Dogs

Puppy Love!

Is there a puppy in your future? A puppy is a cuddly ball of warmth, a flurry of fun with a bounce and a spring when you come through the door after school, and a pal for when you're feeling down. It's true that a dog doesn't care if you're wearing mismatched socks or forgot your homework. In fact, he can give you the classic excuse for not having it. While we can't guarantee that the teacher will believe your story, it's a good bet that you and your new canine friend will have some great times together.

The Sailor Dog

By Margaret Wise Brown

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"Born at sea in the teeth of a gale, the sailor was a dog. Scuppers was his name." A dog that has always wanted to go to sea finally realizes his dream.
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McDuff Goes to School

By Rosemary Wells

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When McDuff and his new French-speaking neighbors' dog are enrolled in obedience school, it seems as though McDuff has not learned his lessons.
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Henry and Mudge: The First Book of Their Adventures

By Cynthia Rylant

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Henry, feeling lonely on a street without any other children, finds companionship and love in a big dog named Mudge. Check out all of Henry's and Mudge's adventures for beginning readers.
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Angus Lost

By Marjorie Flack

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Angus, a little dog, learns that the grass is not always greener on the other side when he sets off to seek new adventures and becomes lost.
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Widget

By Lyn Rossiter McFarland

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A small stray dog is accepted into a household full of cats by learning to "fit in", but when his mistress is hurt, he demonstrates that being a dog is not all bad.
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Waggers

By Philemon Sturges

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Have you ever wondered why dogs always sniff each other when they meet? Find out the answer when this rhyming story solves the mystery.
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Ten Puppies

By Lynn Reiser

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Puppies from one to ten are counted and sorted according to their different features.
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Puppies! Puppies! Puppies!

By Susan Meyers

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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.
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Pudgy: A Puppy to Love

By Pippa Goodhart

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In this charmer, Pudgy, a puppy, and Lucy, a little girl, are both sad and lonely . . . until they meet and become the best of friends!
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