Barkus by Patricia MacLachlan

A girl named Nicky and big brown dog named Barkus become fast friends when Nicky’s favorite uncle unexpectedly drops him off at her house. Each of the five short chapters Read more...

Posted by on June 25, 2020

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

This glimpse into the mind and heart of a girl who doesn't fit the "norm" will make readers laugh, cry, and cheer for Lucy, while learning to celebrate what is Read more...

Posted by on April 30, 2020

Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh by

Trustworthy. Compassionate. Brave. Unrelenting. These are the words which describe the four-footed helpers in the book Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales of Bravery, Heroism, and the Devotion of Dogs by Rebecca Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2020

Hawks Kettle, Puffins Wheel by Susan Vande Griek

Readers are introduced to unusual avian behavior with free-verse poetry and informative prose in this picture book that begs to be read aloud.

Posted by on February 27, 2020

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals by Sy Montgomery

Imagine crouching before a creature’s silk-lined burrow where a furry Tarantula (nicknamed Claribel) will emerge, to catch a glimpse of its pink tipped feet – this just part of the Read more...

Posted by on October 28, 2019

Luis and Tabitha by Stephanie Campisi

Two cats, one beautiful and sophisticated, the other handsome and daring, fall in love from far away. Through windows, impossible owners, and a big scary fire, their love for each Read more...

Posted by on October 17, 2019

Beauty and the Beak by Deborah Lee Rose

A terrific family read-aloud, Beauty and the Beak is more than a true animal tale - it's a story of science, and what can happen when dedicated people work together Read more...

Posted by on October 5, 2019

Fergus and Zeke by Heather Ross and Kate Messner

Fergus the mouse (and class pet in Miss Maxwell’s classroom) loves to learn and follow along with the students. When it is time for the students to go on a Read more...

Posted by on June 15, 2019

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Pax, a pet fox, has been inseparable from his boy, Peter, ever since he found him at only a few weeks old. When Peter’s father enlists in the war and Read more...

Posted by on March 14, 2018

A Dog in the Cave: The Wolves Who Made Us Human by Kay Frydenborg

It has long been known that an uncommonly special bond exists between humans and dogs. A Dog in the Cave makes the argument that the two species are not only Read more...

Posted by on February 7, 2018

Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio

One day, Gaston’s family goes to the park and meets Mrs. Bulldog’s family, which includes the feisty Antoinette. Gaston and Antoinette couldn’t be more different, but as the mothers’ look Read more...

Posted by on December 30, 2017

King and Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats by Dori Hillestad Butler

A new crime solving team has arrived to our early readers collection! King and Kayla work together to solve mysteries, demonstrating deductive reasoning skills along the way. In King and Read more...

Posted by on October 13, 2017

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