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A New Normal, ed. , v.
A New Normal, ed. , v.

A New Normal, ed. , v.

This title examines how life is different after COVID-19 such as lowered CO2 emissions, elbow bumping instead of handshakes, telemedicine, online shopping, voting by mail, and a global virus research database.

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 Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

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.

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.

Anxiety Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.
Anxiety Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

Anxiety Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

This text offers insight into the ways people experience anxiety and its various types, including general anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and panic disorder. It covers chronic illnesses linked to anxiety and ways to overcome them, and discusses anxiety in specific populations such as pregnant women, children, older adults, and the LGBT community, plus treatments such as psychotherapy, cognitive processing therapy, and complementary and alternative therapies, and suggestions for coping.

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

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

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

Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.
Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.

Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.

This book offers a framework that enables employees to have difficult but necessary conversations about sexual harassment and violence and develop new, better ways of working together. It provides a skills-based approach to addressing sexual harassment prevention and response, including using skills like empathy, situational awareness, boundary setting, and intervention. Includes real-life scenarios and introduces uncomfortable conversation as a necessary core skill.

Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information on risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer, along with facts about coping after treatment.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.
Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

This book provides information for cancer patients and their family members, friends, and caregivers. It includes tips for researching specific types of cancer, treatment advances, and clinical trials, and it offers suggestions for coping with the side effects and complications of cancer treatments. Facts about emotional, cognitive, and mental health issues in cancer care are included.

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.

Civil Rights Movements, ed. 2, v.
Civil Rights Movements, ed. 2, v.

Civil Rights Movements, ed. 2, v.

This two-volume edition explores ways in which civil rights have been given, cemented, overturned, or left unrecognized, from the first uprisings to 2020. In 2014, as the nation celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, civil rights groups such as Black Lives Matter were organizing. Though our societal rhetoric has shifted, the struggle remains the same. Topics include: Flint Water Crisis; Black Lives Matter; Protests of Confederate Monuments; and more.

Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.
Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.

Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.

This book discusses the latest research on the environmental effects of climate change on human health, and the mitigation of climate change on both a local and global level. Topics include sustainable land use, greenhouse gas effects, environmental education, pollution, water treatment, groundwater resources, and more.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This work combines entries describing Earth’s variable climatic history, references to scientific literature, weather record data, and selected primary documents to present readers with a comprehensive account of global warming's effects worldwide.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

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

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

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

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

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

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

Cybercrime, ed. , v.
Cybercrime, ed. , v.

Cybercrime, ed. , v.

This reference work provides an extensive, up-to-date resource for students who want to investigate the world of cybercrime, or for those seeking further knowledge of specific attacks both domestically and internationally.

Daily Life of African American Slaves in the Antebellum South, ed. , v.
Daily Life of African American Slaves in the Antebellum South, ed. , v.

Daily Life of African American Slaves in the Antebellum South, ed. , v.

This book covers the daily life of slaves and their experiences in the decades pre-emancipation, focusing on their struggles to create lives of meaning and dignity within a brutal, repressive system. It discusses slavery from the slaves’ perspective, and explores family life, religious beliefs, political activities, intellectual aspirations, material possessions, and recreational pursuits. It examines history using primary source documents created by slaves or former slaves.

Daily Life of Women, ed. , v.
Daily Life of Women, ed. , v.

Daily Life of Women, ed. , v.

This reference book provides an overview of the daily life of women through history, and a timeline highlights key events in women's history. It draws upon a wide array of cultural settings and time periods in which women displayed agency by carrying out their daily economic, familial, artistic, and religious obligations.

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.

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.

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.

Environmental Issues Today, ed. , v.
Environmental Issues Today, ed. , v.

Environmental Issues Today, ed. , v.

This set provides an up-to-date, comprehensive, and focused resource for understanding the nature and scope of environmental challenges facing the United States and the world in the 21st century, as well as options for meeting those challenges.

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.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book examines 'fake news,' which is used for both false sources and facts that people dislike. It has become more difficult to know what to trust. This book shows what clues and signs to watch for when reading, watching, or listening to news media.

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

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

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

Financial Literacy Starter Kit, ed. 2, v.
Financial Literacy Starter Kit, ed. 2, v.

Financial Literacy Starter Kit, ed. 2, v.

