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  • 1, 2, 3, Go!: A Book about Counting

    1, 2, 3, Go!: A Book about Counting

    This book discusses how counting is used in games, taking turns, putting things in order, and telling when things happen.

  • 1000 Inventions & Discoveries

    1000 Inventions & Discoveries

    This book explores the fascinating developments in technology and natural science that shaped the world as it is today.

  • 5 Seconds of Summer

    5 Seconds of Summer

    This book profiles the music-loving teenage boy band from Sydney, Australia.

  • 9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Chronology and Reference Guide

    9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Chronology and Reference Guide

    Analyzes the complex causes and effects of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks both domestically and internationally, and examines the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • A City Through Time: From Ancient Colony to Vast Metropolis

    A City Through Time: From Ancient Colony to Vast Metropolis

    This book follows the progress of an imaginary city through six key periods of time, each captured by a scene of the city and zooming in on key buildings like a Roman bathhouse, medieval castle, and a modern skyscraper. Illustrations introduce the reader to the people who lived there, from Greek slaves to modern-day commuters.

  • A Dividend Stock Strategy for Teens

    A Dividend Stock Strategy for Teens

    This guide explains the important differences between growth stocks and income stocks. Use it to help create a strategy for buying and managing income stocks that will make your money work for you.

  • A History of Art

    A History of Art

    This title examines Western art's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

  • A History of Dance

    A History of Dance

    This title examines Western dance's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

  • A History of Fashion

    A History of Fashion

    This title examines fashion's roots in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

  • A History of Film

    A History of Film

    This title examines film's origins at the turn of the twentieth century, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

  • A History of Music

    A History of Music

    This title examines Western music's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it expanded, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

  • A History of Television

    A History of Television

    This title examines television's origin in the United States, the ways different networks and shows have shaped history, and how it has grown to capture the nation's attention.

  • A State-by-State Encyclopedia

    A State-by-State Encyclopedia

    This encyclopedia offers insight into the Civil War from a state and local perspective, showing how the American experience of the conflict varied significantly based on location.

  • A Street Through Time: A 12,000-Year Walk Through History

    A Street Through Time: A 12,000-Year Walk Through History

    This book tells the story of human history by exploring a street as it evolves from 10,000 BCE to the present day.

  • A Teen Guide to Buying Bonds

    A Teen Guide to Buying Bonds

    This guide explains the important differences between Treasuries, municipal bonds (including general obligation and revenue bonds), and corporate bonds. Together these investments can help create a diversified financial portfolio.

  • A Teen Guide to Buying Mutual Funds

    A Teen Guide to Buying Mutual Funds

    This guide explains what mutual funds are, how they work, and how to begin using them as an investment tool. Learn about the types of mutual funds and the pros and cons of mutual fund investments.

  • A Teen Guide to Buying Stocks

    A Teen Guide to Buying Stocks

    This guide explains how to buy and sell stocks online, how to pick winning stocks, and how to decode stock charts like a pro, from EPS to P/E to funny ticker symbols like YUM!

  • A Teen Guide to Safe-Haven Savings

    A Teen Guide to Safe-Haven Savings

    This guide explains how to make sure your hard-earned money remains safe and keeps earning interest.

  • Abolition Movement

    Abolition Movement

    Tells the story of the men and women who spent their lives and fortunes trying to abolish the institution of slavery in the United States.

  • Abyssinian Cats

    Abyssinian Cats

    Readers will learn how to care for Abyssinian cats and discover the characteristics of the breed.

  • Achieving High Performance

    Achieving High Performance

    This visual guide provides all the know-how needed to be a more effective manager. Its practical, 'how-to' approach offers information and skills to succeed, step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists, and 'Ask yourself' features showing how to boost confidence and overcome challenges. It includes real-life case studies.

  • Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices

    Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices

    Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

  • Acne

    Acne

    Explores acne in detail, covering its causes, treatment, and ways to cope with this condition.

  • Adam Levine

    Adam Levine

    This book profiles the life and career of singer and songwriter, Adam Levine.

  • Addition Pokey

    Addition Pokey

    Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about addition.

  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan

    This book explores Afghanistan, a country in a state of political, economic and social transformation. It examines the benefits of change, as well as the challenges to traditional ways of life in an age of increasing globalization.

  • African Adventure

    African Adventure

    A traveler tells the story of his safari in Kenya, the people he met, the stories he heard, and the wildlife he experienced.

  • Alcohol Information For Teens, ed. 3: Health Tips About Alcohol Use, Abuse, And Dependence

    Alcohol Information For Teens, ed. 3: Health Tips About Alcohol Use, Abuse, And Dependence

    Provides information about alcohol and its effects on the body, brain, and behavior, including short-term consequences and long-term health risks to individual organs and mental well-being. It describes the risks and signs of emerging alcohol-related problems, offers information about treatments, and describes strategies to prevent teen alcohol abuse.

  • All About Probability

    All About Probability

    Students are introduced to the processes of predicting, investigating, and reasoning. This title also will allow students to determine the main idea of a text, recount the key details, and explain how theses details support the main idea.

  • All About Word Problems

    All About Word Problems

    The book demonstrates how to solve addition and subtraction word problems by using objects or drawings. It will also allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, and identify which reasons and evidence support specific point(s).

  • All Things Julius Caesar: An Encyclopedia of Caesar's World and Legacy

    All Things Julius Caesar: An Encyclopedia of Caesar's World and Legacy

    Provides coverage of topics and themes related to the life and times of Julius Caesar. Organized alphabetically according to topic or theme--e.g., individuals such as Marc Antony, places such as the province of Gaul, events such as Roman elections or battles in the Civil War, and institutions such as Roman classes, slavery, patrons, and clients--the entries also cover all the territories of the Roman Empire during Caesar's time, fro

  • Allergy Information for Teens, ed. 2

    Allergy Information for Teens, ed. 2

    Provides updated information about a wide variety of allergic reactions, including common symptoms, diagnostic tools, and prevention strategies. It recounts what is currently known about the causes of allergies and the role the immune system plays in their development.

  • Allosaurus

    Allosaurus

    Discover the world of the Allosaurus, a carnivorous hunter who hunted in packs of two or more and had a thick body that ended in a long tail.

  • Alternative Energy: Sources and Systems

    Alternative Energy: Sources and Systems

    This book serves as a comprehensive guide that explores solar, wind, and other sources, and the technology available to harness them.

  • Alternative Energy, ed. 2

    Alternative Energy, ed. 2

    Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

  • Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop, Rap, and More: Music from the 1980s to Today

    Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop, Rap, and More: Music from the 1980s to Today

    This volume examines how some of the most popular musicians today--entertainers such as Madonna, Adele, Kanye West, and Taylor Swift--rose to fame and made important musical breakthroughs, all while paying tribute to those who came before them.

  • Amazing Facts About Sound

    Amazing Facts About Sound

    This book introduces students to the concept of sound. How can sounds be heard but not seen? How does sound travel through air and at what rate of speed?

  • Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering

    Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering

    This book examines amazing feats of aerospace engineering, including the Saturn V moon rocket, the International Space Station, and the world's largest passenger jet. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

  • Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering

    Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering

    This title examines amazing feats of biological engineering, including bionic legs, artificial organs, and animal cloning. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

  • Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering

    Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering

    This title examines amazing feats of civil engineering, including massive bridges, the world's tallest skyscraper, and the Panama Canal. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

  • Amazing Feats of Electrical Engineering

    Amazing Feats of Electrical Engineering

    This title examines amazing feats of electrical engineering, including the global positioning system, solar power plants, and self-driving cars. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

  • Amazing Feats of Environmental Engineering

    Amazing Feats of Environmental Engineering

    This title examines amazing feats of environmental engineering, including projects that supply water to impoverished areas, structures in the Netherlands that hold back the Atlantic Ocean, and the cleanup of contaminated areas. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

  • Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering

    Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering

    This title examines amazing feats of mechanical engineering, including Mars rovers, robotic surgery systems, and advanced wind turbines. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

  • America Enters The Industrial Revolution

    America Enters The Industrial Revolution

    Provides an introduction to the Industrial Revolution.

  • America in the World, 1776 to the Present: A Supplement to the Dictionary of American History

    America in the World, 1776 to the Present: A Supplement to the Dictionary of American History

    This set provides a transnational view of US history, focusing on the role of Americans and the US while analyzing how the world has influenced the US and Americans. It examines the impact of US policies on the world, as well as on the domestic agenda and discusses the increasingly important role of the US, from the early days of the republic to the present.

  • Americas First Settlements

    Americas First Settlements

    Learn all about America's First Settlements and the struggles and people who made this country what it is today.

  • American Civil War: The Essential Reference Guide

    American Civil War: The Essential Reference Guide

    Provides a single-volume source on the conflict that helped define the American nation and promotes a nuanced understanding of the events, personalities, and issues related to the war and its aftermath.

  • American Decades

    American Decades

    Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

  • American Decades: 2000-2009

    American Decades: 2000-2009

    Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

  • American Decades Primary Sources

    American Decades Primary Sources

    Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.

  • American Decades Primary Sources, Vol. 11

    American Decades Primary Sources, Vol. 11

    This volume covers the first decade of the twenty-first century from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the details of Americans' daily lives. Topics include world events, the arts, business and the economy, education, fashion, government and politics, law and justice, lifestyles and social trends, media, medicine and health, religion, science and technology, and sports.

  • American Eras

    American Eras

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 1

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 1

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 2

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 2

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 3

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 3

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 4

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 4

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 5

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 5

    Includes primary sources documenting events, publications, lifestyles, and individuals important to the early Republic period in U.S. History.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 6

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 6

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Revolutionary Era in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 7

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 7

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the American colonial era.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 8

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 8

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of early American civilizations and exploration before 1600.

  • American Governance

    American Governance

    Provides answers on all questions related to the variety of ways by which the American people govern themselves - from their constitutions and governments to the political norms and ideals that guide their actions as citizens and leaders; to local communities, civic associations, and political associations people form for collective deliberation and action; and to the relationships they form with their elected representatives.

  • American History through American Sports: From Colonial Lacrosse to Extreme Sports

    American History through American Sports: From Colonial Lacrosse to Extreme Sports

    This collection blends historical and popular culture perspectives in its analysis of the development of sports and sports figures throughout American history.

