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A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.
A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.

A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.

This book follows winners of a science competition that are given the opportunity to experience a tour of the human body as if shrunk.

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.
Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

Advertising Overload, ed. , v.
Advertising Overload, ed. , v.

Advertising Overload, ed. , v.

Media outlets rely on advertising for financial support, but it's becoming harder to see where the news ends and advertising begins. This book looks at the encroachment of sponsored content and ads in areas where consumers might not expect to see them, and the ways companies use data to push targeted advertising at consumers. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

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

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Ancient Cultures, ed. , v.
Ancient Cultures, ed. , v.

Ancient Cultures, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the landmarks of some of the world's ancient cultures.

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

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

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

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

Animal, ed. , v.

This book explores the world of the animal kingdom from the tiniest insects to the mighty humpback whale, aiding in the discovery of the animal kingdom and how it works. It covers cold- and warm-blooded vertebrates, marine and freshwater species, plus livestock and migrations as well as animals in mythology.

Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.
Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.

Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the history of oil spills and discover what humans can do to help the fish, birds, and other wildlife that suffer when oil slicks destroy the ocean.

Aparatos espaciales, ed. , v.
Aparatos espaciales, ed. , v.

Aparatos espaciales, ed. , v.

Aprenderás acerca de los telescopios y otros instrumentos que se emplean en la exploración espacial. Un tema requerido en las ciencias.

Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.
Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.

Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) and her contributions to the scientific study of genetics. She won a Nobel Prize for some of the most important advances in cytogenetics in the twentieth century.

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

Beastly Bugs, ed. , v.

This book explains why scientists say only some insects can be called bugs.

Being Poor in America, ed. , v.
Being Poor in America, ed. , v.

Being Poor in America, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and factors that contribute to poverty. It discusses the experiences of being poor in urban and rural environments, and sheds light on homelessness and the role of education and health care in poverty.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.
Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on hunting large game, from deer and moose, to endangered species such as elephants and rhinoceros. It explores the practice of big game hunting, hunting as a wildlife management approach, and controversies and laws related to big game hunting, including big game hunting in Africa.

Biology, ed. 2, v.
Biology, ed. 2, v.

Biology, ed. 2, v.

Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

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

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

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

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.

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

Bugs, ed. , v.

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

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.

Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.
Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.

Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.

As the country suffers an increasing number of public shootings in schools and beyond, the question of who should be able to own a gun becomes even more important for the safety of everyone in America. Readers will explore the issue and make an intelligent decision for themselves.

Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.
Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.

Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the creation of fake trees that can capture and store carbon from the air, and how this technology could help improve life on Earth. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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.

Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.
Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.

Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) and her contributions to the field of astronomy. She discovered multiple comets and created her own star catalogue, and was the first woman to be paid for her scientific research.

Cat, ed. , v.
Cat, ed. , v.

Cat, ed. , v.

Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.
Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.

Chien-Shiung Wu, ed. , v.
Chien-Shiung Wu, ed. , v.

Chien-Shiung Wu, ed. , v.

This book discusses how Chinese nuclear physicist, Chien-Shiung Wu, chose to pursue a career in science and made breakthrough discoveries in nuclear fission and the scientific understanding of atoms. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Cities of the United States, ed. 8, v.
Cities of the United States, ed. 8, v.

Cities of the United States, ed. 8, v.

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

Class Mobility, ed. , v.
Class Mobility, ed. , v.

Class Mobility, ed. , v.

This book examines the difficulties that low-wage and middle-class Americans experience when trying to move up the economic ladder, and takes a close look at the roles race and geography play in mobility today.

Class and Education, ed. , v.
Class and Education, ed. , v.

Class and Education, ed. , v.

This book looks closely at the relationships between education and class, covering topics like public and private schools and funding, the voucher system, the correlation between class and higher education, and what might be done to lessen the educational achievement gap between classes.

Class and Race, ed. , v.
Class and Race, ed. , v.

Class and Race, ed. , v.

This book examines how African Americans, Native Americans, and other groups have grappled with class structures in American society, studying the ways in which racism has shaped those structures and continues to do so today.

Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.
Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.

Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the technology of collecting plastics from the ocean, its risks, and how it could help improve life on Earth. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to climate change, making people aware of the possible impact, today and in the future that humans are having on the world’s climate.

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

Controlling Invasive Species With Goats, ed. , v.
Controlling Invasive Species With Goats, ed. , v.

Controlling Invasive Species With Goats, ed. , v.

This book looks at the history of using goats to graze plants, why they work, and the research that's being done to use goats as a nontoxic and versatile way to deal with invasive species. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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.

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.

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

Dinosaur Hunters, ed. , v.

This story goes back to the Wild West with time travelers, who are caught up in the rivalry between dinosaur bone hunters. It's an adventure of Wild West cowboys and Indians, steam trains, and dinosaurs.

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

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

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

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

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

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

Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.
Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.

Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994), a leader in the technique of X-ray crystallography. She won a Nobel Prize for her pioneering research.

Earthquake!, ed. , v.
Earthquake!, ed. , v.

Earthquake!, ed. , v.

This book looks at earthquakes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Eating Bugs as Sustainable Food, ed. , v.
Eating Bugs as Sustainable Food, ed. , v.

Eating Bugs as Sustainable Food, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind raising bugs as a sustainable food source, and why eating bugs might help feed more people around the world. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Empuja y jala con máquinas grandes, ed. , v.
Empuja y jala con máquinas grandes, ed. , v.

Empuja y jala con máquinas grandes, ed. , v.

¿Cómo funcionan las máquinas de construcción? El joven lector aprenderá cómo estas máquinas empujan y tiran en la realización de una obra.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today’s Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

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

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

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

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

Environmental Science Experiments, ed. , v.

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

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

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

Espeluznantes pero geniales aves, ed. , v.
Espeluznantes pero geniales aves, ed. , v.

Espeluznantes pero geniales aves, ed. , v.

Los sorprendentes pájaros tienen gran variedad de colores y tamaños. Algunos, también tienen hábitos extraños.

Espeluznantes pero geniales serpientes, ed. , v.
Espeluznantes pero geniales serpientes, ed. , v.

Espeluznantes pero geniales serpientes, ed. , v.

¿Por qué tendrán las serpientes tan mala reputación? El estudiante aprenderá datos curiosos acerca de una de las criaturas más temidas de la tierra.

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.

Fake News and the Factories That Make It, ed. , v.
Fake News and the Factories That Make It, ed. , v.

Fake News and the Factories That Make It, ed. , v.

Once on the fringe, fake news has become mainstream. From bogus social media accounts to Russian troll factories, phony news muddies the social and political discourse, and is a threat to our democracy. This book defines fake news and reveals the people behind the spread of disinformation. It directly correlates with state journalism standards about developing media literacy and discusses the future of fake news and the alarming technologies used to make it.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.
Farm Animals, ed. , v.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

Fighting Stereotypes in Sports, ed. , v.
Fighting Stereotypes in Sports, ed. , v.

Fighting Stereotypes in Sports, ed. , v.

This book delves into common stereotypes in sports, especially the sports or positions that are typically played by a certain race. It also examines the effects when the 'norm' is disrupted. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Flood!, ed. , v.
Flood!, ed. , v.

