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Philip, Simon

Summary: Before a little girl has a chance to name the cat that arrives unexpectedly at her house, he disappears again only to be replaced by another "pet," Steve the gorilla.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Man-Kong, Mary

Summary: A book about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Man-Kong 2016

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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Roberton, Fiona

Summary: There are two sides to every story. In part one, a little girl finds a strange beast in the woods and takes it home as a pet. She feeds it, shows it off to her friends and gives it a hat. But that night it escapes. Then, in part two, the beast tells the story of being kidnapped by the girl, who forcefed it squirrel food, scared it with a group of beasts and wrapped it in wool. Can the two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller 2015

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Moberg, Julia.

Summary: Fascinating and sometimes mysterious collection of presidential pets combined with fun poetry and facts about the US presidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imagine! Publishing/Charlesbridge 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 MOB

Martin, Stephen W.

Summary: "When Charlotte receives a pet rock for her birthday, she doesn't expect it to become her best friend, and she really doesn't expect what happens next"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, Penguin Young Readers Group, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAR

Engfer, Lee

Summary: Text and photographs follow eleven-year-old Jamal as he explains how he cares for his bearded dragon lizards and chameleons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 639.395 Engfe

Summary: Peggy is a happy-go-lucky secretary who is a great friend, employee, and sister. She lives alone with her beloved dog Pencil. But when Pencil unexpectedly dies, Peggy must find meaning in her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY YEA

Berger, Joe

Summary: Bridget has always wanted a pet unicorn named Thunderhooves, so when a box is delivered to her door she is sure that is what is inside.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE BER

Holub, Joan.

Summary: Questions and answers present information about the behavior and characteristics of rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and gerbils and their interaction with humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2003

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Spears, James

Summary: Introduces kids to the habits and behaviors of all kinds of pets from cute kittens to slithery snakes to happy hamsters. Includes over 100 photos and pictures, field notes, quizzes, and an interactive glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636 SPE

Verdick, Elizabeth.

Summary: Simple text and illustrations encourage careful handling and awareness of pets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.088 VER

Arnold, Elana K

Summary: When Bat's older sister Janie gets a part in the school play, and can't watch him after school, it means some pretty big changes. For one, someone else will have to take care of the skunk kit in the afternoons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gassner, Georg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blandford 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.935 GAS

Holub, Joan.

Summary: Questions and answers present information about the behavior and characteristics of rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and gerbils and their interaction with humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.9 HOL

Henwood, Chris.

Summary: Topics covered include housing, feeding, health, purchasing, breeding, colors, and varieties.x.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: T.F.H. Publications 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.932 HEN

Biedrzycki, David.

Summary: A boy tells all the reasons a small, fire-breathing dragon would make an excellent pet, and the ways he would take proper care of it if he had one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BIE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BIE

Birney, Betty G.

Summary: "Humphrey, the pet hamster of Longfellow School's Room 26, provides facts, puzzles, and other information about different animals and pet care for prospective pet owners"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636 BIR

McGill, Erin

Summary: "A clever, funny, and informative look at the pets--from Calvin Coolidge's wallaby to Teddy Roosevelt's flying squirrels--that have passed through the White House gates"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.092 MCG

Stine, R. L.

Summary: In order to hide a bulldog in his no-pets-allowed dorm, scheming fourth-grader Bernie Bridges enrolls his pet as a transfer student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Davis, Jim

Summary: When it comes to eating—and entertainment—Garfield is a natural. Every time he opens his pie hole, something fattening goes in, or something funny comes out. Fans of the portly puss can follow his latest antics in this fun-filled new collection of comics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine 2015

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Harrington, Claudia

Summary: La mascota de Hank sienta a Yum-Yum, el pez muy mimado. Yum-Yum muere en el reloj de Hank, por lo que Hank compra un nuevo pez de colores en la tienda de mascotas para reemplazarla.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR PURPLE SPANISH HAR

Davis, Jim

Summary: Garfield believes that a full belly is a happy belly--and he intends to keep his stomach ecstatic. Fans of the fat cat will gleefully fill up on this latest smorgasbord of fun"--Cover verso.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2013

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Davis, Jim

Summary: Cartoons take a humorous look at Garfield's encounters with food, Odie, television, mice, bungee jumping, and spiders.The fun-loving feline celebrates his cushy, gluttonous lifestyle with friends Jon and Odie in the latest collection from the popular comic strip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 DAV

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