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

Abortion, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the ways in which states may place restrictions on abortion for minors that are not required for adult women, including the constitutional right to privacy.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, v.
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, v.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, 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.

Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.
Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.

Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the advertising and marketing industry such as Advertising account executives, Advertising and Marketing managers, Art directors, Models, Photo stylists, and more.

Agriculture, ed. 2, v.
Agriculture, ed. 2, v.

Agriculture, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the agricultural industry such as Beekeepers, Farmers, Food Technologists, Range Managers, and more.

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 Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

Animal Care, ed. 3, v.
Animal Care, ed. 3, v.

Animal Care, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the animal care field such as Animal Breeders and Technicians, Animal Caretakers, Animal Handlers, Farmers, Park Rangers, Pet Sitters, Veterinarians, and more.

Animation, ed. , v.
Animation, ed. , v.

Animation, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the field of animation such as animators, business managers, directors, editors, producers, and scriptwriters.

Archaeology, ed. , v.
Archaeology, ed. , v.

Archaeology, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in archaeology such as anthropologists, historians, anthropology/archaeology college professors, field technicians and supervisors, and museum curators.

Architecture and Building, ed. , v.
Architecture and Building, ed. , v.

Architecture and Building, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the architecture and building industry such as Architects, Civil engineers, College professors, Drafters, Environmental engineers, and more.

Armed Forces, ed. , v.
Armed Forces, ed. , v.

Armed Forces, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the armed forces industry such as Aviation occupations, Combat specialty occupations, Construction, building, and extraction occupations, Military pilots, Health care occupations, and more.

Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.
Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.

Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'arriba' y 'debajo' a través de oraciones simples y texto repetitivo ilustrado. Incluye texto correspondiente en inglés.

Art, ed. 2, v.
Art, ed. 2, v.

Art, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the art industry such as Antiques and art dealers, Costume designers, Creative arts therapists, Education directors and museum teachers, Fashion designers and illustrators, Photographers, and more.

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

This title provides an engaging and up-to-date presentation of fundamental astronomy facts and principles. The text explains the nature of celestial bodies such as the planets, dwarf planets, stars, moons, asteroids, and comets. It also examines the tools and techniques used by today's astronomers, including high-tech telescopes, spectroscopy, and computer modeling.

Automotives, ed. , v.
Automotives, ed. , v.

Automotives, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the automotive industry such as Automobile collision repairers, Automobile detailers, Automobile service technicians, Diesel mechanics, Inspectors, Test drivers, and more.

Aviation, ed. 2, v.
Aviation, ed. 2, v.

Aviation, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in aviation such as aeronautical and aerospace technicians, aerospace engineers, aircraft mechanics, customs officials, military pilots, flight Instructors, and travel agents.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.

Biomedical Engineer, ed. , v.
Biomedical Engineer, ed. , v.

Biomedical Engineer, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to a career as a Biomedical Engineer. It explores what the job entails, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment as prospects.

Birth Control, ed. , v.
Birth Control, ed. , v.

Birth Control, ed. , v.

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

Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.
Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.

Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the broadcasting industry such as Actors, Animators, Camera operators, Disc jockeys, Lighting technicians, Production assistants, and more.

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

Bugs, ed. , v.

This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.

Business Managers, ed. 2, v.
Business Managers, ed. 2, v.

Business Managers, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the business industry such as Business managers, Chief information officers, Financial institution officers and managers, Retail managers, and more.

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

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

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

Business, ed. 3, v.
Business, ed. 3, v.

Business, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the business industry such as accountants and auditors, event planners, internet executives, office administrators, and stock clerks.

Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.
Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.

Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'cerca' y 'lejos' a través de oraciones sencillas y un repetivo texto ilustrado. Incluye traducciónes al inglés.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Chemistry such as Biochemists, Chemical engineers, Environmental technicians, Food technologists, Toxicologists, and more.

Child Care, ed. , v.
Child Care, ed. , v.

Child Care, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Child Care such as Child life specialists, Children's librarians, Guidance counselors, Nannies, Teacher aides, and more

Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.
Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.

Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in clerical occupations such as billing clerks, hotel desk clerks, legal secretaries, office clerks, receptionists, and typists.

Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.
Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.

Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.

Profiles careers as coaches and fitness professionals such as Aerobics instructors, College sports coaches, Dietitians and nutritionists, Exercise physiologists, Fitness directors, and more.

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

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Complementary and Alternative Health Care, ed. 3, v.
Complementary and Alternative Health Care, ed. 3, v.

Complementary and Alternative Health Care, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the complementary and alternative health care industry such as Acupuncturists, Aromatherapists, Ayurvedic doctors and practitioners, Chiropractors, Herbalists, Massage therapists, and more.

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

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

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.
Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.

Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in computer and video game design such as Advertising workers, Art directors, Artists and animators, Computer and video game designers, Computer programmers, and more.

Computers, ed. 5, v.
Computers, ed. 5, v.

Computers, ed. 5, v.

Profiles jobs in Computers such as College professors, computer science, Computer and video game designers, Computer network administrators, Hardware engineers, Software designers, Webmasters, and more.

Construction, ed. 4, v.
Construction, ed. 4, v.

Construction, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in Construction such as Architects, Bricklayers, Cement masons, Construction inspectors, Roofers, and more.

Construction, ed. 5, v.
Construction, ed. 5, v.

Construction, ed. 5, v.

Profiles jobs in the construction industry such as architects, cement masons, drafters, electricians, landscape architects, and roofers.

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.
Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.

Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in Cosmetology such as Aromatherapists, Barbers, Color analysts and image consultants, Dermatologists, Spa attendants, and more.

Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.
Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.

Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.

Las cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas se imparten a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.

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

Death and Dying, ed. , v.

Presents differing views on the various social aspects surrounding death and dying worldwide. Causes of death are examined, including increases in mortality due to AIDS in Africa, drug abuse in Scotland, and suicide in Ireland. Chapters discuss access to palliative end-of-life care and assisted suicide; influences of the world's major religions and their beliefs, traditions and rituals surrounding death; and funeral practices around the world.

Design, ed. 3, v.
Design, ed. 3, v.

Design, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in design such as architects, computer and video game designers, drafters, florists, makeup artists, photo stylists, and toy and game designers.

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.
Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

This set cover more than 300 of the most important scientific discoveries as defined by a Board of scientists and historians. It aims to present an in-depth treatment of 'curiosity-led science,' as well as directed research that led to important inventions and technologies. It will spark curiosity and engagement among readers, ranging from advanced high school students, to those in college and universities, as well as educated readers.

Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.
Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.

Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to police behavior are discussed, such as: Is Racism a Significant Factor in Police Misconduct? How Can Police Best Be Held Accountable for Abuses of Power? Should Body Cameras Be Mandatory for Police? What Can Be Done to Prevent the Abuse of Police Powers?

Drugs, ed. 2, v.
Drugs, ed. 2, v.

Drugs, ed. 2, v.

Provides a complete and informative guide to drugs and drug abuse and covers the hard facts and personal testimonies to help teenagers make an informed decision about drugs.

Earth Science, ed. 2, v.
Earth Science, ed. 2, v.

Earth Science, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in Earth Science such as Botanists, Ecologists, Marine biologists, Meteorologists, Science writers, and more.

Education, ed. 3, v.
Education, ed. 3, v.

Education, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in education such as Adult and vocational education teachers, Career and employment counselors and technicians, College professors, Education directors and museum teachers, Elementary school teachers, English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers, Park rangers, and more.

Electronics, ed. , v.
Electronics, ed. , v.

Electronics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the electronics industry such as Avionics engineers, Cost estimators, Electricians, Inspectors, Quality assurance testers, and more.

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.
Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Provides a translation of Scribner's Human Diseases and Conditions for Spanish-speaking researchers. Details health and medical information on 280 diseases and conditions.

Engineering, ed. 3, v.
Engineering, ed. 3, v.

Engineering, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Engineering such as Aerospace engineers, Biomedical engineers, Chemical engineers, Nuclear engineers, Software engineers, and more.

Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.
Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.

Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs for career-driven readers interested in managing their own business such as Antiques and art dealers, Bed and breakfast owners, Florists, Franchise owners, Pet Sitters, and more.

Environment, ed. 4, v.
Environment, ed. 4, v.

Environment, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in the environment such as air quality engineers, fish and game wardens, geologists, park rangers, and soil scientists.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.
Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.
Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.

Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.

Focuses on how pollution impacts both human health as well as environmental health. Discusses the types of pollution, increased awareness of pollution and the negative consequences, and how laws and treaties are being used to curb pollution.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.
Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.

This book takes readers to the prehistoric era when creatures like Smilodons, Pterodactyls and the Megatooth Shark ruled the land, air, and sea. It features images, games, size comparisons, timelines, a glossary, an index, and more.

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

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

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

Fashion, ed. 3, v.
Fashion, ed. 3, v.

Fashion, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Fashion such as Apparel industry workers, Fashion coordinators, Fashion designers, Fashion photographers, Models, Tailors and dressmakers, and more.

Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.
Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.

Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.

Utiliza la repetición, oraciones sencillas, y el apoyo a las imágenes para familiarizar al lector a partir de rectángulos.

Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.
Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.

Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.

Utiliza la repetición, oraciones simples, y el apoyo de imágenes para familiarizar al lector con triángulos.

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

Film, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Film such as Actors, Animators, Camera Operators, Film Writers, Screenwriters, Stunt Performers, and more.

Financial Services, ed. 3, v.
Financial Services, ed. 3, v.

Financial Services, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Financial Services such as Accountants and Auditors, Actuaries, Bank Examiners, Financial Analysts, Financial Planners, Insurance Underwriters, and more.

Food, ed. 3, v.
Food, ed. 3, v.

Food, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the Food industry such as Bakery workers, Canning and preserving industry workers, Cooks and chefs, Dietitians and nutritionists, Personal chefs, and more.

Forensics, ed. , v.
Forensics, ed. , v.

Forensics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in forensics such as computer forensics specialists, crime scene investigators, fire investigators, forensic botanists, and forensic toxicologists.

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.
Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

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

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

Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

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

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

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

Geriatric Care, ed. 2, v.
Geriatric Care, ed. 2, v.

Geriatric Care, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in Geriatric Care such as Adult day care coordinators, Financial planners, Geriatric psychiatrists, Hospice workers, and Senior care pharmacists.

Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.
Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.

Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in geriatric care such as adult day care coordinators, elder law attorneys, geriatric nurses, hospice workers, and nursing home administrators.

Government, ed. 2, v.
Government, ed. 2, v.

Government, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in government such as Ambassadors, Congressional aides, Customs officials, FBI agents, Mail carriers, and more.

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

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

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

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 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.

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.
Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.

This book introduces the essential concepts of programming with simple instructions, and without specialized computer lingo. Fun projects let kids start putting their computer skills into practice and build their own code using Scratch programming and Python, the two most popular languages. Also included are profiles on coding stars and insights in technology such as the Raspberry Pi mini computer.

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.
Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

This book covers everything from basic arithmetic to the more complex subjects of statistics, geometry, and algebra, using bright, easy to understand visuals and thoughtful explanations to cut through the confusion.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Internet, ed. 3, v.
Internet, ed. 3, v.

Internet, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the internet industry such as Computer and video game designers, Digital agents, Information brokers, Internet security specialists, and more.

Juvenile Justice, ed. 2, v.
Juvenile Justice, ed. 2, v.

Juvenile Justice, ed. 2, v.

This book presents historical and contemporary data in an easy-to-understand fashion that survey the complex history of the juvenile justice system and allow readers to better comprehend the key issues.

Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.
Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.

Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in landscaping and horticulture such as Arborists, Beekeepers, Enologists, Farm crop production technicians, Horticulturists, Nursery owners and managers, and more.

Law, ed. 3, v.
Law, ed. 3, v.

Law, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in law such as Bail bondsmen, Bailiffs, Bank examiners, Bounty hunters, Corrections officers, Elder law attorneys, Forensic experts, Lawyers, and more.

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

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

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

Library & Information Science, ed. , v.
Library & Information Science, ed. , v.

Library & Information Science, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in library and information science such as Acquisition Librarians, Archivists, Book Conservators, Children's Librarians, Library Assistants, and more.

Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.
Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.

Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.

Con este libro ilustrado, los niños pequeños pueden aprender sobre las libras, los pies, y las pulgadas por repetición y frases simples. Incluye traducciones al inglés.

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.
Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.
Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.

Presents statistics on numerous NAICS classifications in the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail industries. Compiled from the most recent government publications. Covers input-output data by industrial sector when available as well as classifications of leading public and private corporations in each industry.

Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.
Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.

Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in manufacturing such as Aerospace engineers, Cost estimators, Industrial designers, Industrial engineers, and more.

Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.
Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.

Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in mathematics and physics such as Accountants and auditors, Actuaries, Architects, Astronomers, Engineers, Mathematicians, Tax preparers, and more.

