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Chaline, Eric.

Summary: "...a beautifully illustrated book that uncovers the fascinating stories of creatures great and small. Each of the animals profiled has played a central role in the development of our world, and has greatly affected our lifestyle."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2011

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

Lawler, Andrew

Summary: "Throughout the history of civilization, humans have embraced it in every form imaginable--as a messenger of the gods, powerful sex symbol, gambling aid, emblem of resurrection, all-purpose medicine, handy research tool, inspiration for bravery, epitome of evil, and, of course, as the star of the world's most famous joke. In [this book], science writer Andrew Lawler takes us on an adventure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.5 LAW

Summary: From the moment humans mounted horses 6,000 years ago, these magnificent animals helped shape the world by allowing mankind to explore, conquer, and flourish on horseback. Join anthropologist Niobe Thompson on a global journey to examine the evolution of horsepower, discover the mysterious origins of the incredible partnership, and witness the enduring love of 400 breeds of horses today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Eq

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EQU

Frydenborg, Kay

Summary: Explores the connection between dogs and humans from hunter-gatherer partners to modern day pets, focusing on how humans have influenced dogs' evolution and raising new questions about the species' shared future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 636.7 FRY

Fagan, Brian M.

Summary: Animals, and our ever-changing relationship with them, have left an indelible mark on human history. Through an in-depth analysis of six truly transformative human-animal relationships, Fagan shows how our habits and our very way of life were considerably and irreversibly altered by our intimate bond with animals. Among other stories, Fagan explores how herding changed human behavior; how the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2014

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

Derr, Mark.

Summary: Describes the early cooperative relationships between Ice Age humans and dogs as well as human society's later efforts to domesticate and control dog species through reproduction, revealing how dogs and humans impacted each other's evolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Duckworth 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.709 DER

Raulff, Ulrich

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Horses and humans share an ancient, profoundly complex relationship. Once our most indispensable companions, horses were for millennia essential in helping build our cities, farms, and industries. But during the twentieth century, in an increasingly mechanized society, they began to disappear from human history. In this esoteric and rich tribute, [the author] chronicles the dramatic story of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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

Lewis, Damien.

Summary: "An instant hit in the UK, this is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, joined in flight missions, and survived everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts--ultimately saving the life of his owner and dearest friend. In the winter of 1939 in the cold snow of no-man's-land, two loners met and began an extraordinary journey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5449 LEW

Albee, Sarah.

Summary: Chronicles the rivalry between the human and insect worlds that draws on myriad disciplines to explain the varying roles that bugs have played in building and toppling empires as well as the bug stories behind infamous disasters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books for Young Readers/ Bloomsbury 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.7 ALB

Klimo, Kate

Summary: A stray dog's moving tale about life with Abraham Lincolnour sixteenth American president and a true animal lover!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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

Bond, Rebecca

Summary: "Inspired by the author's grandfather's experiences living in a lodge in the woods, a story of how people and animals survive a forest fire in a small Canadian town"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971 BON

Flores, Dan L. (Dan Louie)

Summary: This book "is both an environmental and a deep natural history of the coyote. It traces both the five-million-year-long biological story of an animal that has become the wolf in our backyards, as well as its cultural evolution from a preeminent spot in Native American religions to the hapless foil of the Road Runner. A deeply American tale, the story of the coyote in the American West and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2016

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Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.

Summary: Documents the transformative period in the early sixteenth century when the Spaniards introduced horses to the Great Plains and how horses became an integral part of the Plains Indians' culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 PAT

Murphy, Frank

Summary: Recounts events in the life of George Washington which focus on his fondness for animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MUR

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE Mur

Lasky, Kathryn

Summary: As the filly Estrella leads her herd north to good grass and water, the stallion Hold On, blinded in the canyon fire, is found by the human boy Tijo, who has an ability to understand horses that sets him apart from other humans--but when Hold On and Tijo catch up with the herd, Estrella must decide whether or not the horses should accept this boy or drive him away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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Larson, Kirby.

Summary: In 1944 Hobie Hanson's father is flying B-24s in Europe, so Hobie decides to donate his beloved German shepherd, Duke, to Dogs for Defense in the hope that it will help end the war sooner--but when he learns that Duke is being trained for combat he is shocked, frightened and determined to get his dog back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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

Hermes, Patricia

Summary: Despite the dangers, Black Cloud enjoys his life as a wild mustang colt in 1951 Nevada but when humans round up and slaughter his herd, he is rescued by a talkative girl named Annie who gives him a safe and comfortable life, lacking nothing but freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Hermes 2012