57 The Real Ryman Setter: A History with Stories from the Appalachian Grouse Covers. Walter A. Lesser and Lisa M. Weisse. This book explores the origins of the Ryman setter, George Ryman’s breeding program, what George Ryman’s setters were really like, and lays to rest pervasive myths regarding the development of Ryman setters, and English setters in general. Hunting stories provide valuable insights into the handling and training of setters and working them on grouse and woodcocks. Size: 7" x 10" • 208 illustrations • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4513-5 • hard cover • $34.99 Petscaping: Training and Landscaping with Your Pet inMind. ScottCohen&Carolyn Doherty. Through 170 images, you’ll be treated to residential landscape designs nationwide that feature “pet friendly” zones, including shade and sun areas, a pet shelter, an edible garden, and containment. The designs will inspire your own layout ideas. For landscapers, architects, and anyone who owns a pet, this book is a great re- sourceandoffersplentyof ideas forco-habitation. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 170 images • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3854-0 • soft cover • $24.99 37¢ a Fart and other Infamous Animal Stories. Henry Harvey. The stars of this title aren’t heroic ani- mals. They fart, they play you for a sucker, they hump your leg, they get sick, and sometimes die. These 44 bittersweet and pee-in-your-pants-funny stories are about re al creatures. Illustrated with 60 charming illustrations, this is a warm, candid, and entertaining book for all pet owners and animal lovers. Size: 6" x 9" • 63 b&w illustrations • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4064-2 • hard cover • $16.99 GENERAL NATURAL SCIENCE Global Thirst: Water and Society in the 21st Century. John R. Wennersten. An environmental historian turns an unflinching eye on today’s glob- al water problems, critically analyzing pollution, drought, dying rivers, and the privatization of water utilities. He also offers commentary on what kinds of sustainable water options we should be pursuing in the 21st century. Size: 6" x 9" • 12 b/w & color images • 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3973-8 • hard cover • $24.99 Naturalist on the Nanticoke: The Natural History of a River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Robert A. Hedeen. The Nanticoke River, flowing thirty-six miles to the Chesapeake Bay, is surrounded by mos- quito-ridden, low-lying marshland. Its natural history and ecology have given rise to fascinating stories and legends that are shared here. Size: 6" x 9" • 18 illustrations, 1 map • Index • 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-467-2 • soft cover • $14.95 Chesapeake Waters: Four Centuries of Contro- versy, Concern, and Legislation. 2nd Edition. Steven Davison, Jay Merwin, John Capper, Garrett Power, Frank Shivers. Public attitudes about the health of the bay, from 1607 to the close of the 20th century, reveal wide-ranging measures that influenced how people use the water. Size: 6" x 9" • 8 illustrations, 35 b/w photos, 3maps 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-501-3 • hard cover $29.95 BIRDS Mr. President and The First Lady: The DC Eagle Cam Project. Teena Ruark Gorrow & Craig A. Koppie. Witness the celebrated story of American bald eagle parents Mr. President and The First Lady, captured on a video cam at their nest at the US National Arboretum and watched by millions of people worldwide. Size: 9 1/8" x 8 1/8" • 300+ color images 128 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-5360-4 • hard cover • $24.99 NorthernGoshawk,theGrayGhost:Habits, Habitat,andRehabilitation. ScottRashid.The NorthernGoshawk isa largeandpowerfulbirdof prey capable of catching and killing pheasants, grouse, and rabbits. Read firsthand accounts of the species' fearless hunting prowess and find out how injured birds are rehabilitated. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 122 color& b/w images 112 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4990-4 hard cover • $34.99 The Great Horned Owl: A Photographic Study. Scott Rashid. Through more than 130 images, take a look into the lives of the Great Horned Owl. Ranging between 18 and 24 inches tall and a wingspan of more than four feet, this very impressive and formidable bird is the largest owl found throughout most of North America. Explore their foodhabits,nestsites,how they raise their young, and rehabilitation of injured owls. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 112 illustrations • 128 pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4766-5•hardcover•$34.99 An Illustrated Guide to the Common Birds of Cape Cod. Peter Trull, Illustrations by Catherine E. Clark. Includes 147 color illustrations of common Cape Cod birds and species accounts providing locations where many bird species may be found. The text provides advice on the best bird watching techniques and six field trips. The field trips focus on different environments and the bird species that populate them. Perfect for novice bird watchers. Size: 6" x 9" • 151 color illustrations • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3877-9 • soft cover • $19.99 Birds of Cape Cod & the Islands. Roger S. Everett. A field guide, trav- elogue, and photo-essay, this book features nearly 300 varieties of birds, both native and migratory, and some rare visitors from far-off lands, in their Cape and Islands habitats. The im- ages reveal beauty, both in the birds themselves and the artistic eye of the photographer. