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Rusch, Elizabeth.

Summary: An account of the work of volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team describes their life-risking efforts to investigate dangerous volcanoes that pose threats to more than one billion people worldwide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.3495 RUS

Turner, Pamela S

Summary: "In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behindThe Frog Scientist take you on a research trip to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild whileanswering many thought-provoking questions like: "Can a crow outsmart a scientist?" Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598 TUR

Jackson, Donna M.

Summary: Extreme scientists battle some of the Earth's most intense conditions, from hurricanes to caves to the crowns of towering redwoods, in order to save lives, preserve species, and help us to better understand the way our planet works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 509.22 JAC

Mallory, Kenneth.

Summary: Marine biologist, Pete Klimley, one of the world's experts on hammerhead sharks, shares the newest information on these nearly extinct sharks. Also includes vivid illustrations taken on location by an expert IMAX film-making team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2001

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Carson, Mary Kay

Summary: "Follow a spacecraft the size of a piano, named New Horizons, on the first ever spacecraft mission to Pluto, the space entity formerly known as a planet, in the latest addition to the epic and authoritative Scientists in the Field series."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 CAR

Jackson, Donna M.

Summary: Bug scientists, called entomologists, present information on insects and explain how they use that information in their work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.7 JAC

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.7 JAC

Lourie, Peter.

Summary: Highlights the work scientists are doing to protect the manatee, an endangered species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.55 LOU

Montgomery, Sy.

Summary: Follow a group of explorers and scientists as they travel to Papua New Guinea to find a type of kangaroo that lives in trees.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.22 Montgomery

Rusch, Elizabeth.

Summary: The story of the two robot vehicles, Spirit and Opportunity, that were sent to explore Mars, lasting far past their projected lives of 3 months and sending back invaluable images of the environmentally hostile planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.43 RUS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 523.43 RUS

Frydenborg, Kay.

Summary: Traces the work of two wildlife veterinarians who protect and chart the lives of Assateague Island's wild horses, describing their shared efforts to balance the horses' ecosystem and raise awareness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.6655 FRY

Mallory, Kenneth.

Summary: Presents a history of the discovery and exploration of hydrothermal vents and undersea volcanoes, and tells how these scientific expeditions help researchers understand marine ecology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.21 MAL

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Asteroids come in all shapes and sizes--and hit our planet in them, too. But what happens if a catastrophically large one approaches earth? By looking on the ground at historical asteroid craters and present-day falls, and up into space for the big onesyet to come, a wide variety of scientists are trying to figure out how to track asteroids--and how to avoid devastating impacts in the future."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.3 RUS

Montgomery, Sy

Summary: "The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep." --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 578 MON

Montgomery, Sy.

Summary: On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2010

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O'Connell, Caitlin

Summary: Journey to the Namibian desert with Caitlin O'Connell, an American scientist, and witness one of nature's largest , most complex, and most intelligent mammals living today on this earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.67 OCO

Swinburne, Stephen R.

Summary: A devoted nature lover and animal tracker, Sue Morse shares her knowledge and love of some of the creatures that inhabit America's woodlands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.73 SWI

Turner, Pamela S.

Summary: A scientific journey to study the dolphins of coastal Australia considers the many potential sources of dolphin intelligence and what dolphin behavior can inform the scientific community about human intelligence, captive animals and the future of the oceans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.53 TUR

Lourie, Peter.

Summary: Documents the annual efforts of a pair of biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey team to locate and tranquilize polar bears in the Alaskan wilderness to collect important information about species conservation and global warming.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.786 LOU