  • American Law Yearbook 2011: A Guide to the Year's Major Legal Cases and Developments

    American Law Yearbook 2011: A Guide to the Year's Major Legal Cases and Developments

    Annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases.

  • American Poets and Poetry: From the Colonial Era to the Present

    American Poets and Poetry: From the Colonial Era to the Present

    This encyclopedia covers U.S. poetry from the Colonial era to the present, and includes entries on hundreds of poets of the American canon.

  • American Quarter Horses

    American Quarter Horses

    This book discusses the history of American quarter horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

  • American Slavery: A Historical Exploration of Literature

    American Slavery: A Historical Exploration of Literature

    Utilizing key selections from American literature, this volume aligns with ELA Common Core Standards to give students a fresh perspective on and a keener understanding of slavery in the United States.

  • Amy Poehler

    Amy Poehler

    A biography of Amy Poehler and her career as an actor and comedian, written for young adults.

  • An Appeal for Justice: The Trials of the Scottsboro Nine

    An Appeal for Justice: The Trials of the Scottsboro Nine

    Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers the trials of nine innocent blacks, who were rounded up, tried, and convicted on little more than the word of two white women.

  • Analyze This: Testing Materials

    Analyze This: Testing Materials

    This book focuses on how experiments are conducted using the scientific method. The Periodic Table is introduced, along with descriptions of mixtures, solutions, and compounds.

  • Anarchism, Revolution, and Terrorism

    Anarchism, Revolution, and Terrorism

    This book looks at some of the most famous revolutionary groups, their beliefs, and the ways in which they achieved their goals. From national revolutions to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, this book shows how revolutionaries have changed the world, for both good and evil.

  • Ancient Aztecs

    Ancient Aztecs

    In Ancient Aztecs, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Aztec civilization, including their military power and feats of engineering. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

  • Ancient China

    Ancient China

    In Ancient China, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient China, including their technological wonders and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

  • Ancient Civilizations

    Ancient Civilizations

    Introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history and the legacies they left behind, from the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans.

  • Ancient Egypt

    Ancient Egypt

    In Ancient Egypt, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Egypt, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

  • Ancient Egypt and the Near East: An Illustrated History

    Ancient Egypt and the Near East: An Illustrated History

    Explores the early civilizations that developed in Egypt and Mesopotamia.

  • Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History

    Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History

    Follows the progress of the Greeks from the early establishment of farming communities around 6500 BCE, to the rise of the great city-states of Sparta and Athens, and on to the dissolution of the empire of Alexander the Great following his death in 323 BCE.

  • Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece

    In Ancient Greece, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Greece, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

  • Ancient India

    Ancient India

    In Ancient India, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient India, including their enduring religions and rich literary traditions. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

  • Ancient Maya

    Ancient Maya

    In Ancient Maya, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Maya people, including their advanced mathematics and massive stone cities. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Ancient Mesopotamia

    In Ancient Mesopotamia, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Mesopotamians, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and technological wonders. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

  • Ancient Rome: An Illustrated History

    Ancient Rome: An Illustrated History

    Covers the legendary founding of Rome by Romulus in 753 BCE, to the heights of the Roman Empire around 117 CE, and on to the death of Theodosius (the last man to rule over a unified Roman Empire) in 395 CE.

  • Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome

    In Ancient Rome, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Romans, including their military power and feats of engineering. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

  • Anesthetics

    Anesthetics

    This title follows the development of anesthetics, including the first anesthetic use, groundbreaking discoveries and the doctors who made them, and where the science is heading in the future. Learn how anesthetics work and how new technology is making anesthetic use safer and more precise.

  • Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie

    Profiles the life and career of actress, director, writer, and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie.

  • Animal Adaptations

    Animal Adaptations

    Early readers investigate various animal adaptations.

  • Animal Habitats

    Animal Habitats

    Early readers learn about different animal habitats.

  • Animal Rights and Welfare: A Documentary and Reference Guide

    Animal Rights and Welfare: A Documentary and Reference Guide

    Through the use of primary sources, this book addresses a range of topics within the subject of animal rights and welfare, including zoos, animal testing, philosophy regarding the treatment of animals, and practical measures instituted to protect animals.

  • Animation

    Animation

    This book examines the art of animation; the tools, the techniques, the artists, and the artwork that so many generations have come to know and love.

  • Anime and Manga

    Anime and Manga

    This book examines the twin art forms of anime and manga, including the pioneers, the innovators, the creative techniques, and the most popular genres.

  • Anorexia and Bulimia

    Anorexia and Bulimia

    Explores anorexia and bulimia in detail, covering its causes and treatments.

  • Anorexia and Bulimia

    Anorexia and Bulimia

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for anorexia and bulimia.

  • Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions

    Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions

    This two-volume encyclopedia lays a foundation for understanding global warming and other issues related to the North and South Poles. Approximately 350 alphabetically arranged entries treat key terms and topics, important expeditions, major figures, territorial disputes, and much more. Expedition tourism is covered, as is climate change.

  • Antibiotics

    Antibiotics

    This title follows the development of antibiotics, including premodern forerunners to antibiotics, groundbreaking discoveries and the doctors who made them, and where the science is heading in the future. Learn how antibiotics work and why scientists need to continually discover new drugs.

  • Antlers and Horns

    Antlers and Horns

    Explore how animals use their antlers and horns.

  • Apes

    Apes

    Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of endangered apes, and what people can do to help.

  • Appaloosa Horses

    Appaloosa Horses

    This book discusses the history of Appaloosa horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

  • Apple Trees and the Seasons

    Apple Trees and the Seasons

    Young readers explore what happens to an apple tree during each season.

  • Arabian Horses

    Arabian Horses

    This book discusses the history of Arabian horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

  • Archaeology: Excavating Our Past

    Archaeology: Excavating Our Past

    In this book, readers discover archaeologists' goals as they dig up discoveries and the training needed to get a foothold in the field. It lays out the rich stages of archeological history, and readers learn why this field remains so important to this day.

  • Are We Running Out of Energy?

    Are We Running Out of Energy?

    This work looks at the worldwide drive to produce and consume increasing amounts of energy and at its potentially catastrophic effects on the environment.

  • Ariana Grande

    Ariana Grande

    This book profiles the life and career of musical artist and entertainer, Ariana Grande.

  • Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

    Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

    Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.

  • Arms Are for Hugging

    Arms Are for Hugging

    Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about your arms, legs, and other body parts.

  • Art That Changed the World

    Art That Changed the World

    This guide tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, from ancient and medieval times to modern day, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.

  • Artifacts from Ancient Rome

    Artifacts from Ancient Rome

    This book provides a unique social history that explores major aspects of daily life in a long-ago era via images of physical objects and historical information about these items. Entries on the artifacts follow, with each containing an introduction, a description of the artifact, an explanation of its significance, and a list of further sources of information.

  • Artifacts from Medieval Europe

    Artifacts from Medieval Europe

    This book provides a unique social history that explores major aspects of daily life in a long-ago era via images of physical objects and historical information about these items. Entries on the artifacts follow, with each containing an introduction, a description of the artifact, an explanation of its significance, and a list of further sources of information.

  • Artists Around the World: Meet some of the greatest artists of all time

    Artists Around the World: Meet some of the greatest artists of all time

    Examines a variety of famous artists, from ballerinas, puppeteers, painters, poets, and sculptors, with accompanying illustrations and photographs to supplement the content.

  • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

    Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

    Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.

  • Asthma

    Asthma

    Explores asthma in detail, covering its causes, the challenges of living with asthma, and treatment options.

  • Astronaut: Living in Space

    Astronaut: Living in Space

    Describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission.

  • Astronomy

    Astronomy

    Shows beginners how to identify stars, planets, and other celestial bodies in the night sky, using photographed techniques to help people learn step-by-step.

  • Astronomy: Understanding the Universe

    Astronomy: Understanding the Universe

    Recounts some of the major discovery milestones in the field of astronomy and examines the tools and techniques currently used by astronomers to study the universe.

  • Astronomy

    Astronomy

    Explores the origins of the universe, the history of astronomy, the Solar System, and outer galaxies. Includes star charts and a guide to constellations which locate stars, galaxies and other objects in the night sky.

  • Astronomy: Understanding Celestial Bodies

    Astronomy: Understanding Celestial Bodies

    This title provides an engaging and up-to-date presentation of fundamental astronomy facts and principles. The text explains the nature of celestial bodies such as the planets, dwarf planets, stars, moons, asteroids, and comets. It also examines the tools and techniques used by today's astronomers, including high-tech telescopes, spectroscopy, and computer modeling.

  • Atlas of Ancient Worlds

    Atlas of Ancient Worlds

    Provides facts about Egyptian pharaohs, Japanese dynasties, Peruvian people, and other ancient civilizations.

  • Atoms and Molecules

    Atoms and Molecules

    Describes the details and characteristics of atoms and molecules that are too small for the unaided eye to see.

  • Authors of The Enlightenment: 1660 to 1800

    Authors of The Enlightenment: 1660 to 1800

    Reason, rationality, and reform were the watchwords of the Enlightenment era and the themes of much of the writing that appeared at that time. Such luminaries as Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine took up their pens to illuminate the social injustices and injuries to personal freedom that pervaded their societies. The lives of these writers and others--from novelists, dramatists, and poets to satirists, social critics, an

  • Authors of the 19th Century

    Authors of the 19th Century

    From Romanticism to Realism, the 19th century saw a flourishing of literary movements, as well as the arrival of several now-revered luminaries on the literary scene. This volume examines the lives of some of the 19th century's greatest writers--Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Leo Tolstoy, to name just a few--and reveal the stories behind the works they crafted.

  • Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century

    Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century

    At the dawn of the 20th century, writers began experimenting with literary styles as never before. The modernism of Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and T.S. Eliot, the existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, Samuel Beckett's absurdist writings, and the range of literary output from around the world reflect the spirit of the period. The lives and works of these and other authors are surveyed in this volume.

