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Papp, Lisa

Summary: Madeline Finn and Star are off to Walker Oaks, a retirement community where Star will take his tests to become a therapy dog. Accompanied by Mom, Mrs. Dimple, and Bonnie the library dog, she and Star make their way through a variety of challenges and meet several new friends. But Madeline Finn can't stop thinking about an elderly man in a wheelchair who never smiles. Is there something she and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAP

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Papp 2020

Ventura, Marne

Summary: Describes the job service dogs do, what makes a good service dog, and the places they work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 VEN

Furstinger, Nancy

Summary: Modern wars recruit more than just human soldiers. Our canine companions also serve in the line of duty and under fire, whether helping police protect our home turf or accompanying soldiers on missions abroad. Readers will cheer for the hero dogs featured in this collection, profiled with stunning photos and inspiring tales of bravery, friendship, heroism, and devotion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 FUR

Rudolph, Jessica.

Summary: "Beginning readers will learn all about these dedicated canines that take on different jobs to assist people with disabilities or illnesses."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Pub. 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.7 RUD

Markovics, Joyce L.

Summary: "In this book, young readers will learn about therapy dogs."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.7 MAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 MAR

Bueche, Shelley.

Contents: Bear -- A new home -- The test -- The beginning -- True troopers -- Earning badges -- Dog sports -- Dogs help out -- Reading with dogs -- Camp for dogs -- Some special troops -- Looking ahead -- Just the facts -- Common breeds: dog scouts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.7 Bue

Greene, Melissa Fay

Summary: "Describes the unbreakable bond between humans and canines through the story of a severely disabled woman who began training her own service dogs after she was deemed “too disabled” to receive one by every agency in the U.S.."--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.4 GRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 GRE

Montalván, Luis Carlos

Summary: Follows service dog Tuesday as he travels with former Captain Luis Carlos Montalván on a train, boat, bus, horse, and pedicab to get to a special event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Post Hill Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.4 MON

Papp, Lisa

Summary: Madeline Finn hopes Star can become a therapy dog. But first he needs to pass his test. They have been practicing all the skills he needs to master. They practice meeting people. They practice sitting still when a bike goes by. They even practice meeting other dogs. Now Madeline Finn and Star are off to Walker Oaks, a retirement community where Star will take his tests. They face a variety of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PAP

Laukkanen, Owen

Summary: Could your closest friend be a killer? When a body washes up outside Deception Cove, Washington, Jess Winslow--once a US Marine, now a trainee sheriff's deputy--is assigned to investigate. But when she realizes it's "Bad" Brock Boyd, a hometown celebrity lately fallen from grace, things become complicated. The last person seen with Boyd was her own boyfriend, Mason Burke. An ex-convict and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, an imprint of Little, Brown and Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAU

Kensky, Jessica

Summary: Rescue thought he'd grow up to be a Seeing Eye dog -- it's the family business, after all. When he gets the news that he's better suited to being a service dog, he's worried that he's not up to the task. Then he meets Jessica, a girl whose life is turning out differently than the way she'd imagined it, too. Now Jessica needs Rescue by her side to help her accomplish everyday tasks. And it turns...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Kensky 2018

Winokur, Donnie Kanter

Summary: Donnie Kanter Winokur and her husband, Harvey, never could have imagined the heart-wrenching struggle that becomes their new reality after they decide to adopt two infants from Russia. As Iyal and Morasha grow, it becomes clear that Iyal's development is drastically lagging behind his sister's. By age four, he has a devastating diagnosis: fetal alcohol syndrome. But naming their battle provides...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 WINOKUR DONNIE KANTER Win

Luttrell, Sharron Kahn

Summary: A volunteer service dog trainer discusses her relationships with an endearing yellow Labrador puppy and its felon partner in the Prison PUP program, describing coming to terms with the inmate's past and the program's requirement to release the dog after training.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LUTTRELL LUT

Summary: A dog's purpose can extend beyond a companionship role as man's best friend to a functional one that comes with great purpose and responsibility. This fascinating documentary series explores the history, training and duties of working dogs and the integral role they serve to assist mankind. This series follows the dogs through 7 episodes: 1. Wolves become dogs; 2. Dogs move into the stage and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY DOG

Goodavage, Maria

Summary: "In an age fraught with terrorism, United States Secret Service canine teams risk their lives to safeguard the president, vice president, their families, visiting heads of state, and a host of others. Unprecedented access to these heroic dog teams has allowed a fascinating first-time-ever look at a very special breed of heroes,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wolf, Steven D.

Summary: Relates the story of an attorney who adopts a retired racing greyhound named Comet, and describes how both dog and owner helped each other come to terms with retirement, debilitating injuries, and trusting one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 WOL

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Montalván, Luis Carlos

Summary: "Following the success of his New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis's first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. In this spectacular new memoir, he and Tuesday bring their healing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTALVAN, LUIS CARLOS MON

Chesney, Will

Summary: "The powerful true story of a SEAL Team Six member and military dog handler, and the dog that saved his life. Two dozen Navy SEALs descended on Osama bin Laden's compound in May 2011. After the mission, only one name was made public: Cairo, a Belgian Malinois and military working dog. This is Cairo's story, and that of his handler, Will Chesney, a member of SEAL Team Six whose life would be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHESNEY, WILL CHE

Hamilton, Kimberlie

Summary: Meet the most extraordinary dogs in the world in this illustrated book of mini-profiles, from the first cloned pup to canine war heroes and beyond. Dive into the exciting stories of 30 of the most amazing pooches in history with animal rights activist Kimberlie Hamilton. Alongside colorful illustrations, Daring Dogs tells the incredible stories of Smoky, a four-pound Yorkie who served in World...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 HAM

Goodavage, Maria

Summary: We meet dogs who detect cancer and Parkinson's disease, and dogs who alert people to seizures and diabetic lows or highs and other life-threatening physical ailments. Goodavage reveals the revolutionary ways dogs are helping those with autism, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder. And she introduces us to intrepid canines who are protecting us from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 615.8 GOO

Charleson, Susannah.

Summary: A tour of the psychiatric service dog industry traces the author's work with unwanted shelter dogs before matching them with people in need, documenting her own partnership with a search canine while sharing uplifting success stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 CHA

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Creel, Ann Howard.

Summary: When ten-year-old Nicki Fleming, who is a natural with animals, volunteers to help her mother train a service dog, she doesn't realize how much responsibility she's taking on and how much she'll have to give up along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Creel 2007

Creel, Ann Howard.

Summary: After a busy summer training Sprocket, the service dog she has been raising, Nicki's school year gets off to a rough start as she works on reconciling her two best friends, accepting that Sprocket will soon leave for placement with someone who needs him, and awaiting the birth of the twins her mother is expecting. Includes essay on service dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CRE

Summary: A feature-length documentary about veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, who are paired with a service dog to help them regain their lives. Returning home for these vets is often plagued by depression and a painful disconnect from the world they once knew. The film follow these warriors after they get their dog as this deeply bonded friendship restores independence and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD To

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