Search the Catalog  

Entire Catalog Kids/Teens Only

Book Planet If you Like...Booklists - a guide to the good stuff


Our Librarians have some ideas:


Ages 6-8

Woof, Purr, Squeak: Books from an Animal's Perspective

Find these books and more online at

Be Careful What You Sniff For
by Nancy Krulik
Sparky the sheepdog puppy digs up a magic bone that transports him to London, where he makes new friends, sees the sites, and gets into a bit of trouble.
Series -
Magic Bone
Escape From Baxter's Barn
by Rebecca Bond
When Burdock, a young barn cat, sneaks into the house to get warm, he hears that the farmer, Dewey Baxter, has terrible plans that'll endanger all the animals, and he leads them in an attempt to escape before it's too late.
Five Stories
by Anna Alter
Relates the adventures of the animal residents of an apartment building on Sprout Street.
by Kate Klimo
Ginger the golden retriever narrates the story of her life, from her birth in a puppy mill through the various people who have "owned" her.
Series -
Hissy Fitz
by Patrick Jennings
Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him.
Malcolm Under the Stars
by W.H. Beck
When a rare coin and a strange code are uncovered in McKenna School, Malcolm and the other classroom pets of the Midnight Academy take on their most challenging assignment yet and, through their investigations, they just might save the school from closing.
by Peter Hannan
Feline Madame Wigglesworth is outraged when her privileged position in the house is usurped by a mere dog, Grub, so she comes up with a plan to expel the humans and put the pets, namely herself, in charge--but their human-free realm soon dissolves into complete chaos as she and Grub and his lovestruck sidekick Honeybaked Hamster struggle for the presidency.
Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny
by John Himmelman
Although she can throw farther, kick higher, and hit harder than anyone else at school, Isabel, aka Bunjitsu Bunny, never hurts another creature, unless she has to.
The original adventures of Hank the Cowdog
by John R. Erickson
Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, is framed for the murder of a chicken and becomes an outlaw with the coyotes.
Westly: a Spider's Tale
by Bryan Beus
Westly is as ready as his caterpillar friends to keep their beautiful territory free of lesser creatures as they await the day they turn into delicate butterflies, but when he finally emerges from his crysalis, he discovers he is vastly different from his friends.
Updated 10/24/2015
Contact Us | Library Home | Serious Stuff
© Springfield-Greene County Library District