Dog Day Books

August 30th, 2017 by

dogsNational Dog Day was last weekend, on August 26th, so we must celebrate with a good old-fashioned barklist! Oops. I mean, booklist.

Like many Rovers and Spots out in the world, I did some digging and retrieved our Books About Dogs booklist — but doggone it, it’s been eight years since we made that list, so I’ve added some more suggestions!

Check out these pawesome books featuring dogs:

  • Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
  • The Wolfling by Sterling North
  • Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
  • Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes
  • Henry and Ribsy by Beverly Cleary
  • The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • A Dog’s Life by Ann M. Martin
  • The Good Dog by Avi
  • Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
  • Pet Trouble series by T.T. Sutherland
  • Hank the Cowdog series by John R. Erickson
  • Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties by Dav Pilkey
  • The Survivors series by Erin Hunter
  • A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron
  • Maxi’s Secrets (Or, What You Can Learn from a Dog) by Lynn Plourde
  • Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

If you have a favorite book featuring a puppy, leave a comment below!

— Nancy

Nancy loves dogs, but is super allergic, so she’ll just have to make do with hugging her fictional puppies instead. 🎵 sad trombone 🎵

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