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Outstanding Science Trade Books: 2013

Outstanding Science Trade Books: 2013
Our vision of what we call science has broadened. The practices we use to explore the natural world and to create new products now include mathematics and engineering. We also recognize the importance of the arts, history, and human perspectives in these explorations. Science is not just one “way of knowing,” but many. The same is true for our vision of outstanding science literature. Today’s best science trade books include captivating stories of human achievement—like those of Rachel Carson or the diverse investigators in What Color Is My World? Animal Grossapedia. A Warmer World. ABC ZooBorns! About Habitats: Oceans. Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird. Alien Deep. Barnum’s Bones. Birds of a Feather. Black Gold. Body Actions. Bomb. Citizen Scientists. D is for Desert. Desert Baths. Dolphin Baby. Eight Days Gone. Eye of the Storm. Faces From the Past. Forensic Identification. Frogs! Get the Scoop on Animal Poop! Giant Squid. Gopher to the Rescue. Hiss-s-s-s! I, Galileo. Island.

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