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Service in Schools Libguide: Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare

Each year, approximately 6.5 million pets are in need of a home in the U.S. Shelters and animal care groups work to find homes for animals, help pet owners overcome challenges to keep their pets, and educate the public on the benefits of animal adoption. 

The books below illuminate the needs of pets and animals in shelters and highlight how pets enhance the lives of humans. 

Picture Books for Young Readers (ages 3-7)

Non-fiction for Young Readers and All Ages (ages 3 and up)

Fiction for Upper Elementary and Middle Grades (ages 8-13)

Non-fiction for Upper Elementary and Middle Grades (ages 8-13)