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10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.
10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

This book enables teachers to hone readers' skills and help students from all grade levels develop their ability to create meaning from print. It provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing. Features include information on the often-overlooked importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles and strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.
5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

This book explains how you can assess and answer your students’ technology needs in terms of access, purpose, and audience--and why you and your school cannot afford to keep students from using technology in their education.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.
A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

This book offers school and district leaders concise, practical advice on how to set up a hybrid mobile technology program or shift an existing 1:1 or BYOD program to the more flexible, cost-effective, equitable, and learning-focused hybrid approach.

A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.

This book explores approaches, strategies, and techniques that schools and districts should consider as they begin their transition to a personalized competency-based education (PCBE) system. It includes examples of how to use proficiency scales, standard operating procedures, behavior rubrics, personal tracking matrices, and other tools to aid in instruction and assessment.

A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.
A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.

A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.

This book offers young readers a perspective into the some of the greatest civilizations in history. Readers will learn about early civilizations such as Mesopotamia and the kings of Israel, civilizations from classical antiquity such as dynastic China and the Persian empire, and civilizations of the Middle Ages, such as the Viking explorers and the Incas, to name a few.

Advances in Heat Transfer, ed. , v. 45
Advances in Heat Transfer, ed. , v. 45

Advances in Heat Transfer, ed. , v. 45

This title provides coverages of heat transfer topics of current interest.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on artificial intelligence in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

This book discusses artificial intelligence (AI) including drones, robots, and computers handling tasks that once only humans could perform. There is also a section analyzing the questions of whether computers can really think and develop self-awareness.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Explores the amazing advances science has made in artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of artificial intelligence (A.I.), and how the idea of machines that think and act on their own It has gone from science fiction to reality. It examines the technologies involved in A.I. and its inevitable effects on work, life, health, and many other aspects of human society, and raises important ethical issues and challenges.

Baking, ed. , v.
Baking, ed. , v.

Baking, ed. , v.

Shares recipes, advice, reminders, and help when things go wrong to introduce baking.

Baking, ed. , v.
Baking, ed. , v.

Baking, ed. , v.

This guide offers 101 tips for cooking delicious homemade muffins, cakes, biscuits and tarts. It includes advice on brownies, cupcakes, meringues and more, with information on ingredients and simple techniques.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.
Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

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

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.
Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.
Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data from the American Civil War and analyze its implications. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Sanjay's Civil War Project (ISBN: 9781508137795), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysis works in the real world.

Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.
Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.

Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.

This book examines how and why schools, special-interest groups, and governments attempt to suppress information in print and online.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

This volume covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.
Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.

Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.

This book contains selected case studies of some of the most important and influential moments in medicine and epidemiology. The cases chosen for this collection represent a wide array of public health issues that go into the makeup of what can be termed the New Public Health, which includes traditional public health, such as sanitation, hygiene and infectious disease control,

Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient China and then examines questions such as: How Important Was the Great Wall in the Development of Ancient Chinese Civilization?, What Effect Did Confucianism Have on the Chinese Moral and Political Outlook?, How Did the Chinese Invention of Gunpowder Affect Warfare in the World?, and How Did the Silk Road Link China with the Rest of the World?

Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Egypt and then examines questions such as: How Did the Nile River Make Egyptian Civilization Possible?, How Did an Agrarian Society Build One of the World’s Most Enduring Structures?, How Did Religious Beliefs Shape Egyptian Views of Life and Death?, and How Did Cleopatra Contribute to Ancient Egypt’s Final Fall?

Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Greece and then examines questions such as: How Did the Rise of City-States Shape the Development of Greek Society?, How Did Greek Military Practices Influence Western Warfare?, How Did Athenian Theatrical Traditions Influence Performing Arts in the Modern Age?, and How Did Alexander’s Conquests Bring About Greece’s Last Great Age?

Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient India and then examines questions such as: What Part Did India’s Early Cultures Play in the Birth of Hinduism?, How Did Alexander’s Invasion of India Alter Indian Culture?, How Did Foreign Invasions Give Rise to India’s Largest Empire?, and How Did One Indian Ruler Help Transform Buddhism into a World Religion?

Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.
Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

This book provides time-saving routines for general and special education teachers that will increase the active roles of co-teacher partners and intensify instruction for students. Co-planning strategies for meeting IEP goals, and tips for eliminating the frustrations and barriers often associated with co-planning, are also presented.

Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.
Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

This resource traces the impact of foreign rule in East and Southeast Asia, providing insight into the wars and policies that affected the local people, economy, and society.

Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.
Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.

Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.

This book looks at the world of computer science, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the work that scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.

Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.
Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.

Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.

This book examines the role copyrights play in the areas of public domain, intellectual property, schools, and the digital realm.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.
Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

The articles collected in this volume give a sense of the great variety of crowdfunded projects, the particular advantages or drawbacks of the method, and the potential challenges and controversies that can arise from crowdfunding.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

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

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.
Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Examines the critical intersection between emergency management and public health, providing a succinct overview of the actions that may be taken before, during, and after a major public health emergency or disaster, all in an effort to reduce morbidity and mortality.

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.

Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.
Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.

Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how they can free themselves from rigid and ineffective busywork by replacing lesson plans with learning journeys that are guided by the students’ abilities, interests, and skill levels rather than by pre-selected checklists of day-to-day benchmarks.

Drone Warfare, ed. , v.
Drone Warfare, ed. , v.

Drone Warfare, ed. , v.

The articles in this volume follow the development of U.S. drone policy, documenting the effects on U.S. forces, foreign relations, and the legal and ethical concerns of covert, remote airstrikes.

Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.
Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.

Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.

This book teaches librarians in diverse communities how to develop and implement early learning programming beyond traditional storytimes, and offers a blueprint for making play a sustainable early-learning program series for budgets big and small. Ideas for making early learning activities relevant to the six early literacy skills in a public library setting, and tips for marketing the program to parents and caregivers are also included.

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.
Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

This book shows educators how to get the most out of educational coaching by exploring models of coaching that enhance teachers' thinking, help them overcome obstacles to success, and lead to lasting change.

Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.
Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.

Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, and how to collect data to learn more about immigration in the past and present. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island (ISBN: 9781508137788), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data collection works in the real world.

Engaging Design, ed. , v.
Engaging Design, ed. , v.

Engaging Design, ed. , v.

This book introduces basic concepts of aesthetics and good design and explores examples of its successful uses in the academic, public, and special library. It provides simple steps for implementing techniques to improve instruction, human-computer interaction, e-learning, public services spaces, wayfinding signage, and all manner of library programs, events, and services.

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.

Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.
Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.

Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, and how to make a circuit by testing for the best conductor. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Molly Makes Electricity (ISBN: 9781508137948), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how testing works in the real world.

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

Food Plants, ed. , v.

Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.
Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.

Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.

This text provides a raft of strategies for ensuring that students experience small, constructive failures as a means to greater achievement, and offers practical suggestions for ensuring that constructive failure doesn't detrimentally affect students' summative assessments.

From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.
From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.

From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.

This book describes the parts of a flower, the vital roles of bees and seeds in plant reproduction, how a seed change as it sprouts into a plant, and why a tomato is a fruit and other questions, and includes six activities and background information for parents and teachers.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.
From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.
Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.

Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.

Provides simple steps to growing and nurturing fruits and vegetables in containers.

Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.
Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.

Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, and shows why it is important for chemists to check their work. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Kara Is a Chemist (ISBN: 9781508137580), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how testing works in the real world.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.
Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.

Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.

This volume embeds innovative, current pedagogical practices into new and redeveloped courses and introduces digital and online learning tools to best support teaching practices.

Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.
Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.

Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.

This book offers 101 tips to guide you through the basics of growing your own vegetables, whether you have a large plot or a small urban garden. Discover the techniques, including organic methods, from improving your soil and sowing seed for the first time, to harvesting homegrown produce at its best.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.

Developing a computer that can match human intelligence—or even exceed it—is the ultimate goal of artificial intelligence researchers. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.

I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.
I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.

