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Product Description: This affordable paperback course textbook has been adapted from the landmark four-volume Handbook of Applied Developmental Science (SAGE 2003). In 20 chapters, Applied Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook brings together the latest in theory and application from applied developmental science and the positive psychology movement...read more
By Francine Jacobs (editor), Richard M. Lerner (editor) and Donald Wertlieb (editor)

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9781412915700 | Sage Pubns, January 12, 2005, cover price $146.00 | About this edition: This affordable paperback course textbook has been adapted from the landmark four-volume Handbook of Applied Developmental Science (SAGE 2003).

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Product Description: This book is the first complete account for young readers of the development of the first "wonder drug," penicillin, and of the men and women who took part in this extraordinary project. It provides a background for understanding the significance of this breakthrough and the new direction it gave to medical science...read more

Paperback:

9780595328499 | Backinprint.Com, August 30, 2004, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This book is the first complete account for young readers of the development of the first "wonder drug," penicillin, and of the men and women who took part in this extraordinary project.

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9780396085799, titled "Breakthrough, the True Story of Penicillin" | Putnam Pub Group, April 1, 1985, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Describes the history of penicillin from the discovery of the mold by Fleming through the years of work by such scientists as Chain, Heatley, Florey, and Sheehan who purified, tested, synthesized, and eventually presented the 'miracle' drug to the world.

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The arrival of goats by one unknowing fisherman led to the large tortoises' small island home being greatly altered and then these grand creatures being considered extinct until one lone giant tortoise, kindly named Lonesome George, was discovered hidden in the rocks.
By Jean Cassels (illustrator) and Francine Jacobs

Hardcover:

9780802788641 | Walker & Co, December 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Describes the life of Lonesome George, the last living Pinta Island giant tortoise, from his search for food on the Galapagos island to his days at the Charles Darwin Research Station, where scientists are encouraging him to mate.

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9780802788658 | Walker & Co, November 1, 2003, cover price $17.85 | About this edition: Describes the life of Lonesome George, the last living Pinta Island giant tortoise, from his search for food on the Galapagos island to his days at the Charles Darwin Research Station, where scientists are encouraging him to mate.

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Product Description: The Handbook of Applied Developmental Science is the only work to comprehensively present the latest theory, research, and application from applied developmental science (ADS) and the positive psychology movement. It summarizes and synthesizes the best scientific knowledge from ADS to help readers understand the efforts being made around the world to ensure that all children and adolescents develop into healthy adults who contribute positively to society...read more
By Francine Jacobs (editor), Richard M. Lerner (editor) and Donald Wertlieb (editor)

Hardcover:

9780761922780 | Sage Pubns, October 22, 2002, cover price $760.00 | About this edition: The Handbook of Applied Developmental Science is the only work to comprehensively present the latest theory, research, and application from applied developmental science (ADS) and the positive psychology movement.

Describes how metal, glass, plastic, and newspaper trash can be recycled
By Francine Jacobs and Mavis Smith (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780448413143 | Grosset & Dunlap, October 1, 1996, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Describes how metal, glass, plastic, and newspaper trash can be recycled

Library:

9780448416014 | Grosset & Dunlap, October 1, 1996, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Describes how metal, glass, plastic, and newspaper trash can be recycled

Reinforced:

9780606113397 | Demco Media, October 1, 1996, cover price $10.10 | About this edition: Describes how metal, glass, plastic, and newspaper trash can be recycled

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Follows the adventures of a manatee, or sea cow, from birth till after he leaves his mother.

Paperback:

9780802773739 | Walker & Co, May 1, 1992, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of a manatee, or sea cow, from birth till after he leaves his mother.

Library:

9780802781475 | Walker & Co, May 1, 1992, cover price $14.85 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of a manatee, or sea cow, from birth till after he leaves his mother.

Reinforced:

9780606022538 | Demco Media, May 1, 1992, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of a manatee, or sea cow, from birth till after he leaves his mother.

Prebinding:

9780833592453 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of a manatee, or sea cow, from birth till after he leaves his mother.

