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ANIMALS

A Closer Look at the Animal Kingdom, ed. , v.
A Closer Look at the Animal Kingdom, ed. , v.

A Closer Look at the Animal Kingdom, ed. , v.

Surveys the various members of the animal kingdom and the habits, behaviors, and physical characteristics that unite and distinguish all animals.

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

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

Examines the two sides of the debate related to animal rights, and how it affects students today.

Animal and Plant Anatomy, ed. , v.
Animal and Plant Anatomy, ed. , v.

Animal and Plant Anatomy, ed. , v.

Provides anatomical illustrations of the external and internal anatomy of organisms ranging from amoebas, dolphins, and ferns to giraffes, lobsters, and humans. Includes articles on particular organisms, major organ systems and other broad topics. Stresses the interrelationship between organ systems and the ways in which the structures of particular organisms can be studied and compared.

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

Birds, ed. , v.

Illustrations and photos assist in a detailed exploration of birds, including the art of flying, diversity, and distribution and variation of species across the world. Covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail.

Complete Cat Care, ed. , v.
Complete Cat Care, ed. , v.

Complete Cat Care, ed. , v.

This book combines everything you need to know about cats, from choosing a kitten or cat and day-to-day advice on nutrition and grooming, to guidance on behavior, play, and health and diseases.

Complete Dog Care, ed. , v.
Complete Dog Care, ed. , v.

Complete Dog Care, ed. , v.

This guide to owning a dog provides everything needed to nurture a dog from puppyhood to old age. Prospective and current pet owners can discover dogs' origins and anatomy to help understand canine behavior before moving on to determine how to choose the best dog, how to prepare a home, and how to handle everyday care basics.

Complete Horse Care Manual, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Complete Horse Care Manual, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Complete Horse Care Manual, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

A handbook for total horse care discusses such topics as stable conditions, nutrition, grooming, feeding, and health problems.

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

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

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

*NEW* ART

Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.
Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.

Artist's Drawing Techniques, ed. , v.

This guide to learning how to draw with pencils, charcoal, pens, and pastels will help you develop skills in every medium. It explains which tools, materials, and methods should be used, allowing you to master more than 80 techniques, from shading to blending to perspective to cross-hatching, as you follow inspirational drawing tutorials.

Drawing, ed. , v.
Drawing, ed. , v.

Drawing, ed. , v.

This book deals with drawings' aesthetic characteristics, mediums of expression, subject matter, and some leading artists and their works.

Drawing, ed. , v.
Drawing, ed. , v.

Drawing, ed. , v.

This book provides a step-by-step, project-based approach to learning the fundamentals of drawing and uses color to show the progression of strokes and techniques for completing 50 fun drawing projects from scratch.

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

Drawing Manga, ed. , v.

This book provides step-by-step directions on everything you need to know to create your own incredible-looking Manga characters.

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

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

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

Fashion Drawing For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Fashion Drawing For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Fashion Drawing For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book provides dozens of step-by-step diagrams that walk you through the process of preparing creative illustrations that you can later develop into dynamic presentations for your design portfolio. Plus, you'll not only learn how to draw clothes and fabric, but also how to show details that make up the total look: faces and hairstyles, fashion accents, and a wide variety of textures.

Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.

This book will help young readers discover how a little education, practice, and networking can bring their cosplay game to the next level. Part acting, part design, and part promotion, becoming a professional cosplayer will also result in many friends and admirers, not to mention sparkling LEDs, brilliant metalwork, and perfectly spiked hair.

Painting, ed. , v.
Painting, ed. , v.

Painting, ed. , v.

This book covers the elements and principles of design in painting and the various mediums, forms, imagery, subject matter, and symbolism employed, adopted, or created by the painter.

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.
Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

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

Digital Photography, ed. 4, v.
Digital Photography, ed. 4, v.

Digital Photography, ed. 4, v.

Updated with the latest techniques and newest equipment, this guide aims to provide beginning camera enthusiasts and photography students with the the latest developments in the field. Screen shots have been updated from OS9 to OS10, and new photos and information illuminate everything the reader needs to know to take stunning digital shots.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.
Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the latest types of 3-D printers, allowing for the creation of nearly any type of object, from an entire house to a human organ. Now with makerspaces, collaborative engineering workspaces, virtually anyone can utilize these printers to make anything they can dream up.

The Beginner's Photography Guide, ed. , v.
The Beginner's Photography Guide, ed. , v.

The Beginner's Photography Guide, ed. , v.

This book presents step-by-step digital SLR camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques.

The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.
The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.

The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.

This guide covers the progression of Western architectural thought and trends in some of the most remarkable structures in the West. The evolution of architecture in many ways reflects the history of how we live, think, worship, govern, and form societies.

Inventions in the Visual Arts, ed. , v.
Inventions in the Visual Arts, ed. , v.

Inventions in the Visual Arts, ed. , v.

This book provides a closer look at the development of cave paintings, sculptures, sketch books, cameras, and computer-aided design software. These inventions have surprising links to one another, which the book outlines in chronological order, and have forever changed the landscape of art—and beyond.

Painters of the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Painters of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Painters of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Some of the world’s most celebrated works of art were produced during the period of cultural reawakening known as the Renaissance. Painters of the era incorporated new techniques and ideals while reflecting in their works the dramatic social, religious, and political changes of the time. Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and El Greco are just a few of the Renaissance artists profiled in this volume, which also includes images of a number of influential works.

The 100 Most Influential Painters & Sculptors of the Renaissance, ed. , v.
The 100 Most Influential Painters & Sculptors of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

The 100 Most Influential Painters & Sculptors of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Contains chronologically arranged entries profiling one hundred of the world's most influential painters and sculptors from ancient times through the twentieth century.

The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.
The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.

The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.

This guide paints for today's reader a picture of the history of painting--from its earliest manifestations through the present day. Covering such moments as early Christian iconography, the High Renaissance in Italy, and later developments in style under such movements as the Baroque, Romanticism, and Modernism, this guide brings to life the techniques and styles of painters throughout the ages.

*NEW* BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

Careers If You Like Video Games, ed. , v.
Careers If You Like Video Games, ed. , v.

Careers If You Like Video Games, ed. , v.

This book explores people with a passion for video games and how they can turn their hobby into a variety of fascinating careers—ranging from video game designers to software developers. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.
Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.

Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.

This book explores careers in the social media industry. A few of the jobs profiled are social media manager, YouTuber, mobile app developer and artificial intelligence engineer. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.
Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.

Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.

This book looks at the opportunities for coding jobs available in the entertainment and gaming industry. Many of today’s most popular movies and TV shows are increasingly dependent on computer-generated special effects. This guide provides sound advice on how aspiring student coders can turn their passion into a lucrative career.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy, ed. , v.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy, ed. , v.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy, ed. , v.

This guide provides everything you need to know to make your crafts get notices, so you can make money.

Getting Paid to Blog and Vlog, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Blog and Vlog, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Blog and Vlog, ed. , v.

This book describes some of the basics needed to get started, including the typical elements that make up a blog and some tips on managing the content. It will also describe some methods of building an audience, and the various ways bloggers can cash in on their popularity or otherwise make a living by blogging.

Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.

This book will help young readers discover how a little education, practice, and networking can bring their cosplay game to the next level. Part acting, part design, and part promotion, becoming a professional cosplayer will also result in many friends and admirers, not to mention sparkling LEDs, brilliant metalwork, and perfectly spiked hair.

Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.

This book offers readers the chance to discover career options in game and app development and the education that will qualify them for those options. Apart from figuring out the creative side, the reader will also discover what is necessary to break into an extremely competitive market as a professional.

Getting Paid to Manage Social Media, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Manage Social Media, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Manage Social Media, ed. , v.

This book shows young people how to develop a career in the future world of social media. Interviews and quotes with industry professionals and leaders show young people how to build their social media resumes and discover their own interests and talents within the field.

Getting Paid to Moderate Websites, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Moderate Websites, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Moderate Websites, ed. , v.

This comprehensive guide to building a career in video production and filmmaking takes a look at how to get an education in the field, which types of businesses are hiring and why, and the different angles employees are taking on the path to success.

Getting Paid to Produce Videos, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Produce Videos, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Produce Videos, ed. , v.

This comprehensive guide to building a career in video production and filmmaking takes a look at how to get an education in the field, which types of businesses are hiring and why, and the different angles employees are taking on the path to success.

Getting Paid to Work in 3D, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Work in 3D, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Work in 3D, ed. , v.

This informative book shows young people just how 3D works in movies, gaming, apps, and social media. It then guides readers on what courses to take to develop their tech skills in the field.

How to Create Digital Portfolios for Collaborative Projects, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios for Collaborative Projects, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios for Collaborative Projects, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with expert tips on how to create their own portfolio and how to incorporate collaborative projects, including those they've completed with their classmates, peers, and fellow learners around the country and world.

