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101 Tips for Graduates, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
101 Tips for Graduates, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

101 Tips for Graduates, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers everything from how to succeed in a job, and how to have a meaningful career and balance life and work priorities. Includes new tips on technology and how to avoid the pitfalls of online activities like social networking.

A Teen Guide to Buying Goods and Services, ed. , v.
A Teen Guide to Buying Goods and Services, ed. , v.

A Teen Guide to Buying Goods and Services, ed. , v.

This book provides teenagers with a strong overview of the understanding of how to successfully buy basic goods and services. It focuses on the areas of the economy that teenage readers are most likely to be interested in: defining goods and services, competition, consumer rights, economy, inflation, trade, taxes, and with abundant practical job examples from the world today.

A Teen Guide to Earning Income, ed. , v.
A Teen Guide to Earning Income, ed. , v.

A Teen Guide to Earning Income, ed. , v.

This book provides teenagers with a strong overview of the possible ways to earn money. It focuses on the areas of the economy that teenage readers are most likely to be interested in: being self-employed, running your own business, working online, selling products that you make or acquire, with abundant practical job examples from the world today.

A Teen Guide to Protecting and Insuring Assets, ed. , v.
A Teen Guide to Protecting and Insuring Assets, ed. , v.

A Teen Guide to Protecting and Insuring Assets, ed. , v.

This book provides teenagers with a strong overview of the possible ways to protect the money they earn. It focuses on the areas of the economy that teenage readers are most likely to be interested in: assets, insurance, appraisals, depreciation, liabilities, net worth, and theft, with abundant practical real life examples from the world today.

A Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.
A Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

A Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

This book provides teenagers with a strong overview of the possible ways to save your money and to invest to grow your money safely. Practical examples of financial investing plans are presented to the readers. Other topic include: banks, bonds, brokers, Cd's, credit ratings, diversification, FDIC, principal, stocks, and taxes.

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

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

A general resource for African research for students at the high-school level or higher. Consists of 450 alphabetically arranged entries covering countries, regions, geographic features, cultural groups, personalities, and general subjects such as body adornment and clothing, oral tradition, and writing systems. Includes timelines, definitions and quick-reference fact boxes.

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

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

American Coins and Bills, ed. , v.
American Coins and Bills, ed. , v.

American Coins and Bills, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of American currency system as well as the history of American coins and bills and how they have changed over time.

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

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

American 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 Economic History, ed. , v.
American Economic History, ed. , v.

American Economic History, ed. , v.

This reference tool enhances readers' appreciation of the role economics has played in U.S. history since 1776. Entries cover an array of information on historical events, legislation, economic terms, labor unions, inventions, interest groups, elections, court cases, economic policies and philosophies, economic institutions, and global processes.

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

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is 'new historicist' in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is 'new historicist' in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Americans at War, ed. , v.
Americans at War, ed. , v.

Americans at War, ed. , v.

Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music. General audiences.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

The ancient civilizations of Iraq, Egypt, India, China, Central America and other regions are the focus of this remarkable contribution to student reference.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.
Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Examines the diverse peoples of early European civilization through a series of 212 essays, presented in chronological order. Coverage includes prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000). Includes maps, photos, and chronologies. For the general reader.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.

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.

Banking and Finance, ed. , v.
Banking and Finance, ed. , v.

Banking and Finance, ed. , v.

This text examines the role of banks and the process of business financing as insightful text breaks down such terms as interest rate, capital, and dividend.

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

Biology, ed. , v.

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

Biotechnology, ed. , v.
Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues.

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

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

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

Borrowing, ed. , v.
Borrowing, ed. , v.

Borrowing, ed. , v.

Answers basic questions students ask about financial skills needed for adulthood, including borrowing money through mortgages, car loans, college loans, and credit cards.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.

Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.

Buyers and Sellers, ed. , v.
Buyers and Sellers, ed. , v.

Buyers and Sellers, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the marketplace and its participants, explains who buyers and sellers are as well as how people decide what they need and want and how the marketplace is changing with technological advances, and explores key economic concepts, like scarcity, resources, incentives, supply, demand, and market structures, while providing readers with strategies for making smart buying and selling decisions.

Buying Your First Car, ed. , v.
Buying Your First Car, ed. , v.

Buying Your First Car, ed. , v.

A first car is a young person's ticket to independence and responsibility. This book explains how to decide what to buy, what is affordable, how much may be owed in taxes, what the insurance options are, how to negotiate the purchase price, whether they are entitled to a warranty, and how to get a loan. It discusses service contracts, fuel conservation, hybrid options, and how to maintain the vehicle. Smart cars, cycles, scooters, and other non-car options are also discussed.

Capitalism, ed. , v.
Capitalism, ed. , v.

Capitalism, ed. , v.

This book covers Capitalism, an economic system that prizes free and competitive markets, private ownership, and a comparatively small role for government intervention and regulation. Yet capitalism also has many political undertones and has become associated with notions of freedom, individualism, self-determination, and anti-unionism.

Career Courage, ed. , v.
Career Courage, ed. , v.

Career Courage, ed. , v.

This book serves as a personal coach through the soul-searching and planning process ahead, whether you’re a college grad contemplating choices, a seasoned professional seeking new directions, or a stay-at-home mom preparing to reenter the workplace. Packed with exercises and stories of inspiring second acts, the book poses tough questions about motivation, confidence, character, risk tolerance, and more.

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

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

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

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

Career Information Center, ed. 9, v.

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

Career Match, ed. 2, v.
Career Match, ed. 2, v.

Career Match, ed. 2, v.

This book is designed to help people discover their ideal work. Using the author's revealing ten-minute self-assessment, the book helps readers determine their personality style, then walks them through the range of career choices best for them.

Careers for Tech Girls in Computer Science, ed. , v.
Careers for Tech Girls in Computer Science, ed. , v.

Careers for Tech Girls in Computer Science, ed. , v.

This book empowers young women who are interested in working as computer and information research scientists, computer network architects, information security analysts, software developers, web developers, and video game developers and designers by offering industry insiders’ career tips.

Careers for Tech Girls in Engineering, ed. , v.
Careers for Tech Girls in Engineering, ed. , v.

Careers for Tech Girls in Engineering, ed. , v.

This book covers many engineering career opportunities, with workplaces ranging from a laboratory to deep space. It also offers suggestions as to how readers can turn their dreams into dream careers, such as which classes to take in school, scholarships available specifically for women, and college majors and classes that will be instructive, interesting, and give girls a step up to feel confident in trying out a cool engineering career.

Careers for Tech Girls in Math, ed. , v.
Careers for Tech Girls in Math, ed. , v.

Careers for Tech Girls in Math, ed. , v.

This book suggests a variety of careers that rely on the study of mathematics and explains how to pursue them. Readers will also be advised about how to land their first job and how to advance up the career ladder.

