Arts

A History of Art

This title examines Western art's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

A History of Dance

This title examines Western dance's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

A History of Fashion

This title examines fashion's roots in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

A History of Film

This title examines film's origins at the turn of the twentieth century, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

A History of Music

This title examines Western music's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it expanded, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

A History of Television

This title examines television's origin in the United States, the ways different networks and shows have shaped history, and how it has grown to capture the nation's attention.

Dance, Rev. ed.

Explores the world of dance from ballet and modern dance to various styles of dance performed all over the world.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

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 Comic Books and Graphic Novels

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

Historical Dictionary of American Theater

Focuses on legitimate drama, both as influenced by European modernism and as impacted by the popular entertainment of the era. Includes entries on plays, music, playwrights, performers, producers, critics, architects, and designers.

Historical Dictionary of the Broadway Musical

Provides a detailed history of the Broadway musical and includes entries on Broadway shows, playwrights, directors, producers, designers, and actors.

The History of Film

This guide offers cinema enthusiasts everything they need to know about the history of film. It covers the film industry's most epic periods, including the early years of film starting in the 1830s, the silent years in the first quarter of the twentieth century, the pre-World War II sound era, the rise and fall of the Hollywood studios, and the transition into the twenty-first century.

The History of Music

This guide travels the river of musical time, from early Indian and Chinese conceptions, when music was first used as a sonic vector for religion, through its development in the Middle Ages to great classical composers of the late eighteenth century to the music of today.

The History of Photography

This book traces the invention and early evolution and techniques of photography, from daguerreotypes to early attempts at color. The development of specific genres, such as portraiture, photojournalism, and fine art photography, is broken up with substantial sidebars that spotlight giants of the medium.

The History of Theatre

This guide to the theater's history covers theater arts around the globe, including ancient Eastern arts like Kabuki and more modern ones such as Bollywood.

The History of Western Architecture

This guide covers the progression of Western architectural thought and trends in some of the most remarkable structures in the West. The evolution of architecture in many ways reflects the history of how we live, think, worship, govern, and form societies.

The History of Western Painting

This guide paints for today's reader a picture of the history of painting--from its earliest manifestations through the present day. Covering such moments as early Christian iconography, the High Renaissance in Italy, and later developments in style under such movements as the Baroque, Romanticism, and Modernism, this guide brings to life the techniques and styles of painters throughout the ages.

The History of Western Sculpture

This guide explains how Western sculpture evolved over time as it adapted to changing cultural contexts. All the while, the book also highlights influential sculptors and key works.

Business & Money

Business Plans Handbook, v. 34

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

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3

Provides an updated look at how teens can earn and manage money. It covers practical information about receiving income, paying taxes, and budgeting.

College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 3

Provides information for teens about planning, saving, and paying for post-secondary education, with facts about government aid, private loans and scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7

This book provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. It covers manufacturing, agriculture, mining, utilities, construction, wholesale, retail, transportation, information, finance, insurance, real estate, public administration, and service industries. Classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), this edition includes an essay for every one of the 1,057 2017 NAICS codes.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2

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

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5

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

Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 34

Designed to facilitate the start-up, development and growth of specific small businesses, as well as similar listings for general small business topics. Entries are provided on a state-by-state basis; also included are relevant U.S. federal government agencies and branch offices.

The Value of a Dollar, ed. 5

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

Workplace Bullying and Mobbing in the United States

Offering multidisciplinary research and analysis on workplace bullying and mobbing, this set explores the prevalence of these behaviors in sectors ranging from K-12 education to corporate environments and exposes the damaging effects of workplace bullying on both individuals and organizations.

Principles of Business: Accounting

This book presents readers with an introduction to accounting principles and applications, providing entries on many accounting terms, principles and concepts.

Principles of Business: Economics

This book contains concise entries on hundreds of important terms, principles and concepts that allow readers to develop a deeper understanding of the field of economics. Numerous illustrations and diagrams are also provided.

