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Adoptive Families, ed. , v.
Adoptive Families, ed. , v.

Adoptive Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at how American families are changing, and helps teen readers understand what it's like to be part of an adoptive family.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers a different era of importance to African American culture and includes the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time; included are eyewitness accounts and primary documents.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

American 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.

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

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

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

Animals Around the World, ed. , v.
Animals Around the World, ed. , v.

Animals Around the World, ed. , v.

Presents information about a wide variety of animals, from speedy cheetahs to enormous elephants.

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

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

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

This book explains different types of anxiety disorders, how to recognize and treat them, as well as diagnosis and treatment options.

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Argentina, ed. , v.
Argentina, ed. , v.

Argentina, ed. , v.

Includes descriptions of sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, phrase books, and maps. Provides information on the history of Argentina and explores its various regions.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.

Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

Features the discoveries and research that have transformed our understanding of the planets and stars of the universe.

Athens, ed. , v.
Athens, ed. , v.

Athens, ed. , v.

Provides travel information on Athens, Greece; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

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.

Barcelona & Catalonia, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Barcelona & Catalonia, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Barcelona & Catalonia, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Beating Bullying Against Teens with Disabilities, ed. , v.
Beating Bullying Against Teens with Disabilities, ed. , v.

Beating Bullying Against Teens with Disabilities, ed. , v.

Teens with disabilities have an increased risk of being bullied and need help addressing and overcoming the unique forms of bullying they face. This resource combines information about basic protections under the ADA, ways teens with disabilities are bullied, and anti-bullying strategies. Emphasis is on safety, and letting students know where to turn to assert their rights. When they have tools to combat bullying, they feel empowered and thrive in all aspects of their lives.

Beijing & Shanghai, ed. , v.
Beijing & Shanghai, ed. , v.

Beijing & Shanghai, ed. , v.

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

Beijing, ed. , v.
Beijing, ed. , v.

Beijing, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 sights of the Forbidden City to the top 10 Chinese dishes, hotels, restaurants, and markets. Provides insider knowledge for visitors to Beijing. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1
Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Covers literary adaptations in four main categories: classic literature; contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and children’s and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a particular work.

Boston, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Boston, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Boston, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides travel information on Boston; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Boston, ed. , v.
Boston, ed. , v.

Boston, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 monuments and statues to the top 10 restaurants, festivals, and seaside excursions. Provides insider knowledge for visitors to Boston. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

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

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

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

Brazil, ed. , v.
Brazil, ed. , v.

Brazil, ed. , v.

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

Brittany, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Brittany, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Brittany, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides travel information on Brittany; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Brussels & Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent, ed. , v.
Brussels & Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent, ed. , v.

Brussels & Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 Belgian beers to the top 10 bars, clubs, and restaurants. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Budapest, ed. , v.
Budapest, ed. , v.

Budapest, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 Hungarian dishes to the top 10 festivals, bars, cafés, and shops. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

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

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

Butterfly, ed. , v.

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

Castle and Knight, ed. , v.
Castle and Knight, ed. , v.

Castle and Knight, ed. , v.

Explores the world of knights and castles.

Chicago, ed. , v.
Chicago, ed. , v.

Chicago, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 niche museums to the top 10 places to eat, ethnic neighborhoods, jazz & blues joints, skyscrapers, and festivals and events. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

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

Chick, ed. , v.

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

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

Clarity, ed. , v.

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

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

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.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of contemporary novelists, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of poets from around the world, written by subject experts.

Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.
Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.

Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines how PTSD affects individuals and families and empowers youth to cope with the PTSD of a parent. It explores root causes and provides tools for mitigating the sometimes-considerable stress of having a parent with PTSD, including personal and family therapy.

Coping When a Parent Has a Disability, ed. , v.
Coping When a Parent Has a Disability, ed. , v.

Coping When a Parent Has a Disability, ed. , v.

This book presents multiple aspects of disability in a mainstream culture, and how to deal with complications resulting from a parent's disability. It provides a guide for developing resilience and finding a voice. Special features include a segment on Myths and Facts, as well as an Ask the Specialist section.

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

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

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

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

Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.
Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

This book provides insight into the sources of body shaming, how to confront someone who body shames, and ways to cultivate a positive body image. A Myths and Facts sidebar helps correct misconceptions about whom body shaming affects, and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Counselor shares common queries for specialists who deal with body shaming and the issues that come with it.

