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~ Mason Cooley

Books With Your Breed!
Fun to share with your readers~  

Gordon Setter
Gabriel the Gordian Angel
It's Been Bertalised: (or how a Gordon Setter ruined my life) "and other true short stories"
Lordy, Lordy, I'm a Gordy
Rosie with the Cold Wet Nose: A Gordon Setter Puppy
The Gertie Dozen

Great Dane:
Amazing Gracie: A Dog''s Tale
Great-Aunt Ida and Her Great Dane, Doc
Just Nuisance A.B.
Pinkerton, Behave!
(there are many books in the Pinkerton series)

Cirra has a special banner
inviting children to read with her.
See more of Cirra on her page: Maine~Cirra

Great Pyrenees:

Aloha Adventure
Anna Finds a Home
Barnaby & Thor
Barnaby & Thor (DVD)
Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs: How They Guard Sheep
Friendship Rules
Puppies, Puppies Everywhere!
The Mystery of the Golden Pearls
Six Tiny Claws On Each Back Paw

White Fur Flying
Wolfie & Freddie: The New Puppy

A Greyhound's Tale: Running for Glory, Walking for Home
Danny Goes to London
Danny Strikes Out In America
Dorian Greyhound: A Dog's Tale

Fast Dog-Cool Cat-Hot Dog and A Time For Action
Greyhound: Canine Blur
Griddle the Greyhound
Leo: A Greyhound's Tail
Snowflake: Another Greyhound's Story
Twiggy: Story of a Greyound

Harry the Havanese and the Missing Mole

Irish Wolfhound:
Boru: The Story of an Irish Wolfhound
Dragon: Hound of Honor
Finn the Wolfhound
Jan, Son of Finn

Jack Russell Terrier:
Angus: A Novel
Ivan the Terrier
The Jack Russell Terrier: Courageous Companion

Labrador Retriever:
Bad Dog, Marley!
Character Tales: Learning to Respect the Rules
Dogs Don't Look Both Ways
Jake: A Labrador Puppy at Work and Play
Labrador on the Lawn
Let's Count the Puppies
Looking Out for Sarah
Lucy's Journey to the Wild West
Murphy Meets Paris
Murphy Meets the Treadmill
Panther: And Other Stories of Great Hunting Retrievers
Raising Riley: A Kid's First Lab Puppy
Rugby and Rosie
Sally Goes to the Vet (there are many books in the Sally series)
That Nelson!

The Adventures of Fudgie the Chocolate Labrador

Lhasa Apso:
Daughter of the Mountains
Real Dogs Don't Whisper

Henry and Mudge: The First Book (there are more than 20 books in the Henry & Mudge series)
Sit, Truman!

A Dog in a Million: My Life with Connie
Big and Tad
Emily and Carlo
Hugger to the Rescue
Lewis and Clark and Me: A Dog's Tale

Maggie and Hero
Natalia's Favorite Color
Ninety-nine Newfies
Old Dog Cora and the Christmas Tree
Sailor: The Hangashore Newfoundland Dog
Seaman: The Dog Who Explored the West with Lewis and Clark
Star in the Storm
The Adventures of Kermit the Newf: Book One: Dog Tales

Norwich Terrier:
Paris-Chien: Adventures of an Ex-Pat Dog
Hudson in Provence

Old English Sheepdog:
Big Ben
Spike, the Special Puppy,

Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy
More Memoirs of a Papillon: Diary of a Mad Dog
Memoirs of a Papillon: The Canine Guide to Living With Humans Without Going Mad

Pit Bull type breeds:
I'm a Good Dog
Macy the Lonely Pit Bull Finds a Home
Max, The Shelter Dog
Riley the Lovable Pit Bull
Ruby's Tale: A True Rags to Riches Tale
Peanut The Pitbull
Then Along Came Barney: The Story of a Dog Who Changed My Mind About Pit Bulls

