Puppy Love: Books for Kids

If you're a dog lover, you know puppy love is the sweetest. Those big eyes! Those silly puppy paws! Who can resist a puppy? I know I can't, even if that puppy is a robot. The kids and staff at Thomas Hughes Children's Library at Harold Washington Library Center are lucky, because we just got "aibo," the cutest, smartest robot puppy there ever was. Just like a real puppy, he recognizes people, does tricks and loves to be petted.

Even if you don't have a puppy of your own, it's a joy to read about puppies and the dogs they grow up to be.

What happens when a bulldog puppy and a French bulldog puppy are switched at birth? They both find loving families! Read about Gaston and Antoinette and their action-packed puppy adventures. 

Rescue & Jessica: Rescue the puppy is worried about whether he'll be a good service dog when he grows up. But his training makes him the right service dog for Jessica, who lost her leg, and Jessica is the right person for him.

King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth: Kayla's dog, King, is great at solving mysteries. Can he help Kayla find her tooth when it goes missing before the tooth fairy can visit?

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl: When Lucy meets Pi while volunteering at the animal shelter, he is definitely too old to be a puppy. But somehow he finds a way to snuggle himself into Lucy's heart even though she never liked animals, or people really. How will Lucy handle Pi's uncertain future at the shelter?

What are your favorite puppy books?