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An account of the people whom Columbus managed to virtually wipe out describes their way of life, how Columbus's arrival had disastrous effects on them, the Spaniards' greed for gold and betrayal of the Tainoses' trust, and more.
By Patrick Collins (illustrator) and Francine Jacobs

Hardcover:

9780399221163 | Putnam Pub Group, April 1, 1992, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes the history, culture, and mysterious fate of the first native Americans to welcome Columbus in 1492

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Examines the new discoveries and revolutionary ideas that have transformed the ancient study of the stars into the complex science of astronomy. Also discusses theories about the beginning of the universe and what is likely to happen to it in the future.

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9780871314048 | M Evans & Co, April 1, 1983, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A guide to the development of astronomy explores a wide range of recent discoveries about black holes, pulsars, supernovas, red giants, white dwarfs, and the evolution of the universe

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Documents the 1972 Colorado discovery of the world's largest dinosaur and explains how scientists determined what the animal looked like, where it lived, and what it ate
By Francine Jacobs and D. D. Tyler (illustrator)

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9780399611506 | Putnam Pub Group, June 1, 1982, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Details a paleontologist's 1972 discovery in western Colorado of the biggest dinosaur bones yet.

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The life cycle of the dangerous barracuda fish is explored, from the hatching of the eggs in the sea to the adult barracuda's search for food and travels within the ocean community

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9780802764133 | Walker & Co, August 1, 1981, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Follows the events of the great barracuda's life cycle, from hatching to hunting to the laying of eggs.

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Discusses the Bermuda petrel, a bird that nests only in Bermuda, and how it was saved from extinction.

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9780688002404 | Olympic Marketing Corp, February 1, 1981, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: An account of how the Bermuda petrel was saved from extinction by concerned people and naturalists

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Simple text and three-color illustrations describe the growth cycle of coral from baby larvae to grown-up polyps, skeleton-like structures that form fantastic patterns of color

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9780399611452 | Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 1980, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Describes the life cycle of a coral polyp, the formation of a coral reef, and the function of this structure in the sea.

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Describes the construction of the East African railroad at the turn of the century and the political and social effects of it on colonial Africa.

Hardcover:

9780688222321 | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 1980, cover price $11.25 | About this edition: A vivid description of the political and social effects of building the East African railroad through colonial Africa

Library:

9780688322328 | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 1980, cover price $11.88 | About this edition: A vivid description of the political and social effects of building the East African railroad through colonial Africa

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Relates the true story about a manatee or sea cow that gets stuck in a sewer pipe, is rescued, and is nursed back to health

Hardcover:

9780802763686 | Walker & Co, October 1, 1979, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of a manatee, or sea cow, from birth till after he leaves his mother.

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9780688221973 | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 1979, cover price $10.00

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Explores the repertoire of noises of certain marine animals, the functions these noises serve, and the ways in which such sound-producing mammals as the dolphin can benefit man

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9780688221133 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1977, cover price $9.25 | About this edition: An introduction to marine bioacoustics, the study of underwater sounds and hearing abilities of marine animals, and how man uses this knowledge.

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Surveys the history, shifting extent, properties, and plant and animal life of the North Atlantic's great ocean desert and reviews the legends associated with it and its current ecological and oceanographic significance

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9780688320294 | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 1975, cover price $6.96 | About this edition: Discusses the location, history, characteristics, marine life, and importance of the unique area of the Atlantic that has spawned numerous unsolved mysteries.

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Describes the plants and animals that glow with their own light and discusses what scientists have discovered about this phenomenon and its possible uses.
By Pamela Carroll (illustrator) and Francine Jacobs

Hardcover:

9780688201159 | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 1974, cover price $10.25 | About this edition: Describes the plants and animals that glow with their own light and discusses what scientists have discovered about this phenomenon and its possible uses.

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When an erupting volcano threatens the safety of the red-bearded menehune of Hawaii, one of them bravely volunteers to insure their escape at night by holding the legs of the moon

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9780698302143 | Putnam Pub Group, June 1, 1971, cover price $4.39 | About this edition: Someone must stay behind to hold the legs of the moon and delay morning until the menehune people clear the island.

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