April 22, 2013

International Day of the Dog: Puppies and Dogs Book List II

Still prepping for International Day of the Dog on April 28, 2013?  Want more than just picture books?  Here's a selection of novels, early readers, middle-grade fiction, and young adult, with important canine characters.


Fiction and YA

Arctic Storm (A Canadian Flyer Adventure #16)
by Frieda Wishinsky
Illustrated by Patricia Ann Lewis MacDougall
Owlkids Books
96 pp.
Ages 6-9
2011


Barry, Boyhound
by Andy Spearman
Alfred A. Knopf/Random House Canada
230 pp.
Ages 9-12
2005

Bringing Up Beauty
by Sylvia McNicoll
Stoddart Kids
204 pp.
Ages 10-13
1994

Beauty Returns
by Sylvia McNicoll
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
195 pp.
Ages 12-14
2006

A Different Kind of Beauty
by Sylvia McNicoll
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
208 pp.
Ages 13-15
2008

Berta: A Remarkable Dog
by Celia Barker Lottridge
Illustrated by Elsa Myotte
Groundwood Books
99 pp.
Ages 7-9
2002


Birdie For Now
by Jean Little
Illustrated by Renné Benoit
Orca Book Publishers
154 pp.
Ages 8-11
2002

Black Dog Dream Dog
by Michelle Superle
Illustrated by Millie  Balance
Tradewind Books
141 pp.
Ages 9-10
2010



The Carved Box
by Gillian Chan
Kids Can Press
232 pp.
Ages 10-14
2001
Dancing Through the Snow
by Jean Little
Scholastic Canada
248 pp.
Ages 9-12
2007

Different Dragons
by Jean Little
Puffin
112 pp.
Ages 8+
2007 (reissue)

Dog Days
by Becky Citra
Orca Book Publishers
93 pp.
Ages 7-11
2003

Dog House Blues
by Jacqueline Pearce
Orca Book Publishers
176 pp.
Ages 8-12
2005

Dog Lost
by Ingrid Lee
Scholastic
197 pp.
Ages 9-12
2008

Dog Tracks
by Ruby Slipperjack
Fifth House
225 pp.
Ages 12+
2008

Dog Walker
by Karen Spafford-Fitz
Orca Book Publishers
110 pp.
Ages 11-14
2006

The Dog Who Wouldn't Be
by Farley Mowat
Random House Canada
226 pp.
Ages 12+
1984


Einstein Dog
by Craig Spruce
Thistledown Press
258 pp.
Ages 11-14
2009

Elixir
by Eric Walters
Penguin
192 pp.
Ages 8-12
2005


The Graveyard Hounds
by Vi Hughes
Tradewind Books
167 pp.
Ages 9-11
2008

Hubcaps and Puppies
by Rosemary Nelson
Napoleon
172 pp.
Ages 9-11
2002

Junkyard Dog
by Monique Polak
Orca Book Publishers
107 pp.
Ages 11-14
2009

Last Chance (A Robyn Hunter Mystery)
by Norah McClintock
Scholastic Canada
228 pp.
Ages 12-15
2006


Last Chance for Paris
by Sylvia McNicoll
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
204 pp.
Ages 12-15
2008



 


Lost and Found
by Jean Little
Illustrated by Leoung O'Young
Viking Kestrel
82 pp.
Ages 8-10
1985

Lucky Baldwin's Vow
by Morley Callaghan
Stoddart
181 pp.
Ages 9-12
1995 (re-issue)


Lucky's Mountain
by Dianne  Maycock
Orca Book Publishers
112 pp.
Ages 8-11
2007



The Mummy Lives (Sam, Dog Detective series)
by Mary Labatt
Kids Can Press
114 pp.
Ages 8-10
2002

Nix Minus One
by Jill MacLean
Pajama Press
296 pp.
Ages 12+
February, 2013

Nobody's Dog
by Ria Voros
Scholastic Canada
150 pp.
Ages 8-12
2012

No Pets Allowed
by Irene N. Watts
Illustrated by Kathryn E. Shoemaker
Tradewind Books
112 pp.
Ages 7-9
2010

Piper
by Natale Ghent
Illustrated by Cindy Ghent
Orca Book Publishers
176 pp.
Ages 9-13
2000

The Prairie Dogs
by Glenda Goertzen
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
164 pp.
Ages 8-12
2005

City Dogs
by Glenda Goertzen
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
133 pp.
Ages 8-12
2007

Miracle Dogs
by Glenda Goertzen
Hazeldell Productions
142 pp.
Ages 8-12
2012

Prince for a Princess
by Eric Walters
Illustrated by David Parkins
Orca Book Publishers
64 pp.
Ages 7-9
2012

Puppy Love
by Frauke Scheunemann
Groundwood Books/House of Anansi
312 pp.
Ages 9-12
2012


 



Rescue Pup
by Jean Little
Orca Book Publishers
101 pp.
Ages 8-10
2004

Forward, Shakespeare!
by Jean Little
Illustrated by Hanne Lore Koehler
Orca Book Publishers
100 pp.
Ages 7-9
2005


Sea Dog
by Dayle Campbell Gaetz
Illustrated by Amy Meissner
Orca Book Publishers
62 pp.
Ages 6-8
2006
 
Shimmerdogs
by Diane Linden
Thistledown Press
134 pp.
Ages 9-13
2008

Shu-Li and Diego
by Paul Yee
Illustrated by Shaoli Wang
Tradewind Books
84 pp.
Ages 7-10
2009

Snitch
by Norah McClintock
Orca Book Publishers
100 pp.
Ages 12-16
2005

Swindle
by Gordon Korman
Scholastic Canada
252 pp.
Ages 8-12
2008

Zoobreak
by Gordon Korman
Scholastic Canada
230 pp.
Ages 9-12
2009

Framed
by Gordon Korman
Scholastic Canada
34 pp.
Ages 10-12
2010

Showoff
by Gordon Korman
Scholastic Canada
248 pp.
Ages 10-12
2012

Hideout
by Gordon Korman
Scholastic Canada
256 pp.
Ages 8-12
January 2013

What's a Daring Detective Like Me Doing in the Dog House?
by Linda Bailey
Kids Can Press
185 pp.
Ages 8-11
1997








Non-fiction titles will be listed tomorrow.  But, at 48 picture books and today's 49 novels, I think we've made an excellent start at our dogs and puppies' #youngCanLit booklist!

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