I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data from the American Civil War and analyze its implications. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Sanjay's Civil War Project (ISBN: 9781508137795), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysis works in the real world.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.
Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

This book advises teachers on how to assess, instruct, and differentiate inclusive lesson plans and strategies for inclusion honoring each individual student and working with families and making them an integral part of the inclusive team and by not permitting a label to define a student or lower academic, behavioral, social, and emotional expectations. It includes updated information on ADA, IDEA, writing IEPs, transitional services, and metacognitive strategies.

Indebted, ed. , v.
Indebted, ed. , v.

Indebted, ed. , v.

This book breaks through the culture of silence surrounding the student debt crisis, revealing the unspoken costs of sending our kids to college. It describes the profound moral conflicts for parents as they try to honor what they see as their highest parental duty—providing their children with opportunity—and shows how parents and students alike are forced to take on enormous debts and gamble on an investment that might not pay off.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book examines the challenges involved in seeking and evaluating information from the vast array of sources available through digital technology.

Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.
Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.

Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.

This book introduces the statistical software R and its statistical and graphical tools which are important and necessary for image processing techniques. Both the theory and practice of R code concepts and techniques are presented and explained.

Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.
Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.

Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.

This book looks at the food we eat and questions how much we can take for granted about its safety.

Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.
Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.

Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, using a story to demonstrate how data organization is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic.  Jada collects and organizes data about the temperature throughout the course of a summer. The story is paired with the nonfiction book We Study Temperature (ISBN: 9781508137818).

Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.
Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.

Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, using a story to demonstrate how testing is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Kara completes a chemistry experiment and then tests it to make sure she did it correctly. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Fun with Chemistry (ISBN: 9781538353059).

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.
Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.

Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, and how to look at and organize data about the amount of daylight that exists daily throughout the course of a year. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book I Measure Day and Night (ISBN: 9781508137658), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data organization works in the real world.

Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.
Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.

Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Ellie collects data on her trip to Ellis Island, which teaches her more about immigration to the United States. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Let's Study Immigration (ISBN: 9781538353165).

Love your world, ed. , v.
Love your world, ed. , v.

Love your world, ed. , v.

Covers ideas on how to take care of the planet--from growing a garden in a tray to recycling trash.

Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.
Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.

Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, using a story to demonstrate how data analysis is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Luna collects data about population to learn more about her city. The story is paired with the nonfiction book The Population of Chicago (ISBN: 9781508137665).

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.
Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.

Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, using a story to demonstrate how testing is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Molly makes a circuit and then tests it to make sure it works. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Finding the Best Conductor (ISBN: 9781538353189).

Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.
Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.

Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.

This book is the perfect way to introduce kids to the wonderful world of crafting, knitting, sewing, crocheting and more, for the whole family.

Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.
Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.

Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.

This cookbook is full of fun activities such as experiencing food with all five senses, designing dishes, and performing kitchen experiments, plus an introduction to measurements associated with cooking, perfect for children who want to join their parents in the kitchen.

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.
Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

This book examines the question of whether Internet service providers should be able to charge content providers for faster connections, introducing readers to the history behind the issue and the modern arguments surrounding it.

Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.
Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.

Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.

This book examines and disputes the 'dusty old rules' of standard networking advice, and shows how the same traits that make many people hate networking can be harnessed to forge an approach more effective and user-friendly than traditional techniques. This edition adds new material on applying networking principles in personal situations, handling interview questions, following up—what do you do with all those business cards?—and more.

On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.
On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.

On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.

This collection of articles includes tips and strategies, reflections on the profession as a whole, and descriptions of practices that can make the teaching experience more effective and more rewarding.

On Developing Readers, ed. , v.
On Developing Readers, ed. , v.

On Developing Readers, ed. , v.

This collection of articles covers what research says about the teaching of both reading and reading comprehension—from teaching phonics to improving fluency to tackling complex texts. It offers strategies for teaching informational texts as well as fiction. Most important, it also addresses how to inspire the love of reading.

Online Identity, ed. , v.
Online Identity, ed. , v.

Online Identity, ed. , v.

This book examines the benefits and consequences of storing massive amounts of personal data on the Internet.

Peak Plastic, ed. , v.
Peak Plastic, ed. , v.

Peak Plastic, ed. , v.

This book proposes a new model for linking our synthetic world to the natural one, the key being supply chain innovation. It presents five market-based solutions that will allow consumers to continue to use plastic while addressing its unchecked proliferation. It also considers how the material itself might be adapted for a sustainable future.

Philosophy: Education, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Education, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Education, ed. , v.

This book covers the philosophy of education, the branch of philosophy concerned with understanding, criticizing, and justifying educational ideas and practices. It looks at important thinkers and attempts to understand their educational ideas as well as looks at an important concept or idea in the larger social and intellectual world, such as creativity or democracy, and examines how that idea intersects with educational issues.

Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.

This volume is composed of twelve chapters covering such topics as population, novel ecoysystem, geoengineering, climate change, animal ethics, conciliation, and extinction. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.

Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.

This book addresses the theme of ethics in such technology areas as cyber warfare, designing children, video games and virtual reality, nanotechnology, and technology and the environment. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.

Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.
Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.

Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.

This book explores the slow but mighty shifts that created the continents and that continue to shape modern landscapes. Color photographs, diagrams, and sidebars are also provided.

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

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

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

Preserving, ed. , v.
Preserving, ed. , v.

Preserving, ed. , v.

This book gives you the knowledge you need to make more than 70 step-by-step recipes, taking you from complete beginner to being able to freeze, bottle, and pickle with confidence.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.
Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.
Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of robots and why they are poised to transform the health care industry. In some places robots are already carrying meals to patients, carting away dirty laundry, disinfecting floors, dispensing medication, assisting with surgeries, and helping patients with limited mobility.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.
Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

This guide covers the history, development, and current workings of cybercurrencies and the underground economy, both in the United States and around the world. It discusses the explosive growth of cybercurrencies, plus both the illegal or malicious activities that are paid for with cybercurrencies, such as money laundering, tax evasion, and human trafficking, and the many legitimate, constructive applications.

Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.
Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.

Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, using a story to demonstrate how data analysis is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Sanjay learns how to analyze data that he finds about the American Civil War. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Bloodiest Civil War Battles (ISBN: 9781508137801).

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 38, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 38, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 38, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

Science and Nature, ed. , v.
Science and Nature, ed. , v.

Science and Nature, ed. , v.

Contains articles about science and nature that detail natural phenomena, rocks and minerals, energy and atoms, and biographies of famous scientists.

Sewing, ed. , v.
Sewing, ed. , v.

Sewing, ed. , v.

From learning to thread a needle to designing a gorgeous patchwork craft, this book gives you the skills you need to sew more than 30 beautiful step-by-step projects.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.
Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with student materials for guiding students through argument-driven inquiry investigations. It provides lab details, safety information, and handouts that integrate science, literacy, and math.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.
Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with student materials for guiding students through argument-driven inquiry investigations. It provides lab details, safety information, and handouts that integrate science, literacy, and math.

Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.
Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.

Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Taylor collects data about the frequency of each animal track she finds in nature. The story is paired with the nonfiction book What Happened to the Ecosystem? (ISBN: 9781508137771).

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1
Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Calls into question, the fundamental concern of 'what makes an effective teacher' for today and tomorrow. Concerned with student outcomes based primarily on a limited set of measures and attribution of student achievements to the quality of teachers, Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era aims to bridge the gaps for much needed resources on teacher education and teacher professional development. The importance of evidence-based approaches, planning for quality impact and contextualisation of relevant outcomes are discussed and illustrated in this book.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.
Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

This book provides the pedagogical best practices needed to promote your students’ strengths and abilities for life-long success. It offers practical tips on effective IEPs, personal stories from adults with learning differences, and suggestions from real teachers.

Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.
Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.

Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.

This book shows how teachers can more purposefully integrate technology into instruction to facilitate the practice and mastery of each of the 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity) along with other learning objectives.

Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.
Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.

Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.
The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.

The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.

