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A Slice of Organic Life, ed. , v.
A Slice of Organic Life, ed. , v.

A Slice of Organic Life, ed. , v.

Features over 90 self-contained projects, from growing your own food organically, cooking home-grown produce, keeping selected livestock, and leading a more sustainable lifestyle.

A Vulnerable America, ed. , v.
A Vulnerable America, ed. , v.

A Vulnerable America, ed. , v.

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

ADHD, ed. , v.
ADHD, ed. , v.

ADHD, ed. , v.

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

AIDS, ed. , v.
AIDS, ed. , v.

AIDS, ed. , v.

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

Acne, ed. , v.
Acne, ed. , v.

Acne, ed. , v.

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

Acne, ed. , v.
Acne, ed. , v.

Acne, ed. , v.

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

Alcohol, ed. , v.
Alcohol, ed. , v.

Alcohol, ed. , v.

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

Alcoholism, ed. , v.
Alcoholism, ed. , v.

Alcoholism, ed. , v.

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

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

Allergies, ed. , v.

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

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

Alternate Energy, ed. , v.

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

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

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

America Under Attack, ed. , v.
America Under Attack, ed. , v.

America Under Attack, ed. , v.

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

America Under Attack: Primary Sources, ed. , v.
America Under Attack: Primary Sources, ed. , v.

America Under Attack: Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

American Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times, ed. , v.
American Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times, ed. , v.

American Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times, ed. , v.

Presents the inaugural addresses of each of the 43 United States Presidents. Each entry includes a brief biography, a list of important events during that president's term of office, the actual text of the speech, and notable quotes. Illustrated with portraits and reproductions of period paintings, photos, and engravings. For students in grades 8 and higher.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

American Revolution, ed. , v.
American Revolution, ed. , v.

American Revolution, ed. , v.

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

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Amnesia, ed. , v.
Amnesia, ed. , v.

Amnesia, ed. , v.

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

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

Amphibian, ed. , v.

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

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Explores the field of Egyptology and archaeological digs. Covers topics such as pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies in Ancient Egypt.

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

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

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

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

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

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

Anorexia and Bulimia, ed. , v.

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

Anthrax, ed. , v.
Anthrax, ed. , v.

Anthrax, ed. , v.

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

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.
Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

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

Arms & Armour, ed. , v.
Arms & Armour, ed. , v.

Arms & Armour, ed. , v.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

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

Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.
Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.

Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.

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

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

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

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ed. , v.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ed. , v.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ed. , v.

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

Autism, ed. , v.
Autism, ed. , v.

Autism, ed. , v.

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

Bacteria and Viruses, ed. , v.
Bacteria and Viruses, ed. , v.

Bacteria and Viruses, ed. , v.

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

Bankruptcy, ed. , v.
Bankruptcy, ed. , v.

Bankruptcy, ed. , v.

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

Berlin, ed. , v.
Berlin, ed. , v.

Berlin, ed. , v.

Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places this area in geographical, historical and culture context.

Bias in the Media, ed. , v.
Bias in the Media, ed. , v.

Bias in the Media, ed. , v.

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

Bioethics, ed. , v.
Bioethics, ed. , v.

Bioethics, ed. , v.

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

Biological Warfare, ed. , v.
Biological Warfare, ed. , v.

Biological Warfare, ed. , v.

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

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.
Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.

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

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

Bird, ed. , v.

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

Birth Control, ed. , v.
Birth Control, ed. , v.

Birth Control, ed. , v.

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

Black Holes, ed. , v.
Black Holes, ed. , v.

Black Holes, ed. , v.

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

Body Image, ed. , v.
Body Image, ed. , v.

Body Image, ed. , v.

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

Body Image, ed. , v.
Body Image, ed. , v.

Body Image, ed. , v.

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

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.

Brain Trauma, ed. , v.
Brain Trauma, ed. , v.

Brain Trauma, ed. , v.

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

Butterfly, ed. , v.
Butterfly, ed. , v.

Butterfly, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the life cycle of a butterfly.

Butterfly, ed. , v.
Butterfly, ed. , v.

Butterfly, ed. , v.

Follows the growth and development of the butterfly from a caterpillar into a butterfly.

CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa, ed. , v.
CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa, ed. , v.

CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa, ed. , v.

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

Cancer, ed. , v.
Cancer, ed. , v.

Cancer, ed. , v.

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

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.
Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

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

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

Career Information Center, ed. 9, v.

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

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

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

Castle, ed. , v.
Castle, ed. , v.

Castle, ed. , v.

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

Cell Phones, ed. , v.
Cell Phones, ed. , v.

Cell Phones, ed. , v.

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

Censorship, ed. , v.
Censorship, ed. , v.

Censorship, ed. , v.

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

Censorship, ed. , v.
Censorship, ed. , v.

Censorship, ed. , v.

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

Cervical Cancer, ed. , v.
Cervical Cancer, ed. , v.

Cervical Cancer, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.
Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

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

Chick, ed. , v.
Chick, ed. , v.

Chick, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a chick from hatching to eight weeks old.

Child Abuse, ed. , v.
Child Abuse, ed. , v.

Child Abuse, ed. , v.

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

Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.
Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.

Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.

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

China, ed. , v.
China, ed. , v.

China, ed. , v.

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

Choosing a Career, ed. , v.
Choosing a Career, ed. , v.

Choosing a Career, ed. , v.

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.

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

Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism, ed. , v.
Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism, ed. , v.

Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism, ed. , v.

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

Civil Liberties, ed. , v.
Civil Liberties, ed. , v.

Civil Liberties, ed. , v.

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

Civil War, ed. , v.
Civil War, ed. , v.

Civil War, ed. , v.

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

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

Cloning, ed. , v.
Cloning, ed. , v.

Cloning, ed. , v.

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

College, ed. , v.
College, ed. , v.

