How to Survive a Pandemic

By Dr. Michael Greger
From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious diseases share a common origin story: Human interaction with animals. How did these diseases come about? And what – if anything – can we do to stop them? In How to Survive a Pandemic, Dr. Michael Greger, physician and internationally-recognized expert on public health issues, delves into the origins of some of the deadliest pathogens the world has ever seen.

Charlotte’s Web

by E.B. White

After Fern raises the pig Wilbur briefly as a pet, he is sold to her uncle where he forms a friendship with Charlotte, a barn spider. Wilbur becomes a member of the community of farm animals until he learns that he will be slaughtered for Christmas dinner. The clever Charlotte thinks up a grand idea to save Wilbur’s life. Will it work?

The Plague Dogs

by Richard Adams

Two dogs escape from an experimental research station in the Lake District of England, where they have been horribly tortured and mistreated in the name of science. As they run for their lives, they attempt to survive wild and free. But the hunt is on…. Once again Adams champions animals against the excesses of man. Who will the victors be?

Richard Adams has written more wonderful books and is best known for Watership Down and Shardik.