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The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 97,870. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots is a comprehensive eBook dedicated to assisting companion Eclectus owners. Penned by an Eclectus specialist and self confessed parrot addict, the Author writes in a friendly easy to read manner. She provides information and advice based on over a decade of experience keeping and breeding companion Eclectus parrots.
Graphene 101 An Inventor's Guide to Making Graphene
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Being such a fascinating material lots of people are interested in it and it has become something of a mystery that is generally thought of as being something only an expensive lab can produce. This is far from the truth. This book grew out of a series of youtube videos i created to show how graphene could be made in your own home with a minimum of materials and tools.
Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A text supplement for students in any grade 7-10 science class, it is used with several freely available interactive lessons for a unit on the nature of science (NoS). The unit addresses many of the common misconceptions about NoS. It satisfies virtually all the latest NoS standards (in NGSS, CCSS). It includes strategies for critical and skeptical thinking. Teacher's Guide is also available.
Help Your Dog Fight Cancer: What Every Caretaker Should Know About Canine Cancer
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 49,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Fifty percent of the 65 million dogs in the U.S. will have cancer, yet most caretakers know little or nothing about caring for a dog with cancer. Help Your Dog Fight Cancer educates owners about causes, prevention and early detection. It covers diagnostics, treatment options, traditional and holistic therapies and home care options including diet, side effect remedies and supplements.
So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose: A Bridge to Healing Before and After the Loss of a Pet
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
More than half of all households in the U.S. own a pet. Despite the best medical attention, home care and unconditional love, pet owners almost always encounter loss and grief. This book offers guidance and support to owners preparing for a loss, making end of life plans and decisions. Also, presents a new understanding of grief, specifically pet loss grief.
The New Physics, Now
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
A description of the mechanical nature of subatomic particles. Each premise is followed by an experimental method to falsify the proposal. The book provides research venues for gravity, the strong force, the electromagnetic force, momentum. and other, as yet, unexplored phenomenon. Implementation of just a few of the other proposals could be valued at tens of trillions of dollars.
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I: The Chemical Environment is the first of a five volume set of ebooks based on The Marine Aquarium Reference:Systems and Invertebrates by Martin A. Moe, Jr.This first volume covers over 92 topics dealing with the chemistry of natural seawater and the management of captive seawater in marine aquariums.
The Barefoot Beekeeper
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Thinking about keeping bees and wondering why it is so expensive and complicated? This is the book for you! The author shows how beekeeping can be simple, enjoyable and low cost, using hives that you can build at home - and you don't need to be a weight-lifter to harvest honey! This book is the most widely-recommended book on 'natural beekeeping' - now in a text-only edition for ebook readers.
FIRE CREW: Stories from the Fireline
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
Every year, thousands of young men and women think they would like a job as a wildland firefighter. And every year, tens of thousands of them do it — they fight the summer battles of wildfire on the forests and grasslands of the West. Some die. Some have the times of their lives. And many forge lifelong friendships and collect the memories of a lifetime.
Climate Change and Global Warming Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of All Aspects of Carbon Dioxide and Greenhouse Gases, Sea Levels, Ecosystems, Computer Models, Extreme Weather, Energy and Carbon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 474,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Investigate all aspects of climate change and global warming in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from dozens of federal sources.
The Man Who Saw Too Many Goshawks
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This publication is about my many years of observing goshawks and it is geared toward hawk watchers and birders. I am of the opinion that very few birders will ever become hawk watchers.
Bioplastics - A Home Inventors Handbook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Organic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bioplastics is one of those areas that the home inventor has the advantage. The raw materials are cheap, readily available and easy to work with. There has been relatively little study done so far as the field is still quite new and there are a significant amount of discoveries to be made. This book is to help you get there with lots of recipes, starting points and where to go from there
A Brief History of Physical Science
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book traces the development of the modern scientific understanding of the physical world. The historical approach allows us to see not only how the content of the physical sciences was formed but also how cultural, philosophical and religious influences and attitudes have played a major role in that development.
The Fourth Northern Climate Zone: Preparing for the Next Age of Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This fascinating book covers everything from climate change to birth control to “generation me.” In concise, yet substantive essays, the author connects the dots between science and social behavior, providing unique insight into the quintessential matters of our time in a way that is captivating and thought provoking for laymen and scientific minds alike.
The Family Book
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Series: Ringing Cedars of Russia, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general
"THE FAMILY BOOK", the sixth book of the Series, describes another visit by the author to Anastasia's glade in the Siberian taiga and his conversations with his growing son, which cause him to take a new look at education, science, history, family and Nature.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off, but it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense. Accessible to a non-technical audience, 'Leaving Earth' is fast-paced, and full of fascinating scientific, historical, and personal stories. On to Mars!
Why is the IQ of Ashkenazi Jews so High?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics
This is a compelling, meticulous discussion of 150+ situations and substances that heighten or cripple the brain. Applying these elements to three disparate cultures (Ashkenazi Jew, Confucian East Asian, and Sub-Saharan African), the author reveals how the factors critically impact cognitive development. The book provides mental health guidance to individuals, families, and policy-makers.
Sue Weaver's Goat Book: Goat Lyrics and Lore, Goat Pictures and Prose, and a Passel of Goat Keeping Tips
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sue Weaver has written 11 print books about farm animals including two goat books for Storey Publishing and another for BowTie Press. Goats are her passion. This ebook is a collection of all things goaty including an introduction to goatkeeping and hundreds of goat keeping tips, plus lots of photos and fun stuff goat fanciers are sure to adore.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
Vanishing Tracks: Four Years Among the Snow Leopards of Nepal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is the extraordinary account of the first scientific expedition to radio-collar and study the rare, elusive snow leopard in its natural habitat. It is also a story of love and high adventure that provides a fascinating, affecting profile of a people inhabiting one of the most isolated and inhospitable regions in the world—the Kanjiroba Himal of western Nepal.