books about: space
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 ...
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 ...
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!
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 ...
Dickinson, Terence's NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe Spiral-bound
Chasing the Prophecy (Beyonders)
Simon & Schuster Audio
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
October Sky (The Coalwood Series #1)
The true story, originally published as Rocket Boys , that inspired the Universal Pictures film. It was 1957, the year Sputnik raced across the Appalachian sky, and the small town of Coalwood, West Virginia, was slowly dying. Faced with an uncertain future, Homer Hickam nurtured a dream: to send rockets into outer space. The introspective son of the mine’s superintendent and a mother determined to get him out of Coalwood forever, Homer ...
To Bless the Space Between Us 1st (first) edition Text Only
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~!
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 ...
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.
A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations--and How You Can ...
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how to navigate the night sky. Whimsical color illustrations on every page and handy definitions and sidebars help engage younger readers and develop their interest. ...
Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The years that have passed since Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon in July 1969 have done nothing to alter the fundamental wonder of the event: man reaching the moon remains one of the great events—technical and spiritual—of our lifetime. In this remarkable book, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humor of that adventure. He also traces his ...
Dancing Barefoot: Five Short but True Stories About Life in the So-Called Space Age
Ben Claassen III
In this wonderful Freshman effort, actor and author Wil Wheaton shares five short-but-true stories about life in the so-called Space Age: Houses in Motion - Memories fill the emptiness left within a childhood home, and saying goodbye brings them to life. Ready Or Not Here I Come - A game of hide-n-seek with the kids works as a time machine, taking Wil on a tour of the hiding and seeking of years gone by. Inferno - Two 15-year-olds pass in the ...
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure)
Oxford University Press
You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve your town and neighborhood; you can use it to design an office, or a workshop, or a public building. And you can use it to guide you in the actual process of construction. After a ten-year silence, Christopher Alexander and his colleagues at the Center for Environmental Structure are now publishing a major statement in ...
The Art of The Mass Effect Universe
Dark Horse Books, 2012
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 most ...
WhiteSpace: Season One (Episodes 1-6 of the sci-fi horror serial)
Collective Inkwell, 2013
From the bestselling authors of Yesterday's Gone , comes their sci-fi thriller, WhiteSpace: Season One (Episodes 1-6) Hamilton Island looks like the perfect home. The Puget Sound bedroom community has it all -- beautiful homes with white picket fences, a thriving tech sector, and one of the best school systems in the state. But not everything is as it seems. On the morning of September 1 the veil is lifted in a school shooting that ...
The Sabbath: Its Meaning for the Modern Man (Shambhala Library)
Elegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God's creation, Abraham Hoshua Heschel's The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication in 1951—and has been read by thousands of people of many faiths seeking meaning in modern life. In this brief yet profound meditation on the meaning of the Seventh Day, Heschel introduced the enormously influential idea of an "architecture of holiness" ...
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