Thunder from the sea

Children's Dog Books (Books)

Author: Joan Hiatt Harlow

A boy builds a life-changing bond with his dog in this adventure story from the author of Star in the Storm.It’s 1929, and thirteen-year-old Tom Campbell has always wanted a real family with a real house and a dog of his very own. Since he was three years old, the only home he has ever known has been the Mission orphanage. When he is sent to live and work with fisherman En….Read More

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Marty will do anything to save his new friend Shiloh in this Newbery Medal–winning novel from Phillis Reynolds Naylor.When Marty Preston comes across a young beagle in the hills behind… Continue Reading Posted in: Beagles (Dogs), Boys, Children's Classics, English as a Second Language Instruction, Young Adult Fiction

Lily’s Crossing

Author Patricia Reilly Giff's Newbery Honor-winning Lily's Crossing is now available for the first time in paperback!Every summer Lily and her father go to her family's house in Rockaway, near… Continue Reading Posted in: Children's Friendship Books, Children's Military Fiction, Friendship, Hungary, United States Atlantic Coast

Because of Winn-Dixie

One summer day, Opal goes into a supermarket and comes out with a scraggly dog that she names Winn-Dixie. Because of Winn-Dixie, her preacher father finally tells her ten things… Continue Reading Posted in: Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Social Life And Customs

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