How to Create Digital Portfolios for Problem Solving and Innovation, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios for Problem Solving and Innovation, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios for Problem Solving and Innovation, ed. , v.

This book will inform readers about the benefits of digital portfolios with a focus on problem solving and innovation.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Apply for College and Jobs, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios to Apply for College and Jobs, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Apply for College and Jobs, ed. , v.

This book explains to readers how to create digital portfolios for future-ready success! Electronic portfolios enable college, and career-bound students, to curate and demonstrate their skills and academic achievements in a way that can be continually updated and expanded upon using hyperlinks.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Develop Communication Skills, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios to Develop Communication Skills, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Develop Communication Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers learn not only how to develop a digital portfolio but also how to use the portfolio to improve their communication skills with key audiences.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Show What You Know, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios to Show What You Know, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Show What You Know, ed. , v.

This book explores the use of a diverse selection of elements to demonstrate proficiency and skill sets. It will aid students in the process of drawing connections between elements and reflection, and using feedback to build portfolios.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Showcase Your Achievements and Interests, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios to Showcase Your Achievements and Interests, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Showcase Your Achievements and Interests, ed. , v.

This book will help readers learn how to select the best digital portfolio for their needs and know what to include so their accomplishments will truly stand out.

How Business Works, ed. , v.
How Business Works, ed. , v.

How Business Works, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to understanding business jargon and corporate structure, making difficult business concepts easy to understand. It includes diagrams, infographics, and step-by-step information in jargon-free text.

How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.
How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.

How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.

Examines products that figure prominently in the everyday lives of teens, as well as many other items of interest. Entries describe the whys and hows of the inventions, provide step-by-step descriptions of the manufacturing process, and offer predictions about product enhancements for the future. Includes critical thinking questions, photos, illustrations, sidebars, and a 'For More Information' bibliography of books, periodicals, and websites.

Master Math: Business and Personal Finance Math, ed. , v.
Master Math: Business and Personal Finance Math, ed. , v.

Master Math: Business and Personal Finance Math, ed. , v.

This guide explains and clarifies the principles of business and personal finance math in a simple, easy-to-follow style and format. Beginning with the most fundamental topics and progressing through to the more advanced, this book helps clarify the mathematics of personal finance and business using step-by step procedures and solutions, along with practice problems.

Packaging Yourself, ed. 5, v.
Packaging Yourself, ed. 5, v.

Packaging Yourself, ed. 5, v.

This guide uses case studies to teach the nuances of résumé preparation, as well as how to combine it with a LinkedIn profile. It provides guidance in making a resume stand out, highlighting strengths and hiding weaknesses, creating a marketing piece that dynamically presents you just the way you want prospective employers to see you.

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

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

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

Saving, ed. , v.
Saving, ed. , v.

Saving, ed. , v.

Answers basic questions students ask about saving money and other financial skills needed for adulthood, including strategies for saving money for college, a car, a house, and retirement.

Taxes, ed. , v.
Taxes, ed. , v.

Taxes, ed. , v.

This book informs readers about taxes, including the different types of taxes, why they are needed, their history, where the tax money goes, and how the digital revolution has affected taxes.

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

The Business Book, ed. , v.

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

The Economics Book, ed. , v.
The Economics Book, ed. , v.

The Economics Book, ed. , v.

This book reveals the many ideas and schools of economics that have emerged since trading first began in ancient times.

The Stock Market, ed. , v.
The Stock Market, ed. , v.

The Stock Market, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complicated subject of the stock market and explains what it is, its history, what really happens on Wall Street, and how it can affect readers personally.

*NEW* COOKING

The American Cookbook, ed. , v.
The American Cookbook, ed. , v.

The American Cookbook, ed. , v.

This book provides recipes from across the country representing contemporary American cuisine, including innovative variations on classic American dishes such as mac 'n' cheese, fried chicken, and apple pie.

Grains As Mains, ed. , v.
Grains As Mains, ed. , v.

Grains As Mains, ed. , v.

This comprehensive cookbook offers 150 recipes and step-by-step preparation techniques for using ancient grains such as spelt, quinoa, buckwheat, faro, polenta, and more.

Complete Family Nutrition, ed. , v.
Complete Family Nutrition, ed. , v.

Complete Family Nutrition, ed. , v.

This book guides parents on healthy food choices for their families, using tailored advice for every age group, from infants to adults. From essential nutrients to ideal serving size, this book explains how nutrition can promote healthy weight, optimal memory, growth and development, digestive health, and balanced moods, and provides nutritious, healthy recipes to help any family achieve this.

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

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

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

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

Food Science, ed. , v.

This title presents the history of food science. Text details how early studies of nutrition and food chemistry led to today's food safety standards and genetically modified crops. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible.

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

Food, ed. , v.

Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

Food Cultures of the United States, ed. , v.
Food Cultures of the United States, ed. , v.

Food Cultures of the United States, ed. , v.

This book examines all aspects of food culture in the United States, from the early Colonial period and Native American influences on the new immigrants' food to the modern era. Topics include food eaten during holidays, street food, dietary concerns, and recipes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mexican-American Cuisine, ed. , v.
Mexican-American Cuisine, ed. , v.

Mexican-American Cuisine, ed. , v.

Explores the boundaries between Mexican and Mexican-American foods, promotes philosophical understandings of Mexican-American cuisine, and shares recipes from both past and present.

CRIME

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Global Organized Crime, ed. , v.
Global Organized Crime, ed. , v.

Global Organized Crime, ed. , v.

Offers a comprehensive, multidimensional look into the major activities, groups, causes, and policing strategies related to global organized crime.

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America, ed. 2, v.
Profiling and Criminal Justice in America, ed. 2, v.

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America, ed. 2, v.

This book examines the history behind racial, gender, and religious profiling, charts its guiding philosophies, surveys supporting legal doctrines and legislation, and presents the arguments pro and con.

Nazi War Criminals, ed. , v.
Nazi War Criminals, ed. , v.

Nazi War Criminals, ed. , v.

This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the global effort to bring Nazi war criminals to justice.

*NEW* DIY / MAKER

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.
1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

This book explores the fascinating developments in technology and natural science that shaped the world as it is today.

3D Game Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.
3D Game Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.

3D Game Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Written specifically for beginners, this book teaches basic programming, graphic design, and 3D modeling so that you can design and develop your own video games.

Bike Repair and Maintenance, ed. , v.
Bike Repair and Maintenance, ed. , v.

Bike Repair and Maintenance, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers of all cycling levels how to maintain, repair, and upgrade their own bikes for years of top performance and enjoyment.

Getting Paid to Blog and Vlog, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Blog and Vlog, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Blog and Vlog, ed. , v.

This book describes some of the basics needed to get started, including the typical elements that make up a blog and some tips on managing the content. It will also describe some methods of building an audience, and the various ways bloggers can cash in on their popularity or otherwise make a living by blogging.

Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, ed. , v.

This book will help young readers discover how a little education, practice, and networking can bring their cosplay game to the next level. Part acting, part design, and part promotion, becoming a professional cosplayer will also result in many friends and admirers, not to mention sparkling LEDs, brilliant metalwork, and perfectly spiked hair.

Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.

This book offers readers the chance to discover career options in game and app development and the education that will qualify them for those options. Apart from figuring out the creative side, the reader will also discover what is necessary to break into an extremely competitive market as a professional.

Getting Paid to Manage Social Media, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Manage Social Media, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Manage Social Media, ed. , v.

This book shows young people how to develop a career in the future world of social media. Interviews and quotes with industry professionals and leaders show young people how to build their social media resumes and discover their own interests and talents within the field.

Getting Paid to Moderate Websites, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Moderate Websites, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Moderate Websites, ed. , v.

This comprehensive guide to building a career in video production and filmmaking takes a look at how to get an education in the field, which types of businesses are hiring and why, and the different angles employees are taking on the path to success.

Getting Paid to Produce Videos, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Produce Videos, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Produce Videos, ed. , v.

This comprehensive guide to building a career in video production and filmmaking takes a look at how to get an education in the field, which types of businesses are hiring and why, and the different angles employees are taking on the path to success.

Getting Paid to Work in 3D, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Work in 3D, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Work in 3D, ed. , v.

This informative book shows young people just how 3D works in movies, gaming, apps, and social media. It then guides readers on what courses to take to develop their tech skills in the field.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Robots, ed. , v.
Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Robots, ed. , v.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the nascent world of makerspaces and its potential. They learn how to use makerspaces tools such as Arduino microcontrollers or Lego Mindstorms to build full-functioning programmable robots, all to their specifications.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.
Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.

