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Book Cover: Will's red coat : a story of friendship, faith, and one old dog's choice to live again

Will's red coat : a story of friendship, faith, and one old dog's choice to live again

Author: Tom Ryan

ISBN: 9780062444981

A true story of acceptance, perseverance, and the possibility of love and redemption as evocative, charming, and powerful as the New York Times bestseller Following Atticus.Drawn by an online post, Tom Ryan adopted Will, a frightened, deaf, and mostly blind elderly dog, and brought him home to live with him...

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Book Cover: Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Author: Sara A Lourie

ISBN: 9780226338415

Absolutely captivating creatures, seahorses seem like a product of myth and imagination rather than of nature. They are small, elusive, and are named for their heads, which are shaped like miniature ponies with tiny snouts. They swim slowly upright by rapidly fanning their delicate dorsal fin, coil their tails to...

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Book Cover: Landmarks

Landmarks

Author: Robert Macfarlane

ISBN: 9780241967874

From Robert Macfarlane, the acclaimed author of The Old Ways - a celebration of the language of landscape and the power of words to shape our sense of place For years now, the British writer Robert Macfarlane has been collecting place-words: terms for aspects of landscape, nature, and weather, drawn...

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Book Cover: Mammals of the Great Lakes Region, 3rd Ed.

Mammals of the Great Lakes Region, 3rd Ed.

Author: Allen Kurta

ISBN: 9780472053452

Now in an extensively revised 3rd edition, Mammals of the Great Lakes Region has been an essential reference for countless amateur and professional naturalists since 1957. Easily tucked into a backpack and carried into the field, this heavily illustrated guidebook offers detailed information on 83 species, including each mammal's appearance...

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Book Cover: The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

Author: David George Haskell

ISBN: 9780525427520

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature's most magnificent networkers - trees "At once lyrical and informative, filled with beauty." - Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth ExtinctionDavid Haskell's award-winning The Forest Unseen won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural...

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Book Cover: Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak

Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak

Author: Andy Hall

ISBN: 9780525954064

Denali's Howl is the white-knuckle account of one of the most deadly climbing disasters of all time.In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley - known to the locals as Denali - one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world. Only five survived.Journalist...

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Book Cover: The Age of the Horse: An Equine Journey Through Human History

The Age of the Horse: An Equine Journey Through Human History

Author: SUSANNA FORREST

ISBN: 9780802126511

An essential book for anyone who's ever been captivated by horses, The Age of the Horse is a breathtaking exploration of the enduring connection between humans and Equus caballus. Equestrian expert Susanna Forrest presents a unique, sweeping panorama of the animal's prominent role in societies around the world and across...

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Book Cover: Identifying Trees of the East: An All-Season Guide to Eastern North America

Identifying Trees of the East: An All-Season Guide to Eastern North America

Author: Michael D Williams

ISBN: 9780811718301

All-season field guide for identifying common trees of eastern NAThis popular, field-tested guide for identifying trees in any season, not just when they are in full leaf, features 600 color photos and 200 line drawings showing bark, branching patterns, fruits, flowers, nuts, and overall appearance in addition to leaf color...

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Book Cover: Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio: The definitive guide to the region's top multiuse trails

Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio: The definitive guide to the region's top multiuse trails

Author: RAILS-TO-TRAILS CONSERVANCY.

ISBN: 9780899978482

Across the country, more than 1,600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this updated guide in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the finest rail-trails, plus...

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Book Cover: Modern Dog Parenting: Raising Your Dog or Puppy to Be a Loving Member of Your Family

Modern Dog Parenting: Raising Your Dog or Puppy to Be a Loving Member of Your Family

Author: Sarah Hodgson

ISBN: 9781250095541

You and your dog are a lot alike. By several behavioral measures, your dog's mental abilities are equivalent to those of a two to three and a half-year-old toddler. Dogs can learn up to 250 words, count from one to five and understand basic arithmetic. Your dog can imitate and...

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Book Cover: Scuba Diving 5th Edition

Scuba Diving 5th Edition

Author: Dennis Graver

ISBN: 9781492525769

The best-selling authoritative resource returns updated and better than ever. "Scuba Diving, Fifth Edition, " is the most up-to-date resource for experiencing secure, satisfying dives. Packed with full-color photographs and detailed diving instruction, this is the ideal companion for recreational divers, diving instructors, and students. Veteran instructor Dennis Graver shares...

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Book Cover: Inside Animal Hearts and Minds: Bears That Count, Goats That Surf, and Other True Stories of Animal Intelligence and Emotion

Inside Animal Hearts and Minds: Bears That Count, Goats That Surf, and Other True Stories of Animal Intelligence and Emotion

Author: Belinda Recio

ISBN: 9781510718944

Extraordinary observations of animals living and behaving with feeling in our world.As Charles Darwin suggested more than a century ago, the differences between animals and humans are "of degree and not of kind." Not long ago, ethologists denied that animals had emotions or true intelligence. Now, we know that rats...

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Book Cover: Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow: My Life as a Country Vet

Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow: My Life as a Country Vet

Author: Dr. Jan Pol

ISBN: 9781592408979

The star of The Incredible Dr. Pol shares his amusing, and often poignant, tales from his four decades as a vet in rural Michigan. Dr. Jan Pol is not your typical veterinarian. Born and raised the in Netherlands on a dairy farm, he is the star of Nat Geo Wilds hit...

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Book Cover: Birding at the Bridge: In Search of Every Bird on the Brooklyn Waterfront

Birding at the Bridge: In Search of Every Bird on the Brooklyn Waterfront

Author: Heather Wolf

ISBN: 9781615193134

An astonishing variety of birds, stunningly photographed by the first birder to fully explore Brooklyn's gorgeous new waterfront park Heather Wolf fell in love with birding among the tropical birds of Florida. When she moved to Brooklyn, just steps from downtown, she thought she would be hard-pressed to find anything...

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Book Cover: Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide

Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide

Author: Charles Foster

ISBN: 9781627796330

A passionate naturalist explores what it's really like to be an animal -- by living like themHow can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster set out to know the...

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Book Cover: Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds

Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds

Author: Nancy J Hajeski

ISBN: 9781770858251

Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds packs in a lot of information. Illustrations, text, charts, tables and icons make it an ideal reference for all dog lovers, who will enjoy flipping through the pages. The over 450 breeds are thoroughly researched and represent canines from around the...

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