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  • Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo's Mission to Pluto

    by Oneeka Williams MD

    When Gordon the Gullible Globe sounds the alarm that a sad Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet, Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo is positive that she can use her surgical skills to help him. Join Dr. Dee Dee as she rallies her team and jets through the galaxy in Freeda the Flying Ambulance to perform surgery on Pluto. Will Pluto become a planet again? 

  • Your Guide to the National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks

    by Michael J. Oswald
    This award-winning guide, completely updated for the 2017 edition, includes more than 450 new photographs, 160 revised maps, and 50 hiking tables, making it the only guidebook you'll need to explore the United States National Parks. An all new design with the same intuitive layout keeps the step-by-step itineraries,kid-friendly activities, and most popular ranger programs at your fingertips to help plan your next family vacation. Thousands of hotels, restaurants, and attractions beyond the pa... more
  • Your Guide to the National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 58 National Parks

    by Michael J. Oswald
    More than 530 color images, 140 easy-to-read maps, and 55 hiking tables make this guide to America's most scenic wilderness areas─all 58 national parks─the most appealing, comprehensive, and indispensable book of its kind. Your Guide provides step-by-step itineraries, kid-friendly activities, and all of the most popular ranger programs to help plan your family vacation. Thousands of hotels, restaurants, and attractions beyond the parks, as well as 11 suggested road trips make it the ultimate ... more
  • *The Secret of Math

    by Jon Arnhold
    ?Because I love English and I hate math!? replied the first-year college student when I asked her what was going on as an evaluation of her transcript revealed most subject areas completed except for math and science. There was something deep and emotional at work in her words. She ? it could easily have been a he ? needed not just help, but a major shift in the way she thought about math and science. Herein is that help. This is a simple approach built from years of college advising, and if imp... more
  • Equine Do

    by Dino Fretterd
    The definite purpose of this book is to share information and knowledge (based on facts and not opinion) with all those who love horses and want to understand not only how to see postural faults that compromise comfort and performance but also have a desire to make the necessary changes to better them. I will reference some of the common problems you may be experiencing with your horse therefore allowing you to have a better understanding of where the issues may be coming from. A better understa... more
  • Dancing With Tex: The Remarkable Friendship To Save The Whooping Cranes

    by Lynn Sanders
    Dancing With Tex tells the true friendship between a man and bird that helped save the Whooping Cranes from extinction. George Archibald, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation is determined to save all the cranes. Tex, a rare Whooping Crane from Texas, believes she belongs only with people. Together, George and Tex become dancing partners over six years to help Tex lay a fertile egg. Their friendship demonstrates the power of faith, belief and perseverance in making a dream come t... more
  • You're Amazing! (Starring You)

    by Mark Pichora
    Kids will be inspired to learn about their amazing human potential in "You're Amazing! (Starring You)"! They'll be enriched by its seamless, Dr. Seuss-inspired verse, and entertained by its creative characters, including a few that they just might recognize – some of the human body’s most magnificent internal organs, eagerly explaining exactly what they do and why they are so very important! The closing message, however, is an important lesson in what makes humans so special – the thing that s... more
  • "Bird Watching Simplified" - The Beginner's Study Guide to Bird Identification.

    by Mike Mitchell
    Published in an easy-to-read format, this guide contains informative reading and color photos helping individuals with the latest bird identification techniques; including how to both learn and seek out specific markings, behavior and characteristics. Informative examples are provided throughout the text. It is also designed and written in a style not to intimidate individuals new to bird watching; it does not attempt to overload the newcomer by including every species of North America, but rath... more
  • Science a la Carte

    by Mathijs Beckers
    Are you ready to get your preconceived notions about energy and climate change challenged? Whether we can alleviate the effects of man-made climate change will be determined by reality, not economics or ideology. Can we do it using solar energy? Or wind power? What about geothermal? Or nuclear energy? To determine what can and cannot be done we have to consider countless of reports shared with us by research institutes from all over the world. To derive some conclusions we have to examine questi... more
  • Innocent Thoughts

    by Ophir Mottes
    Many words, concepts, and sentences seem obvious to us; it feels like we know what they mean, and we do not really stop to see if we do. Often once an actual effort is done and we try to put our "knowing" into words, we find things are not that simple. Many times once an accurate definition is sought, the intricacies of concepts reveal themselves. Many times when trying to explain an "understood" sentence, we find out it has some hidden folds, and we may have to define some of its parts better... more
  • space : Universe of pollution

    by Dr.Nileshkumar Baria
    Space pollution refers to the gathering debris in orbit around the Earth, made up of discarded rocket boosters, In the most general sense, the term space pollution includes both the natural micrometeoroid and man-made orbital debris constituents of the space atmosphere; conversely, as "pollution" is generally considered to indicate a despoiling of the usual environment, space contamination here submits to only man-made orbital debris. Orbital debris poses a hazard to both manned plus unmanned ... more
  • Microbes Mindcrobes

    by Helga Zelinski PhD
    Microbes were the first forms of life on this planet and have survived by adapting to ever-changing environments, from simple one-celled life forms to intelligent, decision-making, life-sustaining species in charge of many primary functions in Earth’s biochemical and biological balances. The scientific community estimates that life began approximately 3.5 billion years ago as a result of a complex sequence of chemical reactions that took place in Earth’s atmosphere. There was virtually no oxygen... more
  • A Guide to the Study of Basic Medical Mycology

    by Kee Peng Ng, Tuck Soon Soo-Hoo, and Shiang Ling Na
    Mycotic diseases are gaining importance because of the increase in opportunistic fungal infections in patients whose immune systems are compromised. The identification of fungi isolated from clinical material has posed a variety of problems to many laboratories because of lack of expertise and experience, especially in the identification of recently emerged rare fungi that had not been previously reported. A Guide to the Study of Basic Medical Mycology offers an overview of the basic characte... more
  • Global Explorer

    by E L Strauss
    From the scorching sands of the Namib desert to the clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef, uncover the planet’s most fascinating secret spots – from towering rocks to creepy coastlines, ancient salt flats, soaring dunes and more. On the way, you’ll encounter strange fauna and flora, peer into the mists of mythology, investigate some scary relics and even don your white coat for a stint in the lab. Ever wanted to know why some sand dunes appear red? Just how big Ayers Rock actually is? How about... more
  • Complex Systems in Our World

    by E L Strauss
    Curious and creative teens can now uncover the worlds of systems and complexity theory – captivating, interdisciplinary fields that explore often overlooked questions: Just how do systems work? How do the pieces within them fit together? How do wholes become more than the mere sums of their parts? From the human body, to ant colonies, superorganisms and cities, this concise, full-colour, richly illustrated guide takes the reader on a captivating journey of discovery. From the principles that ... more
  • Our Universe Revealed: A cosmic exploration

    by E L Strauss
    Captivating images, probing questions, amazing discoveries and more await the reader in this concise, full-colour, exquisitely illustrated guide. Aimed at curious and creative teens and young adults, the work takes readers on an exhilarating journey into the field of cosmology, delving into some of science’s most fundamental questions. How did the universe begin? How does it work? How has it evolved over time and how is it still evolving? From the tiniest constituents of matter to structur... more