Skip to main content

All Titles

Adam Sandler, ed. , v.
Adam Sandler, ed. , v.

Adam Sandler, ed. , v.

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

All About Word Problems, ed. , v.
All About Word Problems, ed. , v.

All About Word Problems, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

American Decades, 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).

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Explores the society, politics and beliefs of Ancient Egypt and the surrounding Nile Valley region, along with the cultural achievements of this ancient civilization.

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of Greece, its many internal conflicts, and its contributions to the civilized world in the areas of democracy, theater, science and philosophy.

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Explores the legacy of the Ancient Greek culture by examining the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the arts, philosophy and democracy of the Western world for centuries.

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Explores the legacy of the Roman Empire and its famous leaders such as Julius Caesar, along with the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the Western world for centuries.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.

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

Ask the President, ed. , v.
Ask the President, ed. , v.

Ask the President, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the very important position of president and what a president does for the country. Using a question and answer format, basic information about a president's duties, authority, perks, and everyday functions is presented. A glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity are also provided.

Ben Affleck, ed. , v.
Ben Affleck, ed. , v.

Ben Affleck, ed. , v.

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

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.
Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

This book introduces one of our country's first leaders, Benjamin Franklin, a noted writer and inventor. Provides photographs and easy-to-read text to aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Better Hygiene, ed. , v.
Better Hygiene, ed. , v.

Better Hygiene, ed. , v.

This book explains how cleanliness relates to one’s overall health and wellness.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.
Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on hunting large game, from deer and moose, to endangered species such as elephants and rhinoceros. It explores the practice of big game hunting, hunting as a wildlife management approach, and controversies and laws related to big game hunting, including big game hunting in Africa.

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

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

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

Bullying, ed. , v.
Bullying, ed. , v.

Bullying, ed. , v.

This book presents students with context for today’s concerns on bullying, with many students witnessing first-hand the damage bullying behavior can inflict. It includes a history of bullying through the ages and early studies and attempts to curb bullying behavior as well as such topics as cyberbullying, anti-bullying campaigns, and issues facing students and caregivers today, like whether cyberbullying should be criminalized.

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.
Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

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

Classical Authors, ed. , v.
Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.

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

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

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.

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.

Early Civilizations of the Americas, ed. , v.
Early Civilizations of the Americas, ed. , v.

Early Civilizations of the Americas, ed. , v.

Examines the rich cultural achievements of the early civilizations from North, Middle and South America, including the Inca and Maya societies, beliefs and innovations.

Elijah Wood, ed. , v.
Elijah Wood, ed. , v.

Elijah Wood, ed. , v.

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

Eminem, ed. , v.
Eminem, ed. , v.

Eminem, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.

Exploring the West, ed. , v.
Exploring the West, ed. , v.

Exploring the West, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the defining features that make the West region of the United States unique, including its geography, history, biology, industries, and cultures. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

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.

Gender: Animals, ed. , v.
Gender: Animals, ed. , v.

Gender: Animals, ed. , v.

This book shows how thinking about animals (and thinking with animals) in gender studies inspires concerns around gender ideology, reproduction, and variation as they address matters of life and death, carnality, differences and diversity, and representations. It explores how gender has to be understood beyond humanity, the ways in which animals can teach humans poignant lessons about living and dying, and how to represent nonhuman animals in law and jurisprudence.

Gender: God, ed. , v.
Gender: God, ed. , v.

Gender: God, ed. , v.

This book offers a critical examination of diverse conceptualizations of God that are informed by certain practices and assumptions associated with gender and sexuality, and explores the impact of these ideas in a variety of social contexts. It examines such topics as the imago Dei, secularism, apocalyptic rhetoric, origin myths, a variety of theologies (including postcolonial, queer, critical race, and disability theologies), regulation of religious bodies, and blasphemy.

Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.
Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.

Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book examines the forms and function of laughter through the discipline of gender and sexuality studies. It assesses laughter and related forms of cultural expression, such as artworks, discourses, genres, and styles, and their deployment in feminist and queer theory and activism as well as in the cultural sphere at large.

Gender: Love, ed. , v.
Gender: Love, ed. , v.

Gender: Love, ed. , v.

This book focuses on love and its relation to gender, mapping out feminist and queer critical engagement with love’s many meanings, paying particular attention to love’s gendered and sexualized elements, and offering resources for further research.

Gender: Matter, ed. , v.
Gender: Matter, ed. , v.

Gender: Matter, ed. , v.

This volume focuses on matter and its relation to gender. It approaches matter not from a natural sciences perspective but from a humanities and social science perspective, asking what role matter plays in feminist, queer, and other social and political theories. It also grapples with how changes to matter, or the biophysical world, affect what sex and gender may mean in the twenty-first century.

Gender: Nature, ed. , v.
Gender: Nature, ed. , v.

Gender: Nature, ed. , v.

This book retraces, synthesizes, and develops feminist and queer engagements with natural phenomena and with human and nonhuman biology.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.
Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

This book serves as a primer to the study of gender, including women’s, queer, and men’s studies. By employing literature, film, art, history, and other disciplines, it identifies areas of critical thought and practice in gender and sexuality studies; provides an overview of central themes, current topics, and seminal debates; and offers resources for further research.

