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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

Summary: An investigative reporter from Chicago is sent to the Rockies to seek out and interview a journalist-hating ornithologist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY CON

Plain, Nancy.

Summary: Describes how the writer and naturalist set about recording in both word and image the birds of North America, and details the legacy his work has left behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AUD

Audubon, John James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Harrison House 1985

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 598 AUD

Bannon, Lois Elmer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pelican Pub. Co. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.092 BAN

Andrews, Donna

Summary: "It's a few days before Christmas, and Meg's grandfather is hosting a scientific conference on owls at the Caerphilly Inn. Most of the family are there, helping out in one capacity or another, including Meg's grandmother, Cordelia--invited by Grandfather in rare gesture of peace-making, to share her expertise on rehabilitating large birds, including owls. An unexpectedly severe snow storm traps...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M AND

Kastner, Joseph.

Summary: Examines the noted artist whose passion for American birds dominated his life and his work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 1992

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 AUD

Rhodes, Richard.

Summary: A biography of artist John James Audubon offers a study of his private life, detailing his arrival in America from France in 1803, his life in frontier Kentucky, and his extraordinary images of native American wildlife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Audubon

Greenway, Alice

Summary: Forced to abandon his ornithology work after being wounded in combat, World War II veteran Jim Carroway secludes himself on a tiny island off the coast of Maine, where an old friend's captivating daughter draws him out of isolation during the month before she starts college.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Offill, Jenny

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OFF

Robards, Karen

Summary: "BOOM. That's the sound that changes everything for Dr. Gina Sullivan, a renowned ornithologist on a group research grant trip on the remote island of Attu, Alaska. When an everyday outing turns sinister at the onset of one of Attu's infamous storms, Gina expects thunder and lightning--but what she doesn't see coming is the small jet plane that drops out of the sky and into the water mere feet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Robards 2016

Van Hemert, Caroline

Summary: For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's human-powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure. During graduate school, as she conducted experiments on the peculiarly misshapen beaks of chickadees, ornithologist Caroline Van Hemert began to feel stifled in the isolated, sterile environment of the lab. Worried...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VAN

Elliott, Lang.

Summary: Covers the songs and calls of 372 bird species living in eastern North America, named and ordered according to the July 1995 supplement to the 6th ed. of the American Ornithological [i.e. Ornithologists'] Union Checklist of North American birds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.2974 ELL

Hanson, Thor.

Summary: A biologist presents the natural history of feathers, applying the findings of paleontologists, ornithologists, biologists, engineers, and art historians to answer questions about the origin of feathers, their evolution, and their uses throughout the ages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 598.147 HAN