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Zickefoose, Julie.

Summary: A wild bird rehabilitator and nature artist describes her painstaking efforts to rescue injured birds and her experiences when those birds come back to visit, looking at the personality and quirks of individual birds of different species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.2 ZIC

Abramson, Jill

Summary: "An instructive and marvelously entertaining chronicle of a puppy's first year, by the managing editor of The New York Times One sparkling summer day, Jill Abramson brought home a nine-week-old golden retriever named Scout. Over the following year, as she and her husband raised their adorable new puppy, Abramson wrote a hugely popular column for The New York Times's website about the joys and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.752 ABR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.752 ABR

Abramson, Jill

Summary: This book is a a work of narrative nonfiction that chronicles the author's first year with her Golden Retreiver, Scout, based on her blog of the same name from The New York Times. Is is an instructive and entertaining chronicle of a puppy's first year, by the author, the managing editor of The New York Times. One summer day, she brought home a nine-week-old golden retriever named Scout. Over...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage Learning 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 ABR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 636.7 ABR

Myron, Vicki.

Summary: Librarian-turned-author Vicki Myron offers a book based on the cat she rescued from her library's book drop one freezing night. This compilation of nine inspiring stories is about cats who have helped their owners take special joy from their seemingly ordinary lives. These true tales--including two new ones about Dewey--are brimming with examples of how people experience vital connections to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: CD 636.8 MYR

Myron, Vicki.

Summary: Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World was a blockbuster bestseller. It spawned three children's books, and is the basis for an upcoming movie. Now Dewey is back, with even more heartwarming moments and life lessons to share. Dewey's Nine Lives offers nine funny, inspiring, and heartwarming stories about amazing felines - including Dewey - all told from the perspective of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.8 MYR

Myron, Vicki.

Summary: Vicki Myron presents the follow-up to her successful memoir about Spencer Public Library's cat, Dewey Readmore Books. Here she details how this small-town library cat has inspired and touched so many people's lives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2010

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Ascher-Walsh, Rebecca.

Summary: Unlikely Friendships meets Marley and Me. In this heartwarming gift book, author Rebecca Ascher-Walsh presents a collection of inspiring dog stories and touching photos--dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: Each one is devoted. These 38 uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues, accomplishments, and abilities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 ASC

Summary: A young puppy tells the true story of his and his owner's adventures in and around Kelly, Wyoming, including a rugged journey that teaches them both about the human-dog relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 KER

Myron, Vicki.

Summary: This volume contains inspiring, funny, and heartwarming stories about cats told from the perspective of Dewey's Mom, librarian Myron. Includes never-before-told stories about Dewey, along with other touching cat tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.8 MYR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 636.80 MYR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.01 CANFI

Winegar, Karin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.08 WIN

Bryant, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.0887 BRY

Summary: A collection of 101 true stories from people about the incredible things their cats have done, from funny to fearsome, from heartwarming to heroic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.802 CHI

Summary: Our cats make us smile every day with their crazy antics and acts of love. This book is full of hilarious and heartwarming stories about our feline friends that surprise us and charm us. Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Did What? will have you saying just that, as you read these 101 amazing stories about the absurdities, mischief, miracles, and magic our cats bring to our lives. Whether...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636 CHI

Summers, Judith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voice/Hyperion 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.752 SUM

Kerasote, Ted.

Summary: Describes how the author adopted a dog living on its own in the wild and his decision to install a dog door in his house so that the dog could live both inside and outside, in a study of the human-dog partnership and animal consciousness and behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Ryan, Tom

Summary: Drawn by an online post, Tom Ryan adopted Will, a frightened, deaf, and mostly blind elderly dog, and brought him home to live with him and Atticus. The only owners Will ever knew had grown too fragile to take care of themselves, or of him. Ultimately, Will was left at a kill shelter in New Jersey. Tom hoped to give Will a place to die with dignity, amid the rustic beauty of the White...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 RYA

Ryan, Tom.

Summary: Relates how the author and his dog named Atticus M. Finch attempted to climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire's four-thousand-foot peaks twice to pay tribute to a friend who died of cancer and raise money for charity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Ryan 2011

Burger, Joanna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.6865 BUR

Kerasote, Ted.

Summary: Describes how the author adopted a dog living on its own in the wild and his decision to install a dog door in his house so that the dog could live both inside and outside, in a study of the human-dog partnership and animal consciousness and behavior.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 636.7092 KER

Kerasote, Ted.

Summary: Describes how the author adopted a dog living on its own in the wild and his decision to install a dog door in his house so that the dog could live both inside and outside, in a study of the human-dog partnership and animal consciousness and behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Inc. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7092 KER

Zuidervaart, Lambert.

Summary: This books explores the loss of a dear friend and companion, a fifteen year old retriever named Rosa. This is a meditative memoir woven from the life of Rosa and weaves a lyrical narrative of friendship, loss, and healing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Resource Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 ZUI

Edwards, Lisa J.

Summary: "The dunce of obedience class with poor eyesight and a clumsy gait, Boo was the least likely of heroes. Yet with his unflappable spirit and boundless love, Boo has changed countless lives through his work as a therapy dog--helping a mute six-year-old boy to speak, coaxing movement from a paralyzed girl and stirring life in a ninety-four-year-old nun with Alzheimer's. But perhaps Boo's greatest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 EDW

Skiff, Jennifer

Summary: There are 10 million dogs in the UK and 80 million dogs in the United States, and many of them profoundly touch the lives of the humans around them. They teach us about patience and love, they comfort us when we're feeling most alone, and they even perform miracles. In The Divinity of Dogs, you'll find dozens of inspiring and delightful examples of the many ways that dogs lead us to spiritual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House UK 2012

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