Category Archives: Books

Helping Children and Animals

Looking to implement a new program at your local animal shelter? Consider Book Buddies, a unique and inspiring program that benefits both children and shelter animals. The Animal Rescue League of Berks County, PA started their Book Buddies program last … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

It’s been awhile since we’ve recommended a book, but this one was just too cute to pass up. I Could Pee on this … And Other Poems by Cats by Francesco Marciuliano is an odd and delightful collection of poems that … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

  Something a little different this time around for our reading recommendation. I’ll be O.K., written by veterinarian Dr. Randy Lange, chronicles the story of Josh, the golden retriever on his first visit to the veterinary hospital for surgery. The … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader – Chewed

Check out this fabulous coffee table book by Arne Svenson and Ron Warren.  The book contains over 130 photos of pet toys that have literally been loved to death. Warren and Svenson’s photos are a humorous testament to the devotion … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

It has been some time since we made a recommendation, but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to do so with this wonderful book The Bond:  Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them by Wayne Pacelle, CEO and … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift for the Architect

Some of the most iconic buildings in America are railroad stations. America’s Greatest Railroad Stations by Roger Strauss III presents an amazing collection of photographs and information on railroad stations large and small across the nation. It’s a great gift … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

This week we are recommending a trip into the amazing world of Vincent Laforet with his new book Visual Stories: Behind the Lens with Vincent Laforet (Voices that Matter). Laforet, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, not only displays his work, but … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

In keeping with our sustainable design post from Wednesday, this weekend’s book recommendation is Building without Architects:  A Global Guide to Everyday Architecture. This book, filled with fabulous photos and illustrations, examines the art of vernacular building.  It includes buildings … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

Mark Derr is an expert on the subject of dogs.  In his new book How the Dog Became the Dog:  From Wolves to Our Best Friends he explores the mutually beneficial relationship between wolves and man which led to the evolution … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

  This week we are featuring Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself by Julie Klam. In the book, Julie relates tales, some her own and others from friends, about dog rescue and how … Continue reading

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