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#MeToo, ed. , v.
#MeToo, ed. , v.

#MeToo, ed. , v.

This collection of articles examines the #MeToo movement, in which women around the world shared their stories of sexual harassment, assault, and abuse. The book looks at the international response and inevitable criticism, as well as the future of the movement.

21st Century Psychology, ed. , v.
21st Century Psychology, ed. , v.

21st Century Psychology, ed. , v.

Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates in the field of psychology. Provides material of interest for students from all corners of psychological studies, whether their interests be in the biological, cognitive, developmental, social, or clinical arenas.

A State-by-State History of Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.
A State-by-State History of Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.

A State-by-State History of Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.

Providing chronologies of important events, historical narratives from the first settlement to the present, and biographies of major figures, this work offers readers an unseen look at the history of racism from the perspective of individual states.

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008, v.
AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008, v.

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008, v.

Includes information on the nature of AIDS/HIV and the AIDS epidemic; symptoms and transmittal; patterns and trends in AIDS/HIV surveillance; populations at risk; children, adolescents, and AIDS/HIV; AIDS/HIV cost and treatment; people living with AIDS/HIV; testing, prevention, and education; HIV and AIDS worldwide; and knowledge, awareness, behavior, and opinion of those affected by AIDS/HIV.

Abortion, ed. 2008, v.
Abortion, ed. 2008, v.

Abortion, ed. 2008, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Abortion, ed. 2016, v.
Abortion, ed. 2016, v.

Abortion, ed. 2016, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Addictions & Substance Abuse, ed. , v.
Addictions & Substance Abuse, ed. , v.

Addictions & Substance Abuse, ed. , v.

Contains 400 alphabetically arranged essays on a variety of topics, including substances of abuse. Topics include treatment and addiction overviews, organizations and foundations dedicated to treatment and prevention, physiological and psychological issues and behaviors, trends and statistics, and social contexts and concerns.

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

Adoptive Families, ed. , v.

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

African American Almanac, ed. 10, v.
African American Almanac, ed. 10, v.

African American Almanac, ed. 10, v.

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

African Americans in the Military, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
African Americans in the Military, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

African Americans in the Military, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the inspiring stories of those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Includes important biographical essentials, including year and place of birth, rank, and family background, and examines the major accomplishments of each individual.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.

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

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

American Literature from 1600 Through the 1850s, ed. , v.
American Literature from 1600 Through the 1850s, ed. , v.

American Literature from 1600 Through the 1850s, ed. , v.

This book describes literary development in American literature from religious and political writings from the 1830s to the 1860s.

American Literature from 1945 Through Today, ed. , v.
American Literature from 1945 Through Today, ed. , v.

American Literature from 1945 Through Today, ed. , v.

This book describes the development of American literature emerging after World War II to the postwar drama, literary criticism, and literary biography of the end of the twentieth century.

American Literature from the 1850s to 1945, ed. , v.
American Literature from the 1850s to 1945, ed. , v.

American Literature from the 1850s to 1945, ed. , v.

Examines American literature that emerged after the mid-19th century, adopting a distinct realism and an often critical view of American society. Features writers such as Henry Adams and Upton Sinclair who exposed fundamental flaws in government and industry, while Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken incisively satirized social ills such as prejudice and intolerance.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 24, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 24, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 24, v.

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

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

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

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

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

Americans at War, ed. , v.

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

An Encyclopedia of American Women at War, ed. , v.
An Encyclopedia of American Women at War, ed. , v.

An Encyclopedia of American Women at War, ed. , v.

This comprehensive resource reviews the role of women within the American military from the colonial period to the present day.

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

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

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

Animal Rights, ed. 2007, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2007, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2007, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

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

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

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

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

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

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.

Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group of area specialists as well as the original articles by Nicolas Slonimsky. This work continues the tradition of offering the most comprehensive and authoritative information on musicians, along with interesting and insightful evaluations of their contributions to the musical world.

Battles That Changed American History, ed. , v.
Battles That Changed American History, ed. , v.

Battles That Changed American History, ed. , v.

Spanning more than 500 years of military events, the book begins its coverage with the Battle of Mabila in 1540 during the Age of Discovery and ends with the Second Battle of Falluja during the Iraq War/Insurgency in 2004. The 100 battles spotlighted in this work are deemed to have had the greatest impact on American history.

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

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

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

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

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

Illuminates the lives of the most influential and controversial figures in the Middle East and North Africa who came to prominence during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Includes profiles of contemporary leaders who belong to various political, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as notable individuals associated with business, law, science, social issues, sports, entertainment, literature, and the fine and performing arts.

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

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.
Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2008, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2008, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2008, v.

Covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2016, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2016, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2016, v.

Covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

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.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008, v.

Examines various trends in careers and occupations in America. Provides the latest information on what Americans do for a living, how much they earn, how they find work, and what factors influence these key issues.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.

Examines various trends in careers and occupations in America. Provides the latest information on what Americans do for a living, how much they earn, how they find work, and what factors influence these key issues.

Careers in the Military, ed. , v.
Careers in the Military, ed. , v.

