Books for Older Children
by Clements, Andrew
A usually aloof cat risks her own life to save her owner from a deadly fire.
by Howe, Deborah.
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.
by Levy, Elizabeth
Sam and his brother Robert fear their new neighbor is a zombie and plans to bring their dead pet gerbil back to life.
by McKay, Sindy
Describes different kinds of pets and the care of them.
by Napoli, Donna Jo
Sly the Sleuth, also known as Sylvia, solves three mysteries for her friends and neighbors, all involving pets, through her detective agency, Sleuth for Hire.
by Newman, Lesléa
Professor Ueno's loyal Akita, Hachiko, waits for him at the train station every afternoon, and even after the professor has a fatal heart attack while at work, Hachiko faithfully continues to await his return until the day the dog dies. Based on a true story.
by Orloff, Karen Kaufman.
Alex and his mother write notes back and forth in which Alex tries to persuade her to let him have a baby iguana for a pet.
by Wallace, Bill
When Jeff's girlfriend leaves a Labrador retriever puppy with his family for a week, his dog T.P. and cat Cord hope the energetic puppy does not stay any longer.
by Weston, Martha.
Dot tries to get her new pet fish to do something interesting while she defends them from the hungry attention of her cat Fuzzy.
by Ziefert, Harriet.
Having decided that her yellow Labrador is overweight, Cheryl puts him on a diet and makes him exercise, a program which has marvelous results.