Jones, Dan

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The Glitter in the Green: In Search of Hummingbirds

An essential book for bird watchers, especially hummingbird lovers, as well as anyone interested in natural history.

The Eagles of Heart Mountain: A True Story of Football, Incarceration, and Resistance in World War II America

This well-written and researched book will strongly appeal to those interested in U.S. history and civil rights.
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The Search for John Lennon: The Life, Loves, and Death of a Rock Star

Though conducting many interviews, Jones offers few new insights; relies on generalizations, unfounded suppositions, and speculation; and writes in a cliché-ridden, offhand style. Readers would be better served by Ray Connolly’s Being John Lennon: A Restless Life.

A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds

Each chapter on the different bird species and migration experiences will vibrantly inform readers about the habits of migratory birds

Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture

An archetype of the “public intellectual” bearing enormous, transformative importance, thoroughly considered in word and image.

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Black Lives Matter at School: An Uprising for Educational Justice

Inspirational and aspirational: a road map for working toward antiracist school systems. Will appeal to a broad readership, particularly educators but also anyone looking for inspiration to effect positive change in their school communities.
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This Is Bop: Jon Hendricks and the Art of Vocal Jazz

This evocative work conveys the challenges and successes Hendricks experienced and make for an affecting, well-rounded portrait of an underappreciated jazz artist who is ripe for rediscovery.

Field Notes from an Unintentional Birder: A Memoir

Recommended for readers interested in birds, the subculture of bird-watching, and stories of personal discovery and change.

Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All

A necessary, insightful book that shines light on Black women underexplored in history. Jones writes narrative nonfiction at its best.
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