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Field Guide to the Birds of North America
4.34
really liked it
Still my field guide of choice, well the 3rd edition is, in spite of new editions and Sibley's. This is the book I like to carry around.
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Oct 13, 2008
 
An Egg Is Quiet
4.29
really liked it
Beautiful illustrations! I like the way this book is written. The main text is very simple and appropriate for young children, but there is a lot of e ...more
May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009
 
Big Green Purse: Use Your Spending Power to Create a Cleaner, Greener World
3.99
really liked it
I really liked this book. I thought it came from a very practical point of view. I also liked that it gave you ideas on where to start greening up you ...more
Dec 09, 2009
Dec 09, 2009
 
Sharing Nature with Children: The Classic Parents' & Teachers' Nature Awareness Guidebook
4.08
really liked it
Lots of good ideas. I read it for my job as a part-time naturalist. I dog-eared lots of pages that I will use in the future. It's a little hippy, but ...more
not set
Aug 22, 2010
 
Life List: A Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds
3.79
liked it
Interesting book, but kind of disturbing to read about someone who sacrificed so much of their family life to an obsession.
not set
Aug 22, 2010
 
National Geographic Complete Birds of North America
4.30
really liked it
This is NG's answer to Sibley's guide and Sibley's Guide to Bird Life and Behavior. I like the NG's organization better. Sibley's goes by family, NG b ...more
not set
Oct 13, 2008
 
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Western Region (National Audubon Society Field Guide)
4.18
it was ok
The pictures generally only show one plumage and what you see and what was photographed may not necessarily match. Most birders that I have talked to ...more
not set
Oct 13, 2008
 
Big Twitch: One Man, One Continent, a Race Against Time: A True Story about Birdwatching
3.98
really liked it
Aaah, the geeky bird watcher in me comes out. I really enjoyed this book. I thought this was a fun read, even though I wasn't familiar with most of th ...more
not set
Oct 13, 2008
 
Little Tom Turkey
4.00
really liked it
The birder in me loves the turkey illustrations in this book. The story is a fairly simple story about growing up, but my 3 year old seemed to enjoy t ...more
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Oct 25, 2008
 
The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior
4.45
liked it
This is a great reference, but it is pretty textbook-y. I think the general chapters at the front are good information, but the family chapters have v ...more
not set
Oct 13, 2008
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