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Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding of how the physical world works. Through controlled methods, science uses observable physical evidence of natural phenomena to collect data, and analyzes this information to explain what and how things work.

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  • Galileo's Middle Finger by Alice Dreger
    Galileo's Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science
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    Release date: Mar 10, 2015
    Enter to win a finished copy of Galileo's Middle Finger by Alice Dreger!

    A powerful defense of intellectual freedom told through the ordeals of contem…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 05 - Mar 10, 2015
    5 copies available, 471 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger by Jon Scieszka
    Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger (Frank Einstein, #2)
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    Release date: Mar 17, 2015
    Three FINISHED copies of Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger available!

    Science fact meets science fiction as the adventures of inventor Frank Einst…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 27 - Mar 12, 2015
    3 copies available, 242 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A Bird-Lover in the West by Olive Thorne Miller
    A Bird-Lover in the West
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    A Bird-Lover in the West by Olive Thorne Miller chronicles the natural history of the birds (among other flora and fauna) in Ohio, Colorado, and Utah.…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 08 - Mar 14, 2015
    1 copy available, 167 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB
  • The Dinosaur in my Backyard by D.S. Arnauld
    The Dinosaur in my Backyard
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    A signed copy of The Dinosaur in my Backyard.

    Do you think it would be fun to discover a dinosaur? What would you do if you found one? Sam Walker has a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 07 - Mar 15, 2015
    10 copies available, 227 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Upside of Stress by Kelly McGonigal
    The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
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    Release date: May 05, 2015
    The author of The Willpower Instinct delivers a controversial and groundbreaking new book that overturns long-held beliefs about stress.

    More than for…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 02 - Mar 15, 2015
    40 copies available, 247 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Einstein's Dice and Schrödinger's Cat by Paul Halpern
    Einstein's Dice and Schrödinger's Cat: How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum Randomness to Create a Unified Theory of Physics
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    Release date: Mar 24, 2015
    Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger were friends and comrades-in-arms against what they considered the most preposterous aspect of quantum mechanics…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 13 - Mar 16, 2015
    2 copies available, 266 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • AsapSCIENCE by Mitchell Moffit
    AsapSCIENCE: Answers to the World’s Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors, and Unexplained Phenomena
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    Release date: Mar 17, 2015
    Enter to win a copy of the book that offers entertaining, irreverent, and totally accessible answers to the questions you never got to ask in science…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 23 - Mar 16, 2015
    10 copies available, 239 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Things We Thought We Saw in the Water by C. Frazier Jones
    Things We Thought We Saw in the Water
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    Release date: Jan 01, 2015
    Come to a place where Mermaids ferry the dead to the afterlife, an irate banshee haunts a Pawnee, Oklahoma Walmart, a long departed husband returns as…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 02 - Mar 16, 2015
    1 copy available, 712 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Sing the Planets by Bonnie Ferrante
    Sing the Planets
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    Release date: Jan 29, 2015
    Here is an active way to learn the order of the planets and have fun doing it. Children learn quicker and retain information longer, the more differen…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 18 - Mar 18, 2015
    1 copy available, 282 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Headstrong by Rachel Swaby
    Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World
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    Release date: Apr 07, 2015
    Fifty-two insightful and inspiring profiles of history's brightest female scientists and mathematicians.

    In March 2013, the New York Times published an…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 19 - Mar 19, 2015
    20 copies available, 625 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Rain by Cynthia Barnett
    Rain: A Natural and Cultural History
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    Release date: Apr 21, 2015
    A natural history of rain, told through a lyrical blend of science, cultural history, and human drama

