For the Naturalist

Around the World in 80 Birds By Mike Unwin, Ryuto Miyake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Unwin, Ryuto Miyake (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780857828958
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - August 23rd, 2022

This beautiful and inspiring book tells the stories of 80 birds around the world: from the Sociable Weaver Bird in Namibia which constructs huge, multi-nest 'apartment blocks' in the desert, to the Bar-headed Goose of China, one of the highest-flying migrants which crosses the Himalayas twice a year.


Now Is the Time for Trees: Make an Impact by Planting the Earth’s Most Valuable Resource By Arbor Day Foundation, Dan Lambe, Lorene Edwards Forkner (With) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643261065
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Published: Timber Press - April 12th, 2022

“Celebrates the power of trees to oxygenate the planet, purify water and air, lower city temperatures, provide habitat, nurture the soul, and provide essential food sources.” —Booklist

Trees and forests are the number one nature-based solution for revers­ing the negative effects of a changing climate.


Sacred Nature: Restoring Our Ancient Bond with the Natural World By Karen Armstrong Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593319437
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Published: Knopf - September 6th, 2022

From one of the most original thinkers on the role of religion in the modern world, a profound exploration of the spiritual power of nature—and an urgent call to reclaim that power in everyday life.


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How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures By Sabrina Imbler Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316540537
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - December 6th, 2022

A fascinating tour of creatures from the surface to the deepest ocean floor, inviting us to envision wilder, grander, and more abundant possibilities for the way we live.


Forest Walking: Discovering the Trees and Woodlands of North America By Peter Wohlleben, Jane Billinghurst Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771643313
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Published: Greystone Books - April 26th, 2022

Awaken your senses and make the most out of your next walk in the woods--with Peter Wohlleben, New York Times-bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees.


The Outdoor Scientist: The Wonder of Observing the Natural World By Temple Grandin, PhD Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593115565
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Published: Philomel Books - April 5th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned scientist and autism spokesperson Temple Grandin comes a book about exploring the world around us, asking questions, and making sense of what we see--with 40 fun outdoor activities that promote independent thinking, which kids can enjoy all year round!


The Path to a Livable Future: A New Politics to Fight Climate Change, Racism, and the Next Pandemic (Open Media) By Stan Cox, Zenobia Jeffries Warfield (Foreword by) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780872868786
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Published: City Lights Books - November 2nd, 2021

An urgent call for the political transformation needed to address the common causes of climate change, COVID-19, and racism.


World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments By Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Fumi Nakamura (Illustrator) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313652
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

"Hands-down one of the most beautiful books of the year." --NPR

From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction--a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us.


Six Walks: In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau By Ben Shattuck Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781953534040
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Published: Tin House Books - April 19th, 2022

A New Yorker Best Book of 2022

A New England Indie Bestselller

A New York Times Best Book of Summer, a Wall Street Journal and Town & Country Best Book of Spring


In Praise of Paths: Walking Through Time and Nature By Torbjørn Ekelund, Becky L. Crook (Translator) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771649957
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Published: Greystone Books - May 10th, 2022

"What Ekelund is] addressing is the intention to walk one's way to meaning: the walk as spiritual exercise, a kind of vision quest... A key strategy for finding ourselves, then, is to first get lost."--The New York Times Book Review


In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration By Shane O'Mara Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393867497
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 25th, 2021

“A surprisingly fascinating scientific consideration of humanity’s most ordinary activity.” —Ron Charles, Washington Post


Hatchet By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416936473
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared—and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor.


The Stranger I Become: On Walking, Looking, and Writing By Katharine Coles Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781885983862
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Published: Turtle Point Press - June 8th, 2021

Coles is a true original. ―Tom Sleigh


Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest By Suzanne Simard Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525565994
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Published: Vintage - June 21st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest—a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery


The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World By Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword by), Jane Billinghurst (Translator) Cover Image
By Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword by), Jane Billinghurst (Translator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771642484
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Published: Greystone Books - September 13th, 2016

A NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER - One of the most beloved books of our time: an illuminating account of the forest, and the science that shows us how trees communicate, feel, and live in social networks.


