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1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.
1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.

1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.

This guide shows how to keep your ageless beauty with natural ingredients such as essential oils, honey, and herbs, so you can avoid expensive needles and recovery time.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.
75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.

This book shows HR managers how to: identify talent; hire for organizational compatibility; communicate constructively; address uncomfortable workplace situations; create a motivational environment; retain restless top performers; reengage your team after times of adversity; conduct performance reviews; take corrective action; sidestep litigation landmines; delegate in a way that develops your staff; and more.

A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.
A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.

A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.

This guide is a how-to manual for anyone who wants to know more about what a whole food plant-based diet is, how to transition from unhealthy eating habits and break free of cravings, and how to ensure lasting success.

A Primary Source Investigation of Slavery, ed. , v.
A Primary Source Investigation of Slavery, ed. , v.

A Primary Source Investigation of Slavery, ed. , v.

This collection of primary source documents covers America's enslavement of millions of African Americans prior to their emancipation at the end of the Civil War. The experience of these individuals included backbreaking labor, cruel punishments, poverty, lack of education, and the separation of family members. From the beginning of their bondage in Africa, this guide describes their lives through books, drawings, advertisements, political cartoons, song lyrics, and more.

Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.
Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.

Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. E-Cigarettes often pack a strong punch of a highly addictive drug called nicotine and many who vape will become addicted.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.
Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. For some users, social media has grown into a consuming addiction that can have significant negative effects on their lives.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.
Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. According to the World Health Organization, between four and five million people are addicted to video games in the United States alone.

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.

American Governance, ed. , v.
American Governance, ed. , v.

American Governance, ed. , v.

Provides answers on all questions related to the variety of ways by which the American people govern themselves – from their constitutions and governments to the political norms and ideals that guide their actions as citizens and leaders; to local communities, civic associations, and political associations people form for collective deliberation and action; and to the relationships they form with their elected representatives.

Ask More, ed. , v.
Ask More, ed. , v.

Ask More, ed. , v.

This book shows how questions convey interest, feed curiosity, and reveal answers that can change the course of both your professional and personal life.

Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.
Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.

Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.

This cookbook is for those who seek tasty dishes that adhere to the auto-immune protocol. Featuring 120 recipes, the dishes avoid problem ingredients that can increase inflammation.

Barack Obama Is Elected President, ed. , v.
Barack Obama Is Elected President, ed. , v.

Barack Obama Is Elected President, ed. , v.

In 2008, voters chose Barack Obama as the first African American president in the history of the United States. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Barack Obama himself, his wife, Michelle, and opposing candidate John McCain. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Barbara Jordan, ed. , v.
Barbara Jordan, ed. , v.

Barbara Jordan, ed. , v.

This book explores Barbara Jordan's legacy as an educator, a lawyer, and a politician who helped shape the American civil rights movement. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.
Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.

Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.

This book shows those dealing with a workplace bully how to fight back and out-strategize them. Whether the bully is a boss or a coworker, whether you’re the target of manipulation, intimidation, verbal abuse, or deliberate humiliation, this book will be your personal coach and show you how to avoid bully traps, remain calm during any confrontation, keep your dignity intact, and understand the steps that your employer or supervisors can take to address the issue.

Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.
Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.

Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.

This evidence-based book provides readers with a proven methodology for driving success before, during, and after every sale to help you to grow with your customers—and take your sales performance to a whole new level.

Birthright Citizenship, ed. , v.
Birthright Citizenship, ed. , v.

Birthright Citizenship, ed. , v.

This book explores American birthright citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment, along with the debate about the role it plays in illegal immigration, the phenomenon of birth tourism, and the varying opinions over current policy.

Blacks in Paris, ed. , v.
Blacks in Paris, ed. , v.

Blacks in Paris, ed. , v.

This book explores the legacy of African Americans who found a welcoming home in Paris after World War I, while the fight for civil rights continued in the United States. African American soldiers, writers, performers, and activists influenced French society.

Blowing Up, ed. , v.
Blowing Up, ed. , v.

Blowing Up, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an understanding of the important role conflict plays in our lives, the many forms conflict may take, and the ways that conflict can actually be constructive and useful as well as destructive to relationships, discussions, and groups.

Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.
Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.

Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.

This guide explains the correct way to perform 75 body weight exercises and 40 routines that affect every muscle in the body. Created specifically for men, the workouts in this book can be done anywhere, anytime — gravity and body weight is all guys need.

Booker T. Washington, ed. , v.
Booker T. Washington, ed. , v.

Booker T. Washington, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Booker T. Washington, an influential black educator and leader who helped shape the education system for African Americans in the aftermath of slavery.

Border Control and the Wall, ed. , v.
Border Control and the Wall, ed. , v.

Border Control and the Wall, ed. , v.

This book explores the debate over the U.S.-Mexico border regarding illegal immigration and border security.

Calvin Spann, ed. , v.
Calvin Spann, ed. , v.

Calvin Spann, ed. , v.

Calvin Spann was a fighter pilot during World War II, when the US military was segregated. He fought with the African American flying force the Tuskegee Airmen. This book explores Spann's life and legacy. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, along with prevention strategies and concerns specific to men, women, children, and minority populations.

Career Match, ed. 2, v.
Career Match, ed. 2, v.

Career Match, ed. 2, v.

This book is designed to help people discover their ideal work. Using the author's revealing ten-minute self-assessment, the book helps readers determine their personality style, then walks them through the range of career choices best for them.

Carol Moseley Braun, ed. , v.
Carol Moseley Braun, ed. , v.

Carol Moseley Braun, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Carol Moseley Braun, the first African American woman elected to the US Senate and whose work helped bring about important social changes.

Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.
Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.

Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.

This book discusses the symptoms of binge eating, explains risk factors for the disorder, and offers advice on eating in a healthy manner.

Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.
Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.

Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.

This book discusses the causes of negative body imaging, explains risk factors for the disorder, and offers advice on eating in a healthy manner.

Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.
Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.

Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.

This book explains freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press--three of the core American values outlined in the Constitution—as well as other rights.

Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.
Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.

Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.

This manual describes how to develop a disaster management plan before disaster strikes and contains the information library professionals need to prepare for an emergency, should one arise. It identifies common terminology; explains how to conduct risk assessment, write a disaster plan, and design emergency procedures; and introduces basic principles of salvaging. Includes how to prioritize library collections during a disaster to maximize preservation of library materials.

Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.
Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.

Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.

This book addresses the entire process of financial planning, from a general, conceptual overview of library budgeting to the details of generating and spending income, and describes best practices for implementing financial controls.

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.
Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.

Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.

This book discusses the value that nonviolent spaces can add to educational institutions and societies. Conflict resolution skills, intersectional dialogue, mentoring, co-existence, and police brutality are among the topics discussed.

Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.
Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.

Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.

This book examines the road to desegregate American schools. Activist Daisy Bates helped nine black students integrate Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

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

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

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

Dennis Banks and Russell Means, ed. , v.
Dennis Banks and Russell Means, ed. , v.

Dennis Banks and Russell Means, ed. , v.

In the 1960s and 1970s, Dennis Banks and Russell Means helped lead the fight for Native civil rights. They organized protests and asked the US government to stop mistreating Native Americans. This book explores these activists' lives and their legacies. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Detaining and Deporting Undocumented Immigrants, ed. , v.
Detaining and Deporting Undocumented Immigrants, ed. , v.

Detaining and Deporting Undocumented Immigrants, ed. , v.

This book looks at the many issues related to detention and deportation, including family separations at the border, overcrowding and unhealthy conditions at detention centers, and the rise of sanctuary cities.

Did the Civil Rights Movement Achieve Civil Rights?, ed. , v.
Did the Civil Rights Movement Achieve Civil Rights?, ed. , v.

Did the Civil Rights Movement Achieve Civil Rights?, ed. , v.

This book explores the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and addresses their effects during and after the civil rights movement. The civil rights movement, led by such icons as Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, strived to achieve civil rights for African Americans and other minority groups in the United States.

Digital Curation, ed. , v.
Digital Curation, ed. , v.

Digital Curation, ed. , v.

This book is a critical source of academic knowledge on the preservation, selection, collection, maintenance, and archiving of digital materials. Electronic resource management, digital preservation, and virtual restoration are among the topics discussed.

Disability in American Life, ed. , v.
Disability in American Life, ed. , v.

Disability in American Life, ed. , v.

This collection covers all aspects of disability critical to understanding disability in the United States. Topics covered include characteristics of disability; disability concepts, models, and theories; important historical developments and milestones for people with disabilities; prominent individuals, organizations, and agencies; notable policies and services; and intersections of disability policy with other policy.

Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights, ed. , v.
Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights, ed. , v.

Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights, ed. , v.

Eleanor Roosevelt is well known as First Lady of the United States, but she also made important contributions to women's rights before, during, and after her husband's presidency. This book examines her efforts from multiple perspectives, including those of herself, her husband, and later feminist activists. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.
Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

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

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

This book examines the different identities associated with bisexuality, the history of attraction to multiple genders, and the prejudice bisexual people face from both the LGBTQ+ community and society at large. Issues surrounding coming out of the closet, biphobia, bisexual representation and misrepresentation in the media, and heterosexual privilege will be addressed in a straightforward and sensitive manner.

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

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

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

Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.
Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.

Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.

This book examines an immigrant’s journey within the United States and investigates the concept of cultural assimilation. As the United States continues to grow and change, students can become better-informed citizens by looking at the immigrant experience and understanding the roots of American identities.

Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This guide offers everything you need to get started with Excel, from generating pivot tables and performing financial functions to performing error trapping and building and running macros—and everything in between. Fully updated for the new version of Excel, it solves common questions and Excel pain points, helps to increase productivity and efficiency, and covers basic as well as more advanced Excel topics.

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

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.
Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

This book looks at the new generation of teams driving growth in today's most innovative firms. It takes you inside these bold companies and examines the teamwork experiments powering their results.

Fannie Lou Hamer, ed. , v.
Fannie Lou Hamer, ed. , v.

Fannie Lou Hamer, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, an influential African American activist in the 1960s and 1970s. She fought for African Americans' civil rights, including the right to vote.

Fearless and Free, ed. , v.
Fearless and Free, ed. , v.

Fearless and Free, ed. , v.

