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Summary: It's 1916 and British Captain Fred Roberts and his detachment of Sherwood Foresters discover an abandoned printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium. Roberts has an idea: he will produce a newspaper to raise the spirits of his soldiers, taking their minds off 'the attentions of Messrs Hun and Co.' They call it The Wipers Times, after the army slang for Ypres, and fill it with spoofs, jokes,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIP

Kade, Kel

Summary: Everyone loves Mathias. Naturally, when he discovers it's his destiny to save the world, he dives in head first, pulling his best friend Aaslo along for the ride. However, saving the world isn't as easy, or exciting, as it sounds in the stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAD

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC KAD

Stormzand, Mark

Summary: A compilation of escapades and adventures of a forester and his various canine companions. The stories cover the decades between 1975 and 2015, stretching from Idaho to Maine. Often hilarious and always a good lesson learned, this memoir is heartwarming and full of life knowledge gained from the perspective of a career working in the great outdoors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2018

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STORMZAND, MARK STO

Wohlleben, Peter

Summary: Piet the squirrel learns facts about trees from the tree children in the forest such as how they grow, the way they communicate, and the struggles they endure in the forest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Kids, Greystone Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOH

Dickerson, Melanie

Summary: Swan Lake meets Robin Hood when the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant by day becomes the region's most notorious poacher by night and falls in love with the forester. Jorgen is the forester for the wealthy margrave and must find and capture the poacher who has been killing and stealing the margrave's game. When he meets the lovely and refined Odette at the festival and shares a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: THOMAS NELSON 2015

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Gholz, Sophia M.

Summary: As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAY

Wessels, Tom

Summary: This is a field guide that residents and visitors, landowners and foresters, students and hikers, and anyone who walks in the woods of the Northeast can use to discern the history of virtually any piece of land. What is the evidence: Are trees old or young? Are they standing or have they fallen? Did they snap mid-trunk or tip up with their roots? What is the human footprint on the land -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Countryman Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 577.30974 WES

Curtis, Andrea

Summary: ""Imagine a city draped in a blanket of green ... Is this the city you know?" This beautiful book of narrative non-fiction looks at the urban forest, starting with a bird's-eye view of the tree canopy, then swooping down to street level, digging deep into the ground, then moving up through a tree's trunk, back into the leaves and branches. It discusses the problems that city trees face such as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 635.9 CUR

Blackwood, Sage.

Summary: "Jinx travels throughout the Urwald to unite its people and creatures against encroaching threats"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BLA

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Summary: From creator Patrick McHale, one of the minds behind Adventure Time. Cartoon Network's first every animated mini-series. It follows the story of two brothers, Greg and Wirt, who find themselves in a strange forest. Along the way, they meet a bluebird named Beatrice who helps them navigate the strange land in the hopes of making their way home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartoon Network 2015

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

Bird, Tim (Joseph)

Summary: Long ago the whole of Southern England was covered in forest. Over time, this woodland has been cut back, but small patches remain amidst the suburban sprawl of South-East London. The magic that once filled the ancient forest can still be felt. Memories of the Great North Wood are recorded in the place names - Forest Hill, Honour Oak. Stories are told of the bandits, outlaws and gypsies that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Hill London 2018

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 Bird 2018

Summary: From acclaimed director Isao Takahata. Celebrate the magic of the forest and the beauty of the creatures that live among us. An extraordinary tale of transformation and hope is told as the human world begins to encroach upon the animal world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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August, John

Summary: When Arlo Finch moves to Pine Mountain, Colorado, he has no idea what's in store for him in this tiny town full of mystery and magic. When he joins the Rangers, Pine Mountain's version of the Boy Scouts, it leads him into adventures he never thought possible. Wilderness and magical powers collide throughout the beautiful, dense forest surrounding his new home, and as Arlo begins to learn the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC AUG

Spencer, Guy J.

Summary: Follows a group of visitors as they explore and enjoy Redwood National Park in California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Troll Associates 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.9 SPE

Summary: An ordinary woman must summon extraordinary courage to survive a nightmare odyssey in this harrowing survival thriller. Sawyer is an ambitious, overachieving college senior with a seemingly bright future. While on her way to a job interview, a wrong turn leaves her stranded deep in the frozen Kentucky woods. Suddenly, the young woman with everything to live for finds herself facing her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Knott, John R. (John Ray)

Summary: "Forests have always been more than just their trees. The forests in Michigan (and similar forests in other Great Lakes states such as Wisconsin and Minnesota) played a role in the American cultural imagination from the beginnings of European settlement in the early 19th century to the present. Our relationships with those forests have been shaped by the cultural attitudes of the times, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2012

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LaMarche, Jim

Summary: "A group of friends discovers a neglected pond in the woods and decides to fix it up together"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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Wolf, Gita

Summary: The Bhil people of central India are amongst the country's oldest indigenous communities. They have an intimate yet playful relationship with the natural world of animals, plants, trees and forests. All of them are part of their everyday environment. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, brings this connection alive through a set of joyful paintings in her traditional style, based on her memories of growing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tara Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 WOL

Arden, Katherine

Summary: "After eleven-year-old Ollie's school bus mysteriously breaks down on a field trip, she has to take a trip through scary woods, and must use all of her wits to survive. She must stick to small spaces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ARD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ARD

Bouchard, Natasha

Summary: Elsa meets the spirits of nature who live in the Enchanted Forest --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Explore the taiga of Canada and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.3 FRA

Hawthorne, Rachel.

Summary: As the time for her werewolf transformation draws near and a deadly threat to the Dark Guardians escalates, Lindsey finds herself increasingly captivated by Rafe despite her long-standing commitment to Connor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HAW

Hinojosa, Stacy

Summary: "Stacy was raised by wolves. She's never needed humans to survive and, from what she sees of humans, they're dangerous and unpredictable. For as long as she can remember, Stacy's pack of six powerful, playful wolves--Addison, Basil, Everest, Noah, Tuckerand Wink--have been her only family. Together, Stacy's pack patrols the forest to keep other animals safe, relying on her wits and each wolf's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Sutton, Karah

Summary: The witch Baba Yaga and a wolf switch bodies and form an unlikely alliance to save the forest from an evil tsar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SUT

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