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100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.
100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.

100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.

Divided into five chapters: Momentous Moments, Battling It Out, Weird or What?, Nasty Nature, and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, major moments that have changed the course of history are showcased together with minor incidents to give context to each event.

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.
100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.
100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.

100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.

Presents brief profiles of one hundred inventors, philosophers, economists, politicians, explorers, and other individuals who have made an impact on history, discussing the achievements of Aristotle, Mark Zuckerberg, Marie Curie, Pele, and others from various industries.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.
101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.

Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with household items and easily found ingredients.

A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.
A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.

A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.

This book follows winners of a science competition that are given the opportunity to experience a tour of the human body as if shrunk.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, v.
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, v.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, v.

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.

Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.
Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.

Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the advertising and marketing industry such as Advertising account executives, Advertising and Marketing managers, Art directors, Models, Photo stylists, and more.

Agriculture, ed. 2, v.
Agriculture, ed. 2, v.

Agriculture, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the agricultural industry such as Beekeepers, Farmers, Food Technologists, Range Managers, and more.

Amazing Facts About Sound, ed. , v.
Amazing Facts About Sound, ed. , v.

Amazing Facts About Sound, ed. , v.

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

America Enters The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.
America Enters The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.

America Enters The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the Industrial Revolution.

America's First Settlements, ed. , v.
America's First Settlements, ed. , v.

America's First Settlements, ed. , v.

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

America's Oddest Holidays, ed. , v.
America's Oddest Holidays, ed. , v.

America's Oddest Holidays, ed. , v.

This book will show readers the many holidays they've been missing, and maybe some they'd rather not celebrate at all.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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 Decades, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

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

American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America, ed. , v.
American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America, ed. , v.

American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America, ed. , v.

Provides a photographic reference that covers more than 390 species of birds that breed or are regularly seen in the eastern region of North America, and includes information on behavior, nesting, and habitat.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Amphibian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Amphibian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Amphibian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Examines the natural history of these creatures from frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders to the rare caecilians.

Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Animal Care, ed. 3, v.
Animal Care, ed. 3, v.

Animal Care, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the animal care field such as Animal Breeders and Technicians, Animal Caretakers, Animal Handlers, Farmers, Park Rangers, Pet Sitters, Veterinarians, and more.

Animal Life, ed. , v.
Animal Life, ed. , v.

Animal Life, ed. , v.

Examines animals such as sea animals, spiders, and mammals featuring their behavior, homes, and care of offspring and eggs.

Animal Life, ed. , v.
Animal Life, ed. , v.

Animal Life, ed. , v.

Presents a comprehensive look at all groups of the animal kingdom, examining such aspects of their behavior as hunting and feeding, defense, sex and reproduction, birth and development, communication, and intelligence.

Animal Senses, ed. , v.
Animal Senses, ed. , v.

Animal Senses, ed. , v.

This book explores how animals interact with the world through their senses since, unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Animal, ed. , v.
Animal, ed. , v.

Animal, ed. , v.

This book explores the world of the animal kingdom from the tiniest insects to the mighty humpback whale, aiding in the discovery of the animal kingdom and how it works. It covers cold- and warm-blooded vertebrates, marine and freshwater species, plus livestock and migrations as well as animals in mythology.

Animals Alive, ed. , v.
Animals Alive, ed. , v.

Animals Alive, ed. , v.

Explains biodiversity, discusses the role animals play in ecosystems, describes the threats affecting the lives of animals, and profiles various animals, including jaguars, black rhinoceros, and bluefin tuna.

Animals Up Close, ed. , v.
Animals Up Close, ed. , v.

Animals Up Close, ed. , v.

Features close-up images of animals from insects to reptiles to mammals to birds, revealing the colors, textures, and structures of each animal.

Animals and me, ed. , v.
Animals and me, ed. , v.

Animals and me, ed. , v.

Examines a specific area of the human body, such as our eyes, our nose, our skin, and explains what it's for, and then compares it with the body parts of other animals.

Animals, ed. , v.
Animals, ed. , v.

Animals, ed. , v.

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of animals.

Animation, ed. , v.
Animation, ed. , v.

Animation, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the field of animation such as animators, business managers, directors, editors, producers, and scriptwriters.

Anorexia and Bulimia, ed. , v.
Anorexia and Bulimia, ed. , v.

Anorexia and Bulimia, ed. , v.

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.
Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Archaeology, ed. , v.
Archaeology, ed. , v.

Archaeology, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in archaeology such as anthropologists, historians, anthropology/archaeology college professors, field technicians and supervisors, and museum curators.

Architecture and Building, ed. , v.
Architecture and Building, ed. , v.

Architecture and Building, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the architecture and building industry such as Architects, Civil engineers, College professors, Drafters, Environmental engineers, and more.

Armed Forces, ed. , v.
Armed Forces, ed. , v.

Armed Forces, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the armed forces industry such as Aviation occupations, Combat specialty occupations, Construction, building, and extraction occupations, Military pilots, Health care occupations, and more.

Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.
Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.

Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'arriba' y 'debajo' a través de oraciones simples y texto repetitivo ilustrado. Incluye texto correspondiente en inglés.

Art, ed. 2, v.
Art, ed. 2, v.

Art, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the art industry such as Antiques and art dealers, Costume designers, Creative arts therapists, Education directors and museum teachers, Fashion designers and illustrators, Photographers, and more.

Artists Around the World, ed. , v.
Artists Around the World, ed. , v.

Artists Around the World, ed. , v.

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

Ask Me Everything, ed. , v.
Ask Me Everything, ed. , v.

Ask Me Everything, ed. , v.

Provides lists and quips, stats and quotes, to keep readers of all ages asking questions for hours.

Ask a Bug, ed. , v.
Ask a Bug, ed. , v.

Ask a Bug, ed. , v.

Presents in question-and-answer format information and trivia about insects, including if all bees make honey, why spiders don't stick to their webs, and the best insect disguises.

Ask a Dinosaur, ed. , v.
Ask a Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Ask a Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Presents, in question-and-answer format, information and trivia about dinosaurs, including which dinosaurs were the deadliest, how well dinosaurs could swim, and if they can be brought back to life.

Astronaut, ed. , v.
Astronaut, ed. , v.

Astronaut, ed. , v.

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.
Astronomy, ed. , v.

Astronomy, ed. , v.

Features the discoveries and research that have transformed our understanding of the planets and stars of the universe.

Atlantis, ed. , v.
Atlantis, ed. , v.

Atlantis, ed. , v.

Provides eyewitness accounts, with alternative explanations and other elements of reasoning, to explore the mythical lost island of Atlantis, which vanished without a trace.

Atlas A-Z, ed. 4, v.
Atlas A-Z, ed. 4, v.

Atlas A-Z, ed. 4, v.

Provides more than 6,500 cross-referenced geographical names and sixty clearly labeled maps, incorporating up-to-date information on nearly two hundred nations.

Atlas A-Z, ed. 6, v.
Atlas A-Z, ed. 6, v.

Atlas A-Z, ed. 6, v.

This book acts an up-to-date world overview, in a single volume. It consists of an atlas section of detailed maps arranged by continent, and country profiles, arranged alphabetically, providing facts and figures, including details of geography, climate, society, and economics.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.
Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

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

Automotives, ed. , v.
Automotives, ed. , v.

Automotives, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the automotive industry such as Automobile collision repairers, Automobile detailers, Automobile service technicians, Diesel mechanics, Inspectors, Test drivers, and more.

Aviation, ed. 2, v.
Aviation, ed. 2, v.

Aviation, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in aviation such as aeronautical and aerospace technicians, aerospace engineers, aircraft mechanics, customs officials, military pilots, flight Instructors, and travel agents.

Awesome Innovations Inspired by Plants, ed. , v.
Awesome Innovations Inspired by Plants, ed. , v.

Awesome Innovations Inspired by Plants, ed. , v.

This book shows how humans have copied many clever plant tricks. Plants can grow in the most unlikely places, soak up sunlight for energy, and use rain, wind, and animals to spread their seeds. Some plants lure insects for food.

Baby Animals, ed. , v.
Baby Animals, ed. , v.

Baby Animals, ed. , v.

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of baby animals.

Babylonian Mythology, ed. , v.
Babylonian Mythology, ed. , v.

Babylonian Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Baseball, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Baseball, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Baseball, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the history, techniques, and interesting facts of baseball.

