BookPeople Pets!

Very cool book list for pet people from Book People Blog!


pet display sign

In case you’re keeping track of things BookPeople staff love, here’s one more to add to the list – our pets! Pets are great. They love unconditionally, trust us 100%, exhibit unique personalities, provide us endless entertainment & companionship, and are definitely part of the family.

Pets are also great for struggling, emerging, or reluctant readers. For children learning or struggling to read, pets are great listeners – they don’t judge, correct, or interrupt. They just sit, listen, and lend comforting support. If you have a pet free house, reading to a quiet or sleeping baby can also work. Alternatively, many animal shelters and organizations have some sort of reading program. Austin-area residents may want to look into the Book Buddies program at Austin Pets Alive! or the school & library reading therapy dog program offered by Austin Dog Alliance.

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