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The Mechanism and Psychology of Voice

by Frank E. Miller & Charles E. Blanchard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 14, 2019)

Man possesses language, and makes large use of it, while, on the other hand, not even the most intelligent animals have the power of designating objects, or of translating sensations into articulate speech....


The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants

by Alphonse P. de Candolle & C. Grant Allen Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants.

"To the attractive hues of fruit, I believe, we must ultimately trace back our whole artistic pleasure in the pure physical stimulation of beautiful colors, displayed...


The Astronomical History of the World

by Daniel Vaughan Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The information which geologists derive from the evidences of organic remains does not wholly satisfy the keen appetite of educated minds for a knowledge of the mysteries of Nature and the revolutions of past...


The Evolution of the Human Form

by Charles Morris Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the evolution of human and organic forms.

“That men, or thinking beings akin to man, exist only on that minute fragment of the universe we call the earth is a conception so highly improbable,...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


How Standard Time is Obtained

by Theodore B. Wilson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 04, 2019)

This book deals with how the Standard or Universal time is obtained; and What is the Accurate Measurement of Time.

" Almost everybody knows that observatories are the places from which standard time is sent...


Count with Me - Farm Animals

by KR Clarry Library For All (July 23, 2019)

Learn how to count at the farm!


A Brief History of Early Horticulture in Oregon

by James Robert Cardwell Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

-The first settlers found here in the indigenous fruits, a promise of the abundant yield of the cultivated varieties which they were not long in introducing with most gratifying results.- The introduction of...


A Field Guide to Clean Drinking Water

by Joe Vogel The Experiment (May 28, 2019)

How to find and prepare safe drinking water—anywhere, any time!

Clean drinking water may be the last thing we think about day to day—but it’s the first thing we need in an emergency. Now, survival expert...


Making the invisible visible : a history of the Spitzer Infrared Telescope Facility (1971-2003)

by Rottner, Renee M. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Off (August 01, 2019)

A history of the thirty-year journey by NASA to create an launch an infrared space telescope and overcome obstacles such as changing technology, and wavering political and public support.


Little Mimi’s First Counting Lesson

by Nathalie Aigil Library For All (July 16, 2019)

Little Mimi loves counting but she always gets the letters in the wrong order. Mimi's Papa has an idea of how to help!


Count with Me - Our Wonderful World

by KR Clarry Library For All (July 18, 2019)

Learn how to count things in our wonderful world.


Science advice to NASA : conflict, consensus, partnership, leadership

by Alexander, Joseph K. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Off (August 01, 2019)

A comprehensive overview of the relationship between NASA and the larger scientific community. This work also provides insights on lessons learned.


Deer-Resistant Design

by Karen Chapman Timber Press (July 23, 2019)

“Fear deer no more! The best source I’ve seen on the topic!” —Tracy DiSabato-Aust, award-winning garden designer and best-selling author

Deer are one of the most common problems a gardener can face....


Four Fingers, Just One Thumb

by Cassandra Webb Library For All (July 23, 2019)

Eat some fruit and play some games with all your fingers and just one thumb. Reading Level 2 Keywords: body parts; friendship; growth and development; children


Temperate Garden Plant Families

by Peter Goldblatt & John C. Manning Timber Press (June 11, 2019)

Learn how to identify the most important temperate plant families

Based on the most up-to-date research, Temperate Garden Plant Families spans the spectrum from Acanthaceae (the acanthus family) to Zingiberaceae...


Counting

by Kym Simoncini Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Counting things is fun! Reading Level 1 Keywords: counting; animals; numeracy; nature


Gulls (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 139)

by Professor John C. Coulson William Collins (April 04, 2019)

The gull is a familiar sight by the seaside, and one of the most recognisable bird species, but most people know surprisingly little about the lives and habits of these seafaring birds. John C. Coulson remedies...


Your Diaphragm

by Bernie Bissett Library For All (June 27, 2019)

When you breathe in and out, you're not only using your lungs. You're also using your diaphragm!


