It is Sunday once again. Time for us to share the books that have found their way into our hands either through whispered secrets from book pages or tantalizing book covers, or they simply hunted us down until we had no choice but to give in. Most of the titles I have here are from the library shelves and are in keeping with our current reading theme on Black Holes and Parallel Universes.
Library Finds: Nonfiction – Science Related
Extreme Scientists: Exploring Nature’s Mysteries from Perilous Places by Donna M. Jackson, Hidden Worlds: Looking through a Scientist’s Microscope by Stephen Kramer and photographs by Dennis Kunkel.
The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, And Black Holes by Ellen Jackson and photographs and illustrations by Nic Bishop, Gorilla Doctors: Saving Endangered Great Apes by Pamela S. Turner.
Nonfiction – Picturebook Biographies
Young Thomas Edison by Michael Dooling, Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin by Gene Barretta.
Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia by D. Anne Love and illustrated by Pam Paparone which I featured for Nonfiction Wednesday a few weeks back.
Buzz Aldrin: Reaching for the Moon with paintings by Wendell Minor, Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne and illustrations by Éric Puybare.
On A Beam Of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne and pictures by Vladimir Radunsky.
Graphic Novels and Picturebooks
Ben Hatke’s Zita the Spacegirl and The Return of Zita the Spacegirl.
How To Bicycle To The Moon To Plant Sunflowers by Mordicai Gerstein which I hope to pair with Oliver Jeffers’ The Way Back Home.
I was disappointed to receive a tattered copy from the library of Guillermo Del Toro’s and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain via inter-library loan. Evidently, this is a well-loved book. But well, appearances do matter to me and book packaging. I might have to purchase my own copy of this novel. Looking forward to watching the TV series too.