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Van Vleet, Carmella

Summary: Shares the story of renowned astronaut and distinguished scientist Kathryn Sullivan, describing how she defied the conventions of her childhood to pursue interests previously limited to boys and how she became the first woman to walk in space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SUL

Slade, Suzanne

Summary: "June Almeida loved learning about science and nature. An excellent student, she was especially interested in biology and won the top science prize at her school. Creative and observant, June noticed details that others often missed. She dreamed of attending university but economic hardships caused her to leave school at age 16. Still, June was determined to pursue her passion for science. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALM

McNeur, Catherine

Summary: "The nineteenth century was a transformative period in the history of American science, as scientific study, once the domain of armchair enthusiasts and amateurs, became the purview of professional experts and institutions. In Mischievous Creatures, historian Catherine McNeur shows that women were central to the development of the natural sciences during this critical time. She does so by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2023

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Summary: We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had discovered and spent the next one thousand years adding new developments and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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Summary: Teenage secret agent Cody Banks must track down a former instructor who's gone rogue and left the States with a mind-control microchip. Cody masquerades as a musical prodigy to get close to a snobby, egocentric scientist who lives in London and is the only person who can make the microchip work. Along the way, Cody hooks up with a demoted agent and a teenage Scotland Yard operative.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD AGE

Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: "From fossil hunters to nuclear researchers, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to science were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero's achievements."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

Derting, Kimberly

Summary: Cece, a budding and inquisitive scientist, and her equally curious best friend Isaac conduct experiments to see whether Cece's dog Einstein will eat his vegetables.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DER

Levy, Dana Alison

Summary: "Scientists who collect microbes from surfers' skin, who use radar sensors to gather data miles away, who combat inequality by pushing for cleaner air policies. Each with their own story, all working to make life better for future generations. Celebrated author Dana Alison Levy profiles 16 people, all studying different elements of the earth's landscape, animals, and climate, who defy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 LEV

McCully, Emily Arnold

Summary: "Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet and the first woman to be paid as a scientist."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HER

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: JE Bio Herschel

Robbins, Dean

Summary: Introduces the woman mathematician whose childhood love of numbers led to her prestigious education and contributions at NASA while explaining how her handwritten codes proved essential throughout numerous space missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAM

Summary: Professor Ian Hood is recruited by the British government as its on-call scientist/detective. Along with his female bodyguard, they take on such menaces as rogue cloners, ruthless polluters, and resurgent viruses. Includes four episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada International 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ELE

Keller, Shana

Summary: "Benjamin Banneker is known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy. He was born free at a time in America, 1731, when most African Americans were slaves. At the age of 22 he built a strike clock based on his own drawings and using a pocket-knife"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAN

Summary: When scientists create a 'resonator' to stimulate the pineal gland, which controls the sixth sense, it opens the doors to a parallel and hostile universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR FRO

Shiga, Jason

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Summary: Overview: Chocolate or Vanilla? This simple choice is all it takes to get started with Meanwhile, the wildly inventive creation of comics mastermind Jason Shiga, of whom Scott McCloud said "Crazy + Genius = Shiga." Jimmy, whose every move is under your control, finds himself in a mad scientist's lab, where he's given a choice between three amazing objects: a mind-reading device, a time-travel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2010

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Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT People Sidman

Summary: A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HUL

Amann, Skylaar

Summary: Sophia loves finding fossils and digging up dinosaur bones. But she doesn't love the way all the grownups just want her to smile. What does smiling have to do with the very serious business of being a scientist?!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE AMA

Guglielmo, Amy

Summary: Presents the story of Grandins "squeeze machine," describing her childhood love of building and design, as well as her sensitivities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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Landers, Ace

Summary: "When two LEGO® City scientists are in the jungle with their research crew, the search for a rare spider takes them on a wild adventure! Snakes, leopards, and jewels, oh my! Will they find the spider-or their way back to camp?" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2017

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Li, Fei Fei

Summary: "The moving memoir of a girl coming of age as an immigrant in America who finds her calling as a scientist at the forefront of the AI/Machine Learning revolution. Fei-Fei Li is known to the world as the creator of ImageNet, a key catalyst of modern artificial intelligence (AI). But her career in science was improbable from the start. Moving from China's middle class to American poverty, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moment of Lift Books 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LI LI

Shulman, Mark

Summary: "Benjamin Franklin has been called one of the most accomplished and influential Americans in history, and his role in shaping the United States has had a lasting impact that is still felt today. Franklin's research into topics as varied as electricity, meteorology, demography, and oceanography were as wide-ranging and important as his travels, which took him across the globe as a diplomat."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portable Press, an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FRA

Summary: Horatio Caine heads a group of investigators who work crimes amid the tropical surroundings and cultural crossroads of Miami. Together, the investigators collect and analyze the evidence to solve the crimes and to vindicate those who often cannot speak for themselves, the victims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CSI

Summary: On a remote island, a doctor and his assistant work on a secret project to create Dino Zords, creatures of incredible strength and intelligence. When the island is blown to pieces in a furious battle, the assistant discovers that the Dino Zords were created for evil. Barely escaping, the assistant now lives the quiet life of a high school teacher. When he meets three teens, they become an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD POW

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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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

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