The book aims to empower women, showing us how to lean into our strengths, increase our confidence, and follow successful lessons from Silicon Valley that can help us pivot in any career. Author Wendy Sachs talked to a wide range of women who faced down fears, roadblocks, and failures to reinvent themselves. The book weaves their insights and experiences together with current research and actionable advice.

First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.
First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.

First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.

An indispensable guide for all parents and caretakers that covers a wide range of childhood emergencies offering clear advice, and step-by-step photographs show you what to do.

Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.
Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.

Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.

This book details the various foods that have been shown to be beneficial in both preventing and fighting cancer.

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.

Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.
Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Provides information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting the esophagus, stomach, intestines, appendix, gall bladder, liver, and pancreas. It also describes the effects of food intolerances, infectious diseases, and various cancers on the gastrointestinal tract.

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

Growing Up LGBTQ, ed. , v.

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

Happy Retirement, ed. , v.
Happy Retirement, ed. , v.

Happy Retirement, ed. , v.

This guide uses psychological research, infographics, and illustrations to provide readers with retirement planning advice.

Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.
Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.

Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.

This book contains workplace scenarios about how to behave in today’s workplace and how not to behave.These sometimes funny, always cautionary tales reinforce crucial lessons for managers. From failing to give feedback and withholding key information to exercising poor judgment and making faulty assumptions, every story highlights the role management plays in exacerbating (or easing) trouble. and suggests simple strategies to turn the situation around.

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

Harriet Robinson Scott, ed. , v.

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

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

Health and Wellness, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

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

Help Your Kids with Adolescence, ed. , v.

This book presents information about the changes, challenges, and charms of adolescence in an accessible and relatable way for tweens and teens. Even parents who aren’t sure where to start, or what to say as they begin conversations will find that this book supports them, and helps them to understand and support their kids.

Hidden Heroes, ed. , v.
Hidden Heroes, ed. , v.

Hidden Heroes, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of the skilled women who did calculations by hand at NASA during the 1950s. While astronauts and their accomplishments were well known, human computers often worked behind the scenes. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.
Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.

Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.

This book discusses how in the 1950s, black women made critical contributions to NASA by performing calculations that made it possible for the nation's astronauts to fly into space and return safely to Earth.

High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.
High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.

High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.

This guide explains the correct way to perform more than 80 HIIT exercises. These techniques cover major muscle groups with special emphasis on the core and lower body, where women often look for results first.

Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.
Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.

Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.

This guide explains how you can write appealing and accurate job descriptions; find suitable candidates; ask the right questions in interviews; check references; negotiate salary; provide clear direction and regular feedback; document performance problems; de-hire gracefully; create an appropriate severance package; and more.

How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.
How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.

How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.

This guide helps readers plot their direction in retirement for the coming decades. It covers the process of reviewing assets, both the tangible (e.g. finances, health, relationships) and intangible (e.g. unfulfilled ambitions and new intentions). Then self-reflective questions and exercises walk readers through imagining the future, identifying skills they’ll need, and preparing for inevitable twists and turns along the way.

How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.
How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.

How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.

Examines products that figure prominently in the everyday lives of teens, as well as many other items of interest. Entries describe the whys and hows of the inventions, provide step-by-step descriptions of the manufacturing process, and offer predictions about product enhancements for the future. Includes critical thinking questions, photos, illustrations, sidebars, and a 'For More Information' bibliography of books, periodicals, and websites.

How to Design and Write Web Pages Today, ed. 2, v.
How to Design and Write Web Pages Today, ed. 2, v.

How to Design and Write Web Pages Today, ed. 2, v.

This guidebook lays the foundations of contemporary mobile-first, responsive web design, offering writers, designers, and those who teach them a complete and up-to-date approach to web design.

How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.
How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.

How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.

This guide shows parents how to bring the teachings of Montessori into their home to create a safe, nurturing environment for their children.

Human Geography, ed. , v.
Human Geography, ed. , v.

Human Geography, ed. , v.

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

Ida Wells, ed. , v.
Ida Wells, ed. , v.

Ida Wells, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of journalist and activist, Ida Wells. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, thousands of African Americans were lynched in the United States. Her work documented these lynching’s and brought attention to racial violence and injustice.

Investigating Institutional Racism, ed. , v.
Investigating Institutional Racism, ed. , v.

Investigating Institutional Racism, ed. , v.

This book examines what institutional racism is, what areas of life are most impacted by it, and what movements are fighting for its eradication.

Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers, ed. , v.
Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers, ed. , v.

Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers, ed. , v.

In 1947, black baseball player Jackie Robinson broke through Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Robinson himself, his wife, Rachel, and broadcaster Red Barber. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II, ed. , v.
Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II, ed. , v.

Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II, ed. , v.

In 1941, Japanese forces attacked a US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Japan and other countries were fighting in World War II. In response to the attack, the US entered the war. US officials rounded up Japanese Americans and forced them into prison camps. This book describes the experiences of Japanese Americans and the effects of the imprisonment. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.
Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.

Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.

First popularized by Clayton Christensen, the Jobs to be Done theory argues that people purchase products and services to solve a specific problem. The concept is so simple -- and yet many have lacked a way to put it into practice. This book answers that need. It shows you how to: gather valuable customer insights; turn those insights into new product ideas; and test and iterate until you find success.

John Lewis, ed. , v.
John Lewis, ed. , v.

John Lewis, ed. , v.

John Lewis is an influential African American politician who played a key role in the civil rights movement. He raised awareness of racial discrimination and violence in the 1960s. This book explores Lewis's activism and political career. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Joy, ed. , v.
Joy, ed. , v.

Joy, ed. , v.

This book takes a playful approach to finding joy in our daily lives and features the many ways children can experience happiness. From finding joy in stories to finding joy in quiet time, readers will recognize the moments and actions that put a smile on their face each day.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.

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

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

LGBTQ Discrimination in America, ed. , v.

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

LGBTQ Rights and the Law, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Rights and the Law, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Rights and the Law, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of legislation affecting the LGBTQ community, including the proposed ban on transgender soldiers. It also explores the lives of the people who have challenged anti-LGBTQ legislation and made a difference for LGBTQ people in America. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.

This book looks at enlisted LGBTQ people and legislation that made their experience in the US military difficult. It also discusses how LGBTQ soldiers served during times of war but were often discharged for their gender identity or sexuality after the war. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

LGBTQ Social Movements in America, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Social Movements in America, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Social Movements in America, ed. , v.

This book looks at social change movements in the country's LGBTQ history, including the Stonewall riots that started the modern gay rights movement and die-ins that pressured the US government to take note of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.
Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.

Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.

This book walks readers through what to do and how to do it in an integrated and comprehensive progression of exercises designed to cultivate key abilities, behaviors, and beliefs through experience.

Leadership, ed. , v.
Leadership, ed. , v.

Leadership, ed. , v.

This book explains the key techniques leaders use to release their own and their team’s full potential. It shows you how to think and take action with a leadership approach and to look at yourself and the world around you with a leadership focus.

Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.
Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.

Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.

This book guides manager’s in how to deal with 'problem people' by helping turn this chore into a straight forward process that gently, yet effectively, improves behaviors. The book reveals a core truth: most people actually want to contribute results, not cause headaches.

Living with ADHD, ed. , v.
Living with ADHD, ed. , v.

Living with ADHD, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), looks at the everyday realities of people with this condition, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.
Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.

Living with Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of learning disabilities, looks at the everyday realities of people with this condition, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Living with OCD, ed. , v.
Living with OCD, ed. , v.

Living with OCD, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), looks at the everyday realities of people with OCD, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Living with PTSD, ed. , v.
Living with PTSD, ed. , v.

Living with PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), looks at the everyday realities of people with PTSD, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Living with Panic Disorder, ed. , v.
Living with Panic Disorder, ed. , v.

Living with Panic Disorder, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of panic disorder, looks at the everyday realities of people with this condition, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.
Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.

Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.

This resource addresses the practical changes that result when a family member falls ill and guides readers through the emotional process of dealing with the illness of a loved one.

Looking at Privilege and Power, ed. , v.
Looking at Privilege and Power, ed. , v.

Looking at Privilege and Power, ed. , v.

This book uncovers truths about privilege and power that can help lead the productive conversations that are necessary to social justice education and beginning the work of accepting responsibility.

Loving v. Virginia, ed. , v.
Loving v. Virginia, ed. , v.

Loving v. Virginia, ed. , v.

This book explores the story and legacy of the historic U.S. Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia. In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court struck down interracial marriage bans. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also included.

Making Surveys Work for Your Library, ed. , v.
Making Surveys Work for Your Library, ed. , v.

Making Surveys Work for Your Library, ed. , v.

This book helps librarians design their own surveys that collect actionable data for a variety of purposes, including planning, program evaluation, collection development, and space design. It offers a contemporary, practical approach to creating surveys that answer authentic questions about library users, and gather the data librarians need to make evidence-based decisions, define the scope of future research, and understand their patrons.

Managing People, ed. , v.
Managing People, ed. , v.

Managing People, ed. , v.

This books provides the understanding and skills that will help develop and manage effective and high-performing teams of satisfied and productive individuals.

March Fong Eu, ed. , v.
March Fong Eu, ed. , v.

March Fong Eu, ed. , v.

March Fong Eu was the first Asian American woman to serve as California's secretary of state. As a politician, she supported women's rights and many other causes. This book explores her life and legacy. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.
Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.

Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.

Featuring over 100 recipes, this book combines the benefits of the Paleo Diet with the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.

Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.
Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.

Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to structure different types of meetings; define purpose and outcome; establish priorities; set an achievable agenda; prepare and participate; encourage open communication; keep discussions on track; press for closure; summarize discussion points and decisions; gain agreement on action steps, assign responsibility, and set deadlines; determine room layout; make effective presentations; maximize the return on time invested; and more.

Navigating Intersectionality, ed. , v.
Navigating Intersectionality, ed. , v.

Navigating Intersectionality, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework for navigating intersectionality, and understanding how we can use this concept to enrich our understanding of identity, power, and justice in society. In an era of political and cultural turmoil, it seems like the United States is more divided than ever along lines of identity.

Oney Judge, ed. , v.
Oney Judge, ed. , v.

Oney Judge, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of Oney 'Ona' Judge. President George Washington and his wife enslaved more than 150 people in the mid-1700s; in 1796, Oney Judge escaped. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.
Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.

This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management.

Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.
Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.

Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.

