April 22, 2019

Dog Days of Summer – Teen Books for Canine Fans

Dog Days of Summer – Teen Books for Canine Fans

By: Anders Arnold

There’s nothing quite like the summer sun shining down while you’re relaxing at a getaway destination of your choice. And what better companion to have on this vacation than a super-loyal, canine friend. Here are some books featuring dogs of all shapes and sizes, with one thing in common: an immeasurable bond with their owner & friend. Grab a snack for yourself and a doggy treat for you know who…sit, back, relax & enjoy!

Novels & Graphics

The Lovely and the Lost by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home by Nicole J. Georges

Notes from a Liar and Her Dog by Gennifer Choldenko

Laika by Nick Abadzis

Check out this manga series…

Inubaka by Yukiya Sakuragi
When eighteen-year-old Suguri moves from the countryside to the big city to find a career and a new life, she lands her first job at a pet store and meets an assortment of quirky dogs and even stranger owners.

All-time classics

Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Ian Edginton *based on the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Non-fiction fans rejoice!

Dogs Don’t Bite When a Growl Will Do: What Your Dog Can Teach You about Living a Happy Life by Matt Weinstein and Luke Barber

Navy SEAL Dogs: My Tale of Training Canines for Combat by Mike Ritland  *Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award Nominee 2015-2016*

4-H Guide to Dog Training and Dog Tricks by Tammie Rogers

No Better Friend: a Man, a Dog, and their incredible true story of friendship and survival in World War II by Robert Weintraub

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