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Act Up!, ed. , v.
Act Up!, ed. , v.

Act Up!, ed. , v.

This book traces this devastating disease from its recently refuted origins in gay communities all the way to the current medical developments. Topics include the role of prejudice in delaying containment of the disease, and the role of a powerful LGBTQ+ activist movement in bringing attention to the crisis.

Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.
Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.

Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. America is facing an opioid epidemic; every day 130 people die from an opioid overdose.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.
Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. For some users, social media has grown into a consuming addiction that can have significant negative effects on their lives.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.
Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. According to the World Health Organization, between four and five million people are addicted to video games in the United States alone.

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

African Mythology, ed. , v.

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

All Things Medieval, ed. , v.
All Things Medieval, ed. , v.

All Things Medieval, ed. , v.

Covers the widest definition of 'medieval Europe' possible, not by covering history in the traditional, textbook manner of listing wars, leaders, and significant historic events, but by presenting detailed alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe.

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 Eras, ed. , v.
American Eras, ed. , v.

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.
Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.

Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.

In Ancient Aztecs, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Aztec civilization, including their military power and feats of engineering. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient China, ed. , v.

In Ancient China, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient China, including their technological wonders and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

In Ancient Egypt, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Egypt, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

In Ancient Greece, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Greece, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient India, ed. , v.

In Ancient India, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient India, including their enduring religions and rich literary traditions. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

Ancient Maya, ed. , v.
Ancient Maya, ed. , v.

Ancient Maya, ed. , v.

In Ancient Maya, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Maya people, including their advanced mathematics and massive stone cities. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

In Ancient Mesopotamia, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Mesopotamians, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and technological wonders. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

In Ancient Rome, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Romans, including their military power and feats of engineering. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book covers the basics of the teen brain and gives insight into teen mental-health, anxiety, and depression. It explains five major types of anxiety, and other types, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc. Includes causes of anxiety disorders and depression, diagnosis and treatment options, and discusses bullying, peer pressure, and how to manage anxiety and depression.

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

This book tackles readers' questions regarding anxiety and panic attacks, dispelling misconceptions and examining real-world scenarios that highlight important concepts and controversies.

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Biographies of the American Revolution, ed. , v.
Biographies of the American Revolution, ed. , v.

Biographies of the American Revolution, ed. , v.

This volume profiles some of the notable military and political leaders of Revolution as well as some of the lesser-known figures instrumental to securing the country’s future.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.
Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Kids keep up with each other, share images, play games, and keep up with the world online. But bullies and trolls are part of the online world. This book discusses who they target, who they are, and what to do to stop the cycle. From how to shut down a troll to what the law and school policies offer, readers find out how to silence the bullies on the other side of that black mirror.

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

In recent years, the topic of bullying has been making headlines. The different types of bullying including verbal, social, and physical bullying have serious effects. With greater access to the digital world, teenagers will also encounter cyberbullying. This book is an essential guide for teenagers, whether they're the one being bullied or the one doing the bullying. Includes easy-to-understand language, fact boxes, and lists of online resources.

COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.
COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.

COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.

This book examines how COVID-19 has upended schools, workplaces, and every aspect of daily life. This new normal has brought unimagined and ongoing challenges.

Career Opportunities in the Internet, Video Games, and Multimedia, ed. , v.
Career Opportunities in the Internet, Video Games, and Multimedia, ed. , v.

Career Opportunities in the Internet, Video Games, and Multimedia, ed. , v.

Provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. Career profiles include Animator, Content Specialist, Game designer, Online editor, Web Security manager, and more.

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

Clarity, ed. , v.

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

Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.
Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.

Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.

This book offers straightforward information about ADHD, as well as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), which affects many people with and without ADHD. Readers will learn about diagnosis procedures, treatment options, and empowering strategies to thrive at home, school, and beyond.

Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.
Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

This book can help readers tackle this illness head on, while finding ways to find greater stability and fulfillment in life. It includes real-life stories as well as practical advice and solutions.

Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.
Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.

Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.

This guide offers frank advice and insightful context to demystify concepts like rape and consent, and provides advice for what to do after experiencing date rape or acquaintance rape.

Coping with Depression, ed. , v.
Coping with Depression, ed. , v.

Coping with Depression, ed. , v.

This book can help readers understand this complex illness and offers guidance for coping with their own depression as well as that of friends and family. Filled with solid facts and encouraging advice.

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This guide provides straightforward information about what triggers disorders like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder; how to spot them in a loved one; signs of an impending relapse; and steps toward recovery. Readers will also learn about lesser-known eating disorders like avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, pica, and rumination disorder.

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.
Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

This book defines hate and intolerance, explores the reasons some people express hate toward others, and gives readers a blueprint for recognizing and deflecting hate with nonviolence and kindness.

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.
Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

This book provides thoughtful and engaging ideas for how to cope with and heal from online flaming and trolling. Special features include a segment on Myths and Facts, as well as an Ask the Specialist section.

Coping with Stress, ed. , v.
Coping with Stress, ed. , v.

Coping with Stress, ed. , v.

This book explains to readers the physiological reactions happening in their bodies when they are stressed, and the sometimes serious health consequences. Readers will understand common stressors, the differences between negative and positive coping strategies, and when it's time to ask for professional help.

Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.
Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the many labels used to describe conditions that affect attention, memory, coordination, social, and emotional skills. Readers will learn to recognize symptoms and common misconceptions, and get advice on how to cope with a learning disability. A list of valuable organizations and websites is included.

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.
Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

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

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.

For people with anxiety disorder, worry can take over their lives. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people's lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

People with bipolar disorder go through dramatic mood swings; they might feel happy and energetic at one time and severely depressed at another. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people's lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

This book discusses how to prevent the growing problem of cyberbullying, and presents ideas for how teens can help themselves and others mitigate cyberbullying's effects.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This book shares critical information about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Through the use of statistics, true stories of survivors, and more, young readers feel informed, less alone, and more equipped to seek treatment.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Those with eating disorders have an unhealthy relationship with the food they eat; the disorders are often connected to issues of fitness and body image. This book explores what these disorders are like, how they affect people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.
Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

People with gender dysphoria experience distress and anxiety because the gender they were assigned at birth does not match their gender identity. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.
Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.

Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.

This book presents readers with the latest information about the opioid crisis in the United States, as well as essential prevention and treatment strategies.

Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.

Those with psychotic disorders can see or hear things that do not exist in reality. This book explores what these disorders are like, how they affect people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.

People with self-injury disorder are compelled to harm themselves to cope with anxiety or pain. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.
Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

This book helps young readers define sexual harassment, which is the first step to combating the problem as both a potential victim of sexual harassment and as a potential perpetrator, and provides strategies for addressing harassment and information on where to turn for help.

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.
Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.

This book provides resources for young readers on how to manage depression and suicidal impulses, as well as how to heal from the terrible tragedy of losing someone to suicide.

Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

This book presents an objective and respectful look at both how to prevent teen pregnancy and how to thrive as a teen parent. It also emphasizes making informed health decisions and demonstrates the importance of a high school and college education for teen parents.

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

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

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

Depression, ed. , v.

Teen years are often plagued by low self-esteem, stress, and anxiety. Sometimes these issues can indicate a deeper mental health problem: depression. One in five teens will struggle with depression at some point during adolescence. This guide shows how to identify depression and offers coping strategies and how/where to get support. It includes relatable examples, is accessible and nonjudgmental, and provides gentle support for one’s own mood disorder or that of a loved one.

