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  • Kids Discover Magazine: Rain Forests 2 (Paperback) [1507]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Rain Forests 2 (Paperback) [1507]

    $2.25

    "Tropical rain forests contain the world's greatest treasures: countless species of plants and animals, oil, rubber, precious metals, and much, much more. Many of these riches already benefit the human race, in the form of medicines, food, and industrial products, and many others are yet to be discovered." — from "Earth's Paradises" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Antarctica (Paperback) [3299]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Antarctica (Paperback) [3299]

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    Do you like subzero weather? How about six months of darkness each year? Do howling blizzards make your day? Does a long walk in hurricane-force winds sound like fun? If so, then Antarctica is the place for you.—from "Icy Land of Extremes" (page 2)

  • Ranger Rick: February 2011 - Amazon River Dolphins (Paperback) [Ex-Library]

    Ranger Rick: February 2011 - Amazon River Dolphins (Paperback) [Ex-Library]

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    Amazon River Dolphins, Bowerbirds, and Recycling Paper are featured in this informative nature magazine published by the non-profit organization National Wildlife Federation.

  • Ranger Rick: February 2011 - Amazon River Dolphins (Paperback)

    Ranger Rick: February 2011 - Amazon River Dolphins (Paperback)

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    Amazon River Dolphins, Bowerbirds, and Recycling Paper are featured in this informative nature magazine published by the non-profit organization National Wildlife Federation.

  • An Usborne Guide: The Young Naturalist (Paperback)

    An Usborne Guide: The Young Naturalist (Paperback)

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    "This book will show you how to set about detecting, observing and experimenting in the natural world around you. Each page is packed full of activities and projects you can do yourself, or with friends, and by doing them you will make many discoveries of your own. You will be able to help conservation at the same time." — From "So you want to be a naturalist?" (page 2)

  • Time-Life Books Planet Earth: Forest (Hardback)

    Time-Life Books Planet Earth: Forest (Hardback)

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    "Across the planet, tens of thousands of different tree species have conquered almost every kind of climate and terrain."—from The Many Faces of the Forest (page 6) Learn more about these wonders of nature; their anatomy, their types and their beauty in this volume from the Planet Earth series

  • Time-Life Books Planet Earth: Atmosphere (Hardback)

    Time-Life Books Planet Earth: Atmosphere (Hardback)

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    "The sky presents an eternally unfolding spectacle. One moment puffs of cumulus clouds skitter across it; the next, a billowing thunderhead perhaps 10 miles high may loom over the horizon. The 19th Century British author John Ruskin described the aerial drama as 'almost human in its passions, almost spiritual in its tenderness, almost divine in its infinity.'"—from The Protean Sky (page 6)

  • Time-Life Books Planet Earth: Arid Lands (Hardback)

    Time-Life Books Planet Earth: Arid Lands (Hardback)

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    "Unlike any other environment on earth, a desert is defined by what it lacks: water, soil, vegetation and population. By that standard, the beautiful blue planet is a far less benign place than might be imagined."—from The Austere Beauty of the Desert (page 6)

  • The American Wilderness: Wild Alaska (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Wild Alaska (Hardback)

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    This book mostly addresses Alaska, but Siberia and portions of the Yukon Territory and British Columbia in Canada are also included. The cold wilderness takes up a sizable portion of the earth's surface, where "all but the southern coastal area has a mean annual temperature below freezing." — quote from "The Alaskan Experience" (page 33)

  • The American Wilderness: Urban Wilds (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Urban Wilds (Hardback)

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    "Though 'urban wilderness' would seem to be a contradiction in terms, many an American city has within or around its borders one or more natural enclaves that fully fit the description. New York, the ultimate metropolis, contains a wealth of such wild places." — from "Pockets of Wilderness in the Metropolis" (page 18)

  • The American Wilderness: The Southern Appalachians (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Southern Appalachians (Hardback)

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    "The gently rolling, wooded Southern Appalachians are capped with the most richly varied deciduous forest in North America. The fertile groves, broad valleys and myriad streams offer congenial habitats to a remarkable diversity of plant and animal life." — from "Mountains of Understated Beauty" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The Snake River Country (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Snake River Country (Hardback)

