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A Student Guide to Climate and Weather, ed. , v.
A Student Guide to Climate and Weather, ed. , v.

A Student Guide to Climate and Weather, ed. , v.

Combines scientific data, historical events, and the latest ideas and methods about meteorology and climatology; focus is on weather extremes, air masses and weather patterns, cyclones, hurricanes, tornadoes, climate change, and the Earth and the Sun.

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

Abortion, ed. , v.

Includes key laws and court cases that have determined abortion policy; covers political speeches, medical essays, theological writings, newspaper advertisements, magazine articles, and popular books that offer insight into America's changing attitudes towards women, race, the medical field, and the role of government in its citizens' personal lives.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 38, v.
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 38, v.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 38, v.

Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.

Addiction, ed. , v.
Addiction, ed. , v.

Addiction, ed. , v.

Provides answers to many questions about addiction and addictive behaviors of all kinds, including drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, Internet usage, and more.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers the time period of 1865 through 1965; topics include the arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, and trade related to the African American experience.

African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.
African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.

African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to African children's and youth literature.

Alcohol, ed. , v.
Alcohol, ed. , v.

Alcohol, ed. , v.

A factbook on alcohol, written for young readers. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of alcohol. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse alcohol.

All About Cuts and Bruises, ed. , v.
All About Cuts and Bruises, ed. , v.

All About Cuts and Bruises, ed. , v.

The human body is amazing. But sometimes it gets sick or hurt. In this book, kids delve inside the body to learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of cuts and bruises. In this introductory title, readers will explore topics like infections and scabs and scars. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

All About Ear Infections, ed. , v.
All About Ear Infections, ed. , v.

All About Ear Infections, ed. , v.

The human body is amazing. But sometimes it gets sick or hurt. In this book, kids delve inside the body to learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of ear infections. In this introductory title, readers will explore topics like ear tube surgery and ruptured eardrums. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

All About Sore Throats, ed. , v.
All About Sore Throats, ed. , v.

All About Sore Throats, ed. , v.

The human body is amazing. But sometimes it gets sick or hurt. In this book, kids delve inside the body to learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of sore throats. In this introductory title, readers will explore topics like strep throat and tonsillitis. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

America's Top-Rated Cities 2010, ed. 17, v.
America's Top-Rated Cities 2010, ed. 17, v.

America's Top-Rated Cities 2010, ed. 17, v.

Provides current, comprehensive statistical information, and other essential data, on the top cities that have been cited as the best for business and living in the United States.

America's Top-Rated Small Towns & Cities, ed. , v.
America's Top-Rated Small Towns & Cities, ed. , v.

America's Top-Rated Small Towns & Cities, ed. , v.

Provides detailed profiles and comparative statistics of small towns and cities across the country with populations from 3,000 to 25,000.

America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities, ed. 7, v.
America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities, ed. 7, v.

America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities, ed. 7, v.

Provides current, comprehensive data on 110 US cities, all top-ranked by Population Growth, Median Income, Unemployment Rate and Crime Rate.

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

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

American Gangsters, Then and Now, ed. , v.
American Gangsters, Then and Now, ed. , v.

American Gangsters, Then and Now, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed compendium of American gangsters and gangs from the end of the Civil War to the present day.

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 Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times, ed. , v.
American Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times, ed. , v.

American Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times, ed. , v.

Presents the inaugural addresses of each of the 43 United States Presidents. Each entry includes a brief biography, a list of important events during that president's term of office, the actual text of the speech, and notable quotes. Illustrated with portraits and reproductions of period paintings, photos, and engravings. For students in grades 8 and higher.

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.
American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 27, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 27, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 27, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 28, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 28, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 28, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 29, ed. 29, v.
American Writers, Supplement 29, ed. 29, v.

American Writers, Supplement 29, ed. 29, v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

Animal Rights, ed. 2, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2, v.

Features opinions on the fundamental issues, enduring controversies, and critical developments associated with animal rights.

Animal Senses, ed. , v.
Animal Senses, ed. , v.

Animal Senses, ed. , v.

This book explores how animals interact with the world through their senses since, unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.
Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

Covers all aspects of life in the Arctic and Antarctic. Examines how people live and work in this environment, and introduces animals such as polar bears, penguins, and sea lions.

Art, ed. , v.
Art, ed. , v.

Art, ed. , v.

Covers all of the key movements in Western art history, from Classicism to conceptual art and profiles many of the world's greatest artists.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

A factbook on the development and uses of intelligent robots that utilize artificial intelligence. An overview of how researchers simulate brain processes in these machines, and the variety of uses the machines/robots have. Written for young adults.

Ask the President, ed. , v.
Ask the President, ed. , v.

Ask the President, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the very important position of president and what a president does for the country. Using a question and answer format, basic information about a president's duties, authority, perks, and everyday functions is presented. A glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity are also provided.

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

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

Awesome Innovations Inspired by Plants, ed. , v.
Awesome Innovations Inspired by Plants, ed. , v.

Awesome Innovations Inspired by Plants, ed. , v.

This book shows how humans have copied many clever plant tricks. Plants can grow in the most unlikely places, soak up sunlight for energy, and use rain, wind, and animals to spread their seeds. Some plants lure insects for food.

Bacteria and Viruses, ed. , v.
Bacteria and Viruses, ed. , v.

Bacteria and Viruses, ed. , v.

A factbook on bacteria and viruses, written for young adults. Provides information about researchers in the field, the developments in fighting harmful microbes, as well in using beneficial ones for medicines.

Battles that Changed History, ed. , v.
Battles that Changed History, ed. , v.

Battles that Changed History, ed. , v.

Covers the most decisive and important battles throughout world history, interpreted by a noted military historian.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.
Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

This book introduces one of our country's first leaders, Benjamin Franklin, a noted writer and inventor. Provides photographs and easy-to-read text to aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Big Cats, ed. , v.
Big Cats, ed. , v.

Big Cats, ed. , v.

Explores the lives and habitats of big cats such as lions, tigers, pumas, and leopards.

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.

Birds, ed. , v.
Birds, ed. , v.

Birds, ed. , v.

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of birds from birds of prey to parrots.

Black Holes, ed. , v.
Black Holes, ed. , v.

Black Holes, ed. , v.

A factbook on black holes, written for young adults. Presents evidence and theories for these objects, discusses how they were first predicted, how they form, their physical properties, and how scientists detect them.

Blood, Bugs, and Plants, ed. , v.
Blood, Bugs, and Plants, ed. , v.

Blood, Bugs, and Plants, ed. , v.

Explores several core biological areas that have influenced modern forensic science; Entomology ('bugs') is a specialty that uses knowledge about insect life cycles to inform death investigations. Botany ('plants') is a specialty that looks at plant materials as evidence in cases. The 'blood' section covers the identification of blood and body fluids (determining their origin as human or animal), DNA typing, and blood-spatter patterns.

British Writers, Supplement 22, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 22, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 22, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 23, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 23, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 23, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 24, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 24, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 24, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 25, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 25, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 25, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

Bugs, ed. , v.
Bugs, ed. , v.

Bugs, ed. , v.

Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.

Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.
Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.

Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.

This supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics. Reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particle's discovery and function. Covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries on scientists who made significant contributions. Case studies and experiments round out the broad range of topics covered.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 34
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 34

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 34

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

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

Butterfly, ed. , v.

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

Charlie Puth, ed. , v.
Charlie Puth, ed. , v.

Charlie Puth, ed. , v.

This book profiles the life of the pop star, including information on his youth, his training in music and recording, and his fame as a pop music singer-songwriter.