Gender: Space, ed. , v.
Gender: Space, ed. , v.

Gender: Space, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book examines the correspondence between people and space, the ways in which gender, gender norms, and gendered identities are constructed and deconstructed, and the multiple ways gendered bodies make, occupy, reclaim, and discover space in a mutually constituting relationship.

Gender: Time, ed. , v.
Gender: Time, ed. , v.

Gender: Time, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book applies theories to examine how time is experienced differently for women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals. Topics include the gendering of history; memory and identity; queer affect, art, and time; temporality and normality; and transgender time.

Gender: War, ed. , v.
Gender: War, ed. , v.

Gender: War, ed. , v.

This book serves as a guide for thinking through the causes and impacts of war from a critical gender perspective. It explores the interrelations between gender and war while simultaneously interrogating the place of war in gender and sexuality studies as well as the feminist and intersectional perspectives that focus on the ways in which war affects various individuals as well as social, political, and cultural processes and institutions.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.
Genetics, ed. 2, v.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.

This set explores the history, theory, technology, ethics, and uses (and misuses) of genetic knowledge. Topics span the field from classical genetics to molecular genetics to population genetics.

George Washington, ed. , v.
George Washington, ed. , v.

George Washington, ed. , v.

This book introduces our country's first president, George Washington, who led America to victory during the Revolutionary War. Provides photographs and easy-to-read text to aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book examines the lives, motivations, and exploits of some of the more important gods and goddesses of Greek mythology, including Zeus, Hera, Athena, Poseidon, Demeter, and Hades.

Greek Warfare, ed. , v.
Greek Warfare, ed. , v.

Greek Warfare, ed. , v.

This book brings together reference material and primary-source documents concerning the most important people, places, events, and technologies of Classical Greek warfare.

Guns in America, ed. , v.
Guns in America, ed. , v.

Guns in America, ed. , v.

This book provides students with historical context of gun ownership in America, tracing the issue from colonial roots through the establishment of the NRA up to today’s highly charged and often politicized debates around issues like assault rifle bans, open carry laws, and more. It also addresses concealed weapons, mass shootings, and gun ownership and the laws surrounding ownership.

History of African Americans, ed. , v.
History of African Americans, ed. , v.

History of African Americans, ed. , v.

This cultural history of African Americans outlines their travails, triumphs, and achievements in negotiating individual and collective identities to overcome racism, slavery, and the legacies of these injustices from colonial times to the present.

History of Asian Americans, ed. , v.
History of Asian Americans, ed. , v.

History of Asian Americans, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of Asians in the United States, covering well-established Asian American groups as well as emerging ones such as the Burmese, Bhutanese, and Tibetan American communities.

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.

How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.
How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.

How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the basic principles of coding, including variables, binary code, loops, programming languages, and more.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.
Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

This resource provides readers with key data to understand the roots of the issues that make contemporary migration and immigration so contentious around the globe. It explores the social, political, and cultural factors that impact, and are affected by, immigration and human migration, and includes such hot-button topics as undocumented immigration/unauthorized residents, asylum seekers, refugees, the refugee crisis in Europe, and more.

Immigration in America, ed. , v.
Immigration in America, ed. , v.

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

This book explores the complicated topic of immigration by first presenting a historical overview of immigration as well as various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on immigration. It discusses immigration laws and border security, economic impacts of immigrants, and immigration reform from a wide variety of perspectives.

J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.
J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.

J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.

A biography of J.K. Rowling and her career as an author, written for young adults.

Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.
Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.

Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.

A biography of Jennifer Lopez and her career as an actress, written for young adults.

Johnny Depp, ed. , v.
Johnny Depp, ed. , v.

Johnny Depp, ed. , v.

A biography of Johnny Depp and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Julia Roberts, ed. , v.
Julia Roberts, ed. , v.

Julia Roberts, ed. , v.

A biography of Julia Roberts and her career as an actor, written for young adults.

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

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.
Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.

Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.

This book explores Canada. From life in the tall mountains to major cities like Toronto, Canada is quite diverse. Features include charts and graphs, an index, teaching guides, and eSource.

Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.
Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.

Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.

Grab your library card and let's go! Join Rachel the librarian as she explores all the library has to offer–books, magazines, archives, and more.

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 36, v.
Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 36, v.

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 36, v.

Each volume offers an in-depth retrospective of significant domestic and foreign films released in the United States during the preceding year. Distinguishing features include its extensive credits, awards and nominations, MPAA ratings, thorough indexes, and its exhaustive critical reviews with author bylines.

Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.
Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.

Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.

This book tells how Maya's sadness at leaving friends and neighbors changes when she makes a friend at her new home. This title focuses on sight words, decoding, and retelling.

Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.
Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.

Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the tools used for observing and measuring the weather based on early elementary classroom weather units, and includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. A glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning are also provided.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.
Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Examines the rich cultural achievements of the ancient Mesopotamia civilization, located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which included the kingdom of Babylon and development of the first writing system.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

Pets, ed. , v.
Pets, ed. , v.