The Weil Conjectures

by Karen Olsson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 16, 2019)

A New York Times Editors' Pick and Paris Review Staff Pick

"A wonderful book." --Patti Smith

"I was riveted. Olsson is evocative on curiosity as an appetite of the mind, on the pleasure of glutting oneself on...


The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

by Andrew Mefferd New Society Publishers (February 26, 2019)

Learn how to use natural no-till systems to increase profitability, efficiency, carbon sequestration, and soil health on your small farm. 

Farming without tilling has long been a goal of agriculture, yet tilling...


Straw Bale Building Details

by California Straw Building Association New Society Publishers (April 23, 2019)

The devil is in the details-the science and art of designing and building durable, efficient, straw bale buildings

Straw bale buildings promise superior insulation and flexibility across a range of design aesthetics,...


Managing Pasture

by Dale Strickler Storey Publishing, LLC (April 30, 2019)

The health and profitability of grass-based livestock begins with the food they eat. In Managing Pasture, author Dale Strickler guides farmers and ranchers through the practical and ideological considerations...


QueenSpotting

by Hilary Kearney Storey Publishing, LLC (April 30, 2019)

At the heart of every bee hive is a queen bee. Since her well-being is linked to the well-being of the entire colony, the ability to find her among the residents of the hive is an essential beekeeping skill....


One Giant Leap

by Charles Pappas Lyons Press (July 01, 2019)

On July 20, 1969, Americans had their eyes and ears glued to their TVs and radios. NASA’s successful moon landing left the nation in awe. This moment inspired inventors and engineers across the nation. To...


Tinkernut Presents Upcycled Technology

by Daniel Davis Mango (March 15, 2019)

Transform old tech into amazing, modern inventions

Fans of Popular Science, Smithsonian’s Maker Lab, and The Big Book of Makerspace Projects will love Upcycled Technology.

DIY science projects using your...


The Meaning of Pain

by Nick Potter Short Books (May 16, 2019)

Nearly half of us at some point in our lives will suffer chronic pain. We go to the doctor, where the standard treatment on offer is either medication - which only masks the problem – or surgery – which...


Four Fingers, Just One Thumb

by Cassandra Webb Library For All (March 01, 2019)

Eat some fruit and play some games with all your fingers and just one thumb. Reading Level 2 Keywords: body parts; friendship; growth and development; children


The Voyage of the Beagle

by Charles Darwin Digireads.com Publishing (February 08, 2019)

Also known as Charles Darwin’s “Journal of Researches,” “The Voyage of the Beagle” is an exquisite travel memoir, a detailed scientific journal, and the foundation for one of the most important scientific...


Why You Like It

by Nolan Gasser Flatiron Books (April 30, 2019)

From the chief architect of the Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project comes a definitive and groundbreaking examination of how your mind, body, and upbringing influence the music you love.

Everyone loves music....


Losing Earth

by Nathaniel Rich Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 09, 2019)

By 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change—including how to stop it. Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes,...


Apollo 11

by David Whitehouse Icon Books Ltd (March 07, 2019)

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, David Whitehouse brings you the inside story of the astronauts, NASA engineers and political rivals that brought an end to the Space Race. ...


Hacking the Code of Life

by Nessa Carey Icon Books Ltd (March 07, 2019)

Just 45 years ago, the age of gene modification was born. Researchers could create glow-in-the-dark mice, farmyard animals producing drugs in their milk, and vitamin-enhanced rice that could prevent half a million...


Professor Maxwell’s Duplicitous Demon

by Brian Clegg Icon Books Ltd (February 07, 2019)

Asked to name a great physicist, most people would mention Newton or Einstein, Feynman or Hawking. But ask a physicist and there’s no doubt that James Clerk Maxwell will be near the top of the list. Maxwell,...