This volume teaches young people how members of the maker movement are producing their own unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for productive purposes.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.
Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the latest types of 3-D printers, allowing for the creation of nearly any type of object, from an entire house to a human organ. Now with makerspaces, collaborative engineering workspaces, virtually anyone can utilize these printers to make anything they can dream up.

How to Create Digital Portfolios for Collaborative Projects, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios for Collaborative Projects, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios for Collaborative Projects, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with expert tips on how to create their own portfolio and how to incorporate collaborative projects, including those they've completed with their classmates, peers, and fellow learners around the country and world.

How to Create Digital Portfolios for Problem Solving and Innovation, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios for Problem Solving and Innovation, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios for Problem Solving and Innovation, ed. , v.

This book will inform readers about the benefits of digital portfolios with a focus on problem solving and innovation.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Apply for College and Jobs, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios to Apply for College and Jobs, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Apply for College and Jobs, ed. , v.

This book explains to readers how to create digital portfolios for future-ready success! Electronic portfolios enable college, and career-bound students, to curate and demonstrate their skills and academic achievements in a way that can be continually updated and expanded upon using hyperlinks.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Develop Communication Skills, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios to Develop Communication Skills, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Develop Communication Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers learn not only how to develop a digital portfolio but also how to use the portfolio to improve their communication skills with key audiences.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Show What You Know, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios to Show What You Know, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Show What You Know, ed. , v.

This book explores the use of a diverse selection of elements to demonstrate proficiency and skill sets. It will aid students in the process of drawing connections between elements and reflection, and using feedback to build portfolios.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Showcase Your Achievements and Interests, ed. , v.
How to Create Digital Portfolios to Showcase Your Achievements and Interests, ed. , v.

How to Create Digital Portfolios to Showcase Your Achievements and Interests, ed. , v.

This book will help readers learn how to select the best digital portfolio for their needs and know what to include so their accomplishments will truly stand out.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Basics, ed. , v.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Basics, ed. , v.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Basics, ed. , v.

This guide provides everything needed to start stringing and weaving pretty projects with beads.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Metal Jewelry, ed. , v.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Metal Jewelry, ed. , v.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Metal Jewelry, ed. , v.

Provides step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photos that instruct on various metal jewelry making techniques, including soldering, smithing, stamping, hammering, riveting, and wiring. Readers will also learn about setting up an organized, efficient, inexpensive, and safe workspace, and about buying the right tools for what they want to accomplish.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy, ed. , v.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy, ed. , v.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy, ed. , v.

This guide provides everything you need to know to make your crafts get notices, so you can make money.

The Digital Revolution, ed. , v.
The Digital Revolution, ed. , v.

The Digital Revolution, ed. , v.

Provides technical tools to help you get up to speed in the business world of digital technology.

DRAMA / PERFORMANCE

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

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

The History of Theatre, ed. , v.
The History of Theatre, ed. , v.

The History of Theatre, ed. , v.

This guide to the theater's history covers theater arts around the globe, including ancient Eastern arts like Kabuki and more modern ones such as Bollywood.

The Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.
The Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

The Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

This work examines defining characteristics of comedic drama—the social interactions of common folks and a focus on the contradictions inherent in everyday life. Readers explore the major themes of Shakespearean comedies, which have enchanted readers and theater-goers alike for centuries.

The History Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.
The History Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

The History Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

Before Shakespeare, few dramatists had used historical figures as characters in a play, or actual historical events as elements of a plot. Likewise, the Bard was a pioneer of the sonnet, which he took to new heights. Both literary form, including his two historical tetralogies, and his narrative poems, in addition to the particular form of sonnet that now bears his name are examined through engaging text.

The Life and Times of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.
The Life and Times of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

The Life and Times of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

As with many writers before and since, William Shakespeare was influenced by the events that took shape all around him. Sweeping changes to England’s politics, language, and culture that took place during his lifetime were the fertile ground from which the Bard drew inspiration. Shakespeare’s life is surveyed and the social context in which he created his greatest drama and poetry is examined.

The Tragedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.
The Tragedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

The Tragedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

This work examines the Bard’s major tragedies and their significance, and touch upon the state of theatre and dramatic performance in Shakespeare’s England for good measure.

*NEW* FAMILY - including birthcontrol

Abortion in the United States, ed. 2, v.
Abortion in the United States, ed. 2, v.

Abortion in the United States, ed. 2, v.

This book presents the pro-life/pro-choice controversy, showing all aspects of the debate and why it is so difficult to resolve.

Abortion, ed. , v.
Abortion, ed. , v.

Abortion, ed. , v.

This collection of articles about abortion presents stories of women's individual experiences, public protests, and groundbreaking U.S. legislation as the debate between pro-choice and pro-life advocates continues.

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

Birth Control, 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 birth control and the use of contraceptive devices among women in the United States.

Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.
Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.

Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.

This book combines objective facts with sensible guidance to navigate the subject of incarceration as it affects or has involved a parental figure. It informs both those wishing to learn more in order to help a friend or classmate, and those struggling with parents in the system. Special features include Myths and Facts and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Specialist.

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.

Everything You Need to Know About Birth Control, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Birth Control, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Birth Control, ed. , v.

This book provides readers of all genders with the knowledge they need to make smart, informed choices about their bodies and their lives. Readers will also learn about the history of birth control and the politics surrounding it.

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.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Provides primary source documents focused family in society in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2, v.

A guide to the history and current status of numerous cultural groups outside the United States. Offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.

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.

GOVERNMENT

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

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

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

The Role of the Government, ed. , v.
The Role of the Government, ed. , v.

The Role of the Government, ed. , v.

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

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Government and the Economy, ed. , v.
Government and the Economy, ed. , v.

Government and the Economy, ed. , v.

This work includes summaries of important Supreme Court cases that have impacted America's economic infrastructure, biographies of famous economists, and descriptions of the seven key economic systems—command (socialism), democratic socialism, fascism, market (capitalism), state capitalism, transitional, and welfare state.

The Watergate Scandal in United States History, ed. , v.
The Watergate Scandal in United States History, ed. , v.

The Watergate Scandal in United States History, ed. , v.

This book explores the people and events involved in the political scandal that eventually forced the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon and changed the face of American politics.

Guide to The Presidency and The Executive Branch, ed. 5, v.
Guide to The Presidency and The Executive Branch, ed. 5, v.

Guide to The Presidency and The Executive Branch, ed. 5, v.

Provides a definitive resource for researchers seeking an understanding of those who have occupied the White House and on the institution of the U.S. presidency. This reference completes coverage of the George W. Bush presidency, the 2008 election, and the first 3 years of the presidency of Barack Obama.

Presidential Campaigns, ed. , v.
Presidential Campaigns, ed. , v.

Presidential Campaigns, ed. , v.

This book examines crisis points in modern presidential elections from the early 1950s through the late 2000s. Focusing on key events pertinent to each election, it provides an original account of the event, such as a debate transcript or news report, as well as a discussion detailing how the issue emerged and why it was important.

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

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

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

The Role of the Individual, ed. , v.
The Role of the Individual, ed. , v.

The Role of the Individual, ed. , v.

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

*NEW* MENTAL HEALTH - including psychological and gender identity issues

Drugs of Abuse, ed. , v.
Drugs of Abuse, ed. , v.

Drugs of Abuse, ed. , v.

Provides details about the most popular and most dangerous substances, both legal and illegal, affecting students and the general public today.

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Hoarding, ed. , v.
Hoarding, ed. , v.

Hoarding, ed. , v.

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

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

Phobias, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia addresses phobias from a variety of angles—types of fears, root causes, physiological and psychological effects, classification, and treatments.

Psychology & Behavioral Health, ed. 4, v.
Psychology & Behavioral Health, ed. 4, v.

Psychology & Behavioral Health, ed. 4, v.

Covers notable theories, people, social issues, life stages, the physiology and anatomy of the nervous system, and various mental illnesses or conditions.

Psychology, ed. , v.
Psychology, ed. , v.

Psychology, ed. , v.

This title provides an overview of the scientific discipline that studies psychological and biological processes and behavior in humans and other animals. It includes coverage of the history of the field, the thought process, memory, theories of personality, and key figures—such as William James, Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, B. F. Skinner, and Daniel Kahneman—who helped shape the field.

Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment, ed. , v.
Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment, ed. , v.

Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment, ed. , v.

Examines the medical and social issues fundamental to every discussion about the impact of alcohol and drug abuse on modern society.

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.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

The Psychology Book, ed. , v.
The Psychology Book, ed. , v.

The Psychology Book, ed. , v.

Features an innovative and accessible guide to the study of human nature and explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in this field of science.

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

Transgender Life, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Gender: War, ed. , v.

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

HISTORY - United States

Exploring American History, ed. , v.
Exploring American History, ed. , v.

