The Barnes & Noble Book of the Year 2020

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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments (B&N Exclusive Gift Edition) (B&N Book of the Year)

by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

The 2020 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year is World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil! Filled with tender illustrations and meditations on nature, this stunning book is a celebration of the natural world by way of memoir. See All Finalists.

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Vesper Flights
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World
The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think
Fathoms: The World in the Whale
100 Things to See in the Night Sky, Expanded Edition: Your Illustrated Guide to the Planets, Satellites, Constellations, and More
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Deluxe Edition (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace
The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
The Language of Butterflies: How Thieves, Hoarders, Scientists, and Other Obsessives Unlocked the Secrets of the World's Favorite Insect
Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders of the Urban Wilderness

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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments (B&N Exclusive Gift Edition) (B&N Book of the Year)
Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age of the Long Seventeenth Century Transformed the West and Shaped the Present
What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why
Birds of Maine
The Lost Spells
Into the Wild
The Backyard Birdwatcher's Bible
Vesper Flights
The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate-Discoveries from A Secret World
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future

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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments (B&N Exclusive Gift Edition) (B&N Book of the Year)
Birds of Maine
The Lost Spells
The Backyard Birdwatcher's Bible
World Wild Vet: Encounters in the Animal Kingdom (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind
Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind
Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land
An Elephant in My Kitchen: What the Herd Taught Me About Love, Courage and Survival
Desert Oracle: Volume 1: Strange True Tales from the American Southwest
The Twenty-Ninth Day: Surviving a Grizzly Attack in the Canadian Tundra
Birds of Texas Field Guide
Herbarium: The Quest to Preserve and Classify the World's Plants
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives-and Save Theirs

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