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Book cover: Spring
Examines how spring brings observable changes in weather, nature, and people.
Book cover: Sacred nature
"A profound exploration of the spiritual power of nature-and an urgent call to reclaim that power in everyday life"--
Book cover: The little butterfly that could
An extremely confused and frightened butterfly turns to a whale for guidance on how to reach the flowers--and encouragement as the whale advises him to never give up on his migration.
Book cover: Spring
"You don't know what air is, and yet you breathe. You don't know what sleep is, yet you sleep. You don't know what night is, yet you lie in it. You don't know what a heart is, yet your own heart beats steadily in your chest, day and night, day and night, day and night. So begins Spring, the recommencement of Knausgaard's fantastic and spellbinding literary project of assembling a personal encyclopedia of the world addressed directly to his newly born daughter. But here Knausgaard must also tell his daughter the story of what happened during the time when her...
Book cover: The very lazy ladybug
A lazy ladybug who never learned how to fly decides she wants to go somewhere, but she cannot find an animal to give her a peaceful ride.
Book cover: Shake a leg, egg!
"It's springtime, and the pond is bursting with new life. There are beaver pups, heron hatchlings, and lots and lots of ducklings. Everyone is out and about, swimming, flapping, chirping, and quacking--except for one family of geese"--
Book cover: Garden walk
"Stroll through Grammy's garden and surrounding woods to discover many different kinds of vegetables, fruits, trees, flowers, and animals"--
Book cover: Fly Fishing
Get started with fly fishing by tying knots and learning to cast a rod. Contents: Redington Form Game Practice Fly Rod – knot tool – Essential Fly Fishing Knots reference cards – Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing: 101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner (book) – The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing (book) – Angler’s Guide to RMNP (book) – Colorado fly fishing guide (refill) – knot tying practice materials (refill) – carry case – kit tag
Book cover: The nest that wren built
"In the rhyming style of "The House That Jack Built, " this poem about the care and specificity that Carolina wrens put into building a nest is at once tender and true to life. Papa and Mama Wren gather treasures of the forest, from soft moss for a lining to snakeskin for warding off predators. Randi Sonenshine's lilting stanzas, woven with accurate and unexpected details about Carolina wrens, and Anne Hunter's gentle, inviting illustrations reveal the mysterious lives of these birds and impart an appreciation for the wonder of the life cycles around us. Back matter includes a glossary and...
Book cover: Birds
Fascinated by the colors, shapes, sounds, and movements of the many different birds she sees through her window, a little girl is happy to discover that she and they have something in common.
Book cover: Bluebird man (DVD)
Profiles 91-year-old Alfred Larson, a self-taught conservationist who has dedicated the last 35 years of his life to the preservation of Idaho's bluebirds.
Book cover: Nesting
Two robins build a nest together and raise their chicks, navigating a year of changing seasons and serpentine predators.
Book cover: Parks Pass: Colorado
Colorado State Parks and Wildlife provides these State Park passes and family activity backpacks through the Check Out Colorado State Parks Program. This Program seeks to encourage and allow Colorado residents of all ages to visit State Parks, enjoy and explore nature, and engage in healthy, fun activities.
Book cover: Carl and the meaning of life
When a field mouse asks Carl the earthworm why he tunnels through the dirt, Carl doesn't have an answer, so he sets off to find out why he does it.
Book cover: Hello, puddle!
"A nonfiction picture book exploring a deceptively simple but unexpectedly crucial resource for wildlife: puddles! This lyrical, gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book is perfect for young science learners and nature lovers. A normal everyday puddle may not seem very special. But for a mother turtle, it might be the perfect place to lay her eggs. For a squirrel, it might be the only spot to cool off and get a drink when the sun is shining down in July. And for any child, it can be a window into the elegant, complex natural world right outside their window. With lush,...
Book cover: The big book of nature art
"Each of the activities can be achieved in four simple steps using natural materials combined with recycled or found materials from around the home. With a total of twenty-two art activities, each requiring no more than a five-minute setup and cleanup, the crafts are easy to complete and fun for everyone involved. The book also encourages children to see the creative potential in the natural and everyday treasures all around us--from twigs, seed pods, petals, and leaves to pencil shavings, take-out cups, toilet-paper rolls, and more. Little nature artists will enjoy making paper-plate birds, leaf bugs, coffee-cup owls, tree-bark bats,...
