Stotts shares his journey to becoming a conservationist and one of America’s few Black master falconers. An eye-opening, witty, and moving love letter to the raptors and humans who transformed what Rodney thought his life could be. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Hoopla.
May is National Pet Month! Let us ponder these creatures, those we bestow ever-changing nicknames and endless song parodies upon. How are they so cute? How are they so little? How are they the bestest babies in the whole wide world?
Our pets bring us joy, support and companionship. Fluffy, feathery, scaly, or slimy. Pets enrich human lives. Over countless years, in countless ways, our animal friends have shaped human development. The following titles explore the unique interconnection we have with our pets.
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A poignant and remarkable tale of friendship, growth, and coping with inevitable loss–and of how that loss can be transformed into meaning. From a fox, Catherine learned the single most important thing about loneliness: we are never alone when we are connected to the natural world. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on Hoopla.
Laurie’s is a story of promises kept, dreams fulfilled, and animals lost and found. And of her mother Annie McNulty, who fled a nightmarish marriage with few skills, no money and no resources, dragging three kids behind her, and accumulating hundreds of cast-off animals on the way. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
A compelling and provocative essay collection that smashes stereotypes and redefines the meaning of the term “horse girl,” broadening it for women of all cultural backgrounds.
Filled with conversations that Stella and Christina have had, as well as the attention to developmental detail that only a speech-language pathologist could know, this will be the indispensable dog book for the new decade. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby.
How did the dog become man’s best friend? A celebrated anthropologist unearths the mysterious origins of the unique partnership that rewrote the history of both species.