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Omaha Reading Challenge 2021: Read a Book about Animals
Created by Omaha Adult Librarians | 51 items
OPL librarians have created a series of reading challenges to help you stretch beyond your comfort zone. This list features titles suggested for you to complete the "Read a book about animals" challenge. For more details on the reading challenge go to omahalibrary.org/reading-challenge.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Better Than People Better Than People Book - 2020
Carina Press
FICTION Parrish 2020
The Soul of An Octopus The Soul of An Octopus
A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness
Book - 2015
Atria Books
594.56 Montgome 2015
The Falcon Thief The Falcon Thief
A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird
Book - 2020
Simon & Schuster
364.1 Hammer 2020
H Is for Hawk H Is for Hawk Book - 2014
Grove Press
598.9 Macdonal 2014
The Animals in That Country The Animals in That Country Book - 2020
Scribe Publications
FICTION McKay 2020
The Album of Dr. Moreau The Album of Dr. Moreau Book - 2021
Tordotcom
FICTION Gregory 2021
A Man & His Cat A Man & His Cat
1
Book - 2020
Square Enix
GRAPHIC NOVEL Sakurai
To Fetch A Felon To Fetch A Felon Book - 2021
Berkley Prime Crime
PAPERBACK M
All Creatures Great and Small All Creatures Great and Small Book - 2014
St. Martin's Griffin
B Herriot 2014
Why Peacocks? Why Peacocks?
An Unlikely Search for Meaning in the World's Most Magnificent Bird
Book - 2021
Simon & Schuster
598.6 Flynn 2021
The Dragon Behind the Glass The Dragon Behind the Glass
A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish
Book - 2016
Scribner
597.176 Voigt 2016
Spineless Spineless
The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing A Backbone
Book - 2017
Riverhead Books
593.5 Berwald 2017
Animals Strike Curious Poses Animals Strike Curious Poses
Essays
Book - 2017
Sarabande Books
814.6 Passarel 2017
Black Nature Black Nature
Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry
Book - 2009
University of Georgia Press
811.08 Black
The Evolution Underground The Evolution Underground
Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean World Beneath Our Feet
Book - 2017
Pegasus Books
560 Martin 2017
Moby Dick Moby Dick eBook - 2003
In the Heart of the Sea In the Heart of the Sea
The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Book - 2000
Viking
910.453 Philbric 2000
Perestroika in Paris Perestroika in Paris Book - 2020
Alfred A. Knopf
FICTION Smiley 2020
The Hummingbirds' Gift The Hummingbirds' Gift
Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings
Book - 2021
Atria Books
598.7 Montgome 2021
Birds of Nebraska Birds of Nebraska
Field Guide
Book - 2003
Adventure Publications
598.29782 Tekiela 2003
Watership Down Watership Down eBook - 2009
Fuzz Fuzz
When Nature Breaks the Law
Book - 2021
W.W. Norton & Company
591.5 Roach 2021
Bark of Night Bark of Night Large Print - 2019
Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
LARGE PRINT Rosenfelt 2019
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Book - 2017
The History Press
590.73 Wirth 2017
The Feather Thief The Feather Thief
Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
Large Print - 2018
Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
LARGE PRINT 364.162 Johnson 2018
Redwall Redwall Downloadable Audiobook - 2006
Listening Library (Audio)
The One and Only Ivan The One and Only Ivan Book - jFICTION Applegate
The One and Only Bob The One and Only Bob Book - 2020
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
jFICTION Applegate
Hollow Kingdom Hollow Kingdom
A Novel
Book - 2019
Grand Central Publishing
FICTION Buxton 2019
Zoo Nebraska Zoo Nebraska
The Dismantling of An American Dream
Book - 2019
Little A
590.73 Vaughan 2019
World of Wonders World of Wonders
In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments
Book - 2020
Milkweed Editions
590 Nezhukum 2020
Separation Anxiety Separation Anxiety
A Novel
Book - 2020
Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION Zigman 2020
Good Boy Good Boy
My Life in Seven Dogs
Book - 2020
Celadon Books
B Boylan 2020
No Beast So Fierce No Beast So Fierce
The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History
Book - 2019
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
599.756 Huckelbr 2019
St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets
A Novel
Book - 2020
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION Noblin 2020
Down From the Mountain Down From the Mountain
The Life and Death of A Grizzly Bear
Book - 2019
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
599.784 Andrews 2019
Grand Theft Horse Grand Theft Horse Book - 2018
TU Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc
GRAPHIC NOVEL B Ruffu Neri
Other People's Pets Other People's Pets Book - 2020
Celadon Books
FICTION Maizes 2020
Bats Bats
Learning to Fly
Book - 2017
First Second
jGRAPHIC 599.4 Koch
End of the Megafauna End of the Megafauna
The Fate of the World's Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals
Book - 2019
W.W. Norton & Company, Inc
333.95 MacPhee 2019
The Travelling Cat Chronicles The Travelling Cat Chronicles Book - 2018
Berkley
FICTION Arikawa 2017
Mimi Lee Gets A Clue Mimi Lee Gets A Clue Book - 2020
Berkley Prime Crime
MYSTERY Chow 2020
Consider the Platypus Consider the Platypus
Evolution Through Biology's Most Baffling Beasts
Book - 2019
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
590 Sandford 2019
The Candlelit Menagerie The Candlelit Menagerie
A Novel
Book - 2020
Arcade Publishing
FICTION Brown 2020
Emperors of the Deep Emperors of the Deep
Sharks--the Ocean's Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians
Book - 2019
HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
597.3 McKeever 2019
Becoming Wild Becoming Wild
How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace
Book - 2020
Henry Holt and Company
591.7 Safina 2020
Supernavigators Supernavigators
Exploring the Wonders of How Animals Find Their Way
Book - 2019
Experiment
573.8 Barrie 2019
Salmon Doubts Salmon Doubts Book - 2004
Alternative Comics
GRAPHIC NOVEL
Giants of the Monsoon Forest Giants of the Monsoon Forest
Living and Working With Elephants
Book - 2019
W.W. Norton & Company
599.67 Shell 2019
The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals
A Novel
Book - 2020
Simon & Schuster
FICTION Mandelbaum 2020
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