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Ellie loves to sew. Little does she know that one day her sewing skills will launch into space in the shape of the world's first spacesuit.
The US suicide rate increased 33 percent from 1999 through 2017, and it is now the second-leading cause of death among those aged ten to thirty-four. This book explores the many causes of the epidemic and looks at the human toll it is taking on the roughly 1.5 million people who lose a close friend or family member to suicide each year.
Art is cool, and this one-of-a-kind series brings to life the best of the best from around the world. Part greatest hits, part travel adventure, The World Art Tour provides a survey of some of the world's most fascinating art-from the classic to thecontemporary. Filled with beautiful colour photographs, each volume explores a different mode of artistic expression including dance, music, painting, sculpture, architecture, decoration, and culinary arts. With a deep multicultural appreciation, each chapter delves into a different region of the world. This unique series leads readers on an unforgettable journey through the world's greatest works of art and the traditions that gave birth to them.
The World of Video Games explores the many topics and controversies in the video game industry. Readers will learn about such topics as the history of video games, breakthrough technologies, and the rising popularity of E-Sports. They will understand how video games affect both individual people and society. The books look ahead to the future, charting the likely paths of the video game industry.
What cultural movements affected changes in style and dress? What technological developments affected change in communication? Each book in Then and Now highlights a specific human need or want and how it has developed through time, helping readers compare life in the past to life today. Bright, colour photographs complement the carefully levelled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun.
Tech is constantly progressing and changing. But have you ever stopped and wondered how it all started? In this series, discover how early innovations evolved into the technology we have today. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions about this technology.
Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-and-death situations. Each book features survival gear and pop culture sidebars.
The Thinking Critically series introduces students to the complex issues that dominate public discourse and challenges them to become discerning readers, to think independently, and to engage and develop their skills as critical thinkers. Chapters are organized in a pro/con format, in which a single author synthesizes the predominant arguments for and against an issue into clear, accessible discussions supported by details and evidence including relevant facts, direct quotes and current examples.
A young child takes his elephant on a trip to the museum, where they are closely followed by a suspicious guard.
After his mother goes missing, twelve-year-old science lover Finn discovers that the women in his family are time travelers. To find his mom, he'll have to put his trust in something bigger than logic.