Pets, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on pets, including shelters, pounds, euthanasia, overpopulation, exotic pets, breeding/purebreds, designer pets, puppy mills, animal hoarding, and other relevant topics.

Race and the Law, ed. , v.
Race and the Law, ed. , v.

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

This book traces the intersection of race and the law from America’s earliest days, through the era of slavery, the civil rights movement, and into the twenty-first century. It addresses various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse, with a clear summary of positions, as well as contemporary opinions from across the political and cultural spectrums.

Recycling Earth's Resources, ed. , v.
Recycling Earth's Resources, ed. , v.

Recycling Earth's Resources, ed. , v.

Young readers will discover what Earth's resources are and how they can help recycle them.

Religion: Beyond Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Beyond Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Beyond Religion, ed. , v.

This book offers a 'state of the art' look at secular life that is focused mainly on, although certainly not limited to, the contemporary American context, covering the secular life beyond religion as well as its intersection with religion.

Religion: Embodied Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Embodied Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Embodied Religion, ed. , v.

This book offers a 'state of the art' look at secular life that is focused mainly on, although certainly not limited to, the contemporary American context, covering the secular life beyond religion as well as its intersection with religion.

Religion: Just Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Just Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Just Religion, ed. , v.

This book explores four dominant issues—race, gender, class, and the environment—and addresses each in relationship to religion.

Religion: Material Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Material Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Material Religion, ed. , v.

This book explores religion and the arts through visual and material culture, discussing the various aesthetic elements of religious elements in art, architecture, dance, film, music, photography, and more. It also covers the creation of sacred spaces as well as how placement of art can affect the sacredness of material religion through discussion of museum exhibits, calligraphy, relics, and rituals.

Religion: Mental Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Mental Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Mental Religion, ed. , v.

This volume highlights religion, cognition, and the brain, discussing religious phenomena through different scientific lenses, including evolutionary psychology, evolutionary anthropology, cognitive linguistics, cognition and culture, and neuroscience.

Religion: Narrating Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Narrating Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Narrating Religion, ed. , v.

This volume examines the ways in which people express ideas about religions and within religions, through oral and written speech, rituals, and the visual arts. It covers the role of narratives in the expression of religious beliefs; how narratives help to create and sustain beliefs; how people tell stories about religions; and the ways in which religious beliefs and practices have been interpreted by people who have tried to understand, use, and critique them.

Religion: Secret Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Secret Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Secret Religion, ed. , v.

This book explores esoteric or secret forms of religion throughout Western history and in contemporary scholarship. It looks at the margins of religion or religious texts and traditions that are not considered authoritative by orthodox communities.

Religion: Social Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Social Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Social Religion, ed. , v.

This book introduces the study of religion through the lens of social science, covering psychology of religion, sociology of religion, anthropology of religion, and the historical method.

Religion: Super Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Super Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Super Religion, ed. , v.

This volume reexamines the supernatural in the study of religion for the next generation of students and scholars. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to a variety of religious traditions to engage with new thinking about such classical and contemporary topics as spirits, possession, vision, deification, the miraculous, magical powers, and the paranormal, relating to such fields as modern medicine, cultural anthropology, folklore studies, and popular culture studies.

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.

STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.
STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.

STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the Super Bowl, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.
Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries.

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.
Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline -- biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics -- offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories.

Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 35, v.
Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 35, v.

Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 35, v.

Designed to facilitate the start-up, development and growth of specific small businesses, as well as similar listings for general small business topics. Entries are provided on a state-by-state basis; also included are relevant U.S. federal government agencies and branch offices.

Social Skills, ed. , v.
Social Skills, ed. , v.

Social Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers understand and hone the social skills necessary for success. Although the essays offer advice applicable to many aspects of life, the focus is primarily on the workplace. The essays guide readers in effective communication and conduct, emphasizing the characteristics of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication; stress the importance of ethics and etiquette; and provide tips for conflict resolution and teamwork.

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines the history and contributions of hip hop to American and global culture, including the music, dance, and visual arts that are its artistic expressions. Entries also examine hip hop’s influence in other arenas such as fashion, film, and poetry; its impact on education, politics, social activism, racial and ethnic identity, and globalization; and its many contributions to American, urban, black, and Latino cultures.

Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.
Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.

Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.

This book teaches students about good study habits like paying attention in class, taking good notes, finding a quiet place to concentrate, and planning ahead. It will allow students to determine the main idea of a text, explain how it is supported by key details, and summarize the text.

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.

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 College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.

This 6-volume set is completely revised and updated, and remains the definitive guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical, cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.

This collection provides a comprehensive guide and unique source of information on skin, hair, nails, and associated mucous membrane diseases and conditions. It provides in-depth coverage of various issues related to dermatological diagnoses and procedures, encompassing information on treatment options, including medications.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

Covers a variety of topics on physiology and fitness, including sports, body systems, the body’s reaction to physical fitness, exercise activities, diseases and conditions, treatments, fitness tests, and other health-related issues.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among others.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

This set provides more than 1,230 alphabetically arranged entries, of which about 100 are new, covering topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. It covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and more.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

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.

There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.
There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.

