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Ballewiena

by Rebecca Bender
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: dance, humorous stories, dogs, self-esteem & self-reliance

 

The award-winning creator of the Giraffe and Bird books introduces Dotty the dancing dachshund, celebrating the gifts of those who struggle to "sit" and "stay"

Dotty the dachshund knows she was born to dance ballet. When told to sit, she does a plié. Asked to stay, she does an assemblé. Fed up with Dotty’s lack of discipline, Mrs. Austere sends …

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Buddy

A Farm in the Forest Story

by Jena Wagmann, illustrated by Alana Hytrle
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, physical & emotional abuse, beginner

Once there was a little dog. His teeth stuck out on one side of his mouth, and his little black nose did not sit in the middle of his face. Some might say he was not very handsome. And one day, he was left alone in the forest.

Based on the real-life adventures of a funny-looking little dog, this charming story of acceptance and found family will cap …

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Harvey Holds His Own

by Colleen Nelson, illustrated by Tara Anderson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dogs, adolescence, self-esteem & self-reliance, post-confederation (1867-)

Governor General’s Award finalist Harvey Holds His Own delivers another satisfying story of heart, perseverance, and one incredible little dog, now in a new paperback format.

Harvey, the West Highland Terrier hero of Harvey Comes Home, is back with his beloved Maggie. He is also back at Brayside retirement home, where he and Maggie now volunteer a …

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What the Dog Knows

by Sylvia McNicoll
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dogs, time travel

Naomi’s dog Diesel returns from the afterlife with one mission — can he save her?

It’s Naomi’s worst summer ever. Her dog, Diesel, died. Dad lost his job. Mom and Dad split up. The family is broke, and Naomi is stuck babysitting when she planned to take swimming lessons. Then Naomi’s sometime-friend Morgan convinces her to jump off a dock. …

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Hush, Puppy

Charlie's Rules #3

by Sigmund Brouwer, illustrated by Sabrina Gendron
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: dogs, friendship, emotions & feelings, farm & ranch life, cats

Eleven-year-old Charlie Dembinski lives by the rules he writes down in his notebook.

He knows that animals behave in predictable ways and it's easy for him to understand them. What Charlie doesn’t understand is why people aren’t the same way. Faced with a swarm of bees attached to a car, a cat with an unusual lump, a large dog who eats jewelry, …

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Harvey Takes the Lead

by Colleen Nelson, illustrated by Tara Anderson
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dogs, self-esteem & self-reliance, adolescence, post-confederation (1867-)

The award-winning Harvey Stories are back with a new story of acceptance, understanding, and the loving comfort of everyone’s favourite Westie.

There’s nothing quite like the loving companionship of a loyal dog. When Harvey’s status as Brayside’s comfort dog comes into question, the elderly residents are quick to stand up for him.

Mr. Kowalsk …

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Ralph, Flying Hound

by Dave Paddon, illustrated by alex kolano
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: dogs

In the tradition of Robert Service's poetic tall tales, Dave Paddon's Ralph, Flying Hound brings readers a hilarious recitation about a dog that just won't give up. Along with his canine comrades, Ralph chases anything that moves, and usually catches it too. But when his aspirations go skyward, even his four furry friends— Nance, Lucky, Spot 1 an …

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Pugs Cause Traffic Jams

by Jennifer McGrath, illustrated by Kathryn Durst
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: dogs, new experience

Mayhem abounds in this romp of a story about a girl's search for her missing dog --- and about the dog who's just chasing a wild adventure!

A girl races all over town looking for her lost pug, Kirby. As she asks one dog owner in town after another if they've seen her missing pet, readers are treated to poetically succinct depictions of every dog bre …

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