Book cover: When spring comes
"Animals and children alike watch as the world transforms from the dark and dead of winter to a full and blooming spring"--
Book cover: Bompa's insect expedition
"It's time for the twins to go on a nature expedition with Bompa. What marvelous place will they explore this time? Tidepools at the sea? The pond full of frogs' eggs? Maybe deep in the forest? But to their disappointment, they are just exploring outside the door. Yet, as they begin to search for insects, they find world-champion flyers, eaters, and weightlifters. And more tiny surprises at every turn! With their Bompa at their side, they find a way to recognize the amazing feats and important role of all insects. . . even the annoying ones! Featuring gorgeous art by...
Book cover: Butterfly blueprints (DVD)
Butterflies are perhaps the world's most beloved insects. But beneath their colorful charm, there's a wealth of hidden scientific secrets that show butterflies to be smarter and more resilient than we ever imagined.
Book cover: Slow birding
"Many birders travel far and wide to popular birding destinations to catch sight of rare or 'exotic' birds. In Slow Birding, evolutionary biologist Joan E. Strassmann introduces readers to the joys of birding right where they are. In this inspiring guide to the art of slow birding, Strassmann tells colorful stories of the most common birds to be found in the United States--birds we often see but might not have considered deeply before"--
Book cover: The big book of bugs
An insect fact book counsels young enthusiasts on how to become expert "bug spotters" with discussions of major insect groups that detail their behaviors, life cycles, and defense mechanisms.
Book cover: Forever our home =
"Under glowing morning sun and silvery winter moon, from speckled frogs croaking in spring to summer fields painted with fireweed, this meditative lullaby introduces little ones to the plants and animals of the Prairies and the Plains"--Provided by publisher.
Book cover: The hummingbird effect (DVD)
Costa Rica's motto is Pura Vida, Pure Life, and this deceptively small country is bursting with some of the most spectacular wildlife and pristine ecosystems in the world. All this diversity thrives, in part, thanks to one surprising little creature: hummingbirds. Venture across Costa Rica's wild and rugged landscapes, from volcanic peaks to coastal jungle to misty cloud forests and discover the nation's dazzling diversity of hummingbirds. Watch how these tiny birds play an outsize role in maintaining some of the richest and wildest environments on Earth, where a whole community of creatures, such as macaws and monkeys, enjoys The...
Book cover: The green planet (DVD)
Plants live secret, unseen lives. They are capable of forming mutually beneficial relationships with animals. But they can also be as aggressive, competitive, and dramatic as any living thing on our planet. Using specialist cameras, this spectacular series allows us to travel beyond the power of the human eye, to look closer at their interconnected world. Each episode introduces a set of plants, reveals the battles they face, and the ingenious ways they've found to survive.
Book cover: The very impatient caterpillar
A caterpillar learns to be patient while trying to metamorphosize.
Book cover: Creep, leap, crunch!
"In this nonfiction picture book, discover how the animal kindgdom's food chain takes shape, from the lowly worm to the mighty king of the jungle"--
Book cover: Duck, duck, dinosaur
On a sunny springtime day, siblings Feather, Flap, and Spike set out to explore the many flowers, leaves, and seeds outside, but their day is complicated by Spike's dino-sized sneezes.
Book cover: Goodnight, Butterfly
Butterfly wakes up while Porcupine is having breakfast, and Porcupine tries to explain what it means to be nocturnal and Butterfly considers the advantages of a nighttime life while trying to get back to sleep.
Book cover: Glasswings
Lost in the city, a butterfly with see-through wings makes friends with a ladybug, an ant, and a pigeon, and together they help flowers bloom and grow.
Book cover: Love, nature, magic
Maria Rodale combines her love of nature and gardening with her experience in shamanic journeying, embarking on an epic adventure to learn from plants, animals, and insects - including some of the most misunderstood beings in nature. Maria asks them their purpose and listens as they show and declare what they want us humans to know. Join bestselling author, activist, and garden expert Maria Rodale on her shamanic journeys as she reflects on her surprising conversations with the spirits of the familiar plants and animals around us-and the knowledge they share with us. In Love, Nature, Magic, organic advocate and...
Book cover: Honeybee (DVD)
Before Apis is strong enough to fly, this tiny hardworking honeybee takes care of her hive and protects it. Follow her journey as she takes to the air!
Book cover: Into the forest
Combines legendary photography, cutting-edge science, and illustrated essays to illuminate exactly how trees influence, improve, and foster the life of planet Earth and tell the stories of the world's most remarkable trees, from New Zealand to California.