There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates to young readers how art, through symmetry, patterns, and geometric shapes, makes use of mathematical principles. A full-color glossary and a list of further reading activities is also provided.

Transgender Life, ed. , v.
Transgender Life, ed. , v.

Transgender Life, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an understanding of the transgender experience, starting with evidence and treatment of transgender people throughout history, challenges related to coming out as transgender, dealing with gender dysphoria, questions related to transitioning, and a discussion of rights and legal issues, with a variety of perspectives represented.

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 Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.
UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.

This book explores a range of issues that have inspired protest around the world, and the types of protests that serious activists and ordinary people alike have used to effect change. It details both historic and contemporary events, some well-known, and others less familiar to students, providing a brief historical, social, and political overview of the issue or movement and several specific protest events associated with it.

Voices, ed. , v.
Voices, ed. , v.

Voices, ed. , v.

Anthropologists believe that the oldest musical instrument is the human voice. There is no culture, no matter how primitive or remote, that does not sing. People can sing high and low notes, and with great emotion. This title is illustrated with large photographs, maps, and a STEM activity that provides simple instructions. This book is a reading journey that inspires and stimulates learning exploration. Also includes an activity to help children explore their voice range.

What Do You Say?, ed. , v.
What Do You Say?, ed. , v.

What Do You Say?, ed. , v.

Young children learn about the sounds different animals make.

What Is Soccer?, ed. , v.
What Is Soccer?, ed. , v.

What Is Soccer?, ed. , v.

This book discusses soccer skills, rules, and equipment for children, and includes boxes with questions and definitions of technical terms to supplement comprehension.

Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.
Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.

Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.

This book explores what materials are used to make everyday products.

Where Plants Grow, ed. , v.
Where Plants Grow, ed. , v.

Where Plants Grow, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to ecosystems particular to the seven continents and watery environments, including forests, deserts, mountains, the ocean, and lakes. Also examines how artificial environments like greenhouses and the indoors can be healthy or damaging for some plants and their environs. For each environment type, this volume describes the types of plants that live there, and how well they thrive.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.
Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.

Provides biographical and career details on notable African American individuals, including leaders from sports, the arts, business, religion and other fields.

Will Smith, ed. , v.
Will Smith, ed. , v.

Will Smith, ed. , v.

A biography of Will Smith and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

World Eras, ed. , v. 1
World Eras, ed. , v. 1

World Eras, ed. , v. 1

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600.

World Eras, ed. , v. 10
World Eras, ed. , v. 10

World Eras, ed. , v. 10

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of West African kingdoms, 500-1590.

World Eras, ed. , v. 2
World Eras, ed. , v. 2

World Eras, ed. , v. 2

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the rise and spread of Islam, 622-1500.

World Eras, ed. , v. 3
World Eras, ed. , v. 3

World Eras, ed. , v. 3

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.-476 C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 4
World Eras, ed. , v. 4

World Eras, ed. , v. 4

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of medieval Europe, 814-1350.

World Eras, ed. , v. 5
World Eras, ed. , v. 5

World Eras, ed. , v. 5

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Egypt, 2615-332 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 6
World Eras, ed. , v. 6

World Eras, ed. , v. 6

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of classical Greek civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 7
World Eras, ed. , v. 7

World Eras, ed. , v. 7

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of imperial China, 617-1644.

World Eras, ed. , v. 8
World Eras, ed. , v. 8

World Eras, ed. , v. 8

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 9
World Eras, ed. , v. 9

World Eras, ed. , v. 9

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.
Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the value of zoos and aquariums for education, conservation, and preservation; entertainment aspects and concerns over keeping certain species in captivity, as well as environmental, cultural, and economic issues.

Biography

Adam Sandler, ed. , v.
Adam Sandler, ed. , v.

Adam Sandler, ed. , v.

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.

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

Ben Affleck, ed. , v.
Ben Affleck, ed. , v.

Ben Affleck, ed. , v.

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

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.
Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

This book introduces one of our country's first leaders, Benjamin Franklin, a noted writer and inventor. Provides photographs and easy-to-read text to aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.
Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.

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

Elijah Wood, ed. , v.
Elijah Wood, ed. , v.

Elijah Wood, ed. , v.

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

Eminem, ed. , v.
Eminem, ed. , v.

Eminem, ed. , v.

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

George Washington, ed. , v.
George Washington, ed. , v.

George Washington, ed. , v.

This book introduces our country's first president, George Washington, who led America to victory during the Revolutionary War. Provides photographs and easy-to-read text to aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.
J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.

J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.

A biography of J.K. Rowling and her career as an author, written for young adults.

Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.
Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.

Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.

A biography of Jennifer Lopez and her career as an actress, written for young adults.

Johnny Depp, ed. , v.
Johnny Depp, ed. , v.

Johnny Depp, ed. , v.

A biography of Johnny Depp and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Julia Roberts, ed. , v.
Julia Roberts, ed. , v.

Julia Roberts, ed. , v.

A biography of Julia Roberts and her career as an actor, written for young adults.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.
Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.

Provides biographical and career details on notable African American individuals, including leaders from sports, the arts, business, religion and other fields.

