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 Woodmere1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JOH
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AUD
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: M AND
Summary: Examines the noted artist whose passion for American birds dominated his life and his work.
Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 1992
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 AUD
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Audubon
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2016
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROB
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Robards 2016
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2019
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VAN
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
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.2974 ELL
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2011