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Romantic Rocks - Poetry of a wandering geologist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Rocks and local people form a romantic backdrop to Martin's poems set in various remote parts of the world. Read of schoolboy inspiration in "Coffee Smoke"; being alone in Scotland with "That Russian Spy"; the discovery of "The Earliest Animal". Go around the world in "Places I know best" and hear of his near-death encounters in "Nine Lives" before he returns home to meet the Queen in "OBE Poem".
Science Training History of the Apollo Astronauts (NASA SP-2015-626) - Missions, Shoemaker, Meteor Crater, Field Trips, Rover Simulations, Lunar Geology, Rock and Mineral Lessons, Geologist Schmitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 234,400. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this spectacular official NASA history provides a fresh new look at the Apollo program, with fascinating, in-depth reporting on the science training given to the Apollo moon astronauts.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Coming of age
Chaturanga is an educational novel about a modern American boy who embarks on an adventure through Central Asia with his geologist father.
Is A Mountain Just A Mountain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Rocks & Minerals
Is A Mountain Just a Mountain? is one in a series of eBooks by WestView Learning highlighting natural things in our world through engaging photos, videos, and custom voice recordings. This playful title challenges the young reader to think about mining via the size of the materials. We start with the large mountain, and watch how the mountain is broken into boulders, then rocks, pebbles, and sand
Radon & The Navajo Eclogite
Series: The Radon Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this third book of The Radon Trilogy, Radon Schneider, geologist, finds an exotic red and green rock in Monument Valley, a part of the Navajo Nation. Schneider unravels the mystery of its origin while he battles his mortal enemy, Spencer Barkdale, the murderous villain who attempts to poison him. Cunning moves and countermoves between scientist and outlaw end with a bang.
Radon & The Telltale Trilobite
Series: The Radon Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Radon Schneider, pilot and geologist, flies a sortie above the Colorado River to do aerial photography. He witnesses a horrific explosion on the interstate bridge near Yuma. Working with the FBI he finds a clue to identifying and locating the culprits—a telltale trilobite, an image on a bumper sticker. He survives treachery and gun fights, but will his scientific sleuthing prevent another bombing?
Radon & The Sinister Meteorite
Series: The Radon Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Radon Schneider flies his airplane over Arizona looking for ancient terrains that may contain meteorites. Hiking in the desert this retired geologist finds a mysterious meteorite. It contains remains of an extraterrestrial microbe. A genetics lab brings a home-grown analogue of the microbe to life, terrorists steal it and start an epidemic, killing hundreds. Will Radon's scientific guile prevail?
The Day My World Shook
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Seismology & Volcanism
The following short story is a true account of my experience as a child, the day that Mount Saint Helens erupted. Please keep in mind that this is as it was seen through the eyes of a child, without any prior knowledge or awareness that there was even a live volcano anywhere nearby.
Nature: A Collection of Quotations
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Nature, in the broadest sense, is equivalent to the natural, physical, or material world or universe. "Nature" refers to the phenomena of the physical world, and also to life in general. It ranges in scale from the subatomic to the cosmic.
Poems From The Lost World - That Fabled Land Discovered By Percy Fawcett And Immortalised By Arthur Conan Doyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.