Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery

Recent/Upcoming Sy Montgomery Books

March 19th, 2024: Secrets of the Octopus

March 19th, 2024: Mysterious, Marvelous Octopus!

March 19th, 2024: Brave Baby Hummingbird

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Sy Montgomery Stats: The highest rated book by Sy Montgomery on Book Notification is The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness, a Non-Fiction book. The second-highest rated book is The Hummingbirds' Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings (The Hummingbirds' Gift #1).

The most read book by Sy Montgomery on Book Notification is The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness, a Non-Fiction book. The second most read book is The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood, a Non-Fiction book.

Below is a complete list of Sy Montgomery books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of The Hummingbirds' Gift Books in Publication Order

List of Best American Science and Nature Writing Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010 (By: Tim Folger, Freeman Dyson)
2010
2
8
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 (By: Mary Roach)
2011
3
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2012 (By: Tim Folger, Dan Ariely)
2012
4
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013 (By: Tim Folger, Siddhartha Mukherjee)
2013
5
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014 (By: Tim Folger, Deborah Blum)
2014
6
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 (By: Rebecca Skloot)
2015
7
8
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 (By: Tim Folger, Amy Stewart)
2016
8
8
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2017 (By: Tim Folger, Hope Jahren)
2017
9
10
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018 (By: Tim Folger, Sam Kean)
2018
10
The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2019 (With: Jaime Green)
2019
11
8
The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2020 (By: Michio Kaku, Jaime Green)
2020
12
10
The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2021 (By: Ed Yong, Jaime Green)
2021
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List of Scientists in the Field Books in Publication Order (with Nancy F. Castaldo, with Donna M. Jackson, with Mary Batten, with Ellen Jackson, with Kenneth Mallory)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Snake Scientist
1999
2
The Wildlife Detectives: How Forensic Scientists Fight Crimes Against Nature (By: Donna M. Jackson)
2000
3
Swimming with Hammerhead Sharks (By: Kenneth Mallory)
Swimming with Hammerhead Sharks (By: Kenneth Mallory)
2001
4
Anthropologist: Scientist of the People (By: Mary Batten, Magadalena Hurtado, Kim Hill)
Anthropologist: Scientist of the People (By: Mary Batten, Magadalena Hurtado, Kim Hill)
2001
5
Looking for Life in the Universe: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (By: Nic Bishop, Ellen Jackson)
2002
6
Looking for Life in the Universe: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (By: Nic Bishop, Ellen Jackson)
2002
7
The Tarantula Scientist (With: Nic Bishop)
The Tarantula Scientist (With: Nic Bishop)
2004
8
Diving to a Deep-Sea Volcano (By: Kenneth Mallory)
Diving to a Deep-Sea Volcano (By: Kenneth Mallory)
2006
9
The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea (With: Nic Bishop)
2006
10
The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes (By: Nic Bishop, Ellen Jackson)
2008
11
The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes (By: Nic Bishop, Ellen Jackson)
2008
12
Extreme Scientists: Exploring Nature's Mysteries from Perilous Places (By: Donna M. Jackson)
2009
13
Saving the Ghost of the Mountain: An Expedition Among Snow Leopards in Mongolia (With: Nic Bishop)
2009
14
Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot (With: Nic Bishop)
2010
15
The Elephant Scientist (By: Caitlin O'Connell, Donna M. Jackson, Timothy Rodwell, Caitlin O'Connell Rodwell)
The Elephant Scientist (By: Caitlin O'Connell, Donna M. Jackson, Timothy Rodwell, Caitlin O'Connell Rodwell)
2011
16
Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope (By: Bridget Heos, Andy Comins)
2013
17
The Tapir Scientist: Saving South America's Largest Mammal (With: Nic Bishop)
2013
18
Chasing Cheetahs: The Race to Save Africa's Fastest Cat (With: Nic Bishop)
2014
19
The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of a Mollusk (With: Keith Ellenbogen)
2015
20
The Great White Shark Scientist (With: Keith Ellenbogen)
The Great White Shark Scientist (With: Keith Ellenbogen)
2016
21
Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World's Largest Rainforest (With: Keith Ellenbogen)
2017
22
The Hyena Scientist (With: Nic Bishop)
The Hyena Scientist (With: Nic Bishop)
2018
23
Condor Comeback (With: Tianne Strombeck)
Condor Comeback (With: Tianne Strombeck)
2020
24
The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale: Restoring an Island Ecosystem (By: Nancy F. Castaldo, Morgan Heim)
2022
25
The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale: Restoring an Island Ecosystem (By: Nancy F. Castaldo, Morgan Heim)
2022
26
Backyard Bears: Conservation, Habitat Changes, and the Rise of Urban Wildlife (By: Amy Cherrix)
2022
27
The Tornado Scientist: Seeing Inside Severe Storms (By: Mary Kay Carson)
2023
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List of Children's Books in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas
1991
2
The Curious Naturalist: Nature's Everyday Mysteries
1991
3
Seasons of the Wild: A Year of Nature's Magic and Mysteries
1995
4
The Man-Eating Tigers of Sundarbans
1995
5
Journey of the Pink Dolphins: An Amazon Quest
2000
6
The Wild Out Your Window: Exploring Nature Near at Hand
2002
7
Search for the Golden Moon Bear: Science and Adventure in Southeast Asia
2002
8
The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
2006
9
Spell of the Tiger: The Man-Eaters of Sundarbans
2009
10
Birdology: Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby Hummingbirds, and One Murderously Big Living Dinosaur
2010
11
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World (With: Temple Grandin)
2012
12
Aloft: A Meditation on Pigeons & Pigeon-Flying (With: Stephen Bodio)
2014
13
8.5
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness
2015
14
Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind (With: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas)
2017
15
8
How To Be A Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals (With: Rebecca Green)
2018
16
Allowed to Grow Old: Portraits of Elderly Animals from Farm Sanctuaries (With: Gene Baur, Isa Leshko, Anne Wilkes Tucker)
Allowed to Grow Old: Portraits of Elderly Animals from Farm Sanctuaries (With: Gene Baur, Isa Leshko, Anne Wilkes Tucker)
2019
17
Peaceable Kingdom: The Special Bond between Animals and their Humans (With: Sage Sohier)
2021
18
The Book of Turtles (With: Matt Patterson)
The Book of Turtles (With: Matt Patterson)
2023
19
8
Of Time and Turtles: Mending the World, Shell by Shattered Shell (With: Matt Patterson)
2023
20
Secrets of the Octopus
2024
21
Mysterious, Marvelous Octopus! (With: Paige Towler)
Mysterious, Marvelous Octopus! (With: Paige Towler)
2024

