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Young Adult Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Author: Scott Kelly | Narrator: Scott Kelly
Release Date: April 12, 2022
Using ten life-changing moments from his path to space, astronaut Scott Kelly shares his advice for mastering fear and failure and turning our daily struggles into rocket fuel for success—the perfect gift for graduations and other mileston...
Author: Amy Butler Greenfield | Narrator: Samantha Desz
Release Date: October 26, 2021
An inspiring true story, perfect for fans of Hidden Figures, about an American woman who pioneered codebreaking in WWI and WWII but was only recently recognized for her extraordinary contributions.Elizebeth Smith Friedman had a rare talent for spotti...
Author: Candace Fleming | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: February 11, 2020
WINNER OF THE 2021 YALSA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION FOR YOUNG ADULTS! SIX STARRED REVIEWS!Discover the dark side of Charles Lindbergh--one of America's most celebrated heroes and complicated men--in this riveting biography from the accla...
Author: Emily Arnold McCully | Narrator: Emily Arnold McCully
Release Date: March 12, 2019
This illuminating biography reveals how the daughter of Lord Byron, Britain's most infamous Romantic poet, became the world's first computer programmer.Even by 1800s standards, Ada Byron Lovelace had an unusual upbringing. Her strict mother worked ha...
Author: Michael French and Tracy Kidder | Narrator: Lincoln Hoppe
Release Date: April 09, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “[A] masterpiece . . . an astonishing book that will leave you questioning your own life and political views.”—USA Today “If any one person can be given credit for transforming the me...
Author: Deborah Heiligman | Narrator: Rosalyn Landor
Release Date: January 06, 2009
Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species, his revolutionary tract on evolution and the fundamental ideas involved, in 1859. Nearly 150 years later, the theory of evolution continues to create tension between the scientific and religious communi...