Doty, Jean Slaughter Dark Horse
A special brown horse helps Abby realize her dream of taking part in first-class competition riding.
Erickson, John The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog
The first of a very funny series. Hank the Cowdog is Head of Ranch Security at a Texas ranch.
Farley, Walter Black Stallion
Saved by a wild black stallion he has freed during a shipwreck at sea, then rescued by a southbound freighter, a 17 yr old boy befriends the horse, trains and rides him to victory in a match race.
Gipson, Fred Old Yeller
A stray dog is adopted by a frontier family. Old Yeller becomes a real help to the family.
Grahame, Kenneth Wind in the Willows
Tales of four animal friends who live on the English countryside–Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.
Henry, Marguerite Justin Morgan Had a Horse
An unusual work horse raised in Vermont and known originally as “Little Bub” becomes the sire of a famous American breed and takes the name of his owner, Justin Morgan.
Howe, James Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.
James, Will Smoky the Cowhorse
Describes the experiences of Smoky, the mouse-colored horse, his birth on the range, his capture by humans, through his work in the rodeo and on the ranch, and his eventual old age.
Kehret, Peg Saving Lilly
Erin and David refuse to go on a field trip when they find out that the Circus abuses their animals, especially Lilly, the Elephant. They are determined to save her from being sold to a hunting park! Can they save her in time?
Krailing, Tessa Jilly the Kid (The Petsitters Club Series)
When a group of children forms a club to babysit animals, they end up with a pet goat which leads them on a series of wild adventures.
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds Shiloh
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog’s real owner, a mean-spirited man known to mistreat his dogs.
Ryden, Hope Wild Horse Summer
Alison spends her thirteenth summer on a ranch in Wyoming where she learns to ride a horse and where Kelly, who is blind, helps her overcome an old fear.