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Life Lived Wild

by Wendy Hinman

In "Life Lived Wild", outdoorsman, writer, filmmaker, and conservationist Rick Ridgeway recounts his thrilling adventures in the world’s most remote regions. Ridgeway’s daring life is filled with newsworthy firsts. He was the first... Read More

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Wild Spectacle

by Carolina Ciucci

Janisse Ray’s memoir in essays, "Wild Spectacle", centers the role of the wilderness in her life. Throughout the years, Ray has turned to nature in the pursuit of self-discovery, clarity, and adventure. These essays focus on her... Read More

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Hunting by Stars

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Indigenous populations are targeted by wanton forces in Cherie Dimaline’s startling dystopian novel "Hunting by Stars". In the desolate near future, people are unable to dream. It’s a fatal condition that only Indigenous people seem... Read More

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The Dog Walk

by Danielle Ballantyne

A boy takes a dog for a walk through magical realms in this wordless seek-and-find book. The illustrations are an intricate delight for both children and their helpers, while finding the boy—in his red baseball cap—and his fluffy... Read More

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The Undercover Book List

by Randi Hacker

In "The Undercover Book List", two twelve-year-olds forge a friendship based on their serendipitous connection to a library book. Jane is a self-professed book nerd. When her best friend, Sienna, a fellow reader, moves away, she suggests... Read More

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