Chateaubriand, ed. , v.
Chateaubriand, ed. , v.

Chateaubriand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Chateaubriand.

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

Chemistry Experiments, ed. , v.

Provides students and teachers with the tools they need to explore various chemistry experiments. Topics covered include ozone depletion, wood alcohol, heat energy, purifying water, and carbonation in beverages.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

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

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

Chick, ed. , v.

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

Child Development, ed. , v.
Child Development, ed. , v.

Child Development, ed. , v.

Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others.

Chronologies of Modern Terrorism, ed. , v.
Chronologies of Modern Terrorism, ed. , v.

Chronologies of Modern Terrorism, ed. , v.

Examines the history of terrorism in the modern world, including its origins and development, and terrorist acts by groups and individuals from the French Revolution to today. Outlines major developments in conflicts that involved terrorism, the history of terrorist groups, key aspects of counterterrorist policy, and specific terrorist incidents.

Classical Music, ed. , v.
Classical Music, ed. , v.

Classical Music, ed. , v.

Explores over 1,000 years of classical music, from medieval chants to contemporary symphonies. Examines the lives and work of the great composers, from Mozart to Cage.

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.

Clothing through American History, ed. , v.
Clothing through American History, ed. , v.

Clothing through American History, ed. , v.

Provides information on fabrics, materials, and manufacturing. Topics include a discussion of daily life and the types of clothes worn by men, women, and children of all levels of society.

Clothing through American History, ed. , v.
Clothing through American History, ed. , v.

Clothing through American History, ed. , v.

Learn what men, women, and children have worn throughout American history, beginning with the classical styles worn in the early American republic through the hoop skirts and ready-made clothes worn before the Civil War.

Cocaine and Crack, ed. , v.
Cocaine and Crack, ed. , v.

Cocaine and Crack, ed. , v.

A factbook about cocaine and crack, written for young readers. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of cocaine and crack. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse the drug.

Cold Cases, ed. , v.
Cold Cases, ed. , v.

Cold Cases, ed. , v.

Examines 40 well-known cases of unsolved murders and suspected abductions over a period of over 160 years.

Comets and Asteroids, ed. , v.
Comets and Asteroids, ed. , v.

Comets and Asteroids, ed. , v.

A factbook on comets and asteroids, written for young adults. Outlines evidence and theories about black holes and what constitutes them, discusses how they are detected, how scientists believe they form.

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.

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.

Crashes and Collapses, ed. , v.
Crashes and Collapses, ed. , v.

Crashes and Collapses, ed. , v.

Examines forensic cases and investigative methods from the forensic engineering sciences. Includes Newton's laws of motion, which underlie accident reconstruction, the critical-speed-scuff method for determining the speed of cars, and obstacles confronting forensic investigators.

Crime and Punishment around the World, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment around the World, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment around the World, ed. , v.

Explores crime and punishment throughout the world through the eyes of leading experts, local authors and scholars, and government officials.

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

Cuba, ed. , v.

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

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body, ed. , v.
Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body, ed. , v.

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body, ed. , v.

Explores the human body alphabetically by part, detailing practices and beliefs from the past and present and from around the world.

Cultural History of Reading, ed. , v.
Cultural History of Reading, ed. , v.

Cultural History of Reading, ed. , v.

Covers books from their earliest beginnings through the present day, in both the U.S. and regions all over the world; includes fiction and literature, religious works, dictionaries, scientific works, and home guides.

Culture Wars, ed. , v.
Culture Wars, ed. , v.

Culture Wars, ed. , v.

Addresses the key defining issues of contemporary American society through the lens of political and social controversy.

DK Guide to Dinosaurs, ed. , v.
DK Guide to Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

DK Guide to Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

Depicts how dinosaurs lived and died, covering such topics as habitats, size, hunting techniques, self-defense, courtship, and family life.

DK Guide to Mammals, ed. , v.
DK Guide to Mammals, ed. , v.

DK Guide to Mammals, ed. , v.

Explores the world of mammals--their habitats, behavior, anatomy, intelligence, and more.

DK Guide to Savage Earth, ed. , v.
DK Guide to Savage Earth, ed. , v.

DK Guide to Savage Earth, ed. , v.

Depicts the powerful natural forces that shape the Earth including glaciers, volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis.

DK Guide to Weather, ed. , v.
DK Guide to Weather, ed. , v.

DK Guide to Weather, ed. , v.

Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.

DK Guide to the Human Body, ed. , v.
DK Guide to the Human Body, ed. , v.

DK Guide to the Human Body, ed. , v.

Provides a guide to the skeleton, organs and senses. Explains the processes of the human body in detail.

Dazzling Decimals, ed. , v.
Dazzling Decimals, ed. , v.

Dazzling Decimals, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhyming text, teaches students how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths. Step by step instructions, tips, and sample problems are also provided.

Desert, ed. , v.
Desert, ed. , v.

Desert, ed. , v.

Explores the Earth's driest regions from the Sahara to the Australian Great Sandy. Investigates how people, animals, and plants cope in this arid environment.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.
Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Explores the world of dinosaurs from the ferocious Velociraptor to the gentle giant Barosaurus.

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.
Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

This book explains how paleontologists--dinosaur detectives--uncover the important clues that help us learn about the largest creatures that walked prehistoric Earth.

Discover Rocks, ed. , v.
Discover Rocks, ed. , v.

Discover Rocks, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to what rocks are and how they form. Real-world examples bring to life igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock. Full-color photographs, a diagram of the rock cycle, a geology-themed project, a table of contents, fun facts, infographics, sidebars, and an index are also included.

Drugs, Poisons, and Chemistry, ed. , v.
Drugs, Poisons, and Chemistry, ed. , v.

Drugs, Poisons, and Chemistry, ed. , v.

Covers a short history of forensic chemistry, detailing the story of arsenic and those who developed effective tests to detect it.

Drums, ed. , v.
Drums, ed. , v.

Drums, ed. , v.

Archaeologists found an elephant skin drum more than 30,000 years old in ice in Antarctica, making the drum one of the oldest musical instruments used by humans. This title is illustrated with large photographs, maps, and a STEM activity that provides simple instructions to help children make their own instrument. This book is a reading journey that inspires and stimulates learning exploration.

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

Duck, ed. , v.

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

Earth, ed. , v.
Earth, ed. , v.

Earth, ed. , v.

Provides fun facts about the planet Earth. Examines the earth's position in the solar system and how its surface is constantly being re-shaped by the elements.

Earthquakes, ed. , v.
Earthquakes, ed. , v.

Earthquakes, ed. , v.

Focuses on the power of nature and the massive devastation that is often a result of the relentless forces that build up within the Earth.

Ecology Experiments, ed. , v.
Ecology Experiments, ed. , v.

Ecology Experiments, ed. , v.

Provides students and teachers with the tools they need to explore various ecological issues.

Encyclopedia of Adaptations in the Natural World, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Adaptations in the Natural World, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Adaptations in the Natural World, ed. , v.

Covers the key survival challenges all organisms face; includes specific adaptations from all forms of life, including animals, plants, bacteria, algae, fungi, and viruses.

Encyclopedia of Addictions, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Addictions, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Addictions, ed. , v.

Contains frank and factual information about symptoms, causes, effects, prevention, and treatment of substance abuse (alcohol, nicotine, and drugs) and of behavioral addictions such as eating disorders, pathological gambling, and compulsive sexual activity.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.

Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology.

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

Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, ed. 2, v.

Covers a full range of topics related to animal rights and welfare, including dog fighting, endangered species in zoos, animals as disease carriers, factory farming, and veganism; encompasses the work of 150 contributors—experts from around the world that make up a virtual 'who’s who' in the broad areas of animal protection; and outlines a chronology of legislation and other important events that have had a significant impact on animal rights issues.