Flood!, ed. , v.

This book looks at floods, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

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

Food, ed. , v.

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

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

Forensic Science Experiments, ed. , v.

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

Forest Fire!, ed. , v.
Forest Fire!, ed. , v.

Forest Fire!, ed. , v.

This book looks at forest fires, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Freedom Summer, 1964, ed. , v.
Freedom Summer, 1964, ed. , v.

Freedom Summer, 1964, ed. , v.

This title will inform readers about the Freedom Summer. It covers where it took place, the organizers, why its purpose was to get African-Americans registered to vote, and more.

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

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

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

Galactic Mission, ed. , v.
Galactic Mission, ed. , v.

Galactic Mission, ed. , v.

Join in the adventures of five school children as they embark on a life or death mission to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri to find a new home.

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

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

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

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

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

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

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

Gaming Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores the technologies of gaming and virtual reality. Readers will learn how gaming and streaming technology is growing to include esports, health and fitness games, citizen science, and motion capture.

Gender and Race in Sports, ed. , v.
Gender and Race in Sports, ed. , v.

Gender and Race in Sports, ed. , v.

This book examines the historical successes and struggles of female athletes of color. From pioneers to today's stars, women of color have been examples of courage and strength as they fought to overcome barriers unique to their race and gender. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.
Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

This book serves as a primer to the study of gender, including women’s, queer, and men’s studies. By employing literature, film, art, history, and other disciplines, it identifies areas of critical thought and practice in gender and sexuality studies; provides an overview of central themes, current topics, and seminal debates; and offers resources for further research.

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.
Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

Helps readers trace the history of GMOs, explore the science behind it, understand why and how we utilize them, and discuss controversies concerning GMOs from an objective viewpoint.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.
Genetics, ed. 2, v.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.

This set explores the history, theory, technology, ethics, and uses (and misuses) of genetic knowledge. Topics span the field from classical genetics to molecular genetics to population genetics.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

Grace Hopper, ed. , v.
Grace Hopper, ed. , v.

Grace Hopper, ed. , v.

Women scientists have made key contributions to the pursuit of science and some of the most important discoveries of all time. In this book, learn how an American computer scientist chose to pursue a career in science and revolutionized the way we program computers. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

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

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

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

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

This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.
Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.

Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.

Guinea pigs look a little like pigs, with their short, round bodies. However, guinea pigs are not pigs--they're rodents. Readers are sure to enjoy this book about one of the world's most popular pets, which includes facts about where guinea pigs live, what they eat, how to care for them, and more. The text is paired with close-up photographs of these charming, furry critters.

Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.
Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.

Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the technology of fog nets, which can provide communities with clean, cheap water, and how this technology can improve the lives of whole communities. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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.

Healthy Living, ed. 2, v.
Healthy Living, ed. 2, v.

Healthy Living, ed. 2, v.

This set is designed to be a one-stop-shop for young student’s first learning about healthy habits and health issues in general. Topics include nutrition, exercise, environmental health, medicine and healthcare, mental health and self-esteem.

Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.
Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.

Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.

Hedgehogs are one of the most unique mammals in the world. Although shy around people, these little critters have been known to warm up to people who keep them as pets. This book is filled with close-up photographs of wild and domestic hedgehogs. Readers are sure to enjoy this informative guide to one of the world's cutest creatures.

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

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

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

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

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

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

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.
History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450 starts at a year regarded as the beginning of the Age of Exploration and examines how the hunt for new resources and markets during that period resulted in the establishment of colonies in Africa, the Americas and Asia. The set looks at the Industrial Revolution, the rise of capitalism and the effects of imperialism on the global economy.

Holidays and Traditions, ed. , v.
Holidays and Traditions, ed. , v.

Holidays and Traditions, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some of the traditions, customs, and festivals of various cultures.

How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.
How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.

How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the myriad ways in which the assorted members of the animal kingdom communicate.

How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.
How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.

How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn all about how different animal groups forage for food, creating various food chains that allow diverse creatures to thrive.

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 Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.
How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.

How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that living organisms must adapt to survive as their surroundings change. By studying the developmental history of everything from single cell organisms to complex vertebrates, readers are presented with the evidence for evolution provided by the fossil record.

How Journalists Work, ed. , v.
How Journalists Work, ed. , v.

How Journalists Work, ed. , v.

Every day throughout the world, people watch newscasts, read newspapers, and consume news online. But what goes into producing that news? This book goes behind the scenes to give readers a glimpse at how reporters gather and synthesize information to produce the news reports that keep us informed. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

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

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

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

Hurricane!, ed. , v.
Hurricane!, ed. , v.

Hurricane!, ed. , v.

This book looks at hurricanes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

In the Shadow of the Volcano, ed. , v.
In the Shadow of the Volcano, ed. , v.

In the Shadow of the Volcano, ed. , v.

Join in on the adventures of a modern volcanologist and her son as they warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time; story is complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.

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

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

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

Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.
Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.

Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.

With a name like ‘killer whale’, you might expect these giant marine animals to be mean and nasty. However, they're some the most playful creatures in the sea--as long as you're not a seal! Readers will enjoy learning how these amazing dolphins hunt for prey and interact with people.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.
Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

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

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

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

Mae Carol Jemison, ed. , v.
Mae Carol Jemison, ed. , v.

Mae Carol Jemison, ed. , v.

This book discusses how American astronaut and educator, Mae Carol Jemison, chose to pursue a career in science and became the first African-American woman in space, followed by work advocating for space exploration and women and minorities in the sciences. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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.

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

Mathematics, ed. 2, v.

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

Medical Technology, ed. , v.
Medical Technology, ed. , v.

Medical Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores recent advances in medical equipment and medical technology. Examples include growing organs, genomics, robot-assisted surgery, and nanotechnology.

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

Mega Machines, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Mis Instrumentos Científicos, ed. , v.
Mis Instrumentos Científicos, ed. , v.

Mis Instrumentos Científicos, ed. , v.

Estos son algunos de los instrumentos que el joven científico puede emplear para explorar el mundo que lo rodea.

Moviemaking Technology, ed. , v.
Moviemaking Technology, ed. , v.

Moviemaking Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores advances in movie making and movie viewing technologies. Examples include 4D movies, motion capture, animatronics, green screen, and 3D printing.

Mummies, ed. , v.
Mummies, ed. , v.

Mummies, ed. , v.

This book examines the science and history of mummies, and how the idea of preserving bodies has been around for thousands of years.

Native American Art, ed. , v.
Native American Art, ed. , v.

Native American Art, ed. , v.

Native American art encompasses a multitude of crafts, including rugs, baskets, pottery, and wood carvings. This volume, a support to cultural studies, highlights artwork of various native peoples, accompanied by facts about the process of creating each piece.

Native American Ceremonies and Celebrations, ed. , v.
Native American Ceremonies and Celebrations, ed. , v.

Native American Ceremonies and Celebrations, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to several celebrations and ceremonies important to Native Americans across North America. Full-color photographs, fact boxes, a glossary, and a list of books and websites for further research are also provided.

Native American Clothing, ed. , v.
Native American Clothing, ed. , v.

