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1) Eating Animals -by Jonathan Safran Foer

2) Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy -by Matthew Scully

3) Vegan’s Daily Companion -by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

4) Animal Liberation -by Peter Singer, PhD

5) The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory -by Carol J. Adams

6) The Animal Activist’s Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact in Today’s World -by Bruce Friedrich and Matt Ball

7) The Case for Animal Rights -by Tom Regan, PhD

8) Green Is the New Red: An Insider’s Account of a Social Movement Under Siege -by Will Potter

9) Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity -by David Kirby

10) Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows -by Melanie Joy, PhD

11) Farm Sanctuary -by Gene Baur

12) When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals -by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, PhD and Susan McCarthy

13) Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time -by Caprice Crane, Derek Walter, and Steve Jenkins

14) Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry -by Gail A. Eisnitz

15) Our Symphony With Animals: On Health, Empathy, and Our Shared Destinies -by Dr. Aysha Akhtar, MD MPH

Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society -Editor A. Breeze Harper, PhD


17) Brotha Vegan: Black Men Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society -Editor Omowale Adewale
18) This Is Vegan Propaganda: (And Other Lies the Meat Industry Tells You) -by Ed Winters
19) A Parent’s Guide to Intuitive Eating: How to Raise Kids Who Love to Eat Healthy -by Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster, DO MPH MS FAAP
20) The Cheese Trap: How Breaking a Surprising Addiction Will Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Get Healthy -by Neal D. Barnard, MD FACC
21) How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease -by Michael Greger, MD FACLM
22) The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health -by T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell II, MD
23) Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It -by Garth Davis, MD with Howard Jacobson, PhD
24) Meatonomics: How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much And How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter -by David Robinson Simon
25) Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher who Won't Eat Meat -by Howard Lyman with Glen Merzer
26) Voices for Animal Liberation: Inspirational Accounts by Animal Rights Activists -by Brittany Michelson
27) Prisoned Chickens Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry (REVISED EDITION) -by Karen Davis, PhD
28) Riding on the Power of Others: A Horsewoman's Path to Unconditional Love -by Ren Hurst
29) How To Argue With Vegans -by Benny Malone
30) Raising Vegan Kids: Lessons for Littles in Plant-Based Eating and Compassionate Living -by Eric C. Lindstrom



1) The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig -by Caprice Crane, Derek Walter, and Steve Jenkins

2) V Is for Vegan: The ABCs of Being Kind -by Ruby Roth

3) Vegan Is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action by -Ruby Roth

4) That’s why We Don’t Eat Animals: A Book about Vegans, Vegetarians, and All Living Things -by Ruby Roth

5) Tiny Tallulah and The Trouble With Zoos -by Ashley N. Roth

6) Everyone Poops -by Taro Gomi

7) Where Does Dinner Come From?: A Plant Based Children’s Book -by Kawani AJ Brown

8) Do Animals Have Feelings Too? -by David L. Rice

9) Steven the Vegan -by Dan Bodenstein

10) Love Me Gently -by Lisa Wiehebrink

11) Hunter and His Dog -by Brian Wildsmith

12) Hobbes Goes Home -by Tami Crupi Zeman and Bruce Zeman Jr.

13) Toro: A Calf’s Tale -by Michael Fleming

14) Animal Rescue -by Patrick George

15) A Boy and A Jaguar -by Alan Rabinowtiz

16) A Kid’s Best Friend (It’s a Kid’s World) -by Maya Ajmera and Alex Fisher

17) Always A Princess -by Jean Rhodes
(Benefits Arthur's Acres Animal Sanctuary)

18) Lonely No More -by Jean Rhodes (Benefits Arthur's Acres Animal Sanctuary)

The Precious Priceless Piglet -by Jean Rhodes (Benefits Arthur's Acres Animal Sanctuary)

See also:
Red Rover Readers Program
The Institute for Humane Education
PETA kids







1) Seitan and Beyond: Gluten and Soy-Based Meat Analogues for the Ethical Gourmet -by Skye Michael Conroy

2) Eat Vegan on $4 a Day: A Game Plan for the Budget-Conscious Cook -by Ellen Jaffe Jones

3) Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed -by Bryant Terry

4) By Any Greens Necessary -by Tracye McQuirter, MPH

5) Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen -by Richa Hingle

6) The Easy Vegan Cookbook -by Kathy Hester
7) Veganize It!: Easy DIY Recipes for a Plant-Based Kitchen -by Robin Robertson
8) Chloe's Kitchen -by Chloe Coscarelli
9) Veganomicon --by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero
10) The Oh She Glows Cookbook -by Angela Liddon
11) Bake and Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans -by Natalie Slater
12) Artisan Vegan Cheese -by Miyoko Schinner
13) The Engine 2 Cookbook -by Rip and Jane Esselstyn
14) Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking -by Dana Shultz
15) BOSH! Simple Recipes. Amazing Food. All Plants. -by Henry Firth and Ian Theasby
16) Vegan Soul Food Cookbook: Plant-Based, No-Fuss Southern Favorites -by Nadira Jenkins-El
17) Unbelievably Vegan: 100+ Life-Changing, Plant-Based Recipes: A Cookbook -by Charity Morgan
18) The Korean Vegan Cookbook -by Joanne Lee Molinaro
19) The Kind Diet: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight and Saving the Planet -by Alicia Silverstone
20) Plant-Based on a Budget -by Toni Okamoto
21) The Vegan Butcher: The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Meat by Zacchary Bird
22) Vegan Junk Food: A Down and Dirty Cookbook by Zacchary Bird
23) Omari McQueen's Best Bites Cookbook by Omari McQueen


GTFO It's Vegan



Vegan Essentials

The Vegetarian Site

Super Vegan Market

Plant Based Grocery


Vegan Organic

Vegan Black Market

The Vegan Warehouse


Deja Vegan

Lily's Vegan Pantry
BESTIES Vegan Paradise
Kinder Beauty Box
Fake Meats
Imperfect Foods (vegan options)
Hive (vegan options)
Thrive Market (vegan options)
Misfits Market (vegan options)
Grove Collaborative (vegan options)
The Honest Company (vegan options)


Hot Poppy (local to Nashville/vegan options)
Daily Harvest
Purple Carrot
Splendid Spoon
Urban Remedy
Revive Superfoods
Mama Sezz
The Herbivorous Butcher
Hungryroot (vegan options)
Territory (vegan options)
Fresh n Lean (vegan options)
Green Chef (vegan options)


A Guide to Vegan Fitness

Rich Roll

Torre Washington

Vegan Bodybuilding And Fitness

The Vegan Trainer
No Meat Athlete
Plant Trainers
Great Vegan Athletes


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