Will Smith, ed. , v.
Will Smith, ed. , v.

Will Smith, ed. , v.

A biography of Will Smith and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Arts

Adam Sandler, ed. , v.
Adam Sandler, ed. , v.

Adam Sandler, ed. , v.

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, ed. , v.

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

Ben Affleck, ed. , v.
Ben Affleck, ed. , v.

Ben Affleck, ed. , v.

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

Elijah Wood, ed. , v.
Elijah Wood, ed. , v.

Elijah Wood, ed. , v.

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

Eminem, ed. , v.
Eminem, ed. , v.

Eminem, ed. , v.

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

Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.
Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.

Jennifer Lopez, ed. , v.

A biography of Jennifer Lopez and her career as an actress, written for young adults.

Johnny Depp, ed. , v.
Johnny Depp, ed. , v.

Johnny Depp, ed. , v.

A biography of Johnny Depp and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Julia Roberts, ed. , v.
Julia Roberts, ed. , v.

Julia Roberts, ed. , v.

A biography of Julia Roberts and her career as an actor, written for young adults.

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 36, v.
Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 36, v.

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 36, v.

Each volume offers an in-depth retrospective of significant domestic and foreign films released in the United States during the preceding year. Distinguishing features include its extensive credits, awards and nominations, MPAA ratings, thorough indexes, and its exhaustive critical reviews with author bylines.

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines the history and contributions of hip hop to American and global culture, including the music, dance, and visual arts that are its artistic expressions. Entries also examine hip hop’s influence in other arenas such as fashion, film, and poetry; its impact on education, politics, social activism, racial and ethnic identity, and globalization; and its many contributions to American, urban, black, and Latino cultures.

Voices, ed. , v.
Voices, ed. , v.

Voices, ed. , v.

Anthropologists believe that the oldest musical instrument is the human voice. There is no culture, no matter how primitive or remote, that does not sing. People can sing high and low notes, and with great emotion. This title is illustrated with large photographs, maps, and a STEM activity that provides simple instructions. This book is a reading journey that inspires and stimulates learning exploration. Also includes an activity to help children explore their voice range.

Will Smith, ed. , v.
Will Smith, ed. , v.

Will Smith, ed. , v.

A biography of Will Smith and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Science

All About Word Problems, ed. , v.
All About Word Problems, ed. , v.

All About Word Problems, ed. , v.

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

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.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.
Genetics, ed. 2, v.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.

This set explores the history, theory, technology, ethics, and uses (and misuses) of genetic knowledge. Topics span the field from classical genetics to molecular genetics to population genetics.

Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.
Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.

Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the tools used for observing and measuring the weather based on early elementary classroom weather units, and includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. A glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning are also provided.

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.
Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries.

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.
Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline -- biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics -- offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories.

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.

Where Plants Grow, ed. , v.
Where Plants Grow, ed. , v.

Where Plants Grow, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to ecosystems particular to the seven continents and watery environments, including forests, deserts, mountains, the ocean, and lakes. Also examines how artificial environments like greenhouses and the indoors can be healthy or damaging for some plants and their environs. For each environment type, this volume describes the types of plants that live there, and how well they thrive.

History

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

American Decades, 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).

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Explores the society, politics and beliefs of Ancient Egypt and the surrounding Nile Valley region, along with the cultural achievements of this ancient civilization.

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of Greece, its many internal conflicts, and its contributions to the civilized world in the areas of democracy, theater, science and philosophy.

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Explores the legacy of the Ancient Greek culture by examining the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the arts, philosophy and democracy of the Western world for centuries.

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Explores the legacy of the Roman Empire and its famous leaders such as Julius Caesar, along with the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the Western world for centuries.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.
Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

This book introduces one of our country's first leaders, Benjamin Franklin, a noted writer and inventor. Provides photographs and easy-to-read text to aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

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

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

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.

Early Civilizations of the Americas, ed. , v.
Early Civilizations of the Americas, ed. , v.

Early Civilizations of the Americas, ed. , v.

Examines the rich cultural achievements of the early civilizations from North, Middle and South America, including the Inca and Maya societies, beliefs and innovations.

George Washington, ed. , v.
George Washington, ed. , v.

George Washington, ed. , v.

This book introduces our country's first president, George Washington, who led America to victory during the Revolutionary War. Provides photographs and easy-to-read text to aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Greek Warfare, ed. , v.
Greek Warfare, ed. , v.

Greek Warfare, ed. , v.

This book brings together reference material and primary-source documents concerning the most important people, places, events, and technologies of Classical Greek warfare.

History of African Americans, ed. , v.
History of African Americans, ed. , v.

History of African Americans, ed. , v.

This cultural history of African Americans outlines their travails, triumphs, and achievements in negotiating individual and collective identities to overcome racism, slavery, and the legacies of these injustices from colonial times to the present.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.
Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Examines the rich cultural achievements of the ancient Mesopotamia civilization, located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which included the kingdom of Babylon and development of the first writing system.

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.

World Eras, ed. , v. 1
World Eras, ed. , v. 1

World Eras, ed. , v. 1

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600.

