The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier

The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed FrontierThere are few remaining frontiers on our planet But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world s oceans too big to police, and under no clear international authority, these immense regions of treacherous water play host to rampant criminality and exploitation n nTraffickers and smuggl

One Little Bag: An Amazing Journey

One Little Bag: An Amazing JourneyA wordless book that starts from a tall tree growing in the forest to the checkout counter at the grocery store one brown bag finds its way into the hands of a young boy on the eve of his first day of school.And so begins the journey of one brown bag that is usedand re used and re used again In

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest ExpeditionsIn 1954, a young television presenter named David Attenborough was offered the opportunity of a lifetime to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo s collection, and to film the expeditions for the BBC n nNow the greatest living advocate of the global ecosystem this is t

Return of the Sea Otter

Return of the Sea OtterA science journalist s journey along the Pacific Coast from California to Alaska to track the status, health, habits, personality, and viability of sea otters the appealing species unique to this coastline that was hunted to near extinction in the 18th and 19th centuries These adorable, furry mari

Moletown

MoletownTorben Kulhmann s stunningly illustrated, nearly wordless tale offers a fascinating window into an imaginary, yet hauntingly familiar world under our feet, where a mole suddenly recognizes the precarious balance between progress and preservation But is it too late n nKulhmann s open ended text encou

Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History

Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural HistoryThe New York Times best selling account of how coyotes long the target of an extermination policy spread to every corner of the United States Finalist for the n PEN E.O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award n A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation Wall Street Jour

Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean

Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the OceanEvery volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects Whether you re a fourth grader doi

Fix That Clock

Fix That ClockA construction crew rebuilds a rickety old clock tower that has become home to wild animals in this picture book for fans of Sheep in a Jeep and Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site.An underlying message of cooperation and conservation drives this rollicking introduction to counting and shapes T

Me and Marvin Gardens

Me and Marvin GardensObe Devlin has problems His family s farmland has been taken over by developers His best friend Tommy abandoned him for the development kids And he keeps getting nosebleeds, because of that thing he doesn t like to talk about So Obe hangs out at the creek by his house, in the last wild patch lef

A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There

A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and ThereFirst published in 1949, A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America s relationship to the land n nWritten with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature, the book includes a section on the monthly ch

Last Chance to See

Last Chance to SeeJoin author Douglas Adams and zoologist Mark Carwardine as they take off around the world in search of exotic, endangered creatures.

Silent Spring

Silent SpringRachel Carson s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962 The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land,

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved AmericaOn the afternoon of August 20, 1910, a battering ram of wind moved through the drought stricken national forests of Washington, Idaho, and Montana, whipping the hundreds of small blazes burning across the forest floor into a roaring inferno that jumped from treetop to ridge as it raged, destroying t