Careers in the Military, ed. , v.

This book features current statistics, forecasts, and descriptions that provide readers with a look at military careers ranging from pilots to food specialists to medics.

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

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.

Provides information on the prevalence, causes, and devastating consequences of this type of violence. Also covers the challenges that domestic violence and child abuse pose to the legal system.

Chronology of American Military History, ed. , v.
Chronology of American Military History, ed. , v.

Chronology of American Military History, ed. , v.

Covers the entire length of U.S. military history, beginning with the war for America's independence more than 230 years ago up to and including the regional conflicts of the 21st century.

Cities of the United States, ed. 6, v.
Cities of the United States, ed. 6, v.

Cities of the United States, ed. 6, v.

Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

Civil Liberties, ed. , v.
Civil Liberties, ed. , v.

Civil Liberties, ed. , v.

This book explores the rights to which all Americans are entitled, and the fight to protect those rights.

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

Clarity, ed. , v.

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

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

Club and Prescription Drug Abuse, ed. , v.
Club and Prescription Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

Club and Prescription Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

This title examines how inhalants and club, prescription, and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs affect individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to drug abuse, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Coming Out as Transgender, ed. , v.
Coming Out as Transgender, ed. , v.

Coming Out as Transgender, ed. , v.

This book is an accessible guide to coming out to family and friends, providing transgender readers with insight about what steps to take when thinking about coming out, addressing how to answer questions that friends and family might ask, the steps involved in a gender transition, and how to fight back against transgender discrimination at school and in the community. It also helps family and friends understand how to be supportive of a loved one undergoing the transition.

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.

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

Complete Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Confronting Class Discrimination, ed. , v.
Confronting Class Discrimination, ed. , v.

Confronting Class Discrimination, ed. , v.

This book contains tools for dealing with the issues surrounding social class, particularly by debunking the top ten myths that perpetuate classism, and a list of questions that readers can ask a professional if they feel they have witnessed discrimination.

Confronting LGBTQ+ Discrimination, ed. , v.
Confronting LGBTQ+ Discrimination, ed. , v.

Confronting LGBTQ+ Discrimination, ed. , v.

This book empowers readers to confront LGBTQ+ discrimination and offers practical guidance on navigating a world where not everyone believes that LGBTQ+ people should have the same rights as everyone else. LGBTQ+ readers will find themselves encouraged, and others will learn how to be supportive allies of their LGBTQ+ friends and classmates, both in and out of school. This resource includes a list of suggested questions for an expert and myths and facts about discrimination.

Confronting Racism, ed. , v.
Confronting Racism, ed. , v.

Confronting Racism, ed. , v.

This authoritative book teaches young people what they can do when confronted by racism, providing a history of racial discrimination and its legal and social remedies. This text prescribes safe and effective measures to counteract racism and teach people the values of fairness and equality, featuring Myths and Facts and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Specialist.

Confronting Sexism, ed. , v.
Confronting Sexism, ed. , v.

Confronting Sexism, ed. , v.

This resource will help young people recognize sexism and sexist language, learn how to respond when they find themselves on the receiving end of sexist comments, and where they can go to report sexist behaviors or to get help. This text features a list of suggested questions to ask an expert and myths and facts about discrimination.

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

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coping with Bipolar Disorder, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Breakups and Jealousy, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Hate Crimes, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Stress, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.
Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.

Deafness and Hearing Impairment, ed. , v.

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for deafness and hearing impairments.

Deafness, ed. , v.
Deafness, ed. , v.

Deafness, ed. , v.

This book explores the neuronal consequences of being deaf on the peripheral and the central nervous system as well as on cognition and learning, viewed from the standpoint of genetics, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, molecular biology, systems neuroscience, and cognitive neuroscience.

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

Dealing with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

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

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

Dealing with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts, ed. , v.

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

Death and Dying, ed. 2008, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2008, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2008, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

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

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

Deportation, ed. , v.
Deportation, ed. , v.

Deportation, ed. , v.

This volume of articles examines the issue of immigration, and especially, who should be allowed to come to the United States and who should be forced to leave through the process of deportation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.
Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

Provides updated information about the abuse of illegal substances and the misuse of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

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

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

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

Drugs in American Society, ed. , v.
Drugs in American Society, ed. , v.

Drugs in American Society, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia provides a multidisciplinary perspective on the various aspects of the American drug problem, including the drugs themselves, the actions taken in attempts to curb or stop the drug trade, the efforts at intervention and treatment of those individuals affected by drug use, and the cultural and economic effects of drug use in the United States.

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.

Education in America, ed. 2016, v.
Education in America, ed. 2016, v.

Education in America, ed. 2016, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and 'at-risk' students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Education, ed. 2008, v.
Education, ed. 2008, v.

Education, ed. 2008, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and 'at-risk' students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

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

Effective Communication, ed. , v.

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

Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.
Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.

Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.

Discusses how the United States has been affected by the rapid development and adoption of new electronic devices, programs, and other technologies.

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

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to 'Americana' and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 2
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 2

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 2

An annual publication that profiles important marketing campaigns of the 20th century.

Encyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America, ed. , v.

Explores how war has been reported and interpreted by the media in the United States and what effects those reports and interpretations have had on the people at home and on the battlefield.

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

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Provides information on products and the relationships between products and their industries. Explores various aspects of a product, the manufacturers, suppliers, immediate and adjacent industries and markets. Emphasizes manufacturers of numerous durable goods such as tires, automobiles, appliances, business equipment, home furnishing and sporting goods.

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

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation. Topics include changing conceptions of 'the feminine,' the family and masculinity, religion, morality, cultural images, medical practice, public health, economy and society and many more.

Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery, ed. , v.

Covers areas such as the neurobiology of addiction, models of addiction, sociocultural perspectives on drug use, family and community factors, prevention theories and techniques, professional issues, the criminal justice system and substance abuse, and assessment and diagnosis. Focuses on concepts of addiction and treatment practices, but also addresses commonly used and abused drugs, including recreational, prescription, and over-the-counter.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the Veteran in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Veteran in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Veteran in America, ed. , v.

Covers the experiences and lives of American veterans and provides soldier's view of military life during war, the difficult return to civilian life, and peacetime afterward.

Endangered Species, ed. 2008, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2008, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2008, v.

Discusses what has been done to protect endangered species in the United States and around the world, and examines the debate over what future actions are warranted.

Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.

Discusses what has been done to protect endangered species in the United States and around the world, and examines the debate over what future actions are warranted.

Energy, ed. 2017, v.
Energy, ed. 2017, v.

Energy, ed. 2017, v.

Presents the latest information on U.S. energy consumption and production, compared with years past. Controversial issues such as the U.S. dependence on foreign oil, the possibility of exhausting fossil fuel supplies, and the harm done to the environment by mining, drilling, and pollution are explored.

English Literature from the 19th Century Through Today, ed. , v.
English Literature from the 19th Century Through Today, ed. , v.

English Literature from the 19th Century Through Today, ed. , v.

This book describes the literary development in English literature from the 19th Century through today.

English Literature from the Old English Period Through the Renaissance, ed. , v.
English Literature from the Old English Period Through the Renaissance, ed. , v.

English Literature from the Old English Period Through the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Details the evolution of early English literature and the works that have withstood centuries of linguistic and cultural change.

English Literature from the Restoration through the Romantic Period, ed. , v.
English Literature from the Restoration through the Romantic Period, ed. , v.

English Literature from the Restoration through the Romantic Period, ed. , v.

Examines the English writers who helped shape the social, political, and religious climate of the age.

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

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

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

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Everything You Need to Know About Nonbinary Gender Identities, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Nonbinary Gender Identities, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Nonbinary Gender Identities, ed. , v.

This book explains what it means to identify as nonbinary and discusses the challenges that come with having a gender identity that is not well understood. Readers will learn the difference between gender and birth sex, and discover the many variations of gender identity that fall under the umbrella of nonbinary.

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

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

This book discusses the nature and effects of racism and ways to deal with it and take a stand against it.

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

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

This book discusses the problem of sexism in education, the workplace, and the family, and provides readers with suggestions for dealing with problems created by sexism at all ages and in all areas of life.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.
Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Provides an overview and history of 150 extremist organizations worldwide that are active today.

Fake News and Media Bias, ed. , v.
Fake News and Media Bias, ed. , v.

Fake News and Media Bias, ed. , v.

This book examines the fake news phenomenon and offers tips on how to be critical of what is reported.

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

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

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

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

Food, ed. , v.

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

Forensic Science Experiments in Your Own Crime Lab, ed. , v.
Forensic Science Experiments in Your Own Crime Lab, ed. , v.

Forensic Science Experiments in Your Own Crime Lab, ed. , v.

This book provides directions on how to build a crime lab with tools and supplies you can easily obtain. Then, following the step-by-step instructions, play the part of a forensic scientist by doing your own experiments, analyzing evidence and drawing conclusions.

Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

Covers theories, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences. Includes essays on types of investigations, investigative techniques, evidence, and specialized equipment; types of injuries, diseases, and other medical conditions; the role of forensic science in the American legal system; historical subjects, including overviews of ancient criminal cases as well as examinations of high-profile modern cases; and depictions of forensics in the media.

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

Foster Families, ed. , v.

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

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.

Covers American authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.

Covers world authors from many periods and genres, building an understanding of the various contexts -- from the biographical to the literary to the historical -- in which literature can be viewed. Identifies the significant literary devices and global themes that define a writer's style and place the author in a larger literary tradition as chronicled and evaluated by critics over time.

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

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

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

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

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

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

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

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Gaming, ed. , v.

Details the development of electronic gaming and examines some of the most popular games of all time.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.
Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

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

Gay Rights, ed. , v.
Gay Rights, ed. , v.

Gay Rights, ed. , v.

This title traces the history of the gay rights movement in the United States, including the key players, watershed moments, and legislative battles that have driven social change.

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.

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

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

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

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.
Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding genetics and genetic engineering.

