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Great Science Books Ms. G recommends!


Napoleon's Buttons 17 Molecules that Changed History  by Penny Le Couteur & Jay Burreson


The Alchemy of Air  by Thomas Hager


The Disappearing Spoon  by Sam Kean


Uncle Tungsten Memories of a Chemical Boyhood  by Oliver Sacks

Madame Curie by Eve Curie (copyright 1937)

Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Stiff by Mary Roach

The Periodic Table  by Primo Levi

Other People's Trades by Primo Levi

Periodic Tales a cultural history of the elements,from arsenic to zinc  by Hugh Aldersey-Williams

The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum

Real Food What to Eat and Why by Nina Planck

The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food  by Michael Pollan

The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Cooked by Michael Pollan

Einstein for Beginners by Joseph Schwartz & Michael McGuinness

The Friendly Guide to the Universe by Nancy Hathaway

Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Reefer Madness by Eric Schlosser

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin

A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.

The Death and Life of the Great American School System [How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch

The Courage to Teach Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life by Parker J. Palmer

Never work harder than your students & other principles of great teaching by Robyn R. Jackson

The Teaching Gap by James W. Stigler & James Hiebert