National Geographic Readers: Storms!

National Geographic Readers: Storms!
National Geographic Readers: Storms! Storms are SCARY! But it’s cool to understand what’s going on when Mother Nature gets angry. Why does the wind howl? Why does it rain for days? How do rivers overflow? Thunder and lightening, monsoons, hurricanes, tornadoes…the facts and photos in this book will blow you away! List Price: $ 3.99 ...

The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History

The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History
The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History Like Winchester’s Krakatoa, The Year Without Summer reveals a year of dramatic global change long forgotten by history In the tradition of Krakatoa, The World Without Us, and Guns, Germs and Steel comes a sweeping history of the year that became ...

The Curious Garden

The Curious Garden
The Curious Garden One boy’s quest for a greener world… one garden at a time. While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world. This ...

Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story

Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the 1820s, is the first person ever to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants. Her deep empathy and understanding, her years of observing Kenya’s rich variety of wildlife, and her pioneering work in perfecting the right husbandry and ...

Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere

Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere
Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere A superior technology package is seamlessly integrated with the text, and a wealth of online resources further enable you to incorporate striking interactive weather exercises into your course. Cengage Learning’s Meteorology CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support ...

Clean Break: The Story of Germany’s Energy Transformation and What Americans Can Learn from It (Kindle Single)

Clean Break: The Story of Germany's Energy Transformation and What Americans Can Learn from It (Kindle Single)
Clean Break: The Story of Germany’s Energy Transformation and What Americans Can Learn from It (Kindle Single) The European Union’s biggest and most powerful industrial economy is making a clean break from coal, oil and nuclear energy. It is doing something most Americans would say is impossible, but already Germany is running on 25% clean ...

Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History (Vintage)

Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History (Vintage)
Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History (Vintage) At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era’s new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. ...

The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

The Lost Art of Finding Our Way
The Lost Art of Finding Our Way Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments. John Huth asks what is lost when modern technology substitutes for our innate capacity to find our way. Encyclopedic in breadth, weaving together astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and ethnography, The ...

Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (11th Edition)

Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (11th Edition)
Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (11th Edition) By emphasizing the memorable themes of science, sustainability and stewardship, the Eleventh Edition of this popular textbook helps you understand the science behind environmental issues and what you can do to build a more sustainable future. This thorough revision features updated content, graphics, and photos, plus the ...

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet The bestselling author of Deep Economy shows that we’re living on a fundamentally altered planet — and opens our eyes to the kind of change we’ll need in order to make our civilization endure.  Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one ...