College, ed. , v.

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

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.
Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Comets and Asteroids, ed. , v.
Comets and Asteroids, ed. , v.

Comets and Asteroids, ed. , v.

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

Copyright for Schools: A Practical Guide, ed. 4, v.
Copyright for Schools: A Practical Guide, ed. 4, v.

Copyright for Schools: A Practical Guide, ed. 4, v.

A handbook on how copyright and fair use laws impact schools. Describes, with specific examples, what educators can and can not do with copyrighted materials.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Crystal & Gem, ed. , v.
Crystal & Gem, ed. , v.

Crystal & Gem, ed. , v.

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

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

DK Guide to Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

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

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

DK Guide to Mammals, ed. , v.

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

DK Guide to Savage Earth, ed. , v.
DK Guide to Savage Earth, ed. , v.

DK Guide to Savage Earth, ed. , v.

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

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

DK Guide to Weather, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A, ed. , v.

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

Date Rape, ed. , v.
Date Rape, ed. , v.

Date Rape, ed. , v.

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

Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.
Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.

Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.

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

Death Penalty, ed. , v.
Death Penalty, ed. , v.

Death Penalty, ed. , v.

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

Defending the Borders, ed. , v.
Defending the Borders, ed. , v.

Defending the Borders, ed. , v.

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

Dementia, ed. , v.
Dementia, ed. , v.

Dementia, ed. , v.

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

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

Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Desert, ed. , v.

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

Deterring and Investigating Attack, ed. , v.
Deterring and Investigating Attack, ed. , v.

Deterring and Investigating Attack, ed. , v.

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

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.
Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Diabetes, ed. , v.
Diabetes, ed. , v.

Diabetes, ed. , v.

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

Dieting, ed. , v.
Dieting, ed. , v.

Dieting, ed. , v.

Articles explore the risks and behaviours associated with dieting.

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

Dinosaur Atlas, ed. , v.

Find out what the world was like millions of years ago by exploring the prehistoric continents to see how and where dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals lived.

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

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

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

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

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Explores the field of paleontology and other professions related to the study of dinosaurs and the collection of fossils.

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

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Provides online links with fossil hunters, scientists, and the people who bring dinosaurs to life.

Disabilities Affecting Learning, ed. , v.
Disabilities Affecting Learning, ed. , v.

Disabilities Affecting Learning, ed. , v.

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

Disaster Relief, ed. , v.
Disaster Relief, ed. , v.

Disaster Relief, ed. , v.

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

Discrimination, ed. , v.
Discrimination, ed. , v.

Discrimination, ed. , v.

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

Downloading Music, ed. , v.
Downloading Music, ed. , v.

Downloading Music, ed. , v.

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

Dress Codes in Schools, ed. , v.
Dress Codes in Schools, ed. , v.

Dress Codes in Schools, ed. , v.

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

Drug Abuse, ed. , v.
Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

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

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.
Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.

Duck, ed. , v.
Duck, ed. , v.

Duck, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a duckling from hatching to eight weeks old.

Early Humans, ed. , v.
Early Humans, ed. , v.

Early Humans, ed. , v.

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

Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.
Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.

Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.

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

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.
Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Comprehensive guide to the history, uses, related scientific principles, and technology of espionage and intelligence, written by experts in the field. Topics range from the historical use of espionage to the emerging use of technology in modern espionage and counterintelligence.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

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

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction.

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

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding energy alternatives and provides an overview of the topic.

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

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

A factbook on energy alternatives, written for young adults. Discusses development of renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and geothermal power.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

Explains how energy sources like electricity, heat, power, sun, lightening, fire, and combustion, shape our landscape and climate.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

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

Epilepsy, ed. , v.
Epilepsy, ed. , v.

Epilepsy, ed. , v.

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

Epilepsy, ed. , v.
Epilepsy, ed. , v.

Epilepsy, ed. , v.

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

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.
Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

Provides a mix of basic and practical information on economics, personal money management, and starting a business.

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

Explorer, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.

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

Exploring Mars, ed. , v.

A factbook on Mars exploration, written for young adults. Discusses similarities (and differences) between Mars and Earth, failed and successful space missions, and future plans for exploration.

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

Extreme Weather, ed. , v.

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

Fish, ed. , v.
Fish, ed. , v.

Fish, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the world of fish, including how they evolved, how they live, and their habitats.

Flying Machine, ed. , v.
Flying Machine, ed. , v.

Flying Machine, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the history of flight and explores the various aircraft in use today.

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

Forensic Science, ed. , v.

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

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

Fossil, ed. , v.

Provides information on what fossils are, how they were formed, and how they lived millions of years ago.

Foster Care, ed. , v.
Foster Care, ed. , v.

Foster Care, ed. , v.

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

Fox, ed. , v.
Fox, ed. , v.

Fox, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a red fox from birth to twelve weeks old.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.
French and Indian War, ed. , v.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.

Contains historical overviews, biographical entries, and primary source material on the French and Indian War. Features include illustrations, maps, graphs and charts, photographs, and a further reading list. Designed for student and general audiences.

Frog, ed. , v.
Frog, ed. , v.

Frog, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a frog from the egg stage through its first year.

Future, ed. , v.
Future, ed. , v.

Future, ed. , v.

Illustrates the visions of the future of scientists, artists and inventors through the ages. Presents a view of a world we are yet to know, in the twenty-first century and beyond.

Gangs, ed. , v.
Gangs, ed. , v.

Gangs, ed. , v.

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

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.
Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of garbage and recycling by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.
Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding garbage and recycling in America and provides an overview of the topic.

Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.
Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.

Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding genetic engineering and provides an overview of the topic.

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

Genetics, ed. , v.

A factbook on the applied science of genetics, written for young adults. Presents basic scientific principles and how genetics is used determining and modifying the genetic code, predicting and curing disease, and solving crimes.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.

