Author: Drew Barrymore
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2015-10-27
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781101983805

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Actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and profound stories from her past and present—told from the place of happiness she's achieved today—in this heart-stirring New York Times bestseller that InStyle called “deeply thoughtful and fun.” Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences she’s had throughout her life. It includes tales of living in her first apartment as a teenager (and how laundry may have saved her life), getting stuck under a gas station overhang on a cross-country road trip, saying good-bye to her father in a way only he could have understood, and many more journeys and lessons that have led her to the successful, happy, and healthy place she is today.

How to Be a Wildflower

How to Be a Wildflower
Author: Katie Daisy
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2016-02-16
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9781452152653

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A field guide to finding calm, creativity, and self-discovery through encounters with nature. A fresh perspective, an outdoor exploration, a new adventure about to begin—How to Be A Wildflower is a book for celebrating these and other wide-open occasions. Encouraging self-discovery through encounters with nature, beloved artist Katie Daisy brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this collection of things to do and make, quotes, meditations, natural history, and more. Find wonder and inspiration in these peaceful pages, live life to the fullest, and discover the wild and free spirit within. “For pure whimsy, you just can’t beat How to Be a Wildflower: A Field Guide by Katie Daisy. The Bend, Oregon, artist brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this delightful book, a collection of nature-inspired quotations, meditations, lore, and even a recipe for fresh strawberry-rhubarb pie.” —Traditional Home


Author: Melanie Brown
Publsiher: Greystone Books
Total Pages: 36
Release: 2022-05-22
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 1771649062

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The Rainbow Fish for kids who love the garden. A moving picture book for ages 3 to 8 about a daisy who is told she's "just a weed"--and embarks on a journey to find her place in the garden. Daisy is new to the garden and just opening her petals to the sun when Rose tells her that she's just a weed. What's a weed? Daisy asks. Weeds aren't planted on purpose, Rose explains, and they only get in the way. Soon Daisy compares herself to other plants in the garden: she isn't tall like Sunflower, nor sweet like Strawberry, nor fragrant like Rose. Daisy worries that Rose might be right--that she is a weed after all--until a strange and beautiful plant offers Daisy a different perspective. Maybe Daisy can choose her own purpose! And why do others get to decide who she is? This sweet and empowering story is the perfect gift for teaching young children about: Self-compassion and confidence. Daisy learns that she is so much more than "just a weed" and that it's up to her to define who she is, not others. Everyone has something special about them, and supporting one another can help us grow. The importance of loving yourself exactly as you are.


Author: Mark Seal
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009-05-26
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781588368614

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With compassion and an unswerving regard for the truth, veteran journalist Mark Seal lays bare the deeply moving, inspirational story of Joan Root, a dedicated environmentalist and Oscar-nominated wildlife filmmaker. He covers her early days in Kenya as a shy young woman with an almost uncanny ability to connect to animals; her whirlwind courtship with the dashing Alan Root, their marriage, and the twenty years of nonstop adventure and passionate romance that followed, both in Africa and around the world; the shattering disintegration of the marriage and partnership; and Joan’s triumphant struggle to reinvent herself as the protector of her lakeshore community’s fragile ecosystem—a struggle that would lead to her tragic death in January 2006. Joan Root dreamed of a bright future for Kenya, a country blessed with unmatched beauty but scarred by decades of colonization and a culture of corruption. She spent her life fighting to make that dream a reality. Her life ended too soon, but “thanks to Seal’s meticulous re-creation, her extraordinary life lives on.” (People, four-star review)

Northern Wildflower

Northern Wildflower
Author: Catherine Lafferty
Publsiher: Roseway Publishing
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2018
Genre: Chipewyan Indians
ISBN: 1773630407

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This is the story of how a young northern girl picked herself up out of the rough and polished herself off like the diamond that she is in the land of the midnight sun. Northern Wildflower is the beautifully written and powerful memoir of Catherine Lafferty. With startling honesty and a distinct voice, Lafferty tells her story of being a Dene woman growing up in Canada's North and her struggles with intergenerational trauma, discrimination, poverty, addiction, love, and loss. Focusing on the importance of family ties, education, spiritualism, cultural identity, health, happiness, and the courage to speak the truth, Lafferty's words bring cultural awareness and relativity to Indigenous and non-Indigenous readers alike, giving insight into the real issues many Indigenous women face and dispelling misconceptions about what life in the North is like.

Taming Wildflowers

Taming Wildflowers
Author: Miriam Goldberger
Publsiher: St Lynns Press
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2014-03-04
Genre: Gardening
ISBN: 0985562269

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Easily cultivate wildflowers in your own garden...and have a year-after-year supply of gorgeous flowers at your fingertips. Wildflower farmer and floral designer Miriam Goldberger is here to show you how.

A Naturalist s Book of Wildflowers Celebrating 85 Native Plants in North America

A Naturalist s Book of Wildflowers  Celebrating 85 Native Plants in North America
Author: Laura C. Martin
Publsiher: The Countryman Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2021-03-23
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9781682685976

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A charmingly illustrated keepsake and guide to native, wild plants of North America. In this exquisitely detailed naturalist’s handbook, Laura C. Martin provides profiles of 85 wild plants and flowers found across North America, each accompanied by lovingly illustrated and charming watercolor paintings. With dozens of notes, arrows, and details, each chapter encourages the reader to look at the plants as a naturalist would—opening up a whole new way of seeing nature. Martin gives details on where the plants can be found, how they grow, how to identify them, and what natural properties they each have. The handbook features plants from across North America, including the Purple Coneflower, found along the East Coast from Quebec to Florida, and the Opuntia (prickly pear) cacti found in Mexico and America’s Southwest. In addition to the wildflower profiles, readers will find information on growing native plants, instructions for plant crafts, tips for conservation, and ideas for activities with children. They’ll also discover recipes for teas, herb mixes, tinctures, and salves using the plants described. Crafts and activities include making dyes, simple baskets, wreaths, and crowns. A Naturalist’s Book of Wildflowers is a gift book and field guide in one, with its treasure trove of handy information and beautiful colored drawings.

Newcomb s Wildflower Guide

Newcomb s Wildflower Guide
Author: Lawrence Newcomb
Publsiher: Little, Brown
Total Pages: 490
Release: 1989-04-13
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 0316604429

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Line drawings face each description of the plant's basic structural features in this guide for the amateur wildflower sleuth