• Chasing the Sun

    By Linda Geddes

    Read by Linda Geddes

    How the Science of Sunlight Shapes Our Bodies and Minds

    A look at how humanity’s relationship with the sun continues to shape our bodies, attitudes, and soc

    Available December 17, 2019
    English, Unabridged

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  • Skin Deep

    By Gavin Evans

    Read by Pete Cross

    Journeys in the Divisive Science of Race

    Everything you need to know about race (but were afraid to ask).

    Released August 27, 2019
    English, Unabridged

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  • The Electric War

    By Mike Winchell

    Read by Greg Tremblay

    Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Light the World

    A riveting nonfiction account of the scientific competition to light the world with electricity

    Released January 22, 2019
    English, Unabridged

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  • Island

    By Jason Chin

    Read by Lesa Lockford

    A Story of the Galápagos

    This extraordinary biography of the Galápagos Islands is a story six million years in the making.

    Released December 11, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Gravity

    By Jason Chin

    Read by Pete Cross

    A brilliant and accessible way to educate children about gravity

    Released December 4, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Coral Reefs

    By Jason Chin

    Read by Elizabeth Cottle

    A Journey Through an Aquatic World Full of Wonder

    An ordinary visit to the library turns into an extraordinary adventure beneath the seas!

    "Appealing introduction to a complex world." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

    Released November 20, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Redwoods

    By Jason Chin

    Read by Qarie Marshall

    An ordinary train ride becomes an extraordinary trip to an ancient forest.

    “…the ancient redwood forests is brought to life in these engaging new adaptations” - Booklist

    Released October 19, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • A God That Could Be Real

    By Nancy Ellen Abrams

    Read by Tara Sands

    Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our Planet

    An insightful blend of science, religion, and philosophy for those fed up with traditional religion

    Released September 25, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • Heart

    By Sandeep Jauhar

    Read by Patrick Lawlor

    A History

    A beautifully written social, cultural, and medical history of the human heart

    [Starred Review] “Covering enough physiology to make scientific details easily understood, Jauhar emphasizes how brave, desperate, and sometimes foolhardy experiments led to important developments, such as the heart-lung machine . . . Jauhar is thoughtful, self-reflective, and profoundly respectful of doctors and patients alike; readers will respond by opening their own hearts a little bit, to both grief and wonder." - Publisher's Weekly

    Released September 18, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • Exoplanets

    By Donald Goldsmith

    Read by Peter Noble

    Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life

    The science of exoplanets and the hunt for extraterrestrial life-told in a way that all can enjoy!

    Released September 10, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • Grand Canyon

    By Jason Chin

    Read by Qarie Marshall

    "An outstanding introduction to one of the world's greatest outdoor wonders"-School Library Journal

    "This representation captures the essence of field geology: artifacts of the earth are indeed conduits to the past, brought to life through scientific imagination..." - Horn Book, Starred Review

    Released August 28, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Count Girls In

    By Karen Panetta, PhD and Katianne Williams

    Read by Nan McNamara

    Empowering Girls to Combine Any Interests with STEM to Open Up a World of Opportunity

    There is a place for all girls-not just the science-fair winners-in STEM classes and careers.

    "energy and enthusiastic treatment of the characters displays their fighting spirits and highlights the group's camaraderie..." - Booklist

    Released August 1, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • All Around Us

    By Xelena González

    Read by Xelena González

    Circles are all around us. We just have to look for them.

    "The author's direct approach and light touch soften the otherwise weighty subject matter...Life-affirming in its quiet splendor." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released July 24, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Fallout

    By Fred Pearce

    Read by Simon Vance

    Disasters, Lies, and The Legacy of the Nuclear Age

    A shocking investigation of our complicated seven-decade long relationship with nuclear technology

    Released May 22, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • Calm Clarity

    By Due Quach

    Read by Emily Woo Zeller

    How to Use Science to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Wisdom, Fulfillment, and Joy

    Use the power of mindfulness and the latest science to master your thoughts and be your best self.

    Released May 15, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • What the Future Looks Like

    By Jim Al-Khalili, OBE

    Read by Pete Cross

    Scientists Predict the Next Great Discoveries and Reveal How Today's Breakthroughs Are Already Shaping Our World

    Science fact, not science fiction, on the cutting-edge developments that are changing the future

    Released April 17, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • The Longevity Code

    By Kris Verburgh, MD

    Read by Pete Cross

    Secrets to Living Well for Longer from the Front Lines of Science

    A leading proponent of a new approach to slowing aging details the science of longevity

    "It’s inspiring evidence that lifestyle changes plus the latest medical advances (stem cells, designer vaccines, genetic tinkering) will allow us to enjoy life well past 100." - Audiofile

    Released January 30, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • Cielo de octubre (Rocket Boys)

    By Homer Hickam

    Read by Alberto Santillán

    The endearing coming-to-age memoir that inspired the film October Sky

    "A great read...One closes the book with an immense feeling of satisfaction." - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Released December 5, 2017
    Spanish, Unabridged

  • The Secret Life of the Mind

    By Mariano Sigman, PhD

    Read by John Chancer

    How Your Brain Thinks, Feels, and Decides

    A provocative, enthralling journey into the depths of the human mind

    "Sigman is one of the many professors to become popularizers of their own fields... His book is peppered with brief stories and artistic allusions, and it moves quickly from idea to idea, study to study." - New York Times Book Review

    Released November 7, 2017
    English, Unabridged

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  • Inferior

    By Angela Saini

    Read by Hannah Melbourn

    How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story

    What science has gotten so wrong about women and the fight to rewrite what we thought we knew.

    "A brilliant approach to a long overlooked topic, Inferior is impossible to ignore and invaluable." - Booklist

    Released October 24, 2017
    English, Unabridged

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  • How to Read Nature

    By Tristan Gooley

    Read by Qarie Marshall

    An Expert's Guide to Discovering the Outdoors You've Never Noticed

    Awaken Your Senses with Fifteen Exercises

    “A superior book [with] 15 get-the-heck-outside exercises intended to spur readers down the path of observation. . . . A wondrous, veritable how-to guide for ‘waking up.’ ” - Library Journal

    Released October 3, 2017
    English, Unabridged

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  • Hunt for the Skinwalker

    By Colm A. Kelleher, Ph.D and George Knapp

    Read by David Bendena

    Science Confronts the Unexplained at a Remote Ranch in Utah

    The chillingly true story of the science behind previously unexplained phenomena.

    "An interesting and sometimes frightening narrative of events..." - Booklist

    Released October 3, 2017
    English, Unabridged

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  • The Jazz of Physics

    By Stephon Alexander

    Read by Don Hagen

    The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

    A fascinating examination of the interconnected mysteries of our music and universe.

    "Using his own life as the baseline, Alexander...sweetly riffs on deep connections between music and cosmology...Alexander's account of his own rise from humble beginnings to produce contributions to both cosmology and jazz is as interesting as the marvelous connections he posits between jazz and physics." - Publishers Weekly

    Released July 25, 2017
    English, Unabridged

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  • Ada Twist, Scientist

    By Andrea Beaty

    Read by Bahni Turpin

    Ada is on a mission to use science to understand her world!

    "Young Ada Twist and her nonstop intellect might just encourage readers to blaze trails of their own." - Booklist Online

    Released May 16, 2017
    English, Unabridged