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Sneed B. Collard III

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Sneed B. Collard III (see also "Sneed B. Collard") is a biologist, world traveler, speaker, and author of more than eighty books for young people, include the novels Dog Sense, Double Eagle, The Governor's Dog is Missing, and Hangman's Gold. His two recent science titles, Fire Birds and Hopping Ahead of Climate Change, both were featured on the NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books list and named Silver Honorees for the Eureka! Nonfiction Award by the California Reading Association. "Hopping" is also a finalist for the prestigious AAAS-Subaru SB&F Prize for Middle Grade Science. Collard holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and U.C. Santa Barbara. He lives in Montana. ...more

Average rating: 3.96 · 1,685 ratings · 479 reviews · 90 distinct worksSimilar authors
Double Eagle

3.79 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Dog Sense

3.95 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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Animal Dads

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Beaver and Otter Get Along....

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Beaks!

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A Platypus, Probably

3.94 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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Warblers & Woodpeckers: A F...

3.93 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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Fire Birds

4.23 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2015
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The Prairie Builders: Recon...

4.09 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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In the Weeds by Tom Vitale
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Like many, I was a huge fan of Bourdain, and this book definitely gave me a greater understanding of the man, his demons, and what it was like to do the things he did. I found the narrator a bit annoying at first and I sensed he struggled how to inse ...more
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A Confederacy of Dunces by Walker Percy
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This book was unlike anything I've ever read--and I loved (almost) every page of it. The characters careen through a seemingly random series of events that somehow all come together in the end, but not without insane psychology and lots of head-scrat ...more
Beaver and Otter Get Along...Sort of by Sneed B. Collard III
"A very informative nonfiction picture book which can help students understand how an ecosystem begins with one beaver dam. I loved the story, but I especially liked learning about the ecosystem of a pond. The back of the book is filled with interesti" Read more of this review »
Beaver and Otter Get Along...Sort of by Sneed B. Collard III
"Thanks to Netgalley and Dawn Publications for a free digital copy.

This book is a book about getting along,.. sort of. But is also a book about animal adaptations and habitats and life cycles. What an educational treat."
Beaver and Otter Get Along...Sort of by Sneed B. Collard III
"Interesting and amusing story of the interaction of beavers and otters. I think littles who love animals will enjoy hearing and reading this book. Loads of info at the end about the relationship between beavers, otters, and the environment . I had no" Read more of this review »
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Beaver and Otter Get Along...Sort of by Sneed B. Collard III
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As the author, just want to say that this is one of my favorite picture books I've written, both for the joyful, informative text and Meg Sodano's delightful illustrations. Watch a video intro I made of the book at https://youtu.be/ngXPjJBIINE
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Below the Edge of Darkness by Edith Widder
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Edith Widder's new book not only adds a much-needed, ahem, depth to our understanding of the oceans, it provides an entertaining, personal, and insightful narrative of a scientist's journey. In a time when science is so maligned and discounted, Widde ...more
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Beaks! by Sneed B. Collard III
Beaks!
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Sneed, the author, here. Just wanted to weigh in and thank everyone for their remarkable enthusiasm for Beaks! The book was released twenty years ago, if you can believe that, and seems to be more popular now than it was then. This, I hope, also mean ...more
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Waiting for a Warbler by Sneed B. Collard III
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As the author of this book, I just wanted to provide some backstory to this book. It was inspired during my son's and my Big Year of birding in 2016, when we had the good fortune to visit High Island, Texas, a mega-hotspot for migrating birds complet ...more
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No Ordinary Cat by Vicki Spandel
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Vicki Spandel’s No Ordinary Cat (Teaching That Makes Sense, 2020) delightfully breaks the mold of the seemingly endless avalanche of chapter books that yearn to stand out in today’s children’s market. It creates its own uniqueness in large part by de ...more
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