Love One Another

Book 1 Cooper

Children - Animals
32 Pages
Reviewed on 11/22/2019
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Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite

Nobody’s perfect. We all have our challenges in life. But imagine you’re a dog that doesn’t bark, a dog that desperately hopes and dreams of having a forever home. That’s Cooper. He can’t bark. He’s been adopted several times, given different names and returned to the shelter when the adopting family discovers he can’t bark. Then, along comes Little Boy Ben and his family. The boy insists he wants to adopt Cooper. At his new home, Cooper tries desperately to bark, but to no avail. Even the doorbell doesn’t make him bark. Still, the family keeps him and showers him with love and attention. Then one day, a tragic event forces Cooper to give it his best try. His Little Boy Ben needs help.

Tina Pearson’s picture book story, Love One Another: Book 1 Cooper, will touch the hearts of all its young readers. Children who struggle to do the simplest tasks will relate to Cooper’s struggle with his own shortcomings: his inability to bark. But Cooper doesn’t give up and when the time comes that he really needs to bark, it finally comes out. It’s his love for his Little Boy Ben that inspires Cooper to try his hardest when his bark is needed the most. The story also teaches young readers the importance of loving one another regardless of our differences and our inability to do simple tasks. The story develops slowly with compassion as the reader warms up to the charming puppy who can’t bark. The illustrations are interesting and help move the story along. A fun and compassionate story.

Sixth Grade Homeschool Learner Diamond

I like the book because Cooper started to believe in himself. I like that Ben's parents got Cooper instead of another dog. I my so happy that the author write this book.

I believe young adults would enjoy this book, too.

Six Grade Homeschool Learner Michala

What I liked about this book is, just because you don't have something other people have doesn't mean you're not loved. I also liked that just because Cooper never barked, Little Boy Ben's family still kept him. Ben was a caring little boy and didn't want any other dog at the shelter. He wanted Cooper.

I believe children and any gender would find this book interesting.

Sixth Grade Home School Learner Ryleigh

What I like about this book is that it is interesting to read. I like that Cooper is caring . I also like that he never gave up on himself trying to bark.

I believe younger kids will enjoy this book.

Third Grade Home School Learner Bryn

I like this book because, it is a nice book about a dog named Cooper. I like how the illustrator drew the pretty art . I gave this book a 5 because I like how the author described Cooper .

I believe babies would like this book.

Fifth Grade Homeschool Learner Christina

It is a very good book for kids. It tells me to believe in myself. Just because a dog can't bark doesn't mean a person has to take the dog back to the shelter. I like the book because at the end Ben started to cry and that gave Cooper a motivation to bark.

Preschool Teacher

I really enjoyed this book. It’s uplifting and has a positive vibe. The book is very cute and a great story
I think the book would show how kindness is spread. I love reading this to my class and grandkids

Catherine Wilson

As a retired kindergarten teacher, I always loved to share books with my students that have uplifting messages and positive role models. Because so many children can relate to a pet, this beautiful book would be one I highly recommend. As is the case in many books for children, this book is a positive message for all ages. So when teachers or parents are sharing it with their children, they too are receiving a beautiful life message. Thank you for this book and looking forward to the ones to follow