2017 Book List

Science in Art

Arizona State Museum

  • Material Characterization Tests for Objects of Art and Archaeology

    by Odegaard, Carroll, Zimmt


  • Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music

    by Anthony Ashton

  • Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions: The First 'Scientific American' Book of Puzzles and Games

    by Martin Gardner

  • My Light

    by Molly Bang

Department of Mathematics, School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Arizona

  • Seeing Symmetry

    by Loreen Leedy

  • Really Big Numbers

    by Richard Evan Schwartz

NAEA Student Chapter

  • Press Here

    by Herve Tullet

  • Mix it Up!

    by Herve Tullet

The Biodiversity Group

  • Transboundary Conservation

    by Russel A. Mittermeier, et al

  • A Climate for Life

    by Russel A. Mittermeier, et al

  • Freshwater

    by Russel A. Mittermeier, et al

The Center for Creative Photography

  • Ansel Adams

    by Karen A. Haas and Rebecca A. Senf

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

  • The Art & Science of Portrait Miniatures

    by Jennifer Streb and Richard Hark, The Juniata College Museum of Art

Tohono Chul Park

Tucson-Chapter of the International Association of Astronomical Artists

  • The Art of Space

    by Ron Miller

  • Out of the Cradle

    by Dr. William K. Hartmann, Ron Miller & Pamela Lee

  • The Grand Tour

    by Ron Miller & Dr. William K. Hartmann

UA Mathematics Road Show

  • Musical Acoustics

    by A H Benade

UA Museum of Art

  • The Organic Artist: Make Your Own Paint, Paper, Pigments, Prints and More from Nature

    by Nick Neddo

Science of Everyday Life

Department of Computer Science

  • Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things

    by Carlos Bueno

  • The Innovators

    by Walter Isaacson

  • Hello World! Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners

    by Warren Sande, Carter Sande

K7UAZ Amateur Radio Club

  • All About Ham Radio (ISBN 1-878707-04-3)

    by Harry Helms

  • Technician Class License Manual (ISBN 978-0-945053-79-8)

    by Gordon West with Eric P. Nichols

Kuiper Circle Community Outreach

  • Kid's Paper Airplane Book

    by Ken Blackburn & Jeff Lammers

  • The Pima Air & Space Museum

    by James Stemm

Pima Smartscape

  • Cool Plants for Hot Gardens

    by Greg Starr

Program to the Advance Women Scientists

  • Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

    by Rachel Ignotofsky

  • The Magic School Bus Makes A Rainbow: A Book About Color (Magic School Bus)

    by Joanna Cole

SARSEF: Southern Arizona Research, Science, and Engineering Foundation

  • Those Darn Squirrels

    by Adam Rubin

  • Rosie Revere Engineer

    by Andrea Beaty

Statistical Research

  • Fragile Patterns: The Archaeology of the Western Papaguería

    by Jeffrey H. Altschul and Adrianne G. Rankin

  • Uncovering Identity in Mortuary Analysis: Community-Sensitive Methods for Identifying Group Affiliation in Historical-Period Cemeteries

    by Michael Heilen

UA CALS Cooperative Extension Graham County

  • The Water-Wise Home: How to Conserve, Capture, and Reuse Water in Your Home and Landscape

    by Laura Allen

UA Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows

  • Uncommon Journeys: Peace Corps Adventures Across Cultures/Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools

    by U.S. Peace Corps - edited multiple authors

  • Homes for a Changing Climate: Adapting Our Homes and Communities to Cope with the Climate of the 21st Century

    by Will Anderson

  • If You Lived Here: Houses of the World

    by Giles Laroche

UA Physics

  • The Flying Circus of Physics

    by Jearl Walker

UA Project WET

  • Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0

    by Project WET Foundation

  • Discover a Watershed The Colorado Educator Guide

    by Project WET Foundation

Science of Food

Department of Nutritional Sciences

  • Stargold the Food Fairy

    by Claudia Lemay, RD

Desert Legume and Seed Banking Program of Boyce Thompson Arboretum

  • Father Kino's Herbs

    by Dr. Jacqueline Soule

  • Legumes of Arizona: An Illustrated Flora and Reference

    by M. Johnson, K. Lake, and contributing authors

  • Southwest Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

    by Dr. Jacqueline Soule

Heifer International

  • Beatrice's Goat

    by Page McBrier

  • The Eat-A-Bug Cookbook

    by David George Gordon

  • Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

    by Pamela C Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak

Native Seeds/SEARCH

  • Seed Saving in the Southwest

    by Joy Hought and Melissa Kruse-Peeples

Pima Community College

  • Epitaph for a Peach

    by David Mas Masumoto

Pima County Cooperative Extension: The Garden Kitchen

  • The Garden Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy Recipes you'll Love