Native American Clothing, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the different types of apparel worn by a variety of Native American tribes throughout history, the climate in which they lived, their customs, and their creativity with textiles. Full-color photographs, fact boxes, a glossary, and a list of books and websites for further research are also provided.

Native American Food, ed. , v.
Native American Food, ed. , v.

Native American Food, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the types of foods eaten by Native American tribes throughout history. Full-color photographs, fact boxes, a glossary, and a list of books and websites for further research are also provided.

Native American Governments, ed. , v.
Native American Governments, ed. , v.

Native American Governments, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the governmental structures of several Native American tribes. Full-color photographs, fact boxes, a glossary, and a list of books and websites for further research are also provided.

Native American Homes, ed. , v.
Native American Homes, ed. , v.

Native American Homes, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the types of homes that Native Americans have lived in throughout history. Full-color photographs, fact boxes, a glossary, and a list of books and websites for further research are also provided.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.
New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict. Covers issues facing the continent such as global development, the AIDS crisis, and international terrorism.

Nez Perce, ed. , v.
Nez Perce, ed. , v.

Nez Perce, ed. , v.

This title introduces readers to the Nez Perce people. It covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, and clothing. Also discussed is contact with American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today.

North America's First People, ed. , v.
North America's First People, ed. , v.

North America's First People, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about bones and artifacts, and what they reveal about the ancient cultures that roamed North America, some more than 13,000 years ago!

Nuestro Sol es una estrella, ed. , v.
Nuestro Sol es una estrella, ed. , v.

Nuestro Sol es una estrella, ed. , v.

El joven lector aprenderá acerca del sol, nuestra estrella más cercana cuya energía da vida a las plantas y a los animales.

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

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

This book provides information about the diverse life that exists in the oceans, ocean explorers, products of the oceans, and suggestions for how the human race can help to preserve the health and welfare of the world's oceans.

Oops! It's Plastic!, ed. , v.
Oops! It's Plastic!, ed. , v.

Oops! It's Plastic!, ed. , v.

This book explores how many types of plastic were invented accidentally by scientists who were trying to make something else.

Pets, ed. , v.
Pets, ed. , v.

Pets, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on pets, including shelters, pounds, euthanasia, overpopulation, exotic pets, breeding/purebreds, designer pets, puppy mills, animal hoarding, and other relevant topics.

Politics and Protest in Sports, ed. , v.
Politics and Protest in Sports, ed. , v.

Politics and Protest in Sports, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of athletes of color using their position on the national stage to fight racism and injustice. Boxers, track stars, quarterbacks, and point guards have all shown that sports and protest can indeed mix. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Processed Foods, ed. , v.
Processed Foods, ed. , v.

Processed Foods, ed. , v.

Helps readers trace the history of food processing, explore the science behind it, understand why we process food, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.
Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more.

Puedo modificar la materia, ed. , v.
Puedo modificar la materia, ed. , v.

Puedo modificar la materia, ed. , v.

Los niños exploran nuestro mundo tocando, saboreando y cambiando la materia que nos rodea.

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 College Sports, ed. , v.
Race and College Sports, ed. , v.

Race and College Sports, ed. , v.

This book looks at the role race plays in the promotion and exploitation of black athletes by the NCAA. The notion of 'student-athletes' is called into question, as are graduation rates and whether college athletes deserve to share in the proceeds generated by their performance. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Race and Sports Management, ed. , v.
Race and Sports Management, ed. , v.

Race and Sports Management, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of black and Hispanic coaches and managers in professional and college sports. Although opportunities to play sports are increasing for people of color, this title explores why the path from field to front office has been so difficult to navigate. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Race in Sports Media Coverage, ed. , v.
Race in Sports Media Coverage, ed. , v.

Race in Sports Media Coverage, ed. , v.

This book looks at how and why athletes of color are covered much differently than their white counterparts. Breaking down stereotypes and creating opportunities for journalists of color are just two of the important topics discussed. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Ramadan, ed. , v.
Ramadan, ed. , v.

Ramadan, ed. , v.

Ramadan is a very important Muslim holiday that is observed for an entire month. It celebrates the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. Readers will learn that Muslims celebrate this holiday by fasting, reading the Quran, and more. Includes simple text and photographs. 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.

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.

Rosalind Franklin, ed. , v.
Rosalind Franklin, ed. , v.

Rosalind Franklin, ed. , v.

This book discusses how British biophysicist and X-ray expert, Rosalind Franklin, chose to pursue a career in science and helped discover the structure of DNA. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

School Shootings and Violence, ed. , v.
School Shootings and Violence, ed. , v.

School Shootings and Violence, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to school shootings. School shootings in the United States have produced heated debates about how to prevent gun violence in schools.

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

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

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

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

Skeletons, ed. , v.
Skeletons, ed. , v.

Skeletons, ed. , v.

This book explains why people need skeletons, why some animals don't, and why there are a lot of things we could not do if we did not have a skeleton.

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

Solar System Mission, ed. , v.

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

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Space Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores recent advances in space exploration and space science. Examples include space tourism, landers, space probes, rocket science, and gravity assists.

Sports Technology, ed. , v.
Sports Technology, ed. , v.

Sports Technology, ed. , v.

This book describes advances in sports equipment and sports medicine. Examples include cryotherapy, sensor technology, high-tech gear, led courts, and force platforms.

Stars, ed. , v.
Stars, ed. , v.

Stars, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how stars are made of burning gases and what holds these gases together. It describes constellations and star maps and which star travelers have used for centuries to find their way. There are billions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, and billions more throughout the universe.

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.
Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

Teen Suicide, ed. , v.

Through the use of a narrative-driven pro/con format supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations, this book examines issues related to teen suicide.

The American Middle Class, ed. , v.
The American Middle Class, ed. , v.

The American Middle Class, ed. , v.

This book takes a close look at the segment of the population that lies between the poor and the rich, examining how this group has played an important role in US society and how it has changed in recent decades.

The Brain and Spinal Cord in 3D, ed. , v.
The Brain and Spinal Cord in 3D, ed. , v.

The Brain and Spinal Cord in 3D, ed. , v.

This book takes readers through the brain and spinal cord, covering their parts and functions, and serves as a comprehensive introduction to the human body.

The Bubble of Confirmation Bias, ed. , v.
The Bubble of Confirmation Bias, ed. , v.

The Bubble of Confirmation Bias, ed. , v.

Confirmation bias is the tendency of people to interpret, remember, and specifically seek out information that confirms beliefs they already have. It's part of how the human brain works. Being aware of it and how it occurs is the best defense. The internet and social media, where it's easy to surround yourself with like-minded people, feed confirmation bias in the modern world,. This book explores how the social media bubble encourages confirmation bias, and how to combat it.

The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4
The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4

The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4

Provides global perspectives on such topics as the sustainable design of sports stadiums, the use of social media and advertising in sports marketing, the economic impact on cities hosting mega events, sports governance models, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, coaching and player development, gender representation in sports, sports violence and injury, and many others.

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 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 Ear in 3D, ed. , v.
The Ear in 3D, ed. , v.

The Ear in 3D, ed. , v.

