Nature Picks!

 

Our favorite Nature books!

 

 

 

Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735211285
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 6th, 2018

"A book full of wonders" —Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk

"Witty, insightful. . . .The story of jellyfish. . . is a significant part of the environmental story. Berwald's engaging account of these delicate, often ignored creatures shows how much they matter to our oceans' future." —New York Times Book Review 


Our National Parks Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423650393
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Published: Gibbs Smith - July 17th, 2018

For every person who has experienced the beauty of the mountains and felt humbled by comparison.


John Muir's Our National Parks--reissued to encourage, and inspire travelers, campers, and contemporary naturalists--is as profound for readers today as it was in 1901.


The Long, Long Life of Trees Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300228205
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Published: Yale University Press - April 25th, 2017

A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings

Since the beginnings of history trees have served humankind in countless useful ways, but our relationship with trees has many dimensions beyond mere practicality.


Henry David Thoreau: A Life Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780226599373
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 28th, 2018

“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.


The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781524743741
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Published: Dutton - June 5th, 2018

The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.

The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.


Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780465052615
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Published: Basic Books - July 10th, 2018

As seen on PBS's American Spring LIVE, the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers presents a natural and cultural history of bees: the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.


Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541645769
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Published: Basic Books - November 6th, 2018

A natural history of the wilderness in our homes, from the microbes in our showers to the crickets in our basements


The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501187858
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Published: Atria Books - August 28th, 2018

"In this thought-provoking, handsomely illustrated book, Italian neurobiologist Stefano Mancuso considers the fundamental differences between plants and animals and challenges our assumptions about which is the ‘higher’ form of life.” —The Wall Street Journal

“Fascinating…full of optimism…this quick, accessible read will appeal t


The Lost Words Cover Image
By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781487005382
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Published: Anansi International - October 2nd, 2018

In 2007, when a new edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary -- widely used in schools around the world -- was published, a sharp-eyed reader soon noticed that around forty common words concerning nature had been dropped. Apparently they were no longer being used enough by children to merit their place in the dictionary.


The Hidden Life of Trees: The Illustrated Edition Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781771643481
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Published: Greystone Books - August 28th, 2018

A visually stunning journey into the diversity and wonders of forests.

In his international bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers' eyes to the amazing processes at work in forests every day. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those wonders to life like never before.


The California Field Atlas Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781597144025
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Published: Heyday Books - September 5th, 2017

" A] gorgeously illustrated compendium."--Sunset

This lavishly illustrated atlas takes readers off the beaten path and outside normal conceptions of California, revealing its myriad ecologies, topographies, and histories in exquisite maps and trail paintings.


The Wall of Birds: One Planet, 243 Families, 375 Million Years Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780062687869
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Published: Harper Design - October 23rd, 2018

A celebration of the diversity and evolution of birds, as depicted in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's magnificent 2,500-square-foot Wall of Birds mural by artist Jane Kim.


Wild Land Cover Image
$65.00
ISBN: 9781760760076
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Published: Thames & Hudson - November 6th, 2018

Spanning seven continents, Wild Land showcases a unique journey to document and protect the last untouched expanses of wilderness.