Geography of the World, Rev. and Updated ed., ed. , v.
Geography of the World, Rev. and Updated ed., ed. , v.

Geography of the World, Rev. and Updated ed., ed. , v.

Examines geography all over the world.

Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.
Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Focuses on the significant social and culture changes that occurred in the years 1878-1913.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding global warming and provides an overview of the topic.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

A factbook on global warming, written for young adults. Discusses the many negative effects of rising temperatures on earth, and prevailing theories on what is causing the rise.

Globalization, ed. , v.
Globalization, ed. , v.

Globalization, ed. , v.

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

Going Green, ed. , v.
Going Green, ed. , v.

Going Green, ed. , v.

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

Great Musicians, ed. , v.
Great Musicians, ed. , v.

Great Musicians, ed. , v.

Covers history's greatest music makers, from Beethoven to the Beatles.

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

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

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

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource, ed. , v.
Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource, ed. , v.

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource, ed. , v.

This resource book offers broad, comprehensive coverage of the animal kingdom, ranging from the simple -- sponges and corals -- to the complex -- mammals. Animals are grouped by major classifications: sponges; corals; jellyfishes; segmented worms; crustaceans and mollusks; insects; fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; and mammals.

Hate Crimes, ed. , v.
Hate Crimes, ed. , v.

Hate Crimes, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding hate crimes and provides an overview of the topic.

Headaches, ed. , v.
Headaches, ed. , v.

Headaches, ed. , v.

Explores headaches in detail, covering traditional and alternative headache treatments, the challenges of living with headaches, and the direction of future research.

Health Care, ed. , v.
Health Care, ed. , v.

Health Care, ed. , v.

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

Hemophilia, ed. , v.
Hemophilia, ed. , v.

Hemophilia, ed. , v.

Explores hemophilia in detail, covering the ways advances in the understanding of blood clotting and genetics have helped develop new treatments and a more manageable lifestyle for hemophiliacs.

Hepatitis, ed. , v.
Hepatitis, ed. , v.

Hepatitis, ed. , v.

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

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.
History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

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

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

Horse, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the world of horses and ponies. Describes their natural history, their role in civilization, and many other interesting facts.

How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1
How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1

How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1

Provides information on the manufacture of a variety of items, from everyday household products to heavy machinery to sophisticated electronic equipment. Includes step-by-step descriptions of processes and simple explanations of technical terms and concepts. Covers a broad range of manufacturing areas including: food, clothing, electronics, transportation, machinery, instruments, sporting goods, and more.

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

Human Body, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the human body's structure, function, and disorders.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, 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.

Human Rights, ed. , v.
Human Rights, ed. , v.

Human Rights, ed. , v.

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

Hunting Down the Terrorists, ed. , v.
Hunting Down the Terrorists, ed. , v.

Hunting Down the Terrorists, ed. , v.

A factbook on homeland security, written for young adults. Explores new technologies, interrogation techniques, military efforts, global coalitions and prosecution methods designed to identify and stop terrorist activity.

Hurricane, ed. , v.
Hurricane, ed. , v.

Hurricane, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to hurricanes, including details of their destructive forces and their historical background.

Immigration, ed. , v.
Immigration, ed. , v.

Immigration, ed. , v.

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

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

Insect, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the world of insects. Describes the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles and behavior.

Internet Safety, ed. , v.
Internet Safety, ed. , v.

Internet Safety, ed. , v.

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

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

Invention, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to a variety of inventions, both ancient and modern, that have changed the world.

Iran, ed. , v.
Iran, ed. , v.

Iran, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of foreign relations with Iran by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Jungle, ed. , v.
Jungle, ed. , v.

Jungle, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the plants, animals and insects of the world's jungles.

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

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

This 4-vol. set provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography, ed. , v.

Includes information on physical properties and characteristics of nearly 200 countries. Designed specifically for students in grades 5-12.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.

Students will find everything they need to conduct thorough research on 50 cities from all over the world, including information on each city's history, neighborhoods, museums, parks, transportation, geography, holidays and festivals, population profiles and much more.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

An easy-to-use, systematic guide to the history and current status of more than 290 cultural groups outside the United States. In nine volumes, the Encyclopedia is intended to offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, ed. , v.

Written for students in middle and high school, offering in-depth information on such holidays as Children's/Youth Day, Christmas (and related celebrations), Halloween and Festivals of the Dead, Hanukkah, Independence Day (Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, etc.), Kwanza, Yom Kippur, New Year celebrations and many others. 4 volume set.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.

Provides information on Canada's provinces and territories. Includes details on Canada's arts, climate, government, health, languages, notable persons, and ethnic groups.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.

Presents profiles of the 31 states and the Distrito Federal (federal district) of Mexico. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 5, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 5, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 5, v.

Presents profiles of 194 countries of the world. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, government, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, and famous people.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 5, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 5, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 5, v.

Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US dependencies. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.
Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

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

Kitten, ed. , v.
Kitten, ed. , v.

Kitten, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a kitten from birth to ten weeks old.

Knight, ed. , v.
Knight, ed. , v.

Knight, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of knights.

Lamb, Rev, ed. , v.
Lamb, Rev, ed. , v.

Lamb, Rev, ed. , v.

Depicts the growth and development of a lamb from its first hours of life to twelve weeks old.

Lasers, ed. , v.
Lasers, ed. , v.

Lasers, ed. , v.

A factbook on lasers, written for young adults. Describes the development of lasers and how they are used in communications, scientific research, industry, the military, medicine, and entertainment.

Leukemia, ed. , v.
Leukemia, ed. , v.

Leukemia, ed. , v.

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

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides analysis and criticism of recent novels and other works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

Lupus, ed. , v.
Lupus, ed. , v.

