books about: space
The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
The Elements has become an international sensation, with over one million copies in-print worldwide . The highly-anticipated paperback edition of The Elements is finally available. An eye-opening, original collection of gorgeous, never-before-seen photographic representations of the 118 elements in the periodic table. The elements are what we, and everything around us, are made of. But how many elements has anyone actually seen in ...
My Big Truck Book
This is the perfect book for kids who love trucks. On the big, sturdy board pages, they’ll discover bright, bold photographs of all different kinds of trucks, from farm trucks to fire trucks to construction vehicles. Each has their name written underneath, so that children can learn what they’re called, build their truck vocabulary, and start to develop word and picture association.
A Man on the Moon
Part One Of Two Parts On the night of July 20, 1969, two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walked on the moon. Now the greatest event of the twentieth century is magnificently retold through the eyes of people who were there. Chaikin recaptures the emotion of Apollo: not only the macho fighter-jock exhilaration of flying higher and farther than anyone in history, but also the frustration of astronauts bumped from the moon crews by ...
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Collection of Invocations and Blessings
Sounds True, Incorporated
When we stand before crucial thresholds in our lives," asks poet and philosopher John O'Donohue, "where can we turn for guidance and protection?" On To Bless the Space Between Us, he shares words of wisdom and encouragement to help us traverse such crossings. Covering seven universal levels-Beginnings, Desires, Thresholds, Homecomings, States of the Heart, Callings, and Beyond Endings-O'Donohue delivers with uncommon clarity and lyrical beauty a ...
Ep.#12 - "Rise of the Alliance" (The Frontiers Saga)
Ryk Brown, 2014
Episode 12 A new ally providing aid… An old ally joining the fight… Their resources growing with each passing day… Their homeworld finally on the road to recovery… Things finally seem to be coming together for Captain Scott and the Alliance, as he takes his forces on the offensive. However, the Jung may in turn give him more trouble than he bargained for. “Rise of the Alliance” is an 111,000 word novel, and is the 12th ...
Divorcing a Narcissist - One Mom's Battle
Tina Swithin was swept off her feet by a modern day Prince Charming and married him one year later. Tina soon discovered that there was something seriously wrong with her fairytale. The marriage was filled with lies, deception, fraud and many tears. Tina was left in an utter state of confusion. This wasn't the man that she married...or was it? Tina first heard the term, Narcissistic Personality Disorder from her therapist in 2008 but quickly ...
First Strike (Halo #3)
The Human-Covenant war rages on as the alien juggernaut sweeps inexorably toward its final goal: destruction of all human life! Halo has been destroyed, and the threat it posed to sentient life, neutralized. But victory has come at a terrible cost for the UNSC. Thousands of valiant soldiers fell in the battle to prevent the alien construct from falling into the enemy’s clutches. Now, everything depends on the Spartan known as the ...
Ep.# 11 - "Born of the Ashes" (The Frontiers Saga) (Volume 11)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Episode 11 A world in chaos… An eager new ally… A newly acquired ship… An even greater threat on its way… Captain Nathan Scott must decide whether to stand and fight to the end, or live to fight another day… even if it means the end of his world. “Born of the Ashes” is a 122,000 word novel, and is the 11th episode in The Frontiers Saga. Episode 12 is coming soon!
Chasing the Prophecy (Beyonders)
The #1 New York Times bestselling Beyonders fantasy trilogy comes to a stunning and epic conclusion. Jason and Rachel were not born in Lyrian. They did not grow up in Lyrian. But after all of the battles and losses, the triumphs and adventures, and most of all, the friendships forged in this fantastical world, Lyrian has become home to them in a way they never could have imagined. And so, armed now with the prophecy of a dying oracle, they ...
October Sky (The Coalwood Series #1)
Homer H. Hickam
Fourth Estate Ltd
Three years in the life of Homer 'Sonny' Hickam, from the moment he sees the Sputnik satellite overhead in West Virginia to his successful launch of a prizewinning rocket. A nostalgic and lyrical memoir of growing up in rural West Virginia in the 1950s and one boy's dream to rival the Russians in the race for space. In 1957 in Coalwood, West Virginia, a town dominated by the black steel towers of the mine and the coal waggons, for a fourteen ...