Coping with Breakups and Jealousy, ed. , v.
Coping with Breakups and Jealousy, ed. , v.

Coping with Breakups and Jealousy, ed. , v.

This book helps teens with the sometimes intense emotions surrounding getting together and splitting up, empowering readers to solve their problems constructively, with empathy, and to seek help from others when necessary.

Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

This book explores the alienation and rejection many youth experience from cyberbullying, a form of abuse that takes many forms and is often accompanied by social exclusion, physical abuse, and other perils.

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

Coping with Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Hate Crimes, ed. , v.
Coping with Hate Crimes, ed. , v.

Coping with Hate Crimes, ed. , v.

This book explores what motivates hate crimes, including those committed against people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ+ communities, women, and other marginalized groups, and puts them in the broader context of U.S. history and society. Readers will learn strategies for coping with hate crimes in their own lives and come away with a comprehensive understanding of the influence of hate crimes on various communities.

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

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.
Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.

Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.

This book discusses the particular stresses faced by homeless teens as a result of poverty, natural disasters, and other causes.

Coping with Life in Homeless Shelters, ed. , v.
Coping with Life in Homeless Shelters, ed. , v.

Coping with Life in Homeless Shelters, ed. , v.

This book details the skills that can help teens cope with living in a homeless shelter and outlines the ways and tools for moving beyond it. Included with the text is a Myths and Facts and Ask the Specialist section.

Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.
Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.

Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book offers a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the concept of social media anxiety, dispels many widespread myths and replaces them with up-to-date facts, while helping readers identify whether they are experiencing social media anxiety and offering them reliable strategies for dealing with it if they are. A Myths and Facts sidebar is also included.

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

Coping with Stress, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

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

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

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Cracow, ed. , v.
Cracow, ed. , v.

Cracow, ed. , v.

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

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

Croatia, ed. , v.
Croatia, ed. , v.

Croatia, ed. , v.

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

Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean, New ed., ed. , v.
Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean, New ed., ed. , v.

Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean, New ed., ed. , v.

Provides a brief history of cruising and covers the options open to anyone planning a cruise. Includes descriptions of the most popular stopping places and the sights in or near each port. Covers the practicalities of cruising, from planning and booking the cruise to on-board facilities and shore excursions.

Cuba, ed. , v.
Cuba, ed. , v.

Cuba, ed. , v.

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

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

Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

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

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

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.

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

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

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.
Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.

This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Arranged alphabetically by drug name, each entry follows a standard format, allowing researchers to easily find the information they need and also to facilitate comparison between drugs.

Dubai & Abu Dhabi, ed. , v.
Dubai & Abu Dhabi, ed. , v.

Dubai & Abu Dhabi, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from where to find the bargains in souks and malls, to the best natural beauty spots, spas, and golf courses. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

Dublin, ed. , v.
Dublin, ed. , v.

Dublin, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 venues for Irish music to the top 10 children's attractions, shops, and hotels. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

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

Duck, ed. , v.

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

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.
Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Discusses the differences between healthy eating patterns and anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating syndrome, emotional eating, night eating syndrome, orthorexia, pica, and other eating disorders.

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

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding eating disorders and the complex problem of eating disorders many teens face. It addresses the illnesses that cause mental and physical suffering and may have lifelong consequences.

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

Effective Communication, ed. , v.

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

Egypt, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Egypt, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Egypt, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

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

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7, 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.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2, v.

Provides more than 700 articles intended for the student and layperson covering the social, medical and political issues related to drugs and alcohol, as well as types of addiction. Changes since the last edition include the decrease of crack cocaine use and resurgence of heroin use; changes in laws dealing with drug use at the state and national levels; and new discoveries leading to a better understanding of how drugs work and what makes them addictive.

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.

Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26

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

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.

The set covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy and government.

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

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

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

Ethical Business, ed. , v.
Ethical Business, ed. , v.

Ethical Business, ed. , v.

Teaches the know-how to get results without getting ruthless and covers how to improve your bottom line and employee morale while listening to your conscience.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.
Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Everything You Need to Know About Stress and Depression, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Stress and Depression, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Stress and Depression, ed. , v.

