The Land of Chocolate Cosmos by Suzie Canale is excellently suited towards Nature studies, and will teach students the material clearly without overcomplicating the subject. Its high standard of excellence, making sure that it stays one of the foremost Nature studies textbooks.
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach has been rated the best book of 2011 by Amazon.com This novel is the best book I have read in years and I encourage any and all to pick up a copy.
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain is one of those books that everyone wants to read but has never picked up a copy. This book is well worth reading and is a quick read. Pick up a few copies for friends as it is very affordable.
Winning the Customer by Lou Imbriano is a keeper for all those looking to build their business. Lou is a great story teller and his ideas can be implemented for a business of any size.
The Popcorn Hydrangea of Poppingtom by Suzie Canale the second installment to the Green Series. Written as the sequel to "The Land of Chocolate Cosmos", this children's book portrays a land with magical popcorn popping flowers, busy drive in movie lots and a determined, environmentally conscious little boy, named Nicholas. This poetic tale will educate both adults and children on the dangers of air pollution as well as empowering children to make key changes in their communities. Illustrated by Kevin Coffrey, readers won't be disappointed by the fantastical popcorn world created to teach children about the importance of clean air while keeping tummies tantalized by the buttery popcorn imagery.