Principles of Business: Entrepreneurship

This book gives helpful information on topics in entrepreneurship--how to start a business, how to pitch your product, how to raise capital, and how to market your product. It introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of such business topics as leadership and motivation, negotiations, networking, risk analysis, through easy-to-understand entries on important terms, principles and concepts for a deeper understanding of the field.

Principles of Business: Marketing

This book gives helpful information on topics covering essential terms and strategies in business marketing. It introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of such marketing topics as corporate sponsorships, crowdfunding, price analysis, and public relations through easy-to-understand entries on important terms, principles and concepts for a deeper understanding of the field.

Cultures and Communities

America's Top-Rated Small Towns & Cities

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

America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities 2010/11, ed. 8

Provides current, comprehensive data on U.S. cities, all top-ranked by population growth, median income, unemployment rate and crime rate.

America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities, 2012/13, ed. 9

Provides current, comprehensive data on U.S. cities, all top-ranked by population growth, median income, unemployment rate and crime rate.

America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities, 2016/17, ed. 11

Provides current, comprehensive data on U.S. cities, all top-ranked by population growth, median income, unemployment rate and crime rate.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2

Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.

Boy Culture

Provides a look into what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and psychological and social development.

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3

Provides an updated look at how teens can earn and manage money. It covers practical information about receiving income, paying taxes, and budgeting.

Club and Prescription Drug Abuse

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

College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 3

Provides information for teens about planning, saving, and paying for post-secondary education, with facts about government aid, private loans and scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance.

Covering American Politics in the 21st Century

This encyclopedia provides a real-world guide to American political journalism and news coverage in the 21st century, from the most influential media organizations and pundits to the controversies and practices shaping modern-day political journalism.

Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism

Explores the historical and cultural significance of vegetarianism in the United States and beyond.

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

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

Encyclopedia of Social Networks

Provides a thorough introduction to the wide-ranging, fast-developing field of social networking. Offers comprehensive coverage of the theory and research within the social sciences that has sprung from the analysis of such groupings, with accompanying definitions, measures, and research.

Encyclopedia of Urban Studies

Covers all aspects of cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas. Includes urban economics, urban planning, urban architecture, urban ecology, urban transportation systems, urban politics, and urban social relations.

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development

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.

Fast Food and Junk Food

Examines the incredible power of junk food and fast food showing how nostalgic we are about them, the influence of the companies that manufacture or sell them, and their alarming affect on our country's state of health.

Holidays Symbols and Customs, ed. 4

Describes the origins of holidays around the world. Explains where, when, and how each event is celebrated, with detailed information on the symbols and customs associated with the holiday.

Holidays of the World Cookbook for Students

Provides detailed information about the holidays of nations around the world and presents a multitude of selected recipes that are ideal for each celebration.

Immigration and Migration

This resource provides readers with key data to understand the roots of the issues that make contemporary migration and immigration so contentious around the globe. It explores the social, political, and cultural factors that impact, and are affected by, immigration and human migration, and includes such hot-button topics as undocumented immigration/unauthorized residents, asylum seekers, refugees, the refugee crisis in Europe, and more.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2

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

Internet Addiction

This title examines how Internet addiction affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to adapt to a digital future, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World

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

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

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

Profiles of California

Provides detailed demographic and statistical data on the State of California, including demographics on each county and individual city or town; detailed data on school districts; Hispanic and Asian population statistics; informative statistics and rankings on ancestry groups; weather statistics; and comparative ranking charts.

Profiles of California, ed. 3

Provides detailed demographic and statistical data on the state of California, including demographics on each county and individual city or town; detailed data on school districts; Hispanic and Asian population statistics; informative statistics and rankings on ancestry groups; weather statistics; and comparative ranking charts.

Profiles of California, ed. 4

Provides detailed demographic and statistical data on the state of California, including demographics on each county and individual city or town; detailed data on school districts; Hispanic and Asian population statistics; informative statistics and rankings on ancestry groups; weather statistics; and comparative ranking charts.

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students

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

Religion and Politics in America

This encyclopedia provides an overview of the interrelation of religion and politics from colonial days to the present.