Gathering the perspectives of educators and psychologists, as well as wisdom from everyday parents, this book offers insights and advice on a wide range of topics including instilling values, finding meaning and purpose, navigating holidays, coping with loss, finding community without religion, and more.

Peace, ed. , v.
Peace, ed. , v.

Peace, ed. , v.

This book celebrates the mindfulness that guides young readers through the day and features many ways children can experience peace. From finding peace in nature to finding peace in each other, readers will recognize the moments, things, and people that help them find their center.

Personal Success, ed. , v.
Personal Success, ed. , v.

Personal Success, ed. , v.

This book will help readers set clear personal and professional goals; change their mindset to attract opportunity; banish self-limiting beliefs; build self-confidence; develop a bias for action; practice courage and take risks; sharpen natural intuition; maintain a positive mental attitude; continually upgrade skills; make a habit of networking; become strong strategic planners; commit to excellence; and more.

Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.
Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.

Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.

This book provides an introduction to scholarly perspectives on emergent technologies and biotechnologies used to modify or augment the capabilities of human beings. It covers the fundamental aspects of how bioenhancement will become feasible, what shape these technologies are likely to take, and what sorts of concrete consequences they will have for people’s lives.

Questioning Cultural Appropriation, ed. , v.
Questioning Cultural Appropriation, ed. , v.

Questioning Cultural Appropriation, ed. , v.

This book examines other cultures that we have a duty to protect. By defining that responsibility, it gives readers the tools to fulfill it. We must all learn to questions this cultural crime before it wipes out and whitewashes all of our differences away.

Race and Economics, ed. , v.
Race and Economics, ed. , v.

Race and Economics, ed. , v.

This title examines the role race plays in people's economic well-being, delving into the historical institutions and laws that underpin today's system and exploring what governments and activists are doing to decrease disparities. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Race and Policing, ed. , v.

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

Race in the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.
Race in the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.

Race in the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.

This title examines the experience of minorities in the court and prison system, delving into the historical institutions and laws that underpin today's system and exploring what governments and activists are doing to face these issues. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

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

Recognizing Microaggressions, ed. , v.
Recognizing Microaggressions, ed. , v.

Recognizing Microaggressions, ed. , v.

This book examines what microaggressions are, why they're bad news, and how to handle them. Every day experiences leave people of color scratching their heads, and before long, they're impossible to ignore.

Refugees and Asylum, ed. , v.
Refugees and Asylum, ed. , v.

Refugees and Asylum, ed. , v.

This book looks at why America has begun closing its doors to many of the world's refugees, and the issues that come with it.

Refugees, ed. , v.
Refugees, ed. , v.

Refugees, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of refugees, people who flee their home countries to escape danger. They often face many obstacles when they try to settle in a new country. Today, many activists and organizations work to help refugees.

Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.
Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.

Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.

This book walks through the steps of real estate investment: buy a property, fix it up, and then rent it until you’re ready to sell. It covers how to spot smart investments and take advantage of tax breaks and loop holes, and explains how to evaluate risks and opportunities, calculate cash flow and maintain healthy levels, establish sound bookkeeping and accounting systems, handle rental property depreciation, and report annual income and expenses accurately.

Richard Wright, ed. , v.
Richard Wright, ed. , v.

Richard Wright, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Richard Wright, an African American author who wrote about racial discrimination and injustice in the mid-1900s. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also included.

Roots of Racism, ed. , v.
Roots of Racism, ed. , v.

Roots of Racism, ed. , v.

This title examines the long history of the concept of race, the ways in which race has been used to divide people, and its continuing relevance in modern times. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Rosa Parks Stays Seated, ed. , v.

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

Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools, ed. , v.
Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools, ed. , v.

Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of Ruby Bridges. In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked into William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana, and became the first black student to attend the previously all-white school. This event paved the way for widespread school desegregation in the South. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Selling, ed. , v.
Selling, ed. , v.

Selling, ed. , v.

Offers tips and techniques for successful selling, including how to speak persuasively, how to enthuse your audience, and how to sell with confidence.

Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.
Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.

Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.

This book explains how to break out of your mental box, reignite natural curiosity, and move step by step through a set of exercises that help individuals and teams fuel creativity through tight deadlines and create more ideas in brainstorming sessions.

Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.
Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.

Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.

This book explores how women today are navigating the financially challenging career/parenting years. It chronicles people who have stayed in the game—full-time, freelance, self-employed, and more—and emerged more prosperous and empowered.

Social Skills, ed. , v.
Social Skills, ed. , v.

Social Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers understand and hone the social skills necessary for success. Although the essays offer advice applicable to many aspects of life, the focus is primarily on the workplace. The essays guide readers in effective communication and conduct, emphasizing the characteristics of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication; stress the importance of ethics and etiquette; and provide tips for conflict resolution and teamwork.

Souping, ed. , v.
Souping, ed. , v.

Souping, ed. , v.

A full-color cookbook with more than 80 healthy hot and cold soup recipes and cleanses for losing weight, detoxification, and revitalized health.

Stand up to Stigma, ed. , v.
Stand up to Stigma, ed. , v.

Stand up to Stigma, ed. , v.

This book presents methods to confront stereotype development, how to undo the processes and effects of stigma, and how to change cultural thinking on the individual, interpersonal, and societal levels.

Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.
Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.

Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.

This book shows readers the basics of starting and running a restaurant, from honing in on a concept to gathering start-up capital to building a solid business plan. Readers will also learn how to choose a great restaurant location, select an appealing design, compose a fantastic menu, and hire reliable managers and staff.

Student Debt, ed. , v.
Student Debt, ed. , v.

Student Debt, ed. , v.

This book examines student debt in the United States at every stage of the process—from the banks that issue the loans to the colleges and universities that collect the payments.

Supporting Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Supporting Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Supporting Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book explains how librarians and libraries can better serve the business community, offering specific guidance on everything from information resources—including books, databases, and free online sites—to programming, special events, marketing, and outreach.

Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.
Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.

Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.

This text teaches about the warning signs and manifestations-physical, emotional, psychological, and economic-of domestic violence. Inclusion of the often-overlooked topics of elder abuse and violence against LGBTQ youth makes this text indispensable. Finally, a discussion of ways to report family violence wraps up this essential tome.

Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book provides the introduction and information needed to make use of the Tableau tool, which provides a significant boost in power and ease-of-use when it comes to in-depth data analysis, data visualization, and communicating with data.

Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.
Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.

Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.

This book provides guidance to parents on teaching their children about sex. It aims to encourage positive thought, relationships, and decision-making.

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn about various types of credit, the importance of using credit wisely, and how to avoid the pitfalls of too much debt.

Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.

This book helps teens understand jobs and taxes and how they work.

Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book examines how teens have learned to cope with and survive a wide array of personal, social, and other issues, learning to cope with and survive these often-stressful trials and tribulations of modern youth.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn how to navigate the college funding maze, using grants, scholarships, savings, loans, and other creative options to pay for school.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

This book gives teens information about saving, investing, and making the best use of their money.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn all about starting a business, with added insights from owners of businesses small and large.

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

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

The #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.
The #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.

The #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of the #MeToo Movement, created for people to share their experience of sexual assault. It explains how the movement has evolved, including the activists who are leading the movement today.

The 1924 Immigration Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.
The 1924 Immigration Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.

The 1924 Immigration Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.

Throughout US history, many immigrant groups have faced discrimination. This has sometimes led to laws that restrict immigration. The 1924 Immigration Act limited immigration from eastern and southern Europe. This book explores this act and how it has shaped modern immigration laws. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.
The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

This book highlights 50 habits for promoting physical as well as mental/emotional and social health. Each entry describes a healthy habit, explains the benefits of that habit, and examines the supporting research and statistics.

The Basics of Cyber Safety, ed. , v.
The Basics of Cyber Safety, ed. , v.

The Basics of Cyber Safety, ed. , v.

Provides a complete introduction to protecting computers, mobile devices, and personal data in the virtual world.

The Birth of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.
The Birth of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

The Birth of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of the Hip-Hop movement and its importance today. It began with a birthday party in the Bronx on August 11, 1973, with musicians, dancers, and artists. It took a long time for the music industry to recognize hip-hop as a real music style and today it is the most popular type of music in the country.

The Charlottesville Protests, ed. , v.
The Charlottesville Protests, ed. , v.

The Charlottesville Protests, ed. , v.

This book delves into the eruption of violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. It also examines the racial strife that's plagued the United States for decades and encourages readers to form their own opinions.

The Chinese Exclusion Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.
The Chinese Exclusion Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.

The Chinese Exclusion Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.

In the late 1800s, racial tensions between white and Chinese Americans were high. The US government passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882. This act restricted immigration from China. This book explores this act's effects and its influence on modern immigration laws. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.
The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.

The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.

This book helps women speak out, take risks, and assume leadership positions with assurance, moving beyond research and statistics to focus on what’s really important: how women can become more confident, one step at a time.

The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.
The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.

The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.

This book explains the JOBS Act, which empowers entrepreneurs and their privately-owned companies to raise capital from investors using crowdfunding websites and forego the rigorous IPO and private placement processes, and translates the regulations into a clear set of do’s and don’ts for entrepreneurs and small-business owners looking to get in early—and do things right.

The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management, ed. , v.
The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management, ed. , v.

The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management, ed. , v.

A source for the latest scholarly information on library engagement in official emergency response and how these institutions can offer community aid in disaster situations. Features extensive coverage on a number of topics such as hazard analysis, mitigation planning, and local command structure.

The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.
The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.

The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.

This book explores what the DACA program is and how it has affected US society. It also examines various views on immigration and discusses the US immigration policy under President Donald Trump, encouraging readers to form their own opinions.

The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.
The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.

The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.

This book explores the issues surrounding the undocumented immigrants, known as Dreamers, who were brought to the United States as minors. Although they spent most of their lives in the USA, they face the threat of being deported.

The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.
The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.

The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.

This book gives you a crash course on modern business manners. New advice explains how to navigate sticky situations at work, including digital interactions that are easy to misinterpret—and hard to mend.

The Fake News Phenomenon, ed. , v.
The Fake News Phenomenon, ed. , v.

The Fake News Phenomenon, ed. , v.

This book examines the spread of bogus news sources, the reasons they exist, and the difference between media bias and 'fake news.' Readers are also provided with tips for how to discern the credibility of a news source.

