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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs
Hughes, Catherine D.
(Hardcover)

45% off list price of $14.95

The third title in National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series, this book is for kids 4- to 8-years-old who LOVE dinos! The prehistoric world comes alive with dinosaurs small, big, giant, and gigantic, with stunning illustrations by Franco Tempesta--who illustrated National Geographic K...


The Sixth Extinction
Kolbert, Elizabeth
(Paperback)

45% off list price of $16.00

OVER THE LAST HALF-BILLION YEARS, there have been Five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event s...


The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs
Gooley, Tristan
(Paperback)

55% off list price of $16.95

Gooley's more than two decades of pioneering outdoor experience include research among the Dayak people of Borneo and the Tuareg of the Sahara. With his first book, The Natural Navigator, he started a renaissance in the rare art of reading nature's clues. Now, in The Lost Art of Reading Nature's...


The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
Montgomery, Sy
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $16.00

In pursuit of the wild, solitary, predatory octopus, popular naturalist Sy Montgomery has practiced true immersion journalism. From New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, she has befriended octopuses with strikingly different personalities—gentle Athen...


The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
Montgomery, Sy
(Paperback)

79% off list price of $16.00

In pursuit of the wild, solitary, predatory octopus, popular naturalist Sy Montgomery has practiced true immersion journalism. From New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, she has befriended octopuses with strikingly different personalities—gentle Athen...


The Drunken Botanist
Stewart, Amy
(Hardcover)

50% off list price of $19.95

Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and s...


Ultimate Bugopedia
Murawski, Darlyne
(Hardcover)

47% off list price of $24.95

Welcome to the hidden world of the most popular bugs on Earth. Opening the beautiful and accessible pages of this book is like turning over a series of stones under which you'll find a fascinating array of the world's coolest creepy-crawlies.  This fully photographic book profiles bugs, bee...


Desert Solitaire
Abbey, Edward
(Paperback)

49% off list price of $14.00

First published in 1968, this legendary author vividly captures the essence of his life during three seasons as a park ranger in southeastern Utah. It is a rare view of a quest to experience nature, but is also the cry of a man who challenges the growing exploitation of the wilderness by oil and ...


The Genius of Birds
Ackerman, Jennifer
(Hardcover)

61% off list price of $28.00

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence.  Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed w...


Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder (Updated and Expanded)
Louv, Richard
(Softcover)

56% off list price of $14.95

Richard Louv was the first to identify a phenomenon we all knew existed but couldn't quite articulate: nature-deficit disorder. His book Last Child in the Woods created a national conversation about the disconnection between children and nature, and his message has galvanized an international mov...


The Botany of Desire
Pollan, Michael
(Paperback)

55% off list price of $16.00

Every schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and flowers: the bee collects nectar and pollen to make honey and, in the process, spreads the flowers' genes far and wide. In The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan ingeniously demonstrates how people and domesticated plants...


438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea
Franklin, Jonathan
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $16.00

On November 17, 2012, two men left the coast of Mexico for a weekend fishing trip in the open Pacific. That night, a violent storm ambushed them as they were fishing eighty miles offshore. As gale force winds and ten-foot waves pummeled their small, open boat from all sides and nearly capsized th...


Dinosaur: A Photicular Book
Kainen, Dan
(Hardcover)

74% off list price of $25.95

Using unique Photicular® technology that’s like a 3-D movie on the page, DINOSAUR brings these legendary, long-extinct creatures to life. Each image delivers a rich, immersive visual experience - and the result is breathtaking. There’s a herd of giant sauroposeidons, with their impossibly long ne...


The Johnstown Flood
McCullough, David
(Paperback)

52% off list price of $16.00

The bestselling author of The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback makes available again his classic chronicle of the tragic Johnstown, Pennsylvania flood of 1889. From research in the voluminous records, diaries, letters, interviews with numbers of survivors, and a rare, previously u...


Newcomb's Wildflower Guide
Newcomb, Lawrence
(Paperback)

51% off list price of $20.00

Armed with Newcomb's Wildflower Guide, amateur and expert alike can quickly and accurately identify almost any wildflower. Lawrence Newcomb's ingenious system of identification is based on natural structural features that are easily visible even to the untrained eye. This guide covers more plan...


The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World
Goodell, Jeff
(Paperback)

63% off list price of $17.99

What if Atlantis wasn't a myth, but an early precursor to a new age of great flooding? Across the globe, scientists and civilians alike are noticing rapidly rising sea levels, and higher and higher tides pushing more water directly into the places we live, from our most vibrant, historic cities t...


Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro
Slade, Rachel
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $27.99

On October 1, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin barreled into the Bermuda Triangle and swallowed the container ship El Faro whole, resulting in the worst American shipping disaster in thirty-five years. No one could fathom how a vessel equipped with satellite communications, a sophisticated navigation syst...


Dolphins (National Geographic Reader, Level 2)
Stewart, Melissa
(Softcover)

30% off list price of $3.99

Everyone loves the smile on a dolphin's face. Though smart enough to become theme park tricksters, dolphins are first and foremost wild mammals. Melissa Stewart's lively text outlines our responsibility to conserve their natural environment. This high-interest book also offers an interactive expe...


Overview: A New Perspective of Earth
Grant, Benjamin
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $40.00

A stunning and unique collection of satellite images of Earth that offer an unexpected look at humanity, derived from the wildly popular Daily Overview Instagram project. Inspired by the "Overview Effect"--a sensation that astronauts experience when given the opportunity to look down and view th...


Dinosaur: A Photicular Book
Kainen, Dan
(Hardcover)

85% off list price of $25.95

Using unique Photicular® technology that’s like a 3-D movie on the page, DINOSAUR brings these legendary, long-extinct creatures to life. Each image delivers a rich, immersive visual experience - and the result is breathtaking. There’s a herd of giant sauroposeidons, with their impossibly long ne...


Landmarks
Macfarlane, Robert
(Paperback)

60% off list price of $18.00

Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literatur...


On Trails: An Exploration
Moor, Robert
(Paperback)

62% off list price of $16.00

From a debut talent who’s been compared to Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, David Quammen, and Jared Diamond, On Trails is a wondrous exploration of how trails help us understand the world - from invisible ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the Internet.In 20...


Cadillac Desert
Reisner, Marc
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $19.00

Newly updated, this timely history of the struggle to discover and control water in the American West is a tale of rivers diverted and damned, political corruption and intrigue, billion-dollar battles over water rights, and economic and ecological disaster.


The Perfect Storm
Junger, Sebastian
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $19.00

It was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet high - a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists deemed it "the perfect storm." In a book that has become a classic, Sebastian Junger explores the history of the fishing industry, the science of ...


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