dogs -- fiction

The Trouble with Chickens: A J .J. Tully Mystery

By Doreen Cronin

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A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.
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City Dog, Country Frog

By Mo Willems

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Through the seasons, whenever City Dog visits the country he runs straight to Country Frog's rock to play games with him, but during the winter things change for them both.
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Charlie, the Ranch Dog

By Ree Drummond

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While Charlie, a sleepy basset hound, tells about the busy life of a ranch dog, his best friend Suzie, a Jack Russell terrier, is getting the work done.

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Move Over, Rover!

By Karen Beaumont

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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.
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See Me Run

By Paul Meisel

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A dog has a fun-filled day at the dog park in this easy-to-read story.
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Dixie

By Grace Gilman

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Emma and her pup Dixie are inseparable until Emma gets a role in the school play.
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Biscuit Takes a Walk

By Alyssa Capucilli

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A playful puppy wants to see everything on a walk to Grandpa's house.
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Jim Ugly

By Sid Fleischman

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The adventures of twelve-year-old Jake and Jim Ugly, his father's part-mutt, part-wolf dog, as they travel through the Old West trying to find out what really happened to Jake's actor father.
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Biscuit's Earth Day Celebration

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli

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Join Biscuit as he helps take care of the earth on Earth Day. From planting seads to cleaning up, it is an exciting adventure for Earth Day, and every day.
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The Napping House by Audrey Wood, illustrated by Don Wood

The Napping House by Audrey Wood, illustrated by Don Wood

The Napping House, by Audrey Wood, is full of beautiful illustrations, and there is wonderful repetition in the wording of the book. The sequencing is great for children because it creates a sense of anticipation and allows them to participate in reading the book. The story is about a grandma who has everyone in the house gently pile on top of her while she is asleep.The pile includes her grandson, the dog, the cat, the mouse and the mouse's flea.The book is charming as well as being calming and would be a great bedtime story for a child who needs help settling down.