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    "The Snake River country [spreads] over most of the state of Idaho and [includes] slices of Montana, Wyoming, Oregon and Washington. The great stretch of the U.S. wilderness contains nine million acres of mountains, deserts and forests—a remote domain where mountain ranges are twisted into mazes and where rivers run every way but east." — from "A Great River's Vast and Varied Domain" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The Sierra Madre (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Sierra Madre (Hardback)

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    "From the Big Bend country of Texas and the border of Arizona, the two great arms of Mexico's Sierra Madre—the Oriental on the east and the Occidental on the west—stretch down to Guadalajara and Mexico City, some 800 miles. Though pocketed with settlements, the two rough chains and the high desert basin between them encompass wilderness areas of extraordinary variety and grandeur." — from "The Rough Embrace of the Sierra Madre" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The Ozarks (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Ozarks (Hardback)

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    "Stretching from the forests of southern Missouri outside St. Louis through northern Arkansas to the Oklahoma plains near Tulsa, the 55,000 square miles of the Ozarks are bounded by five major rivers: the Mississippi, the Missouri, the Osage, the Neosho and the Arkansas. The Ozark highlands, the only extensive elevated area in the United States between the Appalachians and the Rocky Mountains, consist of low mountains and hills shaped by spring-fed streams and rivers cutting their way through the elevated bedrock." — from "An Enclave of Old Hills and Spring-fed Rivers" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The Okefenokee Swamp (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Okefenokee Swamp (Hardback)

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    "Compared to other United States wildernesses, the Okefenokee Swamp is a small place, covering 631 square miles mainly in southeastern Georgia, with a slight overlap into Florida. It is a fascinating realm that both confirms and contradicts popular notions of a swamp." — from "A Small, Enchanted Corner of the Old South" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The North Woods (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The North Woods (Hardback)

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    "Lying about midway in the great coniferous forest belt that spans the North American continent from Labrador to Alaska, the north woods described in this book extend from northern Minnesota to embrace parts of four Canadian provinces as well as the Northwest Territories." — from "A Land of Woods and Water" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: Hawaii (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Hawaii (Hardback)

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    "Midway across the North Pacific, space, time, and life uniquely interlace a chain of islands named 'Hawaiian'....These small fragments of land appear offered to sky by water and pressed to earth by stars." ‐ Charles A. Lindbergh (page 20)

  • The American Wilderness: The Great Divide (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Great Divide (Hardback)

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    "The Great Divide country explored in this book touches five states as it follows the continental watershed in its 1,700-mile course through the United States Rockies from northern New Mexico to the Canadian border." — from "Where a Continent's Waters Divide" (page 19)

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    The American Wilderness: The Cascades (Hardback)

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    "The Cascade Range forms a mountain wall stretching more than 600 miles from Canada into Northern California." — from "A Forested Wall of Mountains" (page 18)

  • The American Wilderness: Caribbean Isles (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Caribbean Isles (Hardback)

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    "Embracing a warm and fecund sea, the islands of the Caribbean comprise two major groups, the Greater and Lesser Antilles. To the west lie Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Curving like a shepherd's crook to the east are the smaller islands—some of them, such as Aves off Dominica, mere pinpoints in the sea." — from "A Green-clad Island Arc" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: Canyons and Mesas (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Canyons and Mesas (Hardback)

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    "Seamed by arroyos and canyons, studded with the huge forms of mesas, buttes and towering pinnacles, the desolate but magnificant region described in this volume occupies approxminately 32,000 square miles at the center of the Colorado Plateau." — from "A Stony, Arid Land of Splendors" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: Baja California (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Baja California (Hardback)

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    "Baja California is a geographic anomaly in almost every way. Its 55,000 square miles are only about one third of the total area of American California, but the peninsula is 800 miles long." — from "High and Dry, Long and Rocky" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: Atlantic Beaches (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Atlantic Beaches (Hardback)

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    "This seaside wilderness, which ranges between Cape Lookout in North Carolina and the coast north to Cape Cod in Massachusetts, is made up of approximately 50 federally protected tracts of land with a total area of about 350,000 acres." — from "A Wilderness Shared by Land and Sea" (page 15)

  • The American Wilderness: The Ancient Adirondacks (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Ancient Adirondacks (Hardback)

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    "Dominating the northeast sector of New York state, the Adirondack wilderness contains the largest park in the United States." — from "The Biggest Wild Park in the States" (page 18)

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