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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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments (B&N Exclusive Gift Edition) (B&N Book of the Year)
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The Lost Spells
Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age of the Long Seventeenth Century Transformed the West and Shaped the Present
Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet
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The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird
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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

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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)
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World Wild Vet: Encounters in the Animal Kingdom (B&N Exclusive Edition)
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