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In the Light of Science

(Available November 4, 2014)
In the Light of Science
Written by Demetris Nicolaides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781615922253
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In the Light of Science
Our Ancient Quest for Knowledge and the Measure of Modern Physics
Written by Demetris Nicolaides


Format: Trade Paperback, 266 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $19.00

The birth of science in ancient Greece had a historical impact that is still being felt today. Physicist Demetris Nicolaides examines the epochal shift in thinking that led pre-Socratic philosophers of the sixth and fifth centuries BCE to abandon the prevailing mythologies of the age and, for the first time, to... Read more >
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In the Light of Science
Our Ancient Quest for Knowledge and the Measure of Modern Physics
Written by Demetris Nicolaides


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

The birth of science in ancient Greece had a historical impact that is still being felt today. Physicist Demetris Nicolaides examines the epochal shift in thinking that led pre-Socratic philosophers of the sixth and fifth centuries BCE to abandon the prevailing mythologies of the age and, for the first time, to... Read more >
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National Geographic Angry Birds Animal Showdown

(Available November 4, 2014)
National Geographic Angry Birds Animal Showdown
Written by Mel White, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426215179
Our Price: $22.95
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National Geographic Angry Birds Animal Showdown
50 Wild and Crazy Animal Face-Offs
Written by Mel White
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $22.95

Nature can be beautiful, but it can also get angry! A direct follow-up to National Geographic Angry Birds, this book uncovers real-life showdowns in nature, like the birds vs. pigs face-off that fans of the game know and love. Explore the natural world with the Angry Birds and get to know the real showdowns... Read more >
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National Geographic Angry Birds Animal Showdown

(Available November 4, 2014)
National Geographic Angry Birds Animal Showdown
Written by Mel White, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426215162
Our Price: $13.95
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Angry Birds Animal Showdown
50 Wild and Crazy Animal Face-Offs
Written by Mel White
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $13.95

Nature can be beautiful, but it can also get angry! A direct follow-up to National Geographic Angry Birds, this book uncovers real-life showdowns in nature, like the birds vs. pigs face-off that fans of the game know and love. Explore the natural world with the Angry Birds and get to know the real showdowns... Read more >
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550 AP Biology Practice Questions

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get extra preparation for an excellent AP Biology score with 550 extra practice questions and answers.

This eBook edition has been formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

Practice makes perfect—and The Princeton Review’s 550 AP Biology Practice Questions gives you... Read more >
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The Bald Eagle
Haunts and Habits of a Wilderness Monarch
Written by Jon M. Gerrard and Gary R. Bortolotti


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.95

The Bald Eagle is a comprehensive description of the morphology, behavior, flight patterns, hunting, migration, nesting, development, and growth of bald eagles. Read more >
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The Body, Revised Edition

(Available October 28, 2014)
The Body, Revised Edition
Written by Patricia Daniels, Foreword by Richard Restak, M.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426214141
Our Price: $40.00
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The Body, Revised Edition
A Complete User's Guide
Written by Patricia Daniels
Foreword by Richard Restak, M.D.


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $40.00

A comprehensive home reference for families, students and individuals interested in their health, this fully illustrated, easy-to-understand new edition includes the most up-to-date information about the human body, plus tips for keeping your body healthy and strong. 

Created in collaboration with a panel of medical experts, The Body features the latest information... Read more >
Cracking the AP Physics C Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Physics C Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don't have to tell you how tough AP... Read more >
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Ireland
A Smithsonian Natural History
Written by Michael Viney


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $24.95

Ireland conjures up images of nature's majesty: sweeping coastlines, rolling green hills, and secluded peat bogs and marshlands. A place of legendary beauty, it is also a land with a rich natural history. Michael Viney invites us to discover the geologic forces that created the island, peer into the famous bone... Read more >
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Mama Gone Geek

(Available October 28, 2014)
Mama Gone Geek
Written by Lynn Brunelle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801514
Our Price: $16.95
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Mama Gone Geek
Calling On My Inner Science Nerd to Help Navigate the Ups and Downs of Parenthood
Written by Lynn Brunelle


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.95

How do you connect the artsy, science-nerd mom to the art and science of parenting? Lynn Brunelle shares her field trip through pregnancy and parenting, sprinkled with a sparkle of science, in this hilarious and awe-inspiring memoir.

