Mountain lions on a fence.

Charlie the Lonesome Cougars

By Mark Van Cleefe

Text Copyright 1968

Walt Disney Productions

An abandoned cougar cub Charlie, is adopted by Jess and grows into a 160 pound mountain lion. The story is about how Charlie adapts to the wild. Learning how to catch food, and evade hunters and eventually makes his way back to his former owner, Jess. Rescuing Charlie from certain death, Jess places the cougar in a National Wildlife Sanctuary to live out his life.

Charlie the Lonesome Cougar

Facts About the Mountain Lion: A Picture Book for Kids

By Lisa Strattin

Text Copyright 2019 Lisa Strattin

This educational mountain lion book presents facts along with full color photographs and carefully chosen words to teach children about the Mountain Lion.

Facts About the Mountain Lion: A Picture Book for Kids

Ghostwalker: Tracking a Mountain Lion Through Science and Story

By Leslie Patten

Text Copyright 2018 Far Cry Publishing

When the author encounters mountain lion tracks near her home outside Yellowstone National Park, she begins a journey to learn about these elusive, unseen animals. Personal tracking stories provide a framework as the author delves deeper into the heart of lions.

Ghostwalker: Tracking a Mountain Lion Through Science and Story

When Mountain Lion Are Neighbors: People and wildlife Working it out in California

By Beth Pratt and Collin O'Mara

Text Copyright 2016 by Heyday, Berkeley, CA

Wildness beats in the heart of California's urban areas. In Los Angeles, residents are rallying to build one of the largest wildlife crossings in the world because of the plight of one lonely mountain lion named P-22. Porpoises cavort in San Francisco Bay again because of a grassroots effort to clean up a waterway that was once a toxic mess. And on the Facebook campus in Silicon Valley, Mark Zuckerberg and his staff have provided a home for an endearing family of wild gray foxes.

When Mountain Lions Are Neighbors: People and Wildlife Working it out in California

Henry the Mountain Lion

By Angela R. Adams and Ginny Conaway

Text Copyright 2017 Chickpea Books

Follow two cousins as they try to find Henry the Mountain Lion on Hemric Mountain. Based on a true story.

Henry the Mountain Lion

Wildcats! Cougar

By Jalma Barrett

Photographs by Larry Allan

Text Copyright 1999

Blackbirch Press, Inc.

Roam the North American wilderness with some of our continent's most fascinating big cats. Stunning color photos capture these wild animals in their natural surroundings as the text describes each cat's habitat, physical features, and special abilities. Explore the social lives of these captivating creatures, their survival techniques, reproduction, development, and interaction with humans.

Wild Cats! Cougar

Path of the Puma: The Remarkable Resilience of the Mountain Lion

By Jim Williams

Text Copyright 2018 Random House

During a time when most wild animals are experiencing decline in the face of development and climate change, the intrepid mountain lion - also known as a puma, a cougar, and by many other names - has experienced reinvigoration as well as expansion of territory. What makes this cat, the fourth carnivore in the food chain - just ahead of humans.

Path of the Puma

How Do We Live Together? Mountain Lions

By Lucia Raatma

Text Copyright 2010 by Lucia Raatma

Cherry Lake Publishing

How Do We Live Together: Mountain Lions, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how mountain lions care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful cats.

How Do We Live Together? Mountain Lions

Abayomi, The Brazilian Puma: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub

By Darcy Pattison

Text Copyright 2014 Darcy Pattison

Art Copyright Kitty Harvill

Mims House

This book is a true story about a mother puma, in an attempt to steal a chicken, gets caught in a trap and dies. The search is on to find her orphaned cub. Will the scientists be able to find the cub before time runs out? How will the cub face a complicated world alone - and find a way to survive?

Abayomi, The Brazilian Puma: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub

Ghost Cats of the Tetons - Three Book Series: A Cougar Tale, Cub Start & New Horizons

By Fox-Parrish, Jurin & Schafer

Text Copyright 2010

The three book series follows Mitzli and her three cubs, Yutin, Klandi & Mosie as they navigate their lives from birth to adulthood. Throughout the three book series, the cubs learn how to hunt and be wary of other predators, as well as, their worst enemies' cars and humans.

Ghost Cats of the Tetons: Three Book Series: A Cougar Tale, Cub Start & New Horizons