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, ed. , v.

Focuses on English-language comics, plus a small selection of influential Japanese and European works, with special emphasis on the new graphic novel format that emerged in the 1970s.

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides a detailed examination of computer science and technology, including a chronology of significant events in computing, a listing of achievements in the field, and brief descriptions and contact information for important organizations in the computer field. Major corporations and organizations in the computer field are covered, as well as many new biographies.

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 Dubious Archaeology, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Dubious Archaeology, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Dubious Archaeology, ed. , v.

Contains detailed and descriptive definitions for, and explanations of, terms related to extraordinary claims about human antiquity and its study.

Encyclopedia of Forensic Science, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Forensic Science, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Forensic Science, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers how forensic science relates to areas such as drug testing in sports, privacy concerns, misconceptions about forensic science, and the interface of forensic engineering and forensic science. Includes more than 200 black-and-white photographs and illustrations, plus a full-color insert containing photographs with depictions of firearms, tool marks, and DNA analysis.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.

Explores major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. Covers the science and history of climate change, the controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change.

Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights, ed. 2, v.

Covers the subject of gun control and issues raised deal with fundamental questions of constitutional law and the rights of individuals, opportunities for self-protection, the control of violence, and national security.

Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence, ed. , v.

Provides research-supported information to clarify critical issues and educate the public about different forms of interpersonal violence, their incidence and prevalence, theoretical explanations, public policy initiatives, and prevention and intervention strategies.

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 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of more than 400 years of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States, presented through over 500 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes people, public policy, economics, social issues, identities, and culture, among many others. For students, researchers, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, ed. 2, v.

Describes every marine mammal species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, including a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Race and Crime, ed. , v.

Covers issues in both historical and contemporary context, with information on race and ethnicity and their impact on crime and the administration of justice. Explores the similar historical experiences of varied racial and ethnic groups and illustrates how race and ethnicity has mattered and continues to matter in the administration of American criminal justice.

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, ed. , v.

Examines the role race and ethnicity play in society. Covers intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and impact society.

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

A multidisciplinary approach that addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research long with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.

This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.

Encyclopedia of Scientific Principles, Laws, and Theories, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Scientific Principles, Laws, and Theories, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Scientific Principles, Laws, and Theories, ed. , v.

Provides descriptions of the most famous scientific concepts, principles, laws, and theories that are known in the areas of astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, medicine, meteorology, and physics.

Encyclopedia of Social Problems, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Social Problems, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Social Problems, ed. , v.

Provides as comprehensive an approach as possible to this multifaceted field, utilizing experts from numerous disciplines. These subject areas include anthropology, biology, business, chemistry, communications, criminal justice, demography, economics, education, environmental studies, geography, health, history, languages, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and women's studies.

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.

Examines three key life stages from a sociological perspective, exploring how enduring experiences, as well as transitions and events such as childcare, education, stress, marriage, career, addiction, friendship, parenthood, disease, spirituality, and retirement influence the individual's life course. The life stages examined are: Childhood and Adolescence; Adulthood; and Later Life.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.
Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

A factbook on energy alternatives, written for young adults. Discusses development of renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and geothermal power.

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

Environmental Science Experiments, ed. , v.

Offers students and teachers the tools to explore various environmental issues; includes hands-on activities to learn more about environmental problems and what can be done to solve them.

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.

Ernest Hemingway, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Ernest Hemingway, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Ernest Hemingway, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ernest Hemingway.

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

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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

Explorer, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.

Exploring Mars, ed. , v.
Exploring Mars, ed. , v.

Exploring Mars, ed. , v.

A factbook on Mars exploration, written for young adults. Discusses similarities (and differences) between Mars and Earth, failed and successful space missions, and future plans for exploration.

Exploring the Mid-Atlantic, ed. , v.
Exploring the Mid-Atlantic, ed. , v.

Exploring the Mid-Atlantic, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the defining features that make the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States unique, including its geography, history, biology, industries, and cultures. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Exploring the Midwest, ed. , v.
Exploring the Midwest, ed. , v.

Exploring the Midwest, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the defining features that make the Midwest region of the United States unique, including its geography, history, biology, industries, and cultures. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Exploring the West, ed. , v.
Exploring the West, ed. , v.

Exploring the West, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the defining features that make the West region of the United States unique, including its geography, history, biology, industries, and cultures. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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.

Fakes and Forgeries, ed. , v.
Fakes and Forgeries, ed. , v.

Fakes and Forgeries, ed. , v.

Looks at the modern tools of computers, printers, and scanners used to create questioned documents and counterfeits. Beginning with an overview of fakes and forgeries from ancient times to the present, examines the art of analyzing evidence, from lottery tickets and voting ballots to stamps and envelopes.

Film, ed. , v.
Film, ed. , v.

Film, ed. , v.

Explores every aspect of film and provides pointers on how to watch and understand films of different types, styles, and periods. Profiles the most important historical and contemporary directors, actors, producers, and studios.

Firearms and Fingerprints, ed. , v.
Firearms and Fingerprints, ed. , v.

Firearms and Fingerprints, ed. , v.

Traces the early beginnings and the icons that laid the groundwork; coverage includes the highly specialized education, training, and experience required for current practitioners in the modern forensic laboratory. Provides a thorough examination of the capabilities and limitations of firearms and latent print evidence.

Firefighters, ed. , v.
Firefighters, ed. , v.

Firefighters, ed. , v.

This title takes a look into the education, career, and daily tasks of firefighters, and how they help in emergency situations. This book is at a Level 2 and is written specifically for emerging readers. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

Floods, ed. , v.
Floods, ed. , v.

Floods, ed. , v.

Examines the processes that control the development and flow in stream and river systems and discusses how and when these processes become hazardous.

Flowers, ed. , v.
Flowers, ed. , v.

Flowers, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will find out more about the work of flowers, how they attract help, and how they help plant species survive.

Flutes, ed. , v.
Flutes, ed. , v.

Flutes, ed. , v.

Archaeologists discovered a flute more than 40,000 years old in a cave in Germany, making the flute one of the oldest instruments in the world. Flutes are still played and enjoyed. Its high, clear notes soar. This title is illustrated with large photographs, maps, and a STEM activity that provides simple instructions to help children make their own instrument. This book is a reading journey that inspires and stimulates learning exploration.

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

Forensic Science Experiments, ed. , v.

Features experiments that will help students get a firm grasp on concepts in the field of forensic science. Each experiment is a self-contained unit with its own further resources, tips for the teacher, and links to the National Science Education Standards and allows students to think independently and build on their own base of science knowledge.

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

Forensic Science, ed. , v.

Covers theories, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences. Includes specific types of investigations; both general and specific investigative techniques; specialized equipment; and types of evidence. Examines aspects of chemical and biological agents as well as specific types of injuries, diseases, and other medical conditions.

Forest, ed. , v.
Forest, ed. , v.

Forest, ed. , v.

Introduces characteristics of different kinds of forests found around the world, the plants and animals that populate them, and how they are endangered.

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

Fox, ed. , v.

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

Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.
Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.

Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Friedrich Nietzsche.

Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.
Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.

Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Friedrich Schlegel

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

Frog, ed. , v.

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

Funky Fractions, ed. , v.
Funky Fractions, ed. , v.

Funky Fractions, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhyming text, allows students to apply and extend previous understanding of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions. Step by step directions and visual representations are also provided.

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 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.

Gangs, ed. 2, v.
Gangs, ed. 2, v.

Gangs, ed. 2, v.