This book takes a never-before-seen view of the anatomy of the ear using 3D imagery. Readers learn about the anatomy of the ear, its connection to the rest of the ear-nose-throat system, and exactly how it works.

The Eye in 3D, ed. , v.
The Eye in 3D, ed. , v.

The Eye in 3D, ed. , v.

This book shows readers how the eye works, how images are focused on the retina, and how nerves relay signals and impulses to the brain for processing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.

This collection provides a comprehensive guide and unique source of information on skin, hair, nails, and associated mucous membrane diseases and conditions. It provides in-depth coverage of various issues related to dermatological diagnoses and procedures, encompassing information on treatment options, including medications.

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

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

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

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

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

This edition is a one-stop source for information that covers all aspects of environmental health, including recent and historic natural and man made environmental health events, environmentally related health conditions and diseases, Important public health practices, environmental terms, and significant organizations and legislation. It addresses environmental health concerns with a global perspective.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. , v.

Covers 300 topics on physiology and fitness, including coverage of Healthy People 2010/2020, the nationwide initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve the nation's health, as well as topics on diseases and conditions related to fitness.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.

Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

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

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

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2, 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 Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia features entries on the most commonly prescribed drugs. It describes potential side effects, drug and food interactions, recommended dosages, and warnings/precautions.

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

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

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.

Alphabetically arranged encyclopedia provides coverage of important public health concerns. Topics include diseases and conditions, health and wellness efforts, nutrition, ethics and law related topics and statistics, sanitation issues, and everyday environmental effects.

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

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

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

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

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

Covers various issues related to one's aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for said diseases for this population. Also includes topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses.

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

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

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

The Head and Neck in 3D, ed. , v.
The Head and Neck in 3D, ed. , v.

The Head and Neck in 3D, ed. , v.

This book covers the functioning of the head and neck, as well as diseases and issues that affect health. This look at one small part of the larger body system also offers some little-known facts, such as why you need to rest after studying and how many different types of smells the human nose can distinguish.

The Health-Care Divide, ed. , v.
The Health-Care Divide, ed. , v.

The Health-Care Divide, ed. , v.

This book takes a close look at the history of health care in the United States while addressing topics such as the Affordable Care Act and the health-care poverty gap for the elderly, children, and minority groups.

The Heart in 3D, ed. , v.
The Heart in 3D, ed. , v.

The Heart in 3D, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the different parts of the heart itself, as well as the circulatory system, the various kinds of blood cells, and how the kidneys clean blood.

The Importance of Good Sources, ed. , v.
The Importance of Good Sources, ed. , v.

The Importance of Good Sources, ed. , v.

This book helps young readers to explore the sources of their information, defines what both good and bad sources are, and teaches young readers why it is important to ask themselves, 'Are these good sources of information?'

The Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.
The Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.

The Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.

This title will inform readers about the Little Rock Nine--including who they were, what they went through to attend a former whites-only school, and what they'd go on to accomplish.

The Lower Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.
The Lower Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.

The Lower Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.

The anatomy and mechanics of the lower limbs are examined in vivid 3D relief in this concise book. Labeled diagrams help readers easily identify the various muscles and bones of the hip, legs, and feet, while a clear narrative describes how the interconnected parts work together to facilitate our everyday movements.

The Lungs in 3D, ed. , v.
The Lungs in 3D, ed. , v.

The Lungs in 3D, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn that the lungs are the most important component of the respiratory system, the process by which oxygen is supplied to all living cells. They will discover how we breathe, how oxygen affects metabolism, and the relationship between the heart and lungs.

The Media's Role in Democracy, ed. , v.
The Media's Role in Democracy, ed. , v.

The Media's Role in Democracy, ed. , v.

This book uses real-life examples and historical facts to show young readers how the media plays a key role in democracy and how that role has changed over our history.

The Mouth and Nose in 3D, ed. , v.
The Mouth and Nose in 3D, ed. , v.

The Mouth and Nose in 3D, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how the jaw, mouth, and throat all work together, how the process of eating works, and what happens in the nose when we take a whiff of that apple pie in the oven.

The Science of Baseball, ed. , v.
The Science of Baseball, ed. , v.

The Science of Baseball, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to baseball.

The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.
The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.

The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to basketball.

The Science of Gymnastics, ed. , v.
The Science of Gymnastics, ed. , v.

The Science of Gymnastics, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to gymnastics.

The Science of Soccer, ed. , v.
The Science of Soccer, ed. , v.

The Science of Soccer, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to soccer.

The Stomach in 3D, ed. , v.
The Stomach in 3D, ed. , v.

The Stomach in 3D, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the function and position of such body parts as the abdominal muscles, the ribs, the stomach, the intestines, and the colon along with a discussion of the other organs involved in human digestion, such as the liver, the spleen, and the gallbladder.

The Upper Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.
The Upper Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.

The Upper Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.

This book explores the shoulders, upper arms, elbows, forearms, and hands. Readers will understand how the muscles of the arm and hand help us to perform complex movements, from throwing a baseball to writing a letter, and how the skeletal structure gives us the support and strength to perform these tasks.

Tsunami!, ed. , v.
Tsunami!, ed. , v.

Tsunami!, ed. , v.

This book looks at tsunamis, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Turning Poop into Power, ed. , v.
Turning Poop into Power, ed. , v.

Turning Poop into Power, ed. , v.

This book looks at how solid human and animal waste becomes energy and the benefits of using it for heating and electricity. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms, ed. , v.
Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms, ed. , v.

Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms, ed. , v.

Join in on the adventures with Jeremy as he joins his cousins in Tornado Alley for the holidays. To his surprise, he discovers they are storm chasers and has the ride of his life!

Twitter Culture, ed. , v.
Twitter Culture, ed. , v.

Twitter Culture, ed. , v.

As the use of social media has become more pervasive across all segments of the population, social media platforms have become the primary way many of us get our information, not only about our family and friends but about worldwide news and events. How reliable is this information? This book discusses the origins of Twitter and its development as a news source, as well as its darker turn as a source of misinformation and propaganda. Includes a glossary and references.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia explores water science and issues from an international perspective. Topics covered include lakes and streams, oceans, aquatic animals, weather and climate, glaciers, wetlands, ecology, hydropower, commercial fishing, acid rain, recreation, pollution, economics, water conservation, international water law, global warming and much more.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.

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

UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.
UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.

UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.

Covers the endangered and threatened status of a myriad of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, mollusks, insects, arachnids, corals, crustaceans, and plants. Each entry provides the species’ common/scientific name, classification information, current status according to the IUCN and the Endangered Species Act, description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to protect it.

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 Sustainable Living, ed. , v.
UXL Sustainable Living, ed. , v.

UXL Sustainable Living, ed. , v.

This set is devoted to helping students and general readers understand the economic, social, and environmental issues humans face today. It addresses sustainability challenges and opportunities, from air pollution to natural resources, to zero waste. All 124 entries start with an overview of the topic, followed by more in-depth information which discusses its scientific, societal, and sustainable context.

Uncovering Bias in the News, ed. , v.
Uncovering Bias in the News, ed. , v.

Uncovering Bias in the News, ed. , v.