    by Garden Kitchen Staff

Pima County Master Gardeners

  • Master Gardener Handbook

    by Master gardeners of Pima County

  • Landscape Plants for Dry Regions

    by Warren Jones and Charles Sacamano

  • Plants for Dry Climates

    by Mary Rose Duffield and Warren Jones

Tucson AquaPonics Project

  • Recirculating Aquaculture

    by Michael B. Timmons, PhD and James Ebeling, PhD

  • Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together

    by Sylvia Bernstein

  • Olomana Gardens Aquaponics

    by Glenn Martinez

UA Food Product and Safety Lab

  • The Meat Buyer's Guide

    by North American Meat Processors Association

UA MycoCats

  • Conspectus of world ethnomycology

    by Frank Dugan

UA School of Anthropology/BARA

  • Growing with Community Gardening

    by Mary Lee Coe

  • A Patch of Eden: America's Inner City Gardens

    by H. Patricia Hynes


  • The Hive and the Honey Bee

    by L.L. Langstroth et al.

Science of Natural World

Arizona Native Plant Society, Tucson Chapter

  • Mountain Wildflowers of Southern Arizona

    by Frank S. Rose

Arizona Pest Management Center

  • Handbook on Pests of Community Environments in the Desert Southwest U.S.

    by Nair et al.

Arizona State Parks - Kartchner Caverns State Park

  • Nightsong

    by Ari Berk

  • Cave Minerals of the World

    by Carol Hill and Paolo Forti

  • America's Neighborhood Bats

    by Merlin D. Tuttle

Cooper Center for Environmental Learning

  • Earth Education: A New Beginning

    by Steve Van Matre

  • Earthkeepers

    by Steve Van Matre and Bruce Johnson

  • Acclimitization

    by Steve Van Matre

El Aribabi Conservation Ranch

  • Reptiles and Amphibians of The Sonoran Desert

    by Jim Rorabaugh

Marine Awareness and Conservation Society (MACS)

  • The Edge of the Sea of Cortez

    by Marilyn Malone

  • The Sea Around Us

    by Rachel Carson

The Fin Foundation

  • Reef Fishes of the Sea of Cortez

    by Thomson, Findley, and Kerstitch

  • Sharks of the World

    by David A. Ebert, Sarah Fowler, and leonard Campagno

Tohono Chul

  • Butterflies of Tohono Chul

    by Feyrer, Sue

  • Ghost Wings (children’s book)

    by Joosse, Barbara M.

  • History and Usage

    by Balick, Michael J.

U. S. Geological Survey

  • Methods for Estimating Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in Arizona, Developed with Unregulated and Rural Peak-Flow Data through Water Year 2010

    by Nicholas V. Paretti, Jeffery R. Kennedy, Lovina A. Turney, and Andrea G. Veilleux

  • Hydrology of the Middle San Pedro Watershed, Southeastern Arizona

    by Jeffrey T. Cordova, Jesse E. Dickinson, Kimberly R. Beisner, Candice B. Hopkins, Jeffrey R. Kennedy, D.R. Pool, Edward P. Glenn, Pamela L. Nagler, and Blakemore E. Thomas

