- A Rattlesnake’s Story: The Story of a Young Snake Who Discovers the Sad Truth About Rattlesnake Roundups by Grace Taracka (learn more about the book and our efforts to get this into schools and libraries in roundup country).
- Don’t Make Me Rattle! by Elaine A. Powers. Rattlesnakes are much less scary once you get to know them.
- A Water Snake’s Year by Doris Gove. Learn about the natural history of watersnakes from a watersnake herself!
- Katie of the Sonoran Desert by Kate Jackson This is the true story of a Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake named Katie.
- Rattlesnake Rules by Conrad J. Storad.
For Big Kids
- Secrets of Snakes: The Science beyond the Myths by David A. Steen. This book tackles the most common myths and misconceptions about snakes. Read our full review.
- Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature by Harry W. Greene Excellent, in-depth information about snakes with GORGEOUS photography.
- The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife by Nancy Lawson. Not about snakes, but has great advice for a wildlife-friendly yard (and unlike many in this category, is snake-friendly too!).
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