This book describes the universal topic of dealing with emotions for an adolescent audience. It equips modern teenagers with an understanding of the mechanics behind stress and depression and gives them advice for dealing with these issues.

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

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

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

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs.

Florence & Tuscany, ed. , v.
Florence & Tuscany, ed. , v.

Florence & Tuscany, ed. , v.

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

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

Forensic Science, ed. , v.

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

Foster Families, ed. , v.
Foster Families, ed. , v.

Foster Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of foster families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a family with foster parents.

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

Fox, ed. , v.

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

Free at Last, ed. , v.
Free at Last, ed. , v.

Free at Last, ed. , v.

Features a biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.

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

Frog, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. , v.

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

Garden Design, ed. , v.
Garden Design, ed. , v.

Garden Design, ed. , v.

Shows step-by-step techniques for tackling every aspect of garden design from planning and planting to simple construction projects.

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.

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

Great Musicians, ed. , v.

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

Growing Up LGBTQ, ed. , v.
Growing Up LGBTQ, ed. , v.

Growing Up LGBTQ, ed. , v.

This book explores what life is like for adolescents in the LGBTQ community, including topics like coming out, bullying and discrimination in school, and mental health. It also examines the creation of community and found family for LGBTQ people. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

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

Guns in America, ed. , v.

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

Hanging Out, ed. , v.
Hanging Out, ed. , v.

Hanging Out, ed. , v.

This book explores socialization and enjoying downtime with friends as an activity we regularly participate in but often take for granted. It applies theories and concepts from psychology and sociology to explain the functions, benefits, harms, and consequences of how we spend our free time. Readers will learn about the many forms of socializing, discover why socializing is so important, and understand the positive and negative effects of socializing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong, ed. , v.
Hong Kong, ed. , v.

Hong Kong, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 secret delights of hidden Hong Kong to the top 10 festivals, hotels, and shops. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

Honolulu & O'ahu, ed. , v.
Honolulu & O'ahu, ed. , v.

Honolulu & O'ahu, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 beaches and golf courses to the top 10 restaurants, shops, and spots for water sports. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

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.

How to Be a Genius, ed. , v.
How to Be a Genius, ed. , v.

How to Be a Genius, ed. , v.

Explores the working of the brain, the potential of the mind and how the brain makes a person unique. Includes puzzles, games, and optical illusions.

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

Human Body, ed. , v.

Covers the human body, including its inner workings, how it protects and repairs itself, the skeleton, senses and systems that enable us to live and function.

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

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

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

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

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

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

India, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
India, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

India, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Istanbul, ed. , v.
Istanbul, ed. , v.

Istanbul, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 tips on buying a carpet to the top 10 restaurants, stores, and hotels. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

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

Kitten, ed. , v.

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

LGBT Families, ed. , v.
LGBT Families, ed. , v.

LGBT Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of LGBT families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a LGBT family.

LGBTQ Discrimination in America, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Discrimination in America, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Discrimination in America, ed. , v.

This book highlights the laws, opinions, and social norms that lead to discrimination of people in the LGBTQ community. It examines common elements of discrimination in the community, from bullying in schools to employment discrimination. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

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

Lamb, Rev, ed. , v.

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

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

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

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

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

Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Stress, ed. , v.

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

Loire Valley, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Loire Valley, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Loire Valley, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Love your world, ed. , v.
Love your world, ed. , v.

Love your world, ed. , v.

Covers ideas on how to take care of the planet--from growing a garden in a tray to recycling trash.

Madrid, ed. , v.
Madrid, ed. , v.

Madrid, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 sights to the top 10 restaurants, museums, and hotels. Provides insider knowledge for visitors.

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.
Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

This book discusses depressive disorders, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, how depression occurs, and advancements researchers have made toward a cure.

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.

Mental Health Information For Teens, ed. 5, v.
Mental Health Information For Teens, ed. 5, v.

Mental Health Information For Teens, ed. 5, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness. Includes a further reading list, a directory of crisis helplines and related organizations, and an index.

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.

Mexico City, ed. , v.
Mexico City, ed. , v.

Mexico City, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from where to find the best museums, ornate churches, colonial palaces, and urban parks. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

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

Middle East Conflict Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

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

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

Mouse, ed. , v.

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

Multiracial Families, ed. , v.
Multiracial Families, ed. , v.

