Thommy Ford Reads

A blog by the staff of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Dog Books for Fall 2011

Each year I notice more and more books about dogs being published. Dogs books seem always to be popular, and Fall 2011 promises to be a great season for dog book readers. Here are several titles that should be arriving at Thomas Ford soon.

Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean

The author made her mark with The Orchid Thief. Here she recounts how a heroic dog of World War I inspired a series of books, radio dramas, movies, and a television series.

(Published late in September)


How the Dog Became the Dog : From Wolves to Our Best Friends by Mark Derr

The author traces the history of the dog and the dog/human relationship from the Ice Age to modern times.

(Publishing in late October)


Puppy Diaries : Raising a Dog Named Scout by Jill Abramson
The author is an investigative reporter who loves new Golden Retriever. Unlike most dog owners, she seriously researched every issue about dog training and interviewed many of the experts when she discovered her own dog handling was inadequate.

(Publishing in October)


Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself by Julie Klam

The author is a dog rescuer who is willing to do whatever she has to do save a dog that no one else wants. Her family is not always pleased, but she often succeeds.

(Publishing in October)


Boo: The Life of the World’s Cutest Dog

The Internet has made this unusual dog famous. He has millions of Facebook fans. Here is his celebrity biography.

(Published in September)

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This entry was posted on October 10, 2011 by in Non-Fiction, Science and Nature.
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