The First Moon Landing, ed. , v.
The First Moon Landing, ed. , v.

The First Moon Landing, ed. , v.

When Neil Armstrong set foot upon the moon in 1969, it was the end result of an effort that involved several years, billions of dollars, and hundreds of thousands of people. This book examines this event from the perspectives of Armstrong himself, computer programmer Margaret Hamilton, and engineer Tom Kelly. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Five Thieves of Happiness, ed. , v.
The Five Thieves of Happiness, ed. , v.

The Five Thieves of Happiness, ed. , v.

This book explores the idea that happiness is our true nature and that individual happiness contributes to a more just and happy society in general.

The Freedmen's Bureau, ed. , v.
The Freedmen's Bureau, ed. , v.

The Freedmen's Bureau, ed. , v.

This book explores the history and legacy of The Freedman’s Bureau. After the American Civil War ended in 1865, many former slaves needed aid. The Freedmen's Bureau provided schools, medical treatment, and other aid to former slaves and other refugees.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

Covers a variety of topics on physiology and fitness, including sports, body systems, the body’s reaction to physical fitness, exercise activities, diseases and conditions, treatments, fitness tests, and other health-related issues.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among others.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

This set provides more than 1,230 alphabetically arranged entries, of which about 100 are new, covering topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. It covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and more.

The Gig Economy, ed. , v.
The Gig Economy, ed. , v.

The Gig Economy, ed. , v.

This book provides a guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world. Succeeding in it starts with shifting gears to recognize that only you control your future. Next is leveraging your skills, knowledge, and network to create your own career trajectory—one immune to the whims of an employer.

The Grand Contraband Camp, ed. , v.
The Grand Contraband Camp, ed. , v.

The Grand Contraband Camp, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of escaped slaves who found refuge near Union forts during the American Civil War, and formed communities called contraband camps. The largest of these was the Grand Contraband Camp near Fort Monroe in Virginia. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Great Migration, ed. , v.
The Great Migration, ed. , v.

The Great Migration, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of The Great Migration and its legacy. Between 1916 and 1970, more than 6 million African Americans migrated from the South to the North. They wanted to escape racial violence in the South. This mass movement of people is called the Great Migration.

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

The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

In the 1920s, many African Americans left the South to escape racial violence. Some settled in New York City's Harlem neighborhood. Black artists, writers, and musicians in Harlem ushered in a cultural revolution called the Harlem Renaissance. This book explores this movement and its legacy. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Impact of Black Churches on the Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.
The Impact of Black Churches on the Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.

The Impact of Black Churches on the Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.

During the civil rights movement, Black churches were places of hope and refuge. Many Black religious leaders were also civil rights activists. This book explores the history of Black churches and the roles they played during the civil rights movement. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears, ed. , v.
The Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears, ed. , v.

The Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears, ed. , v.

In the early 1800s, white Americans sought out more lands. The 1830 Indian Removal Act allowed the US government to trade lands with Native Americans. But officials often forcibly removed Native peoples from their homelands. This book describes this period of forced removal and its lasting effects. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Internet Connects Us All, ed. , v.
The Internet Connects Us All, ed. , v.

The Internet Connects Us All, ed. , v.

The creation of the Internet has brought the world together and made possible a vast array of new technologies and services. This book examines the history of the Internet from multiple perspectives, including those of computer scientists Leonard Kleinrock, Vinton Cerf, and Tim Berners-Lee. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Juvenile Court System, ed. , v.
The Juvenile Court System, ed. , v.

The Juvenile Court System, ed. , v.

This book serves as a helpful guide for those who find themselves in the juvenile justice system. Students will learn about the system, the difference between having fun and getting into serious trouble, what they should do if they do get arrested, and how to confront the consequences of their actions.

The Law and Personal Health, ed. , v.
The Law and Personal Health, ed. , v.

The Law and Personal Health, ed. , v.

This guide will help give teens the confidence to navigate the health care system and find available services and resources. Readers will understand the scope of confidentiality and consent laws as they relate to minors and have the tools to manage their reproductive health, seek appropriate therapies, find proper recourse against abuse, and more.

The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.
The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.

The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.

In 2015, a US Supreme Court decision legalized same-sex marriage in the US, in the case Obergefell v. Hodges. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Jim Obergefell, one of the men involved in the case, activist Edith Windsor, and the Supreme Court justices who decided the case. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Making of Motown, ed. , v.
The Making of Motown, ed. , v.

The Making of Motown, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of Motown music, which emerged in the United States in the 1960s and launched the careers of many African American musicians. Motown music shaped culture and society during the American civil rights movement. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The March on Washington and Its Legacy, ed. , v.
The March on Washington and Its Legacy, ed. , v.

The March on Washington and Its Legacy, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of the 1963 March on Washington, which was the largest protest gathering in the American civil rights movement. Thousands of protesters marched on Washington, D.C., demanding equal rights for African Americans. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Mood Elevator, ed. , v.
The Mood Elevator, ed. , v.

The Mood Elevator, ed. , v.

This book teaches techniques that allow room for emotional mood swings rather than suppressing them, and explains how this can lead to a higher quality of life and increased effectiveness on the job.

The Negro Leagues, ed. , v.
The Negro Leagues, ed. , v.

The Negro Leagues, ed. , v.

In the early 1900s, African Americans faced widespread discrimination. Professional baseball leagues banned Black ballplayers. So African Americans formed their own professional baseball leagues. The Negro Leagues explores the history of these leagues and their legacy today.

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

The Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

This book addresses the use of opioid drugs such as fentanyl, hydrocodone, and oxycodone, and their legal and illegal use, the addictive nature of these drugs, and how to regulate their use and handle their use that has risen to epidemic proportions.

The Power of Presence, ed. , v.
The Power of Presence, ed. , v.

The Power of Presence, ed. , v.

Using her I-Presence model, the author shows how anyone—regardless of position or personality—can strengthen their impact. Readers will learn how to build trust as the foundation for leadership, eschew perfectionism for authenticity, banish limiting thoughts and behaviors, and galvanize their team through visionary, inspiring communications.

The Refugee Crisis, ed. , v.
The Refugee Crisis, ed. , v.

The Refugee Crisis, ed. , v.

This book discusses the growing number of refugees across the globe. It also explores reasons behind the crisis and how the international community is responding, and it encourages readers to form their own opinions.

The Scottsboro Boys, ed. , v.
The Scottsboro Boys, ed. , v.

The Scottsboro Boys, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of the Scottsboro Boys, nine black teenagers who were arrested in Alabama in 1931 and accused of crimes they did not commit, including rape. This unjust arrest led to years of imprisonment and trials for the young men. The book shows how their trials shaped the criminal justice system. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Silence Breakers and the #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.
The Silence Breakers and the #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.

The Silence Breakers and the #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.

This book explores the movement promoting awareness of sexual abuse, harassment, and assault in the United States. Through this movement, silence breakers have spoken out and held abusers accountable for their actions.

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

The Stonewall Riots, ed. , v.

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

The Story of the Black National Anthem, ed. , v.
The Story of the Black National Anthem, ed. , v.

The Story of the Black National Anthem, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of the song 'Lift Every Voice and Sing', which evolved into an anthem for black people in the United States during the 1900s. Anthems, or songs of hope and praise, can help support communities through difficult times. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Thirteenth Amendment and Its Legacy, ed. , v.
The Thirteenth Amendment and Its Legacy, ed. , v.

The Thirteenth Amendment and Its Legacy, ed. , v.

The book explores the Thirteenth Amendment, passed after the end of American Civil War. It was meant to abolish slavery, but there was a loophole. The amendment allowed slavery as a form of criminal punishment and explores the link between the amendment and the mass incarceration of African Americans today.

The Tulsa Race Riot, ed. , v.
The Tulsa Race Riot, ed. , v.

The Tulsa Race Riot, ed. , v.

This book explores the story of the Tulsa Race Riot, one of the worst race riots in US History. In 1921, a race riot erupted in Tulsa, Oklahoma. White residents burned down black-owned businesses and homes and killed approximately 300 African Americans.

The Un-Prescription for Autism, ed. , v.
The Un-Prescription for Autism, ed. , v.

The Un-Prescription for Autism, ed. , v.

This book provides clear explanations, detailed protocols, and examples to help parents act quickly to restore their child’s health, self-control, and language—paving the way for reaching their full potential following a diagnosis of autism. It covers natural protocols that have been proven to dramatically improve the function and well-being of children on the autism spectrum.

The Women of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.
The Women of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

The Women of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

This book follows the careers of hip-hop's top female acts, examining their contributions to the genre as it burst into the mainstream and went global. A timeline, glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.
The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.

The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.

This book explains the business side of the performing arts. Filled with insights from leading figures in the arts as well as lessons from thriving artist-entrepreneurs, it helps readers understand the numbers; find a niche; market and promote themselves; network productively; fundraise both online and off; balance artistic and financial growth with the Opportunity Framework; and more.

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

Transgender Rights, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of transgender people and why they have been largely ignored and discriminated against. It explains how transgender rights have evolved, including how people and laws are addressing it today.

Two Bloody Sundays, ed. , v.
Two Bloody Sundays, ed. , v.

Two Bloody Sundays, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of protests by African Americans for equal rights in the United States during the 1960s, and protests by Catholics for equal rights in Northern Ireland during the 1970s. But peaceful protests erupted into violence on two fateful days, and they were each called 'Bloody Sunday'. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

UXL Civics, ed. , v.
UXL Civics, ed. , v.

UXL Civics, ed. , v.

This reference set supports middle school civics, economics, history, and U.S. government curricula.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

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

UXL Money, ed. , v.
UXL Money, ed. , v.

UXL Money, ed. , v.

Topics include microeconomics and domestic trade, macroeconomics and international trade, and personal finance. Covers important people, concepts, and events related to understanding economics and finance, addressing such topics as economic systems, market failures, competition, fiscal policy, global trade, saving and managing your money, credit and debt, investing your money, among others.

UXL World Eras, ed. , v.
UXL World Eras, ed. , v.

UXL World Eras, ed. , v.

This series examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. It provides in-depth coverage of a given era, focusing on a cultural group and its interaction with other peoples of the world.

Upside, ed. , v.
Upside, ed. , v.

Upside, ed. , v.

