Stand for Wolves Kids Book List


The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by John Scieszka and Lane Smith*
Did you ever wonder what really happened to the three little pigs and the big bad wolf? Alexander Wolf tells the true story about the three little pigs, and how it all started over just a cup of flour.

We Are Wolves by Molly Grooms
Two young wolf pups learn about their wild world with Uncle Wolf while the rest of the pack is out hunting.

A Wolf Pup’s Tale by Rachel Yu
A captive young wolf pup’s curiosity leads him outside the safety of the fence and leads him into danger.

The Three Little Wolves and the Big, Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas*
The three little wolves leave their mother and live on their own for the first time. But they have to watch out for the big, bad pig…

Wolf Watch by Kay Winters
A mother wolf gives birth to pups, and the wolves watch over them to keep them safe.

Alpha and Omega: All About Wolves (Scholastic)**
A double sided book – one side teaches you about wolves, and the other tells you about Kate and Humphrey from the movie Alpha and Omega.

Discovering Wolves: a Nature Activity Book by Nancy Field*
A wonderful coloring book with activities and games for all ages

3 – 7 years old

National Geographic Readers: Wolves by Laura Marsh
An educational book about wolves that is perfect for younger readers. Each page has beautiful pictures and short facts about wolves.

Wiener Wolf by Jeff Crosby
A regular wiener dog gets bored of his everyday life and decides to run free… with wolves. Does he have what it takes to live in a wild wolf pack?

Step Into Reading’s Wild, Wild Wolves by Joyce Milton and Larry Schwinger
Discover the world of wolves with Wild,Wild Wolves. This book is perfectly designed for younger readers with easy to read pages.

Look to the North: A Wolf Pup’s Diary by Jean Craighead George**
Look to the North is a beautifully illustrated book all about how wolf pups grow up and when. It explains how pups learn through play and develop quickly.

Walk With a Wolf by Janni Howker and Sarah Fox-Davies
Walk with a wolf as she hunts, greets her pack, and follows the scent of a bull moose. This book is filled with magnificent watercolor paintings on every page.

Wolf’s Coming! by Joe Kulka**
Shh! Everyone hide, wolf’s coming! But why is everyone hiding? Find out in this suspenseful and clever children’s book.

Wonderful Wolves by Justin McCory Martin
Discover the wonderful world of wolves in this easy-to-read book.

The Land of Gray Wolf by Thomas Locker
A Native American tribe lives in peace with their land, until one day settlers come in and destroy everything.

Scruffy: A Wolf Finds his Place in the Pack by Jim Brandenburg
Scruffy, an arctic wolf, finds his place in his pack.

The Eyes of Gray Wolf by Jonathan London**
After Gray Wolf loses his mate to a man’s steel trap, he is alone and has to survive.

Our Wild World: Wolves by Laura Evert
Learn about where wolves live, if wolves really howl at the moon, when wolf pups are born, and more!

Wolves in Yellowstone by Randy Houk
Learn about wolves in Yellowstone

What if There Were No More Gray Wolves? by Suzanne Stade**
A book that describes trophic cascade, and the importance of wolves to our ecosystems.

Dream Wolf by Paul Globle
Tiblo and his little sister are lost, and take shelter in a cave. In their dream, a wolf keeps them warm at night and leads them home.

Wolves by Tim Arnosky
Spend on whole day with wolves and learn about what wolves do all day.

Is My Dog a Wolf? by Jenni Binder**
Is your dog a wolf? Discover how dogs and wolves are different, and how they are the same.

7 – 12 years old

Wolves of the Beyond (Series) by Kathryn Lasky
A wolf was born in a den with a deformity, and was abandoned because of his splayed paw. Follow Faolan and his adventures as he struggles to survive and find a pack that will accept him.

Julie of the Wolves (Series) by Jean Craighead George
Julie lives in a small town in Alaska, and decides to live with a wild pack of wolves. They live in harmony together, hunting and playing.

Wolves of the High Arctic photography by David Mech
An educational book about arctic wolves and their lives with beautiful photographs by David Mech.