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

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

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

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.
Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Spans all facets of gothic literature, including visual and performing arts, society and culture, themes, and settings. Includes primary source documents and critical material to provide a contextual perspective, a related chronology of key events, full-text commentaries, and lists of further readings.

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

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

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

Growing Old in America, ed. 2008, v.
Growing Old in America, ed. 2008, v.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2008, v.

Explores the current condition of growing old in the United States. Includes the economic status of older people; Medicare and Medicaid; the living arrangements of older adults; working and retirement; and the education levels, voting trends, and political behavior of older Americans. Physical and mental health problems; drug and alcohol abuse; care for seniors; crime; and death and dying are also covered.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2016, v.
Growing Old in America, ed. 2016, v.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2016, v.

Explores the current condition of growing old in the United States. Includes the economic status of older people; Medicare and Medicaid; the living arrangements of older adults; working and retirement; and the education levels, voting trends, and political behavior of older Americans. Physical and mental health problems; drug and alcohol abuse; care for seniors; crime; and death and dying are also covered.

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

Growing Up LGBTQ, ed. , v.

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

Growing Up, ed. 2017, v.
Growing Up, ed. 2017, v.

Growing Up, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's youth.

Gun Control, ed. 2017, v.
Gun Control, ed. 2017, v.

Gun Control, ed. 2017, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gun control, 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.

HIV/AIDS, ed. 2016, v.
HIV/AIDS, ed. 2016, v.

HIV/AIDS, ed. 2016, v.

Includes information on the nature of AIDS/HIV and the AIDS epidemic; symptoms and transmittal; patterns and trends in AIDS/HIV surveillance; populations at risk; children, adolescents, and AIDS/HIV; AIDS/HIV cost and treatment; people living with AIDS/HIV; testing, prevention, and education; HIV and AIDS worldwide; and knowledge, awareness, behavior, and opinion of those affected by AIDS/HIV.

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

Hanging Out, ed. , v.

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

Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.
Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.

Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.

This book explores the health issues encountered by transgender people, including mental and emotional health, gender dysphoria, hormone replacement therapy (including puberty-blocking hormones), gender affirmation surgery, and more. Also covered are the pros and cons of hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery as well as barriers to health care that transgender people frequently face and advice on dealing with a health care system marked by cissexism.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2008, v.
Health and Wellness, ed. 2008, v.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2008, v.

Examines health and wellness among Americans, including the ways in which illness is currently prevented, identified, and treated. Describes the most common types of chronic, degenerative, genetic, and infectious diseases, as well as the concepts of mental health and illness. Covers both traditional and alternative medicine.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2016, v.
Health and Wellness, ed. 2016, v.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2016, v.

Examines health and wellness among Americans, including the ways in which illness is currently prevented, identified, and treated. Describes the most common types of chronic, degenerative, genetic, and infectious diseases, as well as the concepts of mental health and illness. Covers both traditional and alternative medicine.

Health under Fire, ed. , v.
Health under Fire, ed. , v.

Health under Fire, ed. , v.

This historical reference highlights the people, diseases, and innovations that have impacted the health of soldiers and civilians during wartime, focusing on U.S. conflicts from early colonial skirmishes to the current War on Terror. Additionally, it offers insight into the conflicts' contributions to medical advances as well as the unique health challenges presented during battles of the time.

Hearing Disorders, ed. , v.
Hearing Disorders, ed. , v.

Hearing Disorders, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive information on the causes, treatments, and history of hearing disorders.

Hearing Loss, ed. , v.
Hearing Loss, ed. , v.

Hearing Loss, ed. , v.

This book presents an overview of hearing loss, causes and prevention, treatments, and future directions in the field. It covers the successful treatment of hearing loss via hearing aids, including cochlear, brainstem, or midbrain implants. Both the technical aspects and effects on the quality of life of these devices are discussed as well as promotion of early screening, use hearing protection, and change public attitudes toward noise.

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.

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

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

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

Homosexuality, ed. , v.
Homosexuality, ed. , v.

Homosexuality, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of homosexuality from a variety of international perspectives.

Homosexuality, ed. , v.
Homosexuality, ed. , v.

Homosexuality, ed. , v.

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

Human Rights in Focus: Illegal Immigrants, ed. , v.
Human Rights in Focus: Illegal Immigrants, ed. , v.

Human Rights in Focus: Illegal Immigrants, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to immigration laws and immigrant rights which are designed to manage immigrant populations, reassert a nation’s boundaries, and help define what it means to be a citizen of a given country.

Human Rights in Focus: The LGBT Community, ed. , v.
Human Rights in Focus: The LGBT Community, ed. , v.

Human Rights in Focus: The LGBT Community, ed. , v.

This book discusses the legal challenges facing the LGBT community, as they seek to achieve full equality and acceptance in the United States and elsewhere.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Immigration Issues in America, ed. , v.

This book provides an informative analysis of the history of immigration, its economic implications, and what immigration policies should be implemented in the future.

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

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

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

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

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Includes numerous entries on topics in social science research and practice.

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

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

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

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.

