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  • An Eagle Named Freedom

    My True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

    by Jeff Guidry ...
    “A hauntingly beautiful story of rescue and rehabilitation….[A] gorgeous tale of redemption.”—Susan Richards, New York Times bestselling author of Chosen by a Horse“I could not put this book down.”—Stacey O'Brien, New York Times bestselling author of Wesley the OwlFrom the moment Jeff Guidry saw the emaciated baby eagle with broken wings, his life was changed. For weeks he and the staff at S... ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Not Necessarily Rocket Science

    A Beginner's Guide to Life in the Space Age

    Follow one woman’s non-traditional path in the space industry as she guides and encourages anyone who has ever dreamed about life in outer space.In this candid science memoir and career guide, aerospace science professional Kellie Gerardi offers an inside look into the industry beginning to eclipse Silicon Valley. Whether you have a space science degree or are looking to learn about stars and the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • All Creatures Great and Small

    by James Herriot ...
    series All Creatures Great and Small #1
    From a Yorkshire veterinarian and a “wise and wonderful writer”: The New York Times bestseller and basis for the beloved BBC series of the same name (The Boston Globe).In the rolling dales of Yorkshire, a simple, rural region of northern England, a young veterinarian from Sunderland joins a new practice. A stranger in a strange land, he must quickly learn the odd dialect and humorous ways of the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Science of Everyday Life

    An Entertaining and Enlightening Examination of Everything We Do and Everything We See

    by Len Fisher ...
    Scientists are in the business of trying to understand the world. Exploring commonplace phenomena, they have uncovered some of nature’s deepest laws. We can in turn apply these laws to our own lives, to better grasp and enhance our performance in daily activities as varied as cooking, home improvement, sports—even dunking a doughnut! This book makes the science of the familiar a key to opening the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Most Wanted Particle

    The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs, the Heart of the Future of Physics

    An accessible account of the work leading up to the monumental discovery of the Higgs boson, from one of the physicists who was there.Particle physics as we know it depends on the Higgs boson: It’s the missing link between the birth of our universe—as a sea of tiny, massless particles—and the tangible world we live in today. But for more than 50 years, scientists wondered: Does it exist?Physicist ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Inventology

    How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

    by Pagan Kennedy ...
    Find out where great ideas come from in this “delightful account of how inventors do what they do” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won’t spill. An engineer watches people using walkie-talkies and has an idea. A doctor figures out how to deliver patients to the operating room before they die.By studying inventions like these—the sippy ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Infinite Powers

    How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe

    From preeminent math personality and author of The Joy of x, a brilliant and endlessly appealing explanation of calculus—how it works and why it makes our lives immeasurably better.Without calculus, we wouldn’t have cell phones, TV, GPS, or ultrasound. We wouldn’t have unraveled DNA or discovered Neptune or figured out how to put 5,000 songs in your pocket.Though many of us were scared away from ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Aroha

    Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet

    by Hinemoa Elder ...
    As seen on Oprah's Book Club! The #1 New Zealand Bestseller!Discover how to live a happier life - simple, traditional wisdom for difficult modern times.Aroha is an ancient Maori word and way of thinking. Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder explores how Aroha can help us all by sharing 52 thought-provoking whakatauki, traditional Maori life lessons - one for each week of the year.Discover h... ... Read more

    $15.09 USD

  • The Astronomy Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    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!Get ready to discover the story of ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Reign of Wolf 21

    The Saga of Yellowstone's Legendary Druid Pack

    by Rick McIntyre ...
    series The Alpha Wolves of Yellowstone #2
    “A redemption story, an adventure story, and perhaps above all, a love story.”****—Nate Blakeslee, New York Times**-bestselling author of** American WolfThe Druid Peak Pack was the most famous wolf pack in Yellowstone National Park, and maybe even in the world.This is the dramatic true story of its remarkable leader, Wolf 21—whose compassion and loyalty challenges commonly held bel... ... Read more

