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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

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MacCarald, Clara

Summary: "Lions and bees and meerkats, oh my -- these are a few of the many animals that survive and thrive in groups. Discover how group members help each other face life's challenges. From finding food to raising young, some animals are just better off together."--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Educational Media 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.56 MAC

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAR BOARD

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harvey, Derek

Summary: Have you ever wondered how ants carry up to 50 times their body weight? Or why sloths move so slowly? Discover the answers to these questions and more as you laugh along at the hilarious pictures in this fun non-fiction book for kids. Animal Antics is jam-packed with funny photos of animals in action. Look out for goats popping up in unexpected places, zebras and chimpanzees grinning for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Brensing, Karsten

Summary: "A fascinating study of animal behavior that reveals them to be as sentient and self-aware as we humans are. In What Do Animals Think and Feel? biologist Karsten Brensing has something astonishing to tell us about the animal kingdom: namely that animals, by any reasonable assessment, have developed the sophisticated systems of social organization and behaviour that human beings call "culture."...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books, Ltd. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.5 BRE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Johnson, Rebecca L

Summary: Introduces animals with ninja-like skills, including geckos, sea urchins, and the Atlantic sailfish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2020

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Lloyd, Christopher

Summary: Explores the interconnections between humans and the natural world, showing that humans and animals share patterns of behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: What On Earth Books 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.5 Lloyd 2019

Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Summary: When animal behaviorist Guy Schermerhorn demonstrates on a TV game show that he has taught Sam, his juvenile chimp, to speak in sign language, Aimee Villard, an undergraduate at Guy's university, is so taken with the performance that she applies to become his assistant. A romantic and intellectual attachment soon morphs into an interspecies love triangle that pushes hard at the boundaries of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TAN

Roach, Mary

19 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Join "America's funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post) Mary Roach on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet. What's to be done about a jaywalking moose? A grizzly bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? As New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach discovers, the answers are best found not in jurisprudence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 591.5 ROA

Stewart, Melissa

Summary: Estivation is just like hibernation - only it happens in summer instead of winter. Why do some animals settle into cool, snug spots and sink into a summertime sleep? Because it's too hot for their bodies to function, or their food is in short supply. Some estivating animals sleep groups; others rest alone. Some go on a long journey before they slumber; others hunker down right at home. From the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

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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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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BLA

Cameron, W. Bruce

Summary: Lily meets a crow with a broken wing, so she and Maggie Rose take the crow home to Mom. But when the crow starts to become too tame, some unexpected problems arise. It's Lily to the rescue!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Starscape 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC CAM

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

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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 591.5 WOH

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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 Woodmere

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

Ollivier, Reina

Summary: "Just like people, animals need a place to live. The nine animals in this book are very talented builders and make their own homes! Discover the amazing beaver, cross spider, sociable weaver, termite, stork, meerkat, honeybee, Japanese puffer fish, and mole." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clavis Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.564 OLL

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.47 YOL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.47 Yolen 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YOL

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