Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Living Science Book Sale...

Updated 9-24-2016 Updated 11-23-2016

Spring is definitely in full swing here on Drywood Creek and nature study is at its peek!  In preparation, RileyAnn and I cleaned off our science shelves and decided to offer you some fabulous books.

We are a smoke and pet free home.  Some books are ex-library, while others are from private collections.  There are several out of print books as well.   I accept PayPal and ship media mail anywhere in the U.S.  Please use the contact form on the right side bar for questions, clarifications, or book list quotes.

Thanks for your consideration,


The Brown Paper School Series $4 each
-       This Book is about Time by Marilyn Burns
-       Blood and Guts by Linda Allison SL 5/F

The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System by Joanna Cole SL $2

White Snow Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt $3

Rain Drop Splash by Alvin Tresselt $3

Dolphin Adventure, A True Story by Wayne Grover SL $3 each

Shark Lady, True Adventures of Eugenie Clark by Ann McGovern SCM $3 each

Unlocking the Mysteries of Creation by Dennis Petersen (hardcover) $4

Science Around the Year by Janice VanCleave $5

202 Oozing, Bubbling, Dripping, & Bouncing Experiments by Janice VanCleave $4

Rocks & Minerals by Janice VanCleave $3

Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses by Janice VanCleave $3

See For Yourself More Than 100 Experiments for Science Fairs & Projects by Vicki Cobb $4

A+ Projects in Biology by Janice VanCleave $4

Science in the Creation Week by Unfred – grades 2-5 $5

Exploring Nature with Your Child by Dorothy Edwards Shutttlesworth (hardcover) $6

The Tarantula in My Purse and 172 Other Wild Pets by Jean Craighead George WP $3 each

I Wonder Why series $10 set
-       Why Fish Don’t Drown and other neat facts about underwater animals
-       If Dragons are Real and other neat facts about reptiles & amphibians
-       Why Skunks Are So Smelly and other neat facts about mammals
-       Where Butterflies Go In Winter and other neat facts about insects
-       Why Kangaroos Have Pouches and other questions about baby animals

Field Trips by Jim Arnosky (hardcover) $5

Fun with Nature Take-Along Guide (hardcover) $4

Glow-in-the-Dark Fish and 59 More Ways to See God through His Creation by B.J. Reinhard (hardcover) $4

Our Place in Space and 59 More Ways to See God through His Creation by B.J. Reinhard (hardcover) $4

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by Edith Holder (hardcover w/jacket) $8

Kids Can Do It Electric Gadgets and Gizmos Battery-powered buildable gadgets that go! By Alan Bartholomew $3

Kids Can Do It Electric Mischief Battery-powered gadgets kids can build By Alan Bartholomew $3

Teacher Created Materials Thematic Unit Inventions (Intermediate) $3

The Nature Company Discoveries Library – Flight by Donald Lopez (hardcover) $3

Usborne Science with Magnets $4

Turtles by Bertie Ann Stewart and Gordon E. Burks (hardcover) $3

Simple Chemistry Experiments with Everyday Materials by Louis V. Loeschnig $3

Hands-On Physical  Science Activities for Grades K-8 $4 

Making Things Float and Sink with Easy-to-make Scientific Projects $2

Science Topic/Unit Sets

Insects & Spiders $15 set

The DK Picturepedia Insects and Spiders
Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Guide to Insects and Spiders by Jinny Johnson
Incredible Insects! (and spiders too!) by Annalisa Suid
Teacher Created Material Thematic Unit on Creepy Crawlers
Dover Coloring Book – Insects by Jan Sovak
Monarch Butterfly by Gail Gibbons
Usborne First Nature Butterflies and Moths
Little Giants by Seymour Simon
Monarch Butterflies by Alice L. Hopf
Spiders by Gail Gibbons
Life Story – Spider by Michael Chinery
The Audubon Society Field Gide to North American Insects & Spiders
Lady Bugs by Mia Posada
Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
Misc. activities to accompany study

