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Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides information on domestic violence, child abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sibling abuse, sexual abuse, incest, stalking, and sexual harassment. It also discusses the role new technologies play in child pornography, sextortion and sexual exploitation.

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

Allergy Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides updated information about a wide variety of allergic reactions, including common symptoms, diagnostic tools, and prevention strategies. It recounts what is currently known about the causes of allergies and the role the immune system plays in their development.

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

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

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

Explores the origins of the universe, the history of astronomy, the Solar System, and outer galaxies. Includes star charts and a guide to constellations which locate stars, galaxies and other objects in the night sky.

Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.
Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding body image and body shaming, including dieting, weight lifting, eating disorders, and decorating and physically altering the body.

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

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

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

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

Concussions and Other Brain Trauma, ed. , v.
Concussions and Other Brain Trauma, ed. , v.

Concussions and Other Brain Trauma, ed. , v.

This book discusses concussions, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, how traumatic brain injuries occur, and how to prevent these injuries.

Creative Writing, ed. , v.
Creative Writing, ed. , v.

Creative Writing, ed. , v.

Helps readers master the basics of crafting compelling fiction and nonfiction stories. Various genres, including novels, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, book-length and article-length narrative nonfiction, memoirs, and more are covered. Content includes the fundamental elements, such as plot, character, point-of-view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores the life and times of the great painter, scientist, philosopher, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci.

Dating, ed. , v.
Dating, ed. , v.

Dating, ed. , v.

Presents differing views on the various social aspects of dating. Examines the enormous debate over whether the emergence of hookup culture is positive or negative, whether it hurts girls or empowers them, and whether it dangerously erodes the fabric of society or is the natural outcome of a society inching closer to gender equality.

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

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

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

Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.
Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.

Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.

This book discusses the very real threat to young people by gangs in the United States and the perpetuation of those gangs due to poverty, disenfranchisement, and a sometimes too-harsh punitive system.

Defeating School Violence, ed. , v.
Defeating School Violence, ed. , v.

Defeating School Violence, ed. , v.

This book dispenses essential guidance to those who may be witnesses to or victims of school violence. Readers will learn how to find resources that can help them cope with the lasting emotional consequences of their experiences.

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

Designer Drugs, ed. , v.
Designer Drugs, ed. , v.

Designer Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of designer drugs such as LSD, Ecstasy, and methamphetamines which is widespread among young adults, particularly in club or party settings. These drugs are especially risky because they are made in batches in individual home labs, so there is no way to tell how much of any dangerous substance was used in their creation. Readers learn the risks associated with using many of these designer drugs.

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

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

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

Do Haunted Houses Exist?, ed. , v.
Do Haunted Houses Exist?, ed. , v.

Do Haunted Houses Exist?, ed. , v.

This book reports on stories from people about ghosts who haunt houses. Some of these stories are clearly fictional, but others involve multiple witnesses who insist they are telling the truth about their supernatural encounters.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do You Know What to Eat?, ed. , v.
Do You Know What to Eat?, ed. , v.

Do You Know What to Eat?, ed. , v.

This book explains nutrition and the best ways to get it, helping readers understand that food is more than just an everyday meal.

Do You Know Your Rights?, ed. , v.
Do You Know Your Rights?, ed. , v.

Do You Know Your Rights?, ed. , v.

Through expert advice and interviews with teens, readers will learn about their rights as consumers and employees, rights to health care and access to information, and their rights when they are in abusive situations or when they break the law.

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

Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

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

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

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

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Fitness Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.
Fitness Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Fitness Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide for living a healthy and active lifestyle. The book includes information about the developing body, the components of fitness, and making and maintaining a fitness plan.

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

Fitness Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide for living a healthy and active lifestyle. The book includes information about the developing body, the components of fitness, and making and maintaining a fitness plan.

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

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

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

Grammar and Style, ed. , v.
Grammar and Style, ed. , v.

Grammar and Style, ed. , v.

This guide helps you learn, or relearn, the essentials, and makes learning and using proper grammar simple.

Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.
Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.

Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers the figures once believed to populate Mount Olympus. It also discusses related concepts and facts about the Greek mythological tradition.

Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Describes experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the period, as well as the scientists, physicians, and scholars responsible for them. Individuals such as Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo are included, along with entries on reconstructive surgery, Stonehenge, eyeglasses, the microscope, and the discovery of smallpox.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Heroin, ed. , v.
Heroin, ed. , v.

