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NWCCD Libraries

Kooi Library (Sheridan) & Daly Memorial Library (Gillette)

Biology/Craig/Godwin: Craig/Godwin Extra Credit Titles


Not a Chimp

Rising Plague


The Fever: How Malaria has ruled humankind for 500,000 years

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82

Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

Cannibalism: A perfectly natural history

Zoobiquity: What animals can teach us about health and the science of healing

Headless Males Make Great Lovers

Beyond the Body Farm: A legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science

Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures

The Cell: Discovering the Microscopic World that Determines our Health, our Consciousness, and our Future

A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

Canine Confidential: Why Dogs do What They do

Understanding the Brain: From Cells to Behavior to Cognition

Our Native Bees: North America's Endangered Pollinators and the Fight to Save Them

Synaesthesia: A Very Short Introduction

The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal

The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions

The Trees in My Forest

Masters of the Planet: The Search for our Human Origins

Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival

Why Chemical Reactions Happen

Clean: The New Science of Skin

The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

Systems Biology: A Very Short Introduction

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World

This is Your Mind on Plants

Frankenstein's Cat

Decade of the Wolf

Virus Hunt

Your Inner Fish

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

A Sand County Almanac

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

Sex, Drugs, & Sea Slime: The oceans oddest creatures and why they matter

The Science of Drinking

When Man Becomes Prey

Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

Turtles As Hopeful Monsters

Herping Texas: The Quest for Reptiles and Amphibians

The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization

Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Your Child From an Oversanitized World

Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction

Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? : Big Questions from Tiny Mortals about Death

The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Why Evolution is True

A Planet of Viruses

Good To Go: What the Athlete in All of us Can Learn From the Strange Science of Recovery

Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death

Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures

Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds

Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Smell: A Very Short Introduction

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction

Killer Germs

The Viral Storm

The Journey of a Man


Death's Acre

Brazzaville Beach

Germs, Genes & Civilization

Survival of the Prettiest: The science of beauty

Lab Girl

The Dorito Effect

Too Much of a Good Thing

Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Super-Bugs: An Arms Race Against Bacteria

Strange Survivors: How Organisms Attack and Defend in the Game of Life

She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity

Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates our Evolving Species

Shapeshifters: A Journey Through the Changing Human Body

Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place

Our Wild Calling: How Connecting With Animals Can Transform Our Lives - And Save Theirs

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Silent Spring

Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma

A Year in the Maine Woods

The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by our Genetic Code

Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in our Time

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments

Enzymes: A Very Short Introduction

Crispr People: The Science and Ethics of Editing Humans

Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Freaks of Nature

The Humans who Went Extinct

The Perfection Point

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Your Brain on Food

Ebola: Through the Eyes of the People

The Hot Zone

The Seven Daughters of Eve: The science that reveals our genetic ancestry

Animal Wise: The thoughts and emotions of our fellow creatures

Empire of the Beetle

The Boilerplate Rhino

Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood

Blueprint: How DNA makes us who we are

White Wash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

How to Tame a Fox (And Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

Epidemic: Ebola and the Global Scramble to Prevent the Next Killer Outbreak

Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution

Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Lifespan: Why We Age - And Why We Don't Have To

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution

The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

Philosophy of Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law

The Grizzly in the Driveway: The Return of Bears to a Crowded American West

The Arctic: A Very Short Introduction