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A collection of books, journals, films and videos from the California Academy of Sciences . The California Academy of Sciences is a leading scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. It is home to an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and research and education programs, which engage people of all ages and backgrounds on two of the most important topics of our time: life and its sustainability. Founded in 1853, the Academy's mission is to explore, explain, and sustai...



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by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004
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1 volume (unpaged) : 27 cm
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Color -- Juvenile fiction, Animals -- Juvenile fiction, Color -- Fiction,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-256) and index
Topic: Human-plant relationships
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Includes index
Topic: Dinosaurs
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v. : 32 cm
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Topics: Birds -- Classification, Birds -- Geographical distribution
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by Cooper, Geoffrey M
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 648-650) and index
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Topics: Cellular biology, Molecular biology, Microchemistry, Science, Science/Mathematics, General, Life...
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by Macaulay, David
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favorite 14
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Includes index
Topics: Technology, Technology, Technology, Technology, Technology, Tecnologia
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Topic: Water
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by Odum, Eugene Pleasants, 1913-
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xiv, 574 p. : 27 cm
Topic: Ecology
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by Ruppert, Edward E
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favorite 11
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xii, 1056, 16, 30 pages : 26 cm
Topics: Invertebrata, textbooks, Zoology (General), Invertebrates, Invertébrés, Ongewervelde dieren,...
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by Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018, author
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favorite 25
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x, 198 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Relativité (physique), Sciences de l'espace, Trous noirs (astronomie), Einführung, Cosmologia,...
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by Van Allsburg, Chris
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When two bad ants desert from their colony, they experience a dangerous adventure that convinces them to return to their former safety
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ants, Ants
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by Mound, L. A. (Laurence Alfred)
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favorite 2
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Translation of: Insect
Topics: Insects, Insects, Insects, Spanish language materials, Insectos, Insects
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by Rice, Prudence M
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Bibliography: p. 487-542
Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Pottery, Ceramics
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231 pages : 21 cm
Topics: Indians of North America -- Folklore -- Comic books, strips, etc, Tricksters -- North America --...
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"A Wake Forest studium book"--Title page verso
Topics: Mammals, Säugetiere, Verhalten, Führer, Tiere, Mammals Behaviour, Africa, Tiere, Verhalten,...
Source: removedNEL
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favorite 14
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1 volume (various pagings) ; 24 cm
Topics: Publishing, Writing, USA, Authorship -- Style manuals, Printing -- Style manuals, Edition, Manuels...
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by Klein, Cornelis, 1937-; Hurlbut, Cornelius S. (Cornelius Searle), 1906-2005; Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895. Manual of mineralogy
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Hurlbut's name appears first on the previous (19th) ed
Topic: Mineralogy
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by Michael J. Behe
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Topics: Molecular evolution., Evolution (Biology)
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by Richardson, Justin, 1963- author
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1 volume (unpaged) : 23 x 29 cm
Topics: Penguins, JUVENILE NONFICTION -- LGBT, Homosexuality -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Animal...
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by Seuss, Dr
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The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Children's stories
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by Albrecht Fölsing
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Topics: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955, Physicists -- Biography
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favorite 5
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Bibliography: p. [223]-239
Topic: Animals
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by Eric Carle
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Topics: Toy and movable books -- Specimens, Chameleons -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Fiction, Toy and...
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by David Arora
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Topics: Mushrooms -- California -- Identification, Mushrooms -- Pacific States -- Identification
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xvii, 298 p. ; 27 cm
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Topic: Animals -- Encyclopedias
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 601-605) and index
Topics: Project Apollo (U.S.), Space flight to the moon
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 671-732) and indexes
Topics: Homosexuality in animals, Homoseksualiteit, Dieren, Animaux, Homosexualité
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by McKibben, Bill; Gore, Albert, 1948-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: American Prose, Ecology, Nature, Nature/Ecology, Essays, Reference, Nature / Essays, Ecocriticism,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-400) and index
Topics: United States. Forest Service, Forest reserves, Forest policy, Forstpolitik, Forstverwaltung,...
Source: removedNEL
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by University of Chicago Press
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favorite 14
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Topics: Printing -- Style manuals, Authorship -- Style manuals
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by Chevat, Richie; Pollan, Michael. Omnivore's dilemma
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Henkes, Kevin
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favorite 7
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1 v. (unpaged) : 30 cm
Topics: Birds -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction, Birds -- Fiction, Girls -- Fiction, Color -- Fiction,...
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by Mileaf, Harry
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Includes index
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Topic: Electricity
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by Cleveland, William S., 1943-
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360 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Mathematical statistics -- Graphic methods, Graphic methods
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by Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984
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xii, 247 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Animal 2017 Bildband, Animals -- Classification, Animaux -- Classification, Animals, Systematik,...
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-239) and index
Topics: Biography: general, History of science, Women's studies, General, Women In Science, Science,...
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"A Potomac Associates book."
Topics: Economic history, Economic development, Social history
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by Wilson, Edward O. aut
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Topic: biologija filozofija varstvo okolja zascita narave zivljenje ekologija sociobiologija
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by Richard Hinckley Allen
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by Demi
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Topics: Folklore, Mathematics
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by David Allen Sibley
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Topics: North America, Nature, Bird Watching, Nature/Ecology, Birds & Birdwatching - Guides, Nature /...
