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Product Description: Marie Curie is the first woman to be honored with a Nobel Prize in physics in 1903. In 1911 she was honored with a second Nobel Prize in a different field, this time in chemistry. With her husband Pierre, she pioneered the discovery of radiation and found two elements named polonium and radium...read more

Hardcover:

9780766065802 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2015, cover price $27.94 | About this edition: Marie Curie is the first woman to be honored with a Nobel Prize in physics in 1903.

Paperback:

9780766065819 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2015, cover price $12.88 | About this edition: Marie Curie is the first woman to be honored with a Nobel Prize in physics in 1903.

Miscellaneous:

9780385502238, titled "The Question of Bruno" | Doubleday, December 1, 2000, cover price $2.99 | also contains The Question of Bruno | About this edition: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.

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Product Description: What happened to the dinosaurs? Scientific evidence suggests that a giant asteroid crashed into Earth 65 million years ago, killing off the dinosaurs. This doomsday rock could have changed the course of life on Earth. What are the chances of a doomsday rock striking Earth today, destroying the world as we know it? Author Margaret Poynter investigates the science of doomsday rocks and what danger they are to us...read more

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9781598452211 | Enslow Pub Inc, July 1, 2011, cover price $10.53 | About this edition: What happened to the dinosaurs?

Library:

9780766036734 | Enslow Pub Inc, March 1, 2011, cover price $25.27 | About this edition: What happened to the dinosaurs?

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Traces the life and work of the Polish-born scientist whose study of radioactivity lead to her receiving two Nobel Prizes.

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9780766018754 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2001, cover price $13.26 | About this edition: Recounts the life and accomplishments of the woman whose study of radioactivity lead to her being awarded two Nobel prizes.

Library:

9780766027954 | Revised edition (Enslow Pub Inc, March 1, 2007), cover price $33.27 | About this edition: A biography of Marie Curie, who won two Nobel Prizes for discovering radium and polonium.
9780894904776 | Enslow Pub Inc, June 1, 1994, cover price $31.93 | About this edition: Recounts the life and accomplishments of the woman whose study of radioactivity lead to her being awarded two Nobel prizes

Prebinding:

9780613348478 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $19.90 | About this edition: Recounts the life and accomplishments of the woman whose study of radioactivity lead to her being awarded two Nobel prizes.

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Profiles the lives of Louis and Mary Leakey and their dedication to the study of human evolution.

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9780766018730, titled "The Leakeys: Uncovering the Origins of Humankind" | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2001, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Profiles the lives of Louis and Mary Leakey and their dedication to the study of human evolution.

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9780894907883, titled "The Leakeys: Uncovering the Origins of Humankind" | Enslow Pub Inc, August 1, 1997, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Profiles the lives of Louis and Mary Leakey and their dedication to the study of human evolution

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9780613348140 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $19.90 | About this edition: Profiles the lives of Louis and Mary Leakey and their dedication to the study of human evolution.

Profiles ten notable women figure skaters in American history, including Peggy Fleming, Dorothy Hamill, and Kristi Yamaguchi.

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9780766010758 | Enslow Pub Inc, November 1, 1998, cover price $23.93 | About this edition: Profiles ten notable women figure skaters in American history, including Peggy Fleming, Dorothy Hamill, and Kristi Yamaguchi.

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Discusses the theory that the destruction of the dinosaurs was caused by a collision with an asteroid, the Tunguska event and other modern evidence of such collisions, ways to avoid it happening again, and the recent comet crash on Jupiter

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9780894906169 | Enslow Pub Inc, February 1, 1996, cover price $23.93 | About this edition: Discusses the theory that the destruction of the dinosaurs was caused by a collision with an asteroid, the Tunguska event and other modern evidence of such collisions, ways to avoid it happening again, and the recent comet crash on Jupiter

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Twelve moving stories of men and women who have come to America as illegal aliens in search of a future tell how they struggle to find jobs and warm places to sleep while avoiding deportation.

