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Science Living Books for Sale

Through these science living books for sale, children can find “something of the beauty and the power of the world in which they live”. “We are all meant to be naturalists, each in his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.” – Charlotte Mason

Updated: July 18, 2017  1:00 pm MT

Science Series

All About Books:

expeditions

 

All About Famous Scientific Expeditions, Raymond Holden, 1955, HB, G+, $5

 

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  All About Sailing the Seven Seas, Ruth Brindze, 1962, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

 

All About Satellites and Space Ships, David Dietz, 1958, 1962, HB, VG, $5

 

 

 

Biographies:

always inventing

 

Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell, Tom L. Matthews, 1999, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

archimedes

 

Archimedes and the Door of Science, Jeanne Bendick, 1962, 2001, PB, Excellent, $8

 

 

 

microbe

 

Microbe Hunters: The Classic Book on the Major Discoveries of the Microscopic World, Paul de Kruif, 1926, 1996, PB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

A Picture Book of Thomas Alva Edison, David A. Adler, 1996, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark, Ann McGovern, 1978, PB, G, corner wear, $3

 

 

starry

 

Starry Messenger: A book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, Peter Sis, 1996, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: Starry Messenger: A book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, Peter Sis, 1996, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Thomas A. Edison: Young Inventor, Sue Guthridge, Childhood of Famous Americans, 1947, 1986, xlib laminate covered PB, G+, $4

 

 

 

Tom Edison Finds Out, Sadyebeth and Anson Lowitz, 1940, 1969, xlib Library Binding, G+, really good copy just has some sticker residue and a little cover wear on corners, $9

Books for Young Explorers:

 

Animals and Their Hiding Places, Jane R, McCauley, 1986, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

 

2nd copy: Animals and Their Hiding Places, Jane R, McCauley, 1986, HB, VG, $4

 

 

Field Guides:

fishes

 

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes, Whales & Dolphins, Herbert T. Boschung, Jr. 1983, xlib mylar covered Vinyl Bound, VG, $6

 

 

 

birdsnorth

 

Birds of North America, Kenn Kaufman, 2000, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

gamebirds

 

Gamebirds: A guide to North American species and their habits, A Golden Nature Guide, Herbert S. Zim, 1961, PB, VG, $3

 

 

lions

 

Lions, Ferrets & Bears: A Guide to the Mammals of Colorado, David M. Armstrong, 1993, xlib PB, G+, hard board & plastic covered, $3

 

 

First Book Series:

prehistoric

 

The First Book of Prehistoric Animals, Alice Dickinson, 1954, HB, G, $4

 

 

Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out:

 

Bugs are Insects, Anne Rockwell, 2001, PB, G+, $3

 

 

corn

 

Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians, Aliki, 1976, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

2nd copy: Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians, Aliki, 1976, xlib Library Rebound, G-, pages wavy at top from moisture, $2

 

digging

 

Digging Up Dinosaurs, Aliki, 1981, 1988, PB, VG, $2

 

 

rain2

 

Down Comes the Rain, Franklyn M. Branley, 1963, 1997, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

earthquake

 

Earthquakes, Franklyn M. Branley, 1990, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

floating in space

 

Floating in Space, Franklyn M. Branley, 1998, xlib HB, G, (smells like lotion), mylar covered DJ, $3

 

from caterpillar to butterfly

 

From Caterpillar to Butterfly, Deborah Heiligman, 1996, xlib HB, G-, tears at bottom of pages, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

from tadpole to frog

 

From Tadpole to Frog, Wendy Pfeffer, 1994, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

Germs Make me Sick!, Melvin Berger, 1985, 1995, xlib HB, G-, page tears at bottom near spine, $5

 

mountains

 

How Mountains are Made, Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, 1995, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

lets go rock collecting

 

Let’s Go Rock Collecting, Roma Gans, 1984, 1997, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

penguin

 

Penguin Chick, Betty Tatham, 2002, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

planets in our solar system

 

The Planets in our Solar System, Franklyn M. Branley, 1981, PB, G+, $2

 

 

 

The Planets in our Solar System, Franklyn M. Branley, 1981, 1987, PB, G+, $2

 

 

manatees

 