Careers for Tech Girls in Science, ed. , v.
Careers for Tech Girls in Science, ed. , v.

Careers for Tech Girls in Science, ed. , v.

This book provides young women, with an interest in science, vital information about internships, careers, resources, and support networks to help them achieve their goals. Female role models in medicine, zoology, ecology, astronomy, and more are profiled.

Careers for Tech Girls in Technology, ed. , v.
Careers for Tech Girls in Technology, ed. , v.

Careers for Tech Girls in Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides young women, who have a knack for technology, with the various career options available in the tech sector. Four primary career sectors are addressed: communications, aerospace and defense, green technology, and biotechnology.

Careers for Tech Girls in Video Game Development, ed. , v.
Careers for Tech Girls in Video Game Development, ed. , v.

Careers for Tech Girls in Video Game Development, ed. , v.

This book introduces middle and high school girls to the world of video game development, covering the kinds of courses, extracurricular activities, and organizations that can help them get into a career in video game development.

Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.
Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Careers in Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the renewable energy industries, the fastest-growing job-creating fields in the U.S. economy. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Careers, ed. , v.
Careers, ed. , v.

Careers, ed. , v.

This book about careers is the perfect guide for teens to start thinking about a career. Charts and tables are included to help young people gauge interest about possible careers.

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

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

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

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides an updated look at how teens can earn and manage money. It covers practical information about receiving income, paying taxes, and budgeting.

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

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

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

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

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

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

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

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.
Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.

Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements. For younger and middle school students, but also appropriate for high school students.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational chemistry as well as biotechnology, including biographies of scientists past and present. Reviews the history of the field up to modern research and practical applications, and topical essays examine the role chemistry plays in various aspects of everyday life. For academic readers.

Civic Engagement, ed. , v.
Civic Engagement, ed. , v.

Civic Engagement, ed. , v.

This book explores civic engagement in the United States, focusing on institutions such as the news media, political parties, and the U.S. Postal Service. Primary sources give readers a better understanding of how U.S. citizens and their government have interacted throughout history to create positive change for the people.

Civic Virtue, ed. , v.
Civic Virtue, ed. , v.

Civic Virtue, ed. , v.

This book defines civic virtue and gives concrete examples of civic virtue in practice.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

Offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. Provides insights on leading social issues and spurs critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization.

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.

College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides information for teens about planning, saving, and paying for post-secondary education, with facts about government aid, private loans and scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance.

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

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Community Service and Volunteering, ed. , v.
Community Service and Volunteering, ed. , v.

Community Service and Volunteering, ed. , v.

This book examines the importance of community service and volunteering. After reading this informative text, students will have a better understanding of ways they can become active citizens, such as by volunteering at a homeless shelter, donating to a food bank, or helping to build a house.

Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.
Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.

Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.

This book looks at the world of computer science, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the work that scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

Computer Security Literacy, ed. , v.
Computer Security Literacy, ed. , v.

Computer Security Literacy, ed. , v.

Focuses on practical security topics that users are likely to encounter on a regular basis.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.
Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today’s most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.
Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments. Significant issues, events, figures, movements and judicial/legislative actions in the history of each amendment are also covered chronologically.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Coding, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Coding, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Coding, ed. , v.

This book presents a variety of exciting careers in which one can write computer code for a living without having a college degree. It covers such jobs as UX designer, system administrator, game developer, and QA engineer.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Fashion, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Fashion, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Fashion, ed. , v.

This guide is an invaluable resource for any reader who has ever considered a career in fashion. Beyond the usual paths, the reader will find some interests he or she may not have previously considered, including fit modeling, public relations, and blogging.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Gaming, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Gaming, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Gaming, ed. , v.

This book covers all facets of the gaming industry, including production and sales, and also looks into traditional gaming outside of the multimedia industry. With a particular focus on the practical challenges of breaking into the world of gaming and strategies to help students prepare for working in the field, it aims to provide a range of entry points.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Houses and Apartments, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Houses and Apartments, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Houses and Apartments, ed. , v.

This book provides all the tools for a career that involves houses and apartments. Each chapter explores a specific career path, including designer, painter, professional home organizer, realtor and landscaper, providing first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Photography, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Photography, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Photography, ed. , v.

This career guide takes the simple concept of 'being good with a camera' and gives readers a long, actionable list for turning their interests into a career across a variety of fields. This guide is all that a camera enthusiast needs to get started planning and building a career—all without having to worry about student loans.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Planning and Organizing, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Planning and Organizing, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Planning and Organizing, ed. , v.

This book provides all the tools for a career that involves planning and organizing. Each chapter explores a specific career path, including wedding planner, life coach, administrative assistant, trade show coordinator, and professional fundraiser, providing first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Reading and Research, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Reading and Research, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Reading and Research, ed. , v.

This book provides all the tools for a career that involves reading and research. Each chapter explores a specific career path, including writing, genealogy, library work, and legal research, providing first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Shopping, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Shopping, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Shopping, ed. , v.

This book provides all the tools for a career that involves shopping. Each chapter explores a specific career path, including personal shopping assistant, retail buyer, interior designer/decorator, and realtor, providing first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Sports, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Sports, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Sports, ed. , v.

This guide breaks down the many career options within the field of sports, offering a long list of online and offline resources for the determined career seeker and several first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Tech, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Tech, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Tech, ed. , v.

This book, covering such fields as graphic design, web development, and internet marketing, outlines the duties and responsibilities of each job and offers straightforward advice on pursuing a career through methods such as online courses, internships, and certification courses.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging, ed. , v.

This book provides all the tools for a career that involves writing and blogging. Each chapter explores a specific career path, including fiction writer/novelist, editor, columnist or opinion blogger and playwright, providing first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love the Arts, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love the Arts, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love the Arts, ed. , v.

This book offers readers interested in careers in the arts a framework for putting their passion into action. Students will learn which high school classes will help prepare them for job opportunities as a dancer, actor, tattoo artist, photographer, or even costumer designer.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love to Entertain, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love to Entertain, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love to Entertain, ed. , v.

This book, stressing the importance of preparation, hard work, and marketing your business, focuses on traditional entertainment like music and acting but also delves into less conventional work like working as a Foley artist or as a children’s entertainer.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love to Repair Things, ed. , v.
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love to Repair Things, ed. , v.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love to Repair Things, ed. , v.

This guide walks the reader through the many options open to students interested in construction, installation, and maintenance. With detailed information on needed preparation and certification, this book gives readers a solid overview of these high-growth industries.

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.
Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Profiles the biggest corporate mistakes or misdeeds throughout history, covering the people, the times, the decisions made.

Corporations, Nonprofits, and Labor Unions, ed. , v.
Corporations, Nonprofits, and Labor Unions, ed. , v.

