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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

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

American Eras: 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 History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

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

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

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

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

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

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.
Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

From aerophobia to zoophobia, this book explores the many phobias that exist and the crippling effects they can have on phobics. An extensive list of phobias helps identify them, while treatment plans shed light on how to manage symptoms.

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.
Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

Through personal interviews and thorough research, this book explains the symptoms of depression as a disorder and offers suggestions for seeking help and receiving treatment.

Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.
Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.

Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.

Between standardized tests, extra-curricular activities, pressure from parents, and the strain of getting into college, school is more stressful than ever. This book teaches techniques to deal with the mounting pressure felt by students every day.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.
Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

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

Banking and Finance, ed. , v.
Banking and Finance, ed. , v.

Banking and Finance, ed. , v.

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

Biology, ed. , v.
Biology, ed. , v.

Biology, ed. , v.

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

Capitalism, ed. , v.
Capitalism, ed. , v.

Capitalism, ed. , v.

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

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.
Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Clarity, ed. , v.
Clarity, ed. , v.

Clarity, ed. , v.

This book shows the reader how to achieve real clarity of thought. It offers advice and methods on how to clear the mind and become less stressed, more productive, and more confident.

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.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.
Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.
Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

The book contains advice about where depressed teens can turn to get the help that they need, interviews from medical professionals, information about risk factors for depression, and things depressed teens can do to try to combat their depression.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book covers how stress is manifested physically, coping solutions for dealing with these issues, when to reach out for help, and profiles of individuals who have struggled with and overcome problems with stress and anxiety.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.
Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

For a teen, it can be especially difficult to lose a family member or friend through death. This book explores the emotions involved and offers ways to get through this experience as well as how to support someone living through a loss.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.
Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers new techniques for dealing with their anger, as well as ways of avoiding arguments and disagreements.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.
Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Through expert advice and firsthand accounts from teens, readers can learn the warning signs of suicidal behavior, and how best to help others or themselves.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

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

Effective Communication, ed. , v.
Effective Communication, ed. , v.

Effective Communication, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War. Primary source documents in the form of first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature bring to life the experiences of the Union and Confederate participants and the people they left behind.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Illuminates daily life in slave society in America from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Provides information on the business and regulation of slavery, the plantation way of life, work, family and community, culture and leisure, health and medicine, religion, resistance and rebellion, and slavery and freedom in the North.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

In this book, readers discover the consequences of bullying both as a target and as a bystander. They also consider ways to intervene in a bullying situation, how to seek adult help, and how to be empowered and recover from bullying.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesn’t have to.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to help a friend who is abusing alcohol. It arms them with facts about alcohol, how it affects the teen mind and body, how to look for signs of a problem, and how to bring others on board to help.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.

History of Latinos, ed. , v.
History of Latinos, ed. , v.

History of Latinos, ed. , v.

This book explores the heritage and history of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, and Central and South Americans. Each chapter discusses the collective group within a particular time period-moving chronologically from 1500 to the present-revealing the shared experiences of community building and discrimination in the United States, the central role of Latinas and Latinos in their communities, and the diversity that exists within the communities themselves.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book balances personal anecdotes from real young people in troubled situations with valuable resources to help out anyone who is homeless, providing real-world suggestions on how to stay off the streets for those who are homeless.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

This educational resource defines the various issues that can arise for teens with access to smartphones, tablets, and other handy computerized devices. It provides ample resources for those who have a problem or know someone who needs their help.

I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will get a frank description of the work faced by many teen caregivers. Teens who are immersed in this life already can find resources and organizations for support, as well as sound advice for coping in tough times.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ADD/ADHD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.
I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book educates teens about suicide risk factors, suicidal thoughts, and how to cope with them.