Provides information on Canada's provinces and territories. Includes details on Canada's arts, climate, government, health, languages, notable persons, and ethnic groups.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.

Presents profiles of the 31 states and the Distrito Federal (federal district) of Mexico. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.

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

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

Presents profiles of 194 countries of the world. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, government, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, and famous people.

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

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

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

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

LGBT Families, ed. , v.

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

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

LGBTQ Discrimination in America, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.
Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Offers articles written at the 9th and 10th grade reading levels; includes diary entries and stories about young people who lived during the Holocaust.

Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2017, v.
Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2017, v.

Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding legal and illegal immigration.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

Living with Stress, ed. , v.

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

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.

Master Math: Calculus, ed. , v.
Master Math: Calculus, ed. , v.

Master Math: Calculus, ed. , v.

This book is a comprehensive reference guide that explains and clarifies the principles of calculus in a simple, easy-to-follow style and format. Beginning with the most basic fundamental topics and progressing through to the more advanced, the book helps clarify calculus using step-by-step procedures and solutions, along with examples and applications.

Master Math: Trigonometry, ed. , v.
Master Math: Trigonometry, ed. , v.

Master Math: Trigonometry, ed. , v.

This guide explains and clarifies the principles of trigonometry in a simple, easy-to-follow style and format. Beginning with the most basic fundamental topics, including a review of basic geometry, and progressing through to the more advanced topics, the book helps clarify trigonometry using step-by-step procedures and solutions, along with examples and applications.

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

Mathematics, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

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

Minorities, ed. 2008, v.
Minorities, ed. 2008, v.

Minorities, ed. 2008, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

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

Multiracial Families, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

National Security, ed. 2017, v.
National Security, ed. 2017, v.

National Security, ed. 2017, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on U. S. national security, 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.

Native American Code Talkers, ed. , v.
Native American Code Talkers, ed. , v.

Native American Code Talkers, ed. , v.

This title examines the Native American servicemen known as the code talkers, focusing on their role in coded communication during World War II including developing the codes, their training, and their work in war zones. Narrative text, historical photographs, and primary sources assist the reader in report writing.

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.

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

Newsmakers, ed. , v.

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

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.

A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2, ed. , v.

A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3, ed. , v.

A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4, ed. , v.

A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

Notable Black American Men, Book II, ed. , v.
Notable Black American Men, Book II, ed. , v.

Notable Black American Men, Book II, ed. , v.

Profiles contemporary and historic figures whose accomplishments will inspire students of every heritage. Covering the most prominent newsmakers as well as lesser-known individuals, each volume offers full biographical entries, portraits, addresses for living listees and recommended sources for further study.

Novel Psychoactive Substances, ed. , v.
Novel Psychoactive Substances, ed. , v.

Novel Psychoactive Substances, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with background on the classification, detection, supply, and availability of novel psychoactive substances, otherwise known as 'legal highs.' It also covers individual classes of novel psychoactive substances that have recently emerged onto the recreational drug scene, provides an overview of the pharmacology of the substance, and discusses the acute and chronic harm or toxicity associated with the substance.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.
Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

This book explores the objectification and misrepresentation of women across media, from movies to magazines to TV commercials. It also examines the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality.

Policing, ed. , v.
Policing, ed. , v.

Policing, ed. , v.

By enforcing the law and maintaining a civil society, the police make it possible for people to enjoy and exercise their individual rights and freedoms. But the power of the police can also be used to curtail those rights and freedoms. This book helps teen readers understand what the issues are, how they have come about, what actions are being taken to address the concerns, and why some of those actions are controversial.

Political History of America's Wars, ed. , v.
Political History of America's Wars, ed. , v.

Political History of America's Wars, ed. , v.

Explores the legislative, social, and policy aspects of America's major wars, rebellions, and insurrections.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Race and Policing, ed. , v.
Race and Policing, ed. , v.

Race and Policing, ed. , v.

This title examines recent incidents of minorities being mistreated or dying in police custody, delving into the historical institutions and laws that underpin today's system and exploring what police departments and the communities they serve are doing to improve communication and relationships. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Racism in America, ed. , v.

This book discusses the history of American racism and its lasting effects.

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

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

This book provides many insights into the many connections between mathematics applications and the real world. Nearly 50 math concepts are presented with multiple examples of how each is applied in everyday environments, such as the workplace, nature, science, sports, and even parking.

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

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

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

Religion, ed. , v.
Religion, ed. , v.

Religion, ed. , v.

There are deep divisions among Americans today regarding the definition of religious liberty and the government’s proper role in protecting civil rights related to religion. Questions of religious liberty arise in many areas of daily life, from health care to sexual orientation. This book helps teen readers understand what the issues are, how they have come about, what actions are being taken to address the concerns, and why some of those actions are controversial.

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

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

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

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 25, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 25, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 25, v.

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

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

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

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

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.

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

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

Sleep Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

Social Roles and Stereotypes, ed. , v.
Social Roles and Stereotypes, ed. , v.

Social Roles and Stereotypes, ed. , v.