Media consumers rely on objectivity from their news sources, but that's not always a realistic expectation. This book looks at the ways in which multiple media outlets can cover the same story in vastly different ways, the reasons for these differences, and how to recognize bias in a news report. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Volcano!, ed. , v.
Volcano!, ed. , v.

Volcano!, ed. , v.

This book looks at volcanoes and their impact on people and landscapes.

What Are Planets?, ed. , v.
What Are Planets?, ed. , v.

What Are Planets?, ed. , v.

This book provides required standards for understanding space and our planets. It teaches how many planets there are, the order of planets from the sun and how planets are identified.

What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to how and why animals behave in the mysterious ways they do. The text explains behaviors such as mating rituals and raising young, methods of hunting, which animals hibernate, which are nocturnal, and the social patterns of different species, among other things.

What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.

This book shows how animals trick the eye by hiding in plain sight by changing their skin texture and color, covering themselves up, or even mimicking other plants and animals.

What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how air, land, and water migration differ, what landmarks and senses animals rely on to get them from place to place, and why migration is essential for survival.

What Protects Us During Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.
What Protects Us During Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.

What Protects Us During Natural Disasters?, ed. , v.

This book explains how engineers have designed buildings and other structures to keep us as safe as possible during natural disasters. Impact glass, base isolation, and floodwalls are just a few of the improvements that help people weather natural disasters safely.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 34, v.
Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 34, v.

Who's Who Among African Americans, ed. 34, v.

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

Why News Matters, ed. , v.
Why News Matters, ed. , v.

Why News Matters, ed. , v.

The right to a free press is guaranteed by the First Amendment, but it can be easy to take this freedom for granted. This book looks at the history of investigative journalism, including scandals that reporters have uncovered and ways in which the world has changed for the better because of the efforts of these journalists. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.
World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

A thorough, objective resource covering the history, traditions and worldviews of dominant and less prominent religions and their sects and offshoots.

World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.
World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.

World War I Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; causes of U.S. involvement; the Espionage Act and Sedition Act; weapons of mass destruction; and more. Profiles the major players of the period, including Woodrow Wilson, Kaiser Wilhelm II, John Pershing, and Henri-Philippe Petain. Presents full or excerpted primary source materials, including diaries, speeches, letters, journals and memoirs.

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.
World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

World War II Reference Library, ed. , v.

Provides background and information on major topics about the World War II period, biographies of significant men and women involved in the war, and primary sources such as full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts and other original documents.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.
World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.

This set provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.

Covers the environmental issues for each U.S. state and Canadian province. Essays include an introduction that describes the geographical and geological features of the state/province, information on how global climate change could affect the state/province and its inhabitants, information on natural resources, energy, Green Economy, Green Jobs, and Green Building, and a special section that covers a major environmental topic in each state/province.

Worldmark Global Business and Economy Issues, ed. , v.
Worldmark Global Business and Economy Issues, ed. , v.

Worldmark Global Business and Economy Issues, ed. , v.

This set covers current business and economic issues that have an impact globally.

Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.
Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.

Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.

This collection provides accessible explanations of many recent scientific advances in public health, as well as advances in medicine, molecular biology, genetics, epidemiology, and related fields. It covers current health and medicine issues with global impact in the modern world and organizations and groups addressing these issues.

Your Personalized Internet, ed. , v.
Your Personalized Internet, ed. , v.

Your Personalized Internet, ed. , v.

This book uncovers the problematic aspects of online customization, including the dangers of echo chambers and filter bubbles and the loss of privacy that can result from companies sharing your personal information.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.
Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the value of zoos and aquariums for education, conservation, and preservation; entertainment aspects and concerns over keeping certain species in captivity, as well as environmental, cultural, and economic issues.

¡La luz! Nos ayuda a ver, ed. , v.
¡La luz! Nos ayuda a ver, ed. , v.

¡La luz! Nos ayuda a ver, ed. , v.

Libro de nivel básico que describe lo que es la luz, por qué los objetos son visibles sólo con la luz, cuáles objetos dan luz propia, por qué pasa la luz a través de materiales transparentes pero no a través de materiales opacos, qué son las sombras, y cómo los espejos reflejan la luz.

Science

A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.
A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.

A Trip Through the Body, ed. , v.

This book follows winners of a science competition that are given the opportunity to experience a tour of the human body as if shrunk.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.
Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.

Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the history of oil spills and discover what humans can do to help the fish, birds, and other wildlife that suffer when oil slicks destroy the ocean.

Aparatos espaciales, ed. , v.
Aparatos espaciales, ed. , v.

Aparatos espaciales, ed. , v.

Aprenderás acerca de los telescopios y otros instrumentos que se emplean en la exploración espacial. Un tema requerido en las ciencias.

Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.
Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.

Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) and her contributions to the scientific study of genetics. She won a Nobel Prize for some of the most important advances in cytogenetics in the twentieth century.

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

Beastly Bugs, ed. , v.

This book explains why scientists say only some insects can be called bugs.

Biology, ed. 2, v.
Biology, ed. 2, v.

Biology, ed. 2, v.

Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

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

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.
Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.

Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the creation of fake trees that can capture and store carbon from the air, and how this technology could help improve life on Earth. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.
Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.

Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) and her contributions to the field of astronomy. She discovered multiple comets and created her own star catalogue, and was the first woman to be paid for her scientific research.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.
Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.

Chien-Shiung Wu, ed. , v.
Chien-Shiung Wu, ed. , v.

Chien-Shiung Wu, ed. , v.

This book discusses how Chinese nuclear physicist, Chien-Shiung Wu, chose to pursue a career in science and made breakthrough discoveries in nuclear fission and the scientific understanding of atoms. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.
Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.

Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the technology of collecting plastics from the ocean, its risks, and how it could help improve life on Earth. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

Controlling Invasive Species With Goats, ed. , v.
Controlling Invasive Species With Goats, ed. , v.

Controlling Invasive Species With Goats, ed. , v.

This book looks at the history of using goats to graze plants, why they work, and the research that's being done to use goats as a nontoxic and versatile way to deal with invasive species. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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

Dinosaur Hunters, ed. , v.

This story goes back to the Wild West with time travelers, who are caught up in the rivalry between dinosaur bone hunters. It's an adventure of Wild West cowboys and Indians, steam trains, and dinosaurs.

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

Dinosaurs, ed. , v.

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

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

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

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

Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.
Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.

Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994), a leader in the technique of X-ray crystallography. She won a Nobel Prize for her pioneering research.

Earthquake!, ed. , v.
Earthquake!, ed. , v.

Earthquake!, ed. , v.

This book looks at earthquakes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Eating Bugs as Sustainable Food, ed. , v.
Eating Bugs as Sustainable Food, ed. , v.

Eating Bugs as Sustainable Food, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind raising bugs as a sustainable food source, and why eating bugs might help feed more people around the world. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Empuja y jala con máquinas grandes, ed. , v.
Empuja y jala con máquinas grandes, ed. , v.

Empuja y jala con máquinas grandes, ed. , v.

¿Cómo funcionan las máquinas de construcción? El joven lector aprenderá cómo estas máquinas empujan y tiran en la realización de una obra.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

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

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

Environmental Science Experiments, ed. , v.

