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US National Parks
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Gardens

The Gardens of Britain and Ireland
The definitive reference and guide to
over 1,700 beautiful gardens
Text © 2003 Patrick Taylor
Photography © 2003 Patrick Taylor
ISBN 0-7894-9645-3
First American Edition 2003
Copyright © 2003 DK Publishing, Inc.

Region Pages Gardens
South-west England 45 62
South-central England 47 45
South-east England 69 70
Wales and west of England 61 61
Heart of England 39 37
East of England 45 43
North of England 51 33
Scotland 37 39
Ireland 36 36
Gazeteer of over 1700 gardens 30
Index by County 30
Index by People 9

Tulip
Copyright © 2003 Theodore James, Jr, and Harry Haralambou
ISBN 0-8109-9099-7 (pbk)
Frontmatter: Anatomy of the tulip, Introduction
1. Tulips in History
2.Selecting Tulips: Early, mid-season, late
3. Growing Tulips
4. Tulips in the Landscape
5. Tulips Indoors

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US National Parks

The Most Scenic Drives in America
120 Spectacular Road Trips
Copyright © 2005
The Readers Digest Association, Inc.
ISBN 0-7621-0580-1
Covers the Western States
The Rocky Mountain States
The Central States
The Eastern States

Our National Parks
254 magnificent color photographs
Photography copyright © MMV by David Muench
Essay copyright © MMV by Ruth Rudner
ISBN 1-55868-918-4
ISBN 976-1-55868-918-3
Forward by Tom Kiernan, President,
National Parks Conservation Association

Frommer's National Parks of the American West
3rd edition
Copyright © 2002 by Hungry Minds, Inc.
ISBN 0-7645-6560-5
Spectacular Color photos of 35 parks

Guide to the National Park Areas
Eastern States -- Eighth Edition
Copyright © 1979--2004
by David L. Scott and Kay W. Scott
Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, CT 06437
ISBN 0-7627-2988-0

The definitive guide to the national park areas
east of the Mississippi

AREA ENTRIES ALABAMA 6
CONNECTICUT 2
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 21
FLORIDA 11
GEORGIA 11
ILLINOIS 3
INDIANA 3
KENTUCKY 4
MAINE 4
MARYLAND 15
MASSACHUSETTS 17
MICHIGAN 5
MISSISSIPPI 6
NEW HAMPSHIRE 2
NEW JERSEY 7
NEW YORK 22
NORTH CAROLINA 10
OHIO 7
PENNSYLVANIA 19
PUERTO RICO 1
RHODE ISLAND 3
SOUTH CAROLINA 7
TENNESSEE 11
VERMONT 2
VIRGINIA 21
VIRGIN ISLANDS 3
WEST VIRGINIA 6
WISCONSIN 4
Nat Park Activities 1

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Mountain Year

A Southern Appalacian Nature Notebook
Copyright © 1998 by Barbara G. Hallowell
ISBN 0-89587-222-6

Contains many observations of flaura and fauna from
western Maryland southwest to Alabama. The 85 essays
are packed with interesting information, organized by month.

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Weather

Clouds and Weather
John A. Day and Vincent J. Schaefer
Copyright © 1991 by Roger Tory Peterson
ISBN 0-395-90663-6

The Weather Identification Handbook
Copyright © 2002 by Storm Dunlop
First Published by Harper Collins UK in 2002
ISBN 1-58574-857-9
Subject sections Pages Observing the sky 2
Cloud classification 16 78
Cloud Formation 8 16
Optical phenomena 7 26
Color in the Sky 3 13
Visibility 1 3
Precipitation 5 10
Winds 2 7
Severe Weather 5 12
Weather 3 11
Further information 1 2
Glossary 1 2
Index 1 2

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Birds

John James Audubon

John James Audubon
and the making of the Birds of America
Copyright © 2004 by William Souder
ISBN 0-86547-671-3 (hc: alk paper)

"Souder renders a fascinating potrait not only
of Audubon but also of the America he knew,
a place so lush and fertile it seems alomost mythical.
But those drawings -- foundational American documents --
prove it was so, and this book makes new and compelling
sense of them and their creator" -- Bill McKibben
Part 1: Audubon and Alexander Wilson
Wilson was America's preeminent ornithologist, who published
American Ornithology in seven volumes. He died while working on the eighth.