Provides a look at the world of gangs, charting their growth and development in the United States and worldwide, as well as the efforts to curb their expanding criminal enterprises.

Genetics Experiments, ed. , v.
Genetics Experiments, ed. , v.

Genetics Experiments, ed. , v.

Provides students and teachers with the tools they need to explore various genetics experiments. Topics explored include genetics survey, inheritance of sickle cell anemia, genetic engineering, family pedigree, and plant genetics.

Genetics, ed. , v.
Genetics, ed. , v.

Genetics, ed. , v.

A factbook on the applied science of genetics, written for young adults. Presents basic scientific principles and how genetics is used determining and modifying the genetic code, predicting and curing disease, and solving crimes.

Genocide, ed. , v.
Genocide, ed. , v.

Genocide, ed. , v.

Presents the background and history of genocide, covering the key issues associated with this worldwide crime, and the problems inherent in preventing its occurrence.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.

George Washington, ed. , v.
George Washington, ed. , v.

George Washington, ed. , v.

This book introduces our country's first president, George Washington, who led America to victory during the Revolutionary War. Provides photographs and easy-to-read text to aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

A factbook on global warming, written for young adults. Discusses the many negative effects of rising temperatures on earth, and prevailing theories on what is causing the rise.

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.

Great White Shark, ed. , v.
Great White Shark, ed. , v.

Great White Shark, ed. , v.

Great white sharks have one of the most powerful bites in the animal world. Readers will learn about these bites as well as other cool facts about great whites, like where they live, what they look like, and what they like to eat. This book is at a Level 1 and is written specifically for beginning readers. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

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

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

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

Guess How Much I Love Hockey, ed. , v.
Guess How Much I Love Hockey, ed. , v.

Guess How Much I Love Hockey, ed. , v.

This book teaches young readers all about hockey, including the arenas, the equipment, the plays, and the trophies.

Guy de Maupassant, ed. , v.
Guy de Maupassant, ed. , v.

Guy de Maupassant, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Guy de Maupassant.

Günter Grass, ed. , v.
Günter Grass, ed. , v.

Günter Grass, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Gunter Grass.

Hallucinogens, ed. , v.
Hallucinogens, ed. , v.

Hallucinogens, ed. , v.

A factbook about hallucinogens, written for young readers. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of these drugs. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse these drugs.

Harriet Robinson Scott, ed. , v.
Harriet Robinson Scott, ed. , v.

Harriet Robinson Scott, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Harriet Robinson Scott, an enslaved woman who fought for her right to freedom. Harriet and her husband, Dred Scott, sued their slaveholder and brought their case all the way to the US Supreme Court.

Henry David Thoreau, ed. , v.
Henry David Thoreau, ed. , v.

Henry David Thoreau, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Henry David Thoreau.

Henry Miller, ed. , v.
Henry Miller, ed. , v.

Henry Miller, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Henry Miller.

Hermann Hesse, ed. , v.
Hermann Hesse, ed. , v.

Hermann Hesse, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Hermann Hesse.

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

Heroin, ed. , v.

A factbook on the dangers of heroin, written for young readers. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of the drug. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse the drug.

How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.
How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.

How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the basic principles of coding, including variables, binary code, loops, programming languages, and more.

How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1
How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1

How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1

Provides information on the manufacture of a variety of items, from everyday household products to heavy machinery to sophisticated electronic equipment. Includes step-by-step descriptions of processes and simple explanations of technical terms and concepts. Covers a broad range of manufacturing areas including: food, clothing, electronics, transportation, machinery, instruments, sporting goods, and more.

How Snakes Slither, ed. , v.
How Snakes Slither, ed. , v.

How Snakes Slither, ed. , v.

This book explains to young readers how a snake's body lets it move smoothly across many surfaces as well as the forces at work that help them glide across the ground. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also provided.

How to Make a Piñata, ed. , v.
How to Make a Piñata, ed. , v.

How to Make a Piñata, ed. , v.

This book provides young readers with step-by-step instructions on how to make a piñata. A photo glossary and a list for further reading are also included.

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

Human Body Experiments, ed. , v.

Provides students and teachers with the tools they need to explore various human body experiments. Topics covered include bone anatomy, stomach structure, respiratory analysis, how kidneys work, and blood flow.

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

Human Body, ed. , v.

Examines the human body from head to toe, exploring nerves, muscles, blood and bones.

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.

Ivan Bunin, ed. , v.
Ivan Bunin, ed. , v.

Ivan Bunin, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ivan Bunin.

Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.
Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.

Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ivan Goncharov.

J. R. R. Tolkien, ed. , v.
J. R. R. Tolkien, ed. , v.

J. R. R. Tolkien, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of J.R.R. Tolkien.

James Herriot, ed. , v.
James Herriot, ed. , v.

James Herriot, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of James Herriot.

Jean Giraudoux, ed. , v.
Jean Giraudoux, ed. , v.

Jean Giraudoux, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jean Giraudoux.

Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.
Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.

Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jean Racine.

Jean Rhys, ed. , v.
Jean Rhys, ed. , v.

Jean Rhys, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jean Rhys.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.
Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.

Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jesus Fernandez Santos.

Johann Gottfried Herder, ed. , v.
Johann Gottfried Herder, ed. , v.

Johann Gottfried Herder, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Johann Gottfried Herder.

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

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

This 4-vol. set provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

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

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

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

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

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

Students will find everything they need to conduct thorough research on 50 cities from all over the world, including information on each city's history, neighborhoods, museums, parks, transportation, geography, holidays and festivals, population profiles and much more.

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

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

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

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the 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 States, ed. 4, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 4, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 4, v.

Provides middle school and high school students with an encyclopedia that gives them all the facts and details on every state in the U.S., including the District of Columbia and U.S. dependencies.

Karl Marx, ed. , v.
Karl Marx, ed. , v.

Karl Marx, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Karl Marx.

Katie Can, ed. , v.
Katie Can, ed. , v.

Katie Can, ed. , v.

This title focuses on sight words, decoding, and retelling to describe Katie, a little girl with Down Syndrome.

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

Kitten, ed. , v.

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

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., ed. , v.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., ed. , v.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

L. M. Montgomery, ed. , v.
L. M. Montgomery, ed. , v.

L. M. Montgomery, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of L. M. Montgomery.

LSD, ed. , v.
LSD, ed. , v.

LSD, ed. , v.

A factbook on LSD, written for young adults. Describes in detail the effects, use, and abuse of LSD. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse the drug.

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

Lamb, Rev, ed. , v.

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

Landslides, ed. , v.
Landslides, ed. , v.

Landslides, ed. , v.

Examines the physical characteristics of the regolith (mantle rock), as well as the consequences when regolith moves, either slowly or more suddenly in landslides and avalanches.

Lanford Wilson, ed. , v.
Lanford Wilson, ed. , v.

Lanford Wilson, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Lanford Wilson.

Lasers, ed. , v.
Lasers, ed. , v.

Lasers, ed. , v.

A factbook on lasers, written for young adults. Describes the development of lasers and how they are used in communications, scientific research, industry, the military, medicine, and entertainment.

Late Nineteenth-Century American Diary Literature, ed. , v.
Late Nineteenth-Century American Diary Literature, ed. , v.

Late Nineteenth-Century American Diary Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to the American diary literature of late nineteenth-century.

Laura Ingalls Wilder, ed. , v.
Laura Ingalls Wilder, ed. , v.

Laura Ingalls Wilder, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Lawrence Durrell, ed. , v.
Lawrence Durrell, ed. , v.

Lawrence Durrell, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Lawrence Durrell.

Learning and Memory, ed. 2, v.
Learning and Memory, ed. 2, v.

