Is My Dog Smiling At Me?
This extremely informative and especially interesting book begins by discussing the history of our perception of a dog’s inner life. It then goes on to discuss dogs’ emotional range and how they communicate. Most people are unaware of how dogs communicate with us; in fact, they don’t even realize that it may be the very reason we are able to connect with them so easily. This article not only shares fascinating information, but is also based on a topic students can feel connected to and excited about. It also raises important questions we should ask ourselves both as dog owners and lovers. For example, with the new scientific data revealing the interior life of dogs, how should our treatment of animals change? This can lead to exceedingly engaging class discussions.

Author: Greg Kirmser

Interest Levels: 4 - 8

Reading Levels: 2, 4, 6