Battle At The Alamo, ed. , v.
Battle At The Alamo, ed. , v.

Battle At The Alamo, ed. , v.

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

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

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.

Big Cats, ed. , v.
Big Cats, ed. , v.

Big Cats, ed. , v.

Explores the lives and habitats of big cats such as lions, tigers, pumas, and leopards.

Bird, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Bird, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Bird, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the world of birds, examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.

Birds, ed. , v.
Birds, ed. , v.

Birds, ed. , v.

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of birds from birds of prey to parrots.

Boat, ed. , v.
Boat, ed. , v.

Boat, ed. , v.

Provides a guide to the origins, principles, and historical study of boats.

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

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

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.

Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.
Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.

Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the broadcasting industry such as Actors, Animators, Camera operators, Disc jockeys, Lighting technicians, Production assistants, and more.

Bugs, ed. , v.
Bugs, ed. , v.

Bugs, ed. , v.

Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.

Bugs, ed. , v.
Bugs, ed. , v.

Bugs, ed. , v.

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

Building An Empire, ed. , v.
Building An Empire, ed. , v.

Building An Empire, ed. , v.

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

Building the Transcontinental Railroad, ed. , v.
Building the Transcontinental Railroad, ed. , v.

Building the Transcontinental Railroad, ed. , v.

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

Business Managers, ed. 2, v.
Business Managers, ed. 2, v.

Business Managers, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the business industry such as Business managers, Chief information officers, Financial institution officers and managers, Retail managers, and more.

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

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , 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.

Business, ed. 3, v.
Business, ed. 3, v.

Business, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the business industry such as accountants and auditors, event planners, internet executives, office administrators, and stock clerks.

Butterfly & Moth, ed. , v.
Butterfly & Moth, ed. , v.

Butterfly & Moth, ed. , v.

Explores the behavior and life cycles of butterflies and moths, examining mating rituals, camouflage, habitat, and growth from pupa to larva to adult.

Cat, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Cat, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Cat, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Celiac Disease, ed. , v.
Celiac Disease, ed. , v.

Celiac Disease, ed. , v.

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

Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.
Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.

Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'cerca' y 'lejos' a través de oraciones sencillas y un repetivo texto ilustrado. Incluye traducciónes al inglés.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.
Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.
Chemistry, ed. , v.

Chemistry, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Chemistry such as Biochemists, Chemical engineers, Environmental technicians, Food technologists, Toxicologists, and more.

Child Care, ed. , v.
Child Care, ed. , v.

Child Care, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Child Care such as Child life specialists, Children's librarians, Guidance counselors, Nannies, Teacher aides, and more

Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Covers entries ranging from Abolitionist Movement to Zoos.

Children's World Atlas, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Children's World Atlas, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Children's World Atlas, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories, taking the reader on the ultimate round the world journey from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival time in Venice.

Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.
Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.

Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in clerical occupations such as billing clerks, hotel desk clerks, legal secretaries, office clerks, receptionists, and typists.

Climate Change, ed. , v.
Climate Change, ed. , v.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

Examines the impact of global warming on the planet, and what can be done to combat climate change.

Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.
Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.

Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.

Profiles careers as coaches and fitness professionals such as Aerobics instructors, College sports coaches, Dietitians and nutritionists, Exercise physiologists, Fitness directors, and more.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

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, v.
Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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.

Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.
Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.

Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in computer and video game design such as Advertising workers, Art directors, Artists and animators, Computer and video game designers, Computer programmers, and more.

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

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

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.

Construction, ed. 4, v.
Construction, ed. 4, v.

Construction, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in Construction such as Architects, Bricklayers, Cement masons, Construction inspectors, Roofers, and more.

Construction, ed. 5, v.
Construction, ed. 5, v.

Construction, ed. 5, v.

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

Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.
Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.

Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in Cosmetology such as Aromatherapists, Barbers, Color analysts and image consultants, Dermatologists, Spa attendants, and more.

Cowboy, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Cowboy, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Cowboy, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Traces the history and lore of cowboys from around the world.

Crystal and Gem, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Crystal and Gem, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Crystal and Gem, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.
Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.

Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.

Las cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas se imparten a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.

DK Guide to Dinosaurs, ed. , v.
DK Guide to Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

DK Guide to Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

Depicts how dinosaurs lived and died, covering such topics as habitats, size, hunting techniques, self-defense, courtship, and family life.

DK Guide to Mammals, ed. , v.
DK Guide to Mammals, ed. , v.

DK Guide to Mammals, ed. , v.

Explores the world of mammals--their habitats, behavior, anatomy, intelligence, and more.

DK Guide to Weather, ed. , v.
DK Guide to Weather, ed. , v.

DK Guide to Weather, ed. , v.

Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.

DK Guide to the Human Body, ed. , v.
DK Guide to the Human Body, ed. , v.

DK Guide to the Human Body, ed. , v.

Provides a guide to the skeleton, organs and senses. Explains the processes of the human body in detail.

Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A, ed. , v.
Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A, ed. , v.

Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A, ed. , v.

Examines facts about dinosaurs including why some plant-eating dinosaurs grew so large, how dinosaurs used teeth, claws, spikes, and tail clubs in their fight for survival, and why the dinosaurs died out and what happened afterwards.

Dazzling Decimals, ed. , v.
Dazzling Decimals, ed. , v.

Dazzling Decimals, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhyming text, teaches students how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths. Step by step instructions, tips, and sample problems are also provided.

Desert, ed. , v.
Desert, ed. , v.

Desert, ed. , v.

Examines the forces that form deserts and discusses the animals and people that inhabit them.

Design, ed. 3, v.
Design, ed. 3, v.

Design, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in design such as architects, computer and video game designers, drafters, florists, makeup artists, photo stylists, and toy and game designers.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.
Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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.

Dinosaur's Day, ed. , v.
Dinosaur's Day, ed. , v.

Dinosaur's Day, ed. , v.

Covers the day a gentle Triceratops has when he forgets to stay with the herd and has to use his sharp horns to fight a Tyrannosaurus.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.
Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Explores the world of dinosaurs from the ferocious Velociraptor to the gentle giant Barosaurus.

Dinosaurs Eye to Eye, ed. , v.
Dinosaurs Eye to Eye, ed. , v.

Dinosaurs Eye to Eye, ed. , v.

Find out where dinosaurs lived, and explore their habitats. Take a too-close-for-comfort look at bone-crushing jaws and muscle-ripping claws. Includes notes about how we mammals evolved from dinosaurs. Tells the reader about new evidence that dinosaurs were warm blooded and evolved to have feathers.

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.
Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

Features brightly colored pictures and simple text to introduce toddlers to different kinds of dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.
Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

Presents an illustrated look at dinosaurs, as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them.

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.
Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

This book explains how paleontologists--dinosaur detectives--uncover the important clues that help us learn about the largest creatures that walked prehistoric Earth.

Discover Rocks, ed. , v.
Discover Rocks, ed. , v.

Discover Rocks, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to what rocks are and how they form. Real-world examples bring to life igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock. Full-color photographs, a diagram of the rock cycle, a geology-themed project, a table of contents, fun facts, infographics, sidebars, and an index are also included.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.
Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

This set cover more than 300 of the most important scientific discoveries as defined by a Board of scientists and historians. It aims to present an in-depth treatment of 'curiosity-led science,' as well as directed research that led to important inventions and technologies. It will spark curiosity and engagement among readers, ranging from advanced high school students, to those in college and universities, as well as educated readers.

Dog, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Dog, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Dog, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the evolutionary history of the entire dog family, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, highlighting the many ways in which they have helped people throughout history.

Eagle & Birds of Prey, ed. , v.
Eagle & Birds of Prey, ed. , v.

Eagle & Birds of Prey, ed. , v.

Describes the anatomy, hunting techniques, mating, nesting, and eating habits of birds of prey, as well as their techniques for stalking, catching and killing their quarry.

Earth Science, ed. 2, v.
Earth Science, ed. 2, v.

Earth Science, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in Earth Science such as Botanists, Ecologists, Marine biologists, Meteorologists, Science writers, and more.

Earth, ed. , v.
Earth, ed. , v.

Earth, ed. , v.

Provides fun facts about the planet Earth. Examines the earth's position in the solar system and how its surface is constantly being re-shaped by the elements.

Ecology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Ecology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Ecology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides information about ecology in general, specific ecosystems, and our changing understanding of life around us.

