Science

The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
By DK
$17.99
ISBN: 9781465481221
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Published: DK - February 12th, 2019

Discover 80 trail-blazing scientific ideas, which underpin our modern world, giving us everything from antibiotics to gene therapy, electricity to space rockets and batteries to smart phones.


The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
By DK
$25.00
ISBN: 9781465464187
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Published: DK - September 5th, 2017

Since the dawn of humankind, people have looked upward to the heavens and tried to understand them. This encyclopedia takes you on an expedition through time and space to discover our place in the universe.

We invite you to take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Explore the cosmos, from planets to black holes, the Big Bang, and everything in-between!  


The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
By DK, Jim Al-Khalili (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781465491022
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Published: DK - March 10th, 2020

How do magnets generate electricity? What is antimatter? Is time travel possible?

Discover the answers to these and over 90 other big questions that explore the most important laws, theories, and breakthrough moments in our understanding of physics - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century.


Everything You Need to Ace Science in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks) Cover Image
By Workman Publishing, Sharon Madanes (Text by), Editors of Brain Quest (From an idea by), Michael Geisen (Guest editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780761160953
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 9th, 2016

It’s the revolutionary science study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest.
    
Everything You Need to Ace Science . .


Everything You Need to Ace Chemistry in One Big Fat Notebook (Big Fat Notebooks) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781523504251
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 1st, 2020

Chemistry? No problem! 

This Big Fat Notebook covers everything you need to know during a year of high school chemistry class, breaking down one big bad subject into accessible units.


Everything You Need to Ace Biology in One Big Fat Notebook (Big Fat Notebooks) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781523504367
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 27th, 2021

Biology? No Problem!

This Big Fat Notebook covers everything you need to know during a year of high school BIOLOGY class, breaking down one big bad subject into accessible units.


Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781523502776
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 14th, 2020

From the editors of Brain Quest, America’s #1 educational bestseller!

This Big Fat Notebook makes it all “sink in” with key concepts, mnemonic devices, definitions, diagrams, and doodles to help you understand computer science.
 
Including:

  • Computing systems
  • Binary code
  • Algorithms
  • Computational


Absolutely Everything!: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things Too Numerous to Mention Cover Image
By Christopher Lloyd, Andy Forshaw (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781999802837
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Published: What on Earth Books - October 4th, 2018

Discover how history, nature, and science connect in this fast-paced, entertaining, and incredibly informative history of the world, from the beginning of time to the present day.


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Mammoth Science: The Big Ideas That Explain Our World Cover Image
By David Macaulay (Illustrator), DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465491466
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Published: DK Children - August 4th, 2020

David Macaulay's troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional and highly original guide to science.


The Field Guide to Citizen Science: How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research and Make a Difference Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781604698473
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Published: Timber Press - February 4th, 2020

Learn how monitoring the night sky, mapping trees, photographing dragonflies, and identifying mushrooms can help save the world.

Citizen science is the public involvement in the discovery of new scientific knowledge. A citizen science project can involve one person or millions of people collaborating towards a common goal.


Science Encyclopedia: Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More! Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781426325427
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Published: National Geographic Kids - October 11th, 2016

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525537090
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 3rd, 2019

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780544272996
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 2nd, 2014

In the New York Times best-selling book from the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, Randall Munroe gives hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light?


This charming exploration of the night sky -- featuring a star finder and glow-in-the-dark stickers -- which has more than a quarter of a million young astronomers enjoying the night sky in countries around the world, is now completely revised and updated.


The Wildflower's Workbook: A Journal for Self-Discovery in Nature (Nature Journals, Self-Discovery Journals, Books about Mindfulness, Creativity Books, Guided Journal) Cover Image
By Katie Daisy (By (artist))
$16.95
ISBN: 9781452161228
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 27th, 2018

The Wildflower's Workbook reminds readers that nature offers limitless inspiration as long as one is willing to pause and savor the wonder that is all around.


Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781612122311
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - January 27th, 2015

See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world. Explore the anatomy of a jellyfish, the inside of a volcano, monarch butterfly migration, how sunsets work, and much more.