     With great enthusiasm, Lynn shows how she shares her inner geek--the part of... Read more >
Mars Rover Curiosity
Mars Rover Curiosity
Written by Rob Manning and William L. Simon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344731
Our Price: $29.95
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Mars Rover Curiosity
An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer
Written by Rob Manning and William L. Simon


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $29.95

The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning

In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most... Read more >
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Mars Rover Curiosity
An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer
Written by Rob Manning and William L. Simon


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $29.95

The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning

In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804125338
Our Price: $14.99
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Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Environmental Science Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations. This eBook edition is optimized for on-screen learning with... Read more >
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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Written by Paul D. Taylor and Aaron O'Dea


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $34.95

A History of Life in 100 Fossils showcases 100 key fossils that together illustrate the evolution of life on earth. Iconic specimens have been selected from the renowned collections of the two premier natural history museums in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, and the Natural History Museum, London. The fossils... Read more >
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A History of Life in 100 Fossils
A History of Life in 100 Fossils
Written by Paul D. Taylor and Aaron O'Dea
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344823
Our Price: $34.95
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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Written by Paul D. Taylor and Aaron O'Dea


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $34.95

A History of Life in 100 Fossils showcases 100 key fossils that together illustrate the evolution of life on earth. Iconic specimens have been selected from the renowned collections of the two premier natural history museums in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, and the Natural History Museum, London. The fossils... Read more >
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67 Reasons Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs
67 Reasons Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs
Written by Jack Shepherd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426213861
Our Price: $12.99
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67 Reasons Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Written by Jack Shepherd


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

It's an age-old battle: cat vs. dog. Now, National Geographic and BuzzFeed's Jack Shepherd team up to settle the dispute once and for all! Documenting cats' superior abilities in such areas as artistry, athleticism, and intellect, Shepherd provides compelling insight into the fight for pet dominance. Perfectly pairing witty text with... Read more >
The Accidental Universe
The Accidental Universe
Written by Alan Lightman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345805959
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The Accidental Universe
The World You Thought You Knew
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.00

With passion and curiosity, Alan Lightman explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by recent discoveries in science. He looks at the dialogue between science and religion; the conflict between our human desire for permanence and the impermanence of nature; the possibility that our universe is simply an accident; the manner...

Read more >
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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
Edited by Jonathan Alderfer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213731
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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
Now Covering More Than 1,000 Species With the Most-Detailed Information Found in a Single Volume
Edited by Jonathan Alderfer


Format: Hardcover, 744 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $40.00

Essential, comprehensive, and easy to use, the revised edition of National Geographic Complete Birds of North America is an astonishing resource that covers every bird species found in North America as well as all the seasonal visitors. Entries are organized by family group, the taxonomic organization newly updated to match current... Read more >
Social
Social
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307889102
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Social
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.00

We are profoundly social creatures – more than we know. 

In Social, renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter.  Because of this, our brain uses its... Read more >
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Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
Written by Guy Consolmagno, SJ and Paul Mueller, SJ, Read by Joe Ochman and Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553399936
Our Price: $20.00

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Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
. . . and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory
Written by Guy Consolmagno, SJ and Paul Mueller, SJ
Read by Joe Ochman and Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $20.00

Witty and thought provoking, two Vatican astronomers shed provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and science meet.

“Imagine if a Martian showed up, all big ears and big nose like a child’s drawing, and he asked to be baptized. How would you react?” 
                                                                        – Pope Francis, May, 2014
 
Pope...

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Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
Written by Guy Consolmagno, SJ and Paul Mueller, SJ
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804136969
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Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
. . . and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory
Written by Guy Consolmagno, SJ and Paul Mueller, SJ


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

Witty and thought provoking, two Vatican astronomers shed provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and science meet.

“Imagine if a Martian showed up, all big ears and big nose like a child’s drawing, and he asked to be baptized. How would you react?” 
                                                                        – Pope Francis, May, 2014
 
Pope...

Read more >
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Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
Written by Guy Consolmagno, SJ and Paul Mueller, SJ
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804136952
Our Price: $25.00
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Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
. . . and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory
Written by Guy Consolmagno, SJ and Paul Mueller, SJ


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

Witty and thought provoking, two Vatican astronomers shed provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and science meet.

“Imagine if a Martian showed up, all big ears and big nose like a child’s drawing, and he asked to be baptized. How would you react?” 
                                                                        – Pope Francis, May, 2014
 
Pope...

Read more >
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Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804125253
Our Price: $14.99
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Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $14.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Biology Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

This eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing... Read more >
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History of the Space Shuttle, Volume Two
Development of the Space Shuttle, 1972-1981
Written by T. A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 504 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $32.95

Basing his work on virtually untapped NASA archives, T. A. Heppenheimer has produced the second volume of his definitive history of the space shuttle. Volume Two traces the development of the shuttle through a decade of engineering setbacks and breakthroughs, program-management challenges, and political strategizing, culminating in the first launch in... Read more >
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The Night Sky, Updated and Expanded Edition
Soul and Cosmos: The Physics and Metaphysics of the Stars and Planets
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by Bernadette Mayer


Format: eBook, 840 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ever since Homo sapiens first looked up at the stars, we as a species have been looking for meaning in the mysteries of the night sky. Over the millennia, as our knowledge, science, and technology developed, the stories we told ourselves about the universe and our place in it developed as... Read more >
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