In Buddy by M.H. Herlong, Buddy is a scruffy street dog to finds his perfect family in a series of serendipitous events. 12-year-old Tyrone 'Li'l T' Roberts knows that Buddy is the dog of his dreams and the two become fast friends. But when Hurricane Katrina hits and they become separated, Li'l T finds himself fighting to find his beloved dog and help his friends and family as they struggle to rebuild following the disaster. Recommended for ages 8 years and older.