Science

New Mexico's Reptiles and Amphibians

A Field Guide
By R. D. BartlettPatricia P. Bartlett

If you want basic and reliable information on the lizard in your backyard or the snake you encountered on a hike in the mountains, this handy field guide is invaluable. Both complete and concise, it includes species accounts, maps, photographs, and black-and-white drawings to help you identify the species you have encountered.

Southwest Aquatic Habitats

On the Trail of Fish in a Desert
By Daniel Shaw

In this book a nationally honored science teacher tells true stories about real young people who study and care for water, fish, and other creatures in and around desert streams, ponds, lakes, and rivers.

Dr. George

My Life in Weather
By George FischbeckRandy Roach

Not only has George Fischbeck had a long career as an award-winning journalist and educator, he has also helped raise millions of dollars for a variety of charitable causes. His story is all here, and the best part is what the fewest people know: the heartwarming memories of a family man.

Fractal Architecture

Organic Design Philosophy in Theory and Practice
By James Harris

In Fractal Architecture, architect James Harris presents a definitive, lavishly illustrated guide that explains both the "œhow" and "œwhy" of incorporating fractal geometry into architectural design.

Children of Time

Evolution and the Human Story
By Anne H. Weaver
Illustrations by Matt Celeskey

Children of Time brings the evolution of human behavior to life through Anne Weaver's scientifically-informed imagination.

Breathing New Life into the Evidence of Death

Contemporary Approaches to Bioarchaeology
Edited by Aubrey BaadsgaardAlexis T. BoutinJane E. Buikstra

Taking cues from current theoretical perspectives and capitalizing on the strengths of new and sophisticated methods of analysis, Breathing New Life into the Evidence of Death showcases the vibrancy of bioarchaeological research and its potential for bringing “new life” to the field of mortuary archaeology and the study of human remains.

Wonders of Nuclear Fusion

Creating an Ultimate Energy Source
By Neal Singer

With accessible writing, Neal Singer introduces young readers to what fusion is-and isn't.

The Natural History of Tassel-Eared Squirrels

By Sylvester Allred

This comprehensive book, the first text on this species, has an extensive literature review and list of references, and beautiful full-color photography illustrating the squirrels and their magnificent ponderosa habitat.

Roots of Conflict

Soils, Agriculture, and Sociopolitical Complexity in Ancient Hawai'i
Edited by Patrick Vinton Kirch

Roots of Conflict presents the efforts of a team of social and natural scientists to understand the complex, systemic linkages between land, climate, crops, human populations, and their cultural structures.

Cell Phone Science

What Happens When You Call and Why
By Michele SequeiraMichael Westphal

Authors Michele Sequeira and Michael Westphal help young people explore this now-commonplace, socially important gadget that connects today's youth with their friends.

Subjects: ChildrenScience

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