A Poodle in Paris
Benjy and his Friend Fifi
Coco and Cavendish: Circus Dogs
Clementine in the City
Dashing Dog
Fifty Acres and a Poodle
Mr. Doodle Had a Poodle
Poodle & Doodle
Poodle and Hound
Sassafras Goes to Hollywood
Sometimes I Wonder if Poodles Like Noodles
The Christmas Poodle
The Other dog
The Poodle Who Barked at the Wind
Who Wants to Be a Poodle? I Don't

Portuguese Water Dog:
Hardworking Puppies
My Senator and Me

Little Red Riding Pug
Loving Marley
Moi & Marie Antoinette
Pug in a Truck
Pug's Hugs
Pugs in a Bug
Say Hello to Zorro!
The Juggling Pug

The Three Little Pugs
Who Loves Pugs?

Rat Terrier
Nicky the Swamp Dog: A True Story
Snook Alone

Redbone Coonhound:
Where the Red Fern Grows

There is a series of books about a Rottweiler named Carl, including:
Puppy Trouble
Carl Goes Shopping
Carl Goes to Daycare
Carl Pops Up
Carl's Afternoon in the Park
Carl's Birthday
Carl's Masquerede
Carl's Christmas
Follow Carl
Good Dog, Carl
My Dog Rosie

Living with Infidels - The Diary of a Saluki
Saluki, Hound of the Bedouin
Saluki: The Desert Hound and the English Travelers Who Brought It to the West

The Corpse that Wasn't There

Scottish Terrier:
Life With McDuff: Lessons Learned from a Therapy Dog

Sealyham Terrier:
Higglety Pigglety Pop! Or, There Must Be More to Life

The Six Wrinkled Woos
The Six Wrinkled Woos of Hawai'i

Shetland Sheepdog:
Curio: A Shetland Sheepdog and Friends.
The Adventures of Seamus the Sheltie
Little Skiff's Moving Adventures
More Tales of Seamus the Sheltie

Rowdy: The Sheltie
The Best Parade Day: Spatz
The Diary of Lucy Blue

Shiba Inu:
Hi, It's me...Kazu
Nicholas, you are ... Ridiculous!

Shih Tzu:
Babette's Pack: A Heartwarming and Inspirational Dog Story of a Spunky Lirttle Shiih Tzu with Uncanny Abilities
Spice Princess the Talking Shih Tzu:She is Fun to Live With!

Sled Dogs, such as Alaskan Malamute, Samoyed, Siberian Husky, and others:
Akiak: A Tale from the Iditarod
Aunt Lulu
Balto and the Great Race
Big-Enough Anna
Born to Pull
Fargo: Sled Dog of the Desert
Fast Dog-Cool Cat-Hot Dog and A Time For Action
Storm Run: The Story of the First Woman to Win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race
The Bravest Dog Ever
The Great Serum Race: Blazing the Iditarod Trail

Tibetan Terrier:
Little Dog Moon
Rosie, A Visiting Dog's Story

The Adventures of Cooper Hollis: Who is Cooper Hollis?
The Trouble With Mojo

Cinderella (Fay's Fairy Tails)
William Wegman's Alphabet Soup

William Wegman's Mother Goose

(There are many more books and DVDs by Wm. Wegman featuring his Weimaraners.)

Welsh Corgi (Pembroke or Cardigan:
Corgi Confessions|
Corgiville Fair
Corgiville Christmas
Cowpie Corgi
Has Anyone Seen Winnie and Jean?
Korgi (Books 1, 2, 3)
The Courageous Corgi
The Great Corgiville Kidnapping
The Secret of the Dragon: The Story of Pembroke and Cardigan
Titus Rules!

West Highland White Terrier:
Good Boy, Fergus!
Lucky Tucker (there are many books in theTucker series)
McDuff Moves In (there are many books in the McDuff series)

A Tale of Two Whippets
Chuck and Danielle
Mama Pajama Tells A Story
Wiley the Whippet, Superhero

Lola Goes to Work


The following books appeal to readers of all ages, especially when the dog they're spending time with is like the one in the story.

