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Zap! No 2 : Un mal de chien

by Ian Boothby, illustrated by Nina Matsumoto
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: action & adventure, humorous, dogs

 

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Augusta et Charlie sont de retour! Les deux amis félins sont toujours aux commandes d’un puissant chien mécanique, leur permettant de combattre le mal et d’assurer la sécurité de la ville. Mais faire le bien n’est pas dépourvu de périls. Un autre puissant chien mécanique, la version diabolique de Zap, …

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This Is a Dog Book!

by Judith Henderson, illustrated by Julien Chung
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, dogs

In a rib-tickling display of duplicity and diversion, a bunny tries to show he has what it takes to be included in this dog book.

“How did the bunny get on the cover?” “I don't know.” “There ARE bunny books, you know.” “I'm not a bunny. I'm a dog.”

To get into this dog book, a bunny attempts to prove to some skeptical dogs that he's o …

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The Dog’s Gardener

by Patricia Storms, illustrated by Nathalie Dion
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: friendship, dogs, pets

A dog delights in a summer day spent in the garden with his owner, an avid gardener.

When a dog named Dutch hears the gardener going down the stairs each morning, he anticipates her every move. But most of all, he waits for the beautiful words, “Okay, Dutch. Let’s go outside.”

It’s a bright summer day. Dutch stands back from the dark, dusty t …

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Présentoir de comptoir : OLLIE : Un livre sur la pleine conscience

illustrated by Elise Gravel
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, emotions & feelings, daily activities

 

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J’ai un chien qui court dans ma tête. Il s’appelle Ollie. Parfois, mon chien est tranquille, curieux ou effrayé. Et parfois, il est excité… un peu trop, même!

Quand ça arrive, c’est difficile à supporter. Alors, qu’est-ce qu’un chien — ou un enfant anxieux — peut faire dans ce cas? Et toi, as- …

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OLLIE : Un livre sur la pleine conscience

illustrated by Elise Gravel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, daily activities, emotions & feelings

 

See below for English description.

J’ai un chien qui court dans ma tête. Il s’appelle Ollie. Parfois, mon chien est tranquille, curieux ou effrayé. Et parfois, il est excité… un peu trop, même!

Quand ça arrive, c’est difficile à supporter. Alors, qu’est-ce qu’un chien — ou un enfant anxieux — peut faire dans ce cas? Et toi, as- …

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Mega-Dogs of New Kansas

by Dan Jolley, illustrated by Jacques Khouri
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: science fiction, action & adventure, dogs

The story of a girl and her dog—in space.
Sienna Barlow loves nothing more than riding around New Kansas on top of her mega-dog, Gus. He's one of the massive pooches protecting the human settlers of a strange planet. In fact, Sienna connects better with Gus than with other kids. So when a visiting official threatens to shut down the mega-dog prog …

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Adieu, Jacoby!

by Renée Guimond-Plourde; Danielle Guimond & Mélanie Plourde, illustrated by Camille Perron-Cormier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, death & dying, special needs

Beloved dog Jacoby, who's helped numerous children deal with their anxiety and has helped them with their reading skills, is very sick. Seeing him in such pain, his owner Madame Ève decides to take him to the vet to put him own. As she learns to live without her dear companion, Madame Ève is comforted by the soothing memories of him. The children …

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The Stray and the Strangers

by Steven Heighton, illustrated by Melissa Iwai
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: emigration & immigration, dogs, europe

Based on a true story, a stray dog befriends an orphan boy in a refugee camp on a Greek island.

The fishermen on Lesvos call her Kanella because of her cinnamon color. She’s a scrawny, nervous stray — easily intimidated by the harbor cats and the other dogs that compete for handouts on the pier.

One spring day a dinghy filled with weary, desper …

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Mr. Beagle Goes to Rabbittown

by Lori Doody
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: dogs, rabbits, friendship

When Mr. Beagle moves to Rabbittown, his new neighbours aren't sure what to make of him. Everyone else is a rabbit, after all. But then mittens start to go missing, and no one knows where they might be. Who better than Mr. Beagle to sniff out the culprit!

With quirky, charming illustrations and sweet, simple text, Mr. Beagle Goes to Rabbittown cele …

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Dog vs. Ultra Dog

by Troy Wilson, illustrated by Clayton Hanmer
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: superheroes, friendship, pets, dogs

Tim loves his pet dog, Tuffy, and Tuffy adores his boy. Tim also happens to be an überfan of the TV superhero Ultra Dog: he watches the shows, reads the books, plays the video games, wears the cape, and even sports Ultra Dog underwear. Despite cajoling from the neighboring cat, Tuffy has absolutely no fear that Ultra Dog is stealing his boy. Ultr …