Mechanics, ed. 3, v.
Mechanics, ed. 3, v.

Mechanics, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the mechanics industry such as Aircraft mechanics, Appliance service technicians, Bicycle mechanics, Diesel mechanics, Elevator installers and repairers, and more.

Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.
Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.

Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.

Profiles jobs as medical technicians and technologists such as Biomedical equipment technicians, Dietetic technicians, Medical laboratory technicians, Radiologic technologists, and more.

Mega Machines, ed. , v.
Mega Machines, ed. , v.

Mega Machines, ed. , v.

This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.

Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.
Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.

Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.

Se imparte el concepto de los dias de la semana a traves de texto previsible y fotos correspondientes.

Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.
Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.

Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.

Los meses del año se imparten a través de texto y fotos que simbolizan cada mes. Incluye traducciones al inglés.

Music, ed. 2, v.
Music, ed. 2, v.

Music, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the music industry such as Audio recording engineers, Computer and video game sound workers, Disc jockeys, Music producers, Music teachers, Singers, and more.

Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.
Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.

Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.

This book discusses Native American spirituality and provides readers with in-depth information about numerous Native American spirit beings. Detailed material on Native American religious traditions, beliefs by culture area, and a complete chapter on nature worship are also included.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

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

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

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

Newspapers, ed. , v.
Newspapers, ed. , v.

Newspapers, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the newspaper industry such as Art directors, Columnists, Foreign correspondents, Photo editors, Reporters, and more.

Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.
Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.

Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in nonprofit organizations such as Alcohol and drug abuse counselors, Career and employment counselors and technicians, Directors of volunteers, Grant coordinators and writers, HIV/AIDS counselors and case managers, and more.

Oceanography, ed. , v.
Oceanography, ed. , v.

Oceanography, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in oceanography such as aquarists, biological oceanographers, divers and diving technicians, geological oceanographers, and ocean engineers.

Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.
Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.

Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.

Este libro explora la idea de los opuestos usando 'delante' y 'detrás' como ejemplos.

Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.
Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.

Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in performing arts such as Actors, Circus performers, Comedians, Disc Jockeys, Magicians, Singers, Songwriters, and more.

Personal Services, ed. 2, v.
Personal Services, ed. 2, v.

Personal Services, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in personal services such as Bodyguards, Color analysts and image consultants, Dry cleaning and laundry workers, Household workers, Nannies, Pet sitters, and more.

Photography, ed. 2, v.
Photography, ed. 2, v.

Photography, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in photography such as Camera operators, Exhibit designers, Film and television editors, Photo stylists, Sports photographers, and more.

Physicians, ed. 3, v.
Physicians, ed. 3, v.

Physicians, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs as physicians in medicine such as anesthesiologists, cardiologists, ear, nose, and throat specialists, neurologists, pediatricians, and surgeons.

Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.
Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.

Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.

Los alumos jovenes aprenden sobre pintas, cuartos de galón, y galones a través de oraciones simples y un repetivo texto ilustrado.

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

Political Theories for Students, ed. , v.

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

Politics, ed. , v.
Politics, ed. , v.

Politics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in politics such as Ambassadors, Campaign Workers, City Managers, Congressional Aides, Federal and State Officials, Foreign Service Officers, Political Speechwriters, and more.

Poverty, ed. , v.
Poverty, ed. , v.

Poverty, ed. , v.

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

Public Relations, ed. , v.
Public Relations, ed. , v.

Public Relations, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in public relations such as Copywriters, Demographers, Event planners, Media planners and buyers, Publicists, and more.

Public Safety, ed. 3, v.
Public Safety, ed. 3, v.

Public Safety, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in public safety such as Airport security personnel, Bodyguards, Border patrol officers, Crime analysts, Detectives, Firefighters, Police officers, and more.

Publishing, ed. 3, v.
Publishing, ed. 3, v.

Publishing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the publishing industry such as Art directors, Bindery workers, Columnists, Editors, Indexers, Reporters, Writers, and more.

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

Racial Profiling and Discrimination, ed. , v.

This book covers different types of discrimination, illustrated with real-life stories. Readers will learn what they can do if they experience racial profiling and are in the thick of the struggle to navigate the legal system. More importantly, they will learn what steps they can take to avoid getting into trouble in the first place.

Real Estate, ed. , v.
Real Estate, ed. , v.

Real Estate, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the real estate industry such as Architects, Assessors and appraisers, Inspectors, Property and real estate managers, Real estate agents and brokers, and Title searchers and examiners.

Retail, ed. 3, v.
Retail, ed. 3, v.

Retail, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the retail industry such as Buyers, Cashiers, Florists, Pet shop workers, Supermarket workers, and more.

Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.
Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.

Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.

This book covers the human accomplishments in rocket science, including the history of rocketry since the advent of rocket-powered missiles, as well as today’s triumphs and our hopes for the future. It provides explanations of the science behind multi-stage rockets, liquid propellants, and sounding rockets, as well as profiles of pioneers in rocket science, challenges and setbacks in the field, and advice for pursuing a career in rocket science.

Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.
Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.

Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'rodear' y 'atravesar' a través de un texto repetivo ilustrado y oraciónes sencillos.

Sales, ed. , v.
Sales, ed. , v.

Sales, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the sales industry such as Advertising account executives, Antiques and art dealers, Auctioneers, Commodities brokers, Counter and rental clerks, Financial services brokers, Insurance agents and brokers, and more.

Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.
Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.

Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.

Se presentan a los alumnos los principios de segundos, minutos y horas a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.

Social Work, ed. 3, v.
Social Work, ed. 3, v.

Social Work, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in social work such as adult day care coordinators, alcohol and drug abuse counselors, career and employment counselors and technicians, hospice workers, and social workers.

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

Space Exploration, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in space exploration such as Aerospace engineers, Astrobiologists, Astronauts, Astronomers, Avionics engineers and technicians, Chemical engineers, Pilots, and more.

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

Sports, ed. 4, v.
Sports, ed. 4, v.

Sports, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in sports such as Golf course superintendents, Groundsmanagers and groundskeepers, Jockeys, Professional athletes, Sports broadcasters and announcers, and more.

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

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

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

Technicians, ed. 3, v.
Technicians, ed. 3, v.

Technicians, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in a broad range of environments, including factories, businesses, science labs, hospitals, and clinics. Job profiles include automobile service technicians, chemical technicians, laser technicians, robotics technicians, and welding technicians.

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

Teens and LGBT Issues, ed. , v.

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

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

Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

The Business Book, ed. , v.
The Business Book, ed. , v.