Click on any title to read a brief description of the book as well as convenient ordering information.

American Pit Bull Terrier:
The Angel on My Shoulder: My Life with an American Pit Bull Terrier

Australian Cattle Dog:
8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy of a Katrina Cattle Dog
Bad Dog, Max!
Cruso the Canine Castaway
Pepper, the Naughty Cattle Dog
Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog

Australian Shepherd:
Henry, the Dog With No Tail
Puppy Tales: The Adventures of Adam the Australian Shepherd
Rafter's Story

Basset Hound:
Bella Basset Ballerina
Charlie the Ranch Dog: Where's the Bacon? (there are several books in the Charlie series)
Claude the Dog: A Christmas Story
Dog Show
Ladybug Girl
My Dog Toby
Some Dog!
The Biggest Parade

Absolutely Lucy (there are several books in the Lucy series)
Beagle Mania
Just This Side of Heaven
(by the Sleepytown Beagles author, this book is more for adults than young children)
Loudest Beagle on the Block
Maggie: The Beagle with a Broken Tail
One Nosy Pup
Sleepytown Beagles (there are several books in this series)
Sniffy the Beagle
There's a Beagle in My Bed!

Bernese Mountain Dog:
A Gift to Share: The Story of Moritz
A Peaceful Mind: Travels with Moritz
A Snow Day For Hannah
An Open Heart: A Story About Moritz
Farmer's Garden: Rhymes for Two Voices
Hector Protector
Jules the Lighthouse Dog
Just Perfect
Nose to Nose: A Memoir of Healing
The Tails of Brinkley The Berner
Tucker Gets Tuckered

Zooch the Pooch, My Best Friend

Bichon Frise:
A Bichon Doggie Tale
Woof! Cute as a Button
Laura, the Bichon Frise: My New Home
My Name is Cody
One Incredible Dog! Kizzy
Snowflake Comes to Stay

Border Collie:
A Puppy for Annie
Chester the Out-of-Work Dog
Coco and Cavendish: Circus Dogs
Just Like Floss
Sheepdog in the Snow

Boston Terrier:
Boomerang - A Miracle Trilogy: The Story of a Remarkable Boston Terrier

Bouvier des Flandres:
Bouvier des Flanders: The Dogs of Flandres Fields
A Dog of Flanders (DVD

Amy, the Bewildered Boxer
Boxers are the Best!
The Boxer Diaries: Saving Baby Elsie
The Boxer's Back Yard,


Brainy Brittanys
Brittany Spaniels
Pick of the Litter

Bulldog Bad Boys: And Some Pretty Uncontrollabull Girls, Too!
Five Little Bulldogs
Noelle's Treasure Tale: A New Magically Mysterious Adventure
Stinky the Bulldog
The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog
PollyAnna’s Words of Wisdom
The Shaman's Bulldog: A Love Story
You Are Who You Are

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel:
Abbey the Cavi and Friends
Abbey the Cavi in Miami Beach
Charlie the Cavalier Begs for Attention
Charlie the Cavalier Goes t the Amusement Park
Charlie the Cavalier Travels the World
Cup of Joe
Little Gabby Meets Her New Family
My Life with George
Saving Gracie

Chesapeake Bay Retriever:
Chessie The Sea Monster That Ate Annapolis
Chester the Chesapeake
Dara: Autobiography of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Life With Grover: A Chesapeake Bay Retriever who thought he was a person
On Toby's Terms
Toby, the Pet Therapy Dog, and His Hospital Friends

101 Uses for a Chihuahua
Chewy and Chica
Chihuahua: Señor Tiny
Chihuahuas, by Susan H. Gray
Chihuahuas, by Connie C. Miller
Chihuahuas, by Lynn Stone
Chihuahuas are the Best!
Chocolate at the Four Seasons
Chula the Chihuahua
Frank is a Chihuahua
How Willy Got His Wheels
Pretty Minnie in Paris
Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse (there are many books in the Skippyjon Jones series)
The Chihuahua Chase