This kit breaks down the essentials of early financial literacy into easy-to-understand, step-by-step chapters. It shows how to make a budget, manage debt, rent an apartment, buy a car, manage a checking account, calculate the cost of college, pay back student loans, get career advice, and more.

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.

Gambling, ed. 2007, v.
Gambling, ed. 2007, v.

Gambling, ed. 2007, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gambling, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.

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

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

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

Genetic Testing, ed. , v.
Genetic Testing, ed. , v.

Genetic Testing, ed. , v.

This book covers genetic testing, including the rise of direct-to-consumer tests, and delves into the ethical, legal, financial, medical, and psychological issues and controversies that surround genetic testing. It also provides case studies, a timeline of critical events, and a directory of resources.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

Growing Up, ed. 2007, v.
Growing Up, ed. 2007, v.

Growing Up, ed. 2007, v.

Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's youth.

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

Guns in America, ed. , v.

From the Revolutionary War to the national crisis brought about by mass shootings in the 21st century, this book provides a historical look at the controversial debate over gun rights and gun control in the United States.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.
Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This authoritative resource presents the people, places and times that defined an era and documents the launch of cultural development among African Americans in 1920s Harlem. This single volume contains almanac and biographies sections with primary source documents in sidebars throughout.

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.

How to Launch Your Side Hustle, ed. , v.
How to Launch Your Side Hustle, ed. , v.

How to Launch Your Side Hustle, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates how to use low-cost techniques and creative ideas to finance, market, and run a business, even as it gains momentum. Topics include hiring and training the right people, pricing the product or service, buying the right software and tools, navigating legal issues, and understanding when it's time to sell the business.

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.

Provides thorough coverage of films and filmmakers, including legendary films, actors and actresses, directors, writers and other production artists. Entries include a detailed essay written by an expert; biographies; filmographies; comprehensive credits; major awards; and updated bibliographies, as well as photographs. General and professional audiences.

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.

This sourcebook covers the evolution of LGBTQ engagement in American politics, from the emergence of gay rights as a political issue in the 1970s to the present, when LGBTQ issues figure prominently in politics. Covers individuals, organizations, cultural forces, political issues, and legal decisions that have elevated the role of LGBTQ people at the ballot box, on the campaign trail, in Washington, and in mayors' offices, city councils, and school boards across the country.

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

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

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

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

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

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.

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.

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.

Nationalism Today, ed. , v.
Nationalism Today, ed. , v.

Nationalism Today, ed. , v.

This two-volume work, arranged by country, examines the geographic, cultural, economic, and political context for the development of nationalist movements. Tables provide facts and figures for each country, and a comprehensive scholarly bibliography of secondary sources is included.

Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.
Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.

Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.

This book provides a collection of innovative research on human and automated methods to deter the spread of misinformation online, such as legal or policy changes, information literacy workshops, and algorithms that can detect fake news dissemination patterns in social media.

Negotiating at Home, ed. , v.
Negotiating at Home, ed. , v.

Negotiating at Home, ed. , v.

Parents spend a lot of time negotiating with their kids—over everyday requests, rules and policies, and big decisions, and often end up derailed and frustrated. This book offers parents a chance to look more closely at what they already do well (and why) and what can be done better. Grounded in research on negotiating effectively, parents learn how to plan, recognize specific tactics, communicate and partner with other family members, address fairness, and handle conflict.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.
New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict. Covers issues facing the continent such as global development, the AIDS crisis, and international terrorism.

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

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

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

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 27
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 27

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 27

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.

Principles of Anatomy, ed. , v.
Principles of Anatomy, ed. , v.

Principles of Anatomy, ed. , v.

This book introduces fundamentals of anatomy, a branch of biology that studies the physical structure of organisms and their parts. Topics include: Gross Anatomy; Animal Tissues; Vertebrate Anatomy; Invertebrate Anatomy; Advances in Anatomical Technology; Clinical Anatomy; Embryology; Reproductive Health; and Ethics of Anatomical Study. Alphabetical entries include Fields of Study; Abstract; Key Concepts; a detailed Essay with background and significance; and Further Reading.

Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.
Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.

Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.

This collection introduces the fundamentals of mathematics. Entries provide an in-depth examination of the topic, and many include illustrations, models, equations, and sample problems. Concepts covered included: Combinatorics; Euclidian Geometry; Linear Algebra; Number Theory; Differential Equations; Game Theory; Mathematical Physics; and Probability and Statistics.