  • Authors of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras: 1100 to 1660

    Authors of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras: 1100 to 1660

    By capturing the transformative spirit of the medieval and Renaissance periods, such literary giants as Geoffrey Chaucer, Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare, and John Milton laid the foundations for literature, drama, and poetry today. Readers will be introduced to these and other notable figures whose works have had an enduring impact on the global literary canon.

  • Autism

    Autism

    Explores autism in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

    Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

    Covers the mysterious world of these ancient people, including their beliefs, rituals, and civilizations.

  • Ballet Academy

    Ballet Academy

    Lucy follows her dream to train to be a professional ballerina, and is selected as one of a handful of students into the Ballet Academy. Follow her journey as she gets through the tough training with the support of teachers and fellow students, and performs alongside her idol in The Nutcracker before facing her final challenge of getting into Ballet High School.

  • Bands, Tribes, & First Peoples and Nations

    Bands, Tribes, & First Peoples and Nations

    Anthropology, politics, and history come together to form an insightful blend in this authoritative title covering kinship, tribalism, and nonurban cultures the world over. Both the theory and practical examples of tribal cultures are presented, with several chapters dedicated to the various schools of anthropological thought on nonurban societies, accompanied by a survey of tribal and indigenous cultures both historically and in mo

  • Banking and Finance

    Banking and Finance

    This text examines the role of banks and the process of business financing as insightful text breaks down such terms as interest rate, capital, and dividend.

  • Barack Obama and the Idea of a Postracial Society

    Barack Obama and the Idea of a Postracial Society

    This guide features Barack Obama, a first-term senator from Illinois, who became the first African American to be nominated for the presidency by a major political party.

  • Baseball

    Baseball

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers baseball.

  • Basketball

    Basketball

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers basketball.

  • Battle At The Alamo

    Battle At The Alamo

    Learn about the events that led up to the tragic Battle at the Alamo, including the disputes between Mexico and the United States.

  • Battle at the Castle

    Battle at the Castle

    Introduces the high adventure of medieval England through the letters of a knight's squire who participates in an exciting tournament before witnessing the preparations and battle engagements of a castle under siege.

  • Becoming Texas: Early Statehood

    Becoming Texas: Early Statehood

    This book explores the early history of Texas -- from its time as an independent republic to its annexation into the United States. Readers will learn about Texas's role in important U.S. events, such as the Mexican-American War and the Compromise of 1850.

  • Biblical Allusions

    Biblical Allusions

    This title examines the role and theme of Biblical allusions in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Matrix, Lord of the Flies, and The Lion King. It features four analysis papers that consider Biblical allusions, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.

  • Big Trucks

    Big Trucks

    From dump trucks to stunt-defying monster trucks, this book introduces young children to the world of trucks.

  • Bioengineering

    Bioengineering

    This book covers recent advances in bioengineering that have changed both the world in which we live and the bodies within which we live. Among the topics covered are homeostasis, biological and artificial control systems, diagnostic imaging, prostheses, biomaterials, environmental engineering, and various subfields of bioengineering.

  • Biographies of Colonial America: Sir Walter Raleigh, Powhatan, Phillis Wheatley, and More

    Biographies of Colonial America: Sir Walter Raleigh, Powhatan, Phillis Wheatley, and More

    This volume profiles many of the individuals who sought to fulfill the promise of the New World, from explorers to religious and political leaders to writers who captured the spirit of the time, as well as those native inhabitants who strove both to preserve their ways of life and to peacefully coexist with the new settlers.

  • Biographies of the American Revolution: Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Paul Jones, and more

    Biographies of the American Revolution: Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Paul Jones, and more

    This volume profiles some of the notable military and political leaders of Revolution as well as some of the lesser-known figures instrumental to securing the country's future.

  • Biographies of the Civil War and Reconstruction: Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and more

    Biographies of the Civil War and Reconstruction: Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and more

    This volume profiles many of the soldiers, generals, political leaders, and social activists who left indelible marks on the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, thereby altering the entire course of American history.

  • Biographies of the New American Nation: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Douglass, and more

    Biographies of the New American Nation: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Douglass, and more

    This volume surveys the lives of the individuals responsible for some of the nation's earliest political, social, and cultural achievements.

  • Biographies of the New World: Leif Eriksson, Henry Hudson, Charles Darwin, and more

    Biographies of the New World: Leif Eriksson, Henry Hudson, Charles Darwin, and more

    This volume examines the lives of explorers from across Europe--including Leif Eriksson, Sir Francis Drake, and Alexander von Humboldt--who voyaged to the New World. They discovered the lands that would later be known as the Americas--motivated by curiosity, commercial interests, or scientific inquiry.

  • Biographies of the New World Power: Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Alva Edison, Margaret Sanger, and more

    Biographies of the New World Power: Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Alva Edison, Margaret Sanger, and more

    This volume examines the lives of many of the noteworthy individuals of the time--including Andrew Carnegie, Susan B. Anthony, and Theodore Roosevelt--and the lasting influence they have had over time.

  • Biology: Understanding Living Matter

    Biology: Understanding Living Matter

    This volume is a straightforward, comprehensive guide to the study of living matter: what it is composed of, how it reproduces, how it reacts to the environment around it, and how it evolves. Readers will enjoy the bright photos and engaging information while learning an important part of the study of biology.

  • Biology, ed. 2

    Biology, ed. 2

    Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

  • Biopharmaceuticals

    Biopharmaceuticals

    This book examines the history of biopharmaceuticals, the ins and outs of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, and the future of the field.

  • Biotechnology: In Context

    Biotechnology: In Context

    Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues.

  • Birds

    Birds

    Provides a guide to identifying birds from around the world. Features notes on each species' physical characteristics, geographic location, marks of distinction, brooding behavior, and threatened species rating.

  • Birds

    Birds

    Illustrations and photos assist in a detailed exploration of birds, including the art of flying, diversity, and distribution and variation of species across the world. Covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail.

  • Birds

    Birds

    Identify specific bird species. Explore their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

  • Blake Shelton: Country Singer & TV Personality

    Blake Shelton: Country Singer & TV Personality

    This title examines the life of Blake Shelton, including his childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Shelton's early interest in music and talent in singing and songwriting that led to the release of his albums.

  • Blake Shelton

    Blake Shelton

    Profiles the life and career of country music star, Blake Shelton.

  • Boats!

    Boats!

    Follow a day in the life of Boat while he is at work.

  • Body Systems

    Body Systems

    Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.

  • Borrowing

    Borrowing

    Answers basic questions students ask about financial skills needed for adulthood, including borrowing money through mortgages, car loans, college loans, and credit cards.

  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

    This title will inform readers about Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, segregation in public schools, those involved in the case, and the law applied after the ruling--the fourteenth amendment.

  • Bruno Mars: Pop Superstar

    Bruno Mars: Pop Superstar

    This title examines the life of Bruno Mars, including his childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Mars' early interest and talent in music, his Grammy Awards, tours, and charitable work.

  • Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars

    This book profiles the life and career of singer and songwriter, Bruno Mars.

  • Buddhism

    Buddhism

    Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion.

  • Bugs: Hide and Seek

    Bugs: Hide and Seek

    This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.

  • Building An Empire: The Louisiana Purchase

    Building An Empire: The Louisiana Purchase

    Learn about the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, when the United States purchased approximately 828,000,000 square miles of territory from France, thereby doubling the size of the young republic.

  • Building The Erie Canal

    Building The Erie Canal

    Learn about the construction of the Erie Canal, built during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, to link Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes with the Atlantic Coast.

  • Building the Transcontinental Railroad

    Building the Transcontinental Railroad

    Text provides an introduction to the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad.

  • Building with Shapes

    Building with Shapes

    In this book, students will explore and understand that certain attributes define what a shape is called. It will also allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

  • Bullying

    Bullying

    This text presents bullying as a health issue and proposes effective strategies for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention based on current scientific research of aggressive behaviors.

  • Business & Construction

    Business & Construction

    Covers job opportunities in business and construction. Career profiles include corporate climate strategists, environmental bankers, green builders, and surveyors.

  • Busy, Busy, Butterfly

    Busy, Busy, Butterfly

    Teaches early readers how a caterpillar transforms to a butterfly.

  • Can You Make a Pattern?

    Can You Make a Pattern?

    In this book, students learn how to make patterns out of colors, shapes, and lines. They will discover that changing any color, shape, or line will also change the pattern.

  • Capitalism

    Capitalism

    This book covers Capitalism, an economic system that prizes free and competitive markets, private ownership, and a comparatively small role for government intervention and regulation. Yet capitalism also has many political undertones and has become associated with notions of freedom, individualism, self-determination, and anti-unionism.

  • Car Racing

    Car Racing

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers car racing.

  • Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, ed. 2

    Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, ed. 2

    Explores the many technical and creative jobs in information technology that are expected to grow.

  • Career Ideas for Teens in Marketing

    Career Ideas for Teens in Marketing

    Explores the wide variety of jobs available for those interested in the field of marketing.

  • Career Information Center, ed. 10

    Career Information Center, ed. 10

    Provides the most current information available on careers in the United States and Canada to people of all ages and all stages of career development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts, nature of work, work environment, education, licenses, certification, and training, job outlook, similar occupations, and sources of additional information such as books, a

  • Caregivers Handbook

    Caregivers Handbook

    A resource for anyone who needs to take care of an elderly person at home, this resource provides an invaluable reference that offers constructive, illustrated guidance for first time and beginning caregivers. It includes information on essential first aid, advice on selecting professional help when needed, and dealing with a variety of common conditions.

  • Castle and Knight

    Castle and Knight

    Explores the world of knights and castles.

  • Cat

    Cat

    Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

  • Caterpillars and Butterflies

    Caterpillars and Butterflies

    Identify specific caterpillar and butterfly species. Explore their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

  • Celebrating Women in American History

    Celebrating Women in American History

    Presents a diverse and panoramic view of women and their accomplishments in American history by bringing their achievements to light and helping them gain the recognition they deserve.

  • Censorship in Ray Bradburys Fahrenheit 451

    Censorship in Ray Bradburys Fahrenheit 451

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Ray Bradbury.

  • Changing Matter: Understanding Physical and Chemical Changes

    Changing Matter: Understanding Physical and Chemical Changes

    This book teaches students that everything is made of matter, and that physical changes create different forms or states of matter. Examples of these different states are presented in easy-to-understand text. The book also introduces students to the law of conservation of mass.