The Fight Against Monsanto's Roundup

by Mitchel Cohen & Vandana Shiva Skyhorse (January 08, 2019)

A Comprehensive Look at the Worldwide Battle to Defend Ourselves and Our Environment Against the Peddlers of Chemical Poisons

Chemical poisons have infiltrated all facets of our lives – housing, agriculture,...


The Thames Tideway Tunnel

by Phil Stride The History Press (February 01, 2019)

In the 19th century the Great Stink made much of London along the River Thames uninhabitable. Sir Joseph Bazelgette saved the city with his amazing interceptor sewer system, but since then the capital has grown...


Fire in the Sky

by Gordon L. Dillow Scribner (June 04, 2019)

Combining history, pop science, and in-depth reporting, a fascinating account of asteroids that hit Earth long ago, and those streaming toward us now, as well as how we are preparing against asteroid-caused...


Buzz, Sting, Bite

by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson Simon & Schuster (July 02, 2019)

An enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we—and the planet we inhabit—could not survive without them.

Insects comprise roughly half of the animal kingdom. They...


The Science of The Big Bang Theory

by Mark Brake Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

The geeks will inherit the earth.

With well over two hundred episodes and a dozen seasons, The Big Bang Theory is one of America’s favorite television series, bringing a new class of character to mainstream...


One Giant Leap

by Charles Fishman Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced...


A Short Philosophy of Birds

by Philippe J. Dubois & Elise Rousseau Dey Street Books (September 17, 2019)

A French ornithologist and philosopher teach us to pause, look to the sky, and reconnect with the natural world, in twenty-two short lessons inspired by the secret lives of birds.

There is a lot we can learn...


Architects

by Thomas Yarrow Cornell University Press (July 15, 2019)

What is creativity? What is the relationship between work life and personal life? How is it possible to live truthfully in a world of contradiction and compromise? These deep and deeply personal questions spring...


The Good Living Guide to Keeping Sheep and Other Fiber Animals: Housing, Feeding, Sh

by Janet Garman Good Books (February 19, 2019)

A comprehensive and inspiring guide small-scale fiber farming and wool crafting.

Fiber crafts—such as knitting, weaving, and crocheting—continue to surge in popularity, with sites like Ravelry (a social...


Conflicts of Interest In Science

by Sheldon Krimsky Hot Books (January 29, 2019)

30+ Years of Peer-Reviewed Studies on the Corporate Ties and Vested Interests that Influence Scientific Research

For over 500 years, groups and organizations with political, economic, and personal interests have...


Origins

by Lewis Dartnell Basic Books (May 14, 2019)

A New York Times-bestselling author explains how the physical world shaped the history of our species

When we talk about human history, we often focus on great leaders, population forces, and decisive wars. But...


Why Do Onions Make Me Cry?

by Jay Ingram Simon & Schuster (April 02, 2019)

Discovery Channel host and acclaimed writer Jay Ingram helps you find the answers to questions you've never really settled, like “What is déjà vu?” “Why do we blink?”, “Why are yawns contagious?”...


The Science of Marvel

by Sebastian Alvarado Adams Media (April 09, 2019)

Science meets fantasy in this behind-the-scenes look at the Marvel Cinematic Universe—now you can experience the magic of the movies, and learn how to replicate it in real-life.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe...


DNA Is You!

by Beatrice the Biologist Adams Media (January 08, 2019)

Learn all about how your DNA makes you who you are—an awesome, unique individual—in this fun and simple illustrated guide!

Did you know your sense of purpose is determined by your genes? And that DNA determines...


The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola Tesla

by Thomas Commerford Martin Canterbury Classics (April 16, 2019)

The early works of famed inventor Nikola Tesla, and a source of inspiration for generations of innovators.

 

At the time it was first published in 1893, The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola Tesla ...


Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator

by Gregory B. Jaczko Simon & Schuster (January 15, 2019)

A shocking exposé from the most powerful insider in nuclear regulation about how the nuclear energy industry endangers our lives—and why Congress does nothing to stop it.

Gregory Jaczko had never heard of...