The Business Book, ed. , v.

The Business Book is a primer to key theories of business and management, covering inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models. One hundred quotations introduce you to the work of great commercial thinkers, leaders, and gurus from Henry Ford to Steve Jobs, and to topics spanning from start-ups to ethics.

The Elements Book, ed. , v.
The Elements Book, ed. , v.

The Elements Book, ed. , v.

This book profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.

Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care. Entries for medical test and surgical include definition; purpose; demographic information; diagnosis/preparation; aftercare; risks; morbidity and mortality rates; alternatives; and more.

The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.
The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.

The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the background to the Manhattan Project; how the project development took form, the people involved in building the atom bomb, and how it led to the end of World War II.

The Navajo, ed. , v.
The Navajo, ed. , v.

The Navajo, ed. , v.

This book explores the history, culture, and current status of the Navajo.

The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.
The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.

The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.

Covers more than 200 different sports, from baseball to hockey, jujitsu to cross-country skiing, and water polo to gymnastics, and everything in between. Also includes an extensive Olympics section.

The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.
The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.

The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.

This book examines history’s darker side: the massacres, terrorist attacks, ethnic cleansing, and subjugation of races that have taken place throughout the history of humankind. It covers such of brutality as the Crusades, the Holocaust, the Hutu massacre of the Tutsis in Rwanda, and recent terrorist attacks committed by al-Qaeda and ISIS. Sidebars, a glossary, and a further reading section are also included.

Therapists, ed. 2, v.
Therapists, ed. 2, v.

Therapists, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs as therapists such as Aromatherapists, Art therapists, Grief therapists, Horticultural therapists, Hypnotherapists, Massage therapists, and more.

Transportation, ed. 3, v.
Transportation, ed. 3, v.

Transportation, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in transportation such as Air traffic controllers, Airplane dispatchers, Civil engineers, Customs officials, Industrial traffic managers, and more.

Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.
Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.

Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in travel and hospitality such as Baggage porters and bellhops, Bed and breakfast owners, Hotel concierges, Interpreters and translators, Ski resort workers, and Travel agents.

U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.
U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.

U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.

Chronicles and interpretations of the phenomenal waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times through the period from 1820 to 1930, when the United States was the destination of some 60% of the world's immigrants -- up to the present day, when restrictive policies have temporarily stanched the flow of immigrants.

U.S. Infrastructure, ed. , v.
U.S. Infrastructure, ed. , v.

U.S. Infrastructure, ed. , v.

This volume explores the state of American infrastructure, from roads, bridges, and mass transit systems to water, electricity, and communication grids. Among the issues examined are the roles of private industry and federal, state, and local governments in building and maintaining these systems.

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

This alphabetically organized ten-volume set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Its 798 entries provide fascinating facts covering the entire spectrum of science, from physical, life, and earth sciences to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment. This edition features 204 new entries and 594 updated entries.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.
Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Explores the use and abuse of alcohol by teenagers, discussing the prevalence of binge drinking, the legal issue of the drinking age, and the effectiveness of various preventative measures.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2, v.
West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2, v.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2, v.

Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more. Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, and physician-assisted suicide.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.
What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.

Explains the diets of herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores, the flow of energy between these groups, the effects different habitats have on the food chain, and how food chains in different environmental regions can be contrasted.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.
What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the importance of the Earth's natural sources of water, as well as their similarities and differences. Emphasis is also placed on the relationship between humans and these various water sources.

What Is Weather?, ed. , v.
What Is Weather?, ed. , v.

What Is Weather?, ed. , v.

This book takes a wide range of meteorological phenomena--including clouds, rain, snow, and fog--and examines their relationship to each other to explain how weather works. Scientific concepts such as energy, temperature, and electricity are described in the context of the weather cycle as well as the various climates on Earth, and how we as humans fit into the scheme.

What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.
What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.

What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the variety of land formations found around the world--including plains, mountains, canyons, and caves. Key information is highlighted in captions, text boxes, and a glossary, which guide readers in connecting ideas about different landforms.

What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.
What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.

What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.

Each step of the life cycle for a variety of living creatures is covered in this book, guiding readers from the first stages of development for many plants and animals—including flowers, insects, fish, and mammals—through later phases and death. Also addressed are the different environments required for each step in the life cycle and the dangers these species may encounter throughout their lives.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.
What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.

This book explains features common to all plants’ anatomy and their purpose in each plant’s growth, how various types of plants absorb water, light, and nutrients to grow, and how distinct species have adapted for survival in their surroundings.

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.

Writing, ed. 3, v.
Writing, ed. 3, v.

Writing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in writing such as Columnists, Comic book writers and editors, Editors, Food writers, Interpreters and translators, Medical transcriptionists, and more.

Law

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

Abortion, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the ways in which states may place restrictions on abortion for minors that are not required for adult women, including the constitutional right to privacy.

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

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

Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.

Juvenile Justice, ed. 2, v.
Juvenile Justice, ed. 2, v.

Juvenile Justice, ed. 2, v.

This book presents historical and contemporary data in an easy-to-understand fashion that survey the complex history of the juvenile justice system and allow readers to better comprehend the key issues.

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

Racial Profiling and Discrimination, ed. , v.

This book covers different types of discrimination, illustrated with real-life stories. Readers will learn what they can do if they experience racial profiling and are in the thick of the struggle to navigate the legal system. More importantly, they will learn what steps they can take to avoid getting into trouble in the first place.

U.S. Infrastructure, ed. , v.
U.S. Infrastructure, ed. , v.

U.S. Infrastructure, ed. , v.

This volume explores the state of American infrastructure, from roads, bridges, and mass transit systems to water, electricity, and communication grids. Among the issues examined are the roles of private industry and federal, state, and local governments in building and maintaining these systems.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2, v.
West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2, v.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2, v.

Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more. Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, and physician-assisted suicide.

General Reference

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, v.
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, v.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48, 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.

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.
Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.
Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.
The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.

The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.

Covers more than 200 different sports, from baseball to hockey, jujitsu to cross-country skiing, and water polo to gymnastics, and everything in between. Also includes an extensive Olympics section.

Education

Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.
Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.

Advertising & Marketing, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the advertising and marketing industry such as Advertising account executives, Advertising and Marketing managers, Art directors, Models, Photo stylists, and more.

Agriculture, ed. 2, v.
Agriculture, ed. 2, v.

Agriculture, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the agricultural industry such as Beekeepers, Farmers, Food Technologists, Range Managers, and more.