  • Cheerleading

    Cheerleading

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers cheerleading.

  • Cheetahs

    Cheetahs

    Come eye-to-eye with the world's cheetahs and get to know all about their lives through simple text and dazzling full-color photographs.

  • Chemical Elements, ed. 2

    Chemical Elements, ed. 2

    Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.

  • Chemistry: Understanding Substance and Matter

    Chemistry: Understanding Substance and Matter

    In this volume, readers learn about the history of chemistry and the concepts they might encounter in an introductory chemistry course, including chemical and volumetric analysis, atomic theory, gravitation, elements and the periodic table, chemical reactions and formulas, and organic and inorganic compounds and bonds.

  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for childhood obesity.

  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on childhood obesity.

  • China

    China

    Investigates the present-day culture of the most populous country on the planet, China.

  • Chris Kyle: American Sniper

    Chris Kyle: American Sniper

    This biography examines the life of Chris Kyle. Readers will learn about Kyle's family background, childhood, education, service in the US Navy SEALS, and his time as a sniper.

  • Christianity, Rev. ed.

    Christianity, Rev. ed.

    Covers the faith of Christianity from its origins to its role in the 21st century.

  • Citizenship: What It Means to Be from Texas

    Citizenship: What It Means to Be from Texas

    This book challenges readers to examine their roles as citizens of the United States, Texas, and local communities. Exploring the Texas Bill of Rights, students will grasp the basic rights and responsibilities of Texas citizens. Readers will also learn how the U.S. and Texas governments function, and what sets Texas government apart.

  • Clash of the Gladiators

    Clash of the Gladiators

    Join in the adventures of Seth and Abrinet as they travel back in time to ancient Rome when gladiators entertained the crowd.

  • Class Conflict in Charles Dickenss A Tale of Two Cities

    Class Conflict in Charles Dickenss A Tale of Two Cities

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of English-language novelist, Charles Dickens.

  • Class Conflict in Emily Bront   s Wuthering Heights

    Class Conflict in Emily Bront s Wuthering Heights

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Emily Bronte.

  • Classical Authors: 500 BCE to 1100 CE

    Classical Authors: 500 BCE to 1100 CE

    Epics such as Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid and tales such as those contained in the collected The Thousand and One Nights offer readers a glimpse into ancient cultures and eras. This volume profiles individuals and works that have withstood the test of time, remaining culturally significant and influential for centuries.

  • Clean Air and Clean Water Acts

    Clean Air and Clean Water Acts

    Takes a behind the scenes view to show the drama that led to the passing of the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts and the effect that this bill has had in the development of our country.

  • Clean Teeth, Dirty Teeth

    Clean Teeth, Dirty Teeth

    Sung to the tune of 'Row, Row, Row Your Boat', this book teaches young readers about how eating, sleeping, and other things we do require us to brush and floss our teeth everyday. Also emphasizes how dental check-ups are part of good oral hygiene.

  • Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History

    Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History

    This book provides a holistic consideration of climate change that goes beyond pure science, fleshing out the discussion by considering cultural, historical, and policy-driven aspects of this important issue.

  • Cloning

    Cloning

    This book explores the history, science, applications, and ethical issues of cloning. Profiles include pioneers in the field, including John Bertrand Gurdon, Ian Wilmut, Shinya Yamanaka, and James Thomson.

  • Cloud Computing

    Cloud Computing

    Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on cloud computing development in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.

  • Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide

    Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide

    This work is intended to introduce students to the tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States that dominated international affairs in the second half of the 20th century.

  • Colonialism in Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness

    Colonialism in Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Joseph Conrad.

  • Comics Through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas

    Comics Through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas

    Focusing especially on American comic books and graphic novels from the 1930s to the present, this four-volume work provides an authoritative source on the history of the comics medium.

  • Coming of Age

    Coming of Age

    This title examines the role and theme of the coming of age archetype in A Separate Peace, The Catcher in the Rye, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Giver, and The Fault in Our Stars. It features four analysis papers that consider the coming of age theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.

  • Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidds The Secret Lives of Bees

    Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidds The Secret Lives of Bees

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Sue Monk Kidd.

  • Complete Cat Care: How to Keep Your Cat Healthy and Happy

    Complete Cat Care: How to Keep Your Cat Healthy and Happy

    This book combines everything you need to know about cats, from choosing a kitten or cat and day-to-day advice on nutrition and grooming, to guidance on behavior, play, and health and diseases.

  • Complete Dog Care: How to Keep Your Dog Healthy and Happy

    Complete Dog Care: How to Keep Your Dog Healthy and Happy

    This guide to owning a dog provides everything needed to nurture a dog from puppyhood to old age. Prospective and current pet owners can discover dogs' origins and anatomy to help understand canine behavior before moving on to determine how to choose the best dog, how to prepare a home, and how to handle everyday care basics.

  • Complete Family Nutrition

    Complete Family Nutrition

    This book guides parents on healthy food choices for their families, using tailored advice for every age group, from infants to adults. From essential nutrients to ideal serving size, this book explains how nutrition can promote healthy weight, optimal memory, growth and development, digestive health, and balanced moods, and provides nutritious, healthy recipes to help any family achieve this.

  • Complete Flags of the World

    Complete Flags of the World

    This guide provides everything you need to know about flags, from the meaning behind the designs and symbols of the world's 196 national flags, to information on the use of flags and banners in other fields, as well as their starring role in famous historical moments. This book is the ultimate reference, explaining the widespread use and significance of flags and how they have evolved over the course of history.

  • Computer Sciences, ed. 2

    Computer Sciences, ed. 2

    Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences.

  • Concise World Atlas, ed. 6

    Concise World Atlas, ed. 6

    From the defining boundaries of the Balkan states to the icy terrain of Antarctica, this atlas shares more than 400 maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques to bring you Earth in more detail than ever before.

  • Construction

    Construction

    Combines concise career information to help young readers explore a wide range of possible future careers and explains the nature of the work, what it takes to break into the field, and typical earnings. Careers profiled in this field include architects, carpenters, drafters, electricians, painters and paperhangers, and roofers.

  • Construction, ed. 5

    Construction, ed. 5

    Profiles jobs in the construction industry such as architects, cement masons, drafters, electricians, landscape architects, and roofers.

  • Construction and Trades

    Construction and Trades

    A career guide featuring various careers in construction and trades for students with a high school diploma.

  • Consumer Goods Production and Sales

    Consumer Goods Production and Sales

    Profiles jobs in consumer goods production and sales such as advertising and marketing managers, canning and preserving industry workers, fashion designers, green products manufacturers, sporting goods production workers, watch and clock repairers, and more.

  • Contemporary Authors: 1945 to the Present

    Contemporary Authors: 1945 to the Present

    In the tradition established by literary heavyweights who came before, modern writers of all backgrounds have continued to entertain and to confront the social, cultural, and psychological realities of the times with their own flair and insight. This volume profiles a diverse selection of authors--from Toni Morrison to Sylvia Plath to Stephen King to David Foster Wallace--an attestation to the scope and complexity of modern society.

  • Continents Together

    Continents Together

    Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about the continents and keeping the world green.

  • Controlling Earths Pollutants

    Controlling Earths Pollutants

    Provides comprehensive information on pollution, the interrelationships of the natural world, environmental problems both natural and man-made, the relative risks associated with these problems, and solutions for resolving and/or preventing them.

  • Cool Cars, Rev. ed.

    Cool Cars, Rev. ed.

    Packed with more than a hundred completely charismatic classic cars, this book is the ideal gift for anyone driven to admire these majestic machines. Multi-angle photography reveals the true craftsmanship and beauty of these stunning rides, and the text pays tribute to each vehicle and explains why it's destined to be a classic, now and forever.

  • Coral Reef Ecosystems

    Coral Reef Ecosystems

    This title will introduce readers to coral reef ecosystems, the plants and animals that thrive there, its climate, its food web, any threats to it, and conservation efforts. Readers will also learn about the most well known coral reefs and their characteristics.

  • Coral Reefs

    Coral Reefs

    Readers will learn about the challenges affecting coral reef habitats and how they can be saved.

  • Core Strength Training: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to a stronger body and better posture for men and women

    Core Strength Training: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to a stronger body and better posture for men and women

    This guide, featuring more than 150 exercises and a range of specially commissioned programs designed for a wide range of activities, sports, and goals, offers everything you need to get the very best results from your workouts.

  • Corporate Disasters: What Went Wrong and Why

    Corporate Disasters: What Went Wrong and Why

    Profiles the biggest corporate mistakes or misdeeds throughout history, covering the people, the times, the decisions made.

  • Cosmology: Understanding the Evolution of the Universe

    Cosmology: Understanding the Evolution of the Universe

    This volume examines the historical developments in the field of cosmology, the evidence supporting the Big Bang theory, and the future implications of dark matter and an expanding universe.

  • Creatures of the Waters: Encounter fascinating animals that live in and around water

    Creatures of the Waters: Encounter fascinating animals that live in and around water

    Examines the great variety of animal life found in and near the waters around the world, from hippopotamus to jellyfish to sharks.

  • Credit and Borrowing

    Credit and Borrowing

    Covers all the ins and outs of good credit vs. bad credit, how to build a credit history, credit scores, and anything else students need to know about the process of taking out a loan.

  • Creeping Crawlers

    Creeping Crawlers

    Learn about bugs that creep and crawl, bugs found around your home and school, bugs that crawl then fly.

  • Crime Fighting

    Crime Fighting

    This work examines advancements in forensic science and explores the positive and negative aspects of using this technology to fight crime.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Profiles the life and career of professional soccer player, Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Crocodiles and Alligators

    Crocodiles and Alligators

    Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plights of endangered crocodiles and alligators, and what people can do to help.

  • Crystal and Gem, Rev. ed.

    Crystal and Gem, Rev. ed.

    Examines crystals and gems in various shapes, sizes and colors. Also explores how crystals are used in everything from industrial tools and electronics to items in the household.

  • Csound Power! The Comprehensive Guide

    Csound Power! The Comprehensive Guide

    This book's aim is to help you learn to make music using Csound, a free power-user music program.

