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Crease, Robert P.

Summary: "A fascinating look at key thinkers throughout history who have shaped public perception of science and the role of authority."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 CRE

Summary: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Challoner, Jack

Summary: "The book examines the science behind everyday life -- how we power our homes, grow our food, and build machines that allow us to communicate with others and travel around the world. Featuring a wide range of scientific inventions and discoveries, from advances in modern medicine to groundbreaking ideas for saving the environment, SuperScience uncovers how science plays a part in every area of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 500 CHA

Brook, Henry

Summary: "Who were the original Commandos? How do ordinary soldiers become Special Forces? How do troops communicate without speaking? What's the difference between HALO and HAHO? Meet the best of the best, the elite soldiers who have been through the toughest training on earth, ready to take on missions in any climate, against any enemy with no fear"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356 BRO

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: Readers will examine the history of time travel, Project Pegasus, famous time travel literature, time slippage, Einstein's theory of relativity and more before deciding for themselves! Table of contents, fun facts, a glossary, and an index are included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 530.11 SPA

Harkup, Kathryn

Summary: The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on gothic horror and science fiction genres. The name Frankenstein has become part of our everyday language, often used in derogatory terms to describe scientists who have overstepped a perceived moral line. But how did a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 HAR

Tyson, Neil deGrasse

Summary: An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 523.01 TYS

Summary: "This dynamic, fun-packed book includes more than 50 exciting experiments for kids to learn and grow their knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math. Each experiment is accompanied by clear instructions and step-by-step photography. The experiments span topics such as light, sound, heat, plants, electricity, magnetism, and other concepts that play an important role in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Racehorse for Young Readers 2018

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Weinberg, Steven

Summary: Presents a commentary on the history of science that examines historic clashes and collaborations between science and the competing realms of religion, technology, poetry, mathematics, and philosophy.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 WEI

Kohl, MaryAnn F.

Summary: Presents science concepts through the use of art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bright Ring Pub. 1993

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Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: UFOs: Are Alien Aircraft Overhead? Readers will examine the history of UFOs, Roswell, alien abduction, Area 51 and more before deciding for themselves! Table of contents, fun facts, a glossary, and an index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 001.942 SPA

Summary: Engaging, fun and effective, these challenge cards provide a hands-on approach to STEM instruction. Features activities that can be performed independently, in small groups, or as a whole-class activity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Group 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 26

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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

DeMint, Jim

Summary: " In his new role as president and CEO of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint has travelled the country talking to Americans about how to return to our founding principles and restore and protect our economy and culture for future generations. He's realized that he-and all of us as fellow citizens-must fall in love with America-again. In this book, DeMint introduces Americans all across the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 DEM

Heinecke, Liz Lee

Summary: At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own backyard, it's simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of amazing science experiments using the great outdoors. Science can be found all around in nature. Outdoor Science Lab for Kids offers 52 fun science activities for families to do together. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2016

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Hughey, Matthew W. (Matthew Windust)

Summary: "On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: "OBAMA. Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout." But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America: from claims that Obama was born in Kenya and that he is not a true American, to depictions of Obama as a "Lyin African" and conservative cartoons that showed the new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.24 HUG

Murray, Julie

Summary: Little readers will learn the essentials of the United States Navy SEALS (how the Navy SEALS keeps us safe, various jobs, weapons and machinery, and more) through easy-to-read, simple text. Includes full-bleed photographs, bolded glossary terms, and a More Facts section.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 359.9 MUR

Pang, Hannah

Summary: "From the Arctic tundra to the African plains, the changing of the seasons keeps every creature and plant working together in perfect balance. Discover the sweet smells and sounds of the meadows in springtime, when the flowers and trees begin to bud and birds fill the skies. Marvel at the northern lights that illuminate the Arctic sky in the winter. Meet the underwater animals that live in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 360 Degrees, an imprint of Tiger Tales 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 508.2 PAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PAN

Shaw, Catherine M. (Catherine Marie)

Summary: "Successful campaign manager and three-time mayor of Ashland, Oregon, Catherine Shaw presents a clear and concise, must-have handbook for navigating local campaigns. This handbook gives political novices and veterans alike a comprehensive and detailed plan for organizing, funding, publicizing, and winning local political campaigns. Finding the right message and targeting the right voters are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.7 SHA

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

Chabert, Jack

Summary: For the first time in years Eerie Elementary is planning a science fair, which may not be a good idea in a school which is alive and out to get the students--but when Sam and his friends find a book of experiments that contains all of Orson Eerie's notes, it may turn out to be the key they need to finally understand the mad scientist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC CHA

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CHA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED CHA

Colson, Rob

Summary: "Scientists have solved problems as varied as the germ theory of disease and the start of our universe. This amazing book outlines the great discoveries made and the principles followed by scientists who explore our world. Readers will enjoy reading the stories behind each historic discovery as well as the mini bios of the science "STEM-gineers" who made them. Experiments and research...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509 COL

Colwell, Rita R.

Summary: A memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COLWELL, RITA COL

Machajewski, Sarah

Summary: "Science has helped us make sense of some of the freakiest things about life on Earth, and more amazing discoveries are made every day. This book takes readers on a jaw-dropping journey through some of history's wildest scientific revelations, such as the existence of black holes, the role of mold in fighting killer diseases, and how maggots--yes, maggots!--are used to treat serious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509 MAC

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