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.

Protesting Police Violence in Modern America, ed. , v.
Protesting Police Violence in Modern America, ed. , v.

Protesting Police Violence in Modern America, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of police violence in the United States and how Americans are calling for change. From the Civil Rights Movement to the present day, Americans have protested against police brutality.

Race and Policing in Modern America, ed. , v.
Race and Policing in Modern America, ed. , v.

Race and Policing in Modern America, ed. , v.

This book explores how the US criminal justice system perpetuates inequality, from the police's origins as slave patrols to the school-to-prison pipeline. The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and there is great racial inequality in the criminal justice system.

Race and the Media in Modern America, ed. , v.
Race and the Media in Modern America, ed. , v.

Race and the Media in Modern America, ed. , v.

This book explores differences in reporting about people of different races, as well as why representation in all levels of media is important to combat systemic racism. Racial bias, both implicit and explicit, is easy to see in American news media.

Racial Profiling and Discrimination, ed. , v.
Racial Profiling and Discrimination, ed. , v.

Racial Profiling and Discrimination, ed. , v.

In recent years, awareness of and anger about racial profiling and discrimination have reached their highest levels in decades. Racial profiling and discrimination often happen in ways many people don't realize, hurting their victims and leading to further divisions. This book clearly explains the difference between racial profiling and discrimination, provides easily understandable examples of each, and gives suggestions for how teens can combat these unfair practices.

Racism in America, ed. , v.
Racism in America, ed. , v.

Racism in America, ed. , v.

This book explains how race, once a differentiating factor, became a major basis for stratification in America that pervaded scientific thought, religious doctrine, governmental policy, and the patterned actions of decision-makers in all sectors of social life.

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.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.
Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

This guide covers the history, development, and current workings of cybercurrencies and the underground economy, both in the United States and around the world. It discusses the explosive growth of cybercurrencies, plus both the illegal or malicious activities that are paid for with cybercurrencies, such as money laundering, tax evasion, and human trafficking, and the many legitimate, constructive applications.

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

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

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

Stepping up to Google Classroom, ed. , v.
Stepping up to Google Classroom, ed. , v.

Stepping up to Google Classroom, ed. , v.

In this book, education experts provide the tools for blended learning needed for success for both teachers and students. The title empowers educators to take the leap into the digital classroom with confidence and purpose. By guiding readers through straightforward and accessible steps and offering a host of tips for customization, it ensures that teachers with all levels of comfort with technology can make the most of Google Classroom’s powerful tools.

Stereotypes, ed. , v.
Stereotypes, ed. , v.

Stereotypes, ed. , v.

This book discusses how culturally accepted stereotypes are impacting people throughout the United States. It examines current and emerging research on how stereotypes begin, grow, and harm the members of society—and what can be done to stop them.

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

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

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

Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.
Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.

Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.

This book presents a head-to-toe look at the health concerns most pertinent to teens and young adults, and what they can do to safeguard their health. It also provides general information on anatomy and function.

Teen Stress, ed. , v.
Teen Stress, ed. , v.

Teen Stress, ed. , v.

This book answers readers' questions about the causes and consequences of stress and how it can be prevented and managed. Life can be stressful, especially for teens, and this stress can have negative impacts on both physical and psychological health.

The Climate Change Debate, ed. , v.
The Climate Change Debate, ed. , v.

The Climate Change Debate, ed. , v.

This book covers climate change from the earliest days of planet Earth to the present day, and includes historical background and a review of current problems, controversies, and solutions. It provides an in-depth look at climate change facts and statistics, and discusses debate surrounding the scientific consensus. Includes an extended annotated bibliography, chronology, glossary, noteworthy individuals and organizations in the field, and important data and documents.

The College Blue Book, ed. 35, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 35, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 35, 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. 36, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 36, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 36, 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 Cost of College, ed. , v.
The Cost of College, ed. , v.

The Cost of College, ed. , v.

This book discusses the types of education people can pursue after high school, explores tuition costs for both public and private schools, and explains how to search for financial aid, scholarships, and grants. 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.

The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents, ed. , v.
The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents, ed. , v.

The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents, ed. , v.

Parent involvement has always been a vital part of any child’s education, but the pandemic and resulting remote instruction require that parents and educators partner at a deeper level. This guide helps parents support their child's academic, social, and emotional development in any learning environment – while not overwhelming them in the process.