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.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.
Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of literary works that explore the theme of the American dream. Analyzes poetry, plays, short stories, novels, and works of nonfiction that address this theme in some capacity, and how that theme has been treated in literature at different times in history and across diverse cultures.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Presents a myriad of viewpoints, so that modern readers can begin to grasp the complexities of war and its impact. Such stories give voice to the individuals who fight and are fought against, who are injured, who suffer on the battlefield and at home, and who, inevitably, can no longer speak for themselves. Examines dominant and recurring subthemes in the literature of war; including survival, terrorism, leadership, and genocide.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.
Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Anxiety Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with anxiety disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.
Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with depression during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Stress, ed. , v.
Living with Stress, ed. , v.

Living with Stress, ed. , v.

Provides all the information teens need to understand stress, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Focuses on the emotional and physical effects of stress, why teens are at risk for stress-related problems, and how to address stress with lifestyle changes.

Music in American Life, ed. , v.
Music in American Life, ed. , v.

Music in American Life, ed. , v.

Examines music's influence on contemporary American life, tracing historical connections over time, demonstrating the symbiotic relationship between this art form and our society. Entries include singers, composers, lyricists, songs, musical genres, places, instruments, technologies, music in films, music in political realms, and music shows on television.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.
My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

Touching upon the practical, legal, and psychological aspects of divorce and examining healthy emotional outlets and coping mechanisms, this book reassures teens through the grieving process and shows them that acceptance is ultimately possible.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.
Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Provides critical overviews on the most frequently studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs. Includes discussions of literary format, themes, and structure.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 64
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 64

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 64

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.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.
Personal Finance, ed. , v.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

Physics, ed. , v.
Physics, ed. , v.

Physics, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the science that is at the very center of all other sciences and essential to our very existence.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 63
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 63

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 63

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.
Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.

Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.

Presents in-depth profiles of each American president and his administration. Includes black-and-white portraits of the presidents and extensive bibliographies. Also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency. For students in grades 10 and higher, as well as general readers.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.
Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.

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.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 51
Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 51

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 51

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.
Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about common causes of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies.

Teen Depression, ed. , v.
Teen Depression, ed. , v.

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.
Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

This title examines how self-injury affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to self-injury, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.
Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, what it is like to live with PTSD, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.
Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

This book examines studies that show stress can be good for teens, giving them the burst of adrenaline they need to win a race or give an important speech; but too much stress (often called burnout) can cause many different health problems.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.
Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.
The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

Provides a path for obtaining contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living.

The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.
The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This book examines the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, one of the most interesting eras in African American literature as well as a highly regarded period in our country's literary history, along with the cultural and societal factors that influenced its writers.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.
The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

Covers an array of topics on the Middle Ages including daily life, art and architecture, science, religion, politics, women's issues, and more.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, ed. , v.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott, ed. , v.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 and the differing perspectives accompanying it.

The U.S. Constitution and Constitutional Law, ed. , v.
The U.S. Constitution and Constitutional Law, ed. , v.

The U.S. Constitution and Constitutional Law, ed. , v.

This volume breaks down each section of the Constitution and its amendments, also providing a concise overview of the field of constitutional law as it is applied around the world and in various forms of government.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

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.

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.
What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

Examines what anxiety disorder is, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Women in World History, ed. , v.
Women in World History, ed. , v.

Women in World History, ed. , v.

Covers women of historical interest worldwide, from around 3100 BCE to the modern age, from every walk of life-artists, pirates, scientists, athletes, philanthropists, adventurers, politicians, pacifists, saints, and courtesans, even those famous for just being famous. Individual, collective, and joint entries (i.e. Astronauts: Women in Space, Egyptian Feminism, Siege Warfare and Women, etc.) are included.

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.
World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

A thorough, objective resource covering the history, traditions and worldviews of dominant and less prominent religions and their sects and offshoots.

World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.
World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.

World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; causes of U.S. involvement; the Espionage Act and Sedition Act; weapons of mass destruction; and more. Profiles the major players of the period, including Woodrow Wilson, Kaiser Wilhelm II, John Pershing, and Henri-Philippe Petain. Presents full or excerpted primary source materials, including diaries, speeches, letters, journals and memoirs.

