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A History of War Resistance in America
A History of War Resistance in America

A History of War Resistance in America

Examines the roots of warfare and the development of the peace movement in America from the Colonial period through the Vietnam War.

A New Pot of Gold
A New Pot of Gold

A New Pot of Gold

Looks at the effects of video-cassettes and cable television on Hollywood, and the idiosyncratic visions of newcomers like Spike Lee and Tim Burton.

A Student Guide to Climate and Weather
A Student Guide to Climate and Weather

A Student Guide to Climate and Weather

Combines scientific data, historical events, and the latest ideas and methods about meteorology and climatology; focus is on weather extremes, air masses and weather patterns, cyclones, hurricanes, tornadoes, climate change, and the Earth and the Sun.

A Vulnerable America
A Vulnerable America

A Vulnerable America

A factbook about national security in the wake of 9/11 attacks, written for young adults. Explores increased security measures and new challenges to our personal freedoms. Notes previous times when the United States suspended civil liberties to protect the nation from perceived threats. Outlines the country's vulnerable areas and efforts to bolster infrastructure.

A-Z of Careers & Jobs, ed. 15
A-Z of Careers & Jobs, ed. 15

A-Z of Careers & Jobs, ed. 15

Looks at numerous career opportunities, and describes the skills employers are looking for and the type of qualifications and training needed in order to succeed in a chosen career path.

ADHD
ADHD

ADHD

Explores attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

AIDS
AIDS

AIDS

Provides model essays on a current controversial issue guiding students in writing a five-paragraph essay, including persuasive, descriptive, expository and cause-and-effect essays. Includes guided reading and discussion questions to help students understand the essays themselves and target persuasive techniques authors use to compose convincing arguments. This volume covers the issue of AIDS.

AIDS
AIDS

AIDS

Examines the issues surrounding AIDS and provides an overview of the topic.

AIDS
AIDS

AIDS

Explores AIDS and HIV in detail, covering milestones in the history and treatment of AIDS, as well as new drug therapies.

AIDS Sourcebook, ed. 6
AIDS Sourcebook, ed. 6

AIDS Sourcebook, ed. 6

Provides basic consumer information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), including information about the stages of the disease and about how it is transmitted. It includes guidelines for preventing disease transmission and details about how it is diagnosed and the various drug regimens used in its treatment as well information on co-occurring infections and complications, plus tips for living with HIV.

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2012
AIDS/HIV, ed. 2012

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2012

Includes information on the nature of AIDS/HIV and the AIDS epidemic; symptoms and transmittal; patterns and trends in AIDS/HIV surveillance; populations at risk; children, adolescents, and AIDS/HIV; AIDS/HIV cost and treatment; people living with AIDS/HIV; testing, prevention, and education; HIV and AIDS worldwide; and knowledge, awareness, behavior, and opinion of those affected by AIDS/HIV.

Abortion
Abortion

Abortion

Examines the issue of abortion from a variety of international perspectives.

Abortion
Abortion

Abortion

Explores the issues surrounding abortion by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Abortion
Abortion

Abortion

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the ways in which states may place restrictions on abortion for minors that are not required for adult women, including the constitutional right to privacy.

Abortion
Abortion

Abortion

Examines the issues surrounding abortion and provides an overview of the topic.

Abortion, ed. 2012
Abortion, ed. 2012

Abortion, ed. 2012

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Abortion, ed. 2014
Abortion, ed. 2014

Abortion, ed. 2014

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, 2nd ed., ed. 2
Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, 2nd ed., ed. 2

Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, 2nd ed., ed. 2

Provides information on domestic violence, child abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sibling abuse, sexual abuse, incest, stalking, and sexual harassment. It also discusses the role new technologies play in child pornography, sextortion and sexual exploitation.

Achieving Sustainability
Achieving Sustainability

Achieving Sustainability

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

Acne

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

Acne
Acne

Acne

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

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 41
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 41

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 41

Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.

Activism
Activism

Activism

Explores the issues surrounding activism. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler

A biography of Adam Sandler and his career as an actor and comedian, written for young adults.

Addiction
Addiction

Addiction

Explores the issues surrounding addiction by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Adele
Adele

Adele

Profiles the life and career of singer and songwriter, Adele.

Adoption
Adoption

Adoption

Explores the issues surrounding adoption. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Adoption
Adoption

Adoption

Examines the issue of adoption from a variety of international perspectives.

Adoption
Adoption

Adoption

Explores the issues surrounding adoption by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Afghanistan
Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Afghani people.

Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students
Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students

Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students

A general resource for African research for students at the high-school level or higher. Consists of 450 alphabetically arranged entries covering countries, regions, geographic features, cultural groups, personalities, and general subjects such as body adornment and clothing, oral tradition, and writing systems. Includes timelines, definitions and quick-reference fact boxes.

African American Almanac, ed. 10
African American Almanac, ed. 10

African American Almanac, ed. 10

Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture. Includes coverage of such topics as: Africa and the Black diaspora; film and television; landmarks; national organizations; population; religion; science and technology; and sports.

African American Eras
African American Eras

African American Eras

Covers a different era of importance to African American culture and includes the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time; included are eyewitness accounts and primary documents.

African American Eras
African American Eras

African American Eras

Covers the time period of 1865 through 1965; topics include the arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, and trade related to the African American experience.

African American Literature
African American Literature

African American Literature

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 African American literature.

African Americans in Sports
African Americans in Sports

African Americans in Sports

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 African Americans in sports.

Aging
Aging

Aging

Examines the issue of aging from a variety of international perspectives.

Air Pollution
Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Examines the issue of air pollution from a variety of international perspectives.

Alcohol
Alcohol

Alcohol

Explores the issues surrounding alcohol by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Alcohol
Alcohol

Alcohol

Examines the issue of alcohol from a variety of international perspectives.

Alcohol
Alcohol

Alcohol

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the legal age of alcohol consumption and liquor laws among teens.

Alcohol
Alcohol

Alcohol

A factbook on alcohol, written for young readers. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of alcohol. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse alcohol.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2013
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2013

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2013

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.

Alcoholism
Alcoholism

Alcoholism

Explores the issues surrounding alcoholism. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Alcoholism Sourcebook, ed. 4
Alcoholism Sourcebook, ed. 4

Alcoholism Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides updated information about alcohol use, abuse, and dependence. Physical alcohol-related effects on the brain, liver, pancreas, heart, lungs, nerves, and kidneys are described, and mental health issues that often accompany alcohol problems are discussed.

Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez

Profiles the life and career of baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez.

Algarve
Algarve

Algarve

Provides background information on the Algarve region in Portugal; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

Profiles the life and career of songwriter and musician, Alicia Keys.