Animal Care, ed. 3, v.
Animal Care, ed. 3, v.

Animal Care, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the animal care field such as Animal Breeders and Technicians, Animal Caretakers, Animal Handlers, Farmers, Park Rangers, Pet Sitters, Veterinarians, and more.

Animation, ed. , v.
Animation, ed. , v.

Animation, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the field of animation such as animators, business managers, directors, editors, producers, and scriptwriters.

Archaeology, ed. , v.
Archaeology, ed. , v.

Archaeology, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in archaeology such as anthropologists, historians, anthropology/archaeology college professors, field technicians and supervisors, and museum curators.

Architecture and Building, ed. , v.
Architecture and Building, ed. , v.

Architecture and Building, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the architecture and building industry such as Architects, Civil engineers, College professors, Drafters, Environmental engineers, and more.

Armed Forces, ed. , v.
Armed Forces, ed. , v.

Armed Forces, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the armed forces industry such as Aviation occupations, Combat specialty occupations, Construction, building, and extraction occupations, Military pilots, Health care occupations, and more.

Art, ed. 2, v.
Art, ed. 2, v.

Art, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the art industry such as Antiques and art dealers, Costume designers, Creative arts therapists, Education directors and museum teachers, Fashion designers and illustrators, Photographers, and more.

Automotives, ed. , v.
Automotives, ed. , v.

Automotives, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the automotive industry such as Automobile collision repairers, Automobile detailers, Automobile service technicians, Diesel mechanics, Inspectors, Test drivers, and more.

Aviation, ed. 2, v.
Aviation, ed. 2, v.

Aviation, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in aviation such as aeronautical and aerospace technicians, aerospace engineers, aircraft mechanics, customs officials, military pilots, flight Instructors, and travel agents.

Biomedical Engineer, ed. , v.
Biomedical Engineer, ed. , v.

Biomedical Engineer, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to a career as a Biomedical Engineer. It explores what the job entails, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment as prospects.

Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.
Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.

Broadcasting, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the broadcasting industry such as Actors, Animators, Camera operators, Disc jockeys, Lighting technicians, Production assistants, and more.

Business Managers, ed. 2, v.
Business Managers, ed. 2, v.

Business Managers, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the business industry such as Business managers, Chief information officers, Financial institution officers and managers, Retail managers, and more.

Business, ed. 3, v.
Business, ed. 3, v.

Business, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the business industry such as accountants and auditors, event planners, internet executives, office administrators, and stock clerks.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Chemistry such as Biochemists, Chemical engineers, Environmental technicians, Food technologists, Toxicologists, and more.

Child Care, ed. , v.
Child Care, ed. , v.

Child Care, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Child Care such as Child life specialists, Children's librarians, Guidance counselors, Nannies, Teacher aides, and more

Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.
Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.

Clerks and Administrative Workers, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in clerical occupations such as billing clerks, hotel desk clerks, legal secretaries, office clerks, receptionists, and typists.

Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.
Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.

Coaches & Fitness Professionals, ed. 2, v.

Profiles careers as coaches and fitness professionals such as Aerobics instructors, College sports coaches, Dietitians and nutritionists, Exercise physiologists, Fitness directors, and more.

Complementary and Alternative Health Care, ed. 3, v.
Complementary and Alternative Health Care, ed. 3, v.

Complementary and Alternative Health Care, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the complementary and alternative health care industry such as Acupuncturists, Aromatherapists, Ayurvedic doctors and practitioners, Chiropractors, Herbalists, Massage therapists, and more.

Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.
Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.

Computer and Video Game Design, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in computer and video game design such as Advertising workers, Art directors, Artists and animators, Computer and video game designers, Computer programmers, and more.

Computers, ed. 5, v.
Computers, ed. 5, v.

Computers, ed. 5, v.

Profiles jobs in Computers such as College professors, computer science, Computer and video game designers, Computer network administrators, Hardware engineers, Software designers, Webmasters, and more.

Construction, ed. 4, v.
Construction, ed. 4, v.

Construction, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in Construction such as Architects, Bricklayers, Cement masons, Construction inspectors, Roofers, and more.

Construction, ed. 5, v.
Construction, ed. 5, v.

Construction, ed. 5, v.

Profiles jobs in the construction industry such as architects, cement masons, drafters, electricians, landscape architects, and roofers.

Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.
Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.

Cosmetology, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in Cosmetology such as Aromatherapists, Barbers, Color analysts and image consultants, Dermatologists, Spa attendants, and more.

Design, ed. 3, v.
Design, ed. 3, v.

Design, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in design such as architects, computer and video game designers, drafters, florists, makeup artists, photo stylists, and toy and game designers.

Earth Science, ed. 2, v.
Earth Science, ed. 2, v.

Earth Science, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in Earth Science such as Botanists, Ecologists, Marine biologists, Meteorologists, Science writers, and more.

Education, ed. 3, v.
Education, ed. 3, v.

Education, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in education such as Adult and vocational education teachers, Career and employment counselors and technicians, College professors, Education directors and museum teachers, Elementary school teachers, English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers, Park rangers, and more.

Electronics, ed. , v.
Electronics, ed. , v.

Electronics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the electronics industry such as Avionics engineers, Cost estimators, Electricians, Inspectors, Quality assurance testers, and more.

Engineering, ed. 3, v.
Engineering, ed. 3, v.

Engineering, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Engineering such as Aerospace engineers, Biomedical engineers, Chemical engineers, Nuclear engineers, Software engineers, and more.

Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.
Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.

Entrepreneurs, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs for career-driven readers interested in managing their own business such as Antiques and art dealers, Bed and breakfast owners, Florists, Franchise owners, Pet Sitters, and more.

Environment, ed. 4, v.
Environment, ed. 4, v.

Environment, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in the environment such as air quality engineers, fish and game wardens, geologists, park rangers, and soil scientists.

Fashion, ed. 3, v.
Fashion, ed. 3, v.

Fashion, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Fashion such as Apparel industry workers, Fashion coordinators, Fashion designers, Fashion photographers, Models, Tailors and dressmakers, and more.

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

Film, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Film such as Actors, Animators, Camera Operators, Film Writers, Screenwriters, Stunt Performers, and more.

Financial Services, ed. 3, v.
Financial Services, ed. 3, v.

Financial Services, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in Financial Services such as Accountants and Auditors, Actuaries, Bank Examiners, Financial Analysts, Financial Planners, Insurance Underwriters, and more.

Food, ed. 3, v.
Food, ed. 3, v.

