Not a Bean

A Mexican jumping bean isn t a bean at all It s a fascinating home and food source for a special kind of caterpillar With Spanish vocabulary and a clever counting concept, this poetic story shares the life cycle of a Mexican jumping bean This curious jumping insect is actually a seedpod from a

Most of the Better Natural Things in the World

A tiger carries a dining room chair on her back But why Where is she going With just one word per page, in lush, color rich landscapes, we learn about the features that make up our world an archipelago, a dune, an isthmus, a lagoon Across them all, the tiger roams An enigmatic investigation of

Where the Crawdads Sing

For years, rumors of the Marsh Girl have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so called Marsh Girl But Kya is not what they say Sensitive and intelligent, she has

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations In August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the

One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow

From the bestselling author of The Ragged Edge of Night comes a powerful and poetic novel of survival and sacrifice on the American frontier Wyoming, 1870 For as long as they have lived on the frontier, the Bemis and Webber families have relied on each other With no other settlers for miles, it

The Overstory

The Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from

The Salt Path

Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home and livelihood is taken away With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea swept South West Coast Path, from Somerset to Dorset, via Devon

Unsheltered

The New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to

The River

The story of two college friends on a wilderness canoe trip of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence Wynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, bonded by their shared love of mountains, books, and fishing Wynn is a gentle giant, a Vermont kid never happier