Lupus, ed. , v.

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

MRSA, ed. , v.
MRSA, ed. , v.

MRSA, ed. , v.

Explores methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

Malaria, ed. , v.
Malaria, ed. , v.

Malaria, ed. , v.

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

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

Mammal, ed. , v.

Discover why a wallaby has a pouch. Find out how to recognize animal footprints. See how newborn mice develop. Be an eyewitness to the lives of your remarkable relatives, the mammals--from hedgehogs and bats to elephants and bushbabies.

Meningitis, ed. , v.
Meningitis, ed. , v.

Meningitis, ed. , v.

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

Mental Illness, ed. , v.
Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Mental Illness, ed. , v.

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

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.
Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times; includes biographical essays on significant individuals of the era; and presents a collection of excerpts from relevant letters, journal entries, poems and more from the era.

Middle East Conflict Reference Library, ed. , v.
Middle East Conflict Reference Library, ed. , v.

Middle East Conflict Reference Library, ed. , v.

Designed to meet the pressing need for a lucid, comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events and documents that are key to understanding the region.

Mood Disorders, ed. , v.
Mood Disorders, ed. , v.

Mood Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Mouse, ed. , v.
Mouse, ed. , v.

Mouse, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a mouse from birth to eight weeks old.

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

Mythology, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the world of mythology. Discusses the stories told by different cultures to explain the mysteries of the world.

National Security, ed. , v.
National Security, ed. , v.

National Security, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

North American Indian, ed. , v.

Provides information on the civilizations of North American Indians.

Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.
Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.

Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.

Features biographies on more than 600 sports figures from around the world and throughout history who have had an impact not only on their sport, but also on the society and culture of their times.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

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

Nuclear Power, ed. , v.
Nuclear Power, ed. , v.

Nuclear Power, ed. , v.

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

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.
Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.

This two-volume reference examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

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

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of obesity in detail, covering causes, treatments, living with obesity, and research.

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

Ocean, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the natural history, geology, and exploration of the world's vast oceans.

Olympic Games, ed. , v.
Olympic Games, ed. , v.

Olympic Games, ed. , v.

Presents the history of the Olympic games from ancient Greece to the present.

Online Social Networking, ed. , v.
Online Social Networking, ed. , v.

Online Social Networking, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding online social networking and provides an overview of the topic.

Online Social Networks, ed. , v.
Online Social Networks, ed. , v.

Online Social Networks, ed. , v.

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

Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.
Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.

Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of organic food and farming by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Organic Foods, ed. , v.
Organic Foods, ed. , v.

Organic Foods, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding organic foods and provides an overview of the topic.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.
Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Multi-volume set takes an in-depth look at various ecosystems. Original, detailed maps and vibrant pictures inform readers about various biomes, the myriad plants and animals that live within each, and the role that humans must play to protect earth's fragile environment. Interesting facts, recommended learning materials, and glossary words are interspersed throughout the volumes. Aimed at grades 4-8.

Overweight America, ed. , v.
Overweight America, ed. , v.

Overweight America, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding obesity in America and provides an overview of the topic.

Owl, ed. , v.
Owl, ed. , v.

Owl, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a barn owl from hatching to twelve weeks old.

Pandemics, ed. , v.
Pandemics, ed. , v.

Pandemics, ed. , v.

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

Peer Pressure, ed. , v.
Peer Pressure, ed. , v.

Peer Pressure, ed. , v.

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

Penguin, ed. , v.
Penguin, ed. , v.

Penguin, ed. , v.

Follows the growth and development of a young penguin through its first year.

Personality Disorders, ed. , v.
Personality Disorders, ed. , v.

Personality Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Phobias, ed. , v.
Phobias, ed. , v.

Phobias, ed. , v.

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

Pig, ed. , v.
Pig, ed. , v.

Pig, ed. , v.

Charts the early stages of a young pig's life.

Pirate, ed. , v.
Pirate, ed. , v.

Pirate, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of pirates.

Plagiarism, ed. , v.
Plagiarism, ed. , v.

Plagiarism, ed. , v.

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

Plague, ed. , v.
Plague, ed. , v.

Plague, ed. , v.

Explores plague in detail, covering its history, its current existence in the world, and the impact it could have on the future.

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

Plant, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the world of plants, including the natural history of plant anatomy and growth.

Political Corruption, ed. , v.
Political Corruption, ed. , v.

Political Corruption, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding polical corruption and provides an overview of the topic.

Pollution, ed. , v.
Pollution, ed. , v.

Pollution, ed. , v.

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

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

Pond & River, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the plant and animal life that thrives in freshwater habitats.

Pony, ed. , v.
Pony, ed. , v.

Pony, ed. , v.

Charts the early stages of a young pony's life.

Poverty, ed. , v.
Poverty, ed. , v.

Poverty, ed. , v.

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

Prehistory, ed. , v.
Prehistory, ed. , v.

Prehistory, ed. , v.

Covers the early life of our planet and the plants and animals that thrived here. Includes behemoth vegetarians, scrappy carnivores, huge leafy plants, and violent storms, which all played a role in making Earth what it is today.

Prejudice, ed. , v.
Prejudice, ed. , v.

Prejudice, ed. , v.

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

Puppy, ed. , v.
Puppy, ed. , v.

Puppy, ed. , v.

Depicts the growth and development of a puppy from its first day alive to its eighth week.

Quirky Sides of Scientists, ed. , v.
Quirky Sides of Scientists, ed. , v.

Quirky Sides of Scientists, ed. , v.

Provides historical narratives of scientific behavior that reveal the often irrational way scientists arrive at and assess their theories. Scientists include Albert Einstein, Sir Isaac Newton, Copernicus and Galileo.

Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.
Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

The three-volume Reconstruction Era Reference Library provides targeted information on post-Civil War America, from the end of the war in 1865 to the Compromise of 1877.