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9780689316234 | Atheneum, April 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Tells the stories of eleven South Americans, Central Americans, Mexicans, and Caribbean Islanders who entered the United States to work as illegal aliens and overcame many physical and financial ordeals

Describes what is known about earthquake predicting and also discusses causes and measurements of earthquakes and tsunamis

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9780894902741 | Enslow Pub Inc, July 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes what is known about earthquake predicting and also discusses causes and measurements of earthquakes and tsunamis

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Living in San Diego on the verge of World War II, fifteen-year-old Marjorie is confused by her romantic feelings for a handsome serviceman and her changing attitude toward the Japanese neighbors she has known all her life

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9780689311468 | Atheneum, April 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Living in San Diego on the verge of World War II, fifteen-year-old Marjorie is confused by her romantic feelings for a handsome serviceman and her changing attitude toward the Japanese neighbors she has known all her life

The author's story of her experiences as a pet rescuer, sharing her home with stray, unwanted, and abused dogs, nursing ill and injured dogs back to health, and finding permanent homes with caring owners for her charges.

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9780689310836 | Atheneum, April 1, 1985, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The author discusses her attempts to find homes for unwanted pets, offers anecdotes about the diverse creatures that have lived in her home, and details her establishement of a pet adoption service

Describes the work of the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Project, founded by an international group of scientists committed to finding some signs of intelligent life beyond the Earth.

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9780689310683 | Atheneum, July 1, 1984, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Describes the efforts of an international group of scientists to find intelligent life on other planets and communicate with extraterrestrial civilizations

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Traces the history of oceanography and examines the problems and potentials of sea farming, sea-floor mining, and energy extraction from the sea

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9780689309779 | Atheneum, April 1, 1983, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Discusses folklore, exploration, and composition of oceans; their use for transportation and as a source of food, oil, minerals, and energy; and international law concerning oceans.

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This history of forest fire fighting explains how forest fires start and how they can fulfill ecological functions and chronicles the methods and technology of wildland fire fighting

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9780689309397 | Atheneum, November 1, 1982, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Describes the dangers and devastation of fires in forests, plains, and other wilderness areas, and the strategies used to fight such fires.

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Discusses the critical problem of pet overpopulation and stray animals; the humane societies, animal shelters, and individuals that deal with it; and its effect on each of us.

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9780689308642 | Atheneum, August 1, 1981, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Describes the daily activities of humane society workers including animal destruction, caring for strays, matching owners with pets, pet-care education and the rescue of neglected pets

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Discusses the planning, development, and launching of the Voyager 2 spacecraft and what happens to the data it transmits to earth.

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9780689308277 | Atheneum, June 1, 1981, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A behind-the-scenes look at the Voyager missions provides insight into the intricate planning, complex technology, and many people whose work culminated in Voyager's superb photographs of the planet Jupiter

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Vivid desciptions of nature's most spectacular phenomena includes legend and fact and details the formation, causes, eruptions, and effects of volcanoes around the world

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9780671329952 | Julian Messner, September 1, 1980, cover price $9.79 | About this edition: Discusses the formation of volcanoes, the eruption of such famous ones as Paricutin and Krakatoa, the ring of fire, the usefulness of volcanoes, and volcanic areas of the United States.

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Presents the career of Belle Benchley whose 25 year career as the director of the San Diego Zoo began with a temporary job as a bookkeeper.

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9780875181813 | Dillon Pr, March 1, 1980, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Devoted to the preservation of endangered species and the humane treatment of animals, Benchley, as director of the San Diego Zoo, helped the small city zoo grow to become a world-famous facility for animals

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Looks at how search-and-rescue teams train and organize a search, examines the equipment that they use including helicopters and dogs, and tells of successful and unsuccessful missions that they have undertaken

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9780689307560 | Atheneum, February 1, 1980, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Describes the work done by teams in southern California conducting search and rescue operations in the mountains.

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Karen Blake feels like she is experiencing a bad dream after her parents are killed and she is forced to leave New York and live in Los Angeles with the eccentric grandmother she has never known

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9780837235318 | Economics Pr, June 1, 1960, cover price $2.97 | About this edition: After her parents are killed in an accident, Karen is sent to Los Angeles to live with her grandmother who is called "Crazy Minnie" by the kids in the area.

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9780871916808 | Creative Co, January 1, 1980, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: After her parents are killed in an accident, Karen is sent to Los Angeles to live with her grandmother who is called 'Crazy Minnie' by the kids in the area.

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Recounts the Klondike gold rush of 1896-8 and both the greed and heroism of the people inflamed with gold fever.

Hardcover:

9780689306945 | Encore Editions, February 1, 1979, cover price $2.49 | About this edition: Recounts the Klondike gold rush of 1896-8 and both the greed and heroism of the people inflamed with gold fever.

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