This book helps the investor, marketer executive, or entrepreneur spot the potential for profits in ever-shifting demographics. It provides data analysis to show how generations impact markets and economies, and how to target promising trends.

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation, ed. , v.
Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation, ed. , v.

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation, ed. , v.

This guide gives children the tools to build confidence in reading, writing, and comprehension through visual explanation, from when to use a preposition or pronoun to how to use a comma or colon.

What Are Race and Racism?, ed. , v.
What Are Race and Racism?, ed. , v.

What Are Race and Racism?, ed. , v.

This title examines the complex meanings of these concepts, what roles they play in society, and how they affect individuals in America today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.
When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.

When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.

This guide helps you get a handle on food allergies, establish new routines, and restore peace and order to family life. You’ll learn to spot the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction, navigate testing and diagnosis, decipher ingredient labels, allergy-proof your whole home, make school a safe and enjoyable environment, find lunchbox substitutions, deal with group celebrations, and plan for safe travels.

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

White Privilege, ed. , v.

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

Women in the American Political System, ed. , v.
Women in the American Political System, ed. , v.

Women in the American Political System, ed. , v.

This book examines how women candidates, voters, and office holders shape U.S. political processes and institutions, lending their perspectives to gradually evolve American life and values. Essays in this encyclopedic sourcebook on the evolution of women's involvement in American politics examine the rising prominence of women as voters, candidates, public officials, and lawmakers, and how political processes and institutions are shaped by women and their perspectives.

Women with Wings, ed. , v.
Women with Wings, ed. , v.

Women with Wings, ed. , v.

This book discusses how in the 1940s, women broke free from traditional gender roles by piloting aircraft both on the homefront and in combat, making critical contributions to the Allied victory in World War II.

Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.
Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.

Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.

This book examines the controversies associated with work-life balance in the modern era and emphasizes how winning the struggle to achieve work-life balance requires buy-in from employees, management, and government. It explores how optimizing your work-life balance may incorporate employee assistance programs, flextime, improved time management skills, technology-enabled tools, and community programs.

Writing and Publishing Your Book, ed. , v.
Writing and Publishing Your Book, ed. , v.

Writing and Publishing Your Book, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader through every step of the writing and publishing process: constructing a table of contents, preparing a proposal, finding a publisher, negotiating a contract, drafting the manuscript, and marketing the finished product. Proven strategies for producing a book that highlights its author's authoritative knowledge and writing skills are also presented.

Your Legal Rights in the Workplace, ed. , v.
Your Legal Rights in the Workplace, ed. , v.

Your Legal Rights in the Workplace, ed. , v.

This book covers labor laws for working teens. Readers will learn about the protection the law offers in the event of an accident or harassment by a boss or coworkers, child labor laws, applying for jobs, acing an interview, filling out the paperwork needed to start working, internships, workplace bullying, privacy at work, and workplace discrimination.

Arts

The Women of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.
The Women of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

The Women of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

This book follows the careers of hip-hop's top female acts, examining their contributions to the genre as it burst into the mainstream and went global. A timeline, glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.
The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.

The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.

This book explains the business side of the performing arts. Filled with insights from leading figures in the arts as well as lessons from thriving artist-entrepreneurs, it helps readers understand the numbers; find a niche; market and promote themselves; network productively; fundraise both online and off; balance artistic and financial growth with the Opportunity Framework; and more.

Business

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.
75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.

This book shows HR managers how to: identify talent; hire for organizational compatibility; communicate constructively; address uncomfortable workplace situations; create a motivational environment; retain restless top performers; reengage your team after times of adversity; conduct performance reviews; take corrective action; sidestep litigation landmines; delegate in a way that develops your staff; and more.

Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.
Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.

Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.

This book shows those dealing with a workplace bully how to fight back and out-strategize them. Whether the bully is a boss or a coworker, whether you’re the target of manipulation, intimidation, verbal abuse, or deliberate humiliation, this book will be your personal coach and show you how to avoid bully traps, remain calm during any confrontation, keep your dignity intact, and understand the steps that your employer or supervisors can take to address the issue.

Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.
Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.

Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.

This evidence-based book provides readers with a proven methodology for driving success before, during, and after every sale to help you to grow with your customers—and take your sales performance to a whole new level.

Career Match, ed. 2, v.
Career Match, ed. 2, v.

Career Match, ed. 2, v.

This book is designed to help people discover their ideal work. Using the author's revealing ten-minute self-assessment, the book helps readers determine their personality style, then walks them through the range of career choices best for them.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.
Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

This book looks at the new generation of teams driving growth in today's most innovative firms. It takes you inside these bold companies and examines the teamwork experiments powering their results.

Fearless and Free, ed. , v.
Fearless and Free, ed. , v.

Fearless and Free, ed. , v.

The book aims to empower women, showing us how to lean into our strengths, increase our confidence, and follow successful lessons from Silicon Valley that can help us pivot in any career. Author Wendy Sachs talked to a wide range of women who faced down fears, roadblocks, and failures to reinvent themselves. The book weaves their insights and experiences together with current research and actionable advice.

Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.
Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.

Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.

This book contains workplace scenarios about how to behave in today’s workplace and how not to behave.These sometimes funny, always cautionary tales reinforce crucial lessons for managers. From failing to give feedback and withholding key information to exercising poor judgment and making faulty assumptions, every story highlights the role management plays in exacerbating (or easing) trouble. and suggests simple strategies to turn the situation around.

Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.
Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.

Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.

This guide explains how you can write appealing and accurate job descriptions; find suitable candidates; ask the right questions in interviews; check references; negotiate salary; provide clear direction and regular feedback; document performance problems; de-hire gracefully; create an appropriate severance package; and more.

Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.
Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.

Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.

First popularized by Clayton Christensen, the Jobs to be Done theory argues that people purchase products and services to solve a specific problem. The concept is so simple -- and yet many have lacked a way to put it into practice. This book answers that need. It shows you how to: gather valuable customer insights; turn those insights into new product ideas; and test and iterate until you find success.

Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.
Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.

Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.

This book walks readers through what to do and how to do it in an integrated and comprehensive progression of exercises designed to cultivate key abilities, behaviors, and beliefs through experience.

Leadership, ed. , v.
Leadership, ed. , v.

Leadership, ed. , v.

This book explains the key techniques leaders use to release their own and their team’s full potential. It shows you how to think and take action with a leadership approach and to look at yourself and the world around you with a leadership focus.

Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.
Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.

Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.

This book guides manager’s in how to deal with 'problem people' by helping turn this chore into a straight forward process that gently, yet effectively, improves behaviors. The book reveals a core truth: most people actually want to contribute results, not cause headaches.

Managing People, ed. , v.
Managing People, ed. , v.

Managing People, ed. , v.

This books provides the understanding and skills that will help develop and manage effective and high-performing teams of satisfied and productive individuals.

Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.
Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.

Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to structure different types of meetings; define purpose and outcome; establish priorities; set an achievable agenda; prepare and participate; encourage open communication; keep discussions on track; press for closure; summarize discussion points and decisions; gain agreement on action steps, assign responsibility, and set deadlines; determine room layout; make effective presentations; maximize the return on time invested; and more.

Personal Success, ed. , v.
Personal Success, ed. , v.

Personal Success, ed. , v.

This book will help readers set clear personal and professional goals; change their mindset to attract opportunity; banish self-limiting beliefs; build self-confidence; develop a bias for action; practice courage and take risks; sharpen natural intuition; maintain a positive mental attitude; continually upgrade skills; make a habit of networking; become strong strategic planners; commit to excellence; and more.

Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.
Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.

Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.

This book walks through the steps of real estate investment: buy a property, fix it up, and then rent it until you’re ready to sell. It covers how to spot smart investments and take advantage of tax breaks and loop holes, and explains how to evaluate risks and opportunities, calculate cash flow and maintain healthy levels, establish sound bookkeeping and accounting systems, handle rental property depreciation, and report annual income and expenses accurately.

Selling, ed. , v.
Selling, ed. , v.

Selling, ed. , v.

Offers tips and techniques for successful selling, including how to speak persuasively, how to enthuse your audience, and how to sell with confidence.

Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.
Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.

Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.

This book explains how to break out of your mental box, reignite natural curiosity, and move step by step through a set of exercises that help individuals and teams fuel creativity through tight deadlines and create more ideas in brainstorming sessions.

Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.
Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.

Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.

This book shows readers the basics of starting and running a restaurant, from honing in on a concept to gathering start-up capital to building a solid business plan. Readers will also learn how to choose a great restaurant location, select an appealing design, compose a fantastic menu, and hire reliable managers and staff.

Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book provides the introduction and information needed to make use of the Tableau tool, which provides a significant boost in power and ease-of-use when it comes to in-depth data analysis, data visualization, and communicating with data.

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn about various types of credit, the importance of using credit wisely, and how to avoid the pitfalls of too much debt.

Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.

This book helps teens understand jobs and taxes and how they work.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn how to navigate the college funding maze, using grants, scholarships, savings, loans, and other creative options to pay for school.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

This book gives teens information about saving, investing, and making the best use of their money.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn all about starting a business, with added insights from owners of businesses small and large.

The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.
The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.

The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.

This book helps women speak out, take risks, and assume leadership positions with assurance, moving beyond research and statistics to focus on what’s really important: how women can become more confident, one step at a time.

The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.
The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.

The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.

This book explains the JOBS Act, which empowers entrepreneurs and their privately-owned companies to raise capital from investors using crowdfunding websites and forego the rigorous IPO and private placement processes, and translates the regulations into a clear set of do’s and don’ts for entrepreneurs and small-business owners looking to get in early—and do things right.

The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.
The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.

The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.

This book gives you a crash course on modern business manners. New advice explains how to navigate sticky situations at work, including digital interactions that are easy to misinterpret—and hard to mend.

The Gig Economy, ed. , v.
The Gig Economy, ed. , v.

The Gig Economy, ed. , v.

This book provides a guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world. Succeeding in it starts with shifting gears to recognize that only you control your future. Next is leveraging your skills, knowledge, and network to create your own career trajectory—one immune to the whims of an employer.

The Power of Presence, ed. , v.
The Power of Presence, ed. , v.

The Power of Presence, ed. , v.

Using her I-Presence model, the author shows how anyone—regardless of position or personality—can strengthen their impact. Readers will learn how to build trust as the foundation for leadership, eschew perfectionism for authenticity, banish limiting thoughts and behaviors, and galvanize their team through visionary, inspiring communications.