Recycling, ed. , v.
Recycling, ed. , v.

Recycling, ed. , v.

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

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.
Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

This resource brings the people and the events of the Renaissance and Reformation to life for today's students. Covering everything from Luther's Revolt to the writings of Shakespeare, the Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library fills the need for comprehensive coverage of this amazing time.

Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. , v.
Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. , v.

Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. , v.

A survey of the Renaissance-era topics most studied in high school world history, art literature, economics and science curriculum. Presents 465 alphabetically arranged entries broadly covering people, places, events, concepts, works of art and literature, and scientific achievements from around 1350 to 1620. For students in grades 7 and higher.

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

Reptile, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the world of reptiles, including their natural history, habits, and lifestyles.

Responding to Attack, ed. , v.
Responding to Attack, ed. , v.

Responding to Attack, ed. , v.

A factbook on the role of firefighters and police in homeland security, written for young adults. Explores the work to protect high-profile targets and national infrastructure, and to be prepared in the event of an attack.

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

Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.

Examines the beauty and importance of minerals, metals, crystals, fossils, and gemstones and provides insight into the evolution and composition of the Earth.

SARS, ed. , v.
SARS, ed. , v.

SARS, ed. , v.

Explores severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in detail, covering the symptoms and rapid infection rate, the initial cover-up by the Chinese government, and the international response by health care workers and researchers.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, 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.

School Violence, ed. , v.
School Violence, ed. , v.

School Violence, ed. , v.

Presents differing views on various aspects of the school violence issue. Examines the causes of school violence, prevention of school violence, and measures schools take to create a safe environment for students.

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.

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

Seashore, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the seashore and the creatures that live there.

Self-Mutilation, ed. , v.
Self-Mutilation, ed. , v.

Self-Mutilation, ed. , v.

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

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Explores sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in detail, covering the impact of STDs on individuals and society, the research for new cures and treatments, and methods to prevent the spread of STDs.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Explores sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in detail, covering the impact of STDs on individuals and society, the research for new cures and treatments, and methods to prevent the spread of STDs.

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

Shaping of America, 1783-1815 Reference Library, ed. , v.
Shaping of America, 1783-1815 Reference Library, ed. , v.

Shaping of America, 1783-1815 Reference Library, ed. , v.

This collection chronicles and illustrates the important period between 1783-1815 when America forged its place at home and on the international stage.

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

Shark, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the world of sharks. Describes the natural history, behavior, and habits of sharks and their relatives.

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

Shipwreck, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the world's most significant shipwrecks and their lost cargoes and treasures.

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

Skeleton, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on human and animal skeletons, including their evolution, structure, and function.

Smoking, ed. , v.
Smoking, ed. , v.

Smoking, ed. , v.

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

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

Soccer, ed. , v.

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

Space Exploration Reference Library, ed. , v.
Space Exploration Reference Library, ed. , v.

Space Exploration Reference Library, ed. , v.

From Chinese rockets of the 11th century to the latest developments in modern space travel, the four-volume Space Exploration Reference Library provides a wealth of information on this still-emerging science.

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

Space Exploration, ed. , v.

Provides information on the history of space exploration and the daily life of astronauts.

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

Space Stations, ed. , v.

A factbook on space stations, written for young adults. Describes their value as laboratories for studying effects on humans, as platforms for studying astronomy, and as observatories for viewing the Earth.

Speech Disorders, ed. , v.
Speech Disorders, ed. , v.

Speech Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.
Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

Explores sports injuries in detail, covering causes, diagnosis, and current medical research.

Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.
Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.

Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of stem cell research by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Steroid Abuse, ed. , v.
Steroid Abuse, ed. , v.

Steroid Abuse, ed. , v.

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

Student Drug Testing, ed. , v.
Student Drug Testing, ed. , v.

Student Drug Testing, ed. , v.

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

Students' Rights, ed. , v.
Students' Rights, ed. , v.

Students' Rights, ed. , v.

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

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, ed. , v.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, ed. , v.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, ed. , v.

Explores sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in detail, covering causes, diagnosis, and current medical research.

Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.
Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.

Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.

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

Teen Driving, ed. , v.
Teen Driving, ed. , v.

Teen Driving, ed. , v.

Presents readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand and navigate the topic of teen driving.

Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Presents readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand and navigate the topic of teen pregnancy.

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.
Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

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

Telescopes, ed. , v.
Telescopes, ed. , v.

Telescopes, ed. , v.

A factbook on telescopes, written for young adults. Describes the history of telescopes and how our knowledge of the universe has expanded as telescope technology has advanced.

Television in American Society Reference Library, ed. , v.
Television in American Society Reference Library, ed. , v.

Television in American Society Reference Library, ed. , v.

Focused on a popular topic, this exciting collection gives students and teachers substantial material for discussion and research. The three-volume set shows how television has reflected and influenced American society and culture throughout its history, covering both positive and negative effects.

Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.
Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.

Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.

This 3-vol. set provides students with an understanding of the complex issue of global terrorism.

Terrorism, ed. , v.
Terrorism, ed. , v.

Terrorism, ed. , v.

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

Terrorists and Terrorist Groups, ed. , v.
Terrorists and Terrorist Groups, ed. , v.

Terrorists and Terrorist Groups, ed. , v.

A factbook on terrorist and terrorist groups throughout history, written for young adults. Provides information on individuals and groups who carried out extremist actions in history.

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

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

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

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

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

Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.

The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained, ed. , v.

Responding to the surging interest among students for information on topics relating to magic, witchcraft, the supernatural and other mysterious phenomena, Gale presents this in-depth, comprehensive 3-vol. set. Information is arranged in an objective manner, presenting varying viewpoints when appropriate, and is written at a level that younger students and researchers can understand.

The History of Terrorism, ed. , v.
The History of Terrorism, ed. , v.