Animal/Mammals/Habitats $15 set

Dover Coloring Book – Ponies of the World by John Green
The Magic School Bus Adventures in the Food Chain Coloring and Activity Book
Animals of the Bible by Dorothy P. Lathrop
The Racers: Speed in the Animal World by Hilda Simon
DK Eyewitness Amazing Wolves Dogs & Foxes
Nature’s Children – Hippopotamus by Sally Banks
Wallabies and Their Babies by Marianne Johnston
Who Lives Here? By Dot and Sy Barlowe
Animals Keeping Safe by Jane Burton
Animals in Their Homes by Anita Ganeri
A First Look at Animals with Horns by Millicent E. Selsam and Joyce Hunt
What is a Mammal? By Jenifer Day
An Animal Information Book – 14 book set
-       Lions & Tigers
-       Puppies & Dogs
-       Kittens & Cats
-       Zoo Animals
-       Horses & Ponies
-       Farm Animals
-       Baby Animals
-       Bears
-       Birds
-       Wild Animals
-       Monkeys & Apes
-       Sea Animals
-       Reptiles & Amphibians
-       Big & Little Animal
Misc. activities to accompany study

Birds $15 set

Birds in the Sky by Lucy and John Hawkinson
The Peregrine Falcon by Alvin, Virginia, and Robert Silverstein
The Eagle and the River by Charles Craighead
Owls and Their Homes by Deborah Chase Gibson
Bird Watching by Aubrey Burns
Ducks Don’t Get Wet by Augusta Goldin
How Ducklings Grow by Diane Molleson
Animal Architects: How Birds Build Their Amazing Homes by W. Wright Robinson
Bird Watching Housing and Feeding by Walter E. Schutz
Misc. activities to accompany study

Plants & Trees $ 15 set

Growth and Change in Plants – The Solski Group
Plants by Linda Schwartz
Plants – From Your Friends at Mailbox
Teacher Created Material Thematic Unit Our Environment
The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
Starting With Nature: Trees by Pamela Hickman
Seeing Science through Art Sky Tree by Thomas Locker
Corn Belt Harvest by Raymond Bial
Sugar by Sheryl Peterson
Growing Apples and Pumpkins by Amy and Richard Hutchins
Trees of the Eastern and Central United States and Canada by William M. Harlow (field guide)
Misc. activities to accompany study

Earth Science & Biomes $10 set

Our Earth, a skill-builder activity book
Science in Special Places by Lucia Kemp Henry
Teacher Created Material Thematic Unit Rocks & Soil
A Walk in the Deciduous Forest by Rebecca L. Johnson
Rivers by E. Joseph Dreany
Planet Earth Animals of Africa by Lisa L. Ryan-Herndon
The Taiga Biome by Carol Talley
Misc. activities to accompany study

Oceans $10 set

Outstanding Oceans! By Annalisa Suid
Habitats Oceans and Ponds by Jo Ellen Moore & Joy Evans
Sea Turtles by Frank Staub
Giant Tubeworms by Valerie J. Weber
Whale Sharks by Sarah Palmer
Blue Whales by Sarah Palmer
Whales the Gentle Giants by Joyce Milton
Sharks by Brenda Z. Guiberson
Misc. activities to accompany study

Human Body & Nutrition $15 set

Food, Fact, Fund & Fiction by The Solski Group
The Human Body by The Solski Group
Your Body by Linda Schwartz
Science Pocket – Human Senses & Body Parts by Dinah Zike
Drugs & Your Body – Creative Teaching Press
The Air I Breathe by Bobbie Kalman & Janine Schaub
Looking Into My Body by Nigel Nelson
Your Lungs by Anne Ylvisaker
Your Stomach by Anne Ylvisaker
A Book About Your Skeleton by Ruth Belov Gross
Misc. activities to accompany study

Physics, Magnets, & Electricity $10 set

Delta Science – Properties of Matter
My First Batteries & Magnets Book by Jack Challoner
A True Book – Experiments with Magnets by Salvatore Tocci
Science Secrets: Magnets by Jason Cooper
Electricity Unit Study Adventures by Amanda Bennett
All About Electricity by Melvin Berger
Misc. activities to accompany study

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