppy Invasion. When Strictville, where fun, play, and cuteness are all forbidden, is invaded by hundreds of adorable puppies, everyone is terrified until Teddy decides to shake the littlest puppy’s paw.
Hest, Amy.The Dog Who Belonged to No One. The hard-working daughter of two bakers and a perfectly nice stray dog live lonely lives in the same town, until they meet one very stormy day.
Hill, Eric.Spot Goes to the Park. Spot the puppy, his mother, and his animal friends have a fun-filled day playing in the park. Movable flaps conceal portions of the illustrations and text. (Series)
Hodge, Marie.Are You Sleepy Yet, Petey? Petey the puppy doesn’t want to go to bed at bedtime. How will his little boy make sure Petey gets enough sleep?
Holt, Kimberly Willis. Skinny Brown Dog. Benny the baker sees no need for a dog in his life, but while his most faithful customer and the children who visit his bakery for “Free cookie day” soon realize he has been adopted by a stray, it takes a heroic deed to convince Benny that the dog belongs with him.
Huneck, Stephen.Sally Goes to the Beach. Sally, a black Labrador retriever, goes to the beach, where she enjoys various activities with other visiting dogs. (Series)
Inkpen, Mick.Kipper’s Book of Colors. Kipper the dog learns his colors. (Series — some are board books)
Joose, Barbara. Bad Dog School. Harris’s family decides that his dog Zippy should go to dog obedience school, but after he is trained, they miss the old Zippy.
Keller, Holly.Sophie’s Window. When Caruso, a little bird who is afraid to fly, is blown out of his home one windy night, he must rely on a new friend, a dog named Sophie, to take him back to his parents.
Kopper, Lisa.Daisy’s Babies. Every time Daisy’s puppies and their friend, Baby, want to do something, the others have different ideas.
Lacasa, Blanca.Bow-Wow-Meow. Max and his parents have a dog called Fabio. Fabio doesn’t like doing what other dogs do. One day, Max discovers that his dog goes out every night, and he decides to follow him…
LaRochelle, David.The Best Pet of All. A young boy enlists the help of a dragon to persuade his mother to let him have a dog as a pet.
Lee, Spike.Please, Puppy, Please. When two toddlers take on the responsibility of caring for their first pet, a young pup, the little ones quickly realize that they are going to have their hands full as they chase after the energetic new family member.
Loupy, Cristophe.Wiggles. Wiggles the puppy finds her curiosity getting her into all sorts of trouble as she explores the farm with her father.
Luthardt, Kevin.Larabee. The mailman’s dog, Larabee, helps deliver letters and packages to everyone on the route except himself.
MacLachlan, Patricia. Barkus. Barkus is a large and very smart dog who comes to live with seven-year-old Nicky when Nicky’s Uncle Everton goes traveling–and soon he is a family and school favorite.
Masurel, Claire. Domino. As the smallest of five puppies, Domino cannot do many things as well as the others do, but he proves that sometimes being smallest is best.
McCarthy, Meghan.Show Dog. When their town hosts a dog show, the Hubbles enter their dog Oval, a lovable pooch that can spin in circles, get the newspaper, and give big, wet, sloppy kisses.
McCarty, Peter.Fabian Escapes. While Hondo the dog stays home and enjoys his usual pursuits, Fabian the cat escapes out the window and has many adventures.
McDonnell, Christine.Dog Wants to Play. Dog is eager to have fun, but no one in the barnyard will play with him except one special friend.
McGhee, Alison.Always. A loyal dog promises to protect his young mistress and her home from any danger.
McHenry, E.B.Has Anyone Seen Winnie and Jean? Two corgi dogs escape from their owners and have an exciting adventure before being returned home by the police.
Meddaugh, Susan. Martha Habla. Problems arise when Martha, the family dog, learns to speak after eating alphabet soup. (Series)
Meister, Cari.Tiny on the Farm. Eliot and his big dog, Tiny, visit a farm and help Eliot’s uncle find a missing litter of kittens.
