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In praise of retreat : finding sanctuary in the modern world —MacLeod, Kirsteen, author.

"For readers of Walden, Wild, Pilgrim at Tinker's Creek, A Book of Silence, A Gift from the Sea and other celebrations of the inner adventure. An utterly engaging dive into our modern ways of retreat — where we go, why w...

Into the wild —Vescio, Robert, 1969- author.

"Roman is a lone wanderer and the Wild is his to explore. Yet despite his amazing adventures and fascinating discoveries, Roman is still searching for something. Is being alone really the only choice for a wanderer?"-- D...

The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the last true hermit —Finkel, Michael, author.

"For readers of Jon Krakauer and The lost city of Z, a remarkable tale of survival and solitude -- the true story of a man who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods, never talking to another person and surviving by st...

Where the crawdads sing —Owens, Delia, author.

"Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina, and the two m...

Where the crawdads sing a novel —Owens, Delia.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 2 of 43

"For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, t...

Where the crawdads sing —Owens, Delia, author.
Book On CD
2018
Availability: 8 of 15

"For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, t...

The point of vanishing : a memoir of two years in solitude —Axelrod, Howard, 1973- author.

"On a clear May afternoon at the end of his junior year at Harvard, Howard Axelrod left his dorm-room to play a pick-up game of basketball. In the skirmish for a loose ball, a boy's finger hooked behind Axelrod's eyeball...

The daughters of Foxcote Manor —Chase, Eve, author.

"England, 1970. On the one-year anniversary of the Harrington family's darkest night, their beautiful London home goes up in flames. Mrs. Harrington, the two children, and live-in nanny Rita relocate to Foxcote Manor, os...

Leave me alone! —Brosgol, Vera, author, illustrator.

Grandmother wants so badly to be left alone to finish the knitting for her grandchildren that she leaves her tiny home and her big family to journey to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet to finish her knitting.

This one wild and precious life : the path back to connection in a fractured world —Wilson, Sarah, 1974- author.

Will you sleep through the revolution? Or do you want to wake up and reclaim your one, wild and precious life? From New York Times bestselling author Sarah Wilson comes a spiritual guidebook for surviving and thriving du...

Gus —Dunrea, Olivier, author.

"Meet Gus, a gosling who likes to be by himself. But when his adventures lead him to a turtle's nest, he's in for some unexpected companionship!"-- Provided by publisher.

Hector and Hummingbird —Frith, Nicholas John, author, illustrator.

In the mountains of Peru, friends Hector the bear and Hummingbird the hummingbird spend most of their time together, doing the same things, and Hector has had just about enough of it--or has he? Includes a list of animal...

Where the crawdads sing —Owens, Delia, author.
Book Club
2018
Availability: 2 of 4

"Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina, and the two m...

A quiet girl —Carnavas, Peter, 1980- author, illustrator.

"Mary, a young girl with a meditative disposition, finds her quiet curiosity at odds with her boisterous family. Eventually, Mary is so still that she seems to fade from her family's sight. When calling loudly for her ge...

The isolator realization of absolute solitude. 1 —Kawahara, Reki, author.
Graphic Novel
2017
Availability: 1 of 2

"Mysterious objects from space have embedded themselves in human beings around the world, granting those people impossible powers according to their deepest desires. Seventeen-year-old Minoru Utsugi's only wish is to liv...

Leyla —Bernstein, Galia.

Tired of her large, noisy, baboon family, young Leyla runs away and meets a lizard who teaches her to sit alone, be quiet, and do nothing.

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