Recommended Reading

There are many good books about guide dogs and service animals in the library. The following are a few we recommend.

  • Through Otis’ Eyes: Lessons from a Guide Dog Puppy, by Patricia Burlin Kennedy
  • The Right Dog for the Job: Ira’s Path from Service Dog to Guide Dog, by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent (Grades 1-5)
  • Guide Dogs: From Puppies to Partners, by Diana Lawrenson (Grades 4-6)
  • Guide Dogs (Dogs at Work), by Charles George
  • Rugby and Rosie, by Nan Parson Rossiter (Grades 1-3)
  • Looking Out for Sarah, by Glenna Lang (Grades K-3)
  • Do You Remember the Color Blue: The Questions Children Ask About Blindness, by Sally Hobart Alexander (Grades 4-8)
  • Love Heels: Tales from Canine Companions for Independence, by Dean R. Koontz
  • Life is Good: Lessons of Joyful Living, by Trixie Koontz and Dean Koontz
  • My Buddy, by Audrey Osofsky (Grades 1-3)
  • Follow My Leader, by James B. Garfield (Grades 4-8)
  • Buddy: The First Seeing Eye Dog, by Eva Moore (Grades K-3)
  • Orient: Hero Dog Guide of the Appalachian Trail, by Tom McMahon (Grades K-3)