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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Fathoms: The World in the Whale
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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
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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)
What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why
Into the Wild
Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age of the Long Seventeenth Century Transformed the West and Shaped the Present
The Lost Spells
The Backyard Birdwatcher's Bible
All Things Bright and Beautiful
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)
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
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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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