Tag Archives: Dogs

Tornado by Betsy Byars (1996)

While a twister rages outside the storm cellar, Pete the farm hand, keeps the family (hiding in the storm cellar) calm and entertained with tales of his dog from long ago named Tornado. When Pete was a little boy, a … Continue reading

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Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo (2000)

Kate DiCamillo is one of only six authors to win the Newbery Medal TWICE.  Although her very popular book, Because of Winn-Dixie, didn’t win the Medal, it is a Newbery Honor Book and well worth reading! Opal and her father … Continue reading

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The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be by Farley Mowat (1957)

Have you ever known a pet that seemed almost human? Mutt is that kind of dog.  Farley’s mother buys a tiny pup for four cents from a little boy who shows up on her doorstep one afternoon.  Little does she … Continue reading

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