Learning and Memory, ed. 2, v.

Provides an overview of the full range of current knowledge about learning and memory, revised from the 1992 edition. Features new articles and article updates that capture advances in the changing fields of memory, neuroscience, and cognition. New entries include autobiographical memory, collective memory, schizophrenia and memory, and other topics. For academic audiences.

Leo Tolstoy, ed. , v.
Leo Tolstoy, ed. , v.

Leo Tolstoy, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Leo Tolstoy.

Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.
Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.

Let's Explore Canada, ed. , v.

This book explores Canada. From life in the tall mountains to major cities like Toronto, Canada is quite diverse. Features include charts and graphs, an index, teaching guides, and eSource.

Let's Explore Egypt, ed. , v.
Let's Explore Egypt, ed. , v.

Let's Explore Egypt, ed. , v.

This book explores Egypt. Egypt is known for its spectacular pyramids, the Nile River, the dry desert, and more. Features include charts and graphs, an index, teaching guides, and eSource.

Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.
Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.

Let's Go to the Library, ed. , v.

Grab your library card and let's go! Join Rachel the librarian as she explores all the library has to offer–books, magazines, archives, and more.

Lewis Carroll, ed. , v.
Lewis Carroll, ed. , v.

Lewis Carroll, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Lewis Carroll.

Lillian Hellman, ed. , v.
Lillian Hellman, ed. , v.

Lillian Hellman, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Lillian Hellman.

Lionel Trilling, ed. , v.
Lionel Trilling, ed. , v.

Lionel Trilling, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Lionel Trilling.

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

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lloyd Alexander, ed. , v.
Lloyd Alexander, ed. , v.

Lloyd Alexander, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Lloyd Alexander.

Lord Byron, ed. , v.
Lord Byron, ed. , v.

Lord Byron, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Lord Byron.

Lorraine Hansberry, ed. , v.
Lorraine Hansberry, ed. , v.

Lorraine Hansberry, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Lorraine Hansberry.

Louisa May Alcott, ed. , v.
Louisa May Alcott, ed. , v.

Louisa May Alcott, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Louisa May Alcott.

Léopold Sédar Senghor, ed. , v.
Léopold Sédar Senghor, ed. , v.

Léopold Sédar Senghor, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Leopold Sedar Senghor.

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

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

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

Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.
Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.

Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Madame de Seigne.

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

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

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

Mammals, ed. , v.
Mammals, ed. , v.

Mammals, ed. , v.

Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.

Manuel Puig, ed. , v.
Manuel Puig, ed. , v.

Manuel Puig, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Manuel Puig.

Map Symbols, ed. , v.
Map Symbols, ed. , v.

Map Symbols, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the types of symbols that can be found on maps.

Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.
Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.

Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Marcel Proust.

Maren Morris, ed. , v.
Maren Morris, ed. , v.

Maren Morris, ed. , v.

This book profiles the life and career of country music singer-songwriter Maren Morris.

Margaret Atwood, ed. , v.
Margaret Atwood, ed. , v.

Margaret Atwood, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Margaret Atwood.

Margaret Mitchell, ed. , v.
Margaret Mitchell, ed. , v.

Margaret Mitchell, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Margaret Mitchell.

Marianne Moore, Rev ed., ed. , v.
Marianne Moore, Rev ed., ed. , v.

Marianne Moore, Rev ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Marianne Moore.

Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.
Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.

Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Marie-Claire Blais.

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

Marijuana, ed. , v.

A factbook on marijuana, written for young adults. Describes in detail the effects, use, and abuse of marijuana. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse the drug.

Marine Science Experiments, ed. , v.
Marine Science Experiments, ed. , v.

Marine Science Experiments, ed. , v.

Presents experiments in marine science, on topics such as plankton, salinity, marine sediments, whales, and ocean regions.

Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.
Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.

Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mario Vargas Llosa.

Marivaux, ed. , v.
Marivaux, ed. , v.

Marivaux, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Marivaux.

Mark Twain, ed. , v.
Mark Twain, ed. , v.

Mark Twain, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mark Twain.

Martin Buber, ed. , v.
Martin Buber, ed. , v.

Martin Buber, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Martin Buber.

Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.
Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.

Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mary McCarthy.

Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mary Wilkins Freeman.

Masaoka Shiki, ed. , v.
Masaoka Shiki, ed. , v.

Masaoka Shiki, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Masaoka Shiki.

Math at the Market, ed. , v.
Math at the Market, ed. , v.

Math at the Market, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the ways in which math is used at the market.

Matthew Arnold, ed. , v.
Matthew Arnold, ed. , v.

Matthew Arnold, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Matthew Arnold.

Maurice Maeterlinck, ed. , v.
Maurice Maeterlinck, ed. , v.

Maurice Maeterlinck, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Maurice Maeterlinck.

Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.
Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.

Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Maurice Sendak.

Max Brand, ed. , v.
Max Brand, ed. , v.

Max Brand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Max Brand.

Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.
Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.

Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Maxim Gorky.

May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.
May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.

May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of May Sarton.

Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.
Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.

Maya Moves Away, ed. , v.

This book tells how Maya's sadness at leaving friends and neighbors changes when she makes a friend at her new home. This title focuses on sight words, decoding, and retelling.

Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.
Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.

Measuring the Weather, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the tools used for observing and measuring the weather based on early elementary classroom weather units, and includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. A glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning are also provided.

Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.
Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.

Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to medieval French romance literature.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.
Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.

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

Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.
Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.

Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mercy Otis Warren.

Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.
Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.

Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Michael Ondaatje.

Michel Foucault, ed. , v.
Michel Foucault, ed. , v.

Michel Foucault, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Michel Foucault.

Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.
Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.

Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Michel de Ghelderode.

Miguel de Unamuno, ed. , v.
Miguel de Unamuno, ed. , v.

Miguel de Unamuno, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Miguel de Unamuno.

Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.
Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.

Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mikhail Bulgakov.

Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.
Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.

Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mikhail Lermontov.

Miles Franklin, ed. , v.
Miles Franklin, ed. , v.

Miles Franklin, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Miles Franklin.

Minecraft, ed. , v.
Minecraft, ed. , v.

Minecraft, ed. , v.

This book explores the inception and evolution of Minecraft, highlighting the game's key creators, super players, and the cultural crazes inspired by the game. Special features include side-by-side comparisons of the game over time and a behind-the-screen look into the franchise. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts, a timeline and an index.

Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.
Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.

Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.

Provides insight into the careers of nearly 500 20th-century American writers, including black and women writers. Entries include important critical excerpts, chronologically arranged and collected from a wide variety of sources such as books, scholarly journals, general periodicals and newspapers.

Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.
Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.

Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to the modern and contemporary Spanish women poets.

Montaigne, ed. , v.
Montaigne, ed. , v.

Montaigne, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of French writer Michel de Montaigne.

Montesquieu Revisited, ed. , v.
Montesquieu Revisited, ed. , v.

Montesquieu Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Montesquieu.

Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.
Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.

Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mordecai Richler.

Mori Ogai, ed. , v.
Mori Ogai, ed. , v.

Mori Ogai, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mori Ogai.

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

Mouse, ed. , v.

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

Multiplication Master, ed. , v.
Multiplication Master, ed. , v.

Multiplication Master, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhythmic text, teaches students to understand the properties of multiplication, the relationship between multiplication and division, and the pattern within multiplication rules. Visual representation, sample problems, and easy to follow instructions are also provided.

Multiplication Meltdown, ed. , v.
Multiplication Meltdown, ed. , v.

Multiplication Meltdown, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhythmic text, helps students to gain familiarity with factors and multiples. Visual representations, step by step instructions, sample problems, and tips are also provided.

