With Staff Picks, we would like to offer recommendations from our staff to you. These picks will be from a variety of reading, listening or viewing tastes. You might find stuff you've checked out before, or you might be intrigued enough to find a new favorite.

Animal Stories: Encounters with Alaska's Wildlife by Bill Sherwonit

Nature writer Bill Sherwonit is an Alaska based author who has written extensively about this geographic wilderness and the experiences he has encountered while living there.

This book tells of captivating stories describing life in the wild with rare and seldom seen animals of the region. If you enjoy the enchantment of nature, wildlife and the Alaskan wilderness adventure, then this collection of essays is a journey you must take!

If this book interests you, feel free to request and check it out. We'll be back next Wednesday with a different Staff Pick.