The library has many books, e-books and magazines about or related to endangered species issues. Here is a just a small sampling of titles:
- Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species are Being Rescued from the Brink by Jane Goodall
- 100 Heartbeats: The Race to Save Earth's Most Endangered Species by Jeff Corwin
- Science and the Endangered Species Act (e-book)
- Endangered Species: Protecting Biodiversity
- Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America (e-book)
- DVDs include the National Geographic Channel and National Geograhic Society titles Gorillas and Great Apes, Rhino Rescue, Lions, Elephants, Predators and Hunters, Endangered Species and Animal Planet's Gorillas on the Brink
- Three titles available to use while in the library are The Atlas of Endangered Species (for children), The Official World Wildlife Fund Guide to Endangered Species of North America and Encyclopedia of Endangered Species
- Titles for children include Tracks of a Panda by Nick Dowson, Endangered Species by Karin Vergoth, Can We Save Them?: Endangered Species of North America by David Dobson, Face to Face With Manatees by Brian Skerry and The Wolves Are Back by Jean Craighead George
The library has several magazine subscriptions that might be useful when searching for information about endangered species. All but the most current issue of magazines may be checked out. Adults might find information in National Wildlife, Blue Ridge Country, National Geographic, E: The Environmental Magazine, and Virginia Wildlife, while children may find information about endangered species in National Geographic Kids.
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You can also check under the headings Encyclopedias & Reference; Magazines, Journals & Newspapers; and Science & Medicine on the library's Articles and Databases page for reliable, current information. And, you can get updates on threatened and endangered species from several organizations online.