The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.
The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.

The World's Your Stage, ed. , v.

This book explains the business side of the performing arts. Filled with insights from leading figures in the arts as well as lessons from thriving artist-entrepreneurs, it helps readers understand the numbers; find a niche; market and promote themselves; network productively; fundraise both online and off; balance artistic and financial growth with the Opportunity Framework; and more.

UXL Money, ed. , v.
UXL Money, ed. , v.

UXL Money, ed. , v.

Topics include microeconomics and domestic trade, macroeconomics and international trade, and personal finance. Covers important people, concepts, and events related to understanding economics and finance, addressing such topics as economic systems, market failures, competition, fiscal policy, global trade, saving and managing your money, credit and debt, investing your money, among others.

Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.
Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.

Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.

This book examines the controversies associated with work-life balance in the modern era and emphasizes how winning the struggle to achieve work-life balance requires buy-in from employees, management, and government. It explores how optimizing your work-life balance may incorporate employee assistance programs, flextime, improved time management skills, technology-enabled tools, and community programs.

Education

Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.
Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.

Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.

This book discusses the value that nonviolent spaces can add to educational institutions and societies. Conflict resolution skills, intersectional dialogue, mentoring, co-existence, and police brutality are among the topics discussed.

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

Health and Wellness, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.
How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.

How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.

This guide helps readers plot their direction in retirement for the coming decades. It covers the process of reviewing assets, both the tangible (e.g. finances, health, relationships) and intangible (e.g. unfulfilled ambitions and new intentions). Then self-reflective questions and exercises walk readers through imagining the future, identifying skills they’ll need, and preparing for inevitable twists and turns along the way.

Joy, ed. , v.
Joy, ed. , v.

Joy, ed. , v.

This book takes a playful approach to finding joy in our daily lives and features the many ways children can experience happiness. From finding joy in stories to finding joy in quiet time, readers will recognize the moments and actions that put a smile on their face each day.

Peace, ed. , v.
Peace, ed. , v.

Peace, ed. , v.

This book celebrates the mindfulness that guides young readers through the day and features many ways children can experience peace. From finding peace in nature to finding peace in each other, readers will recognize the moments, things, and people that help them find their center.

Social Skills, ed. , v.
Social Skills, ed. , v.

Social Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers understand and hone the social skills necessary for success. Although the essays offer advice applicable to many aspects of life, the focus is primarily on the workplace. The essays guide readers in effective communication and conduct, emphasizing the characteristics of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication; stress the importance of ethics and etiquette; and provide tips for conflict resolution and teamwork.

Student Debt, ed. , v.
Student Debt, ed. , v.

Student Debt, ed. , v.

This book examines student debt in the United States at every stage of the process—from the banks that issue the loans to the colleges and universities that collect the payments.

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation, ed. , v.
Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation, ed. , v.

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation, ed. , v.

This guide gives children the tools to build confidence in reading, writing, and comprehension through visual explanation, from when to use a preposition or pronoun to how to use a comma or colon.

Environment

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

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

General Reference

1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.
1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.

1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.

This guide shows how to keep your ageless beauty with natural ingredients such as essential oils, honey, and herbs, so you can avoid expensive needles and recovery time.

A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.
A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.

A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.

This guide is a how-to manual for anyone who wants to know more about what a whole food plant-based diet is, how to transition from unhealthy eating habits and break free of cravings, and how to ensure lasting success.

Ask More, ed. , v.
Ask More, ed. , v.

Ask More, ed. , v.

This book shows how questions convey interest, feed curiosity, and reveal answers that can change the course of both your professional and personal life.

Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.
Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.

Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.

This cookbook is for those who seek tasty dishes that adhere to the auto-immune protocol. Featuring 120 recipes, the dishes avoid problem ingredients that can increase inflammation.

Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.
Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.

Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.

This guide explains the correct way to perform 75 body weight exercises and 40 routines that affect every muscle in the body. Created specifically for men, the workouts in this book can be done anywhere, anytime — gravity and body weight is all guys need.

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This guide offers everything you need to get started with Excel, from generating pivot tables and performing financial functions to performing error trapping and building and running macros—and everything in between. Fully updated for the new version of Excel, it solves common questions and Excel pain points, helps to increase productivity and efficiency, and covers basic as well as more advanced Excel topics.

Happy Retirement, ed. , v.
Happy Retirement, ed. , v.

Happy Retirement, ed. , v.

This guide uses psychological research, infographics, and illustrations to provide readers with retirement planning advice.

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

Health and Wellness, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

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

Help Your Kids with Adolescence, ed. , v.

This book presents information about the changes, challenges, and charms of adolescence in an accessible and relatable way for tweens and teens. Even parents who aren’t sure where to start, or what to say as they begin conversations will find that this book supports them, and helps them to understand and support their kids.

High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.
High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.

High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.

This guide explains the correct way to perform more than 80 HIIT exercises. These techniques cover major muscle groups with special emphasis on the core and lower body, where women often look for results first.

How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.
How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.

How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.

This guide shows parents how to bring the teachings of Montessori into their home to create a safe, nurturing environment for their children.

Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.
Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.

Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.

Featuring over 100 recipes, this book combines the benefits of the Paleo Diet with the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.
Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.

This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management.

Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.
Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.

Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.

Gathering the perspectives of educators and psychologists, as well as wisdom from everyday parents, this book offers insights and advice on a wide range of topics including instilling values, finding meaning and purpose, navigating holidays, coping with loss, finding community without religion, and more.

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

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

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

Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.
Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.

Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.

This book explores how women today are navigating the financially challenging career/parenting years. It chronicles people who have stayed in the game—full-time, freelance, self-employed, and more—and emerged more prosperous and empowered.

Social Skills, ed. , v.
Social Skills, ed. , v.

Social Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers understand and hone the social skills necessary for success. Although the essays offer advice applicable to many aspects of life, the focus is primarily on the workplace. The essays guide readers in effective communication and conduct, emphasizing the characteristics of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication; stress the importance of ethics and etiquette; and provide tips for conflict resolution and teamwork.

Souping, ed. , v.
Souping, ed. , v.

Souping, ed. , v.

A full-color cookbook with more than 80 healthy hot and cold soup recipes and cleanses for losing weight, detoxification, and revitalized health.

Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.
Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.

Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.

This book shows readers the basics of starting and running a restaurant, from honing in on a concept to gathering start-up capital to building a solid business plan. Readers will also learn how to choose a great restaurant location, select an appealing design, compose a fantastic menu, and hire reliable managers and staff.

Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.
Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.

Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.

This book provides guidance to parents on teaching their children about sex. It aims to encourage positive thought, relationships, and decision-making.

When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.
When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.

When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.

This guide helps you get a handle on food allergies, establish new routines, and restore peace and order to family life. You’ll learn to spot the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction, navigate testing and diagnosis, decipher ingredient labels, allergy-proof your whole home, make school a safe and enjoyable environment, find lunchbox substitutions, deal with group celebrations, and plan for safe travels.

History

A Primary Source Investigation of Slavery, ed. , v.
A Primary Source Investigation of Slavery, ed. , v.

A Primary Source Investigation of Slavery, ed. , v.

This collection of primary source documents covers America's enslavement of millions of African Americans prior to their emancipation at the end of the Civil War. The experience of these individuals included backbreaking labor, cruel punishments, poverty, lack of education, and the separation of family members. From the beginning of their bondage in Africa, this guide describes their lives through books, drawings, advertisements, political cartoons, song lyrics, and more.

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.

Barbara Jordan, ed. , v.
Barbara Jordan, ed. , v.

Barbara Jordan, ed. , v.

This book explores Barbara Jordan's legacy as an educator, a lawyer, and a politician who helped shape the American civil rights movement. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Blacks in Paris, ed. , v.
Blacks in Paris, ed. , v.

Blacks in Paris, ed. , v.

This book explores the legacy of African Americans who found a welcoming home in Paris after World War I, while the fight for civil rights continued in the United States. African American soldiers, writers, performers, and activists influenced French society.

Booker T. Washington, ed. , v.
Booker T. Washington, ed. , v.

Booker T. Washington, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Booker T. Washington, an influential black educator and leader who helped shape the education system for African Americans in the aftermath of slavery.

Calvin Spann, ed. , v.
Calvin Spann, ed. , v.

Calvin Spann, ed. , v.

Calvin Spann was a fighter pilot during World War II, when the US military was segregated. He fought with the African American flying force the Tuskegee Airmen. This book explores Spann's life and legacy. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Carol Moseley Braun, ed. , v.
Carol Moseley Braun, ed. , v.

Carol Moseley Braun, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Carol Moseley Braun, the first African American woman elected to the US Senate and whose work helped bring about important social changes.

Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.
Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.

Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.

This book examines the road to desegregate American schools. Activist Daisy Bates helped nine black students integrate Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Dennis Banks and Russell Means, ed. , v.
Dennis Banks and Russell Means, ed. , v.

Dennis Banks and Russell Means, ed. , v.

In the 1960s and 1970s, Dennis Banks and Russell Means helped lead the fight for Native civil rights. They organized protests and asked the US government to stop mistreating Native Americans. This book explores these activists' lives and their legacies. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Did the Civil Rights Movement Achieve Civil Rights?, ed. , v.
Did the Civil Rights Movement Achieve Civil Rights?, ed. , v.

Did the Civil Rights Movement Achieve Civil Rights?, ed. , v.

This book explores the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and addresses their effects during and after the civil rights movement. The civil rights movement, led by such icons as Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, strived to achieve civil rights for African Americans and other minority groups in the United States.

Fannie Lou Hamer, ed. , v.
Fannie Lou Hamer, ed. , v.

Fannie Lou Hamer, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, an influential African American activist in the 1960s and 1970s. She fought for African Americans' civil rights, including the right to vote.

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

Harriet Robinson Scott, ed. , v.

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

Hidden Heroes, ed. , v.
Hidden Heroes, ed. , v.

Hidden Heroes, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of the skilled women who did calculations by hand at NASA during the 1950s. While astronauts and their accomplishments were well known, human computers often worked behind the scenes. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.
Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.

Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.

This book discusses how in the 1950s, black women made critical contributions to NASA by performing calculations that made it possible for the nation's astronauts to fly into space and return safely to Earth.

Ida Wells, ed. , v.
Ida Wells, ed. , v.

