The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells

Surveys the habitat, range, behavior, biology, and reproductive habits of marine mullusks

Familiar Seashells

Familiar Seashells

Shows and describes the shells of clams, scallops, oysters, cockles, mussels, limpets, abalone, periwinkles, conchs, and whelks

Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences

Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences

Animals have been studied for centuries. But what are the most important and relevant reference and information sources in the zoological sciences? This work is a comprehensive, thoroughly annotated directory filled with hundreds of esteemed resources published in the field of zoology, including indexes, abstracts, bibliographies, journals, biographies and histories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, textbooks, checklists and classification schemes, handbooks and field guides, associations, and Web sites. A complete revision of the award-winning Guide to the Zoological Literature: The Animal Kingdom (1994), this new title includes extensive, up-to-date coverage of invertebrates, arthropods, vertebrates, fishes, amphibians and reptiles, birds, and mammals. In addition, the work features a detailed introduction by the author, as well as thorough subject, title, and author indexes. Students and researchers can now quickly and easily pinpoint works in their field of study. The book is of equal importance to LIS students specializing in science or biology librarianship, as it provides a comprehensive, straight-forward overview of zoological information sources. An essential addition to the core reference collection of public and academic libraries!

Florida's Seashells

A Beachcomber's Guide

Florida's Seashells

A visit to any Florida beach can spark curiosity about seashells. Satisfy questions about the names and lives of seashells by comparing beachcombing finds to color photographs representing hundreds of individual shells. Guide organization is simple, and images show shells as they would be found on beaches, not in museums. Maps for each kind of shell point out where to seek targeted treasures, and many other secrets for finding interesting shells are revealed. Shells include kinds found throughout the southeastern US and Caribbean Sea.

Lone Star Guide to Texas Parks and Campgrounds

Lone Star Guide to Texas Parks and Campgrounds

This up-to-date guidebook is just the ticket for campers, hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, birdwatchers, nature photographers, and folks who just like to enjoy the outdoors. It offers all the details to every state and national park, recreation area, national forest, and historical park in Texas. Where appropriate, maps are provided to identify specific campsites within the larger parks, and "at a glance" charts provide a quick and easy way to determine the extent of such amenities as showers, flush toilets, electricity, etc. The unique features of each park or campground are described, as well as the recreation available, be it boating or bird watching. Whether it's for a Saturday getaway or a two-week vacation, this handy book is a great guide to outdoor fun in Texas.

Forward From Here

Leaving Middle Age--and Other Unexpected Adventures

Forward From Here

In a poignant compilation of never-before-published autobiographical essays, the author of Under a Wing and No More Words reflects on growing older, her famous parents, family secrets, and the transition out of middle age. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.