This book analyzes competitive trends, provide industry and governance examples, and explains interactions between AI and other digital technologies, such as blockchain, cybersecurity, and the Internet of Things.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.
The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

This book examines the often-confusing information—and misinformation—that exists on obesity and its connection to overall health, addressing the rate of obesity in the United States, questioning the appropriateness of BMI to gauge overall health and well-being, discussing controversies related to weight and health including excessive dieting, and providing real-world scenarios that clearly illustrate major concepts related to weight and health.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.
The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. 2, 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 Population of Chicago, ed. , v.
The Population of Chicago, ed. , v.

The Population of Chicago, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data about the population of Chicago in order to learn more about the city. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Luna Studies Population (ISBN: 9781538353158), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysisi works in the real world.

The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.
The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.

The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.

This book explores the science and technology of hockey. It shows how science, tech, and even math shape and sometimes alter athletic achievement and how athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance.

Themes in Chinese Psychology (Second Edition), ed. 2, v. 1
Themes in Chinese Psychology (Second Edition), ed. 2, v. 1

Themes in Chinese Psychology (Second Edition), ed. 2, v. 1

Examines the various affective, behavioral, and cognitive patterns that have been identified as being closely associated with the Chinese psyche and provides a discussion on the influences of traditional Chinese philosophies—Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism—on the Chinese mentality.

Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.
Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.

Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.

This guide defines the role of the coach, shares information from research and the learning sciences relating to coaching cycles and methodologies, and presents scenarios from coaches in diverse situations and with varied backgrounds.

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.
Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.

This book showcases the latest developments, trends, and challenges within the field of international public health.

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.

Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.
Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.

Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the electron, the negatively charged subatomic particle that orbits around an atom's nucleus.

Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.
Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.

Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.

This book explores the history and theoretical properties of Higgs Bosons, the mysterious subatomic particles that have eluded scientists for years.

Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.
Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.

Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the neutrino, one of the smallest subatomic particles.

Understanding Personality, ed. , v.
Understanding Personality, ed. , v.

Understanding Personality, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about personality: the qualities, behaviors, emotions, and actions that make an individual different from other people.

Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.
Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.

Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the quark, one of the most basic constituents of matter.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2019, v.
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2019, v.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2019, v.

Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.

Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.
Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.

Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines virtual reality technology and how it is helping surgeons plan complex operations, medical students learn anatomy without cadavers, and patients cope with physical pain and the emotional challenges of long-term hospital stays.

We Study Temperature, ed. , v.
We Study Temperature, ed. , v.

We Study Temperature, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, and how a class studies temperature throughout the course of a winter. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Jada's Summer Project (ISBN: 9781508137887), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data organization works in the real world.

What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.
What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.

What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.

This book explores the vast communication that allows computers all over the world to share data. Students will discover Wi-Fi, radio waves, telecommunications, and the differences between a wired and wireless network. Readers will learn about the biggest computer network, the internet, and better understand how computers talk to each other to make worldwide communication possible.

What Are Computers?, ed. , v.
What Are Computers?, ed. , v.

What Are Computers?, ed. , v.

This book is a perfect resource for young readers interested in everything to do with computers. They will learn how computer technology has changed and how computers have served different needs in different times.

What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.
What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.

What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.

This book explains to young readers how hardware and software work together, and describes how writing code creates software and programs. These are concepts that every young reader will need to know to understand the basics of how computer technology works.

What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.
What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.

What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Taylor collects data about the frequency of each animal track she finds in nature. The story is paired with the nonfiction book What Happened to the Ecosystem? (ISBN: 9781508137771).

What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.
What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.

What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.

This book will introduce readers to different types of online threats, including viruses and malware. They will learn how different dangers spread and some basic steps to stop or prevent them. Additionally, this book will illuminate the scary consequences of falling prey to those threats, such as having personal information stolen or deleted, and cyberstalking.

What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.
What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.

What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.

This book explores a wide variety of tasks computers perform, from running video games to controlling the International Space Station to helping students learn to read, write, and do math. While students may have limited exposure to what computers do in their own lives, they will be inspired to learn that there is so much more to these machines than they have imagined.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.
What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

This book explores that ways that computers are already able to use artificial intelligence to defeat human chess champions and operate automobiles and aircraft independently. It covers computer networks, guided by artificial intelligence, that have brought big changes to business, marketing, medicine, transportation, warfare, and other areas of modern life.

Win the Heart, ed. , v.
Win the Heart, ed. , v.

Win the Heart, ed. , v.

Every great company has an engaged workforce, and nurturing a culture of engagement is at the heart of great leadership—employees who really care about their work, their coworkers, and the organization can supercharge a company's success. This book discusses how to create the kind of workplace where everyone feels excited to come to work, passionate about what he or she brings to the company, and energized at the end of the day.

Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.
Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.

Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.

Includes simple diagnostic details on 80 common childhood complaints, ranging from colds to meningitis, with easy-to-follow advice on what parents can do to treat their child, and when to call a doctor.

Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Offers advice on how to care for your baby, body, and mind during pregnancy, with advice on diet, exercise, and preparing emotionally for parenthood.

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.

SNRU Titles

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.
10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

This book enables teachers to hone readers' skills and help students from all grade levels develop their ability to create meaning from print. It provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing. Features include information on the often-overlooked importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles and strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students.

A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.
A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.

A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.

This book offers young readers a perspective into the some of the greatest civilizations in history. Readers will learn about early civilizations such as Mesopotamia and the kings of Israel, civilizations from classical antiquity such as dynastic China and the Persian empire, and civilizations of the Middle Ages, such as the Viking explorers and the Incas, to name a few.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.
Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.
Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.

Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.

This book examines how and why schools, special-interest groups, and governments attempt to suppress information in print and online.

Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient China and then examines questions such as: How Important Was the Great Wall in the Development of Ancient Chinese Civilization?, What Effect Did Confucianism Have on the Chinese Moral and Political Outlook?, How Did the Chinese Invention of Gunpowder Affect Warfare in the World?, and How Did the Silk Road Link China with the Rest of the World?

Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Egypt and then examines questions such as: How Did the Nile River Make Egyptian Civilization Possible?, How Did an Agrarian Society Build One of the World’s Most Enduring Structures?, How Did Religious Beliefs Shape Egyptian Views of Life and Death?, and How Did Cleopatra Contribute to Ancient Egypt’s Final Fall?

Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Greece and then examines questions such as: How Did the Rise of City-States Shape the Development of Greek Society?, How Did Greek Military Practices Influence Western Warfare?, How Did Athenian Theatrical Traditions Influence Performing Arts in the Modern Age?, and How Did Alexander’s Conquests Bring About Greece’s Last Great Age?

Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient India and then examines questions such as: What Part Did India’s Early Cultures Play in the Birth of Hinduism?, How Did Alexander’s Invasion of India Alter Indian Culture?, How Did Foreign Invasions Give Rise to India’s Largest Empire?, and How Did One Indian Ruler Help Transform Buddhism into a World Religion?

Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.
Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

This resource traces the impact of foreign rule in East and Southeast Asia, providing insight into the wars and policies that affected the local people, economy, and society.

Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.
Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.

Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.

This book examines the role copyrights play in the areas of public domain, intellectual property, schools, and the digital realm.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

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

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.
Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

This book advises teachers on how to assess, instruct, and differentiate inclusive lesson plans and strategies for inclusion honoring each individual student and working with families and making them an integral part of the inclusive team and by not permitting a label to define a student or lower academic, behavioral, social, and emotional expectations. It includes updated information on ADA, IDEA, writing IEPs, transitional services, and metacognitive strategies.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book examines the challenges involved in seeking and evaluating information from the vast array of sources available through digital technology.

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.
Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

This book examines the question of whether Internet service providers should be able to charge content providers for faster connections, introducing readers to the history behind the issue and the modern arguments surrounding it.

Online Identity, ed. , v.
Online Identity, ed. , v.

Online Identity, ed. , v.

This book examines the benefits and consequences of storing massive amounts of personal data on the Internet.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.
Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of robots and why they are poised to transform the health care industry. In some places robots are already carrying meals to patients, carting away dirty laundry, disinfecting floors, dispensing medication, assisting with surgeries, and helping patients with limited mobility.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.
Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

This book provides the pedagogical best practices needed to promote your students’ strengths and abilities for life-long success. It offers practical tips on effective IEPs, personal stories from adults with learning differences, and suggestions from real teachers.

Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.
Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.

Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.
The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

This book examines the often-confusing information—and misinformation—that exists on obesity and its connection to overall health, addressing the rate of obesity in the United States, questioning the appropriateness of BMI to gauge overall health and well-being, discussing controversies related to weight and health including excessive dieting, and providing real-world scenarios that clearly illustrate major concepts related to weight and health.

Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.
Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.

Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the electron, the negatively charged subatomic particle that orbits around an atom's nucleus.

Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.
Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.

Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.

This book explores the history and theoretical properties of Higgs Bosons, the mysterious subatomic particles that have eluded scientists for years.

Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.
Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.

Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the neutrino, one of the smallest subatomic particles.

Understanding Personality, ed. , v.
Understanding Personality, ed. , v.

Understanding Personality, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about personality: the qualities, behaviors, emotions, and actions that make an individual different from other people.

Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.
Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.

Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the quark, one of the most basic constituents of matter.

Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.
Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.

Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines virtual reality technology and how it is helping surgeons plan complex operations, medical students learn anatomy without cadavers, and patients cope with physical pain and the emotional challenges of long-term hospital stays.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.
5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

This book explains how you can assess and answer your students’ technology needs in terms of access, purpose, and audience--and why you and your school cannot afford to keep students from using technology in their education.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.
A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

This book offers school and district leaders concise, practical advice on how to set up a hybrid mobile technology program or shift an existing 1:1 or BYOD program to the more flexible, cost-effective, equitable, and learning-focused hybrid approach.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on artificial intelligence in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

This book discusses artificial intelligence (AI) including drones, robots, and computers handling tasks that once only humans could perform. There is also a section analyzing the questions of whether computers can really think and develop self-awareness.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Explores the amazing advances science has made in artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of artificial intelligence (A.I.), and how the idea of machines that think and act on their own It has gone from science fiction to reality. It examines the technologies involved in A.I. and its inevitable effects on work, life, health, and many other aspects of human society, and raises important ethical issues and challenges.

Baking, ed. , v.
Baking, ed. , v.

Baking, ed. , v.

Shares recipes, advice, reminders, and help when things go wrong to introduce baking.

Baking, ed. , v.
Baking, ed. , v.

Baking, ed. , v.

This guide offers 101 tips for cooking delicious homemade muffins, cakes, biscuits and tarts. It includes advice on brownies, cupcakes, meringues and more, with information on ingredients and simple techniques.

Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.
Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data from the American Civil War and analyze its implications. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Sanjay's Civil War Project (ISBN: 9781508137795), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysis works in the real world.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

This volume covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.
Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

This book provides time-saving routines for general and special education teachers that will increase the active roles of co-teacher partners and intensify instruction for students. Co-planning strategies for meeting IEP goals, and tips for eliminating the frustrations and barriers often associated with co-planning, are also presented.

Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.
Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.

Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.

This book looks at the world of computer science, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the work that scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.

Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.
Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.

Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how they can free themselves from rigid and ineffective busywork by replacing lesson plans with learning journeys that are guided by the students’ abilities, interests, and skill levels rather than by pre-selected checklists of day-to-day benchmarks.

Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.
Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.

Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, and how to collect data to learn more about immigration in the past and present. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island (ISBN: 9781508137788), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data collection works in the real world.

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.

Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.
Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.

Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, and how to make a circuit by testing for the best conductor. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Molly Makes Electricity (ISBN: 9781508137948), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how testing works in the real world.

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

Food Plants, ed. , v.

Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.
Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.

Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.

This text provides a raft of strategies for ensuring that students experience small, constructive failures as a means to greater achievement, and offers practical suggestions for ensuring that constructive failure doesn't detrimentally affect students' summative assessments.

From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.
From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.

From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.

This book describes the parts of a flower, the vital roles of bees and seeds in plant reproduction, how a seed change as it sprouts into a plant, and why a tomato is a fruit and other questions, and includes six activities and background information for parents and teachers.

Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.
Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.

Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.

Provides simple steps to growing and nurturing fruits and vegetables in containers.

Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.
Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.

Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, and shows why it is important for chemists to check their work. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Kara Is a Chemist (ISBN: 9781508137580), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how testing works in the real world.

Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.
Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.

Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.

This book offers 101 tips to guide you through the basics of growing your own vegetables, whether you have a large plot or a small urban garden. Discover the techniques, including organic methods, from improving your soil and sowing seed for the first time, to harvesting homegrown produce at its best.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.

Developing a computer that can match human intelligence—or even exceed it—is the ultimate goal of artificial intelligence researchers. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.

I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.
I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.

I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data from the American Civil War and analyze its implications. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Sanjay's Civil War Project (ISBN: 9781508137795), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysis works in the real world.

Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.
Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.

Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.

This book introduces the statistical software R and its statistical and graphical tools which are important and necessary for image processing techniques. Both the theory and practice of R code concepts and techniques are presented and explained.

Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.
Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.

Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.

This book looks at the food we eat and questions how much we can take for granted about its safety.

Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.
Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.

Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, using a story to demonstrate how data organization is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic.  Jada collects and organizes data about the temperature throughout the course of a summer. The story is paired with the nonfiction book We Study Temperature (ISBN: 9781508137818).

Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.
Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.

Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, using a story to demonstrate how testing is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Kara completes a chemistry experiment and then tests it to make sure she did it correctly. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Fun with Chemistry (ISBN: 9781538353059).

Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.
Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.

Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, and how to look at and organize data about the amount of daylight that exists daily throughout the course of a year. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book I Measure Day and Night (ISBN: 9781508137658), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data organization works in the real world.

Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.
Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.

Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Ellie collects data on her trip to Ellis Island, which teaches her more about immigration to the United States. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Let's Study Immigration (ISBN: 9781538353165).

Love your world, ed. , v.
Love your world, ed. , v.

Love your world, ed. , v.

Covers ideas on how to take care of the planet--from growing a garden in a tray to recycling trash.

Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.
Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.

Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, using a story to demonstrate how data analysis is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Luna collects data about population to learn more about her city. The story is paired with the nonfiction book The Population of Chicago (ISBN: 9781508137665).

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.
Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.

Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, using a story to demonstrate how testing is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Molly makes a circuit and then tests it to make sure it works. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Finding the Best Conductor (ISBN: 9781538353189).

Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.
Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.

Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.

This book is the perfect way to introduce kids to the wonderful world of crafting, knitting, sewing, crocheting and more, for the whole family.

Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.
Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.

Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.

This cookbook is full of fun activities such as experiencing food with all five senses, designing dishes, and performing kitchen experiments, plus an introduction to measurements associated with cooking, perfect for children who want to join their parents in the kitchen.

On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.
On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.

On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.

This collection of articles includes tips and strategies, reflections on the profession as a whole, and descriptions of practices that can make the teaching experience more effective and more rewarding.

On Developing Readers, ed. , v.
On Developing Readers, ed. , v.

On Developing Readers, ed. , v.

This collection of articles covers what research says about the teaching of both reading and reading comprehension—from teaching phonics to improving fluency to tackling complex texts. It offers strategies for teaching informational texts as well as fiction. Most important, it also addresses how to inspire the love of reading.

Preserving, ed. , v.
Preserving, ed. , v.

Preserving, ed. , v.

This book gives you the knowledge you need to make more than 70 step-by-step recipes, taking you from complete beginner to being able to freeze, bottle, and pickle with confidence.

Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.
Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.

Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, using a story to demonstrate how data analysis is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Sanjay learns how to analyze data that he finds about the American Civil War. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Bloodiest Civil War Battles (ISBN: 9781508137801).

Science and Nature, ed. , v.
Science and Nature, ed. , v.

Science and Nature, ed. , v.

Contains articles about science and nature that detail natural phenomena, rocks and minerals, energy and atoms, and biographies of famous scientists.

Sewing, ed. , v.
Sewing, ed. , v.

Sewing, ed. , v.

From learning to thread a needle to designing a gorgeous patchwork craft, this book gives you the skills you need to sew more than 30 beautiful step-by-step projects.

Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.
Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.

Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Taylor collects data about the frequency of each animal track she finds in nature. The story is paired with the nonfiction book What Happened to the Ecosystem? (ISBN: 9781508137771).

Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.
Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.

Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.

This book shows how teachers can more purposefully integrate technology into instruction to facilitate the practice and mastery of each of the 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity) along with other learning objectives.

The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.
The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.

The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.

This book analyzes competitive trends, provide industry and governance examples, and explains interactions between AI and other digital technologies, such as blockchain, cybersecurity, and the Internet of Things.

The Population of Chicago, ed. , v.
The Population of Chicago, ed. , v.

The Population of Chicago, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data about the population of Chicago in order to learn more about the city. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Luna Studies Population (ISBN: 9781538353158), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysisi works in the real world.

We Study Temperature, ed. , v.
We Study Temperature, ed. , v.

We Study Temperature, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, and how a class studies temperature throughout the course of a winter. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Jada's Summer Project (ISBN: 9781508137887), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data organization works in the real world.

What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.
What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.

What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.

This book explores the vast communication that allows computers all over the world to share data. Students will discover Wi-Fi, radio waves, telecommunications, and the differences between a wired and wireless network. Readers will learn about the biggest computer network, the internet, and better understand how computers talk to each other to make worldwide communication possible.

What Are Computers?, ed. , v.
What Are Computers?, ed. , v.

What Are Computers?, ed. , v.

This book is a perfect resource for young readers interested in everything to do with computers. They will learn how computer technology has changed and how computers have served different needs in different times.

What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.
What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.

What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.

This book explains to young readers how hardware and software work together, and describes how writing code creates software and programs. These are concepts that every young reader will need to know to understand the basics of how computer technology works.

What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.
What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.

What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Taylor collects data about the frequency of each animal track she finds in nature. The story is paired with the nonfiction book What Happened to the Ecosystem? (ISBN: 9781508137771).

What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.
What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.

What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.

This book will introduce readers to different types of online threats, including viruses and malware. They will learn how different dangers spread and some basic steps to stop or prevent them. Additionally, this book will illuminate the scary consequences of falling prey to those threats, such as having personal information stolen or deleted, and cyberstalking.

What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.
What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.

What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.

This book explores a wide variety of tasks computers perform, from running video games to controlling the International Space Station to helping students learn to read, write, and do math. While students may have limited exposure to what computers do in their own lives, they will be inspired to learn that there is so much more to these machines than they have imagined.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.
What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

This book explores that ways that computers are already able to use artificial intelligence to defeat human chess champions and operate automobiles and aircraft independently. It covers computer networks, guided by artificial intelligence, that have brought big changes to business, marketing, medicine, transportation, warfare, and other areas of modern life.

Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.
Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.

Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.

Includes simple diagnostic details on 80 common childhood complaints, ranging from colds to meningitis, with easy-to-follow advice on what parents can do to treat their child, and when to call a doctor.

Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Offers advice on how to care for your baby, body, and mind during pregnancy, with advice on diet, exercise, and preparing emotionally for parenthood.

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.

A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.

This book explores approaches, strategies, and techniques that schools and districts should consider as they begin their transition to a personalized competency-based education (PCBE) system. It includes examples of how to use proficiency scales, standard operating procedures, behavior rubrics, personal tracking matrices, and other tools to aid in instruction and assessment.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.
Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

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

Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.
Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.

Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.

This book contains selected case studies of some of the most important and influential moments in medicine and epidemiology. The cases chosen for this collection represent a wide array of public health issues that go into the makeup of what can be termed the New Public Health, which includes traditional public health, such as sanitation, hygiene and infectious disease control,

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.
Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

The articles collected in this volume give a sense of the great variety of crowdfunded projects, the particular advantages or drawbacks of the method, and the potential challenges and controversies that can arise from crowdfunding.

Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.
Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Examines the critical intersection between emergency management and public health, providing a succinct overview of the actions that may be taken before, during, and after a major public health emergency or disaster, all in an effort to reduce morbidity and mortality.

Drone Warfare, ed. , v.
Drone Warfare, ed. , v.

Drone Warfare, ed. , v.

The articles in this volume follow the development of U.S. drone policy, documenting the effects on U.S. forces, foreign relations, and the legal and ethical concerns of covert, remote airstrikes.

Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.
Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.

Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.

This book teaches librarians in diverse communities how to develop and implement early learning programming beyond traditional storytimes, and offers a blueprint for making play a sustainable early-learning program series for budgets big and small. Ideas for making early learning activities relevant to the six early literacy skills in a public library setting, and tips for marketing the program to parents and caregivers are also included.

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.
Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

This book shows educators how to get the most out of educational coaching by exploring models of coaching that enhance teachers' thinking, help them overcome obstacles to success, and lead to lasting change.

Engaging Design, ed. , v.
Engaging Design, ed. , v.

Engaging Design, ed. , v.

This book introduces basic concepts of aesthetics and good design and explores examples of its successful uses in the academic, public, and special library. It provides simple steps for implementing techniques to improve instruction, human-computer interaction, e-learning, public services spaces, wayfinding signage, and all manner of library programs, events, and services.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.
From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.
Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.

Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.

This volume embeds innovative, current pedagogical practices into new and redeveloped courses and introduces digital and online learning tools to best support teaching practices.

Indebted, ed. , v.
Indebted, ed. , v.

Indebted, ed. , v.

This book breaks through the culture of silence surrounding the student debt crisis, revealing the unspoken costs of sending our kids to college. It describes the profound moral conflicts for parents as they try to honor what they see as their highest parental duty—providing their children with opportunity—and shows how parents and students alike are forced to take on enormous debts and gamble on an investment that might not pay off.

Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.
Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.

Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.

This book examines and disputes the 'dusty old rules' of standard networking advice, and shows how the same traits that make many people hate networking can be harnessed to forge an approach more effective and user-friendly than traditional techniques. This edition adds new material on applying networking principles in personal situations, handling interview questions, following up—what do you do with all those business cards?—and more.

Peak Plastic, ed. , v.
Peak Plastic, ed. , v.

Peak Plastic, ed. , v.

This book proposes a new model for linking our synthetic world to the natural one, the key being supply chain innovation. It presents five market-based solutions that will allow consumers to continue to use plastic while addressing its unchecked proliferation. It also considers how the material itself might be adapted for a sustainable future.

Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.
Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.

Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.

This book explores the slow but mighty shifts that created the continents and that continue to shape modern landscapes. Color photographs, diagrams, and sidebars are also provided.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.
Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.
Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

This guide covers the history, development, and current workings of cybercurrencies and the underground economy, both in the United States and around the world. It discusses the explosive growth of cybercurrencies, plus both the illegal or malicious activities that are paid for with cybercurrencies, such as money laundering, tax evasion, and human trafficking, and the many legitimate, constructive applications.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.
Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with student materials for guiding students through argument-driven inquiry investigations. It provides lab details, safety information, and handouts that integrate science, literacy, and math.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.
Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with student materials for guiding students through argument-driven inquiry investigations. It provides lab details, safety information, and handouts that integrate science, literacy, and math.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.
The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.
The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.

The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.

This book explores the science and technology of hockey. It shows how science, tech, and even math shape and sometimes alter athletic achievement and how athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance.

Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.
Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.

Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.

This guide defines the role of the coach, shares information from research and the learning sciences relating to coaching cycles and methodologies, and presents scenarios from coaches in diverse situations and with varied backgrounds.

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.
Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.

This book showcases the latest developments, trends, and challenges within the field of international public health.

Win the Heart, ed. , v.
Win the Heart, ed. , v.

Win the Heart, ed. , v.

Every great company has an engaged workforce, and nurturing a culture of engagement is at the heart of great leadership—employees who really care about their work, their coworkers, and the organization can supercharge a company's success. This book discusses how to create the kind of workplace where everyone feels excited to come to work, passionate about what he or she brings to the company, and energized at the end of the day.

Arts

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2019, v.
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2019, v.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2019, v.

Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.

Business

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.
Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.

Networking for People Who Hate Networking, ed. 2, v.

This book examines and disputes the 'dusty old rules' of standard networking advice, and shows how the same traits that make many people hate networking can be harnessed to forge an approach more effective and user-friendly than traditional techniques. This edition adds new material on applying networking principles in personal situations, handling interview questions, following up—what do you do with all those business cards?—and more.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.
Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

Rogue Money and the Underground Economy, ed. , v.

