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Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure
From the days of homo erectus, tuberculosis has been a fatal disease for humans whose attempts at cures were often painful and harmful, and have led t ...more
Sep 18, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95
Hoose has taken a complex and many-faceted scientific investigation and made it easy to follow and understand telling the story of the scientific stud ...more
Jul 20, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Their Skeletons Speak: Kennewick Man and the Paleoamerican World (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades) (Exceptional Social Studies Title for Intermediate Grades)
The events surrounding the discovery and later investigations into the paleolithic skeleton called Kennewick Man are woven into a more general history ...more
Dec 02, 2012
Dec 04, 2012
Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi
A deftly told chronicle of the summer of 1964 when civil rights groups focused on Mississippi, sending volunteers from the North to organize Freedom S ...more
May 10, 2014
May 11, 2014
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different
This gracefully written biography of the founder and spirit behind Apple computers and the iworld covers is grand reading. Organizing her material aro ...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing
A smoothly written biography of a pioneering illustrator of children's books, the man for whom the Caldecott Medal is named, graced with many of Calde ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Describes the German and American races to harness atomic fission and build bombs in the 1940s and the ways Russians acquired the information to exped ...more
Oct 28, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
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