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

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

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

Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.
Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.

Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.

Examines how persons with mental illness have been treated across time, exploring the impact of various forms of discrimination and how other contemporary issues relate to mental illness, including diversity, homelessness, veteran affairs, and criminal justice.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.
Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.

Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.

This book provides answers to teen questions about the complex and sometimes controversial topics of sexuality, contraception, abstinence, sex education, pregnancy, and STDs.

East Asian Cultures in Perspective, ed. , v.
East Asian Cultures in Perspective, ed. , v.

East Asian Cultures in Perspective, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of East Asia with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the East Asian region's current culture.

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

Effective Communication, ed. , v.

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

Enciclopedia Moderna, ed. , v.
Enciclopedia Moderna, ed. , v.

Enciclopedia Moderna, ed. , v.

Cubre todos los campos del conocimiento, incluyendo artes, la geografía, la filosofia, la ciencia, deportes, y mucho mas.

Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classical literature that are the sources for our mythological understanding.

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.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.

Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court.

Equality and Social Justice, ed. , v.
Equality and Social Justice, ed. , v.

Equality and Social Justice, ed. , v.

Social justice refers to the way wealth, opportunities, and resources are distributed across a society. Fairness, justice, and equality are more than philosophical ideals. Globally, individuals and organizations are committed to achieving greater equality and social justice. Stories and images explore the history of equality movements and goals for reducing inequality. Includes stories of leaders, activists, and communities who campaign for social justice around the world.

Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.

This book provides information and guidance for managing anger, as well as strategies for dealing with anger triggers and improving communication skills.

Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.

This book covers physical abuse as well as other forms of abuse that are harder to spot, such as psychological, emotional, financial, and sexual abuse. Readers will learn how to read the signs that a relationship is abusive, understand the abuser’s mindset, and learn strategies for getting free and breaking the cycle of abuse.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

This book delivers the scoop on what it’s like to learn to be part of a whole new family unit. Covering a range of scenarios, it provides advice for readers who may be moving away from a beloved parent, dealing with jealousy over a new sibling, coping with custody battles, or being abused by a step-parent.

Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.

This guide helps teens understand the power of mindfulness, which is focusing the mind and living in the present. It walks them through simple, step-by-step exercises, and shows them how to use these strategies to tackle common life challenges, including tests, presentations, athletic performances, and insomnia.

Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.

This book delivers facts about the differences between smoking and vaping, effects on their short-term and long-term health, and how addiction works. Readers will learn strategies for dealing with peer pressure, how to handle addiction, and how to quit smoking altogether.

Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.

This guide provides self-care tips as well as advice on how to help a loved one who suffers from depression. Readers will learn to recognize self-harming tendencies, understand the connections between suicide and self-harm, and learn strategies for coping with depression.

Freedom of Expression and the Internet, ed. , v.
Freedom of Expression and the Internet, ed. , v.

Freedom of Expression and the Internet, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding freedom of expression and the Internet and provides an overview of the topic.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The Encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.
Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

This book examines societies around the world which throughout history have developed varying concepts of gender that affect the roles its citizens play in their communities, as well as the history of individuals who reject, subvert, expand, or explore the gender roles of their society. It also looks at conversations on gender identity happening today.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.
Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Introduces readers to issues relating to sex, gender identity, and gender expression in Western society with a focus on the United States. Provides access to research and information on the transgender community so they can form their own understanding of gender identity.

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

Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.
Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.

Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of crimes motivated by prejudice, examples of such incidents in the headlines today, and the ways in which communities are responding to these vicious acts.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Is the Internet Eroding Privacy Rights?, ed. , v.
How Is the Internet Eroding Privacy Rights?, ed. , v.

How Is the Internet Eroding Privacy Rights?, ed. , v.

This book examines the origins of the internet privacy controversy, the effect of social media on privacy, how data collection undermines privacy on the internet, how hackers are using the internet to violate privacy, and what can be done to limit privacy violation on the internet.

How the Internet Changed History, ed. , v.
How the Internet Changed History, ed. , v.

How the Internet Changed History, ed. , v.

This book examines the birth of the Internet, how it works, and how it has revolutionized culture, industry, and business.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Internet Addiction, ed. , v.
Internet Addiction, ed. , v.

Internet Addiction, ed. , v.

This title examines how Internet addiction affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to adapt to a digital future, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Internet Piracy, ed. , v.
Internet Piracy, ed. , v.

Internet Piracy, ed. , v.

Allows readers to use critical thinking and to create informed opinions on where they stand on the issue of internet piracy.

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.

Internet Services and Security, ed. , v.
Internet Services and Security, ed. , v.

Internet Services and Security, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in internet services and security such as Chief Information Officers, Data Processing Technicians, Graphic Designers, Internet Transaction Specialists, Wireless Service Technicians, and more.

Internet and Media, ed. , v.
Internet and Media, ed. , v.

Internet and Media, ed. , v.

Provides a brief overview as well as self-assessment questions and interviews with professionals. Profiles include animator, day trader, Ebay seller, web designer, and more.

Internet, ed. 3, v.
Internet, ed. 3, v.

Internet, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the internet industry such as Computer and video game designers, Digital agents, Information brokers, Internet security specialists, and more.

Kids and ADHD, ed. , v.
Kids and ADHD, ed. , v.

Kids and ADHD, ed. , v.

ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is one of the most commonly diagnosed brain/behavior disorders in children. This book presents a realistic picture of this condition, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.
Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of autism, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.
Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of mental illness, including anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and schizophrenia; what is known about their causes; what it’s like to live with them; and the latest on treatments and cures.

LGBT Issues, ed. , v.
LGBT Issues, ed. , v.

LGBT Issues, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to LGBT issues. Social, political, and legal issues involving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people continue to make headlines and spark discussions and arguments.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

This updated edition describes early learning, different kinds of learning disabilities, common signs, causes, and diagnostic procedures, and how other disabilities and chronic conditions can affect learning. Includes information on academic issues, such as homework, study habits, and assistive technology, plus coping tips and facts about laws designed to protect the rights of people with learning disabilities. Also lists helpful online apps, games and additional resources.

Life During Medieval Times, ed. , v.
Life During Medieval Times, ed. , v.

Life During Medieval Times, ed. , v.

Concentrating on the high Middle Ages, the lives of the nobility, peasants, bourgeoisie, and academics are among the topics discussed in this social history.

Life During the Civil War, ed. , v.
Life During the Civil War, ed. , v.

Life During the Civil War, ed. , v.

Readers learn what life was like for individuals and their families, what their days consisted of, what they ate and what they wore, living through the Civil War.

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

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

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

Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.
Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.

Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of learning disabilities, looks at the everyday realities of people with this condition, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

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

Living with Stress, ed. , v.

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

Living with the Internet and Online Dangers, ed. , v.
Living with the Internet and Online Dangers, ed. , v.

Living with the Internet and Online Dangers, ed. , v.

Highlights the risks and problems that come with modern Web technology, as well as what teens can do to protect themselves.

Medieval Punishment and Torture, ed. , v.
Medieval Punishment and Torture, ed. , v.

Medieval Punishment and Torture, ed. , v.

