Books for all kids who love dogs! 2015

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Little Dog, Lost
Marion Dane Bauer

J BAUER

A boy, a dog, and an old man are lonely before the boy plans a rally, the dog looks for a boy, and all the townspeople run to the old man’s aid.


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The Buddy Files: The Case of the School Ghost (Book 6)
Dori Hillestad Butler

MYS JE BUTLER

When therapy dog Buddy attends the fourth grade sleepover in the school’s library, he solves the mystery of the school ghost.


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Little Dog Lost: The True Story of a Brave Dog Named Baltic
Monica Carnesi

E CARNESI

A curious dog wanders onto a frozen river, and before he knows it he is traveling fast on a sheet of ice. Many people try to help, but the dog can not be reached. Finally, the little dog is saved by a ship 75 miles out in the Baltic Sea.


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Carl at the Dog Show
Alexandra Day

E DAY

Carl the rottweiler explores the dog show in which his brother, Gamble, competes.


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The Case of the Perfect Dog (Hank the Cowdog)
John R. Erickson

J ERICKSON

When a strange twist of events brings a yellow Labrador onto the scene of a roundup gone wron, the entire ranch quickly falls in love with this newest addition to the ranch’s Security Division.


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The Case of the Ruby Slippers (First Kids Mystery) (First Kids Mysteries)
Martha Freeman

MYS J FREEMAN

With the help of their dog, Hooligan, seven-year-old Tessa and Ten-year-old Cammie, daughters of the first female president, investigate when Dorothy’s ruby slippers vanish while on loan to the White House.


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Split! Splat!
Amy Gibson

E GIBSON

When a little girl ventures out into a spring rain with her dog, singing a simple, plain, pitter-patter rain song, her neighbors soon join her for some muddy-day fun.


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Marley: Not a Peep! (I Can Read Book 2)
John Grogan

ER MARLEY

Cassie’s class hatches chicks at school and she gets to bring them home for the weekend, but when Cassie goes on a playdate leaving Marley home alone, things don’t go quite as planned.


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Oh No, George!
Chris Haughton

E HAUGHTON

Trusted by his owner to be a well-behaved dog while alone during the day, George resists the temptation to chase cats and dig up flowers but finds his resolve wavering when he spies a mouthwatering cake on the table.


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Dog Parade
Barbara Joosse

E JOOSSE

Dogs of all sizes, shapes, and personalities come together with their humans to don costumes and participate in a parade.


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Showoff
Gordon Korman

J KORMAN

Accused of ruining a champion dog’s career after an unfortunate incident at a mall show, Luthor is sent to the pound, prompting a skeptical Griffin to hatch a daring plan involving a sinister saboteur, a reclusive trainer, and large supply of red dye.


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Vanishing Acts (Maggie Brooklyn Mystery)
Leslie Margolis

J MARGOLIS

Life is confusing for seventh-grader Maggie, who must track down a missing person and find out who is behind a string of dog eggings at the local dog run, while also dealing with issues involving her brother and two of her friends.


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Lucy: Puppy Place Book 27
Ellen Miles

JE MILES

When Charles Peterson hears about puppies who lost their homes in a flood, he wants to help out. When items go missing after bringing their new pup Lucy home, the Petersons realize that Lucy has a very special habit.


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What the Dog Said
Randi Reisfeld,H. B. Gilmour

J REISFELD

Grace’s older sister decides to adopt a dog to train as a service dog after her father is killed in the line of duty. But, true to form, it is grief-stricken Grace who ends up taking responsibility for the dog.


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The French Fry King
Roge

E ROGE

When Roger, a sausage dog who wishes he were human, opens a French fry stand, he hopes he will be so successful people will call him the “French Fry King.”


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Lucy Rescued
Harriet Ziefert

E ZIEFERT

When Lucy is first adopted from a shelter she seems like the perfect puppy, but soon nothing can make her stop howling—not even a visit to a dog psychologist.


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Ladybug Girl and Bingo
Jacky Davis

E SOMAN

Lulu, who likes to dress in a ladybug costume, goes camping with her parents, brother, and dog Bingo.


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Rudy O'Tooty
Stacy Raye Waibel

E WAIBEL

Rudy the dog, goes to an Irish fair where he has fun learning about Irish traditions and culture. He even has an Irish song written in his honor.


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Martha Speaks: Space Dogs Chapter Book
Susan Meddaugh

JE MEDDAUGH

Pesky spacecats with radioactive hairballs, socks that have gotten lost in space, and dozens of space dog clones.


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Norman, Speak!
Caroline Adderson

E ADDERSON 2014

After a family adopts a dog from a local shelter, they cannot understand why he doesn’t respond to commands, until a chance encounter in the dog park reveals that their new dog only understands Chinese.


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Dog Days of School
Kelly Di Pucchio

JE DI PUCCHIO

Tired of school, Charlie envies his dog and wishes he could be a dog, too, but when his wish comes true he discovers that his life was not all bad.


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A Million Ways Home
Dianna Dorisi Winget

J DORISI-WINGET

When her grandmother and guardian suffers a stroke, twelve-year-old Poppy Parker’s life turns upside down—but when she witnesses a murder and has to go into witness protection with Detective Brannigan’s mother it becomes hard to believe she will ever find a way home, let alone save Gunner, a beautiful German shepherd with an uncertain future.


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Daisy and Josephine
Melissa Gilbert

E GILBERT

Six-year-old Daisy loves traveling the world with her father, a famous entertainer, and her teacher, Mrs. Minniear, but is lonely until her father brings home Josephine, a French bulldog that speaks and has great fashion sense.


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Secret of the Mountain Dog
Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

MYS J KIMMEL

An adventure-hungry girl and an enormous Tibetan mastiff share a journey in the Catskill Mountains, where a boy and his teacher seek to reopen an abandoned monastery to find a mysterious statue.


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Unleashed (Swindle)
Gordon Korman

J KORMAN

Luthor the Doberman, a former attack dog, has a good home with Savannah Drysdale, but every time a certain truck passes he goes into a frenzy, while Griffin Bing is caught up in trying to beat his rival, Darren Vader, at an invention contest.


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Dash
Kirby Larson

J LARSON

When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world—the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.


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Rain Reign
Ann M. Martin

J MARTIN

Struggling with Asperger’s, Rose shares a bond with her beloved dog, but when the dog goes missing during a storm, Rose is forced to confront the limits of her comfort levels, even if it means leaving her routines in order to search for her pet.


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Cooper (The Puppy Place)
Ellen Miles

JE MILES

Charles meets Cooper, a spunky Corgi, while rehearsing for a play, and needs the little dog in order to stay comfortable while onstage.


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Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors
Mark Newgarden,Megan Montague Cash

E NEWGARDEN

As Bow-Wow naps, his neighbors creep in and steal his cozy green bed. When the expressive pup tries to get it back, colorful chaos ensues as the house next door might not be exactly what he thought.


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Doggy Dog (Thingy Things)
Chris Raschka

E RASCHKA

Simple words and illustrations detail some of the things that Doggy Dog is not, including a cat, a lampshade, and a potato.


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Is There a Dog in This Book?
Viviane Schwarz

E SCHWARZ

Can cats and dogs share the same turf? Revisit the age-old dilemma with a hide-and-seek romp among furry friends.


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Claude at the Beach
Alex T. Smith

JE SMITH

When Claude the dog and his friend, Sir Bobblysock, decide to have a vacation at the beach, Claude rescues a man from a shark, Sir Bobblysock wins a sand sculpting contest, and both go in search of pirate treasure.


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