Ida Wells, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of journalist and activist, Ida Wells. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, thousands of African Americans were lynched in the United States. Her work documented these lynching’s and brought attention to racial violence and injustice.

Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II, ed. , v.
Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II, ed. , v.

Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II, ed. , v.

In 1941, Japanese forces attacked a US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Japan and other countries were fighting in World War II. In response to the attack, the US entered the war. US officials rounded up Japanese Americans and forced them into prison camps. This book describes the experiences of Japanese Americans and the effects of the imprisonment. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and an index.

John Lewis, ed. , v.
John Lewis, ed. , v.

John Lewis, ed. , v.

John Lewis is an influential African American politician who played a key role in the civil rights movement. He raised awareness of racial discrimination and violence in the 1960s. This book explores Lewis's activism and political career. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Loving v. Virginia, ed. , v.
Loving v. Virginia, ed. , v.

Loving v. Virginia, ed. , v.

This book explores the story and legacy of the historic U.S. Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia. In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court struck down interracial marriage bans. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also included.

March Fong Eu, ed. , v.
March Fong Eu, ed. , v.

March Fong Eu, ed. , v.

March Fong Eu was the first Asian American woman to serve as California's secretary of state. As a politician, she supported women's rights and many other causes. This book explores her life and legacy. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Oney Judge, ed. , v.
Oney Judge, ed. , v.

Oney Judge, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of Oney 'Ona' Judge. President George Washington and his wife enslaved more than 150 people in the mid-1700s; in 1796, Oney Judge escaped. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Richard Wright, ed. , v.
Richard Wright, ed. , v.

Richard Wright, ed. , v.

This book explores the life and legacy of Richard Wright, an African American author who wrote about racial discrimination and injustice in the mid-1900s. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index are also included.

Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools, ed. , v.
Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools, ed. , v.

Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of Ruby Bridges. In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked into William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana, and became the first black student to attend the previously all-white school. This event paved the way for widespread school desegregation in the South. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The 1924 Immigration Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.
The 1924 Immigration Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.

The 1924 Immigration Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.

Throughout US history, many immigrant groups have faced discrimination. This has sometimes led to laws that restrict immigration. The 1924 Immigration Act limited immigration from eastern and southern Europe. This book explores this act and how it has shaped modern immigration laws. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Birth of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.
The Birth of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

The Birth of Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of the Hip-Hop movement and its importance today. It began with a birthday party in the Bronx on August 11, 1973, with musicians, dancers, and artists. It took a long time for the music industry to recognize hip-hop as a real music style and today it is the most popular type of music in the country.

The Chinese Exclusion Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.
The Chinese Exclusion Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.

The Chinese Exclusion Act and Its Relevance Today, ed. , v.

In the late 1800s, racial tensions between white and Chinese Americans were high. The US government passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882. This act restricted immigration from China. This book explores this act's effects and its influence on modern immigration laws. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Freedmen's Bureau, ed. , v.
The Freedmen's Bureau, ed. , v.

The Freedmen's Bureau, ed. , v.

This book explores the history and legacy of The Freedman’s Bureau. After the American Civil War ended in 1865, many former slaves needed aid. The Freedmen's Bureau provided schools, medical treatment, and other aid to former slaves and other refugees.

The Grand Contraband Camp, ed. , v.
The Grand Contraband Camp, ed. , v.

The Grand Contraband Camp, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of escaped slaves who found refuge near Union forts during the American Civil War, and formed communities called contraband camps. The largest of these was the Grand Contraband Camp near Fort Monroe in Virginia. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Great Migration, ed. , v.
The Great Migration, ed. , v.

The Great Migration, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of The Great Migration and its legacy. Between 1916 and 1970, more than 6 million African Americans migrated from the South to the North. They wanted to escape racial violence in the South. This mass movement of people is called the Great Migration.

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

The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

In the 1920s, many African Americans left the South to escape racial violence. Some settled in New York City's Harlem neighborhood. Black artists, writers, and musicians in Harlem ushered in a cultural revolution called the Harlem Renaissance. This book explores this movement and its legacy. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Impact of Black Churches on the Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.
The Impact of Black Churches on the Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.

The Impact of Black Churches on the Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.

During the civil rights movement, Black churches were places of hope and refuge. Many Black religious leaders were also civil rights activists. This book explores the history of Black churches and the roles they played during the civil rights movement. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears, ed. , v.
The Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears, ed. , v.

The Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears, ed. , v.

In the early 1800s, white Americans sought out more lands. The 1830 Indian Removal Act allowed the US government to trade lands with Native Americans. But officials often forcibly removed Native peoples from their homelands. This book describes this period of forced removal and its lasting effects. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.
The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.

The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.

In 2015, a US Supreme Court decision legalized same-sex marriage in the US, in the case Obergefell v. Hodges. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Jim Obergefell, one of the men involved in the case, activist Edith Windsor, and the Supreme Court justices who decided the case. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Making of Motown, ed. , v.
The Making of Motown, ed. , v.

The Making of Motown, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of Motown music, which emerged in the United States in the 1960s and launched the careers of many African American musicians. Motown music shaped culture and society during the American civil rights movement. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The March on Washington and Its Legacy, ed. , v.
The March on Washington and Its Legacy, ed. , v.

The March on Washington and Its Legacy, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of the 1963 March on Washington, which was the largest protest gathering in the American civil rights movement. Thousands of protesters marched on Washington, D.C., demanding equal rights for African Americans. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Negro Leagues, ed. , v.
The Negro Leagues, ed. , v.

The Negro Leagues, ed. , v.

In the early 1900s, African Americans faced widespread discrimination. Professional baseball leagues banned Black ballplayers. So African Americans formed their own professional baseball leagues. The Negro Leagues explores the history of these leagues and their legacy today.

The Scottsboro Boys, ed. , v.
The Scottsboro Boys, ed. , v.

The Scottsboro Boys, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of the Scottsboro Boys, nine black teenagers who were arrested in Alabama in 1931 and accused of crimes they did not commit, including rape. This unjust arrest led to years of imprisonment and trials for the young men. The book shows how their trials shaped the criminal justice system. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

The Stonewall Riots, ed. , v.

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

The Story of the Black National Anthem, ed. , v.
The Story of the Black National Anthem, ed. , v.

The Story of the Black National Anthem, ed. , v.

This book examines the legacy of the song 'Lift Every Voice and Sing', which evolved into an anthem for black people in the United States during the 1900s. Anthems, or songs of hope and praise, can help support communities through difficult times. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Thirteenth Amendment and Its Legacy, ed. , v.
The Thirteenth Amendment and Its Legacy, ed. , v.

The Thirteenth Amendment and Its Legacy, ed. , v.

The book explores the Thirteenth Amendment, passed after the end of American Civil War. It was meant to abolish slavery, but there was a loophole. The amendment allowed slavery as a form of criminal punishment and explores the link between the amendment and the mass incarceration of African Americans today.

The Tulsa Race Riot, ed. , v.
The Tulsa Race Riot, ed. , v.

The Tulsa Race Riot, ed. , v.

This book explores the story of the Tulsa Race Riot, one of the worst race riots in US History. In 1921, a race riot erupted in Tulsa, Oklahoma. White residents burned down black-owned businesses and homes and killed approximately 300 African Americans.

Two Bloody Sundays, ed. , v.
Two Bloody Sundays, ed. , v.

Two Bloody Sundays, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of protests by African Americans for equal rights in the United States during the 1960s, and protests by Catholics for equal rights in Northern Ireland during the 1970s. But peaceful protests erupted into violence on two fateful days, and they were each called 'Bloody Sunday'. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

UXL Civics, ed. , v.
UXL Civics, ed. , v.

UXL Civics, ed. , v.

This reference set supports middle school civics, economics, history, and U.S. government curricula.

UXL World Eras, ed. , v.
UXL World Eras, ed. , v.

UXL World Eras, ed. , v.

This series examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. It provides in-depth coverage of a given era, focusing on a cultural group and its interaction with other peoples of the world.

Women with Wings, ed. , v.
Women with Wings, ed. , v.

Women with Wings, ed. , v.

This book discusses how in the 1940s, women broke free from traditional gender roles by piloting aircraft both on the homefront and in combat, making critical contributions to the Allied victory in World War II.

Law

American Governance, ed. , v.
American Governance, ed. , v.

American Governance, ed. , v.

Provides answers on all questions related to the variety of ways by which the American people govern themselves – from their constitutions and governments to the political norms and ideals that guide their actions as citizens and leaders; to local communities, civic associations, and political associations people form for collective deliberation and action; and to the relationships they form with their elected representatives.

Birthright Citizenship, ed. , v.
Birthright Citizenship, ed. , v.

Birthright Citizenship, ed. , v.

This book explores American birthright citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment, along with the debate about the role it plays in illegal immigration, the phenomenon of birth tourism, and the varying opinions over current policy.

Border Control and the Wall, ed. , v.
Border Control and the Wall, ed. , v.

Border Control and the Wall, ed. , v.

This book explores the debate over the U.S.-Mexico border regarding illegal immigration and border security.

Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.
Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.

Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.

This book explains freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press--three of the core American values outlined in the Constitution—as well as other rights.

Detaining and Deporting Undocumented Immigrants, ed. , v.
Detaining and Deporting Undocumented Immigrants, ed. , v.

Detaining and Deporting Undocumented Immigrants, ed. , v.

This book looks at the many issues related to detention and deportation, including family separations at the border, overcrowding and unhealthy conditions at detention centers, and the rise of sanctuary cities.

Refugees and Asylum, ed. , v.
Refugees and Asylum, ed. , v.

Refugees and Asylum, ed. , v.

This book looks at why America has begun closing its doors to many of the world's refugees, and the issues that come with it.

The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.
The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.

The Dreamers and DACA, ed. , v.

This book explores the issues surrounding the undocumented immigrants, known as Dreamers, who were brought to the United States as minors. Although they spent most of their lives in the USA, they face the threat of being deported.

The Juvenile Court System, ed. , v.
The Juvenile Court System, ed. , v.

The Juvenile Court System, ed. , v.

This book serves as a helpful guide for those who find themselves in the juvenile justice system. Students will learn about the system, the difference between having fun and getting into serious trouble, what they should do if they do get arrested, and how to confront the consequences of their actions.