Allergies
Allergies

Allergies

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

Allergies Sourcebook, ed. 5
Allergies Sourcebook, ed. 5

Allergies Sourcebook, ed. 5

This book provides information about the causes, triggers, treatments, and prevalence of common allergic disorders. It discusses the immune system and its role in the development of allergic disorders and describes common allergens and allergic reactions. Information about diagnosis, treatment, coping strategies, and prevention is included.

Alphabetter
Alphabetter

Alphabetter

This book teaches young readers vocabulary and reading skills by a re-imagined alphabet that is both entertaining and enlightening.

Alternate Energy
Alternate Energy

Alternate Energy

Explores the issues surrounding alternative energy. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2
Alternative Energy, ed. 2

Alternative Energy, ed. 2

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

Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook, ed. 6
Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook, ed. 6

Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook, ed. 6

Provides basic consumer health information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer disease and other dementias. Includes tips for coping with memory loss and related complications and advice for caregivers.

Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

Explores alzheimer's disease in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Amendment XII
Amendment XII

Amendment XII

Presents the Twelfth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on the Presidential election process.

Amendment XIII
Amendment XIII

Amendment XIII

Presents the Thirteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on slavery.

Amendment XIV
Amendment XIV

Amendment XIV

Presents the Fourteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on equal protection.

Amendment XIV
Amendment XIV

Amendment XIV

Presents the Fourteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on due process.

Amendment XIV
Amendment XIV

Amendment XIV

Presents the Fourteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on citizenship.

Amendment XIX
Amendment XIX

Amendment XIX

Presents the Nineteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on women's voting rights.

Amendment XV
Amendment XV

Amendment XV

Presents the Fifteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on race and the right to vote.

Amendment XVII
Amendment XVII

Amendment XVII

Presents the Seventeenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how they have been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focus is on establishing election to the U.S. Senate.

Amendment XVIII and XXI
Amendment XVIII and XXI

Amendment XVIII and XXI

Presents the Eighteenth and Twenty-first Amendments in a historical context, examining how they have been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on prohibition and repeal.

Amendment XXVI
Amendment XXVI

Amendment XXVI

Presents the Twenty-sixth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on lowering the voting age.

America Under Attack
America Under Attack

America Under Attack

A factbook on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States, written for young adults. Provides an overview of the events of that day, discusses the limitations of U.S. intelligence prior to the event, and the effects that event has had on American life and national security preparedness.

America Under Attack: Primary Sources
America Under Attack: Primary Sources

America Under Attack: Primary Sources

On September 11, 2001, Americans' view of their world was irrevocably changed by terrorist attacks on the country. This anthology offers eye-witness accounts of people who were on the scene, statements by President Bush, other world leaders, and the public both supporting and denouncing America's campaign against terrorism, and the effect the tragedy's aftermath has had on Americans.

America's Top-Rated Cities 2009, ed. 16
America's Top-Rated Cities 2009, ed. 16

America's Top-Rated Cities 2009, ed. 16

Provides current, comprehensive statistical information, and other essential data, on the top 100 cities that have been cited as the best for business and living in the United States.

American Buyers
American Buyers

American Buyers

Provides the data businesses need to manage expectations (how many will walk through the door?) and set prices (how much do buyers typically spend?). It features a complete picture of the American consumer, including spending habits.

American Civil War Reference Library
American Civil War Reference Library

American Civil War Reference Library

American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

American Counterculture of the 1960s
American Counterculture of the 1960s

American Counterculture of the 1960s

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the American counterculture of the 1960s and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

American Decades
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
American Decades

American Decades

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

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, v. 11
American Decades Primary Sources, v. 11

American Decades Primary Sources, v. 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

American Eras

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 1
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 1

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 1

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 2
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 2

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 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, v. 3
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 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, v. 5
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 6
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 6

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 6

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 7
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 7

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 7

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 8
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 8

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 8

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

American History Through Literature 1820-1870
American History Through Literature 1820-1870

American History Through Literature 1820-1870

Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920
American History Through Literature 1870-1920

American History Through Literature 1870-1920

Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.

American Home Front in World War II
American Home Front in World War II

American Home Front in World War II

Examines the effect of World War II on people living in America. The Almanac discusses major events on the home front, including the changing role of women, Civil Defense and the draft. Biographies highlights 26 key figures, such as John L. Lewis, J. Robert Oppenheimer and others. Primary Sources includes primary material from a variety of sources, including speeches, documents and other material.

American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries, Rev. ed.
American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries, Rev. ed.

American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries, Rev. ed.

Profiles important Americans from colonial times to the present. Provides in-depth information on robber barons and their counterparts as well as current visionaries such as Bill Gates, and biographies from financier Warren Buffet to music mogul Jay-Z.

American Law Yearbook
American Law Yearbook

American Law Yearbook

An 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. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 32
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 32

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 32

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

American Mythology
American Mythology

American Mythology

Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of American mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

American Revolution
American Revolution

American Revolution

Provides information on the American war for independence: the battles and leaders, soldiers and heroes, scoundrels and patriots.

American Revolution Reference Library
American Revolution Reference Library

American Revolution Reference Library

This 4-vol. set supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library

This four-volume set chronicles and illustrates movements from the American Revolution to the present day. Intended to help students successfully complete research and projects.

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2
American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2

Provides coverage on the best-known American women writers spanning from colonial days to the present, including biography, criticism, and bibliography for each; also includes lesser-known writers whose work is found in journals, letters, stories, and even hymns. Entries feature an assessment of the writer's works; basic biography and complete bibliography, as well as comprehensive data on writers' names, including pseudonyms, aliases, parents' names and husbands' names, etc.

Americans at War
Americans at War

Americans at War

Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music. General audiences.

Amnesia
Amnesia

Amnesia

Explores amnesia in detail, covering its causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

Amphibian
Amphibian

Amphibian

Provides detailed information on the different habitats, life cycles, and natural history of frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians.

Amy Poehler
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
An Appeal for Justice

An Appeal for Justice

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.

An Evening's Entertainment
An Evening's Entertainment

An Evening's Entertainment

Chronicles how theatrical feature films dominated newly developed movie palaces, how expressive film faces became household names, and how Hollywood became the center of film as a major growth industry.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

The ancient civilizations of Iraq, Egypt, India, China, Central America and other regions are the focus of this remarkable contribution to student reference.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000
Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000

Examines the diverse peoples of early European civilization through a series of 212 essays, presented in chronological order. Coverage includes prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000). Includes maps, photos, and chronologies. For the general reader.

Ancient Greece and Rome
Ancient Greece and Rome

Ancient Greece and Rome

Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

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

Animal Rights
Animal Rights

Animal Rights

Explores the issues surrounding animal rights by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Animal Rights
Animal Rights

Animal Rights

Examines the issues surrounding animal rights and provides an overview of the topic.

Animal Rights, ed. 2013
Animal Rights, ed. 2013

Animal Rights, ed. 2013

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.

Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences

Provides a wide range of scientific, historical and cultural information about the animal world. Covers careers in the animal sciences in addition to biological concepts, the history of zoology, biographies of scientists, and ethical issues such as the practice of animal experimentation. Includes illustrations, sidebars, charts, a glossary, bibliographies, filmographies and the addresses of institutions devoted to the protection and study of wild and domesticated animals.

Animal Welfare
Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare

Examines the issue of animal welfare from a variety of international perspectives.

Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway

Profiles the life and career of actress, Anne Hathaway.

Anorexia and Bulimia
Anorexia and Bulimia

Anorexia and Bulimia

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

Anorexia and Bulimia
Anorexia and Bulimia

Anorexia and Bulimia

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

Anthrax
Anthrax

Anthrax

Explores anthrax in detail, covering cutaneous, inhalational, and intestinal forms of anthrax, as well as methods of prevention and treatment. The use of Bacillus anthracis as a biological weapon is also explored.

Antibiotics
Antibiotics

Antibiotics

Explores the issues surrounding antibotics by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Explores the issues surrounding anxiety disorders. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

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

Apolo Anton Ohno
Apolo Anton Ohno

Apolo Anton Ohno

Profiles the life and career of Olympic short track speed skater, Apolo Anton Ohno.

Arctic and Antarctic
Arctic and Antarctic

Arctic and Antarctic

Provides an introduction to the polar regions and the plants and animals that survive in such hostile conditions.

Argentina
Argentina

Argentina

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Argentinian people.

Arms & Armour
Arms & Armour

Arms & Armour

Presents the history of weapons and armor through the ages. Describes the design, construction and workings of various weapons, and discusses how methods of warfare have changed.

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger

A biography of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an actor and comedian, written for young adults.

Arthritis Sourcebook, ed. 4
Arthritis Sourcebook, ed. 4

Arthritis Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides updated information about diagnosing, treating, and managing degenerative, inflammatory, and other specific forms of arthritis.

Artificial Ingredients
Artificial Ingredients

Artificial Ingredients

Explores the issues surrounding artificial ingredients. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

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

Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

A factbook on the development and uses of intelligent robots that utilize artificial intelligence. An overview of how researchers simulate brain processes in these machines, and the variety of uses the machines/robots have. Written for young adults.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
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.

Asperger Syndrome
Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome

Provides information about diseases and disorders, focusing on controversies and first-person accounts. This volume covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances in Asperger syndrome.

Asperger's Syndrome
Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger's Syndrome

Explores Asperger's syndrome in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Asthma
Asthma

Asthma

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

Asthma Sourcebook, ed. 4
Asthma Sourcebook, ed. 4

Asthma Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides basic consumer information about the different types of asthma and how they are diagnosed and treated.

Astronomy
Astronomy

Astronomy

Provides an introduction to astronomy and a glimpse into its history, from the origins of the universe to space exploration.

Athletes and Drug Use
Athletes and Drug Use

Athletes and Drug Use

Explores the issues surrounding athletes and drug use by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, v. 55
Authors and Artists for Young Adults, v. 55

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, v. 55

Covers the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists, and other creative personalities that most interest young adults. Entries include personal behind-the-scenes information, portraits, movie stills, bibliographies, and more. International in scope.

Autism
Autism

Autism

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

Autism
Autism

Autism

Explores the issues surrounding autism by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 3
Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 3

Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 3

Provides updated information about the specific types of autism spectrum disorders. It explains symptoms, assessment, and diagnosis of ASD and describes the importance of early interventions.

Autoimmune Disorders
Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune Disorders

Explores autoimmune disorders in detail, covering their diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Babylonian Mythology
Babylonian Mythology

Babylonian Mythology

Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Babylonian mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

Bacteria and Viruses
Bacteria and Viruses

Bacteria and Viruses

A factbook on bacteria and viruses, written for young adults. Provides information about researchers in the field, the developments in fighting harmful microbes, as well in using beneficial ones for medicines.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990

An A-Z biographical reference that focuses on individual artists and groups in all popular styles active from 1990 to the present, including those in rock, rhythm and blues, rap, country, electronica, jazz, vocal and classical. Features include select discographies, bibliographies, a glossary of musical terms, and other information. Also features appendix essays on various topics including the music industry, rap, and grunge.

Bali & Lombok
Bali & Lombok

Bali & Lombok

Provides background information on Bali and Lombok; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy

Explores the issues surrounding bankruptcy by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Banned Books
Banned Books

Banned Books

Explores the issues surrounding banned books by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Barack Obama
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Profiles the life and career of the President of the United States, Barack Obama.

Barcelona & Catalonia, 2015
Barcelona & Catalonia, 2015

Barcelona & Catalonia, 2015

Provides background information on Barcelona and Catalonia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Barcelona, ed. 4
Barcelona, ed. 4

Barcelona, ed. 4

A pocket guidebook to Barcelona. Covers all the key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars; includes color maps.

Baseball
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

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.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.

Beijing & Shanghai
Beijing & Shanghai

Beijing & Shanghai

Provides background information on Beijing and Shanghai; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Belgium and Luxembourg
Belgium and Luxembourg

Belgium and Luxembourg

Provides travel information on Belgium and Luxembourg; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck

A biography of Ben Affleck and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Berlin, ed. 3
Berlin, ed. 3

Berlin, ed. 3

A pocket guidebook to Berlin. Covers key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars; includes color maps.

Bernie Madoff
Bernie Madoff

Bernie Madoff

Discusses the life of New York-born stock and investment broker Bernie Madoff, his early years, his life growing up in New York, and his rise and fall.

Beyoncé
Beyoncé

Beyoncé

Profiles the life and career of songwriter, record producer, actress, model, and fashion designer, Beyonce Knowles.

Bias in the Media
Bias in the Media

Bias in the Media

Examines the issues surrounding bias in the media and provides an overview of the topic.

Biodiversity
Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Examines the issue of biodiversity, among and within plant and animal species in an environment, from a variety of international perspectives.

Bioethics
Bioethics

Bioethics

Examines the issues surrounding bioethics and provides an overview of the topic.

Bioethics, ed. 4
Bioethics, ed. 4

Bioethics, ed. 4

Offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as new or revised entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others. Revised articles explain the events as well as legislation changes of the past decade. Previous editions published as the Encyclopedia of Bioethics.

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa
Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

Illuminates the lives of the most influential and controversial figures in the Middle East and North Africa who came to prominence during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Includes profiles of contemporary leaders who belong to various political, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as notable individuals associated with business, law, science, social issues, sports, entertainment, literature, and the fine and performing arts.

Biological Warfare
Biological Warfare

Biological Warfare

Examines the issues surrounding biological warfare and provides an overview of the topic.

Biology
Biology

Biology

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 and contains color illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary.

Biotechnology
Biotechnology

Biotechnology

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.

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science
Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science

Covers biotechnological applications ranging across medicine, agriculture, and industry. Devoted to helping younger students and general readers understand the fast-developing science and issues related to: advances in biotechnology, the science of molecular biology and genetics.

Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Explores bipolar disorder in detail, covering their diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Bird
Bird

Bird

Provides detailed information on birds' habitats, diet, and sizes, as well as other interesting facts about birds.

Birth Control
Birth Control

Birth Control

Explores the issues surrounding birth control by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Birth Control
Birth Control

Birth Control

Explores the issues surrounding birth control. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Birth Control
Birth Control

Birth Control

Examines the issue of birth control from a variety of international perspectives.

Birth Control
Birth Control

Birth Control

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on birth control and the use of contraceptive devices among women in the United States.

Black Holes
Black Holes

Black Holes

A factbook on black holes, written for young adults. Presents evidence and theories for these objects, discusses how they were first predicted, how they form, their physical properties, and how scientists detect them.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2
Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2

Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.

Blackmail and Bribery
Blackmail and Bribery

Blackmail and Bribery

Examines the crimes of blackmail and bribery, how they're investigated, and how criminals are prosecuted.

Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4
Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Offers facts about blood function and composition, the maintenance of a healthy circulatory system, and the types of concerns that arise when processes go wrong.

Body Farms
Body Farms

Body Farms

Explores the science of forensic anthropology and describes how body farms are used to further research developments in forensic science.

Body Image
Body Image

Body Image

Explores the issues surrounding body image. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Body Image
Body Image

Body Image

Explores the issues surrounding body Image by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Body Image
Body Image

Body Image

Examines the issues surrounding body image and provides an overview of the topic.

Body Systems
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.

Boom and Bust
Boom and Bust

Boom and Bust

Covers the period of 1939-1949, when the film industry came to grips with the development of the documentary, a shift to independent production, renewed government antitrust activity, and the emergence of television as a competitor.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2

Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America

The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through 12.

Brain Trauma
Brain Trauma

Brain Trauma

Explores brain trauma in detail, covering its causes and effects, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.

Brazil
Brazil

Brazil

Provides background information on Brazil; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Explores breast cancer in detail, covering its causes and effects, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.

Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 5
Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 5

Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides basic consumer health information on risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer, along with facts about coping after treatment.

Brett Favre
Brett Favre

Brett Favre

Profiles the life and career of football superstar Brett Favre.

British Mythology
British Mythology

British Mythology

Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of British mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

Building the Panama Canal
Building the Panama Canal

Building the Panama Canal

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the historical building of the Panama Canal, beginning with construction by the United States in 1903.

Bullying
Bullying

Bullying

Provides model essays on a current controversial issue guiding students in writing a five-paragraph essay, including persuasive, descriptive, expository and cause-and-effect essays. Includes guided reading and discussion questions to help students understand the essays themselves and target persuasive techniques authors use to compose convincing arguments. This volume covers the issue of bullying.

Bullying
Bullying

Bullying

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on bullying in schools and the schools’ reaction within the United States, focusing on the scope of the problem, current state and federal legislation on the issue, different approaches schools have taken, and the most affected populations.

Bullying
Bullying

Bullying

Examines the issues surrounding bullying and provides an overview of the topic.

Business Leader Profiles for Students
Business Leader Profiles for Students

Business Leader Profiles for Students

Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.

Business Plans Handbook, v. 5
Business Plans Handbook, v. 5

Business Plans Handbook, v. 5

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

Butterfly
Butterfly

Butterfly

Provides detailed information on the life cycle of a butterfly.

CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa
CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa

CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa

Provides descriptions of household and high-interest products, step-by-step descriptions of manufacturing processes, and sidebars with additional information. Covers for each entry: why there was a need, who invented it, how it is made, what it is made of, and how it works. Includes photographs, illustrations and line drawings, and a glossary of definitions.

Cambodia
Cambodia

Cambodia

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Cambodian people.

Cambodia & Laos
Cambodia & Laos

Cambodia & Laos

Provides background information on Cambodia and Laos; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Canary Islands
Canary Islands

Canary Islands

Provides background information on the Canary Islands; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Cancer
Cancer

Cancer

Explores cancer in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.

Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 7
Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 7

Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 7

Provides updated information about common types of cancer affecting the central nervous system, endocrine system, lungs, digestive and urinary tracts, blood cells, immune system, skin, bones, and other body systems.

Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 2
Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 2

Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 2

Provides information for cancer patients and their family members, friends, and caregivers. It includes tips for researching specific types of cancer, treatment advances, and clinical trials, and it offers suggestions for coping with the side effects and complications of cancer treatments. Facts about emotional, cognitive, and mental health issues in cancer care are included.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2012
Capital Punishment, ed. 2012

Capital Punishment, ed. 2012

Covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2014
Capital Punishment, ed. 2014

Capital Punishment, ed. 2014

Covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Capitalism
Capitalism

Capitalism

Examines the issue of capitalism from a variety of international perspectives.

Car Racing
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.

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6
Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6

Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, along with prevention strategies and concerns specific to men, women, children, and minority populations.

Career Information Center, ed. 10
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, audio/visual materials, and organizations.

Career Information Center, ed. 9
Career Information Center, ed. 9

Career Information Center, ed. 9

Provides information for job seekers on various career areas. Each profile includes a job summary chart, a job description, and up-to-date salary information.

Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels, ed. 2
Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels, ed. 2

Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels, ed. 2

Features more than 90 job profiles in the casino and gaming industry and includes appendixes covering professional organizations, schools, associations, unions, and casinos. Career profiles include Blackjack dealer, Casino Host, Concierge, Hotel publicist and more.

Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment
Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment

Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment

Profiles 69 career opportunities in the field of conservation and the environment such as agriculture, education, engineering, law, and science. Jobs can be found in such diverse settings as nonprofits, government agencies, educational institutions, hospitals, utilities, and other public and private businesses.

Career Opportunities in Journalism
Career Opportunities in Journalism

Career Opportunities in Journalism

Covers careers in a variety of contexts, from newspapers and broadcasting to education and new media; includes listings of related educational programs, professional associations and publications, companies, and internship and scholarship resources.

Career Opportunities in Radio
Career Opportunities in Radio

Career Opportunities in Radio

Offers career information in radio. Profiles include news, sports, sales, management, publicrelations, traffic, engineering, and programming.

Career Opportunities in Real Estate
Career Opportunities in Real Estate

Career Opportunities in Real Estate

Offers career information in real estate. Profiles include real estate sales and leasing, real estate lending, property management, property development, and real estate acquisitions and analysis.

Career Opportunities in Science, ed. 2
Career Opportunities in Science, ed. 2

Career Opportunities in Science, ed. 2

Provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. Career profiles include Actuary, Biochemist, Bioinformatics scientist, Ecologist, and more.

Career Opportunities in the Retail and Wholesale Industry, ed. 2
Career Opportunities in the Retail and Wholesale Industry, ed. 2

Career Opportunities in the Retail and Wholesale Industry, ed. 2

Provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. Career profiles include Brand manager, Buyer, Graphic artist, retail, Greeter, Sales associate, TV shopping channel show host, and more.

Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education

Explores the issues surrounding career and technical education. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2012
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2012

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2012

Examines various trends in careers and occupations in America. Provides the latest information on what Americans do for a living, how much they earn, how they find work, and what factors influence these key issues.

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, v. 1
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, v. 1

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, v. 1

Covers business case studies focused on issues in emerging markets and emerging industries across the globe.

Castle
Castle

Castle

Describes the castles of the Middle Ages and the lives of the people who lived in them.

Celiac Disease
Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease

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

Cell Phones
Cell Phones

Cell Phones

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

Censorship
Censorship

Censorship

Provides model essays on a current controversial issue guiding students in writing a five-paragraph essay, including persuasive, descriptive, expository and cause-and-effect essays. Includes guided reading and discussion questions to help students understand the essays themselves and target persuasive techniques authors use to compose convincing arguments. This volume covers the issue of censorship.

Censorship
Censorship

Censorship

Explores the issues surrounding censorship by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Censorship
Censorship

Censorship

Explores the issues surrounding censorship. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451
Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

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

Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

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

Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

Explores cerebral palsy in detail, covering their diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Cervical Cancer
Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Explores cervical cancer in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.

Cesar Millan
Cesar Millan

Cesar Millan

Profiles the life and career of professional dog trainer, Cesar Millan.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government
Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government

Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government. Includes historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, as well as Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, the future of each branch, and other topics. For student and general audiences.

Cheerleading
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.

Chemical Compounds
Chemical Compounds

Chemical Compounds

Offers information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly-used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia, and aspirin. Defines what a chemical compound actually is and the difference between organic and inorganic compounds, as well as providing definitions of acids, bases, salts, oxides, and coordination compounds. Features a general historical overview of major discoveries and the notable scientists who made them.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2
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
Chemistry

Chemistry

Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational chemistry as well as biotechnology, including biographies of scientists past and present. Reviews the history of the field up to modern research and practical applications, and topical essays examine the role chemistry plays in various aspects of everyday life. For academic readers.

Chernobyl
Chernobyl

Chernobyl

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the nuclear power accident in the Russian city of Chernobyl.

Child Abuse
Child Abuse

Child Abuse

Explores the issues surrounding child abuse by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Child Abuse
Child Abuse

Child Abuse

Examines the issues surrounding child abuse and provides an overview of the topic.

Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 4
Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 4

Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides updated information about child neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, including facts about severe punishment, abusive head trauma, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, rape, incest, exploitation, medical neglect, educational neglect, bullying, and aggression through technology. The book explains the differences between situations that require legal intervention and those considered to be parental choices, even when controversial.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2013
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2013

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2013

Provides information on the prevalence, causes, and devastating consequences of this type of violence. Also covers the challenges that domestic violence and child abuse pose to the legal system.

Child Development
Child Development

Child Development

Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others.

Child Labor
Child Labor

Child Labor

Examines the issue of child labor from a variety of international perspectives.

Child Labor
Child Labor

Child Labor

Explores the issues surrounding child labor. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4
Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides up-to-date information about common disorders that affect the physical, mental, and developmental health of school-age children.

Childhood Obesity
Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

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

Childhood Obesity
Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

Explores the issue of childhood obesity covering its causes, health risks, prevention and treatment.

Childhood Obesity
Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

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

Children's Literature Review, v. 93
Children's Literature Review, v. 93

Children's Literature Review, v. 93

Presents full-text literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, monographs, reviews, and scholarly papers.

Chile
Chile

Chile

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Chilean people.

Chile and Easter Island
Chile and Easter Island

Chile and Easter Island

Provides background information on Chile and Easter Island; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

China
China

China

Explores the issues surrounding China by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Chinese Mythology
Chinese Mythology

Chinese Mythology

Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Chinese mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

Cholera
Cholera

Cholera

Explores the history of cholera covering its causes, health risks, prevention and treatment.

Choosing a Career
Choosing a Career

Choosing a Career

A compendium of opinion on career choice, including whether or not career planning is useful, whether raising compulsory high school attendance ages will reduce dropout rates, and whether college is for everyone.

Choosing a College
Choosing a College

Choosing a College

Explores the issues surrounding choosing a college. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for chronic fatigue syndrome.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Explores chronic fatigue syndrome in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

Cities of the United States, ed. 6
Cities of the United States, ed. 6

Cities of the United States, ed. 6

Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

Cities of the United States, ed. 7
Cities of the United States, ed. 7

Cities of the United States, ed. 7

Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

Cities of the World, ed. 6
Cities of the World, ed. 6

Cities of the World, ed. 6

A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.

Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties

Civil Liberties

Explores the issues surrounding civil liberties by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties

Civil Liberties

Examines the issue of civil liberties from a variety of international perspectives.

Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties

Civil Liberties

Examines the issues surrounding civil liberties and provides an overview of the topic.

Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism
Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism

Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism

A factbook on civil liberties and terrorism, written for young adults. Explores the challenges that citizens of the United States face in balancing protection of American civil liberties with effective work against terrorism.

Civil War
Civil War

Civil War

Provides information on the American Civil War including the issues that divided the country, the battles that shaped the conflict, and the birth of the reunited states.

Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities
Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities

Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's 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 Brontë's Wuthering Heights
Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

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

Climate Change
Climate Change

Climate Change

Provides model essays on a current controversial issue guiding students in writing a five-paragraph essay, including persuasive, descriptive, expository and cause-and-effect essays. Includes guided reading and discussion questions to help students understand the essays themselves and target persuasive techniques authors use to compose convincing arguments. This volume covers the issue of climate change.

Climate Change
Climate Change

Climate Change

Examines the issue of climate change from a variety of international perspectives.

Climate Change
Climate Change

Climate Change

Explores the issues surrounding climate change. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Climate Change
Climate Change

Climate Change

Offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. Provides insights on leading social issues and spurs critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization.

Climate Systems
Climate Systems

Climate Systems

Provides the basic scientific framework needed to understand how climate systems work and what global warming involves. Outlines the concept of global systems, climate cycles, and the atmosphere's structure and discusses the local motions in the atmosphere that affect weather and climate.

Cliques
Cliques

Cliques

Examines the issues surrounding cliques and provides an overview of the topic.

Cloning
Cloning

Cloning

Examines the issues surrounding cloning and provides an overview of the topic.

Cloud Computing
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.

Cloud Computing, ed. 2
Cloud Computing, ed. 2

Cloud Computing, ed. 2

Provides students and IT professionals with an in-depth analysis of the cloud from the ground up. Among the topics covered are parallel computing, distributed systems, contemporary cloud infrastructure and its deployment at leading companies such as Amazon, Google and Apple, and the potential applications in fields such as healthcare, banking and science.