Dancing Barefoot: Five Short but True Stories about Life in the So-Called Space Age
Wil Wheaton, Skyboat Media and Blackstone Audio
[MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case. *NOTE: The MP3-CD format requires a compatible audio CD player.] [Read by Wil Wheaton] In the process of uncovering his true geeky self, Wil Wheaton speaks to the inner geek in all of us. -- Wil Wheaton -- blogger, geek, and Star Trek: The Next Generation 's Wesley Crusher--gives us five short-but-true tales of life in the so-called Space Age in Dancing Barefoot . With a true geek's unflinching ...
Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday
Workman Publishing Company
The mystery of the body in motion. The surprise of seeing what seems impossible. And the pure, joyful optimism of it all. Dancers Among Us presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking—but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park. With each image the reader feels buoyed up, eager to see the next bit of magic. Photographer Jordan ...
Omega Force: Secret of the Phoenix (OF6)
Captain Jason Burke has begun to suspect that the random attacks on his ship and crew over the last couple of years may not be so random after all. Evidence is mounting that there is something on the Phoenix ... something that powerful factions will stop at nothing to get their hands on. While Omega Force races to find out what is hidden on their ship that is causing so much trouble they also must figure out why such powerful enemies bent on ...
The Art of The Mass Effect Universe
Dark Horse Books
The Mass Effect trilogy is a groundbreaking epic that has immersed gamers in one of science fiction's richest universes. Now BioWare and Dark Horse are proud to invite fans deeper than ever into the Mass Effect saga with The Art of the Mass Effect Universe ! Featuring concept art and commentary by BioWare on the games' characters, locations, vehicles, weapons, and more (including Mass Effect 3 ) The Art of the Mass Effect Universe is the ...
Forged in Flame (in Her Name: The First Empress, Book 2)
Michael R. Hicks
Imperial Guard Publishing
This is the second book of the First Empress saga, following From Chaos Born. Keel-Tath, the child who would unite her people as foretold by an ancient prophecy, has grown to be a young warrior in the confines of the Desh-Ka temple, where she has been sheltered by her old friend and mentor Ayan-Dar from the clutches of Syr-Nagath, the Dark Queen. But when Keel-Tath is forced to choose between sanctuary and her honor, she goes into exile, leaving ...
Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Update: Overcoming Gravity digital edition (PDF) is available in the store on the Eat Move Improve website. Additionally, Overcoming Gravity is now available on UK and European Amazons! Check your individual country's Amazon page to order. Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength is a 542 page comprehensive guide to the most overlooked, yet most powerful elements of strength training. In this ...
The Stars a New Way to See Them, Enlarged World-Wide Edition
H. A. Rey
Houghton, Mifflin and Company
A wonderful pictorial beginners guide to the stars~!
The Stars: A New Way to See Them
H. A. Rey
HMH Books for Young Readers
This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations the year round.
VAN LAVEN CHRONICLES: THRONE OF NOVOXOS
An action-packed, psychological thriller that explores the depths of obsession and betrayal, and the shocking lengths a man will go to hold on to what he desires most... Sometimes the enemy within is worse than the enemy without… Lord Comron Van Laven is the brave but deeply troubled heir to throne. Lady Vaush Bastionli, is the spirited daughter of his mortal enemy, the one woman he should never love. But when a cruel twist of fate ...
THE ROOKIE (Galactic Football League Book 1)
Empty Set Entertainment, 2010
Galactic Football League (GFL) Series: Book I: THE ROOKIE -- Book II: THE STARTER -- Book III: THE ALL-PRO -- Book IV: THE MVP -- Book V (Fall 2014) GFL Novellas: THE REPORTER - THE DETECTIVE - TITLE FIGHT - THE RIDER (Fall, 2013) - THE GANGSTER (Spring, 2014) THE ROOKIE- BOOK ONE: “THE ROOKIE is a wild ride that takes football to the next level. Set in a future day of corruption, bigger bodies and bigger stakes, it’s Rollerball ...
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