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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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The Lost Words

ROBERT MACFARLANE · Anansi International
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist and author Jackie Morris, a beautiful illustrated book for readers young and old. All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. These are the words of the natural world -- Dandelion,...
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The Disaster Survival Guide: How to Prepare For and Survive Floods, Fires, Earthquakes and More

Marie D. Jones · Visible Ink Press
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

Hurricanes. Tornadoes. Floods. Wildfires. Earthquakes. Epidemics. Droughts. Landslides. Trillions of dollars in damages. Billions of people affected. Terrorist attacks. Gas explosions. Bridge collapses. Car, train, and plane crashes. These sudden and unexpected events make it feel as if chaos...
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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

Michael Quetting · Greystone Books
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

"Papa Goose is destined to become a classic. This book has everything in it I love: great animals beautifully portrayed as individuals; cool science; drama, discovery, and personal transformation." - Sy Montgomery, author of Birdology and The Soul of An OctopusThe charming true...
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Smithsonian: Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants

DK. · DK
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

Discover the extraordinary diversity of the plant world--and how plants work--with this photographic celebration of the trees, flowers, and foliage plants that share our planet.From tiny mosses and delicate ferns to vibrant blooms and stately palms, Flora invites you to explore the plant...
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The Worm Farmer's Handbook: Mid- to Large-Scale Vermicomposting for Farms, Businesses, Municipalities, Schools, and Institutions

Rhonda Sherman · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Techniques and systems for processing food scraps, manure, yard debris, paper, and more Turning waste into wealth sounds too good to be true, but many worm farmers are finding that vermicomposting is a reliable way to do just that. Vermicast -- a biologically active, nutrient-rich mix of earthworm...
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Beaks, Bones and Bird Songs: How the Struggle for Survival Has Shaped Birds and Their Behavior

Roger Lederer · Timber Press
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

"Reveals the strange and wondrous adaptations birds rely on to get by." - National Audubon Society When we see a bird flying from branch to branch happily chirping, it is easy to imagine they lead a simple life of freedom, flight, and feathers. What we don't see is the arduous,...
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How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

SY MONTGOMERY · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals - her friends - who have profoundly affected her in this stunning, poetic, and life-affirming memoir featuring illustrations by Rebecca Green.Understanding someone who belongs to another species...
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Henry David Thoreau: A Life

Laura Dassow Walls · Tantor Audio
Format: Hardcover

"Walden. Yesterday I came here to live." That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual journey it began, would by themselves be enough to place Thoreau in the American pantheon. His attempt to "live deliberately" in a small woods at the edge...
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End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World's Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals

RDE MacPhee · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating lives and puzzling demise of some of the largest animals on earth.Until a few thousand years ago, creatures that could have been from a sci-fi thriller -- including gorilla-sized lemurs, 500-pound birds, and crocodiles that weighed a ton or more -- roamed the earth. These...
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