Exploring American History, ed. , v.

Examines the formative stages of America's past from European settlement of the Western Hemisphere and the displacement of indigenous peoples to the birth of the United States and its growth, in both population and territory, from a modest confederation of thirteen independent states.

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

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

Provides a concise history of the U.S. government and political scene throughout American history, with a particular emphasis on how government and politics effects, and is affected by, social change.

The Great Depression in United States History, ed. , v.
The Great Depression in United States History, ed. , v.

The Great Depression in United States History, ed. , v.

This book recounts the events leading to the crash of the New York Stock Exchange on October 29, 1929, and tells of personal tales as a quarter of hard-working people were without jobs, banks failed, businesses were wiped out, and the Great Depression began.

The Industrial Revolution in United States History, ed. , v.
The Industrial Revolution in United States History, ed. , v.

The Industrial Revolution in United States History, ed. , v.

This book explores the inventions, ideas, and innovators who helped bring the Industrial Revolution from its roots in Great Britain to America.

The Internment of Japanese Americans in United States History, ed. , v.
The Internment of Japanese Americans in United States History, ed. , v.

The Internment of Japanese Americans in United States History, ed. , v.

This book looks at the events behind this unfortunate episode from American history, highlighting the personal accounts of many Japanese Americans who were forced to live through this difficult time.

The Jim Crow Laws and Racism in United States History, ed. , v.
The Jim Crow Laws and Racism in United States History, ed. , v.

The Jim Crow Laws and Racism in United States History, ed. , v.

This book shows how segregation made the South a caste system, tracing the history of racial discrimination from the end of the Civil War through the Jim Crow era of segregation.

The Journey of Lewis and Clark in United States History, ed. , v.
The Journey of Lewis and Clark in United States History, ed. , v.

The Journey of Lewis and Clark in United States History, ed. , v.

This book highlights the extraordinary spirit of courage and cooperation that existed among the members of the famous expedition.

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

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

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

Women Winning the Right to Vote in United States History, ed. , v.
Women Winning the Right to Vote in United States History, ed. , v.

Women Winning the Right to Vote in United States History, ed. , v.

This book describes the many tactics used to fight for the right to vote for women, as well as the many problems and setbacks faced by the women and men involved in the movement.

9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, ed. , v.
9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, ed. , v.

9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, ed. , v.

Analyzes the complex causes and effects of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks both domestically and internationally, and examines the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

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

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

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

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

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers the time period of 1865 through 1965; topics include the arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, and trade related to the African American experience.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.
America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.

This set provides a transnational view of US history, focusing on the role of Americans and the US while analyzing how the world has influenced the US and Americans. It examines the impact of US policies on the world, as well as on the domestic agenda and discusses the increasingly important role of the US, from the early days of the republic to the present.

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.
American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

Examines the effect of World War II on people living in America. The Almanac discusses major events on the home front, including the changing role of women, Civil Defense and the draft. Biographies highlights 26 key figures, such as John L. Lewis, J. Robert Oppenheimer and others. Primary Sources includes primary material from a variety of sources, including speeches, documents and other material.

Cause & Effect: The American Revolution, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The American Revolution, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The American Revolution, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the American Revolution and then examines these questions: How did the actions by the King and Parliament give rise to the Revolution? How did the battles of Trenton and Princeton change the course of the Revolution? How did assistance from France help the American cause? How did the American Revolution spark change throughout the world?

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

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

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

Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.
Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.

Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.

An authoritative overview that explains how the attack on Pearl Harbor led to the evacuation and internment of Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans, details living conditions in the camps, and discusses the economic, emotional and physical toll on interned Japanese-Americans.

Life in Colonial America, ed. , v.
Life in Colonial America, ed. , v.

Life in Colonial America, 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 in Colonial America.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.
Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.

Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.
Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

Covers the period from the U.S. annexation of Texas to the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (1848), including the battles of the conflict and also the mixed feelings of Americans regarding the war.

The Constitution and Founding of America, ed. , v.
The Constitution and Founding of America, ed. , v.

The Constitution and Founding of America, ed. , v.

This book offers invaluable insight and historical coverage of this pivotal time in American history, from the earliest stages of our country and the emergence of the thirteen colonies, to the Revolution and the development of the Constitution.

The Dream of America, ed. , v.
The Dream of America, ed. , v.

The Dream of America, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed account of U.S. immigration from 1870 to 1920. Explores the forces that drove emigrants to the U.S., shows what they experienced when they arrived, and reviews the history of U.S. immigration through the present.

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

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

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

HISTORY - World

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

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

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

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

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of war throughout world history, from ancient times to present, with a special emphasis on its causes and repercussions.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2, v.

A guide to the history and current status of numerous cultural groups outside the United States. Offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.

Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library, ed. , v.
Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Explores the many different types of prejudice, their history, what causes these prejudices in people and societies, and their consequences. Presents profiles of diverse and unique men and women who played key roles in the history of prejudice. Excerpted documents tell various stories in the words of the people who fought prejudice, acted out prejudices, and those who were the victims of prejudice.

Religions of the World, ed. 2, v.
Religions of the World, ed. 2, v.

Religions of the World, ed. 2, v.

Provides comprehensive, global coverage of religion, emphasizing larger religious communities without neglecting the world's smaller religious outposts.

Student World Atlas, ed. 7, v.
Student World Atlas, ed. 7, v.

Student World Atlas, ed. 7, v.

Maps, illustrations and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues and climate.

UXL World Eras, ed. , v.
UXL World Eras, ed. , v.

UXL World Eras, ed. , v.

This series examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. It provides in-depth coverage of a given era, focusing on a cultural group and its interaction with other peoples of the world.

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

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.

This set provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.

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

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of national governments throughout history, explaining their structures and histories, key players and events, and how governments effect, and are affected by, social change.

Global History, ed. , v.
Global History, ed. , v.

Global History, ed. , v.

This work recreates and analyzes pivotal encounters, exchanges, and conflicts between cultures and civilizations that profoundly influenced the course of human history. It covers all regions of the globe -- Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, and the Pacific -- and all time periods -- from the early trade networks of the Fertile Crescent in 10,000 B.C.E., through Columbus's arrival in the Americas in 1492, and up to the expansion of the World Wide Web.

*NEW* GENDER STUDIES - Includes LGBTQ+ issues

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

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

Transgender Life, ed. , v.

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

Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Addresses the sexual issues that American teens face, including the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty and emerging sexuality; and the risks of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

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

Gender: Animals, ed. , v.

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

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

Gender: God, ed. , v.

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

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

Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.

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

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

Gender: Love, ed. , v.

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

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

Gender: Matter, ed. , v.

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

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

Gender: Nature, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Gender: Space, ed. , v.

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

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

Gender: Time, ed. , v.

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

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

Gender: War, ed. , v.

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

MATH

Master Math: Business and Personal Finance Math, ed. , v.
Master Math: Business and Personal Finance Math, ed. , v.

Master Math: Business and Personal Finance Math, ed. , v.

This guide explains and clarifies the principles of business and personal finance math in a simple, easy-to-follow style and format. Beginning with the most fundamental topics and progressing through to the more advanced, this book helps clarify the mathematics of personal finance and business using step-by step procedures and solutions, along with practice problems.

Master Math: Essential Physics, ed. , v.
Master Math: Essential Physics, ed. , v.

Master Math: Essential Physics, ed. , v.

This book presents, teaches, and explains the fundamental topics of algebra-based physics. It includes engaging, fun examples and applications, as well as challenging practice problems with explanatory answers.

Mathematics, ed. , v.
Mathematics, ed. , v.

Mathematics, ed. , v.

Explains mathematical concepts with an historical overview of the field. Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field. For academic readers.

Mathematics, ed. 2, v.
Mathematics, ed. 2, v.

Mathematics, ed. 2, v.

Explains mathematical concepts with an historical overview of the field. Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field.

The Britannica Guide to Algebra and Trigonometry, ed. , v.
The Britannica Guide to Algebra and Trigonometry, ed. , v.

The Britannica Guide to Algebra and Trigonometry, ed. , v.

Essential to further mathematical and scientific study, both algebra and trigonometry provide crucial tools in managing variables and understanding the relationships between them. This volume presents the fundamentals of these fascinating areas of mathematics while chronicling their respective histories.

The Britannica Guide to Analysis and Calculus, ed. , v.
The Britannica Guide to Analysis and Calculus, ed. , v.

The Britannica Guide to Analysis and Calculus, ed. , v.

Examines the key concepts of calculus, providing students with a robust understanding of integration and differentiation.

The Britannica Guide to Geometry, ed. , v.
The Britannica Guide to Geometry, ed. , v.

The Britannica Guide to Geometry, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive understanding of geometric shapes, axioms, and formulas, including detailed diagrams to illustrate various concepts and help make geometry accessible to all.

