Edell M. Schaefer

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Pick of the Litter: A Service Dogumentary

This well-done program is sure to be a welcome addition to public library collections for families and young adults. High recommended.

A Dog Named Gucci

Though difficult to watch, this film relays a crucial message: everyone can make a difference; highly recommended.


A comment from Terry while he's repairing a young girl's bike sums up the movie: "everything is worth fixing." That couldn't be truer. Highly recommended.

Electrified Sheep

Eccentric people and strange events come to life here in episodes that blur the line between science and science fiction. Highly recommended for lovers of science and the bizarre.

Gifts of the Crow

Filled with anecdotes, this is far from a dry, academic work. Marzluff and Angell's latest will be enjoyed by anyone interested in nature. Highly recommended.

Love, Life, and Elephants

What unfolds between these covers is both an intimate look at a woman and her family and an enlightening tour of the history—human and natural—and cultures of Kenya. Highly recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 11/7/11.]

Pet Emergency First Aid

This program seeks to provide the viewer with the skills and awareness to care for a dog until veterinary intervention arrives...

The Moral Lives of Animals

Although written for a general audience, this book challenges readers to absorb new information in an area unfamiliar to most. It is definitely worth the effort and is highly recommended for high school-age readers and up. Those engaged in human social relationships and concerns will also be interested.

My Dog

Featuring celebrities from many walks of life, including actors Christopher Meloni, Lynn Redgrave, and Glenn Close, Olympian Greg Louganis, playwright Edward Albee, poet Billy Collins, and over a dozen more, this film serves as a tribute to the comfort and healing powers of the human-animal bond...

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