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YALSA'S OUTSTANDING BOOKS FOR THE COLLEGE BOUND AND LIFELONG LEARNERS: Science & Technology

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The new cool : a visionary teacher, his FIRST robotics team, and the ultimate battle of smarts book The new cool : a visionary teacher, his FIRST robotics team, and the ultimate battle of smarts
25,000 fans, 348 teams, 31 high school students, 6 weeks, 3 finalists, and 1 robot. Guided by the enthusiasm of their fearless engineering teacher, follow one team’s gripping journey through one of the most demanding robotics competitions in the world.

Bascomb, Neal.
629.892 BASCOMB
The poisoner's handbook : murder and the birth of forensic medicine in Jazz Age New York book The poisoner's handbook : murder and the birth of forensic medicine in Jazz Age New York
In Prohibition New York, hundreds of people died from poison in everything from unregulated health tonics to the pie at the local diner. The Head Coroner and dedicated Chief of the forensics lab were the first in the country to insist to the police, to politicians, and to the public that science could make or break a case.

Blum, Deborah, 1954-
614.1309 BLUM
Steve Jobs : the man who thought different : a biography Teen Book Steve Jobs : the man who thought different : a biography
This biography of Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, takes the reader from Jobs’ humble beginnings to his struggles as CEO of Apple, and to his groundbreaking work that has changed the way everyone uses technology.

Blumenthal, Karen.
TEEN BIO JOBS BLUMENT
How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming book How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming
Brown always wanted to discover a planet, but what he actually discovered helped radically change the way we view the solar system. His straightforward account of his life, work, and Pluto’s demotion also explains how and why scientists currently study and debate the skies.

Brown, Mike, 1965-
523.492 BROWN
League of denial : the NFL, concussions, and the battle for truth book League of denial : the NFL, concussions, and the battle for truth
Scientists battle for brains, lawyers brawl in the courts, and football players give each other concussions in the name of sport and big business. The Fainaru brothers tackle the hard truths of sports-related brain injuries.

Fainaru-Wada, Mark, author.
617.1027 FAINARU
Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital book Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina changed the way people understand the politics of rescue and the overwhelming nature of catastrophe. Fink incisively unpacks the troubling decisions that led to the deaths of seven patients at Baptist Memorial during the storm, raising vital questions about medical ethics and disaster relief.

Fink, Sheri, author.
362.1109 FINK
We are all completely beside ourselves book We are all completely beside ourselves
At first glance the Cooke family seems normal in every way, but Rosemary keeps secrets too painful to acknowledge, even to herself. Karen Joy Fowler’s work questions our depiction of family, memory, and even humanity itself.

Fowler, Karen Joy.
FIC FOWLER
The big necessity : the unmentionable world of human waste and why it matters book The big necessity : the unmentionable world of human waste and why it matters
Why does poop matter? Sanitation is a huge public health issue and has massive implications for economics, growth and development, the environment, agriculture, and even education.

George, Rose, 1969-
363.72 GEORGE
Bad science : quacks, hacks, and big pharma flacks book Bad science : quacks, hacks, and big pharma flacks
Goldacre is on a crusade to raise scientific literacy so people can stop being duped by dubious wording, studies, statistics, and the next big health fad.

Goldacre, Ben.
500 GOLDACR
This machine kills secrets : how WikiLeakers, cypherpunks, and hacktivists aim to free the world's information book This machine kills secrets : how WikiLeakers, cypherpunks, and hacktivists aim to free the world's information
From the Pentagon Papers of the seventies to WikiLeaks, Greenberg helps illuminate how these whistleblowers and technology have helped bring these secrets to light.

Greenberg, Andy.
364.168 GREENBE
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