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Some books below may be eBooks or audiobooks. Ask a librarian or parent for help.


Fiction Books


Nonfiction Books

Did You Know?

Mice are very talkative and communicate through ultrasonic sound, beyond our range of hearing; sometimes they even sing!


Pet Personality Quiz
Just for fun, take this quiz. Are you a guinea pig at heart? Or maybe a hermit crab?

Most Common Pets Word Search
See how many pet names you can find.


Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog [eVideo]
A series about the fast blue hedgehog is available free from hoopla! To check out the eVideo, click on the "instantly available on hoopla" link and download with your library card. If needed, ask an adult to create a free hoopla account.

Air Bound [DVD]
A city mouse dreaming of adventures gathers his friends and sets sail to help another mouse defend his home against a family of weasels.

Funny Factory with Mickey Vol.1 [DVD]
Mickey Mouse has some funny adventures, including one with a parrot.

G-Force [Blu-ray + DVD]
Government-trained, genetically-engineered guinea pigs escape the FBI to stop an evil billionaire from taking over the world, in this family comedy.

Hamtaro and the Ham-Hams [DVD]
The story of Hamtaro the Hamster, and his owner, Laura, when they move into a new home.

Once Upon a Hamster: Season 1 [hoopla eVideo]
This family series follows the adventures of Hammy the Hamster and his woodland friends. Not animated, these use live animals including a hamster, a bunny, a turtle and a frog. It may look like it’s for little kids, but the animals are fun!

Toy Story 3 [Blu-ray + DVD]
Andy’s loyal toys, donated to the Sunnyside Daycare, join Barbie's counterpart Ken, a drama-loving hedgehog, and a strawberry-scented teddy bear to plan their great escape and ensure that no toy gets left behind.

Web Links

The Humane Society of the U.S.
The pages below from the Humane Society of the United States provide information about choosing and caring for a pet.

Guinea Pig Housing from the Humane Society of the U.S.
How to set up the perfect home for your guinea pig.

Is a ferret right for you? from the Humane Society of the U.S.
Did you know that a ferret can spray, like a skunk?

Pets in Chief from National Geographic Kids
Presidents and their families have had some surprising kinds of pets, including at least one raccoon!