Ocean Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of the World under the Sea Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635861600
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - April 28th, 2020

Julia Rothman’s best-selling illustrated Anatomy series takes a deep dive into the wonders of the sea with Ocean Anatomy. Follow Rothman’s inquisitive mind and perceptive eye along shorelines, across the open ocean, and below the waves for an artistic exploration of the watery universe.


The Little Book of Bees: An Illustrated Guide to the Extraordinary Lives of Bees Cover Image
By Hilary Kearney, Amy Holliday (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781419738685
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Published: Abrams Image - September 10th, 2019

A beautifully illustrated look at all things bee
 
Bees first appeared on Earth 130 million years ago. Since the time of the dinosaurs, evolution has taken our beloved bees on an incredible journey—today, there are 20,000 species on the planet.


The Boreal Forest: A Year in the World’s Largest Land Biome Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781525300448
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Published: Kids Can Press - April 7th, 2020

Combining lyrical storytelling with expertly researched informational text, this beautiful book provides a year-long tour of the planet's largest land biome --- one of our most important wildernesses.

The vast boreal forest spans a dozen countries in the northern regions like “a scarf around the neck of the world,” making it the planet's largest land biome.


The Wonders of Nature (DK Children's Anthologies) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781465485366
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Published: DK Children - September 3rd, 2019

Uncover awe-inspiring stories behind the natural world with this nature book for curious kids aged 7-9.


Unseen Worlds: Real-Life Microscopic Creatures Hiding All Around Us Cover Image
By Hélène Rajcak (Illustrator), Damien Laverdunt (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781999968014
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Published: What on Earth Books - October 29th, 2019

Look through a microscope and discover a hidden universe of tiny creatures right before your eyes The perfect book for curious kids aged 8+


Can You Hear the Trees Talking?: Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781771644341
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Published: Greystone Kids - October 1st, 2019

WINNER OF THE AAAS/SUBARU PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE BOOKS

BASED ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES

This interactive book for kids aged 8-10 introduces the wonderful science of the forest through outdoor activities, quizzes, fun facts, photographs, and more


The Periodic Table: A Visual Guide to the Elements Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781780873275
Published: Quercus - March 11th, 2014

As one of the most recognizable images in science, the periodic table is ingrained in our culture. First drawn up in 1869 by Dmitri Mendeleev, its 118 elements make up not only everything on our planet but also everything in the entire universe.


The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters: 33 Thrilling Experiments Based on History's Greatest Blunders (Irresponsible Science) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761183945
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 5th, 2017

It’s hands-on science with a capital “E”—for engineering.

Beginning with the toppling of the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, to the destructive, laserlike sunbeams bouncing off London’s infamous “Fryscraper” in 2013, here is an illustrated tour of the greatest engineering disasters in history, from the bestsel


The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science: 50 Experiments for Daring Young Scientists (Irresponsible Science) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761156871
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 5th, 2010

It’s never been more important to engage a child's scientific curiosity, and Sean Connolly knows just how to do it—with lively, hands-on, seemingly "dangerous" experiments that pop, ooze, crash, and teach!


The Book of Ingeniously Daring Chemistry: 24 Experiments for Young Scientists (Irresponsible Science) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761180104
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 30th, 2018

From Sean Connolly, the master of messy and dangerous (and therefore extra-fun) science, a collection of more than 20 hands-on experiments that are like an interactive journey through the periodic table of elements.

In this  introduction to chemistry for STEM-curious kids ages 9 and up, each chapter of The Book of Ingeniously Daring Chemistry focuses on a single elem


Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
$5.99
ISBN: 9781465445902
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Profiling nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals digs deep beneath the surface, informing young readers what each rock is made of, how they are formed and what they are used for, how to be a rock collector, and how to identify rocks and minerals.


Pocket Genius: Human Body: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445889
Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Focusing on bones and joints, blood and the heart, lungs and breathing, the digestive system, brain, nerves, senses, and the life cycle, Pocket Genius: Human Body is a head-to-toe look at our body and how it works.