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News

This book explores the concept of fake news, especially as it relates to recent events, particularly the 2016 Presidential campaign. It addresses the definition of fake news, how it came to be, and why it matters, as well as the reporting of real news and how to push back against fake news.

The Baby Boom, ed. 6

Reveals the unique characteristics of Baby Boomers and explains how those characteristics are remaking American society. Includes the latest statistics on the labor force participation, living arrangements, incomes, health, spending, and wealth of the generation.

The Encyclopedia of Vampires & Werewolves, ed. 2

Provides more than 500 entries exploring the supernatural aspects of these creatures and their pop culture counterparts.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

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 Greenwood Encyclopedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide

Provides an international overview of key issues in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and fosters a broader understanding of the status of LGBT in their society.

The Rough Guide to Manga

Features the manga story (a Japanese style of comic books) covering manga's twelfth-century roots to the rise of English-language manga with profiles of influential creators like Leiji Matsumoto and CLAMP.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender

This encyclopedia looks at issues of gender, identity, and psychological processes at the individual as well as the societal level, exploring topics such as how gender intersects with developmental processes both in infancy and childhood and throughout later life stages; the evolution of feminism and the men's movement; the ways in which gender can affect psychological outcomes and influence behavior; and more.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions

This book explores a range of issues that have inspired protest around the world, and the types of protests that serious activists and ordinary people alike have used to effect change. It details both historic and contemporary events, some well-known, and others less familiar to students, providing a brief historical, social, and political overview of the issue or movement and several specific protest events associated with it.

Workplace Bullying and Mobbing in the United States

Offering multidisciplinary research and analysis on workplace bullying and mobbing, this set explores the prevalence of these behaviors in sectors ranging from K-12 education to corporate environments and exposes the damaging effects of workplace bullying on both individuals and organizations.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 8

Details current geographical, social, and political data, historical narrative, and statistical information on the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean and Pacific dependencies of the United States. Maps, tables, flags and official state seals are included.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 46

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

Ask Me Everything

Provides lists and quips, stats and quotes, to keep readers of all ages asking questions for hours.

Descriptionary, ed. 4

Features a combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus, with thousands of descriptions of terms organized into subject categories and sub-categories.

Health and Fitness

Acupuncture for Pain Management

This book is intended as the premier resource for learning the fundamentals of the art of medical acupuncture, the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine.

Aging

Describes the field of gerontology and the many theories that scientists have developed over the years to explain the age-related changes that occur in nearly all animals.

Alcoholism Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides updated information about alcohol use, abuse, and dependence. Physical alcohol-related effects on the brain, liver, pancreas, heart, lungs, nerves, and kidneys are described, and mental health issues that often accompany alcohol problems are discussed.

Arthritis Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides updated information about diagnosing, treating, and managing degenerative, inflammatory, and other specific forms of arthritis.

Asthma Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides basic consumer information about the different types of asthma and how they are diagnosed and treated.

Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides information about brain function, neurological emergencies such as a brain attack (stroke) or seizure, and symptoms of brain disorders.

Cancer Sourcebook for Women, ed. 5

This book provides updated information about breast cancer, gynecological cancers and other cancers of special concern to women, including cancers of the female reproductive organs and cancers responsible for the highest number of deaths in women. It covers cancer risks, methods used to diagnose and treat cancer, cancer survivorship, and suggestions for coping with side effects of treatment, and includes a directory of resources, and information about locating support groups.

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6

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

Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides up-to-date information about common disorders that affect the physical, mental, and developmental health of school-age children.

Club and Prescription Drug Abuse

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

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides current information for people considering these therapies for general well-being or specific health conditions.

Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism

Explores the historical and cultural significance of vegetarianism in the United States and beyond.

Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides basic consumer health information about caring for the mouth and teeth, including dental hygiene and routine care guidelines, flouride treatments, tooth whitening, root canals, extractions, implants, veneers, dentures, orthondontic and orofacial procedures, and diseases and conditions that affect oral health.

Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides up-to-date guidance on nutrition and health and details how children, seniors, vegetarians, athletes, and others can benefit from good nutrition.

Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 2

Offers people with disabilities and their caregivers basic information about birth defects, hearing and vision loss, speech disorders, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and other types of impairment caused by chronic illness, injury, and trauma.

Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 3

Offers people with disabilities and their caregivers basic information about birth defects, hearing and vision loss, speech disorders, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and other types of impairment caused by chronic illness, injury, and trauma.

Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4

Provides facts about drug use, abuse, and addiction. It describes the physical and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, inhalants, ecstasy, and many other drugs and chemicals that are often abused.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior

This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.

Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development

A comprehensive coverage of educational theory and practice from the primary grades through higher education.

Environmental Health Sourcebook, ed. 3

Provides basic consumer health information about the health effects of environmental hazards and diseases linked to environmental causes, with facts about the impact on specific populations.

Epidemiology

This title presents the history of epidemiology. Text details how early studies of the spread of disease led to vaccines and medications that can halt pandemics. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. A case study on the current Ebola outbreak is also included.

Family Health from A to Z

Provides authoritative information on a wide variety of health care topics that affect individuals on a daily basis. The topics range from Adolescence to Cancer, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine.

Fast Food and Junk Food

Examines the incredible power of junk food and fast food showing how nostalgic we are about them, the influence of the companies that manufacture or sell them, and their alarming affect on our country's state of health.

First Aid Manual, ed. 5

This reference covers more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and explains what to do with step-by-step photographic sequences.

High Intensity Interval Training for Women

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

Human Body Experiments

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

Human Body from A to Z

Features a comprehensive source about the human organism, how it works, and what can go wrong and provides authoritative information on all the elements, large and small, that make up the human body.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3

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.

Internet Addiction

This title examines how Internet addiction affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to adapt to a digital future, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Medical Tests Sourcebook, ed. 5

Provides basic consumer health information about laboratory, imaging, and other types of medical testing for disease screening, diagnosis, and monitoring, along with information and guidelines for preventive care testing in children and adults.

Meningitis

Explores meningitis in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

Nutrition and Fitness

Provides detailed information on a variety of topics that fall into the following subject areas: body; diet and nutrition; human behavior; illness, injury, and disorders; and prevention and cure.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes

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

Parasitic Diseases

Explores parasitic diseases in detail, covering various types (Protozoan, Helminth, Ectoparasites), causes, symptoms, and prevention.

Parkinson's Disease

Explores Parkinson's disease in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

Sports Injuries

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for sports injuries.

Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

Provides current information about the origins and types of stress and describes physical and mental health disorders that may develop during and after stressful situations.

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

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

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 Genetic Disorders, ed. 4

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 Nutrition and Food Labels

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

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 Psychology, ed. 3

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 Senior Health, ed. 2

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.

Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being

This book discusses the use of South African plants to treat a variety of ailments, and details the scientific evidence that supports their pharmacological and therapeutic potential to safely and effectively treat specific diseases.

Understanding Depression

This book provides a complete overview of depression that describes the historical background of clinical depression, the various types of mood disorders, and their impact on the health and well-being of people and society.

Vegan Diets

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on the nutritional health issues of vegan diets.

West Nile Virus

Explores the West Nile virus in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

History and Biography

The 21st Century

This resource spans human history from ancient times to the present, worldwide. Coverage into the twenty-first century is provided including detailed essays on major events between 2000 and 2016. The first sixteen years of the twenty-first century have seen tumultuous and life-changing events- terror, wars, natural disasters, as well as social and political events that will render the world forever changed.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present

This set provides a transnational view of US history, focusing on the role of Americans and the US while analyzing how the world has influenced the US and Americans. It examines the impact of US policies on the world, as well as on the domestic agenda and discusses the increasingly important role of the US, from the early days of the republic to the present.

American Civil War Reference Library

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

American Decades

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

American Decades

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

American Decades Primary Sources

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

American Revolution Reference Library

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

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

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

Ancient Egypt and the Near East

Explores the early civilizations that developed in Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Ancient Greece

Follows the progress of the Greeks from the early establishment of farming communities around 6500 BCE, to the rise of the great city-states of Sparta and Athens, and on to the dissolution of the empire of Alexander the Great following his death in 323 BCE.

