June 23, 2016 | jonesw
When Abigail Iris finally gets the new kitten she has been wanting, she learns about the responsibilities that come with pet ownership, as well as the impact a kitten can have on a large family like hers.
"Amelia Bedelia is sick the day her class goes to visit the zoo. She doesn't want to be left out, so she comes up with a brilliant idea--she'll create a zoo in her backyard, using all her classmates' pets. But she doesn't know exactly how to tell her parents about her great plan"--.
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.
Tired of his twelve-hour shifts and facing danger daily, Bitty, a canary whose courage more than makes up for his small size, treks to the state capital to try to improve working conditions in coal mines.
This is the story of a little girl named Fern, who loves a pig named Wilbur - and of Wilbur's dear friend Charlotte, a beautiful large grey spider who lives with Wilbur in the barn. With the help of some friendly farm animals, Charlotte saves the life of Wilbur, who is Some Pig..
Charles Peterson convinces his parents to foster an energetic chocolate lab puppy named Cocoa, but his family isn't sure they can handle the excitable dog.
While her parents treat an injured fox in their veterinary hospital, Mandy cares for the fox's cub and tries to stop a farmer from setting steel traps and organizing a fox hunt.
After finding an unusual present--a lost puppy--on Christmas Eve, best friends Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy scramble to find its owner before morning.
The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie away to Australia where they must save some animals from a wildfire.
Mandy has been spending a lot of time in Florida at the local animal park playing with Bob and Bing, two dolphins who perform together, but when Bob dies, Mandy is concerned about Bing's future and is determined to do whatever she can to help the lonely dolphin.
Gertie the hen is appalled when her son Frank wants to swim with the ducks, but Jemima and her mother, the farmer's wife, make him a special outfit so that his dream can come true.
Presents three adventures of Mowgli, the boy reared by a pack of wolves in an Indian jungle, including "Mowgli's brothers," Kaa's hunting," and "Tiger! Tiger!".
When eight-year-old Keeker gets a pony, she is faced with the challenge of winning the animal's trust and friendship, and they both come to understand the phrase "You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.".
When eleven-year-old Nell finds a tiny baby squirrel on the ground in her yard, she begs her parents to let her raise it as a pet, even after the research she does shows that this is not a good idea.
Feeling barely alive in a world where all animals are endangered, Kester Jaynes, a voiceless inmate in a home for troubled children, discovers that he can communicate with bird and cockroach rescuers that he endeavors to save from extinction.
Obi the gerbil faces a number of obstacles after he ventures outside to find his family's new puppy.
Geronimo Stilton sets off on a vacation to visit the Bay of Whales and encounters a great white whale in desperate need of help.
Noah and his friends in the Secret Society join forces with four teens known as the Descenders to try to protect the Secret Zoo hidden below the Clarksville City Zoo from monstrous sasquatches and the evil Shadow Master.
The Ring of Sacred Volcanoes has been destroyed and Faolan is leading his small band of wolves across the ice bridge to the hoped for safety of the Distant Blue--but his old enemy Heep is pursuing him and the icy path ahead is filled with danger.
Crewman and future naturalist, Tommy Stubbins, tells the story of Doctor Dolittle and his company's journey to Spidermonkey Island.
Prue's life shifts from ordinary to extraordinary when her baby brother is kidnapped by a murder of crows and she must embark into the Impassable Wilderness, a dense forest in the center of Portland, Oregon, with her friend Curtis in tow, where the pair will encounter warring creatures, peaceful mystics, and other dark-minded, powerful figures.