Food, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the Food industry such as Bakery workers, Canning and preserving industry workers, Cooks and chefs, Dietitians and nutritionists, Personal chefs, and more.

Forensics, ed. , v.
Forensics, ed. , v.

Forensics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in forensics such as computer forensics specialists, crime scene investigators, fire investigators, forensic botanists, and forensic toxicologists.

Geriatric Care, ed. 2, v.
Geriatric Care, ed. 2, v.

Geriatric Care, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in Geriatric Care such as Adult day care coordinators, Financial planners, Geriatric psychiatrists, Hospice workers, and Senior care pharmacists.

Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.
Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.

Geriatric Care, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in geriatric care such as adult day care coordinators, elder law attorneys, geriatric nurses, hospice workers, and nursing home administrators.

Government, ed. 2, v.
Government, ed. 2, v.

Government, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in government such as Ambassadors, Congressional aides, Customs officials, FBI agents, Mail carriers, and more.

Internet, ed. 3, v.
Internet, ed. 3, v.

Internet, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the internet industry such as Computer and video game designers, Digital agents, Information brokers, Internet security specialists, and more.

Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.
Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.

Landscaping and Horticulture, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in landscaping and horticulture such as Arborists, Beekeepers, Enologists, Farm crop production technicians, Horticulturists, Nursery owners and managers, and more.

Law, ed. 3, v.
Law, ed. 3, v.

Law, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in law such as Bail bondsmen, Bailiffs, Bank examiners, Bounty hunters, Corrections officers, Elder law attorneys, Forensic experts, Lawyers, and more.

Library & Information Science, ed. , v.
Library & Information Science, ed. , v.

Library & Information Science, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in library and information science such as Acquisition Librarians, Archivists, Book Conservators, Children's Librarians, Library Assistants, and more.

Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.
Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.

Manufacturing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in manufacturing such as Aerospace engineers, Cost estimators, Industrial designers, Industrial engineers, and more.

Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.
Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.

Mathematics and Physics, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in mathematics and physics such as Accountants and auditors, Actuaries, Architects, Astronomers, Engineers, Mathematicians, Tax preparers, and more.

Mechanics, ed. 3, v.
Mechanics, ed. 3, v.

Mechanics, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the mechanics industry such as Aircraft mechanics, Appliance service technicians, Bicycle mechanics, Diesel mechanics, Elevator installers and repairers, and more.

Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.
Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.

Medical Technicians and Technologists, ed. 5, v.

Profiles jobs as medical technicians and technologists such as Biomedical equipment technicians, Dietetic technicians, Medical laboratory technicians, Radiologic technologists, and more.

Music, ed. 2, v.
Music, ed. 2, v.

Music, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in the music industry such as Audio recording engineers, Computer and video game sound workers, Disc jockeys, Music producers, Music teachers, Singers, and more.

Newspapers, ed. , v.
Newspapers, ed. , v.

Newspapers, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the newspaper industry such as Art directors, Columnists, Foreign correspondents, Photo editors, Reporters, and more.

Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.
Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.

Nonprofit Organizations, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in nonprofit organizations such as Alcohol and drug abuse counselors, Career and employment counselors and technicians, Directors of volunteers, Grant coordinators and writers, HIV/AIDS counselors and case managers, and more.

Oceanography, ed. , v.
Oceanography, ed. , v.

Oceanography, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in oceanography such as aquarists, biological oceanographers, divers and diving technicians, geological oceanographers, and ocean engineers.

Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.
Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.

Performing Arts, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in performing arts such as Actors, Circus performers, Comedians, Disc Jockeys, Magicians, Singers, Songwriters, and more.

Personal Services, ed. 2, v.
Personal Services, ed. 2, v.

Personal Services, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in personal services such as Bodyguards, Color analysts and image consultants, Dry cleaning and laundry workers, Household workers, Nannies, Pet sitters, and more.

Photography, ed. 2, v.
Photography, ed. 2, v.

Photography, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs in photography such as Camera operators, Exhibit designers, Film and television editors, Photo stylists, Sports photographers, and more.

Physicians, ed. 3, v.
Physicians, ed. 3, v.

Physicians, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs as physicians in medicine such as anesthesiologists, cardiologists, ear, nose, and throat specialists, neurologists, pediatricians, and surgeons.

Politics, ed. , v.
Politics, ed. , v.

Politics, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in politics such as Ambassadors, Campaign Workers, City Managers, Congressional Aides, Federal and State Officials, Foreign Service Officers, Political Speechwriters, and more.

Public Relations, ed. , v.
Public Relations, ed. , v.

Public Relations, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in public relations such as Copywriters, Demographers, Event planners, Media planners and buyers, Publicists, and more.

Public Safety, ed. 3, v.
Public Safety, ed. 3, v.

Public Safety, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in public safety such as Airport security personnel, Bodyguards, Border patrol officers, Crime analysts, Detectives, Firefighters, Police officers, and more.

Publishing, ed. 3, v.
Publishing, ed. 3, v.

Publishing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the publishing industry such as Art directors, Bindery workers, Columnists, Editors, Indexers, Reporters, Writers, and more.

Real Estate, ed. , v.
Real Estate, ed. , v.

Real Estate, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the real estate industry such as Architects, Assessors and appraisers, Inspectors, Property and real estate managers, Real estate agents and brokers, and Title searchers and examiners.

Retail, ed. 3, v.
Retail, ed. 3, v.

Retail, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in the retail industry such as Buyers, Cashiers, Florists, Pet shop workers, Supermarket workers, and more.

Sales, ed. , v.
Sales, ed. , v.

Sales, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in the sales industry such as Advertising account executives, Antiques and art dealers, Auctioneers, Commodities brokers, Counter and rental clerks, Financial services brokers, Insurance agents and brokers, and more.

Social Work, ed. 3, v.
Social Work, ed. 3, v.

Social Work, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in social work such as adult day care coordinators, alcohol and drug abuse counselors, career and employment counselors and technicians, hospice workers, and social workers.

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

Space Exploration, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in space exploration such as Aerospace engineers, Astrobiologists, Astronauts, Astronomers, Avionics engineers and technicians, Chemical engineers, Pilots, and more.

Sports, ed. 4, v.
Sports, ed. 4, v.

Sports, ed. 4, v.

Profiles jobs in sports such as Golf course superintendents, Groundsmanagers and groundskeepers, Jockeys, Professional athletes, Sports broadcasters and announcers, and more.

Technicians, ed. 3, v.
Technicians, ed. 3, v.

