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Animal Madness: Inside Their Minds
Animal Madness: Inside Their Minds
by Laurel Braitman
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**“Science Friday” Summer Reading Pick** **Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads** **People magazine Best Summer Reads** “A lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many, many humans who devote their... (read more)

Available October 20, 2015
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This River Beneath the Sky: A Year on the Platte
This River Beneath the Sky: A Year on the Platte
by Doreen Pfost
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Each spring, formations of sandhill cranes crisscross the skies along Nebraskaandrsquo;s Platte River in one of the last great migratory spectacles on the North American continent. From across the globe, tens of thousands of visitors gather to witness a... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Adventures in Edible Plant Foraging: Finding, Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Native and Invasive Wild Plants
Adventures in Edible Plant Foraging: Finding, Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Native and Invasive Wild Plants
by Karen Monger
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Purchasing vegetables and leafy greens can become rather pricy. Moreover store-bought greens often contain unhealthy pesticides and chemicals that can be harmful to your health. Foraging for wild plants is a cost effective and healthy alternative... (read more)

Available February 2016
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The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives
The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives
by Stephen Buchmann
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Flowers, and the fruits that follow, feed, clothe, sustain, and inspire all humanity. Flowers are used to celebrate all-important occasions, to express love, and are also the basis of global industries. Americans buy ten million flowers a day and... (read more)

Available July 2015
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A Chorus of Cranes: The Cranes of North America and the World
A Chorus of Cranes: The Cranes of North America and the World
by Paul A. Johnsgard
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andldquo;Since long before medieval times cranes have been considered messengers of the gods, calling annually from on high to remind humans below of the passing years and of their own mortality. Now it is up to humans to take responsibility for... (read more)

Available November 2015
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City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness
City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness
by Gavin Van Horn
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We usually think of cities as the domain of humansandmdash;but we are just one of thousands of species that call the urban landscape home. Chicago residents knowingly move among familiar creatures like squirrels, pigeons, and dogs, but might be surprised... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature
Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature
by Vaclav Smil
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The biosphere -- the Earth's thin layer of life -- dates from nearly four billion years ago, when the first simple organisms appeared. Many species have exerted enormous influence on the biosphere's character and productivity, but none has transformed... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Flora of Florida, Volume II: Dicotyledons, Cabombaceae Through Geraniaceae
Flora of Florida, Volume II: Dicotyledons, Cabombaceae Through Geraniaceae
by Richard P. Wunderlin
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Praise for Flora of Florida, Volume I   “An invaluable source….Wunderlin’s guide brings together his years of work with the flora of Florida.”—Choice   “An extremely valuable reference for professional... (read more)

Available September 2015
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The Smart Guide to Birdwatching (Smart Guides)
The Smart Guide to Birdwatching (Smart Guides)
by Anne Maczulak
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For those who want to join the popular hobby of birdwatching but do not know where to begin   This helpful guide makes learning about birds fun by emphasizing the benefits of birding even if you never can figure out what that brown bird was that... (read more)

Available December 2015
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The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's Bees
The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's Bees
by Joseph Wilson
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"The decline of bees in recent years has led to a growing awareness of the importance of these insects. The Bees in Your Backyard provides a great introduction to the bees of North America and an invaluable aid to anyone learning to differentiate the... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Gosse Nature Guides #5: Turtles of Alabama
Gosse Nature Guides #5: Turtles of Alabama
by Craig Guyer
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For nearly 200 million years, Earth has been occupied by reptilesandmdash;a lineage of terrestrial vertebrates that includes some, like birds, that have invaded the aerial environment, and others, like turtles, that have invaded aquatic environments... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Guide to Mammals of Salta Province, Argentina
Guide to Mammals of Salta Province, Argentina
by Michael A. Mares
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Salta Province, which lies astride the Tropic of Capricorn in extreme northwest Argentina, encompasses many of South Americaandrsquo;s major habitats: montane moist forest, thorn forest, lowland desert, highland desert, and deciduous forests. As a result,... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Southeast Asia Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species
Southeast Asia Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species
by James Kavanagh
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Southeast Asia, as covered in this guide, includes Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Sumatra, Borneo, Cambodia, and the Philippines. Filled with an impressive array of bird species, this region will be a delight to bird watchers and nature... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Snakes of the Southeast
Snakes of the Southeast
by Whit Gibbons
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Fifty-three kinds of snakes can be found in the Southeast, almost half of all species native to North America. Filled with more than 300 color photographs and written by two renowned herpetologists, this new edition is the most comprehensive... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Small, Misty Mountain: The Awanadjo Almanack
Small, Misty Mountain: The Awanadjo Almanack
by Rob Mccall
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Issued for the first time in paperback, this is a beloved chronicle of a year in Blue Hill, Maine. Following in the tradition of Lao-Tse, St. Francis, Rachel Carson, Wendell Berry, and Annie Dillard this volume gathers McCall's meticulous observations... (read more)

Available December 2015
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Seeing Seeds: A Journey Into the World of Seedheads, Pods, and Fruit
Seeing Seeds: A Journey Into the World of Seedheads, Pods, and Fruit
by Teri Dunn Chace
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A centuries-old saying goes, “Great oaks from little acorns grow.” But as Seeing Seeds reveals, there is much more to a seed than the plant it will someday become: seeds, seedheads, pods, and fruits have their own astounding beauty that... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Beetle (Reaktion Books - Animal)
Beetle (Reaktion Books - Animal)
by Adam Dodd
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Ancient and strange, beetles call to mind a lost world of Egyptian magic and beliefandmdash;a reminder of the fascination theyandrsquo;ve long held for human culture. In Beetle, Adam Dodd offers a richly illustrated, engaging account of the natural and... (read more)

Available November 2015
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The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives
The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives
by Stephen Buchmann
Publisher Comments
Flowers, and the fruits that follow, feed, clothe, sustain, and inspire all humanity. Flowers are used to celebrate all-important occasions, to express love, and are also the basis of global industries. Americans buy ten million flowers a day and... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Of Bonobos and Men: A Journey Into the Congo
Of Bonobos and Men: A Journey Into the Congo
by Deni Bechard
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When Deni Band#233;chard learned of the last living bonobos and#151; matriarchal great apes that are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom and#151; he was astonished. How could we accept the disappearance of this being with so much to tell us about... (read more)

Available September 2015
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The Wisdom of Trees
The Wisdom of Trees
by Max Adams
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A passionate and informative celebration of trees and of man’s ingenuity in exploiting their resources: the perfect gift for anyone who cares about the natural world Trees are marvels of nature, still-standing giants of extraordinary longevity. In... (read more)

Available November 2015
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