Meyers, Susan. Puppies! Puppies! Puppies! Rhyming text follows the life of all sorts of puppies from when they are born “with eyes shut tight,” through moving in with a new family and “getting bowls and beds and names,” to learning how to do things grown-up dogs do.
Monfreid, Dorothee de. A Day With Dogs : What Do Dogs Do All Day? Dogs in cars, dogs on skis, dogs in the kitchen, dogs at the doctor. What do dogs do all day?
Niland, Deborah.Annie’s Chair. Little Annie gets upset when the dog sleeps on her chair.
Noullet, Georgette. Bed Hog. The family dog spends a long night looking for a comfortable place to sleep.
O’Connor, Jane.Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy. Nancy wants to adopt a special puppy so that she is no longer the only fancy member of her family, but after a day of puppysitting a papillon, she realizes that being fancy is not always the most important thing.
Parr, Todd.Otto Goes to School. After a breakfast of juice, cereal, and a banana split, Otto goes to school for the first time, where he makes new friends and learns how to wag his tail without knocking things over.
Pitzer, Susanna.Not Afraid of Dogs. Young Daniel must confront his fear of dogs when his mom dog sits his aunt’s pet.
Postgate, Daniel. Smelly Bill. Bill the dog is a scraggly mongrel who loves smelly things like muddy ponds and rubbish bins until a cleaning fanatic named Great Aunt Bleach arrives, determined to put an end to his smelly ways–forever.
Reiser, Lynn. Hardworking Puppies. One by one, ten energetic puppies find important jobs as dogs who help people in different ways, including by pulling sleds and saving swimmers.
Romanova, Yelena.The Perfect Friend. Archie the dog is unsure about his role in the family when a new baby arrives.
Seeger, Laura Vacccaro.Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories. Three easy-to-read stories reveal the close friendship between Dog and Bear.
Seeger, Laura Vacccaro. Dog and Bear: Two’s Company. Three more easy-to-read stories reveal the close friendship between a dachshund named Dog and a stuffed bear.
Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton. Bob, Not Bob! When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom–not ‘Bob,’ who happens to be the family dog.
Shannon, David.Good Boy, Fergus! Except for his bath, Fergus experiences the perfect doggy day, from chasing cats and motorcycles to being scratched on his favorite tickle spot.
Sirotich, Erica.Found Dogs. Counts up ten dogs who are waiting in a shelter, then counts back down to one as each dog is adopted.
Sullivan, Mary.Frankie. When shelter dog Frankie arrives at his new home, he finds that all of the toys belong to the other dog in the house, Nico, but they soon find a way to share.
Urbigkit, Cat. Puppies, Puppies Everywhere! Simple rhyming text describes different puppies, from large to small, and their actions, from fighting to biting.
Wells, Rosemary. McDuff and the Baby. McDuff enjoys reading the paper with Fred and taking walks in the woods with Lucy, but all that changes when they bring a new baby home.
Wells, Rosemary. Otto Runs for President. While the popular Tiffany and athletic Charles make increasingly outrageous promises in their campaigns for President of Canine Country Day School, Otto quietly enters the race, vowing only to try to do what students really want.
Wood, Audrey. A Dog Needs a Bone. In this rhyming tale, a dog makes extravagant promises to its mistress if only she will give it a bone.
Zarin, Cynthia.Albert, the Dog Who Liked to Ride in Taxis. Albert the dachshund loves nothing better than riding in taxicabs, until the day a taxicab adventure takes him to the airport.
