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Hey, kids - meet Marley!

Marley, the lovable Labrador who inspired a best-selling book and a hit movie, now comes to us in a format for beginning readers.  Marley & Me: Meet Marley and Marley & Me: Marley to the Rescue follow the escapades of Marley, who just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. If you love dogs, you'll definitely love reading about Marley's crazy adventures.

Theme — Pets


Books For Animal Lovers


Notes from a liar and her dog by Gennifer Choldenko — Ant, stuck in a family that she does not like, copes by pretending that her "real" parents are coming to rescue her, by loving her dog Pistachio, by volunteering at the zoo, and by bending the truth and telling lies.

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo — Though this book is shelved in the youth department, the story of Opal and the dog that she finds should not be missed.

Sheep You Won't Be Counting to Sleep


Recommended by Michelle, one of our children's librarians.

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Dogs That Rock


Recommended by Lucy, as told to Deb, an adult reference librarian.

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Doggone Funniest Canine Picture Books Around


Recommended by Kim, a reference librarian in our Children's Library.

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Language of Miracles: A Celebrated Psychic Teaches You to Talk to Animals

A professional psychic explains the subtle cues that form the foundation of animal communication, and provides guided exercises that allow readers to explore these cues for themselves. With gentle encouragement, she shows how to look for communications typically drowned out in the noise and chaos of modern life. Full of amazing stories, this will inspire one to pay more attention to the signals our pets are sending us and provide a richer relationship between owners and their animal companions.