Corporations, Nonprofits, and Labor Unions, ed. , v.

This book explains how the economy and good economic decisions impact their financial success, and describes the difference between command and market economies, how different types of business ownership affect the United States and global economies, and how workers can protect their status in a productive economy.

Credit Cards and Loans, ed. , v.
Credit Cards and Loans, ed. , v.

Credit Cards and Loans, ed. , v.

From buying a candy bar with a credit card to signing a mortgage on a house, at some point everyone will need to deal with credit and debt. Learning how to make smart choices now can help people save lots of money down the road. This book explains how these financial tools work and how to use them responsibly.

Credit and Borrowing, ed. , v.
Credit and Borrowing, ed. , v.

Credit and Borrowing, ed. , v.

Covers all the ins and outs of good credit vs. bad credit, how to build a credit history, credit scores, and anything else students need to know about the process of taking out a loan.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Critical Perspectives on Free Trade and Globalization, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Free Trade and Globalization, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Free Trade and Globalization, ed. , v.

This book will introduce students to the debate surrounding free trade and globalization to help them understand the nature of international commerce, cultural exchanges brought on through trade, and how the international economy is evolving.

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

Cuba, ed. , v.

Presents the major forces that have shaped the country both historically and culturally, offering a close look at themes emblematic to the nation's history. Features articles on works of art and nonfiction, political documents, speeches, testimonies, flashpoint events and places of cultural significance.

Cutting Edge Energy Technology, ed. , v.
Cutting Edge Energy Technology, ed. , v.

Cutting Edge Energy Technology, ed. , v.

This book covers breakthroughs in battery technology, new developments in green building construction, and the expansion of 'smart' houses, roads, and cities based on the Internet of Things.

Cutting Edge Entertainment Technology, ed. , v.
Cutting Edge Entertainment Technology, ed. , v.

Cutting Edge Entertainment Technology, ed. , v.

This book covers breakthroughs in the full-sensory immersion entertainment experience, from the next generation of theme parks, ultra-high definition movies, virtual reality toys and video games, and augmented reality displays which will revolutionize what people see, hear, and feel.

Cutting Edge Medical Technology, ed. , v.
Cutting Edge Medical Technology, ed. , v.

Cutting Edge Medical Technology, ed. , v.

This book covers cutting-edge technologies in disease prevention, treatment, and diagnosis, as well as in individualized healthcare, including robotics, organ and tissue engineering, genomic testing, and wearable medical devices.

Cutting Edge Transportation Technology, ed. , v.
Cutting Edge Transportation Technology, ed. , v.

Cutting Edge Transportation Technology, ed. , v.

This book covers a new generation of cutting edge motor, air, space, and marine vehicles and other transportation related technologies.

Cybersecurity, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity, ed. , v.

This book discusses the evolving nature of Internet-based attacks, the vulnerabilities of individuals and corporations to these threats, and the hackers who carry out or defend against cyberattacks.

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

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

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.
Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.

Digital Safety Smarts, ed. , v.
Digital Safety Smarts, ed. , v.

Digital Safety Smarts, ed. , v.

This book examines cyberbullying, including the effects it has, as well as how to identify and prevent it. It teaches readers about the dangers of online interaction and what to do when inappropriate contact happens.

Do More, Spend Less, ed. , v.
Do More, Spend Less, ed. , v.

Do More, Spend Less, ed. , v.

Provides financial tips, advice, real-world examples, and strategies to save consumers money and allow them to compete in today’s consumer world.

Don’t Break the Bank, ed. , v.
Don’t Break the Bank, ed. , v.

Don’t Break the Bank, ed. , v.

This guide is for middle school and high school students who want--or need--to learn how to manage their money. It provides real-life advice from students as well as expert money-saving tips from financial experts.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.
Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.

This reference library provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents in which two of the world's first civilizations developed: Mesoamerica (the name for the lands in which ancient civilizations arose in Central America and Mexico) and the Andes Mountains region of South America (in present-day Peru and parts of Bolivia, northern Argentina, and Ecuador).

Earning Information For Teens, ed. , v.
Earning Information For Teens, ed. , v.

Earning Information For Teens, ed. , v.

This book offers guidelines on financial and workplace planning to aid prospective teen workers as they embark on their first job searches and take their first steps toward independence. Guidelines include when and how a teen can work, resume preparation, job searches, navigating workplace culture, improving financial and workplace skills, with money management tools and resources included as additional resources.

Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.
Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.

Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.

This book examines how people can find work that fits their interests, budget their income, and use investment options to help them make more money. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Economic Depression, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complicated concept of economic depression into language readers can understand. They will learn how a depression starts, what causes it, how an economy can recover from it, if one is likely in the future, and how an economic depression can affect them directly.

Economics and Economic Systems, ed. , v.
Economics and Economic Systems, ed. , v.

Economics and Economic Systems, ed. , v.

This text provides a detailed explanation of the scope of economics, historical development, and the strengths and weaknesses of various economic systems are provided.

Economics, ed. , v.
Economics, ed. , v.

Economics, ed. , v.

This guide introduces the essentials of economics: after providing an overview of basic economic concepts, it chronicles the development of economics as a discipline and then launches into an examination of the various economic systems in existence.

Economy 101, ed. , v.
Economy 101, ed. , v.

Economy 101, ed. , v.

This book studies key economic topics and includes the basics of the free market economy, delving into details about economic growth, recessions, and government interventions. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Education and Careers, ed. , v.
Education and Careers, ed. , v.

Education and Careers, ed. , v.

Discusses various education and career paths, as well as how these paths influence a person's financial future.

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.

Employment, ed. , v.
Employment, ed. , v.

Employment, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader in gaining job skills, seeking work, interviewing, negotiating salaries and benefits, and thriving in the workplace. It also offers information that applies to all job seekers, as well as guidance for first-time job applicants and workers returning to the workforce after an absence.

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.

A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces, many written by foremost scholars, it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to define in one source the cultural roots, participation in American life, and current condition of the African-American community.

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 Buddhism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2, v.

Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

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. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.

Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.

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

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

This business encyclopedia provides custom-written articles offering rare insight into nations with social or business activity in the process of rapid growth and industrialization, as well as highlighting key emerging industries within those economies.

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

This six-volume reference includes more than 230 articles, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 words, on everything from serfdom and the economy, to witchcraft and public health.

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

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of modern Asia, defined as extending from Japan in the east to Turkey in the west, and from Kazakhstan in the north to Indonesia in the south. Presents entries covering such subjects as countries, cities, regions, natural features, religions, social issues, languages, people, events, customs, politics, and economics.

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Provides critical information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.

Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.
Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.

Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.

Entries examine topical essays, recent phenomena, concepts, cults, prominent individuals and personalities, organizations and publications, as well as providing entries tracing the development of occultism and parapsychology in particular countries. In certain controversial areas, the case both for and against has been indicated, with sources noted for further study.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.

Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.

Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.

A two-volume survey of the pursuit of leisure in the United States, from Colonial to modern times, presented through 271 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes specific types of recreational activities as well as important themes in the history of leisure. For students, researchers, and general readers.

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 Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.

Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.

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. 24
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 24

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 24

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 World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27

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. 28
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 28

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 28

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. 29
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 29

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 29

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. 30
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 30

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 30

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. 31
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 31

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 31

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. 32
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 32

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 32

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

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.

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

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture. Its cross-cultural perspective meets high school curricular requirements for world studies and social sciences.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of the military aspects of the American Revolutionary War, covering the period 1763-1783. The alphabetically arranged entries include biographies as well as discussions of campaigns and strategy; battles, skirmishes, and naval actions; weaponry; political issues and events; and how the European powers participated in the conflict. For students, historians, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

This 2-vol. set encompasses nearly two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II. This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia features entries on depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society and culture.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of the formative years of the United States, starting just prior to the American Revolution and ending with the inauguration of Andrew Jackson in 1829. Presents 671 alphabetically arranged entries focusing on the major political markers and milestones, as well as the art, music, literature and daily life, of this period. For secondary and college students, researchers, and general readers.

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.

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.
Environmental Science, ed. , v.

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Cross-curricular in nature, the title supports both basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, physics, chemistry, and biology, as well as general science, history, government, and the social sciences.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.
Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

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 Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students 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.

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

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

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

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

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.

Financial Independence Information for Teens, ed. , v.
Financial Independence Information for Teens, ed. , v.

Financial Independence Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book offers information on expanding teen financial literacy and transitioning into adulthood. It discusses career-planning, creating and living within a budget, and planning for the future in order to meet a teen’s financial and educational goals. Overviews of money-management tools and other financial information are offered as additional resources.

Financial Meltdowns, ed. , v.
Financial Meltdowns, ed. , v.

Financial Meltdowns, ed. , v.

This book explains the complex history of past financial meltdowns, such as the Great Depression and the global financial crisis of 2008. Readers will learn about all the factors that may contribute to similar disasters in the future.

Finding a Job, ed. , v.
Finding a Job, ed. , v.

Finding a Job, ed. , v.

The key to living independently is finding a job. But searching for and applying for jobs can be a stressful experience. This book explains how this process works, provides advice on how to find a job that is right for you, and information on topics such as cover letters and interviews.

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

Food, ed. , v.

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

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

French and Indian War, ed. , v.

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

From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.
From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.

From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.

Presents occupational profiles, alongside overviews of the green job that cover such details as, what job it is most similar to, what skills are required to perform the job, and what a typical day in the life of that job is like.

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. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 2, v.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

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

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

Provides a broad overview of war throughout American history, with a special emphasis on how war effects, and is affected by, political, economic, and social change in American and global society.

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

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

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

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

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War. Primary source documents in the form of first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature bring to life the experiences of the Union and Confederate participants and the people they left behind.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Illuminates daily life in slave society in America from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Provides information on the business and regulation of slavery, the plantation way of life, work, family and community, culture and leisure, health and medicine, religion, resistance and rebellion, and slavery and freedom in the North.

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

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

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

Getting Started in Options, Illustrated ed., ed. , v.
Getting Started in Options, Illustrated ed., ed. , v.

Getting Started in Options, Illustrated ed., ed. , v.

This illustrated guide demystifies the options markets, distinguishes the imagined risks from the real ones, and arms investors with the facts they need to make informed, profitable decisions.

Getting Started in Stock Investing & Trading, Illustrated ed., ed. , v.
Getting Started in Stock Investing & Trading, Illustrated ed., ed. , v.

Getting Started in Stock Investing & Trading, Illustrated ed., ed. , v.

This guide to understanding and investing in stocks combines basic and non-technical explanations with many other features: illustrations, definitions in context, examples, charts, key points, and valuable resources including online supplemental learning tools.

Getting Started with Coding, ed. , v.
Getting Started with Coding, ed. , v.

Getting Started with Coding, ed. , v.

This guide is here to help kids get started with the basics of coding. It walks young readers through fun projects that were tested in the classroom. Each project has an end-goal to instill confidence and a sense of achievement in young coders.

Getting Your First Job, ed. , v.
Getting Your First Job, ed. , v.

Getting Your First Job, ed. , v.

Earning money at a job for the first time is an exciting step on the road to adulthood. Taking the steps necessary to getting that job and learning how to function as an employee make this a valuable experience. This volume guides readers through finding work, understanding pay scales and benefits, and learning about hours and schedules. Advice on how to budget and save and what to expect when it comes to taxes round out what to expect from the employment process.

Getting a Credit Card, ed. , v.
Getting a Credit Card, ed. , v.

Getting a Credit Card, ed. , v.

Most people borrow money to buy a car, a house, or go to college. Readers learn how to make credit work for them instead of falling into long-term debt. This guide covers secured and unsecured credit, calculating interest, understanding statements, choosing the right card, fees, billing cycles, minimum payments, balance transfers, and cash advances. Also discusses credit scores and credit reports, whether someone is a good credit risk, and how to protect personal information.

Getting a Job, ed. , v.
Getting a Job, ed. , v.

Getting a Job, ed. , v.

This book provides real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts for youth’s who are looking for a job.

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

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

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

Getting to Know Alice, ed. , v.
Getting to Know Alice, ed. , v.

Getting to Know Alice, ed. , v.

Alice is one of several programming environments that use prewritten code to help get beginners started with coding. This book discusses Alice's history and development, why it was created, and how it has made programming fun and easy for novice coders.

Getting to Know Arduino, ed. , v.
Getting to Know Arduino, ed. , v.

Getting to Know Arduino, ed. , v.

This book covers the particulars of Arduino's hardware and software, its capabilities, pros and cons of the platform, and examples of the creativity its use engenders. The Arduino programming language is used to operate microcontrollers, which are essentially mini-computers that trigger physical systems such as lights and motors.

Getting to Know Python, ed. , v.
Getting to Know Python, ed. , v.

Getting to Know Python, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the computer programming language Python, exploring its various applications and the history of its development.

Getting to Know Ruby, ed. , v.
Getting to Know Ruby, ed. , v.

Getting to Know Ruby, ed. , v.

The book provides an introduction to the open-source programming language known as Ruby, including the language's history, the basics of operation, and implementation of the system's application framework, Ruby on Rails.

Getting to Know Scratch, ed. , v.
Getting to Know Scratch, ed. , v.

Getting to Know Scratch, ed. , v.

Scratch is a unique programming language based in graphical interface, rather than written code, making it more accessible to younger users. This book provides a thorough history of Scratch and how it can be used to launch a career or simply an idea.

