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Summary: "Introduction to living things' basic needs using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 570 WHA

Parker, Steve

Summary: A Brief Illustrated History of Life on Earth' charts the evolution of living species all the way from 2.5 billion years ago, through the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods and right through to today. With stunning full-color images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 576 PAR

Harrison, David L.

Summary: "Some animals hide to hunt for food, and others hide to avoid becoming dinner. It's easy to see why a disappearing act is important for many reasons. From octopus to polar bear, and from the praying mantis to the hawk, discover how and why many animals cleverly use camouflage."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 HAR

Hunter, Scott (G. Scott)

Summary: Covers the New York State syllabus for biology and includes topic summaries, review questions, and answers, and two practice exams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 570 HUN

Burnie, David.

Summary: Explores the microscopic world of cells, examines how living things survive, and investigates the origins of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 570 BUR

Lai, Larissa

Summary: "In this visionary novel by Larissa Lai--her first in sixteen years--a community of parthenogenic women, sent into exile by the male-dominated Salt Water City, goes to war against disease, technology, and powerful men that threaten them with extinction. Kirilow is a doctor apprentice whose lover Peristrophe is a "starfish," a woman who can regenerate her own limbs and organs, which she uses to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAI

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC LAI

Summary: Amazing creatures is filled with exciting full-color photos and fascinating facts about the world's most spectacular animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kidsbooks 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.472 AMA

Summary: Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own. She is aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her and she struggles to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD RES

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "They are the most iconic animals on Planet Earth - voracious crocodiles, acrobatic birds, majestic elephants, stupendous whales. To see them is to marvel - and to ask a surprisingly challenging question: Where did these amazing creatures come from? Traveling millions of years into the past, we unravel these iconic creatures' lineage - a story full of twists and turns, punctuated by dramatic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Gaff, Jackie.

Summary: Superhero Aquaman conducts a tour of Earth's oceans, providing facts about the underwater world, and including information about his comic book character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GAF

Losos, Jonathan B.

Summary: "Earth's natural history is full of fascinating instances of convergence: phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards that have evolved independently, multiple times. But evolutionary biologists also point out many examples of contingency, cases where the tiniest change--a random mutation or an ancient butterfly sneeze--caused evolution to take a completely different course. What...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576 LOS

Yoon, Carol Kaesuk.

Summary: This surprising, untold story about the poetic and deeply human (cognitive) capacity to name the natural world illuminates science's limitations and the urgency of staying connected to the natural world by using familiar, rather than scientific, names.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 570.1 YOO

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: David Haller is a troubled young man diagnosed as schizophrenic, but after a strange encounter, he discovers special powers that will change his life forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Hine, David.

Summary: As the civil war rips apart the Marvel universe, the X-Men find themselves crumbling from the inside out and must admit defeat or finally start to fight back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Comics 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 CIV

Turner, J. Scott

Summary: "SUNY professor, biologist, and physiologist J. Scott Turner argues that modern Darwinism's materialist and mechanistic biases have led to a scientific dead end, unable to define what life is--and only an openness to the qualities of "purpose and desire" will move the field forward. Turner surveys the history of evolutionary thought, identifying "purpose and desire" as the keys to a coherent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 570 TUR

Summary: "Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EVO

Collard, Sneed B.

Summary: A first look at the variety, roles, and sources of colors in birds, featuring photographs by the author and his son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bucking Horse Books 2019

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Halvorson, Karin

Summary: Find out what goes on every day Inside the Germs! Detailed illustrations, color photos, and simple text combine to make a fun and easy introduction to how germs work. This book also includes simple activities and crafts like Glitter Germs, Bacteria Splits and an edible cell with how-to photos to further engage young learners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J612 HAL

Szpirglas, Jeff.

Summary: Relates tips and facts about human behavior, including the five senses, emotional reactions, verbal and nonverbal communication, and the intricacies of human interaction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.9 SZP

Summary: "A middle class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American lifestyle. ... Featuring interviews with Daniel Quinn, Derrick Jensen, Jerry Mander, Chellis Glendinning, Richard Heinberg, Thomas Berry, William Catton, Ran Prieur and Richard Manning, What a Way to Go looks at the current global situation and asks the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VisionQuest Pictures 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHA

Ernst, Lisa Campbell.

Summary: "Learn about everything in your backyard from birds to butterflies and wagons to wheels"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Apple Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 578.75 ERN

Walters, Peter

Summary: "The animals of the South Sea are hungry. But who is hungrier than all of the rest? The kicking krill may swarm and the blue cod are out hunting for dinner, but neither is fierce enough to be tops in this habitat. Could it be the lurking sharks, pointy-tailed rays or the toothy barracuda? Dive into this rhythmic text to discover who is at the top of this food chain."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbordale Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAL

Burnie, David

Summary: An introduction to the seashore world of shells, fish, and birds, explores such topics as the different types of coast, how waves break, shell shapes, and rock pools, along with simple activities for learning more about the topics covered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 578.7 BUR

Snedden, Robert.

Summary: Examines the food chain in the city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smart Apple Media 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 577.5 Snedd