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Recommendations for Winter reading

Books about winter, snow, and weather similar to that we experience in Milwaukee during winter. Learn from Heinrich about what animals and plants in your neighborhood do during winter! Or, as you look out over the ice or a field … Continue reading

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“Winter” by Adam Gopnik (intermediate thoughts)

Winter: Five Windows on the Season Adam Gopnik. House of Anansi Press, 2011. Loved the first chapter, on “Romantic Winter.” Approaches being the book on this topic I’ve long been waiting for – eye-opening, though probably won’t end up being my … Continue reading

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“Cold” by Bill Streever

Cold: adventures in the world’s frozen places – Bill Streever. Back Bay, 2009. Streever, a biologist who works in Anchorage, writes about Alaska and other cold places. He discusses how animals deal with cold, as well as the tools, clothing, … Continue reading

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