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Aug. 17, 2011 at 4:25pm Get a head start on National Dog Day

August 26 is National Dog Day!  Get a start on celebrating a day all about our favorite canine friends with some great books from your library.  Young or old, here are some favorite dog reads:

Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard (j KJELGAA)

Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah and James Howe (j HOWE)

Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant (jj RYLANT)

Dog On It: A Chet and Bernie Mystery by Spencer Quinn (D QUINN)

Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey (jj PILKEY)

Knit Your Own Dog: Easy-to-follow Patterns for 25 Pedigree Pooches by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne (746.432 MUIR)

Lad, a Dog by Albert Payson Terhune (j TERHUNE)

Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr by Garth Nix (YA NIX, TK BK CD YA NIX, or as a downloadable audiobook)

Mutts Comics: Who Let the Cat Out? by Patrick McDonnell (YA 741.59 MCDONNE)

My Senator and Me: A Dog's Eye View of Washington D.C. by Senator Edward M. Kennedy (j 328.7309 KENNEDY)

Old Yeller by Fred Gipson (j GIPSON)

Pinkerton, Behave! by Steven Kellogg (jj KELLOGG)

Where the Red Fern Grows: The Story of Two Dogs and a Boy by Wilson Rawls (j RAWLS, CD BOOK CHILD RAWLS)

White Fang by Jack London (j London, YA LONDON, or as a downloadable audiobook)


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