Friday, August 2, 2013

Club Read #61 - Fascinating Non-Fiction!

Deadly Ants by Seymour Simon

Most ants don't look dangerous but certain species can be lethal. Discover fascinating facts about killer ants: where they can be found, how they organize their colonies, and the methods of controlling their damage.












 Ghosts by Seymour Simon

Whether or not you believe in ghosts, you'll be spellbound by these nine supposedly true tales from the spirit world. Captivating creatures include the Horror of Berkeley Square, a demon that literally scares people to death, and White House specters of former presidents and first ladies. Suitable for readers of all ages.


 Astronomy Understanding the Universe

Fathoming the boundlessness of space and the universe, we are immediately filled with curiosity about our own origins and wonder about the objects, life forms, and matter that populate the cosmos. Through the observations and work of astronomers over time, we have slowly been able to reduce the number of unknowns and develop explanations or theories for some of the celestial objects and phenomena we see. This space-traveling survey recounts some of the major discovery milestones in the field of astronomy and examines the tools and techniques currently used by astronomers to study the universe.

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