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Imagines a village in which there are too many people consuming shared resources and discusses the challenge of handling our world's environment safely
Topics: Environmentalism, Environmental protection, Environmental protection
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"A Mariner book."
Topics: Evolution (Biology), Evolution (Biology)
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by Zollman, Pam
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24 pages : 21 cm
Topics: Frogs -- Development -- Juvenile literature, Tadpoles -- Juvenile literature, Frogs -- Development,...
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by Gould, Stephen Jay
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Bibliography: p. 441-477
Topics: Phylogeny, Ontogeny
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by Lomolino, Mark V., 1953-
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xiii, 845 pages : 29 cm
Topics: Geografia, Conservation of natural resources, Biogeography, Ecosystem, Ecology, Biogéographie,...
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by Polisar, Barry Louis
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1 v. (unpaged) : 24 x 26 cm
Topics: Insects -- Juvenile poetry, Children's poetry, American, Insects -- Poetry, American poetry
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by Masters, William H; Johnson, Virginia E; New York Academy of Medicine, donor. DNLM
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The sexual response cycle -- The research population -- Female extragenital response -- Female external genitalia -- The clitoris -- The vagina -- The artificial vagina -- The uterus -- The female orgasm -- Pregnancy and sexual response -- Male extragenital reactions -- The penis -- The scrotum and the testes -- The male orgasm (ejaculation) -- The aging female -- The aging male -- Similiarities in physiologic response -- Myotonia in sexual response -- Study-subject sexuality
Topics: Sex (Biology), Sex (Psychology), Sexual Behavior, Sex customs, Sexualité (Biologie), Sexualité...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Human beings
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Originally published: Scribner, 2001
Topics: Biography: general, TRAVEL & HOLIDAY, Wild animals, Biography / Autobiography, Apes &...
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by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs; Azarian, Mary, ill
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A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations
Topics: Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931, Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931, Snowflakes,...
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by Berger, Cynthia; Hansen, Amelia
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 118-124)
Topic: Dragonflies
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by Carle, Eric
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After Mrs. Seahorse lays her eggs on Mr. Seahorse's belly, he drifts through the water, greeting other fish fathers who are taking care of their eggs
Topics: Father and child, Sea horses, Fishes, Father and child, Sea horses, Fishes
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First published as a Norton paperback 1979; reissued 2007
Topics: Evolution, Natural selection
Source: removedNEL
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1 book (unpaged : in container 31 x 31 x 10 cm
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Children's audiobooks
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ix, 470 pages, 32 pages of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Evolution (Biology), Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy, Human evolution, Life -- Origin, Biological...
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by Raynes, John, 1929-
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192 pages : 30 cm
Topics: Anatomy, Artistic, Anatomy, Artistic
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by Dickinson, Terence; Dyer, Alan, 1953-
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Includes index
Topic: Astronomy
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by Graham, Linda E., 1946-; Wilcox, Lee Warren
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Includes bibliographical references (p. L-1--L-28) and index
Topics: Algae, Algology
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xix, 204 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Marine sciences -- Juvenile literature, Marine sciences -- Research -- Juvenile literature, Marine...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-321) and index
Topics: Grant, Peter R., 1936-, Grant, B. Rosemary, Finches, Finches
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by Seidelmann, P. Kenneth; United States Naval Observatory. Nautical Almanac Office; Great Britain. Nautical Almanac Office
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Originally published: 1992
Topic: Nautical almanacs
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by Thernstrom, Stephan
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Includes bibliographies
Topics: Minorities, Ethnicity
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by Paul Stamets
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Topics: Mycelium., Mushroom culture., Fungi -- Ecology.
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by Sunquist, Melvin E; Sunquist, Fiona
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 430-434)
Topic: Felidae
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by Heller, Ruth, 1924-
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A pictorial introduction to the animals that lay eggs, including chickens as well as other birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, and even a few mammals
Topics: Reproduction, Eggs, Reproduction, Eggs
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64 p. : 24 x 29 cm
Topics: Hurtado, A. Magdalena -- Juvenile literature, Hurtado, A. Magdalena, Guayaki Indians -- Juvenile...
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by Forshaw, Joseph Michael
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xii, 172 p., [242] p. of plates : 32 cm
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Parrots -- Identification
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by Lewis, Philippa; Darley, Gillian
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Bibliography: p. [17]-[18]
Topics: Decoration and ornament -- Dictionaries, Decoration and ornament
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by Joint Committee on the New Translation of the Bible
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Includes the 2nd ed. of the New English Bible New Testament
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Topic: Bible
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"A New York Academy of Sciences book."
Topics: Dinosaurs, Predatory animals
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Bibliography: p. 222-260
Topics: Indians -- Diseases, Indians -- Agriculture, Medical geography -- History, Biogeography, Indians,...
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by Brizendine, Louann, 1952-
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xxi, 271 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Brain -- Physiology, Men -- Physiology, Brain -- Psychology, Brain -- Sex differences,...
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by Ryan, John C; Durning, Alan Thein
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"January 1997."
Topics: Consumer goods, Green products, Alltagskultur
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by Tompkins, Peter
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Includes index
Topics: Indians of Mexico, Indians of Mexico, Occultism