This guide covers the history, development, and current workings of cybercurrencies and the underground economy, both in the United States and around the world. It discusses the explosive growth of cybercurrencies, plus both the illegal or malicious activities that are paid for with cybercurrencies, such as money laundering, tax evasion, and human trafficking, and the many legitimate, constructive applications.

Win the Heart, ed. , v.
Win the Heart, ed. , v.

Win the Heart, ed. , v.

Every great company has an engaged workforce, and nurturing a culture of engagement is at the heart of great leadership—employees who really care about their work, their coworkers, and the organization can supercharge a company's success. This book discusses how to create the kind of workplace where everyone feels excited to come to work, passionate about what he or she brings to the company, and energized at the end of the day.

Education

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.
10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

This book enables teachers to hone readers' skills and help students from all grade levels develop their ability to create meaning from print. It provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing. Features include information on the often-overlooked importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles and strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.
5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

This book explains how you can assess and answer your students’ technology needs in terms of access, purpose, and audience--and why you and your school cannot afford to keep students from using technology in their education.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.
A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

This book offers school and district leaders concise, practical advice on how to set up a hybrid mobile technology program or shift an existing 1:1 or BYOD program to the more flexible, cost-effective, equitable, and learning-focused hybrid approach.

A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.

This book explores approaches, strategies, and techniques that schools and districts should consider as they begin their transition to a personalized competency-based education (PCBE) system. It includes examples of how to use proficiency scales, standard operating procedures, behavior rubrics, personal tracking matrices, and other tools to aid in instruction and assessment.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.
Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

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

Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.
Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

Co-Planning for Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

This book provides time-saving routines for general and special education teachers that will increase the active roles of co-teacher partners and intensify instruction for students. Co-planning strategies for meeting IEP goals, and tips for eliminating the frustrations and barriers often associated with co-planning, are also presented.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

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

Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.
Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.

Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how they can free themselves from rigid and ineffective busywork by replacing lesson plans with learning journeys that are guided by the students’ abilities, interests, and skill levels rather than by pre-selected checklists of day-to-day benchmarks.

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.
Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

This book shows educators how to get the most out of educational coaching by exploring models of coaching that enhance teachers' thinking, help them overcome obstacles to success, and lead to lasting change.

Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.
Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.

Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.

This text provides a raft of strategies for ensuring that students experience small, constructive failures as a means to greater achievement, and offers practical suggestions for ensuring that constructive failure doesn't detrimentally affect students' summative assessments.

Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.
Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.

Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching, ed. , v.

This volume embeds innovative, current pedagogical practices into new and redeveloped courses and introduces digital and online learning tools to best support teaching practices.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.
Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

This book advises teachers on how to assess, instruct, and differentiate inclusive lesson plans and strategies for inclusion honoring each individual student and working with families and making them an integral part of the inclusive team and by not permitting a label to define a student or lower academic, behavioral, social, and emotional expectations. It includes updated information on ADA, IDEA, writing IEPs, transitional services, and metacognitive strategies.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.
On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.

On Being a Teacher, ed. , v.

This collection of articles includes tips and strategies, reflections on the profession as a whole, and descriptions of practices that can make the teaching experience more effective and more rewarding.

On Developing Readers, ed. , v.
On Developing Readers, ed. , v.

On Developing Readers, ed. , v.

This collection of articles covers what research says about the teaching of both reading and reading comprehension—from teaching phonics to improving fluency to tackling complex texts. It offers strategies for teaching informational texts as well as fiction. Most important, it also addresses how to inspire the love of reading.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 38, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 38, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 38, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.
Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with student materials for guiding students through argument-driven inquiry investigations. It provides lab details, safety information, and handouts that integrate science, literacy, and math.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.
Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with student materials for guiding students through argument-driven inquiry investigations. It provides lab details, safety information, and handouts that integrate science, literacy, and math.

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1
Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era, ed. , v. 1

Calls into question, the fundamental concern of 'what makes an effective teacher' for today and tomorrow. Concerned with student outcomes based primarily on a limited set of measures and attribution of student achievements to the quality of teachers, Teacher Effectiveness: Capacity Building in a Complex Learning Era aims to bridge the gaps for much needed resources on teacher education and teacher professional development. The importance of evidence-based approaches, planning for quality impact and contextualisation of relevant outcomes are discussed and illustrated in this book.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.
Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

This book provides the pedagogical best practices needed to promote your students’ strengths and abilities for life-long success. It offers practical tips on effective IEPs, personal stories from adults with learning differences, and suggestions from real teachers.

Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.
Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.

Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.

This book shows how teachers can more purposefully integrate technology into instruction to facilitate the practice and mastery of each of the 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity) along with other learning objectives.

Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.
Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.

Transform Learning Through Technology, ed. , v.

This guide defines the role of the coach, shares information from research and the learning sciences relating to coaching cycles and methodologies, and presents scenarios from coaches in diverse situations and with varied backgrounds.

Environment

Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.
Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Examines the critical intersection between emergency management and public health, providing a succinct overview of the actions that may be taken before, during, and after a major public health emergency or disaster, all in an effort to reduce morbidity and mortality.

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.

Love your world, ed. , v.
Love your world, ed. , v.

Love your world, ed. , v.

Covers ideas on how to take care of the planet--from growing a garden in a tray to recycling trash.

Peak Plastic, ed. , v.
Peak Plastic, ed. , v.

Peak Plastic, ed. , v.

This book proposes a new model for linking our synthetic world to the natural one, the key being supply chain innovation. It presents five market-based solutions that will allow consumers to continue to use plastic while addressing its unchecked proliferation. It also considers how the material itself might be adapted for a sustainable future.

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.

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.

General Reference

Baking, ed. , v.
Baking, ed. , v.

Baking, ed. , v.

Shares recipes, advice, reminders, and help when things go wrong to introduce baking.

Baking, ed. , v.
Baking, ed. , v.

Baking, ed. , v.

This guide offers 101 tips for cooking delicious homemade muffins, cakes, biscuits and tarts. It includes advice on brownies, cupcakes, meringues and more, with information on ingredients and simple techniques.

Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.
Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.

Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, ed. , v.

Provides simple steps to growing and nurturing fruits and vegetables in containers.

Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.
Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.

Growing Vegetables, ed. , v.

This book offers 101 tips to guide you through the basics of growing your own vegetables, whether you have a large plot or a small urban garden. Discover the techniques, including organic methods, from improving your soil and sowing seed for the first time, to harvesting homegrown produce at its best.

Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.
Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.

Mommy & Me Craft, ed. , v.

This book is the perfect way to introduce kids to the wonderful world of crafting, knitting, sewing, crocheting and more, for the whole family.

Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.
Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.

Mommy & Me Start Cooking, ed. , v.

This cookbook is full of fun activities such as experiencing food with all five senses, designing dishes, and performing kitchen experiments, plus an introduction to measurements associated with cooking, perfect for children who want to join their parents in the kitchen.

Preserving, ed. , v.
Preserving, ed. , v.

Preserving, ed. , v.

This book gives you the knowledge you need to make more than 70 step-by-step recipes, taking you from complete beginner to being able to freeze, bottle, and pickle with confidence.

Sewing, ed. , v.
Sewing, ed. , v.

Sewing, ed. , v.

From learning to thread a needle to designing a gorgeous patchwork craft, this book gives you the skills you need to sew more than 30 beautiful step-by-step projects.

The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.
The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.

The Science and Technology of Hockey, ed. , v.

This book explores the science and technology of hockey. It shows how science, tech, and even math shape and sometimes alter athletic achievement and how athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance.

Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.
Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.

Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.

Includes simple diagnostic details on 80 common childhood complaints, ranging from colds to meningitis, with easy-to-follow advice on what parents can do to treat their child, and when to call a doctor.

Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Offers advice on how to care for your baby, body, and mind during pregnancy, with advice on diet, exercise, and preparing emotionally for parenthood.

History

A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.
A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.

A Visual History of the Great Civilizations, ed. , v.