This book highlights the propaganda and stereotypes faced by girls almost as soon as they are born. Readers will learn how girls’ toys, music, and more can influence their image of women.

Social Welfare, ed. 2007, v.
Social Welfare, ed. 2007, v.

Social Welfare, ed. 2007, v.

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

Space Exploration, ed. 2008, v.
Space Exploration, ed. 2008, v.

Space Exploration, ed. 2008, v.

Examines numerous aspects of space exploration. Presents the facts on space exploration's successes and failures, and the questions that surround them.

Space Exploration, ed. 2016, v.
Space Exploration, ed. 2016, v.

Space Exploration, ed. 2016, v.

Examines numerous aspects of space exploration. Presents the facts on space exploration's successes and failures, and the questions that surround them.

Specification of Drug Substances and Products, ed. , v.
Specification of Drug Substances and Products, ed. , v.

Specification of Drug Substances and Products, ed. , v.

This book is a comprehensive and critical analysis of the requirements and approaches to setting specifications for new pharmaceutical products, with an emphasis on phase-appropriate development and validation of analytical methods.

Sports in America, ed. 2008, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2008, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2008, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

Sports in America, ed. 2016, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2016, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2016, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

Story Behind the Protest Song, ed. , v.
Story Behind the Protest Song, ed. , v.

Story Behind the Protest Song, ed. , v.

Features the most influential musical protests and statements recorded to date, providing pop-culture viewpoints on some of the most tumultuous times in modern history. Includes songs about the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, policy in the Middle East, teenage rebellion, animal rights, and criticisms of mass media.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.
Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

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

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.

Substance Use and Abuse, ed. , v.
Substance Use and Abuse, ed. , v.

Substance Use and Abuse, ed. , v.

This book examines the physical, ethical, and public policy issues that have arisen as the result of excessive and inappropriate substance use.

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.

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

Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.

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

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

Surviving a First Breakup, ed. , v.

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

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

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.
Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

This book explains the nature of gender dysphoria, its causes, what living with it is like, and whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and LGBT Issues, ed. , v.
Teens and LGBT Issues, ed. , v.

Teens and LGBT Issues, ed. , v.

Teens who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender face unique challenges. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full color illustrations this title examines questions such as, What Issues Do LGBT Teens Have with Identity?; What Issues Do LGBT Teens Face at School?; What Issues Do LGBT Teens Face in Society?; and What Types of Help and Support Are Available to LGBT Teens?.

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

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

Television in American Society Reference Library, ed. , v.
Television in American Society Reference Library, ed. , v.

Television in American Society Reference Library, ed. , v.

Focused on a popular topic, this exciting collection gives students and teachers substantial material for discussion and research. The three-volume set shows how television has reflected and influenced American society and culture throughout its history, covering both positive and negative effects.

Terrorism and War of the 2000s, ed. , v.
Terrorism and War of the 2000s, ed. , v.

Terrorism and War of the 2000s, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the events and issues associated with terrorism and war during the 2000s, starting with the 9/11 attack on American soil and the War on Terrorism that followed. It also covers the terrorist attacks and wars around the world during the decade, as well as dramatic hostage situations, coups, acts of genocide, and other violent conflicts.

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

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

The American Economy, ed. 2007, v.
The American Economy, ed. 2007, v.

The American Economy, ed. 2007, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the American economy, 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.

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

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

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

The Black Lives Matter Movement, ed. , v.
The Black Lives Matter Movement, ed. , v.

The Black Lives Matter Movement, ed. , v.

This book explores the Black Lives Matter movement that was launched in 2013 to address civil rights issues against African American citizens, and its appeal for equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole. It covers the divide between black citizens and the police, the formation of the movement, its detractors, law enforcement accountability, and improving policing and strengthening relationships.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Britannica Guide to the History of Mathematics, ed. , v.
The Britannica Guide to the History of Mathematics, ed. , v.

The Britannica Guide to the History of Mathematics, ed. , v.

Covers how major mathematical concepts were first derived, as well as how they evolved with the advent of later thinkers shedding new light on various applications.

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 College Blue Book, ed. 38, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 38, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 38, 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 Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, ed. , v. 1
The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, ed. , v. 1

The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, ed. , v. 1

Chronicling Eleanor Roosevelt's development as diplomat, journalist, and political strategist in the years 1945 to 1948, this publication is filled with original writings and speeches.

The Environment, ed. 2008, v.
The Environment, ed. 2008, v.

The Environment, ed. 2008, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

The Environment, ed. 2016, v.
The Environment, ed. 2016, v.

The Environment, ed. 2016, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

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

The Health Care System, ed. 2017, v.
The Health Care System, ed. 2017, v.

The Health Care System, ed. 2017, v.

Examines the state of the nation's health care system, the education and training of health care providers, and the various types of health care institutions. The ever increasing cost of health care, prevalence of insurance, mental health care, and a comparison of health care throughout the world are also covered.

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

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

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

The Literature of Spain and Latin America, ed. , v.
The Literature of Spain and Latin America, ed. , v.

The Literature of Spain and Latin America, ed. , v.

