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Exploring Planet Earth by John Hudson TinerPlanet Earth
Exploring the History of Medicine by John Hudson TinerMedicine
Exploring the World of Biology by John Hudson TinerBiology
Exploring the World of Chemistry: From Ancient Metals to High-Speed Computers by John Hudson TinerChemistry
Exploring the World of Physics: From Simple Machines to Nuclear Energy by John Hudson TinerPhysics

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Recommendations

  1. Exploring the World Around You: A Look at Nature from Tropics to Tundra by Gary E. Parker (2003)
  2. Exploring the World of Mathematics (The Exploring) by John Hudson Tiner (2004)
  3. The Weather Book (Wonders of Creation) by Michael J. Oard (1997)
  4. God's Design for Life: The Animal Kingdom by Debbie Lawrence (2002)
  5. Whatever Happened to Penny Candy? A Fast, Clear, and Fun Explanation of the Economics You Need For Success in Your Career, Business, and Investments by Richard J. Maybury (1989)
  6. Augustus Caesar's World : a story of ideas and events from B.C. 44 to 14 A.D. by Genevieve Foster (1947)
  7. Body by Design: An Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by Alan L. Gillen (2001)
  8. Archimedes and the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick (1995)
  9. Life in the Great Ice Age by Michael J. Oard (1993)
  10. Great Men of Medicine by Ruth Fox Hume (1961)
  11. The Usborne Book of Scientists (From Archimedes to Einstein) by Struan Reid (1992)
  12. Christian Liberty Nature Reader Book 1 by Wendy Kramer (1992)
  13. Geology by Design: Interpreting Rocks and their Catastrophic Record by Carl R. Froede, Jr. (2007)
  14. India: The Culture by Bobbie Kalman (1990)
  15. The Picture History of Great Inventors by Gillian Clements (1993)

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