Heroin, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of heroin, its history, and the current deadly epidemic. It covers how the epidemic began, how it developed, and, most importantly, the dangerous effects of this drug that extend far beyond coming down from the high. It also discusses the drug's intended purposes, their effects (both planned and unplanned), and the controversies surrounding them.

Homeless Youth, ed. , v.
Homeless Youth, ed. , v.

Homeless Youth, ed. , v.

As many as 2.5 million children and teens experience homelessness each year in the United States. Whether they are with their family or on their own, homelessness is a difficult and often traumatic experience for youth. This title presents a real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people.

Homelessness, ed. , v.
Homelessness, ed. , v.

Homelessness, ed. , v.

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

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

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'm Being Targeted by a Gang. Now What?, ed. , v.
I'm Being Targeted by a Gang. Now What?, ed. , v.

I'm Being Targeted by a Gang. Now What?, ed. , v.

This practical guide empowers readers’ abilities to say no and stay out of trouble and focus on their future. There are resources and practical tips to help readers stay off gangs’ radars and to improve their community against the pressures of gang presence and activity.

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

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

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

Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.
Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.

Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some of the many gender identities a person can have, such as trans man, trans woman, gender fluid, bigender, or two-spirit. It covers bodies beyond the gender binary as well as the differences between gender expression, gender identity, and sexuality, and addresses transphobia and cissexism and the discrimination and mistreatment that trans people face and the support that trans communities can provide.

Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture, ed. , v.
Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture, ed. , v.

Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture, ed. , v.

Examines the literature and visual arts of the Muslim world throughout history, and describes distinguishing features of various Islamic cultures.

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

Kids and ADHD, ed. , v.

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

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

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

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

Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.
Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.

Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.

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

Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.
Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.

Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.

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

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

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

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

Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.
Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.

Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.

In 2013 the American Medical Association declared obesity a disease requiring treatment. Increasingly, it is a disease that affects children and adolescents, representing a problem that if not adequately addressed, may lead them to live shorter lives. This book presents a realistic picture of this disease, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Describes the signs, causes, and diagnosis of learning disabilities, and discusses the effects of other disabilities and chronic conditions on learning. It also provides coping tips and information on academic issues, assistive technology, and laws that protect the rights of people with learning disabilities.

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

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

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

Marijuana, ed. , v.
Marijuana, ed. , v.

Marijuana, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of marijuana. Factions have long debated whether it is helpful, harmful, or both. With the legalization of marijuana in some states, this debate is more heated than ever, making it crucial to give young adults as much information as possible. This volume presents readers with both sides of the issue, encouraging them to think critically about whether or not marijuana should be legalized nationally.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

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.

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

Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding nuclear energy and provides an overview of the topic.

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

This book examines the complex causes of obesity, as well as ways to live a healthier lifestyle. What can be done to reverse this trend?

Odysseus, ed. , v.
Odysseus, ed. , v.

Odysseus, ed. , v.

In this book, young readers are encouraged to analyze the past and draw conclusions about the mythological figure Odysseus and his role in ancient civilization.

Philosophy, ed. , v.
Philosophy, ed. , v.

Philosophy, ed. , v.

Combines philosophical analysis with historical and biographical information to explain and explore the major issues, theories, and problems at the heart of all philosophies.

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

Pregnancy Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.
Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of prescription drugs which can be obtained legally and can be found in medicine cabinets in young adults’ own homes. Because of this, there is a perception that they are not as dangerous as other types of drugs. Readers discover in great detail, that abuse of prescriptions can have hazardous—sometimes even deadly—consequences.

Prose, ed. , v.
Prose, ed. , v.

Prose, ed. , v.

Examines the rhetorical tools and literary styles that have helped reinvent the art and study of storytelling over time.

RPG Maker for Teens, ed. , v.
RPG Maker for Teens, ed. , v.

RPG Maker for Teens, ed. , v.

This book explains how to create fantasy role playing games, including how to build a game world, invent characters, stage battles, put together quests, and edit and publish a finished game.

Rape Culture, ed. , v.
Rape Culture, ed. , v.

Rape Culture, ed. , v.