This book explores the ways the medieval world dealt crime, sorcery, and other instances of breaking society’s rules. It reveals that many of these responses were embarrassing or painful for those being punished, and quite a few involved torture or even death.

Medieval Warfare, ed. , v.
Medieval Warfare, ed. , v.

Medieval Warfare, ed. , v.

This book explores warfare in medieval Europe, which most often centered on capturing castles and sieges of those fortresses. It also reveals the technological advances of this period, which introduced the first cannons and hand-held guns.

Mental Health for All, ed. , v.
Mental Health for All, ed. , v.

Mental Health for All, ed. , v.

Medical experts warn that ignoring the world's growing mental health crisis will not only cost countries trillions of dollars but also millions of lives. This volume explains this crisis, discusses what can be done about it, and showcases activists and leaders fighting to address mental health issues and working against stigmas of mental illness. Includes photographs, graphics, and real-world advice for young readers who want to make a difference.

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.
Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

This guide provides information for readers interested in the contemporary practice of, and research behind, mindfulness and meditation. It explores definitions of mindfulness and meditation, offers solutions for successfully incorporating them into our often-chaotic lives, and explains their many practical applications and benefits for practitioners.

Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.
Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.

Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.

Provides insight into the careers of nearly 500 20th-century American writers, including black and women writers. Entries include important critical excerpts, chronologically arranged and collected from a wide variety of sources such as books, scholarly journals, general periodicals and newspapers.

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

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

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

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.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.
Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

This book explores the objectification and misrepresentation of women across media, from movies to magazines to TV commercials. It also examines the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.
PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book examines the prevalence of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in teens, and the populations at risk of PTSD. It provides updated information about different types of trauma such as adverse experiences, childhood abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional, and psychological abuse.

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.
Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

This book covers events ranging from the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France to prayer in schools to denying service to gay customers, exploring how free speech and religious freedom overlap and sometimes conflict in modern society.

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

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

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

Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.
Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.

Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.

This collection of articles traces the evolution of attitudes on gay and lesbian issues, transgender identities, women's rights, and sexual behaviors and consent. Going from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, it examines the diverse sexual expressions found in human society and documents the struggles toward greater acceptance and tolerance.

Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.
Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

This book examines how today’s dedicated activists have more tools than ever before to help bring about change in society, whether they are fighting racial or religious discrimination, working for women’s rights, or improving the lives of the LGBTQ community.

Social Media and the Internet, ed. , v.
Social Media and the Internet, ed. , v.

Social Media and the Internet, ed. , v.

Because technology is both a tool and a toy, the lines of safety and appropriate use can be confused. This book teaches studennts how to use the Internet and social media safely and responsibly.

Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective, ed. , v.
Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective, ed. , v.

Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Southeast Asia with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Southeast Asian region's current culture.

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

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

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

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

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Impressing their followers on social media, maintaining healthy friendships, and acing tests are just a few sources of stress and anxiety for teens today. About one in three teens between 13 and 18 years old will experience an anxiety disorder and about 31 percent report feeling overwhelmed due to stress. This book offers information, support, and coping techniques for teens experiencing stress and anxiety. Includes photographs and relatable stories.

Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Provides updated information about suicide risks, causes, and prevention for teens. Discusses mental health disorders and life-threatening behaviors linked to suicide risk, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and self-injury.

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

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book examines how teens have learned to cope with and survive a wide array of personal, social, and other issues, learning to cope with and survive these often-stressful trials and tribulations of modern youth.

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

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

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

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

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

The rate of teens who struggle with suicidal ideation is increasing. This book explores risk factors for teens of varying backgrounds and how to identify warning signs for someone who is suicidal. It addresses mental health, stigma in society, and the efforts to provide preventive measures and raise awareness for teen mental health.

Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.

In this book, young adults offer true-life tales that detail the price of addiction. Many of these first-person accounts highlight the fallout from a loved one's substance abuse issues, such as estrangement, neglect, and abuse.

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

This book contains first person narratives of teens confronting issues including adoption, divorce and illness and family problems.

Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.

This book contains first-person narratives of young adults coping with the death of someone close to them. As these teens work through their grief, they find strength within themselves while they struggle to move on from these tragedies.

Teens and Anxiety, ed. , v.
Teens and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Teens and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Many teens have social and environmental factors in their lives that lead to high levels of anxiety. This book explores the physical and mental effects of anxiety, how anxiety impacts society, and how to treat anxiety through therapy and other measures.

Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

The internet and social media have changed the way teens experience bullying. Though the bullying takes place in cyberspace, it can have real physical and mental effects on teens’ health. This book explores why cyberbullying is so prevalent, the impact it has on society, and methods for preventing cyberbullying.

Teens and Depression, ed. , v.
Teens and Depression, ed. , v.

Teens and Depression, ed. , v.

The rate of teens who struggle with depression is increasing. This book explores risk factors for teens of varying backgrounds and how medical professionals identify and diagnose depressive disorders. It addresses mental health, stigma in society, and the efforts to provide preventive measures and raise awareness for teen mental health.

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

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

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.
The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.

Discusses the history of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the present. Includes memoirs, letters, family histories, newspapers, oral histories, and city directories, providing historical evidence to help understand and interpret past events. For high school and college students, as well as general readers.

The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.
The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.

The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.

This title tells the story of the explorers who became the first Europeans to visit the lands that would later become the United States of America. Readers will discover what the goals and motivations behind each expedition were, which native people the explorers encountered, and what sorts of obstacles had to be overcome for each expedition to succeed.

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

The American Revolution, ed. , v.

This text highlights important figures of the American Revolution, major battles, war strategies, and other significant events.

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

The Civil War, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will analyze the background of the Civil War, military leadership and strategic plans of the war in the North and South, specific battles on land and sea, and the costs of the war.

The Colonial Period, ed. , v.
The Colonial Period, ed. , v.

The Colonial Period, ed. , v.

This volume showcases key figures, important events, and the emergence of the distinctive American spirit in examining the period of history when British colonists would become Americans.

The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.
The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

This book explains the emergence of the modern gay liberation movement, from its early years prior to the Stonewall riots of 1969 and its continuation into the 1970s. Readers will learn about the Stonewall riots, the Compton's cafeteria riot, the Gay Liberation Front, the Lavender Menace, and more.

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

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

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

The Internet, ed. , v.
The Internet, ed. , v.

The Internet, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on struggle to balance the rights of teenagers to use the Internet with the desire to protect them from harm.

The Louisiana Purchase and Westward Expansion, ed. , v.
The Louisiana Purchase and Westward Expansion, ed. , v.

The Louisiana Purchase and Westward Expansion, ed. , v.

This book contextualizes the Louisiana Purchase and examines how it affected the early development of America.

The Medieval Castle, ed. , v.
The Medieval Castle, ed. , v.

The Medieval Castle, ed. , v.

This book presents the history of Medieval Castles, justly considered today to be among the great architectural achievements in European history. During the Middle Ages, workers from all walks of life designed and built hundreds of castles, some of them simple wooden buildings, others imposing structures made primarily of stone.

The New Nation, ed. , v.
The New Nation, ed. , v.

The New Nation, ed. , v.

This volume examines the roots of the newly formed United States of America. It details the new nation’s growing pains and shortcomings, its major accomplishments and optimism, its sociocultural trends, and its rapid growth and expansion.

