National Endangered Species Graphic

Every year on the third Friday of May, people from around the world participate in National Endangered Species Day. This day was founded by David Robinson and the Endangered Species Coalition in 2006. We here at Temiskaming Shores Public Library would like to help with awareness of this day by sharing a small book list of fiction and non-fiction titles related to endangered species that can be found on our shelves.

Willodeen cover

Willodeen by Katherine Applegage (J APP) is a youth novel of uncovering the mystery and speaking up for the missing fantastical creatures called hummingbears.



Open Season cover

Open season by C. J. Box (FIC BOX) is book one of the Joe Pickett series. A game warden, a chain of murders and the discovery of an endangered species encompass this mystery.



The Sixth Extinction cover

The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (576.84 KOL, also available on Libby as e-book or e-audio) is a non-fiction discussing the last five documented extinctions and drawing a conclusion on how the sixth extinction will be us.



Rhino Rescue cover

Rhino rescue! : and More True Stories of Saving Animals by Clare Hodgson Meeker (J 591.68 MEE) is a youth non-fiction educating the reader with how professionals help endangered species on a regular basis.



Keeping the Bees

Keeping the bees: Why All Bees Are at Risk and What We Can do to Save Them by Laurence Packer (575.799 PAC) is an academic title that entertains while educating on bees of many varieties.



Bare Bones cover

Bare Bones by Kathy Reichs (LP REI) is book six of the Temperance Brennan series. Brennan, a forensic anthropologist runs into a mix of drug trafficking, endangered species and murder.