World Eras, ed. , v. 10
World Eras, ed. , v. 10

World Eras, ed. , v. 10

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of West African kingdoms, 500-1590.

World Eras, ed. , v. 2
World Eras, ed. , v. 2

World Eras, ed. , v. 2

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the rise and spread of Islam, 622-1500.

World Eras, ed. , v. 3
World Eras, ed. , v. 3

World Eras, ed. , v. 3

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.-476 C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 4
World Eras, ed. , v. 4

World Eras, ed. , v. 4

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of medieval Europe, 814-1350.

World Eras, ed. , v. 5
World Eras, ed. , v. 5

World Eras, ed. , v. 5

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Egypt, 2615-332 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 6
World Eras, ed. , v. 6

World Eras, ed. , v. 6

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of classical Greek civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 7
World Eras, ed. , v. 7

World Eras, ed. , v. 7

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of imperial China, 617-1644.

World Eras, ed. , v. 8
World Eras, ed. , v. 8

World Eras, ed. , v. 8

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 9
World Eras, ed. , v. 9

World Eras, ed. , v. 9

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914.

Law

Ask the President, ed. , v.
Ask the President, ed. , v.

Ask the President, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the very important position of president and what a president does for the country. Using a question and answer format, basic information about a president's duties, authority, perks, and everyday functions is presented. A glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity are also provided.

General Reference

Better Hygiene, ed. , v.
Better Hygiene, ed. , v.

Better Hygiene, ed. , v.

This book explains how cleanliness relates to one’s overall health and wellness.

STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.
STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.

STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the Super Bowl, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

Social Skills, ed. , v.
Social Skills, ed. , v.

Social Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers understand and hone the social skills necessary for success. Although the essays offer advice applicable to many aspects of life, the focus is primarily on the workplace. The essays guide readers in effective communication and conduct, emphasizing the characteristics of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication; stress the importance of ethics and etiquette; and provide tips for conflict resolution and teamwork.

What Is Soccer?, ed. , v.
What Is Soccer?, ed. , v.

What Is Soccer?, ed. , v.

This book discusses soccer skills, rules, and equipment for children, and includes boxes with questions and definitions of technical terms to supplement comprehension.

Environment

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.
Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on hunting large game, from deer and moose, to endangered species such as elephants and rhinoceros. It explores the practice of big game hunting, hunting as a wildlife management approach, and controversies and laws related to big game hunting, including big game hunting in Africa.

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

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

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

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

Pets, ed. , v.
Pets, ed. , v.

Pets, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on pets, including shelters, pounds, euthanasia, overpopulation, exotic pets, breeding/purebreds, designer pets, puppy mills, animal hoarding, and other relevant topics.

Recycling Earth's Resources, ed. , v.
Recycling Earth's Resources, ed. , v.

Recycling Earth's Resources, ed. , v.

Young readers will discover what Earth's resources are and how they can help recycle them.

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.

What Do You Say?, ed. , v.
What Do You Say?, ed. , v.

What Do You Say?, ed. , v.

Young children learn about the sounds different animals make.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.
Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the value of zoos and aquariums for education, conservation, and preservation; entertainment aspects and concerns over keeping certain species in captivity, as well as environmental, cultural, and economic issues.

Social Science

Bullying, ed. , v.
Bullying, ed. , v.

Bullying, ed. , v.

This book presents students with context for today’s concerns on bullying, with many students witnessing first-hand the damage bullying behavior can inflict. It includes a history of bullying through the ages and early studies and attempts to curb bullying behavior as well as such topics as cyberbullying, anti-bullying campaigns, and issues facing students and caregivers today, like whether cyberbullying should be criminalized.

Gender: Animals, ed. , v.
Gender: Animals, ed. , v.

Gender: Animals, ed. , v.

This book shows how thinking about animals (and thinking with animals) in gender studies inspires concerns around gender ideology, reproduction, and variation as they address matters of life and death, carnality, differences and diversity, and representations. It explores how gender has to be understood beyond humanity, the ways in which animals can teach humans poignant lessons about living and dying, and how to represent nonhuman animals in law and jurisprudence.

Gender: God, ed. , v.
Gender: God, ed. , v.

Gender: God, ed. , v.

This book offers a critical examination of diverse conceptualizations of God that are informed by certain practices and assumptions associated with gender and sexuality, and explores the impact of these ideas in a variety of social contexts. It examines such topics as the imago Dei, secularism, apocalyptic rhetoric, origin myths, a variety of theologies (including postcolonial, queer, critical race, and disability theologies), regulation of religious bodies, and blasphemy.

Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.
Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.

Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book examines the forms and function of laughter through the discipline of gender and sexuality studies. It assesses laughter and related forms of cultural expression, such as artworks, discourses, genres, and styles, and their deployment in feminist and queer theory and activism as well as in the cultural sphere at large.

Gender: Love, ed. , v.
Gender: Love, ed. , v.

Gender: Love, ed. , v.

This book focuses on love and its relation to gender, mapping out feminist and queer critical engagement with love’s many meanings, paying particular attention to love’s gendered and sexualized elements, and offering resources for further research.

