The Last Wild Wolves

Author: Ian McAllister
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520254732
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nature

Through text and photographs describes the lives of wolf packs living on the coast of British Columbia.

Great Bear Wild

Author: Ian McAllister
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781771640459
Release Date: 2014-09-12
Genre: Nature

Ian McAllister, conservationist, photographer, and longtime Great Bear Rainforest resident, takes us on a deeply personal journey from the headwaters of the region's unexplored river valleys down to the hidden depths of the offshore world. Globally renowned for its astonishing biodiversity, the Great Bear Rainforest is also one of the most endangered landscapes on the planet, where First Nations people fight for their way of life as massive energy projects threaten entire ecosystems. This stunning collection of photographs and personal narrative is the product of twentyfive years of McAllister's research, exploration, and campaigning for the spectacular area he calls home.

The Great Bear Rainforest

Author: Ian McAllister
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books
ISBN: 1578050111
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Nature

Explores the area between Vancouver Island and the Alaska border

Wolf Island

Author: Ian McAllister
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
ISBN: 9781459812666
Release Date: 2017-03-14
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Great Bear Rainforest is a majestic place full of tall trees, huge bears and endless schools of salmon. Award-winning photographer and author Ian McAllister's luminous photographs illustrate the story of a lone wolf who swims to one of the small islands that dot the rainforest's coast. The island provides him with everything he needs—deer, salmon, fresh water—everything, that is, but a mate. When a female wolf arrives on the island's rocky shores, she and he start a family and introduce their pups to the island's bounty.

The Great Bear Sea

Author: Ian McAllister
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
ISBN: 9781459805217
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ian McAllister and Nicholas Read take readers on an expedition into the wondrous and mysterious underwater world of the Great Bear Sea. This amazing part of the northeast Pacific Ocean is home to some of the planet's mightiest and most beloved residents: whales, sea lions, dolphins, orcas, sea otters and wild salmon. Filled with spectacular images of this largely unknown part of the world, the book also explores the uncertain future of the Great Bear Sea in this age of climate change, overfishing, pipelines and oil tankers. Can a rainforest full of rare spirit bears, fishing wolves and great grizzlies survive without a Great Bear Sea to feed and nourish it?

A Bear s Life

Author: Sara Antill
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781448849772
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces bears, discussing the life cycle, eating habits, and physical characteristics of the species.

Decade of the Wolf

Author: Douglas Smith
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762785667
Release Date: 2012-04-17
Genre: Nature

In Decade of the Wolf, project leader Douglas W. Smith and acclaimed nature writer Gary Ferguson describe the journey of thirty-one Canadian gray wolves that were released in 1995 and 1996 into Yellowstone National Park and the people who faithfully followed them. The wolves have not only survived but completely changed the ecosystem, spilling a fresh measure of wildness across the world’s first national park. This updated edition includes additional wolf profiles, newinformation on the effects of climate change and disease, and a retrospective on what the scientists have learned during this extended study of the Yellowstone wolves.

Through the Arc of the Rain Forest

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 9781566895040
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Fiction

"Fluid and poetic as well as terrifying." —New York Times Book Review "Dazzling . . . a seamless mixture of magic realism, satire and futuristic fiction." —San Francisco Chronicle "Impressive . . . a flight of fancy through a dreamlike Brazil." —Village Voice "Surreal and misty, sweeping from one high-voltage scene to another." —LA Weekly "Amuses and frightens at the same time." —Newsday "Incisive and funny, this book yanks our chains and makes us see the absurdity that rules our world." —Booklist (starred review) "Expansive and ambitious . . . incredible and complicated." —Library Journal "This satiric morality play about the destruction of the Amazon rain forest unfolds with a diversity and fecundity equal to its setting. . . . Yamashita seems to have thrown into the pot everything she knows and most that she can imagine—all to good effect." —Publishers Weekly A Japanese man with a ball floating six inches in front of his head, an American CEO with three arms, and a Brazilian peasant who discovers the art of healing by tickling one's earlobe, rise to the heights of wealth and fame, before arriving at disasters—both personal and ecological—that destroy the rain forest and all the birds of Brazil. Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of Through the Arc of the Rain Forest, Brazil-Maru, Tropic of Orange, Circle K Cycles, I Hotel, and Anime Wong, all published by Coffee House Press. I Hotel was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award and awarded the California Book Award, the American Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association Award, and the Association for Asian American Studies Book Award.

The Australian Voter

Author: Ian McAllister
Publisher: University of New South Wales
ISBN: 1921410116
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Political Science

In the 1960s, voting was class and party-based; today, environmentalism, evaluations of economic performance and the personalities of the leaders dominate political debate. Ian McAllister assesses the implications of these changes for politics, and points to future directions in Australian voting behaviour. The book also includes analysis of the 2010 Federal election.

Wild Life

Author: Molly Gloss
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618131574
Release Date: 2001-09
Genre: Fiction

When mother of five Charlotte Bridger Drummond becomes lost in the Great Northwest Woods, she is rescued by an elusive group of quasi-human beasts that force her to examine her previous notions about the differences between animals and humans, men and women, and wilderness and civilization. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest

Author: Jean Craighead George
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064420167
Release Date: 1995-09-29
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Today is doomsday for a young Venezuelan Indian boy's beloved rain forest and its animal life—unless he and a visiting naturalist can save it. "George makes drama large and small out of the minute-by-minute events in an ecosystem . . . gripping ecological theater." —C. "An example of nonfiction writing at its best." —SLJ. Notable 1990 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1990 (NSTA/CBC)

Part Wild

Author: Ceiridwen Terrill
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451634822
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Traces the author's four-year relationship with a wolf-dog hybrid named Inyo, recounting their shared journeys in the snow, her battles with fearful neighbors, and the wolfdog's ultimate inability to be domesticated.

The Shadow of the Wind

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101147061
Release Date: 2005-01-25
Genre: Fiction

"Gabriel García Márquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show." --The New York Times Book Review A New York Times Bestseller Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julián Carax. But when he sets out to find the author’s other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. In fact, Daniel may have the last of Carax’s books in existence. Soon Daniel’s seemingly innocent quest opens a door into one of Barcelona’s darkest secrets--an epic story of murder, madness, and doomed love. “ Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary, erotic, touching, tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind. Really, you should.” --Michael Dirda, The Washington Post "Wonderous... masterful... The Shadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature, intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero." --Entertainment Weekly (Editor's Choice) "One gorgeous read." --Stephen King From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Wild in You

Author: Lorna Crozier
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781771641609
Release Date: 2015-08-21
Genre: Photography

A testament to the miraculous beings that share our planet and the places that they live, The Wild in You is a deeply-felt creative collaboration between one of our time’s best nature photographers and a very talented and creative poet. Inspired by the majestic and savage beauty of Ian McAllister’s photographs, Lorna Crozier translates the wild emotion of these images into the language of the human heart: poetry. Featuring over 30 beautiful full-size photographs of wolves, bears, sea lions, jellyfish, and other wild creatures paired with 30 original poems, The Wild in You challenges the reader to a deeper understanding of the connection between humans, animals, and our shared earth.

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest

Author: David Moskowitz
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9780881929492
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

This guide includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in the Northwest. Features more than 460 photographs, scale drawings, and 90 distribution maps.