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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

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

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

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

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

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: "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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Sutton, Laurie

Summary: When an archaeologist disappears during a dig on the planet Niburi 3, a world once devastated by a swarm of meteor strikes, Bug Team Alpha are called in to use their DNA-enhanced buglike physical features to investigate--and they find that the original inhabitants were also masters of genetic transformation and left plans for the resurrection of their species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

Panetta, Karen

Summary: "There is a place for all girls and young women--not just the science fair winners and robotics club members--in STEM classes and careers. To succeed in science and tech fields today, girls don't have to change who they are. A girl who combines her natural talents, interests, and dreams with STEM skills has a greater shot at a career she loves and a salary she deserves. The authors present...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 PAN

Thomas, Rachael L.

Summary: Explores famous accounts of extraordinary encounters with aliens. Includes scientific studies into unbelievable events.

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 THO

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: "Readers will examine the history of ESP, mind reading, remote viewing, future seers and more before deciding for themselves!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 133.8 SPA

Slahi, Mohamedou Ould.

Summary: "This is the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 SLA

Sutton, Laurie

Summary: When the president of Earth is kidnapped by the war-like Draco, the Coalition sends Bug Team Alpha with their DNA-enhanced buglike physical features and fighting capabilities to rescue her--before the fleet attacks the Draco home-world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: Cryptozoology: Could Unexplained Creatures Be Real? Readers will examine the history of Cryptozoology, Bigfoot, Yeti, the Loch Ness Monster 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 001.944 SPA

Masoff, Joy

Summary: "Kids love to be grossed out. And now the doyenne of disgusting, Joy Masoff, lets kids get their hands dirty--really dirty--with 114 interactive ick-speriments and ick-tivities that delve into the science behind everything disgusting. Its this A-Z compendium, kids can stage an Ooze Olympics to demonstrate viscosity. Observe how fungi grow by making a Mold Zoo"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507 MAS

Shea, Therese.

Summary: Explore the lesser-known details about what makes a Green Beret tick, including the rigorous admissions requirements and top-secret missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 358 SHE

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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507 HEI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507 HEI

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