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

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, 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 Health Care Consumer's Manifesto, ed. , v.
The Health Care Consumer's Manifesto, ed. , v.

The Health Care Consumer's Manifesto, ed. , v.

This book explains how to become a savvy consumer and get the value we all deserve for our health care spending as it navigates and demystifies the confusing world of health care shopping. It offers a guided tour inside American health care to learn why it is so messy, and who is invested in keeping it that way. The text offers a new vision of how health care could work if it were truly designed to meet consumer needs, with a call to action to demand and create such a system.

The History of Racism in America, ed. , v.
The History of Racism in America, ed. , v.

The History of Racism in America, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of racism and how these inequalities are still visible today. From slavery to Jim Crow segregation, racism has a long, deeply rooted history in the United States.

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

War of 1812, ed. , v.

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

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

Witchcraft in America, ed. , v.

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

Women's Suffrage, ed. , v.
Women's Suffrage, ed. , v.

Women's Suffrage, ed. , v.

This book analyzes key moments in the suffrage fight, and the ideas and deeds of the organizations that made suffrage possible. Topics include the experiences of African American women during the fight for suffrage, and the role of labor in the suffrage movement.

Social Science

A New Normal, ed. , v.
A New Normal, ed. , v.

A New Normal, ed. , v.

This title examines how life is different after COVID-19 such as lowered CO2 emissions, elbow bumping instead of handshakes, telemedicine, online shopping, voting by mail, and a global virus research database.

Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.
Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.

Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.

This book offers a framework that enables employees to have difficult but necessary conversations about sexual harassment and violence and develop new, better ways of working together. It provides a skills-based approach to addressing sexual harassment prevention and response, including using skills like empathy, situational awareness, boundary setting, and intervention. Includes real-life scenarios and introduces uncomfortable conversation as a necessary core skill.

Civil Rights Movements, ed. 2, v.
Civil Rights Movements, ed. 2, v.

Civil Rights Movements, ed. 2, v.

This two-volume edition explores ways in which civil rights have been given, cemented, overturned, or left unrecognized, from the first uprisings to 2020. In 2014, as the nation celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, civil rights groups such as Black Lives Matter were organizing. Though our societal rhetoric has shifted, the struggle remains the same. Topics include: Flint Water Crisis; Black Lives Matter; Protests of Confederate Monuments; and more.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book examines 'fake news,' which is used for both false sources and facts that people dislike. It has become more difficult to know what to trust. This book shows what clues and signs to watch for when reading, watching, or listening to news media.

Gambling, ed. 2007, v.
Gambling, ed. 2007, v.

Gambling, ed. 2007, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gambling, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.

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

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

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

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

Growing Up, ed. 2007, v.
Growing Up, ed. 2007, v.

Growing Up, ed. 2007, v.

Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's youth.

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

Guns in America, ed. , v.

From the Revolutionary War to the national crisis brought about by mass shootings in the 21st century, this book provides a historical look at the controversial debate over gun rights and gun control in the United States.

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.

This sourcebook covers the evolution of LGBTQ engagement in American politics, from the emergence of gay rights as a political issue in the 1970s to the present, when LGBTQ issues figure prominently in politics. Covers individuals, organizations, cultural forces, political issues, and legal decisions that have elevated the role of LGBTQ people at the ballot box, on the campaign trail, in Washington, and in mayors' offices, city councils, and school boards across the country.

Negotiating at Home, ed. , v.
Negotiating at Home, ed. , v.

Negotiating at Home, ed. , v.

Parents spend a lot of time negotiating with their kids—over everyday requests, rules and policies, and big decisions, and often end up derailed and frustrated. This book offers parents a chance to look more closely at what they already do well (and why) and what can be done better. Grounded in research on negotiating effectively, parents learn how to plan, recognize specific tactics, communicate and partner with other family members, address fairness, and handle conflict.

Racial Profiling and Discrimination, ed. , v.
Racial Profiling and Discrimination, ed. , v.

Racial Profiling and Discrimination, ed. , v.

In recent years, awareness of and anger about racial profiling and discrimination have reached their highest levels in decades. Racial profiling and discrimination often happen in ways many people don't realize, hurting their victims and leading to further divisions. This book clearly explains the difference between racial profiling and discrimination, provides easily understandable examples of each, and gives suggestions for how teens can combat these unfair practices.

