Let's celebrate Earth Day this year by helping young Napans learn about the environment! Napa Bookmine is proud to partner with the Environmental Education Coalition of Napa County to raise money for their Field Trip Bus Grant Program. The EECNC is excited to offer grants to educators to pay for bus transportation for environmental education field trips. From April 3-22, stop by our Oxbow shop to pick up any of the following books, and we'll donate 20% of the cover price to the Bus Grant Fund! You can also purchase these books online by clicking on the links below; we will donate the same percentage of online sales of these titles to the Fund.
Please note that only sales of these books between April 3rd - April 22nd qualify for donation.
From apple cores to zinnia heads, readers will discover the best ingredients for a successful compost pile!
Acclaimed children’s book author and photographer April Pulley Sayre’s love letter to Earth is a stunning exploration of the beauty and complexity of the world around us. Remarkable photographs and a rich, layered text introduce concepts of science, nature, geography, biology, poetry, and community.
A fresh twist on Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree based on a real tree in Wisconsin that became something more, this is a timeless story about loss and renewal at home and in nature.
"This is a true story about a Tree that grew from something more than water and sunshine. It grew from love."
John Muir Laws's guide to drawing birds is itself winged, soaring between a devotion not only to art but also to the lives, forms, and postures of the birds themselves. Here, artistic technique and the exquisite details of natural history intertwine, and drawing becomes the vehicle for seeing.
The ultimate guide to nature drawing and journaling A potent combination of art, science, and boundless enthusiasm, the latest art instruction book from John Muir Laws (The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds) is a how-to guide for becoming a better artist and a more attentive naturalist.
Look! Bugs! Learn how busy and necessary these creatures can be-from the strange and unusual to the bright and colorful!
They creep, hop, fly, or ride.
Turn the page.
There are lots inside.
Explore this beautifully written and illustrated book to learn all about the lives and habits of different types of bugs.
With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, bestselling author Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this board book.
How has California’s landscape changed? What did now-familiar places look like during prior centuries? What can the past teach us about designing future landscapes?$13.00ISBN: 9781597140300Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Heyday Books - February 2007
From grebes, herons, loons, and ducks to creepers, owls, flycatchers, and sparrows, there is a liveliness to renowned illustrator Hermann Heinzel's Napa. Its playfulness, sophistication, and emotion add depth to our understanding of this place that two million people visit each year.$18.95ISBN: 9781773210018Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Annick Press - April 10th, 2018
Listen to the music of the trees. This joyful book follows the life cycle of a tree as it grows from seedling to mature tree, and finally gives way to a new sapling. At every stage of the tree's life, children are seen playing under its branches. Each season brings with it new sounds, whether it's the chirping of birds in the spring or the flitter flutter of leaves in the fall.$17.99ISBN: 9781942658344Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bellevue Literary Press - February 13th, 2018
Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Natural History Book
Kirkus Reviews "Best Book of the Year" selection$23.00ISBN: 9780143130444Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - April 18th, 2017
• New York Times bestseller •
The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world$17.00ISBN: 9780143111306Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - April 3rd, 2018
The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature’s most magnificent networkers — trees
“Both a love song to trees, an exploration of their biology, and a wonderfully philosophical analysis of their role they play in human history and in modern culture.” – Science Friday
April 3rd - April 22nd