The Britannica Guide to Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.
The Britannica Guide to Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.

The Britannica Guide to Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.

Introduces the historical and mathematical basis of statistics and probability as well as their application to everyday situations.

MILITARY

The US Army, ed. , v.
The US Army, ed. , v.

The US Army, ed. , v.

This title highlights the history and achievements of the US Army. Text explores the military branch's key missions and important roles in protecting the United States. Learn about cutting-edge technology and weapons, and discover what it is like to join the US Army and have a career as a soldier.

The US Marine Corps, ed. , v.
The US Marine Corps, ed. , v.

The US Marine Corps, ed. , v.

This title highlights the history and achievements of the US Marine Corps. Text explores the military branch's key missions and important roles in protecting the United States. Learn about cutting-edge technology and weapons, and discover what it is like to join the US Marine Corps and have a career as a Marine.

The US Navy, ed. , v.
The US Navy, ed. , v.

The US Navy, ed. , v.

This title highlights the history and achievements of the US Navy. Text explores the military branch's cutting-edge missions and important roles in protecting the United States. Learn about key technology and weapons, and discover what it is like to join the US Navy and have a career as a sailor.

The US Air Force, ed. , v.
The US Air Force, ed. , v.

The US Air Force, ed. , v.

This title highlights the history and achievements of the US Air Force. Text explores the military branch's key missions and important roles in protecting the United States. Learn about cutting-edge technology and weapons, and discover what it is like to join the US Air Force and have a career as an airman.

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

Atlas A-Z, ed. 6, v.

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

MUSIC

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

The History of Classical Music, ed. , v.

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

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

The History of Country Music, ed. , v.

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

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

The History of Gospel Music, ed. , v.

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

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

The History of Latin Music, ed. , v.

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

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

The History of Music, ed. , v.

This guide travels the river of musical time, from early Indian and Chinese conceptions, when music was first used as a sonic vector for religion, through its development in the Middle Ages to great classical composers of the late eighteenth century to the music of today.

The History of R&B and Soul Music, ed. , v.
The History of R&B and Soul Music, ed. , v.

The History of R&B and Soul Music, ed. , v.

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

The Instruments of Music, ed. , v.
The Instruments of Music, ed. , v.

The Instruments of Music, ed. , v.

A factbook on the range of musical instruments, written for young adults. Explores percussion, woodwinds, brass, strings, and keyboards. Discusses cultural background, history, and the role each instrument has had in music. Annotated bibliographies and a complete index.

The Music Tech Dictionary, ed. , v.
The Music Tech Dictionary, ed. , v.

The Music Tech Dictionary, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a definitive glossary of music technology, focusing on the terminology, techniques, and formats that are common in the audio and music technology field, with concise, pithy explanations of what each term represents.

*NEW* PHILOSOPHY

The World Philosophy Made, ed. , v.
The World Philosophy Made, ed. , v.

The World Philosophy Made, ed. , v.

This book explains how philosophy transformed human knowledge and our world, and traces its essential contributions to fields as diverse as law, logic, psychology, economics, relativity and rational decision theory. From the ancient Greeks to the present, it chronicles the achievements of the great thinkers. It explores how philosophy has shaped our language, science, mathematics, religion, culture, morality, education, and politics, as well as our understanding of ourselves.

Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.

This volume is composed of twelve chapters covering such topics as population, novel ecoysystem, geoengineering, climate change, animal ethics, conciliation, and extinction. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.

Philosophy: Feminism, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Feminism, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Feminism, ed. , v.

This book addresses feminism, including the aspects of human nature, intersectionality, sexism and oppression, LGBTQ theory, ecofeminism, and power.

Philosophy: Medical Ethics, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Medical Ethics, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Medical Ethics, ed. , v.

This book addresses the themes of ethics across the life span, ethical issues in health and medical professionalism, and bioethics in social justice. The focus moves from the individual patient-provider relationship to those of the greater community.

Philosophy: Religion, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Religion, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Religion, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the philosophy of religion, scrutinizing the religious claims present in twenty-four different aspects of religious thinking. It covers such topics as miracles, evil, theism, science and religion, dualism, resurrection, reincarnation, near-death experience, and religious terrorism, and uses film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events to provide illustrations of human experiences applicable to philosophical questions.

Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.

This book addresses the theme of ethics in such technology areas as cyber warfare, designing children, video games and virtual reality, nanotechnology, and technology and the environment. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.

*NEW* PHYSICAL HEALTH - Including anatomy, disease, medicine

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

The COVID-19 Pandemic, ed. , v.

This book examines the COVID-19 pandemic, and discusses the effects of the virus on countries throughout the world.

Health and Disease, ed. , v.
Health and Disease, ed. , v.

Health and Disease, ed. , v.

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

Health and Wellness, ed. , v.
Health and Wellness, ed. , v.

Health and Wellness, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

Healthy Living, ed. 2, v.
Healthy Living, ed. 2, v.

Healthy Living, ed. 2, v.

This set is designed to be a one-stop-shop for young student’s first learning about healthy habits and health issues in general. Topics include nutrition, exercise, environmental health, medicine and healthcare, mental health and self-esteem.

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.
Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

This book is an up-to-the-minute study of the body. Digital images show the body in incredible, true-to-life detail. Exhaustive annotations provide the names of organs and structures throughout the skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and reproductive systems, while describing their characteristics and functions. Content previously published as part of Complete Human Body.

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

Human Body II, ed. , v.

Uses illustrations and photographs to detail the cellular level, childbirth and fetal development, micro organisms, and common diseases of the human body.

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Medicine, ed. , v.
Medicine, ed. , v.

Medicine, ed. , v.

This title presents the history of medicine. Text details how early studies of anatomy and circulation led to robotic surgery and heart transplants. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible.

Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Addresses the sexual issues that American teens face, including the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty and emerging sexuality; and the risks of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.
Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.

Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.

This collection provides accessible explanations of many recent scientific advances in public health, as well as advances in medicine, molecular biology, genetics, epidemiology, and related fields. It covers current health and medicine issues with global impact in the modern world and organizations and groups addressing these issues.

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

Birth Control, 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 birth control and the use of contraceptive devices among women in the United States.

Everything You Need to Know About Birth Control, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Birth Control, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Birth Control, ed. , v.

This book provides readers of all genders with the knowledge they need to make smart, informed choices about their bodies and their lives. Readers will also learn about the history of birth control and the politics surrounding it.

PLACES OF THE WORLD

Encyclopedia of Geography, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Geography, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Geography, ed. , v.

Reflects how the growth of geography has propelled a demand for intermediaries between the abstract language of academia and the ordinary language of everyday life. Covers a diverse array of topics to offer a comprehensive and useful summary of the state of the discipline in the early 21st century.

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

Geography, ed. , v.

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

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

Human Geography, ed. , v.

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

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

Atlas A-Z, ed. 6, v.

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

Student World Atlas, ed. 7, v.
Student World Atlas, ed. 7, v.

Student World Atlas, ed. 7, v.

Maps, illustrations and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues and climate.

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

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

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

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

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

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.
Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.

Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.

Philosophy: Religion, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Religion, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Religion, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the philosophy of religion, scrutinizing the religious claims present in twenty-four different aspects of religious thinking. It covers such topics as miracles, evil, theism, science and religion, dualism, resurrection, reincarnation, near-death experience, and religious terrorism, and uses film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events to provide illustrations of human experiences applicable to philosophical questions.

Religions of the World, ed. 2, v.
Religions of the World, ed. 2, v.

Religions of the World, ed. 2, v.

Provides comprehensive, global coverage of religion, emphasizing larger religious communities without neglecting the world's smaller religious outposts.

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

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of American Religious History, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of American Religious History, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of American Religious History, ed. 3, v.

Reflects the significant issues and the current state of American religious history. It outlines the numerous philosophers, personalities, social issues, and cultural histories of religious practices throughout American history. Special emphasis is placed on recent developments in religious life in this country and the historical contributions of people neglected by mainstream religious historians, including African Americans, Native Americans, and women.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.

This set provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.

SCIENCE

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

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

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

Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of biological engineering, including bionic legs, artificial organs, and animal cloning. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Amazing Feats of Environmental Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Environmental Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Environmental Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of environmental engineering, including projects that supply water to impoverished areas, structures in the Netherlands that hold back the Atlantic Ocean, and the cleanup of contaminated areas. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

Recounts some of the major discovery milestones in the field of astronomy and examines the tools and techniques currently used by astronomers to study the universe.

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

This title provides an engaging and up-to-date presentation of fundamental astronomy facts and principles. The text explains the nature of celestial bodies such as the planets, dwarf planets, stars, moons, asteroids, and comets. It also examines the tools and techniques used by today's astronomers, including high-tech telescopes, spectroscopy, and computer modeling.

