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Popular books about dogs that have been turned into popular movies about dogs.

The Art of Racing in the Rain

Enzo the dog is a wise old soul who’s helped his owner, racecar driver Denny Swift, cope with life’s twists and turns (on and off the track).  Enzo’s life is almost over, but he doesn’t want his humans to be sad; he’s looking forward to being reincarnated as a man himself soon.  But before Enzo crosses that finish line, he’s on one last mission to help Denny.

Because of Winn Dixie

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.


After a Saint Bernard contracts rabies (and demons!), it terrorizes a New England town.

A Dog's Journey

This sequel to A Dog’s Purpose finds the dog re-visiting the same human family member several times throughout her life.

A Dog's Purpose

A many-times-over reincarnated dog helps many humans find love and joy in their lives.

The Incredible Journey

An old bull terrier, a young Labrador retriever, and a Siamese cat travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family.

My Dog Skip

A memoir about the small-town childhood of a boy and his dog growing up during World War II. Fun fact, the role of Skip is played by Eddie from the TV series Frazier.

Old Yeller

A Texas pioneer family in the 1860s take in a yellow stray dog that changes their lives.