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  • Common Backyard Birds

    by Doris Dumrauf
    Award-winning bird photographer Doris Dumrauf introduces young readers to 20 birds frequently found in North American back yards, including: American Goldfinch, Tufted Titmouse, Northern Cardinal, and many others. Her vivid photographs depict birds in their natural habitat and typical backyard settings. The entertaining narrative highlights the simple steps required to attract birds to your yard.
  • Applications of Nanotechnology in Electrical Engineering

    Nanotechnology provides highly promising potential for the replacement of conventional energy sources such as fossil and nuclear fuels and Renewable energy sources like geothermal energy, sun, wind, water, tidal or biomass. Breakthroughs in nanotechnology have opened up the possibility of moving beyond our current alternatives for energy supply by introducing technologies that are more efficient, inexpensive, and environmentally clean. Nanotechnology increases the strengths of many materials and... more
  • Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes - The First Solo Thru-Hike of Ohio's 1,444 Mile Buckeye Trail

    by Andy Niekamp
    Imagine walking 1,444 miles with a backpack carrying the bare necessities of life, 26 maps, and a whole lot of grit. When three-time Appalachian Trail Hiker, Andy “Captain Blue” Niekamp decided to hike Ohio’s Buckeye Trail, he took on the challenge of his life. On this 88-day adventure, Captain Blue found things he didn’t know he had: a Buckeye Trail family who assisted and encouraged him; a home state rich with scenic beauty and history; the physical, mental, and emotional stamina to travel Ohi... more
  • Microvita

    by Dr. Hans-Joachim Rudolph, MRI

    This book constitutes the fascinating work of Dr. Hans-Joachim Rudolph to portray the concept of Microvita in a physics framework that can be studied objectively. It offers a smooth integration of Microvita (units of consciousness) into a well-grounded scientific scenario, consistent with the equations of Newton, Maxwell, Einstein, and Schrödinger. It also provides a link between the worlds of perception and conception and implies that the distinct disciplines of physics, biology, psycho... more

  • The Relativistic Rocketeer

    by James M. Essig
    In this book, we explore far-ranging techniques for future relativistic rockets. In this book, we explore the notion of converting a baryonic standard model spacecraft into a neutrino-like state. All the text from my book ?Call of The Cosmic Wild: Relativistic Rockets for the New Millennium, 6th Expanded Edition? has been included but interrupted by occasional new material to note and make clear the results of applying the neutrination mode to the spacecraft.
  • Mirabelle's Forest Garden

    by Ina Curic

    This book is a needed addition to elementary permaculture and sustainable gardening education. It interweaves educational activities and questions with community building, plant knowledge and engaging artwork.

    Do you want to make sustainable gardening fun to engage with and learn? Envision a place with the benefits of garden and forest, playground and outdoor school, leisure and work ground in one! A little girl is walking through her (global) village collecting seeds, support and advic... more

  • I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset

    by Esther Cordova
    Enna is a girl who doesn't believe in herself and often utters the phrase "I can't do that!" One night in a dream she sees all the possible future versions of herself, discovering that she can be any of those versions with time, knowledge and dedication. She develops a growth mindset throughout her journey and instead of saying "I can't do that," she learns to say "I can't do that YET!”.
  • Bubby's Puddle Pond: A Tortuga's Tale of the Desert

    by Carol Hageman
    Based on a mixture of fiction and the real-life behaviors of animals, Bubby's Puddle Pond: A Tortuga's Tale of the Desert takes place in a geographically unique part of the world, the Sonoran Desert. Simple yet evocative terms to paint a picture of the American Southwest's unusual flora and fauna. Intending the book to be used as a learning tool, I highlight these terms and define them in a glossary. Fact pages and a curriculum guide at the end of the book can be used in the classroom or furth... more
  • The 12 Days of Fishing

    by Manley Peterson
    The 12 Days of Fishing is geared towards young readers who love fish. You can sing this book as a variation on the 12 Days of Christmas song and enjoy the funny illustrations.
  • In Our Tree

    by Lindsey Craig
    IN OUR TREE is a baby's first science book. Round die-cut holes in an ancient tree allow toddlers to poke and peer into a mysterious world, their curiosity satisfied by turning the sturdy pages to discover new animals and new wonders! Rita Vigovszky's illustrations capture the mystery of the jungle with her her use of deep greens and dashes of light, serving to make scarlet macaws and blue morpho butterflies a delight for a child to find.
  • Religion in Medicine: Volume I

    by John B. Dawson
    The purpose of this treatise is: 1) to draw attention to the presence of situations arising within medical practice in which religious beliefs play an important role. 2) to emphasize the fact that most students and many doctors are given insufficient training in such matters, which are of considerable import to a fair percentage of the public. 3) to provide a few examples of what is meant by a religio-medical situation, and a bibliography for further exploration by the initiate in such matters. ... more
  • John, Robert and the Horseshoe Crab

    by John Repp
    This is a true story about two friends who came across a helpless horseshoe crab that was wedged inside the beam of a wooden fence. The two boys share their feelings about the situation. They communicate and work together to free the helpless animal. They show compassion for the horseshoe crab and free it from the fence. They each have done something out of the kindness of their own hearts. After the horseshoe crab swims freely back into the bay, the two boys feel proud about what they have a... more
  • Quantitative Ethnography

    by David Williamson Shaffer
    How can we make sense of the deluge of information in the digital age? The new science of Quantitative Ethnography dissolves the boundaries between quantitative and qualitative research to give researchers tools for studying the human side of big data: to understand not just what data says, but what it tells us about the people who created it. Thoughtful, literate, and humane, Quantitative Ethnography integrates data-mining, discourse analysis, psychology, statistics, and ethnography into a b... more
  • Fly Free! An Australian Birds Hide and Seek

    by Katherine Bartlett
    The Australian Outback is a large and mysterious place. It is home to many different types of birds. Can you find the parrots hiding on each page?
  • Snorkelhead: Adventures in Creek Snorkeling

    by Keith Williams
    Snorkelhead introduces readers to the growing sport of river snorkeling. Experience the thrill, danger, excitement, and discovery that can be had in your local stream. All you need is a mask, a snorkel and an appetite for adventure. Underwater naturalist Keith Williams endures wintertime ice, springtime floods, and summertime rapids as he travels the East Coast to explore and discover the underwater world of North America's rivers and streams. Snorkelhead brings you along on his adventures.
  • Fifty Clever Bastards

    by Martin Fone
    The road to becoming a successful inventor is not an easy one. Paved with difficulties, roadblocks and sometimes sheer, back-to-the-drawing-board failure, the challenging journey has meant that plenty of geniuses have been lost to history and never given the credit they deserved for creating some of the most invaluable items of our time. However, over the course of Fifty Clever Bastards these same forgotten inventors and their unbelievable stories are about to be inducted into our illustrious Ha... more