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Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives

José R. Castelló · Princeton University Press
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

The most complete and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world's canidsThis stunningly illustrated and easy-to-use field guide covers every species of the world's canids, from the Gray Wolf of North America to the dholes of Asia, from African jackals to the South American...
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Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean

Jonathan White · Trinity University Press
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides. In the Arctic, White shimmies under the ice with an Inuit elder to hunt for mussels in the dark cavities left...
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Me & McDuff: How a Dog Inspired My Journey to a Creative Life

LESLIE OSCHMANN · Rizzoli
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

Eat Pray Love meets Beloved Dog in this gift book about how an artist discovered an authentic, creative life - thanks to an adventurous dog. This is the story of a woman who had two lifelong wishes: to own a dog, and to make art by hand every day, the way she had as a child. As her career...
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Into the Storm: Two Ships, a Deadly Hurricane, and an Epic Battle for Survival

TRISTRAM KORTEN · Ballantine Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"An intense, immersive deep dive into a wild, dangerous, and unknown world, written with the pace and appeal of a great thriller. This is nonfiction at its very best." - Lee ChildThe true story of two doomed ships and a daring search-and-rescue operation that shines a light on the elite...
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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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How to Raise Chickens: Everything You Need to Know

Christine Heinrichs · Voyageur Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, have a 40-foot city lot or a 40-acre farm, the expert advice in Future Farmers of America (FFA) -licensed How to Raise Chickens makes it easy for young readers and beginners to get started raising a healthy flock. Whichever comes first for you,...
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Field Guide to Grasses of the Mid-Atlantic

Sarah Chamberlain · Penn State University Press
Pages: 167
Format: Paperback

Grasses are among the most ubiquitous plants on the planet. They inhabit a wide geographic range and are found in a variety of natural habitats. The small parts of the grass flower and specialized terminology, however, can make identifying grasses a challenging endeavor. Sarah Chamberlain's...
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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

William Atkins · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the classic literary tradition of Bruce Chatwin and Geoff Dyer, a rich and exquisitely written account of travels in eight deserts on five continents that evokes the timeless allure of these remote and forbidding places.

One-third of the earth's surface is classified as desert....
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A Coast Beyond Compare: Coastal Geology and Ecology of Southern Alaska

Miles O. Hayes · University of Alaska Press
Pages: 350
Format: Paperback

The southern coast of Alaska stretches over six hundred miles, its sweeping crescent studded with glaciers and beaches that connect temperate rainforest to frozen islands. While its soaring beauty attracts thousands of visitors a year, it also hides a deadly energy due to its volcanoes...
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The Last Elephants

Don Pinnock · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

Amazing photographs of elephants accompany narratives from researchers, scientists, and conservationists celebrating elephants and calling for their preservation

African savanna elephants--among the most magnificent and beloved of our fellow mammals--are an extraordinary, social,...
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