The Law and Personal Health, ed. , v.
The Law and Personal Health, ed. , v.

The Law and Personal Health, ed. , v.

This guide will help give teens the confidence to navigate the health care system and find available services and resources. Readers will understand the scope of confidentiality and consent laws as they relate to minors and have the tools to manage their reproductive health, seek appropriate therapies, find proper recourse against abuse, and more.

The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.
The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.

The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage, ed. , v.

In 2015, a US Supreme Court decision legalized same-sex marriage in the US, in the case Obergefell v. Hodges. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Jim Obergefell, one of the men involved in the case, activist Edith Windsor, and the Supreme Court justices who decided the case. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

UXL Civics, ed. , v.
UXL Civics, ed. , v.

UXL Civics, ed. , v.

This reference set supports middle school civics, economics, history, and U.S. government curricula.

Women in the American Political System, ed. , v.
Women in the American Political System, ed. , v.

Women in the American Political System, ed. , v.

This book examines how women candidates, voters, and office holders shape U.S. political processes and institutions, lending their perspectives to gradually evolve American life and values. Essays in this encyclopedic sourcebook on the evolution of women's involvement in American politics examine the rising prominence of women as voters, candidates, public officials, and lawmakers, and how political processes and institutions are shaped by women and their perspectives.

Your Legal Rights in the Workplace, ed. , v.
Your Legal Rights in the Workplace, ed. , v.

Your Legal Rights in the Workplace, ed. , v.

This book covers labor laws for working teens. Readers will learn about the protection the law offers in the event of an accident or harassment by a boss or coworkers, child labor laws, applying for jobs, acing an interview, filling out the paperwork needed to start working, internships, workplace bullying, privacy at work, and workplace discrimination.

Library Science

Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.
Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.

Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.

This manual describes how to develop a disaster management plan before disaster strikes and contains the information library professionals need to prepare for an emergency, should one arise. It identifies common terminology; explains how to conduct risk assessment, write a disaster plan, and design emergency procedures; and introduces basic principles of salvaging. Includes how to prioritize library collections during a disaster to maximize preservation of library materials.

Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.
Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.

Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.

This book addresses the entire process of financial planning, from a general, conceptual overview of library budgeting to the details of generating and spending income, and describes best practices for implementing financial controls.

Digital Curation, ed. , v.
Digital Curation, ed. , v.

Digital Curation, ed. , v.

This book is a critical source of academic knowledge on the preservation, selection, collection, maintenance, and archiving of digital materials. Electronic resource management, digital preservation, and virtual restoration are among the topics discussed.

Making Surveys Work for Your Library, ed. , v.
Making Surveys Work for Your Library, ed. , v.

Making Surveys Work for Your Library, ed. , v.

This book helps librarians design their own surveys that collect actionable data for a variety of purposes, including planning, program evaluation, collection development, and space design. It offers a contemporary, practical approach to creating surveys that answer authentic questions about library users, and gather the data librarians need to make evidence-based decisions, define the scope of future research, and understand their patrons.

Supporting Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Supporting Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Supporting Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book explains how librarians and libraries can better serve the business community, offering specific guidance on everything from information resources—including books, databases, and free online sites—to programming, special events, marketing, and outreach.

The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management, ed. , v.
The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management, ed. , v.

The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management, ed. , v.

A source for the latest scholarly information on library engagement in official emergency response and how these institutions can offer community aid in disaster situations. Features extensive coverage on a number of topics such as hazard analysis, mitigation planning, and local command structure.

Literature

The Fake News Phenomenon, ed. , v.
The Fake News Phenomenon, ed. , v.

The Fake News Phenomenon, ed. , v.

This book examines the spread of bogus news sources, the reasons they exist, and the difference between media bias and 'fake news.' Readers are also provided with tips for how to discern the credibility of a news source.

Writing and Publishing Your Book, ed. , v.
Writing and Publishing Your Book, ed. , v.

Writing and Publishing Your Book, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader through every step of the writing and publishing process: constructing a table of contents, preparing a proposal, finding a publisher, negotiating a contract, drafting the manuscript, and marketing the finished product. Proven strategies for producing a book that highlights its author's authoritative knowledge and writing skills are also presented.

Medicine

Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.
Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.

Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. E-Cigarettes often pack a strong punch of a highly addictive drug called nicotine and many who vape will become addicted.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.
Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. For some users, social media has grown into a consuming addiction that can have significant negative effects on their lives.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.
Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. According to the World Health Organization, between four and five million people are addicted to video games in the United States alone.

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, along with prevention strategies and concerns specific to men, women, children, and minority populations.

Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.
Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.

Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.

This book discusses the symptoms of binge eating, explains risk factors for the disorder, and offers advice on eating in a healthy manner.

Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.
Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.

Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.

This book discusses the causes of negative body imaging, explains risk factors for the disorder, and offers advice on eating in a healthy manner.

Disability in American Life, ed. , v.
Disability in American Life, ed. , v.

Disability in American Life, ed. , v.

This collection covers all aspects of disability critical to understanding disability in the United States. Topics covered include characteristics of disability; disability concepts, models, and theories; important historical developments and milestones for people with disabilities; prominent individuals, organizations, and agencies; notable policies and services; and intersections of disability policy with other policy.

First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.
First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.

First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.

An indispensable guide for all parents and caretakers that covers a wide range of childhood emergencies offering clear advice, and step-by-step photographs show you what to do.

Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.
Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.

Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.

This book details the various foods that have been shown to be beneficial in both preventing and fighting cancer.

Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.
Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Provides information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting the esophagus, stomach, intestines, appendix, gall bladder, liver, and pancreas. It also describes the effects of food intolerances, infectious diseases, and various cancers on the gastrointestinal tract.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.
Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.

This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management.

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.
The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

This book highlights 50 habits for promoting physical as well as mental/emotional and social health. Each entry describes a healthy habit, explains the benefits of that habit, and examines the supporting research and statistics.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

Covers a variety of topics on physiology and fitness, including sports, body systems, the body’s reaction to physical fitness, exercise activities, diseases and conditions, treatments, fitness tests, and other health-related issues.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among others.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

This set provides more than 1,230 alphabetically arranged entries, of which about 100 are new, covering topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. It covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and more.

The Un-Prescription for Autism, ed. , v.
The Un-Prescription for Autism, ed. , v.

The Un-Prescription for Autism, ed. , v.

This book provides clear explanations, detailed protocols, and examples to help parents act quickly to restore their child’s health, self-control, and language—paving the way for reaching their full potential following a diagnosis of autism. It covers natural protocols that have been proven to dramatically improve the function and well-being of children on the autism spectrum.

When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.
When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.

When Your Child Has Food Allergies, ed. , v.

This guide helps you get a handle on food allergies, establish new routines, and restore peace and order to family life. You’ll learn to spot the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction, navigate testing and diagnosis, decipher ingredient labels, allergy-proof your whole home, make school a safe and enjoyable environment, find lunchbox substitutions, deal with group celebrations, and plan for safe travels.

Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.
Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.

Work-Life Balance, ed. , v.

This book examines the controversies associated with work-life balance in the modern era and emphasizes how winning the struggle to achieve work-life balance requires buy-in from employees, management, and government. It explores how optimizing your work-life balance may incorporate employee assistance programs, flextime, improved time management skills, technology-enabled tools, and community programs.

Multicultural Studies

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.

Nation and World

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.

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

Science

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.
Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

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

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

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

The First Moon Landing, ed. , v.
The First Moon Landing, ed. , v.

The First Moon Landing, ed. , v.

When Neil Armstrong set foot upon the moon in 1969, it was the end result of an effort that involved several years, billions of dollars, and hundreds of thousands of people. This book examines this event from the perspectives of Armstrong himself, computer programmer Margaret Hamilton, and engineer Tom Kelly. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Social Science

Barack Obama Is Elected President, ed. , v.
Barack Obama Is Elected President, ed. , v.

Barack Obama Is Elected President, ed. , v.

In 2008, voters chose Barack Obama as the first African American president in the history of the United States. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Barack Obama himself, his wife, Michelle, and opposing candidate John McCain. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Blowing Up, ed. , v.
Blowing Up, ed. , v.

Blowing Up, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an understanding of the important role conflict plays in our lives, the many forms conflict may take, and the ways that conflict can actually be constructive and useful as well as destructive to relationships, discussions, and groups.

Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.
Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.

Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.

This book discusses the value that nonviolent spaces can add to educational institutions and societies. Conflict resolution skills, intersectional dialogue, mentoring, co-existence, and police brutality are among the topics discussed.

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

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

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

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights, ed. , v.
Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights, ed. , v.

Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights, ed. , v.

Eleanor Roosevelt is well known as First Lady of the United States, but she also made important contributions to women's rights before, during, and after her husband's presidency. This book examines her efforts from multiple perspectives, including those of herself, her husband, and later feminist activists. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

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

This book examines the different identities associated with bisexuality, the history of attraction to multiple genders, and the prejudice bisexual people face from both the LGBTQ+ community and society at large. Issues surrounding coming out of the closet, biphobia, bisexual representation and misrepresentation in the media, and heterosexual privilege will be addressed in a straightforward and sensitive manner.

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

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

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

Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.
Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.

Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.

This book examines an immigrant’s journey within the United States and investigates the concept of cultural assimilation. As the United States continues to grow and change, students can become better-informed citizens by looking at the immigrant experience and understanding the roots of American identities.

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

Growing Up LGBTQ, ed. , v.

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

Human Geography, ed. , v.
Human Geography, ed. , v.

Human Geography, ed. , v.

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

Investigating Institutional Racism, ed. , v.
Investigating Institutional Racism, ed. , v.

Investigating Institutional Racism, ed. , v.

This book examines what institutional racism is, what areas of life are most impacted by it, and what movements are fighting for its eradication.

Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers, ed. , v.
Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers, ed. , v.

Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers, ed. , v.

In 1947, black baseball player Jackie Robinson broke through Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. This book examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Robinson himself, his wife, Rachel, and broadcaster Red Barber. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

LGBTQ Discrimination in America, ed. , v.

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

LGBTQ Rights and the Law, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Rights and the Law, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Rights and the Law, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of legislation affecting the LGBTQ community, including the proposed ban on transgender soldiers. It also explores the lives of the people who have challenged anti-LGBTQ legislation and made a difference for LGBTQ people in America. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.