"...Discover the fascinating underwater world--without ever getting wet! The entry for each letter focuses on the ocean life that begins with that letter. On each page, kids will find fun facts..."--P.  of cover.
Kids will love this innovative book and DVD pack that lets them discover the fascinating underwater world - without even getting wet. The entry for each letter focuses on the ocean life that begins with that letter. Ages 5+.
Written by two recognized authorities on nontraditional religious movements, this resource is one of the most comprehensive books on angels and related topics currently available. More than 300 entries are included and drawn from multiple religions, such as Christianity, Islam, and Hindu traditions, as well as from pop culture. A variety of angel topics are discussed, including celebrity angels, classifications of angels, obscure angels still waiting for their big break, guardian angels, fallen angels, Anaheim angels, biblical figures associated with angels, angels in art and architecture, and angels in the media and literature. Angels are also discussed in terms of the occult and metaphysics, with entries on UFOs, fairies, and witches. A comprehensive resource section lists movies, books, magazines, and organizations related to angels.
The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations.
Do you know which deep sea creature scares away its enemies by spraying ink at them, or which fish has lights inside its mouth to attract food? Learn the answer to these questions and other fascinating details about ocean life in this engaging and informative book. Young readers will delight in Jerry Pallotta's words and Frank Mazzola, Jr's illustrations on this alphabetical journey through the North Atlantic Ocean.
Profiles more than 150 scientists from around the world who made important contributions to the study of earth science, including Don L. Anderson, Marie Luisa Crawford, Hans P. Eugster, Marshall Kay, and Manik Talwani.
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From ancient times to the present day, scientifically inclined women in many cultures have had to battle against the traditional belief that men are more cognitively adept than women. At times throughout history, women were persecuted for their attempts to break down traditional gender barriers. Today, women scientists and mathematicians must continue to defend the quality of their work and demand the respect they deserve in the mathematical and scientific communities.A to Z of Women in Science and Math, Revised Edition profiles 195 women who fought against these stereotypes throughout history and all over the world to forge new discoveries and theories that would eventually change the way we view science. This thoroughly revised book updates the story of each individual to the present day and features 38 new profiles. Among the profiles included are those of chemists, astronomers, geologists, environmental scientists, and a range of other professions and careers. In addition, new photographs have been added, and the bibliography has been updated. Subject indexes allow the reader to search by such professions as microbiology and paleontology.Additional subject indexes organize individuals by country of birth, country of major scientific activity, and year of birth.
Author: John Harte,Cheryl Holdren,Richard Schneider,Christine Shirley
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Category: Health & Fitness
Toxics A to Z features and alphabetical listing of over 100 toxics, identifying . . . What they are How they are measured Where they are found The symptoms of exposure What their known risks are How we can lessen or avoid those risks An easy-to-use Cross-Reference Guide to help readers identify toxics in 18 major groups, including indoor and outdoor air pollutants, household items, and lawn and garden products A glossary of terms, explanation of abbreviations, and listing of sources for further help and information
Children will take a trip into the deep blue sea, exploring the exciting and mysterious world of oceanic animals. With fun rhymes, interesting facts and great illustrations, this Alphabet book is sure to keep your child interested from A to Z. Reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Alphabet of Ocean Animals includes a sing-along audiobook CD and a tear-out poster featuring every oceanic animal covered in the book.