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Lala's words —Zhang, Gracey, author, illustrator.

Every day, no matter how hot, Lala carries a pot of water around the corner to a patch of dirt and concrete, waters the tiny weeds sprouting there, and whispers words of encouragement to her plant friends; then, on the h...

Little Joe

Alice (Emily Beecham) is a single mother and corporate plant breeder. Against company policy, she takes home her newest creation as a gift for her teenage son -- a special, crimson flower capable of making its owner happ...

Seeds of hope : wisdom and wonder from the world of plants —Goodall, Jane, 1934-

"Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world"--Provided by the publisher.

Staying with the trouble : making kin in the Chthulucene —Haraway, Donna Jeanne, author.

"In the midst of spiraling ecological devastation, multispecies feminist theorist Donna J. Haraway offers provocative new ways to reconfigure our relations to the earth and all its inhabitants. She eschews referring to o...

Plants growing along the river = Lii plante kaa shaakikihki oborr la rivyayr : a learning guide for reconciliation through land, plants and Métis culture

"This guide shares 23 plants that are found at, and near, Batoche, a Métis community by the South Saskatchewan River ... This guide is about Métis relationship to plants and the places where they grow ... This plant gu...

Braiding sweetgrass : indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants —Kimmerer, Robin Wall, author.

"As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teac...

Sacred plant medicine : the wisdom in Native American herbalism —Buhner, Stephen Harrod.

In Sacred Plant Medicine Stephen Harrod Buhner looks at the long-standing relationship between indigenous peoples and plants and examines the techniques these cultures use to communicate with the plant world. He explores...

Forest born —Hale, Shannon.

When her beloved forest no longer gives her comfort and her brother Razo invites Rinna to the city to be one of Queen Ani's waiting women, she happily accepts, only to discover her own strength comes from places both exp...

Earth a new wild

Take a stunning new look at our wild planet by turning the cameras around to show the world as it really is, with humans in the picture. Dr. M. Sanjayan journeys to the frontiers of where man and animal meet to discover ...

Thus spoke the plant : a remarkable journey of groundbreaking scientific discoveries and personal encounters with plants —Gagliano, Monica, 1976- author.

Draws on up-close-and-personal encounters with the plants themselves, as well as plant shamans, indigenous elders, and mystics from around the world and integrates these experiences with an incredible research journey an...

Braiding sweetgrass indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants —Kimmerer, Robin Wall, author.
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As a leading researcher in the field of biology, Robin Wall Kimmerer understands the delicate state of our world. But as an active member of the Potawatomi nation, she senses and relates to the world through a way of kno...

The gravity tree : the true story of a tree that inspired the world —Redding, Anna Crowley, author.

"Part scientific explanation, part biography, this nonfiction picture book explores the life of the fabled apple tree that inspired Newton's theory of Gravity--from a minor seed to a monumental icon that has inspired the...

Around the world in 80 trees —Drori, Jonathan, author.

Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration not to mention the raw materials for everyth...

The botany of desire

Shows how human desires are an essential, intricate part of natural history. The program will explore the natural history of four plants -the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato - and the corresponding human desi...

The poison diaries. Nightshade —Wood, Maryrose.

In late eighteenth-century Northumberland, England, sixteen-year-old Jessamine Luxton is so desperate to find Weed, who her father says deserted her when she was at death's door, that she asks for help from the evil Olea...

Where poppies grow : the British soldier, nature, the Great War —Lewis-Stempel, John, author.

'Where Poppies Blow' is the story of the British soldiers of the Great War and their relationship with the animals and plants around them. This connection was of profound importance, because it goes a long way to explain...

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