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 404 photos • 224 pp ISBN: 0-7643-2461-6 • hard cover • $45.00 Birds of Cape Cod & the Islands in Post- cards. Roger S. Everett. Forty of the birds of Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard, captured by noted bird photographer, Roger S. Everett, are gathered in this book of beautiful color postcards. Perforated, they can be de- tached and sent to friends (at 40 cents apiece they are a good bargain), framed and hung on your wall, or kept intact as a souvenir of your summer vacation. Size: 5" x 7" • 40 5" x 7" postcards • 80 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-2448-9 soft cover • $14.95 Visions: Earth’s Elements in Bird and Nature Photography. Kevin T. Karlson, Lloyd Spitalnik, & Scott Elowitz. Avariedcollectionofmore than450bird andnaturephotographs fromtenwildlife photographers. Explore the elements of the planet (earth, fire, air, and water) throughanassortmentofexcitingaction and moody nature photographs that capture their essence. Size: 11 3/4" x 9" • 460 color photos • 240 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4075-8 • hard cover • $50.00 The Nature of the Meadowlands. JimWright,TheNew JerseyMeadowlands Commission. The 30.4-square-mile New JerseyMeadowlandshastransformed from ravaged landscape to a place where daily surprises and small miracles occur. From the days of the Lenape tribe and industrial pollution to a place where birds, Ospreys, ducks, and other wildlife call home, this is the story of a region's triumphant return. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 171 photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4186-1 • hard cover • $34.99 Birds of CapeMay, New Jersey. Kev- in T. Karlson. Cape May, New Jersey, is one of the best bird-watching locations in the world. Exquisite photographs represent birds commonly seen here, with action and flight themes. Birds are shown in foliage appropriate to different seasons, with anecdotes and naturalhistory inconcisephotocaptions. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 446 color photos 256 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3534-1 • hard cover • $49.99 New Jersey Birds and Beyond. Susan Puder. New Jersey offers am- ple viewing opportunities for birders, photographers, and nature lovers alike. 358 striking color images and delightful observations of over 180 bird species, along with other native flora and fauna. These photographs will give a sense of the great diversity in habitats and species that can be found in New Jersey all year round.Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 434 color photos • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4021-5 • hard cover • $34.99 Birds &Marshes of the Chesapeake Bay Country. Brooke Meanley. A remarkably diverse population of bird life, migratory and indigenous, lives in the region. It is one of the finest locations on the eastern seaboard for observing wild birds. Among the cattail and wild rice are the imperiled canvasback, the boat-tailed grackle, the secretive king rail, the fragile egret, and the evasive snowy owl Illustrated with photographs and line drawings, this book is indispensable to bird watchers and conservationists in the region. Size: 6" x 9" • 95 b/w photos, 7 illustrations, 1 map Index • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-207-4 • soft cover • $12.99 Birdlife at Chincoteague and the Virginia Barrier Islands. Brooke Meanley. The chain of islands along the Eastern shore of Virginia exist today pretty much as they must have in pristine times and has the richest assortment of bird life in the Middle Atlantic states. Includes 200 species of shorebirds, seabirds, and marsh birds that attract bird-watchers to the area. Size: 9" x 6" • 88 b/w photos, 17 illustrations, 2 maps Index • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-257-9 • soft cover • $7.95 Birds of Coastal South Carolina. Roger S. Everett. Birds along the South Carolina shore displayed in beautiful, full color images. Organized by habi- tat, the various species are shown in yards, gardens, woodlands, beaches, and nature reserves. While not a field guide, it will aid dedicated birders and casual visitors to see the aviary that surrounds them. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 276 color photos • 144 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-2845-9 • hard cover • $29.95 Wading and Shore Birds of the Atlantic Coast. Roger S. Everett. The Atlantic coastand, is part of a major flyway for migrating birds, and an important destination for birdwatchers. Noted bird photographer Roger S. Everett has selected his best for this book of postcards. Perforated, they can be detached and sent to friends, framed and hung on your wall, or kept intact. This is also the perfect gift for the bird enthusiast or collector of wildlife photography. Size: 5" x 7" • 40 5" x 7" postcards • 80 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-2447-0 • soft cover • $14.95 Inside an Osprey Nest: A Photo- graphic Journey through Nesting Season. Teena Ruark Gorrow and Craig A. Koppie. Take a photographic journey throughnestingseasonwithanewlymated osprey pair. In this true raptor cliffhanger, the ospreys’ unviable eggs are swapped with osprey hatchlings from an ill-fated nest.Witness the heartwarming account as the adults become foster parents. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 389 color and b/w images • 144pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5200-3 • hard cover • $24.99 PETS • GENERAL NATURAL SCIENCE • BIRDS