This book discusses rape culture - the normalization of sexual assault and degradation of victims, including catcalls, explicit song lyrics, and other behaviors that contribute to an atmosphere where people, particularly women, are regarded as objects, making it easier for rapists to justify their actions to themselves.

Self-Harm, ed. , v.
Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding self-injury, a way that some people cope with serious psychological distress and overwhelming emotional pain. Self-injury includes cutting, burning, hitting, scraping, or any sort of deliberate wounding of the skin and tissue.

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

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

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about acne, infections, and other skin conditions. Includes facts about skin cancer prevention and tips for taking care of the skin, nails, and hair.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding online social networking, including the positive and negative aspects of this communication, personal privacy, and personal safety.

Sports Injuries Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.
Sports Injuries Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Sports Injuries Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide to being a healthy athlete including guidelines for participating safely in sports and avoiding injury.

Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.
Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.

Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of steroids which can be medically useful in small, prescribed doses, but are too often abused in sports alongside other performance-enhancing drugs. Young athletes are informed about the risky effects of abusing these drugs to combat the allure of being perceived as a better player. This volume helps portray the dangerous consequences of this type of drug abuse.

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

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

Stress in the Modern World, ed. , v.
Stress in the Modern World, ed. , v.

Stress in the Modern World, ed. , v.

This set addresses scientific theories about stress, describes common symptoms and effects, identifies various sources of stress, explains how to identify and assess stress levels, and shares effective coping skills as well as strategies for preventing, managing, and reducing stress.

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

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 2, 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.

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

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

This guide combines relevant research and theories about suicide with current clinical thinking and approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Going beyond the clinical, the volume also explores suicide in history and in popular culture and examines relevant cultural, religious, moral, and ethical viewpoints. It looks at suicide among various demographic groups, probes psychological motivations and methods used, and discusses the controversy surrounding a person's right to die.

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

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

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

Teens and Addiction, ed. , v.
Teens and Addiction, ed. , v.

Teens and Addiction, ed. , v.

An addiction to drugs or alcohol is dangerous for anyone, but the effects on teens and their developing brains can be especially severe. This book explores the causes of this health issue, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.
Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.

Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.

Dieting can be an effective way to lose weight, but only when it is done safely and under a doctor’s advice. Dangerous forms of dieting can be harmful to teens’ health. This book explores the causes of dangerous dieting, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.
Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

When driving a car, a moment of distraction can mean the difference between a safe trip and a tragic accident. This book explores the causes of this safety issue, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Mental health issues may not have all the outward signs that physical health problems do, but they are no less serious. This book explores the causes of mental health issues, how they affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and STDs, ed. , v.
Teens and STDs, ed. , v.

Teens and STDs, ed. , v.

Many teens are hesitant to talk about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), but it is important to discuss these health issues openly in order to treat them and improve the lives of people affected by them. This book explores the causes of this health issue, how it affects teens, and the ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.
Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Social media can be a useful tool for teens, but its power and popularity can also make it hazardous. This book explores the causes of social media concerns, how these issues affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

The Dangers of Diet Drugs, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Diet Drugs, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Diet Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of diet drugs and the pressure young adults get from friends, family and the media not to become overweight. This volume describes the consequences of taking these pills and provides information about healthy alternatives to diet drugs.

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

Tobacco Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Offers updated information about the health consequences associated with smoking and other forms of tobacco use.

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

Transgender Rights, ed. , v.

This book explains the basic human rights of transgendered and non-binary individuals, and explains arguments for why trans Americans are a protected class, as well as for why they don't need special treatment. Discusses workplace discrimination, marriage equality, and adoption, as they relate to transgender identities.

Undocumented Immigrant Youth, ed. , v.
Undocumented Immigrant Youth, ed. , v.

Undocumented Immigrant Youth, ed. , v.

More than 1 million undocumented immigrant children and teenagers live in the United States. Most live in the shadows, fearful of the authorities, barred from participating in common American rites of passage, and always subject to detention and deportation. This title presents a real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people.

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

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

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

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

Medicine

Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides information on domestic violence, child abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sibling abuse, sexual abuse, incest, stalking, and sexual harassment. It also discusses the role new technologies play in child pornography, sextortion and sexual exploitation.

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

Allergy Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides updated information about a wide variety of allergic reactions, including common symptoms, diagnostic tools, and prevention strategies. It recounts what is currently known about the causes of allergies and the role the immune system plays in their development.

