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How to Speak Chicken: Why Your Chickens Do What They Do & Say What They Say

MELISSA CAUGHEY · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Best-selling author Melissa Caughey knows that backyard chickens are like any favorite pet - fun to spend time with and fascinating to observe. Her hours among the flock have resulted in this quirky, irresistible guide packed with firsthand insights into how chickens communicate and interact,...
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A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice

William E Glassley · Bellevue Literary Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"Very few people have spent as much time as William E. Glassley in such deep wilderness. So it would behoove us to pay attention even if he had not brought back such a fascinating, lovely, and useful set of observations. This is a remarkable book." -- Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature...
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Ruthless Tide: The Tragic Epic of the Johnstown Flood

Al Roker · William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A gripping narrative history of the 1889 Johnstown Flood - the deadliest flood in US history - from New York Times bestselling author, NBC Host, and legendary weather authority Al Roker.May 1889: After a deluge of rainfall - nearly a foot in less than twenty-four hours - swelled the Little...
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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

Stephen Brusatte · William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Sapiens, Your Inner Fish, The Sixth Extinction, and I Contain Multitudes, a sweeping narrative scientific history - the only one of its kind - that tells the epic story of the dinosaurs, examining their origins, their habitats, their extinction, and their living legacy, from...
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Soul Healing with Our Animal Companions: The Hidden Keys to a Deeper Animal-Human Connection

TAMMY BILLUPS · Bear & Company
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

A guide to understanding the profound connection in animal/human relationships and its potential for mutual healing * Explains the unspoken connection between people and their animal companions and how they share the same energetic patterns and emotional wounds * Outlines specific behavioral...
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Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World

Andrea Barnet · Ecco
Pages: 514
Format: Hardcover

Four influential women we thought we knew well - Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters - and how they spearheaded the modern progressive movementThis is the story of four visionaries who profoundly shaped the world we live in today. Together, these women - linked not by friendship...
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The Meaning of Birds

SIMON BARNES · Pegasus Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated and enchanting examination of the lives of birds, illuminating their wondrous world and our connection with them. One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability to help us understand the world we live...
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Mousy Cats and Sheepish Coyotes: The Science of Animal Personalities

John Shivik · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

A wildlife expert explores what science tells us about animals as unique individuals and why animal personality matters for the human-animal bond and for adaptation in nature.Why are some cats cuddly and others standoffish? Why are some dogs adventuresome, others homebodies? As any pet owner...
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The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras

Brantley Hargrove · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A tale of obsession and daring. A contest between humankind and nature's fiercest phenomenon. The saga of the greatest storm chaser who ever lived.At the turn of the twenty-first century, the tornado was one of the last true mysteries of the modern world. It was a monster that ravaged...
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The Milk Lady of Bangalore: An Unexpected Adventure

SHOBA NARAYAN · Algonquin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

When Shoba Narayan, a writer and cookbook author who had lived for years in Manhattan, moves back to Bangalore with her family, she befriends the milk lady, from whom she buys fresh milk every day. These two women from very different backgrounds bond over not only cows, considered holy...
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