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.

World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.

Guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences.

Yoga, ed. , v.
Yoga, ed. , v.

Yoga, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with the complete, authoritative yoga teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar. It contains all the classic asanas, as well as yoga sequences devoted to easing the symptoms of more than eighty ailments, from asthma and arthritis to IBS and varicose veins. An updated chapter focusing on the life and works of B.K.S Iyengar is also included.

Yoga, ed. , v.
Yoga, ed. , v.

Yoga, ed. , v.

This book offers 101 tips to help de-stress, relax and enjoy the benefits of yoga, such as better posture, improved breathing and peace of mind without leaving your living room.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.
Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

This book focuses on adolescents, who have to negotiate changing relationships with families and friends as they grow into young adulthood. Discusses how to handle general family disputes, nourish relationships with friends, and get along with siblings. Advice for healthy and safe socializing and recreation outside of the sphere of one's family is also offered.

Teen Life Issues

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.
Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

From aerophobia to zoophobia, this book explores the many phobias that exist and the crippling effects they can have on phobics. An extensive list of phobias helps identify them, while treatment plans shed light on how to manage symptoms.

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.
Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

Through personal interviews and thorough research, this book explains the symptoms of depression as a disorder and offers suggestions for seeking help and receiving treatment.

Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.
Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.

Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.

Between standardized tests, extra-curricular activities, pressure from parents, and the strain of getting into college, school is more stressful than ever. This book teaches techniques to deal with the mounting pressure felt by students every day.

Clarity, ed. , v.
Clarity, ed. , v.

Clarity, ed. , v.

This book shows the reader how to achieve real clarity of thought. It offers advice and methods on how to clear the mind and become less stressed, more productive, and more confident.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.
Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.
Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

The book contains advice about where depressed teens can turn to get the help that they need, interviews from medical professionals, information about risk factors for depression, and things depressed teens can do to try to combat their depression.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book covers how stress is manifested physically, coping solutions for dealing with these issues, when to reach out for help, and profiles of individuals who have struggled with and overcome problems with stress and anxiety.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.
Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

For a teen, it can be especially difficult to lose a family member or friend through death. This book explores the emotions involved and offers ways to get through this experience as well as how to support someone living through a loss.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.
Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers new techniques for dealing with their anger, as well as ways of avoiding arguments and disagreements.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.
Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Through expert advice and firsthand accounts from teens, readers can learn the warning signs of suicidal behavior, and how best to help others or themselves.

Effective Communication, ed. , v.
Effective Communication, ed. , v.

Effective Communication, ed. , v.

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

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

In this book, readers discover the consequences of bullying both as a target and as a bystander. They also consider ways to intervene in a bullying situation, how to seek adult help, and how to be empowered and recover from bullying.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesn’t have to.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to help a friend who is abusing alcohol. It arms them with facts about alcohol, how it affects the teen mind and body, how to look for signs of a problem, and how to bring others on board to help.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book balances personal anecdotes from real young people in troubled situations with valuable resources to help out anyone who is homeless, providing real-world suggestions on how to stay off the streets for those who are homeless.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

This educational resource defines the various issues that can arise for teens with access to smartphones, tablets, and other handy computerized devices. It provides ample resources for those who have a problem or know someone who needs their help.

I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will get a frank description of the work faced by many teen caregivers. Teens who are immersed in this life already can find resources and organizations for support, as well as sound advice for coping in tough times.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ADD/ADHD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.
I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book educates teens about suicide risk factors, suicidal thoughts, and how to cope with them.

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.
Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Anxiety Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with anxiety disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.
Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with depression during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Stress, ed. , v.
Living with Stress, ed. , v.

Living with Stress, ed. , v.

Provides all the information teens need to understand stress, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Focuses on the emotional and physical effects of stress, why teens are at risk for stress-related problems, and how to address stress with lifestyle changes.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.
My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

Touching upon the practical, legal, and psychological aspects of divorce and examining healthy emotional outlets and coping mechanisms, this book reassures teens through the grieving process and shows them that acceptance is ultimately possible.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.
Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about common causes of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies.

