#BookBingoNW2020 - Nature
Here are some suggestions for your Summer Book Bingo NW 2020 category: Nature.
Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses
By the author of “Braiding Sweetgrass,” this thoughtful essay collection provides insight into these humble yet elegant plants. A botany professor and Indigenous author, Kimmmerer deftly interweaves science and personal reflections on moss.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2018 Unabridged
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Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness
Did you know that walking in the woods can be beneficial to your physical and mental well-being? Learn more about the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku – forest bathing – from a noted immunologist and practitioner of forest medicine.
Format: eBook - 2018
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The Way Through the Woods: On Mushrooms and Mourning
When she learns how to identify and hunt mushrooms, a grieving widow finds an unlikely path out of despair. Long’s captivating memoir is an enchanting introduction to mycology and a moving account of loss and rebirth.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2019 Unabridged
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H Is for Hawk
After her beloved father suddenly dies, Helen Macdonald, an experienced British falconer, decides to raise and train a goshawk, following in the footsteps of her literary icon T.H. White.
Format: eBook - 2014
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Upstream: Selected Essays
Poet Mary Oliver was a keen observer of nature. This book collects 19 of Oliver's essays spanning the last 20 years of her life, and reads like a journal of her daily wonder at the marvels of the natural world.
Format: eBook - 2016
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The Bees: A Novel
In this unique and inventive dystopian novel, Flora 717 is a lowly sanitation worker bee whose special gifts enable her to escape the rigid social hierarchy of her community, and eventually change the fate of her entire hive.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 Unabridged
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Wisdom From A Humble Jellyfish: And Other Self-care Rituals From Nature
Shah's whimsical and educational debut offers helpful and eye-opening tips on self-care gleaned from the natural world. Examples include oysters, avocado trees, jellyfish and more.
Format: eBook - 2020
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The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins
A prized delicacy in Japan for centuries, the wild matsutake mushroom is also under threat of disappearing there. Anthropologist Tsing explores the human and non-human actors shaping its future in this fascinating study of the global mushroom trade.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2017 Unabridged
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Gone to Earth
This classic 1917 novel from British author Mary Webb depicts the life of young nature lover Hazel Woodus, who lives an idyllic existence communing with flora and fauna in the Shropshire countryside until two very different men vie for her affection.
Format: eBook - 2015
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Seattle Street-smart Naturalist: Field Notes From the City
Learn about the flora, fauna, and geology of the Emerald City in this informative and accessible guide to local natural history. With charming hand-drawn maps and sharp-eyed observations, Williams brings Seattle’s wild side into focus. "
Format: eBook - 2012
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