The History of Terrorism, ed. , v.

A factbook on the history of terrorism, written for young adults. Examines how those with extreme views have used terrorist tactics for decades and in various parts of the world.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles, ed. , v.
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles, ed. , v.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles, ed. , v.

Provides a review of 150 of the most incredible cars in motoring history from the earliest to experiments for the future.

The Iraqi Prisoner Abuse Scandal, ed. , v.
The Iraqi Prisoner Abuse Scandal, ed. , v.

The Iraqi Prisoner Abuse Scandal, ed. , v.

A factbook on the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal, written for young adults. Explores the issues surrounding the scandal and its effects on the war on terror.

The Music Industry, ed. , v.
The Music Industry, ed. , v.

The Music Industry, ed. , v.

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

The Patriot Act, ed. , v.
The Patriot Act, ed. , v.

The Patriot Act, ed. , v.

Presents differing views on whether the Patriot Act protects national security, violates civil liberties, and whether it should or should not be expanded.

The Patriot Act, ed. , v.
The Patriot Act, ed. , v.

The Patriot Act, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding the Patriot Act and provides an overview of the topic.

The Right to Die, ed. , v.
The Right to Die, ed. , v.

The Right to Die, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding the right to die and provides an overview of the topic.

The War Against Iraq, ed. , v.
The War Against Iraq, ed. , v.

The War Against Iraq, ed. , v.

A factbook on the war in Iraq, written for young adults. Outlines the series of events that led the United States from the September 11th terrorist attacks to military involvement in Iraq.

Titanic, ed. , v.
Titanic, ed. , v.

Titanic, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the Titanic, from its maiden voyage to its wreck on the ocean floor.

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

Tree, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the world of trees, from tiny saplings to forest giants.

UXL Complete Health Resource, ed. , v.
UXL Complete Health Resource, ed. , v.

UXL Complete Health Resource, ed. , v.

Covers the causes symptoms, diagnoses, tests, treatments and prognoses of health problems; the main systems of the human body, including the circulatory system, the endocrine system, special senses and much more; and a detailed examination of nutrition, and medical and mental health issues.

UXL Complete Life Science Resource, ed. , v.
UXL Complete Life Science Resource, ed. , v.

UXL Complete Life Science Resource, ed. , v.

Features alphabetically arranged entries on theories, concepts, and scientific discoveries and developments pertinent to the study of life science in schools today. Also featured is a chronology of discoveries and a report topic section that suggests a range of research topics and experiment ideas.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

Focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure, and features of 48 of the earth's landforms - what they are, how they look, how they were created, how they change over time, and major geological events associated with them. Written for middle school students to support earth science and landform-related assignments, alphabetically arranged entries follow a standard and consistent subheaded format; and range in length from 9 to 11 pages.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia explores water science and issues from an international perspective. Topics covered include lakes and streams, oceans, aquatic animals, weather and climate, glaciers, wetlands, ecology, hydropower, commercial fishing, acid rain, recreation, pollution, economics, water conservation, international water law, global warming and much more.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. , v.

Features biographies of notable historic and current figures from American history, world history, literature, science and math, arts and entertainment, and the social sciences. Entries focus on the people most often studied in middle and high school.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.

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

UXL Graphic Novelists, ed. , v.
UXL Graphic Novelists, ed. , v.

UXL Graphic Novelists, ed. , v.

Graphic novels -- novels merging pictures and rich language to create a unique experience of literature and art -- are enjoying a renewed popularity, especially with students and young adults. U·X·L's Graphic Novelists introduces researchers to the authors and illustrators behind these works, taking care to define and explore the distinction between comic books and graphic novels.

UXL Newsmakers, vol. 1-4, ed. , v.
UXL Newsmakers, vol. 1-4, ed. , v.

UXL Newsmakers, vol. 1-4, ed. , v.

Covers prominent personalities active on the current scene, including people making headlines in all fields. Entries biographical profiles, career summaries and other facts.

UXL Newsmakers, vol. 5-6, ed. , v.
UXL Newsmakers, vol. 5-6, ed. , v.

UXL Newsmakers, vol. 5-6, ed. , v.

Covers prominent personalities active on the current scene, including people making headlines in all fields. Entries biographical profiles, career summaries and other facts.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.
Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Explores the use and abuse of alcohol by teenagers, discussing the prevalence of binge drinking, the legal issue of the drinking age, and the effectiveness of various preventative measures.

Vegetarianism, ed. , v.
Vegetarianism, ed. , v.

Vegetarianism, ed. , v.

Presents readings from a variety of perspectives about the topic of vegetarianism.

Video Games, ed. , v.
Video Games, ed. , v.

Video Games, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding video games and provides an overview of the topic.

Video Games, ed. , v.
Video Games, ed. , v.

Video Games, ed. , v.

Explores the impact of devices such as robotics, digital cameras, iPods, and video games. This volume focuses on video games by exploring how they were developed, how they work, its impact on society, and possible future uses.

Viking, ed. , v.
Viking, ed. , v.

Viking, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of Vikings.

Virtual Reality, ed. , v.
Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

A factbook on the technology and uses of virtual reality, written for young adults. Explores how computer graphics, sound, and touch are used to simulate reality. Describes the uses of this technology beyond entertainment, such as in engineering, training and business applications.

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

Volcano, ed. , v.

Provides information on the inner workings of volcanoes and famous volcanic eruptions.

Vote, ed. , v.
Vote, ed. , v.

Vote, ed. , v.

Explores the history of the election process--from Roman times to the present.

War of 1812, ed. , v.
War of 1812, ed. , v.

War of 1812, ed. , v.

This concise resource covers the War of 1812 by providing a detailed overview of an often overlooked war.

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

War, ed. , v.