Education, ed. 3, v.
Education, ed. 3, v.

Education, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in education such as Adult and vocational education teachers, Career and employment counselors and technicians, College professors, Education directors and museum teachers, Elementary school teachers, English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers, Park rangers, and more.

Egyptian Mythology, ed. , v.
Egyptian Mythology, ed. , v.

Egyptian Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Electronics, ed. , v.
Electronics, ed. , v.

Electronics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the electronics industry such as Avionics engineers, Cost estimators, Electricians, Inspectors, Quality assurance testers, and more.

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

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 Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, ed. , v.

Focuses on English-language comics, plus a small selection of influential Japanese and European works, with special emphasis on the new graphic novel format that emerged in the 1970s.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.

Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.

Endangered Animals, ed. , v.
Endangered Animals, ed. , v.

Endangered Animals, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.

Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on energy production and alternative energy.

Energy for the 21st Century, ed. 2, v.
Energy for the 21st Century, ed. 2, v.

Energy for the 21st Century, ed. 2, v.

Examines the role of the principal sources of energy, both in the aggregate and by specific types (biomass, coal, oil, natural gas, hydro and nuclear power, and sustainable sources), for a balanced view of energy.

Energy, ed. , v.
Energy, ed. , v.

Energy, ed. , v.

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

Engineering, ed. 3, v.
Engineering, ed. 3, v.

Engineering, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Engineering such as Aerospace engineers, Biomedical engineers, Chemical engineers, Nuclear engineers, Software engineers, and more.

Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.
Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.

Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs for career-driven readers interested in managing their own business such as Antiques and art dealers, Bed and breakfast owners, Florists, Franchise owners, Pet Sitters, and more.

Environment, ed. 4, v.
Environment, ed. 4, v.

Environment, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in the environment such as air quality engineers, fish and game wardens, geologists, park rangers, and soil scientists.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.
Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.
Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.

Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.

Focuses on how pollution impacts both human health as well as environmental health. Discusses the types of pollution, increased awareness of pollution and the negative consequences, and how laws and treaties are being used to curb pollution.

Epic Civil War Battles, ed. , v.
Epic Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

Epic Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

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

Epidemic, ed. , v.
Epidemic, ed. , v.

Epidemic, ed. , v.

Discusses what an epidemic is, how it evolves, various causes and carriers, and efforts to prevent epidemics.

Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.

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

Everything on Earth, ed. , v.
Everything on Earth, ed. , v.

Everything on Earth, ed. , v.

Explore our planet, and its wildlife, from the largest to the smallest animals on earth. Experience the most extreme weather, visit the deepest oceans, and witness the power of volcanoes and other spectacular displays of nature.

Evolution, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Evolution, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Evolution, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers animals, plants, bones, and fossils to reveal the ideas and discoveries that have changed our understanding of the natural world and how life began.

Explorer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Explorer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explorer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Explorer, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.

Exploring Space, ed. , v.
Exploring Space, ed. , v.

Exploring Space, ed. , v.

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

Farm, ed. , v.
Farm, ed. , v.

Farm, ed. , v.

Introduces toddlers to different things one can find on a farm.

Farm, ed. , v.
Farm, ed. , v.

Farm, ed. , v.

Covers the different aspects of farming through the ages including the equipment, domestic animals, crops, and the future of farming.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.

Fashion, ed. 3, v.
Fashion, ed. 3, v.

Fashion, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Fashion such as Apparel industry workers, Fashion coordinators, Fashion designers, Fashion photographers, Models, Tailors and dressmakers, and more.

Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.
Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.

Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.

Utiliza la repetición, oraciones sencillas, y el apoyo a las imágenes para familiarizar al lector a partir de rectángulos.

Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.
Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.

Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.

Utiliza la repetición, oraciones simples, y el apoyo de imágenes para familiarizar al lector con triángulos.

Film, ed. , v.
Film, ed. , v.

Film, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Film such as Actors, Animators, Camera Operators, Film Writers, Screenwriters, Stunt Performers, and more.

Financial Services, ed. 3, v.
Financial Services, ed. 3, v.

Financial Services, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Financial Services such as Accountants and Auditors, Actuaries, Bank Examiners, Financial Analysts, Financial Planners, Insurance Underwriters, and more.

Fire Fighter!, ed. , v.
Fire Fighter!, ed. , v.

Fire Fighter!, ed. , v.

Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter.

First Garden Activity Book, ed. , v.
First Garden Activity Book, ed. , v.

First Garden Activity Book, ed. , v.

Teaches young gardeners how to growing plants and includes projects to enjoy with easy-to-follow ideas.

Flag, ed. , v.
Flag, ed. , v.

Flag, ed. , v.

Covers flags from countries all over the world, including special flags such as signal flags for ships and boats, flags for special festivals and sports, political flags and coats of arms.

Flowers, ed. , v.
Flowers, ed. , v.

Flowers, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will find out more about the work of flowers, how they attract help, and how they help plant species survive.

Food Allergies, ed. , v.
Food Allergies, ed. , v.

Food Allergies, ed. , v.

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

Food Myths and Facts, ed. , v.
Food Myths and Facts, ed. , v.

Food Myths and Facts, ed. , v.

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

Food, ed. , v.
Food, ed. , v.

Food, ed. , v.

Covers many topics involving food including healthy eating, food and culture, food allergies, and cooking, among others.

Food, ed. 3, v.
Food, ed. 3, v.

Food, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the Food industry such as Bakery workers, Canning and preserving industry workers, Cooks and chefs, Dietitians and nutritionists, Personal chefs, and more.

Foods of Australia, ed. , v.
Foods of Australia, ed. , v.

Foods of Australia, ed. , v.

Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Australia. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

Foods of Egypt, ed. , v.
Foods of Egypt, ed. , v.

Foods of Egypt, ed. , v.

Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Egypt. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

Foods of Ghana, ed. , v.
Foods of Ghana, ed. , v.

Foods of Ghana, ed. , v.

Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Ghana. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

Foods of India, ed. , v.
Foods of India, ed. , v.

Foods of India, ed. , v.

Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of India. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

Foods of Korea, ed. , v.
Foods of Korea, ed. , v.

Foods of Korea, ed. , v.

Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Korea. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

Forensic Science, ed. , v.
Forensic Science, ed. , v.

Forensic Science, ed. , v.

Explores the groundbreaking methods scientists use to solve crimes--from fingerprinting to DNA sampling.

Forensics, ed. , v.
Forensics, ed. , v.

Forensics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in forensics such as computer forensics specialists, crime scene investigators, fire investigators, forensic botanists, and forensic toxicologists.

Forest, ed. , v.
Forest, ed. , v.

Forest, ed. , v.

Introduces characteristics of different kinds of forests found around the world, the plants and animals that populate them, and how they are endangered.

Fossil, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Fossil, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Fossil, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Introduces fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants to young readers and explains what they tell us about earlier eras.

Free at Last, ed. , v.
Free at Last, ed. , v.

Free at Last, ed. , v.

Features a biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.
Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

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

Funky Fractions, ed. , v.
Funky Fractions, ed. , v.

Funky Fractions, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhyming text, allows students to apply and extend previous understanding of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions. Step by step directions and visual representations are also provided.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.

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

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

Geography, ed. , v.
Geography, ed. , v.

Geography, ed. , v.

Presents an illustrated look at geography, including Earth's place in the solar system, rocks and minerals, climates and weather, varied ecosystems, and the human world.

Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.
Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.

Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in geriatric care such as adult day care coordinators, elder law attorneys, geriatric nurses, hospice workers, and nursing home administrators.

Gorilla, Monkey & Ape, ed. , v.
Gorilla, Monkey & Ape, ed. , v.

Gorilla, Monkey & Ape, ed. , v.

Covers details about the behavior, family life, and intelligence of gorillas and other primates.

Government, ed. 2, v.
Government, ed. 2, v.

Government, ed. 2, v.

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

Graphic Novels and Comic Books, ed. , v.
Graphic Novels and Comic Books, ed. , v.

Graphic Novels and Comic Books, ed. , v.

The articles collected in this volume provide an overview of this wildly diverse, increasingly popular, and widely accepted form of literature including comics, graphic novels, and sequential art forms.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery, with special attention to the New Deal, as well as the global situation, including the rise of Hitler. The Almanac covers the era in 16 subject chapters. Biographies profiles 29 major figures of the period. Primary Sources features annotated excerpts from speeches, newspaper and magazine articles, literature, and other documents from the period. For middle school and general audiences.