Nadine Gordimer, ed. , v.
Nadine Gordimer, ed. , v.

Nadine Gordimer, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nadine Gordimer.

Narcotics, ed. , v.
Narcotics, ed. , v.

Narcotics, ed. , v.

A factbook on the dangers of narcotics, written for young adults. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of these drugs. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse these drugs.

Nathanael West, ed. , v.
Nathanael West, ed. , v.

Nathanael West, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nathanael West.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Native American Literature, ed. , v.
Native American Literature, ed. , v.

Native American Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to Native American literature.

Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.
Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.

Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Natsume Soseki.

Neil Simon, ed. , v.
Neil Simon, ed. , v.

Neil Simon, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Neil Simon.

Ngaio Marsh, ed. , v.
Ngaio Marsh, ed. , v.

Ngaio Marsh, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ngaio Marsh.

Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.
Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.

Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Niccolo Machiavelli.

Nicotine, ed. , v.
Nicotine, ed. , v.

Nicotine, ed. , v.

A factbook on nicotine and cigarette smoking, written for young adults. Covers tobacco's history; how nicotine affects body and mind; health risks; quitting or never starting; teen issues; and the complex governmental, legal, and social issues surrounding nicotine and cigarettes.

Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.
Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.

Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nikki Giovanni.

Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.
Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.

Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nikolay Gogol.

Noel Coward, ed. , v.
Noel Coward, ed. , v.

Noel Coward, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Noel Coward.

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

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

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

Norman Mailer, ed. , v.
Norman Mailer, ed. , v.

Norman Mailer, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Norman Mailer.

Northrop Frye, ed. , v.
Northrop Frye, ed. , v.

Northrop Frye, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Northrop Frye.

O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.
O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.

O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of O. Henry (William Sydney Porter).

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

Obesity, ed. , v.

An authoritative analysis of the effects that obesity is having on the health, economic, and social well-being of the United States.

Ocean, ed. , v.
Ocean, ed. , v.

Ocean, ed. , v.

Explores the lives and habitats of sea creatures on the ocean floor from dolphins and sharks to jellyfish.

Oliver Goldsmith, Revisited, ed. , v.
Oliver Goldsmith, Revisited, ed. , v.

Oliver Goldsmith, Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Oliver Goldsmith.

Opium, ed. , v.
Opium, ed. , v.

Opium, ed. , v.

A factbook on opium, written for young adults. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of this drug. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse the drug.

Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.
Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.

Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Osip Mandelstam.

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

Owl, ed. , v.

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

P. D. James, ed. , v.
P. D. James, ed. , v.

P. D. James, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of P. D. James.

P. L. Travers, ed. , v.
P. L. Travers, ed. , v.

P. L. Travers, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of P.L. Travers.

Pa Chin, ed. , v.
Pa Chin, ed. , v.

Pa Chin, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Pa Chin.

Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.
Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.

Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Pablo Neruda.

Patrick White, ed. , v.
Patrick White, ed. , v.

Patrick White, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Patrick White.

Paul Claudel, ed. , v.
Paul Claudel, ed. , v.

Paul Claudel, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Paul Claudel.

Paul Theroux, ed. , v.
Paul Theroux, ed. , v.

Paul Theroux, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Paul Theroux.

Paul Valéry, ed. , v.
Paul Valéry, ed. , v.

Paul Valéry, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Paul Valery.

Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Pearl S. Buck.

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

Penguin, ed. , v.

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

Peter Shaffer, ed. , v.
Peter Shaffer, ed. , v.

Peter Shaffer, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Peter Shaffer.

Peter Taylor, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Peter Taylor, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Peter Taylor, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Peter Taylor.

Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.
Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.

Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Philip Roth.

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

Philosophy, ed. , v.

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

Photography, ed. , v.
Photography, ed. , v.

Photography, ed. , v.

Illustrates techniques and demonstrates how to take good pictures. Looks at renowned photographers, the most up to date equipment and a history of the art form.

Physical Science Experiments, ed. , v.
Physical Science Experiments, ed. , v.

Physical Science Experiments, ed. , v.

Presents complex physical science concepts in a style useful for grades 6-12, centered around experiments that explore the relationship of matter and energy, of surface area and volume, and other basic scientific concepts such as density and the varying properties of matter.

Pianos, ed. , v.
Pianos, ed. , v.

Pianos, ed. , v.

The piano has not been around as long as some instruments, such as the flute and drum. But it is perhaps the most popular instrument of all. About 21 million Americans play the piano. This title is illustrated with large photographs, maps, and a STEM activity that provides simple instructions to help children make their own instrument. This book is a reading journey that inspires and stimulates learning exploration.

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

Pig, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Pokémon, ed. , v.
Pokémon, ed. , v.

Pokémon, ed. , v.

This book explores the inception and evolution of Pokémon, highlighting the game's key creators, super players, and the cultural crazes inspired by the game. Special features include side-by-side comparisons of the game over time and a behind-the-screen look into the franchise. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts, a timeline and an index.

Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.
Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.

Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.

Provides information on a variety of pollution issues, including sources of pollution; disposal; remediation; and the ethical, social and legal environment, as well as topics such as acid rain, cancer, noise pollution and zero growth population. Also covers careers and biographies of key people. For academic and general audiences. 2 volumes.

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

Pony, ed. , v.

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

Poverty and the Government in America, ed. , v.
Poverty and the Government in America, ed. , v.

Poverty and the Government in America, ed. , v.

Covers the U.S. government's responses to poverty from the colonial era to the present day.

Poverty in America, ed. , v.
Poverty in America, ed. , v.

Poverty in America, ed. , v.

Covers the entire history of American poverty from all angles--historical, social, cultural, political, spiritual, and literary.

Predicting the Weather, ed. , v.
Predicting the Weather, ed. , v.

Predicting the Weather, ed. , v.

This book gives young readers an introduction to the science behind weather prediction, and includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. A glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning are also provided.

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

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

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

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

Puppy, ed. , v.

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

Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.
Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.

Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Par Lagerkvist.

Rain Forest, ed. , v.
Rain Forest, ed. , v.

Rain Forest, ed. , v.

Explores the world of the rainforest and the many jungle creatures that live there.

Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.
Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.

Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ralph Ellison.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Ray Bradbury, ed. , v.
Ray Bradbury, ed. , v.

Ray Bradbury, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ray Bradbury.

Raymond Carver, ed. , v.
Raymond Carver, ed. , v.

Raymond Carver, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Raymond Carver.

Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.
Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.

Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Raymond Chandler.

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.

Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.
Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.

Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.

Covering the entire spectrum of the literature of the Holocaust era, from the beginnings of Nazism through the concentration camp experience, survivor syndrome and second generation response, this detailed survey includes entries on more than 200 authors and 300 works.

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

Religions, ed. , v.

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

Reptiles, ed. , v.
Reptiles, ed. , v.

Reptiles, ed. , v.

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of reptiles including crocodiles, snakes and lizards.

Respect, ed. , v.
Respect, ed. , v.

Respect, ed. , v.

This title will introduce readers to what respect is through everyday and relatable examples that they are sure to experience. Inviting covers and fun images throughout will keep readers engaged. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Responsibility, ed. , v.
Responsibility, ed. , v.

Responsibility, ed. , v.

This title will introduce readers to what responsibility is through everyday and relatable examples that they are sure to experience. Inviting covers and fun images throughout will keep readers engaged. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History, ed. , v.
Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History, ed. , v.

Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History, ed. , v.

Traces the history of revolts and rebellions from the colonial era to the 20th century.

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.
Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.

Roald Dahl, ed. , v.
Roald Dahl, ed. , v.

Roald Dahl, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Roald Dahl.

Robert Browning, ed. , v.
Robert Browning, ed. , v.

