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The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
by Sy Montgomery
Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
by Sy Montgomery
"In loving yet unsentimental prose, Sy Montgomery captures the richness that animals bring to the human experience. Sometimes it takes a too-smart-for-his-own-good pig to open our eyes to what most matters in life.”—John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst DogA naturalist who spent months at a time living...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Sports & Outdoors
The Hummingbirds' Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings
The Hummingbirds' Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings
by Sy Montgomery
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of the “fascinating…entertaining” (The Daily Beast) National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus, a charmingly perfect gem of a book about the most exquisite and extraordinary of winged creatures—hummingbirds.As one of the most beautiful and intriguing birds found in nature...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
by Sy Montgomery
A New York Times bestseller! National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals—her friends—who have profoundly affected her in this stunning, poetic, and life-affirming memoir featuring illustrations by Rebecca Green. Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Children's Lit; All Religion & Spirituality; All Sports & Outdoors
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
by Sy Montgomery
Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019 (The Best American Series ®)
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019 (The Best American Series ®)
by Sy Montgomery, Jaime Green
A NATIONAL BESTSELLER Sy Montgomery, New York Times best-selling author and recipient of numerous awards, edits this year’s volume of the finest science and nature writing. “Science is important because this is how we seek to discover the truth about the world. And this is what makes excellent science and nature writing essential,”...
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Categories: Unknown
Birdology: Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby...
Birdology: Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby...
by Sy Montgomery
Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like she’s a rock star. In these pages you’ll also meet Maya and Zuni, two orphaned baby hummingbirds who hatched from eggs the size of navy beans, and who are...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind
Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind
by Sy Montgomery, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Extraordinary new insights into the minds and lives of our fellow creatures from two of the world’s top animal authors, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and Sy Montgomery. A Mail on Sunday  “Critic's Pick” Best Read of the Year "In their writing and in their lives and in their remarkable friendship, Liz and Sy break down false...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World
by Sy Montgomery, Temple Grandin
When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism.While Temple’s doctor recommended a hospital, her mother believed in her. Temple went to school instead. Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a scientist and professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Her world-changing...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Biruté Galdikas
Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Biruté Galdikas
by Sy Montgomery
2017 is the 50th anniversary of The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda. Three astounding women scientists have in recent years penetrated the jungles of Africa and Borneo to observe, nurture, and defend humanity's closest cousins. Jane Goodall has worked with the chimpanzees of Gombe for nearly 50...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Sports & Outdoors
Spell of the Tiger: The Man-Eaters of Sundarbans
Spell of the Tiger: The Man-Eaters of Sundarbans
by Sy Montgomery
From the author of The Soul of an Octopus and bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig, a book that earned Sy Montgomery her status as one of the most celebrated wildlife writers of our time, Spell of the Tiger brings readers to the Sundarbans, a vast tangle of mangrove swamp and tidal delta that lies between India and Bangladesh. It is the...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
Journey of the Pink Dolphins: An Amazon Quest
Journey of the Pink Dolphins: An Amazon Quest
by Sy Montgomery
By the acclaimed author of The Soul of an Octopus and the bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig . When Sy Montgomery ventured into the Amazon to unlock the mysteries of the littleknown pink dolphins, she found ancient whales that plied the Amazon River at dawn and dusk, swam through treetops in flooded forests, and performed...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events; All Sports & Outdoors
The Curious Naturalist: Nature's Everyday Mysteries
The Curious Naturalist: Nature's Everyday Mysteries
by Sy Montgomery
Boston Globe nature columnist discusses the lovelorn messages sent by singing insects on autumn evenings, the messages contained in spiderwebs, the effects of winter snow on the way sound travels, the way all life depends on the unusual structure of water, and much more. Most fun is the author's description of ways to interact with other...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
The Tarantula Scientist (Scientists in the Field)
The Tarantula Scientist (Scientists in the Field)
by Sy Montgomery
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year: A “fascinating” photo-filled book on these amazing arachnids! (Booklist)   Yellow blood? Skeletons on the outside? These attributes don’t belong to comic book characters or alien life forms, but to Earth’s biggest and hairiest spiders: tarantulas. In this book you are invited to follow Sam...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea (Scientists in the Field Series)
The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea (Scientists in the Field Series)
by Sy Montgomery
A 2007 Sibert Honor Book  It looks like a bear, but isn’t one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey— but isn’t a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but what’s a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschie’s tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea’s cloud forest. And meet the...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Teen Lit
The Octopus Scientists (Scientists in the Field Series)
The Octopus Scientists (Scientists in the Field Series)
by Sy Montgomery
With three hearts and blue blood, its gelatinous body unconstrained by jointed limbs or gravity, the octopus seems to be an alien, an inhabitant of another world. It’s baggy, boneless body sprouts eight arms covered with thousands of suckers—suckers that can taste as well as feel. The octopus also has the powers of a superhero: it can...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home
Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home
by Sy Montgomery
“Montgomery’s expertise and the gorgeous illustrations make this a fine purchase for libraries serving early elementary students.” —School Library Journal “The mixed-media illustrations make good use of dynamic spreads, color, and texture—perfect for a book on a master of camouflage. Montgomery seamlessly incorporates interesting facts...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
The Hyena Scientist (Scientists in the Field Series)
The Hyena Scientist (Scientists in the Field Series)
by Sy Montgomery, Nic Bishop
This myth-busting new addition to the critically acclaimed Scientists in the Field series by Sibert medal winning team Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop is perfect for nonfiction readers looking for more female scientist narratives, or a fresh perspective on an underrepresented animal—Hyenas! Timely and inspiring, The Hyena Scientist...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Search for the Golden Moon Bear: Science and Adventure in Pursuit of a New Species
Search for the Golden Moon Bear: Science and Adventure in Pursuit of a New Species
by Sy Montgomery
Sy Montgomery--acclaimed author of The Soul of an Octopus and bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig --has shared with readers her amazing encounters with intelligent octopi, great apes, man-eating tigers, and pink river dolphins, but here her muse is an animal whose name and appearance evoke another world altogether. Southeast Asia's...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon
Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon
by Sy Montgomery
Welcome to a forest filled with water. In the wet season, the swollen Amazon becomes a looking glass into another world, where pink dolphins swim like something from a dream. In Peru they are called bufeo colorado—the ruddy dolphin. Their color ranges from white to gray to a vivid pink. These astonishing mammals, actually river-dwelling...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
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