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

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

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

Espeluznantes pero geniales aves, ed. , v.
Espeluznantes pero geniales aves, ed. , v.

Espeluznantes pero geniales aves, ed. , v.

Los sorprendentes pájaros tienen gran variedad de colores y tamaños. Algunos, también tienen hábitos extraños.

Espeluznantes pero geniales serpientes, ed. , v.
Espeluznantes pero geniales serpientes, ed. , v.

Espeluznantes pero geniales serpientes, ed. , v.

¿Por qué tendrán las serpientes tan mala reputación? El estudiante aprenderá datos curiosos acerca de una de las criaturas más temidas de la tierra.

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.

Flood!, ed. , v.
Flood!, ed. , v.

Flood!, ed. , v.

This book looks at floods, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

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

Food, ed. , v.

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

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

Forensic Science Experiments, ed. , v.

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

Forest Fire!, ed. , v.
Forest Fire!, ed. , v.

Forest Fire!, ed. , v.

This book looks at forest fires, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Galactic Mission, ed. , v.
Galactic Mission, ed. , v.

Galactic Mission, ed. , v.

Join in the adventures of five school children as they embark on a life or death mission to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri to find a new home.

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

Gaming Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores the technologies of gaming and virtual reality. Readers will learn how gaming and streaming technology is growing to include esports, health and fitness games, citizen science, and motion capture.

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.
Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

Helps readers trace the history of GMOs, explore the science behind it, understand why and how we utilize them, and discuss controversies concerning GMOs from an objective viewpoint.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.
Genetics, ed. 2, v.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.

This set explores the history, theory, technology, ethics, and uses (and misuses) of genetic knowledge. Topics span the field from classical genetics to molecular genetics to population genetics.

Grace Hopper, ed. , v.
Grace Hopper, ed. , v.

Grace Hopper, ed. , v.

Women scientists have made key contributions to the pursuit of science and some of the most important discoveries of all time. In this book, learn how an American computer scientist chose to pursue a career in science and revolutionized the way we program computers. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

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

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

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

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

This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.
Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.

Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.

Guinea pigs look a little like pigs, with their short, round bodies. However, guinea pigs are not pigs--they're rodents. Readers are sure to enjoy this book about one of the world's most popular pets, which includes facts about where guinea pigs live, what they eat, how to care for them, and more. The text is paired with close-up photographs of these charming, furry critters.

Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.
Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.

Harvesting Fog for Water, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the technology of fog nets, which can provide communities with clean, cheap water, and how this technology can improve the lives of whole communities. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.
Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.

Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.

Hedgehogs are one of the most unique mammals in the world. Although shy around people, these little critters have been known to warm up to people who keep them as pets. This book is filled with close-up photographs of wild and domestic hedgehogs. Readers are sure to enjoy this informative guide to one of the world's cutest creatures.

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

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

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

How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.
How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.

How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the myriad ways in which the assorted members of the animal kingdom communicate.

How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.
How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.

How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn all about how different animal groups forage for food, creating various food chains that allow diverse creatures to thrive.

How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.
How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.

How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that living organisms must adapt to survive as their surroundings change. By studying the developmental history of everything from single cell organisms to complex vertebrates, readers are presented with the evidence for evolution provided by the fossil record.

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

Human Anatomy, ed. , v.

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

Hurricane!, ed. , v.
Hurricane!, ed. , v.

Hurricane!, ed. , v.

This book looks at hurricanes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

In the Shadow of the Volcano, ed. , v.
In the Shadow of the Volcano, ed. , v.

In the Shadow of the Volcano, ed. , v.

Join in on the adventures of a modern volcanologist and her son as they warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time; story is complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.

Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.
Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.

Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.

With a name like ‘killer whale’, you might expect these giant marine animals to be mean and nasty. However, they're some the most playful creatures in the sea--as long as you're not a seal! Readers will enjoy learning how these amazing dolphins hunt for prey and interact with people.

Mae Carol Jemison, ed. , v.
Mae Carol Jemison, ed. , v.

Mae Carol Jemison, ed. , v.

This book discusses how American astronaut and educator, Mae Carol Jemison, chose to pursue a career in science and became the first African-American woman in space, followed by work advocating for space exploration and women and minorities in the sciences. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Mathematics, ed. 2, v.

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

Medical Technology, ed. , v.
Medical Technology, ed. , v.

Medical Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores recent advances in medical equipment and medical technology. Examples include growing organs, genomics, robot-assisted surgery, and nanotechnology.

Mis Instrumentos Científicos, ed. , v.
Mis Instrumentos Científicos, ed. , v.

Mis Instrumentos Científicos, ed. , v.

Estos son algunos de los instrumentos que el joven científico puede emplear para explorar el mundo que lo rodea.

Moviemaking Technology, ed. , v.
Moviemaking Technology, ed. , v.

Moviemaking Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores advances in movie making and movie viewing technologies. Examples include 4D movies, motion capture, animatronics, green screen, and 3D printing.

Mummies, ed. , v.
Mummies, ed. , v.

Mummies, ed. , v.

This book examines the science and history of mummies, and how the idea of preserving bodies has been around for thousands of years.

Nuestro Sol es una estrella, ed. , v.
Nuestro Sol es una estrella, ed. , v.

Nuestro Sol es una estrella, ed. , v.

El joven lector aprenderá acerca del sol, nuestra estrella más cercana cuya energía da vida a las plantas y a los animales.

Oops! It's Plastic!, ed. , v.
Oops! It's Plastic!, ed. , v.

Oops! It's Plastic!, ed. , v.

This book explores how many types of plastic were invented accidentally by scientists who were trying to make something else.

Processed Foods, ed. , v.
Processed Foods, ed. , v.

Processed Foods, ed. , v.

Helps readers trace the history of food processing, explore the science behind it, understand why we process food, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint.

Puedo modificar la materia, ed. , v.
Puedo modificar la materia, ed. , v.

Puedo modificar la materia, ed. , v.

Los niños exploran nuestro mundo tocando, saboreando y cambiando la materia que nos rodea.

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.

Rosalind Franklin, ed. , v.
Rosalind Franklin, ed. , v.

Rosalind Franklin, ed. , v.

This book discusses how British biophysicist and X-ray expert, Rosalind Franklin, chose to pursue a career in science and helped discover the structure of DNA. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

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

Skeletons, ed. , v.
Skeletons, ed. , v.

Skeletons, ed. , v.

This book explains why people need skeletons, why some animals don't, and why there are a lot of things we could not do if we did not have a skeleton.

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

Solar System Mission, ed. , v.

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

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Space Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores recent advances in space exploration and space science. Examples include space tourism, landers, space probes, rocket science, and gravity assists.

Sports Technology, ed. , v.
Sports Technology, ed. , v.

Sports Technology, ed. , v.

This book describes advances in sports equipment and sports medicine. Examples include cryotherapy, sensor technology, high-tech gear, led courts, and force platforms.

Stars, ed. , v.
Stars, ed. , v.

Stars, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how stars are made of burning gases and what holds these gases together. It describes constellations and star maps and which star travelers have used for centuries to find their way. There are billions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, and billions more throughout the universe.