  • Cuban Missile Crisis: The Essential Reference Guide

    Cuban Missile Crisis: The Essential Reference Guide

    This book captures the historical context, the minute-by-minute drama, and the profound repercussions of the 'Missiles of October' confrontation that brought the very real threat of nuclear attack to the United States' doorstep.

  • Custom Bikes

    Custom Bikes

    Provides an overview of custom bikes, which are one-of-a-kind machines.

  • Cyber Warfare: How Conflicts in Cyberspace Are Challenging America and Changing the World

    Cyber Warfare: How Conflicts in Cyberspace Are Challenging America and Changing the World

    This book provides an up-to-date, accessible guide to the growing threats in cyberspace that affects everyone from private individuals to businesses to national governments.

  • Cyber Warfare: A Reference Handbook

    Cyber Warfare: A Reference Handbook

    This book examines the many facets of cyber combat--from the threats of information exposure that American civilians encounter on a daily basis, to the concern of keeping up with the capabilities of China and Russia, to the inherent dangers in ignoring cyber threats.

  • Cycling

    Cycling

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers the sport of cycling.

  • D-Day

    D-Day

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces the never-to-be-forgotten event called D-Day, the June 6, 1944, Allied Invasion of Normandy, France, that took place before World War II ended in 1945.

  • DK Guide to Savage Earth

    DK Guide to Savage Earth

    Depicts the powerful natural forces that shape the Earth including glaciers, volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis.

  • DK Illustrated Family Bible

    DK Illustrated Family Bible

    Retells the best-loved stories from both the Old and the New Testaments, meant to capture the imaginations of young readers or listeners via illustrations, paintings, photographs, maps, and historical objects.

  • Daily Life behind the Iron Curtain

    Daily Life behind the Iron Curtain

    This book describes how everyday people courageously survived under repressive Communist regimes until the voices and actions of rebellious individuals resulted in the fall of the Iron Curtain in Europe.

  • Daily Life during African American Migrations

    Daily Life during African American Migrations

    This book focuses attention to the everyday social, cultural, and political lives of migrants in the United States as they established communities far away from their former homes.

  • Daily Life during the Indian Wars

    Daily Life during the Indian Wars

    Takes an in-depth look at every aspect of American Indian life during the almost 300 years of conflict with Anglo-Americans.

  • Daily Life in The Ottoman Empire

    Daily Life in The Ottoman Empire

    Provides a general overview of the daily life in a vast empire which contained numerous ethnic, linguistic, and religious communities.

  • Daily Life in The Progressive Era

    Daily Life in The Progressive Era

    Provides a broad examination of American society between 1900 and 1920, covering rural and urban America, the changing nature of work, race relations, popular culture, citizen activism, and society during wartime.

  • Daily Life in the Colonial City

    Daily Life in the Colonial City

    Explores many aspects of urban life in colonial America, including working conditions for men, women, children, free blacks, and slaves as well as strikes and labor issues; the class hierarchy and its purpose in urban society; childbirth, courtship, family, and death; housing styles and urban diet; and the threat of disease and the growth of poverty.

  • Daily Life in the Colonial South

    Daily Life in the Colonial South

    Provides a look at daily life in the colonial South from the time of European arrival to 1770. Describes how a diverse mix of people created new patterns of living, behaving, and believing across changing physical, demographic, economic, and social environments. Emphasizes the everyday experiences of ordinary people from the Chesapeake Bay to the Lower Mississippi River, examining aspects of daily life such as work, families, posses

  • Daily Life of Women during the Civil Rights Era

    Daily Life of Women during the Civil Rights Era

    Presents an extensive history of women in the civil rights movement that highlights ordinary women's experiences in their local communities and the impacts of their activism upon American women and society.

  • Daily Life of the Aztecs, ed. 2

    Daily Life of the Aztecs, ed. 2

    Examines the details of the daily lives of the ancient Aztecs through the study of their social history, culture, and continuing influence, written from the perspective of the history of religions.

  • Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents

    Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents

    Explores the daily lives of American people from colonial times to the present through primary documents that include diaries, letters, memoirs, speeches, sermons, pamphlets, and all manner of public and private writings.

  • David Ortiz:: World Series Champion

    David Ortiz:: World Series Champion

    In this fact-filled biography, readers learn about the career of baseball player David Ortiz, from his childhood and early sports endeavors to his establishment as a living legend, including all the trials and triumphs along the way.

  • Day By Day With...Beyonc

    Day By Day With...Beyonc

    This book profiles the life and career of singer Beyonce, including her time with Destiny's Child and her life with her rap-artist husband Jay-Z.

  • Day By Day With...Jennifer Lopez

    Day By Day With...Jennifer Lopez

    This book profiles multi-talented superstar Jennifer Lopez, covering her singing career, her movie career, and her television career, in addition to her role as mother of twins and the head of her own charity.

  • Day By Day With...Serena Williams

    Day By Day With...Serena Williams

    This book profiles tennis champion Serena Williams, her career, and her competition with older sister Venus Williams.

  • Day By Day With...Shakira

    Day By Day With...Shakira

    This book profiles the life and career of singer and songwriter, Shakira.

  • Day and Night

    Day and Night

    Emergent readers learn about the cycle of day and night.

  • Days, Weeks, and Months

    Days, Weeks, and Months

    This book teaches readers how a calendar can help them find out and keep track of time by viewing the days, weeks, and months. This title also can be used to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

  • DeWALT    Carpentry and Framing: Complete Handbook

    DeWALT Carpentry and Framing: Complete Handbook

    This book provides step-by-step procedures associated with key carpentry concepts. Coverage begins with a discussion of house types and foundations, gradually progressing to more complex areas, such as wall and floor framing.

  • DeWALT    Construction Safety and OSHA Handbook

    DeWALT Construction Safety and OSHA Handbook

    This book is an easy-to-understand reference for the complex safety and OSHA regulations that construction professionals face every day. It provides comprehensive coverage on the requirements, standards, and safe work practices that should be adhered to on any job site.

  • DeWALT    HVAC Code Reference

    DeWALT HVAC Code Reference

    This book uses the International Mechanical Code as the foundation for providing readers with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully install or modify HVAC equipment.

  • DeWALT    Plumbing Code Reference, ed. 2

    DeWALT Plumbing Code Reference, ed. 2

    This code reference takes a straightforward, illustrated approach to explain the most important and commonly used codes in the 2009 International Plumbing Code.

  • DeWALT    Residental Construction Codes: Complete Handbook

    DeWALT Residental Construction Codes: Complete Handbook

    This book uses the 2012 International Residential Code(r) to cover the most common code requirements for building one- or two-family dwellings, and presents them to users in an easy to navigate and easy to understand format. Sections cover the wide range of residential construction topics that must meet IRC(r) mandates, including building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations, with high-dimensional illustrations to hel

  • Deadly Dinosaurs

    Deadly Dinosaurs

    It's after hours at the museum, but something is stirring. A roar echoes through the corridors - the dinosaurs are alive! Meet a colorful cast of dinosaurs large and small and see what they get up to when no one is watching.

  • Death in Ernest Hemingway?s The Old Man and the Sea

    Death in Ernest Hemingway?s The Old Man and the Sea

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

  • Dementia

    Dementia

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for dementia.

  • Democracy

    Democracy

    The book covers the concept of democracy and addresses some of the volatile questions that continue to puzzle even the best of us. It provides a survey of the development of this form of government, dating back to its invention in ancient Athens and continuing to the present, following its development with the changing times.

  • Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman

    Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman

    Provides an in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American poet, Walt Whitman.

  • Depression

    Depression

    Explores depression in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

  • Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose

    This book profiles the life and career of basketball player, Derrick Rose.

  • Desert Ecosystems

    Desert Ecosystems

    This title will introduce readers to desert ecosystems, the plants and animals that thrive there, its climate, its food web, any threats to it, and conservation efforts. Readers will also learn about the most well known deserts and their characteristics.

  • Dictatorship, Fascism, and Totalitarianism

    Dictatorship, Fascism, and Totalitarianism

    This book examines the historical trajectory of dictatorship, fascism, and totalitarianism; their characteristics; where they intersected and how they differed; and some of the individuals--including Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, among many others--infamous for violently imposing their often extreme agendas.

  • Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

    Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

    The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.

  • Digital Cameras and Camcorders

    Digital Cameras and Camcorders

    Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on digital cameras and camcorders in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to their creation.

  • Digital Photography, ed. 4: An Introduction

    Digital Photography, ed. 4: An Introduction

    Updated with the latest techniques and newest equipment, this guide aims to provide beginning camera enthusiasts and photography students with the the latest developments in the field. Screen shots have been updated from OS9 to OS10, and new photos and information illuminate everything the reader needs to know to take stunning digital shots.

  • Dinosaur

    Dinosaur

    Covers the world of the dinosaur, focusing on their teeth, feet, eggs, and fossils.

  • Dinosaur

    Dinosaur

    Offers a basic foundation on the subject of dinosaurs, full of fascinating facts and figures about these creatures.

  • Dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs

    Young readers will learn about an age when dinosaurs ruled the earth, from gentle Jurassic giants and the terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rex, to fearsome packs of Velociraptors and herds of Hadrosaurs.

  • Disco, Punk, New Wave, Heavy Metal, and More: Music in the 1970s and 1980s

    Disco, Punk, New Wave, Heavy Metal, and More: Music in the 1970s and 1980s

    This volume examines the various styles of music that defined the 1970s and '80s, profiling the artists who captured the spirit of rapid social and cultural change.

  • Discover Ancient China

    Discover Ancient China

    Confucius, the Great Wall, silk, oracle bones, writing, and paper are among the topics explored in this text. Beginning with Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi's life size terracotta army of soldiers, chariots, and horses, it also covers early development, early dynasties, the unification of China, and the achievements, gifts, and inventions of the ancient Chinese

  • Discover Ancient Egypt

    Discover Ancient Egypt

    This text follows the story from the Egyptians' prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans. Beginning the journey at Hatshepsut's tomb, Egypt's first woman pharaoh, it also explores the pyramids at Giza, learn about the language of hieroglyphics, and the rise and fall of the mighty pharaohs.