A Safe Home for Manatees, Priscilla Belz Jenkins, 1997, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

skeleton

 

Skeleton Inside You, Philip Balestrino, 1971, HB, G, $4

 

 

sky is full of stars

 

The Sky is Full of Stars, Franklyn M. Branley, 1983, PB, G+, $2

 

 

volcanoes

 

Volcanoes, Franklyn M. Branley, 2008, xlib HB, G-, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

garbage

 

Where Does the Garbage Go?, Paul Showers, 1974, HB, G+, $4

 

 

whoeats

 

Who Eats What?: Food Chains and Food Webs, Patricia Lauber, 1995, PB, G, $2

 

frogs

 

Why Frogs Are Wet, Judy Hawes, 2000, xlib vinyl covered PB, G+, $2

 

 

Old Homestead Tales Series:

bluebirds

 

Volume 1, The Bluebirds and Their Neighbors, Neil Wayne Northey, 1930, 1981, PB, G, $6

 

 

neighbors

 

Volume 1, The Bluebirds and Their Neighbors, Neil Wayne Northey, 1998, PB, G+, cover crease, $6

 

 

mallards

 

Volume 2, The Mallards and Their Neighbors, Neil Wayne Northey, 1998, PB, VG, $7

 

 

paddletail

 

Volume 3, Paddletail the Beaver and His Neighbors, Neil Wayne Northey, 1998, PB, VG, $7

 

 

wild

 

Volume 4, Wild Creatures in Winter, Neil Wayne Northey, 1998, PB, VG, $7

 

 

 

Science for Every Kid:

constellations

 

Janice VanCleave’s Constellations for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun, Janic VanCleave, 1997, xlib HB, G, $4

 

 

 

human

 

Janice VanCleave’s the Human Body for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun, Janic VanCleave, 1995, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

Step-Up Books:

 

Animals do the Strangest Things, Leonora and Arthur Hornblow, 1964, xlib Library Binding, G, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: Animals do the Strangest Things, Leonora and Arthur Hornblow, 1964, HB, G, $5

 

 

 

The Story of Flight, Mary Lee Settle, 1967, HB, G, $5

 

 

Natural Science

 

Animals in Winter, Henrietta Bancroft, 1963, PB, G-, $2

 

 

bats

 

Bats, Gail Gibbons, 1999, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

Bear Mouse, Berniece Freschet, 1973, HB, VG, $4

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Birth of an Island, 1963, PB, G, $3

 

 

clocks and more clocks

 

Clocks and More Clocks, Pat Hutchins, 1995, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

The Cloud Book, Tomie dePaola, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, Edith Holden, 1977, HB, name on FFEP, VG, DJ, $7

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Crinkleroot’s 25 More Animals Every Child Should Know, Jim Arnosky, 1994, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing Butterflies & Moths, Jim Arnosky, 1996, xlib HB, G, one corner with slight water damage & bumped, $11

 

 

desert town

 

Desert Town, Bonnie & Arthur Geisert, 2001, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

Destination: Jupiter, Seymour Simon, 1999, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

Every Autumn Comes the Bear, Jim Arnosky, 1993, xlib HB, G, $5

 

 

 

 

Frogs, Gail Gibbons, 1997, PB, VG, $3

 

 

from seed to plant

 

From Seed to Plant, Gail Gibbons, 1991, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

Lightning, Seymour Simon, 1997, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

The Little Rabbit, Judy Dunn, 1980, PB, G, $2

 

 

audubon

 

The Living World of Audubon, Roland C. Clement, 1974, HB, VG, DJ, $5   (The best of Audubon with the best of today’s photography)

 

 

 

 

Magnify and Find Out Why, Julius Schwartz, 1972, PB, G, 1 corner of pages stained, $2

 

 

 

One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest, Jean Craighead George, 1990, xlib HB, laminate covered DJ, $4

 

 

pagoo

 

Pagoo, Holling Clancy Holling, 1957, 1985, G, PB, $6

 

 

 

 

Penquins!, Gail Gibbons, 1998, PB, VG, $4

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  The Snowflake: Winter’s Secret Beauty, Kenneth Libbrecht, 2003, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

Spiders, Gail Gibbons, 1994, PB, G, $2

 

 

 

