Nature's Friend

Nature's Friend

Author: Lindsey McDivitt

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

ISBN: 9781534126459

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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2019 Green Earth Book Awards - Long List The art and writing of Gwen Frostic are well known in her home state of Michigan and around the world, but this picture book biography tells the story behind Gwen's famous work. After a debilitating illness as a child, Gwen sought solace in art and nature. She learned to be persistent and independent--never taking no for an answer or letting her disabilities define her. After creating artwork for famous Detroiters and for display at the World's Fair and helping to build WWII bombers, Gwen moved her printmaking business to northern Michigan. She dedicated her work and her life to reminding people of the wonder and beauty in nature.
Nature's Friend
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Lindsey McDivitt
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-15 - Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

2019 Green Earth Book Awards - Long List The art and writing of Gwen Frostic are well known in her home state of Michigan and around the world, but this picture book biography tells the story behind Gwen's famous work. After a debilitating illness as a child, Gwen sought solace
Nature's Second Chance
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Steven Apfelbaum
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-01 - Publisher: Beacon Press

Renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold once wrote, "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it does otherwise." Few have taken Leopold's vision more to heart than Steven I. Apfelbaum, who has, over the last thirty years,
Nature's Mirror
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Mary Anne Andrei
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-20 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

It may be surprising to us now, but the taxidermists who filled the museums, zoos, and aquaria of the twentieth century were also among the first to become aware of the devastating effects of careless human interaction with the natural world. Witnessing firsthand the decimation caused by hide hunters, commercial
The Periodic Table: Nature's Building Blocks
Language: en
Pages: 930
Authors: J. Theo Kloprogge, Concepcion P. Ponce, Tom Loomis
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-18 - Publisher: Elsevier

The Periodic Table: Nature’s Building Blocks: An Introduction to the Naturally Occurring Elements, Their Origins and Their Uses addresses how minerals and their elements are used, where the elements come from in nature, and their applications in modern society. The book is structured in a logical way using the periodic
Dalynia - Nature's Slaughter
Language: en
Pages: 50
Authors: Adrian L Juhl
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-22 - Publisher: Adrian L Juhl

Can Magistrate Marcus save his people from the mysterious abominations that are slaughtering them? The abomination army has attacked the people of Aazronia, seemingly without cause. Casualties, and the threat of extinction, drive Magistrate Marcus and his people to seek help from the druid homeworld. Besieged by the rabid infestation