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The Curse of the Bambino. The Splendid Splinter. The Big Unit. The Miracle Mets. Throughout the history of Major League Baseball, legends loom large. Hit a home run with young fans and students of the game with this revitalized MLB set of Creative Sports for “veteran” readers of an older-elementary audience. No matter which team they root for, each volume narrates the history of the club, underscoring significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy seasons or games. Colourful, photo-la
Get up close with creepy crawlers through amazing augmented reality experiences! Jumping spiders soar through the air to inject venom into unsuspecting prey. Ticks chew through skin to suck blood, while stick insects hide in plain sight. Learn the fascinating details of insect and arachnid life cycles with fascinating facts and pictures. Augmented reality experiences accessible via a tablet or smartphone show readers creepy-crawly critters like they've never seen them before!
The media regularly reports on border walls, migrant caravans, asylum seekers, and undocumented immigrants. But what are the stories behind the headlines? Crisis on the Border: Refugees and Undocumented Immigrants closely examines the people, the politics, and the policies driving one of the most important issues of the day.
When Stephen's father passes away in 1861, he and his mother and brother are left at the mercy of a cruel uncle. As the Civil War intensifies to the south, Stephen's brother enlists to fight for the Union and help support the family. The war drags on and Stephen, an accomplished bugler in the town band, is witness to the sad consequences of slavery. The opportunity to enlist as Colonel Eli Lilly's personal bugler arises and Stephen jumps at the chance. After surviving the Battle of Sulphur Trest
Enter the exciting world of cryptology, the science of secret communications. Discover how cryptologists encode and decode messages and work to keep information secure. Learn about codes and cyphers, and explore the realm of digital currency and blockchain technology.
Son of a Scottish trader and an Indigenous mother, Cuthbert Grant became a leader of the Métis-a distinct group of mixed European and Indigenous people who developed communities along fur trading routes in the 1800s. He saw his people through conflict and change and helped transition them to a new way of life in what is now Canada and the United States.
STEM careers are all the rage but how does a student know which one to pursue? The Cutting Edge Careers series provides easy-to-use guides for teens who are trying to figure out if a particular tech job or career would suit them. Each book focuses a single career, such as robotics engineer or cybersecurity analyst among others. What the job entails, what it pays, and future prospects are discussed, along with insights from industry insiders—and a Q&A interview is included in every book.
This series is for teens who are trying to figure out what sort of career they might want to pursue. The series introduces them to various job possibilities within a given STEM field and shows them what it’s like to do these jobs, the education and skills they’ll need, what kind of money they can earn, employment prospects, and more. All books in the series feature a Q&A interview with someone who works in the field.
The bold new technologies that are reshaping entertainment, medicine, transportation, the military, and other avenues of modern life are examined in the Cutting Edge Technology series. Every book in the series describes the fascinating technologies that are being developed as well as the corresponding changes that are, in some cases, already taking place. Visual chronologies, side bars highlighting intriguing ideas and events, vocabulary terms, and fully documented quotes add depth to the text.
Cutting-Edge Technology delivers an in-depth look at today's hottest technology trends. Each book explores the science behind the technology, current applications of the technology, potential dangers of the technology, and the future of the technology. This engaging, awe-inspiring series is sure to get readers excited about technology.