Biology, ed. 2, v.
Biology, ed. 2, v.

Biology, ed. 2, v.

Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.
Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.

Biopharmaceuticals, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of biopharmaceuticals, the ins and outs of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, and the future of the field.

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

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

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

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

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

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

Energy and Movement, ed. , v.
Energy and Movement, ed. , v.

Energy and Movement, ed. , v.

Discusses energy and its sources, manifestations, and uses.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

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

Evolution and Genetics, ed. , v.
Evolution and Genetics, ed. , v.

Evolution and Genetics, ed. , v.

Illustrations and photos assist in detailed exploration of genetics and evolution including findings in fossils and on the microscopic level, from plants and animals to humans.

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.
Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

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

Forensic Science, ed. , v.

This title presents the history of forensics. Text details how early studies of toxic chemicals and firearm analysis led to modern scientific crime solving techniques. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible.

Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.
Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.

Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy, ed. , v.

This book covers the foundations of genes and heredity to give readers a solid understanding of what modern genetics has been built on, before examining the ways in which genetic testing is used to assess genetic risk.

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

Genetics, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Global Warming, ed. , v.

Examines two sides of the global warming debate and whether or not human activities are causing it; defines global warming; explains the science of climate change, and its potential effects on the planet.

Handbook of Physics, ed. , v.
Handbook of Physics, ed. , v.

Handbook of Physics, ed. , v.

Provides access to information including not only the fundamental formulas of physics but also a wide variety of experimental methods used in practice. Provides information for everyday use in problem solving, homework, examinations, and practical applications of physics.

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.
Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

This book is an up-to-the-minute study of the body. Digital images show the body in incredible, true-to-life detail. Exhaustive annotations provide the names of organs and structures throughout the skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and reproductive systems, while describing their characteristics and functions. Content previously published as part of Complete Human Body.

Investigating the Global Climate, ed. , v.
Investigating the Global Climate, ed. , v.

Investigating the Global Climate, ed. , v.

Examines the classification systems that have been developed to comprehend the different types of climatic activity and the incredible range of effects it can have on the planet.

Investigating the History of Earth, ed. , v.
Investigating the History of Earth, ed. , v.

Investigating the History of Earth, ed. , v.

Examines the prehistoric organisms, from bacteria to dinosaurs, that populated the planet long before humans arrived.

Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of auto racing.

Science at Work in Baseball, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Baseball, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Baseball, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of baseball.

Science at Work in Basketball, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Basketball, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Basketball, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of basketball.

Science at Work in Football, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Football, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Football, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of football.

Science at Work in Snowboarding, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Snowboarding, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Snowboarding, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of snowboarding.

Science at Work in Soccer, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Soccer, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Soccer, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of soccer.

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

Designed for high-school students and lay adults, this collection of entries covers major areas of science including: biology, genetics, microbiology, astronomy, chemistry, physics, engineering, technology, geology, weather, archaeology, psychology, mathematics, and medicine, and provides readers with a wide range of up-to-date, relevant, and accurate information.

The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.
The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.

The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project, ed. , v.

This resource teaches readers about the fundamental science behind the Human Genome Project, the aim of which was to identify and map all of the genes in the human genome. Readers will learn the basics of DNA, genetics, and the human genome; important areas and the history of genetic research; and how our world has changed since the project.

The Science of Physics, ed. , v.
The Science of Physics, ed. , v.

The Science of Physics, ed. , v.

This volume examines historical developments in the field of physics as well as surveys the various topics integrated with the subject such as thermodynamics and mechanics.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

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

A Closer Look at Living Things, ed. , v.
A Closer Look at Living Things, ed. , v.

A Closer Look at Living Things, ed. , v.

Surveys the parts, characteristics, and classifications of various living things and explores the evolution of life in general.

A Closer Look at the Animal Kingdom, ed. , v.
A Closer Look at the Animal Kingdom, ed. , v.

A Closer Look at the Animal Kingdom, ed. , v.

Surveys the various members of the animal kingdom and the habits, behaviors, and physical characteristics that unite and distinguish all animals.

Adapting to Climate Change, ed. , v.
Adapting to Climate Change, ed. , v.

Adapting to Climate Change, ed. , v.

This title examines how climate change affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to respond and adapt to climate change, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

*NEW* SOCIAL ISSUES

50 Events That Shaped Latino History, ed. , v.
50 Events That Shaped Latino History, ed. , v.

50 Events That Shaped Latino History, ed. , v.

This book provides a chronological overview of Latino/a history in North America beginning with the indigenous populations of the Americas through the present day. Covering the 50 most pivotal developments across more than 500 years, it is divided into time periods, such as Pre-Colonial Era to Spanish Empire, pre-1521-1810, offering a balance of political and cultural events, social developments, legal cases, and broader trends for each.

Border Culture, ed. , v.
Border Culture, ed. , v.

Border Culture, ed. , v.

Covers the experiences and issues central to life between cultures to gain a better understanding of this often misunderstood region and state-of-mind.

The Borderlands, ed. , v.
The Borderlands, ed. , v.

The Borderlands, ed. , v.

Provides numerous essay entries covering U.S.-Mexico border history, culture, and politics.

Border Towns and Border Crossings, ed. , v.
Border Towns and Border Crossings, ed. , v.

Border Towns and Border Crossings, ed. , v.

This book traces the history of the border and its people, from the creation of the border line to explosive issues surrounding immigration and the future of the United States as a nation of diverse cultures and races.

Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.
Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.

Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.

This book combines objective facts with sensible guidance to navigate the subject of incarceration as it affects or has involved a parental figure. It informs both those wishing to learn more in order to help a friend or classmate, and those struggling with parents in the system. Special features include Myths and Facts and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Specialist.

Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.
Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.

Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the problem as well as a starting point for young readers mitigating the effects of racial intolerance on their own lives. It will enable them to deal with the often overwhelming stress of being an ethnic minority, whatever their background.

Critical Perspectives on Effective Policing and Police Brutality, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Effective Policing and Police Brutality, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Effective Policing and Police Brutality, ed. , v.

This volume examines opinions surrounding police action in the United States and abroad, such as arguments in favor of or against controversial policies such as stop-and-frisk. Through this wide spectrum of experiences, students are encouraged to reach their own conclusions using the information they have read and synthesized.

How Has the #MeToo Movement Changed Society?, ed. , v.
How Has the #MeToo Movement Changed Society?, ed. , v.

How Has the #MeToo Movement Changed Society?, ed. , v.

The #MeToo movement has altered the legal and political landscape, forced businesses to reexamine their practices, and caused ripples in entertainment, education, and other areas of modern life and culture. This movement has brought hope and comfort to some, confusion and uncertainty to others. The power unleashed by this movement is likely to bring still more changes in the future. This book discusses facts about the #MeToo movement and how it has changed society.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Latinos and Latinas at Risk, ed. , v.
Latinos and Latinas at Risk, ed. , v.

Latinos and Latinas at Risk, ed. , v.

This collection of essays addresses the Latino/a experience in present-day America, covering six major areas of importance: education, health, family, children, teens, and violence.

Sanctuary Somewhere, ed. , v.
Sanctuary Somewhere, ed. , v.

Sanctuary Somewhere, ed. , v.

This novel in verse tells the story of seventeen-year-old Osmel who dreams of being a meteorologist. His world is shattered when he finds out he is undocumented. Osmel fears his dreams for college and career are now impossible. Then, ICE begins raiding the orchards his family works in. Will Osmel and his family ever find safety and peace in the place they call home?

Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.
Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.

Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.

This book examines all aspects of a young adult's legal rights at school, at work, and at home, including recent developments in teen-oriented legislation.

The Story of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement in Photographs, ed. , v.
The Story of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement in Photographs, ed. , v.

The Story of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement in Photographs, ed. , v.

This book explores the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Alabama through primary source photographs.

The Story of the Civil Rights Freedom Rides in Photographs, ed. , v.
The Story of the Civil Rights Freedom Rides in Photographs, ed. , v.

The Story of the Civil Rights Freedom Rides in Photographs, ed. , v.

This book explores the Freedom Rides of the Civil Rights Movement through primary source photographs.

The Story of the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Photographs, ed. , v.
The Story of the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Photographs, ed. , v.

The Story of the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Photographs, ed. , v.

This book explores the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom through primary source photographs.

The Story of the Selma Voting Rights Marches in Photographs, ed. , v.
The Story of the Selma Voting Rights Marches in Photographs, ed. , v.

The Story of the Selma Voting Rights Marches in Photographs, ed. , v.

This book explores the voting rights marches in Selma, Alabama through primary source photographs.

The Women's Movement, ed. , v.
The Women's Movement, ed. , v.