Tree Finder: A Manual for Identification of Trees by Their Leaves (Eastern Us) (Nature Study Guides) By May Theilgaard Watts Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780912550015
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Published: Nature Study Guild Publishers -

Easily Identify the Trees You Find

This essential guide by celebrated ecologist May Theilgaard Watts helps readers identify native (and some widely introduced) trees of the United States and Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains. With this handy, easy-to-use guide, you'll be able to identify all sorts of trees in no time.

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The Secret Network of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things-- Stories from Science and Observation By Peter Wohlleben, Jane Billinghurst (Translator) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781778400346
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Published: Greystone Books - October 11th, 2022

"As you read these pages you will understand why I so admire Peter Wohlleben] and am so in love with his work."--JANE GOODALL


How to Catch a Mole: Wisdom from a Life Lived in Nature By Marc Hamer Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771649940
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Published: Greystone Books - June 14th, 2022

In this evocative and heart-wrenching memoir, a hard-working Welsh molecatcher reveals his double life as a poet and a dreamer - "A wonderful memoir ... hands down the most charming book I read last year."--Margaret Renkl, The New York Times


National Geographic Birding Basics: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Great Bird-watching By Noah Strycker Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781426222191
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Published: National Geographic - November 15th, 2022

Targeted to beginners and beyond, National Geographic’s fun, inspiring guide to the art, craft, and science of bird-watching combines practical know-how and expert knowledge. Browsable and bursting with helpful illustrations and photographs, Birding Basics offers new ideas for when, where, and how to get to know the birds in your world.


How to Blow Up a Pipeline By Andreas Malm Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781839760259
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Published: Verso - January 5th, 2021

Property will cost us the earth


Can You Hear the Trees Talking?: Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest By Peter Wohlleben Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771644341
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Published: Greystone Kids - October 1st, 2019

WINNER OF THE AAAS/SUBARU PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE BOOKS

BASED ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES

This interactive book for kids aged 8-10 introduces the wonderful science of the forest through outdoor activities, quizzes, fun facts, photographs, and more


An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us By Ed Yong Cover Image
By Ed Yong
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593133231
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Published: Random House - June 21st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “thrilling” (The New York Times), “dazzling” (The Wall Street Journal) tour of the radically different ways that animals perceive the world that will fill you with wonder and forever alter your perspective, by Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Ed Yong
 


Exploring Nature Activity Book for Kids: 50 Creative Projects to Spark Curiosity in the Outdoors By Kim Andrews Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781641523929
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Published: Rockridge Press - May 28th, 2019

A guide to exploring the great outdoors for kids ages 6 to 12


Braiding Sweetgrass By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Bestseller
Named a Best Essay Collection of the Decade by Literary Hub


Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures By Merlin Sheldrake Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525510321
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “brilliant [and] entrancing” (The Guardian) journey into the hidden lives of fungi—the great connectors of the living world—and their astonishing and intimate roles in human life, with the power to heal our bodies, expand our minds, and help us address our most urgent environmental problems.


Drawing Outdoors By Jairo Buitrago, Elisa Amado (Translator), Rafael Yockteng (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jairo Buitrago, Elisa Amado (Translator), Rafael Yockteng (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771648479
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Published: Greystone Kids - May 3rd, 2022

"This inspired story about the magic of art, nature, and educators is a breath of fresh air."
--Booklist

"Full of wonder... Schoolhouse bliss."
--Kirkus STARRED Review

Let's all draw dinosaurs ... outdoors


The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World By Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword by), Jane Billinghurst (Translator) Cover Image
By Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword by), Jane Billinghurst (Translator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771642484
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Published: Greystone Books - September 13th, 2016

A NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER - One of the most beloved books of our time: an illuminating account of the forest, and the science that shows us how trees communicate, feel, and live in social networks.


The Rescue Effect: The Key to Saving Life on Earth By Michael Mehta Webster Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781643261492
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Published: Timber Press - October 11th, 2022

“Details profound examples of life’s resilience and makes a convincing case that the natural world still has a lot worth fighting for.” —Paul Greenberg, New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish and The Climate Diet
 
As climate change continues to intensify, the outlook for life on Earth often seems bleak.