Book cover: Spring
"When the days start to get longer and the sun shines a little warmer, we know spring is on the way! Sometimes rainy and cool, sometimes warm and sunny, spring is the time when baby animals are born and when plants start to reach from the soil to the sky. Readers ready to come out of hibernation find out all about how to dress in spring, holidays celebrated then, and what weather to expect, among other interesting facts about the season"--Publisher.
Book cover: Bird watch
"Count backward from ten as you search for hidden birds (and insects and animals) in this seek-and-find picture book"--
Book cover: Parks Pass: Larimer County
The Department of Natural Resources alongside libraries across Larimer County are excited to present the Discover Pack. This pack is designed to make the parks and open spaces of Larimer County accessible to everyone. Visitors of Larimer County can check out these packs from Larimer County Natural Resources offices and libraries across the county for free. Individuals who check out the packs can keep them for up to seven days and go discover Larimer County's parks and open spaces.
Book cover: Birds
Presents an introduction to a variety of birds, with simple facts about their feathers, feet, and songs.
Book cover: Secrets of the garden
Depicts a family of four who make their garden their summer home as they prepare the soil, plant seeds, water the garden, and watch for a harvest of vegetables.
Book cover: Trail Camera
Contents: Trail camera -- memory card -- USB cable -- Nature of the Beasts (DVD) -- On the Trail of Colorado Critters (book) -- Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains (book) -- Animal Tracks: A folding pocket guide to the tracks and signs of familiar North American species -- carrying case -- kit tag – extra AA batteries (refill)
Book cover: Who's in the garden?
Pictures and rhyming text describe the animals and insects that make a garden noisy, vibrant, and beautiful.
Book cover: What's inside a flower?
"In the launch of a new nonfiction picture book series, Rachel Ignotofsky's distinctive art style and engaging, informative text clearly answers any questions a child (or adult) could have about flowers"--
Book cover: Hummingbird salamander
"From Jeff VanderMeer, the author of Annihilation, comes a brilliant speculative thriller of dark conspiracy, endangered species, and the end of all things"-- "Security consultant “Jane Smith” receives an envelope with a key to a storage unit that holds a taxidermied hummingbird and clues leading her to a taxidermied salamander. Silvina, the dead woman who left the note, is a reputed ecoterrorist and the daughter of an Argentine industrialist. By taking the hummingbird from the storage unit, Jane sets in motion a series of events that quickly spin beyond her control"--Goodreads.
Book cover: Cool green
"A portrait of some of the world’s most incredible trees, seen through the eyes of a landscaper who loves them--and his granddaughter who is beginning to understand why"--
Book cover: The guide to birding in North America (DVD)
In these 24 highly enjoyable lectures, National Geographic takes you into the multifaceted world of birding, focusing on the astonishing range of bird species in North America. With its wide spectrum of wildlife habitats, North America is an endless region of interest for birders from around the world. Within the course, you'll make an in-depth study of bird identification, covering bird size, shape, and color, flight patterns, geographic range, habitats, and much more. You'll also explore core elements of birding such as: the functions and dazzling variety of bird plumage; the remarkable phenomenon of birdsong; understanding avian migration; the marvel...
Book cover: Here comes spring!
This read-aloud board book for little ones follows a group of adorable woodland friends as they enjoy all the best things about spring.
Book cover: Nibbles' garden
When Nibbles the guinea pig and his friend Posie find caterpillars munching on their prize-winning dandelion plants, they decide to make the caterpillars their pets.
Book cover: The ultimate wildlife habitat garden
"For gardeners who are ready to take their efforts to the next level by planting for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife by focusing on restoring native habitat and using sustainable practices, this offers more than 200 recommendations of specific cultivars, sustainability tips, and facts about how to grarden organically. Regional recommendations are tailored to attracting specific pollinators; planting diagrams and plans show the possibilities with lush visuals"--
Book cover: Skunk's spring surprise
After waking from her winter nap, Skunk worries that her friends have forgotten her but it turns out they have planned a spring surprise.
Book cover: The Hidden Life of Trees (DVD)
Branching off of his bestselling book, renowned forester and writer Peter Wohlleben guides us through his most precious ideas and understanding of how trees work in this enlightening documentary. Presenting ecological, biological, and academic expertise with matter-of-fact candor, Peter inspires us to see the forest for the trees. Traveling through Germany, Poland, Sweden, and Vancouver, Peter discusses, debates, and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland, and the amazing scientific mechanisms behind these wonders of which we are too often blissfully unaware.
