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Crump, Martha L.

Summary: "A Year with Nature is an almanac like none you've ever seen: combining science and aesthetics, it is a daily affirmation of the extraordinary richness of biodiversity and our enduring beguilement by its beauty. With text by herpetologist and natural history writer Marty Crump and a cornucopia of original illustrations by Bronwyn McIvor, this quirky quotidian reverie gazes across the globe,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 508 Crump 2018

Sceurman, Mark

Summary: Weird Civil War delves into the peculiar history and ghastly legacy of the bloodiest period in American history, featuring the era's most gripping tragic tales, fascinating facts, spooky scenarios, and eccentric characters. This brand-new volume—which compiles the most compelling Civil War stories from the bestselling Weird series—will excite precocious history students, Civil War buffs, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 SCE

Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: "Take a look at the world's weirdest nature stories--from fire rainbows to ghost trees. These stories are too strange to be made up! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 45th Parallel Press an imprint of Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 001.94 LOH

Summary: Overview: Offering insight into the arts of Great Lakes Native nations, this collection of stories, songs, poetry, speeches, autobiographies, and fiction, spans the centuries from deep past to the present. Elders, war chiefs, religious leaders, and contemporary artists share stories of the creation, stars, animals, heroes, and monsters, along with narratives of hunting, fishing, food-gathering,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper 2011

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 508 WHY

Kane, Tracy.

Summary: "I believe butterflies are really fairies in disguise," whispered Kinsey. Raising butterflies from caterpillars, Sarah and Kinsey are certain there is magic in the air.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Light Beams Publishing 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Kane

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 591.5 LAR

Hill, Paige.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.593 HIll 2005

Hill, Paige.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.593 Hill 2005

Colfer, Chris

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series. This book also includes bonus chapters, insider information...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION COL

Houston, Jean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quest Books 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 291.44 HOU

Koch, Maryjo.

Summary: The author, both a naturalist and artist, celebrates the plant world. A whimsical text informs as it entertains, reflecting the author's extensive field observations and research encompassing literature, scientific writings, and mythology. Fascinating facts and amusing trivia are presented. A glossary of terms is included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark Publishers 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 580 KOC

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, Call number: 511.52 LOG

Bennet, Doug.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reed Books Canada 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 508.7131 BEN

Pellowski, Anne.

Summary: Presents myths, legends, tales, and folklore about plants and describes how to use plants to make ornaments, toys, disguises, dolls, and musical instruments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J 398.24 Pellowski 1990

Summary: "Sometimes things come to people out of the blue and seemingly for a reason. The Anishinaabe word for this is nigika. The stories contained in this collection reached Howard Webkamigad nearly eighty years after they were recorded, after first being kept in their original copper wire format by the American Philosophical Society and later being converted onto cassettes and held by Dr. James...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 OTT

Browne, Sylvia.

Summary: Reveals how pets fit into the afterlife, offering comfort for bereaved pet owners while sharing uplifting tales about pets who continue their relationship with their human companions after death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: LP 133.901 BRO

Kirkby, Mandy.

Summary: Early Victorians used flowers as a way to express their feelings-- love or grief, jealousy or devotion. Now modern-day romantics are enjoying a resurgence of this bygone custom. Kirkby shares the historical literary, and cultural significance of flowers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

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Paquette, Ammi-Joan

Summary: Did you know that there is a fungus that can control the mind of an ant and make it do its bidding? Would you believe there is such a thing as a corpse flower -- a ten-foot-tall plant with a blossom that smells like a zombie? How about a species of octopus that doesn't live in water but rather lurks in trees in the Pacific Northwest? Every story in this book is strange and astounding. But not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 508 PAQ

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 508 PAQ

Hall, Judy

Summary: "The next in the highly successful Crystal Prescriptions series, this volume covers crystals for space clearing, Feng Shui and psychic protection with extensive introductory material and practical exercises, plus the usual A-Z format directory. Whether you need to create a safe space for everyday living or meditation, or craft an oasis of calm in a buzzing work environment, or to protect your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: O Books 2016

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Fay, Abbott.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Western Reflections 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.8 FAY

Caduto, Michael J.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Night is more than just a period of time between sunset and sunrise. In Native cultures nighttime is a crucial part of the Great Circle and balance in the universe, and Keepers of the Night features Native wisdom to help young people learn valuable lessons about the natural world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 398.2 CAD

Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: Gathers four tales from different cultures that try to explain the natural world, with information and activities for further learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 LOH

Mayo, Gretchen.

Summary: A collection of Indian legends about earthquakes, snow, fog, and other nautral phenomena.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 398.26 MAY