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This Month's Recommendations:
D'Anieri presents the backstories of the dreamers and builders who created the Appalachian Trail and the unforgettable characters who explored it, defined it, and captured national attention by hiking it.
A treetop scientist chronicles her story, taking us around the world and launching us into the life and work of a scientist and ecologist who offers hope despite devastation across the world.
With Klam's trademark wit and honesty, she tells the story of the Morris sisters, her distant relations with mysterious pasts, which brings about truth and self-discovery in this part memoir, part confessional.
Miles shares the story of how three generations of Black women have passed down a family treasure—a sack filled with a few precious items given by an enslaved woman to her daughter in 1850s South Carolina.