Book cover: Some bugs
From butterflies and moths to crickets and cicadas, a rhyming exploration of backyard-bug behavior.
Book cover: Damnation spring
A mother and midwife inadvertently threatens the fortunes and livelihoods of her family and their neighbors after noticing an increase in local miscarriages and believes it's caused by the pesticides used by the Sanderson Timber Company, her husband's employer.
Book cover: A good place
"Bee, Ladybug, Beetle, and Dragonfly are looking for somewhere to live. And each has a different want: Bee loves flowers, Ladybug prefers leaves, Beetle is fond of dead wood, and Dragonfly likes ponds. But every time they find what seems like the perfect spot--with beautiful flowers, a tiny pond, some dead wood, or gorgeous green leaves--they discover it's underfoot, near traffic, or otherwise not safe. Will these four friends ever find a good place?"--
Book cover: This little kitty in the garden
Five little kittens enjoy the wonders of spring as they spend time in the garden.
Book cover: Caterpillars
"A group of diverse children explore how caterpillars morph into moths and butterflies"--
Book cover: Peach blossom spring
Settling in America years after his turbulent childhood in China, Renshu, now Henry Dao, refuses to talk to his daughter about her heritage, determined to keep her safe in this new land despite being weighed down by his history.
Book cover: The beekeeper of Aleppo
"Nuri is a beekeeper and Afra, his wife, is an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the hills of the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo --until the unthinkable happens. When all they love is destroyed by war, Nuri knows they have no choice except to leave their home. But escaping Syria will be no easy task: Afra has lost her sight. As Nuri and Afra travel through a broken world, they must confront not only the pain of their own unspeakable loss but dangers that would overwhelm even the bravest souls. Above all, they...
Book cover: The memory of butterflies
"To keep a devastating family secret from being revealed, a young mother's desperate lies could end up destroying everything, and everyone, she loves. The Memory of Butterflies is a poignant story of family and forgiveness--of knowing when to let go and when to hold each other close. Hannah Cooper's daughter is leaving for college soon. The change is bittersweet. A single mother since the age of eighteen, Hannah isn't eager to confront the pain of being alone, but she's determined not to let her own hang-ups keep Ellen from the future she deserves. As Ellen's high school graduation approaches, Hannah...
Book cover: Flicker's garden rescue
When Queen Bee is unable to oversee the pollination of the fruits and vegetables for the Garden Party, Flicker rallies her friends to help save their delicious food.
Book cover: The atlas of amazing birds
Profiles birds around the world and categorizes them by location, including the Iberian magpie, the Arctic tern, the California condor, the Indian peafowl, and the Madagascan pygmy-kingfisher.
Book cover: The music of bees
"Following three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town, each working through grief and life's curveballs, who are brought together by happenstance on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship, healing--and maybe even a second chance--just when they least expect it"--Provided by the publisher.
Book cover: Birds, butterflies & little beasts to knit and crochet
Shares dozens of step-by-step patterns for tiny insects and birds that can be hand-crafted as gifts, clothing, accessories, and gift-wrap embellishments.
Book cover: Velma Gratch & the way cool butterfly
Velma starts first grade in the shadow of her memorable older sisters, and while her newfound interest in butterflies helps her to stand out, it also leads to an interesting complication.
Book cover: Rare Air
"Rare Air, the culmination of artist Sarah Kaizar's dedication to illustrating endangered fauna, features 66 endangered species of flight--33 birds, 5 bats, 12 bees, and 16 butterflies--presented in her scientifically accurate and utterly engaging pen-and-ink style. Complementing the art are informative and story-driven natural histories of each species by writer A. Scott Meiser, as well as interviews with biologists who are working to sustain some of the same species. An introduction highlights how Kaizar developed this project, while the "How to Get Involved" appendix provides helpful tips on actions readers can take to help these creatures. Kaizar's work informs readers...
Book cover: Silent spring revolution
"Chronicles the rise of environmental activism during the Long Sixties (1960-1973), telling the story of an indomitable generation that saved the natural world under the leadership of John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon"--
Book cover: The magic & mystery of trees
Discusses types of trees; their parts, life cycle, defenses, and habitats; the things they provide humans; human threats to trees; and how to help them.