Ancient Rome

Covers the legendary founding of Rome by Romulus in 753 BCE, to the heights of the Roman Empire around 117 CE, and on to the death of Theodosius (the last man to rule over a unified Roman Empire) in 395 CE.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2

Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.

Colonial America Reference Library

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

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

Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents

Explores the daily lives of American people from colonial times to the present through primary documents that include diaries, letters, memoirs, speeches, sermons, pamphlets, and all manner of public and private writings.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

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

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library

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

Industrial Revolution Reference Library

Covers the ideas and social turmoil that marked this transition as well as the machines, manufacturing processes and energy sources that spurred it on.

Korean War Reference Library

Covers the Korean War by exploring the major topics and events related to the period. The combined Almanac and Primary Sources covers the background of and issues related to the conflict in 13 chapters. Biographies includes 25 biographical entries on major figures from the period and 50 photographs.

Mexican-American War

Covers the period from the U.S. annexation of Texas to the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (1848), including the battles of the conflict and also the mixed feelings of Americans regarding the war.

Middle Ages Reference Library

Covers the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times; includes biographical essays on significant individuals of the era; and presents a collection of excerpts from relevant letters, journal entries, poems and more from the era.

Presidents, ed. 3

Contains biographies and portraits of all presidents, a detailed chronology of the life of each president, and suggested further reading about each president.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library

This resource brings the people and the events of the Renaissance and Reformation to life for today's students. Covering everything from Luther's Revolt to the writings of Shakespeare, the Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library fills the need for comprehensive coverage of this amazing time.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 1

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers Abalone Shells to Bone Artifacts.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 2

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers Bonepickers to Comanchero.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 3

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers the Confederacy to Fort Stanwix Treaty.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 4

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers Fox to Indian Territory.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 5

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers Indian Wars to Massachuset.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 6

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers Massasoit to Pamunkey.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 7

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers Papoose to Rosebud Reservation.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 8

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers Ross, John to Thanksgiving.

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, v. 9

A comprehensive collection about Native American tribes that includes history, culture, time lines, famous leaders, and current events. This volume covers The-Other-Magpie to Zuni.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 10

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers research projects with a cumulative index and glossary.

The Baby Boom, ed. 6

Reveals the unique characteristics of Baby Boomers and explains how those characteristics are remaking American society. Includes the latest statistics on the labor force participation, living arrangements, incomes, health, spending, and wealth of the generation.

The Crusades Reference Library

The three-volume The Crusades covers everything from the First Crusade (1095-99) through the Ninth Crusade (1271-72).

The History of China, ed. 2

Presents an informative introduction to China's past and present, from traditional accounts of its beginnings more than 3,000 years ago to its modern emergence as a first-world nation.

The U.S. Constitution A to Z, ed. 2

Explains every key aspect of the U.S. Constitution. Features new entries covering the events of recent years including court cases with impact on Constitutional rights.

The Value of a Dollar, ed. 5

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

UXL American Decades

This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions

This book explores a range of issues that have inspired protest around the world, and the types of protests that serious activists and ordinary people alike have used to effect change. It details both historic and contemporary events, some well-known, and others less familiar to students, providing a brief historical, social, and political overview of the issue or movement and several specific protest events associated with it.

Vietnam War Reference Library

This title traces the progression of this controversial war from its beginnings in 1941 with the creation of the Vietminh guerrilla force under Ho Chi Minh, through its last days in 1975 with the fall of Saigon. It covers high ranking government officials both foreign and domestic, antiwar activists, and soldiers and provides a variety of perspectives on the country's involvement in the war with excerpts from screenplays, literature, speeches and hearing testimonies.

War of 1812

This concise resource covers the War of 1812 by providing a detailed overview of an often overlooked war.

World War I Reference Library

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

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.

Home and Garden

Backyard Harvest

Shows what to sow and plant, how to keep crops growing, when to harvest, and the best ways to store produce.