Chinese Crested:
Why Does Everyone Stare at Me

Cocker Spaniel:
Katie: Up and Down the Hall
Lady and the Tramp
Not Better...Not Worse...Just Different
The Great Spaniel Escape

Chldren who haven't yet learned to read
can share pictures with a dog. See more of Sunny on his page: California~Sunny

Gina Bina Ballerina
Gray Dawn
Holly, the Christmas Collie
Lad, A Dog
Lad, A Dog: Best Dog in the World
Lad, A Dog: Lad is Lost
Lad, A Dog: Lad to the Rescue
Lad, a Dog: The Bad Puppy

Lassie Come-Home
Lassie: A Christmas Story
Molly Collie
Sandwiches for Duke

The Christmas Collie

10 Little Hot Dogs
101 Uses For A Dachshund
A Dachshund's Wish
Dex: The Heart of a Hero
Dog and Bear: Two's Company
Harlow & Sage (and Indiana): A True Story About Best Friends
How Dachshunds Came to Be: A Tall Tale About a Short Long Dog
Little Pink Pup

Moxie: The Dachshund of Fallingwater
Peekaboo, Stretch!
Pippo: A Little Dog Finds a Home
The Dachshunds That Saved Christmas
The Hallo-wiener

Wiener Wolf

101 Dalmatians
102 Dalmatians

Fire Fighters
New Digs for Beau
Sit! Stay! Sign!

English Setter
A Brief Autumn's Passage
A Comfortable Range

German Shepherd:
Buddy: The First Seeing Eye Dog
Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam
Fluffy and Baron
Morris and Buddy: The Story of the First Seeing Eye Dog
Officer Buckle and Gloria
Sammy, Dog Detective

Golden Retriever:
101 Uses for a Golden Retriever
A Friend Like Henry
Bailey Bymyside
Ben: The Very Best Furry Friend
Boomer Goes to School (there are many books in the Boomer series)
Brave Norman: A True Story
Can I Be Good?
Dubs Goes to Washington: And Discovers the Greatness of America
I, Trixie, Who is Dog
Life is Good: Lessons in Joyful Living
Murphy and Kate
My Big Dog
My Buddy
One Golden Year: A Story of a Golden Retriever
My Rescued Golden: True Stories of Rescued Golden Retrievers and the Peole who Love Them
Pillow Pup
Right Dog for the Job: Ira's Path from Service Dog to Guide Dog
Rusty, the Runaway Golden Retriever
The Angel by My Side: The True Story of the Dog Who Saved a Man...and the Man Who Saved a Dog
The Buddy Files: The Case of the Lost Boy
The Secret of Saying Thanks
Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond between a Solder and his Service Dog
Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him
Up in Heaven
What Goldens Teach Us

Golden Doodle:
Dasher, the Goldendoodle














Children also love stories about other animals.

A Pussycat's Christmas
Fast Dog-Cool Cat-Hot Dog and A Time For Action
Cat, You Better Come Home
Hooray for Christopher!
How to Talk to Your Cat
Kitten's First Full Moon
Kat Kong
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes
Skippyjon Jones (there are many books in the Skippyjon Jones series)
The Cinder-Eyed Cats
The Mousehole Cat
When Cats Dream

Guinea Pigs
A Very Special Guinea Pig
Charlie Hits it Big
Fluffy Goes to School
(there are many books in the series about Fluffy, the Classroom Guinea Pig)
Super Guinea Pig to the Rescue

Bunnicula and Friends #1: The Vampire Bunny (there are many books in the Bunnicula series)
How Do You Read to a Rabbit?
Really Rabbits
What Makes a Rainbow?




Please feel free to send an e-mail to librarydogs@cox.net to let us know about other great books you love, and they'll be added to this list of favorites.