A tiny dog who smells a tantalizing big bone diligently digs to achieve his goal, unearthing spectacular surprises, in a whimsical tale that celebrates the potential that comes of never giving up. By the best-selling author of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and the best-selling illustrator of Battle Bunny.
Helping Mrs. Gray feed her numerous pets, little Biscuit enjoys playing with the hamsters, fish, kittens, puppies and other animals that receive their own special brand of care until everyone is encouraged to set aside playtime in favor of naptime. Simultaneous. 10,000 first printing.
Based on the New York Times best-seller, this full-color picture book is filled with adorable photographs that tell the story of the amazing service dog who helps former U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalván overcome his combat-related wounds.
A little girl who considers herself unbelievably lucky when her parents tell her she can get a dog wonders what kind of dog she wants among many options before being chosen personally by a perfect canine companion. By the creator of the Miss Malarkey series. Simultaneous eBook.
In September 1944 eleven-year-old Billie lives with her great aunt, Doff, eagerly waiting for her older brother Leo to return from boot camp, and desperate to find the father that left when she was little; but Leo brings a friend with him, a Navajo namedDenny, and the injured dog they have rescued and named Bear--and when the two young men go off to war Bear becomes the thread that ties them all together, and helps Billie to find a true friend
Charlie Reese is sent to live with a family she barely knows, but with the help of a skinny stray dog who captures her heart and a neighbor boy named Howard, she learns what the real meaning of family may be
A dog with unusual communication talents loses his poet owner before rescuing two children trapped in a snowstorm and leading them to the shelter of the poet's cabin, where the children explore the memories that the poet has left behind. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall. Simultaneous eBook. 40,000 first printing.
In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty
Losing her way on a routine outing with her dogs, 14-year-old dogsled racer Victoria discovers an injured sledder in the wilderness and struggles with harsh elements and limited supplies to ensure everyone's survival. 15,000 first printing.
Returning home after spending a summer "upstate," J.D. slowly bonds with his mother's rescued Rottweiler but finds his secrets unraveling when the dog bites one of J.D.'s acquaintances. By the author of Trapped.
Trained to sniff out bombs and traps, Cracker the German Shepherd is prepared for action in Vietnam, but when she is teamed up with Rick, a young man whose family doubts he can handle infantry life, the new soldier must find a way to build trust between the two so that they can do their jobs well and make it back alive.
Having anger and trust issues of her own, Rachel finds comfort in a stray dog she meets while working at an animal shelter, but Rachel soon learns that her knew acquaintance has similar problems and so they must work extra hard together to make a bond and become true friends.
The experiences of animals struggling for survival in the frozen wilderness are portrayed in a story about Buck, a sled dog in the Klondike, and a tale about White Fang, a cruelly abused part dog and part wolf, who wins the affection of a sympathetic master. Reissue.
"As former U.S. Army captain Montalván recounted in Until Tuesday, upon returning home from Iraq he was rescued from pain and post-traumatic stress disorder by golden retriever Tuesday. That memoir sold 300,000 copies, so expect good things from this account of how he and Tuesday take healing to the larger veteran community"--Provided by publisher
Organized by breed type, provides information on over four hundred and fifty dog breeds, offering a history and photographs of each breed, and covering such topics as physical characteristics, coat colors, medical issues, and temperament ratings
Searching for his purpose over the course of multiple canine lives, Bailey is reborn as a golden-haired puppy after a tragic death as a stray and shares a loving bond with young Ethan before he again dies and starts over
A wonderful primer for new dog or puppy owners. The book will also help current dog owners appreciate and understand their dog better and interact most favorably with their furry friend. Think Dogs 101 and you re right on track with what this book will mean to those who strive for a better relationship with their dog and want to create a friend for life.
Each book covers all the necessary information a beginner needs to know about a particular topic, providing an index for easy reference and using the series' signature set of symbols to clue the reader in to key topics, categorized under such titles as Tip, Remember, Warning!, Technical Stuff and True Story.
A prequel set 35 years before the events of A Dog Named Christmas shares the story of young George, who struggles with the loss of his father before finding hope and courage through a relationship with a loyal dog. (religious fiction). Simultaneous. Movie tie-in.
A Hamlet-style tale that also celebrates the ancient alliance between humans and dogs follow the coming-of-age of speech-disabled Wisconsin youth Edgar, who bonds with three yearling canines and struggles to prove that his sinister uncle is responsible for his father's death. 75,000 first printing.
The author's alter ego, Holly Winter, is drawn by her avid devotion to the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and an equal fondness for her two malamutes, Rowdy and Kimi, into a case of murder in the family. By the author of Animal Appetite.
Anticipating her first date in more than a decade, divorced preschool teacher Sarah Hurlihy wonders about the man whose personal ad she responded to and is stunned when he is the last person she expected. 50,000 first printing.
A follow-up to A Nose for Justice finds Nevada newcomer Mags and her wire-haired dachshund, Baxter, teaming up with German shepherd, King, and police officer Pete to confront an ambitious politician and a corrupt power company on behalf of a homeless community.
Surgeon Simon Bradley, who, scarred since childhood, moves from place to place to avoid emotional attachments, helping to heal children who need his skillful touch, is surprised to discover that, after meeting therapy dog trainer Montana Hendrix, he is in no hurry to leave Fool's Gold. Original. 360,000 first printing.
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