The Travels of Monarch X, Ross E. Hutchins, 1996, HB, G-, 1 page loose and repaired with tape, cover corner wear, $5

 

 

where do they go

 

(SALE PENDING)  Where do they Go?: Insects in Winter, Millicent E. Selsam, 1981, PB, G-, $2

 

 

wild animals of north america

 

Wild Animals of North America, National Geographic Society, 1960, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

Applied Science:

album

 

Album of Horses, Marguerite Henry, FIAR, 1951, 1993, PB, VG, $5

 

 

 

album of horses

 

Album of Horses, Marguerite Henry, FIAR, 1951, HB, G, cover wear & fraying, interior nice, front hinge a little loose, $6

 

 

 

The Art of the Catapult, William Gurstelle, xlib laminate PB, G-, $4

 

 

 

 

Bicycle Book, Gail Gibbons, 1995, 2001, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

Big City Port, Betsy Maestro and Ellen DelVecchio, 1983, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

2nd copy: Big City Port, Betsy Maestro and Ellen DelVecchio, 1983, PB, VG, $3

 

 

 

Book, Eyewitness Books, Karen Brookfield, 1993, HB, G, middle pages bent/crushed at top, $3

 

 

chickens

 

Chickens in your Backyard: A Beginner’s Guide, Rick & Gail Luttmann, 1976, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

Cooking the Israeli Way, Josephine Bacon, 2002, xlib HB, G, $5

 

 

 

Dogs, Gail Gibbons, 1996, 1997, PB, G, $3

 

 

 

Home Comforts: The Art & Science of Keeping House, Cheryl Mendelson, 1999, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

2nd copy: Home Comforts: The Art & Science of Keeping House, Cheryl Mendelson, 1999, HB, VG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

How a Book is Made, Aliki, 1986, 1990, PB, G

 

 

 

 

How to be your Dog’s Best Friend: A Training Manual for Dog Owners, The Monks of New Skete, 1978, HB, VG, DJ, $4

 

 

game

 

The Human Body Card Game, Professor Noggin, cards only – only needs dice, $1

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING) Nourishing Traditions, Sally Fallon, 2001, PB, G, a few wavy pages in back, $7

 

 

 

 

Once Upon a Farm, Bob Artley, 2001, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

Pioneering, Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Series, 1993, 2001, PB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

Puff…Flash…Bang!: A Book About Signals, Gail Gibbons, 1993, PB, Like New, $3

 

 

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock, Harvey Ussery, 2011, PB, VG, $17

 

 

 

apollo

 

The Story of Apollo 11: First Man on the Moon, R. Conrad Stein, Cornerstones of Freedom, 1985, HB, VG, $4

 

 

stallion

 

White Stallion of Lipizza, Marguerite Henry, 1964, 1970, HB, G+, $7

 

 

America’s Test Kitchen Cookbooks:

The companion PBS series videos can be found at libraries or online and could expand an excellent cooking course for high school or adults.

ATK3

 

The America’s Test Kitchen Cookbook, Editors of Cook’s Illustrated, 2001, HB, VVG, DJ small interior tear close to spine (see picture), $5

 

ATK2

 

America’s Test Kitchen Live!, Editors of Cook’s Illustrated, 2004, HB, VVG, DJ, $5

 

 

ATK4

 

Here in America’s Test Kitchen, Editors of Cook’s Illustrated, 2002, HB, VVG, DJ, $5

 

 

ATK1

 

Inside America’s Test Kitchen, Editors of Cook’s Illustrated, 2003, HB, VG, DJ, $5

 

 

Math:

anno

 

Anno’s Counting Book, Mitsumasa Anno, 1977, HB, G, DJ, $5

 

 

 

Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar, Masaichiro and Mitsumasa Anno, 1983, PB, VG, $

 

 

math

 

The Grapes of Math: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles, Greg Tang, xlib HB, cover & binding very good but pages stained, mylar covered DJ, $2

 

 

mittens

 

Missing Mittens, Stuart J. Murphy, Mathstart: Odd & Even Numbers, xlib HB, G-, binding loose, mylar covered DJ, $3

 

 

One Grain of Rice, Demi, 1997, PB, G-, pages taped at spine, $2

 

 


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