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Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Written by Walter Isaacson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101873281
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Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Los genios que inventaron el futuro
Written by Walter Isaacson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

­­­Tras su extraordinaria biografía de Steve Jobs, el nuevo libro de Walter Isaacson cuenta la fascinante historia de las personas que inventaron el ordenador e internet; Los innovadores está destinado a convertirse en la historia definitiva de la revolución digital y en una guía indispensable para entender cómo sucede realmente la... Read more >
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Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Written by Walter Isaacson
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ISBN: 9781101873298
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Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Los genios que inventaron el futuro
Written by Walter Isaacson


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

­­­Tras su extraordinaria biografía de Steve Jobs, el nuevo libro de Walter Isaacson cuenta la fascinante historia de las personas que inventaron el ordenador e internet; Los innovadores está destinado a convertirse en la historia definitiva de la revolución digital y en una guía indispensable para entender cómo sucede realmente la... Read more >
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The Scientist as Rebel

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $17.95

From Galileo to today’s amateur astronomers, scientists have been rebels, writes Freeman Dyson. Like artists and poets, they are free spirits who resist the restrictions their cultures impose on them. In their pursuit of nature’s truths, they are guided as much by imagination as by reason, and their greatest theories have... Read more >
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Time, Love , Memory
Time, Love , Memory
Written by Jonathan Weiner
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ISBN: 9780804153362
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Time, Love , Memory
A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior
Written by Jonathan Weiner


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

"A fascinating history--. Literate and authoritative--.Marvelously exciting." --The New York Times Book Review

Jonathan Weiner, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Beak of the Finch, brings his brilliant reporting skills to the story of Seymour Benzer, the Brooklyn-born maverick scientist whose study of genetics and experiments with fruit fly genes has... Read more >
Birdmen
Birdmen
Written by Lawrence Goldstone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345538031
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Birdmen
The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Written by Lawrence Goldstone


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $28.00

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.
 
The feud between this nation’s great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American... Read more >
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Birdmen
Birdmen
Written by Lawrence Goldstone
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ISBN: 9780345538048
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Birdmen
The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Written by Lawrence Goldstone


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $13.99

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.
 
The feud between this nation’s great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American... Read more >
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The Spark
The Spark
Written by Kristine Barnett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983562
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The Spark
A Mother's Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism
Written by Kristine Barnett


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.00

Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became... Read more >
Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two of the boldest and most creative scientists of all time were Michael Faraday (1791-1867) and James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879). This is the story of how... Read more >
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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149420
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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $25.95

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two of the boldest and most creative scientists of all time were Michael Faraday (1791-1867) and James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879). This is the story of how... Read more >
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Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385722049
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk


Format: Trade Paperback, 880 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $20.00

An unforgettable story of discovery and unimaginable destruction and a major biography of one of America’s most brilliant—and most divisive—scientists, Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center vividly illuminates the man who would go down in history as “the father of the atomic bomb.” Oppenheimer’s talent and drive secured him a... Read more >
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Uncle Tungsten
Uncle Tungsten
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804172158
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Uncle Tungsten
Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Long before Oliver Sacks became a distinguished neurologist and bestselling writer, he was a small English boy fascinated by metals–also by chemical reactions (the louder and smellier the better), photography, squids and cuttlefish, H.G. Wells, and the periodic table. In this endlessly charming and eloquent memoir, the author of The Man... Read more >
Minecraft
The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything
Written by Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson
Translated by Jennifer Hawkins


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $21.95

Three years ago, 32-year-old Markus "Notch" Persson of Stockholm was an unknown and bored computer programmer. Today, he is a multi-millionaire international icon. Minecraft, the "virtual Lego" game Markus crafted in his free time, has become one of the most talked about activities since Tetris. Talked about by tens of millions... Read more >
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Minecraft
Minecraft
Written by Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson, Translated by Jennifer Hawkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805371
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Minecraft
The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything
Written by Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson
Translated by Jennifer Hawkins


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2013
Price: $21.95

A completely unique and in-depth look at the creator of Minecraft, Markus "Notch" Persson, and his rise from unknown computer programmer to multi-millionaire international gaming icon. Minecraft, the "virtual Lego" game Markus crafted in his free time, has become one of the most talked about activities since Tetris. Talked about by tens... Read more >
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Einstein
Einstein
Written by Philipp Frank
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831361
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Einstein

Written by Philipp Frank


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $16.99

Much has been written about Albert Einstein, technical and biographical, but very little remains as valuable as this unique hybrid of a book written by Einstein’s colleague and contemporary. Both rich in personal insights and grounded in a deep knowledge of twentieth-century science, Phillip Frank's biography anchors the reader with a... Read more >
Rocket Girl
Rocket Girl
Written by George D. Morgan, Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147396
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Rocket Girl
The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
Written by George D. Morgan
Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD


Format: Trade Paperback, 310 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $18.00

AN UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—HER STORY FINALLY TOLD.

     This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried...

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Rocket Girl
The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
Written by George D. Morgan
Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

AN UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—HER STORY FINALLY TOLD.

     This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried...

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Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385504072
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk


Format: Hardcover, 848 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $37.50

Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb—a breakthrough that was to have eternal ramifications for mankind and that made Oppenheimer the “Father... Read more >
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Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385504133
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk


Format: eBook, 848 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.99

Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb—a breakthrough that was to have eternal ramifications for mankind and that made Oppenheimer the “Father... Read more >
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk, Read by Michael Goldstrom
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385362658
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk
Read by Michael Goldstrom


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $37.50

Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb—a breakthrough that was to have eternal ramifications for mankind and that made Oppenheimer the “Father... Read more >
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The Spark
The Spark
Written by Kristine Barnett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993370
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The Spark
A Mother's Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism
Written by Kristine Barnett


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $25.00

Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became... Read more >
The Spark
The Spark
Written by Kristine Barnett
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ISBN: 9780679645245
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The Spark
A Mother's Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism
Written by Kristine Barnett


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became... Read more >
The Spark
The Spark
Written by Kristine Barnett, Read by Kathe Mazur
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449009628
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The Spark
A Mother's Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism
Written by Kristine Barnett
Read by Kathe Mazur


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $40.00

Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became... Read more >
The Spark
The Spark
Written by Kristine Barnett, Read by Kathe Mazur
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ISBN: 9780449009635
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The Spark
A Mother's Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism
Written by Kristine Barnett
Read by Kathe Mazur


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $20.00

Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became... Read more >
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Birdseye
Birdseye
Written by Mark Kurlansky
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ISBN: 9780767930307
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Birdseye
The Adventures of a Curious Man
Written by Mark Kurlansky


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

While working as a fur trapper in Labrador, Canada, Clarence Birdseye encountered an age-old problem: bad food and an unappealing, unhealthy diet. However, he observed that fresh vegetables wetted and left outside in the Arctic winds froze in a way that maintained their integrity after thawing. As a result, he developed...

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Madame Curie
Madame Curie
Written by Eve Curie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819123
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Madame Curie

Written by Eve Curie


Format: eBook, 419 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867–1934) was the first woman scientist to win worldwide acclaim and was, indeed, one of the great scientists of the twentieth century. Written by Curie’s daughter, the renowned international activist Eve Curie, this biography chronicles Curie’s legendary achievements in science, including her pioneering efforts in the study of... Read more >
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