  • Discover Ancient Greece

    Discover Ancient Greece

    This text provides an overview of the history of ancient Greece, beginning with the Minoans, Greek mythology, and Mycenae, and continuing to the advent of Rome. Greek philosophy, religion, daily life, love of sports, and art and architecture are also explored.

  • Discover Ancient Mesopotamia

    Discover Ancient Mesopotamia

    Mesopotamia, often called the Cradle of Civilization, is the focus of this book. It explores the rise of city-states and innovations in agriculture, as well as the complex systems of writing, architectural wonders, advancements in military tactics and weaponry, and some of the first recorded legal codes developed by the people of Mesopotamia.

  • Discover Ancient Persia

    Discover Ancient Persia

    This history of ancient Persia discusses the contributions of rulers from Cyrus to Darius as they expanded the boundaries of the empire. Over a period of almost 1,200 years, the ancient Persians learned to cultivate crops such as wheat and barley and to domesticate animals. They also demonstrated their talents for architecture and art by building enormous palaces, such as at the site of Persepolis, and introduced the idea of worship

  • Discover Ancient Rome

    Discover Ancient Rome

    This text covers the highlights of ancient Rome, including its founding, mythology, social life and customs, and Roman law, civilization, and religion. Aspects of everyday life are also featured, including trade guilds, blood games, chariot races, baths, theatre, poetry, and education.

  • Dissociative Disorders

    Dissociative Disorders

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for dissociative disorders which are generally associated with post-traumatic stress or past abuse.

  • Doggie Duties

    Doggie Duties

    An introduction to being a pet owner for the child ready to get a puppy.

  • Dolphins

    Dolphins

    Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of endangered dolphins, and what people can do to help.

  • Down in the Deep, Deep Ocean!

    Down in the Deep, Deep Ocean!

    Young children learn about different ocean animals through this book with repetitive, rhythmic text.

  • Drama for Students, Vol. 17

    Drama for Students, Vol. 17

    Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

  • Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides basic consumer health information about the abuse of illegal drugs and misuse of prescription and over-the-counter medications, along with facts about prevention, treatment, and recovery. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources.

  • Dwayne Wade

    Dwayne Wade

    This book profiles the life and career of Miami Heat basketball player, Dwayne Wade.

  • E-books

    E-books

    Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on electronic books (e-books) in detail as an important segment of the publishing industry, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.

  • Earth Day

    Earth Day

    Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about how we can all work together to take care of the Earth.

  • Earth Is Tilting!

    Earth Is Tilting!

    Text promotes children's curiosity while building important science content knowledge. The interaction of text and photos supports and engages readers as they learn about the wonderful world around them. This book focuses on the Earth's rotation in space.

  • Earth and Its Moon

    Earth and Its Moon

    Examines the unique properties of the Earth and its Moon, bodies in the solar system often overlooked by those of us so close to them.

  • Earths Changing Climate

    Earths Changing Climate

    Provides comprehensive information on Earth's climate changes. An exploration of case studies, ancient Earth's climate, it's impact on Arctic regions, and recent studies are explored.

  • Earths Changing Surface

    Earths Changing Surface

    Early readers examine how volcanoes, earthquakes, and erosion change the surface of the Earth.

  • Earths Growing Population

    Earths Growing Population

    Provides comprehensive information on population growth and its effects on the environment.

  • Earthquake!

    Earthquake!

    This book looks at earthquakes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Earthquakes

    Earthquakes

    Learn about earthquakes and the side effects such as landslides, tsunamis, and the introduction of the Richter Scale to measure earthquakes.

  • Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters

    Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters

    Describes natural disasters which have occurred in various places throughout the world.

  • Eating Disorders

    Eating Disorders

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on eating disorders.

  • Ecology

    Ecology

    Uses illustrations and photographs to explore the areas of ecology, including the study of nature, major world biomes, water creatures and humans in the biosphere.

  • Economics and Economic Systems

    Economics and Economic Systems

    This text provides a detailed explanation of the scope of economics, historical development, and the strengths and weaknesses of various economic systems are provided.

  • Economy

    Economy

    Provides a comprehensive examination of the complex ways in which economies succeed or fail, covering the role and value of currency, the reasons that recessions happen, and why some countries are poor while others are rich.

  • Education and Careers

    Education and Careers

    Discusses various education and career paths, as well as how these paths influence a person's financial future.

  • Effective Communication

    Effective Communication

    This guide provides the know-how needed to be a more effective manager. It shows how to understand your audience and communicate strategically, but also explains how to discover which delivery approach is right for you as well as providing what is needed to develop confidence, listen effectively, and give and receive feedback.

  • Electricity

    Electricity

    Covers the many aspects that relate to electricity, from circuits, lightning and generators, as well as how we utilize this physical power in our lives.

  • Electronics

    Electronics

    Examines the inner working components of electronic devices many use in everyday life, most without ever knowing exactly how something like a computer or television really works.

  • Elizabethan World Reference Library

    Elizabethan World Reference Library

    Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.

  • Emma Stone: Breakout Movie Star

    Emma Stone: Breakout Movie Star

    This title examines the life of Emma Stone, including her childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Stone's early interest and talent in acting, some of her most well-known roles, and her awards and charitable work.

  • Employment

    Employment

    This book guides the reader in gaining job skills, seeking work, interviewing, negotiating salaries and benefits, and thriving in the workplace. It also offers information that applies to all job seekers, as well as guidance for first-time job applicants and workers returning to the workforce after an absence.

  • Encyclopedia of Biodiversity

    Encyclopedia of Biodiversity

    Examines why species of organisms occupy different parts of the world, and why it is important to comprehend how they evolved.

  • Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3

    Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3

    Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

  • Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

    Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes

  • Encyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels

    Encyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels

    Provides information on invasive plants, animals, fungi, and microorganisms in the United States, which are threatening native ecosystems, agriculture, economies, and human health.

  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2

    This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today's Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.

  • Encyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing around the World

    Encyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing around the World

    Examines clothing that is symbolic of the people who live in regions all over the world, providing a historical and geographic perspective that illustrates how people dress and explains the reasons behind the material, design, and style.

  • Encyclopedia of Native American History

    Encyclopedia of Native American History

    Offers a comprehensive and authoritative look at the most important individuals, events, and topics in American Indian history. Includes in-depth coverage of tribes, notable leaders and events, customs, dress, dwellings, weapons, government, and religion.

  • Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

    The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

  • Encyclopedia of Space

    Encyclopedia of Space

    Provides a guide to astronomy and space science and includes the facts and figures from the latest missions to the planets, and images from the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • Encyclopedia of Terrorism

    Encyclopedia of Terrorism

    Provides an up-to-date and comprehensive reference tool for understanding the latest developments in national and international terrorism, one of the most pressing security challenges facing the world today.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Energy: In Context

    Energy: In Context

    This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history,sociology, and economics.

  • Energy

    Energy

    Examines the unseen force of energy, both potential and kinetic, and how this force is a vital part in the area of physics.

  • Energy All Around

    Energy All Around

    This book explains how all forms of energy are either potential or kinetic. It addresses how energy can be used in the form of water to create electricity, in the solar form to heat our homes, and in the form of wind to turn the blades on a wind turbine.

  • Energy Sources

    Energy Sources

    This work examines our reliance on fossil fuels and their impact on the environment; the pros and cons of nuclear energy; the debate about biofuels; harnessing energy from the Sun, wind, and water; and energy in the future, from hydrogen fuel cells to solar power from space.

  • Energy and Movement

    Energy and Movement

    Discusses energy and its sources, manifestations, and uses.

  • Environmental Science: In Context

    Environmental Science: In Context

    Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Cross-curricular in nature, the title supports both basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, physics, chemistry, and biology, as well as general science, history, government, and the social sciences.

  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia

    Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia

    This work addresses the role of the economy in both creating and solving many of the world's most pressing environmental challenges. Focusing on environmental and natural resource economics, it addresses basic concepts, environmental policy, natural resource economics, market failure, exhaustible and renewable resources, benefit-cost analysis, and applied welfare economics, as well as key concepts of economics, movements, events, or

  • Epic Civil War Battles

    Epic Civil War Battles

    Text provides an introduction to some of the U.S. Civil War's most significant battles, including the battles at Fort Sumter, Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg.

  • Epics for Students, ed. 2

    Epics for Students, ed. 2

    Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

  • Equestrian

    Equestrian

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers the psychological aspects of equestrian horsemanship.

  • Eruption!: The Story of Volcanoes

    Eruption!: The Story of Volcanoes

    Describes volcano eruptions that have occurred in various places throughout the world.

  • Essential Soccer Skills: Key Tips and Techniques to Improve Your Game

    Essential Soccer Skills: Key Tips and Techniques to Improve Your Game

    Covers beginner basics to advanced techniques, featuring illustrated sequences on how to learn and master key skills, and tips on how to improve your overall form.

  • Est   e Lauder: Business Woman and Cosmetics Pioneer

    Est e Lauder: Business Woman and Cosmetics Pioneer

    This biography examines the remarkable life of Estee Lauder. Readers will learn about Lauder's family background, childhood, education, and innovative work as the founder of the Estee Lauder cosmetics company.

  • Ethnic American Literature: An Encyclopedia for Students

    Ethnic American Literature: An Encyclopedia for Students

    This book introduces the American mosaic of multicultural literature by chronicling the achievements of American writers of non-European descent and highlighting the ethnic diversity of works from the colonial era to the present. It contains entries on African American, Asian American, Latino/a, and Native American literary traditions, among others, and features topics like the civil rights movement, bilingualism, assimilation, and

  • Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

    Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

    A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

  • Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World

    Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World

    A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

  • Even or Odd?

    Even or Odd?

    This math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they discover the difference between odd and even numbers.

  • Events That Formed the Modern World: From the European Renaissance through the War on Terror

    Events That Formed the Modern World: From the European Renaissance through the War on Terror

    This set covers times from the Renaissance to the present. Each volume focuses on a specific historic period and examines 12 events within those time frames that changed the world. Each entry provides an introduction that lays out factual material in a chronological manner, an in-depth essay interpreting the event's significance, and an annotated bibliography of the most important current works on the topic.

  • Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures

    Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures

    This book takes readers to the prehistoric era when creatures like Smilodons, Pterodactyls and the Megatooth Shark ruled the land, air, and sea. It features images, games, size comparisons, timelines, a glossary, an index, and more.

  • Everything You Need to Know about Sharks and Other Creatures of the Deep

    Everything You Need to Know about Sharks and Other Creatures of the Deep

    Provides amazing stories about ocean creatures, how they dive, wriggle, squirt, and snap their way through the deep.

  • Evolution and Genetics

    Evolution and Genetics

    Illustrations and photos assist in detailed exploration of genetics and evolution including findings in fossils and on the microscopic level, from plants and animals to humans.

  • Exotic Cats

    Exotic Cats

    Readers will learn about various exotic cats and their characteristics.

  • Experiment Central, ed. 2: Understanding Scientific Principles Through Projects

    Experiment Central, ed. 2: Understanding Scientific Principles Through Projects

    Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

  • Explorer, Rev. ed.

    Explorer, Rev. ed.

    Photographs and text examine the history of explorers and exploration, and highlight many of their discoveries.

  • Explorers in the 20th and 21st Centuries: From Auguste Piccard to James Cameron

    Explorers in the 20th and 21st Centuries: From Auguste Piccard to James Cameron

    This text highlights the intrepid individuals at the forefront of modern-day exploration and adventure. Those who have challenged conventional thinking, and sought to test physical limits of human endurance in the 20th and 21st centuries are the subjects of this collection of biographies.

  • Explorers of Antiquity: From Alexander the Great to Marco Polo

    Explorers of Antiquity: From Alexander the Great to Marco Polo

    In this text, readers will become familiar with the lives and journeys of the early explorers Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and Genghis Khan, who sought to establish vast empires, as well as enterprising merchants such as Marco Polo.

  • Explorers of the Late Renaissance and the Enlightenment: From Sir Francis Drake to Mungo Park

    Explorers of the Late Renaissance and the Enlightenment: From Sir Francis Drake to Mungo Park

    This volume details the lives of such late Renaissance and Enlightenment era explorers as Henry Hudson, Vitus Bering, James Cook, and Daniel Boone, among many others, as well as the explorations and discoveries of which they were a part.

  • Exploring Caves

    Exploring Caves

    This title examines the exploration of caves, taking the reader into the world's deepest caves. It examines the explorers who journeyed to these dark, dangerous chambers, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

  • Exploring Deserts

    Exploring Deserts

    This title examines the exploration of deserts, taking the reader to the Sahara and beyond. It examines the explorers who journeyed to these vast, arid landscapes, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

  • Exploring Mountains

    Exploring Mountains

    This title examines the exploration of mountains, taking the reader Everest and other world-famous mountains. It examines the explorers who journeyed to Earth's highest peaks, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

  • Exploring Polar Regions

    Exploring Polar Regions

    This title examines the exploration of polar regions, taking the reader to the Arctic and Antarctic. It examines the explorers who journeyed to these frigid areas, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

  • Exploring Space: Journey Through the Solar System and Beyond

    Exploring Space: Journey Through the Solar System and Beyond

    Contains articles detailing biographies of famous astronomers, celestial bodies found in the universe, the solar system, and future explorations into space.

  • Exploring Space

    Exploring Space

    This title examines the exploration of space, taking the reader across the solar system. It examines the explorers who journeyed into Earth's orbit and beyond, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

  • Exploring Under the Sea

    Exploring Under the Sea

    This title examines exploration under the sea, taking the reader to deep ocean trenches. It examines the explorers who journeyed to these strange, fascinating areas, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

  • Exploring the Past

    Exploring the Past

    Describes the hidden artifacts, remains, and other details that help people understand the past.

  • Extreme BMX

    Extreme BMX

    Explores the sport of extreme BMX.

  • Extreme In-Line Skating

    Extreme In-Line Skating

    Explores the sport of extreme in-line skating.

  • Extreme Mountain Biking

    Extreme Mountain Biking

    Explores the sport of extreme mountain biking.

  • Extreme Snowboarding

    Extreme Snowboarding

    Explores the sport of extreme snowboarding.

  • Extreme Street Luge

    Extreme Street Luge

    Explores the sport of extreme street luge.

  • Extreme Surfing

    Extreme Surfing

    Explores the sport of extreme surfing.

  • Extreme Weather

    Extreme Weather

    Describes a wide variety of extreme weather such as tornadoes, droughts, storms and extreme hot and cold temperatures.

  • Fall From Grace

    Fall From Grace

    This title examines the role and theme of the fall from grace archetype in The Crucible, Crime and Punishment, Frankenstein, Things Fall Apart, and Macbeth. It features four analysis papers that consider the fall from grace theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.

  • Familiar Animals: Get to know the animals that live closest to us

    Familiar Animals: Get to know the animals that live closest to us

    Examines animals that may be seen in daily life, such as cats and dogs, birds, insects, cattle and horses, and provides an overview of each species.

  • Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner?s As I Lay Dying

    Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner?s As I Lay Dying

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American writer, William Faulkner.

  • Famous Texans

    Famous Texans

    This text teaches readers about some of Texas's most important and famous people, such as Stephen Austin, Barbara Jordan, and George W. Bush.

  • Fast Cars!

    Fast Cars!

    Follow a day in the life of Car while he is at work.

  • Feudalism, Monarchies, and Nobility

    Feudalism, Monarchies, and Nobility

    This book provides a firm grounding in the historic political, social, and economic implications of rule by monarchy, including the prevalence of the feudal system in medieval Europe. Modern monarchies and the role of the aristocracy in every age are also detailed.

  • Fiction

    Fiction

    Explores the craft of fiction writing in the formats of newspaper, magazine, and online.

  • Figure Skating

    Figure Skating

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers figure skating.

  • Fires

    Fires

    Focuses on one of nature's most destructive and deadly forces--fire--but also explains its very important role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.

  • First Aid Manual, ed. 5

    First Aid Manual, ed. 5

    This reference covers more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and explains what to do with step-by-step photographic sequences.

  • Fish and Amphibians

    Fish and Amphibians

    Uses photographs and illustrations to explain characteristics of fish and marine life, along with species diversity, amphibians, and people's relationship with aquatic life.

  • Flood!

    Flood!

    This book looks at floods, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Florida, ed. 2

    Florida, ed. 2

    Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Florida.

  • Food Allergies

    Food Allergies

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for food allergies.

  • Food Allergies

    Food Allergies

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on food allergies.

  • Food Plants: Learn about the many different kinds of plants we eat

    Food Plants: Learn about the many different kinds of plants we eat

    Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

  • Food Regulation and Safety

    Food Regulation and Safety

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on food regulation and safety.

  • Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present

    Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present

    Presents nearly 100 entries on foods that have shaped history. In learning about foods and their importance, readers will gain valuable insight into other areas such as religious movements, literature, economics, technology, and the human condition itself.

  • Football

    Football

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers football.

  • Forest Fire!

    Forest Fire!

    This book looks at forest fires, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Forms of Government and the Rise of Democracy

    Forms of Government and the Rise of Democracy

    This volume allows readers to examine the various forms of government that have developed around the world, with a special focus on the ascension of democracy.

  • Fossil Fuels

    Fossil Fuels

    Examines the production and distribution of fossil fuels and their viability as a future energy source.

  • Fossils and Rocks

    Fossils and Rocks

    This book explains how the Earth is made from rock, the three different types of rock, how rocks are made, and where they can be found. Students learn about how fossils are formed, how they help us learn about life long ago, and the importance of fossil fuels to our present and future life on Earth.

  • Fracking: A Reference Handbook

    Fracking: A Reference Handbook

    This book provides a background of the history and development of the oil and gas industry from the earliest days of human civilization to the present moment, with special attention on the history and development of hydraulic fracturing and directional drilling.

  • Freedom Summer, 1964

    Freedom Summer, 1964

    This title will inform readers about the Freedom Summer. It covers where it took place, the organizers, why its purpose was to get African-Americans registered to vote, and more.

  • Frogs and Toads

    Frogs and Toads

    Identifies specific frog and toad species and explores their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

  • Frogs and Toads

    Frogs and Toads

    Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

  • Fusion

    Fusion

    Explores the big bang of creation to the blackout death of worn-out stars. A brief history of fusion research, beginning with the first tentative theories in the early 20th century, is also discussed, as well as the race for fusion power.

  • Galactic Mission

    Galactic Mission

    Join in the adventures of five school children as they embark on a life or death mission to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri to find a new home.

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global marketing.

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of technical innovations in business management.

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on investment research and analysis.

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the social aspects of internet marketing.

  • Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature

    Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature

    Covers American authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed.

  • Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature

    Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature

    Covers world authors from many periods and genres, building an understanding of the various contexts -- from the biographical to the literary to the historical -- in which literature can be viewed. Identifies the significant literary devices and global themes that define a writer's style and place the author in a larger literary tradition as chronicled and evaluated by critics over time.

  • Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3

    Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3

    Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

    Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

    This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3

    Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3

    This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

  • Gems

    Gems

    Provides a thorough introduction and detailed, clearly illustrated profiles of hundreds of examples of precious metals, cut stones, and organics.

  • Gene Therapy

    Gene Therapy

    This title follows the development of gene therapy, including the discovery of DNA, groundbreaking discoveries and the doctors who made them, and where the science is heading in the future. Learn how gene therapy works and why future applications of the technology will be controversial.

  • Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy

    Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy

    This book covers the foundations of genes and heredity to give readers a solid understanding of what modern genetics has been built on, before examining the ways in which genetic testing is used to assess genetic risk.

  • Genetically Modified Crops and Food

    Genetically Modified Crops and Food

    This book explains the reactions of scientists, farmers, chefs, and medical doctors to the scientific changes in agriculture, which have ranged from support to skepticism, and shows how different governments around the world view the inclusion of GMOs in food.

  • Genetically Modified Foods

    Genetically Modified Foods

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on genetically modified foods.

  • Genocide in Anne Franks The Diary of a Young Girl

    Genocide in Anne Franks The Diary of a Young Girl

    Examines the important literary work of writer, Anne Frank, and the significance of this essay as a Holocaust document, offering viewpoints on genocide in the twenty-first century.