The Truth About The Internet and Online Predators, ed. , v.
The Truth About The Internet and Online Predators, ed. , v.

The Truth About The Internet and Online Predators, ed. , v.

Explains many of the dangers associated with the Internet, detailing the social, legal, and personal risks of Internet use, and provides personal testimonies and question-and-answer sections with an inside look at common issues online.

Tobacco and e-Cigarette Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Tobacco and e-Cigarette Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Tobacco and e-Cigarette Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

This book offers updated information about the health consequences associated with smoking and other forms of tobacco use. It explains cultural influences, methods by which nicotine is consumed, and cancers and other health concerns and diseases associated with the use of tobacco. Discusses e-cigarettes and vaping, plus ways to prepare and quit smoking, tools and products to help, nicotine replacement therapy, and tips for dealing with the effects of nicotine withdrawal.

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.
Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of some of the most important, prolific, and influential change agents of all time.

Transgender Rights, ed. , v.
Transgender Rights, ed. , v.

Transgender Rights, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of transgender people and why they have been largely ignored and discriminated against. It explains how transgender rights have evolved, including how people and laws are addressing it today.

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

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

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

UXL 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.

Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.
Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.

Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.

This book explores what causes addiction, how addiction can affect people's lives, and how it can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Understanding Anxiety, ed. , v.
Understanding Anxiety, ed. , v.

Understanding Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book explores what anxiety feels like, how it can affect people's lives, and how it can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.
Understanding Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

This book explores what bipolar disorder is like, how it can affect people's lives, and how it can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ed. , v.
Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ed. , v.

Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ed. , v.

This book explores what obsessive-compulsive disorder is like, how it can affect people's lives, and how it can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Understanding Panic Attacks, ed. , v.
Understanding Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

Understanding Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

This book explores what causes panic attacks, how they can affect people's lives, and how they can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Vietnam War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Vietnam War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Vietnam War Reference Library, ed. , v.

This title traces the progression of this controversial war from its beginnings in 1941 with the creation of the Vietminh guerrilla force under Ho Chi Minh, through its last days in 1975 with the fall of Saigon. It covers high ranking government officials both foreign and domestic, antiwar activists, and soldiers and provides a variety of perspectives on the country's involvement in the war with excerpts from screenplays, literature, speeches and hearing testimonies.

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

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

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

What Is the Constitution?, ed. , v.
What Is the Constitution?, ed. , v.

What Is the Constitution?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and how the delegates compromised on various issues so that all the colonies would ratify the Constitution. The checks and balances between the three branches of government are outlined, as well as the relationship between the federal and state governments. The amendment process, and the passage of the Bill of Rights are also explained.

What You Post Lasts Forever, ed. , v.
What You Post Lasts Forever, ed. , v.

What You Post Lasts Forever, ed. , v.

For many teens, being 100% candid on social media and posting revealing photographs from last night's party is not only a blast, it's the norm. But what if their grandmother, a future boss, or a college admissions recruiter saw the posts? In this book, readers will learn why it's important to act responsibly when shaping their digital footprint, including profile dos and don'ts, practical tips on how to manage day-to-day social media presence, quizzes, and discussion prompts.

What is ADHD?, ed. , v.
What is ADHD?, ed. , v.

What is ADHD?, ed. , v.

This book explores attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), how it affects teens, and the available treatment options. A graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research are also included.

What is Autism?, ed. , v.
What is Autism?, ed. , v.

What is Autism?, ed. , v.

This book explores autism, how it affects teens, and how it is managed. A graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research are also included.

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?, ed. , v.
What is Borderline Personality Disorder?, ed. , v.

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?, ed. , v.

This book explores borderline personality disorder, how it affects teens, and the available treatment options. A graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research are also included.

What is Substance Use Disorder?, ed. , v.
What is Substance Use Disorder?, ed. , v.

What is Substance Use Disorder?, ed. , v.

This book explores substance use disorder, how it affects teens, and the available treatment options. A graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research are also included.

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

You're Addicted to Your Phone, ed. , v.
You're Addicted to Your Phone, ed. , v.

You're Addicted to Your Phone, ed. , v.

Phones seem to be as important as oxygen to teens, but sometimes those little portals to the online world interfere with real life. This guide will help painlessly wean teens off constant phone use by offering scale-back tactics, sharing what others have done that works, and explaining the physical and emotional repercussions of overuse so that teens don't have to miss out on anything IRL.

You're Being Duped, ed. , v.
You're Being Duped, ed. , v.

You're Being Duped, ed. , v.

It's nearly impossible for most of us to imagine life without social media. However, today's teens unarguably eclipse their elders in the reliance on and adept, intuitive use of a whole range of social media platforms. Savvy though they may be, teens still have the issues all social media users have, such as trolls and bullies, privacy issues, and fake news. This book provides the knowledge, tools, and critical perspective needed to navigate social media.

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

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

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

Your Rights as an LGBTQ+ Teen, ed. , v.
Your Rights as an LGBTQ+ Teen, ed. , v.

Your Rights as an LGBTQ+ Teen, ed. , v.

This book provides resources for teens encountering interpersonal or systemic mistreatment at home, school, work, and in their community. It presents their legally recognized rights in these contexts, providing information about how to make use of existing laws, as well as strategies for meeting needs not currently recognized as legal rights, drawing on past and contemporary struggles for equality.

Wellness & Complex Topics

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.

This guide helps teens understand the power of mindfulness, which is focusing the mind and living in the present. It walks them through simple, step-by-step exercises, and shows them how to use these strategies to tackle common life challenges, including tests, presentations, athletic performances, and insomnia.

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

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

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

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

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Internet Addiction, ed. , v.
Internet Addiction, ed. , v.

Internet Addiction, ed. , v.

This title examines how Internet addiction affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to adapt to a digital future, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

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

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

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

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Living with Stress, ed. , v.

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

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

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

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

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

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.
Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.

Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.

This book offers straightforward information about ADHD, as well as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), which affects many people with and without ADHD. Readers will learn about diagnosis procedures, treatment options, and empowering strategies to thrive at home, school, and beyond.

Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.
Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

This book can help readers tackle this illness head on, while finding ways to find greater stability and fulfillment in life. It includes real-life stories as well as practical advice and solutions.

Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.
Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.

Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.

This guide offers frank advice and insightful context to demystify concepts like rape and consent, and provides advice for what to do after experiencing date rape or acquaintance rape.

Coping with Depression, ed. , v.
Coping with Depression, ed. , v.

Coping with Depression, ed. , v.

This book can help readers understand this complex illness and offers guidance for coping with their own depression as well as that of friends and family. Filled with solid facts and encouraging advice.

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This guide provides straightforward information about what triggers disorders like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder; how to spot them in a loved one; signs of an impending relapse; and steps toward recovery. Readers will also learn about lesser-known eating disorders like avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, pica, and rumination disorder.

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.
Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

This book defines hate and intolerance, explores the reasons some people express hate toward others, and gives readers a blueprint for recognizing and deflecting hate with nonviolence and kindness.

Coping with Stress, ed. , v.
Coping with Stress, ed. , v.

Coping with Stress, ed. , v.

This book explains to readers the physiological reactions happening in their bodies when they are stressed, and the sometimes serious health consequences. Readers will understand common stressors, the differences between negative and positive coping strategies, and when it's time to ask for professional help.

Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.
Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the many labels used to describe conditions that affect attention, memory, coordination, social, and emotional skills. Readers will learn to recognize symptoms and common misconceptions, and get advice on how to cope with a learning disability. A list of valuable organizations and websites is included.

Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

This book discusses how to prevent the growing problem of cyberbullying, and presents ideas for how teens can help themselves and others mitigate cyberbullying's effects.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This book shares critical information about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Through the use of statistics, true stories of survivors, and more, young readers feel informed, less alone, and more equipped to seek treatment.

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.
Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.

This book provides resources for young readers on how to manage depression and suicidal impulses, as well as how to heal from the terrible tragedy of losing someone to suicide.

Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.
Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.

Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.

This book provides answers to teen questions about the complex and sometimes controversial topics of sexuality, contraception, abstinence, sex education, pregnancy, and STDs.

Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.

This book provides information and guidance for managing anger, as well as strategies for dealing with anger triggers and improving communication skills.

Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.

This book covers physical abuse as well as other forms of abuse that are harder to spot, such as psychological, emotional, financial, and sexual abuse. Readers will learn how to read the signs that a relationship is abusive, understand the abuser’s mindset, and learn strategies for getting free and breaking the cycle of abuse.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

This book delivers the scoop on what it’s like to learn to be part of a whole new family unit. Covering a range of scenarios, it provides advice for readers who may be moving away from a beloved parent, dealing with jealousy over a new sibling, coping with custody battles, or being abused by a step-parent.

Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.

This book delivers facts about the differences between smoking and vaping, effects on their short-term and long-term health, and how addiction works. Readers will learn strategies for dealing with peer pressure, how to handle addiction, and how to quit smoking altogether.

Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.

This guide provides self-care tips as well as advice on how to help a loved one who suffers from depression. Readers will learn to recognize self-harming tendencies, understand the connections between suicide and self-harm, and learn strategies for coping with depression.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.
Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Introduces readers to issues relating to sex, gender identity, and gender expression in Western society with a focus on the United States. Provides access to research and information on the transgender community so they can form their own understanding of gender identity.

Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.
Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.

Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of crimes motivated by prejudice, examples of such incidents in the headlines today, and the ways in which communities are responding to these vicious acts.

LGBT Issues, ed. , v.
LGBT Issues, ed. , v.

LGBT Issues, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to LGBT issues. Social, political, and legal issues involving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people continue to make headlines and spark discussions and arguments.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.
Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

This book explores the objectification and misrepresentation of women across media, from movies to magazines to TV commercials. It also examines the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality.

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.
Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

This book covers events ranging from the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France to prayer in schools to denying service to gay customers, exploring how free speech and religious freedom overlap and sometimes conflict in modern society.

Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.
Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

This book examines how today’s dedicated activists have more tools than ever before to help bring about change in society, whether they are fighting racial or religious discrimination, working for women’s rights, or improving the lives of the LGBTQ community.

Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.

In this book, young adults offer true-life tales that detail the price of addiction. Many of these first-person accounts highlight the fallout from a loved one's substance abuse issues, such as estrangement, neglect, and abuse.

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

This book contains first person narratives of teens confronting issues including adoption, divorce and illness and family problems.

Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.

This book contains first-person narratives of young adults coping with the death of someone close to them. As these teens work through their grief, they find strength within themselves while they struggle to move on from these tragedies.

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.
Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of some of the most important, prolific, and influential change agents of all time.

Transgender Rights, ed. , v.
Transgender Rights, ed. , v.

Transgender Rights, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of transgender people and why they have been largely ignored and discriminated against. It explains how transgender rights have evolved, including how people and laws are addressing it today.

Your Rights as an LGBTQ+ Teen, ed. , v.
Your Rights as an LGBTQ+ Teen, ed. , v.

Your Rights as an LGBTQ+ Teen, ed. , v.

This book provides resources for teens encountering interpersonal or systemic mistreatment at home, school, work, and in their community. It presents their legally recognized rights in these contexts, providing information about how to make use of existing laws, as well as strategies for meeting needs not currently recognized as legal rights, drawing on past and contemporary struggles for equality.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.
PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book examines the prevalence of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in teens, and the populations at risk of PTSD. It provides updated information about different types of trauma such as adverse experiences, childhood abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional, and psychological abuse.

Tobacco and e-Cigarette Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Tobacco and e-Cigarette Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Tobacco and e-Cigarette Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

This book offers updated information about the health consequences associated with smoking and other forms of tobacco use. It explains cultural influences, methods by which nicotine is consumed, and cancers and other health concerns and diseases associated with the use of tobacco. Discusses e-cigarettes and vaping, plus ways to prepare and quit smoking, tools and products to help, nicotine replacement therapy, and tips for dealing with the effects of nicotine withdrawal.

Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Provides updated information about suicide risks, causes, and prevention for teens. Discusses mental health disorders and life-threatening behaviors linked to suicide risk, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and self-injury.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

This updated edition describes early learning, different kinds of learning disabilities, common signs, causes, and diagnostic procedures, and how other disabilities and chronic conditions can affect learning. Includes information on academic issues, such as homework, study habits, and assistive technology, plus coping tips and facts about laws designed to protect the rights of people with learning disabilities. Also lists helpful online apps, games and additional resources.

Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book covers the basics of the teen brain and gives insight into teen mental-health, anxiety, and depression. It explains five major types of anxiety, and other types, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc. Includes causes of anxiety disorders and depression, diagnosis and treatment options, and discusses bullying, peer pressure, and how to manage anxiety and depression.

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

In recent years, the topic of bullying has been making headlines. The different types of bullying including verbal, social, and physical bullying have serious effects. With greater access to the digital world, teenagers will also encounter cyberbullying. This book is an essential guide for teenagers, whether they're the one being bullied or the one doing the bullying. Includes easy-to-understand language, fact boxes, and lists of online resources.

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

Depression, ed. , v.

Teen years are often plagued by low self-esteem, stress, and anxiety. Sometimes these issues can indicate a deeper mental health problem: depression. One in five teens will struggle with depression at some point during adolescence. This guide shows how to identify depression and offers coping strategies and how/where to get support. It includes relatable examples, is accessible and nonjudgmental, and provides gentle support for one’s own mood disorder or that of a loved one.

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

Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Impressing their followers on social media, maintaining healthy friendships, and acing tests are just a few sources of stress and anxiety for teens today. About one in three teens between 13 and 18 years old will experience an anxiety disorder and about 31 percent report feeling overwhelmed due to stress. This book offers information, support, and coping techniques for teens experiencing stress and anxiety. Includes photographs and relatable stories.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.
Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

This book examines societies around the world which throughout history have developed varying concepts of gender that affect the roles its citizens play in their communities, as well as the history of individuals who reject, subvert, expand, or explore the gender roles of their society. It also looks at conversations on gender identity happening today.

Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.
Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.

Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.

This book presents readers with the latest information about the opioid crisis in the United States, as well as essential prevention and treatment strategies.

Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.
Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

This book helps young readers define sexual harassment, which is the first step to combating the problem as both a potential victim of sexual harassment and as a potential perpetrator, and provides strategies for addressing harassment and information on where to turn for help.

Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

This book presents an objective and respectful look at both how to prevent teen pregnancy and how to thrive as a teen parent. It also emphasizes making informed health decisions and demonstrates the importance of a high school and college education for teen parents.