Great White Shark, ed. , v.
Great White Shark, ed. , v.

Great White Shark, ed. , v.

Great white sharks have one of the most powerful bites in the animal world. Readers will learn about these bites as well as other cool facts about great whites, like where they live, what they look like, and what they like to eat. This book is at a Level 1 and is written specifically for beginning readers. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Green Energy, ed. , v.
Green Energy, ed. , v.

Green Energy, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the social and environmental dimensions of our energy system, and the key organizations, policy tools, and technologies that can help shape a green-energy economy.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

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

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

HPV, ed. , v.
HPV, ed. , v.

HPV, ed. , v.

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

Healthy Weight for Teens, ed. , v.
Healthy Weight for Teens, ed. , v.

Healthy Weight for Teens, ed. , v.

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

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.
Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.

This book introduces the essential concepts of programming with simple instructions, and without specialized computer lingo. Fun projects let kids start putting their computer skills into practice and build their own code using Scratch programming and Python, the two most popular languages. Also included are profiles on coding stars and insights in technology such as the Raspberry Pi mini computer.

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.
Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

This book covers everything from basic arithmetic to the more complex subjects of statistics, geometry, and algebra, using bright, easy to understand visuals and thoughtful explanations to cut through the confusion.

Heroes & Superheroes, ed. , v.
Heroes & Superheroes, ed. , v.

Heroes & Superheroes, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth insight into over 130 of the most popular and studied graphic novels with a focus on the hero/superhero genre.

History, Theme and Technique, ed. , v.
History, Theme and Technique, ed. , v.

History, Theme and Technique, ed. , v.

This book offers in-depth insight to over 65 themes and topics related to graphic novels. It provides insight into various aspects of the industry, from craftsmanship such as lettering, inking, and illustration styles, to the production and distribution of graphic novels and the significance and history of comic book conventions.

Horse, ed. , v.
Horse, ed. , v.

Horse, ed. , v.

Features all kinds of facts about horses, including why horses flatten back their ears, how a blacksmith shoes a horse, how horses have been used in wartime, and more.

How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.
How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.

How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the myriad ways in which the assorted members of the animal kingdom communicate.

How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.
How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.

How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn all about how different animal groups forage for food, creating various food chains that allow diverse creatures to thrive.

How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.
How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.

How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that living organisms must adapt to survive as their surroundings change. By studying the developmental history of everything from single cell organisms to complex vertebrates, readers are presented with the evidence for evolution provided by the fossil record.

Human Body, ed. , v.
Human Body, ed. , v.

Human Body, ed. , v.

Examines the human body from head to toe, exploring nerves, muscles, blood and bones.

Human Body, ed. , v.
Human Body, ed. , v.

Human Body, ed. , v.

Covers the human body, including its inner workings, how it protects and repairs itself, the skeleton, senses and systems that enable us to live and function.

Human Body, ed. , v.
Human Body, ed. , v.

Human Body, ed. , v.

Presents comprehensive information on the human body, covering such topics as the musculoskeletal system, immunology, digestion and nutrition, the human life cycle, the nervous system, and the respiratory system.

Hurricane & Tornado, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Hurricane & Tornado, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Hurricane & Tornado, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores various types of extreme weather including tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, and hailstorms, among others.

I Can Prove It! Investigating Science, ed. , v.
I Can Prove It! Investigating Science, ed. , v.

I Can Prove It! Investigating Science, ed. , v.

This book provides detailed information on the steps scientists take in conducting an experiment. A helpful tool for science projects, it walks students through the Scientific Method, from forming a hypothesis to communicating the results.

Immigrants to America, ed. , v.
Immigrants to America, ed. , v.

Immigrants to America, ed. , v.

Learn how immigration played a key role not only in making America’s development possible but also in shaping the basic nature of the society.

Independents and Underground Classics, ed. , v.
Independents and Underground Classics, ed. , v.

Independents and Underground Classics, ed. , v.

Contains 215 essays covering graphic novels and core comics series, focusing on the independents and underground genre. Provides in-depth insight for over 215 of the most popular and studied graphic novels.

India, ed. , v.
India, ed. , v.

India, ed. , v.

Covers the rich diversity of life in India, covering customs and rituals, artworks, artifacts, and temples.

Insect, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Insect, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Insect, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Features the busy world of insects. Discover their structure, history, and fascinating variety.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

Invention, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Invention, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Invention, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. 2, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. 2, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. 2, v.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Entries provide 10-15 recipes for each group and include data on the agriculture and dietary habits of each group as well as an overview of each group's nutrition and health.

Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.
Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.

Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in landscaping and horticulture such as Arborists, Beekeepers, Enologists, Farm crop production technicians, Horticulturists, Nursery owners and managers, and more.

Law, ed. 3, v.
Law, ed. 3, v.

Law, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in law such as Bail bondsmen, Bailiffs, Bank examiners, Bounty hunters, Corrections officers, Elder law attorneys, Forensic experts, Lawyers, and more.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.
Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Offers articles written at the 9th and 10th grade reading levels; includes diary entries and stories about young people who lived during the Holocaust.

Legends, Myths, and Folktales, ed. , v.
Legends, Myths, and Folktales, ed. , v.

Legends, Myths, and Folktales, ed. , v.

Collection of articles describing well-known folktales, myths, and legends that are organized by their origins in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australia.

Let's Investigate Light, ed. , v.
Let's Investigate Light, ed. , v.

Let's Investigate Light, ed. , v.

This book explains what causes light and darkness on Earth, the properties of light, and how light travels.

Library & Information Science, ed. , v.
Library & Information Science, ed. , v.

Library & Information Science, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in library and information science such as Acquisition Librarians, Archivists, Book Conservators, Children's Librarians, Library Assistants, and more.

Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.
Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.

Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.

Con este libro ilustrado, los niños pequeños pueden aprender sobre las libras, los pies, y las pulgadas por repetición y frases simples. Incluye traducciones al inglés.

Light, ed. , v.
Light, ed. , v.

Light, ed. , v.

Provides a guide to the origins, principles, and historical study of light.

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.
Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

Mammal, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Mammal, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Mammal, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Examines the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.

Mammals, ed. , v.
Mammals, ed. , v.

Mammals, ed. , v.

Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.

Manga, ed. , v.
Manga, ed. , v.

Manga, ed. , v.

Provides insight for over 55 of the most popular and studied manga graphic novels. The manga tradition includes josei manga, which targets a mature female audience, shoujo-ai manga, which focuses on the spiritual, sexual, or emotional aspects of relationships, shonen-ai, manga created by female authors that focuses on homoerotic or homoromantic male relationships, and kodomo manga, created exclusively for a young audience.

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.
Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.

Presents statistics on numerous NAICS classifications in the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail industries. Compiled from the most recent government publications. Covers input-output data by industrial sector when available as well as classifications of leading public and private corporations in each industry.

Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.
Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.

Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in manufacturing such as Aerospace engineers, Cost estimators, Industrial designers, Industrial engineers, and more.

Mars, ed. , v.
Mars, ed. , v.

Mars, ed. , v.

Covers many topics including Mars of the ancients, Mariner 9, the Martian atmosphere, life on mars, and future exploration, among others.

Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.
Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.

Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in mathematics and physics such as Accountants and auditors, Actuaries, Architects, Astronomers, Engineers, Mathematicians, Tax preparers, and more.

Mayan Mythology, ed. , v.
Mayan Mythology, ed. , v.

Mayan Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Mechanics, ed. 3, v.
Mechanics, ed. 3, v.

Mechanics, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the mechanics industry such as Aircraft mechanics, Appliance service technicians, Bicycle mechanics, Diesel mechanics, Elevator installers and repairers, and more.

Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.
Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.

Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.

Profiles jobs as medical technicians and technologists such as Biomedical equipment technicians, Dietetic technicians, Medical laboratory technicians, Radiologic technologists, and more.

Mega Machines, ed. , v.
Mega Machines, ed. , v.

Mega Machines, ed. , v.

This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.

Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.
Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.

Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.

Se imparte el concepto de los dias de la semana a traves de texto previsible y fotos correspondientes.

Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.
Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.

Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.

Los meses del año se imparten a través de texto y fotos que simbolizan cada mes. Incluye traducciones al inglés.

Money and Capital, ed. , v.
Money and Capital, ed. , v.

