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Montgomery, Sy

Summary: "A luxe, full color picture book adaptation of Sy Montgomery and Rebecca Green's New York Times bestselling How to Be a Good Creature"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MON

Von Kreisler, Kristin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prima Pub. 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.0832 ANIM

Jenkins, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.0887 JEN

Orlean, Susan

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: 'How we interact with animals has preoccupied philosophers, poets, and naturalists for ages,' writes Susan Orlean. Since the age of six, when Orlean wrote and illustrated a book called Herbert the Near-Sighted Pigeon, she's been drawn to stories about how we live with animals, and how they abide by us. Now, in On Animals, she examines animal-human relationships through the compelling tales she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Holland, Jennifer S.

Summary: Presents a collection of stories about animals who have forged unlikely, abiding bonds with other animals of different species, from Koko the gorilla and All Ball the kitten to Owen the hippo and the tortoise Mzee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 590 HOL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 590 Holland 2011

Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)

Summary: "What makes an animal famous? Some do important jobs that help humans, and some have super skills or do entertaining tricks. Some become celebrities on the Internet just for being cute-or grumpy! This book offers examples of animals who have accomplished amazing feats, made predictions, and won hearts worldwide"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J591.02 JOH

Markle, Sandra

Summary: "Did you know that rats can be heroes? So can a humpback whale! Discover incredible true stories about animals that have rescued humans-and other animals-in a book sure to appeal to animal lovers everywhere"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff

Summary: A collection of true stories demonstrating that animals have feelings, including "An Elephant Saves a Baby Rhino," "The Mother Cat Who Went Into the Fire to Save Her Kittens," and "The Sadness of a Peregrine Falcon."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Puffin Books 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 591.5 Masson

Katz, Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.0092 KAT

Nezhukumatathil, Aimee

Summary: "From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction-a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2020

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Contents: Offering service -- Inspiring -- Teaching -- Healing -- Bringing joy and hope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.1 AND

National Geographic Kids (COR)

Summary: "Pet puns, witty captions, Internet memes, and laugh-out-loud real-world anecdotes make this collection of hilarious animal pictures and stories a perfect package for jokesters and animal lovers alike. This silly snack-size book is packed with strange facts, comical tales, and adorable photos, featuring all kinds of our furry, scaly, feathery, and slimy friends. Get the scoop on famous critter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2019

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LaPlante, Matthew D

Summary: The world's largest land mammal could help us end cancer. The fastest bird is showing us how to solve a century-old engineering mystery. The oldest tree is giving us insights into climate change. The loudest whale is offering clues about the impact of solar storms. For a long time, scientists ignored superlative life forms as outliers. Increasingly, though, researchers are coming to see great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591 LAP

Newman, Aline Alexander

Summary: These bunnies may look adorable, but there's more than meets the eye! In Rascally Rabbits!, meet some rabbits that cause nothing but trouble, a rescue pup who will eat ANYTHING, and a sneaky bear with a taste for treats. Readers won't stop laughing as they read these hilarious'and completely true!'stories. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 591.5 NEW

Newman, Aline Alexander

Summary: Presents a collection of hilarious true stories about mischievous critters featuring a rascally band of bunnies, a rescue pup who will eat anything and a sneaky bear with a taste for treats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

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Childs, Craig Leland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sasqyatch Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.978 CHI

Antin, Evan

Summary: "Star of Animal Planet's Evan Goes Wild and People magazine's "Pet Vet" Dr. Evan Antin takes readers beyond his viral Instagram posts right into the wild world with him. World Wild Vet is an up close and personal look at planet earth, in all its wild glory. But beyond the laugh-out-loud stories and dangerous encounters with some of our planet's most exotic creatures, it is a clarion call to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANTIN, EVAN ANT

McEnroe, Colin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 MCE

Yolen, Jane

Summary: Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591 Yolen 2014

White, Betty

Summary: Noted television actress, impassioned lifelong animal welfare advocate, and author, Betty White offers intimate and funny stories about her animal friends at the zoo, enhanced by four-color photographs. This book is the passion project she has been working on for more than a decade; a love letter to zoos and to the animals in them, from a woman who admits she likes animals better than humans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

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Jenkins, Steve

Summary: Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther--the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds--as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig. The book ends with them moving to a new farm, and starting a new wonderful life where they will live on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.4 JEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 636.4 JEN

Stevens, Kathy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.08 STE

Akhtar, Aysha

Summary: Through the stories of a varied cast of characters, Dr. Akhtar reveals what happens when we both break and forge bonds with animals. She demonstrates how humans are neurologically designed to empathize with animals, and how violence against them goes against our nature. In equal measure, the love and friendship we give to other species biologically reverberates back to us.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 590 AKH

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