Getting to Know the Raspberry Pi, ed. , v.
Getting to Know the Raspberry Pi, ed. , v.

Getting to Know the Raspberry Pi, ed. , v.

This book reveals the vision behind the minicomputer Raspberry Pi and the history of its creation. It describes the computer's hardware and the options it offers in terms of operating systems, software, programming languages, and peripherals.

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

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

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

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

Globalization, ed. , v.

This book makes it easier for readers to understand the complicated and often controversial topic of globalization by discussing the different types of globalization, how and why it occurs, its effect on people, and what it means in the Internet Age.

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

Government and the Economy, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities, ed. , v.
Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities, ed. , v.

Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities, ed. , v.

This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia describes and analyzes how the governments profiled affect citizens in the daily exercise of their rights and responsibilities. Arranged alphabetically and richly illustrated, Governments of the World features biographies and historical surveys on different types of political systems, such as constitutional monarchies, presidential systems, democracies and dictatorships, and much more.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery, with special attention to the New Deal, as well as the global situation, including the rise of Hitler. The Almanac covers the era in 16 subject chapters. Biographies profiles 29 major figures of the period. Primary Sources features annotated excerpts from speeches, newspaper and magazine articles, literature, and other documents from the period. For middle school and general audiences.

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

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

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

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

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

This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hackathons, ed. , v.
Hackathons, ed. , v.

Hackathons, ed. , v.

This book explores the different kinds of hackers and what to expect at a hackathon. It covers what organizations run hackathons, the different subjects the events cover, and how one can benefit by attending a hackathon, as well as outlining the skills and advice for operating one’s own hackathon.

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

Healthy Living, ed. 2, v.

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

Helping Those in Need, ed. , v.
Helping Those in Need, ed. , v.

Helping Those in Need, ed. , v.

This book explains to young readers how they can participate in community efforts to help people who are struggling or less fortunate.

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

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

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

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

This series addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. Each volume in this series has a thematic, era or subject-specific focus that coincides with the way history is studied at the academic level. Entries are selected by an advisory board of historians and academics.

History of Economic Thought, ed. , v.
History of Economic Thought, ed. , v.

History of Economic Thought, ed. , v.

This text explores the philosophical underpinnings of economics, beginning with Aristotle and up through modern game theory. It also looks at the most prominent influences that weave through modern economics.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.
History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450 starts at a year regarded as the beginning of the Age of Exploration and examines how the hunt for new resources and markets during that period resulted in the establishment of colonies in Africa, the Americas and Asia. The set looks at the Industrial Revolution, the rise of capitalism and the effects of imperialism on the global economy.

How Coins and Bills Are Made, ed. , v.
How Coins and Bills Are Made, ed. , v.

How Coins and Bills Are Made, ed. , v.

This book describes the process of minting money.

How to Prepare a Standout College Application, ed. , v.
How to Prepare a Standout College Application, ed. , v.

How to Prepare a Standout College Application, ed. , v.

Provides step-by-step guidance to preparing a winning college application, including Common Application 4.0 updates and how to avoid common pitfalls.

How to Raise Money for a Cause, ed. , v.
How to Raise Money for a Cause, ed. , v.

How to Raise Money for a Cause, ed. , v.

This book features information about holding a fundraiser at school or in a local community. Children will learn how teachers, administrators, parents, and friends can all help turn their concern about a cause into money that can help the cause.

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

Human Geography, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the ideas and social turmoil that marked this transition as well as the machines, manufacturing processes and energy sources that spurred it on.

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.
Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.

Inflation, Deflation, and Unemployment, ed. , v.
Inflation, Deflation, and Unemployment, ed. , v.

Inflation, Deflation, and Unemployment, ed. , v.

This book explains facets of the economy and how they are measured, offers age-appropriate, real-life illustrations of the concepts of inflation, deflation, and unemployment, and provides historical and current examples which support curricular standards outlined in the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards.

Inflation, ed. , v.
Inflation, ed. , v.

Inflation, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complicated concept of inflation for readers and explains what inflation is, what causes it, its effects on the rest of the economy, and its impact on everyday life.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.

This book explains how a market economy functions, and the role that small businesses and entrepreneurs play in the system, discusses innovators and entrepreneurs of the past and present, and depicts the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in a market economy. Supports the C3 Framework for Social Studies.

International Economics, ed. , v.
International Economics, ed. , v.

International Economics, ed. , v.

This text addresses the topics of globalization, economic development, trade and comparative advantage, trade barriers, exchange rates, the balance of payments, and major international organizations today such as the U.N., IMF, and the World Bank. It concludes with a discussion of different economic systems.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

Investing, ed. , v.
Investing, ed. , v.

Investing, ed. , v.

Answers basic questions students ask when learning about financial skills needed for adulthood, including investing money in the stock market, bonds and mutual funds, gold, and collectibles.

Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.
Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.

Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to social networking are discussed, such as: How Does Social Media Affect Personal Relationships? Has Social Media Contributed to a Loss of Privacy? How Has Social Media Influenced Politics? Are People Too Dependent on Social Media?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6, v.

Presents profiles of 193 countries of the world. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, government, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, and famous people.

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

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

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

Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the Korean War by exploring the major topics and events related to the period. The combined Almanac and Primary Sources covers the background of and issues related to the conflict in 13 chapters. Biographies includes 25 biographical entries on major figures from the period and 50 photographs.

Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2, v.
Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2, v.

Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2, v.

Zooming in on key locations connected to the American Revolution, this expanded and completely revised edition of Col. Mark M. Boatner III's original book goes beyond U.S. borders when profiling historical sites and landmarks significant to the war. The original state-by-state guide now also includes coverage of the war in the West Indies and an expanded treatment of Canada.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.
Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.

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

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1

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

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of literary works that explore the theme of the American dream. Analyzes poetry, plays, short stories, novels, and works of nonfiction that address this theme in some capacity, and how that theme has been treated in literature at different times in history and across diverse cultures.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Presents a myriad of viewpoints, so that modern readers can begin to grasp the complexities of war and its impact. Such stories give voice to the individuals who fight and are fought against, who are injured, who suffer on the battlefield and at home, and who, inevitably, can no longer speak for themselves. Examines dominant and recurring subthemes in the literature of war; including survival, terrorism, leadership, and genocide.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Living on a Budget, ed. , v.
Living on a Budget, ed. , v.

Living on a Budget, ed. , v.

Balancing spending and earnings may sound simple, but it can be a difficult process for many people. Building a responsible budget can help secure a safe financial future. This book looks at why a budget is important, discusses ways to think about income and expenses, and provides budgeting tips.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, ed. , v.
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, ed. , v.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, ed. , v.

Covering all aspects of death and dying -- biological, medical, social, sociological, psychological, religious, and philosophical -- the 2-vol. Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying also provides a deep historical and cross-cultural perspective through the ages.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy, ed. , v.
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy, ed. , v.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy, ed. , v.

Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.

Macroeconomics, ed. , v.
Macroeconomics, ed. , v.

Macroeconomics, ed. , v.

This text provides an introduction to economic systems and economic goals, and also addresses major macroeconomic issues including GDP, economic growth, business cycles, inflation, unemployment, fiscal policy, national debt, money, the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy and financial crises. It concludes with a discussion of the different schools of thought and debates in this field.

Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.
Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.

Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.

Contains detailed biographical and bibliographical information on the most-studied authors at the turn of the twenty-first century. More than 1,000 fully-updated entries cover the most influential contemporary writers and their careers through 2004.

Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.
Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.

Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.

In 262 entries, this 3-vol. set examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life. All aspects of legislation are covered, including the National Prohibition Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Freedom of Information Act and much more.

Making Smart Money Choices, ed. , v.
Making Smart Money Choices, ed. , v.

Making Smart Money Choices, ed. , v.

This book explores financial decision-making processes, how to wisely borrow money, how to distinguish between needs and wants, and how to avoid scams. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Making a Budget, ed. , v.
Making a Budget, ed. , v.

Making a Budget, ed. , v.

Learning careful money management allows young people to pay bills, save for emergencies, meet long-term goals like home ownership, and create a better quality of life for themselves. This guide explains how to craft a budget that accounts for earnings, spending, and short-term and long-term savings goals; set up weekly expense records; make monthly budgets; use budgeting tools; set financial goals; evaluate and adjust budgets; and practice wise savings and spending habits.

Managing Bank Accounts and Investments, ed. , v.
Managing Bank Accounts and Investments, ed. , v.

Managing Bank Accounts and Investments, ed. , v.

This volume simplifies learning how to save and invest for the future. While working and earning a salary may be best-known means of increasing wealth, other types of investments are discussed as well. This guide goes through banking basics like opening an account, compounding interest, making deposits, using debit and credit cards, and how to budget. Readers also learn about planning for retirement, analyzing stocks, and a variety of investment types.

Managing Debt, ed. , v.
Managing Debt, ed. , v.

Managing Debt, ed. , v.

This book discusses the differences between good and bad debt, how to build a good credit score, and how to pay down debt. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Managing Finances and Shopping Online, ed. , v.
Managing Finances and Shopping Online, ed. , v.

Managing Finances and Shopping Online, ed. , v.

In this online world, it's easier than ever for young people to manage their money, stay within a budget, and invest, but also to spend that money foolishly. This volume helps teens to navigate the world of finances and shopping online with explanations about banking, credit, mobile payment services, and how to comparison shop and check product reviews. Includes step-by-step instructions, best practices, and advice on how to avoid scams and stay safe.

Managing Money, ed. , v.
Managing Money, ed. , v.

Managing Money, ed. , v.

This book provides real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts for youth’s who are looking to manage their money. Money management is not a mystery, but it does take motivation and the cultivation of good habits.

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

Mathematics, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 8, v.
Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 8, v.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 8, v.

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

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

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

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

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

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Middle East Conflict, ed. 2, v.
Middle East Conflict, ed. 2, v.

Middle East Conflict, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events, and documents that are key to understanding the complex relationships of the countries and cultures of the Middle East.

Money Around the World, ed. , v.
Money Around the World, ed. , v.

Money Around the World, ed. , v.

This book teaches young readers about the different kinds of money that people use around the world, and how to use money when you go to a foreign country. Before and After Reading Activities, a photo glossary and further reading list are also provided.

Money Machine, ed. , v.
Money Machine, ed. , v.

Money Machine, ed. , v.

This book explains how to invest in stocks based on value. Readers will discover how to judge a stock by the cash it generates; determine its intrinsic value; use key investment benchmarks such as price-earnings ratio, dividend-price ratio, q ratio, and the Bogle and Shiller models; recognize stock market bubbles and profit from panics; avoid psychological traps that can trip you up; and more.

Money Math, ed. , v.
Money Math, ed. , v.

Money Math, ed. , v.

Math is everywhere when it comes to money. See how dollars and cents add up inside this book -- and how we need math to finish the tally. You'll need your math smarts to help figure out how much you can earn from chores or jobs, the best way to balance what you spend and save, how to calculate interest, and more.

Money Through the Ages, ed. , v.
Money Through the Ages, ed. , v.

Money Through the Ages, ed. , v.

Discusses how money has been used throughout history.

Money and Capital, ed. , v.
Money and Capital, ed. , v.

Money and Capital, ed. , v.

This text provides explanations of topics such as how we determine value, what exactly capital is and how it relates to money. The gold standard, various currencies from around the world, and interest theory are also covered.

Money, Banking, and Finance, ed. , v.
Money, Banking, and Finance, ed. , v.

Money, Banking, and Finance, ed. , v.

This book explains how currency and its corollaries, banking and finance, function within an economy is at the heart of this book. The interconnected nature of these three sectors is highlighted throughout the separate chapters devoted to each individual topic. Includes sidebars and a glossary key terms.

Need It or Want It?, ed. , v.
Need It or Want It?, ed. , v.

Need It or Want It?, ed. , v.

This book explores the differences between needs and wants.

Needs and Wants, ed. , v.
Needs and Wants, ed. , v.

Needs and Wants, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the differences between needs and wants. A table of contents, an infographic, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index are also provided.

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

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

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

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.
Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Provides critical overviews on the most frequently studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs. Includes discussions of literary format, themes, and structure.

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.

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

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

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

Online Predators, ed. , v.
Online Predators, ed. , v.

Online Predators, ed. , v.

In this book, various types of online sexual, financial, identity theft, and cyberbullying predators, along with the methods they employ, the effects on their victims, efforts to contain these illegal activities, and associated controversies are discussed.

Paying Without Money, ed. , v.
Paying Without Money, ed. , v.

Paying Without Money, ed. , v.

Explains how people use different methods of paying without using cash.

Personal Finance At Your Fingertips, ed. , v.
Personal Finance At Your Fingertips, ed. , v.

Personal Finance At Your Fingertips, ed. , v.

Covers everything an individual needs to know regarding their money. Topics include budgeting, banking, interest rates and mortgages, credit and debt, insurance, estate planning, college financing and student loans and much more.

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

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

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

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

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

This layman's encyclopedia discusses ideas, concepts, events, and people that inform money management and personal finance. It explains the intricacies of things like investing, saving, debt, credit, and mortgages, and it drills down into complexities like the difference between 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans.

Peterson's® How to Get Money for College 2016, ed. 33, v.
Peterson's® How to Get Money for College 2016, ed. 33, v.

Peterson's® How to Get Money for College 2016, ed. 33, v.

This directory contains information on financial opportunities for college including federal grants, work-study programs, need-based and non-need-based gift aid, and athletic awards from more than 2,500 four-year colleges.

