Special Sub-Topic: Dogs in Books
|Albert Payson Terhune was famous for his collie stories. Who was his most famous collie hero?|
Lad. He wrote 'Lad, A Dog' and other books. Very anthropomorphic but fun to read!
|This mixed-breed dog was the hero of a book (named after the dog) that was contemporary to 'Black Beauty' and, like it, crusaded against cruelty to animals.|
Beautiful Joe. 'Beautiful Joe' was in reality an ugly mutt. His ears and tail were hacked off as a puppy.
|John Steinbeck wrote a book about driving cross-country with his Standard Poodle named...|
Charley. 'Travels with Charley' was the book.
|This award-winning book was in part about an African-American boy's fight to save his father's injured coon dog.|
Sounder. This is a very popular children's novel exploring issues of racism in the South.
|'The Call of the Wild' by Jack London recounted the story of a mixed-breed sled dog named|
Buck. Buck is often represented as a St. Bernard, but he was a mixed breed.
|Virginia Woolf wrote a humorous 'biography' of Elizabeth Barrett-Browning's dog...|
Flush. Flush was a spoiled English Cocker Spaniel.
|The little-known book 'The Starlight Barking' by Dodie Smith is the sequel to her better-known...|
101 Dalmatians. Luckily, Disney never touched this one.
|John Muir wrote a book about his dog...|
Stickeen. Stickeen accompanied him on many a Sierran hike.
|Eric Knight authored the classic story of a dog's love for her boy-|
Lassie Come-Home. Although sold and sent away, Lassie managed to come home.
|Beverly Cleary's books about Henry and Ramona also featured a dog named...|
Ribsy. Ribsy was just your average neighborhood mutt.
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