Gender: Matter, ed. , v.
Gender: Matter, ed. , v.

Gender: Matter, ed. , v.

This volume focuses on matter and its relation to gender. It approaches matter not from a natural sciences perspective but from a humanities and social science perspective, asking what role matter plays in feminist, queer, and other social and political theories. It also grapples with how changes to matter, or the biophysical world, affect what sex and gender may mean in the twenty-first century.

Gender: Nature, ed. , v.
Gender: Nature, ed. , v.

Gender: Nature, ed. , v.

This book retraces, synthesizes, and develops feminist and queer engagements with natural phenomena and with human and nonhuman biology.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.
Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

This book serves as a primer to the study of gender, including women’s, queer, and men’s studies. By employing literature, film, art, history, and other disciplines, it identifies areas of critical thought and practice in gender and sexuality studies; provides an overview of central themes, current topics, and seminal debates; and offers resources for further research.

Gender: Space, ed. , v.
Gender: Space, ed. , v.

Gender: Space, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book examines the correspondence between people and space, the ways in which gender, gender norms, and gendered identities are constructed and deconstructed, and the multiple ways gendered bodies make, occupy, reclaim, and discover space in a mutually constituting relationship.

Gender: Time, ed. , v.
Gender: Time, ed. , v.

Gender: Time, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book applies theories to examine how time is experienced differently for women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals. Topics include the gendering of history; memory and identity; queer affect, art, and time; temporality and normality; and transgender time.

Gender: War, ed. , v.
Gender: War, ed. , v.

Gender: War, ed. , v.

This book serves as a guide for thinking through the causes and impacts of war from a critical gender perspective. It explores the interrelations between gender and war while simultaneously interrogating the place of war in gender and sexuality studies as well as the feminist and intersectional perspectives that focus on the ways in which war affects various individuals as well as social, political, and cultural processes and institutions.

Guns in America, ed. , v.
Guns in America, ed. , v.

Guns in America, ed. , v.

This book provides students with historical context of gun ownership in America, tracing the issue from colonial roots through the establishment of the NRA up to today’s highly charged and often politicized debates around issues like assault rifle bans, open carry laws, and more. It also addresses concealed weapons, mass shootings, and gun ownership and the laws surrounding ownership.

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.
Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

This resource provides readers with key data to understand the roots of the issues that make contemporary migration and immigration so contentious around the globe. It explores the social, political, and cultural factors that impact, and are affected by, immigration and human migration, and includes such hot-button topics as undocumented immigration/unauthorized residents, asylum seekers, refugees, the refugee crisis in Europe, and more.

Immigration in America, ed. , v.
Immigration in America, ed. , v.

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

This book explores the complicated topic of immigration by first presenting a historical overview of immigration as well as various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on immigration. It discusses immigration laws and border security, economic impacts of immigrants, and immigration reform from a wide variety of perspectives.

Race and the Law, ed. , v.
Race and the Law, ed. , v.

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

This book traces the intersection of race and the law from America’s earliest days, through the era of slavery, the civil rights movement, and into the twenty-first century. It addresses various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse, with a clear summary of positions, as well as contemporary opinions from across the political and cultural spectrums.

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.

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines the history and contributions of hip hop to American and global culture, including the music, dance, and visual arts that are its artistic expressions. Entries also examine hip hop’s influence in other arenas such as fashion, film, and poetry; its impact on education, politics, social activism, racial and ethnic identity, and globalization; and its many contributions to American, urban, black, and Latino cultures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

Transgender Life, ed. , v.
Transgender Life, ed. , v.

Transgender Life, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an understanding of the transgender experience, starting with evidence and treatment of transgender people throughout history, challenges related to coming out as transgender, dealing with gender dysphoria, questions related to transitioning, and a discussion of rights and legal issues, with a variety of perspectives represented.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.
UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.

This book explores a range of issues that have inspired protest around the world, and the types of protests that serious activists and ordinary people alike have used to effect change. It details both historic and contemporary events, some well-known, and others less familiar to students, providing a brief historical, social, and political overview of the issue or movement and several specific protest events associated with it.

Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.
Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.

Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.

This book explores what materials are used to make everyday products.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Nation and World

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.
Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

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

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

Exploring the West, ed. , v.
Exploring the West, ed. , v.

Exploring the West, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the defining features that make the West region of the United States unique, including its geography, history, biology, industries, and cultures. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.
Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.

Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.

This book explores Canada. From life in the tall mountains to major cities like Toronto, Canada is quite diverse. Features include charts and graphs, an index, teaching guides, and eSource.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Literature

Classical Authors, ed. , v.
Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.

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

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book examines the lives, motivations, and exploits of some of the more important gods and goddesses of Greek mythology, including Zeus, Hera, Athena, Poseidon, Demeter, and Hades.

J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.
J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.

J.K. Rowling, ed. , v.

A biography of J.K. Rowling and her career as an author, written for young adults.

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.

Business

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

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.

Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 35, v.
Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 35, v.

Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 35, v.

Designed to facilitate the start-up, development and growth of specific small businesses, as well as similar listings for general small business topics. Entries are provided on a state-by-state basis; also included are relevant U.S. federal government agencies and branch offices.