Robert Browning, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Robert Browning.

Robert Herrick, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Robert Herrick, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Robert Herrick, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Robert Herrick.

Roots, ed. , v.
Roots, ed. , v.

Roots, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will discover how roots help plants survive, from keeping plants anchored in the ground to sucking up water from the soil.

Rosa Parks Stays Seated, ed. , v.
Rosa Parks Stays Seated, ed. , v.

Rosa Parks Stays Seated, ed. , v.

When black bus rider Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger in 1955, she helped ignite a civil rights struggle across the country. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Parks, her husband Raymond, and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Rumer Godden Revisited, ed. , v.
Rumer Godden Revisited, ed. , v.

Rumer Godden Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Rumer Godden.

Rupert Brooke, ed. , v.
Rupert Brooke, ed. , v.

Rupert Brooke, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Rupert Brooke.

STEM and COVID-19, ed. , v.
STEM and COVID-19, ed. , v.

STEM and COVID-19, ed. , v.

This book examines some of the amazing medicine and technology being created (like a COVID-19 vaccine and antibody therapy) and utilized (like drones and ventilators) to help in the fight against COVID-19. It also explores the incredible things that scientists and engineers can accomplish when faced with a problem as big as a pandemic. Photos and images, glossary terms, and an index are also provided.

STEM in the Daytona 500, ed. , v.
STEM in the Daytona 500, ed. , v.

STEM in the Daytona 500, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the Daytona 500, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

STEM in the Final Four, ed. , v.
STEM in the Final Four, ed. , v.

STEM in the Final Four, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the Final Four, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

STEM in the Stanley Cup, ed. , v.
STEM in the Stanley Cup, ed. , v.

STEM in the Stanley Cup, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the Stanley Cup, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.
STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.

STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the Super Bowl, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

Saltwater Crocodiles, ed. , v.
Saltwater Crocodiles, ed. , v.

Saltwater Crocodiles, ed. , v.

This book explores the life of the saltwater crocodile, the biggest reptile in the world. Readers will learn all that is super-sized about this amazing creature.

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

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

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

Science versus Crime, ed. , v.
Science versus Crime, ed. , v.

Science versus Crime, ed. , v.

Provides a look at how crimes are solved with the help of forensic science. Covers investigations that have revolutionized this field of study, explores the pioneers of forensic science, how evidence is collected and analyzed, the science of DNA, fingerprinting, and more.

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.

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

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

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

Seas and Waterways of the World, ed. , v.
Seas and Waterways of the World, ed. , v.

Seas and Waterways of the World, ed. , v.

Provides the history of the ways human beings have used the world's waterways for business, protection, and recreation.

Sexual Crime, ed. , v.
Sexual Crime, ed. , v.

Sexual Crime, ed. , v.

Contains a comprehensive resource on the historical, legal, medical, and political aspects of sexual crimes.

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.

Siberian Tigers, ed. , v.
Siberian Tigers, ed. , v.

Siberian Tigers, ed. , v.

This book explores the life of Siberian tigers, the biggest cat in the world. Readers will learn all that is super-sized about this amazing mammal.

Solar System Mission, ed. , v.
Solar System Mission, ed. , v.

Solar System Mission, ed. , v.

Vibrant images and a simple introduction about galaxies and the universe lead the reader into a tour of our Sun and all 8 planets and the dwarf planets in our solar system and what lies beyond the eighth planet, Neptune.

Space Exploration and Humanity, ed. , v.
Space Exploration and Humanity, ed. , v.

Space Exploration and Humanity, ed. , v.

Covers all aspects of space flight in all participating nations. Includes political, social, cultural, and economic issues, and also commercial, civilian, and military applications.

Space Stations, ed. , v.
Space Stations, ed. , v.

Space Stations, ed. , v.

A factbook on space stations, written for young adults. Describes their value as laboratories for studying effects on humans, as platforms for studying astronomy, and as observatories for viewing the Earth.

Space and Astronomy Experiments, ed. , v.
Space and Astronomy Experiments, ed. , v.

Space and Astronomy Experiments, ed. , v.

Provides teachers with 20 new and original experiments that help students learn basic scientific principles and important skills, presenting experiments from all areas, including physics and geology.

Space, ed. , v.
Space, ed. , v.

Space, ed. , v.

Explores outer space and investigates the wonders of the universe from Saturn's rings to life in space stations.

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

Spanish-American War, ed. , v.

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

Stimulants, ed. , v.
Stimulants, ed. , v.

Stimulants, ed. , v.

A factbook on the dangers of stimulants, written for young adults. Describes the effects, use, and abuse of these drugs. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse these drugs.

Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.
Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.

Studying and Test Taking, ed. , v.

This book teaches students about good study habits like paying attention in class, taking good notes, finding a quiet place to concentrate, and planning ahead. It will allow students to determine the main idea of a text, explain how it is supported by key details, and summarize the text.

Symbiotic Relationships, ed. , v.
Symbiotic Relationships, ed. , v.

Symbiotic Relationships, ed. , v.

This book looks at the amazing relationships between living things, as well as the threats they face and how people can protect them.

Taking Notes and Close Reading, ed. , v.
Taking Notes and Close Reading, ed. , v.

Taking Notes and Close Reading, ed. , v.

With simple steps on how to stay organized for quizzes or projects, readers will be able to tackle new ideas or challenging topics. This book is filled with ideas on how to use note taking and close reading to ensure students ace the next test. This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text, explain how it is supported by key details, and summarize the text.

Telescopes, ed. , v.
Telescopes, ed. , v.

Telescopes, ed. , v.

A factbook on telescopes, written for young adults. Describes the history of telescopes and how our knowledge of the universe has expanded as telescope technology has advanced.

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.

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

The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.

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

The COVID-19 Virus, ed. , v.
The COVID-19 Virus, ed. , v.

The COVID-19 Virus, ed. , v.

This title explains the many new terms kids are hearing, like virus, coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and COVID-19, and examines the difference between a virus and the illness it causes, how viruses spread, and how to stay healthy. Photos and images, glossary terms, and an index are also provided.

The Coast, ed. , v.
The Coast, ed. , v.

The Coast, ed. , v.

Focuses on the characteristic landforms and environments found in the coastal zone as well as the processes that form these landforms. Coverage includes the many coastal hazards that threaten our environment, including cliff erosion from wave and storm action, the hazards associated with powerful tides, and the consequences of long-shore sediment transport.

The Encyclopedia of Drug Abuse, ed. , v.
The Encyclopedia of Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

The Encyclopedia of Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

Examines various types of drugs and how they function, risks, causes and consequences of abuse, social issues, psychiatric issues, means of prevention, law enforcement efforts, and drugs in special social groups.

The Encyclopedia of Money, ed. 2, v.
The Encyclopedia of Money, ed. 2, v.

The Encyclopedia of Money, ed. 2, v.

Covers the development of money and the functions and dysfunctions of the monetary and financial system.

The Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History, ed. , v.
The Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History, ed. , v.

The Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History, ed. , v.

A collection of historical research on strikes in America. Includes two types of essays--those focused on an industry or economic sector, and those focused on a theme.

The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes, ed. 2, v.
The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes, ed. 2, v.

The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes, ed. 2, v.

Presents criminal mysteries from the 19th and 20th centuries, including murders, robberies, missing persons, kidnappings, and serial killers. Numerous cases are examined, presenting the facts, evidence, and theories connected with each one. Entries document the events of the crime, the victims, the alleged perpetrators, the key points of the police investigation, and the current status of the case.

The Evolution Wars, ed. 2, v.
The Evolution Wars, ed. 2, v.