Book cover: Backyard bugs
Explores the types of bugs that can be found in everyday life, including ladybugs, spiders, grasshoppers, and crickets, and presents facts on each.

Flower garden

Helped by her father, a young girl prepares a flower garden as a birthday surprise for her mother.
Book cover: Cheeky chick!
"While exploring the farm, Cheeky Chick learns a valuable lesson about listening and following rules when he has a run-in with a very hungry fox"--
Book cover: The bird way
""There is the mammal way and there is the bird way." This is one scientist's pithy distinction between mammal brains and bird brains: two ways to make a highly intelligent mind. But the bird way is much more than a unique pattern of brain wiring, and lately, scientists have taken a new look at bird behaviors they have, for years, dismissed as anomalies or mysteries. What they are finding is upending the traditional view of how birds conduct their lives, how they communicate, forage, court, breed, survive. They're also revealing the remarkable intelligence underlying these activities, abilities we once considered...
Book cover: Some bugs
From butterflies and moths to crickets and cicadas, a rhyming exploration of backyard-bug behavior.
Book cover: If I were a bird
Rhyming text describes the activities and physical characteristics of a variety of birds.
Book cover: The curious nature guide
Offers a variety of ways to connect with nature, describing the colors, textures, sounds, and shapes of plants, trees, birds, insects, clouds, and the night sky, with journal entries and sketches by the author.
Book cover: Insects
"An introduction to the exciting world of insects for babies and toddlers"--
Book cover: The last tale of the flower bride
Breaking the promise he made to his beautiful wife, to never pry into her past, when they arrive at her childhood home, a crumbling manor shrouded in mystery, a scholar of myths must choose between reality and fantasy, even if doing so threatens to destroy their marriage--or their lives.
Book cover: My garden of the thousand bees (DVD)
A story of surprise and revelation. Martin Dohrn, a veteran wildlife cameraman and a bee enthusiast, embarked on a special challenge during the COVID-19 lockdown of 2020: to film all the bees he could find in his tiny urban garden in Bristol, England. By the end of the summer, he became bee obsessed and developed relationships with some individuals.
Book cover: The glitter in the green
"Hummingbirds are a glittering, sparkling collective of over three hundred wildly variable, colorful species. For centuries they have captured our imaginations - revered by indigenous Americans, coveted by European collectors, and to this day admired worldwide for their unsurpassed metallic, jewel-like plumage, acrobatic flight, and immense character. Yet they exist on a knife-edge -- theirs is a precarious life, dependent upon finding sufficient nectar to provide the high energy their bodies demand daily. They live fast and die young. And they do this in habitats that range from boreal woodlands to deserts, from dripping cloud-forests to montane paramo, and on...
Book cover: Planting stories
"From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world"--
Book cover: My book of butterflies
"This stunning exploration of butterflies from around the world is a companion to My Book of Birds. Geraldo Valério grew up in Brazil, watching white butterflies visit the vegetable patch behind his house. As he got older, he learned more about these unique and beautiful insects, which can be found on every continent except Antarctica. In this gorgeous album, Geraldo presents his favorite butterfly species from around the world. Paint and paper collage illustrations show the butterflies in flight, sipping nectar, laying eggs and resting among flowers and foliage. The text provides fascinating information about each species -- from familiar...
Book cover: The concrete garden
After a long, cold winter, Amanda and the other children in the apartment building use chalk to draw pictures of flowers, trees and some unexpected things, creating something beautiful, something hopeful, to share with the residents there and around the world.
Book cover: Who is shrieking so early?
"Early in the morning, just before Sam's alarm clock is about to go off, a strange sound enters the bedroom. SHRIEK! SHRIEK! What's that noise? This is not a good way to start the day! Sam is woken up by a loud bird, but he tries to sleep through it. What can Sam do to stop it? This bird is relentless! Will Sam find a new friend in this magpie and finally manage to sleep in?"--
Book cover: Butterfly for a king
"A combined history of the Hawaiian islands and the native Kamehameha butterfly up to and including current-day efforts of Hawai?i's Pulelehua Project, a group of professional and citizen scientists working to restore the butterfly's declining habitats and population. An Afterword with additional information, photographs, and source list is included"--
Book cover: Nature and me
"Children are used to hearing about how important it is to protect nature, but they may not fully understand how the natural world can positively impact their emotional wellbeing. With that in mind, this book looks to show children how nature can be fun, uplifting, consoling and even offer companionship. This is a book about how nature can touch us all and help us with our lives (especially when we might be feeling bored, sad or lonely). This is an inspirational book, not just educating children about the natural world, but teaching them to love and connect with it"--OCLC.