Racism in America, ed. , v.
Racism in America, ed. , v.

Racism in America, ed. , v.

This book explains how race, once a differentiating factor, became a major basis for stratification in America that pervaded scientific thought, religious doctrine, governmental policy, and the patterned actions of decision-makers in all sectors of social life.

Stereotypes, ed. , v.
Stereotypes, ed. , v.

Stereotypes, ed. , v.

This book discusses how culturally accepted stereotypes are impacting people throughout the United States. It examines current and emerging research on how stereotypes begin, grow, and harm the members of society—and what can be done to stop them.

Medicine

A New Normal, ed. , v.
A New Normal, ed. , v.

A New Normal, ed. , v.

This title examines how life is different after COVID-19 such as lowered CO2 emissions, elbow bumping instead of handshakes, telemedicine, online shopping, voting by mail, and a global virus research database.

Anxiety Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.
Anxiety Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

Anxiety Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

This text offers insight into the ways people experience anxiety and its various types, including general anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and panic disorder. It covers chronic illnesses linked to anxiety and ways to overcome them, and discusses anxiety in specific populations such as pregnant women, children, older adults, and the LGBT community, plus treatments such as psychotherapy, cognitive processing therapy, and complementary and alternative therapies, and suggestions for coping.

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

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

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

Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Breast Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information on risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer, along with facts about coping after treatment.

Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.
Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

This book provides information for cancer patients and their family members, friends, and caregivers. It includes tips for researching specific types of cancer, treatment advances, and clinical trials, and it offers suggestions for coping with the side effects and complications of cancer treatments. Facts about emotional, cognitive, and mental health issues in cancer care are included.

Genetic Testing, ed. , v.
Genetic Testing, ed. , v.

Genetic Testing, ed. , v.

This book covers genetic testing, including the rise of direct-to-consumer tests, and delves into the ethical, legal, financial, medical, and psychological issues and controversies that surround genetic testing. It also provides case studies, a timeline of critical events, and a directory of resources.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.
Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.

Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.

This book presents a head-to-toe look at the health concerns most pertinent to teens and young adults, and what they can do to safeguard their health. It also provides general information on anatomy and function.

Teen Stress, ed. , v.
Teen Stress, ed. , v.

Teen Stress, ed. , v.

This book answers readers' questions about the causes and consequences of stress and how it can be prevented and managed. Life can be stressful, especially for teens, and this stress can have negative impacts on both physical and psychological health.

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

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, 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 Health Care Consumer's Manifesto, ed. , v.
The Health Care Consumer's Manifesto, ed. , v.

The Health Care Consumer's Manifesto, ed. , v.

This book explains how to become a savvy consumer and get the value we all deserve for our health care spending as it navigates and demystifies the confusing world of health care shopping. It offers a guided tour inside American health care to learn why it is so messy, and who is invested in keeping it that way. The text offers a new vision of how health care could work if it were truly designed to meet consumer needs, with a call to action to demand and create such a system.

History

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 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.

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.

Daily Life of African American Slaves in the Antebellum South, ed. , v.
Daily Life of African American Slaves in the Antebellum South, ed. , v.

Daily Life of African American Slaves in the Antebellum South, ed. , v.

This book covers the daily life of slaves and their experiences in the decades pre-emancipation, focusing on their struggles to create lives of meaning and dignity within a brutal, repressive system. It discusses slavery from the slaves’ perspective, and explores family life, religious beliefs, political activities, intellectual aspirations, material possessions, and recreational pursuits. It examines history using primary source documents created by slaves or former slaves.

Daily Life of Women, ed. , v.
Daily Life of Women, ed. , v.

Daily Life of Women, ed. , v.

This reference book provides an overview of the daily life of women through history, and a timeline highlights key events in women's history. It draws upon a wide array of cultural settings and time periods in which women displayed agency by carrying out their daily economic, familial, artistic, and religious obligations.

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.

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

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

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

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.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

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

Guns in America, ed. , v.

From the Revolutionary War to the national crisis brought about by mass shootings in the 21st century, this book provides a historical look at the controversial debate over gun rights and gun control in the United States.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.
Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This authoritative resource presents the people, places and times that defined an era and documents the launch of cultural development among African Americans in 1920s Harlem. This single volume contains almanac and biographies sections with primary source documents in sidebars throughout.

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.

