You and the Universe Berrill 1958 This is a book that is part science and part philosophy with some Walt Whitman prose thrown in for good measure. It’s kind of charming in its own way. Setting aside the science for
Wonders of Dust McFall 1980 I can just picture the publisher pitch meeting: “What we really need is a book about dust!” It just seems like a random topic that you wouldn’t need (or care) to read a book
Lasers Work Like This Larsen 1969 Lasers! What a great topic for a children’s non-fiction book! This was pretty cutting edge stuff in 1969 when the book was published. Some of the topics are still relevant, such as
The How and Why Wonder Book Of Beginning Science Notkin 1960 Okay all you budding science nerds! Filled with simple experiments and some retro illustrations, you can see these Stepford kids growing up to be kick ass scientists or possibly
A Survey of Pathology King 1976 Submitter: I work at an academic medical school library. I am new and I have been weeding on and off since I arrived because previous staff thought that everything should be saved. We do retain
Wonders of Ancient Chinese Science Silverberg 1969 Submitter: The juvenile nonfiction section at my public library hasn’t been weeded in a very long time, as evidenced by this book about Chinese scientists. I include a picture of the card pocket
Rolypolyology Ross 1995 Submitter: Older science experiment books involving animals are always a bit scary. This one contains an experiment that involves dropping the bugs in water and timing to see how long until they drown. I’m sure there are
The Encyclopedia of Evolution: Humanity’s Search for Its Origins Milner 1990 Submitter: The inside pages are no where near as entertaining as the cover. While weeding my reference collection I came across this book and was evaluating it for withdrawal.