Science

The Body: A Guide For Occupants Bill Bryson

THE BODY is a deep examination of the glorious machine that is the human body: how it functions, how...

Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals Charles Ghigna

STRANGE UNUSUAL GROSS & COOL ANIMALS is for young readers of all ages. It's hard to believe many of the weird animals described really exist. The images by world class photographers and Charles Ghigna's clever text make this a great gift for anyone for any occasion - if you can quit reading it yourself.

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power Al Gore

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER - YOUR ACTION HANDBOOK TO LEARN THE SCIENCE, FIND YOUR VOICE, AND HELP SOLVE THE CLIMATE CRISIS is a must-have for those who care about our planet. Although proving without a doubt that there is a crisis, the reader is left with hope and the knowledge of what to do to save the...

Rocket Boys Homer Hickam

ROCKET BOYS is the international best-seller made into the blockbuster movie, October Sky featuring a group of boys from a small West Virginia coal-mining town who build rockets that actually fly. Inspired by the Russian Sputnik, they win a gold medal from The National Science Foundation. It was named by ...

The Weeping Goldsmith: Discoveries in the Secret Land of Myanmar W. John Kress

THE WEEPING GOLDSMITH: DISCOVERIES IN THE SECRET LAND OF MYANMAR is a beautiful collection of photographs of places and plants in the mysterious Burmese landscape. The author is one of the world's most respected botanical experts, hence the descriptions are deep and telling.

 

 

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The Premonition: A Pandemic Story Michael Lewis

THE PREMONITION: A PANDEMIC STORY reveals the heroes who saved America from an even worse fate than COVID-19 wrought. This thriller shows us how the science project of a thirteen-year-old girl fits in the mix as well as a local public-health official who challenged the CDC. Anti-heroes who built a wall of ignorance are...

River of the Gods Candice Millard

RIVER OF GODS: GENIUS, COURAGE AND BETRAYAL IN THE SEARCH FOR THE SOURCE OF THE NILE exposes one of the greatest feats of exploration of all time in the race to exploit Africa by colonial powers. The incredible story of courage and adventure is a thrilling account and tremendously readable.

 

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Saving America's Amazon Ben Raines

SAVING AMERICA'S AMAZON is a call to preserve the nation's most diverse ecosystem: the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, which spreads across over 260,000 square miles of south Alabama. This area is home to 126 species of fish, 46 mammals, 69 reptiles, 30 amphibians, and at least 300 species of birds, leading famed biologist...

The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge Matt Ridley

THE EVOLUTION OF EVERYTHING: HOW NEW IDEAS EMERGE is a brilliant and conclusive argument for evolution. Undeniable scientific facts have never been so readable and obvious.

 

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Letters to a Young Scientist E.O. Wilson

LETTERS TO A YOUNG SCIENTIST distills more than sixty years of teaching into twenty letters filled with anecdotes of success and failure that should encourage and entice the next generation to have a love of science and respect for the modest place we humans have in the planet's ecosystem.

 

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