Examines the vibrant prose and dynamic range of both Spanish and Latin American authors, whose narratives are informed as much by their imaginations as the turbulent histories of these native lands.

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

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

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

The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues, ed. , v.
The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues, ed. , v.

The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues, ed. , v.

Covers relevant news stories, editorials, and letters to the editor to present the major political, social, and cultural issues that have affected gays and lesbians in the U.S. over the past 150 years.

The Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.
The Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

The Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

This collection of articles tracks the opioid crisis from its earliest days through the present, aggregating human interest stories with news stories on how the government and public are responding to the epidemic.

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, ed. , v. 1
The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, ed. , v. 1

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, ed. , v. 1

Presents original scholarly biographies of notable Americans. Profiles careers and achievements as well as biographical data including family members; educational background; names of spouses and marriage and divorce dates; addresses of residences; and cause of death and place of burial.

The Stonewall Riots, ed. , v.
The Stonewall Riots, ed. , v.

The Stonewall Riots, ed. , v.

This book discusses how in 1969, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people stood up for their rights against a society that criminalized their natural feelings, launching a movement whose legacy continues to this day.

The Tuskegee Airmen, ed. , v.
The Tuskegee Airmen, ed. , v.

The Tuskegee Airmen, ed. , v.

This title examines the African-American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, focusing on their training, their impressive performance in the skies over Europe, and the discrimination they faced. Narrative text, historical photographs, and primary sources assist the reader in report writing.

The United States at War, ed. , v.
The United States at War, ed. , v.

The United States at War, ed. , v.

Offers compact surveys of the most important military conflicts in which the United States has been involved--from the Revolutionary War through the Iraq War of 2003.

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

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

Beginning in the nineteenth century, women in the United States and some other Western countries began to demand equal rights with men. Through public demonstrations, complaints to newspapers and congressmen, and other means, women eventually gained the right to vote and hold public office. This book examines how and why social change occurs and the lasting influence of the women’s movement.

Transgender Rights and Issues, ed. , v.
Transgender Rights and Issues, ed. , v.

Transgender Rights and Issues, ed. , v.

This book covers the growing acceptance of the transgender community throughout the years, the discrimination transgender men and women face each day, and how United States and other countries are making changes to fix these issues.

Transgender Rights and Protections, ed. , v.
Transgender Rights and Protections, ed. , v.

Transgender Rights and Protections, ed. , v.

This book examines the rights of the transgender community and the areas in which further action is still needed for their protection, while addressing transgender issues and the non-discrimination laws and regulations that explicitly include transgender rights. It includes information on how to become trans allies and how to fight against trans discrimination in their day-to-day lives.

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

Transgender Rights, ed. , v.

This collection of articles features reporting, opinion pieces, and first-person accounts that capture the evolving conversation about issues related to the transgender community. With coverage of the Texas and North Carolina 'bathroom bills,' the debate over the inclusion of trans people in the military, and tales of various struggles and successes in the courts, this book highlights the obstacles this growing movement faces as well as its successes.

U.S. Leadership in Wartime, ed. , v.
U.S. Leadership in Wartime, ed. , v.

U.S. Leadership in Wartime, ed. , v.

Provides a historical study of the relationship between civilian and military leaders in the United States during wartime, from the American Revolution to the Iraq War.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.

Provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist. Gives detailed yet accessible information on history, religion, art, government, economy, daily life and current social and political issues.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.

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

UXL Graphic Novelists, ed. , v.
UXL Graphic Novelists, ed. , v.

UXL Graphic Novelists, ed. , v.

Graphic novels -- novels merging pictures and rich language to create a unique experience of literature and art -- are enjoying a renewed popularity, especially with students and young adults. U·X·L's Graphic Novelists introduces researchers to the authors and illustrators behind these works, taking care to define and explore the distinction between comic books and graphic novels.

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

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

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

Voting, ed. , v.
Voting, ed. , v.

Voting, ed. , v.

In recent years more than two dozen states have purged voter rolls, closed polls in certain areas, and introduced strict voter ID laws which have impacted voting rights of young people, the elderly, and minorities. This book helps teen readers understand what the issues are, how they have come about, what actions are being taken to address the concerns, and why some of those actions are controversial.

Water, ed. 2017, v.
Water, ed. 2017, v.

Water, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding water resources.

Weight in America, ed. 2008, v.
Weight in America, ed. 2008, v.

Weight in America, ed. 2008, v.

Provides information from academic and governmental sources on every aspect of overweight, obesity, and eating disorders, including their prevalence in the United States, their consequences, public opinion about them, and methods of combating them.

Weight in America, ed. 2016, v.
Weight in America, ed. 2016, v.

Weight in America, ed. 2016, v.

Provides information from academic and governmental sources on every aspect of overweight, obesity, and eating disorders, including their prevalence in the United States, their consequences, public opinion about them, and methods of combating them.

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

What Is Anxiety Disorder?, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

White Nationalists, ed. , v.
White Nationalists, ed. , v.

White Nationalists, ed. , v.

