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How to Raise Kind Kids: And Get Respect, Gratitude, and a Happier Family in the Bargain

Thomas Lickona · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Can you teach your child to be kind? This vital question is taking on a new urgency as our culture grows ever more abrasive and divided.We all want our kids to be kind. But recognizing that abstractly is not the same as knowing what to do when your son tunes you out or you catch your daughter...
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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon

Robert Kurson · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The inside, lesser-known story of NASA's boldest and riskiest mission: Apollo 8, mankind's first journey to the Moon on Christmas in 1968. A riveting account of three heroic astronauts who took one of the most dangerous space flights ever, from the New York Times bestselling author...
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Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange

Jon Butterworth · The Experiment
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry: a richly conjured world, in map and metaphor, of particle physicsAtom Land brings the impossibly small world of particle physics to life, taking readers on a guided journey through the subatomic world. Readers...
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Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the New Space Race

Tim Fernholz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The inside story of the new race to conquer space, as Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos spend billions of their own money to explore the final frontier For the larger‑than‑life personalities now staking their fortunes on the development of rocket ships, the new race to explore space could be a dead...
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Replacing Darwin: The New Origin of Species

Nathaniel T Jeanson · Master Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

If Darwin were to examine the evidence today using modern science, would his conclusions be the same? Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, published over 150 years ago, is considered one of history's most influential books and continues to serve as the foundation of thought...
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Strange Survivors: How Organisms Attack and Defend in the Game of Life

Oné R Pagán · BenBella Books
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

Life is beautiful, ruthless, and very, very strange.In the evolutionary arms race that has raged on since life began, organisms have developed an endless variety of survival strategies. From sharp claws to brute strength, camouflage to venom -- all these tools and abilities share one purpose:...
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The Biophilia Effect: A Scientific and Spiritual Exploration of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Nature

Clemens G Arvay · Sounds True
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Did you know that spending time in a forest activates the vagus nerve, which is responsible for inducing calm and regeneration? Or that spending just one single day in a wooded area increases the number of natural killer cells in the blood by almost 40 percent on average?We've all had an intuitive...
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Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet

Claire Lisa Evans · Portfolio
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The history of technology you probably know is one of men and machines, garages and riches, alpha nerds and brogrammers. But the little-known fact is that female visionaries have always been at the vanguard of technology and innovation--they've just been erased from the story. Until...
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How Science Works: The Facts Visually Explained

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Explore answers to questions on 70 topics in the areas of matter, physics, energy, chemistry, life science, earth science, technology, and the universe. How Science Works uses clear, easy-to-understand graphics to answer common questions and explain difficult concepts--not only the core...
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Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity

JAMES CONAWAY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestselling author reveals how the beautiful, isolated Napa Valley wine region of California exploded into an extraordinary outsized version of the American dream and whose vineyards sparked an unbelievable power struggle between old family stewardship and multinational...
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