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Spinelli, Eileen

Summary: An illustrated counting rhyme that celebrates the beauty of nature and recommends ways to protect our one and only world, including recycling, conserving energy, and repairing broken items.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WorthyKids, Hachette Book Group 2020

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Ainoya, Yuki

Summary: Haneru Sato the Rabbit experiences the peace of nature all around him, from a pillow of cool water to a floral air float to carry him and his dreams, to appreciating the sound of singing cicadas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2021

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Slade-Robinson, Nikki

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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Sheldrake, Merlin

Summary: "Living at the border between life and non-life, fungi use diverse cocktails of potent enzymes and acids to disassemble some of the most stubborn substances on the planet, turning rock into soil and wood into compost, allowing plants to grow. Fungi not only help create soil, they send out networks of tubes that enmesh roots and link plants together in the 'Wood Wide Web.' Fungi also drive many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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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

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

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer's best-selling book Braiding Sweetgrass is adapted for a young adult audience by children's author Monique Gray Smith, bringing Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the lessons of plant life to a new generation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 KIM

Woodley, Randy

Summary: Randy Woodley, an activist, scholar, and Cherokee descendant, guides us on a one-hundred-day journey to reconnect with the land around us, with the people native to that land, and with ourselves. Meditations, epigraphs, and ideas for reflection and action help us become rooted in our relationship with creation and Creator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadleaf Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 202.12 WOO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 202.12 WOO

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

5 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on "a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2020

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 516 CAM

Latham, Irene

Summary: This beautiful poetry collection introduces readers to the art of found poetry as the poet writes a 37-line poem, "Nest," then finds 160 smaller poems within it. What can you find in a poem about a robin's nest? Irene Latham masterfully discovers "nestlings" or smaller poems about an astonishing variety of subjects--emotions, wild animals, natural landmarks on all seven continents, even planets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wordsong, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 LAT

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

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 363.7 ENV

Levinovitz, Alan

Summary: "The widespread confusion of Nature with God and "natural" with holy has far-reaching negative consequences, from misinformation about everyday food and health choices to mistaken justifications of sexism, racism, and flawed economic policies"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 113 LEV

Grandin, Temple

Summary: "A guide to exploring the outdoors and asking questions about nature"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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

Summary: "This authoritative, illustrated encyclopedia is now in its third edition. Illustrated with a blend of informative illustrations, maps, and photography, it is a broad-ranging, in-depth guide to both physical oceanography and marine life. A comprehensive introduction explains important principles and processes, from the geology of the seafloor to the chemistry of seawater. The next two chapters...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2022

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Felix, Rebecca

Summary: "These projects and experiments show readers elements of STEAM they can see in nature every day. Build a sundial and a wind vane, and collect leaves, grass, and bugs for observation and exploration"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Company, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 FEL

Macfarlane, Robert

Summary: "Since its publication in 2017, The Lost Words has enchanted readers with its poetry and illustrations of the natural world. Now, The Lost Spells, a book kindred in spirit and tone, continues to re-wild the lives of children and adults. The Lost Spells evokes the wonder of everyday nature, conjuring up red foxes, birch trees, jackdaws, and more in poems and illustrations that flow between the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anansi International 2020

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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

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, 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

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE TRI

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

Barss, Patchen

Summary: Encourages readers to examine and question the patterns that arise in nature, exploring such patterns as branching, spinning, and spiraling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 516 BAR

French, Jess

Summary: "Bella Loves Bugs tell the story of a day in the life of a girl who is passionate about bugs and nature."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Happy Yak, an imprint of the Quarto Group 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.7 FRE

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

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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

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

Bradley, Fleur

Summary: "What are the core teachings and beliefs of Judaism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2022

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Hopgood, Tim

Summary: "Discover the great outdoors with this beautifully illustrated treasury that celebrates the wonder of nature in four glorious seasons. From vibrant springtime flowers to sweet fruits on summer trees, the falling of autumn leaves and snowdrops in winter, this book of four seasons is the perfect introduction to the big outdoors. Discover why birds fly south in winter, find animal footprints in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Studio 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOP

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