Holidays of the World Cookbook for Students

Provides detailed information about the holidays of nations around the world and presents a multitude of selected recipes that are ideal for each celebration.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World

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

Legal and Government

American Governance

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

Covering American Politics in the 21st Century

This encyclopedia provides a real-world guide to American political journalism and news coverage in the 21st century, from the most influential media organizations and pundits to the controversies and practices shaping modern-day political journalism.

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

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

Issues in U.S. Immigration

Examines the many issues surrounding immigration from a wide variety of perspectives - from the earliest settlement of British North America in the 17th century through the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks of the 21st century. Places special emphasis on the many ethnic communities that have provided American immigrants.

Presidents, ed. 3

Contains biographies and portraits of all presidents, a detailed chronology of the life of each president, and suggested further reading about each president.

Religion and Politics in America

This encyclopedia provides an overview of the interrelation of religion and politics from colonial days to the present.

The U.S. Constitution A to Z, ed. 2

Explains every key aspect of the U.S. Constitution. Features new entries covering the events of recent years including court cases with impact on Constitutional rights.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions

This book explores a range of issues that have inspired protest around the world, and the types of protests that serious activists and ordinary people alike have used to effect change. It details both historic and contemporary events, some well-known, and others less familiar to students, providing a brief historical, social, and political overview of the issue or movement and several specific protest events associated with it.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2

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.

Literature

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

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

Epics for Students, ed. 2

Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

Novels for Students, v. 17

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2

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.

Something About the Author, v. 148

Provides illustrated biographical articles on authors and illustrators of works for children and young adults, ranging from established award winners to less prominent authors and illustrators whose works are just coming to be recognized, from past centuries through today. Covers such genres as picture books, humor, folk and fairy tales, mystery and adventure, science fiction and fantasy, historical fiction, poetry and nonsense verse, drama, biography, and nonfiction.

The Encyclopedia of Vampires & Werewolves, ed. 2

Provides more than 500 entries exploring the supernatural aspects of these creatures and their pop culture counterparts.

The Greenwood Library of World Folktales

Covers tales that are the foundations of the world's traditions, literature, and popular culture and are fundamental to daily life.

The Rough Guide to Manga

Features the manga story (a Japanese style of comic books) covering manga's twelfth-century roots to the rise of English-language manga with profiles of influential creators like Leiji Matsumoto and CLAMP.

Short Stories for Students, v. 17

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Philosophy and Religion

Encyclopedia of Time

Surveys the major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations that infuse the present understanding of time. Explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and creative artists from ancient times to the present.

Gods and Goddesses of Greece and Rome

Represents a wide range of deities in the Greek and Roman pantheons, from Zeus and Jupiter to Eos and Quirinus. Includes discussions of the significance of the given deities, the mythology surrounding them, and the forms of worship associated with them.

Heroes and Heroines of Greece and Rome

Features well-known heroic figures, as well as the demigods, nymphs, sorceresses, and other creatures that inhabited the mortal world and figured prominently in the myths of the heroes and heroines.

Holidays Symbols and Customs, ed. 4

Describes the origins of holidays around the world. Explains where, when, and how each event is celebrated, with detailed information on the symbols and customs associated with the holiday.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

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

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9

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.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009

A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of science and the church.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

This supplement focuses on the Church in Modern History, particularly WWII and after. It also includes about 200 entries on the men and women who have been beatified or canonized since 2003.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013

This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2

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

Religion and Politics in America

This encyclopedia provides an overview of the interrelation of religion and politics from colonial days to the present.

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

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.

Witchcraft in America

This fascinating and informative source covers the history of witchcraft in the United States from the hysteria that facilitated the witch hunts during the colonial period to modern day followers of Wicca.

World Religions Reference Library

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

Science

10 Great Makerspace Projects Using Art

This guide explores ten art projects students can work on with friends at local makerspaces. 3D printers, graphic computer programs, creative mobile apps, traditional arts and crafts supplies, and even LEGOs are just some of the tools used in the projects described in this book.

10 Great Makerspace Projects Using Language Arts

Makerspaces, equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters, robotics, and other high-tech tools, are often associated with STEM programs like science, math, and technology. Educators have discovered that the learning opportunities makerspaces offer can be just as valuable in other curriculum areas as well. This volume fuses this technology with the Language Arts.