Zion, Gene.Harry the Dirty Dog. When a white dog with black spots runs away from home, he gets so dirty his family doesn’t recognize him as a black dog with white spots. (Series)
American Girl Series.Kaya and Lone Dog: A Friendship Story. Still grieving over the death of her hero, and missing her stolen horse and kidnapped younger sister, Kaya tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog who is about to have puppies. 81 pages. (J FIC Ame)
Armstrong, William H.Sounder. Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read and with the help of the devoted dog Sounder. 116 pages. (NEWBERY Arm)
Barrow, Rani G.Saving Zasha. In 1945 Russia, those who own German shepherds are considered traitors, but thirteen-year-old Mikhail and his family are determined to keep the dog a dying man brought them, while his classmate Katia strives to learn his secret. 229 pages. (J FIC Bar)
Beha, Eileen.Tango: The Tale of an Island Dog. Lost at sea while sailing with his wealthy owners, a Yorkshire terrier washes up, nearly dead, in a village on Prince Edward Island where he is nursed back to health by a lonely widow and is befriended by a fox and an abandoned waif who is also struggling to find a home for herself somewhere. 244 pages. (J FIC Beh)
Collard, Sneed B. Dog Sense. After he and his mother move from California to Montana to live with his grandfather, thirteen-year-old Guy gradually adjusts to the unfamiliar surroundings, makes a friend, and learns to deal with a bully, with the help of his Frisbee-catching dog, Streak. 176 pages. (J FIC Col)
Cox, Judy.Puppy Power. Boisterous third-grader Fran has trouble controlling herself, but learning how to train her gigantic Newfoundland puppy helps her gain enough self-control to win the part of princess in the class play. Includes instructions on puppy training. 91 pages. (J FIC Cox)
Crisp, Marty.White Star: A Dog on the Titanic. Twelve-year-old Sam, a passenger on the Titanic’s maiden sea voyage, volunteers to help care for the dogs in the ocean liner’s kennel and becomes fast friends with the Irish setter of J. Bruce Ismay, the ship’s owner. 150 pages. (J FIC Cri)
Dale, Jenny.Puppy Patrol. Follows the adventures of the dogs at King Street Kennels. (Series) (JPB Dale)
DeFelice, Cynthia C.Ghost of Cutler Creek. When Allie is contacted by the ghost of a dog, she and Dub investigate the surly new boy at school and his father, who may be running a puppy mill, to see if they are involved. 181 pages. (J FIC Def).
DiCamillo, Kate.Because of Winn-Dixie. Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie. 182 pages. (JPB Dic)
Finney, Patricia.I, Jack. Jack, a Labrador Retriever, tells about his daily life of food, walks, and the “apedogs” and “funny-looking dogs” (cats) in his pack, as well as how everything changes when a pretty girl dog moves into the neighborhood. Includes explanatory footnotes written by the cats. 185 pages. (J FIC Fin)
Frost, Helen. Diamond Willow. In a remote area of Alaska, twelve-year-old Willow helps her father with their sled dogs when she is not at school, wishing she were more popular, all the while unaware that the animals surrounding her carry the spirits of dead ancestors and friends who care for her. 111 pages. (J Fic Fro)
Gipson, Fred.Old Yeller. In the rugged landscape of early frontier Texas, fourteen-year-old Travis is faced with taking over his family’s farm and making a painful, important decision. 184 pages. (J FIC Gip)
Harper, Charise Mericle.Just Grace Walks the Dog. Eight-year-old Just Grace and her best friend Mimi embark on a campaign to convince Grace’s parents that they are responsible and dependable enough to get a dog. 163 pages. (J FIC Har)
Howe, James.Bud Barkin, Private Eye. Howie, the wirehaired dachshund, tries his paw at writing a new kind of novel, a mystery in which he imagines himself as a private investigator and Delilah as the “mysterious dame.” 88 pages. (Series) (J FIC How)
Howe, Peter.Waggit’s Tale. When Waggit is abandoned by his owner as a puppy, he meets a pack of wild dogs who become his friends and teach him to survive in the city park, but when he has a chance to go home with a kind woman who wants to adopt him, he takes it. 276 pages. (J FIC How)
Kadohata, Cynthia.Cracker: The Best Dog in Vietnam. A young soldier in Vietnam bonds with his bomb-sniffing dog. 312 pages. (J FIC Kad)
Klimo, Kate. Dog Diaries. Each diary tells the story of a different dog. (Series) 147 pages. (J FIC Kli)
Lee, Ingrid.Dog Lost. After living happily in a warm home with an eleven-year-old boy, a pit bull terrier is forced to survive on the streets, where its brave deeds surprise many residents who dislike or fear pit bulls. 197 pages. (J FIC Lee)