Teen Depression, ed. , v.
Teen Depression, ed. , v.

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.
Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

This title examines how self-injury affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to self-injury, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.
Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, what it is like to live with PTSD, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.
Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

This book examines studies that show stress can be good for teens, giving them the burst of adrenaline they need to win a race or give an important speech; but too much stress (often called burnout) can cause many different health problems.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.
Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.
The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

Provides a path for obtaining contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living.

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.
What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

Examines what anxiety disorder is, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Yoga, ed. , v.
Yoga, ed. , v.

Yoga, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with the complete, authoritative yoga teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar. It contains all the classic asanas, as well as yoga sequences devoted to easing the symptoms of more than eighty ailments, from asthma and arthritis to IBS and varicose veins. An updated chapter focusing on the life and works of B.K.S Iyengar is also included.

Yoga, ed. , v.
Yoga, ed. , v.

Yoga, ed. , v.

This book offers 101 tips to help de-stress, relax and enjoy the benefits of yoga, such as better posture, improved breathing and peace of mind without leaving your living room.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.
Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

This book focuses on adolescents, who have to negotiate changing relationships with families and friends as they grow into young adulthood. Discusses how to handle general family disputes, nourish relationships with friends, and get along with siblings. Advice for healthy and safe socializing and recreation outside of the sphere of one's family is also offered.

Arts

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.
Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

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

Music in American Life, ed. , v.
Music in American Life, ed. , v.

Music in American Life, ed. , v.

Examines music's influence on contemporary American life, tracing historical connections over time, demonstrating the symbiotic relationship between this art form and our society. Entries include singers, composers, lyricists, songs, musical genres, places, instruments, technologies, music in films, music in political realms, and music shows on television.

Biography

Women in World History, ed. , v.
Women in World History, ed. , v.

Women in World History, ed. , v.

Covers women of historical interest worldwide, from around 3100 BCE to the modern age, from every walk of life-artists, pirates, scientists, athletes, philanthropists, adventurers, politicians, pacifists, saints, and courtesans, even those famous for just being famous. Individual, collective, and joint entries (i.e. Astronauts: Women in Space, Egyptian Feminism, Siege Warfare and Women, etc.) are included.

Business

Banking and Finance, ed. , v.
Banking and Finance, ed. , v.

Banking and Finance, ed. , v.

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

Effective Communication, ed. , v.
Effective Communication, ed. , v.

Effective Communication, ed. , v.

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

Education

Personal Finance, ed. , v.
Personal Finance, ed. , v.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

Environment

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

General Reference

Clarity, ed. , v.
Clarity, ed. , v.

Clarity, ed. , v.

This book shows the reader how to achieve real clarity of thought. It offers advice and methods on how to clear the mind and become less stressed, more productive, and more confident.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.
Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.
Personal Finance, ed. , v.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.
Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.
The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

Provides a path for obtaining contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living.

Yoga, ed. , v.
Yoga, ed. , v.

Yoga, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with the complete, authoritative yoga teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar. It contains all the classic asanas, as well as yoga sequences devoted to easing the symptoms of more than eighty ailments, from asthma and arthritis to IBS and varicose veins. An updated chapter focusing on the life and works of B.K.S Iyengar is also included.

Yoga, ed. , v.
Yoga, ed. , v.

Yoga, ed. , v.

This book offers 101 tips to help de-stress, relax and enjoy the benefits of yoga, such as better posture, improved breathing and peace of mind without leaving your living room.

History

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

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

American Eras: 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 History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

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

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

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

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

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

Capitalism, ed. , v.
Capitalism, ed. , v.

