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George, Isabel.

Summary: From horses and elephants carrying armies, to dogs parachuting from planes and dolphins detecting mines, animals have played a part in some of the bloodiest battles in history. Their stories are as compelling and tragic as those of the soldiers they served.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.4 GEO

Donohue, Moira Rose.

Summary: Read about these amazing animal heroes, stories that will inspire pet owners, farm hands, anyone who has an infinity for animals and their unique behaviors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J WHITE KAN

Mara, Nichole

Summary: A board book showing the great diversity of feet in the natural world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Appleseed, an imprint of Abrams 2017

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Summary: "A graphic nonfiction volume that introduces behaviors and instincts that allows animals to survive in the wild"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 591.5 ANI

Grandin, Temple

Summary: Author Temple Grandin is famous for her approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin's explanations of how herd animals think -- describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories -- and how to analyze their behavior, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively. You'll learn to become an observer of animal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636 GRA

Tan, Shaun

Summary: A collection of illustrated short stories, each one about the relationship of humans and the animals, both wild and domestic, that share the urban environment of the inner city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC TAN
1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA FIC TAN

Summary: Ren is an intensly hyperactive chihuahua and Stimpy is a happy-go-lucky, empty-brained cat who share bizarre and often repulsive adventures. Their experiences usually involve hairballs, dirty litterboxes, "magic nose goblins", jars of spit, outhouses, eating dirt, monkey vermin and any other imaginable disgusting substance the two can get their paws on.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV REN

Blabey, Aaron

Summary: Told in rhyming text, Brian tries to get his fellow piranhas to try his fruit and vegetable platter, but they all prefer meat--like those human feet dangling in the water.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BLA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Learn all about nature's most incredible architects, from what kind of structures they construct to what kinds of materials they use to build."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 590 FRA

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 FRA

Jankeliowitch, Anne

Summary: "A glow-in-the dark reference book that helps the reader learn about nocturnal animals. What hides in the deep darkness of the night under the starry sky? What does the light of the moon shine upon? At night, we can see their glowing eyes in the dark. But, what are they? Easy: they are nocturnal animals! The bonus of this book: thanks to a phosphorescent system of glow-in-the-dark images, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2017

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Minor, Wendell

Summary: "An introduction to diurnal (daytime) and nocturnal (nighttime) animals"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591.5 MIN

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.5 MIN

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Discover which animal species have the best memories, which ones are the best at solving problems, and how these creatures use their remarkable intelligence to thrive in the wild"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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Hansen, Grace

Summary: "Becoming a Fish reviews each stage in a northern pike's metamorphosis from a tiny egg to an adult. Carefully chosen photographs accompany the copy, so readers can see and understand a fish's amazing transformation clearly. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Jumbo 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 571.876 HAN

Kurtz, Jane

Summary: "An exploration of different types of animal poo and what the zoo uses it for"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E KUR

Yolen, Jane

Summary: Readers will be delighted by the malodorous melodies of poems calling out the different pungent attributes of a full cast of foul-smelling creatures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591.47 YOL

Wohlleben, Peter

Summary: Presents a revelatory exploration of the diverse emotional intelligence of animals as demonstrated in stories about loving pigs, cheating magpies, scheming roosters, and rats who regret bad choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 591.5 WOH

Fuge, Charles

Summary: Award-winning illustrator Charles Fuge pairs unlikely baby animal friends-big, small, slimy, and furry-to show what makes our favorite stars of the natural world unique. Along with vibrant illustrations, Fuge presents silly, funny, laugh-out-loud rhymes to stir a child's fascination with animals. Learn what makes each amazing animal baby unique and what they all have in common. This enchanting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MoonDance Press, a division of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E FUG

Aston, Dianna Hutts

Summary: From the award-winning creators of An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, A Butterfly Is Patient, and A Rock Is Lively comes this gorgeous and informative look at the fascinating world of nests. From tiny bee hummingbird nests to orangutan nests high in the rainforest canopy, an incredible variety of nests are showcased here in all their splendor. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591.56 AST

Greathead, Helen

Summary: Would you swim with alligators or piranha? Would you fight a bear or a giant squid? These diabolical situations and more will have you running for cover as you plunge into a series of fiendish questions and answers. Brilliant author, Helen Greathead, has plucked some sticky situations (and some sharp spiny ones, too!) from the world of wildlife and mashed them up into brain-tastic challenges....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591 GRE

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Summary: The makers of the Emmy Award(r)-winning series Life take viewers deeper than ever into the perilous and exhilarating drama humans share with every other animal on the planet, from the circumstances of birth and the struggle to reach adulthood, secure a home and find a mate, to the unpredictable challenges thrust on all creatures by the environment, enemies and even families.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Hansen, Grace

Summary: Becoming a Mosquito reviews each stage in a mosquito's metamorphosis from a tiny egg to an adult. Carefully chosen photographs accompany the copy, so readers can see and understand a mosquito's amazing transformation clearly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Jumbo 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 571.876 HAN

Simons, Lisa M. B.

Summary: "Describes animal stunts, including who accomplished these stunts and, to a certain degree, how"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636 SIM

Summary: Best-known for his portrayal of the cantankerous title character in the global phenomenon Doc Martin, fan favorite Martin Clunes shows a softer side in these five documentaries about animals. Filmed all over the globe, these programs are a fascinating peek at some of the world's most beloved (and some of the most endangered) creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MAR

Giogas, Valarie.

Summary: A rhyming picture book that introduces backyard animals by baby and family group names while counting them from one to ten, followed by a "For creative minds" section with animal facts memory game and information on caring for wildlife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sylvan Dell Pub. 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GIO

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1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE GIO