Loggia, Wendy.A Puppy of My Own. For Emily’s ninth birthday, she has the perfect present picked out–a yellow Lab puppy. But when will her parents believe she is old enough to accept the responsibility of pet ownership? 105 pages. (Series) (JPB Log)
London, Jack.The Call of the Wild. The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack. 126 pages. (J FIC Lon)
London, Jack.White Fang. Part wolf and part dog, orphaned White Fang relies on his instincts as well as his inborn strength and courage to survive in the Yukon wilderness despite both animal and human predators but eventually comes to make his peace with man. 240 pages. (JPB Lon)
Matthews, L.S.A Dog For Life. When John, who has a special ability to communicate with animals, finds that his dog, Mouse is scheduled to go to the pound, he and Mouse decide to run away and find his uncle who may be able to help them. 167 pages. (J Fic Mat)
Messner, Kate. Rescue on the Oregon Trail (1st in Ranger in Time series). Ranger, a golden retriever, could have been a great search-and-rescue dog, except for the squirrels! One day he unearths a mysterious box and finds himself transported back to the year 1850 where his faithful service is really needed by a family traveling west along the Oregon Trail. 125 pages (J Fic Mes)
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Shiloh. When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog’s real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs. 144 pages. (J NEWBERY Nay)
O’Connor, Barbara. How to Steal a Dog. Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother’s calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer. 170 pages. (J FIC Oco)
Pennack, Daniel. Dog. Rescued from certain death by a kindly dog at the city dump, an abandoned puppy grows up fending for himself until he finds a home with a willful little girl. Could she be the mistress of his dreams? 182 pages. (J FIC Pen)
Pyron, Bobbie.A Dog’s Way Home. After a car accident strands them at opposite ends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, eleven-year-old Abby and her beloved sheltie Tam overcome months filled with physical and emotional challenges to find their way back to each other. 321 pages. (J FIC Pyr)
Rawls, Wilson.Where the Red Fern Grows. A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart’s desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters. 212 pages. (J FIC and JPB Raw)
Russell, Christopher.Dogboy. In 1346, twelve-year-old Brind, an orphaned kennel boy raised with hunting dogs at an English manor, accompanies his master, along with half of the manor’s prized mastiffs, to France, where he must fend for himself when both his master and the dogs are lost at the decisive battle of Crecy. 259 pages. (J FIC Rus)
Seidler, Tor.Gully’s Travels. When his beloved owner falls in love with a woman who is allergic to long-haired dogs, Gulliver is given away to his doorman and the pooch’s wonderful life of leisure comes to a dramatic end after he moves in with his new owner’s family in their cramped home in Queens. 173 pages. (J FIC Sei)
Staples, Suzanne Fisher.The Green Dog: A Mostly True Story. During the summer before fifth grade, Suzanne, a daydreaming loner who likes to fish and walk through the woods, acquires a canine companion. Based on the author’s childhood in northeastern Pennsylvania. (J FIC Sta)
Tolan, Stephanie S.Listen. During her solitary convalescence from a crippling accident, twelve-year-old Charley finds a wild dog, and the arduous process of training him leads her to explore her feelings about her mother’s death two years earlier. 197 pages. (J FIC Tol)
Tolan, Stephanie S. Wishworks, Inc. When he is granted his wish for a dog from Wishworks, Inc., third-grader Max is disappointed to find that his new pet is nothing like the dog of his imagination. 146 pages. (J FIC Tol)
Voigt, Cynthia.The Rosie Stories. Rosie, a dog who loves to eat, waits for breakfast, gets into the garbage can for lunch, and joins the family in following along with an exercise video. 48 pages. (J FIC Voi)
Wallace, Bill.No Dogs Allowed! Twelve-year-old Kristina, still struggling to come to terms with the death of her beloved horse, finds it difficult to accept the new dog she receives for her birthday. (J FIC Wal)
Dennis, Brian. Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine and a Miracle. Tells the true story of a mutt named Nubs, who was befriended by a marine on duty at the Iraqi border and became so devoted to the marine that he followed him on foot to his next post more than seventy miles away.