The Women's Movement, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the women's movement and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

Worker's Unite! The American Labor Movement, ed. , v.
Worker's Unite! The American Labor Movement, ed. , v.

Worker's Unite! The American Labor Movement, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed and authoritative overview of the rise of American labor unions and their subsequent impact on the economy and culture of the United States.

*NEW* TECHNOLOGY / ENGINEERING

Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.
Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.

Getting Paid to Make Games and Apps, ed. , v.

This book offers readers the chance to discover career options in game and app development and the education that will qualify them for those options. Apart from figuring out the creative side, the reader will also discover what is necessary to break into an extremely competitive market as a professional.

Careers If You Like Video Games, ed. , v.
Careers If You Like Video Games, ed. , v.

Careers If You Like Video Games, ed. , v.

This book explores people with a passion for video games and how they can turn their hobby into a variety of fascinating careers—ranging from video game designers to software developers. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

E-Sports and Competitive Gaming, ed. , v.
E-Sports and Competitive Gaming, ed. , v.

E-Sports and Competitive Gaming, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of competitive video games, explores the controversies in the video game industry, and discusses the future advances of E-Sports.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.
1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

This book explores the fascinating developments in technology and natural science that shaped the world as it is today.

3D Game Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.
3D Game Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.

3D Game Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Written specifically for beginners, this book teaches basic programming, graphic design, and 3D modeling so that you can design and develop your own video games.

Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering, ed. , v.

This book examines amazing feats of aerospace engineering, including the Saturn V moon rocket, the International Space Station, and the world's largest passenger jet. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of civil engineering, including massive bridges, the world's tallest skyscraper, and the Panama Canal. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Amazing Feats of Electrical Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Electrical Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Electrical Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of electrical engineering, including the global positioning system, solar power plants, and self-driving cars. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering, ed. , v.

This title examines amazing feats of mechanical engineering, including Mars rovers, robotic surgery systems, and advanced wind turbines. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Android™ Application Development for Java® Programmers, ed. , v.
Android™ Application Development for Java® Programmers, ed. , v.

Android™ Application Development for Java® Programmers, ed. , v.

This book provides an ideal, quick-start tutorial for anyone interested in developing Android mobile device applications, from the student or hobbyist familiar with Java, to the experienced programmer wanting to enter the mobile device application market.

Beginning Game Programming, ed. 3, v.
Beginning Game Programming, ed. 3, v.

Beginning Game Programming, ed. 3, v.

This book shows game developers how to take their game ideas from concept to reality. Requiring only a basic understanding of the C++ language, it covers all the skills needed to create 2D and 3D games using code written in DirectX. Each element of a game is taught step-by-step, from learning how to create a simple Windows program, to using the key DirectX components to render 2D and 3D, to adding sound to your game.

Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.
Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.

Beginning Java with WebSphere, ed. , v.

Beginning Java with WebSphere provides a step-by-step guide for creating and installing both client- and server-based Java applications using Rapid Application Development v8, WebSphere Application Server 8.0, and Java.

Beginning Programming, ed. , v.
Beginning Programming, ed. , v.

Beginning Programming, ed. , v.

This book introduces computer programming by teaching the basics with an open-source environment known as Python. Readers are taught how Python works and how it relates to other programming languages. Simple coding projects are also provided.

Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.
Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.

Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.

This book looks at the opportunities for coding jobs available in the entertainment and gaming industry. Many of today’s most popular movies and TV shows are increasingly dependent on computer-generated special effects. This guide provides sound advice on how aspiring student coders can turn their passion into a lucrative career.

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences.

Computing, ed. , v.
Computing, ed. , v.

Computing, ed. , v.

Chronicles the history of computing devices, from simple tabulators such as the abacus and the earliest analog calculators to the tablet computer.

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides a detailed examination of computer science and technology, including a chronology of significant events in computing, a listing of achievements in the field, and brief descriptions and contact information for important organizations in the computer field. Major corporations and organizations in the computer field are covered, as well as many new biographies.

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

Engineering, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the engineering field, chronicling the development of its various subfields and their growing importance in a world driven by innovation. Readers will learn about seminal moments in engineering history, the typical trajectory of engineering education, and the individuals who advanced this exciting field, all while acquiring a grasp of basic engineering concepts.

From Video Games to Real Life, ed. , v.
From Video Games to Real Life, ed. , v.

From Video Games to Real Life, ed. , v.

This guide shows youth librarians how to use the appeal of Minecraft to create engaging library programs that encourage creativity and build STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) learning through library programs.

Gaming Technology, ed. , v.
Gaming Technology, ed. , v.

Gaming Technology, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of gaming technology, explores how today's cutting-edge games work, and discusses the future advances of technology.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Robots, ed. , v.
Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Robots, ed. , v.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the nascent world of makerspaces and its potential. They learn how to use makerspaces tools such as Arduino microcontrollers or Lego Mindstorms to build full-functioning programmable robots, all to their specifications.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.
Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.

This volume teaches young people how members of the maker movement are producing their own unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for productive purposes.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.
Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Create with 3-D Printers, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the latest types of 3-D printers, allowing for the creation of nearly any type of object, from an entire house to a human organ. Now with makerspaces, collaborative engineering workspaces, virtually anyone can utilize these printers to make anything they can dream up.

Lego Mindstorms™ NXT 2.0 for Teens, ed. , v.
Lego Mindstorms™ NXT 2.0 for Teens, ed. , v.

Lego Mindstorms™ NXT 2.0 for Teens, ed. , v.

This step-by-step guide shows beginners how to use the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 kit and their computer to build fantastic robots, animals, vehicles, and so much more. Everything you need is included in the Lego Mindstorms kit, including a microcomputer, electronic motors and sensors, as well as various Lego Bricks and Lego Technic pieces like beams, axles, and gears.

Programming Like a Pro for Teens, ed. , v.
Programming Like a Pro for Teens, ed. , v.

Programming Like a Pro for Teens, ed. , v.

This book is written in a friendly, unassuming voice that makes it possible for you to master the ideas and concepts that professionals use for programming every day. You learn algorithmic thinking and problem-solving in addition to the C++ language. This book takes a different approach than others that teach programming. It focuses on problem-solving techniques and thought processes and introduces features at your level of complexity.

Robotics, ed. , v.
Robotics, ed. , v.

Robotics, ed. , v.

This title presents the history of robotics. Text details how early mechanical automatons led to the advanced, intelligent robots of today. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible.

Scratch™ 2.0 Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Scratch™ 2.0 Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Scratch™ 2.0 Programming for Teens, ed. 2, v.

This book is focused on the fundamentals and using the free Scratch programming language. Written especially for first-time programmers, this book's hands-on approach emphasizes the design and development of programming logic. You'll learn important programming concepts without getting bogged down in complicated details.

Video Games and Culture, ed. , v.
Video Games and Culture, ed. , v.

Video Games and Culture, ed. , v.

This book explores how the evolution of video games has impacted our culture.

*NEW* SPORTS - including Fitness and Sports Science

Excelling in Baseball, ed. , v.
Excelling in Baseball, ed. , v.

Excelling in Baseball, ed. , v.

This book examines how baseball players can set goals, practice in the off-season, improve nutrition, and find coaching that will help them develop.

Excelling in Basketball, ed. , v.
Excelling in Basketball, ed. , v.

Excelling in Basketball, ed. , v.

This book discusses how basketball players can set goals, participate in shooting drills, prepare for tryouts, engage in the recruiting process, and much more.

Excelling in Football, ed. , v.
Excelling in Football, ed. , v.

Excelling in Football, ed. , v.

This book examines how football players can set goals, practice drills, improve nutrition, excel at tryouts, and strive to take their game to the next level. Advice from coaches and NFL players on how to improve in both the physical and mental aspects of the game is also provided.

Excelling in Hockey, ed. , v.
Excelling in Hockey, ed. , v.

Excelling in Hockey, ed. , v.

This book examines improving the individual game and what that means physically and mentally for a hockey player. Advice from professional trainers and hockey players is also provided.

Excelling in Soccer, ed. , v.
Excelling in Soccer, ed. , v.

Excelling in Soccer, ed. , v.

This book discusses the preparation, drills, and the physical and mental demands of the game of soccer. Advice from soccer players past and present is also provided.

Find Balance with Yoga and Pilates, ed. , v.
Find Balance with Yoga and Pilates, ed. , v.

Find Balance with Yoga and Pilates, ed. , v.

This guidebook teaches students how to turn their healthy habits into a healthy lifestyle. It emphasizes the importance of establishing a mind-body connection and presents meditation and yoga exercises as ways of helping create that relationship.

Make a Fitness Plan, ed. , v.
Make a Fitness Plan, ed. , v.

Make a Fitness Plan, ed. , v.