Pocket Genius: Dinosaurs: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445612
Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Pocket Genius: Dinosaurs profiles more than 140 prehistoric animals and features fossils, skeletons, anatomy, and history as well as species including dinosaurs on land, winged pterosaurs in the sky, and a range of sea monsters in the ocean.


Pocket Genius: Elements Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465490995
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Published: DK Children - January 14th, 2020

Find out about all 118 elements, the building blocks of matter that make up our entire universe, in this pocket-sized encyclopedia.


Pocket Genius: Animals: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445261
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Pocket Genius: Animals highlights the lives of nearly 200 animals — what they eat, what eats them, where they live, and how big they are. From tiny bees to the mighty elephant, the animal kingdom is celebrated with fun facts and images of the tallest, fastest, heaviest, and largest domestic and wild animals on the planet.


Pocket Genius: Bugs: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445605
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Whether it's the industrious ant, the breathtaking Monarch butterfly, or the multi-legged centipede, children will discover the fastest, strongest, and most harmful species in Pocket Genius: Bugs.


Pocket Genius: Science: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445919
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Covering the basic principles of science, including matter and materials, energy and forces, and the living world, Pocket Genius: Science is a junior look at science, teaching young readers what things are made of, how things move, and how life works. Touching on biology, chemistry, physics, and more, Pocket Genius: Science answers questions such as Why do lemons taste sour?


Pocket Genius: Mammals: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445896
Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

From tiny rats and bats to giant elephants and blue whales, our planet is home to an incredible variety of mammals.


Pocket Genius: Earth: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445865
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

A visual look at the planet we call home, Pocket Genius: Earth delves into Earth's geology and geography, examining oceans, mountains, deserts, clouds, and more.


Pocket Genius: Space: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445933
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

From marvelous galleries of the Big Dipper, Little Dipper and other constellations to in-depth looks at Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune and to the moons of Jupiter, comets, and galaxies — not to mention entries on rockets and spacecraft — Pocket Genius: Space opens up the vast and mysterious expanse of space. What is a nebula?


Pocket Genius: Horses: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445872
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

From the biggest Shire horse to the smallest pony, horses have been invaluable to people in work, sports, and leisure for centuries. Featuring more than 125 individual breeds of horses, ponies, and their cousins — zebras, mules, and donkeys — Pocket Genius: Horses looks at the anatomy and behavior of these beautiful animals at work and play.


Pocket Genius: Inventions: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465446060
Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Discover the fascinating world of inventions and technology.


Pocket Genius: Dogs: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465445858
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Ideal for every young dog lover, Pocket Genius: Dogs is packed with information that makes learning about dogs even more exciting. How did dogs evolve? Find out! Read about dog anatomy, their senses, and their intelligence.


Pocket Genius: Cats Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465490988
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Published: DK Children - January 14th, 2020

Find out about more than 70 cat breeds, including their origins and characteristics, in this pocket-sized encyclopedia.


Science Comics: Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future Cover Image
By Mairghread Scott, Jacob Chabot (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626727922
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Published: First Second - March 27th, 2018

In factories! In the sky! In your cars and phones! In your own home! Robots are everywhere! And they have been for a lot longer than you might realize.


Science Comics: Rocks and Minerals: Geology from Caverns to the Cosmos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250203960
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Published: First Second - October 20th, 2020

Leave no stone unturned with Andy Hirsch's Science Comics: Rocks and Minerals, the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!


Science Comics: Skyscrapers: The Heights of Engineering Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626727946
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Published: First Second - November 19th, 2019

Leave no brick unturned in John Kerschbaum's Science Comics: Skyscrapers, the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!


Science Comics: Sharks: Nature's Perfect Hunter Cover Image
By Joe Flood, Joe Flood (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626727885
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Published: First Second - April 17th, 2018

For over 400 million years, sharks have been the ocean's top predator! They're vital to our ecosystem, but their importance is often overshadowed by our own fear—even though they hardly ever threaten humans.