UA Biosphere 2

  • The Lorax

    by Dr. Seuss

UA Department of Geosciences

  • Geology Rocks!: 50 Hands-On Activities to Explore the Earth

    by Cindy Blobaum and Michael Kline

UA Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

  • Tree of Life: The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth

    by Rochelle Strauss and Margot Thompson

UA Insect Discovery

  • 50 Common Insects of the Desrt Southwest

    by Carl Olson

UA VIPER Institute and Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

  • Silk and Venom: Searching for a Dangerous Spider

    by Kathryn Lansky

  • Alice: A Story of Friendship

    by Bill Vermooten

  • Katie of the Sonoran Desert

    by Kate Jackson

University Of Arizona Campus Arboretum

  • Care of Desert Adapted Plants

    by Fletcher and Waterfall

  • The Lorax

    by Dr. Seuss

Wildcat Water Lab

  • DNA: The science of life

    by James Watson

Science of Tomorrow

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

  • AIAA Aerospace Design Engineers Guide 4th Edition

    by AIAA

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change

    by Martin Silberberg

MMT Observatory

  • Observatories of the Southwest: A Guide for Curious Skywatchers

    by Douglas Isbell and Stephen E. Strom

  • A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky

    by Michael Driscoll

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission

  • There's No Place Like Space!: All About Our Solar System

    by Tish Rabe, Aristides Ruiz, Dr. Seuss (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library Series)

  • Asteroids, Comets and Meteoroids

    by Steve Kortenkamp

Pima Community College STEAM Innovation Club

  • STEM to STEAM: Using Brain-Compatible Strategies to Integrate the Arts

    by David A. Sousa

Pima County 4-H

  • Rockets to the Rescue

    by Kirk Astroth

Planetary Science Institute

  • Asteroids, Comets, and Meteorites

    by Steve Kortenkamp

  • The Planets of the Solar System

    by Steve Kortenkamp


  • I am Amelia Earhart

    by Brad Meltzer

Rincon Research Corp

  • The New Way Things Work

    by David Macaulay

Teaching Teams Program

  • The Planets of the Solar System

    by Steve Kortenkamp

  • Mars Exploration Rovers

    by Steve Kortenkamp

  • Asteroids, Comets, and Meteoroids

    by Steve Kortenkamp

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association (TAAA)

  • Find the Constellations

    by H.A. Rey

  • Star-Hopping for Backyard Astronomers

    by Alan MacRobert

  • George’s Secret Key to the Universe

    by Lucy and Stephen Hawking

Tucson L5 Space Society

  • Ad Astra | The Magazine of the National Space Society

    by National Space Society

TUSD Palo Verde High Magnet School Robotcs Team

  • First Robotics

    by Vince Wilczynski & Stephanie Slezycki

  • Elementary Robotics

    by John Stephen Heffernan

  • Make: Arduino Bots and Gadgets

    by Teri Karvinen & Kimmo Karvinen

UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Graduate Students

  • LPL Reading List

    by LPL-affiliated authors

UA School of Information

  • Logic and the Organization of Information

    by Professor Martin Fricke

  • Not Free, Not for All: Public Libraries in the age of Jim Crow

    by Cheryl Knott

UA SCIENCE Sky School at Mt. Lemmon

  • My Place in Space

    by Robin Hirst, Roland Harvey

Vatican Observatory

  • Turn Left at Orion

    by Guy Consolmagno and Dan M. Davis

Science of You

Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center

  • Poison! Beware!

    by Steve Skidmore

Department of Immunobiology, University of Arizona

  • Janeway's Immunobiology

    by Kenneth Murphy

  • Flu

    by Gina Kolata

Ironwood Ridge High School SMART Team

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lax

    by Rebecca Skloot

The Center for Neurosciences Foundation

  • The Brain: The Story of You

    by David Eagleman

  • Your Fantastic Elastic Brain Stretch It, Shape It

    by JoAnn Deak PhD and Sarah Ackerley

  • Neuroanatomy Made Ridiculously Simple

    by Stephen Goldberg, MD

Tucson Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

  • Society for Neuroscience 'Brain Facts'

    by Society for Neuroscience

UA BIO5 Institute

UA Biochemistry Club

  • Brain Facts

    by Louis Vera-Portocarrero

UA Linguistics

  • The Language Instinct

    by Steven Pinker

  • What Language Is

    by John McWhorter

  • The Atoms of Language

    by Mark Baker

UA Molecular and Cellular Biology

  • Life's greatest secret: the race to crack the genetic code

    by Matthew Cobb

  • The Gene: An intimate history

    by Siddhartha Mukherjee

  • Endless forms most beautiful

    by Sean Carroll

UA School of Mind, Brain and Behavior

  • The Brain That Changes Itself

    by Norman Doidge, M.D.

  • The Tell-Tale Brain

    by V.S Ramachandran, M.D., Ph.D.

  • The Body Has a Mind of Its Own

    by Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee

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