Nature and Science
The Worth of Water: Our Story of Chasing Solutions to the World's Greatest Challenge
The cofounders of Water.org & Water Equity, Gary White and Matt Damon, take readers along on their journey as they finally found an approach to match hope with resources, empower families and communities and end the global water crisis for good.
A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters
Andrew H. Knoll
What it is:
Harvard geologist Andrew Knoll's concise and accessible survey of Earth's 4.6 billion year history.
In this "expert primer" (
) complex organisms don't show up until the halfway point of the narrative, while humans appear only in the closing section.
Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas
From celebrated genetic anthropologist Jennifer Raff comes the untold story-and fascinating mystery-of how humans migrated to the Americas.
Big Lonely Doug: The Story of One of Canada's Last Great Trees
The story of one of Canada's last great trees.
Around the World in 80 plants
Jonathan Drori takes another trip across the globe, bringing to life the science of plants by revealing how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture and folklore.
Around the World in 80 Trees
This book uses plant science to illuminate how
play a role
every part of human life, from
30-Second Zoology: The 50 Most Fundamental Categories and Concepts from the Study of Animal Life
Learn all you need to know about the ecosystems, animals and environments which make up life on Earth in this simple, handy, and informative guide!
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