Money and Capital, ed. , v.

This text provides explanations of topics such as how we determine value, what exactly capital is and how it relates to money. The gold standard, various currencies from around the world, and interest theory are also covered.

Multiplication Master, ed. , v.
Multiplication Master, ed. , v.

Multiplication Master, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhythmic text, teaches students to understand the properties of multiplication, the relationship between multiplication and division, and the pattern within multiplication rules. Visual representation, sample problems, and easy to follow instructions are also provided.

Multiplication Meltdown, ed. , v.
Multiplication Meltdown, ed. , v.

Multiplication Meltdown, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhythmic text, helps students to gain familiarity with factors and multiples. Visual representations, step by step instructions, sample problems, and tips are also provided.

Music, ed. 2, v.
Music, ed. 2, v.

Music, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the music industry such as Audio recording engineers, Computer and video game sound workers, Disc jockeys, Music producers, Music teachers, Singers, and more.

My First Animals, ed. , v.
My First Animals, ed. , v.

My First Animals, ed. , v.

Presents pictures and questions to encourage children to think and talk about animals around the world.

My First Colors, ed. , v.
My First Colors, ed. , v.

My First Colors, ed. , v.

Presents the perfect first colors book for parent and toddlers to share.

My First Farm, ed. , v.
My First Farm, ed. , v.

My First Farm, ed. , v.

Presents the perfect busy-farm book for parents and toddlers to share.

Mythology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Mythology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Mythology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Covers the power of hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

Newspapers, ed. , v.
Newspapers, ed. , v.

Newspapers, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the newspaper industry such as Art directors, Columnists, Foreign correspondents, Photo editors, Reporters, and more.

Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.
Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.

Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in nonprofit organizations such as Alcohol and drug abuse counselors, Career and employment counselors and technicians, Directors of volunteers, Grant coordinators and writers, HIV/AIDS counselors and case managers, and more.

Norse Mythology, ed. , v.
Norse Mythology, ed. , v.

Norse Mythology, ed. , v.

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

North American Indian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
North American Indian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

North American Indian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, and the far North.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Ocean, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Ocean, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Ocean, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

This book provides information about the diverse life that exists in the oceans, ocean explorers, products of the oceans, and suggestions for how the human race can help to preserve the health and welfare of the world's oceans.

Ocean, ed. , v.
Ocean, ed. , v.

Ocean, ed. , v.

Explores the lives and habitats of sea creatures on the ocean floor from dolphins and sharks to jellyfish.

Oceanography, ed. , v.
Oceanography, ed. , v.

Oceanography, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in oceanography such as aquarists, biological oceanographers, divers and diving technicians, geological oceanographers, and ocean engineers.

One Million Things, ed. , v.
One Million Things, ed. , v.

One Million Things, ed. , v.

Featuring photographs that illustrate and educate, this visual encyclopedia is packed with images that bring more than one million things to light.

Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.
Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.

Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.

Este libro explora la idea de los opuestos usando 'delante' y 'detrás' como ejemplos.

Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.
Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.

Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in performing arts such as Actors, Circus performers, Comedians, Disc Jockeys, Magicians, Singers, Songwriters, and more.

Persian Mythology, ed. , v.
Persian Mythology, ed. , v.

Persian Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Personal Services, ed. 2, v.
Personal Services, ed. 2, v.

Personal Services, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in personal services such as Bodyguards, Color analysts and image consultants, Dry cleaning and laundry workers, Household workers, Nannies, Pet sitters, and more.

Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Comprehensive resource containing more than 3000 articles on all aspects of astronomy and astrophysics. Includes special features on each of the constellations and tables listing brightest stars, nearest stars, Messier objects, Caldwell objects, and surface features of the Moon and terrestrial planets. Written by more than 100 leading astronomers from the world's universities and observatories.

Photography, ed. 2, v.
Photography, ed. 2, v.

Photography, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in photography such as Camera operators, Exhibit designers, Film and television editors, Photo stylists, Sports photographers, and more.

Physicians, ed. 3, v.
Physicians, ed. 3, v.

Physicians, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs as physicians in medicine such as anesthesiologists, cardiologists, ear, nose, and throat specialists, neurologists, pediatricians, and surgeons.

Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.
Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.

Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.

Los alumos jovenes aprenden sobre pintas, cuartos de galón, y galones a través de oraciones simples y un repetivo texto ilustrado.

Piratepedia, ed. , v.
Piratepedia, ed. , v.

Piratepedia, ed. , v.

Covers the pirate world of the past, featuring high-sea rogues, their vessels, hideouts, cunning adventures, and gnarly ends by combining facts and classic fiction.

Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.
Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Explores the history of piracy from ancient times to the present day. Topics include piracy in antiquity and the Middle Ages, the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean, female pirates, the pirate code of conduct and pirate slang, strongholds and hideouts, ships, weaponry, and sea battles, pirates in literature and film, and modern maritime piracy.

Plant, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Plant, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Plant, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides information about the complexities of the plant kingdom, covering non-flowering as well as flowering plants and revealing their structures, natural history, and importance in human life.

Plants as Food, Fuel, and Medicine, ed. , v.
Plants as Food, Fuel, and Medicine, ed. , v.

Plants as Food, Fuel, and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how plants are used for food and alternative forms of fuel, and how they have a medicinal effect on curing diseases and promoting good health.

Politics, ed. , v.
Politics, ed. , v.

Politics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in politics such as Ambassadors, Campaign Workers, City Managers, Congressional Aides, Federal and State Officials, Foreign Service Officers, Political Speechwriters, and more.

Pond & River, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Pond & River, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Pond & River, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Presents information about the range of plants and animals found in fresh water throughout the year, examining the living conditions and survival mechanisms of creatures dwelling at the edge of the water.

Pop Art and the Origins of Post-Modernism, ed. , v.
Pop Art and the Origins of Post-Modernism, ed. , v.

Pop Art and the Origins of Post-Modernism, ed. , v.

Examines the critical reception of pop art in America during the 1960s. Comparing the ideas of a group of New York-based critics, the author demonstrates how their ideas bear a striking similarity to the body of thought and opinion that is now associated with deconstructive post-modernism.

Prehistoric Life, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Prehistoric Life, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Prehistoric Life, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores the origins of life on earth--why it began in the sea and not on land, how dinosaurs ruled for millions of years, and how mammals and humans took over.

Public Relations, ed. , v.
Public Relations, ed. , v.

Public Relations, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in public relations such as Copywriters, Demographers, Event planners, Media planners and buyers, Publicists, and more.

Public Safety, ed. 3, v.
Public Safety, ed. 3, v.

Public Safety, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in public safety such as Airport security personnel, Bodyguards, Border patrol officers, Crime analysts, Detectives, Firefighters, Police officers, and more.

Publishing, ed. 3, v.
Publishing, ed. 3, v.

Publishing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the publishing industry such as Art directors, Bindery workers, Columnists, Editors, Indexers, Reporters, Writers, and more.

Rain Forest Explorer, ed. , v.
Rain Forest Explorer, ed. , v.

Rain Forest Explorer, ed. , v.

This book is a fictional account of an adventurous young explorer's trip through the Amazon along the Rio Blanco river where she goes jaguar tracking, joins tribal villagers for a feast after hunting, and discovers an ancient site.

Rain Forest, ed. , v.
Rain Forest, ed. , v.

Rain Forest, ed. , v.

Explores the world of the rainforest and the many jungle creatures that live there.

Real Estate, ed. , v.
Real Estate, ed. , v.

Real Estate, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the real estate industry such as Architects, Assessors and appraisers, Inspectors, Property and real estate managers, Real estate agents and brokers, and Title searchers and examiners.

Religions Around the World, ed. , v.
Religions Around the World, ed. , v.

Religions Around the World, ed. , v.

Contains articles examining religions originating from the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia as well as beliefs in the spirit world and a higher power.

Remarkable People in History, ed. , v.
Remarkable People in History, ed. , v.

Remarkable People in History, ed. , v.

Profiles a diverse collection of famous people from around the world from past to present, detailing the influence of these individuals in the course of history.

Reptile, ed. , v.
Reptile, ed. , v.

Reptile, ed. , v.

Covers the many different kinds of reptiles, their similarities and differences, habitats, and behavior.

Reptiles, ed. , v.
Reptiles, ed. , v.

Reptiles, ed. , v.