Technicians, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in a broad range of environments, including factories, businesses, science labs, hospitals, and clinics. Job profiles include automobile service technicians, chemical technicians, laser technicians, robotics technicians, and welding technicians.

Therapists, ed. 2, v.
Therapists, ed. 2, v.

Therapists, ed. 2, v.

Profiles jobs as therapists such as Aromatherapists, Art therapists, Grief therapists, Horticultural therapists, Hypnotherapists, Massage therapists, and more.

Transportation, ed. 3, v.
Transportation, ed. 3, v.

Transportation, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in transportation such as Air traffic controllers, Airplane dispatchers, Civil engineers, Customs officials, Industrial traffic managers, and more.

Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.
Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.

Travel & Hospitality, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in travel and hospitality such as Baggage porters and bellhops, Bed and breakfast owners, Hotel concierges, Interpreters and translators, Ski resort workers, and Travel agents.

Writing, ed. 3, v.
Writing, ed. 3, v.

Writing, ed. 3, v.

Profiles jobs in writing such as Columnists, Comic book writers and editors, Editors, Food writers, Interpreters and translators, Medical transcriptionists, and more.

History

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

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

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

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.
Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.
The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.

The Manhattan Project, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the background to the Manhattan Project; how the project development took form, the people involved in building the atom bomb, and how it led to the end of World War II.

The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.
The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.

The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.

This book examines history’s darker side: the massacres, terrorist attacks, ethnic cleansing, and subjugation of races that have taken place throughout the history of humankind. It covers such of brutality as the Crusades, the Holocaust, the Hutu massacre of the Tutsis in Rwanda, and recent terrorist attacks committed by al-Qaeda and ISIS. Sidebars, a glossary, and a further reading section are also included.

U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.
U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.

U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library, ed. , v.

Chronicles and interpretations of the phenomenal waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times through the period from 1820 to 1930, when the United States was the destination of some 60% of the world's immigrants -- up to the present day, when restrictive policies have temporarily stanched the flow of immigrants.

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.

Social Science

Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.
Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.

Arriba y debajo (Under and over), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'arriba' y 'debajo' a través de oraciones simples y texto repetitivo ilustrado. Incluye texto correspondiente en inglés.

Birth Control, ed. , v.
Birth Control, ed. , v.

Birth Control, ed. , v.

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

Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.
Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.

Cerca y lejos (Near and far), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'cerca' y 'lejos' a través de oraciones sencillas y un repetivo texto ilustrado. Incluye traducciónes al inglés.

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

Death and Dying, ed. , v.

Presents differing views on the various social aspects surrounding death and dying worldwide. Causes of death are examined, including increases in mortality due to AIDS in Africa, drug abuse in Scotland, and suicide in Ireland. Chapters discuss access to palliative end-of-life care and assisted suicide; influences of the world's major religions and their beliefs, traditions and rituals surrounding death; and funeral practices around the world.

Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.
Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.

Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to police behavior are discussed, such as: Is Racism a Significant Factor in Police Misconduct? How Can Police Best Be Held Accountable for Abuses of Power? Should Body Cameras Be Mandatory for Police? What Can Be Done to Prevent the Abuse of Police Powers?

Drugs, ed. 2, v.
Drugs, ed. 2, v.

Drugs, ed. 2, v.

Provides a complete and informative guide to drugs and drug abuse and covers the hard facts and personal testimonies to help teenagers make an informed decision about drugs.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.
Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.

Mi calendario: Los días de la semana (My Calendar: Days of the Week), ed. , v.

Se imparte el concepto de los dias de la semana a traves de texto previsible y fotos correspondientes.

Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.
Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.

Mi calendario: Los meses del año (My Calendar: Months of the Year), ed. , v.

Los meses del año se imparten a través de texto y fotos que simbolizan cada mes. Incluye traducciones al inglés.

Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.
Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.

Opuestos: Delante y detrás (Opposites: Front and Back), ed. , v.

Este libro explora la idea de los opuestos usando 'delante' y 'detrás' como ejemplos.

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

Political Theories for Students, ed. , v.

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

Poverty, ed. , v.
Poverty, ed. , v.

Poverty, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Teens and LGBT Issues, ed. , v.

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

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.
Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Explores the use and abuse of alcohol by teenagers, discussing the prevalence of binge drinking, the legal issue of the drinking age, and the effectiveness of various preventative measures.

Science

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.

This title provides an engaging and up-to-date presentation of fundamental astronomy facts and principles. The text explains the nature of celestial bodies such as the planets, dwarf planets, stars, moons, asteroids, and comets. It also examines the tools and techniques used by today's astronomers, including high-tech telescopes, spectroscopy, and computer modeling.

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

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

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.
Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.

Cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups), ed. , v.

Las cucharaditas, cucharadas y tazas se imparten a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.
Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

This set cover more than 300 of the most important scientific discoveries as defined by a Board of scientists and historians. It aims to present an in-depth treatment of 'curiosity-led science,' as well as directed research that led to important inventions and technologies. It will spark curiosity and engagement among readers, ranging from advanced high school students, to those in college and universities, as well as educated readers.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.

Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, ed. , v.

This book takes readers to the prehistoric era when creatures like Smilodons, Pterodactyls and the Megatooth Shark ruled the land, air, and sea. It features images, games, size comparisons, timelines, a glossary, an index, and more.

Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.
Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.

Figuras: rectángulos (Shapes: Rectangles), ed. , v.

Utiliza la repetición, oraciones sencillas, y el apoyo a las imágenes para familiarizar al lector a partir de rectángulos.

Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.
Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.

Figuras: triángulos (Shapes: Triangles), ed. , v.

Utiliza la repetición, oraciones simples, y el apoyo de imágenes para familiarizar al lector con triángulos.

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.

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.
Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

This book covers everything from basic arithmetic to the more complex subjects of statistics, geometry, and algebra, using bright, easy to understand visuals and thoughtful explanations to cut through the confusion.

Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.
Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.

Libras, pies y pulgadas (Pounds, feet, and inches), ed. , v.

Con este libro ilustrado, los niños pequeños pueden aprender sobre las libras, los pies, y las pulgadas por repetición y frases simples. Incluye traducciones al inglés.

Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.
Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.

Pintas, cuartos y galones (Pints, Quarts, and Gallons), ed. , v.

Los alumos jovenes aprenden sobre pintas, cuartos de galón, y galones a través de oraciones simples y un repetivo texto ilustrado.

Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.
Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.

Rocket Science and Spacecraft Fundamentals, ed. , v.

