Dewey, the small town library cat who touched the world.Vickie Myron.
The life story of Dewey the library cat, while still a kitten Dewey was stuffed into the book drop of a public library in Spenser, Iowa. Adopted by the library’s staff, Dewey became the library’s mascot and a town favorite. 636.8092 Myron
Marley & me: Life and love with the world’s worst dog.John Grogan.
Follows the life story of an exuberant Labrador retriever who gets into perpetual trouble and experiences a range of inspiring adventures, driving his loyal and loving owners to distraction. 636.7527 Grogan
Never cry wolf.Farley Mowat.
Classic story of one naturalist’s study of Alaskan wolves, which disproved many of the centuries-old stereotypes held about these wild animals. 599.773 Mowat.
A Primate’s memoir: A neuroscientist’s Unconventional life among the baboons.Robert M. Sapolsky.
A scientist’s interesting memoir of his two decades in the field studying members of a Kenyan baboon troop, and his insightful descriptions of their behaviors and personalities. 599.8651 Sapolsky.
Seabiscuit: An American legend.Laura Hillenbrand.
The author retraces the journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, owner, and jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend. 798.4 Hil
Senior cats.Sheila Webster Boneham.
Information on the specific health care and nutritional needs of your aging cat. 636.8088 Boneham.
Woof! Writers on dogs.
A compilation of anecdotes by well-known authors about the dogs in their lives. 636.7 Woof
Fiction Animal farm.George Orwell. Classic symbolic novel of political strife, set in a barn yard. FIC Orwell
The art of racing in the rain.Garth Stein.
Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher's soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe's maternal grandparents and her father Denny, a race car driver. FIC Stein
The family tree.Sherri S. Tepper.
Peculiar but charming tale set in an alternate world where human and animal roles are not always what they seem. SCI FIC Tepper, S
Horse heaven.Jane Smiley.
A novel about the world of horse racing in which the characters, both human and equine, make for an interesting and satisfying read. FIC Smiley
Watership down.Richard Adams.
Surprisingly engaging novel about the trials and tribulations of a group of rabbits searching for a safe and permanent home. FIC Adams