This guidebook shows students how to set health goals, create fitness plans, and read about different gym machines and how to use them both safely and effectively. It also emphasizes the importance of nutrition as they read about different food groups, discover how to eat right on a budget, and how to portion correctly.

Pilates, ed. , v.
Pilates, ed. , v.

Pilates, ed. , v.

This guide will help the reader improve flexibility, posture, and strength through Pilates exercises.

Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of auto racing.

Science at Work in Baseball, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Baseball, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Baseball, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of baseball.

Science at Work in Basketball, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Basketball, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Basketball, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of basketball.

Science at Work in Football, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Football, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Football, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of football.

Science at Work in Snowboarding, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Snowboarding, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Snowboarding, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of snowboarding.

Science at Work in Soccer, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Soccer, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Soccer, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of soccer.

Skateboarding, ed. , v.
Skateboarding, ed. , v.

Skateboarding, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers skateboarding.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. , v.

Covers 300 topics on physiology and fitness, including coverage of Healthy People 2010/2020, the nationwide initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve the nation's health, as well as topics on diseases and conditions related to fitness.

Train for Strength, ed. , v.
Train for Strength, ed. , v.

Train for Strength, ed. , v.

This guidebook presents resistance training, which increases strength and endurance while working on muscles and making them larger. It shows the three main methods of resistance training: free weights, resistance machines, and individual body weight, and students are taught how to pick the best practice for their needs and goals and are given sample exercises.

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.

*NEW* TEEN

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.

Alcohol Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Alcohol Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Alcohol Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides information about alcohol and its effects on the body, brain, and behavior, including short-term consequences and long-term health risks to individual organs and mental well-being. It describes the risks and signs of emerging alcohol-related problems, offers information about treatments, and describes strategies to prevent teen alcohol abuse.

Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Provides facts about drug use, abuse, and addiction. It describes the physical and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, inhalants, ecstasy, and many other drugs and chemicals that are often abused.

Pregnancy Information for Teens., ed. 2, v.
Pregnancy Information for Teens., ed. 2, v.

Pregnancy Information for Teens., ed. 2, v.

Discusses the array of choices to be made and the obstacles to overcome when a young woman faces an unplanned pregnancy. It includes facts about abortion, adoption, prenatal care, nutrition, fetal development, and preparing for labor and delivery.

Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Addresses the sexual issues that American teens face, including the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty and emerging sexuality; and the risks of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

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

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

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

Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.
Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.

Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.

This book examines all aspects of a young adult's legal rights at school, at work, and at home, including recent developments in teen-oriented legislation.

Teen Lives around the World, ed. , v.
Teen Lives around the World, ed. , v.

Teen Lives around the World, ed. , v.

This set looks at the lives of teenagers from 60 countries, examining a typical school day and major issues that teens face, including bullying, violence, sexuality, and social and financial pressures. Entries show how geography, history, economics, and politics shape teen life. Topics include Schooling and Education; Extracurricular Activities: Art, Music, and Sports; Family and Social Life; Religions and Cultural Rites of Passage; Rights and Legal Status; and Issues Today.

Teens and Alcohol, ed. , v.
Teens and Alcohol, ed. , v.

Teens and Alcohol, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding teens and alcohol and provides an overview of the topic.

Teens and Bullying, ed. , v.
Teens and Bullying, ed. , v.

Teens and Bullying, ed. , v.

This book explores bullying, whether online or face-to-face, and the real-life choices teens face as they develop an understanding of risks and consequences and of right and wrong.

Teens and Employment, ed. , v.
Teens and Employment, ed. , v.

Teens and Employment, ed. , v.

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

Teens and Marijuana, ed. , v.
Teens and Marijuana, ed. , v.

Teens and Marijuana, ed. , v.

This book examines the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana in various states and how it has impacted teen’s views and decisions regarding experimenting with marijuana. It explores the real-life choices teens face as they develop an understanding of risks and consequences and of right and wrong.

Teens and Smoking, ed. , v.
Teens and Smoking, ed. , v.

Teens and Smoking, ed. , v.

This book examines why many teenagers are picking up the habit even when medical science has proven that cigarette-smoking is a serious health hazard. It explores the real-life choices teens face as they develop an understanding of risks and consequences and of right and wrong,

TRANSPORTATION

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.
Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.

Getting the Most Out of Makerspaces to Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, ed. , v.

This volume teaches young people how members of the maker movement are producing their own unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for productive purposes.

Who Invented the Automobile?, ed. , v.
Who Invented the Automobile?, ed. , v.

Who Invented the Automobile?, ed. , v.

This book looks back at the history of the automobile.

Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.
Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.

Science at Work in Auto Racing, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of auto racing.

Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering, ed. , v.
Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering, ed. , v.

Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering, ed. , v.

This book examines amazing feats of aerospace engineering, including the Saturn V moon rocket, the International Space Station, and the world's largest passenger jet. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

WAR

9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, ed. , v.
9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, ed. , v.

9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, ed. , v.

Analyzes the complex causes and effects of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks both domestically and internationally, and examines the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.
American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

Examines the effect of World War II on people living in America. The Almanac discusses major events on the home front, including the changing role of women, Civil Defense and the draft. Biographies highlights 26 key figures, such as John L. Lewis, J. Robert Oppenheimer and others. Primary Sources includes primary material from a variety of sources, including speeches, documents and other material.

Cause & Effect: World War II, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: World War II, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: World War II, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of World War II and then examines these questions: How did the Treaty of Versailles contribute to Hitler's rise? How did the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor influence the war's outcome? How did the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union change the course of the war? How did the end of World War II contribute to the start of the Cold War?

Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.
Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.

Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.

An authoritative overview that explains how the attack on Pearl Harbor led to the evacuation and internment of Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans, details living conditions in the camps, and discusses the economic, emotional and physical toll on interned Japanese-Americans.

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.

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

Life During the Revolutionary 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 Revolutionary War.

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.
Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

Covers the period from the U.S. annexation of Texas to the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (1848), including the battles of the conflict and also the mixed feelings of Americans regarding the war.

Terrorism and War of the 2000s, ed. , v.
Terrorism and War of the 2000s, ed. , v.

Terrorism and War of the 2000s, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the events and issues associated with terrorism and war during the 2000s, starting with the 9/11 attack on American soil and the War on Terrorism that followed. It also covers the terrorist attacks and wars around the world during the decade, as well as dramatic hostage situations, coups, acts of genocide, and other violent conflicts.

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

The Iraq War, ed. , v.

Significant events that shaped the Iraq War are explored, including the background of the war, the clashes over weapons inspections, the fall of Saddam Hussein, the worsening violence inside Iraq, the Iraqi elections, and the withdrawal of troops.

The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.
The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.

The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Persian Gulf War in the Middle East.

The Spanish-American War, ed. , v.
The Spanish-American War, ed. , v.

The Spanish-American War, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive overview of the 1898 Spanish-American War. Includes the political and social factors that led to the ten-week conflict, pivotal battles in the war itself, and the lasting impact of the war on the United States, Spain, Cuba, the Philippines, and the wider world.

The War in Afghanistan, ed. , v.
The War in Afghanistan, ed. , v.

The War in Afghanistan, ed. , v.

This book covers the war in Afghanistan, launched after the 9/11 terrorist attacks that brought down the World Trade Center, which has now become America's longest and perhaps least talked-about war. It provides context and clarity concerning the U.S. military's initial success in Afghanistan under the name Operation Enduring Freedom, the Taliban resurgence, the Surge, and the impact of the war on Americans, American soldiers, and average Afghans.

The War on Terror Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
The War on Terror Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

The War on Terror Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

This book chronicles the individuals, operations, and events of the War on Terror around the world, exploring its causes and consequences through the lens of policy, doctrine, and tactics of combat.

Weapons & Warfare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Weapons & Warfare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Weapons & Warfare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides information about weaponry, tactics, and models of warfare from ancient times to the present, worldwide.

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

World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

World War I and the Age of Modern Warfare, ed. , v.
World War I and the Age of Modern Warfare, ed. , v.

World War I and the Age of Modern Warfare, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive overview of the 'Great War,' its geopolitical implications for the United States and the rest of the world, and the ways in which its new military technologies, strategies, and attitudes permanently altered the nature of warfare for soldiers and civilians alike.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.

*NEW* Literature / Mythology / Graphics

The Hunger Games Trilogy, ed. , v.
The Hunger Games Trilogy, ed. , v.

The Hunger Games Trilogy, ed. , v.

This volume analyzes the importance of the trilogy's success on young adult readers, compares the world of Panem to other notable dystopias, and closely examines the relationships between Katniss, Peeta, and Gale.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This authoritative resource presents the people, places and times that defined an era and documents the launch of cultural development among African Americans in 1920s Harlem. This single volume contains almanac and biographies sections with primary source documents in sidebars throughout.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

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

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

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

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