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Calpurnia Tate is an
ordinary young girl who holds a special bond with nature. Her constant wonder
about the earth and its creatures lead her to reconnect with her wise
granddaddy. With this newfound companion, Calpurnia searches for the answers to
her environmental questions and tries desperately to trade her housewife fate
for her passion for nature.
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This story combines your
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creatures in danger. The adults plan to build a pancake house that would
destroy a family of burrowing owls, and they’re not going to let anything get
in their way. In this ecological mystery, can Roy and his new pals stick up for
what they believe in…and save some owls while they’re at it?
Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
Omakayas is a 7-year-old
girl who lives on an island in the mid-1800s. Using her family’s rich culture
as inspiration, Omakayas survives the extremes of the earth’s seasons by
embracing her world instead of being afraid of it. But when a foreign visitor
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Enjoy the world you have,
because you never know how quickly it can change! In Life
As We Knew It, an asteroid knocks the moon closer to our planet, and all of
earth’s balance is thrown off. In a world where tsunamis, volcanoes and
earthquakes are taking over, high school sophomore Miranda will need to cling
to her family, friends and faith to survive.
Girlwood by Claire
Polly Greene may struggle
in the social world, but when she’s surrounded by the enchanting nature of the
woods, she couldn’t be happier. This comes in handy when Polly’s older sister,
Bree, disappears into the forest. It will take Polly’s unusual insights and
natural connection to save her sister and her beloved hidden grove.
Wild Seattle by Will Hobbs
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their uncle Neal’s wildlife center. Encountering the most unthinkable,
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