Lower Elementary

1.Baynes, Pauline. How Dog Began. New York: Holt, 1985.
2.Boever, J.M. Wolves. Austin, TX.: Steck-Vaugn Co., 1974.
3.Briscoe, William S. Ruff the Wolf. 1966.
4.Carrick, Carol. Two Coyotes. Boston: Ticknor and Fields (a Houghton Mifflin Co.), 1982.
5.Fox, Michael W. The Wolf. New York: Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1973.
6.Goble, Paul and Dorothy. The Friendly Wolf. Scarsdale, N.Y.: Bradbury Press, 1974. Indian tale where two lost children are saved by a wolf.
7.Haviland, Virginia and Felix Hoffmann. Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Poland Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1963. Two tales from the collection (The Lark, the Wolf, and the Fox and About Jan the Prince, Princess Wonderface and the Flamebird) present the wolf as one of the main characters.
8.Hogan, Paula Z. The Life Cycle of the Wolf. Milwaukee: Raintree Childrens Books, 1979.Recommended for 1-3 grade levels. Very basic book that outlines what a wolf is, how it hunts, and how it lives.
9.Kasza, Keiko. The Wolf's Chiicken Stew. New York: G.P. Putman's Sons, 1987. In trying to fatten up a chicken for his stew, a wolf becomes a favorite visitor to the chicken and her family.
10.Scieszka, Jon. The True Story of rite Three Little Pigs. New York: Viking, 1989.
11.Spanjian, Beth. Baby Wolf. Children's Press Choice, Longmeadow Press, 1988. An easy to understand children's book that presents the life history, social lives, food habits and distribution of the wolf. It can increase awareness and knowledge of the species' role in the ecosystem. This book depicts wolves with blue eyes instead of amber, however, despite this inaccuracy the information presented here is valuable.
12.Weiman-Sharmat, Marjorie. Walter the Wolf. 1975.


Upper Elementary

1.Barry, Scott. The Kingdom of Wolves. Putman's Sons. 1979. Beautatul photographs suitable for any age with straight forward text aimed at grade 4 and up.
2.Berrill, Jacquelyn. Wonders of the World of Wolves. New York: Dodd, Mead Wonders Books, Dodd, Mead and Co., 1970. Individual chapters on the Timber Wolf, the Coyote, and the Red Fox.
3.Clarkson, Ewan. Wolf County (A Wideness Pilgrimage). New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., Inc., 1975.
4. Clarkson, Ewan. Wolves, (Animals of the World Series). Milwaukee: Raintree Childrens Books, 1980. Focuses on life history, social life and food habits. Increases awareness of the wolf, addresses wolf problems associated with cultural myths and legends.
5.Craighead-George, Jean. Julie of the Wolves. New York: A Harper Trophy Book, Harper and Row, 1972. Newberry winner about an Eskimo girl whose survival is dependent on a pack of wolves.
6.Mowat, Harley. Never Cry Wolf. New York: Dell, 1963.
7.Pimlott, Douglas and R. Rutter. The World of the Wolf. Philadelphia: J.P. Lippencott, 1989.
8. Townsend, Anita. The Wolf (Wildlife Library Series). Santa Monica: Exeter Books, 1979. Good introductory book that tells the story of one wolf pack. Supplementary material that provides further information of wolf problems and its role in the ecosystem will complement this book.


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