JUNE Titles for Adults

Tails and Tales: Summer Reading


Kortney's Pick

Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom by Jennifer S. Holland
The title of this one says it all. The photographs will steal your heart, make you laugh, or inspire smiles. I laughed out loud at the photo of Bramble the owl who is watching over her spaniel friend Sophi. The look on Bramble's face definitely says to keep your space from her best friend.

Laura's Pick

Zoology: The Secret World of Animals
Summertime makes me think of fun trips to the Zoo, and learning more about the wonderful world of animals!

Nancy's Pick

Rattlesnakes
by J. Frank Dobie
The famous Texas folklorist, J. Frank Dobie, collected rattlesnake lore, anecdotes, wisdom, and observations for many years for his essays and articles. Collected here are tales of rattlers battling turkeys, guarding treasures, assembling in rattlesnake bolas (big, writhing balls of snakes!), rattlesnake odors, and bite antidotes. Great fun for the armchair cowpoke! Watch where you walk…

Sarah's Pick

Oceans: A Visual Guide
by Stephen Hutchinson and Lawrence E. Hawkins
Learn all about oceanography and the mysterious life below the waves. Oceans is full of beautiful photographs and colorful illustrations. 

Sharon's Pick

A Dog's Courage
by W. Bruce Cameron
Bella was once a lost dog, but now lives happily with her people Lucas and Olivia. In this book, and other books by Cameron, the story is told by Bella. A very interesting read about loyalty and adventure by one devoted dog.

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