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

Water, ed. , v.
Water, ed. , v.

Water, ed. , v.

Explains how rain, rivers, currents, and oceans shape our landscape and climate, support unique marine habitats, and threaten our coasts and cities with rising sea levels.

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

Weather, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the power and beauty of the weather.

Welfare, ed. , v.
Welfare, ed. , v.

Welfare, ed. , v.

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

West Nile Virus, ed. , v.
West Nile Virus, ed. , v.

West Nile Virus, ed. , v.

Explores the West Nile virus in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Whale, ed. , v.
Whale, ed. , v.

Whale, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the world of whales. Describes how they live, how they behave, how they look, and many other interesting facts.

Witchcraft in America, ed. , v.
Witchcraft in America, ed. , v.

Witchcraft in America, ed. , v.

This fascinating and informative source covers the history of witchcraft in the United States from the hysteria that facilitated the witch hunts during the colonial period to modern day followers of Wicca.

Women's Rights, ed. , v.
Women's Rights, ed. , v.

Women's Rights, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of women's rights by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

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

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

World War I, ed. , v.
World War I, ed. , v.

World War I, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to World War I including the events that led to its outbreak, the leaders, the people who fought, and the battles that shaped the conflict.

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

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

Provides background and information on major topics about the World War II period, biographies of significant men and women involved in the war, and primary sources such as full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts and other original documents.

World War II, ed. , v.
World War II, ed. , v.

World War II, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to World War II including the events that led to its outbreak, the leaders, the people who fought, and the battles that shaped the conflict.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.
World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 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 Animal Welfare, ed. , v.
Zoos and Animal Welfare, ed. , v.

Zoos and Animal Welfare, ed. , v.

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

General Reference

A Slice of Organic Life, ed. , v.
A Slice of Organic Life, ed. , v.

A Slice of Organic Life, ed. , v.

Features over 90 self-contained projects, from growing your own food organically, cooking home-grown produce, keeping selected livestock, and leading a more sustainable lifestyle.

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

Soccer, ed. , v.

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

Law

A Vulnerable America, ed. , v.
A Vulnerable America, ed. , v.

A Vulnerable America, ed. , v.

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Defending the Borders, ed. , v.
Defending the Borders, ed. , v.

Defending the Borders, ed. , v.

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

Deterring and Investigating Attack, ed. , v.
Deterring and Investigating Attack, ed. , v.

Deterring and Investigating Attack, ed. , v.

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

Hunting Down the Terrorists, ed. , v.
Hunting Down the Terrorists, ed. , v.

Hunting Down the Terrorists, ed. , v.

A factbook on homeland security, written for young adults. Explores new technologies, interrogation techniques, military efforts, global coalitions and prosecution methods designed to identify and stop terrorist activity.

Responding to Attack, ed. , v.
Responding to Attack, ed. , v.

Responding to Attack, ed. , v.

A factbook on the role of firefighters and police in homeland security, written for young adults. Explores the work to protect high-profile targets and national infrastructure, and to be prepared in the event of an attack.

Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.
Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.

Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.

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

The History of Terrorism, ed. , v.
The History of Terrorism, ed. , v.

The History of Terrorism, ed. , v.

A factbook on the history of terrorism, written for young adults. Examines how those with extreme views have used terrorist tactics for decades and in various parts of the world.

The Patriot Act, ed. , v.
The Patriot Act, ed. , v.

The Patriot Act, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding the Patriot Act and provides an overview of the topic.

Vote, ed. , v.
Vote, ed. , v.

Vote, ed. , v.

Explores the history of the election process--from Roman times to the present.

Medicine

ADHD, ed. , v.
ADHD, ed. , v.

ADHD, ed. , v.

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

AIDS, ed. , v.
AIDS, ed. , v.

AIDS, ed. , v.

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

Acne, ed. , v.
Acne, ed. , v.

Acne, ed. , v.

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

Acne, ed. , v.
Acne, ed. , v.

Acne, ed. , v.

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

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

Allergies, ed. , v.

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

Amnesia, ed. , v.
Amnesia, ed. , v.

Amnesia, ed. , v.

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

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

Anorexia and Bulimia, ed. , v.

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

Anthrax, ed. , v.
Anthrax, ed. , v.

Anthrax, ed. , v.

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

Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.
Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.

Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.

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

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ed. , v.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ed. , v.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ed. , v.

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

Autism, ed. , v.
Autism, ed. , v.

Autism, ed. , v.

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

Brain Trauma, ed. , v.
Brain Trauma, ed. , v.

Brain Trauma, ed. , v.

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

Cancer, ed. , v.
Cancer, ed. , v.

Cancer, ed. , v.

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

Cervical Cancer, ed. , v.
Cervical Cancer, ed. , v.

Cervical Cancer, ed. , v.

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

Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.
Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.

Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.

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

Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.
Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.

Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.

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

Dementia, ed. , v.
Dementia, ed. , v.

Dementia, ed. , v.

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

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

Depression, ed. , v.

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

Diabetes, ed. , v.
Diabetes, ed. , v.

Diabetes, ed. , v.

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

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.
Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.

Epilepsy, ed. , v.
Epilepsy, ed. , v.

Epilepsy, ed. , v.

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

Epilepsy, ed. , v.
Epilepsy, ed. , v.

Epilepsy, ed. , v.

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

Headaches, ed. , v.
Headaches, ed. , v.

Headaches, ed. , v.

Explores headaches in detail, covering traditional and alternative headache treatments, the challenges of living with headaches, and the direction of future research.

Hemophilia, ed. , v.
Hemophilia, ed. , v.

Hemophilia, ed. , v.

Explores hemophilia in detail, covering the ways advances in the understanding of blood clotting and genetics have helped develop new treatments and a more manageable lifestyle for hemophiliacs.

Hepatitis, ed. , v.
Hepatitis, ed. , v.

