Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting videos featuring excerpt text from my #yabooks . Think of them as “mini reads” without any spoilers.
The Chintimini Wildlife Center, located in Corvallis, Oregon, is a place where injured and sick wild animals can get a second chance. Learn about the center's work and how you can help wild animals in distress.
Zac Dryden is a titan among teenagers. Popular, handsome and privileged, he leads a life as charming and tranquil as the tiny Pacific Northwest town he calls home. But the start of a new school year always brings surprises — and the biggest is a transplanted student named John Gervais whose anti-social behavior is as ominous as the bulky black coat he never seems to remove. Strangely fascinated, Zac struggles to befriend John despite mounting clues that there is something potentially...
Meet Alex Powell, a 22-year-old employee with the Oregon Hatchery Research Center. This is his story of what it's like to live and work in a fasincating but very rural facility along the banks of the Fall Creek.
The Oregon Hatchery Research Center is a unique science facility located in rural Oregon. From this idyllic spot, scientists from all over the world try to unlock the mysteries behind fish species like salmon.
The Emily Reed is one of Oregon's best known shipwrecks... even though it rarely reveals itself from beneath the sands of Rockaway Beach anymore. This short documentary features the history behind the wreck and an Oregon native who grew up with the Emily Reed in his back yard. More on the Oregon Coast Aquarium's Oceanscape Network at oceanscape.aquarium.org.