Score: 4.5
From 86 Ratings

Picture This


  • Author: Jacqueline Sheehan
  • Release Date : 2012-05-22
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 1539449 Bytes


Jacqueline Sheehan made serious waves with her much beloved runaway bestseller, Lost and Found. Now she treats readers to a sequel, Picture This—a story of rebirth and personal redemption that is as moving, funny, and heart-soaring as its predecessor.Peaks Island, Maine vibrates with its own special magic, a unique flow to life that knits together the small community that calls it home. The people, the animals, and even the houses have a charm and personality all their own. Just ask Rocky Pelligrino. Devastated by her husband Bob’s sudden death, she found hope thanks to a relentlessly loyal black Lab named Cooper. Warm friends and a new job—as the island’s Animal Control Warden—have helped Rocky chart a course toward a promising f...

Breakout at the Bug Lab


  • Author: Ruth Horowitz, Joan Holub & Andrew Bates
  • Release Date : 2002-11-11
  • Genre: Mysteries
  • File Size: 81350348 Bytes


Max, a Madagascar cockroach, is as big as a bite-sized candy bar and hisses like a snake when he is mad. Leo and his brother are fascinated. Out of all of the bugs in their mother's bug lab, Max is definitely the best. But now, Max is on the loose in the lab! To make matters worse, there's a party there today. Leo and his brother have to find Max before he makes people scream-or worse."A book in which everything is just right." (School Library Journal)...

Lab Girl
Score: 4
From 962 Ratings

Lab Girl


  • Author : Hope Jahren
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345809889


Lab Girl Book Description :

An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a long-time collaboration, in work and in life; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see and think about the natural world. Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she's studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Her first book might have been a revelatory treatise on plant life. Lab Girl is that, but it is also so much more. Because in it, Jahren also shares with us her inspiring life story, in prose that takes your breath away. Lab Girl is a book about work, about love, and about the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about the things she'...

Lab Girl
Score: 4
From 962 Ratings

Lab Girl


  • Author : Hope Jahren
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345809889


Lab Girl Book Description :

An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a long-time collaboration, in work and in life; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see and think about the natural world. Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she's studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Her first book might have been a revelatory treatise on plant life. Lab Girl is that, but it is also so much more. Because in it, Jahren also shares with us her inspiring life story, in prose that takes your breath away. Lab Girl is a book about work, about love, and about the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about the things she'...

Computer Vision

Computer Vision


  • Author : Ron Kimmel
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-03-14
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642193149


Computer Vision Book Description :

The four-volume set LNCS 6492-6495 constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 10th Asian Conference on Computer Vision, ACCV 2009, held in Queenstown, New Zealand in November 2010. All together the four volumes present 206 revised papers selected from a total of 739 Submissions. All current issues in computer vision are addressed ranging from algorithms that attempt to automatically understand the content of images, optical methods coupled with computational techniques that enhance and improve images, and capturing and analyzing the world's geometry while preparing the higher level image and shape understanding. Novel gemometry techniques, statistical learning methods, and modern algebraic procedures are dealt with as well....

Millicent Scowlworthy

Millicent Scowlworthy


  • Author : Rob Handel
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780573698781


Millicent Scowlworthy Book Description :

A girl found murdered in the cellar on Christmas morning. A massacre at the high school. The grownups of the community want to forget, but the children have begun to meet in the middle of the night to remember. Nine teenagers gather at an overgrown memorial and reenact the story....

The Story of More
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

The Story of More


  • Author : Hope Jahren
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735275126


The Story of More Book Description :

From the bestselling author of Lab Girl comes a slim, urgent missive on the defining issue of our time: here is Hope Jahren on climate change, our timeless pursuit of more, and how the same human ambition that got us here can also be our salvation. Hope Jahren is an award-winning geobiologist, a brilliant writer, and one of the seven billion people with whom we share this earth. The Story of More is her impassioned open letter to humanity as we stand at the crossroads of survival and extinction. Jahren celebrates the long history of our enterprising spirit--which has tamed wild crops, cured diseases, and sent us to the moon--but also shows how that spirit has created excesses that are quickly warming our planet to dangerous levels. In short, highly r...

Bad Blood
Score: 4
From 51 Ratings

Bad Blood


  • Author : John Carreyrou
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2018-05-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524731663


Bad Blood Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: NPR, The New York Times Book Review, Time, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post • The McKinsey Business Book of the Year The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes—now the subject of the HBO documentary The Inventor—by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end. “The story is even crazier than I expected, and I found myself unable to put it down once I started. This book has everything: elaborate scams, corporate intrigue, magazine cover stories, ruined family relationships, and the demise of a company once valued at ...

Dr Franklin s Island
Score: 3
From 11 Ratings

Dr Franklin s Island


  • Author : Ann Halam
  • Publisher : Orion Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2010-12-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444002492


Dr Franklin s Island Book Description :

What's it like to see your friend transformed into a raven before your very eyes, and to know it's your turn next? How does it feel to morph into a manta ray or slide into the body of a snake? This is what happens to Miranda, Semi and Arnie, three friends who are the sole survivors of a plane crash. They find themselves on a tropical island of azure waters and white sands. But beyond the palm-fringed beaches lies the hospital run by the sinister Dr Franklin, and the three teenagers are about to become his next patients. Perfect candidates for his experiments in genetic engineering. . . A horrifying, fascinating story that is Ann Halam's most unusual and challenging novel so far....

The Lab
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

The Lab


  • Author : Jack Heath
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545281621


The Lab Book Description :

The beginning of a fantastic new action / adventure series from a twenty-year-old author who knows how to thrill - now in paperback! Meet a 16-year-old superhuman: Agent Six of Hearts. He's the strongest, most effective agent in the Deck, a team of special agents fighting to uphold justice in a completely corrupt world. Six would be invincible if not for a deadly secret. He is the product of an illegal experiment by the Lab - a ruthless division of the corporation that controls his world. When the Deck begins to investigate the Lab, Six walks a tightrope between his two worlds, trying to keep his origin a secret....