John James Audubon - The Making of an American
Copyright © 2004 by Richard Rhodes
ISBN 0-7394-5156-1
Part One The Making of an American -- 10 sections
Part Two America My Country -- 7 sections
Part Three The Birds of America -- 13 Sections on tour
Rear Matter: Notes bibliography, acknowledgeents, index

Audubon Land Bird Guide
Copyright © 1945, 1949 by
by Richard H. Pough
Over 400 full-coor illustrations
of 275 species
by Don Eckelberry
Doubleday & Company, Inc
31 families
Bibliography -- 4 pages
Index -- 25 pages

Field Guide to Birds
Eastern Region
ISBN 0-3161-81809-7
Copyright © 1996 by Donald & Lillian Stokes
Contents:
Frontmatter:
A Bird Guide for the 21st Century
Acknowledgements
The Basics of the Guide
Parts of a Bird
Quick Guide to the Most Common Birds
Species Accounts-- Learning Pages
Hawks in Flight 54
Shorebirds 46
Gulls 75
Flycatchers 84
Warblers 54
Glossary 2
Photo Credits 2
Index 5

David Allen Sibley

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds
of Eastern North America
Written and illustrated by David Allen Sibley
Copyright © 2003 by Chanticleer Press, Inc.
ISBN 0-679-45120-X
45 categories

The Sibley Guide to Birds
Copyright © 2000 by Chanticleer Press, Inc
David Allen Sibley
National Audubon Society
ISBN 0-679-45122-6
North American Birds Species Accounts
41 categories
Species Index

The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior
National Audubon Society
Copyright © 2001 by Chanticleer Press
Alfred A. Knopf, publisher, New York
ISBN 0-679-45123-4
Illustrated by David Allen Sibley
Edited by Chris Elphick, John B. Dunning, Jr
and David SAllen Sibley
Part 1 The World of Birds -- 9 subsections
Part 2 Bird families of North America -- 80 subsections
Appendices: Glossary -- 11 pages
Author biographies -- 5 pages
Species Checklist -- 7 pages
Index -- 23 pages

Why Birds Sing

A journey into the mystery of bird song
Copyright © 2005 by David Rothenberg
ISBN 0-465-07135-x
The birds sing blissfully until the joy
is so great as to be unbearable:
this joy cannot be heard from afar,
but if you come near it, you will succumb.
-- Reb Nachman
Ten chapters, rear matter, index

Bird Sounds
How and Why Birds Sing, Call, Chatter, and Screech
Copyright © 2001 by Barry Kent MacKay
ISBN 0-8117-2787-4
13 chapters
Suggested Readings
Index

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Animals

Extreme Nature
Mark Carwardine

Field Guides

Peterson First Guide to Trees
George A. Petrides, Janet Wehr, Olivia Petrides,
Roger Tory Peterson
Copyright © 1993, 1998 by Houghton-Mifflin Company
Editor's Note © 1993 by Roger Tory Peterson
ISBN 0-395-91183-4

A Field Guide to Mushrooms of North America
Copyright © 1987 by Kent H. McKnight
and Vera B. McKnight
ISBN 0-395-91090-0
Subject Subsections Pages
Part 1 Non-Gilled Mushrooms
Sac Fungi Ascmycetes 4 35
Club Fungi: Basidiomycetes 8 61
Part 2: Gilled Mushrooms
More Club Fungi 13 197
Part 3: Puffballs and Relatives
Gastromycetes 2 25
Palate Pointers (recipes) 1 30
Glossary 1 8
Selected References 1 2
Index 1 21

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Wild Flowers

The home gardener's book of ferns
Copyright © 1979 by The Ridge Press, Inc
by John Mickel
ISBN 0-03-045736-S (hc)
ISBN 0-03-045741-6 (pb)
Ten chapters, appendix, index

Kalmia
Mountain Laurel and Related Species
Richard A. Jaynes
Copyright © 1997 by Timber Press, Inc.
ISBN 0-88192-367-2

