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Ignotofsky, Rachel

Summary: The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth is an illustrated tour of the planet that reveals ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rain forests to ponds, backyard gardens, and even a drop of water. Through exquisite drawings, maps, and infographics, author Rachel Ignotofsky makes earth science accessible and entertaining, explaining how our planet works, from its diverse ecosystems...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.8 IGN

MacKinnon, J. B. (James Bernard)

Summary: "An award-winning ecology writer goes looking for the wilderness we've forgotten. Many people believe that only an ecological catastrophe will change humanity's troubled relationship with the natural world. In fact, as J.B. MacKinnon argues in this unorthodox look at the disappearing wilderness, we are living in the midst of a disaster thousands of years in the making--and we hardly notice it....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 MAC

Hawley, Steven

Summary: During the first two decades of the twenty-first century, the whole messy truth about the legacy of last century's big dam building binge has come to light. What started out as an arguably good government project has drifted oceans away from that original virtuous intent. Governments plugged the nation's rivers in a misguided attempt to turn them into revenue streams. Water control projects'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Patagonia 2023

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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

Jaycox, Jaclyn

Summary: "Smoke in the air. Crackling wood. Wildfire! Get to safety, fast. Dry weather, strong winds, and careless actions can all cause forests to burn. Firefighters battle wildfires from the ground and from above. But you can be prepared! Learn about wildfires and how to prevent them, pat attention to warnings, and stay safe"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pebble, a Capstone imprint 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 634.9 JAY

Kainen, Dan.

Summary: A magical journey where readers encounter eight animals that come alive. Using an innovative lenticular-based technology, precision sliding lenses, and original four-color video imagery, each image is like a 3-D movie on the page, delivering a rich and fluid visual experience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.0967 KAI

Tougias, Mike

Summary: "An all-new harrowing maritime tale of the sinking and rescue efforts surrounding the HMS Bounty--the actual replica used in the 1962 remake of the 1935 classic Mutiny on the Bounty--which sank during Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. On Tuesday, October 24, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge made the fateful decision to sail the HMS Bounty from New London, Connecticut, to St. Petersburg,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.9163 TOU

Trethewey, Laura

Summary: "The dramatic and action-packed story of the last mysterious place on earth--the world's seafloor--and the deep-sea divers, ocean mappers, marine biologists, entrepreneurs, and adventurers involved in the historic push to chart it, as well as the opportunities, challenges, and perils this exploration holds now and for the future"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperWave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.46 TRE

Oldfield, Sara

Summary: "The Global Trees Campaign tells the tales of the world's most rare, vaunted, important, and charismatic trees and the conservators and scientists they have working in the field to save them. The book will celebrate trees while drawing a broad audience's attention to their plight and the GTC's mission. The coauthors have interviewed international tree experts and weave tales full of interesting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 582.1601 OLD

Nicolson, Adam

Summary: Inside each rock pool tucked into one of the infinite crevices of the tidal coastline lies a rippling, silent, unknowable universe. Below the stillness of the surface course the ebb and flow of the tide, the steady forward propulsion of the passage of time, and the tiny lifetimes of the rock pool's creatures, all of which coalesce into the grand narrative of evolution. Nicolson shows us that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.69 NIC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.69 NIC

Millman, Lawrence

Summary: "At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is not only a contemporary phenomenon, and that a people as seemingly peaceful as the Inuit can become unpeaceful at the drop of a hat or, in this instance, a meteor shower. At the same time,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 MIL

Pfeffer, Wendy

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Describes how and why daylight grows shorter as winter approaches, the effect of shorter days on animals and people, and how the winter solstice has been celebrated throughout history. Includes activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.261 PFE

Cox, Lynne

Summary: "A picture book about a sea turtle named Yoshi who has traveled further than any other living animal"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2023

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Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Without risking life or limb, readers can explore the wonders and beauty of the Amazon in this Where Is ...? title. Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River since 13,000 BC and yet they make up just a small percentage of the 'population' of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life--animal and plant alike. It's a rainforest that is home to an estimated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

Poliquin, Rachel

Summary: "Emergent readers will dive right into this search-and-find book about eels. Simple text and colorful underwater photos teach new vocabulary and facts on anatomy, markings, and ocean habitat"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597 POL

McAnulty, Stacy

Summary: Meet Earth. Planet Awesome! And your awesome home! Actually, Earth is home to all the plants and all the animals in the solar system, including nearly eight billion people. Humans have accidentally moved Earth's climate change into the fast lane, and she need your help to put on the brakes. Earthlings need Earth, and Earth needs Earthlings, so let's save Earth together!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Lourie, Peter.

Summary: Documents the annual efforts of a pair of biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey team to locate and tranquilize polar bears in the Alaskan wilderness to collect important information about species conservation and global warming.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.786 LOU

Golkar, Golriz

Summary: "Introduces the oxygen cycle and its impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how oxygen is created and used, what happens when it combines with other elements, and how human activities have impacted the cycle"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 546.721 GOL

Ringstad, Arnold.

Summary: "Introduces the process of photosynthesis. Readers will gain insight into how photosynthesis works and its effects"-- www.childsworld.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 572.46 RIN

Summary: "At Issue: Fracking: Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7 THO

Ard, Cath

Summary: "There is a wilderness where waterfalls plunge down rocky cliffs, herds of bison graze on sweeping grasslands, and forests ring with the owls of wolves. A place where mud bubbles, springs steam, and water explodes from deep underground. People have been drawn to this landscape for thousands of years and now it's your turn to explore... Welcome to Yellowstone"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flying Eye Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.752 ARD

Summary: Go on a breathtaking adventure through time and across five continents to reveal nature's most vital secrets. You will see the alarming destruction humankind has caused to our ecosystems and find hope in recent efforts to restore the natural balance we have disturbed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV 791.43 Secret 2002

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