Cocaine and Crack
Cocaine and Crack

Cocaine and Crack

A factbook about cocaine and crack, written for young readers. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of cocaine and crack. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse the drug.

Coding Creations
Coding Creations

Coding Creations

This book demonstrates how to use Scratch, a language developed by The Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT Media Lab, to create code that animates, makes music, plays games, and draws shapes. This Makerspace title supports NGSS Waves and Their Application in Technologies for Information Transfer.

Cold Cases
Cold Cases

Cold Cases

Explores unsolved cases, referred to as cold cases, in which police analyze the crime scene, conduct interviews with a victim's family and friends, talk to any witnesses, and search for forensic evidence, but cannot identify the killer or killers.

Cold War Reference Library
Cold War Reference Library

Cold War Reference Library

Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.

College
College

College

Explores the issues surrounding higher education by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer

Explores colon cancer in detail, covering its symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

Colonial America Reference Library
Colonial America Reference Library

Colonial America Reference Library

The Colonial America Reference Library provides students with the comprehensive information on the Colonial American period they need to write reports and class assignments including biographical profiles and primary source documents.

Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness
Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

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

Comets and Asteroids
Comets and Asteroids

Comets and Asteroids

A factbook on comets and asteroids, written for young adults. Outlines evidence and theories about black holes and what constitutes them, discusses how they are detected, how scientists believe they form.

Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees
Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees

Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees

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

Company Profiles for Students
Company Profiles for Students

Company Profiles for Students

Covers more than 400 prominent companies most studied by students. Entries follow a standard set of rubrics to facilitate comparison between companies. Also included are company logos, illustrations and ticker symbols, current market share, new products, and where to write for an annual report.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 5
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 5

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides current information for people considering these therapies for general well-being or specific health conditions.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2
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 Major 21st Century Writers
Concise Major 21st Century Writers

Concise Major 21st Century Writers

A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today’s most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2
Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2

Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments. Significant issues, events, figures, movements and judicial/legislative actions in the history of each amendment are also covered chronologically.

Consumer Culture
Consumer Culture

Consumer Culture

Explores the issues surrounding consumer culture. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Consumer Health Care
Consumer Health Care

Consumer Health Care

This text focuses on the U.S. healthcare system and the individual’s experience with it. Entries cover topics related to the current state of health insurance, the various kinds (including government programs like Medicare and Medicaid) and methods of its delivery, as well as the history of insurance and the evolution of our current for-profit system. Healthcare legislation and reform is also discussed.

Contagious Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 3
Contagious Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 3

Contagious Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 3

Provides updated information about microbes that are spread from person to person and the diseases they cause, including influenza, lice infestation, pneumonias, staphylococcal and streptococcal infections, tuberculosis, and others.

Contemporary American Religion
Contemporary American Religion

Contemporary American Religion

Explores contemporary American religion in all its diversity. In addition to profiling religious groups, from the modern forms of Catholicism and Judaism to cults such as Heaven's Gate and the Branch Davidians, the set includes articles on cultural, social, and legal issues, as well as holidays and celebrations, the arts, and other topics. 2 volumes. For general and academic audiences.

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, v. 114
Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, v. 114

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, v. 114

A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Includes the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. Profile sketches are entirely revised and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors entries. Each volume contains approximately 250 writers.

Contemporary Authors, v. 206
Contemporary Authors, v. 206

Contemporary Authors, v. 206

Provides biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers as well as the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century and authors from around the world. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

Contemporary Black Biography, v. 42
Contemporary Black Biography, v. 42

Contemporary Black Biography, v. 42

Provides biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2
Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2

Provides biographical and critical coverage of primarily U.S. designers, milliners, footwear designers, fashion companies and textile houses. Entries include a biographical summary; primary and secondary bibliography that includes articles and exhibition catalogs; and a signed, critical essay written by an expert in the field as well as photographs.

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, v. 1
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, v. 1

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, v. 1

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

Contemporary Musicians, v. 45
Contemporary Musicians, v. 45

Contemporary Musicians, v. 45

Provides biographical information on important figures in today's musical arena, covering artists working in all genres of modern music, including rock, jazz, pop, rap, rhythm and blues, folk, New Age, country, gospel and reggae.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7
Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of contemporary novelists, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7
Contemporary Poets, ed. 7

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of poets from around the world, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, v. 53
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, v. 53

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, v. 53

Biographical and career information on people currently working in the entertainment industry. For general and trade audiences.

Cool Backyard Camping
Cool Backyard Camping

Cool Backyard Camping

This book covers backyard camping for young readers. It is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity, including how to tell a spooky ghost story or delight in a delicious s'more.

Cool Birds & Bugs
Cool Birds & Bugs

Cool Birds & Bugs

This book covers birds and bugs, making the great outdoors fun and exciting for young readers. It is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity, including how to build a beautiful bird's nest or craft a clever bug jar.

Cool Maps & Geocaching
Cool Maps & Geocaching

Cool Maps & Geocaching

This book covers maps and geocaching, making the great outdoors fun and exciting for young readers. It is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity, including the fun of geocaching. What to put in a secret cache, and where to hide it.

Cool Outdoor Activities
Cool Outdoor Activities

Cool Outdoor Activities

This book covers outdoor activities that are fun and exciting for young readers. It is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity, including the fun of making a mini kite or burying a time capsule, creating a giant tic-tac-toe board or a twist-it game in the grass.

Cool Outdoor Arts & Crafts
Cool Outdoor Arts & Crafts

Cool Outdoor Arts & Crafts

This book covers arts and craft activities that are fun and exciting for young readers. It is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity, including the fun of crafting a sun-printed scarf, painting a pair of rocks, making a terra-cotta wind chime or a beaded garden stake.

Cool Parks & Trails
Cool Parks & Trails

Cool Parks & Trails

This book covers great outdoor parks & trails for young readers. It is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity, including the fun of making a walking stick, playing a game of hiking bingo, creating a no-hands water holder or a bike helmet mohawk.

Corporate Disasters
Corporate Disasters

Corporate Disasters

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

Countries and Their Cultures
Countries and Their Cultures

Countries and Their Cultures

Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook

Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with background notes reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover geography, history, government and political conditions, economy, and state of relations with the United States.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library
Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library

Covering the evolution of the American criminal justice system throughout history, Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library explores everything from juvenile justice to organized crime.

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2013
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2013

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2013

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Croatia
Croatia

Croatia

Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Croatia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Crohn's Disease
Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease

Explores crohn's disease in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Cryptology
Cryptology

Cryptology

Explores the world of cryptology, the writing of disguised messages, and cryptanalysis, the cracking of the codes or ciphers used during cryptography to reveal the original message. Includes explanations of scientific and legal processes.

Crystal & Gem
Crystal & Gem

Crystal & Gem

Provides information about the formation and practical uses of crystals, semiprecious stones, and precious metals.