Wildflowers
Northeastern and North-central North America
Copyright © 1968 by Roger Tory Peterson
and Margaret McKenny
ISBN 0-395-08086-X (hc)
ISBN 0-395-18325-1 (pb)
Illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson
White or whitish flowers 98 pages
Yellow flowers 106 pages
Pink to Red flowers 102 pages
Violet to bluoe flowers 52 pages
Green and brown flowers 30 pages
Index 25 pages

Wildflowers
and the stories behind their names
by Phyllis S. Busch
paintings copyright © 1977 by Anne Opheiia Dowden
Text copyright © 1977 Phylllis S. Busch
ISBN 0-684-14820-X
Descriptions of 42 plants

Field Guide to Wildflowers
National Audubon Society Field Guide
North American Wildflowers
Western Region, North America
Copyright © 2001 by Chanticleer Press, Inc
ISBN 0-679-375-40233-0
Part I Color Plates
Part II Families and Species Descriptions
Appendices

Field Guide to North American Wildflowers
National Audubon Society
Eastern Region
Copyright © 1979, 1995
by Chanticleer Press, Inc.
William A. Niering and Nancy C. Olmstead
ISBN 0-394-5-432-1
Introduction
Parts of a Flower
How to Use this Guide
Part 1 Color Plates by color pages 1-658
Part II Family and Species Descriptions
658 major species arranged within 99 families
Part III Appendices
glossary -- 10 pages
picture credits -- 6 pages
Index -- 47 pages

How to know the wildflowers
A guide to the names, haunts, and habits
of our common wildflowers
by Mrs. William Starr Dana
Illustrated by Marion Satterlee
Copyright © 1963 by Dover Publications, Inc.

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Insects

A Field Guide to Insects
Copyright © 1970 by Donald J. Borror
and Richard E. White
ISBN 0-395-91171-0 (hc)
ISBN 0-395-91170-2 (pb)
Peterson Field Guide
16 Color plates
122 black-and-white illustrations of each insect
Subject Subsections Pages
Introductory Chapters 6 47
Systematic Chapters
Insects 26 315
Glossary 10
References 4
Index 27

Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders
National Audubon Society
Copyright © 1980 by Chanticleer Press, Inc.
ISBN 0-394-50763-0
Part 1 Color Plates
Part II Text 313 pages
Part III Appendices:
glossary 8 pages
picture credits 4 pages
index 38 pages

The Voice of the Infinite In The Small

Re-visioning the Insect-Human Connection
Copyright © 1998, 2002 by Joanne Elizabeth Lauck
ISBN 2-57062-959-5
front matter
15 chapters
rear matter

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New England

Field Guide to North American Trees
Eastern Region
National Audubon Society
Copyright © 1980, 1995
by Chanticleer Press Inc.
Fiftheenth Printing, May 1995
Part 1: Color Keys
Part II Family and Species Descriptions
Part II Appendices:
glossary -- 7 pages
picture credits -- 4 pages
index -- 24 pages

Trees and Shrubs of New England
With 330 Descriptions
and 318 Color Illustrations
Copyright © 1980 by Marilyn Dwelley ISBN 0-89272-064-6

The Sierra Club Guide to the Natural Areas
of New England
Copyright © 1990 by John Perry
and Jane Greverus Perry
ISBN 0-87156-744-X
State pages
Maine 88
Vermont 49
New Hampshire 57
Massachusetts 83
Rhode Island 30
Connecticut 51
Index 12

Main Streets and Back Roads of New England
The Best of Chronicle's Award-Winning WCVB-YV Series
Copyright © 2002 by Hearst-Argyle Stations, Inc.
Written by Susan Sloane, Chris Stirling,
and the Chronicle Staff
ISBN 0-7627-1221-X (pbk)
ISBN 0-7627-1268-6 (hc)
The Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, CT
SUBJECT ENTRIES People 10
Places 12
Only In New England 14
Islands & Byways 10

Field Guide to New England
National Audubon Society
Copyright © 1998 by Chanticleer Press, Inc
Peter Alden and Brian Cassie
ISBN 0-679-44676-1

identification guide for 1000 flora and fauna
Overview of New England's natural history
Descriptions of parks, preserves, beaches, forests, etc.
1500 full-color images