  • Gentle Giants

    Gentle Giants

    Young children will enjoy learning more about one of their favorite animals to visit at the zoo. The text and photos will engage children as they learn about gorillas.

  • Germ Wars!: The Secrets of Protecting Your Body

    Germ Wars!: The Secrets of Protecting Your Body

    Provides comprehensive information on the role the immune system plays in the body science of humans and animals.

  • Glass

    Glass

    Examines how we use glass in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how glass can be recycled to use again.

  • Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History

    Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History

    Features more than 830 entries covering key global historical events from a regional perspective. Covering ancient civilizations to the present, important events in history are explored with an emphasis on their significance to overall world history. Volumes are chronologically arranged by region: Africa, Asia and Oceania, Central and South America, Europe, Middle East, and North America.

  • Going Green

    Going Green

    Eco-friendly energy is explained. Current information is provided while establishing the understanding that it does not take much to make the world a better place.

  • Golf

    Golf

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers golf.

  • Government

    Government

    Profiles jobs in government such as Ambassadors, Congressional aides, Customs officials, FBI agents, Mail carriers, and more.

  • Governments Around the World: From Democracies to Theocracies

    Governments Around the World: From Democracies to Theocracies

    This book investigates the process of governance in different countries, providing a comparative summary of how governments are constituted and operated worldwide.

  • Grassland Ecosystems

    Grassland Ecosystems

    This title will introduce readers to grassland ecosystems, the plants and animals that thrive there, its climate, its food web, any threats to it, and conservation efforts. Readers will also learn about the most well known grasslands and their characteristics.

  • Gravity!: Do You Feel It?

    Gravity!: Do You Feel It?

    Text promotes children's curiosity while building important science content knowledge. The interaction of text and photos supports and engages readers as they learn about the wonderful world around them. This book focuses on how the forces of gravity work.

  • Gray Wolves

    Gray Wolves

    Readers will learn about endangered gray wolves, the issues they face, and how they can be saved.

  • Great Authors of Childrens Books

    Great Authors of Childrens Books

    The creators of some of the most well-known children's books--including Lewis Carroll, Dr. Seuss, Beatrix Potter, Maurice Sendak, and Laura Ingalls Wilder, among others--are presented in this volume.

  • Great Authors of Classic Literature

    Great Authors of Classic Literature

    This volume chronicles the lives of many literary luminaries--including Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway, and Virginia Woolf--examining their early histories, journeys to success, and greatest tomes.

  • Great Authors of Mystery, Horror & Thrillers

    Great Authors of Mystery, Horror & Thrillers

    This book examines the lives of many of the writers behind popular mysteries, horrors, and thrillers, such as Raymond Chandler, Agatha Christie, John Grisham, Stephanie Meyer, and Bram Stoker. Readers will also learn about the evolution of these genres, as well as the impetus behind the creation of many best-selling titles therein.

  • Great Authors of Nonfiction

    Great Authors of Nonfiction

    This book contains profiles of well-known authors of nonfiction.

  • Great Authors of Popular Fiction

    Great Authors of Popular Fiction

    Readers will be introduced to the lives and works of such writers as Judy Blume, Michael Chabon, Suzanne Collins, Dave Eggers, Yann Martel, Toni Morrison, and Kurt Vonnegut, and will learn how they achieved widespread acclaim and transcended literary conventions.

  • Great Authors of Science Fiction & Fantasy

    Great Authors of Science Fiction & Fantasy

    The lives of some of the most prolific and popular authors of the science fiction and fantasy genres are surveyed in this volume.

  • Great Poets & Playwrights

    Great Poets & Playwrights

    This collection of biographies profiles some of the great writers of poetry and drama, from Aeschylus to Diane Ackerman, Sophocles to David Mamet.

  • Green Building: A Professional's Guide to Concepts, Codes and Innovation

    Green Building: A Professional's Guide to Concepts, Codes and Innovation

    Designed for those seeking a better understanding of current design and building performance issues, this text covers how buildings and ecosystems can work together, as well as the sustainability concerns inspiring current regulations. Relevant codes and standards are discussed in depth, with particular attention to the International Green Construction Code.

  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution

    Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution

    Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction

    Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction

    This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

  • Gymnastics

    Gymnastics

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers gymnastics.

  • HPV

    HPV

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for human papillomavirus (HPV).

  • HVACR 101

    HVACR 101

    This book provides a solid and thorough introduction to the field of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) for apprentices, entry-level technicians, and first-year students.

  • Habitat Homes

    Habitat Homes

    Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about animals and their habitats.

  • Half or Whole?

    Half or Whole?

    This math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they discover the difference between half and whole.

  • Harper Lee: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

    Harper Lee: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

    This biography examines the life of Harper Lee. Readers will learn about Lee's family background, childhood, education, and time as a Pulitzer Prize-Winning author.

  • Health Care Reform Act

    Health Care Reform Act

    Examines United States legislation that has changed politics and implementation of laws regarding American citizens' rights.

  • Health and Wellness

    Health and Wellness

    This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

  • Healthy Living, ed. 2

    Healthy Living, ed. 2

    This set is designed to be a one-stop-shop for young student's first learning about healthy habits and health issues in general. Topics include nutrition, exercise, environmental health, medicine and healthcare, mental health and self-esteem.

  • Healthy Weight for Teens

    Healthy Weight for Teens

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on healthy weight habits for teenagers.

  • Heart Disease

    Heart Disease

    This handbook covers disease conditions that affect the human heart and the methods used to diagnose and treat them.

  • Helen Keller

    Helen Keller

    This book traces Helen Keller's early days as a disabled child through her triumphant academic achievements.

  • Helicopters!

    Helicopters!

    Follow a day in the life of Helicopter while he is at work.

  • Help! I Have A Hermit Crab

    Help! I Have A Hermit Crab

    An introduction to being a pet owner for the child ready to get a hermit crab.

  • Hepatitis

    Hepatitis

    Covers hepatitis in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

  • History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide

    History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide

    Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

  • Holocaust

    Holocaust

    Presents accounts of narrow escapes executed by oppressed individuals and groups while illuminating social issues and the historical background that led to the event known as the Holocaust.

  • Hopping on the Number Line

    Hopping on the Number Line

    Hopping on the Number Line represents addition and subtraction using a number line.

  • Horse Club

    Horse Club

    Meet horses from myths and legends, learn how to groom a horse, and get a recipe to bake sweet pony cupcakes.

  • Horses: The Ultimate Treasury

    Horses: The Ultimate Treasury

    An illustrated guide for kids who have dreamed of having horses of their own, covering historical information and breed profiles while providing an engaging introduction to the practicalities of horse care and riding lessons.

  • Hospitality

    Hospitality

    Profiles jobs in hospitality such as Baggage Porters and Bellhops, Cruise Ship Workers, Green Hotel/Resort Ecomanagers, Personal Shoppers, Wedding and Party Consultants, and more.

  • Hot Bikes, Rev. ed.

    Hot Bikes, Rev. ed.

    This guide covers more than 300 bikes, aka motorcyles, from the purposeful Aprilia RSV4 to the comedic Fantic Chopper; from the rugged KTM 990 Adventure to the stylish Indian Chief; from the bulbous Buell RR1000 to the spindly Weslake speedway bike. The only common factor is an engine and two wheels, although adding a third wheel in the form of a sidecar doesn't affect the definition.

  • How Business Works: A Graphic Guide to Business Success

    How Business Works: A Graphic Guide to Business Success

    This book is a guide to understanding business jargon and corporate structure, making difficult business concepts easy to understand. It includes diagrams, infographics, and step-by-step information in jargon-free text.

  • How Cell Processes Are Regulated

    How Cell Processes Are Regulated

    Readers of this book will discover how cells--the smallest units of living matter that can exist by themselves--function, get energy, grow, reproduce, specialize, and communicate.

  • How Cells Divide, Reproduce, and Specialize

    How Cells Divide, Reproduce, and Specialize

    This guide covers the basics of what a cell is and how cells reproduce and change in order to form different life forms and perform specialized functions. It also covers how scientists have learned to manipulate and regenerate cells, leading to advances in medicine. The controversy surrounding cloning technology is discussed, as is the future of cytology and cell biology.

  • How Cells Function

    How Cells Function

    This book provides essential information on cell functions, including amino acids, fibrous and globular proteins, DNA, protein synthesis, and metabolism.

  • How Cells Send, Receive, and Process Information

    How Cells Send, Receive, and Process Information

    In this book, readers discover that in eukaryotic cells, a variety of organelles, including the nucleus, ribosomes, Golgi apparatus, and endoplasmic reticulum, work together to manufacture proteins, and with other organelles enable the cell to send, receive, and process information so that it can maintain a stable equilibrium.

  • How Do I Use a Database?

    How Do I Use a Database?

    This book teaches the reader about different types of databases, as well as how they organize, store, and retrieve information.

  • How Do I Use a Dictionary?

    How Do I Use a Dictionary?

    This book teaches the reader about the different types of dictionaries, how they are compiled and organized, what pronunciation symbols and accents mean, and what abbreviations represent.

  • How Do I Use a Library?

    How Do I Use a Library?

    This book helps the reader to navigate the physical and digital bookshelves of libraries, explaining the various types of libraries and breaking down how to use library catalogues and classification systems. This is followed by a short research project, encouraging a connection between information from multiple sources in line with Common Core requirements.

  • How Do I Use a Thesaurus?

    How Do I Use a Thesaurus?

    This book assists the reader in discovering how to zero in on just the right word for the occasion, but also how to identify parts of speech, related words, and the fine distinctions among words.

  • How Do I Use an Atlas?

    How Do I Use an Atlas?

    This book helps the reader learn how atlases came to exist and how they have evolved over the years. It supports Common Core Standards (such as using glossaries and indexes, interpreting charts, and drawing on information from multiple sources) with content that encourages and inspires thinking, reading, and discussion.

  • How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?

    How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?

    This book teaches the reader how to do encyclopedia research in the traditional sense. It teaches the basics of how to use an encylopedia, how to search for information both offline and online, and how to utilize their findings in school projects. Online research, and search tips and information on online citations, are also covered.

  • How Do Plants Grow?

    How Do Plants Grow?

    Emergent readers explore basic plant parts and what plants need to grow.