Dog Man Read-Alikes

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The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Title: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
By: Tom Angleberger
Published: 2010

Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda.

J Angle.T
Ages 8-11.

Middle School Bites

Title: Middle School Bites
By: Steven Banks
Published: 2020

Thanks to a series of unfortunate bites, eleven-year-old Tom is a triple threat: he's a Vam-Wolf-Zom. And just in time for the first day of middle school.

J Banks.S
Ages 7-11.

Mac B Kid Spy: Mac Undercover

Title: Mac B Kid Spy: Mac Undercover
By: Mac Barnett
Published: 2018

One day, Mac (smartest boy in his class in a small town in California) receives a telephone call from the Queen of England, recruiting him to find the crown jewels (well, actually just the Coronation Spoon) and so Mac embarks on his first adventure as a secret agent--with the assurance that the Queen will give him a note excusing him from school.

J Barne.M
Ages 7-10.

The Bad Guys

Title: The Bad Guys
By: Aaron Blabey
Published: 2017

The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide that the way to do it is to free the 200 dogs in the city dog pound--but their plan soon goes awry.

JChapter Blabe.A
Ages 6-8.

Catstronauts: Mission Moon

Title: Catstronauts: Mission Moon
By: Drew Brockington
Published: 2017

Alerted to a global energy crisis, the President consults with the World's Best Scientist, who suggests sending a special group of astronauts to turn the Moon into a solar power plant.

JGraphic Brock.D
Ages 6-9.

Edison Beaker, Creature Seeker

Title: Edison Beaker, Creature Seeker
By: Frank Cammuso
Published: 2018

Edison Beaker gets introduced to the true nature of his family's pest-control company, Creature Seekers, when his Uncle Earl takes him and his sister Tesla on an emergency call to the Night Door.

JGraphic Cammu.F
Ages 8-up.

The Chicken Squad

Title: The Chicken Squad
By: Doreen Cronin
Published: 2014

When the squirrel, Tail, comes barreling into the chicken coop ranting about a round, shiny, green, big, scary thing in the yard, Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and Sugar investigate this strange object.

JChapter Croni.D
Ages 5-8.

The 13-Story Treehouse

Title: The 13-Story Treehouse
By: Andy Griffiths
Published: 2013

Who wouldn't want to live in a treehouse? Especially a 13-story treehouse that has a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a tank full of sharks, a library full of comics, a secret underground laboratory, a games room, self-making beds, vines you can swing on, a vegetable vaporiser and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and automatically shoots your favourite flavoured marshmallows into your mouth whenever it discerns you're hungry.

J Griff.A
Ages 6-9.

Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute

Title: Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute
By: Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Published: 2009

Hector, Terrence, and Dee have always wondered about their school lunch lady. What does she do when she isn’t dishing out the daily special? Where does she live? Does she have a lot of cats at home? Little do they know, Lunch Lady doesn’t just serve sloppy joes—she serves justice! Whatever danger lies ahead, it’s no match for LUNCH LADY!

J Graphic Kroso.J
Ages 8-12.

Klawde Evil Alien Warlord Cat

Title: Klawde Evil Alien Warlord Cat
By: Johnny Marciano
Published: 2019

Klawde, the exiled ruler of the planet Lyttyrboks, and Raj, who just moved from Brooklyn to tiny Elba, Oregon, forge an unlikely friendship as they find their footing in a strange new world.

J Marci.J
Ages 7 -10.

Kung Pow Chicken

Title: Kung Pow Chicken
By: Cyndi Marko
Published: 2014

Gordon Blue and his brother Benny, unlikely superheroes, must save Fowladelphia from Granny Goosebumps, who has filled the city with cookies that cause innocent chickens' feathers to fall off.

JChapter Marko.C
Ages 4-7.

Dead Sea Squirrels: Squirreled Away

Title: Dead Sea Squirrels: Squirreled Away
By: Mike Nawrocki
Published: 2019

Ten-year-old Michael sneaks into a cave near the Dead Sea where his father has been working and finds a pair of 2,000-year-old squirrels, which he stows in his backpack and takes home to Tennessee.

JChapter Nawro.M
Ages 7-10.

Hamstersaurus Rex

Title: Hamstersaurus Rex
By: Tom O’Donnell
Published: 2017

Eleven-year old Sam befriends a hungry class hamster that undergoes a freaky transformation.

J Odonn.T
Ages 7-11.

Max and The MidKnights

Title: Max and The MidKnights
By: Lincoln Peirce
Published: 2019

Max and a group of friends dubbed the Midknights go on a quest to rescue the Kingdom of Byjovia from the mean King Gastley!

J Peirc.L
Ages 7-10.

Caveboy Dave

Title: Caveboy Dave
By: Aaron Reynolds
Published: 2016

A young caveman named Dave must complete a dangerous rite of passage with his peers.

JGraphic Reyno.A v. 1
Ages 8-12.

Plants vs Zombies

Title: Plants vs Zombies
By: Paul Tobin
Published: 2013

Young adventurers Patrice Blazing and Nate Timely fend off a 'fun-dead' neighborhood invasion in Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon!

JGraphic Tobin.P
Ages 6-9.


Title: Dragonbreath
By: Ursula Vernon
Published: 2009

Danny Dragonbreath and his friend Wendell get an up-close underwater tour of the Sargasso Sea from Danny's sea-serpent cousin, encountering giant squid and mako sharks--and learn about standing up to bullies in the process. Partially presented in graphic novel format.

J Verno.U
Ages 7-10.

Stick Dog

Title: Stick Dog
By: Tom Watson
Published: 2013

Stick Dog and his four friends--Stripes, Mutt, Poo-Poo, and Karen--will do anything to steal some sweet-smelling hamburgers from a family at Picasso Park!

J Watso.T
Ages 8-12.

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