Why Do People Harm Animals? “Let’s Talk About It” Barton 1988 This is a youth book on animal cruelty issues. Questions posed throughout the book: Are zoos cruel? Should animals be used for testing? Why do people harm their pets?
Faithful Elephants: the Story of Animals, People and War Tsuchiya c.1988, 2009 Submitter: This is the story of a zoo in Japan during a war. City officials worry that if the city is bombed, the zoo animals may escape and
Cat Dependent No More: Learning to Live Cat-Free in a Cat-Filled World Reid 1992 Submitter: I am a brand new reference librarian, and I am weeding non-fiction for the first time. The non-circulation of this gem, as well as the
Here Come the Killer Bees Pringle 1986 I think they are already here aren’t they? A book in public libraries on this subject is definitely reasonable. I mean, killer bees are interesting! Boys might really dig something like this. I’m sure
Horny Emery and Le Blanc 1968 Submitter: Here is a book that we do not promote but intend to keep on our shelves forever in spite of its unfortunate title: Horny. It is actually a 1968 children’s book about a horned
Pleasure from Insects Tweedie 1968 Admit it, wasn’t your first thought on the title something a bit unsavory? Sure, people “enjoy” certain insects. Mainly butterflies, maybe dragonflies, and lady bugs are good for the garden. Praying mantises are pretty fascinating
Grandpa and Me: We Learn About Death Alex 1983 Submitter: I was a librarian at a church library for a while, and weeding was particularly hilarious/disturbing given the religious perspective of the materials. Don’t get me wrong, these types of
Why Cats Paint: a theory of feline aesthetics Busch and Silver 1994 Submitter: I found this while looking though my local library’s book sale. I picked it up out of interest and I started laughing. Holly: Who knew cats could