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Apollo 8

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781627798327
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - May 16th, 2017

Going to the moon is not a small undertaking. Imagine, it had never been done before, and the mission was planned & executed in sixteen weeks! Apollo 8 is the story of a “wild crapshoot” that will bring you back to that time or open the door to an accomplishment that included a TV broadcast from the moon on Christmas Eve 1968.  

Robert


American Eclipse

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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631490163
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 6th, 2017

August is Eclipse Month, so what better way to celebrate than by reading a fabulous book about the Great American Eclipse of 1878. It was the US government's first big foray into the science business, the zenith of the superstar status of scientist icon Thomas Edison, & the first opportunity modern astronomy would have to use equipment--& understanding--that had never been available for previous eclipses. An informative, compelling & timely read.

 

David


Women in Science

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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749769
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 26th, 2016

This beautifully illustrated book of important women scientists in history goes beyond Marie Curie and Elizabeth Blackwell and introduces us to 50 women we should all know about.  You might be surprised by how many you don’t know.  

Dina


Hidden Figures

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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062363596
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: William Morrow & Company - September 6th, 2016

The movie's not out until January, but you can read now about the black female engineers and mathematicians who were the unseen contributors to the space program.

Sarah


Women in Science

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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749769
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - July 26th, 2016

This beautifully illustrated book of important women scientists in history goes beyond Marie Curie and Elizabeth Blackwell and introduces us to 50 women we should all know about.  You might be surprised by how many you don’t know.

This beautifully illustrated book of important women scientists in history goes beyond Marie Curie and Elizabeth Blackwell and introduces us to 50 women we should all know about.  You might be surprised by how many you don’t know.

Dina


Hidden Figures

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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062363596
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: William Morrow & Company - September 6th, 2016

The movie's not out until January, but you can read now about the black female engineers and mathematicians who were the unseen contributors to the space program.

Sarah


The Great White Shark Scientist

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The Great White Shark Scientist Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Keith Ellenbogen (Photographer)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544352988
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 7th, 2016

Through words and pictures, Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen tell the story of the work of

Dr. Greg Skomal, a Great White Shark researcher who investigates these interesting creatures in the waters off of Cape Cod. Your past assumptions about shark and shark behavior will be changed dramatically while reading this intriguing book. Sy and Keith have done it again!

Carol


What a Fish Knows

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374288211
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Published: Scientific American - June 7th, 2016

Balcombe combs through the new & compelling body of scientific evidence that should reshape the way we think about our vertebrate cousins. You will learn that fish are far more intelligent, communicative, & social creatures than many previously thought. They have complex emotional lives and distinct personalities. We’ve not recognized their capabilities because they are highly adapted to a totally different, liquid part of our planet.

Dale


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