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Did you know that hi-tech clothes have life cycles? That's what we call the stages from their design, manufacture, and sale to their use, cleaning, and repair, and eventually their disposal. (Read more...)
This book explains what happens during these stages, such as prototyping, the sourcing of materials and components, the manufacturing process, the decisions made by designers, and recycling.
Ira Levinson is in trouble. At ninety-one years old, he finds himself stranded on an isolated embankment after a car crash. Suffering multiple injuries, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes and comes into focus beside him: his beloved wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. (Read more...)
A few miles away, at a local bull-riding event, a college senior's life is about to change. Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke, who bears little resemblance to the privileged frat boys she has encountered at school. As she and Luke fall in love, Sophia finds herself imagining a future far removed from her plans.
These two couples have little in common and are separated by years and experience, yet their lives will converge with unexpected poignancy, reminding us all that even the most difficult decisions can yield extraordinary journeys.
Space will always be a popular topic for the imagination, and with companies like Virgin Galactic putting real muscle behind developing space tourism, that imaginary space trip is closer than ever to becoming a reality. When it does, you're going to need How Do You Burp in Space?: And Other Tips Every Space Tourist Needs to Know. (Read more...)
This guide is filled with the same information you'd need to plan any vacation including what to pack (hint: no bubble bath or juggling balls); getting oriented in your new environment (16 sunrises and sunsets every day at the space station); what to expect from your accommodations (a sleeping bag attached to the wall), and what to do for fun (leapfrog on the moon). Grounded in the history of space travel and the planned future of space tourism, this guide book will leave young adventurers daydreaming about future intergalactic space vacations.
Books on Wheelsvolunteers delivers a selection of books twice a month to library patrons who have difficulty getting to the library.
Books on Wheelsprogram, call the library (419-468-3203) and speak to Tammy.