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Virga, Vint.

Summary: Based on the author's twenty-five years of experience as a veterinarian and veterinary behaviorist, he delves into the inner lives of animals and explores the relationships we forge with them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 636 VIR

Anthony, Lawrence.

Summary: In this inspiring, heartfelt account, Lawrence Anthony, conservationist and coauthor of The Elephant Whisperer, traces his efforts to save the endangered northern white rhino.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 599.66 ANT

Largo, Michael.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "A one-of-a-kind treasury of the most strange and fascinating knowledge and lore about animals. Largo tells us their most fascinating secrets and reveals fact after astonishing--and often hilarious--fact about their oddest behavior. Largo also looks at the beasts we created with our imaginations, as well as ones long gone"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.5 LAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 591.5 LAR

Leonard, Christopher

Summary: An investigative journalist takes you inside the corporate meat industry with a shocking, in-depth report every American should hear. Important, timely, and explosive, an unvarnished portrait of the food industry that now dominates America's heartland.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 338.7 LEO

Greene, Harry W.

Summary: "Intellectually rich, intensely personal, and beautifully written, Tracks and Shadows is both an absorbing autobiography of a celebrated field biologist and a celebration of beauty in nature. Harry W. Greene, award-winning author of Snakes: The Evolutionof Mystery in Nature delves into the poetry of field biology, showing how nature eases our existential quandaries. More than a memoir, the book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of California Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hanscom, Angela J.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "In this important book, a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook shows how outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children's cognitive development and growth, and offers tons of fun, engaging ways to help ensure that kids grow into healthy, balanced, and resilient adults. Today's kids have adopted sedentary lifestyles filled with television, video...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 HAN

Logsdon, Gene.

Summary: "As author Gene Logsdon puts it, 'We are all tree huggers.' But not just for sentimental or even environmental reasons. Humans have always depended on trees for our food, shelter, livelihood, and safety. In many ways, despite the Grimm's fairy-tale version of the dark, menacing forest, most people still hold a deep cultural love of woodland settings, and feel right at home in the woods. In this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 511.52 LOG

Summary: A latest anthology for tween boys collects ten true stories, biographies, essays, and other engaging short entries by leading nonfiction writers and journalists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 GUY

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SCI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SCI

Baumgart, Barret

Summary: "Barret Baumgart's literary debut presents a haunting and deeply personal portrait of civilization poised at the precipice, a picture of humanity caught between its deepest past and darkest future. In the fall of 2013, during the height of California's historic drought, Baumgart toured the remote military base, NAWS China Lake, near Death Valley, California. His mother, the survivor of a recent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Of Iowa Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.6 BAU

Hoffmeister, Peter Brown.

Summary: A guide to helping children enjoy nature and appreciate the great outdoors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perigee 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 790.083 HOF

Pfeffer, Wendy

Summary: An introduction to light and how it helps us to see profiles different kinds of light, including sunlight, firelight and electric light, and provides interactive experiments readers can perform at school or at home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins Childrens Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 535 PFE

Rabe, Tish.

Summary: "The Cat in the Hat learns all about cats--wild and domestic--in this feline-focused Cat in the Hat's Learning Library book!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.75 RAB

Jans, Nick

Summary: "No stranger to wildlife, Nick Jans had lived in Alaska for nearly thirty years. But when one evening at twilight a lone black wolf ambled into view not far from his doorstep, Nick would finally come to know this mystical species--up close as never before. A Wolf Called Romeo is the remarkable story of a wolf who returned again and again to interact with the people and dogs of Juneau, living...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636 JAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636 JAN

Leach, Amy

Summary: In a series of essays that progress from the tiniest earth dwellers to the most far flung celestial bodies{u2014}considering the similarity of gods to donkeys, the inexorability of love and vines, the relations of exploding stars to exploding sea cucumbers{u2014}Amy Leach rekindles a vital communion with the wild world, dormant for far too long.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 LEA

Braitman, Laurel

Summary: "For the first time, a historian of science draws evidence from across the world to show how humans and other animals are astonishingly similar when it comes to their feelings and the ways in which they lose their minds. Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by looking at physical differences in Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons. Alfred Russell Wallace investigated a range of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.5 BRA

Akhtar, Aysha

Summary: Through the stories of a varied cast of characters, Dr. Akhtar reveals what happens when we both break and forge bonds with animals. She demonstrates how humans are neurologically designed to empathize with animals, and how violence against them goes against our nature. In equal measure, the love and friendship we give to other species biologically reverberates back to us.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 590 AKH

Kassinger, Ruth

Summary: "A witty and engaging history of the first botanists, interwoven with stories of today's extraordinary plants found in the garden and the labIn Paradise Under Glass, Ruth Kassinger recounts with grace and humor her journey from brown thumb to green, sharing the lessons that she learned from building a home conservatory in the wake of a devastating personal crisis. In A Garden of Marvels, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 580 KAS

Croke, Vicki.

Summary: "J.H. "Billy" Williams always had an affinity for animals. So, when he responded to job offer with the East India Company to work with logging elephants his family wasn't surprised, though worried that he had already come back from World War I in one piece, would he be so lucky with India? Not only did he find his calling with the elephants in India, Billy and his elephants became war heroes....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 CRO

Masson, J. Moussaieff (Jeffrey Moussaieff)

Summary: "There are two supreme predators on the planet with the most complex brains in nature: humans and orcas. In the twentieth century alone, one of these animals killed 200 million members of its own species, the other has killed none. Jeffrey Masson's fascinating new book begins here: There is something different about us. In his previous bestsellers, Masson has showed that animals can teach us...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.51 MAS

Heinrich, Bernd

Summary: "When a good friend with a severe illness wrote, asking if he might have his "green burial" at Bernd Heinrich's hunting camp in Maine, it inspired the acclaimed biologist/author to investigate a subject that had long fascinated him. How exactly does the animal world deal with the flip side of the life cycle? And what are the lessons, ecological to spiritual, raised by a close look at how the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.7 HEIN

Wilson, Edward O.

Summary: "E.O. Wilson, one of the most celebrated scientists in the United States, shows why biodiversity is vital to the future of Earth and to our own species through the story of an African national park that may be the most diverse place on earth, in a gorgeously illustrated book"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.95 WIL

Paul, Miranda.

Summary: "A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2015

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Slade-Robinson, Nikki

Summary: A young artist explains how she uses the materials provided by nature, as well as her imagination and creativity, to fuel her art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SLA

Millard, Glenda.

Summary: "In Isabella's garden, amazing things come from the tiniest of seeds as they bloom and flourish and make way for a whole new season of growth"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIL

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