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.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.
New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict. Covers issues facing the continent such as global development, the AIDS crisis, and international terrorism.

Protesting Police Violence in Modern America, ed. , v.
Protesting Police Violence in Modern America, ed. , v.

Protesting Police Violence in Modern America, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of police violence in the United States and how Americans are calling for change. From the Civil Rights Movement to the present day, Americans have protested against police brutality.

Race and Policing in Modern America, ed. , v.
Race and Policing in Modern America, ed. , v.

Race and Policing in Modern America, ed. , v.

This book explores how the US criminal justice system perpetuates inequality, from the police's origins as slave patrols to the school-to-prison pipeline. The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and there is great racial inequality in the criminal justice system.

Race and the Media in Modern America, ed. , v.
Race and the Media in Modern America, ed. , v.

Race and the Media in Modern America, ed. , v.

This book explores differences in reporting about people of different races, as well as why representation in all levels of media is important to combat systemic racism. Racial bias, both implicit and explicit, is easy to see in American news media.

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.

The History of Racism in America, ed. , v.
The History of Racism in America, ed. , v.

The History of Racism in America, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of racism and how these inequalities are still visible today. From slavery to Jim Crow segregation, racism has a long, deeply rooted history in the United States.

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

War of 1812, ed. , v.

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

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

Witchcraft in America, ed. , v.

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

Women's Suffrage, ed. , v.
Women's Suffrage, ed. , v.

Women's Suffrage, ed. , v.

This book analyzes key moments in the suffrage fight, and the ideas and deeds of the organizations that made suffrage possible. Topics include the experiences of African American women during the fight for suffrage, and the role of labor in the suffrage movement.

Science

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

Principles of Anatomy, ed. , v.
Principles of Anatomy, ed. , v.

Principles of Anatomy, ed. , v.

This book introduces fundamentals of anatomy, a branch of biology that studies the physical structure of organisms and their parts. Topics include: Gross Anatomy; Animal Tissues; Vertebrate Anatomy; Invertebrate Anatomy; Advances in Anatomical Technology; Clinical Anatomy; Embryology; Reproductive Health; and Ethics of Anatomical Study. Alphabetical entries include Fields of Study; Abstract; Key Concepts; a detailed Essay with background and significance; and Further Reading.

Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.
Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.

Principles of Mathematics, ed. , v.

This collection introduces the fundamentals of mathematics. Entries provide an in-depth examination of the topic, and many include illustrations, models, equations, and sample problems. Concepts covered included: Combinatorics; Euclidian Geometry; Linear Algebra; Number Theory; Differential Equations; Game Theory; Mathematical Physics; and Probability and Statistics.

The Climate Change Debate, ed. , v.
The Climate Change Debate, ed. , v.

The Climate Change Debate, ed. , v.

This book covers climate change from the earliest days of planet Earth to the present day, and includes historical background and a review of current problems, controversies, and solutions. It provides an in-depth look at climate change facts and statistics, and discusses debate surrounding the scientific consensus. Includes an extended annotated bibliography, chronology, glossary, noteworthy individuals and organizations in the field, and important data and documents.

Biography

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

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.

Business

Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.
Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.

Breaking the Silence Habit, ed. , v.

This book offers a framework that enables employees to have difficult but necessary conversations about sexual harassment and violence and develop new, better ways of working together. It provides a skills-based approach to addressing sexual harassment prevention and response, including using skills like empathy, situational awareness, boundary setting, and intervention. Includes real-life scenarios and introduces uncomfortable conversation as a necessary core skill.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

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.

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.

Financial Literacy Starter Kit, ed. 2, v.
Financial Literacy Starter Kit, ed. 2, v.

Financial Literacy Starter Kit, ed. 2, v.

This kit breaks down the essentials of early financial literacy into easy-to-understand, step-by-step chapters. It shows how to make a budget, manage debt, rent an apartment, buy a car, manage a checking account, calculate the cost of college, pay back student loans, get career advice, and more.

How to Launch Your Side Hustle, ed. , v.
How to Launch Your Side Hustle, ed. , v.

How to Launch Your Side Hustle, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates how to use low-cost techniques and creative ideas to finance, market, and run a business, even as it gains momentum. Topics include hiring and training the right people, pricing the product or service, buying the right software and tools, navigating legal issues, and understanding when it's time to sell the business.

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.

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.