This book covers the human accomplishments in rocket science, including the history of rocketry since the advent of rocket-powered missiles, as well as today’s triumphs and our hopes for the future. It provides explanations of the science behind multi-stage rockets, liquid propellants, and sounding rockets, as well as profiles of pioneers in rocket science, challenges and setbacks in the field, and advice for pursuing a career in rocket science.

Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.
Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.

Rodear y atravesar (Around and Through), ed. , v.

Los niños pequeños aprenden 'rodear' y 'atravesar' a través de un texto repetivo ilustrado y oraciónes sencillos.

Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.
Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.

Segundos, minutos y horas (Seconds, Minutes, and Hours), ed. , v.

Se presentan a los alumnos los principios de segundos, minutos y horas a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

The Elements Book, ed. , v.
The Elements Book, ed. , v.

The Elements Book, ed. , v.

This book profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

This alphabetically organized ten-volume set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Its 798 entries provide fascinating facts covering the entire spectrum of science, from physical, life, and earth sciences to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment. This edition features 204 new entries and 594 updated entries.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.
What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.

Explains the diets of herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores, the flow of energy between these groups, the effects different habitats have on the food chain, and how food chains in different environmental regions can be contrasted.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.
What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the importance of the Earth's natural sources of water, as well as their similarities and differences. Emphasis is also placed on the relationship between humans and these various water sources.

What Is Weather?, ed. , v.
What Is Weather?, ed. , v.

What Is Weather?, ed. , v.

This book takes a wide range of meteorological phenomena--including clouds, rain, snow, and fog--and examines their relationship to each other to explain how weather works. Scientific concepts such as energy, temperature, and electricity are described in the context of the weather cycle as well as the various climates on Earth, and how we as humans fit into the scheme.

What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.
What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.

What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the variety of land formations found around the world--including plains, mountains, canyons, and caves. Key information is highlighted in captions, text boxes, and a glossary, which guide readers in connecting ideas about different landforms.

What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.
What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.

What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.

Each step of the life cycle for a variety of living creatures is covered in this book, guiding readers from the first stages of development for many plants and animals—including flowers, insects, fish, and mammals—through later phases and death. Also addressed are the different environments required for each step in the life cycle and the dangers these species may encounter throughout their lives.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.
What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.

This book explains features common to all plants’ anatomy and their purpose in each plant’s growth, how various types of plants absorb water, light, and nutrients to grow, and how distinct species have adapted for survival in their surroundings.

Environment

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.

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

Bugs, ed. , v.

This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.
Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.
Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.

Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.

Focuses on how pollution impacts both human health as well as environmental health. Discusses the types of pollution, increased awareness of pollution and the negative consequences, and how laws and treaties are being used to curb pollution.

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.
Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

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.

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.
Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.
What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?, ed. , v.

Explains the diets of herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores, the flow of energy between these groups, the effects different habitats have on the food chain, and how food chains in different environmental regions can be contrasted.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.
What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the importance of the Earth's natural sources of water, as well as their similarities and differences. Emphasis is also placed on the relationship between humans and these various water sources.

What Is Weather?, ed. , v.
What Is Weather?, ed. , v.

What Is Weather?, ed. , v.

This book takes a wide range of meteorological phenomena--including clouds, rain, snow, and fog--and examines their relationship to each other to explain how weather works. Scientific concepts such as energy, temperature, and electricity are described in the context of the weather cycle as well as the various climates on Earth, and how we as humans fit into the scheme.

What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.
What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.

What Is a Landform?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the variety of land formations found around the world--including plains, mountains, canyons, and caves. Key information is highlighted in captions, text boxes, and a glossary, which guide readers in connecting ideas about different landforms.

What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.
What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.

What Is a Life Cycle?, ed. , v.

Each step of the life cycle for a variety of living creatures is covered in this book, guiding readers from the first stages of development for many plants and animals—including flowers, insects, fish, and mammals—through later phases and death. Also addressed are the different environments required for each step in the life cycle and the dangers these species may encounter throughout their lives.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.
What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?, ed. , v.

This book explains features common to all plants’ anatomy and their purpose in each plant’s growth, how various types of plants absorb water, light, and nutrients to grow, and how distinct species have adapted for survival in their surroundings.

Business

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

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.
Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8, v.

Presents statistics on numerous NAICS classifications in the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail industries. Compiled from the most recent government publications. Covers input-output data by industrial sector when available as well as classifications of leading public and private corporations in each industry.

The Business Book, ed. , v.
The Business Book, ed. , v.

The Business Book, ed. , v.

The Business Book is a primer to key theories of business and management, covering inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models. One hundred quotations introduce you to the work of great commercial thinkers, leaders, and gurus from Henry Ford to Steve Jobs, and to topics spanning from start-ups to ethics.

Biography

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

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

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Multicultural Studies

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

The Navajo, ed. , v.
The Navajo, ed. , v.

The Navajo, ed. , v.

This book explores the history, culture, and current status of the Navajo.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3, v.

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

Religion

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

Medicine

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.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.
Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Provides a translation of Scribner's Human Diseases and Conditions for Spanish-speaking researchers. Details health and medical information on 280 diseases and conditions.

Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.
Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.

Environmental Pollution and Health, ed. , v.

Focuses on how pollution impacts both human health as well as environmental health. Discusses the types of pollution, increased awareness of pollution and the negative consequences, and how laws and treaties are being used to curb pollution.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.

Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care. Entries for medical test and surgical include definition; purpose; demographic information; diagnosis/preparation; aftercare; risks; morbidity and mortality rates; alternatives; and more.

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

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

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

Technology

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.
Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, ed. , v.

This book introduces the essential concepts of programming with simple instructions, and without specialized computer lingo. Fun projects let kids start putting their computer skills into practice and build their own code using Scratch programming and Python, the two most popular languages. Also included are profiles on coding stars and insights in technology such as the Raspberry Pi mini computer.

Mega Machines, ed. , v.
Mega Machines, ed. , v.

Mega Machines, ed. , v.

This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.

Nation and World

Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.
Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.

Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.

This book discusses Native American spirituality and provides readers with in-depth information about numerous Native American spirit beings. Detailed material on Native American religious traditions, beliefs by culture area, and a complete chapter on nature worship are also included.

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

Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Literature

Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.
Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.

Native American Spirit Beings, ed. , v.

This book discusses Native American spirituality and provides readers with in-depth information about numerous Native American spirit beings. Detailed material on Native American religious traditions, beliefs by culture area, and a complete chapter on nature worship are also included.