Summer has come! As the interest in the beach says as well as animal care reaches record levels, PETA shares 10 titles that offer compelling stories about a boy who decided to help two captive bears and succeeded, how an animal experimenter changed his mind, what makes animals our relatives, amazing vegan food and trendy tips, and Many other things.
Whether you are a college student on vacation or a retired vacationing by the pool, our summer reading list will help you gain a deeper appreciation of all the wonderful animals that live in our world and how human superiority sometimes sends them unfairly to a laboratory cage or on a dinner plate.
So what are you waiting for? Check out your local bookstore or open an Amazon account for this summer. is burning(erary):
Do you know what fish know? Jonathan Balcombe knows, and he shares this with us in his groundbreaking book. You will learn about the rabbit fish’s dedication, the guppy’s hilarious way of attracting women, the French growl fish and the amazing reason they grit their teeth, and the goldfish’s remarkable ability to distinguish between two famous composers.
Washington Post Said: “In this superbly formulated cre de ker, Safina gives us a new perspective on the natural world that is radically different from others.” This passionate message reinforces what PETA has been saying for decades – we are all animals. Going wild really emphasizes this point.
Set a reminder for June 22nd (or just visit Amazon to pre-order) because Bear boy– the book that Jane Goodall, according to Jane Goodall, simply could not put off – will be available for purchase. The Young Adult Memoir is truly a story for all ages – adults and teens alike will marvel at protagonist Justin’s quest to help two black bears languishing in a dilapidated roadside zoo. Will Justin be able to raise the quarter million dollars needed to relocate them? And what does he learn about activism during the chase? You just need to order Bear boy to find out.
With Greta’s story, former Disney comic book author Valentina Camerini tells readers about the protest that started the movement. PETA and our President Ingrid Newkirk have worked for a long time to raise awareness of even one person’s ability to bring about change.Greta’s story echoes the opinion that “[y]You will never be too small to change anything. “
Just as Peter Singer introduced the world to “arrogance” in Liberation of animals, with Unnatural orderMason draws readers’ attention to the “dominionist” worldview of people – and he does a tremendous job of making sure his audience doesn’t want to participate in the human superiority he writes about. This is why so many people are abandoning Mason’s “manifesto for change” with plans to start shopping without cruelty, ditch hamburgers, and boycott the circus. Unnatural order is a history textbook that teachers do not assign at school, although they should.
Ingrid Newkirk and Jean Stone
Book Animalkind one of the best animal behavior books of all time – and while we may be a little biased, we think it’s no wonder why. Newkirk’s bestselling book and renowned author Stone are also adored by readers: “The book is truly inspiring,” said Captain Paul Watson, CEO and founder of the Marine Shepherds Conservation Society. Request a copy (now in paperback!) To find out which animals are monogamous, which ruminants are natural “pharmacists” and why Animalkind gets such rave reviews.
John P. Gluck
Who better to explain to us why animals don’t belong in laboratories than a scientist who once experimented on monkeys and then stopped for ethical reasons? In his book, the animal experimenter-turned-bioethical scientist details how he developed empathy for the macaques he used while working in the laboratory of notorious monkey tormentor Harry Harlow. Thanks to Gluck’s honest story, you too will understand why using a monkey for “research” is as unacceptable as experimenting on your favorite companion animal or any other member of your family. To understand why “[a]We can’t experiment with animals, ”says PETA’s own mission statement, Gluck’s memoir is a great place to start.
There isn’t much to explain – TV host and journalist Ashley Piper pretty much talks about everything in the title of her debut book. “If everyone didn’t care, we’d have a much better world. [Give a Sh*t] is an Make a good choice for today’s audience, and I love that, ”Newkirk said. To find out why dairy products are not good for you and why you shouldn’t wear leather. as well as save the planet, grab a copy of Piper’s manual today.
Mark Bekoff, Ph.D., and Jessica Pearce
The stories of the lion Cecil and the killer whale Tilikum have broken hearts all over the world. In his revolutionary publication Animal agenda, animal behavior specialist Bekoff and bioethics specialist Pierce argue conclusively that the same compassion extends to everything animals. In just one book, these authors tackle animal experimentation, animal husbandry, hunting, roadside zoos and marine parks – and they’ll make you turn against them all. If freedom, compassion, and coexistence feel right for you, order a copy of this “bold and important book” now.
Like a vegan cookbook in the closet Vegan style truly the guidance every compassionate consumer needs. “I wish I had this little gem earlier,” said Shelley Vella, former Cosmopolitan UK fashion director and recipient of the PETA UK Innovation Award. So are we, Shelley, and so are we.
Other species are as complex and sensitive as we are, and their stories of adventure, grief, and resilience reflect this. That’s why our Summer Reading List is full of fascinating stories and tips on how to keep your kitchen, wardrobe, and your life free from animal misery. If you enjoyed one of these readings, be sure to let us know on twitter, https://www.peta.org/blog/summer-reading-list/ and invite your family, friends, and followers to also check out our selection of PETA publications:
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