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SCIENCE MATERIALS ON SALE: GOOD WHILE
Carnivorous Plants, by Nancy J. Nielsen. Find
out how plants such as the Venus's flytrap and pitcher plants developed their unique
nutrient-gathering abilities, how to identify them in the wild, and how to grow them at
home. For middle grades and above. 64 pages with many full-page color photos. List price,
6.95. On sale for 5.50-S
Desert Buddies, by Dabney Philabaum. This
unique, color book sized paperback picture book has a velcro button to close it. Part of
the Earth Buddies Series, this volume presents the distinctive plants and animals of the
Sororan Desert. The young reader is invited to explore the desert on a
summer day. The text, at about third grade reading level, is enhanced by
detailed black and white drawings of desert life. Some pages fold out to make
a picture four-pages wide. If desired, readers can color some pictures. Parts
of cover may show wear. (1992 edition) BTH-3702. Original price: 8.95.
Now only $4.50-S
Elephant Seal, by Sanford and Green. Hardcover
library binding. Reading lever is third or fourth grade and up. High interest information
on this fascinating mammal at an elementary reading level. Illustrated with color photos.
48 pages. We have also have one each of a couple of other books in this series: The
Humpback Whale, and The Great Horned Owl. Original price was 7.95. Now only 3.95-S
The Food We Eat, by Bobbie Kalman. A
large,square-shaped, paperback picture book written at 2-3rd grade level. It explains how
foods are produced and processed. It has a multiculltural flavor. Shopworn. Was 6.95. Now only 3.50-S
God's Dog: The North American Coyote, by Hope
Ryden. A warm, first-person narrative containing new information about this controversial
animal. This book is the result of two years of field research on the coyote, and contains
over 50 photographs. 321 indexed pages. A little worn around the edges. Was 14.95. Now
Going Live! Cat Book, by Grace McHattie,
resident cat expert on BBC's Going Live! TV show. O/P. All a new cat-owner needs to know
about taking care of his/her pet. Was 3.95. Now only 2.95-S
Going Live! Pet Book, by Niguel Taylor. A
popular British vet shares with children all they need to know about choosing and caring
for their pets. Dog, cats, rodent, birds, ponies, and more exotic pets are all included.
OP. Was 3.95. Now only 2.95-S
Kids Gardening: A Kid's Guide to Messing Around in
the Dirt. Klutz Press. I have two of these. They have slight damage. Both have trowel
intact, but some of the seeds are loose in the plastic protector on one book. Book teaches
the basics of gardening to children. Spiral-bound with heavy pages to withstand outdoor
use. Seed packets for carrots, pumpkins, sugar peas, cherry tomatoes, radishes, and
Everlasting flower mix included, but they are packed for 1995. With the money you save on
the book you can find the seeds on sale somewhere else if they aren't still good. List
price is 13.95. On sale for 7.95-S Postage is 3.50, priority, with weight left for
one or two more items. This can't go book rate because of the trowel.
Killer Bees, by Laurence Pringle. The author
puts the dangers of killer bees into proper perspective for middle grade and older
readers. 56 indexed pages with black and white illustrations and photos. List price is
6.95. On sale for 4.95-S
Mirrors: Finding Out About the Properties of Light, by
Bernie Zubrowski. A Boston Children's Museum Activity Book. Children 10 and up learn how
to make a copy machine, all kinds of games, sculptures and magical illusions with just a
few mirrors and some lights. These 50 experiments are perfect for school science projects
or passing a rainy day at home. List, 6.95. Now only 4.50-S
Oil Spill! by Melvin Berger. A
"Let's-Read-And-Find-Out" book, Stage 2. Shows primary children the causes and
effects of oil spills and explains how they are combatted. Paper, overstock, good
condition. List, 4.95. Sale, 2.95-S
Owls, by Bobbie Kalman, illustrated by Glen
Loates. Part of teh Glen Loates North American Wildlife Series. 57 beautifully illustrated
pages in large format paperback containing all a child needs to know about owls. Reading
level is grade 3-4. Interest level goes all the way up. Shop worn. Was 7.95. Now only 4.95-S
science rummy games.