Science Comics: Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield Cover Image
By Falynn Koch, Falynn Koch (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626727526
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Published: First Second - August 29th, 2017

“This useful introduction to the topic of disease and immunity is recommended for graphic novel enthusiasts or as a companion text in science classes.”—School Library Journal


Science Comics: Cats: Nature and Nurture Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250143129
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Published: First Second - August 13th, 2019

In Andy Hirsch's Science Comics: Cats, we meet feline friends from the tiniest kodkod to the biggest tiger, and find out what makes your neighborhood domestic cats so special. Equipped with teeth, claws, and camouflage to survive everywhere from deserts to mountaintops, how did these ferocious felines make the leap from predators to playmates... and are they even done leaping?


Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine Cover Image
By Tory Woollcott, Alex Graudins (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626728011
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Published: First Second - October 16th, 2018

With Science Comics, you can explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.


Science Comics: Wild Weather: Storms, Meteorology, and Climate Cover Image
By MK Reed, Jonathan Hill (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626727908
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Published: First Second - April 16th, 2019

Furious floods, looming landslides, terrifying tornadoes, ferocious forest fires! Is Mother Nature trying to tell us something?


Science Comics: Dogs: From Predator to Protector Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626727687
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Published: First Second - October 31st, 2017

How well do you know our favorite furry companion? Did they really descend from wolves? What's the difference between a Chihuahua and a Saint Bernard? And just how smart are they? Join one friendly mutt on a journey to discover the secret origin of dogs, how genetics and evolution shape species, and where in the world his favorite ball bounced off to.


Science Comics: Trees: Kings of the Forest Cover Image
By Andy Hirsch, Andy Hirsch (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250143105
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Published: First Second - August 21st, 2018

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and many more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.


Science Comics: Solar System: Our Place in Space Cover Image
By Rosemary Mosco, Jon Chad (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626721418
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Published: First Second - September 18th, 2018

With Science Comics, you can explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.


Science Comics: Crows: Genius Birds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626728028
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Published: First Second - March 24th, 2020

That's something to crow about! Learn all about these genius birds in Kyla Vanderklugt's Science Comics: Crows, the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!


Science Comics: Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers Cover Image
By MK Reed, Joe Flood (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626721432
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Published: First Second - March 29th, 2016

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic--dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.


Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life Cover Image
By Jon Chad, Jon Chad (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626723603
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Published: First Second - November 15th, 2016

Get ready to explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! Volcanic eruptions, vampire bats, feathered velociraptors, and more await you in SCIENCE COMICS.


Science Comics: Polar Bears: Survival on the Ice Cover Image
By Zack Giallongo (Illustrator), Jason Viola
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ISBN: 9781626728240
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Published: First Second - December 31st, 2018

Head out to the Arctic and learn about polar bears in this volume of Science Comics, Survival on the Ice, an action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!


Science Comics: Cars: Engines That Move You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626728226
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Published: First Second - May 28th, 2019

In Dan Zettwoch's Science Comics: Cars, you'll learn where cars came from and how they work. When you pop the hood, what are you looking at? How does gasoline—or electric batteries, or even steam—make a car move? Rev up your motor and take look at the combustible history of the automobile and its explosive effects on our modern lives.


Science Comics: Rockets: Defying Gravity Cover Image
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Published: First Second - June 12th, 2018

Blast off! Discover the history of rockets and their impact on the future with Anne and Jerzy Drozd in this volume of Science Comics, the action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!


Science Comics: Flying Machines: How the Wright Brothers Soared Cover Image
By Benjamin A. Wilgus, Molly Brooks (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626721395
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Published: First Second - May 23rd, 2017

A National Science Teachers Association Best STEM Books of 2017

Take to the skies with Flying Machines!


Science Comics: Bats: Learning to Fly Cover Image
By Falynn Koch, Falynn Koch (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626724082
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Published: First Second - February 28th, 2017

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.


Solar System in Minutes: 200 key concepts and celestial objects explained in an instant Cover Image
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Published: Quercus - November 27th, 2018

The Solar System in Minutes explains the history and features of all the major celestial bodies, including the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, the planets' main moons, the asteroids, comets, dwarf planets, and the Kuiper belt, as well as the birth, evolution, and science of the solar system and the story--and future--of its exploration.