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.
Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

This book provides thoughtful and engaging ideas for how to cope with and heal from online flaming and trolling. Special features include a segment on Myths and Facts, as well as an Ask the Specialist section.

Act Up!, ed. , v.
Act Up!, ed. , v.

Act Up!, ed. , v.

This book traces this devastating disease from its recently refuted origins in gay communities all the way to the current medical developments. Topics include the role of prejudice in delaying containment of the disease, and the role of a powerful LGBTQ+ activist movement in bringing attention to the crisis.

The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.
The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

This book explains the emergence of the modern gay liberation movement, from its early years prior to the Stonewall riots of 1969 and its continuation into the 1970s. Readers will learn about the Stonewall riots, the Compton's cafeteria riot, the Gay Liberation Front, the Lavender Menace, and more.

Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.
Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.

Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.

Examines how persons with mental illness have been treated across time, exploring the impact of various forms of discrimination and how other contemporary issues relate to mental illness, including diversity, homelessness, veteran affairs, and criminal justice.

Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.
Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.

Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.

This collection of articles traces the evolution of attitudes on gay and lesbian issues, transgender identities, women's rights, and sexual behaviors and consent. Going from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, it examines the diverse sexual expressions found in human society and documents the struggles toward greater acceptance and tolerance.

COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.
COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.

COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.

This book examines how COVID-19 has upended schools, workplaces, and every aspect of daily life. This new normal has brought unimagined and ongoing challenges.

Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.
Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.

Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of learning disabilities, looks at the everyday realities of people with this condition, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.
Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.

Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. America is facing an opioid epidemic; every day 130 people die from an opioid overdose.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.
Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. For some users, social media has grown into a consuming addiction that can have significant negative effects on their lives.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.
Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. According to the World Health Organization, between four and five million people are addicted to video games in the United States alone.

Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book examines how teens have learned to cope with and survive a wide array of personal, social, and other issues, learning to cope with and survive these often-stressful trials and tribulations of modern youth.

Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.

For people with anxiety disorder, worry can take over their lives. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people's lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

People with bipolar disorder go through dramatic mood swings; they might feel happy and energetic at one time and severely depressed at another. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people's lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.

Those with psychotic disorders can see or hear things that do not exist in reality. This book explores what these disorders are like, how they affect people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

What is ADHD?, ed. , v.
What is ADHD?, ed. , v.

What is ADHD?, ed. , v.

This book explores attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), how it affects teens, and the available treatment options. A graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research are also included.

What is Autism?, ed. , v.
What is Autism?, ed. , v.

What is Autism?, ed. , v.

This book explores autism, how it affects teens, and how it is managed. A graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research are also included.

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?, ed. , v.
What is Borderline Personality Disorder?, ed. , v.

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?, ed. , v.

This book explores borderline personality disorder, how it affects teens, and the available treatment options. A graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research are also included.

What is Substance Use Disorder?, ed. , v.
What is Substance Use Disorder?, ed. , v.

What is Substance Use Disorder?, ed. , v.

This book explores substance use disorder, how it affects teens, and the available treatment options. A graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research are also included.

Teens and Anxiety, ed. , v.
Teens and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Teens and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Many teens have social and environmental factors in their lives that lead to high levels of anxiety. This book explores the physical and mental effects of anxiety, how anxiety impacts society, and how to treat anxiety through therapy and other measures.

Teens and Depression, ed. , v.
Teens and Depression, ed. , v.

Teens and Depression, ed. , v.

The rate of teens who struggle with depression is increasing. This book explores risk factors for teens of varying backgrounds and how medical professionals identify and diagnose depressive disorders. It addresses mental health, stigma in society, and the efforts to provide preventive measures and raise awareness for teen mental health.

Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

The internet and social media have changed the way teens experience bullying. Though the bullying takes place in cyberspace, it can have real physical and mental effects on teens’ health. This book explores why cyberbullying is so prevalent, the impact it has on society, and methods for preventing cyberbullying.

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

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

The rate of teens who struggle with suicidal ideation is increasing. This book explores risk factors for teens of varying backgrounds and how to identify warning signs for someone who is suicidal. It addresses mental health, stigma in society, and the efforts to provide preventive measures and raise awareness for teen mental health.

Equality and Social Justice, ed. , v.
Equality and Social Justice, ed. , v.

Equality and Social Justice, ed. , v.

Social justice refers to the way wealth, opportunities, and resources are distributed across a society. Fairness, justice, and equality are more than philosophical ideals. Globally, individuals and organizations are committed to achieving greater equality and social justice. Stories and images explore the history of equality movements and goals for reducing inequality. Includes stories of leaders, activists, and communities who campaign for social justice around the world.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.
Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Kids keep up with each other, share images, play games, and keep up with the world online. But bullies and trolls are part of the online world. This book discusses who they target, who they are, and what to do to stop the cycle. From how to shut down a troll to what the law and school policies offer, readers find out how to silence the bullies on the other side of that black mirror.

You're Addicted to Your Phone, ed. , v.
You're Addicted to Your Phone, ed. , v.

You're Addicted to Your Phone, ed. , v.

Phones seem to be as important as oxygen to teens, but sometimes those little portals to the online world interfere with real life. This guide will help painlessly wean teens off constant phone use by offering scale-back tactics, sharing what others have done that works, and explaining the physical and emotional repercussions of overuse so that teens don't have to miss out on anything IRL.

You're Being Duped, ed. , v.
You're Being Duped, ed. , v.

You're Being Duped, ed. , v.

It's nearly impossible for most of us to imagine life without social media. However, today's teens unarguably eclipse their elders in the reliance on and adept, intuitive use of a whole range of social media platforms. Savvy though they may be, teens still have the issues all social media users have, such as trolls and bullies, privacy issues, and fake news. This book provides the knowledge, tools, and critical perspective needed to navigate social media.

What You Post Lasts Forever, ed. , v.
What You Post Lasts Forever, ed. , v.

What You Post Lasts Forever, ed. , v.

For many teens, being 100% candid on social media and posting revealing photographs from last night's party is not only a blast, it's the norm. But what if their grandmother, a future boss, or a college admissions recruiter saw the posts? In this book, readers will learn why it's important to act responsibly when shaping their digital footprint, including profile dos and don'ts, practical tips on how to manage day-to-day social media presence, quizzes, and discussion prompts.

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.
Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

This guide provides information for readers interested in the contemporary practice of, and research behind, mindfulness and meditation. It explores definitions of mindfulness and meditation, offers solutions for successfully incorporating them into our often-chaotic lives, and explains their many practical applications and benefits for practitioners.

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

This book tackles readers' questions regarding anxiety and panic attacks, dispelling misconceptions and examining real-world scenarios that highlight important concepts and controversies.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Those with eating disorders have an unhealthy relationship with the food they eat; the disorders are often connected to issues of fitness and body image. This book explores what these disorders are like, how they affect people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.
Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

People with gender dysphoria experience distress and anxiety because the gender they were assigned at birth does not match their gender identity. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.

People with self-injury disorder are compelled to harm themselves to cope with anxiety or pain. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.
Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.

Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.

This book explores what causes addiction, how addiction can affect people's lives, and how it can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Understanding Anxiety, ed. , v.
Understanding Anxiety, ed. , v.

Understanding Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book explores what anxiety feels like, how it can affect people's lives, and how it can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.
Understanding Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

This book explores what bipolar disorder is like, how it can affect people's lives, and how it can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ed. , v.
Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ed. , v.

Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ed. , v.

This book explores what obsessive-compulsive disorder is like, how it can affect people's lives, and how it can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Understanding Panic Attacks, ed. , v.
Understanding Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

Understanding Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

This book explores what causes panic attacks, how they can affect people's lives, and how they can be treated. An infographic, resources to aid in further research section, and source notes are also included.

Mental Health for All, ed. , v.
Mental Health for All, ed. , v.

Mental Health for All, ed. , v.

Medical experts warn that ignoring the world's growing mental health crisis will not only cost countries trillions of dollars but also millions of lives. This volume explains this crisis, discusses what can be done about it, and showcases activists and leaders fighting to address mental health issues and working against stigmas of mental illness. Includes photographs, graphics, and real-world advice for young readers who want to make a difference.

Kids and ADHD, ed. , v.
Kids and ADHD, ed. , v.

Kids and ADHD, ed. , v.

ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is one of the most commonly diagnosed brain/behavior disorders in children. This book presents a realistic picture of this condition, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.
Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of autism, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.
Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of mental illness, including anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and schizophrenia; what is known about their causes; what it’s like to live with them; and the latest on treatments and cures.

History

All Things Medieval, ed. , v.
All Things Medieval, ed. , v.

All Things Medieval, ed. , v.

Covers the widest definition of 'medieval Europe' possible, not by covering history in the traditional, textbook manner of listing wars, leaders, and significant historic events, but by presenting detailed alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe.

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 Eras, ed. , v.
American Eras, ed. , v.

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.
Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.

Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.

In Ancient Aztecs, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Aztec civilization, including their military power and feats of engineering. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient China, ed. , v.

In Ancient China, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient China, including their technological wonders and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

In Ancient Egypt, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Egypt, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

In Ancient Greece, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Greece, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient India, ed. , v.

In Ancient India, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient India, including their enduring religions and rich literary traditions. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

Ancient Maya, ed. , v.
Ancient Maya, ed. , v.

Ancient Maya, ed. , v.

In Ancient Maya, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Maya people, including their advanced mathematics and massive stone cities. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

In Ancient Mesopotamia, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Mesopotamians, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and technological wonders. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

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

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

In Ancient Rome, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Romans, including their military power and feats of engineering. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

Biographies of the American Revolution, ed. , v.
Biographies of the American Revolution, ed. , v.

Biographies of the American Revolution, ed. , v.

This volume profiles some of the notable military and political leaders of Revolution as well as some of the lesser-known figures instrumental to securing the country’s future.

Life During Medieval Times, ed. , v.
Life During Medieval Times, ed. , v.

Life During Medieval Times, ed. , v.

Concentrating on the high Middle Ages, the lives of the nobility, peasants, bourgeoisie, and academics are among the topics discussed in this social history.

Life During the Civil War, ed. , v.
Life During the Civil War, ed. , v.

Life During the Civil War, ed. , v.

Readers learn what life was like for individuals and their families, what their days consisted of, what they ate and what they wore, living through the Civil War.

Medieval Punishment and Torture, ed. , v.
Medieval Punishment and Torture, ed. , v.

Medieval Punishment and Torture, ed. , v.

This book explores the ways the medieval world dealt crime, sorcery, and other instances of breaking society’s rules. It reveals that many of these responses were embarrassing or painful for those being punished, and quite a few involved torture or even death.

Medieval Warfare, ed. , v.
Medieval Warfare, ed. , v.

Medieval Warfare, ed. , v.

This book explores warfare in medieval Europe, which most often centered on capturing castles and sieges of those fortresses. It also reveals the technological advances of this period, which introduced the first cannons and hand-held guns.

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.

Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.
Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

This book examines how today’s dedicated activists have more tools than ever before to help bring about change in society, whether they are fighting racial or religious discrimination, working for women’s rights, or improving the lives of the LGBTQ community.

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

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

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

The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.
The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.

The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.

This title tells the story of the explorers who became the first Europeans to visit the lands that would later become the United States of America. Readers will discover what the goals and motivations behind each expedition were, which native people the explorers encountered, and what sorts of obstacles had to be overcome for each expedition to succeed.

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

The American Revolution, ed. , v.

This text highlights important figures of the American Revolution, major battles, war strategies, and other significant events.

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

The Civil War, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will analyze the background of the Civil War, military leadership and strategic plans of the war in the North and South, specific battles on land and sea, and the costs of the war.

The Colonial Period, ed. , v.
The Colonial Period, ed. , v.

The Colonial Period, ed. , v.

This volume showcases key figures, important events, and the emergence of the distinctive American spirit in examining the period of history when British colonists would become Americans.

The Louisiana Purchase and Westward Expansion, ed. , v.
The Louisiana Purchase and Westward Expansion, ed. , v.

The Louisiana Purchase and Westward Expansion, ed. , v.

This book contextualizes the Louisiana Purchase and examines how it affected the early development of America.

The Medieval Castle, ed. , v.
The Medieval Castle, ed. , v.

The Medieval Castle, ed. , v.

This book presents the history of Medieval Castles, justly considered today to be among the great architectural achievements in European history. During the Middle Ages, workers from all walks of life designed and built hundreds of castles, some of them simple wooden buildings, others imposing structures made primarily of stone.

The New Nation, ed. , v.
The New Nation, ed. , v.

The New Nation, ed. , v.

This volume examines the roots of the newly formed United States of America. It details the new nation’s growing pains and shortcomings, its major accomplishments and optimism, its sociocultural trends, and its rapid growth and expansion.

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.
Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of some of the most important, prolific, and influential change agents of all time.

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

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

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

Vietnam War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Vietnam War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Vietnam War Reference Library, ed. , v.

This title traces the progression of this controversial war from its beginnings in 1941 with the creation of the Vietminh guerrilla force under Ho Chi Minh, through its last days in 1975 with the fall of Saigon. It covers high ranking government officials both foreign and domestic, antiwar activists, and soldiers and provides a variety of perspectives on the country's involvement in the war with excerpts from screenplays, literature, speeches and hearing testimonies.

Mythology

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

African Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classical literature that are the sources for our mythological understanding.

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

Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Social Science

Act Up!, ed. , v.
Act Up!, ed. , v.

Act Up!, ed. , v.

This book traces this devastating disease from its recently refuted origins in gay communities all the way to the current medical developments. Topics include the role of prejudice in delaying containment of the disease, and the role of a powerful LGBTQ+ activist movement in bringing attention to the crisis.

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.
Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Kids keep up with each other, share images, play games, and keep up with the world online. But bullies and trolls are part of the online world. This book discusses who they target, who they are, and what to do to stop the cycle. From how to shut down a troll to what the law and school policies offer, readers find out how to silence the bullies on the other side of that black mirror.

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

In recent years, the topic of bullying has been making headlines. The different types of bullying including verbal, social, and physical bullying have serious effects. With greater access to the digital world, teenagers will also encounter cyberbullying. This book is an essential guide for teenagers, whether they're the one being bullied or the one doing the bullying. Includes easy-to-understand language, fact boxes, and lists of online resources.

COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.
COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.

COVID-19 and the Challenges of the New Normal, ed. , v.

This book examines how COVID-19 has upended schools, workplaces, and every aspect of daily life. This new normal has brought unimagined and ongoing challenges.

Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.
Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.

Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.

This book offers straightforward information about ADHD, as well as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), which affects many people with and without ADHD. Readers will learn about diagnosis procedures, treatment options, and empowering strategies to thrive at home, school, and beyond.

Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.
Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

This book can help readers tackle this illness head on, while finding ways to find greater stability and fulfillment in life. It includes real-life stories as well as practical advice and solutions.

Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.
Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.

Coping with Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape, ed. , v.

This guide offers frank advice and insightful context to demystify concepts like rape and consent, and provides advice for what to do after experiencing date rape or acquaintance rape.

Coping with Depression, ed. , v.
Coping with Depression, ed. , v.

Coping with Depression, ed. , v.

This book can help readers understand this complex illness and offers guidance for coping with their own depression as well as that of friends and family. Filled with solid facts and encouraging advice.

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This guide provides straightforward information about what triggers disorders like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder; how to spot them in a loved one; signs of an impending relapse; and steps toward recovery. Readers will also learn about lesser-known eating disorders like avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, pica, and rumination disorder.

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.
Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

This book defines hate and intolerance, explores the reasons some people express hate toward others, and gives readers a blueprint for recognizing and deflecting hate with nonviolence and kindness.

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.
Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

This book provides thoughtful and engaging ideas for how to cope with and heal from online flaming and trolling. Special features include a segment on Myths and Facts, as well as an Ask the Specialist section.

Coping with Stress, ed. , v.
Coping with Stress, ed. , v.

Coping with Stress, ed. , v.

This book explains to readers the physiological reactions happening in their bodies when they are stressed, and the sometimes serious health consequences. Readers will understand common stressors, the differences between negative and positive coping strategies, and when it's time to ask for professional help.

Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.
Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the many labels used to describe conditions that affect attention, memory, coordination, social, and emotional skills. Readers will learn to recognize symptoms and common misconceptions, and get advice on how to cope with a learning disability. A list of valuable organizations and websites is included.

Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Anxiety Disorder, ed. , v.

For people with anxiety disorder, worry can take over their lives. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people's lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

People with bipolar disorder go through dramatic mood swings; they might feel happy and energetic at one time and severely depressed at another. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people's lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

This book discusses how to prevent the growing problem of cyberbullying, and presents ideas for how teens can help themselves and others mitigate cyberbullying's effects.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This book shares critical information about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Through the use of statistics, true stories of survivors, and more, young readers feel informed, less alone, and more equipped to seek treatment.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Those with eating disorders have an unhealthy relationship with the food they eat; the disorders are often connected to issues of fitness and body image. This book explores what these disorders are like, how they affect people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.
Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

Dealing with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

People with gender dysphoria experience distress and anxiety because the gender they were assigned at birth does not match their gender identity. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.
Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.

Dealing with Opioid Misuse, ed. , v.

This book presents readers with the latest information about the opioid crisis in the United States, as well as essential prevention and treatment strategies.

Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.
Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.

Dealing with Psychotic Disorders, ed. , v.

Those with psychotic disorders can see or hear things that do not exist in reality. This book explores what these disorders are like, how they affect people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.
Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.

Dealing with Self-Injury Disorder, ed. , v.

People with self-injury disorder are compelled to harm themselves to cope with anxiety or pain. This book explores what this disorder is like, how it affects people’s lives, and todays best treatment options.

Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.
Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

Dealing with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

This book helps young readers define sexual harassment, which is the first step to combating the problem as both a potential victim of sexual harassment and as a potential perpetrator, and provides strategies for addressing harassment and information on where to turn for help.

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.
Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.

This book provides resources for young readers on how to manage depression and suicidal impulses, as well as how to heal from the terrible tragedy of losing someone to suicide.

Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Dealing with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

This book presents an objective and respectful look at both how to prevent teen pregnancy and how to thrive as a teen parent. It also emphasizes making informed health decisions and demonstrates the importance of a high school and college education for teen parents.

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

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

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

Depression, ed. , v.

Teen years are often plagued by low self-esteem, stress, and anxiety. Sometimes these issues can indicate a deeper mental health problem: depression. One in five teens will struggle with depression at some point during adolescence. This guide shows how to identify depression and offers coping strategies and how/where to get support. It includes relatable examples, is accessible and nonjudgmental, and provides gentle support for one’s own mood disorder or that of a loved one.

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

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

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

Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.
Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.

Discrimination against the Mentally Ill, ed. , v.

Examines how persons with mental illness have been treated across time, exploring the impact of various forms of discrimination and how other contemporary issues relate to mental illness, including diversity, homelessness, veteran affairs, and criminal justice.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.
Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.

Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.

This book provides answers to teen questions about the complex and sometimes controversial topics of sexuality, contraception, abstinence, sex education, pregnancy, and STDs.

Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Anger Management, ed. , v.

This book provides information and guidance for managing anger, as well as strategies for dealing with anger triggers and improving communication skills.

Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Violence, ed. , v.

This book covers physical abuse as well as other forms of abuse that are harder to spot, such as psychological, emotional, financial, and sexual abuse. Readers will learn how to read the signs that a relationship is abusive, understand the abuser’s mindset, and learn strategies for getting free and breaking the cycle of abuse.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

This book delivers the scoop on what it’s like to learn to be part of a whole new family unit. Covering a range of scenarios, it provides advice for readers who may be moving away from a beloved parent, dealing with jealousy over a new sibling, coping with custody battles, or being abused by a step-parent.

Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Mindfulness, ed. , v.

This guide helps teens understand the power of mindfulness, which is focusing the mind and living in the present. It walks them through simple, step-by-step exercises, and shows them how to use these strategies to tackle common life challenges, including tests, presentations, athletic performances, and insomnia.

Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health, ed. , v.

This book delivers facts about the differences between smoking and vaping, effects on their short-term and long-term health, and how addiction works. Readers will learn strategies for dealing with peer pressure, how to handle addiction, and how to quit smoking altogether.

Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Suicide and Self-Harm, ed. , v.

This guide provides self-care tips as well as advice on how to help a loved one who suffers from depression. Readers will learn to recognize self-harming tendencies, understand the connections between suicide and self-harm, and learn strategies for coping with depression.

Freedom of Expression and the Internet, ed. , v.
Freedom of Expression and the Internet, ed. , v.

Freedom of Expression and the Internet, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding freedom of expression and the Internet and provides an overview of the topic.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.
Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

This book examines societies around the world which throughout history have developed varying concepts of gender that affect the roles its citizens play in their communities, as well as the history of individuals who reject, subvert, expand, or explore the gender roles of their society. It also looks at conversations on gender identity happening today.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.
Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Introduces readers to issues relating to sex, gender identity, and gender expression in Western society with a focus on the United States. Provides access to research and information on the transgender community so they can form their own understanding of gender identity.

Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.
Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.

Hate Crimes in America, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of crimes motivated by prejudice, examples of such incidents in the headlines today, and the ways in which communities are responding to these vicious acts.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Is the Internet Eroding Privacy Rights?, ed. , v.
How Is the Internet Eroding Privacy Rights?, ed. , v.

How Is the Internet Eroding Privacy Rights?, ed. , v.

This book examines the origins of the internet privacy controversy, the effect of social media on privacy, how data collection undermines privacy on the internet, how hackers are using the internet to violate privacy, and what can be done to limit privacy violation on the internet.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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