Hershey the Hound of Hope: A Tale of Friendship, Sharing and Mittens is the second book featuring the loveable and always hopeful beagle Hershey. In the first book, Hershey the Hound of Hope: In Search of Her Forever Home, Hershey discovers that hope and perseverance are the keys to making dreams come true. In this second story, Hershey learns valuable lessons such as listening and sharing which are associated with developing good friendships. The story also confronts the topic of bullying, making it an excellent tool for parents to use in talking to their children about subjects that are often times difficult to bring up in casual conversations. This book is appropriate for all ages; especially ages 4–13.