Hepatitis, ed. , v.

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

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, 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.

Leukemia, ed. , v.
Leukemia, ed. , v.

Leukemia, ed. , v.

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

Lupus, ed. , v.
Lupus, ed. , v.

Lupus, ed. , v.

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

MRSA, ed. , v.
MRSA, ed. , v.

MRSA, ed. , v.

Explores methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

Malaria, ed. , v.
Malaria, ed. , v.

Malaria, ed. , v.

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

Meningitis, ed. , v.
Meningitis, ed. , v.

Meningitis, ed. , v.

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

Mood Disorders, ed. , v.
Mood Disorders, ed. , v.

Mood Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.
Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.

This two-volume reference examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of obesity in detail, covering causes, treatments, living with obesity, and research.

Personality Disorders, ed. , v.
Personality Disorders, ed. , v.

Personality Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Phobias, ed. , v.
Phobias, ed. , v.

Phobias, ed. , v.

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

Plague, ed. , v.
Plague, ed. , v.

Plague, ed. , v.

Explores plague in detail, covering its history, its current existence in the world, and the impact it could have on the future.

SARS, ed. , v.
SARS, ed. , v.

SARS, ed. , v.

Explores severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in detail, covering the symptoms and rapid infection rate, the initial cover-up by the Chinese government, and the international response by health care workers and researchers.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Explores sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in detail, covering the impact of STDs on individuals and society, the research for new cures and treatments, and methods to prevent the spread of STDs.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Explores sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in detail, covering the impact of STDs on individuals and society, the research for new cures and treatments, and methods to prevent the spread of STDs.

Speech Disorders, ed. , v.
Speech Disorders, ed. , v.

Speech Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.
Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

Explores sports injuries in detail, covering causes, diagnosis, and current medical research.

Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.
Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.

Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of stem cell research by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, ed. , v.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, ed. , v.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, ed. , v.

Explores sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in detail, covering causes, diagnosis, and current medical research.

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

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

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

UXL Complete Health Resource, ed. , v.
UXL Complete Health Resource, ed. , v.

UXL Complete Health Resource, ed. , v.

Covers the causes symptoms, diagnoses, tests, treatments and prognoses of health problems; the main systems of the human body, including the circulatory system, the endocrine system, special senses and much more; and a detailed examination of nutrition, and medical and mental health issues.

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

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

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

West Nile Virus, ed. , v.
West Nile Virus, ed. , v.

West Nile Virus, ed. , v.

Explores the West Nile virus in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Social Science

Alcohol, ed. , v.
Alcohol, ed. , v.

Alcohol, ed. , v.

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

Alcoholism, ed. , v.
Alcoholism, ed. , v.

Alcoholism, ed. , v.

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

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

Alternate Energy, ed. , v.

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

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

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

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Bankruptcy, ed. , v.
Bankruptcy, ed. , v.

Bankruptcy, ed. , v.

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

Bias in the Media, ed. , v.
Bias in the Media, ed. , v.

Bias in the Media, ed. , v.

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

Bioethics, ed. , v.
Bioethics, ed. , v.

Bioethics, ed. , v.

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

Biological Warfare, ed. , v.
Biological Warfare, ed. , v.

Biological Warfare, ed. , v.

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

Birth Control, ed. , v.
Birth Control, ed. , v.

Birth Control, ed. , v.

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

Body Image, ed. , v.
Body Image, ed. , v.

Body Image, ed. , v.

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

Body Image, ed. , v.
Body Image, ed. , v.

Body Image, ed. , v.

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

Censorship, ed. , v.
Censorship, ed. , v.

Censorship, ed. , v.

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

Censorship, ed. , v.
Censorship, ed. , v.

Censorship, ed. , v.

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

Child Abuse, ed. , v.
Child Abuse, ed. , v.

Child Abuse, ed. , v.

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

China, ed. , v.
China, ed. , v.

China, ed. , v.

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

Choosing a Career, ed. , v.
Choosing a Career, ed. , v.

Choosing a Career, ed. , v.

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

Civil Liberties, ed. , v.
Civil Liberties, ed. , v.

Civil Liberties, ed. , v.

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

Cloning, ed. , v.
Cloning, ed. , v.

Cloning, ed. , v.

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

Date Rape, ed. , v.
Date Rape, ed. , v.

Date Rape, ed. , v.

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

Death Penalty, ed. , v.
Death Penalty, ed. , v.

Death Penalty, ed. , v.

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

Dieting, ed. , v.
Dieting, ed. , v.

Dieting, ed. , v.

Articles explore the risks and behaviours associated with dieting.

Disabilities Affecting Learning, ed. , v.
Disabilities Affecting Learning, ed. , v.

Disabilities Affecting Learning, ed. , v.

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

Disaster Relief, ed. , v.
Disaster Relief, ed. , v.

Disaster Relief, ed. , v.

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

Discrimination, ed. , v.
Discrimination, ed. , v.

Discrimination, ed. , v.

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

Downloading Music, ed. , v.
Downloading Music, ed. , v.

Downloading Music, ed. , v.

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

Dress Codes in Schools, ed. , v.
Dress Codes in Schools, ed. , v.

Dress Codes in Schools, ed. , v.

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

Drug Abuse, ed. , v.
Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

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

Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.
Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.

Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.

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

Foster Care, ed. , v.
Foster Care, ed. , v.

Foster Care, ed. , v.

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

Gangs, ed. , v.
Gangs, ed. , v.

Gangs, ed. , v.

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

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.
Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of garbage and recycling by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.
Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding garbage and recycling in America and provides an overview of the topic.

Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.
Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.

Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding genetic engineering and provides an overview of the topic.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding global warming and provides an overview of the topic.

Globalization, ed. , v.
Globalization, ed. , v.

Globalization, ed. , v.

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