The Brain and Spinal Cord in 3D, ed. , v.
The Brain and Spinal Cord in 3D, ed. , v.

The Brain and Spinal Cord in 3D, ed. , v.

This book takes readers through the brain and spinal cord, covering their parts and functions, and serves as a comprehensive introduction to the human body.

The Ear in 3D, ed. , v.
The Ear in 3D, ed. , v.

The Ear in 3D, ed. , v.

This book takes a never-before-seen view of the anatomy of the ear using 3D imagery. Readers learn about the anatomy of the ear, its connection to the rest of the ear-nose-throat system, and exactly how it works.

The Eye in 3D, ed. , v.
The Eye in 3D, ed. , v.

The Eye in 3D, ed. , v.

This book shows readers how the eye works, how images are focused on the retina, and how nerves relay signals and impulses to the brain for processing.

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

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

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

The Head and Neck in 3D, ed. , v.
The Head and Neck in 3D, ed. , v.

The Head and Neck in 3D, ed. , v.

This book covers the functioning of the head and neck, as well as diseases and issues that affect health. This look at one small part of the larger body system also offers some little-known facts, such as why you need to rest after studying and how many different types of smells the human nose can distinguish.

The Heart in 3D, ed. , v.
The Heart in 3D, ed. , v.

The Heart in 3D, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the different parts of the heart itself, as well as the circulatory system, the various kinds of blood cells, and how the kidneys clean blood.

The Lower Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.
The Lower Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.

The Lower Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.

The anatomy and mechanics of the lower limbs are examined in vivid 3D relief in this concise book. Labeled diagrams help readers easily identify the various muscles and bones of the hip, legs, and feet, while a clear narrative describes how the interconnected parts work together to facilitate our everyday movements.

The Lungs in 3D, ed. , v.
The Lungs in 3D, ed. , v.

The Lungs in 3D, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn that the lungs are the most important component of the respiratory system, the process by which oxygen is supplied to all living cells. They will discover how we breathe, how oxygen affects metabolism, and the relationship between the heart and lungs.

The Mouth and Nose in 3D, ed. , v.
The Mouth and Nose in 3D, ed. , v.

The Mouth and Nose in 3D, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how the jaw, mouth, and throat all work together, how the process of eating works, and what happens in the nose when we take a whiff of that apple pie in the oven.

The Science of Baseball, ed. , v.
The Science of Baseball, ed. , v.

The Science of Baseball, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to baseball.

The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.
The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.

The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to basketball.

The Science of Gymnastics, ed. , v.
The Science of Gymnastics, ed. , v.

The Science of Gymnastics, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to gymnastics.

The Science of Soccer, ed. , v.
The Science of Soccer, ed. , v.

The Science of Soccer, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to soccer.

The Stomach in 3D, ed. , v.
The Stomach in 3D, ed. , v.

The Stomach in 3D, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the function and position of such body parts as the abdominal muscles, the ribs, the stomach, the intestines, and the colon along with a discussion of the other organs involved in human digestion, such as the liver, the spleen, and the gallbladder.

The Upper Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.
The Upper Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.

The Upper Limbs in 3D, ed. , v.

This book explores the shoulders, upper arms, elbows, forearms, and hands. Readers will understand how the muscles of the arm and hand help us to perform complex movements, from throwing a baseball to writing a letter, and how the skeletal structure gives us the support and strength to perform these tasks.

Tsunami!, ed. , v.
Tsunami!, ed. , v.

Tsunami!, ed. , v.

This book looks at tsunamis, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Turning Poop into Power, ed. , v.
Turning Poop into Power, ed. , v.

Turning Poop into Power, ed. , v.

This book looks at how solid human and animal waste becomes energy and the benefits of using it for heating and electricity. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms, ed. , v.
Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms, ed. , v.

Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms, ed. , v.

Join in on the adventures with Jeremy as he joins his cousins in Tornado Alley for the holidays. To his surprise, he discovers they are storm chasers and has the ride of his life!

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

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

Volcano!, ed. , v.
Volcano!, ed. , v.

Volcano!, ed. , v.

This book looks at volcanoes and their impact on people and landscapes.

What Are Planets?, ed. , v.
What Are Planets?, ed. , v.

What Are Planets?, ed. , v.

This book provides required standards for understanding space and our planets. It teaches how many planets there are, the order of planets from the sun and how planets are identified.

What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to how and why animals behave in the mysterious ways they do. The text explains behaviors such as mating rituals and raising young, methods of hunting, which animals hibernate, which are nocturnal, and the social patterns of different species, among other things.

What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.

This book shows how animals trick the eye by hiding in plain sight by changing their skin texture and color, covering themselves up, or even mimicking other plants and animals.

What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how air, land, and water migration differ, what landmarks and senses animals rely on to get them from place to place, and why migration is essential for survival.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.
World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.

¡La luz! Nos ayuda a ver, ed. , v.
¡La luz! Nos ayuda a ver, ed. , v.

¡La luz! Nos ayuda a ver, ed. , v.

Libro de nivel básico que describe lo que es la luz, por qué los objetos son visibles sólo con la luz, cuáles objetos dan luz propia, por qué pasa la luz a través de materiales transparentes pero no a través de materiales opacos, qué son las sombras, y cómo los espejos reflejan la luz.

Environment

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.
Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

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

Animal, ed. , v.

This book explores the world of the animal kingdom from the tiniest insects to the mighty humpback whale, aiding in the discovery of the animal kingdom and how it works. It covers cold- and warm-blooded vertebrates, marine and freshwater species, plus livestock and migrations as well as animals in mythology.

Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.
Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.

Animals and Oil Spills, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the history of oil spills and discover what humans can do to help the fish, birds, and other wildlife that suffer when oil slicks destroy the ocean.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.
Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on hunting large game, from deer and moose, to endangered species such as elephants and rhinoceros. It explores the practice of big game hunting, hunting as a wildlife management approach, and controversies and laws related to big game hunting, including big game hunting in Africa.

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

Bugs, ed. , v.

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

Cat, ed. , v.
Cat, ed. , v.

Cat, ed. , v.

Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to climate change, making people aware of the possible impact, today and in the future that humans are having on the world’s climate.

Earthquake!, ed. , v.
Earthquake!, ed. , v.

Earthquake!, ed. , v.

This book looks at earthquakes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

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

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

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

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

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

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

Environmental Science Experiments, ed. , v.

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

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

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

Farm Animals, ed. , v.
Farm Animals, ed. , v.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

Flood!, ed. , v.
Flood!, ed. , v.

Flood!, ed. , v.

This book looks at floods, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Forest Fire!, ed. , v.
Forest Fire!, ed. , v.

Forest Fire!, ed. , v.

This book looks at forest fires, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

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

Frogs and Toads, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

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

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

This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.
Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.

Guinea Pigs Are Not Pigs!, ed. , v.

Guinea pigs look a little like pigs, with their short, round bodies. However, guinea pigs are not pigs--they're rodents. Readers are sure to enjoy this book about one of the world's most popular pets, which includes facts about where guinea pigs live, what they eat, how to care for them, and more. The text is paired with close-up photographs of these charming, furry critters.

Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.
Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.