Book cover: Songbirds
"Yiannis is a poacher, trapping the tiny protected songbirds that stop in Cyprus as they migrate each year from Africa to Europe, and selling them on the black market. He dreams of finding a new way of life, and of marrying Nisha, who works for Petra and her daughter Angela. Nisha is raising Angela, mothering her own child back in Sri Lanka by the screen of a phone. When Nisha disappears, Yiannis is convinced he is responsible, paralyzed by heartbreak and fear. Petra is forced to care for her child again, and when little Angela insists that they find Nisha,...
Book cover: The music of bees
"Following three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town, each working through grief and life's curveballs, who are brought together by happenstance on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship, healing--and maybe even a second chance--just when they least expect it"--
Book cover: A season on the wind
"A close look at one season at one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment"--
Book cover: Little Blue Truck's springtime
Lift the flaps to discover the animal babies encountered by Toad and Little Blue Truck when they drive to the farm in the spring.
Book cover: Science kids.
In this new 2023 high-definition program, learn all about bugs. What are the varieties, life cycles, and abilities of these various insects? What is molting? What are the stages of metamorphosis? How and why does a spider weave a web? Why are bees essential for flowers? The answers to all of these questions and more are covered in depth with exciting videos and dynamic graphics that reinforce important concepts.
Book cover: Songbirds
"From the prize-winning author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, a stunning novel about the disappearance of a Sri Lankan nanny and how the most vulnerable people find their voices. "It began with a crunch of leaves and earth. So early, so cold, the branches shone with ice. I'd returned to collect the songbirds. They are worth more than their weight in gold." Yiannis is a poacher, trapping the tiny protected songbirds that stop in Cyprus as they migrate each year from Africa to Europe and selling them on the black market. He dreams of finding a new way of life,...
Book cover: The language of butterflies
"In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world's most resiliant creatures--the butterfly--shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives"--
Book cover: Waiting for wings
Dazzling illustrations tell the story of a butterfly's life from the time the eggs are laid until the mature butterflies fly away, then fly back to the fields to lay their eggs for the next generation.
Book cover: The voices of nature
"What messages do animals send to each other using sound? How can we decipher them? What lessons might these messages offer for understanding the origins and workings of our own communication? Scientists who study bioacoustics try and answer these questions, using physiology, animal behavior, and evolutionary biology to understand how and why animals communicate via sound. In this book, Nicholas Mathevon offers readers an accessible overview of the field of bioacoustics, from the mechanisms of sound to its complex social function. Comprising short, accessible chapters, A Sound Journey explores how sound travels underwater, the act of hearing, and how animals...
Book cover: Super hummingbirds (DVD)
With high speed camerawork and breakthrough new science, we enter the fast-paced world of hummingbirds as never before. Speed is their middle name. Their lives are moving faster than the eye can see.
Book cover: Hummingbird
Tz'unun! Tz'unun! A buzz of wings, a flash of color . . . Theres a very special visitor in Grannys garden. Its a hummingbird! And its just about to begin its long migration, heading north to its nesting ground. Watch as it spreads joy to all who encounter it along its two-thousand-mile trek. Zoologist Nicola Davies introduces readers to this valiant bird, lighter than a nickel. Jane Rays lush, intricate illustrations highlight its jewel-like beauty.
Book cover: Once, a bird
"In this wordless picture book, a bird emerges after winter to find the world has gone quiet. As she settles on a tree outside an apartment building, its residents notice her through their windows and find hope in her resilience and the continued rhythms of nature."--
Book cover: The open-air life
"In The Open-Air Life, Swedish-American writer Linda McGurk introduces readers to a wide array of Nordic customs and practices that focus on slowing down and spending more and more of ones' time outdoors. An outdoorsy cousin of hygge, friluftsliv is what Nordic people do outside all day before they cozy up in front of the fireplace with their wool socks on and a cup of hot cocoa"--
Book cover: Spring fever
"Annajane Hudgens truly believes she is over her ex-husband, Mason Bayless. They've been divorced for four years, she's engaged to a new, terrific guy, and she's ready to leave the small town where she and Mason had so much history. She is so over Mason that she has absolutely no problem attending his wedding to the beautiful, intelligent, delightful Celia. But when fate intervenes and the wedding is called to a halt as the bride is literally walking down the aisle, Annajane begins to realize that maybe she's been given a second chance. Maybe everything happens for a reason. And...
