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Caring for Critters

One Year at a Wildlife Rescue Centre

by Nicholas Read
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: animal welfare, birds, marine life

A colourful, engaging, and educational profile of a well-established wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre, highlighting the heartwarming stories of animals and the people who care for them.

Critter Care is a cute name for a life-saving organization. For over three decades, the wildlife rehabilitation centre in Langley, BC, has rescued and cared …

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5 Bears

by Rob Laidlaw
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: bears, animal welfare

Our relationship with bears is complex. Some people think of bears as big, cuddly pets, while others see them as dangerous, wild animals. Many people want bears left undisturbed in the wild, while others want to hunt and kill them, confine them in zoos or use them for their fur, meat or body parts.

It's clear that bears are popular animals almost e …

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Sergeant Gander

A Canadian Hero

by Robyn Walker
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: canada, military & wars

Sergeant Gander is a fascinating account of the Royal Rifles of Canadas canine mascot, and his devotion to duty demonstrated during the Battle of Hong Kong in the Second World War. Armed only with his formidable size, an intimidating set of teeth, and a protective instinct, Gander rought alongside his fellow Canadian soldiers. As the Royal Rifles†…