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Harkness, Joe

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Summary: When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is. The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Unbound 2019

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Behrens, Ken.

Summary: Seawatching is the challenging act of identifying waterbirds in flight. Since more than one hundred different species can fly past an observation point, often at great speed or in tightly packed, mixed-species flocks, identification of these distant shapes can be a mystery. The keys to the mystery—the subtle traits that unlock the identity of flying waterbirds, be it wingbeat cadence,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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Pearson, Nicholas

Summary: "A guide to the mystery teachings of the mineral kingdom for catalyzing spiritual growth and healing - Focuses on 7 essential crystal and gemstone mentors: obsidian, jade, lapis lazuli, emerald, quartz, amethyst, and diamond - Integrates crystal lore from around the world with mineral science to reveal the archetypal wisdom embodied within each stone - Provides crystal healing exercises and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Destiny Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.8 PEA

Highstein, Max

Summary: This seven-lesson stress relief meditation program will make your car a stress-free sanctuary. Use it as you drive to work, run errands or undergo a long drive to visit relatives. If you're a stressed driver, or could just use a break from your daily worries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Siegel, Ronald D.

Contents: Disc 1: Why mindfulness matters -- Our troublesome brains -- Informal, formal, and intensive practices -- Who am I? The perils of self -- Mindfulness or psychotherapy? -- Attention and empathy in relationships-- Disc 2: The science of compassion and self-compassion-- Tailoring practices to fit changing needs -- Modifying our brain function and structure-- Solitude--An antidote to loneliness--...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 613 SCI

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: "Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night - and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Grimes 2019

Prochnau, William W.

Summary: The surviving passengers of a plane crash in which no one died describe the crash into the Hudson River, what happened immediately after the plane hit the water, and how they coped and pulled together after the averted tragedy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.12 PRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.12 PRO

Tekiela, Stan.

Summary: Offers an audio guide to more than one hundred species of Michigan birds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Adventure Publications 2004

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

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 598 TEK

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 598 Tekiela 2004

Floyd, Ted

Summary: Become a better birder with brief portraits of 200 top North American birds. This friendly, relatable book is a celebration of the art, science, and delights of bird-watching. How to Know the Birds introduces a new, holistic approach to bird-watching, by noting how behaviors, settings, and seasonal cycles connect with shape, song, color, gender, age distinctions, and other features...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Harrison, George H.

Summary: Provides instructions for bird watching and other projects involving interaction with nature and the study of the needs and behavior of wild birds.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Willow Creek Press 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598 HAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598.07 Harrison 1997

Thompson, Bill

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.07 THO

Wood, Tom

Summary: " ... Filled with more than 200 spectacular color photographs, this accessible guide makes it easy to identify a variety of birds in the continental United States, as well as in parts of Canada and Mexico ..."--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2011

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

Cate, Annette.

Summary: A conversational, humorous introduction to bird-watching featuring quirky full-color illustrations portray dozens of birds chatting about their distinctive characteristics, including color, shape, plumage, and beak and foot types.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CAT

Meeder, Kim.

Summary: Kim Meeder shares the true stories of emotionally and physically crippled children who have rediscovered happiness through the horses on her ranch in Central Oregon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.7 MEE

Summary: Beginning and advanced birdwatchers will enjoy viewing unique and entertaining behaviors. In addition to preferred habitatas for each species, the video clips display diagnostic field marks for identification, and sounds for most species. Sophisticated menus allow you to quickly locate species of interest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Better Birdwatching 2012

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

Lockhart, James Macdonald

Summary: From the merlin to the golden eagle, the goshawk to the honey buzzard, James Macdonald Lockhart’s stunning debut is a quest of beak, talon, wing, and sky. On its surface, Raptor is a journey across the British Isles in search of fifteen species of birds of prey, but as Lockhart seeks out these elusive predators, his quest becomes so much more: an incomparably elegant elegy on the beauty of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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

Yee, Wong Herbert.

Summary: When spring arrives, Mole and Mouse find a unique way to bird watch.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YEE

Pennebaker, James W.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Guildford Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.2 PEN

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

Hume, Rob.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hamlyn 1992

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

Hurt, Avery Elizabeth

Summary: This book introduces readers to the world of animal therapy. They will meet real therapy pets and their handlers, and learn a little bit about the science behind pet therapy, and what it takes to be a good therapy animal.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 615.8 HUR

Summary: "While yoga in general can help relieve back pain and prevent future occurrences, not all poses may be appropriate for certain back conditions as many practices rely heavily on poses that bring the spine into forward flexion, which could exacerbate existing issues. These practices, designed in conjunction with back pain specialist Dr. Yoav Suprun DPT, Dip. MDT, CSCS, were carefully constructed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: In Wellness Systems, LLC. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Exercise Ge

Backes, Michael

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Summary: In Cannabis Pharmacy, expert Michael Backes offers evidence-based information on using cannabis to address symptoms associated with an array of ailments and conditions. He provides information on how cannabis works with the body's own endocannabinoid system, how best to prepare and administer it, and how to modify and control dosage. This newly revised edition is now completely up-to-date with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2017

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Groves, Maria Noël

Summary: "Groves shows you how to read your body's signals and support your own wellness with herbal remedies and other natural treatments. You'll learn how each of your major body systems--respiratory, digestive, immune, nervous, memory, reproductive, circulatory, and more--optimally functions, and you'll discover how to use natural remedies to nourish and repair problem areas, restore lost vitality,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2016

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 615.3 GRO