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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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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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Ouaf? Ouaf? Cot! Cot!

by Carolyn Rowe-Turner, illustrated by Sarah Delignies
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings, farm animals, dogs

Caro's girls aren't happy. "The girls" are Caro' hens, and Henriette is especially unimpressed when Crème Brulée, the family labrador, decides to come in to the chicken coop uninvited. As Henriette flees for her life Crème Brulée runs after her. Quick, Caro must catch the little red bird before she falls into the sea! She and her twin Claude wi …

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What Are You Doing, Sam?

by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: siblings, dogs, imagination & play

"What are you doing, Sam?" calls Stella.
Sam and his dog, Fred, are creating joyful havoc throughout the house. Be it snorkeling in the bathtub, teaching Fred to read or roll over, or cooking up a pancake feast, they are having a marvelous time. Of course, Stella joins in the fun as she observes the inventive antics of Sam and his beloved companio …

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Les contes de Clifford : Le haricot magique et le gros chien rouge

by Daphne Pendergrass & Norman Bridwell, illustrated by Remy Simard
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: adaptations, dogs, fantasy & magic

 

Jackie et Clifford décident de planter des haricots magiques. Le lendemain, ils découvrent qu’une énorme tige a poussé pendant la nuit! Quand ils grimpent le long de la tige pour voir ce qu’il y a au sommet, ils font face à un gigantesque problème! Les enfants adoreront ce conte mettant en vedette leur gros chien rouge préféré. Ils ra …

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Le chien d'or de Quebec

Une aventure des Trois Mousquetaires

by Denis M. Boucher, illustrated by Paul Roux
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: dogs, mystery & detective, animals

Alexis Nadeau, director of the exhibits at the Civilisations museum in Montreal, has been receiving threats signed: Québec Golden Dog. The three musketeers Gabriel, Ania and Mamadou immediately start to investigate. Gabriel even spots a real golden dog walking around the streets of Quebec! Would it be the same legendary golden dog that stands on t …

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Carson Crosses Canada

by Linda Bailey, illustrated by Kass Reich
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, travel

From the author of If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur comes a funny and sweet cross-country roadtrip adventure with a sassy septuagenarian and her quirky canine.

Feisty Annie Magruder and her dog, Carson, live in British Columbia, Canada, and they're setting out to visit her sister, Elsie, in Newfoundland. In their little rattlebang car, packed with C …

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Missing Mike

by Shari Green
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: dogs, non-classifiable, homelessness & poverty, stories in verse

From the award-winning author of Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess, a timely middle-grade story about the devastation of wildfires and the resilience of the human spirit

He's a rescue, a mutt. Maybe there's a little golden retriever in him, although he's not exactly pretty. He's had a run-in with coyotes and he's missing an eye. But Mike is elev …

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