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The Relation of Music to Mental Progress

by Stephen A. Pearce Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 12, 2019)

This book treats of the relation of music to the mental progress.The music of a people may be considered in direct relation to their supersensuous natures. From this point of view alone, strongly marked differences...


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 Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization

by Chauncey Smith Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Influence of Inventions upon Civilization.


Genius and his Environment

by James Mark Baldwin Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“Psychological science has reached a sort of understanding in these recent years of the individual and of the social setting in which he customarily disports himself; and the duty now devolves upon it of...


Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

by David Starr Jordan Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

This book treats of the Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

“No one with good eyes and brains behind them has ever looked forth on the varied life of the world—on forest or field or brook or sea—without...


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...


We Are the Weather

by Jonathan Safran Foer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 17, 2019)

Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe...


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...


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.


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.


Count with Me - Farm Animals

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

Learn how to count at the farm!


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


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....


Count with Me - Our Wonderful World

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

Learn how to count things in our wonderful world.


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!


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...


Archaeology from Space

by Sarah Parcak Henry Holt and Co. (July 09, 2019)

National Geographic Explorer and TED Prize-winner Dr. Sarah Parcak welcomes you to the exciting new world of space archaeology, a growing field that is sparking extraordinary discoveries from ancient civilizations...


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...


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!


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Counting

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

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


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....


Wayfinding

by M. R. O'Connor St. Martin's Press (April 30, 2019)

At once far flung and intimate, a fascinating look at how finding our way make us human.

"A marvel of storytelling." —Kirkus (Starred Review)

In this compelling narrative, O'Connor seeks out neuroscientists,...


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....


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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 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...


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,...


Statistics for the Terrified Criminologist

by John H. Kranzler & Marissa P. Levy Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 11, 2018)

Statistics for the Terrified Criminologist is a user-friendly introduction to elementary statistics, intended primarily for the reluctant, math-anxious/avoidant criminology student. Written in a personal and...


Surviving Sudden Environmental Change

by Jago Cooper Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Archaeologists have long encountered evidence of natural disasters through excavation and stratigraphy. In Surviving Sudden Environmental Change, case studies examine how eight different past human communities—ranging...


Counting

by Kym Simoncini Library For All (November 29, 2018)

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


How to Love the Universe

by Stefan Klein The Experiment (November 27, 2018)

An eye-opening celebration of the marvels of space, time, the cosmos, and more

How to Love the Universe is a new kind of science writing by an author truly enamored of the world around him. In ten short chapters...


Mesoscale Modelling for Meteorological and Air Pollution Applications

by Ranjeet S. Sokhi, Alexander Baklanov & K. Heinke Schlünzen Anthem Press (November 15, 2018)

‘Mesoscale Modelling for Meteorological and Air Pollution Applications’ combines the fundamental and practical aspects of mesoscale air pollution and meteorological modelling. Providing an overview of the...


Oil, Power, and War

by Matthieu Auzanneau & Richard Heinberg Chelsea Green Publishing (November 06, 2018)

In this sweeping, unabashed history of oil, Matthieu Auzanneau takes a fresh, thought-provoking look at the way oil interests have commandeered politics and economies, changed cultures, disrupted power balances...


Fiber-Optic Sensors For Infrastructure Health Monitoring, Volume I

by Zhishen Wu, Jian Zhang & Mohammad Noori Momentum Press (November 02, 2018)

The topic of this book, biotechnology, is about gene manipulation.

The authors will explain how genetic modification can enhance and repair DNA at the molecular level to cure genetic conditions, better plant...


EASY Organic Pest Control - A Beginner's Guide To Protecting Your Home, Plants, Food, And Garden From Bugs And Insects

by Old Natural Ways & Cheryl Collins Old Natural Ways (November 01, 2018)

Pests are an inevitable part of our existence. Without our knowledge we coexist with several kinds of pests may it be through our pets, our plants even in the security of our own homes. It also comes in different...


Natural Pest Control - Simple Tips And Tricks To Keep Your Backyard And Plants Bug Free

by Old Natural Ways & Barbara Glidewell Old Natural Ways (November 01, 2018)

Are you one of those people who love working with soil, love the smell of freshly cut grass and like to spend a lot of time relaxing in the presence of a beautiful garden? Well a garden needs a lot of time,...