Recommended Books with Humane Themes
Animal-themed books to promote empathy for people and animals
Empathy through Literature
RedRover maintains lists of children's books that highlight the human-animal bond, depict accurate animal body-language, and promote empathy for animals and people.
Want to recommend a humane-themed book? RedRover is always on the lookout for humane-themed books to add to our list. We are especially looking for books which highlight the human-animal bond, display accurate animal behavior, are beautifully illustrated, and do not overtly tell a message (the story invites the reader to discover the message instead). Book suggestions can be emailed to Readers@RedRover.org.
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Books about Animal Behavior
Below is the list of books that are used in the RedRover Readers program. RedRover Readers has developed CASEL- and Common Core-aligned curriculum around these titles, provided after taking a RedRover Readers workshop.
Click here to download a list of the books in the RedRover Readers program.
- October 12, 2021
with Humane Themes
Books about Dogs
Books about Animal Behavior & Emotions
Books on our Animal Behavior list are non-fiction books that provide additional knowledge about animal behavior, especially communication, since this is so critical for building good relationships with animals. Click here for more information about the Animal Behavior & Emotions and Human Behavior & Emotions that can be found in the RedRover Readers program.