Capitalism, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War. Primary source documents in the form of first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature bring to life the experiences of the Union and Confederate participants and the people they left behind.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Illuminates daily life in slave society in America from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Provides information on the business and regulation of slavery, the plantation way of life, work, family and community, culture and leisure, health and medicine, religion, resistance and rebellion, and slavery and freedom in the North.

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.

Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.
Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.

Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.

Presents in-depth profiles of each American president and his administration. Includes black-and-white portraits of the presidents and extensive bibliographies. Also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency. For students in grades 10 and higher, as well as general readers.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.
The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

Covers an array of topics on the Middle Ages including daily life, art and architecture, science, religion, politics, women's issues, and more.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, ed. , v.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott, ed. , v.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 and the differing perspectives accompanying it.

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.

Women in World History, ed. , v.
Women in World History, ed. , v.

Women in World History, ed. , v.

Covers women of historical interest worldwide, from around 3100 BCE to the modern age, from every walk of life-artists, pirates, scientists, athletes, philanthropists, adventurers, politicians, pacifists, saints, and courtesans, even those famous for just being famous. Individual, collective, and joint entries (i.e. Astronauts: Women in Space, Egyptian Feminism, Siege Warfare and Women, etc.) are included.

World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.
World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.

World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; causes of U.S. involvement; the Espionage Act and Sedition Act; weapons of mass destruction; and more. Profiles the major players of the period, including Woodrow Wilson, Kaiser Wilhelm II, John Pershing, and Henri-Philippe Petain. Presents full or excerpted primary source materials, including diaries, speeches, letters, journals and memoirs.

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.

Law

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.
Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

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

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.

Literature

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

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

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

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

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

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

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.
Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of literary works that explore the theme of the American dream. Analyzes poetry, plays, short stories, novels, and works of nonfiction that address this theme in some capacity, and how that theme has been treated in literature at different times in history and across diverse cultures.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Presents a myriad of viewpoints, so that modern readers can begin to grasp the complexities of war and its impact. Such stories give voice to the individuals who fight and are fought against, who are injured, who suffer on the battlefield and at home, and who, inevitably, can no longer speak for themselves. Examines dominant and recurring subthemes in the literature of war; including survival, terrorism, leadership, and genocide.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.
Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Provides critical overviews on the most frequently studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs. Includes discussions of literary format, themes, and structure.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 64
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 64

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 64

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.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 63
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 63

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 63

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

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.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 51
Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 51

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 51

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.
The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This book examines the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, one of the most interesting eras in African American literature as well as a highly regarded period in our country's literary history, along with the cultural and societal factors that influenced its writers.

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.

Medicine

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.
Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Anxiety Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with anxiety disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.
Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with depression during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Stress, ed. , v.
Living with Stress, ed. , v.

Living with Stress, ed. , v.

Provides all the information teens need to understand stress, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Focuses on the emotional and physical effects of stress, why teens are at risk for stress-related problems, and how to address stress with lifestyle changes.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.
Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about common causes of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies.

Teen Depression, ed. , v.
Teen Depression, ed. , v.

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

Yoga, ed. , v.
Yoga, ed. , v.

Yoga, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with the complete, authoritative yoga teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar. It contains all the classic asanas, as well as yoga sequences devoted to easing the symptoms of more than eighty ailments, from asthma and arthritis to IBS and varicose veins. An updated chapter focusing on the life and works of B.K.S Iyengar is also included.

Multicultural Studies

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

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

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

History of Latinos, ed. , v.
History of Latinos, ed. , v.

History of Latinos, ed. , v.

This book explores the heritage and history of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, and Central and South Americans. Each chapter discusses the collective group within a particular time period-moving chronologically from 1500 to the present-revealing the shared experiences of community building and discrimination in the United States, the central role of Latinas and Latinos in their communities, and the diversity that exists within the communities themselves.

Nation and World

Music in American Life, ed. , v.
Music in American Life, ed. , v.

Music in American Life, ed. , v.

