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Frydenborg, Kay

Summary: Explores the connection between dogs and humans from hunter-gatherer partners to modern day pets, focusing on how humans have influenced dogs' evolution and raising new questions about the species' shared future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 636.7 FRY

Derr, Mark.

Summary: Describes the early cooperative relationships between Ice Age humans and dogs as well as human society's later efforts to domesticate and control dog species through reproduction, revealing how dogs and humans impacted each other's evolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Duckworth 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.709 DER

Sykes, Bryan

Summary: Reveals how all dogs share a common ancestry with a small group of domesticated wolves and how the vast range of canine breeds were created by a few gene mutations.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 636.7 SYK

Summary: Meet Mr. Peabody, the world's smartest dog and the genius behind the WABAC machine, a device that allows Mr. Peabody and his pet boy Sherman to travel back in time. Join the unlikely duo's adventures as they leave their mark on monumental events and keep history from becoming, well, history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD MR.

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: "A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

Dean, Josh.

Summary: Capturing the idiosyncratic world of professional dog showing, a seasoned journalist spends a year alongside rising star Jack, a champion Australian shepard, and his friends, presenting a behind-the-scenes look at a colorful subculture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: It Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 DEA

Strahan, Jerry E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.9576 STR

Goodavage, Maria

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Soldier Dogs returns with the incredible story of K-9 Marine hero Lucca, and the handlers who fought alongside her through two bloody wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In Top Dog, Maria Goodavage takes readers into the life of Lucca K458, a decorated and highly skilled military working dog. An extraordinary bond develops between Lucca and Marine Corps dog...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 GOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 GOO

Lewis, Damien.

Summary: "An instant hit in the UK, this is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, joined in flight missions, and survived everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts--ultimately saving the life of his owner and dearest friend. In the winter of 1939 in the cold snow of no-man's-land, two loners met and began an extraordinary journey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5449 LEW

Ritland, Mike.

Summary: "Trident K9 Warriors gave readers an inside look at the SEAL teams' elite K9 warriors--who they are, how they are trained, and the extreme missions they undertake to save lives. From detecting explosives to eliminating the bad guys, these powerful dogs are also some of the smartest and highest skilled working animals on the planet. Mike Ritland's job is to train them.This special edition...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Jack and Annie travel back in time to 1925 Nome, Alaska, where they meet Balto, the famous sled dog, and help save the town from illness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

Goodavage, Maria

Summary: In this book, the author, a leading dog-blogger offers a tour of military working dogs' extraordinary training, heroic accomplishments, and the lasting impacts they have on those who work with them. People all over the world have been riveted by the story of Cairo, the Belgian Malinois who was a part of the Navy SEAL team that led the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound. A dog's natural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355.424 GOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.424 GOO

Goodavage, Maria

Summary: In this book, the author, a leading dog-blogger offers a tour of military working dogs' extraordinary training, heroic accomplishments, and the lasting impacts they have on those who work with them. People all over the world have been riveted by the story of Cairo, the Belgian Malinois who was a part of the Navy SEAL team that led the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound. A dog's natural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2012

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 355.4 GOO

Montalván, Luis Carlos.

Summary: "Based on the New York Times bestseller, UNTIL TUESDAY, this full-color picture book filled with adorable photographs tells the story of the amazing service dog who helps former U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalván overcome his combat-related wounds"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Montalvan 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MON
1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JE REF MON

Orlean, Susan.

Contents: Forever -- Foundlings -- The silver screen -- Heroes -- The phenomenon -- The leap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.73 Orlean 2012

Murphy, Frank

Summary: Recounts events in the life of George Washington which focus on his fondness for animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MUR

Orlean, Susan.

Summary: He believed the dog was immortal. So begins this powerfully moving story of Rin Tin Tin's journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon. From the moment in 1918 when Corporal Lee Duncan discovers Rin Tin Tin on a World War I battlefield, he recognizes something in the pup that he needs to share with the world. Rin Tin Tin is the ultimate must-read for anyone who loves great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 636.7 ORL

Orlean, Susan.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Chronicles the rise of the iconic German shepherd character while sharing the stories of the real WWI dog and the canine performer in the 1950s television show, and explores Rin Tin Tin's relevance in the military and popular culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.737 ORL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIN TIN TIN ORL

Rozell, Ned

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duquesne University Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.98 ROZ

Barrow, Randi G.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Ivan has escaped from the siege of Leningrad, but when the town he has taken refuge in is occupied by Hitler's troops, he sees his chance to help the partisans he has met--and to rescue two German shepherd puppies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: Professor Ueno's loyal Akita, Hachiko, waits for him at the train station every afternoon, and even after the professor has a fatal heart attack while at work, Hachiko faithfully continues to await his return until the day the dog dies. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Newma

Growling, Hairy

Summary: From the imagination of Sports Illustrated Kids' editors comes one of the most playful - and visually funny - sports titles ever produced. "Top Dogs - Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports "promises to showcase some of the greatest stars and most memorable moments from sports history as depicted by dogs. From current baseball slugger Albert Poodles to legendary Cleveland running back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 796.02 GRO

Larson, Kirby

Summary: When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LAR

Summary: The genius dog, Mr. Peabody, is taking his pet boy, Sherman, for a walk through history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Wonder 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD BES