This book offers young readers a perspective into the some of the greatest civilizations in history. Readers will learn about early civilizations such as Mesopotamia and the kings of Israel, civilizations from classical antiquity such as dynastic China and the Persian empire, and civilizations of the Middle Ages, such as the Viking explorers and the Incas, to name a few.

Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient China, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient China and then examines questions such as: How Important Was the Great Wall in the Development of Ancient Chinese Civilization?, What Effect Did Confucianism Have on the Chinese Moral and Political Outlook?, How Did the Chinese Invention of Gunpowder Affect Warfare in the World?, and How Did the Silk Road Link China with the Rest of the World?

Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Egypt and then examines questions such as: How Did the Nile River Make Egyptian Civilization Possible?, How Did an Agrarian Society Build One of the World’s Most Enduring Structures?, How Did Religious Beliefs Shape Egyptian Views of Life and Death?, and How Did Cleopatra Contribute to Ancient Egypt’s Final Fall?

Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Greece and then examines questions such as: How Did the Rise of City-States Shape the Development of Greek Society?, How Did Greek Military Practices Influence Western Warfare?, How Did Athenian Theatrical Traditions Influence Performing Arts in the Modern Age?, and How Did Alexander’s Conquests Bring About Greece’s Last Great Age?

Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient India, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient India and then examines questions such as: What Part Did India’s Early Cultures Play in the Birth of Hinduism?, How Did Alexander’s Invasion of India Alter Indian Culture?, How Did Foreign Invasions Give Rise to India’s Largest Empire?, and How Did One Indian Ruler Help Transform Buddhism into a World Religion?

Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.
Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

This resource traces the impact of foreign rule in East and Southeast Asia, providing insight into the wars and policies that affected the local people, economy, and society.

Information and Publishing

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.
Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.
Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

This book examines the question of whether Internet service providers should be able to charge content providers for faster connections, introducing readers to the history behind the issue and the modern arguments surrounding it.

Online Identity, ed. , v.
Online Identity, ed. , v.

Online Identity, ed. , v.

This book examines the benefits and consequences of storing massive amounts of personal data on the Internet.

Law

Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.
Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Disasters and Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Examines the critical intersection between emergency management and public health, providing a succinct overview of the actions that may be taken before, during, and after a major public health emergency or disaster, all in an effort to reduce morbidity and mortality.

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

Medicine

Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.
Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.

Case Studies in Public Health, ed. , v.

This book contains selected case studies of some of the most important and influential moments in medicine and epidemiology. The cases chosen for this collection represent a wide array of public health issues that go into the makeup of what can be termed the New Public Health, which includes traditional public health, such as sanitation, hygiene and infectious disease control,

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.
Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of robots and why they are poised to transform the health care industry. In some places robots are already carrying meals to patients, carting away dirty laundry, disinfecting floors, dispensing medication, assisting with surgeries, and helping patients with limited mobility.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.
The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

This book examines the often-confusing information—and misinformation—that exists on obesity and its connection to overall health, addressing the rate of obesity in the United States, questioning the appropriateness of BMI to gauge overall health and well-being, discussing controversies related to weight and health including excessive dieting, and providing real-world scenarios that clearly illustrate major concepts related to weight and health.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. 2, 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.

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.
Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.

This book showcases the latest developments, trends, and challenges within the field of international public health.

Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.
Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.

Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines virtual reality technology and how it is helping surgeons plan complex operations, medical students learn anatomy without cadavers, and patients cope with physical pain and the emotional challenges of long-term hospital stays.

Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.
Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.

Your Healthy Child, ed. , v.

Includes simple diagnostic details on 80 common childhood complaints, ranging from colds to meningitis, with easy-to-follow advice on what parents can do to treat their child, and when to call a doctor.

Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Your Healthy Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Offers advice on how to care for your baby, body, and mind during pregnancy, with advice on diet, exercise, and preparing emotionally for parenthood.

Religion

Philosophy: Education, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Education, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Education, ed. , v.

This book covers the philosophy of education, the branch of philosophy concerned with understanding, criticizing, and justifying educational ideas and practices. It looks at important thinkers and attempts to understand their educational ideas as well as looks at an important concept or idea in the larger social and intellectual world, such as creativity or democracy, and examines how that idea intersects with educational issues.

Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, ed. , v.

This volume is composed of twelve chapters covering such topics as population, novel ecoysystem, geoengineering, climate change, animal ethics, conciliation, and extinction. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.

Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Technology, ed. , v.

This book addresses the theme of ethics in such technology areas as cyber warfare, designing children, video games and virtual reality, nanotechnology, and technology and the environment. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.

Science

Advances in Heat Transfer, ed. , v. 45
Advances in Heat Transfer, ed. , v. 45

Advances in Heat Transfer, ed. , v. 45

This title provides coverages of heat transfer topics of current interest.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Explores the amazing advances science has made in artificial intelligence.

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.

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

Food Plants, ed. , v.

Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.
From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.

From Flower to Fruit, ed. , v.

This book describes the parts of a flower, the vital roles of bees and seeds in plant reproduction, how a seed change as it sprouts into a plant, and why a tomato is a fruit and other questions, and includes six activities and background information for parents and teachers.

Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.
Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.

Is Our Food Safe?, ed. , v.

This book looks at the food we eat and questions how much we can take for granted about its safety.

Love your world, ed. , v.
Love your world, ed. , v.

Love your world, ed. , v.

Covers ideas on how to take care of the planet--from growing a garden in a tray to recycling trash.

Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.
Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.

Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.

This book explores the slow but mighty shifts that created the continents and that continue to shape modern landscapes. Color photographs, diagrams, and sidebars are also provided.

Science and Nature, ed. , v.
Science and Nature, ed. , v.

Science and Nature, ed. , v.

Contains articles about science and nature that detail natural phenomena, rocks and minerals, energy and atoms, and biographies of famous scientists.

Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.
Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.

Understanding Electrons, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the electron, the negatively charged subatomic particle that orbits around an atom's nucleus.

Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.
Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.

Understanding Higgs Bosons, ed. , v.

This book explores the history and theoretical properties of Higgs Bosons, the mysterious subatomic particles that have eluded scientists for years.

Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.
Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.

Understanding Neutrinos, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the neutrino, one of the smallest subatomic particles.

Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.
Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.

Understanding Quarks, ed. , v.

This book explores the discovery and properties of the quark, one of the most basic constituents of matter.

Social Science

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

This volume covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Engaging Design, ed. , v.
Engaging Design, ed. , v.

Engaging Design, ed. , v.

This book introduces basic concepts of aesthetics and good design and explores examples of its successful uses in the academic, public, and special library. It provides simple steps for implementing techniques to improve instruction, human-computer interaction, e-learning, public services spaces, wayfinding signage, and all manner of library programs, events, and services.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.
From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

Indebted, ed. , v.
Indebted, ed. , v.

Indebted, ed. , v.

This book breaks through the culture of silence surrounding the student debt crisis, revealing the unspoken costs of sending our kids to college. It describes the profound moral conflicts for parents as they try to honor what they see as their highest parental duty—providing their children with opportunity—and shows how parents and students alike are forced to take on enormous debts and gamble on an investment that might not pay off.

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

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

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

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.
Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.
Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.

Teens and ADHD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.
The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

Themes in Chinese Psychology (Second Edition), ed. 2, v. 1
Themes in Chinese Psychology (Second Edition), ed. 2, v. 1

Themes in Chinese Psychology (Second Edition), ed. 2, v. 1

Examines the various affective, behavioral, and cognitive patterns that have been identified as being closely associated with the Chinese psyche and provides a discussion on the influences of traditional Chinese philosophies—Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism—on the Chinese mentality.

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.
Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, ed. , v.

This book showcases the latest developments, trends, and challenges within the field of international public health.

Understanding Personality, ed. , v.
Understanding Personality, ed. , v.

Understanding Personality, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about personality: the qualities, behaviors, emotions, and actions that make an individual different from other people.

Technology

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on artificial intelligence in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

This book discusses artificial intelligence (AI) including drones, robots, and computers handling tasks that once only humans could perform. There is also a section analyzing the questions of whether computers can really think and develop self-awareness.