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of reptiles including crocodiles, snakes and lizards.

Respect, ed. , v.
Respect, ed. , v.

Respect, ed. , v.

This title will introduce readers to what respect is through everyday and relatable examples that they are sure to experience. Inviting covers and fun images throughout will keep readers engaged. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Responsibility, ed. , v.
Responsibility, ed. , v.

Responsibility, ed. , v.

This title will introduce readers to what responsibility is through everyday and relatable examples that they are sure to experience. Inviting covers and fun images throughout will keep readers engaged. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Retail, ed. 3, v.
Retail, ed. 3, v.

Retail, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the retail industry such as Buyers, Cashiers, Florists, Pet shop workers, Supermarket workers, and more.

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.
Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.

Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.
Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.

Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.
Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.

Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.

This book covers the human accomplishments in rocket science, including the history of rocketry since the advent of rocket-powered missiles, as well as today’s triumphs and our hopes for the future. It provides explanations of the science behind multi-stage rockets, liquid propellants, and sounding rockets, as well as profiles of pioneers in rocket science, challenges and setbacks in the field, and advice for pursuing a career in rocket science.

Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.
Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.

Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'rodear' y 'atravesar' a través de un texto repetivo ilustrado y oraciónes sencillos.

Roman Mythology, ed. , v.
Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Roots, ed. , v.
Roots, ed. , v.

Roots, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will discover how roots help plants survive, from keeping plants anchored in the ground to sucking up water from the soil.

STEM and COVID-19, ed. , v.
STEM and COVID-19, ed. , v.

STEM and COVID-19, ed. , v.

This book examines some of the amazing medicine and technology being created (like a COVID-19 vaccine and antibody therapy) and utilized (like drones and ventilators) to help in the fight against COVID-19. It also explores the incredible things that scientists and engineers can accomplish when faced with a problem as big as a pandemic. Photos and images, glossary terms, and an index are also provided.

Sales, ed. , v.
Sales, ed. , v.

Sales, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the sales industry such as Advertising account executives, Antiques and art dealers, Auctioneers, Commodities brokers, Counter and rental clerks, Financial services brokers, Insurance agents and brokers, and more.

Saltwater Crocodiles, ed. , v.
Saltwater Crocodiles, ed. , v.

Saltwater Crocodiles, ed. , v.

This book explores the life of the saltwater crocodile, the biggest reptile in the world. Readers will learn all that is super-sized about this amazing creature.

Science, ed. , v.
Science, ed. , v.

Science, ed. , v.

Introduces the key aspects of science, covering all the crucial topics from atoms and evolution to explosive chemical reactions.

Seashore, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Seashore, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Seashore, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Features the animal inhabitants of the seashore, including fish, crustaceans, snails, and shorebirds.

Secrets of Animal Life Cycles, ed. , v.
Secrets of Animal Life Cycles, ed. , v.

Secrets of Animal Life Cycles, ed. , v.

This book explains which types of animal young hatch from eggs, how animals change and grow, and what happens to animals when they die.

Secrets of Flight, ed. , v.
Secrets of Flight, ed. , v.

Secrets of Flight, ed. , v.

This book explains how birds fly, how jet engines work, and why some planes fly so fast.

Secrets of Habitats, ed. , v.
Secrets of Habitats, ed. , v.

Secrets of Habitats, ed. , v.

This book explains which habitat is biggest, why rain forests are so important, and which wildlife shares our cities.

Secrets of Heat and Cold, ed. , v.
Secrets of Heat and Cold, ed. , v.

Secrets of Heat and Cold, ed. , v.

This book explains how heat is measured, what happens at absolute zero, and how refrigerators work.

Secrets of Light, ed. , v.
Secrets of Light, ed. , v.

Secrets of Light, ed. , v.

This book explains where light comes from, why rainbows occur, and how cameras work.

Secrets of Pollution and Conservation, ed. , v.
Secrets of Pollution and Conservation, ed. , v.

Secrets of Pollution and Conservation, ed. , v.

This book explains how human activity has polluted the air, land, and sea, and what steps people are taking to clean up the planet.

Secrets of the Mummies, ed. , v.
Secrets of the Mummies, ed. , v.

Secrets of the Mummies, ed. , v.

Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.
Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.

Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.

Se presentan a los alumnos los principios de segundos, minutos y horas a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.
Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

Shark Reef, ed. , v.
Shark Reef, ed. , v.

Shark Reef, ed. , v.

This book features imagined conversations between sharks that live on a reef, revealing characteristics of a variety of sharks as well as what they really think about divers.

Shell, ed. , v.
Shell, ed. , v.

Shell, ed. , v.

Examines the different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected.

Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores shipwrecks throughout history and the artifacts and treasure that they have left undersea.

Siberian Tigers, ed. , v.
Siberian Tigers, ed. , v.

Siberian Tigers, ed. , v.

This book explores the life of Siberian tigers, the biggest cat in the world. Readers will learn all that is super-sized about this amazing mammal.

Skeleton, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Skeleton, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Skeleton, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the evolution, structure and function of the human and animal skeletal systems.

Slavery, ed. , v.
Slavery, ed. , v.

Slavery, ed. , v.

Learn about slavery, one of America's most darkest chapters in American history.

Sleep Disorders, ed. , v.
Sleep Disorders, ed. , v.

Sleep Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Soccer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Soccer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Soccer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, techniques, tactics, equipment, playing fields, and competitive play.

Social Work, ed. 3, v.
Social Work, ed. 3, v.

Social Work, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in social work such as adult day care coordinators, alcohol and drug abuse counselors, career and employment counselors and technicians, hospice workers, and social workers.

Solar System Mission, ed. , v.
Solar System Mission, ed. , v.

Solar System Mission, ed. , v.

Vibrant images and a simple introduction about galaxies and the universe lead the reader into a tour of our Sun and all 8 planets and the dwarf planets in our solar system and what lies beyond the eighth planet, Neptune.

Space Quest, ed. , v.
Space Quest, ed. , v.

Space Quest, ed. , v.

This book is a fictional account of five astronauts and their pet rabbit who embark upon a long-term space mission to explore the planets of the solar system in the spacecraft Ramesses.

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.
Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

From the history of space exploration to the future of 'space business', this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.

Space, ed. , v.
Space, ed. , v.

Space, ed. , v.

Explores outer space and investigates the wonders of the universe from Saturn's rings to life in space stations.

Spanish Missions, ed. , v.
Spanish Missions, ed. , v.

Spanish Missions, ed. , v.

Learn how the Spanish Empire populated the American West with Catholic missions, shaping the culture and traditions of Native people forever.

Sports, ed. 4, v.
Sports, ed. 4, v.

Sports, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in sports such as Golf course superintendents, Groundsmanagers and groundskeepers, Jockeys, Professional athletes, Sports broadcasters and announcers, and more.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

Covers topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

Stonehenge, ed. , v.
Stonehenge, ed. , v.

Stonehenge, ed. , v.

Provides eyewitness accounts, with alternative explanations and other elements of reasoning, to explore legends surrounding the mystery of Stonehenge. Describes the Stonehenge megalithic circle on Britain's Salisbury Plain, exploring the many theories about how it was built, by whom, and why. It also examines what current studies have found about Stonehenge's builders and related ancient sites.

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.
Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

Profiles major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have made a significant impact on American society. Each volume is organized by broad legal principles such as individual liberties, criminal justice and family law, equal protection and civil rights, and business and government law. Within this framework, case entries are arranged under the more specific legal issue to which they relate, such as affirmative action, capital punishment, freedom of speech, and monopolies.

Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources, ed. , v.
Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources, ed. , v.

Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information in Earth's sources of renewable and nonrenewable energy, how they are used, their benefits and disadvantages, their interrelationships with the natural world, and the future of Earth's sources of energy.

Symbiotic Relationships, ed. , v.
Symbiotic Relationships, ed. , v.

Symbiotic Relationships, ed. , v.

This book looks at the amazing relationships between living things, as well as the threats they face and how people can protect them.

Technicians, ed. 3, v.
Technicians, ed. 3, v.

Technicians, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in a broad range of environments, including factories, businesses, science labs, hospitals, and clinics. Job profiles include automobile service technicians, chemical technicians, laser technicians, robotics technicians, and welding technicians.

The Amazon, ed. , v.
The Amazon, ed. , v.

The Amazon, ed. , v.