Education

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.

How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.
How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.

How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the basic principles of coding, including variables, binary code, loops, programming languages, and more.

Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.
Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.

Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.

Grab your library card and let's go! Join Rachel the librarian as she explores all the library has to offer–books, magazines, archives, and more.

Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.
Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.

Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.

This book tells how Maya's sadness at leaving friends and neighbors changes when she makes a friend at her new home. This title focuses on sight words, decoding, and retelling.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

Social Skills, ed. , v.
Social Skills, ed. , v.

Social Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers understand and hone the social skills necessary for success. Although the essays offer advice applicable to many aspects of life, the focus is primarily on the workplace. The essays guide readers in effective communication and conduct, emphasizing the characteristics of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication; stress the importance of ethics and etiquette; and provide tips for conflict resolution and teamwork.

Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.
Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.

Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.

This book teaches students about good study habits like paying attention in class, taking good notes, finding a quiet place to concentrate, and planning ahead. It will allow students to determine the main idea of a text, explain how it is supported by key details, and summarize the text.

The College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.

This 6-volume set is completely revised and updated, and remains the definitive guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.

There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.
There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.

There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates to young readers how art, through symmetry, patterns, and geometric shapes, makes use of mathematical principles. A full-color glossary and a list of further reading activities is also provided.

Multicultural Studies

History of African Americans, ed. , v.
History of African Americans, ed. , v.

History of African Americans, ed. , v.

This cultural history of African Americans outlines their travails, triumphs, and achievements in negotiating individual and collective identities to overcome racism, slavery, and the legacies of these injustices from colonial times to the present.

History of Asian Americans, ed. , v.
History of Asian Americans, ed. , v.

History of Asian Americans, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of Asians in the United States, covering well-established Asian American groups as well as emerging ones such as the Burmese, Bhutanese, and Tibetan American communities.

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.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.
Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 33, v.

Provides biographical and career details on notable African American individuals, including leaders from sports, the arts, business, religion and other fields.

Medicine

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

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 Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical, cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.

This collection provides a comprehensive guide and unique source of information on skin, hair, nails, and associated mucous membrane diseases and conditions. It provides in-depth coverage of various issues related to dermatological diagnoses and procedures, encompassing information on treatment options, including medications.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

Covers a variety of topics on physiology and fitness, including sports, body systems, the body’s reaction to physical fitness, exercise activities, diseases and conditions, treatments, fitness tests, and other health-related issues.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among others.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

This set provides more than 1,230 alphabetically arranged entries, of which about 100 are new, covering topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. It covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and more.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

Religion

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

Religion: Beyond Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Beyond Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Beyond Religion, ed. , v.

This book offers a 'state of the art' look at secular life that is focused mainly on, although certainly not limited to, the contemporary American context, covering the secular life beyond religion as well as its intersection with religion.

Religion: Embodied Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Embodied Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Embodied Religion, ed. , v.

This book offers a 'state of the art' look at secular life that is focused mainly on, although certainly not limited to, the contemporary American context, covering the secular life beyond religion as well as its intersection with religion.

Religion: Just Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Just Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Just Religion, ed. , v.

This book explores four dominant issues—race, gender, class, and the environment—and addresses each in relationship to religion.

Religion: Material Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Material Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Material Religion, ed. , v.

This book explores religion and the arts through visual and material culture, discussing the various aesthetic elements of religious elements in art, architecture, dance, film, music, photography, and more. It also covers the creation of sacred spaces as well as how placement of art can affect the sacredness of material religion through discussion of museum exhibits, calligraphy, relics, and rituals.

Religion: Mental Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Mental Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Mental Religion, ed. , v.

This volume highlights religion, cognition, and the brain, discussing religious phenomena through different scientific lenses, including evolutionary psychology, evolutionary anthropology, cognitive linguistics, cognition and culture, and neuroscience.

Religion: Narrating Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Narrating Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Narrating Religion, ed. , v.

This volume examines the ways in which people express ideas about religions and within religions, through oral and written speech, rituals, and the visual arts. It covers the role of narratives in the expression of religious beliefs; how narratives help to create and sustain beliefs; how people tell stories about religions; and the ways in which religious beliefs and practices have been interpreted by people who have tried to understand, use, and critique them.

Religion: Secret Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Secret Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Secret Religion, ed. , v.

This book explores esoteric or secret forms of religion throughout Western history and in contemporary scholarship. It looks at the margins of religion or religious texts and traditions that are not considered authoritative by orthodox communities.

Religion: Social Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Social Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Social Religion, ed. , v.

This book introduces the study of religion through the lens of social science, covering psychology of religion, sociology of religion, anthropology of religion, and the historical method.

Religion: Super Religion, ed. , v.
Religion: Super Religion, ed. , v.

Religion: Super Religion, ed. , v.

This volume reexamines the supernatural in the study of religion for the next generation of students and scholars. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to a variety of religious traditions to engage with new thinking about such classical and contemporary topics as spirits, possession, vision, deification, the miraculous, magical powers, and the paranormal, relating to such fields as modern medicine, cultural anthropology, folklore studies, and popular culture studies.