By Dr. Seuss, 2015
What Pet Should I Get? captures a timeless childhood moment of choosing a pet. It follows two school aged siblings as they try and decided on what pet best fits the family. It is also a story about making decisions. This book captivates students to think about how different pets need different things and not all pets are right for all situations
RR Category:Chapter Books
By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, 1992
When 11-year-old Marty chances upon a mistreated beagle pup, he is not prepared for the ethical questions he has to face. Should he return the dog to its owner, only to have the animal abused again? Should he tell his parents? Should he steal food to help the poor creature? As Marty grapples with these questions, it will prove thought-provoking for readers young and old alike. Two sequels – Shilo Season and Saving Shilo – complete the trilogy.
By Allie Phillips, 2011
This book is at once a how-to manual and an inspirational piece. Drawing on her own journey to becoming an animal advocate, Allie shares her encyclopedic knowledge of the animal protection field to give us practical advice on how to get involved – and how to keep moving forward.
RR Category:Elementary Non-Fiction
By Rob Laidlaw, 2014
In this book meet kids who are making a difference for cats around the world. Animal advocate Rob Laidlaw brings readers a hopeful, inspiring look at the issues facing domesticated and feral cats. This read is guaranteed to inspire and empower readers of all ages.
RR Category:Picture Books
By Juanita Havill, 2010
When visiting her grandmother, Mel discovers a neglected horse. Moved by the sight of his sad, glazed eyes and protruding ribs, Mel initiates a rescue; the horse is transported to a rescue ranch, where Mel learns about horse care. When Lucky recovers and moves to a horse therapy ranch, Mel is thrilled that she can volunteer there and continue to bond with the horse she helped save.