The Evolution Wars, ed. 2, v.

This edition draws on history, science, and philosophy to examine the development of evolutionary thought through the past two and a half centuries.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

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 Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through American History, 1900 to the Present, ed. , v.
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through American History, 1900 to the Present, ed. , v.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through American History, 1900 to the Present, ed. , v.

Covers descriptions of styles of clothes that Americans have worn and why they wore those types of clothes. Examines the impact that political and cultural events, arts and entertainment, daily life, and family structures have on fashion.

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

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

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

The Jim Crow Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
The Jim Crow Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

The Jim Crow Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Covers the era through numerous essay entries on such areas as law, media, business, politics, employment, religion, education, people, events, culture, the arts, protest, the military, class, housing, sports, and violence as well as through accompanying key primary documents.

The Little Red Hen: La Gallinita Roja, ed. , v.
The Little Red Hen: La Gallinita Roja, ed. , v.

The Little Red Hen: La Gallinita Roja, ed. , v.

This title, retold in English and Spanish, is an excellent skill-builder for reading and foreign language comprehension. It is a classic tale of magic, imagination, and inspiration.

The New Complete Book of Food, ed. 2, v.
The New Complete Book of Food, ed. 2, v.

The New Complete Book of Food, ed. 2, v.

Provides the nutritional, medical, culinary, and consumer information essential to planning a good diet and proper food handling.

The Politics of Sexuality, ed. , v.
The Politics of Sexuality, ed. , v.

The Politics of Sexuality, ed. , v.

Covers society's shifting values on privacy and sexuality issues, as well as the uniquely American collision of political interests, over sexuality and government control.

The Princess and the Pea (La princesa y el guisante), ed. , v.
The Princess and the Pea (La princesa y el guisante), ed. , v.

The Princess and the Pea (La princesa y el guisante), ed. , v.

This title, retold in English and Spanish, is an excellent skill-builder for reading and foreign language comprehension. It is a classic tale of magic, imagination, and inspiration.

The Solar System, ed. , v.
The Solar System, ed. , v.

The Solar System, ed. , v.

Provides coverage of all major aspects of Earth's solar system, from major planets to their satellites, small bodies, interplanetary phenomena, and cosmological context.

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

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

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

The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, ed. , v.
The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, ed. , v.

The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, ed. , v.

Explores how Supreme Court rulings over its history have shaped and reshaped the rules under which Americans have been tried, convicted, sentenced and put to death for capital offenses.

The Value of a Dollar, ed. 4, v.
The Value of a Dollar, ed. 4, v.

The Value of a Dollar, ed. 4, v.

Records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities.

There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.
There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.

There's Math in My Art, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates to young readers how art, through symmetry, patterns, and geometric shapes, makes use of mathematical principles. A full-color glossary and a list of further reading activities is also provided.

Thomas Wolfe, ed. , v.
Thomas Wolfe, ed. , v.

Thomas Wolfe, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Thomas Wolfe.

Trace Evidence, ed. , v.
Trace Evidence, ed. , v.

Trace Evidence, ed. , v.

Explores the microscopic world in which the forensic scientist works by addressing the issues of what constitutes evidence. Covers important methods of trace analysis, including spectroscopy and chromatography, and manufactured and natural fibers and the many ways in which they appear in textiles and are analyzed in the laboratory.

Trees, ed. , v.
Trees, ed. , v.

Trees, ed. , v.

A guide to numerous species of trees from around the world. Covers topics such as identification, anatomy, commercial exploitation, and conservation.

Trust, ed. , v.
Trust, ed. , v.

Trust, ed. , v.

This title will introduce readers to what trust is through everyday and relatable examples that they are sure to experience. Inviting covers and fun images throughout will keep readers engaged. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Tsunamis, ed. , v.
Tsunamis, ed. , v.

Tsunamis, ed. , v.

Discusses the many aspects of the generation, movement, and effects of tsunamis. Provides analysis of the triggering mechanisms for tsunamis, the physics and historical effects, the various warning systems, and individual cases of tsunamis around the world.

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

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

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

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

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

Focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure, and features of 48 of the earth's landforms - what they are, how they look, how they were created, how they change over time, and major geological events associated with them. Written for middle school students to support earth science and landform-related assignments, alphabetically arranged entries follow a standard and consistent subheaded format; and range in length from 9 to 11 pages.

UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia explores water science and issues from an international perspective. Topics covered include lakes and streams, oceans, aquatic animals, weather and climate, glaciers, wetlands, ecology, hydropower, commercial fishing, acid rain, recreation, pollution, economics, water conservation, international water law, global warming and much more.

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

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

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

UXL 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.

Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, ed. 10, v.
Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, ed. 10, v.

Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, ed. 10, v.

Contains over ten thousand alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about theories, issues, and breakthroughs in the sciences of plant and animal life, biology, chemistry, Earth, energy sources and power technology, mathematics and engineering, medicine, physics, and space, and includes photographs, drawings, tables, graphs, and diagrams.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2012, v.
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2012, v.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2012, v.

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

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

Vietnam War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Viking, ed. , v.
Viking, ed. , v.

Viking, ed. , v.

Explores the world of Vikings including epic voyages, daily life, longboats and special festivals.

Virtual Reality, ed. , v.
Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

A factbook on the technology and uses of virtual reality, written for young adults. Explores how computer graphics, sound, and touch are used to simulate reality. Describes the uses of this technology beyond entertainment, such as in engineering, training and business applications.

Voices, ed. , v.
Voices, ed. , v.

Voices, ed. , v.

Anthropologists believe that the oldest musical instrument is the human voice. There is no culture, no matter how primitive or remote, that does not sing. People can sing high and low notes, and with great emotion. This title is illustrated with large photographs, maps, and a STEM activity that provides simple instructions. This book is a reading journey that inspires and stimulates learning exploration. Also includes an activity to help children explore their voice range.

Volcano, ed. , v.
Volcano, ed. , v.

Volcano, ed. , v.

Explores the danger and wonder of volcanoes from fiery mountains under the sea to spectacular explosions.

Volcanoes, ed. , v.
Volcanoes, ed. , v.

Volcanoes, ed. , v.

Examines the different types of volcanic eruptions, starting with an introduction to volcanoes, volcanic landforms, and plate tectonics, followed by a detailed description of the various characteristics of magma that lead to differences in eruption style.

Weapons & Warfare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Weapons & Warfare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Weapons & Warfare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides information about weaponry, tactics, and models of warfare from ancient times to the present, worldwide.

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

Weather Almanac, ed. 11, v.

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

Weather and Climate Experiments, ed. , v.
Weather and Climate Experiments, ed. , v.

Weather and Climate Experiments, ed. , v.

Provides students and teachers with the tools needed to explore various computer science experiments. Topics covered include investigations of the effects of water's high heat capacity on temperatures, worldwide weather phenomena, and the levels of two weather and climate factors that are impacted by human activities.

Weather, ed. , v.
Weather, ed. , v.

Weather, ed. , v.

Explores many aspects of weather and how it affects people's lives.

Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.
Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

A brief introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of various marine mammals, particularly whales and dolphins.

Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.
Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.

Where Does It Come From?, ed. , v.

This book explores what materials are used to make everyday products.

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

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

World of a Slave, ed. , v.
World of a Slave, ed. , v.

World of a Slave, ed. , v.

Focuses on the material life of slaves such as toys, musical instruments, clothing, jewelry, and distinctive hair styles helping to understand the day-to-day lives of these men, women, and children.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. , v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. , v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. , v.

In 1,800 pages across 3 volumes, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.

Writing a Research Paper, ed. , v.
Writing a Research Paper, ed. , v.