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

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Concussions and Other Brain Trauma, ed. , v.
Concussions and Other Brain Trauma, ed. , v.

Concussions and Other Brain Trauma, ed. , v.

This book discusses concussions, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, how traumatic brain injuries occur, and how to prevent these injuries.

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

Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

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

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

Fitness Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.
Fitness Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Fitness Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide for living a healthy and active lifestyle. The book includes information about the developing body, the components of fitness, and making and maintaining a fitness plan.

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

Fitness Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide for living a healthy and active lifestyle. The book includes information about the developing body, the components of fitness, and making and maintaining a fitness plan.

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

Kids and ADHD, ed. , v.

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

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

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

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

Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.
Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.

Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.

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

Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.
Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.

Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.

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

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

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

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

Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.
Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.

Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.

In 2013 the American Medical Association declared obesity a disease requiring treatment. Increasingly, it is a disease that affects children and adolescents, representing a problem that if not adequately addressed, may lead them to live shorter lives. This book presents a realistic picture of this disease, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Describes the signs, causes, and diagnosis of learning disabilities, and discusses the effects of other disabilities and chronic conditions on learning. It also provides coping tips and information on academic issues, assistive technology, and laws that protect the rights of people with learning disabilities.

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

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pregnancy Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about acne, infections, and other skin conditions. Includes facts about skin cancer prevention and tips for taking care of the skin, nails, and hair.

Sports Injuries Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.
Sports Injuries Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Sports Injuries Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide to being a healthy athlete including guidelines for participating safely in sports and avoiding injury.

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

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

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

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 2, 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.

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

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

This guide combines relevant research and theories about suicide with current clinical thinking and approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Going beyond the clinical, the volume also explores suicide in history and in popular culture and examines relevant cultural, religious, moral, and ethical viewpoints. It looks at suicide among various demographic groups, probes psychological motivations and methods used, and discusses the controversy surrounding a person's right to die.

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

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

Teens and Addiction, ed. , v.
Teens and Addiction, ed. , v.

Teens and Addiction, ed. , v.

An addiction to drugs or alcohol is dangerous for anyone, but the effects on teens and their developing brains can be especially severe. This book explores the causes of this health issue, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.
Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.

Teens and Dieting, ed. , v.

Dieting can be an effective way to lose weight, but only when it is done safely and under a doctor’s advice. Dangerous forms of dieting can be harmful to teens’ health. This book explores the causes of dangerous dieting, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.
Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

When driving a car, a moment of distraction can mean the difference between a safe trip and a tragic accident. This book explores the causes of this safety issue, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Mental health issues may not have all the outward signs that physical health problems do, but they are no less serious. This book explores the causes of mental health issues, how they affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and STDs, ed. , v.
Teens and STDs, ed. , v.

Teens and STDs, ed. , v.

Many teens are hesitant to talk about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), but it is important to discuss these health issues openly in order to treat them and improve the lives of people affected by them. This book explores the causes of this health issue, how it affects teens, and the ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.
Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Social media can be a useful tool for teens, but its power and popularity can also make it hazardous. This book explores the causes of social media concerns, how these issues affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

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

Tobacco Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Offers updated information about the health consequences associated with smoking and other forms of tobacco use.

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

Social Science

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.
Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding body image and body shaming, including dieting, weight lifting, eating disorders, and decorating and physically altering the body.

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

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

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

Dating, ed. , v.
Dating, ed. , v.

Dating, ed. , v.

Presents differing views on the various social aspects of dating. Examines the enormous debate over whether the emergence of hookup culture is positive or negative, whether it hurts girls or empowers them, and whether it dangerously erodes the fabric of society or is the natural outcome of a society inching closer to gender equality.

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

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

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

Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.
Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.

Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.

This book discusses the very real threat to young people by gangs in the United States and the perpetuation of those gangs due to poverty, disenfranchisement, and a sometimes too-harsh punitive system.

Defeating School Violence, ed. , v.
Defeating School Violence, ed. , v.

Defeating School Violence, ed. , v.

This book dispenses essential guidance to those who may be witnesses to or victims of school violence. Readers will learn how to find resources that can help them cope with the lasting emotional consequences of their experiences.

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

Designer Drugs, ed. , v.
Designer Drugs, ed. , v.

