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Kisner, Adrienne

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Laurel Graham has a singular, all-consuming ambition in this life: become the most renowned nature photographer and birder in the world. The first step to birding domination is to win the junior nature photographer contest run by prominent Fauna magazine. Winning runs in her blood -- her beloved activist and nature-loving grandmother placed when she was a girl. One day Gran...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC KIS

Tarte, Bob.

Summary: For much of his life, the closest Bob Tarte got to a nature walk was the stroll from parking lot to picnic table on family outings. But then a chance sighting of a dazzling rose-breasted grosbeak in wife-to-be Linda's backyard prompts a fascination with birds, which he had never cared about before in the least. Soon he is obsessed with spotting more and more of them-the rarer the better-and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TARTE, BOB TAR

Obmascik, Mark.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 OBM

Nathan, Leonard

Summary: Adding up Nathan's works of prose, poetry, and translation results in an impressive total of 22 books. Nathan now takes readers on an entertaining bird-watching journey to such places as Manitoba, Texas, and Arizona--on beaches and in a marshy pond, a stand of Monterey cypresses, a stand of pecan trees, a wildlife refuge, and a peach orchard. Nathan sprinkles his narrative with the writings of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.0723 NAT

Fisk, Erma J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 FIS

Strycker, Noah K.

Summary: The author tells the story of how he traveled across forty-one countries in an attempt to see half of the world's birds in one year, sharing the challenges that he faced, as well as the birds and bird-lovers he found on the way.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Gist, Deeanne.

Summary: In 1904 Texas Ranger Luke Palmer arrives in Brenham, Texas, with one goal--to capture the gang of outlaws led by Frank Comer. Undercover as a telephone repairman, he uses his days on the range to search, not realizing there's another pair of eyes watching him. Georgie Gail, switchboard operator and birder, heads out on a birding expedition, but instead of sighting a painted bunting, her opera...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2011

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Schulman, Janet.

Summary: A red tail hawk and his mate build their nest near the top of a Fifth Avenue apartment building and bird watchers gather hoping to see the chicks in the nest.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598.944 SCH

Sill, Ben L.

Summary: While identifying 30 new species, this field guide is replete with excellent illustrations, detailed descriptions, observation hints, and range maps. Birders and bird watchers will never look at their feathered friends in quite the same way after they encounter these freakquent fliers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.2 SIL

Summary: Looking to shake up their routine lives, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate 'birder' by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realize that the quest for success comes at a price, and that's not chicken feed!

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD B

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BIG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Big 2011

Koch, Maryjo.

Summary: Bird watchers, naturalists, and art lovers alike will marvel at the exquisite watercolors and accurate information contained in this fascinating book--back in print after nearly a year. Drawing from her own field observations as well as from literature, scientific writings and mythology, Koch covers such topics as migration, courtship patterns, and evolutionary adaptations. 100 illustrations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark Publishers 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 598 KOC

Cousins, Lucy

Summary: In an exuberant display of color, Lucy Cousins invites little ones to imagine themselves as brilliant birds. Birds of all feathers flock together in a fun, rhyme-filled offering by the creator of Maisy. From the rooster's "cock-a-doodle-doo" at dawn to the owl's nighttime "tuwit, tuwoo," the cheeps and tweets of many bright and beautiful avian friends will have children eager to join in as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COU

Rosen, Jonathan

Summary: Today, forty-six million Americans are bird-watchers. The Life of the Skies is a genre-bending journey into the meaning of a pursuit born out of the tangled history of industrialization and nature longing. Jonathan Rosen set out on a quest not merely to see birds but to fathom their centrality--historical and literary, spiritual and scientific--to a culture torn between the desire both to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 598.072 ROS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.072 ROS

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Summary: The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ca

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CAT