A Living Library

Herbmama's List

And the Skylark Sings with me, David H. Albert
The Second Half of Life, Angeles Arrien
Woman Who Glows in the Dark, Elena Avila

The Gift of Healing Herbs, Robin Rose Bennet
Herbal Rituals, Judith Berger
If Women Rose Rooted, Sharon Blackie

The Cottonwood Tree, Kathleen Cain
The Edge of the Sea, Rachel Carson
Silent Spring, Rachel Carson
The Great Work of Your Life, Stephen Cope
A Handmade Life, William Copperthwaite

The Herbalist's Garden, Shatoiya De La Tour

Five Quarters of the Orange, Joanne Harris
Gaia's Garden, Toby Hemenway
Present Moment, Wonderful Moment, Thich Nhat Hanh
Dwellings, Linda Hogan
The Sweet Breathing of Plants, Linda Hogan

Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer
Gathering Moss, Robin Wall Kimmerer
Feeding the People, Feeding the Spirit, Elise Krohn

Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv

In Defense of Childhood, Chris Mercogliano
Wild Girls, Patricia Monaghan
When the Heart Waits, Sue Monk Kidd

The Herbalist's Way, Nancy Phillips
Wild Mind, Bill Plotkin
Full Moon Feast, Jessica Prentice

Black Milk, Elif Shafak
Herb Gardens of Delight, Adelma Simmons
How to Move Like a Gardener, Deb Soule

The Three Marriages, David Whyte
Finding Beauty in a Broken World, Terry Tempest Williams
When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams
The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben

Children's* List

And it is Still that Way, Byrd Baylor
On Meadowview Street, Henry Cole
The Birchbark House, Louise Erdrich
A Handful of Quiet, Thich Nhat Hanh
Women in Science, Rachel Ignotofsky
Earth Mother, Ellen Jackson
The Old Woman and the Wave, Shelley Jackson
Virigina Wolf, Kyo Maclear
Samsara Dog, Helen Manos
Thunder Cake, Patricia Pollacco
A Girl of the Limberlost, Gene Stratton Porter
When Woman Became the Sea, Susan Strauss
Child of Faerie, Child of Earth, Jane Yolen

*"Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again." ~C.S. Lewis


"If there is poetry in my book about the sea, it is because no one could truthfully write about the sea and leave out poetry." ~Rachel Carson