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Kurzius, Alexa

Summary: Introduces different plant ecosystems, including forests, grasslands, deserts, and tundra, and describes what life is like in the world's most extreme biomes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 581.7 KUR

Sill, Cathryn P.

Summary: "Explains what rivers and streams are, describes the characteristics of these diverse and widespread environments, and shows how various species of animals and plants have adapted to life in these habitats."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishing Company Inc. 2019

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Pfeiffer, C. Boyd.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.1 Pfeif

Pfeiffer, C. Boyd.

Summary: An illustrated guide to baits and rigs that explains how to choose hooks, sinkers, floats, and lines, and gives tips on knots and splices, bait selection, effective bait and lure rigs, and both freshwater and saltwater fishing tactics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.1 PFE

De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: "A volume explaining inventor Geoffrey Landis's plan to develop space rovers that use the power of wind to explore the surface of Venus"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.47 DE L

Robb, Bob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.215 Robb,

McIntyre, Thomas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.3132 McInt

Robinson, Jerome B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.2765 ROB

Wright, Leonard M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.1 Wrigh

Wright, Leonard M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.124 Wrigh

Painter, Doug.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.2 Paint

Bourjaily, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.2464 BOU

Owen, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.1 Owen

Rosenthal, Mark

Summary: Catalog of an exhibition organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts, held from March 15 - July 12, 2015, celebrating the famous Mexican artist couple Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo during the year they spent in Detroit while he completed the "Detroit Industry Murals".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Detroit Institute of Arts/Yale University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 ROS

Summary: Although an ardent Marxist, Diego Rivera cared little if a communist or a capitalist sponsored his murals and easel paintings, as long as the finished pieces were true to his convictions. In this program, NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Kaye surveys the life and artwork of Diego Rivera, a larger-than-life figure and one of the 20th century's truly revolutionary artists-both creatively and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Mooney, Carla

Summary: This book introduces children to the world of freshwater habitats and the creatures they contain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.64 MOO

Summary: Rich in history, the Rhine feeds Europe's collective identity-as well as its divisions. Flowing from Switzerland through Austria, Germany, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, the river intersects a multitude of towns and cities in the process. This program follows the Rhine on its multifaceted journey and examines economic, political, environmental, and historical issues surrounding it....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: While international corporations boast of newfound environmental stewardship, toxic materials are still produced on a worldwide scale-with underdeveloped nations serving as the planet's dump site. This program explores the issue, traveling to Asia, Africa, and Latin America to illustrate the effects of industrial waste on the environment, social systems, and human life. Viewers will gain an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Rising from a Himalayan ice cave and emptying into the bay of Bengal, the Ganges River is sacred to Hindus as a purifying spirit-yet it currently suffers from pollution and neglect. This program follows the Ganges through various Indian cities, studying their relationship with the river and assessing its uncertain future. Beginning in Gangotri, the program profiles a photographer who has...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Its name conjures images of America's mythical past, encoded in the stories and novels of Mark Twain. But today's Mississippi River is rife with challenges no 19th-century storyteller could have imagined. From issues of basic survival to triumphs of creativity and profit, this program follows the day-to-day lives of those who dwell on the Mississippi. Starting in the town of Cairo,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Humphrey, Jim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Backcountry Guides 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.1 HUM

William, Anthony

Summary: "What if you could focus on one aspect of your well-being to transform all the others--and at the same time prevent health problems you didn't even know were lurking beneath the surface? In today's world, we have no idea how many symptoms, conditions, and diseases are rooted in an overloaded liver. It's not only about liver cancer, cirrhosis, and hepatitis. Nearly every challenge--from pesky...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House Inc. 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.362 WIL

Rapp, Valerie.

Summary: Using the Columbia River Basin as an example, go on a jounrey that goes from small mountain streams throguh large rivers to the ocean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.64 RAP

Summary: "Text and illustrations introduce several animal species that live in rivers, lakes, and wetlands. Detailed captions describe each animal, while inset maps show where the animals can be found around the world. Special features include a glossary, a climate zone map, photographs, and an index."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.76 RIV

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.76 RIV

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