The Sun

The Sun PDF Author:
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 0761323554
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 68

Book Description
Presents information about the sun's origins, characteristics, future, and importance to the earth.

Empress of the Sun

Empress of the Sun PDF Author: Ian McDonald
Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
ISBN: 1625673035
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 290

Book Description
The airship Everness makes a Heisenberg Jump to an alternate Earth unlike any her crew has ever seen. Everett, Sen, and the crew find themselves above a plain that goes on forever in every direction without any horizon. They’ve arrived on an Alderson Disc, an astronomical megastructure of incredibly strong material reaching from the orbit of Mercury to the orbit of Jupiter. Who could have built such a thing? The Jiju, the dominant species on a plane where the dinosaurs didn't die out. They evolved, diversified, and have a twenty-five million year technology head-start on humanity. If they ever get off their plane, and into the worlds of the Plenitude... Everness has jumped right into the midst of a faction fight between rival nations, but can anyone be safe among the warring Jiju, and what is the price of their help? The crew of the Everness is divided in a very alien world, a world fast approaching the point of apocalypse. And back in the Plenitude of Known Worlds, Charlotte Villiers gathers allies and works her way deep into the corridors of power. Praise for Empress of the Sun “YA or not, the Everness series may be the most enjoyable ongoing series that SF currently has to offer.” —Locus “The marvelous Everness series takes readers to a world with highly evolved dinosaurs in this third voyage through parallel universes... McDonald lets his imagination run rampant without abandoning credibility, tackling real scientific concepts such as confirmation bias, a feature lacking in far too much science fiction... Endlessly fascinating and fun.” —Kirkus (Starred Review) “With strong characters covering all ages and genders, fine action sequences, and enough cool SF concepts that could fill a volume twice its size, EMPRESS OF THE SUN is an excellent entry in one of my favorite SF series.” —SF Signal

10 Things You Should Know About The Sun

10 Things You Should Know About The Sun PDF Author: Christopher Bish
Publisher: Christopher Bish
Category : Nature
Languages : en
Pages :

Book Description
Welcome to the “Ten Things You Should Know About” series, where we will take a look at the things that I believe everyone should know about a certain subject. The Sun is the centre of our solar system and the source of all the fuel needed for life on earth. So join us as we take a closer look at the Sun.

The Science Behind Wonders of the Sun

The Science Behind Wonders of the Sun PDF Author: Suzanne Garbe
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1474721680
Category : Astronomy
Languages : en
Pages : 33

Book Description
Our world is full of bizarre and amazing natural phenomena. Sundogs,moonbows, rock formations, ice circles - all are fascinating and look incredible, but how do they occur? These books look at the science behind some of these amazing natural phenomena. The Sun gives life to our planet, but it also produces some amazing phenomena. From sun dogs and green flash to solar flares and sunspots, The Science Behind Natural Wonders of the Sun looks at some of these phenomena, explaining how and why they occur.

The Sun’s Salvation is a Lion

The Sun’s Salvation is a Lion PDF Author: Minirka
Publisher: Ukiyoto Publishing
ISBN: 9354906087
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 180

Book Description
A charming and enthralling short story

The Sun of Quebec: A Story of a Great Crisis

The Sun of Quebec: A Story of a Great Crisis PDF Author: Joseph Alexander Altsheler
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465589562
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 138

Book Description
Mynheer Jacobus Huysman walked to the window and looked out at the neat red brick houses, the grass, now turning yellow, and the leaves, more brown than green. He was troubled, in truth his heart lay very heavy within him. He was thinking over the terrible news that had come so swiftly, as evil report has a way of doing. But he had cause for satisfaction, too, and recalling it, he turned to gaze once more upon the two lads who, escaping so many perils, had arrived at the shelter of his home. Robert and Tayoga were thin and worn, their clothing was soiled and torn, but youth was youth and they were forgetting dangers past in a splendid dinner that the fat Caterina was serving for them while Mynheer Jacobus, her master, stood by and saw the good deed well done. The dining room, large and furnished solidly, was wonderful in its neatness and comfort. The heavy mahogany of table, sideboard and chairs was polished and gleaming. No trace of dirt was allowed to linger anywhere. When the door to the adjoining kitchen opened, as Caterina passed through, pleasant odors floated in, inciting the two to fresh efforts at the trencher. It was all as it had been when they were young boys living there, attending the school of Alexander McLean and traveling by painful steps along the road to knowledge. In its snugness, its security and the luxury it offered it was a wonderful contrast to the dark forest, where death lurked in every bush. Robert drew a long sigh of content and poured himself another cup of coffee.
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