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Best Biology Books Worth Your Attention

There are countless Biology courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Barron’s AP Biology (2017)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionWant to boost your studies with even more practice and in-depth review? Try Barron's Ultimate AP Biology for even more prep. #1,497 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #4 in AP Test Guides #2 in Teen & Young Adult Advanced Placement Study Aids #9 in Biology (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Goldberg M.S., Deborah T.

2. Biology 13th Edition (2018)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionISBN: 9781260092691 is an International Student Edition of Biology 13th Edition by Sylvia S. Mader and Michael Windelspecht This ISBN 9781260092691 is Textbook only. It will not come with online access code. Online Access code (if required by your instructor ) sold separately at ISBN 9781260179835 The content of of this title on all formats are the same. The thirteenth edition of Biology is a traditional, comprehensive introductory biology textbook, with coverage from Cell Structure and Function to the Conservation of Biodiversity. The book, which…
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3. The Biology of Belief 10th Anniversary Edition: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles (2016)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionThis 10th-anniversary edition of Bruce Lipton’s best-selling book The Biology of Belief has been updated to bolster the book’s central premise with the latest scientific discoveries—and there have been a lot in the last decade.The Biology of Belief is a groundbreaking work in the field of new biology. Former medical school professor and research scientist Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D., presents his experiments, and those of other leading-edge scientists, which examine in great detail the mechanisms by which cells receive and process information. The implications of this research radically change our understanding…
Author(s): Bruce H. Lipton

4. The Biology Coloring Book (1986)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionReaders experience for themselves how the coloring of a carefully designed picture almost magically creates understanding. Indispensable for every biology student. #13,011 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #21 in Science for Kids #14 in Nursing Fundamentals & Skills (Books) #13 in Science & Anatomy Coloring Books for Grown-Ups Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Robert D. Griffin, Cinthea Vadala

5. Biology For Dummies, 3rd Edition (2017)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionHave you ever wondered how the food you eat becomes the energy your body needs to keep going? The theory of evolution says that humans and chimps descended from a common ancestor, but does it tell us how and why? We humans are insatiably curious creatures who can’t help wondering how things work—starting with our own bodies. Wouldn’t it be great to have a single source of quick answers to all our questions about how living things work? Now there is. From molecules to animals, cells to ecosystems, Biology For Dummies answers all your questions about how living things work. Written in plain English and packed with dozens…
Author(s): Fester Kratz, Rene

6. Loose Leaf for Biology (2019)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionThe Raven & Johnson’s Biology author team is committed to continually improving the text, . The integrated pedagogical features expand the students’ learning process and enhance their learning experience. This latest edition of the text maintains the clear, accessible, and engaging writing style of past editions with the solid framework of pedagogy that highlights an emphasis on evolution and scientific inquiry that have made this a leading textbook for students majoring in biology. This emphasis on the organizing power of evolution is…
Author(s): Peter H Raven, Johnson Professor, George B, et al.


 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionYour recently viewed items and featured recommendations › View or edit your browsing history After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. #615,004 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1332 in Biology (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Rob Brooker

8. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2011)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your Attention#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health insurance. This phenomenal New York Times bestseller tells a riveting story of the collision between ethics, race, and medicine; of…
Author(s): Rebecca Skloot

9. Biology 2e by OpenStax (cover may vary) (2018)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionABOUT THIS BOOK: This is the most affordable printed OpenStax book available. As an OpenStax Partner we print all OpenStax textbooks with a unique soft cover and B&W interior pages. The textbook content is exactly the same as the OpenStax book (Digital ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-52-4 and Hardcover Print ISBN-13: 978-1-947172-51-7). This textbook is available for free download at the OpenStax website, but as many students prefer the convenience of a printed book, we offer this book in partnership with OpenStax to provide an affordable printed option for college students. Note: this OpenStax textbook is…
Author(s): OpenStax

10. Loose Leaf for Biology (2019)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionOver the course of five editions, the ways in which biology is taught have dramatically changed. We have seen a shift away from the memorization of details, which are easily forgotten, and a movement toward emphasizing core concepts and critical thinking skills. The previous edition of Biology  strengthened skill development by adding two new features, called CoreSKILLS and BioTIPS (described later), which are aimed at helping students develop effective strategies for solving problems and applying their knowledge in novel situations. In this…
Author(s): Brooker Professor Dr., Robert J., Widmaier Dr., Eric P., et al.

11. Human Biology (2019)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionISBN: 9781260547603 is an International Student Edition of Human Biology 16th Edition by Sylvia S. Mader, Michael WindelspechtThis ISBN 9781260547603 is Textbook only. It will not come with online access code.Online Access code (should only be purchased when required by an instructor ) sold separately at ISBN 9781260482713 The content of of this title on all formats are the same. Instructors consistently ask for a Human Biology textbook that helps students understand the main themes of biology through the lens of the human body. Mader’s Human Biology accomplishes the goal…
Author(s): Sylvia Mader, Michael Windelspecht

12. Biology Essentials For Dummies (2019)

 Best Biology Books Worth Your AttentionBiology Essentials For Dummies (9781119589587) was previously published as Biology Essentials For Dummies (9781118072677). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Biology Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to succeed in an introductory biology course. From identifying the structures and functions of plants and animals to grasping the crucial discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biology, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time….
Author(s): Rene Fester Kratz, Donna Rae Siegfried

Best Biology Books Worth Your Attention

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The Endangered Species Act : History, Conservation Biology, and Public Policy

Author(s): Brian Czech and Paul R. Krausman
ID: 2388517, Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, NetLibrary, Inc., Year: May 2003, Size: 753 Kb, Format: pdf

NCERT Biology Class XI

Author(s): NCERT
ID: 2257791, Publisher: , Year: Latest, Size: 52 Mb, Format: pdf

[TOC only] The Guppy Color Manual: Explorations of Guppy Color Biology and Genetics (aka The Guppy Color Manual: Explorations in Guppy Color Biology and Genetics)

Author(s): Philip Shaddock
ID: 2299795, Publisher: Guppy Designer, Year: June 2012, Size: 143 Kb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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