Cuba
Cuba

Cuba

Presents the major forces that have shaped the country both historically and culturally, offering a close look at themes emblematic to the nation's history. Features articles on works of art and nonfiction, political documents, speeches, testimonies, flashpoint events and places of cultural significance.

Cults
Cults

Cults

Explores the issues surrounding cults. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Custody and Divorce
Custody and Divorce

Custody and Divorce

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on child custody, child support issues that arise when the parents of a teen divorce.

Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

Explores the issues surrounding cyberbullying, bullying through the Internet, by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

Explores the issues surrounding cyberbullying. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Cybercrime
Cybercrime

Cybercrime

Examines the issue of cybercrime from a variety of international perspectives.

Cybercrime
Cybercrime

Cybercrime

Explores the world of computer forensics. Offers crime technology statistics from computer viruses and e-mail spam to identity theft, sexual harassment, and hate crimes. Includes explanations of scientific and legal processes.

Cycling
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.

Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis

Explores cystic fibrosis disorder in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

D-Day
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.

Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick

Profiles the life and motor racing career of Danica Patrick.

Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe

Profiles the life and career of actor Daniel Radcliffe.

Date Rape
Date Rape

Date Rape

Explores the issues surrounding date rape. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Dating
Dating

Dating

Presents differing views on the various social aspects of dating. Examines the enormous debate over whether the emergence of hookup culture is positive or negative, whether it hurts girls or empowers them, and whether it dangerously erodes the fabric of society or is the natural outcome of a society inching closer to gender equality.

David Petraeus
David Petraeus

David Petraeus

Profiles the life and career of General David Petraeus, commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) serving in Afghanistan.

Deafness and Hearing Impairment
Deafness and Hearing Impairment

Deafness and Hearing Impairment

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for deafness and hearing impairments.

Death Penalty
Death Penalty

Death Penalty

Examines the issues surrounding the death penalty and provides an overview of the topic.

Death and Dying
Death and Dying

Death and Dying

Examines the issue of death and dying from a variety of international perspectives.

Death and Dying
Death and Dying

Death and Dying

Presents differing views on the various social aspects surrounding death and dying worldwide. Causes of death are examined, including increases in mortality due to AIDS in Africa, drug abuse in Scotland, and suicide in Ireland. Chapters discuss access to palliative end-of-life care and assisted suicide; influences of the world's major religions and their beliefs, traditions and rituals surrounding death; and funeral practices around the world.

Death and Dying Sourcebook, ed. 3
Death and Dying Sourcebook, ed. 3

Death and Dying Sourcebook, ed. 3

Offers basic consumer health information about end-of-life perspectives and the medical management of symptoms that can occur as death approaches.

Death and Dying, ed. 2012
Death and Dying, ed. 2012

Death and Dying, ed. 2012

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Death in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea
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.

Debt
Debt

Debt

Explores the issues surrounding debt by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Defending the Borders
Defending the Borders

Defending the Borders

A factbook on the role of immigration and border control in homeland security, written for young adults. Explores the changes made in both immigration and border control since 9/11/01.

Dementia
Dementia

Dementia

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

Dementia
Dementia

Dementia

Explores dementia in detail, covering its symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

Democracy
Democracy

Democracy

Examines the issue of democracy from a variety of international perspectives.

Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman
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.

Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, ed. 5
Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, ed. 5

Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides basic consumer health information about caring for the mouth and teeth, including dental hygiene and routine care guidelines, flouride treatments, tooth whitening, root canals, extractions, implants, veneers, dentures, orthondontic and orofacial procedures, and diseases and conditions that affect oral health.

Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

A biography of Denzel Washington and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Depression
Depression

Depression

Explores the issues surrounding depression by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Depression
Depression

Depression

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

Depression Sourcebook, ed. 4
Depression Sourcebook, ed. 4

Depression Sourcebook, ed. 4

Offers basic information about the prevalence, symptoms, and types of depressive mood disorders, including major depression, dysthymia, atypical depression, bipolar disorder, depression during and after pregnancy, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, depression with psychosis, and seasonal affective disorder.

Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar
Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of poet, Sylvia Plath.

Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

Profiles the life and career of basketball star Derrick Rose.

Desert
Desert

Desert

Provides an introduction to the harsh world of hot and cold deserts and the people, plants, and animals that live in them.

Deterring and Investigating Attack
Deterring and Investigating Attack

Deterring and Investigating Attack

A factbook on the roles of the FBI and CIA in maintaining homeland security, written for young adults. Discusses types of technology and surveillance used.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library
Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library

In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. The development of industrialization and the consumer society brought about opportunities for many Americans as part of an ever-growing middle class, but also resulted in environmental and social degradation that we continue to deal with at the present time.

Diabetes
Diabetes

Diabetes

Explores diabetes in detail, covering causes, diagnosis, treatment, and current medical research.

Diabetes Sourcebook, ed. 6
Diabetes Sourcebook, ed. 6

Diabetes Sourcebook, ed. 6

This book provides basic consumer information about the different types of diabetes and their diagnosis, management, and treatment. It also offers guidelines for recognizing and treating diabetic emergencies.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3
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.

Diet and Disease
Diet and Disease

Diet and Disease

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on nutrition and health.

Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5
Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5

Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides up-to-date guidance on nutrition and health and details how children, seniors, vegetarians, athletes, and others can benefit from good nutrition.

Dieting
Dieting

Dieting

Explores the issues surrounding dieting. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Digital Cameras and Camcorders
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.

Dinosaur
Dinosaur

Dinosaur

Provides detailed information on the world of dinosaurs. Describes their sizes, how they looked, how they lived, and how they behaved.

Disabilities
Disabilities

Disabilities

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the history of disability rights for children and teens.

Disabilities Affecting Learning
Disabilities Affecting Learning

Disabilities Affecting Learning

Explores the issues surrounding vocabulary and reading comprehension by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 3
Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 3

Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 3

Offers people with disabilities and their caregivers basic information about birth defects, hearing and vision loss, speech disorders, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and other types of impairment caused by chronic illness, injury, and trauma.

Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief

Explores the issues surrounding disaster relief. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Disasters
Disasters

Disasters

Examines the issue of disaster relief and natural disasters from a variety of international perspectives.

Disasters, Accidents, and Crises in American History
Disasters, Accidents, and Crises in American History

Disasters, Accidents, and Crises in American History

Covers some of the most significant calamities and crises in American history; includes a broad array of events such as hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, floods, epidemics, riots, assassinations, rebellions, shipwrecks, collisions, plagues, depressions, explosions, tornadoes, blizzards, poisonings, scandals, bombings, bridge collapses, dam failures, environmental calamities, and others.

Discipline and Punishment
Discipline and Punishment

Discipline and Punishment

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on how discipline and punishment at school has evolved.

Discrimination
Discrimination

Discrimination

Provides model essays on a current controversial issue guiding students in writing a five-paragraph essay, including persuasive, descriptive, expository and cause-and-effect essays. Includes guided reading and discussion questions to help students understand the essays themselves and target persuasive techniques authors use to compose convincing arguments. This volume covers the issue of discrimination.

