Hello Goodbye Dog

Hello Goodbye Dog

Book - 2017
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A student who uses a wheelchair finds a way to see her dog each day in school.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781626721777
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Barton, Patrice 1955-- Illustrator
Alternative Title: Hello good-bye dog


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Dec 13, 2018

This is a warm touching book about a dog that is a companion dog for Zara who uses a wheelchair. She loves to read to her dog and Moose loves to sit by her and listen. Moose does not like the word Goodbye but loves the word Hello. This is a great example of how important companion dogs are and their roles in society and in the classroom. desertlib

KCLS_Gerry Nov 10, 2017

I love this book!
The characters are all kinds of diverse - ethnicities and physical abilities!
There's a dog!
It focuses on reading!
And the author tells us a about therapy dogs!
With libraries and schools offering "Reading with Rover" programs, this book feels like a fun introduction for them.

nmaryann Sep 11, 2017

Zara's dog, Moose, really wants to go to school with her, but sadly pets aren't allowed in the school library, cafeteria, or classroom. Zara and her parents decide to take Moose to therapy dog school, and Moose soon becomes the beloved classroom reading dog.

I love that this book includes an author's note about therapy dogs in the classroom and library to foster a "pawsitive" love of reading! The author's note also describes the difference between therapy dogs and service dogs.

Readers of "Hello Goodbye Dog" will also enjoy "Madeline Finn and the Library Dog" by Lisa Papp.


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SnoIsleLib_LeahA Jun 05, 2018

This book hits all the marks: naming emotions, diverse characters, reading to soothe and finding creative solutions. It's a great way to introduce the benefits of therapy dogs, a common presence observed today in a wide range of environments.


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