August 26

The Write Words
Calendar / Calendrier
Celebrate Sussex / Célébrez le Sussex
NB Animal Guide
Rovers and Readers
Needlework New Brunswick / Couture Nouveau-Brunswick
Butter Valley Designs
About me
Contact / Contactez-moi

Rovers and Readers


August 26 is proud to support the NBSPCA animal welfare and literacy project, Rovers and Readers.
(Note: Books marked with @ are available through the New Brunswick Public Library system.)

A Dog's Life: Autobiography of a Stray by Ann Marlin (Grades 4 to 6)

Are You Ready for Me? by Claire Buchwald (Ages 4 to 8 years)

Before You Were Mine by Maribeth Boelts (Preschool)

Buddy Unchained by Daisy Bix (K - Grade 2)

May I Pet Your Dog?: The How-to Guide for Kids Meeting Dogs by Stephanie Calmenson (Pre-school to Grade 2) @

Puppy Place series by Ellen Miles (Ages 9 to 12) @

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Taylor (Ages 9 to 12) @

Shiloh Season by Phyllis Reynolds Taylor (Ages 9 to 12) @

Saving Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Taylor (Ages 9 to 12) @

Smarter than Jack series (Ages 8 to 10)

Straydog by Kathe Koja (Ages 12 and up) @


Do you like cats? by Joanne Oppenheim (Ages 4 to 8) @



Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (Ages 9 to 12) @

Chestnut Hill series by Lauren Brooke (Ages 9 to 12) @

Heartland series by Lauren Brooke (Ages 9 to 12) @

One Unhappy Horse by C.S. Adler (Grades 5 to 8)


All pets

Animals should definitely not act like people by Judi Barrett (Ages 4 to 8) @

Animal Ark series by Ben Baglio (Ages 9 to 12) @

Pets to the Rescue series by Andrew Clements ( K to Grade 3) @


Other sites worth a look

Roots of Empathy

Karen Pryor Clicker Training

Linda Tellington-Jones TTouch


Dates of note

Wednesday, Jan. 27  Family Literacy Day

Mar 2   Dr. Seuss' birthday. Writer of the iconic Cat in the Hat series

Friday, April 23   World Book Day

Each November, TD Canadian Children's Book Week marks excellent work in Canadian children's literature