Wild Animals I Have Known by Ernest Thompson Seton
A collection of true stories told by 1800’s naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton. Fall in love with a number of animals and their wonderful personalities and Seton’s illustrations of every one.

Why Do Wolves Howl?: Questions and Answers about Wolves by Gilda Berger**
Any questions you could possibly have about wolves are answered here.

Red Wolf, Gray Wolf by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent*
Learn about red wolves, gray wolves, and Mexican gray wolves as well as what scientists are doing to help them.

The Return of the Wolf by Steve Grooms
The wolf has finally returned to Yellowstone, but will they survive? Find out when you read this book.

Cry of the Wolf by Carylanne Joubert
The fictional story of a Yellowstone wolf named Mingan based on facts.

When the Wolves Returned by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Learn about the restoration of wolves to Yellowstone and why wolves are important.

The Wolf Almanac by Robert H. Busch
Learn all about wolves an their wild world.

Yellowstone Wolves: In the Wild by Dr. James Halfpenny
All about Yellowstone wolves and their lives.

The Art of Being a Wolf by Anne Menatory
Discover beautiful photos and intriguing facts about wolves in this wonderful book

12 +

Wild Animals I Have Known by Ernest Thompson Seton
A collection of true stories told by 1800’s naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton. Fall in love with a number of animals and their wonderful personalities and Seton’s illustrations of every one.

Decade of the Wolf by Dr. Doug Smith
Dr. Doug Smith of Yellowstone National Park has been working with the Yellowstone Wolf Project ever since it started. Learn each Yellowstone wolf’s story and how all the wolves were brought back.

The Return of the Wolf to Yellowstone by Thomas McNamee
After wolves were eradicated from Yellowstone in the 1920’s, they were reintroduced. Read about the reintroduction with this marvelously written book.

The Yellowstone Wolves by Gary Ferguson
A book about the first year of the gray wolf introduction to Yellowstone.

Wolf Country by John B. Theberge
A description of the lives of Algonquin Park wolves and the discoveries John has made about the wolves’ behavior.

Summer of the Wolves by Polly Carlson-Voiles
A litter of wolf pups’ mother was shot, and only one pup survived. Cold and hungry, Nika takes the pup home and nurses it to keep it healthy.

War Against Wolves by Rick McIntyre
Discover the ongoing ‘war’ between pro-wolf people and anti-wolf people in the west between 1630 and 1995.

Yellowstone Wolf Project’s Annual Reports*
Read the Yellowstone Wolf Project’s annual reports and find out mortality rates, birth rates, what the project does, and about each Yellowstone wolf.

Charting Yellowstone Wolves by Dr. James Halfpenny*
Charting Yellowstone’s Wolves is a database on every Yellowstone wolf pack there ever was, from 1995 to 2011.


Nature: In the Valley of the Wolves/Christmas in Yellowstone
The rise and fall of the Druid pack, and what Christmas is like in Yellowstone.

Rise of the Black Wolf
The story of Druid wolf #302M, from puppyhood to death

Wolf Pack
Documentary on Yellowstone’s Druid Peak Pack

Living With Wolves
Jim and Jamie Dutcher set up camp in Idaho and live with the Sawtooth pack

Wildlife in Peril: Survival of the Yellowstone Wolves
Wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone, but will they survive?

The Wolf that Changed America*
The story of Lobo and Blanca . Can one wolf change a whole country?

Wolves: A Legend Returns to Yellowstone
The wolf is reintroduced, and struggles to survive.

A cartoon movie about a wolf-dog that saves a town in Alaska. Great for younger children.

Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman’s episode on Yellowstone Wolves**
Ruff wants to have a family reunion, but nobody likes his barbeque sauce! His only choice is to invite his most distant relatives – wolves.

Alpha and Omega
The story of two wolves, an alpha and omega, that are taken from Jasper park and relocated in Sawtooth National Park. **

* = Used in programs
** = Used in programs and good for all ages

Wolf in Yellowstone in snowy environment with forested background
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