Chinese Zodiac Book Recommendations


Use your Chinese Zodiac, based on what year you were born, to find your next read.

YEAR OF THE RAT
1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh
The Rat
Emmy and the Rats in the Belfry
Rats!




YEAR OF THE OX
1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

Ox-cart Man
XO, Ox
Paul Bunyan and His Big Blue Ox



YEAR OF THE TIGER
1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

The Night Tiger
The Tiger
Life of Pi
The Tiger




YEAR OF THE RABBIT
1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1978, 1999, 2011

Watership Down
The Velveteen Rabbit
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
The Tale of Peter Rabbit




YEAR OF THE DRAGON
1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

Eragon
Dragon Keeper
Dragon Rider
The Dragon




YEAR OF THE SNAKE
1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

The Little Snake
Snake and Lizard
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
Slither, Snake!




YEAR OF THE HORSE
1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

Black Beauty
National Velvet
The Horse Whisperer
The Perfect Horse




YEAR OF THE GOAT
1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

The Goat
Mr. Goat's Valentine
The Little Book of Goat Yoga
The Dairy Goat Handbook




YEAR OF THE MONKEY
1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

Summer of the Monkeys
Curious George
Grumpy Monkey
The Girl With No Name




YEAR OF THE ROOSTER
1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
Rooster Summer
Bawk & Roll
Buddy




YEAR OF THE DOG
1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

The Art of Racing in the Rain
Where the Red Fern Grows
Lily and the Octopus
James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories




YEAR OF THE PIG
1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

How Tickles Saved Pickles
Esther the Wonder Pig
Charlotte's Web
The Good Good Pig



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