Hedgehogs Are Not Hogs!, ed. , v.

Hedgehogs are one of the most unique mammals in the world. Although shy around people, these little critters have been known to warm up to people who keep them as pets. This book is filled with close-up photographs of wild and domestic hedgehogs. Readers are sure to enjoy this informative guide to one of the world's cutest creatures.

How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.
How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.

How Do Animals Communicate?, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the myriad ways in which the assorted members of the animal kingdom communicate.

How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.
How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.

How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn all about how different animal groups forage for food, creating various food chains that allow diverse creatures to thrive.

How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.
How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.

How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that living organisms must adapt to survive as their surroundings change. By studying the developmental history of everything from single cell organisms to complex vertebrates, readers are presented with the evidence for evolution provided by the fossil record.

Hurricane!, ed. , v.
Hurricane!, ed. , v.

Hurricane!, ed. , v.

This book looks at hurricanes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.
Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.

Killer Whales Are Not Whales!, ed. , v.

With a name like ‘killer whale’, you might expect these giant marine animals to be mean and nasty. However, they're some the most playful creatures in the sea--as long as you're not a seal! Readers will enjoy learning how these amazing dolphins hunt for prey and interact with people.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.
Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

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

Little Dolphin, ed. , v.

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

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

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

This book provides information about the diverse life that exists in the oceans, ocean explorers, products of the oceans, and suggestions for how the human race can help to preserve the health and welfare of the world's oceans.

Pets, ed. , v.
Pets, ed. , v.

Pets, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on pets, including shelters, pounds, euthanasia, overpopulation, exotic pets, breeding/purebreds, designer pets, puppy mills, animal hoarding, and other relevant topics.

Tsunami!, ed. , v.
Tsunami!, ed. , v.

Tsunami!, ed. , v.

This book looks at tsunamis, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia explores water science and issues from an international perspective. Topics covered include lakes and streams, oceans, aquatic animals, weather and climate, glaciers, wetlands, ecology, hydropower, commercial fishing, acid rain, recreation, pollution, economics, water conservation, international water law, global warming and much more.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 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 Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.
UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.

UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3, v.

Covers the endangered and threatened status of a myriad of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, mollusks, insects, arachnids, corals, crustaceans, and plants. Each entry provides the species’ common/scientific name, classification information, current status according to the IUCN and the Endangered Species Act, description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to protect it.

UXL Sustainable Living, ed. , v.
UXL Sustainable Living, ed. , v.

UXL Sustainable Living, ed. , v.

This set is devoted to helping students and general readers understand the economic, social, and environmental issues humans face today. It addresses sustainability challenges and opportunities, from air pollution to natural resources, to zero waste. All 124 entries start with an overview of the topic, followed by more in-depth information which discusses its scientific, societal, and sustainable context.

Volcano!, ed. , v.
Volcano!, ed. , v.

Volcano!, ed. , v.

This book looks at volcanoes and their impact on people and landscapes.

What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Behavior?, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to how and why animals behave in the mysterious ways they do. The text explains behaviors such as mating rituals and raising young, methods of hunting, which animals hibernate, which are nocturnal, and the social patterns of different species, among other things.

What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Camouflage?, ed. , v.

This book shows how animals trick the eye by hiding in plain sight by changing their skin texture and color, covering themselves up, or even mimicking other plants and animals.

What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.
What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.

What Is Animal Migration?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how air, land, and water migration differ, what landmarks and senses animals rely on to get them from place to place, and why migration is essential for survival.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.

Covers the environmental issues for each U.S. state and Canadian province. Essays include an introduction that describes the geographical and geological features of the state/province, information on how global climate change could affect the state/province and its inhabitants, information on natural resources, energy, Green Economy, Green Jobs, and Green Building, and a special section that covers a major environmental topic in each state/province.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.
Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the value of zoos and aquariums for education, conservation, and preservation; entertainment aspects and concerns over keeping certain species in captivity, as well as environmental, cultural, and economic issues.

Social Science

Advertising Overload, ed. , v.
Advertising Overload, ed. , v.

Advertising Overload, ed. , v.

Media outlets rely on advertising for financial support, but it's becoming harder to see where the news ends and advertising begins. This book looks at the encroachment of sponsored content and ads in areas where consumers might not expect to see them, and the ways companies use data to push targeted advertising at consumers. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to climate change, making people aware of the possible impact, today and in the future that humans are having on the world’s climate.

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

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

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

Fighting Stereotypes in Sports, ed. , v.
Fighting Stereotypes in Sports, ed. , v.

Fighting Stereotypes in Sports, ed. , v.

This book delves into common stereotypes in sports, especially the sports or positions that are typically played by a certain race. It also examines the effects when the 'norm' is disrupted. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

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

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

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

Gender and Race in Sports, ed. , v.
Gender and Race in Sports, ed. , v.

Gender and Race in Sports, ed. , v.

This book examines the historical successes and struggles of female athletes of color. From pioneers to today's stars, women of color have been examples of courage and strength as they fought to overcome barriers unique to their race and gender. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.
Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

This book serves as a primer to the study of gender, including women’s, queer, and men’s studies. By employing literature, film, art, history, and other disciplines, it identifies areas of critical thought and practice in gender and sexuality studies; provides an overview of central themes, current topics, and seminal debates; and offers resources for further research.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

Holidays and Traditions, ed. , v.
Holidays and Traditions, ed. , v.

Holidays and Traditions, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some of the traditions, customs, and festivals of various cultures.

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

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

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

Mummies, ed. , v.
Mummies, ed. , v.

Mummies, ed. , v.

This book examines the science and history of mummies, and how the idea of preserving bodies has been around for thousands of years.

Politics and Protest in Sports, ed. , v.
Politics and Protest in Sports, ed. , v.

Politics and Protest in Sports, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of athletes of color using their position on the national stage to fight racism and injustice. Boxers, track stars, quarterbacks, and point guards have all shown that sports and protest can indeed mix. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

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 College Sports, ed. , v.
Race and College Sports, ed. , v.

Race and College Sports, ed. , v.

This book looks at the role race plays in the promotion and exploitation of black athletes by the NCAA. The notion of 'student-athletes' is called into question, as are graduation rates and whether college athletes deserve to share in the proceeds generated by their performance. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Race and Sports Management, ed. , v.
Race and Sports Management, ed. , v.

Race and Sports Management, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of black and Hispanic coaches and managers in professional and college sports. Although opportunities to play sports are increasing for people of color, this title explores why the path from field to front office has been so difficult to navigate. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Race in Sports Media Coverage, ed. , v.
Race in Sports Media Coverage, ed. , v.

Race in Sports Media Coverage, ed. , v.

This book looks at how and why athletes of color are covered much differently than their white counterparts. Breaking down stereotypes and creating opportunities for journalists of color are just two of the important topics discussed. A glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index are also included.

Ramadan, ed. , v.
Ramadan, ed. , v.

Ramadan, ed. , v.

Ramadan is a very important Muslim holiday that is observed for an entire month. It celebrates the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. Readers will learn that Muslims celebrate this holiday by fasting, reading the Quran, and more. Includes simple text and photographs. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

School Shootings and Violence, ed. , v.