naturally curious day by day a photographic field guide and daily visit to the forests fields and wetlands of eastern north america

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Naturally Curious Day By Day

Author : Mary Holland
ISBN : 9780811765596
Genre : Nature
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This follow-up to Naturally Curious, a National Outdoor Book Award winner, is a day-by-day account of nature observations throughout the year. Daily entries include entertaining and enlightening observations about specific animal or plant activity happening in eastern North America on that date. Set up as a naturalist's journal, entries describe in detail sightings and events in the natural world and are accompanied by stunning color photographs of birds, animals, insects, plants, and more. Essays throughout describe specific events in nature happening during each month, while sidebars supply natural history facts and information pertinent to the topics of the month or the time of year.

Naturally Curious

Author : Mary Holland
ISBN : 9781570769115
Genre : Nature
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2011 National Outdoor Book Award for Nature Guidebook Are you ready for a black fly bite to get graphic, for a barred owl's call to take on new meaning, and for the life cycle of the eastern newt to suddenly seem complex, beautiful, and intricately bound to the subtle patterns of mysterious underwater landscapes and damp forest floors? Naturalist Mary Holland's new book Naturally Curious promises a walk in the woods will never be the same. Holland leads you through the New England seasons out-of-doors—through the sun, rain, and snow; along roadsides and wetlands; above underground burrows and under treetop nesting sites. With just a turn of the page you'll suddenly know more about the creatures that frequent your backyard or the pond you visit every summer than you ever thought possible. Naturally Curious perfectly melds practical field guide with informal nature literature, providing you the remarkable opportunity to sit back, relax, and learn something fascinating about the natural world around you.

Ferdinand Fox S First Summer

Author : Mary Holland
ISBN : 9781607186267
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Follow this photographic journal of a red fox as he explores the world around him during the first few months of his life. He s about a month old when he first comes out of the den. Watch as he learns to hunt through play and by using his senses. See the changes as he grows from a young kit to a young fox. After all, by the next summer, he ll have kits of his own! Naturalist photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland has captured Ferdinand Fox s First Summer in a way that is sure to grab children s hearts."

Milkweed Visitors

Author : Mary Holland
ISBN : 0965747247
Genre : Photography
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Discover the insects and other creatures that live in a patch of common milkweed.

The Changing Nature Of The Maine Woods

Author : Andrew M. Barton
ISBN : 9781611682953
Genre : Nature
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The ecology of the ever-changing Maine forest

A Nature Lover S Almanac

Author : Diane Olson
ISBN : 9781423622253
Genre : Nature
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Did you know that: We all have follicle mites living on our faces? In India, the humble pigeon is a symbol of lust? Jumping spiders sometimes watch TV with you? Healthy garden soil has the same characteristics as a good chocolate cake? The North Pole rarely points north? The caterpillar of the silver-spotted skipper blasts its frass (poop) five feet outside its nest? Fascinating but little-known facts of nature will connect you with the rhythms of the universe and enlighten you every day of the year. Also included are good tips for gardeners as well as a rundown of what constellations you can see in the night sky each month.

Animal Legs

Author : Mary Holland
ISBN : 9781628558432
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Can you smell with your feet? Do you dig your claws into a river's muddy bank to climb up and bask in the sun? Animals' legs are different from humans' in so many ways! Find out why strong talons suit a raptor, or webbing is perfect for water dwellers as author Mary Holland continues her photographic Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series by exploring the ways insects, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals move and explore their world."--

Suburban Safari

Author : Hannah Holmes
ISBN : 159691811X
Genre : Nature
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The suburban lawn sprouts a crop of contradictory myths. To some, it's a green oasis; to others, it's eco-purgatory. Science writer Hannah Holmes spent a year appraising the lawn through the eyes of the squirrels, crows, worms, and spiders who think of her backyard as their own. Suburban Safari is a fascinating and often hilarious record of her discoveries: that many animals adore the suburban environment, including bears and cougars venturing in from the woods; how plants, in their struggle for dominance, communicate with their own kind and battle other species; and that ways already exist for us to grow healthier, livelier lawns.

Black Man In A White Coat

Author : Damon Tweedy
ISBN : 9781250044631
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"When Damon Tweedy first enters the halls of Duke University Medical School on a full scholarship, he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working class background will become largely irrelevant. Instead, he finds that he has joined a new world where race is front and center. When one of his first professors mistakes him for a maintenance worker, it is a moment that crystallizes the challenges he will face throughout his early career. Making matters worse, in lecture after lecture the common refrain for numerous diseases resounds: "more common in blacks than whites." [This book] examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine"--

The Real Pop Book Volume 1

Author : Hal Leonard Corp.
ISBN : 9781495088070
Genre : Music
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(Fake Book). The Real Book series isn't just for jazzers anymore! This collection features over 200 pop mainstays of modern repertoire laid out in the favored Real Book style. Songs include: Addicted to Love * All She Wants to Do Is Dance * American Pie * Bad Day * Billie Jean * Bohemian Rhapsody * Bridge over Troubled Water * Cat's in the Cradle * Clocks * Dancin' in the Moonlight * Every Breath You Take * Eye of the Tiger * Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) * Hallelujah * Hey Jude * Hey, Soul Sister * Hotel California * I Will Remember You * Imagine * Jar of Hearts * Leaving on a Jet Plane * Let It Go * Losing My Religion * Love Shack * Piano Man * Roar * Rolling in the Deep * Some Nights * Start Me Up * Summer of '69 * Tears in Heaven * You're So Vain * You've Got a Friend * and more!

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