Multiracial Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at how American families are changing, and helps teen readers understand what it's like to be part of a multiracial family.

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

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

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

Newsmakers, ed. , v.
Newsmakers, ed. , v.

Newsmakers, ed. , v.

Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

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

Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.

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

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

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

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

Owl, ed. , v.

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

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

Penguin, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Pig, ed. , v.

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

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

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

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

Pony, ed. , v.

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

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.
Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.

Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis. 2 volumes.

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

Puppy, ed. , v.

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

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

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

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

Religions, ed. , v.
Religions, ed. , v.

Religions, ed. , v.

Examines all of the world's major faiths, as well as the lesser-known beliefs of Africa and the Americas. Explores the religious practices and traditions of each belief system, and profiles the deities and holy figures of each faith.

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

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

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

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

Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

San Francisco & Northern California, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
San Francisco & Northern California, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

San Francisco & Northern California, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 22, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 22, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 22, v.

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

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

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

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

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Seville & Andalusia, Rev. ed, ed. , v.
Seville & Andalusia, Rev. ed, ed. , v.

Seville & Andalusia, Rev. ed, ed. , v.

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

Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.
Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.

Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of single-parent families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a single-parent family.

Slavery, ed. , v.
Slavery, ed. , v.

Slavery, ed. , v.

Covers slavery during the colonization of the Americas where more than 12 million Africans were stolen from their homelands and forced to work in plantation colonies.

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

Sleep Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts about sleep and sleep requirements for teens. Explains the biological processes involved in sleep and discusses circadian rhythms, dreaming, sleep hygiene, and sleep disorders, including insomnia, delayed sleep phase syndrome, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, sleep walking, and enuresis (bedwetting). Covers sleep deprivation, explaining the physical and mental consequences of inadequate sleep.

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

Space Exploration Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Spain, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Spain, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Spain, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, 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.

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

Super Structures, ed. , v.
Super Structures, ed. , v.

Super Structures, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to historic buildings, unusual buildings, and buildings of the future.

Supernatural Literature, ed. , v.
Supernatural Literature, ed. , v.

Supernatural Literature, ed. , v.

This work provides thorough coverage of the literature of the supernatural across the canon, covering such works as Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.
Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.

Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.

This book explains how bullying happens and offers solutions for teens to get through it safely.

Surviving a First Breakup, ed. , v.
Surviving a First Breakup, ed. , v.

Surviving a First Breakup, ed. , v.

This book explains how teens can end a relationship with their significant other with compassion and sensitivity, how to handle the emotional roller coaster of a breakup, and the different ways to heal and move forward.

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

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

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

Teens Talk About Anxiety and Depression, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Anxiety and Depression, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Anxiety and Depression, ed. , v.

This book offers advice for young people dealing with their own mental health issues or those of a loved one. A compilation of true stories by young adults facing the challenges of anxiety and depression, the book features compelling first-person accounts of panic attacks, suicidal depression, and self-harm, among other topics.

Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

In first-person accounts, young adults discuss their efforts to overcome challenges including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.

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

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

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

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

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

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

Teens Talk About Leadership and Activism, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Leadership and Activism, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Leadership and Activism, ed. , v.

This book contains first-person accounts of young adults finding their way as leaders and activists. The volume offers narratives that deal with topics including the influence a teacher has on a student, the importance of teamwork while participating in an artistic performance, and the impact that attending a rally against genocide has on a young adult

Teens Talk About Learning Disabilities and Differences, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Learning Disabilities and Differences, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Learning Disabilities and Differences, ed. , v.

This book contains first-person accounts of teens struggling with attention-deficit disorder, dyslexia, Asperger's, and other issues.

Teens Talk About Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, ed. , v.

This book contains true stories of teens dealing with issues such as the stinging criticism of their peers, stage fright, and the sense of isolation one can feel even in a large group of people.

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

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

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

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

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

The College Blue Book, ed. 32, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 32, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 32, v.

The College Blue Book has been a standard, professional reference on higher education since it was first published in 1923. New features have been added during the intervening years to keep pace with the changing needs for information about our educational facilities. The information, especially in the areas of tuition, room and board, enrollment figures, library holdings, is constantly changing.

The Cook's Herb Garden, ed. , v.
The Cook's Herb Garden, ed. , v.