Designer Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of designer drugs such as LSD, Ecstasy, and methamphetamines which is widespread among young adults, particularly in club or party settings. These drugs are especially risky because they are made in batches in individual home labs, so there is no way to tell how much of any dangerous substance was used in their creation. Readers learn the risks associated with using many of these designer drugs.

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

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

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

Do Haunted Houses Exist?, ed. , v.
Do Haunted Houses Exist?, ed. , v.

Do Haunted Houses Exist?, ed. , v.

This book reports on stories from people about ghosts who haunt houses. Some of these stories are clearly fictional, but others involve multiple witnesses who insist they are telling the truth about their supernatural encounters.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do You Know What to Eat?, ed. , v.
Do You Know What to Eat?, ed. , v.

Do You Know What to Eat?, ed. , v.

This book explains nutrition and the best ways to get it, helping readers understand that food is more than just an everyday meal.

Do You Know Your Rights?, ed. , v.
Do You Know Your Rights?, ed. , v.

Do You Know Your Rights?, ed. , v.

Through expert advice and interviews with teens, readers will learn about their rights as consumers and employees, rights to health care and access to information, and their rights when they are in abusive situations or when they break the law.

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

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Heroin, ed. , v.
Heroin, ed. , v.

Heroin, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of heroin, its history, and the current deadly epidemic. It covers how the epidemic began, how it developed, and, most importantly, the dangerous effects of this drug that extend far beyond coming down from the high. It also discusses the drug's intended purposes, their effects (both planned and unplanned), and the controversies surrounding them.

Homeless Youth, ed. , v.
Homeless Youth, ed. , v.

Homeless Youth, ed. , v.

As many as 2.5 million children and teens experience homelessness each year in the United States. Whether they are with their family or on their own, homelessness is a difficult and often traumatic experience for youth. This title presents a real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people.

Homelessness, ed. , v.
Homelessness, ed. , v.

Homelessness, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'm Being Targeted by a Gang. Now What?, ed. , v.
I'm Being Targeted by a Gang. Now What?, ed. , v.

I'm Being Targeted by a Gang. Now What?, ed. , v.

This practical guide empowers readers’ abilities to say no and stay out of trouble and focus on their future. There are resources and practical tips to help readers stay off gangs’ radars and to improve their community against the pressures of gang presence and activity.

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

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

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

Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.
Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.

Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some of the many gender identities a person can have, such as trans man, trans woman, gender fluid, bigender, or two-spirit. It covers bodies beyond the gender binary as well as the differences between gender expression, gender identity, and sexuality, and addresses transphobia and cissexism and the discrimination and mistreatment that trans people face and the support that trans communities can provide.

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

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

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

Marijuana, ed. , v.
Marijuana, ed. , v.

Marijuana, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of marijuana. Factions have long debated whether it is helpful, harmful, or both. With the legalization of marijuana in some states, this debate is more heated than ever, making it crucial to give young adults as much information as possible. This volume presents readers with both sides of the issue, encouraging them to think critically about whether or not marijuana should be legalized nationally.

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

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

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

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

Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding nuclear energy and provides an overview of the topic.

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

This book examines the complex causes of obesity, as well as ways to live a healthier lifestyle. What can be done to reverse this trend?

Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.
Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of prescription drugs which can be obtained legally and can be found in medicine cabinets in young adults’ own homes. Because of this, there is a perception that they are not as dangerous as other types of drugs. Readers discover in great detail, that abuse of prescriptions can have hazardous—sometimes even deadly—consequences.

Rape Culture, ed. , v.
Rape Culture, ed. , v.

Rape Culture, ed. , v.

This book discusses rape culture - the normalization of sexual assault and degradation of victims, including catcalls, explicit song lyrics, and other behaviors that contribute to an atmosphere where people, particularly women, are regarded as objects, making it easier for rapists to justify their actions to themselves.

Self-Harm, ed. , v.
Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding self-injury, a way that some people cope with serious psychological distress and overwhelming emotional pain. Self-injury includes cutting, burning, hitting, scraping, or any sort of deliberate wounding of the skin and tissue.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding online social networking, including the positive and negative aspects of this communication, personal privacy, and personal safety.

Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.
Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.

Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of steroids which can be medically useful in small, prescribed doses, but are too often abused in sports alongside other performance-enhancing drugs. Young athletes are informed about the risky effects of abusing these drugs to combat the allure of being perceived as a better player. This volume helps portray the dangerous consequences of this type of drug abuse.

