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Under the Apple Tree - One Summer's Reflections by Jennifer Wixson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Maine farmer and author Jennifer Wixson reflects on living and dying in this heartfelt journal directed and informed by the activities of the creatures she finds in a niche world under an apple tree, including a nervous-Nellie chipmunk, a motherly bluebird, and Walter the Tree Frog. Real-time photos taken by the author add charming context to the world that unfolds daily with Mother Nature.
The Grant Park Papers; How The Social Internet Is Ruining Our Lives And What To Do About It by David Henry
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature(5.00 from 1 review)
A meditation on the social internet from Grant Park in Atlanta. How it cheapens our lives and flattens our existence into an unrecognizable desert of non-distinction.
Reflections - Do you see what you think you see? by David J. Mackey
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Essay » Author profile
Reflections is a collection of photographs and writings by the author from his journeys in the northeast and northwest over several decades of his life. The author's visual and informational elements address artistic aspects, poetic inspirations and occasionally the characteristics of reflective light itself.
Wonders with Winter by David W Runyan II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Wonders with Winter demonstrates the numerous opportunities awaiting the photographer during the season when most photographers put the gear away and await springtime. But in reality the dead season is alive with frosty photo fodder: snowscapes, snowflakes, ice forms over streams, ice coatings from freezing rain and icicles on houses.
Notes from a Small Valley A Natural History of Wolli Creek II Vivid and Beautiful by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
This is the second part of my natural history of the Wolli Creek Valley in Sydney, Australia. Part I, Prehistory, gave an overview of the Valley’s geology and local fossil and archaeological record. This part describes how the Valley may have appeared in the early 1790s, shortly after the First Fleet brought the Europeans to Sydney in 1788 but before they settled along Wolli Creek from 1804.
Wildflower Stew 5 by Dan Baldwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
One of the joys of living in my beloved Arizona is my ability to visit our neighboring state of New Mexico pretty much any time I want. The beauty and diversity of The Land of Enchantment is well represented – perhaps best represented – by the variety of wild flowers found throughout the state.
Allá lejos y hace tiempo by Guillermo Enrique Hudson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: Spanish. Published: December 12, 2016 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Este es un bellísimo libro de memorias en que el autor evoca los años de su infancia en Argentina. Aquí Hudson cuenta sus paseos por las pampas, la vida de los gauchos, los pintorescos personajes con que se cruzó, su amor por su madre y la enfermedad que acabó inesperadamente con el paraíso perdido de la infancia. Conrad, Ford, Lawrence, Chatwin y Theroux fueron sus sus lectores más fervientes.
Cedar Waxwing by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Cedar waxwings are a regal bird with excellent manners. Unlike many other birds it shares food with its companions and keeps its feathers neat and sleek. It has sometimes been mistaken for a molting robin, especially when an observer compares the similarity of the calls of the respective birds. A robin is a larger bird, however, as cedar waxwings are not much larger than sparrows.
Cape Sable Island - A Birding Site Guide by Mark Dennis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Are you a birder who has always wanted to visit Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia? This guide helps you fulfill that ambition.
My Friends The Crows by Herman G. Wortman
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
"My friends the crows" is a short collection of vivid observations on the life and habits of crows by a farmer who befriended them by chance during his daily activities and became fascinated by their behaviours.
Finding Home: An American's Journey of Life and Love in the West Indies by Chuck McAllister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist(5.00 from 1 review)
At the age of nineteen, biology student Chuck McAllister left behind his comfortable but uninspiring suburban life to seek adventure, clarity, and some kind of meaningful existence on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. There he met Suvali—clever, bright-eyed, and raven-haired—and his life changed forever. This is the story of McAllister’s eleven years of living, loving, and a little bit of science,
Art Inspired by Science: Imaging the Natural World by Robert Louis Chianese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by AAASPD. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
A monograph on the science-based art exhibit presented on the campus of Southern Oregon University as a cooperative project between the Schneider Museum of Art and the 91st Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science June 12 – September 6, 2010.
Deadly Encounters With Coral Snakes by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
My e-book describes how and when people were bitten by coral snakes, and also the aftermath and treatment of these bites. I have researched my book primarily from vintage newspapers and clippings from the 20th century. Coral snake venom has been adapted by veterinarians for the treatment of illnesses for which narcotics have proven ineffective. These include epilepsy & cancer patients.
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods by My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs will spark the curiosity of young readers, taking them to a time where Tyrannosaurus rex ruled the land, pterodactyls flew in the skies, and packs of velociraptors prowled the jungles. Filled with up-to-date discoveries about prehistoric life, this tome includes comprehensive material about geography, history, and other scientific information from prehistoric times.
Détective en Herbes by Nathalie Massé
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Flowers & Plants, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
La botanique par le jeu.Ce livre est une aventure parmi les fleurs. 5 étapes où se mêlent "Vrai / Faux", "Memory", "Déduction", "Observation" et "Enigmes". Les joueurs découvrent et jouent avec la botanique.Les sorties nature prennent une autre saveur.
Indigo Bunting by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Indigo buntings are common songbirds that range from the southeastern United States, to New York, the Great Plains, New Mexico, Arizona, and the southern portions of Canadian provinces. I'm intrigued that a male indigo is oblivious to the hottest weather on summer days. One source I have used tells us that even in this heat a male indigo sings 6 songs per minute and as many as 4,320 songs per day.
Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands: A Wildlife Guide by Emily Hazen
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist(5.00 from 1 review)
This guide will help you identify birds in the Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands. Each entry contains a photograph of the bird and information about its habits and identification.