Article Title

Lola and I


Jamie Greenwood


Outstanding, Primary, Dogs, disabilities, friendship

Document Type

Book Review


Lola and I is the story of a girl and her relationship with her dog. The narrator meets Lola, who is lonely and ill, in the countryside and loves her right away. They move into town together, which presents some challenges. Lola is very sad and prefers to stay inside all day. The narrator eventually coaxes her out for walks. Soon they start walking every day and Lola conquers her fear step by step. They enjoy many activities together depending on the season. In the end, the narrator reveals that she is Lola’s dog, and that Lola lost her eyesight in a car accident when she was twelve years old.