The articles in this book speak to the origins, beliefs, and growing cultural impact of white nationalists on politics, civic life, and media. Features such as media literacy terms and questions deepen readers' understanding of the reporting styles and devices used to cover the topic.

White Privilege, ed. , v.
White Privilege, ed. , v.

White Privilege, ed. , v.

This title examines the historical forces that have disadvantaged people of color and discusses how these forces continue to influence the media, education, politics, and other areas of life today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 19, v.
Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 19, v.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 19, v.

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

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

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

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

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 21, v.
Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 21, v.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 21, v.

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

Women in America, ed. 2016, v.
Women in America, ed. 2016, v.

Women in America, ed. 2016, v.

Explores the lives of women in American society. Includes information on women's demographic trends, educational achievements, employment, financial status, parental responsibilities, political roles, victimization, and health issues.

Women in American Society, ed. 2008, v.
Women in American Society, ed. 2008, v.

Women in American Society, ed. 2008, v.

Explores the lives of women in American society. Includes information on women's demographic trends, educational achievements, employment, financial status, parental responsibilities, political roles, victimization, and health issues.

Women in Politics, ed. , v.
Women in Politics, ed. , v.

Women in Politics, ed. , v.

This book encourages readers to think about what the world would be like with more women leaders and how that might be accomplished, as well as empowers girls to seek leadership positions.

Women in Positions of Leadership, ed. , v.
Women in Positions of Leadership, ed. , v.

Women in Positions of Leadership, ed. , v.

This volume aims to guide women to become leaders in all aspects of their lives, whether or not they take up formal leadership in their careers.

Women in World History, ed. , v.
Women in World History, ed. , v.

Women in World History, ed. , v.

Covers women of historical interest worldwide, from around 3100 BCE to the modern age, from every walk of life-artists, pirates, scientists, athletes, philanthropists, adventurers, politicians, pacifists, saints, and courtesans, even those famous for just being famous. Individual, collective, and joint entries (i.e. Astronauts: Women in Space, Egyptian Feminism, Siege Warfare and Women, etc.) are included.

Women on the Home Front, ed. , v.
Women on the Home Front, ed. , v.

Women on the Home Front, ed. , v.

This title examines the role of women on the US home front during World War II, focusing on the factory workers, volunteers, and service members who helped the Allies win the war. Narrative text, historical photographs, and primary sources assist the reader in report writing.

World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems, ed. 2, v.
World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems, ed. 2, v.

World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems, ed. 2, v.

This fully updated version of the original 1989 edition of the World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems describes the national law enforcement and correctional systems of more than 195 countries across the globe.

World Eras, ed. , v. 1
World Eras, ed. , v. 1

World Eras, ed. , v. 1

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600.

World Eras, ed. , v. 10
World Eras, ed. , v. 10

World Eras, ed. , v. 10

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of West African kingdoms, 500-1590.

World Eras, ed. , v. 2
World Eras, ed. , v. 2

World Eras, ed. , v. 2

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the rise and spread of Islam, 622-1500.

World Eras, ed. , v. 3
World Eras, ed. , v. 3

World Eras, ed. , v. 3

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.-476 C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 4
World Eras, ed. , v. 4

World Eras, ed. , v. 4

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of medieval Europe, 814-1350.

World Eras, ed. , v. 5
World Eras, ed. , v. 5

World Eras, ed. , v. 5

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Egypt, 2615-332 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 6
World Eras, ed. , v. 6

World Eras, ed. , v. 6

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of classical Greek civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 7
World Eras, ed. , v. 7

World Eras, ed. , v. 7

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of imperial China, 617-1644.

World Eras, ed. , v. 8
World Eras, ed. , v. 8

World Eras, ed. , v. 8

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 9
World Eras, ed. , v. 9

World Eras, ed. , v. 9

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914.

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

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

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Latin America.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 2
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 2

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 2

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Africa.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 3
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 3

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 3

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Great Britain and Ireland, from the Celtic migrations to the Reform Bill.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 4
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 4

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 4

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Great Britain and Ireland, from the Victorian Era to the present.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 5
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 5

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 5

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Spain and Portugal.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 6
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 6

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 6

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from the Middle East.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 7
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 7

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 7

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Italy.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 8
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 8

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 8

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on classical literature.

World Poverty, ed. 2008, v.
World Poverty, ed. 2008, v.

World Poverty, ed. 2008, v.

Examines the forms that poverty takes around the world, its many causes, the serious negative consequences that it has for individuals and societies, and the effort to eliminate it.

World Poverty, ed. 2016, v.
World Poverty, ed. 2016, v.

World Poverty, ed. 2016, v.

Examines the forms that poverty takes around the world, its many causes, the serious negative consequences that it has for individuals and societies, and the effort to eliminate it.

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

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

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

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.
World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.

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

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 7, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 7, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 7, v.

Details current geographical, social, and political data, historical narrative, and statistical information on the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Caribbean and Pacific dependencies of the U.S. Each entry consistently contains data on 50 rubrics. Maps, tables, flags and official state seals included.

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.