Genetics in Minutes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781784296063
Published: Quercus - September 6th, 2016

Genetics in Minutes is your compact and accessible guide to the central concepts of the science of genetics, revealing how our genes shape our bodies and our lives, and how in turn we are beginning to shape them.


Science in Seconds: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781780871448
Published: Quercus - March 1st, 2012

Simple and accessible, Science in Seconds is a comprehensive, entertaining introduction to 200 key scientific ideas. Each concept is clearly realized with a helpful visual and a concise explanation.


Physics in Minutes: 200 key concepts explained in an instant Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781782066484
Published: Quercus - August 5th, 2014

Physics in Minutes covers everything you need to know about physics, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language, building from the basics, such as mechanics, waves, and particles, to more complex topics, including neutrinos, string theory, and dark matter.


Periodic Table in Minutes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781784296056
Published: Quercus - September 6th, 2016

An icon of science, the Periodic Table defines the fundamental chemistry of everything in the universe. In this compact yet comprehensive guide, Dan Green outlines the history, development and workings of the table, shows how its design reflects and illuminates the organisation of all matter, and even explains what it has to tell us about the chemistry of distant stars and of our own bodies.


Astronomy in Minutes: The night sky explained in an instant Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781848667235
Published: Quercus - August 4th, 2015

What happens when a star dies? How many asteroids are in our solar system? Can galaxies collide? What is dark energy? Astronomy in Minutes answers all these questions and more as it condenses 200 key concepts into easily digestible essays.


The Human Body in Minutes: 200 key concepts illustrated and explained in an instant Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786481238
Published: Quercus - June 6th, 2017

This concise, illuminating guide takes us on a comprehensive tour of our bodies, explaining how they work and why they work that way, from the basic unit of the cell, through the tissues and organs that make up the body's systems, to how these systems work together to form a complete human being, from evolution, genetics, and conception through to disease, death, and how technology will transform


The Brain in Minutes: 200 key ideas of neuroscience explained in an instant Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786485793
Published: Quercus - June 5th, 2018

The brain is considered the most complex structure in all of creation. But recent discoveries in neuroscience are now revealing the inner secrets of the brain--how it works, why it makes us who we are and what happens when it goes wrong.


Quantum Physics in Minutes: The inner workings of our universe explained in an instant Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786481214
Published: Quercus - June 6th, 2017

Quantum physics is the most fundamental -- but also the most baffling -- branch of science. Allowing for dead-and-alive cats, teleportation, antimatter, and parallel universes, as well as underpinning all of our digital technology, it's as important as it is mind-bending. This clear and compact book demystifies the strange and beautiful quantum world, and hence the nature of reality itself.


A clear and straightforward explanation of genetics in this new edition of the popular 101 series.

Our genetic makeup determines so much about who we are, and what we pass on to our children—from eye color, to height, to health, and even our longevity.


In this clear and straight new guide from the author of Grammar 101 and Weather 101, get a crash course in understanding the science behind weather and weather prediction.

Weather is everywhere, and while it’s typically not thought about most of the time, it can get everyone’s attention in an instant—whether it’s the swirling destruction of a tor


Explore the curiosities of our galaxy with this comprehensive, digestible guide to astronomy!

Too often, textbooks obscure the beauty and wonder of outer space with tedious discourse that even Galileo would oppose.


Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781603429818
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 1st, 2011

Learn the difference between a farrow and a barrow, and what distinguishes a weanling from a yearling. Country and city mice alike will delight in Julia Rothman’s charming illustrated guide to the curious parts and pieces of rural living.


On a Starry Night: Fun Things to Make and Do From Dusk Until Dawn Cover Image
$22.22
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ISBN: 9780711246225
Published: Frances Lincoln - May 5th, 2020

The sun has gone down, but that doesn’t mean that family fun has to come to an end.


Everything You Need to Ace Chemistry in One Big Fat Notebook (Big Fat Notebooks) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781523504251
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 1st, 2020

Chemistry? No problem! 

This Big Fat Notebook covers everything you need to know during a year of high school chemistry class, breaking down one big bad subject into accessible units.