Books included in Super Pak Complete
Thomas Edison, by Janet and Geoff Benge
With only three months of formal education, Thomas Edison grew up to be one of the most successful inventors of all time. Applying scientific principles to practical use, he made scores of inventions and held over thirteen hundred patents, from improvements on the telegraph and phonograph to the development of the incandescent lamp and a whole system for distributing electricity.
Benjamin Franklin, by Janet and Geoff Benge
Benjamin Franklin's life never lacked excitement and intrigue. As a printer, writer, scientist, inventor, and American statesman, this spirited Philadelphia resident continually sought to improve himself and the world he lived in. A key founding father, Franklin was the only man to sign all five of the most important documents upon which the United States was built. He also served the colonies and young nation in England and France, where he was greatly admired and regarded as a genius. Today Benjamin Franklin's wisdom and influence still reverberate through literature, science, politics, and society.
Alan Shepherd, by Janet and Geoff Benge
Alan Shepard's boyhood fascination with flight led him from constructing model airplanes in his grandfather's basement to attaining national hero status in the race to space. Rooted in hard work and education, this pioneer's dreams of flight came true as he became not only the first American launched into space but, later, one of the privileged few to walk on the moon.
Orville Wright, by Janet and Goeff Benge
When Orville Wright (18711948) and his brother Wilbur set out to solve the problem of flight, they recognized that success would come with careful observation, perseverance, and ingenuity. From experiments in their Dayton, Ohio, bicycle shop to test flights over the beaches of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, the amateur aviation enthusiasts risked their lives and worked tirelessly to solve the problems that had stumped the world's best scientists.
Ben Carson, by Janet and Geoff Benge
As a child growing up in Detroit, Ben Carson has a dream of becoming a physician, a dream that rose out of struggles with poverty, racism, and poor grades. As Ben persevered and strove for academic excellence, his life became one of compassion and service.
Today, Benjamin Carson, MD, is known as the American neurosurgeon with gifted hands. The first surgeon to successfully separate twins joined at the head, he directed pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital for over a quarter of a century. His life continues to be a Christian model of what it means to care deeply, serve brilliantly, and lead courageously. (1951)
George Washington Carver, by Janet and Geoff Benge
Once a kidnapped slave baby, George Washington Carver (1864?1943) found freedom in learning everything he could about the world around him. Overcoming poverty and racism, George became a Christian and a brilliant scientist and a gifted professor who dedicated his expertise to helping black farmers escape the devastating grip of poverty.
Paul Brand, by Janet and Geoff Benge
The son of missionary parents, Paul Brand, did not plan on becoming a doctor: After training as a builder, he was called by God into medicine and spent a lifetime treating leprosy and restoring hope to thousands of sufferers.
Dr. Paul Brand became the first surgeon in the world to use reconstructive surgery to correct the deformities of leprosy in the hands and feet. He strove to eliminate the stigma of the disease and rebuild the lives of those destroyed by it. A humble, brilliant servant, he influenced faith and medical communities around the world, reminding us that all people are created in the image of God. (19142003)
Made In Heaven, by Ray Comfort and Jeffrey Seto
Engineers and inventors have long examined God’s creation to understand and copy complex, proven mechanics of design in the science known as biomimicry. Much of this inspiration is increasingly drawn from amazing aspects of nature, including insects to plants to man in search of wisdom and insight. We are surrounded daily by scientific advancements that have become everyday items, simply because man is copying from God’s incredible creation. Dozens of examples are given in stunning detail including:
• How the glow of a cat’s eyes innovates road reflectors
• The naturally sticky inspirations for Velcro and barbed wire
• The fly’s ear, geckos foot and moth’s eye are bringing about new technologies.
The Electrifying Nervous System, by Lainna Callentine M.D.
Developed by a homeschooling pediatrician, this book focuses on the amazing design and functionality of the human body’s nervous system.Areas covered include:
•The main areas and structures of the brain and what important role each plays in making your body work
•Incredible examples of God’s creativity in both the design and precision of human anatomy showing we are are wonderfully made
•Important historical discoveries and modern medical techniques used for diagnosis and repair of the brain.
•Fascinating discoveries about why you sleep, the function of the central nervous system, what foods can superpower the brain functions, and much more in this amazing exploration of the brain and how it controls the body.
Michael Faraday, by Charles Ludwig
Charles Ludwig retells Michael Faraday's remarkable life story in fictionalized form. Here is the father of the electric motor, the dynamo, the transformer, the generator. Few persons are aware of the brilliant man's deep Christian convictions and his determination to live by the Sermon on the Mount. For ages 12 to 15.
Guide To Dinosaurs, by Institute to Creation Research
Dinosaurs were amazing creatures. From the time the first dinosaur bones were unearthed, the story of these unusual animals has captivated both the young and old. We continue to learn more about them from the fossil record, but there are still many questions:
•How do dinosaurs fit with the Bible?
•Did they live at the same time as humans?
•Were there dinosaurs on Noah's Ark?
•How did they go extinct? Guide to Dinosaurs is a fascinating and lavishly illustrated volume that takes a careful look at the evidence and how it fits with the historic accounts given in Scripture.
The New Astronomy Book, by Danny Faulkner
The universe is an amazing declaration of the glory and power of God! Beautiful and breathtaking in its scale, the vast expanse of the universe is one that we struggle to study, understand, or even comprehend in terms of its purpose and size. The New Astronomy Book takes an incredible look at the mysteries and marvels of space.
•Discover the best ways to observe the heavens, along with uptodate astronomical data and concepts
•Learn about the dynamics of planets, stars, galaxies, and models for the cosmology of the universe
•Learn about fascinating discoveries about planets, moons, and comets within our solar system.