These have 32 different cards with beautiful
full-color photos of the featured species
in their natural settings.
Educational information is included on the back of each card.
The rummy games can be played by children and adults together
or they can be used as flashcards with younger children.
Good for ages 5 and up. Comes in acrylic storage box.
Exotic Birds 3.15-D
Hidden Kingdom: Insects and other small
Untamed Kingdom: Wild animals 3.15-D
Undersea World: Wonders of the waters,
including Blue Tang, Piranha, Moonfish, Polka Dot Grouper, and many more. 3.15-D
Science Experiences With Everyday Things, by
Howard Munson. Published by Fearon. Contains 46 pretested experiments and demonstrations
-- each with a stated problem, purpose, materials list and detailed procedures.
Experiments make use of plastic film canisters, paper and plastic bags, paper clips,
straws, spools and reels, boxes, bottles, jars, marbles, and other things you're likely to
have around the house. Children should probably be at least third grade to do these
experiments. Book is for the teacher. Was 7.95, Now 5.50-S
Start Collecting Rocks and Minerals: A Running Press
Collector Book. This series seemed wonderful when I bought it. There was a little
pouch of rocks and minerals included with the book, which explains how to identify rocks
and how to build a collection. It also offers facts about crystals, gemstones, and
more, and provides some experiments to perform. 127 pages with index and B/W photos. The
rocks somehow slipped away, which is why this is on sale. Was 9.95. Now 5.95-S
Ultimate Dinosaur Sticker Book, DK. Create your
own picture book with over 609 reusable stickers. Two stickers were removed by browsing
children and put on the opposite page. Cover is a little bent. Everything is there; it's
just not as it was new. Only one of these at this price. Reg. 6.95. This one is 5.00-S
Usborne Book of Simple Science, hardcover.
Pretty good condition except for some tears in the surface paper at the bottom of the
spine. The purpose of this book is to introduce children ages 8-10 to basic principles of
physics by taking them through simple experiments they can do with everyday objects found
at home. Basic science concepts are explained simply, but no attempt has been made to
explain complex concepts that would go over the children's heads. Illustrations enhance
the text for better understanding. List price, 10.95, now only 8.95-S Out of print.
Wanna Bet? Science Challenges to Fool You, by
Vicki Cobb. this author has written some of our best-selling science books for children,
but this is the hardcover edition of one of them, bought before I know the books came in
paper. This book is for junior-age children to read themselves. Black and white
illustrations are humorous, and the experiments are fun. Excellent condition. Was13.00.
Now only 8.95-S
What Kinda Cactus Izzat? A
"Who's Who" of Strange Plants in the Southwestern American Desert
by Reg Manning. Reganson Cartoon Books, 1992. A humorous
look at the various plants that grow in America's desert regions. Once you
read about them here, you won't forget them. Now out of print. Light wear to
cover. BTH-3698. Was $4.95. $3.50
What Makes a Car Go? An Usborne Starting Point
Science Book for primary children. Hardcover, library binding. Was 11.96. Now only 7.95-S
What Makes You Ill?An Usborne Starting Point
Science Book for primary children. Hardcover, library binding. Was 11.96. Now only 7.95-S
Where Puddles Go: Investigating Science with Kids, by
Michael Strauss. This is a unique chemistry book that can be used as a text for children
ages 5-12, along with their parents or teachers. Experiments cover topics such as
evaporating, condensing, crystallizing, mixing, separating, melting and freezing, boiling,
and reacting. Children not reading at forth grade level will definely need help from an
adult. Illustrations are black and white. Book has extensive glossary and an index. 212
pages, 8" x 10" Was 16.95. Now only 12.75-S
Young Engineer Book of Supercars and How
They Work, an Usborne book. Revised and Updated edition, 1984. For children
10 and up. Was 5.95. Now only 3.95-B
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