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  • Holy Chow

    By: David Rosenfelt

    In Holy Chow, the next mystery from bestselling author David Rosenfelt, the beloved characters–both human and canine–of this fan-favorite series are back on the case with the author’s trademark wit and humor. Retired lawyer Andy Carpenter’s calling has always been running the Tara Foundation. The dog rescue organization places hundreds of dogs in new homes every year. It’s added up to so many dogs and new owners that Andy can’t even do the math. But there’s one dog–and one owner–Andy will always remember. About a year ago, Rachel Morehouse came to the foundation looking for a companion. In her sixties and recently widowed, Rachel wanted a senior dog that also needed someone. Andy took a liking to her, Rachel took a liking to Lion, an older Chow Chow, and the rest is history. That is until Rachel calls Andy begging for a favor: If Rachel dies, will Andy take care of Lion if her stepson cannot? Andy agrees, no questions asked, and promptly forgets about it … until he receives a call from Rachel’s estate to attend her will reading. This is where he meets Rachel’s stepson, Tony, who is promptly arrested for his stepmother’s murder. And he wants Andy to prove his innocence. Andy has continued to learn more about the woman he so greatly admired and the businesses she ran, and holy chow, was this woman impressive. The person who killed her deserves to be held accountable, and if Tony is to be believed, they’re still out there. And that possibility is too much for Andy to remain on the sidelines.

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  • Loving Edie : how a dog afraid of everything taught me to be brave

    By: Meredith May

    After the author adopts Edie, a sweet golden retriever puppy, she is faced with an unusually anxious and fearful dog, and embarks on an unforgettable journey to fix Edie, learning lessons about selflessness and unconditional love as she realizes that maybe Edie is secretly the one doing the saving

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  • Balto

    By: Emma Carlson Berne

    In 1925, disaster struck the small town of Nome, Alaska. When a deadly epidemic begins affecting the children of Nome, their only hope is to relay life-saving medicine over 650 miles of snow-covered trails using teams of sled dogs. Across the long journey, one dog overcame nearly impossible odds to become a hero

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  • Elmer and the Talent Show

    By: Crystal Velasquez, Ron Danta and Danny Robertshaw

    Elmer is a special needs Dachshund who lives at Danny and Ron’s Rescue, but he longs to be adopted, and when he attracts the attention of a family he is willing to do anything to impress them — including working hard at the agility course for the pet talent show.

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  • Black Dog

    By: Stuart Woods

    After returning home from a treacherous adventure, Stone Barrington is all too happy to settle back down in his New York City abode. But when he’s introduced to a glamorous socialite with a staggering inheritance, Stone realizes his days are about to be anything but quiet. As it turns out, Stone’s intriguing new companion has some surprisingly familiar ties and other far more sinister ones-including a nefarious enemy who gets too close for comfort. When it becomes clear that this miscreant will stop at nothing to get what he wants, and will endanger all whom Stone holds hear, Stone must step in to protect his friends and prevent a dangerous madman from wreaking havoc across the city.

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  • Lou

    By: Breanna Carzoo

    Meet Lou. Lou has an important job … as the neighborhood toilet for dogs on their walks. Useful as he may be, he gets the feeling that deep down inside, there might be more to him than that. He just doesn’t seem to know exactly what yet. When disaster strikes, will Lou find out what he’s made of and save the day?

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  • Every Dog in the Neighborhood

    By: Philip C. Stead

    Louis and his eccentric Grandmother set out to count every dog in the neighborhood when they find out about city hall’s woefully inadequate record keeping.

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  • Dog and Hat and the Lost Polka Dots

    By: Darin Shuler

    Dog and Hat are practically inseparable, and when the dots on Dog’s favorite shirt disappear down a storm drain, the two friends descend into the sewers where they encounter many obstacles and unforseen dangers–and come face-to-face with an alligator.

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  • Stanley the Dog: First Day at School

    By: Bobby Bones

    Tells the story of Stanley the bulldog’s first day of school, during which he learns the importance of being himself.

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  • And a dog called Fig : solitude, connection, the writing life

    By: Helen Humphreys

    Poet and novelist Helen Humphreys’s And a Dog Called Fig, a meditation on the benefits of dogs to the creative life, including the dogs of well-known writers from history, portraits of all the dogs from the author’s life, and the arrival and raising of her new puppy.

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  • Dog Says, Cat Says

    By: Marilyn Singer

    Dog and Cat are very different from one another, but they have a few things in common.

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  • Hot Dog

    By: Doug Salati

    A summery picture book about mindfulness, featuring an overheated—and overwhelmed—canine in need of sea, sand, and fresh air.

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