    $19.49 USD

  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Code Breaker

    Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

    The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled The Double Helix on her bed. She ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Helgoland

    Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    Translated by Erica Segre, Simon Carnell ...
    **“Rovelli is a genius and an amazing communicator… This is the place where science comes to life.” ―Neil Gaiman“One of the warmest, most elegant and most lucid interpreters to the laity of the dazzling enigmas of his discipline...[a] momentous book” ―John Banville, The Wall Street Journal**A startling new look at quantum theory, from the New York Times bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Ministry for the Future

    A Novel

    From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a remarkable vision of climate change over the coming decades.One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2020"If I could get policymakers, and citizens, everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future." —Ezra KleinThe Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Fallout

    The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how one courageous American reporter uncovered one of the deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century—the true effects of the atom bomb—potentially saving millions of lives.Just days after the United States decimated Hiroshima and Nagasaki with nuclear bombs, the Japanese surrendered unconditionally. But ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • A History of the Human Brain

    From the Sea Sponge to CRISPR, How Our Brain Evolved

    by Bret Stetka ...
    “A History of the Human Brain is a unique, enlightening, and provocative account of the most significant question we can ask about ourselves.” —Richard Wrangham, author of The Goodness ParadoxJust 125,000 years ago, humanity was on a path to extinction, until a dramatic shift occurred. We used our mental abilities to navigate new terrain and changing climates. We hunted, foraged, tracked tides, ... Read more

    $13.39 USD

  • Metahuman

    Unleashing Your Infinite Potential

    Is it possible to venture beyond daily living and experience heightened states of awareness? Deepak Chopra says that higher consciousness is available here and now.“Metahuman helps us harvest peak experiences so we can see our truth and mold the universe’s chaos into a form that brings light to the world.”—Dr. Mehmet Oz, attending physician, New York–Presbyterian, Columbia UniversityNew York Times ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Doughnut Economics

    Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

    by Kate Raworth ...
    A Financial Times "Best Book of 2017: Economics”800-CEO-Read “Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs”Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental and social challenges that define our times.Pity then, or ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Blueprint, with a new afterword

    How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

    by Robert Plomin ...
    A top behavioral geneticist makes the case that DNA inherited from our parents at the moment of conception can predict our psychological strengths and weaknesses.In Blueprint, behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin describes how the DNA revolution has made DNA personal by giving us the power to predict our psychological strengths and weaknesses from birth. A century of genetic research shows that DNA ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Extra Life

    A Short History of Living Longer

    “Offers a useful reminder of the role of modern science in fundamentally transforming all of our lives.” —President Barack Obama (on Twitter)“An important book.” —Steven Pinker, The New York Times Book ReviewNow also a PBS documentary series: the surprising story of how humans gained what amounts to an extra life, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good ... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • An Unexpected Grace

    In this uplifting novel, a woman recovering from trauma finds compassion and connection with a rescue dog as they help each other overcome fear.Lila Elliot knows she's lucky to be alive. A shooting rampage at her office left several colleagues dead and others seriously wounded. Though Lila's injuries will heal in time, she's having trouble moving past her fear and anger. Being drafted into caring ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • Helicopter Flying Handbook

    Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter. If you’re preparing for private, commercial, or flight instruction pilot certificates, it’s more than essential reading—it’s the best possible study guide available, and its information can be life-saving. In authoritative and easy-to ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Airplane Flying Handbook

    FAA-H-8083-3A

    The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel in the field of aviation. Topics covered include:Ground operationsCockpit managementThe four fundamentals of flyingIntegrated flight controlSlow flightsStallsSpinsTakeoffGround reference ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Boeing 737 Technical Guide

    by Chris Brady ...
    An illustrated technical guide to the Boeing 737 aircraft. Containing extensive explanatory notes, facts, tips and points of interest on all aspects of this hugely successful airliner and showing its technical evolution from its early design in the 1960s through to the latest 737 MAX. The book provides detailed descriptions of systems, internal and external components, their locations and ... Read more

    $21.59 USD