by Anna Sewell
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.
Darling, Mercy Dog of World War I
by Alison Hart
In Cosham, England, in 1917, Darling, a mischievous collie, must leave the children who love her when she is chosen for training as a mercy dog, seeking out injured soldiers on the battlefield and leading medics to them.
by John C. Cash
Two quails must risk their lives when they are driven from their home by crows and realize they need to discover common cause with other creatures if they are to find safety in a world filled with peril and adventure.
Poppy the deer mouse urges her family to move next to a field of corn big enough to feed them all forever, but Mr. Ocax, a terrifying owl, has other ideas.
by Brian Jacques
When the peaceful life of ancient Redwall Abbey is shattered by the arrival of the evil rat Cluny and his villainous hordes, Matthias, a young mouse, determines to find the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior which, he is convinced, will help Redwall's inhabitants destroy the enemy.
by Kathryn Lasky
Meet Soren, a young barn owl pushed from the nest by his brother and adopted by a mysterious school for orphaned owls. When he discovers the school is home to a great evil in the owl kingdom, he and his friends must escape and set upon a long and perilous journey to find a way to save all of his kind from danger.
The Mesmer Menace
by Kersten Hamilton
Daring dachshund Noodles narrates as evil Mesmers bent on world domination arrive at the Amazing Automated Inn, where eleven-year-old inventor Wally Kennewickett, aided by Noodles and the inn's automatons, tries to foil their plans.
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp
by Kathi Appelt
Twelve-year-old Chap Brayburn, ancient Sugar Man, and his raccoon-brother Swamp Scouts Bingo and J'miah try to save Bayou Tourterelle from feral pigs Clydine and Buzzie, greedy Sunny Boy Beaucoup, and world-class alligator wrestler and would-be land developer Jaeger Stitch.