And “The Art of Racing in the Rain” is looking like the fan favorite for sure. A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson. (P.S. This is probably the first book that ever made me cry. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. It is written by Carol Buckley, one of the co-founders of an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee. 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Though there are others . There were some books left off the list, that I thought for sure were top 100. To find out more about me, read my full bio or come chat with me on Instagram. Just took a look at it Rob. Is it possible to pick 50 of the best nonfiction books ever? This board is a collection of fiction and nonfiction featuring man's best friend. Filters. My favorite: John, Jen and me: life with the world’s worst dog owners.) That’s the second Angelo’s Journey recommendation in a row. It’s just such an amazing book. Online Books, Discount Books, eBooks - QBD Books - Buy Online for Better Range and Value. Chaser, about the dog that learned 1000 words should be on everyone’s list to really glimpse the potential. I will have to check out Pick of the Litter as you recommended. Thanks Brandi, I think “Thunder Dog” will end up pretty high on the list when I update it. if (d.getElementById(id)) return; “To Dance with the White Dog” by Terry Kay is excellent. Thank you for this wonderful list many of them I have read and I agree dog books are just a special, uplifting read. And I have to say that I hated Marley and Me with a passion. by. Love the list! If you don’t want to miss a thing, enter your email below. Rebecca and Wesley. i always appreciate good suggestions. Karen, so far “The Art of Racing in the Rain” seems to be at the top of everyone’s list. (I prefer books where the dog doesn’t die at the end!) As an adult, Nick Jans’s A Wolf Called Romeo evoked the same emotions in me – a wonderful story with an incredibly sad ending. M an created dog, or dog created man, about 30,000 years ago somewhere in east Asia. Wesley’s list has ‘The Dog Who Could Fly’ , but Judy : The Unforgettable Story of the Dog Who Went to War and Became a True Hero’ by the same author is incredibly good and it is about an English Setter. But my all time favorite is The Art Of Racing In The Rain. Good luck on your new book. Fun list! js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; . I think that’s the perfect description of any great book, especially Lily and the Octopus . I can’t think of any books that you missed, but I hope to see The Journey Of Natty Gann make your movie list. If you’re more of a movie person, be sure to check out my list of dog movies here). Jul 28, 2018 - Explore Joyce Jordan's board "BOOKS---NONFICTION ANIMAL STORIES" on Pinterest. For me, that movie is all about the wolf. Dog talk by Harrsion Forbes should be on the list. I loved Marley & Me and also Merle’s Door but also so many others that slip my mind. Of course we can’t talk about dog books without mentioning this iconic pair. (function(d, s, id) { I loved “Art of Racing in the Rain” as well as “Dog’s Purpose” & “Dog’s Journey”. And Seven Dogs in Heaven is also a favorite of mine. Nice to hear of a dog book collector like my self. It’s hard to beat those two. Haven’t heard of “Rose In A Storm,” but adding it to the list. These things are not asking to be judged by you. I picked up one book in ‘The Hunting & Fishing Library’ for Upland Game Birds that has a chapter on all the dogs used for hunting birds. Nonfiction Books for Students That Love Animals. I’ve talked about my favorite books before, but never my favorite dog books. A boy overcame objections from his dad and a few other difficulties to acquire a puppy to raise for the seeing-eye dog program. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Kindle Store Best Sellers. I enjoyed that book too! But thought for sure I would see Jim Gorant’s books on this list: 1) Wallace 2) The Lost Dogs. My personal favorite, and one that’s a bit different from all the others is Poker Night: The Real Story of Dogs Playing Poker by Rob Snyder. We first encountered the piercing words of Chanel Miller … I am halfway through ‘the art of racing in the rain’ and it hasn’t really grabbed me. Call of the Wild. There is never any need to get worked up or to trouble your soul about things you can’t control. Many more are on my to read list. ... Brian and the dog form an instant bond, and Brian and some other marines give attention and care to the malnourished dog. . Jason, thanks for the tip on “Together.” I’ve got it written down to check out. There are a lot of great books on dog sledding not on the list. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I loved Angelo’s Journey so much. Choosing just one from your list would be about impossible. Read “Greyfriar’s Bobby” this year as it was a free classic on my kindle…an excellent story! Read three pages and you will understand. Like many others, I have so many favorites on your list (thanks for compiling). (I feel the same way about the book as the one star reviews on Amazon. #1. You missed: My Dog Skip by Willie Morris. The Art of Racing in the Rain is poignant and stays with you when you look into your own dog’s eyes. Be sure to check him out on Instagram. It was quite the undertaking to compile such a list, but my plan is to update at least annually if not semi-annually. Buy books online or in store from Australia's premier bookshop. I thought it would be awesome to go through every single dog book I could find and make a list of the best dog novels (and non-fiction stories). DOG MAN is one book that could appeal to kindergarteners through fifth graders. If you love dog adventures with a hint of romance, don’t forget to pick up my latest book. HERO DOGS: COURAGEOUS CANINES IN ACTION by Donna Jackson is a large format, non-fiction picture book with plenty of fascinating, informative text to accompany the full color photo illustrations. The 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Past 25 Years Slate’s books team selects the definitive works of reporting, memoir, and argument of the past quarter-century. Rose In A Storm by Jon Katz is very good. Lily and the Octopus! I let my algorithm do its thing and included those books as honorable mentions below the table. This blog is where I share the journey of my stories that eventually turn into books. So glad you liked them. Also, a recent book, “Dog Gone,” by Pauls Toutonghi. runt is another good book, also magic by edmond humm, books by Jordan Taylor there is a lot of different short stories centered on one dog,The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption, I’m Listening With a Broken Ear are just some of them. I loved the “Art of Racing in the Rain”, but am in the middle of “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle”, which is not only really good, but extra fun as it takes place near where I live. This was made into a movie. Definitely going to get it added next time. I was not surprised to see Call of the Wild and White Fang on the list. One book not on your list that is an easy, fun read is “Buster’s Diaries” as told to Roy Hattersley. Got it added Sheila. 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