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Science. Just the word strikes fear into the hearts of narrative junkies. But this book might change your mind. Through engaging and inviting stories, this book takes readers from the ancient Greeks to the computers of today, featuring many unsung heroes of the sciences. The warm illustrations make it a nice option for a family read with older kids. (And it totally counts for Britton...)search Novelist® Plus
(Music CD) Anyone who's ever seen a movie ever has probably heard the music of John Williams. From E.T. to Star Wars to Indiana Jones, Williams has composed some of the most iconic music in the film biz. This collection of four CDs is chock full of them. And one of our Reference Librarians says this is great driving music. Dare you not to hum along.
(Playaway) As you eagerly wait for news of the seventh episode of Star Wars (with glee or dread - we ain't judgin'), catch up with the your friends in the Alliance with this radio drama starring Anthony Daniels, Mark Hamill, John Lithgow, Billy Dee Williams, Edward Asner. Bonus: all three dramas are on one Playaway - no CDs to lose!
In remote pockets of the Third World, a deadly virus is quietly sweeping through impoverished farming villages and shanty towns with frightening speed and potency. Meanwhile, in Washington, a three-word message left in a safe-deposit box may be the key to stopping the crisis-if, that is, Charles Mallory, a private intelligence contractor and former CIA operative, can decipher the puzzle before time runs out. Part Michael Crichton, part Vince Flynn, this book will have you up all night. And washing your hands.search Novelist® Plus
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