Stress in the Modern World, ed. , v.
Stress in the Modern World, ed. , v.

Stress in the Modern World, ed. , v.

This set addresses scientific theories about stress, describes common symptoms and effects, identifies various sources of stress, explains how to identify and assess stress levels, and shares effective coping skills as well as strategies for preventing, managing, and reducing stress.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

This guide combines relevant research and theories about suicide with current clinical thinking and approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Going beyond the clinical, the volume also explores suicide in history and in popular culture and examines relevant cultural, religious, moral, and ethical viewpoints. It looks at suicide among various demographic groups, probes psychological motivations and methods used, and discusses the controversy surrounding a person's right to die.

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

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

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

The Dangers of Diet Drugs, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Diet Drugs, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Diet Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of diet drugs and the pressure young adults get from friends, family and the media not to become overweight. This volume describes the consequences of taking these pills and provides information about healthy alternatives to diet drugs.

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

Transgender Rights, ed. , v.

This book explains the basic human rights of transgendered and non-binary individuals, and explains arguments for why trans Americans are a protected class, as well as for why they don't need special treatment. Discusses workplace discrimination, marriage equality, and adoption, as they relate to transgender identities.

Undocumented Immigrant Youth, ed. , v.
Undocumented Immigrant Youth, ed. , v.

Undocumented Immigrant Youth, ed. , v.

More than 1 million undocumented immigrant children and teenagers live in the United States. Most live in the shadows, fearful of the authorities, barred from participating in common American rites of passage, and always subject to detention and deportation. This title presents a real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people.

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

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

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

Arts

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

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

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

Science

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

Explores the origins of the universe, the history of astronomy, the Solar System, and outer galaxies. Includes star charts and a guide to constellations which locate stars, galaxies and other objects in the night sky.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

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

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

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

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

Education

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.

Environment

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

General Reference

Creative Writing, ed. , v.
Creative Writing, ed. , v.

Creative Writing, ed. , v.

Helps readers master the basics of crafting compelling fiction and nonfiction stories. Various genres, including novels, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, book-length and article-length narrative nonfiction, memoirs, and more are covered. Content includes the fundamental elements, such as plot, character, point-of-view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme.

Grammar and Style, ed. , v.
Grammar and Style, ed. , v.

Grammar and Style, ed. , v.

This guide helps you learn, or relearn, the essentials, and makes learning and using proper grammar simple.

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

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

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

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

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

Yoga, ed. , v.

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

History

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores the life and times of the great painter, scientist, philosopher, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci.

Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Describes experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the period, as well as the scientists, physicians, and scholars responsible for them. Individuals such as Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo are included, along with entries on reconstructive surgery, Stonehenge, eyeglasses, the microscope, and the discovery of smallpox.

Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture, ed. , v.
Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture, ed. , v.

Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture, ed. , v.

Examines the literature and visual arts of the Muslim world throughout history, and describes distinguishing features of various Islamic cultures.

Biography

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores the life and times of the great painter, scientist, philosopher, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci.

Nation and World

Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.
Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.

Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers the figures once believed to populate Mount Olympus. It also discusses related concepts and facts about the Greek mythological tradition.

Literature

Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.
Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.

Greek Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers the figures once believed to populate Mount Olympus. It also discusses related concepts and facts about the Greek mythological tradition.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

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.

Odysseus, ed. , v.
Odysseus, ed. , v.

Odysseus, ed. , v.

In this book, young readers are encouraged to analyze the past and draw conclusions about the mythological figure Odysseus and his role in ancient civilization.

Prose, ed. , v.
Prose, ed. , v.

Prose, ed. , v.

Examines the rhetorical tools and literary styles that have helped reinvent the art and study of storytelling over time.

Religion

Philosophy, ed. , v.
Philosophy, ed. , v.

Philosophy, ed. , v.

Combines philosophical analysis with historical and biographical information to explain and explore the major issues, theories, and problems at the heart of all philosophies.

Technology

RPG Maker for Teens, ed. , v.
RPG Maker for Teens, ed. , v.

RPG Maker for Teens, ed. , v.

This book explains how to create fantasy role playing games, including how to build a game world, invent characters, stage battles, put together quests, and edit and publish a finished game.