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Grr-eat Animal Books for Ages 7 to 11

Updated: May 12, 2014

Call Number: x 590 O585

Read about unlikely friendships, acts of bravery and strange-but-true behavior.

by Jenkins, Steve, 1952-
Call Number: x 590 J524-10

Incredible facts and gorgeous illustrations of all kinds of amazing animals.

by Bruel, Nick.
Call Number: x

To clean this Kitty, you just might want to put on a suit of armor.

Call Number: x

Great stories about dogs and the people who love them.

by Arndt, Ingo, 1968-
Call Number: x 590 A747

Whose foot is it?  Not only a fun guessing-game but a fascinating look at animals and their feet, claws, hooves and flippers.

by Spires, Ashley, 1978-
Call Number: x GN

Binky is a house cat on a mission - to protect his humans from alien space invaders.

by Korté, Steven, author.
Call Number: x 741.5 K85

Meet the pets of the heroes and villains of the DC universe, from Beppo the super-monkey to Crackers, the Joker's laughing hyena.

by Deedy, Carmen Agra.
Call Number: x

In this fun tale, mice and a cheese-loving cat mingle with Charles Dickens and even Queen Victoria.

by Krosoczka, Jarrett.
Call Number: x

A rookie and a veteran detective are paired together to take down Kalamazoo City's toughest bad guys.

by Cooke, Lucy, 1970-
Call Number: x 599.3 C772

An adorable photo-essay that combines vivid images of the photogenic resident of Costa Rica’s Sloth sanctuary with lively information about baby sloths.  Readers will want to chant the unofficial sloth motto: "Just chill." 

by Engle, Margarita.
Call Number: x

When 11-year-old Tony moves to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, he forms a strong bond with a rescue dog.

by Castellucci, Cecil, 1969-
Call Number: x GN

Theodora the duck's familiar routine gets upset when a new duck with some strange habits moves into the neighborhood.

by Santat, Dan.
Call Number: x GN

When a peanut allergy sidelines Captain Amazing, his pets step into action. This graphic novel has everything you could ask for in a superhero story - and more!

by Roop, Peter.
Call Number: x 590 R778

Learn about the incredible accomplishments of well-known animals.

by Appelt, Kathi, 1954-
Call Number: x

Two raccoon brothers, the mysterious Sugar Man and 12-year-old Chap try to save the bayou from a bunch of bad guys, including a family of hungry feral pigs.

by Sidman, Joyce.
Call Number: x 811 S568-6

These poems celebrate animal species that have been around millions of years and are still going strong - like mollusks, ants and coyotes.

by Hearst, Michael, 1972-
Call Number: x 590 H436

Read about fifty of the weirdest animals on Earth.

by Hunter, Erin.
Call Number: x

Catch up on the lives of the animal characters from this wildly popular series.

by Hobbs, Valerie.
Call Number: x

A rabid wolf theatens Jack the dog and the sheep he looks after.