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Butterflies and Moths

Field Guide to North American Butterflies
National Audubon Society
Copyright © 1981 by Chanticlear Press
ISBN 0-394-51914-0
14th printing, March 2000
Part 1: Color Plates
Part 2: Text
Part 3: Appendices

Butterflies and Moths
Illustrated by Amy Bartlett Wright © 1993
Text based on Peterson Field Guide
to Eastern Butterflies
Copyright © 1992 by Paul A. Opler
ISBN 0-395-90665-2

Great Plant Guide
American Horticultural Society
Copyright © 1998, 2000, 2004
DK Publishing, Inc
ISBN 0-7566-0315-3
SUBJECT PAGES
Introduction 19
Bedding Plants 31
The A-Z of plants 519
The Planting Guide 93
Cold Hardiness and
Heat Zone Map 5
Index 25
Acknowledgements

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Universe

The Grand Tour
A Traveler's Guide to the Solar System, third edition
Copyright © 2005, 1993, 1981
by William K. Hartmann and Ron Miller
Workman Publishing, New York
ISBN-13 978-0-7611-3547-0
ISBN-10 0-7611-3547-2
Part 1: The Major Worlds -- the planets, 181 pages
Part 2: Selected smaller worlds 67pages
Part 3: Beyond the Solar System 7 pages

Universe
The Definitive Visual Guide
Copyright © 2005 Dorling Kindersley Limited
ISBN 0-7566-1364-7
Written by Robert Dinwiddie
INTRODUCTION
What is the universe? 22 pages
The Beginning and End of the Universe 11 pgs
The View from Earth -- 20 pages
Exploring Space -- 28 pages
GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE
The solar system -- 206 pages
The Milky Way -- 68 pages
Beyond The Milky Way - -32 pages
THE NIGHT SKY
The Constellations -- 11 pages
Monthly Sky Guide -- 70 pages
Glossary -- 8 pages
Index -- 16 pages
Acknowledgements -- 3 pages

Smithsonian EARTH
The Definitive Visual Guide to Our Planet
Copyright © 2003 Dorling Kindersley Ltd.
Editor in Chief, James F. Luhr
ISBN 0-7895-9643-7 (alk paper)
PLANET EARTH
History of the earth -- 22 pages
The Earth in Space -- 10 pages
The Anatomy of the earth -- 48 pages
The Changing Earth -- 28 pages
LAND
Mountains and Volcanoes -- 70 pages
Rivers and Lakes -- 50 pages
Glaciers -- 21 pages
Deserts -- 19 pages
Forests -- 19 pages
Wetlands -- 9 pages
Grasslands and Tundra -- 12 pages
Agricultural -- 10 pages
Urban -- 18 pages
Industrial -- 9 pages
OCEAN
Oceans and Seas -- 44 pages
Coasts -- 12 pages
ATMOSPHERE
Climate -- 19 pages
Weather -- 22 pages
TECTONIC EARTH
The Earth Plates -- 16 pages
Glossary -- 5 pages
Index -- 16 pages
Acknowledgements -- 3 pages

The Universe in a Nutshell
Copyright © 2001 by Stephen Hawking
Original illustrations © 2001 by Moonrunner
Designs, Ltd. UK
and The Book Laboratory, Inc
ISBN 0-553-80202-X

Chapter: pages
A Brief History of Relativity 26
The Shape of Time 38
The Universe in a Nutshell 34
Predicting the Future 30
Protecting the Past 24
Our Future? Star Trek or Not 18
Brane New World 28
Glossary 7
Suggested Further Readings 1
Picture Acknowledgements 1
Index 5

Alaska -- Saga of a Bold Land
From Russian fur traders to the Gold Rush,
extraordinary railroads, World War II, the oil boom,
and the fight over the Arctic National Wildlife Reservation
Alaska Copyright © 2003 by Walter R. Borneman
HarperCollins books
ISBN 0-06-050306-8

Charles Darwin

Copyright © Cyril Aydon 2002
Frontmatter
16 chapters
rear matter: 3 appendices, index
A new, fully rounded life of the father
of evolutionary theory.

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