My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Another of my childhood favs. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George, 1959

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. About a boy how steals and save a a dog (Shiloh) from being abused. He faces many obstacles throughout the book. Activity: have them create a problem, solution and conclusion in the shape of a dog.

King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian by Marguerite Henry

The 1949 Newbery Medal winner: "King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian" by Marguerite Henry

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award winner

Because of Winn-Dixie ~ written by Kate DiCamillo

Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. Newbury Medal and Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award winner

The Tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo Recommended by Lincolnville ME School Librarian

Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo. Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award winner

Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by K. Campbell is the winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal. The book’s heroine is ten-year-old Flora Belle Buckman.

Cracker! by Cynthia Kadohata

Told partially from the point of view of a German shepherd, Cracker! is an action-packed glimpse into the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a dog and her handler. Trust is formed and memories are recalled.

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen . Knopf, Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

When Wahoo Cray convinces his dad, an eccentric animal wrangler, to accept a job with the reality show Expedition Survival , he didn't ima.

Buddy by M.H. Herlong

Buddy by M. Herlong- Twelve-year-old Li'l T and his family face great losses caused by Hurricane Katrina, including leaving Buddy, their very special, three-legged dog, behind when they must evacuate.

Hate that Cat by Sharon Creech.

Hate That Cat: A Novel by Sharon Creech - cat chapter book

Lone Wolf Cover

Book Series: Wolves of the Beyond ~ Literary Work of Kathryn Lasky :: Lone Wolf Cover

Stuart Little by E. B. White

Stuart Little Garth Williams

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Julie of the Wolves - Jean Craighead George

The Black Stallion by Walter Farley.

The Black Stallion series by Walter Farley. My favorite childhood books.--- haha my favorite childhood books

Kathi Appelt – True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp

Meet Bingo and J'miah, raccoon brothers on a mission to save Sugar Man Swamp in this tale from Newbery Honoree Kathi Appelt.Raccoon brothers Bingo and J'miah are the newest recruits of the Official Sugar Man Swamp Scouts. The opportunity to serve.