Book cover: Silent spring
First published in 1962, this book alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides. The outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. "Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations ... Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's "100 Most Influential People of the Century"). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates the author's watershed book with new...
Book cover: Rise to the sky
"What are the tallest living things on Earth? Trees! Discover what growing trees need so they can rise to the sky in this lyrical look at the tree life cycle"--
Book cover: Spring crafts across cultures
"Spring is a season of celebration! Join the fun with thirteen festive crafts that celebrate holidays from around the world. Create a colorful wall hanging for the Hindu holiday Holi. Plant a garden to commemorate Earth Day. It's always the season for crafting!"--
Book cover: The murmur of bees
From the day that old Nana Reja found a baby abandoned under a bridge, the life of a small Mexican town forever changed. Disfigured and covered in a blanket of bees, little Simonopio is for some locals the stuff of superstition, a child kissed by the devil. But he is welcomed by landowners Francisco and Beatriz Morales, who adopt him and care for him as if he were their own. As he grows up, Simonopio becomes a cause for wonder to the Morales family, because when the uncannily gifted child closes his eyes, he can see what no one else...
Book cover: The river that flows beside me
A[n] . . . illustrated concertina book that takes the reader on a journey down the river, from the source high up in the mountains all the way to the sea, . . . [and] ventures down surging waterfalls and past meandering turns, whilst exploring the remarkable relationship between humans, nature and rivers.
Book cover: My tiny life by Ruby T. Hummingbird
"Told in diary form, My Tiny Life by Ruby T. Hummingbird is an action-packed introduction to the life cycle of a ruby-throated hummingbird"--
Book cover: Bee dance
"A honeybee searches for nectar, then returns to the hive to tell the other bees. She does a waggle dance, moving in a special figure-eight pattern to share the location of the nectar with her hivemates. With vivid and active images, Rick Chrustowski brings these amazing bees to life!"--
Book cover: On hummingbird wings
On a mission to restore her hypochondriac mother to health, Gillian Ormsby also sets about reviving her mother's wilted garden to its former glory, enlisting the help of Adam, a handsome man who owns a family gardening business with his father.
Book cover: Superworm
Superworm's bug friends attempt to free him from the clutches of Wizard Lizard who, having heard of Superworm's wondrous and heroic deeds, captures him and forces him to dig for treasure.
Book cover: Curious george swings into spring (DVD)
George is so excited about spring that he wants Hundley to have Spring Fever too. But even blooming flowers, baby animals and canoe rides cannot make Hundley love spring. Even worse, Hundley gets lost in the country. Searching for his lost friend, George accidentally launches the hot air balloon rally and sails over the countryside. Luckily he manages to grab Hundley from a hilltop along the way. Together they return triumphantly to the city.
Book cover: Buzzy the bumblebee
When he reads in a book that bumblebees cannot fly, Buzzy suddenly doubts himself and forgets how.
Book cover: The hike
Three friends set out on a day hike to explore their local forest, intending to climb to the top of the hill, where they will plant a flag, read a poem, and release feathers into the wind.
Book cover: Goodbye winter, hello spring
A boy and his dog explore the countryside, greeting the elements of nature that they meet and noting how the environment is changing from winter to spring.
Book cover: 10-minute nature projects
"Looking for quick and easy nature projects for your makerspace? Look no further! From frozen suncatchers and mini mushroom patches to seed art and porcupine pinecones, these amazing 10-minute outdoor-inspired projects will have kids making in no time!"--
Book cover: At the pond
"On a dull gray day, a boy puts his dog on a leash and they walk to a shimmering pond where snowy white swans swim freely. One of the swans invites the boy and dog for a ride. They climb on its back and sail into a stunningly beautiful landscape, dotted with wildflowers, spoonbills and ibises. Foxes, rabbits and deer appear in this paradise, then butterflies and even bigger, more beautiful flowers. The boy unleashes his dog on shore, and the dog bounds off to play. Now the boy wraps his arms around the swan's neck -- he has a...
Book cover: Bloom boom!
An exploration of flowers found in the desert, woodlands, gardens, and meadows introduces the parts of flower, different habitats, and specific species.
Book cover: Insects
"A picture and board book about babies learning about insects"--
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