Dewey, the true story of a world famous library cat
Suggested age: 8-12 but versions are available for younger and older audiences as well.
Author: Vicky Myron and Brett Witter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster 2010
Iowa librarian, Vicki Myron did not know what treasure was waiting to be found one bitterly cold morning in the library’s book return bin. A tiny kitten, half frozen and suffering from frostbite had been abandoned. Dewey Readmore Books cuddled, pounced, and nudged his way into the hearts of not just the local library staff but of the entire town and made worldwide news.
I always have mixed feelings when reading animal biographies. This was a heart-warming, well-told story, but, as most animal biographies, has a bitter-sweet ending.