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$49.95  
Hardcover, Thomas Wiewandt, 200 pages, 10 x 12, 9781879728080
Fossils Inside Out   brings fossils, paleoecology, and the fossil industry to life in a beautiful and easy-to-understand format suitable for young adults and older, scientists and non-scientists. This large format book is packed with information connecting the past, present, and future of life...
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$19.95  
Hardcover, Robin Jacobs , 98 pages, 9781908714701
Dynamic illustrations paired with illuminating text will entice even a reluctant reader to revel in this selection; an excellent addition to any nonfiction library'. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL STARRED REVIEW 'An eye-opening, and -widening, early introduction to our restless planet'. --...
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$18.99  
Paperback, Rachel Carson, 112 pages, 6 x 9, 9780062655356
First published a half-century ago, Rachel Carson's award-winning   The Sense of Wonder   remains the classic guide to introducing children to the marvels of nature In 1955, acclaimed conservationist Rachel Carson—author of   Silent Spring —began work on an essay that she would come to...
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$21.95  
Hardcover, Stephen Arno , 192 pages, 6 x 0.75 x 8.25, 9781680511994
Westerners familiar with their forests may think they know the Douglas fir--but how well do they? Douglas firs are found in the continental northwest from British Columbia to as far south as Oaxaca, Mexico. They flourish in the Cascades, Rocky Mountains, Sierra, and other mountain ranges, as...
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$19.99  
Hardcover, John Woodward, 32 pages, 10 x 14, 9780744020175
Explore astonishing landscapes teeming with giant insects, dinosaurs, and giant mammals, and see the extraordinary creatures that lived in ancient seas to discover life from ancient creatures to early humans. In a series of stunning panoramic illustrations, this book tells the story of life...
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Leave Only Footprints
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$28.00  
hardcover, Connor Knighton, 336 pages, 6.4x9.5, 9781984823540
NEW YORK TIMES   BESTSELLER • “A delightful sampler plate of our national parks, written with charisma and erudition.”—Nick Offerman, author of  Paddle Your Own Canoe From  CBS Sunday Morning  correspondent Conor Knighton, a behind-the-scenery look at his year traveling to each of America's...
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Paperback, Nick Neely, 208 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781640090132
"Finely tuned essays that vary intriguingly in form and tone . . . Neely capably explores the complexity of his subjects with polish and finesse, looking carefully and thinking deeply." ― Kirkus Reviews , starred review   COAST:  the edge of land, or conversely the edge of sea.  RANGE:  a...
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$17.00  
Paperback, Colin Tudge, 480 pages, 6.5 x 9.5, 9780307395399
A blend of history, science, philosophy, and environmentalism,  The Tree  is an engaging and elegant look at the life of the tree and what modern research tells us about their future. There are redwoods in California that were ancient by the time Columbus first landed, and pines...
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Paperback, Lyanda Lynn Haupt, 256 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780316019118
There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both a sign of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. CROW PLANET is a call to experience the wildlife in our midst, reminding us that we don't have to head to faraway places to encounter "nature."...
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Hardcover, Lynda V. Mapes, 240 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781632862532
An intimate look at one majestic hundred-year-old oak tree through four seasons--and the reality of global climate change it reveals. In the life of this one grand oak, we can see for ourselves the results of one hundred years of rapid environmental change. It's leafing out earlier, and...
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$18.00  
Paperback, Daniel Chamovitz, 224 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780374537128
Thoroughly updated from root to leaf, this revised edition of the groundbreaking   What a Plant Knows   includes new revelations for lovers of all that is vegetal and verdant. Plants   can   hear―and taste things, too! The renowned biologist Daniel Chamovitz builds on the original...
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Paperback, Elizabeth Kolbert, 336 pages, 5.4 x 0.9 x 8.2, 9781250062185
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE ONE OF THE  NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW 'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field...
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Paperback, Richard Preston, 320 pages, 5.2 x 0.7 x 8, 9780812975598
Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees,   Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched...
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$16.95  
Paperback, John Soennichsen, 304 pages, 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5, 9781570616310
The land between Idaho and the Cascade Mountains is characterized by gullies, coulees, and deserts--in geologic terms, it is a wholly unique place on the earth. Legendary geologist J Harlen Bretz, starting in the 1920s, was the first to explore the area. Bretz, a former science teacher at...
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$20.00  
Paperback, Eric Rutkow, 416 pages, 5.2 x 1 x 8, 9781439193587
Eric Rutkow’s “deeply fascinating” ( The Boston Globe ) work shows how trees were essential to the early years of the republic and indivisible from the country’s rise as both an empire and a civilization. Among  American Canopy ’s many captivating stories:...
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