The Dog (Book) Days of Summer

The "dog days" of summer refer to the days when Sirius, the "dog star," rises just before the sun.   Typically, this runs from early July to mid August, coinciding with the perfect weather to lounge around with a book and a canine companion...


 

Can I Be Your Dog? Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399554520
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2018

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061374234
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Published: Ecco - September 8th, 2009

A strange and surreal story about a boy who doesn't speak and the unique and loyal dogs his family trains.  Oh, and it's also a retelling of Hamlet done so masterfully you'll need to go back and read the play again.

- Caitlin


Me & Mr. Cigar Cover Image
By Gibby Haynes, Gibby Haynes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781616958121
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Published: Soho Teen - January 14th, 2020

What happens when your beloved dog comes back from the dead, (kinda?), and then bites off your sister's hand? Definitely not what anyone expects.

- Kendall


The Most Magnificent Thing Cover Image
By Ashley Spires, Ashley Spires (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554537044
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Published: Kids Can Press - April 1st, 2014

Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545581608
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Published: Graphix - August 30th, 2016

We couldn't resist including Dog Man!  Don't miss his upcoming adventure, Grime and Punishment!


The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061537967
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 22nd, 2018

Apparently rejected dozens of times as implausible. Millions of copies and a movie later...

- Peter


Pug Blasts Off: A Branches Book (Diary of a Pug #1) Cover Image
By Kyla May, Kyla May (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338530032
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 1st, 2019

I Will Love You Anyway Cover Image
By Mick Inkpen, Chloe Inkpen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481470995
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Published: Aladdin - December 6th, 2016

For all the dog owners who have ever come home to a mess or found their wayward pup covered in mud (or worse), here's a story that reassures that the love on both sides really is unconditional.

- Caitlin


A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780765388100
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Published: Forge Books - December 6th, 2016

The Call of the Wild: The Original Classic Novel Featuring Photos from the Film Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781368060783
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Published: Disney Press - January 21st, 2020

Dog Songs: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143125839
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Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2015

A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316449434
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Published: Orbit - January 21st, 2020

Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781416583431
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Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2010

Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250261878
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Published: Celadon Books - April 21st, 2020

Wolf Camp Cover Image
By Andrea Zuill, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553509120
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - May 3rd, 2016

Because every dog has dreamed of spending summer at Wolf Camp...


Gaston (Gaston and Friends) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442451025
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 3rd, 2014

Antoinette (Gaston and Friends) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481457835
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017