10 Great Makerspace Projects Using Math

This book will focus on makerspace projects that will help students with math. Complete with detailed directions and examples, it provides new methods of learning and mastering mathematical concepts.

10 Great Makerspace Projects Using Science

This guide brings science to life with ten makerspace activities using sewing machines, laser cutters, 3D printers, electronics, woodworking tools, and metalworking equipment. Makers will develop new people and project skills, build confidence by overcoming challenges, and possibly discover innovative ways to address modern-day issues with science.

10 Great Makerspace Projects Using Social Studies

This guide provides step-by-step instructions to help both educators and students experience social studies projects like never before. Readers will learn how to implement STEM principles to make social studies hands-on and fun at the same time.

Ask Me Everything

Provides lists and quips, stats and quotes, to keep readers of all ages asking questions for hours.

Biology, ed. 2

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.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2

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

Chemistry Experiments

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

Climate Change

This work combines entries describing Earth's variable climatic history, references to scientific literature, weather record data, and selected primary documents to present readers with a comprehensive account of global warming's effects worldwide.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

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

Ecology Experiments

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

Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Rev. ed.

Provides information from numerous fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues, including biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering, and explains the interrelationships of these issues.

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, ed. 3

This book covers the ecology, behavior, conservation, evolution, form and function of whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, manatees, dugongs, otters and polar bears, and provides new content on anthropogenic concerns, emerging threats such as ocean noise, and impacts of climate change.

Encyclopedia of Time

Surveys the major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations that infuse the present understanding of time. Explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and creative artists from ancient times to the present.

Endangered Species, ed. 2

Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3

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 Health Sourcebook, ed. 3

Provides basic consumer health information about the health effects of environmental hazards and diseases linked to environmental causes, with facts about the impact on specific populations.

Environmental Science Experiments

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.

Experiment Central, ed. 2

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.

Forensic Science Experiments

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.

Genetics, ed. 2

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.

Genetics Experiments

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

Geology

This volume focuses on Earth's composition, including mineralogy and crystallography; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic petrology; economic geology; and geochemistry. It investigates Earth's structure, which concerns geophysics, structural geology, tectonics, volcanology, and geodesy. Earth's surface features and processes are also explored. Historical geology, stratigraphy, paleontology, astrogeology, and geology's practical applications complete this resource.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

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

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.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

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

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

This resource book offers broad, comprehensive coverage of the animal kingdom, ranging from the simple -- sponges and corals -- to the complex -- mammals. Animals are grouped by major classifications: sponges; corals; jellyfishes; segmented worms; crustaceans and mollusks; insects; fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; and mammals.

Human Body Experiments

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

Marine Science Experiments

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

North American Wildlife

Covers more than 75 North American species from across the branches of the animal family. Provides recent information about changes in endangerment status and wildlife recovery programs, focusing on developments reported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 1

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers human life.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 10

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers research projects with a cumulative index and glossary.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 2

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers animal life.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 3

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers plant and fungi life.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 4

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers earth science.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 5

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers chemistry.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 6

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers physics.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 7

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers astronomy and space.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 8

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers mathematics.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, v. 9

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers technology.

Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as planets, stars and sunlight, and astrophysics, along with analysis and findings.

The Britannica Guide to Statistics and Probability

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

The Princeton Companion to Mathematics

Presents entries written by the world's leading mathematicians. Introduces basic mathematical tools and vocabulary, traces the development of modern mathematics, explains essential terms and concepts, examines core ideas in major areas of mathematics, describes the achievements of scores of famous mathematicians, and explores the impact of mathematics on other disciplines such as biology, finance, and music.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2

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

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.

Weather and Climate Experiments

Provides students and teachers with the tools needed to explore various computer science experiments. Topics covered include investigations of the effects of water's high heat capacity on temperatures, worldwide weather phenomena, and the levels of two weather and climate factors that are impacted by human activities.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2

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.

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