Peterson's® How to Get Money for College 2018, ed. 35, v.
Peterson's® How to Get Money for College 2018, ed. 35, v.

Peterson's® How to Get Money for College 2018, ed. 35, v.

This directory contains information on financial opportunities for college including federal grants, work-study programs, need-based and non-need-based gift aid, and athletic awards from more than 2,500 four-year colleges.

Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.
Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Explores the history of piracy from ancient times to the present day. Topics include piracy in antiquity and the Middle Ages, the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean, female pirates, the pirate code of conduct and pirate slang, strongholds and hideouts, ships, weaponry, and sea battles, pirates in literature and film, and modern maritime piracy.

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.

Political Theories for Students, ed. , v.
Political Theories for Students, ed. , v.

Political Theories for Students, ed. , v.

In-depth information on major political theories and systems from all time periods. Each entry begins with a general overview of the system/theory followed by a discussion of the principal aspects of the theory, the theory's philosophy and an analysis of the historical context in which the theory was developed, including critical response.

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

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

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

Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.
Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.

Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.

Presents in-depth profiles of each American president and his administration. Includes black-and-white portraits of the presidents and extensive bibliographies. Also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency. For students in grades 10 and higher, as well as general readers.

Principles of Business: Economics, ed. , v.
Principles of Business: Economics, ed. , v.

Principles of Business: Economics, ed. , v.

This book contains concise entries on hundreds of important terms, principles and concepts that allow readers to develop a deeper understanding of the field of economics. Numerous illustrations and diagrams are also provided.

Protecting Financial Data, ed. , v.
Protecting Financial Data, ed. , v.

Protecting Financial Data, ed. , v.

This book examines how people can become targets for cybercriminals, the dangers of identity theft, and how people can protect their financial data from attacks. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Race and Economics, ed. , v.
Race and Economics, ed. , v.

Race and Economics, ed. , v.

This title examines the role race plays in people's economic well-being, delving into the historical institutions and laws that underpin today's system and exploring what governments and activists are doing to decrease disparities. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.
Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.

Real-World STEM: Reverse-Engineer the Brain, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Reverse-Engineer the Brain, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Reverse-Engineer the Brain, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are developing new ways to solve some of the most complex problems that face humanity.

Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that computer scientists and cybersecurity engineers are in a race to stop hackers and limit their damage before people lose confidence in doing business on the Internet.

Recession, ed. , v.
Recession, ed. , v.

Recession, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the specifics of an economic recession, including the difference between a recession and a depression, what can be done about a recession, how it affects everyday life, and how it will impact their future.

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

Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.
Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.

Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Roaring Twenties Reference Library chronicles and illustrates a time of great social change in everything from fashion to music to politics.

Robots in Medicine, ed. , v.
Robots in Medicine, ed. , v.

Robots in Medicine, ed. , v.

This book covers the FDA approved Da Vinci surgical robotic system. It represents a whole segment of robots used to aid doctors, pharmacists, and others in the medical field. Readers are introduced to this cutting-edge medical technology with full-color photographs of robots actually used in hospitals and doctors' offices today.

Saving and Investing, ed. , v.
Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

Keeping your money safe is always a good idea. So is making it grow over time. This book discusses reasons to save and invest, examines how people can save their money wisely, and looks at ways to invest.

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

Saving, ed. , v.

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

Savings and Investing, ed. , v.
Savings and Investing, ed. , v.

Savings and Investing, ed. , v.

Provides students with everything they need to know about saving and investing, including choosing the right bank, risk versus reward, and the nature of stocks and bonds as investments.

Savings and Investment Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Savings and Investment Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Savings and Investment Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides information to help today's young adults learn how to develop the habit of saving money and investing for the future. It explains how the economy works and how factors such as interest rates and inflation impact personal wealth.

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

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 30, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 30, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 30, 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.

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

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

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

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

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

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

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.
Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

Includes original essays written by leading experts in the field, primary source documents that articulate the interrelation of science and society, and sidebars on the cultural, economic, and political issues surrounding scientific thought -- providing insights on leading social issues and exploring the impact of science on society through the ages.

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17
Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Smart Online Communication, ed. , v.
Smart Online Communication, ed. , v.

Smart Online Communication, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how to be smart users of technology, why watching what you post is important, and what to do if someone misuses your information.

Social Activism, ed. , v.
Social Activism, ed. , v.

Social Activism, ed. , v.

The book explores the process of social activism and how it can create positive social change.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

Socialism and Communism, ed. , v.
Socialism and Communism, ed. , v.

Socialism and Communism, ed. , v.

The story of socialism and communism is a saga of idealism and cynicism, revolution and repression, power and powerlessness. The entire political and economic history of the modern era is contained in this account, forming a detailed and lively panorama.

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

Space Exploration Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

Spanish-American War, ed. , v.
Spanish-American War, ed. , v.

Spanish-American War, ed. , v.

Covers the underlying causes of the Spanish American war, the battles, and the resolution of the conflict with the signing of the Treaty of Paris.

Spending and Saving Money, ed. , v.
Spending and Saving Money, ed. , v.

Spending and Saving Money, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the concept of spending and saving money, including making decisions about when to spend and when to save. A table of contents, an infographic, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index are also provided.

Spending, ed. , v.
Spending, ed. , v.

Spending, ed. , v.

Answers basic questions students ask when learning about spending money and other financial skills needed for adulthood such as strategies for making a budget, spending with cash versus credit and whether to rent or buy a place to live.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

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

Supply and Demand, ed. , v.
Supply and Demand, ed. , v.

Supply and Demand, ed. , v.

This book explains the laws of supply and demand, their impact on our economic system, and their relationship to buying and spending behavior, and discusses advertising.

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

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Taxes, ed. , v.

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

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn about various types of credit, the importance of using credit wisely, and how to avoid the pitfalls of too much debt.

Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.

This book helps teens understand jobs and taxes and how they work.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn how to navigate the college funding maze, using grants, scholarships, savings, loans, and other creative options to pay for school.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

This book gives teens information about saving, investing, and making the best use of their money.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn all about starting a business, with added insights from owners of businesses small and large.

Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning, ed. 12, v.
Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning, ed. 12, v.

Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning, ed. 12, v.

This guide enables high school students to make important decisions involving life after graduation. Includes advice from guidance counselors, instructors, college admission officials, military officers, and other high school students, as well as tips for interviews, resumes, and cover letters.

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

Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.
The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.

The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.

Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture. Includes coverage of such topics as: Africa and the Black diaspora; film and television; landmarks; national organizations; population; religion; science and technology; and sports.

The American Middle Class, ed. , v.
The American Middle Class, ed. , v.

The American Middle Class, ed. , v.

