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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 Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 DEG

Speicher, Annie

Summary: Through the riveting stories of five rural communities, RIGHT TO HARM exposes the devastating public health impact factory farming has on many disadvantaged citizens throughout the United States. Filmed across the country, the documentary chronicles the failures of state agencies to regulate industrial animal agriculture. Known formally as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations - or CAFOs -...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hourglass Films 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIG

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

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

Grover, Janice Zita

Summary: Dakota the dog is rescued from a puppy mill, cared for by a foster owner, and given to a young girl battling cancer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Gryphon Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ZIT

Tomsic, Kim

Summary: "Lawrence Anthony and Françoise Malby love animals-so when they hear that a herd of wild African elephants needs a new home, they welcome the herd to their wildlife sanctuary-Thula Thula-with open arms. What follows in this beautifully illustrated true story is an extraordinary cross-species friendship that will move readers and warm the hearts of animal lovers at every age"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TOM

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 Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FUR

Summary: Where his prior film, the acclaimed epic AQUARELA, was a reminder of the fragility of human tenure on earth, in GUNDA, master filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky reminds us that we share our planet with billions of other animals. Through encounters with a mother sow (the eponymous Gunda), two ingenious cows, and a scene-stealing, one-legged chicken, Kossakovsky movingly recalibrates our moral...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GUN

Lawrence, Riley

Summary: Animal testing is a controversial practice, and many people have strong feelings about it. Understanding both sides of the debate about animal testing is crucial for the development of an informed opinion about this issue. Through unbiased main text and fact boxes, readers are presented with information and statistics used by those who support and oppose animal testing, and they are encouraged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 179 LAW

Applegate, Katherine.

Summary: Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly ever thinks about it at all. Then he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from her family, and she makes Ivan see their home-and his own art-through new eyes. When Ruby...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC APP

Nagle, Jeanne

Summary: For centuries, philosophers, scientists, and lawmakers worldwide have debated the merits of affording certain rights to animals. Central to any discussion of the topic is morality, who, or what, possesses it, and how and when it should be bestowed. This examination of the animal rights movement covers this and other points of contention, as well as the history of the movement and the people at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 179 NAG

Regan, Tom.

Summary: More than twenty years after its original publication, The Case for Animal Rights is an acknowledged classic of moral philosophy, and its author is recognized as the intellectual leader of the animal rights movement. In a new and fully considered preface, Regan responds to his critics and defends the book's revolutionary position.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.3 REG

Zaleski, Laurie

Summary: "Funny Farm is an inspiring and moving memoir of the author's turbulent life with 600 rescue animals. Laurie Zaleski never aspired to run an animal rescue; that was her mother Annie's dream. But from girlhood, Laurie was determined to make the dream come true. Thirty years later as a successful businesswoman, she did it, buying a 15-acre farm deep in the Pinelands of South Jersey. Laurie had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZAL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZALESKI, LAURIE ZAL

Zaleski, Laurie

Summary: "Laurie Zaleski never aspired to run an animal rescue; that was her mother Annie's dream. But from girlhood, Laurie was determined to make the dream come true. Thirty years later as a successful businesswoman, she did it, buying a 15-acre farm deep in the Pinelands of South Jersey. She was planning to relocate Annie and her caravan of ragtag rescues -- horses and goats, dogs and cats, chickens...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LPB ZALESKI ZAI

Harman, Alice

Summary: The accepted definition of animal cruelty may differ between cultures and even between individual people. Some people may not mind eating meat, no matter where it came from, but think keeping animals in zoos in cruel. Others may abstain from eating meat or using animal products altogether. In addition, many animal-focused businesses make people a lot of money. How should young people decide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 179 HAR

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family"--Www.tv.com. The complete second season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Heartland 2010

Summary: Mija is a South Korean girl growing up on an Edenic mountainside with her grandfather and best friend: Okja, a giant, empathetic "super pig" created as part of a secret GMO experiment. When Okja is abruptly torn away from her, Mija embarks on a perilous rescue mission that places her at the center of a sinister corporate conspiracy. While Bong's trademark virtuosic set-pieces dazzle, Okja's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Nussbaum, Martha C. (Martha Craven)

Summary: "A revolutionary new theory and call to action on animal rights, ethics, and law from the renowned philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum.Animals are in trouble all over the world. Whether through the cruelties of the factory meat industry, poaching and game hunting, habitat destruction, or neglect of the companion animals that people purport to love, animals suffer injustice and horrors at our hands...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 NUS

Goldish, Meish

Summary: From rescuing six baby wild turkeys at the bottom of a storm drain to capturing a ten-foot-long (3-m) boa constrictor slithering through a Florida neighborhood, animal control officers are devoted to protecting animals and ensuring the safety of people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Pill 2018

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Inc. Custom Pub. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

7 available in Magazines - previous years, Call number: 2022-Fall
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2 available in Magazine, Call number: 2024-Spring
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Bekoff, Marc.

Summary: Nonhuman animals have many of the same feelings we do. They get hurt, they suffer, they are happy, and they take care of each other. Marc Bekoff, a renowned biologist and Guggenheim Fellow at the University of Colorado in Boulder, guides readers in looking at scientific research, philosophical ideas, and humane values that argue for the ethical and compassionate treatment of animals. Citing the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.3 BEK

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