Books tagged: science and nature

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Footprints in Time: A Walk in Sacajawea's Moccasins
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Series: Historical Collection · Children (ages 9-12). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1805, a young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter, and with a papoose on her back helped explore America's northwest while searching for a route to the Pacific Ocean. This time-honored true story of the hardships of the expedition, in particular that of Sacajawea and her baby, Jean-Baptist (Pomp), is retold for young readers ages 8-12.
Courtney Case and the Pobblebonk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
My name is Courtney Case. I live in Australia. In my spare time, I’m a Private Detective. I’ve got my best friend and trusty sidekick, Laura, to take notes, and my cat, Maggie. Together, we form the Courtney Case Detective Agency – No Case Too Small. Being a Private Detective isn’t always about crime. Things can get lost or go missing by accident. That’s where I’m happy to help, like in this case.
Operation Red
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Bananas, Coca Cola, and Microsoft have disappeared. CyberCity has recovered pretty well from the Great Crash of 2023, and the departments of TechYES and Terrific Technology have everything under control—or do they? Cyberians are techno dependent and losing the ability to think. Ariel, son of Ms President, is determined to fix that. Comic sci-fi, this YA novella is set in 2029.
The Method of Understanding the Language of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
A new hypothesis has been formed to go out and explain the genetic world and the chaotic bounds of the language and DNA. It goes out to show the algorithms provided by Gregg Schaffter that demonstrate the possible layout behind the genetic language.
The 7 Strangest Trojan Asteroids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the story of seven of the solar system’s strangest Trojan asteroids: APOPHIS BAPTISTINA CERES HEKTOR KLEOPATRA THEMIS TOUTATIS
News Accounts of Shark Attacks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
My e-book is a collection of real-life shark attacks on humans. It ranges from the early 20th century until the early 21st century. Sharks often mistake the arms and legs of people for bait fish. This is because of their poor eyesight. The text presents newspaper coverage of sharks that have victimized swimmers, scuba divers, surfers, and divers in inlets. I hope the book will encourage caution.
My Little Alphabet Book of Proteins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry
Finally, an alphabet book for budding scientists or for the just plain curious. A fun way to learn the alphabet while introducing children (and adults) to the wonderful world of science through proteins. Ever wondered what makes our bones strong and tough, or what little girls are really made of? It's proteins! With witty rhyming descriptions and vivid images,here are 26 proteins to discover.
The Nature of Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,070. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A team of anthropologists from the New York City Museum of Natural history venture into the Congo where they discover a new species of ape. Through their interactions with this new primate, the Poole anthropological team learns many things, not only about the new primate, but also about their own human nature.
A Bedside Book For Older Cavers
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Anyone who has passed the age of seventy needs to have a positive attitude to life in order to enjoy it. This book explains how ‘older cavers’ develop and maintain this attitude, as well as taking an active interest in their chosen sport.
Miranda's Magic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What if you had powers that were … well, like a witch? At first, learning the family secret is fun and exciting for soon-to-be fourteen Miranda Hutton. But what if her ability to control the elements around her suddenly becomes a matter of survival? And what if—OMG!—the complete extent of her powers depends on her knowledge of science?