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Wolf Picture Books for ages 4 -6:
Great Wolf and the Good Woodsman – Helen Hoover Beautiful heartwarming story of a wolf, a deer, a
squirrel, and a chickadee who work together to bring help to an injured woodsman. A classic Christmas tale
with a message of peace, tolerance, and kindness.
Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, by Emma Bland Smith. This book tells the story of Oregon’s famous
wolf, Journey, as followed by the little girl who won the contest to name him.
Little Wolf's First Howling, by Laura McGee Kvasnosky. Practice makes perfect, as a wolf pup learns to howl
by imitating his father.
Lobos: A Wolf Family Returns to the Wild, by Brenda Peterson. The story of one family of Mexican gray
wolves being released from captivity into the wild.
The Wolves are Back – Jeanne Craigshead Beautifully illustrated book telling the story of the wolves return to Yellowstone.
Together, We Are Family, by Kelly M. Condon. For younger children, gorgeous illustrations of various aspects of wolf family life, with accompanying text.
We are Wolves – Molly Grooms and Lucia Guarnotta Delightful story of two wolf pups learning from their Uncle Wolf what it means to be a wolf.
Walk with a Wolf – Janni Howker An intimate glimpse into the wolf’s wintry world. Includes CD reading of the book
Wolf Island, by Ian McAllister & Nicholas Read. The account of a wolf family in the Great Bear Rainforest, with beautiful photographs of the wolves and their habitat.
Wolf Pups Join the Pack, a publication of the American Museum of Natural History. Wolf pups' first year, focusing on both their physical and social development.
Wolf Watch – Kay Winters Sweet story of a wolf family watching over their pups and the den
2nd - 4th Grade Reading
A Wolf Called Wander – Rosanne Perry, 2019 A fictional story inspired by the Oregon’s wolf OR7. The events are
based on the lives of real wolves in the wild. A story of family, courage and survival. Grades 3 - 7
Call of the Wolf – Denver Bryan 2005 Includes CD of wolf howls Stunning, comprehensive photographic portrait
answering the most commonly asked questions
Discovering Wolves – Nancy Field and Corliss karasov 1991 Venturing into the world of wolves with 18 fun activities
Face to Face with Wolves – Jim and Judy Brandenburg 2008 Learn about wolves through the stunning photos of
The Call of the Wolves – Jim Murphy Story of a young wolf who is separated from his pack during a caribou hunt but is eventually
reunited. Grades 2 - 5
Wolf Stories - Myths and True Life Tales from Around the World - Susan Strauss 1994 A wonderful collection of both true and legends that portray the wolf not as a villain but a wise, resourceful and intelligent character. Companion CD available Grades 4 - 6
Wolves – James Maclaine 2013 Easy to read – full color photographs on the main wolf topics