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  • Inconvenient Facts: The science that Al Gore doesn't want you to know

    by Gregory Wrightstone
    Rising temperatures and increasing CO2 are benefiting both the Earth and humanity. The book exposes the many fictions promoted by those advancing the notion of man-made catastrophic warming.
  • The Freedom of Falconry

    by MJV Literary

    How extraordinary is it to gain the trust of a raptor? Even the smallest birds of prey exude power and grace as they take to the air and soar explore the world in a way that we humans can never do. The Freedom of Falconry - explains the basics of falconry: the history of the sport, the equipment used, the different methods used to raise and train birds of prey and why falconers do what they do. But this book will also explore something that few falconry books do: the unique relati... more

  • Thank You Mercury! (Kid Astronomy Series Book 1)

    by Carmen Gloria
    *In the Best New Space Books 2019 List - Book Authority! The Perfect Book for Kids to learn about our solar system! Would you like your children to start learning facts about astronomy and our solar system, while at the same time reading a fun story about friendship and gratitude? These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of our solar system, with fun illustrations by artist Carmen Gloria and simple text that is ideal for beginning readers or for reading aloud. ... more
  • Dear Pluto (Kid Astronomy Series Book 2)

    by Carmen Gloria
    A perfect book for kids to learn about Pluto and our solar system! A sweet story about how Pluto was a planet, and then was demoted and what happens after. This heartfelt picture book combines a popular science topic with themes such as belonging, searching for identity, acceptance and friendship. Last book in this Kid Astronomy series "Thank You Mercury!" is in the Best New Space Books 2019 list by Book Authority!
  • In Defense of Chaos: The Chaology of Politics, Economics, and Human Action

    by L.K. Samuels
    Chaos gets a bad rap. Few people realize that without the dynamics of chaos, order would not exist. In fact, nothing would exist. Without chaos there would be no creation, no structure and no existence. After all, order is merely the repetition of patterns; chaos is the process that establishes those patterns. Without this creative self-organizing force, the universe would be devoid of biological life, the birth of stars and galaxies, and the singularity of matter and energy — everything we have... more
  • Intelligence: Where We Were, Where We Are, & Where We're Going

    by Brendan Kelly

    Intelligence: Where We Were, Where We Are & Where We’re Going, takes us on a three-part journey from the evolution of human cognition in its earliest manifestation as instinct, through its later acquisition of rational thought, and to its culmination in a silicon-based incarnation as artificial intelligence. Insights into this faculty that has brought our species to the top of the food chain, and also to the brink of atomic suicide, are gleaned from observation... more

  • Seeing Gravity

    by bernard lavenda
    What happens when you push a theory beyond its limits? You get a theory like general relativity. Although coined by Einstein, he would be hard pressed to recognize it. Einstein constructed a theory that would pertain to geodesic motion, or motion at constant velocity. Einstein field equations are equivalent to geometrical optics whose characteristic surfaces are those of electromagnetic, and not gravitational radiation. As such it exclude catastrophic phenomena like the merger of black holes, si... more
  • The Organic Chemistry Alphabet Book

    by Christi Sperber
    The Organic Chemistry Alphabet book has one page devoted to every letter of the alphabet, and each letter corresponds to a word in chemistry. There are four levels of learning on each page: 1) a colorful picture that attracts infants and toddlers, 2) the letter and word associated with each letter helps toddlers and young children recognize letters and develop their vocabulary, 3) a brief definition of the word helps lower-to-mid elementary students understand each word, and 4) the longer descri... more
  • The General Chemistry Alphabet Book

    by Christi Sperber
    The General Chemistry Alphabet book has one page devoted to every letter of the alphabet, and each letter corresponds to a word in chemistry. There are four levels of learning on each page: 1) a colorful picture that attracts infants and toddlers, 2) the letter and word associated with each letter helps toddlers and young children recognize letters and develop their vocabulary, 3) a brief definition of the word helps lower-to-mid elementary students understand each word, and 4) the longer descri... more
  • Can You Dig It?: Archaeology Lost and Found in the Sands of Time

    by Amanda Baker

    How do we know so much about the past? Archaeologists dig it!

    In Can YOU Dig It? Archaeology Lost and Found in the Sands of Time, Amanda will teach you all about how archaeologists discover the truth about our human past. Let your archaeologist explore excavations and see real artifacts from around the world and learn what archaeology is, how archaeologists excavate a site, and what we can learn by studying the material culture left behind by people in the past.

    With a whole world... more

  • What's a Friend For?

    by MELINDA HOFFMAN
    What's a Friend For? begins the discussion about some of the values of friendship: Shelter, Reliability and Companionship. A true story in nature, these characters show us humans how a friendship should be and sums the story up with the concept of love.
  • Junglenomics - Nature's Solutions to the World Environment Crisis

    by simon m lamb
    Junglenomics maintains that natural ecosystems provide a blueprint for reorganizing the economic domain to coexist benignly with natural environments, mitigate climate change, halt species decline, and benefit the poorest.
  • The Curious Case of the Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital

    by Anthony M D'Agostino, MD
    This book is a history of psychiatry and medicine in the context of the evolution of managed care over the last forty years. The Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital?s rise to the seventh largest psychiatric corporation (as of 2016) in the USA is reviewed in relation to those changes in funding and clinical practice.
  • Waiting for the Night

    by Julie Thorndyke
    Possums high in blossoms... Dingoes dancing on tiptoes... Sugar Gliders munching on spiders... Blue-tongue lizards showering in the flowers... These are just some of the things our native creatures do to get ready for their night time. What do you do? Tuck your little ones in with this beautifully illustrated rock-a-bye lullaby. Metrical verses introduce us to a plethora of Australian fauna from Possums in the blossoms to Devils in the pebbles. All getting ready for the night. A lovely sleepy ti... more
  • Identifying Ferns the Easy Way: A Pocket Guide to the Common Ferns of the Northeast

    by Lynn Levine
    An Easy-to-Use Guide for fern lovers. ​ The Guide includes 28 common ferns of the Northeast The terminology used in this book is very user-friendly. How to Use the Guide: Step 1 Choose which of the 5 groups the fern is in Step 2 Go to the Silhouettes for that group Step 3 Go to the matching illustration Learn: Where it Grows, Tips for Identification What fern it can be confused with Interesting Notes
  • Lives of Museum Junkies

    by Marilynne Eichinger
    Peer into the political and educational climate of the 60’s to discover factors that propelled the hands-on education movement into prominence. Follow the missteps and breakthroughs of Marilynne Eichinger and 11 other naive but dedicated museum directors, board volunteers and National Science Foundation managers as they strove to change the way science was taught. Their oft humorous stories are revealed with candor and clarity.  Responding to the latest research in learning and child development... more

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