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012 Nature, Notebooks, and Ambre's Roxaboxen Cemetery

Kelly Froisland & Hearthroom Press, Anna Botsford Comstock, Liberty Hyde Bailey

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Amanda Rossman
Ambre Sautter
Ambre is a founder of the Reshelving Alexandria Community on Facebook. Amanda and Ambre are real life friends and together curate and facilitate resources for Reshelving Alexandria such as the Literary Database and this podcast. They love discussing books and stories from their lives together. They love to share stories in all their formats because stories have the power to shape and change hearts and minds.
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Naturalists, authors, illustrators and other nature study and agriculturalist influencers from the turn of the century that Kelly covered in her fascinating history lesson:

Books reviewed in this episode:

Featured books:

  • Trees At Leisure by Anna Comstock

  • Jim Arnosky’s books- Secrets of a Wildlife Watcher, Field Trips: Bug Hunting, Animal Tracking, Bird-watching, Shore Walking, Sketching Outdoors in Autumn, Drawing Life in Motion

  • We Are the Gardeners by Joanna Gaines

  • Insects in their World by Su Zan N. Swain

  • The Story of Spiders by Dorothy Shuttlesworth Illustrated by Su Zan Noguchi Swain

  • Peterson Guides- the vintage illustrated copies

  • Creekfinding: A True Story by Jacqueline Briggs Martin illustrated by Claudia McGehee

  • Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran illustrated by Barbara Cooney

  • The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown

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