The Cook's Herb Garden, ed. , v.

Provides recipes, step-by-step photographs on how to plant, nurture, harvest, and store herbs, and flavor charts that list the best herbs to partner with popular ingredients.

The Crusades Reference Library, ed. , v.
The Crusades Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Crusades Reference Library, ed. , v.

The three-volume The Crusades covers everything from the First Crusade (1095-99) through the Ninth Crusade (1271-72).

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.

Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

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

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

Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of 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.

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

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

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

The Human Brain Book, ed. , v.
The Human Brain Book, ed. , v.

The Human Brain Book, ed. , v.

Covers the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual and includes the latest findings from the field of neuroscience.

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

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

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

The Writers Directory, ed. 35, v.
The Writers Directory, ed. 35, v.

The Writers Directory, ed. 35, v.

Features bibliographical, biographical and contact information for living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication. Entries include name, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information and a bibliography.

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.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.
Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

Twenty-First Century Novels, ed. , v.
Twenty-First Century Novels, ed. , v.

Twenty-First Century Novels, ed. , v.

Brings the most important fictional works of the last 10 years into view, discussing plot, characters, critical reception and more. Features broad coverage of multiethnic/multicultural communities and curricula, bringing an insight to readers of contemporary global literature in English translation.

U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.
U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.

U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.

Chronicles and interpretations of the phenomenal waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times through the period from 1820 to 1930, when the United States was the destination of some 60% of the world's immigrants -- up to the present day, when restrictive policies have temporarily stanched the flow of immigrants.

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.

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

UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.
UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.

UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.

Covers the endangered and threatened status of a myriad of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, mollusks, insects, arachnids, corals, crustaceans, and plants. Each entry provides the species’ common/scientific name, classification information, current status according to the IUCN and the Endangered Species Act, description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to protect it.

UXL Ignition Science, ed. , v.
UXL Ignition Science, ed. , v.

UXL Ignition Science, ed. , v.

This book is a collection of seventy science projects, each intended to be performed by a group of two to four students. Projects have real-world applications, and each includes step-by-step instructions, budget and timetable estimates, expected outputs, and measures for evaluating success. The goal of the projects is not only to teach important science lessons but also to provide opportunities for students to engage in collaborative, project learning.

Understanding Self-Image and Confidence, ed. , v.
Understanding Self-Image and Confidence, ed. , v.

Understanding Self-Image and Confidence, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about self-image, the mental picture that each person has of himself or herself. Psychologists explain that a person’s self-image is the product of the thinking self; it is the way each individual organizes all the facts that have been acquired over the years.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2006, v.
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2006, v.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2006, v.

Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.

Vienna, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Vienna, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Vienna, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Vienna, ed. , v.
Vienna, ed. , v.

Vienna, ed. , v.

Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 sights in the Hofburg Palace to the top 10 walks, shops, restaurants, and cafés. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

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

Vietnam War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Vietnam and Angkor Wat, ed. , v.
Vietnam and Angkor Wat, ed. , v.

Vietnam and Angkor Wat, ed. , v.

Provides background information on Vietnam and Angkor Wat; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

War in the Persian Gulf Reference Library, ed. , v.
War in the Persian Gulf Reference Library, ed. , v.

War in the Persian Gulf Reference Library, ed. , v.

Triggered by its invasion of Kuwait, Iraq was pitted against a 32-nation coalition of forces commanded by Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, whose air attacks led the way for a ground war that met with success in less than four days.

Washington, D.C, ed. , v.
Washington, D.C, ed. , v.

Washington, D.C, ed. , v.

Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places Washington D.C. in geographical, historical and culture context.

Weather Almanac, ed. 11, v.
Weather Almanac, ed. 11, v.

Weather Almanac, ed. 11, v.

The almanac presents hundreds of in-depth weather records for 108 major U.S. cities and a climatic overview of the country, including 33 U.S. weather atlas maps.

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

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

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

What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book discusses the evolving understanding of how stress and anxiety affect people’s lives and includes the foremost research on treating these conditions. Personal stories give readers an intimate look at how others are managing these sometimes-debilitating conditions.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 20, v.
Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 20, v.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 20, v.

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

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

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

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

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

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

World of Forensic Science, ed. , v.

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

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

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

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

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

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.

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

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

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

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