Jenkins, Emily. Skunkdog. Dumpling, a lonely dog with no sense of smell, moves with his family to the country and makes a new friend who takes some getting used to.
Kerby, Mona.Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch. In 1888, Owney, a stray terrier puppy, finds a home in the Albany, New York, post office and becomes its official mascot as he rides the mail train through the Adirondacks and beyond, criss-crossing the United States, into Canada and Mexico, and eventually traveling around the world by mail boat in 132 days.
Kimmel, Haven.Orville: A Dog Story. Chained alone in a barn by the couple he thought might give him a good home, a very ugly stray dog is miserable until a new neighbor moves in and he falls in love.
Manos, Helen.Samsara Dog. Traces a dog through various incarnations, including a tough stray, a working dog, and a family pet, as he learns what he must in each life.
Steig, Jeanne.Fleas! A cumulative tale in which Quantz, who is repaid in fleas for scratching a stray dog, makes a series of trades that turn one person’s burden into the next one’s joy and ultimately brings them all together for a circus performance.
Baker, Barbara. Digby and Kate. Six episodes in the friendship of Digby the dog and Kate the cat, who enjoy each other’s company even when they have their differences in such areas as catching a mouse or fixing lunch.
Brimer, Larry Dane. Firehouse Sal. Fire Companies 1, 2, 3, and 4 rush across town to Fire Company 5, where the firehouse dog is having puppies.
Buller, Laura.Amazing Dogs. From being our friends to rescuing trapped people, dogs can do it all. Discover all the incredible things dogs can do in “Amazing Dogs.”
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin.Biscuit. A little yellow dog wants one more thing before he’ll go to sleep. (Series)
Cassidy, Anne.Jasper and Jess. Jasper the dog and Jess the cat are enemies who growl and hiss at each other every day as Jasper chases Jess out of the garden, but the day Jess gets stuck on the roof, Jasper is the only one who can help her.
Long, Ethan. Pug. After seeing his friend Peg getting a walk outside in the snow Pug must be persistent to convince his master to take him out for a walk as well.
Meister, Cari.Guinness World Records: Daring Dogs. Contains world records about dogs.
Pilkey, Dav. Big Dog and Little Dog. Like most dogs, Big Dog and Little Dog go for walks, play in puddles, and snuggle up for a nap when they are sleepy, but sometimes they can be a bit mischievous, and downright silly.
Ries, Lori. Good Dog, Aggie! When Aggie the dog does not mind, Ben takes her to obedience school which ends in disaster, but while practicing at home one day Ben realizes what really motivates Aggie to mind.
Rylant, Cynthia.Henry and Mudge. Henry, feeling lonely on a street without any other children, finds companionship and love in a big dog named Mudge. (Series)
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman.Nate the Great and the Big Sniff. Nate the Great follows the clues to find his lost dog, Sludge, in a department store. (Series)
Standiford, Natalie.The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto. Recounts the life of Balto, the sled dog who braved a snowstorm to deliver medicine to Nome, Alaska, during a 1925 diphtheria epidemic.
Wallace, Carol. One Nosy Pup. After moving to a new house, Poky the beagle befriends Charlie the hamster, who was accidentally left behind by the previous owners.
Zion, Gene.Harry and the Lady Next Door. Harry the dog goes to fantastic lengths to make his neighbor stop singing.
J 636.708 BueDog Scouts of America
J 636.73 HalMorris and Buddy: The Story of the First Seeing Eye Dog
J 811.54 ArcName That Dog! Puppy Poems from A to Z.
J 811.54 JohIt’s About Dogs
J 811.54 RosThe Hound Dog’s Haiku: And Other Poems for Dog Lovers.
J 811.6 CraDog Poems
Additional books about dogs can be found in the 636.7 section.