    It is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructiv…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 19 - Mar 19, 2015
    20 copies available, 462 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly by Matt   McCarthy
    The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year
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    Release date: Apr 07, 2015
    In medical school, Matt McCarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor—the kind of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable p…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 19 - Mar 19, 2015
    20 copies available, 448 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Year of the Dunk by Asher  Price
    Year of the Dunk: A Modest Defiance of Gravity
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    Release date: May 12, 2015
    By embarking on a quest to dunk a basketball at the age of 34, journalist Asher Price investigates the limits of human potential—starting with his own…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 19 - Mar 19, 2015
    20 copies available, 137 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Upright Thinkers by Leonard Mlodinow
    The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos
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    Release date: May 05, 2015
    Enter to win an advance copy of Leonard Mlodinow's UPRIGHT THINKERS. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 03 - Mar 19, 2015
    10 copies available, 113 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Psychopath Whisperer by Kent A. Kiehl
    The Psychopath Whisperer: The Science of Those Without Conscience
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    Release date: Apr 21, 2015
    NOW IN PAPERBACK. In the bestselling tradition of The Psychopath Test and The Sociopath Next Door, a compelling journey into the science and behavior…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 10 - Mar 20, 2015
    20 copies available, 928 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Order of Seven by Beth Teliho
    Order of Seven
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    Release date: Apr 07, 2015
    a paperback copy of ORDER OF SEVEN signed by the author, Beth Teliho. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 23 - Mar 23, 2015
    7 copies available, 495 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Fire and Ice by Jonathan Mingle
    Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World
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    Release date: Mar 24, 2015
    High in the Himalayan valley of Zanskar in northwest India sits a village as isolated as the legendary Shangri-La. Long fed by runoff from glaciers an…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 04 - Mar 23, 2015
    10 copies available, 86 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Anxiety Code by Roger Di Pietro
    The Anxiety Code: Deciphering the Purposes of Neurotic Anxiety
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    Generalized anxiety disorder is also known as neurotic anxiety. This book focuses on personality characteristics that may generate and maintain anxiet…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Dec 25 - Mar 25, 2015
    1 copy available, 1412 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • The Queen's Shadow by Cybèle Young
    The Queen's Shadow: A Story about How Animals See
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    Release date: Mar 01, 2015
    Enter to win a copy of Cybèle Young's new informational picture book The Queen's Shadow.

    After a power outage at the Queen’s Ball, the miffed monarch r…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 25 - Mar 25, 2015
    10 copies available, 267 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • The Meaning(s) of Life by M..
    The Meaning(s) of Life: A Human's Guide to the Biology of Souls
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    What if we could create life from chemicals? What if we could reduce love to molecules, regrow new hearts from skin cells, or regrow new humans from c…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 09 - Mar 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 969 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Five Glass Slippers by Elisabeth Brown
    Five Glass Slippers
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    Fairytale Fanatics, don't miss this enchanting collection of five Cinderella novellas!

    What happens when Cinderella is so painfully shy that she cannot…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 28 - Mar 28, 2015
    1 copy available, 208 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Pipsie, Nature Detective by Rick DeDonato
    Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Disappearing Caterpillar
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    Pipsie loves everything wild—from dragonflies to oceans to tall, tall trees. She also loves solving mysteries. That’s why she’s a nature detective! Wh…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 03 - Mar 31, 2015
    20 copies available, 191 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Comfort and Affliction by Mike Frosolono
    Comfort and Affliction
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    Release date: Apr 01, 2015
    Eric Jameson is assigned to pastor the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Vickery, GA, with the mandate to bring the congregation fully into the 21…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 02 - Mar 31, 2015
    3 copies available, 85 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • S Is for Science by Adrienne Body
    S Is for Science
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    Let's face it, it's probably more for the adults than the kids, but this cute and quirky science themed ABC book is great for a laugh and as a awesome…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 01 - Apr 01, 2015
    1 copy available, 919 people requesting
    Countries available: AF, AX, and AL more
  • The Science of TV's the Big Bang Theory by Dave Zobel
    The Science of TV's the Big Bang Theory: Explanations Even Penny Would Understand
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    Release date: Jun 01, 2015
    *This is an advance reading copy.*

    Reveals the hard facts behind the laughter on TV’s most popular sitcom

    The highest-rated scripted show on TV, The Bi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 02 - Apr 02, 2015
    5 copies available, 232 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Holding Fast to Dreams by Freeman Hrabowski III
    Holding Fast to Dreams: Empowering Youth, from the Civil Rights Crusade to STEM Achievement
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    Release date: May 05, 2015
    An education leader relates how his experiences with the civil rights movement led him to develop programs promoting educational success in science an…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 24 - Apr 07, 2015
    20 copies available, 122 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Cutting Truths by Michael Levy
    Cutting Truths: Fifty Enlightening Slices of Life
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    Release date: Dec 01, 2014
    If you could buy eye glasses that would let you cut through peoples talk so that you could see if they were telling you the truth, would you buy them…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 15 - Apr 15, 2015
    1 copy available, 158 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • many articles on many subjects by Steven Mars
    many articles on many subjects
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    Release date: Feb 24, 2015
    This book contains many articles on many subjects including mathematics, chess, science, biographies, accounting, astronomy, movies, literature, etc.…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Feb 27 - Apr 15, 2015
    4 copies available, 48 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA

  • Simon Winchester
    Simon Winchester Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms & a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
    His Favorite Books About the Sea: Grab a thick blanket and a hot toddy to read this journalist's favorite bedtime books about the sea, the briny subject of his new work of nonfiction, Atlantic.
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