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Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MER

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bertagna, Julie

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the environmentalist describes his boyhood in Scotland, his global explorations, and his role in inspiring important conservation movements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yosemite Conservancy 2019

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Summary: Often called the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson rocked the world in 1962 with her book Silent Spring, which warned the American public of the impact of pesticides on the environment and unleashed an extraordinary national debate about science and safety. At the center of that firestorm stood Ms. Carson, a strong, intensely private woman who balanced her love of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAC NOT RATED

Cook, Diane.

Summary: A biography of the nineteenth-century English naturalist whose study trips, on which he documented the diversity of animal life, led him to develop theories about evolution and natural selection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest Publishers 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kelly, Jacqueline.

Summary: In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Kelly 2009

Stefoff, Rebecca

Summary: Examines the personality as well as the thought process which led this naturalist to his discoveries which have helped shape our understanding of the natural world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1996

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 DAR

Summary: John James Audubon's story is dramatic and surprising. He was not born in America, but saw more of the North American continent than virtually anyone alive. His growing apprehension about the destruction of nature became his prophecy. As an artist and naturalist his achievements were monumental. John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature creates a meaningful portrait of Art and Science in the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JOH

Burleigh, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Audubon

Slade, Suzanne.

Summary: "A picture book biography about naturalist and artist Anna Comstock (1854-1930), who defied social conventions and pursued the study of science. She pioneered a movement to encourage schools to conduct science and nature classes for children outdoors, thereby increasing students' interest in nature" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tapply, William G.

Summary: When Boston attorney Brady Coyne's client Walt Duffy, a noted naturalist, is found murdered and Walt's son Ethan mysteriously vanishes, Coyne matches wits with a notorious ecoterrorist group to save Ethan's life as well as his own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAP

Thermes, Jennifer

Summary: "This gorgeous picture book biography follows Charles Darwin's adventures in South America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 508 THE

Walls, Laura Dassow

Summary: Drawing on Thoreau’s copious writings, published and unpublished, Walls presents a Thoreau vigorously alive in all his quirks and contradictions: the young man shattered by the sudden death of his brother; the ambitious Harvard College student; the ecstatic visionary who closed Walden with an account of the regenerative power of the Cosmos. We meet the man whose belief in human freedom and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOREAU, HENRY DAVID WAL

Wilson, A. N.

Summary: A radical reappraisal of Darwin argues that the evolution pioneer was less of an original scientific intellect than a ruthless self-promoter who did not give credit to the actual sages whose ideas he advanced in his history-shaping book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DARWIN, CHARLES WIL

Cary, Alice.

Summary: A biography of the award-winning author who has been able to combine her love of wildlife and her love of writing into a successful career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Learning Works 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 GEORGE, JEAN CRAIGHEAD CAR

Darnton, John.

Summary: Darnton blends fact and fiction to explore the life and work of Charles Darwin.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance 2005

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Kelly, Jacqueline.

Summary: In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather, the latter of which leads to an important discovery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD JFIC KEL

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: A biography of John Muir, naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, whose travels, speeches and writings led directly to the creation of the Yosemite National Park in 1890 and other national parks that followed. From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in 1838, he was a writer, a scholar, an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Muir

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 921 Merian 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 MER

Summary: Naturalist and nineteenth century painter, John James Audubon was one of the most remarkable men of early America. The program brings to life his timeless paintings with dazzling footage of the living birds he immortalized, and celebrates visually the natural world he described in his writings. Interviews reveal the man, explore his art, and put his groundbreaking work in modern perspective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AUD

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: Brief biographies of 6 woman naturalists from the 17th to 21st centuries: Maria Sibylla Merian, Anna Botsford Comstock, Frances Hamerstrom, Rachel Carson, Miriam Rothschild, and Jane Goodall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 Atkins

Beston, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.744 BES

Bonta, Marcia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas A & M University Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BON

Browne, E. J. (E. Janet)

Summary: Darwin's foremost biographer, historian Janet Browne, delivers an accessible introduction to the book that permanently altered our understanding of what it is to be human. A sensation on its publication in 1859, The Origin of Species profoundly shocked Victorian readers by calling into question the belief in a Creator with its description of evolution through natural selection. And Darwin's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576.82 BRO

Kelly, Jacqueline

Summary: Calpurnia and her grandfather rescue a barn owl from the river and, with the help of Dr. Pritzker, dead mice, and some detective work, nurse it back to health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Kelly 2017