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

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Explores the amazing advances science has made in artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence: Clever Computers and Smart Machines, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of artificial intelligence (A.I.), and how the idea of machines that think and act on their own It has gone from science fiction to reality. It examines the technologies involved in A.I. and its inevitable effects on work, life, health, and many other aspects of human society, and raises important ethical issues and challenges.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.
Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.
Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data from the American Civil War and analyze its implications. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Sanjay's Civil War Project (ISBN: 9781508137795), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysis works in the real world.

Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.
Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.

Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.

This book examines how and why schools, special-interest groups, and governments attempt to suppress information in print and online.

Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.
Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.

Computer Science in the Real World, ed. , v.

This book looks at the world of computer science, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the work that scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.

Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.
Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.

Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.

This book examines the role copyrights play in the areas of public domain, intellectual property, schools, and the digital realm.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.
Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

The articles collected in this volume give a sense of the great variety of crowdfunded projects, the particular advantages or drawbacks of the method, and the potential challenges and controversies that can arise from crowdfunding.

Drone Warfare, ed. , v.
Drone Warfare, ed. , v.

Drone Warfare, ed. , v.

The articles in this volume follow the development of U.S. drone policy, documenting the effects on U.S. forces, foreign relations, and the legal and ethical concerns of covert, remote airstrikes.

Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.
Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.

Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, and how to collect data to learn more about immigration in the past and present. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Ellie's Trip to Ellis Island (ISBN: 9781508137788), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data collection works in the real world.

Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.
Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.

Finding the Best Conductor, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, and how to make a circuit by testing for the best conductor. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Molly Makes Electricity (ISBN: 9781508137948), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how testing works in the real world.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.
From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.
Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.

Fun with Chemistry, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, and shows why it is important for chemists to check their work. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Kara Is a Chemist (ISBN: 9781508137580), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how testing works in the real world.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society, ed. , v.

Developing a computer that can match human intelligence—or even exceed it—is the ultimate goal of artificial intelligence researchers. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.

I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.
I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.

I Study Day and Night, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data from the American Civil War and analyze its implications. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Sanjay's Civil War Project (ISBN: 9781508137795), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysis works in the real world.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book examines the challenges involved in seeking and evaluating information from the vast array of sources available through digital technology.

Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.
Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.

Introduction to Image Processing Using R, ed. , v.

This book introduces the statistical software R and its statistical and graphical tools which are important and necessary for image processing techniques. Both the theory and practice of R code concepts and techniques are presented and explained.

Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.
Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.

Jada's Summer Project, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, using a story to demonstrate how data organization is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic.  Jada collects and organizes data about the temperature throughout the course of a summer. The story is paired with the nonfiction book We Study Temperature (ISBN: 9781508137818).

Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.
Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.

Kara Is a Chemist, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, using a story to demonstrate how testing is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Kara completes a chemistry experiment and then tests it to make sure she did it correctly. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Fun with Chemistry (ISBN: 9781538353059).

Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.
Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.

Let's Measure Daylight, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, and how to look at and organize data about the amount of daylight that exists daily throughout the course of a year. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book I Measure Day and Night (ISBN: 9781508137658), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data organization works in the real world.

Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.
Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.

Let's Study Immigration, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Ellie collects data on her trip to Ellis Island, which teaches her more about immigration to the United States. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Let's Study Immigration (ISBN: 9781538353165).

Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.
Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.

Luna Studies Population, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, using a story to demonstrate how data analysis is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Luna collects data about population to learn more about her city. The story is paired with the nonfiction book The Population of Chicago (ISBN: 9781508137665).

Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.
Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.

Molly Makes Electricity, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of testing, using a story to demonstrate how testing is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Molly makes a circuit and then tests it to make sure it works. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Finding the Best Conductor (ISBN: 9781538353189).

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.
Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

This book examines the question of whether Internet service providers should be able to charge content providers for faster connections, introducing readers to the history behind the issue and the modern arguments surrounding it.

Online Identity, ed. , v.
Online Identity, ed. , v.

Online Identity, ed. , v.

This book examines the benefits and consequences of storing massive amounts of personal data on the Internet.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.
Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

Robotics and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of robots and why they are poised to transform the health care industry. In some places robots are already carrying meals to patients, carting away dirty laundry, disinfecting floors, dispensing medication, assisting with surgeries, and helping patients with limited mobility.

Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.
Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.

Sanjay's Civil War Project, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, using a story to demonstrate how data analysis is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Sanjay learns how to analyze data that he finds about the American Civil War. The story is paired with the nonfiction book Bloodiest Civil War Battles (ISBN: 9781508137801).

Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.
Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.

Taylor Tracks Animals, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Taylor collects data about the frequency of each animal track she finds in nature. The story is paired with the nonfiction book What Happened to the Ecosystem? (ISBN: 9781508137771).

The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.
The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.

The Artificial Intelligence Imperative, ed. , v.

This book analyzes competitive trends, provide industry and governance examples, and explains interactions between AI and other digital technologies, such as blockchain, cybersecurity, and the Internet of Things.

The Population of Chicago, ed. , v.
The Population of Chicago, ed. , v.

The Population of Chicago, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data about the population of Chicago in order to learn more about the city. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Luna Studies Population (ISBN: 9781538353158), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysisi works in the real world.

Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.
Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.

Virtual Reality and Medicine, ed. , v.

This book examines virtual reality technology and how it is helping surgeons plan complex operations, medical students learn anatomy without cadavers, and patients cope with physical pain and the emotional challenges of long-term hospital stays.

We Study Temperature, ed. , v.
We Study Temperature, ed. , v.

We Study Temperature, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data organization, and how a class studies temperature throughout the course of a winter. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Jada's Summer Project (ISBN: 9781508137887), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data organization works in the real world.

What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.
What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.

What Are Computer Networks and the Internet?, ed. , v.

This book explores the vast communication that allows computers all over the world to share data. Students will discover Wi-Fi, radio waves, telecommunications, and the differences between a wired and wireless network. Readers will learn about the biggest computer network, the internet, and better understand how computers talk to each other to make worldwide communication possible.

What Are Computers?, ed. , v.
What Are Computers?, ed. , v.

What Are Computers?, ed. , v.

This book is a perfect resource for young readers interested in everything to do with computers. They will learn how computer technology has changed and how computers have served different needs in different times.

What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.
What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.

What Are Hardware and Software?, ed. , v.

This book explains to young readers how hardware and software work together, and describes how writing code creates software and programs. These are concepts that every young reader will need to know to understand the basics of how computer technology works.

What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.
What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.

What Happened to the Ecosystem?, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data collection, using a story to demonstrate how data collection is used in everyday life, paired with an accessible curricular topic. Taylor collects data about the frequency of each animal track she finds in nature. The story is paired with the nonfiction book What Happened to the Ecosystem? (ISBN: 9781508137771).

What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.
What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.

What Is Cybersecurity?, ed. , v.

This book will introduce readers to different types of online threats, including viruses and malware. They will learn how different dangers spread and some basic steps to stop or prevent them. Additionally, this book will illuminate the scary consequences of falling prey to those threats, such as having personal information stolen or deleted, and cyberstalking.

What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.
What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.

What Tasks Can Computers Perform?, ed. , v.

This book explores a wide variety of tasks computers perform, from running video games to controlling the International Space Station to helping students learn to read, write, and do math. While students may have limited exposure to what computers do in their own lives, they will be inspired to learn that there is so much more to these machines than they have imagined.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.
What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

This book explores that ways that computers are already able to use artificial intelligence to defeat human chess champions and operate automobiles and aircraft independently. It covers computer networks, guided by artificial intelligence, that have brought big changes to business, marketing, medicine, transportation, warfare, and other areas of modern life.

Library Science

Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.
Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.

Early Learning Through Play, ed. , v.

This book teaches librarians in diverse communities how to develop and implement early learning programming beyond traditional storytimes, and offers a blueprint for making play a sustainable early-learning program series for budgets big and small. Ideas for making early learning activities relevant to the six early literacy skills in a public library setting, and tips for marketing the program to parents and caregivers are also included.