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Hamilton the Broadway Musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Naturalists, authors, illustrators and other nature study and agriculturalist influencers from the turn of the century that Kelly covered in her fascinating history lesson:
Anna Botsford Comstock
Louis Agassiz Fuertes
Books reviewed in this episode:
Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Comstock
The Nature Notebook Series by Anna Comstock
The Comstocks of Cornell―The Definitive Autobiography by Comstock edited by Karen Penders St. Clair
Creating New and Better Plants: Luther Burbank by Paul Bacon
Book on the Inklings still in process by John Hendrix of The Faithful Spy
Pocketful of Pinecones by Karen Andreola
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
Thank you so much for joining us today! Please, be sure to visit Kelly’s website to find all the wonderful books and Nature Study helps she offers!
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