Discrimination
Discrimination

Discrimination

Explores the issues surrounding discrimination. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Discrimination
Discrimination

Discrimination

Examines the issue of discrimination from a variety of international perspectives.

Discrimination
Discrimination

Discrimination

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the history of civil rights and discrimination based on race, gender, and sexual orientation.

Disease Management Sourcebook, ed. 2
Disease Management Sourcebook, ed. 2

Disease Management Sourcebook, ed. 2

Offers basic information about coping with chronic and serious illnesses, navigating the health care system, communicating with health care providers, assessing health care quality, and making informed health care decisions, including facts about second opinions, hospitalization, surgery, and medications.

Dissociative Disorders
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.

Divorce
Divorce

Divorce

Explores the issues surrounding divorce by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Domestic Violence Sourcebook, ed. 5
Domestic Violence Sourcebook, ed. 5

Domestic Violence Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides basic consumer health information about violence, stalking, harassment, ad other forms of abuse. Discusses the physical, metal, and social effects of violence against intimate partners, children, teens, the elderly, immigrants and other populations, along with prevention and intervention strategies.

Downloading Music
Downloading Music

Downloading Music

Takes a critical look at downloading music, who it impacts, and how. Includes a list of organizations to contact for further information.

Drama for Students, v. 17
Drama for Students, v. 17

Drama for Students, v. 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.

Dress
Dress

Dress

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on school dress code and the freedom of expression.

Dress Codes in Schools
Dress Codes in Schools

Dress Codes in Schools

Explores the issues surrounding dress codes in schools. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Dropping Out of School
Dropping Out of School

Dropping Out of School

Explores the issues surrounding school dropouts. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Drug Abuse
Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

Explores the issues surrounding drug abuse by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Drug Abuse
Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

Explores the issues surrounding teenage drug abuse. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Drug Abuse
Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

Examines the issues surrounding drug abuse and provides an overview of the topic.

Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5
Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5

Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5

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.

Drug Legalization
Drug Legalization

Drug Legalization

Explores the issues surrounding drug legalization by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Drugs
Drugs

Drugs

Examines the issue of drugs from a variety of international perspectives.

Drugs
Drugs

Drugs

Explores the issues surrounding drugs. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Drunk Driving
Drunk Driving

Drunk Driving

Explores the issues surrounding drunk driving. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast
Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast

Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast

Provides background information on Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast region; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

Profiles the life and career of actor and professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson.

E-books
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.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library
Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library

This reference library provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents in which two of the world's first civilizations developed: Mesoamerica (the name for the lands in which ancient civilizations arose in Central America and Mexico) and the Andes Mountains region of South America (in present-day Peru and parts of Bolivia, northern Argentina, and Ecuador).

Early Humans
Early Humans

Early Humans

Provides detailed information on the world of ancient people and their ways of life.

Earth Science
Earth Science

Earth Science

Explores and examines the scientific and technologic advances that occurred during the 20th century.

East Pakistan
East Pakistan

East Pakistan

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Pakistani people.

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Examines the issue of eating disorders from a variety of international perspectives.

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Examines the issues surrounding eating disorders and provides an overview of the topic.

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

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

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4
Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4

Discusses the differences between healthy eating patterns and anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating syndrome, emotional eating, night eating syndrome, orthorexia, pica, and other eating disorders.

Eating Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4
Eating Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Eating Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides basic consumer health information about anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other eating disorders and related concerns.

Education
Education

Education

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on education.

Education
Education

Education

Examines the issue of education from a variety of international perspectives.

Education in America, ed. 2014
Education in America, ed. 2014

Education in America, ed. 2014

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and "at-risk" students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Education, ed. 2012
Education, ed. 2012

Education, ed. 2012

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and "at-risk" students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Egypt
Egypt

Egypt

Provides travel information on Egypt; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Egyptian Mythology
Egyptian Mythology

Egyptian Mythology

Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Egyptian mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

El Salvador and Guatemala
El Salvador and Guatemala

El Salvador and Guatemala

Examines the genocide and political persecution against the people of El Salvador and Guatemala.

Electric Cars
Electric Cars

Electric Cars

Focuses on the invention of electric cars, exploring how it was developed, how it works, its impact on society, and possible future uses.

Electronic America, ed. 2013
Electronic America, ed. 2013

Electronic America, ed. 2013

Discusses how the United States has been affected by the rapid development and adoption of new electronic devices, programs, and other technologies.

Electronic Devices
Electronic Devices

Electronic Devices

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the Internet and cell phone communication.

Electronic Devices in Schools
Electronic Devices in Schools

Electronic Devices in Schools

Explores the issues surrounding electronic devices in schools. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Elena Kagan
Elena Kagan

Elena Kagan

Profiles the life and career of Elena Kagan, the 112th justice, and fourth woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Eli Manning
Eli Manning

Eli Manning

Profiles the life and career of football superstar Eli Manning.

Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood

A biography of Elijah Wood and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Elizabethan World Reference Library
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.

Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres

Profiles the life and career of comedian and talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres.

Eminem
Eminem

Eminem

Profiles the life and career of entertainer, Eminem, written for young adults.

Eminem
Eminem

Eminem

A biography of Eminem and his career as an entertainer, written for young adults.

Employment
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.

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2
Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2

Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.

Encyclopedia of African American Society
Encyclopedia of African American Society

Encyclopedia of African American Society

This two-volume reference seeks to capture the ways in which the tenets and foundations of African American culture have given rise to today's society. Approaching the field from a "street level" perspective, these two volumes cover topics of universal interest in America: rap music, sports, television, cinema, racism, religion, literature, and much more.

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2

A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces, many written by foremost scholars, it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to define in one source the cultural roots, participation in American life, and current condition of the African-American community.

Encyclopedia of Aging
Encyclopedia of Aging

Encyclopedia of Aging

Encompasses all aspects of aging, covering a variety of disciplines including biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history, and also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics. Also provides a topical outline, primary source documents, addresses, and Web sites. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of American Disability History
Encyclopedia of American Disability History

Encyclopedia of American Disability History

Examines the issues, events, people, activism, laws, personal experiences, and social ramifications of disability throughout American history.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2

Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology.

Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics
Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics

Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics

Covers basic topics in American government--from the Bill of Rights through voting processes--as well as contemporary issues, such as abortion, capital punishment, and Social Security.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 4
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 4

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 4

A two-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. Volume 1 covers manufacturing industries; Volume 2 addresses non-manufacturing and service industries. For general and business interest.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

A three-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7

This book provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. It covers manufacturing, agriculture, mining, utilities, construction, wholesale, retail, transportation, information, finance, insurance, real estate, public administration, and service industries. Classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), this edition includes an essay for every one of the 1,057 2017 NAICS codes.

Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7
Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7

Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7

Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.