Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

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

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

Campbell, Sarah C.

Summary: Nature's repeating patterns, better known as fractals, are beautiful, universal, and explain much about how things grow. Fractals can also be quantified mathematically. Here is an elegant introduction to fractals through examples that can be seen in parks, rivers, and our very own backyards. Readers will be fascinated to learn that broccoli florets are fractals just like mountain ranges, river...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Highlights 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 516 CAM

Summary: This edition is the most up-to-date and comprehensive source for Environmental Resources and Statistics. Section I: Resources, provides detailed contact information for thousands of information sources, including Associations & Organizations, Awards & Honors, Conferences, Foundations & Grants, Environmental Health, Government Agencies, National Parks & Wildlife Refuges, Publications, Research...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grey House Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 363.7 ENV

Summary: Examines the interconnectivity between human beings and the natural world. Discusses ways in which the increasing estrangement from nature, brought on by modern lifestyles, is proving harmful both to people and the environment. Looks at biomimicry, the study of nature for the purpose of engineering new technologies. Argues that a reconnection with nature could be essential for restoring...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LOV

Summary: Long before Jacques Cousteau and Richard Attenborough, a Frenchman named Jean Painlevé made documentaries that captured the natural world in a unique manner. "Science Is Fiction" collects 23 of these short films. Painlevé (1902-89) spent his life straddling the arts and the sciences, studying biology at the Sorbonne, but also hanging out with Man Ray and Luis Buñuel. Long fascinated by marine...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SCI

Mosco, Rosemary

Summary: "Amusing science cartoons about the natural world including animal dating profiles, wildlife wine pairings, threat displays of completely non-threatening animals, why hammerhead sharks have hammer heads, and much more. Birding is My Favorite Video Game is a collection of fun, quasi-educational comics combining weird science, cute visuals, sweet wit, and a strong environmental message. Based on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 590 MOS

Tripp, Valerie

Summary: The WellieWishers, four girls who have backyard adventures after stepping into their colorful garden boots, make friends with a robin. Includes related activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED TRI

Flatt, Lizann

Summary: As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes -- and much more! -- can be found by observing everyday plants and animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FLA

Flatt, Lizann

Summary: Journey into the natural world in the fall and discover that numbers, patterns, shapes -- and much more! -- can be found by observing everyday plants and animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books Inc. 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FLA

Neddo, Nick.

Summary: It's time to go back to basics! If you're interested in art, but find that it's becoming an increasingly expensive hobby, The Organic Artist is just the book for you! It encourages us all to return to those days when art was made with all-natural materials, such as charcoal and birch bark. Immersing you in the natural world, The Organic Artist seeks to inspire creativity by connecting you to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.6 NED

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

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

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

Summary: This stunning visual reference for kids explores the natural world in stunning detail and allows young readers to see nature as they never have before, through amazing close-ups and cross-sections, exploded images, X-rays, and more. From fruit to flies, from coral to clouds, from mountains to mammals, this extraordinary new encyclopedia is the perfect tool for curious minds to find out how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK/Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: J REF 578 EXP

Brooks, Felicity

Summary: "What is a tadpole? Why do flowers need bees? Who lives under the sea? Find out in this charming book and have fun doing puzzles and quizzes."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne Publishing Ltd. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dyckman, Ame

Summary: Bob, host of Underwater World with Bob, is furious with Shark, not only because Shark ate him (admittedly bad manners), but because Shark will not even admit what he did; the ocean may not be big enough for both of them--unless Shark faces up to his bad behavior, stops sulking (and eating the animals on the program, and maybe barfing up his stomach) and apologizes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Flatt, Lizann

Summary: As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes and much more! can be found in everyday plants and animals. What if animals and plants knew math, just like us? Would snowflakes all fall from the same height in the sky? Would otters spread themselves evenly across lakes? Would groundhogs be aware of the date? In Sizing Up Winter, the third title...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FLA

Floyd, Ted

Summary: Become a better birder with brief portraits of 200 top North American birds. This friendly, relatable book is a celebration of the art, science, and delights of bird-watching. How to Know the Birds introduces a new, holistic approach to bird-watching, by noting how behaviors, settings, and seasonal cycles connect with shape, song, color, gender, age distinctions, and other features...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Heos, Bridget.

Summary: "This hard-hitting look at climate change tackles the past, present, and future of global warming, examining the effects it's having across the world, the politics behind denial, and the ways in which we can all work to lessen the harsh effects of our warming world. Perfect for young environmentalists looking to learn about the ways in which we can take action against global warming"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363.7 HEO

Hewitt, Ben

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Once upon a time, kids learned the most amazing and unusual things. They learned how to shelter and clothe themselves, how to use a knife and hatchet, how build a fire, tie knots, and read a compass. They learned how to spend a comfortable night in the forest without a nylon tent from REI. The Young Adventurer's Guide will teach kids everything from how to walk like a fox and see like an owl...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roost Books 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Lehman-Wilzig, Tami.

Summary: Recounts Bible stories from the creation to the battles of Joshua with an emphasis on their environmental aspects, and suggests related crafts, recipes, and other activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 220 LEH

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 001.94 LOH

Mills, Judy A

Summary: "Blood of the Tiger takes readers on a wild ride to save one of the world's rarest animals from a band of Chinese billionaires. Despite the tiger's beloved status, there may be fewer than three thousand left in the wild. At the same time, at least five thousand "domesticated" tigers have been reared on farms in China, not for traditional medicine but for the production of tiger-bone wine,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599 MIL