Sy Montgomery: Biography

Sy Montgomery was born on February 7th, 1958 and is currently 66 years old. Sy Montgomery was born in Frankfurt.

Sy Montgomery is probably best known for their Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 21 books available. The first was released in 1991 with the novel Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas. The most recently released novel was Mysterious, Marvelous Octopus! which was released in 2024. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Sy at this time.

Sy Montgomery has also written the Scientists in the Field series which has 27 books including The Snake Scientist and The Wildlife Detectives: How Forensic Scientists Fight Crimes Against Nature.

Sy Montgomery: Awards & Accolades

Sy Montgomery books have been nominated for multiple awards, The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Science and Technology, in 2015 as well as the Alex Awards - Best Book in 2016.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Sy Montgomery are:

  1. James Patterson, author of the Women's Murder Club Series.
  2. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.
  3. William Kent Krueger, author of the Cork O'Connor Series.
  4. Kate Morton, author of the novel: The Forgotten Garden.
  5. Barbara Kingsolver, author of the novel: The Poisonwood Bible.

Sy Montgomery: F.A.Q

When was Sy Montgomery Born? How old is Sy Montgomery?

Sy Montgomery was born on February 7th, 1958. Sy Montgomery is currently 66 years old.

Where was Sy Montgomery Born?

Sy Montgomery was born in Frankfurt, .

What was the first book Sy Montgomery wrote?

The first novel written by Sy Montgomery was Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas, published in 1991.

What was the most recent book Sy Montgomery wrote?

Their most recently released work was Brave Baby Hummingbird on March 19th, 2024.

Will there be any more books by Sy Montgomery?

Sy Montgomery does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Sy Montgomery written?

Sy Montgomery has written 42 books. 2 books in The Hummingbirds' Gift Series, 1 book in the Best American Science and Nature Writing Series, 12 books in the Scientists in the Field Series, 6 books in the Children's Books, 21 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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