What is the 'American Dream'? This book's author argues that contrary to what many believe, it is not achieving the wealth necessary to enter the top one percent but rather becoming members of the great middle class by dint of hard work and self-discipline.

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.
The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Iran/Persia, and the Arabian Peninsula, covering more than 4,000 years, from the Early Bronze Age to 325 B.C.E.

The Art of Conversation, ed. , v.
The Art of Conversation, ed. , v.

The Art of Conversation, ed. , v.

This book shows the reader step-by-step how to converse skillfully and enjoyably with other people at home and at work.

The College Blue Book, ed. 40, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 40, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 40, v.

Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.

The College Blue Book, ed. 45, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 45, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 45, v.

Guide to thousands of 2-and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.

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 Alternative Medicine, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 3, v.

Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.

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

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

Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

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

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

Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. , v.

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3, 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. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

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

This single-volume, accessible 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. More than 650 articles -- 65% of those are entirely new or updated since the last edition.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Latino Student’s Guide to STEM Careers, ed. , v.
The Latino Student’s Guide to STEM Careers, ed. , v.

The Latino Student’s Guide to STEM Careers, ed. , v.

This book is an essential resource that Latino/a students and families need to make the best decisions about entering and succeeding in a STEM career. It offers current, fact-based information about the importance of Latinos/as entering STEM fields of study and provides a comprehensive array of information on diverse STEM majors that Latino/a students and families can use to make informed decisions about entering a STEM field of study.

The Literature of War, ed. , v.
The Literature of War, ed. , v.

The Literature of War, ed. , v.

Provides historical, cultural and social context of works that focus on armed conflict throughout the world and time. It highlights the realities of war, its impact on society, and how it affects our understanding of it.

The Little Book of Economics, ed. , v.
The Little Book of Economics, ed. , v.

The Little Book of Economics, ed. , v.

Offers insights into how the economy works, and the roots of America's economic crisis and its aftermath, especially the role played by excessive greed and risk-taking, and what can be done to avoid another economic cataclysm.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.
The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

Covers an array of topics on the Middle Ages including daily life, art and architecture, science, religion, politics, women's issues, and more.

The Millionaire Dropout, ed. , v.
The Millionaire Dropout, ed. , v.

The Millionaire Dropout, ed. , v.

This book offers advice and methods to help readers increase personal skills, increase wealth, and improve lifestyle

The Personal Business Plan, ed. , v.
The Personal Business Plan, ed. , v.

The Personal Business Plan, ed. , v.

This guide offers a practical, field-tested method for effectively planning out what you want from life and exactly how to achieve it. It will change the way you look at yourself, your job and your career.

The Power of Doing Less, ed. , v.
The Power of Doing Less, ed. , v.

The Power of Doing Less, ed. , v.

This book offers new or better ways of doing things, getting ideas, and spot opportunities you would have missed when you were running around.

The Sixties in America Reference Library, ed. , v.
The Sixties in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Sixties in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Sixties in America Reference Library presents a broad overview of the turbulent 1960s, a decade that forever changed the American social, political and cultural landscape.

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

The Stock Market, ed. , v.

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

The Student's Guide to Financial Literacy, ed. , v.
The Student's Guide to Financial Literacy, ed. , v.

The Student's Guide to Financial Literacy, ed. , v.

Covers the importance of budgeting and saving, the compounding of money, and how to create a diversified portfolio of investments. Included is advice on buying a first home, the characteristics of good debt versus bad debt, insurance and tax planning, and choosing the right career.

Top 101 Women of STEM, ed. , v.
Top 101 Women of STEM, ed. , v.

Top 101 Women of STEM, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of women who have excelled in all areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Trade Wars, ed. , v.
Trade Wars, ed. , v.

Trade Wars, ed. , v.

This collection of articles explores how established trade agreements are changing, and with new tariffs being implemented, the global economic relationships between countries are shifting and uncertain.

Trade and Exchange, ed. , v.
Trade and Exchange, ed. , v.

Trade and Exchange, ed. , v.

This book discusses the history of trade, from early bartering to today’s cryptocurrencies, along with incentives for voluntary exchange (Standard 5), commonly traded goods and services, payment methods, barriers to trade, and international trade agreements. Includes sidebars on exchange-related concepts, such as Bitcoins, Silk Road, and the Consumer Boycott from the Anti-Apartheid Movement.

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

Twenty-First Century Drama, ed. , v.

Provides first or unique coverage of both domestic and international works of drama from the first decade of the 21st century, featuring in-depth information on around 175 plays and musicals first produced between the years 2000 and 2009.

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

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

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

UXL Civics, ed. , v.
UXL Civics, ed. , v.

UXL Civics, ed. , v.

This reference set supports middle school civics, economics, history, and U.S. government curricula.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

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

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

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

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. , v.

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.

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

UXL Money, ed. , v.
UXL Money, ed. , v.

UXL Money, ed. , v.

Topics include microeconomics and domestic trade, macroeconomics and international trade, and personal finance. Covers important people, concepts, and events related to understanding economics and finance, addressing such topics as economic systems, market failures, competition, fiscal policy, global trade, saving and managing your money, credit and debt, investing your money, among others.

Understanding Buying and Spending, ed. , v.
Understanding Buying and Spending, ed. , v.

Understanding Buying and Spending, ed. , v.

This book explores money management for kids. It covers opening a bank account, how debit and savings accounts work, and how to get cash from these accounts, as well as providing practical tips such as shopping around for a good deal and credit card management and the basic economic concepts of spending, budgeting, and saving.

Understanding Credit and Debit, ed. , v.
Understanding Credit and Debit, ed. , v.

Understanding Credit and Debit, ed. , v.

This book explores the concept of borrowing money and paying interest, breaking down credit, loans, interest, and debt to help readers understand one of the hardest financial areas to manage long before they truly need the help.

Understanding Income and Savings, ed. , v.
Understanding Income and Savings, ed. , v.

Understanding Income and Savings, ed. , v.

This book explores what is perhaps the most difficult financial decision anyone makes when money is involved: spend or save the birthday money from Grandma or the money made from a paper route. It covers the most basic concepts of money, including income, budgets, and taxes, as well as the many ways one can save money for long-term goals such as retirement.

Understanding Money Goals and Budgeting, ed. , v.
Understanding Money Goals and Budgeting, ed. , v.

Understanding Money Goals and Budgeting, ed. , v.

This book presents clear explanations of financial goal setting and budgeting and provides practical tips that emphasize prioritizing necessities and keeping track of what is spent in order to live within a budget. It covers giving to charity and finding ways to use money for good.

Understanding Stocks and Investing, ed. , v.
Understanding Stocks and Investing, ed. , v.

Understanding Stocks and Investing, ed. , v.

This book introduces the topic of stocks and bonds, including the risks of investment. It covers how your money is invested in stocks and how to determine what company they own a part of and how to define a stock.