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Pelecanos, George P.

Summary: Hoping to start over after serving eight years in prison, Lorenzo Brown returns to the Washington, D.C., neighborhood of his youth to take a job as a Humane Society officer but finds challenges from a local drug boss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEL

DeGrazia, David.

Summary: By presenting models for understanding animals' moral status and rights, and examining their mental lives and welfare, the author explores the implications for how we should treat animals in connection with our diet, zoos, and research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: 179 DEG

Applegate, Katherine.

Summary: Me llamo Iván. Soy un gorila. No es tan sencillo como parece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Océano De México 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 APP SPANISH

Banks, Lynne Reid

Summary: Two tiger cub brothers are taken from the jungle to ancient Rome, where one becomes the pampered pet of Caesar's daughter and the other becomes a man-eating "entertainment act" at the Colosseum.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD BAN

Valdes, Leslie.

Summary: Join Dora and her cousin Diego at the Animal Rescue Center, where they embark on an expedition to save Baby Jaguar from plunging over a waterfall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight/Nick Jr. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE DOR

Miles, Ellen

Summary: At Loon Lake Park, Charles and his Cub Scout friends are told that a dog has been abandoned in the parking lot. Louie, a not-so-small Newfoundland puppy, is quickly taken in and cared for by the group. Can Charles and his friends find Louie a perfect, and roomy, forever home?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Martin, Bill

Summary: Un livre qui regarde des differents animaux du monde. Book exploring different animals from around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mijade 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: J468 MAR FRENCH

Little, Jean

Summary: Each barnyard animal hopes for a baby of their own and after they have one they tell their offspring how special they are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Winds Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LIT

Baldacci, David.

Summary: The Camel Club is a four-man group of Washington, D.C. misfits, that meet weekly to discuss political conspiracies they believe exist and what actions they might take. One night club members witness the murder of Secret Service employee Patrick Johnson, thus thrusting the wacky crew into the middle of a bigger conspiracy than they could ever have imagined.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BAL

Sasuga, Yu.

Summary: Explorers from Earth prepare to exterminate the cockroaches used to transform Mars but are shocked to find that they had mutated into aggressive humanoids. However, the explorers have undergone an experimental surgery designed to make them more than human.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TER

Furstinger, Nancy.

Summary: When Maggie's owners leave her behind, she is taken to an animal shelter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gryphon Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Furstinger 2011

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

Summary: After Sunita's beloved pet cat, Mittens, gets injured on her watch, she wonders if vet work is right for her. She takes an internship at a research lab, but learns that they test on animals and eventually put them to sleep. Sunita loves animals, but can she find a way to work with them without harming them?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC AND

DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: When she confronts a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost, animal control officer Francine Poulet questions her abilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DIC

Martin, Bill

Summary: Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mijade 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 MAR FRENCH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE FRENCH MAR

Orenstein, Denise Gosliner

Summary: Eleven-year-old Yonder stopped talking when her mother died, and she stopped going to school because of the bullies, knowing that her father would never even notice (although the social worker did); indeed the only creature that seems to care about her isthe one-eyed Shetland pony called Dirt who lives on the neighboring farm--so when she discovers that Dirt is about to be sold for horsemeat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ORE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ORE

Rendell, Ruth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Publishing 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC REN

Rendell, Ruth

Summary: The psychologically charged affairs between residents and servants on a posh London street escalate to violence involving a handsome valet who is sleeping with a lord's wife and daughter, an au pair who aids her mistress's affair, and a disturbed gardener.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rendell 2012

Summary: Car thief, heroin addict, drug dealer-how can a person escape a life like that? This ABC News program examines the life-changing friendship between Merrill "The Doctor" Jackson and the Rev. Joann Muller-the first, a criminal from the streets of Philadelphia; the second, a Christian minister determined to change him. Using intimate interviews and footage of crime-infested neighborhoods, the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Watterson, Bill.

Summary: The final collection of comic strips from the popular syndicated series follows the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel Publishing 1996

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Summary: Out in the streets of more than 100 countries, The Salvation Army is at war. Its zealous officers, soldiers, and adherents fight daily battles to minister both spiritually and physically to homeless addicts and the desperately poor-people whose lives have hit rock bottom. Filmed at The Salvation Army Gateway, a shelter and drop-in center in Toronto, this powerful program spotlights the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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O'Neill, Katie

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: After discovering a lost Tea Dragon in the marketplace, apprentice blacksmith Greta learns about the dying art form of Tea Dragon caretaking from the kind tea shop owners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2017

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DiCamillo, Kate.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Francine Poulet is the greatest Animal Control Officer in Gizzford County. She hails from a long line of Animal Control Officers. She's battled snakes, outwitted squirrels, and stared down a bear. "The genuine article", Francine's dad always called her. She is never scared ... until, that is, she's faced with a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost. Maybe Francine isn't cut out to be...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD DIC

Pill, Maggie

Summary: "When a midnight murder comes to Allport, Barb is observed conducting one of her 'Correction Events' nearby. The police want to question the Grammar Nazi, and Retta insists the only way to save Barb's reputation is to solve the crime before her secret activities are revealed to the whole town. The victim was a newcomer to Allport who was engaged to marry a local businessman's attractive but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gwendolyn Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIL

Summary: Follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. After thirty years of struggling with ineffective animal welfare laws, Steve and his legal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), are making history by filing the first lawsuits that seek to transform an animal from a thing with no rights to a person with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF UNL

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