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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

ROBERT F JR KENNEDY · Harper
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

In this moving, thoughtful family history, the son and namesake of Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy shares memories of his turbulent childhood and the lessons that have shaped his enduring values.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., the third of eleven children born to Bobby Kennedy and Ethel Skakel...

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The Dog Decoder: The Essential Guide to Understanding Your Dog's Behavior

David Alderton · Chartwell Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

While many dog owners have an intuitive link with their four-legged companions, wouldn't it be fantastic of dogs could talk? Sadly, they can't, but when looking for a way to deepen relationships with your dogs this book will point out the key signs that you and your dog are actually engaged...
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View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World

TERRY VIRTS · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

This majestic National Geographic photography book offers a spectacular view of Earth from outer space, featuring aerial imagery taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Terry Virts.

Few people get the experience of seeing the world from outer space - and no one has taken...
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Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds

Nancy J Hajeski · Firefly Books
Pages: 536
Format: Paperback

Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds packs in a lot of information. Illustrations, text, charts, tables and icons make it an ideal reference for all dog lovers, who will enjoy flipping through the pages.

The over 450 breeds are thoroughly researched and represent...

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World

Peter Wohlleben · David Suzuki Institute
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A forester's fascinating stories, supported by the latest scientific research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other. In "The Hidden Life of Trees, " Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains...
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The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New

Annie Dillard · Ecco, 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself.

"A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded...

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Earth's Notable Natural Disasters: Events Affecting Mankind Through History; Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Robert S Carmichael · Salem Pr
Pages: 1200
Format: Hardcover

This updated edition of Earth's Notable Natural Disasters: Events Affecting Mankind Through History combines clearly-explained scientific concepts with gripping narrative details about some of the worst disasters in history. Updated through 2016, it provides scientific and narrative...
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The Ohio Wildlife Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Guide to Birds, Fish, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians

SHUPE SCOTT. · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Ohio's wildlife has always played an important role in the history of human beings inhabiting the state. Native Americans depended on birds, mammals, and fish for sustenance and the state's first Europeans came in search of Beaver and buckskins. Although the state's wildlife...
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The Secret Language of Dogs: Unlocking the Canine Mind for a Happier Pet

Victoria Stilwell · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 151
Format: Print book

The star of Animal Planet's It's Me or the Dog Victoria Stilwell reveals how to both interpret and "speak" the hidden language of dogs.

Recent studies into the minds of canines show that they have a rich social intelligence and a physical and vocal language as complex...
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Horses of the World

E?lise Rousseau · Princeton University Press
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

Horses of the World is a comprehensive, large-format overview of 570 breeds of domestic and extant wild horses, including hybrids between the two and between domestic breeds and other equids, such as zebras. This beautifully illustrated and detailed guide covers the origins of modern horses,...
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Climate Change: Examining the Facts

Daniel Bedford · Abc-Clio
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

Is public understanding of global warming suffering from politically biased news coverage? Is it true that the global scientific community has not reached a consensus on whether humans are causing climate change? This important book addresses these questions and many more about global warming,...
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Gems of the World

Cally Oldershaw · Firefly Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

This new book is a practical, comprehensive guide to the identification and use of precious and semi-precious gems, novelty stones, agates and crystals. Presenting the latest information on the gemstone industry, with an extensive section on ethical mining, conflict diamonds, and the emergence...
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The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Dan Egan · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.

The Great Lakes -- Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior -- hold 20 percent of the world's supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work and recreation...

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The Firefly Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Gems

Rupert Hochleitner · Firefly Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Step-by-step Questions and Answers with detailed color photographs for easy identification.

The Firefly Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Gems is designed for easy and reliable identification of minerals, gems and rocks. The identification process begins with the stone's streak...

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Sphynx

Rebecca Felix · Sphynx (Blastoff Readers. Level 2) Library Binding – August, 2015
Format: Print book

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Sphynx cats. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--
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