Wild Bird

When her behavior escalates out of control, fourteen-year-old Wren is taken away to a wilderness therapy camp where she is forced to develop new skills, including the courage to ask for help.

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  • Author : Wendelin Van Draanen
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 1101940476
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3 reviews
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Wild Bird

Wild Bird
  • Author : Wendelin Van Draanen
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 05 September 2017
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From the award-winning author of The Running Dream and Flipped comes a remarkable portrait of a girl who has hit rock bottom but begins a climb back to herself at a wilderness survival camp. 3:47 a.m. That’s when they come for Wren Clemmens. She’s hustled out of her house and into a waiting car, then a plane, and then taken on a forced march into the desert. This is what happens to kids who’ve gone so far

One Wild Bird at a Time

One Wild Bird at a Time
  • Author : Bernd Heinrich
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 12 April 2016
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Unique encounters with wild birds from the acclaimed scientist and “a dedicated watcher happy to knock down the fourth wall of zoology” (The Wall Street Journal). In his modern classics One Man’s Owl and Mind of the Raven, Bernd Heinrich has written memorably about his relationships with wild ravens and a great horned owl. In One Wild Bird at a Time, Heinrich returns to his great love: close, day-to-day observations of individual wild birds. There are countless books on

White Feathers

White Feathers
  • Author : Bernd Heinrich
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release : 17 April 2021
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The surprising, rich life of tree swallows in nesting season--with Heinrich's beautiful illustrations and photographs--by the acclaimed naturalist. Heinrich is sparked one early spring day by a question: Why does a pair of swallows in a nest-box close to his Maine cabin show an unvarying preference for white feathers--not easily available nearby--as nest lining? He notices, too, the extreme aggressiveness of "his" swallows toward some other swallows of their own kind. And he wonders, given swallows' reputation for feistiness, at

Ravens in Winter

Ravens in Winter
  • Author : Bernd Heinrich
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 07 October 2014
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Presents a detailed investigation into the feeding behavior of ravens during four winters in Maine and comes up with several unexpected conclusions.

One Man's Owl

One Man's Owl
  • Author : Bernd Heinrich,Alice Calaprice
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 17 April 1993
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This engaging chronicle of how the author and the great horned owl "Bubo" came to know one another over three summers spent in the Maine woods--and of how Bubo eventually grew into an independent hunter--is now available in an edition that has been abridged and revised so as to be more accessible to the general reader.

The Naturalist's Notebook

The Naturalist's Notebook
  • Author : Nathaniel T. Wheelwright,Bernd Heinrich
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 17 October 2017
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Become a more attentive observer and deepen your appreciation for the natural world. The unique five-year calendar format of The Naturalist’s Notebook helps you create a long-term record and point of comparison for memorable events, such as the first songbird you hear in spring, your first monarch butterfly sighting of summer, or the appearance of the northern lights. Biologist Nathaniel T. Wheelwright and best-selling author Bernd Heinrich teach nature lovers of all ages what to look for outdoors no

The Birds at My Table

The Birds at My Table
  • Author : Darryl Jones
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 15 March 2018
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"Discusses the history and scale of feeding wild birds. Outlines debates about the practice, highlighting key research findings and pointing out the issues that require further examination. Written in nontechnical language, thus making it accessible to the general public, birders, and academics"--

Bird by Bird

Bird by Bird
  • Author : Anne Lamott
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 18 December 2007
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An essential volume for generations of writers young and old, Bird by Bird is a modern classic. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition will continue to spark creative minds for years to come. For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne’s father—also a writer—in the iconic

The Wonder of Birds

The Wonder of Birds
  • Author : Jim Robbins
  • Publisher : Black Inc.
  • Release : 01 August 2017
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A fascinating investigation into the miraculous world of birds and the powerful—and surprising—ways they enrich our lives and sustain the planet Our relationship to birds is different from our relationship to any other wild creatures. They are everywhere and we love to watch them, listen to them, keep them as pets, wear their feathers, even converse with them. Birds, Jim Robbins posits, are our most vital connection to nature. They compel us to look to the skies, literally

The World the Game Theorists Made

The World the Game Theorists Made
  • Author : Paul Erickson
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 04 November 2015
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Today, game theory is central to our understanding of capitalist markets, the evolution of social behavior in animals, and much more. Both the social and biological sciences have seemingly fused around the game. Yet the ascendancy of game theory and theories of rational choice more generally remains a rich source of misunderstanding. To gain a better grasp of the widespread dispersion of game theory and the mathematics of rational choice, Paul Erickson uncovers its history during the poorly understood period

Black-Capped Chickadee

Black-Capped Chickadee
  • Author : Susan M. Smith
  • Publisher : Stackpole Books
  • Release : 17 April 1997
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Hard-to-observe behaviors captured by top wildlife photographers, Fascinating and lively text by leading ornithologists, Complete picture of a species' life in the wild. "This series will find a welcome place in bird-watching's storehouse of literature". A study of the life of the Black-capped Chickadee reveals surprising facts about the familiar backyard visitor: It is exceptionally agile, yet it cannot walk headfirst down trees. Females engage in extra pair mating with higher-ranked, but never lower-ranked, males. Chickadees use controlled hypothermia to

What It's Like to Be a Bird

What It's Like to Be a Bird
  • Author : David Allen Sibley
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 14 April 2020
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The bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why "Can birds smell?" "Is this the same cardinal that was at my feeder last year?" "Do robins 'hear' worms?" In What It's Like to Be a Bird, David Sibley answers the most frequently asked questions about the birds we see most often. This special, large-format volume is geared as much to

Winter World

Winter World
  • Author : Bernd Heinrich
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 13 October 2009
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From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals are adaptable to an amazing range of conditions. Examining everything from food sources in the extremely barren winter land-scape to the chemical composition that allows certain creatures to survive, Heinrich's Winter World awakens the largely undiscovered mysteries by which nature

Nests

Nests
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release : 15 February 2013
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Sharon Beals' gorgeous photographs of nests offer a new window onto the life and beauty of birds. Drawn from the collections of the California Academy of Sciences, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley, and the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, these birds' nests from around the world offer astonishing insight into the intricate detail wrought by nature's most fastidious architects. Lovely images of nests and eggs are set against rich black backgrounds, and are accompanied by fascinating and