This book profiles the Amazon, the largest and most bio-diverse tropical rain forest in the world, covering the rain forest and the river; its flora, fauna, and life cycles; and the people who live there in the nine South American countries it extends across.

The Business Book, ed. , v.
The Business Book, ed. , v.

The Business Book, ed. , v.

The Business Book is a primer to key theories of business and management, covering inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models. One hundred quotations introduce you to the work of great commercial thinkers, leaders, and gurus from Henry Ford to Steve Jobs, and to topics spanning from start-ups to ethics.

The COVID-19 Virus, ed. , v.
The COVID-19 Virus, ed. , v.

The COVID-19 Virus, ed. , v.

This title explains the many new terms kids are hearing, like virus, coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and COVID-19, and examines the difference between a virus and the illness it causes, how viruses spread, and how to stay healthy. Photos and images, glossary terms, and an index are also provided.

The Elements Book, ed. , v.
The Elements Book, ed. , v.

The Elements Book, ed. , v.

This book profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.

Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.

Comprehensive survey of cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.

Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care. Entries for medical test and surgical include definition; purpose; demographic information; diagnosis/preparation; aftercare; risks; morbidity and mortality rates; alternatives; and more.

The History of Classical Music, ed. , v.
The History of Classical Music, ed. , v.

The History of Classical Music, ed. , v.

A factbook on the history of classical music, written for young adults. Presents a history of the form, leading composers and musicians in the form, plus sidebars, quotations, annotated bibliographies, and an index.

The History of Jazz, ed. , v.
The History of Jazz, ed. , v.

The History of Jazz, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Jazz.

The History of Rap and Hip-Hop, ed. , v.
The History of Rap and Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

The History of Rap and Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the impact of Rap and Hip-Hop music culture.

The History of Rock and Roll, ed. , v.
The History of Rock and Roll, ed. , v.

The History of Rock and Roll, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Rock and Roll.

The Literature of War, ed. , v.
The Literature of War, ed. , v.

The Literature of War, ed. , v.

Provides historical, cultural and social context of works that focus on armed conflict throughout the world and time. It highlights the realities of war, its impact on society, and how it affects our understanding of it.

The Little Red Hen: La Gallinita Roja, ed. , v.
The Little Red Hen: La Gallinita Roja, ed. , v.

The Little Red Hen: La Gallinita Roja, ed. , v.

This title, retold in English and Spanish, is an excellent skill-builder for reading and foreign language comprehension. It is a classic tale of magic, imagination, and inspiration.

The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.
The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.

The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the background to the Manhattan Project; how the project development took form, the people involved in building the atom bomb, and how it led to the end of World War II.

The New Children's Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
The New Children's Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

The New Children's Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Features an easy-to-use, richly photographed encyclopedia to help put the wider world in context in a format that's great for visual learners and ESL students.

The Princess and the Pea (La princesa y el guisante), ed. , v.
The Princess and the Pea (La princesa y el guisante), ed. , v.

The Princess and the Pea (La princesa y el guisante), ed. , v.

This title, retold in English and Spanish, is an excellent skill-builder for reading and foreign language comprehension. It is a classic tale of magic, imagination, and inspiration.

The Reconstruction Era, ed. , v.
The Reconstruction Era, ed. , v.

The Reconstruction Era, ed. , v.

Text explores the relationships between various individuals, events, and concepts related to post-Civil War Reconstruction of the American South.

The Spanish In Early America, ed. , v.
The Spanish In Early America, ed. , v.

The Spanish In Early America, ed. , v.

This text explores the historic period during which the former Spanish colonies in America were comprised of South America, Central America, Mexico, most of the United States, and the Caribbean, and the conflicts and compromises that accompanied that time.

The Story Behind the Song, ed. , v.
The Story Behind the Song, ed. , v.

The Story Behind the Song, ed. , v.

Offers a guide to historically significant songs that helped chronicle the twentieth century. Explains the story behind each song's creation and how it reflected political, economic, and social events of the time.

Therapists, ed. 2, v.
Therapists, ed. 2, v.

Therapists, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs as therapists such as Aromatherapists, Art therapists, Grief therapists, Horticultural therapists, Hypnotherapists, Massage therapists, and more.

Transportation, ed. 3, v.
Transportation, ed. 3, v.

Transportation, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in transportation such as Air traffic controllers, Airplane dispatchers, Civil engineers, Customs officials, Industrial traffic managers, and more.

Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.
Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.

Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in travel and hospitality such as Baggage porters and bellhops, Bed and breakfast owners, Hotel concierges, Interpreters and translators, Ski resort workers, and Travel agents.

Traveling the Santa Fe Trail, ed. , v.
Traveling the Santa Fe Trail, ed. , v.

Traveling the Santa Fe Trail, ed. , v.

Learn about the Santa Fe Trail, used primarily as a commercial highway connecting Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Tree, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Tree, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Tree, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers many kinds of trees from coniferous to tropical. Includes topics such as the lifecycle of a tree, the many parts of a tree, and identifying trees.

Trust, ed. , v.
Trust, ed. , v.

Trust, ed. , v.

This title will introduce readers to what trust is through everyday and relatable examples that they are sure to experience. Inviting covers and fun images throughout will keep readers engaged. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.
UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.
UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

A cross-disciplinary source for a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Covers the first decade of the 21st Century and includes key events and social history.

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.

Provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist. Gives detailed yet accessible information on history, religion, art, government, economy, daily life and current social and political issues.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

This alphabetically organized ten-volume set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Its 798 entries provide fascinating facts covering the entire spectrum of science, from physical, life, and earth sciences to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment. This edition features 204 new entries and 594 updated entries.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.

Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.

Universe, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Universe, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Universe, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive look at the universe with a unique integration of words and pictures. Topics covered include, black holes, galaxies, the solar system, asteroids, meteors, meteorites, stars, and quasars.

Vaccines, ed. , v.
Vaccines, ed. , v.

Vaccines, ed. , v.

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on the nutritional health issues of vaccines.

Vietnam War, ed. , v.
Vietnam War, ed. , v.

Vietnam War, ed. , v.

Traces the history of the unpopular war that killed over 58,000 Americans, discussing the causes and effects, leaders, major battles, guerrilla warfare, aerial bombing, weaponry, peace negotiations, and lessons learned.

Volcano, ed. , v.
Volcano, ed. , v.

Volcano, ed. , v.

Explores the danger and wonder of volcanoes from fiery mountains under the sea to spectacular explosions.

Voyage, ed. , v.
Voyage, ed. , v.

Voyage, ed. , v.

Covers all there is to know about the oceans.

Weather, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Weather, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Weather, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

A guide to the forces and displays of nature. Covers topics such as weather prediction, thunder and lightning, rainbows, snow and extreme weather.

Weather, ed. , v.
Weather, ed. , v.

Weather, ed. , v.

Explores many aspects of weather and how it affects people's lives.

Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.
Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

A brief introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of various marine mammals, particularly whales and dolphins.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.
What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.

Explains the diets of herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores, the flow of energy between these groups, the effects different habitats have on the food chain, and how food chains in different environmental regions can be contrasted.

What Are Habitats & Biomes?, ed. , v.
What Are Habitats & Biomes?, ed. , v.

What Are Habitats & Biomes?, ed. , v.

This book simplifies the intricate relationship between living creatures and their habitats. Among the types of biomes discussed are tundra, forests, and the ocean.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.
What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the importance of the Earth's natural sources of water, as well as their similarities and differences. Emphasis is also placed on the relationship between humans and these various water sources.

What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to how and why animals behave in the mysterious ways they do. The text explains behaviors such as mating rituals and raising young, methods of hunting, which animals hibernate, which are nocturnal, and the social patterns of different species, among other things.

What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.

This book shows how animals trick the eye by hiding in plain sight by changing their skin texture and color, covering themselves up, or even mimicking other plants and animals.

What Is Citizenship?, ed. , v.
What Is Citizenship?, ed. , v.

What Is Citizenship?, ed. , v.

This book explains what defines citizenship, including one's rights and responsibilities. Readers will also learn about the many ways people become citizens as well as the process of naturalization.

What Is Weather?, ed. , v.
What Is Weather?, ed. , v.

What Is Weather?, ed. , v.

This book takes a wide range of meteorological phenomena--including clouds, rain, snow, and fog--and examines their relationship to each other to explain how weather works. Scientific concepts such as energy, temperature, and electricity are described in the context of the weather cycle as well as the various climates on Earth, and how we as humans fit into the scheme.

