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A piglet destined for eventual butchering arrives at the farmyard, is adopted by an old sheep dog, and discovers a special secret to success.

When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.

A 13-year old girl and her estranged father learn what family is all about when they adopt an orphaned flock of geese and teach them how to fly.

When young Alec Ramsay and a wild stallion are cast adrift after a shipwreck, they help each other survive on a desolate island. Based on the novel by Walter Farley.

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Documents the dramatic 1897 flight of a visionary Swedish explorer who attempted to discover the North Pole in a hydrogen balloon, describing the formidable environmental conditions that challenged his efforts.

Alone on the wall by Alex Honnold
Into the wild by Jon Krakauer
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Underdogs: Two dogs with behavioral problems are taken in hand by a trainer and given a second chance at success.

This personal odyssey takes a surprising and revealing look at the magnificent giraffe.

Ducks are true originals. There are more than 120 different species of ducks in all, a fantastical group of complex characters. Ducks have a talent for survival, and life stories filled with personality and charm.

The story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions from their origins in ancient times to the almost unknown drama of their rescue in 1945.

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Out of sight by Elmore Leonard
Them by Joyce Carol Oates
Grand River and Joy by Susan Messer
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Enjoy these short but fascinating biographies which come in under 200 pages.

Bestselling author Anna Quindlen writes about her life and the lives of women today, looking back and ahead-- and celebrating it all-- as she considers marriage, girlfriends, our mothers, faith, loss, all that stuff in our closets, and more.

Elvis Presley by Bobbie Ann Mason
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Birds of Detroit by Chris Fisher

Organized by family, an illustrated guide to Michigan fishes includes facts on range, preferred habitat, and migrations..

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