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Wilson, Edward O.

Summary: "E.O. Wilson, one of the most celebrated scientists in the United States, shows why biodiversity is vital to the future of Earth and to our own species through the story of an African national park that may be the most diverse place on earth, in a gorgeously illustrated book"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.95 WIL

Youn, Anthony

Summary: Growing older is a blessing. But the slow decline and the loss of functionality associated with aging has led us to treat the process like a disease. These negative effects of aging, however, are not inevitable. Rather, they're largely the result of environmental and lifestyle factors that, when properly addressed, can be reversed through a process called Autojuvenation. Packed with accessible,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2024

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Jones, Alex

Summary: In The Great Awakening: Defeating the Globalists and Launching the Next Great Renaissance, the most persecuted man on Earth, Alex Jones, gives you the good news about the failing plans of the globalists to control humanity.--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2023

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Carlson, Tucker

Summary: The people who run America now barely interact with it. They fly on their own planes, ski on their own mountains, watch sporting events far from the stands in sky boxes. They have total contempt for you. "They view America the way a private equity firm sizes up an aging conglomerate," Tucker Carlson writes, "as something outdated they can profit from. When it fails, they're gone." And...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 CAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 CAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Pol Calrson

Richardson, Heather Cox

1 hold on 13 copies

Summary: "From historian and author of the popular daily newsletter LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN, a vital narrative that explains how America, once a beacon of democracy, now teeters on the brink of autocracy--and how we can turn back. In the midst of the impeachment crisis of 2019, Heather Cox Richardson launched a daily Facebook essay providing the historical background of the daily torrent of news. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2023

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Dunn, Rob R.

Summary: "The Man Who Touched His Own Heart tells the raucous, gory, mesmerizing story of the heart, from the first "explorers" who dug up cadavers and plumbed their hearts' chambers, through the first heart surgeries-which had to be completed in three minutes before death arrived-to heart transplants and the latest medical efforts to prolong our hearts' lives, almost defying nature in the process....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 DUN

Blaser, Martin J.

Summary: A critically important and startling look at the harmful effects of overusing antibiotics from the field's leading expert.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 615.7922 BLA

Chochois, Héloïse

Summary: "A graphic novel exploring amputation, revealing details about famous amputees throughout history, the invention of the tourniquet, phantom limb syndrome, types of prostheses, and transhumanist technologies"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Pennsylvania State University Press, Graphic Mundi 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.5 CHO

Lindsey, Lawrence

Summary: "An audacious and desperately needed primer on how America's Ruling Class have upended the Constitution and taken over our country--and how we must unite to regain control of our liberty. A Ruling Class have emerged in America against the hopes and designs of our Founding Fathers. Over the last hundred years, they have rejected the Constitution and expanded their own power, slowly at first and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 LIN

Summary: The inspiration for Darwin's theory of evolution, the Galápagos Islands are a living laboratory, a geological conveyor belt that has given birth to and seen the death of many species of plants and animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GAL

Fraser, Steve

Summary: "A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. Hierarchies based on inheritance, wealth, and political preferment were treated as obnoxious and a threat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 FRA

Havrelock, Deidre

Summary: Spanning topics from transportation to civil engineering, hunting technologies, astronomy, brain surgery, architecture, and agriculture, Indigenous Ingenuity is a wide-ranging STEM offering that answers the call for Indigenous nonfiction by reappropriating hidden history. The book includes fun, simple activities and experiments that kids can do to better understand and enjoy the principles used...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Young Readers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 500.89 HAV

González, Echo Elise

Summary: A graphic-style nonfiction adventure into fundamental concepts in computer science. -- adapted from publisher's website.

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Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2020

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Brower, Felicia

Summary: "This STEM-based set of True Books introduces students to the engineering innovations that can help us reach more environmentally friendly goals"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 728 BRO

Frank, Thomas

Summary: "It is a widespread belief among liberals that if only Democrats can continue to dominate national elections, if only those awful Republicans are beaten into submission, the country will be on the right course. But this is to fundamentally misunderstand the modern Democratic Party. Drawing on years of research and first-hand reporting, Frank points out that the Democrats have done little to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.26 FRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Politic Frank

Kyle, Sherry

Summary: "Begin your adventure here! The Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations: 60 Ultimate Try-Something-New, Explore-the-World Activities contains lessons on knot tying, writing coded letters, building tree swings, and more, perfect for kids ages 8 and up. Boys and girls will love this interactive book filled with step-by-step guides and fun, full-color illustrations, and parents...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ZonderKidz 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507.8 KYL

Ronald, Susan

Summary: "Susan Ronald, acclaimed author of Hitler's Art Thief takes readers into the shadowy world of the aristocrats and business leaders on both sides of the Atlantic who secretly aided Hitler and Nazi Germany. Hitler said, "I am convinced that propaganda is an essential means to achieve one's aims." Enlisting Europe's aristocracy, international industrialists, and the political elite in Britain and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 RON

Fong, Kevin.

Summary: Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.02 FON

Harari, Yuval N.

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one--homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this ... book that begins about 70,000 years ago with the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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Robertson, Joanne

Summary: "A translation of The Water Walker into Anishinaabemowin. The book contains both Anishinaabemowin and English. The Water Walker is the story of a determined Ojibwe Grandmother who walked around all of the Great Lakes to protect our water."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

Portis, Antoinette

Summary: "An educational picture book about the life cycle of a sunflower"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Neal Porter Books/Holiday House 2022

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE POR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE POR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE POR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE POR

Loewenstein, Werner R.

Summary: "In Physics in Mind, eminent biophysicist Werner R. Loewenstein seeks answers to these perplexing questions in the mechanisms of physics. Bringing information theory---the idea that all information can be quantified and encoded in bits---to bear on recent advances in the neurosciences, Loewenstein reveals inside the brain a web of immense computational power capable of rendering a coherent...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 LOE

Church, George M. (George McDonald)

Summary: A heady overview of the emerging discipline of synthetic biology and the wonders it can produce, from new drugs and vaccines to biofuels and resurrected wooly mammoths. In this authoritative, sometimes awe-inspiring book, geneticist Church and veteran science writer Regis team up to explore how scientists are now altering the nature of living organisms by modifying their genomes, or genetic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 572.8 CHU

Chan, Alina

Summary: "In this uniquely insightful book, a scientist and a writer join forces to try to get to the bottom of how a virus whose closest relations live in bats in subtropical southern China somehow managed to begin spreading among people more than 1,500 kilometres away in the city of Wuhan. They grapple with the baffling fact that the virus left none of the expected traces that such outbreaks usually...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 CHA

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