What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.
What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.

What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the variety of land formations found around the world--including plains, mountains, canyons, and caves. Key information is highlighted in captions, text boxes, and a glossary, which guide readers in connecting ideas about different landforms.

What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.
What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.

What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.

Each step of the life cycle for a variety of living creatures is covered in this book, guiding readers from the first stages of development for many plants and animals—including flowers, insects, fish, and mammals—through later phases and death. Also addressed are the different environments required for each step in the life cycle and the dangers these species may encounter throughout their lives.

What Is the Constitution?, ed. , v.
What Is the Constitution?, ed. , v.

What Is the Constitution?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and how the delegates compromised on various issues so that all the colonies would ratify the Constitution. The checks and balances between the three branches of government are outlined, as well as the relationship between the federal and state governments. The amendment process, and the passage of the Bill of Rights are also explained.

What Is the Executive Branch?, ed. , v.
What Is the Executive Branch?, ed. , v.

What Is the Executive Branch?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the Constitution, checks and balances, and how the executive branch of government is organized. The president and vice president's powers are studied, as well as those of the cabinet and staff who offer help to the executive office.

What Is the Judicial Branch?, ed. , v.
What Is the Judicial Branch?, ed. , v.

What Is the Judicial Branch?, ed. , v.

This book provides an introduction to the American justice system for young readers and the inner workings of courts. Topics include the concept of justice, the separation of powers in the U.S. Constitution, the difference between state and federal courts, the judicial nomination process, landmark Supreme Court cases, and influential justices.

What Is the Legislative Branch?, ed. , v.
What Is the Legislative Branch?, ed. , v.

What Is the Legislative Branch?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn what the legislative branch is and the role it plays within the state and federal government. They will also be introduced to people who have worked in this branch of government, including both past and present members of the U.S. Congress.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.
What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.

This book explains features common to all plants’ anatomy and their purpose in each plant’s growth, how various types of plants absorb water, light, and nutrients to grow, and how distinct species have adapted for survival in their surroundings.

What Is the Structure of an Animal?, ed. , v.
What Is the Structure of an Animal?, ed. , v.

What Is the Structure of an Animal?, ed. , v.

This book takes the reader through the basic anatomical features that characterize a broad range of animal families, including crustaceans, fish, and birds.

What Is the Water Cycle?, ed. , v.
What Is the Water Cycle?, ed. , v.

What Is the Water Cycle?, ed. , v.

The water cycle and each of its stages are presented in this book, which also guides readers through the role that plants, animals, and people play in that cycle.

Why Do Leaves Change Color?, ed. , v.
Why Do Leaves Change Color?, ed. , v.

Why Do Leaves Change Color?, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on the process of how and why leaves change color.

World War I, ed. , v.
World War I, ed. , v.

World War I, ed. , v.

Explains the causes of the war, the course the war followed, and what made it the most costly and destructive war in the world's history.

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.
World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

Provides background and information on major topics about the World War II period, biographies of significant men and women involved in the war, and primary sources such as full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts and other original documents.

Writing, ed. 3, v.
Writing, ed. 3, v.

Writing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in writing such as Columnists, Comic book writers and editors, Editors, Food writers, Interpreters and translators, Medical transcriptionists, and more.

History

100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.
100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.

100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.

Divided into five chapters: Momentous Moments, Battling It Out, Weird or What?, Nasty Nature, and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, major moments that have changed the course of history are showcased together with minor incidents to give context to each event.

America Enters The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.
America Enters The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.

America Enters The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the Industrial Revolution.

America's First Settlements, ed. , v.
America's First Settlements, ed. , v.

America's First Settlements, ed. , v.

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

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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 Decades, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.
Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

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

Battle At The Alamo, ed. , v.
Battle At The Alamo, ed. , v.

Battle At The Alamo, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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.

Building An Empire, ed. , v.
Building An Empire, ed. , v.

Building An Empire, ed. , v.

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

Building the Transcontinental Railroad, ed. , v.
Building the Transcontinental Railroad, ed. , v.

Building the Transcontinental Railroad, ed. , v.

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

Cowboy, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Cowboy, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Cowboy, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Traces the history and lore of cowboys from around the world.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.
Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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.

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

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.

Epic Civil War Battles, ed. , v.
Epic Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

Epic Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

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

Explorer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Explorer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explorer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Explorer, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery, with special attention to the New Deal, as well as the global situation, including the rise of Hitler. The Almanac covers the era in 16 subject chapters. Biographies profiles 29 major figures of the period. Primary Sources features annotated excerpts from speeches, newspaper and magazine articles, literature, and other documents from the period. For middle school and general audiences.

Immigrants to America, ed. , v.
Immigrants to America, ed. , v.

Immigrants to America, ed. , v.

Learn how immigration played a key role not only in making America’s development possible but also in shaping the basic nature of the society.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.
Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Offers articles written at the 9th and 10th grade reading levels; includes diary entries and stories about young people who lived during the Holocaust.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

Piratepedia, ed. , v.
Piratepedia, ed. , v.

Piratepedia, ed. , v.

Covers the pirate world of the past, featuring high-sea rogues, their vessels, hideouts, cunning adventures, and gnarly ends by combining facts and classic fiction.

Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.
Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Explores the history of piracy from ancient times to the present day. Topics include piracy in antiquity and the Middle Ages, the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean, female pirates, the pirate code of conduct and pirate slang, strongholds and hideouts, ships, weaponry, and sea battles, pirates in literature and film, and modern maritime piracy.

Secrets of the Mummies, ed. , v.
Secrets of the Mummies, ed. , v.

Secrets of the Mummies, ed. , v.

Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores shipwrecks throughout history and the artifacts and treasure that they have left undersea.

Slavery, ed. , v.
Slavery, ed. , v.

Slavery, ed. , v.

Learn about slavery, one of America's most darkest chapters in American history.

Spanish Missions, ed. , v.
Spanish Missions, ed. , v.

Spanish Missions, ed. , v.

Learn how the Spanish Empire populated the American West with Catholic missions, shaping the culture and traditions of Native people forever.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

Covers topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.
Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

Profiles major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have made a significant impact on American society. Each volume is organized by broad legal principles such as individual liberties, criminal justice and family law, equal protection and civil rights, and business and government law. Within this framework, case entries are arranged under the more specific legal issue to which they relate, such as affirmative action, capital punishment, freedom of speech, and monopolies.

The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.
The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.

The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the background to the Manhattan Project; how the project development took form, the people involved in building the atom bomb, and how it led to the end of World War II.

The Reconstruction Era, ed. , v.
The Reconstruction Era, ed. , v.

The Reconstruction Era, ed. , v.

Text explores the relationships between various individuals, events, and concepts related to post-Civil War Reconstruction of the American South.

The Spanish In Early America, ed. , v.
The Spanish In Early America, ed. , v.

The Spanish In Early America, ed. , v.

This text explores the historic period during which the former Spanish colonies in America were comprised of South America, Central America, Mexico, most of the United States, and the Caribbean, and the conflicts and compromises that accompanied that time.

Traveling the Santa Fe Trail, ed. , v.
Traveling the Santa Fe Trail, ed. , v.

Traveling the Santa Fe Trail, ed. , v.

Learn about the Santa Fe Trail, used primarily as a commercial highway connecting Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.
UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.
UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

A cross-disciplinary source for a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Covers the first decade of the 21st Century and includes key events and social history.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.

Vietnam War, ed. , v.
Vietnam War, ed. , v.

Vietnam War, ed. , v.

Traces the history of the unpopular war that killed over 58,000 Americans, discussing the causes and effects, leaders, major battles, guerrilla warfare, aerial bombing, weaponry, peace negotiations, and lessons learned.

World War I, ed. , v.
World War I, ed. , v.

World War I, ed. , v.

Explains the causes of the war, the course the war followed, and what made it the most costly and destructive war in the world's history.

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.
World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

Provides background and information on major topics about the World War II period, biographies of significant men and women involved in the war, and primary sources such as full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts and other original documents.

General Reference

100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.
100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.

100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.

Divided into five chapters: Momentous Moments, Battling It Out, Weird or What?, Nasty Nature, and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, major moments that have changed the course of history are showcased together with minor incidents to give context to each event.

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.
100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.
101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.