Examines music's influence on contemporary American life, tracing historical connections over time, demonstrating the symbiotic relationship between this art form and our society. Entries include singers, composers, lyricists, songs, musical genres, places, instruments, technologies, music in films, music in political realms, and music shows on television.

The U.S. Constitution and Constitutional Law, ed. , v.
The U.S. Constitution and Constitutional Law, ed. , v.

The U.S. Constitution and Constitutional Law, ed. , v.

This volume breaks down each section of the Constitution and its amendments, also providing a concise overview of the field of constitutional law as it is applied around the world and in various forms of government.

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.

Religion

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.
World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

A thorough, objective resource covering the history, traditions and worldviews of dominant and less prominent religions and their sects and offshoots.

Science

Biology, ed. , v.
Biology, ed. , v.

Biology, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Physics, ed. , v.
Physics, ed. , v.

Physics, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the science that is at the very center of all other sciences and essential to our very existence.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.
Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.

Guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences.

Social Science

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.
Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

From aerophobia to zoophobia, this book explores the many phobias that exist and the crippling effects they can have on phobics. An extensive list of phobias helps identify them, while treatment plans shed light on how to manage symptoms.

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.
Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

Through personal interviews and thorough research, this book explains the symptoms of depression as a disorder and offers suggestions for seeking help and receiving treatment.

Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.
Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.

Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.

Between standardized tests, extra-curricular activities, pressure from parents, and the strain of getting into college, school is more stressful than ever. This book teaches techniques to deal with the mounting pressure felt by students every day.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.
Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

The book contains advice about where depressed teens can turn to get the help that they need, interviews from medical professionals, information about risk factors for depression, and things depressed teens can do to try to combat their depression.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book covers how stress is manifested physically, coping solutions for dealing with these issues, when to reach out for help, and profiles of individuals who have struggled with and overcome problems with stress and anxiety.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.
Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

For a teen, it can be especially difficult to lose a family member or friend through death. This book explores the emotions involved and offers ways to get through this experience as well as how to support someone living through a loss.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.
Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers new techniques for dealing with their anger, as well as ways of avoiding arguments and disagreements.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.
Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Through expert advice and firsthand accounts from teens, readers can learn the warning signs of suicidal behavior, and how best to help others or themselves.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

In this book, readers discover the consequences of bullying both as a target and as a bystander. They also consider ways to intervene in a bullying situation, how to seek adult help, and how to be empowered and recover from bullying.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesn’t have to.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to help a friend who is abusing alcohol. It arms them with facts about alcohol, how it affects the teen mind and body, how to look for signs of a problem, and how to bring others on board to help.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book balances personal anecdotes from real young people in troubled situations with valuable resources to help out anyone who is homeless, providing real-world suggestions on how to stay off the streets for those who are homeless.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

This educational resource defines the various issues that can arise for teens with access to smartphones, tablets, and other handy computerized devices. It provides ample resources for those who have a problem or know someone who needs their help.

I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will get a frank description of the work faced by many teen caregivers. Teens who are immersed in this life already can find resources and organizations for support, as well as sound advice for coping in tough times.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ADD/ADHD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.
I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book educates teens about suicide risk factors, suicidal thoughts, and how to cope with them.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.
My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

Touching upon the practical, legal, and psychological aspects of divorce and examining healthy emotional outlets and coping mechanisms, this book reassures teens through the grieving process and shows them that acceptance is ultimately possible.

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.
Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

This title examines how self-injury affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to self-injury, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.
Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, what it is like to live with PTSD, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.
Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

This book examines studies that show stress can be good for teens, giving them the burst of adrenaline they need to win a race or give an important speech; but too much stress (often called burnout) can cause many different health problems.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.
Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.
What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

Examines what anxiety disorder is, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.
Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

This book focuses on adolescents, who have to negotiate changing relationships with families and friends as they grow into young adulthood. Discusses how to handle general family disputes, nourish relationships with friends, and get along with siblings. Advice for healthy and safe socializing and recreation outside of the sphere of one's family is also offered.

Technology

World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.

Guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences.