Books tagged: entomology

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Jerusalem Crickets, the Child of the Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference
This relative of the cricket has been called ‘Woh-tzi-Neh’ by native Americans, which translates as "skull insect" or “old, bald-headed man.” Jerusalem Crickets attract attention because they’re large insects, and have a round, almost human-looking, baldhead: almost like a little baby face with a cricket body!
A Glint of Exoskeleton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The mosquitoes have engineered a new disease to wipe out the human race. Thirteen year-old Crick and her best friend (a cockroach named Peri) embark on a desperate mission to stop them. Their mission takes them to tropical Panama, where the mosquito leader is marshalling her forces. But more than just mosquitoes await Crick and Peri, and soon they are running for their lives.
Butterfly Blink: A Book Without Words
Series: Stories Without Words, Book 2. Price: $3.01 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects
(Wordless, insects) Winner of Promoting Picture Books’ Art Cover Contest. A wordless picture book fantasy that helps kids cement vocabulary. Blink—and they multiply. Blink—and they’re gone! Includes habitat conservation info and characters of color (ages 2 – 6, 24 illustrations)
Giants of the Insect World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Max is buggy about bugs. If it crawls, slithers, or buzzes, he want to know everything about it. On a whirlwind vacation around the world, his dreams come true. In Japan, Indonesia, Australia, South America, Great Britain, and Africa, Max gets to see, learn about - and best of all - collect some of the biggest insects in the world. Beautiful full color pictures, and a Glossary.
Michigan Spiders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
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A guide to the more common spiders that are around us in Michigan. With dozens of different spiders listed and pictures of them as well as information about their descriptions, size, webs and bites. Did you know there is only one truly dangerous spider in Michigan? Do you think you know what it is? You just might be surprised to learn the truth.
In Florida with Fulbright
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life
This book reveals how I had the opportunity to go to Florida, what experiences I lived through and what my thoughts and feelings are about those two years after I returned home. I draw parallels between life in the USA and Hungary in regards to its people. I compare the differences between the experiences that I had during my years of higher education and philosophy of life in general.
Cry of the Cicada (Short)
Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012 by BraeVitae. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
An ode to classic creature fiction. This Cicada brood is something new.
The Variety and Ecology of Galls, With a Focus on Those Induced on Oak Species
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This research article discusses galls, the homes of insect larvae which are created by manipulating the host tree to build the homes for them. I will discuss identification and explanation of galls through their strange and beautiful arrangements, as well as understanding the life cycle of the gall-encased insects, and also the secondary uses of galls by humans.
The Donated
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011 by The Standing Hare Publishing Company. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"Powerfully written and thought-provoking. Highly recommended." The Wishing Shelf Book Awards Combat veteran turned journalist Hendrix Harrison links stolen bodies to a powerful pharmaceutical company. He suspects manipulation of clinical trials and must combat murderous intentions to expose the grisly consequences of donating bodies to science.
Suppertime Sonnets
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A selection from Suppertime Sonnets, author Kate Sherrod's 2009-2010 experiment in writing and posting a pseudo-Shakespearean sonnet every day by suppertime. Topics range from insects and other creepy crawlies to the International Space Station to various topics in chemistry and biology to usable cooking recipes, along with more traditional and lyrical works. Formal poetry, informal subjects!