December 5, 2021 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Roxy and Tully: Words Matter by Hillary Sussman

In this colorful read-aloud picture book, Roxy is a lovable three-legged dog nervous about starting school and wearing her new prosthesis. Clementine the pig befriends her, but “Tully the Bully” steals Roxy’s bone and makes fun of her leg. The other animals hear what he says and join Roxy in telling Tully his words are hurtful. Tully realizes he is wrong, apologizes, and learns that words matter. Roxy’s new adventure teaches us that words are powerful and that it is never okay to speak badly to others. The reader learns that what you say and how you say it can have a very strong impact.

December 5, 2021 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Roxy and Maliboo: It’s Okay to Be Different by Hillary Sussman

In this super cute and playful read-aloud picture book, Roxy is a lovable dog who has lost a leg because she was sick, and is now faced with accepting this difficult new change. She sleeps on the couch and dreams of going to the dog park to play. When she is healed, she finally gets to go. Once there, she sees a dog sitting all alone, looking sad. His name is Maliboo and he is different too. Roxy goes over and tells him about her own experiences and insecurities, which helps Maliboo to overcome his fears. He and Roxy go and play with the other dogs, who accept them just fine despite their unique features. The lesson they both learn is that it’s okay to be different.

November 10, 2021 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Happy Harlow: The Tail of an Emotional Support Dog by Jordyn Croft

This is the story of a special Bernese Mountain Dog named Harlow, the very real dog that belongs to book author Jordyn Croft. Harlow works as an ESA Support K-9 (certified emotional support dog) and shares a special bond with her human. Illustrations and events in this book are based on real adventures the two have had together. This “tail” is going to open your mind and heart to partnerships like this one.

October 27, 2021 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

All Dogs Don’t Bite by Marie Hernandez

JT is an 8-year-old boy who loves every dog he’s ever met. But one day, JT meets a dog who doesn’t love him back. After a scary experience leaves JT sad and afraid, he finds the courage to overcome his fears with the help and love of a gentle puppy named Maggie. This story shows what’s possible when friends and family help each other, and the pride you can feel in yourself when you pay it forward.

August 31, 2021 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Simba, the Dog Detective by Rica Misra

Six-year old Shyla is in tears because her school project went missing. Big Brother thinks Simba ate it. Did he or didn’t he?
Young readers will enjoy following along with Simba as he solves the mystery to find the missing project and clear his name.