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Below you will find a list of books that are available for you to read for a Book Project. Some of them are available in bulk from the school, but the book that are marked with an asterisk (*) are owned by Mr. Maloney, and only one copy is available. Most however, can be found at any library. You CAN choose a book not on this list, you just have to get it approved by Mr. Maloney before hand. If you have any good suggestions for other students, let Mr. Maloney know and they can be posted. Click Here to see who has what books out. There are also some PROJECT IDEAS available if you are having a hard time thinking of on.

Book Reviews from Students at http://shsphysics.wikispaces.com/

Click on the Book to see more information from Goodreads.
2001: A Space Odyssey 2001 a SPACE ODYSSEY, by Arthur C. Clarke
     Good book, gets a little abstract at times. -- Mr. Maloney
Five Patients *FIVE PATIENTS, by Michael Crichton
Angels & Demons *ANGELS & DEMONS, by Dan Brown A Brief History of Time (Paperback) by Stephen W. Hawking *a BRIEF HISTORY of TIME, by Stephen Hawking
     Hawking does a good job of describing complex ideas in an easy to read manner
      -- Mr. Maloney
Contagion CONTAGION, by Robin Cook The Da Vinci Code *the DaVINCI CODE, by Dan Brown GREAT BOOK BUT CANT READ FOR PROJECT
Deception Point *DECEPTION POINT, BY Dan Brown Digital Fortress *DIGITAL FORTRESS, by Dan Brown
The Double Helix the DOUBLE HELIX, by James Watson Ender's Game *ENDER'S GAME, by Orson Scott Card
     Excellent book, one of the best I have ever read -- Mr. Maloney
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the... *HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, by Douglas Adams In Search of Nature IN SEARCH of NATURE, by E.O. Wilson
Ishmael: An Adventure of the M... ISHMAEL, by Daniel Quinn
     Excellent book, written from a different point of view -- Mr. Maloney
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! Adventures of a Curious Chara... by Richard P. Feynman SURELY YOU'RE JOKING, MR. FEYNMAN, by Richard Feynman
     Excellent autobiography of a great man's life. -- Mr. Maloney
The Large, the Small and the Human Mind (Paperback) by Roger Penrose *the LARGE, the SMALL and the HUMAN MIND, by Roger Penrose
     Good book talking about the origin and reason of all things -- Mr. Maloney
Life, the Universe and Everyth... *LIFE, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING, by Douglas Adams
Longitude: The True Story of a... LONGITUDE, by Dava Sobel Neuromancer *NEUROMANCER, by William Gibson
     Hardcore Science-Fiction, excellent book if you like the genre -- Mr. Maloney
Prey *PREY, by Michael Crichton
     Good piece of ficiton about nanotechnology -- Mr. Maloney
The Restaurant at the End of t... *RESTAURANT AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE, by Douglas Adams
The Right Stuff the RIGHT STUFF, by Tom Wolfe The Science of Star Wars: An Astrophysicist's Independent Examin... by Jeanne Cavelos *the SCIENCE of STAR WARS, by Jeanne Cavelos
     Physicist attempts to show how Star Wars could be real. -- Mr. Maloney
Sphere *SPHERE, by Michael Crichton
     Another good Crichton book. -- Mr. Maloney
The Story of B: An Adventure o... *the STORY of B, Daniel Quinn
     Sequel to Ishmael, but can be read by itself -- Mr. Maloney
Do Androids Dream of Electric... DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF DIGITAL SHEEP?, by Phillip Dick Timeline *TIMELIME, by Michael Crichton
     Another excellent Crichton book about time-travel and the middle ages. -- Mr. Maloney
Next NEXT, by Michael Crichton The Terminal Man THE TERMINAL MAN, by Michael Crichton
A Case of Need A CASE OF NEED, by Michael Crichton The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity... by William Kamkwamba THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND, by
Blindness BLINDNESS, Jose Saramago The Making of the Atomic Bomb (Hardcover) by Richard Rhodes THE MAKING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB, by Richard Rhodes
The Science of the X-Files (The X-Files) by Jeanne Cavelos THE SCIENCE OF THE X-FILES, by Jeanne Cavelos The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Q... by Brian Greene THE ELEGANT UNIVERSE, by Brian Greene
Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Classic) by Jules Verne JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, by Jules Verne Contact (Paperback) by Carl Sagan CONTACT, Carl Sagan
Starship Troopers (Paperback) by Robert A. Heinlein STARSHIP TROOPERS, by Robert Heinlein    
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