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.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.
Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

This guide covers the history, development, and current workings of cybercurrencies and the underground economy, both in the United States and around the world. It discusses the explosive growth of cybercurrencies, plus both the illegal or malicious activities that are paid for with cybercurrencies, such as money laundering, tax evasion, and human trafficking, and the many legitimate, constructive applications.

The Cost of College, ed. , v.
The Cost of College, ed. , v.

The Cost of College, ed. , v.

This book discusses the types of education people can pursue after high school, explores tuition costs for both public and private schools, and explains how to search for financial aid, scholarships, and grants. 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

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.

Stepping up to Google Classroom, ed. , v.
Stepping up to Google Classroom, ed. , v.

Stepping up to Google Classroom, ed. , v.

In this book, education experts provide the tools for blended learning needed for success for both teachers and students. The title empowers educators to take the leap into the digital classroom with confidence and purpose. By guiding readers through straightforward and accessible steps and offering a host of tips for customization, it ensures that teachers with all levels of comfort with technology can make the most of Google Classroom’s powerful tools.

The College Blue Book, ed. 35, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 35, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 35, 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. 36, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 36, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 36, 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 Cost of College, ed. , v.
The Cost of College, ed. , v.

The Cost of College, ed. , v.

This book discusses the types of education people can pursue after high school, explores tuition costs for both public and private schools, and explains how to search for financial aid, scholarships, and grants. 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.

The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents, ed. , v.
The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents, ed. , v.

The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents, ed. , v.

Parent involvement has always been a vital part of any child’s education, but the pandemic and resulting remote instruction require that parents and educators partner at a deeper level. This guide helps parents support their child's academic, social, and emotional development in any learning environment – while not overwhelming them in the process.

Environment

Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.
Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.

Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.

This book discusses the latest research on the environmental effects of climate change on human health, and the mitigation of climate change on both a local and global level. Topics include sustainable land use, greenhouse gas effects, environmental education, pollution, water treatment, groundwater resources, and more.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This work combines entries describing Earth’s variable climatic history, references to scientific literature, weather record data, and selected primary documents to present readers with a comprehensive account of global warming's effects worldwide.

Environmental Issues Today, ed. , v.
Environmental Issues Today, ed. , v.

Environmental Issues Today, ed. , v.

This set provides an up-to-date, comprehensive, and focused resource for understanding the nature and scope of environmental challenges facing the United States and the world in the 21st century, as well as options for meeting those challenges.

Literature

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

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

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

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

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

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

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book examines 'fake news,' which is used for both false sources and facts that people dislike. It has become more difficult to know what to trust. This book shows what clues and signs to watch for when reading, watching, or listening to news media.

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

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

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 27
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 27

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 27

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.

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

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

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

Law

Cybercrime, ed. , v.
Cybercrime, ed. , v.

Cybercrime, ed. , v.

This reference work provides an extensive, up-to-date resource for students who want to investigate the world of cybercrime, or for those seeking further knowledge of specific attacks both domestically and internationally.

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.

This sourcebook covers the evolution of LGBTQ engagement in American politics, from the emergence of gay rights as a political issue in the 1970s to the present, when LGBTQ issues figure prominently in politics. Covers individuals, organizations, cultural forces, political issues, and legal decisions that have elevated the role of LGBTQ people at the ballot box, on the campaign trail, in Washington, and in mayors' offices, city councils, and school boards across the country.

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.

Arts

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.

Provides thorough coverage of films and filmmakers, including legendary films, actors and actresses, directors, writers and other production artists. Entries include a detailed essay written by an expert; biographies; filmographies; comprehensive credits; major awards; and updated bibliographies, as well as photographs. General and professional audiences.

Nation and World

Nationalism Today, ed. , v.
Nationalism Today, ed. , v.

Nationalism Today, ed. , v.

This two-volume work, arranged by country, examines the geographic, cultural, economic, and political context for the development of nationalist movements. Tables provide facts and figures for each country, and a comprehensive scholarly bibliography of secondary sources is included.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.
New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict. Covers issues facing the continent such as global development, the AIDS crisis, and international terrorism.

Technology

Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.
Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.

Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World, ed. , v.

This book provides a collection of innovative research on human and automated methods to deter the spread of misinformation online, such as legal or policy changes, information literacy workshops, and algorithms that can detect fake news dissemination patterns in social media.