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Ocean Nomad By Eddie Bolton
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This is my autobiography of my life as a merchant seaman from growing up in the city of Liverpool where I was born, to joining the merchant navy to go away to sea as a young lad at age of 15. Here... More > are my memories from my childhood and my ongoing sea career told as it really was. Most of the big shipping companies have gone now and most of the men who sailed with me have gone too but they are not forgotten. The princes of the sea have come home. I was one of them.< Less
Nomad By Joseph Jacobson
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In ancient Minoa, in the Wild West, in the oceans of Southeast Asia, and in the present, future and beyond, people of various ages and creeds bond through history over their search for meaning,... More > friendship, and a sense of purpose. "Nomad" is comprised of six stories, wound together between time and space. Assassin becomes double agent,orphan becomes tiger, and student becomes teacher in this whirlwind narrative that stares comfort in the face, blatantly asking, “Where do you stand?” This is the first novel by Joseph Jacobson.< Less
Memories of Ocean Nomad in the 2010 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta By Andy E. Williams et al.
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Photographs and lively writing highlighting the yacht Ocean Nomad and her crew racing and participating in the landside events of the 2010 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. Contains a full page... More > reproduction of an original water colour of Ocean Nomad by Edison Liburd.< Less
Oceans and Seas! With 25 Science Projects for Kids By Anita Yasuda
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Illustrated by Tom Casteel. Why is the ocean important for humans and for the Earth? In Oceans and Seas! With 25 Science Projects for Kids readers ages 7 though 10 dive into the underwater world of... More > some of the most amazing landscapes on Earth. On this amazing underwater adventure, kids experience the ocean’s tropical reefs and spot crabs, sea sponges, and thousands of kinds of fish darting in its crags and folds. Meet a giant squid with eyes the size of dinner plates and an umbrella-like bioluminescent jellyfish. Through hands-on STEAM projects, fun facts, engaging illustrations, links to primary sources, timeline, glossary, and resources, readers are challenged to think about how ocean creatures and plants survive and depend on each other from the sunlit surface to the seafloor, where sunlight does not exist. Dive in to learn all about the Earth’s oceans!< Less
Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive By Karen Bush Gibson
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Illustrated by Lena Chandhok. What’s it like to work underwater? In Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive, readers ages 9 through 12 explore marine biology and meet three women currently working... More > in the science— Lauren Mullineaux, Ashanti Johnson, and Natalie Arnold. Readers also learn about women who have served as trailblazers in marine biology and ecology, and explore career opportunities in this fascinating field. Nomad Press books in the Girls in Science series supply a bridge between girls’ interests and their potential futures by investigating science careers and introducing women who have succeeded in science. • Readers explore the impact of marine science on the earth • Uses engaging content, links to primary sources, and essential questions • Includes a detailed examination of a professional field • Provides girls and boys with models for exciting STEM careers and interests AGES 9–12 • GUIDED READING LEVEL T • Children's Education Resource • Focus on Science< Less
Geology of the Desert Southwest: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed By Cynthia Light Brown
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In Geology of the Desert Southwest, kids ages 9–12 learn how geology and physical geography are intertwined as they explore the unique setting of the Desert Southwest. California, Arizona,... More > New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Oklahoma, and Texas form this dry, often hot, region of the United States known for its saguaro cactus and the spectacular Grand Canyon. Beginning with the underlying forces of plate tectonics, young readers discover landforms such as mountains, plateaus, and canyons, then examine climate, river systems, and ecosystems. Kids will learn how mountains affect climate, and about the powerful erosive forces that produce canyons. They can explore these ideas further with handson experiments such as making their own swamp cooler or mimicking nature’s process of evaporation by purifying water.< Less
Explorers of the New World: Discover the Age of Exploration By Carla Mooney
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Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Readers ages... More > 9–12 can delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernán Cortés, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on activities to help them learn about these legendary explorers and their voyages. Discover how the adventures of a few people 500 years ago changed world history. Projects include creating and using a compass, learning to tie a sailor’s knot, and baking and eating sea biscuits. Along with detailed, step-by-step instructions for each project, Explorers of the New World includes biographical sidebars, engaging illustrations, interesting facts, and vocabulary words that allow kids to experience this era in a fun, interactive way. Ages 9–12 Guided Reading Level: S< Less
Explore Water By Anita Yasuda
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Drip—Drop—Splash! Water is essential to all forms of life. Explore Water! 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments captures a child’s imagination with an intriguing look at the... More > world of water. Combining hands-on activities with history and science, kids will have fun learning about the water cycle, water resources, drinking water and sanitation, water pollution and conservation, water use, water folklore and festivals, and the latest in water technology. Entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars illuminate the topic and bring it to life, while Words to Know highlighted and defined within the text reinforce new vocabulary. Projects include a nilometer, a rain harvester made out of plastic containers, a transpiration experiment, and a mini water wheel. Auxiliary materials include a glossary, and a list of current reference works, websites, museums, and science centers. Ages 6–9 guided reading level Q< Less
Geology of the Eastern Coast: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed By Cynthia Light Brown & Kathleen Brown
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In Geology of the Eastern Coast, kids ages 9-12 will learn about the big questions of geology and physical geography as they explore the unique setting of the Eastern Coast. The region includes the... More > states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Kids will have a chance to explore the region while learning fun facts and trying experiments and projects, such as creating folded mountains and discovering the eff ects of an oil spill.< Less
Mapping and Navigation: Explore the History and Science of Finding Your Way By Cynthia Light Brown
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Illustrated by Beth Hetland. Guided Reading Level: V How did we get from 20-foot-long maps to GPS devices small enough to fit in the palm of our hands? How does GPS work and what can it tell us? How... More > do ancient mapmaking techniques used by the Romans and Greeks influence the satellite technologies we use today? The history of mapmaking is full of remarkable characters who charted the unknown with an ever-changing set of tools. In Mapping and Navigation: The History and Science of Finding Your Way, kids ages 9–12 will learn the history and science behind the evolution of mapmaking, and how much is still out there for discovery. Readers will explore ideas through hands-on experiments while learning new terminology and interesting facts. Projects include using triangulation to measure distances, creating contour lines on a mini-mountain to understand elevation changes on a map, and inventing a sundial and compass to understand the basics of navigation.< Less

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