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Doggone Good Books for Summer
Kids—looking for some reads to meet your Summer Reading Club goals? Then get your paws on these pet picks.

The Frog Princess by E.D. Baker
You know the story—kiss a frog and he’ll become a prince. But what if the magic backfires and the princess turns into a frog?

The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
Humphrey the hamster learns a lot observing the kids in the classroom that is his home.

Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money by Christopher Paul Curtis
Mr. Chickee gives Steven a quadrillion-dollar bill. Is it real? The government thinks so, and they want it back. Steven, his best friend, Russell, and Zoopy, the dog, are on the case.

The Last Dog On Earth by Daniel Ehrenhaft
Could Jack, the dog that Logan adopts from the animal shelter, be the key to curing the mysterious disease that is killing dogs?

Snakes Don’t Miss Their Mothers by M.E. Kerr
A king snake, a German shepherd dog, a one-eyed Siamese cat, and all the accidental residents of a "Critters" animal shelter want homes.

Carlotta’s Kittens and the Club of Mysteries by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
The "Cat Pack" has their paws full caring for frisky kittens.

Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park
Julia’s best friend, Patrick, wants to study silkworms for a science project. But Julia, who is Korean-American, worries that it’s not "American" enough.

Ask your Librarian for more animal stories, including books about real-life animals.

 

 

 

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