Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change Now he broadens the warning the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out Bill McKibben s groundbreaking book The End of Nature issued in dozens of languages and long regarded as a

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

Are we deranged The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land, Ghosh examines our inability at the level of

Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide

Gem is a dazzling visual guide to precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that weaves together beautiful, specially commissioned images and science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery From diamonds to sapphires to limestone, this comprehensive guide

A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars

This picture book is one in a gazillion Jane O Connor, the New York Times bestselling author of the Fancy Nancy series Did you know that the earth is covered in three trillion trees And that seven billion people weigh about the same as ten quadrillion ants Our world is full of constantly

When Planet Earth Was New

It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the

From Tree to Sea

An original book with wide appeal School Library Journal A delight to share again and again School Library Connection Simple on the surface, this sweet story imparts important truisms about the planet we call home BookPage Thomas s exhortations celebrate both natural beauty and human

Awesome Is Everywhere

A stunning first picture book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome.Are you ready With the simple touch of your fingers go on a stunning interactive journey to see the world as you never have before Fly through wispy clouds, dive deep into the sparkling ocean, feel wet

The Age of Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D Sachs is one of the world s most perceptive and original analysts of global development In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent