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Technology breakthroughs change history and society when they happen, and they are happening at a faster pace than ever. This series helps young readers gain perspective on developments in technology. Each book covers the context, contributing factors, key players, and effects of a major technology breakthrough. Good STEM connection.
Technology Inspired by Nature explores innovations in technology across a variety of industries that were inspired by animals and plants. Through readable text, informative side bars, and an ôInspire Me!ö special feature, readers will learn about past discoveries in the intersection of technology and nature as well as cutting-edge technologies that are still to come.
Technology's Impact explores how cutting-edge technologies will affect our society in the future-both positively and negatively. Readers will learn how these technologies work, how they are already affecting today?s world, and how researchers are working to unlock the opportunities of these advances while avoiding the potential pitfalls. The books look ahead to the future, charting the likely future paths of these technologies. Each volume includes callout definitions for subject vocabulary, dia
Having a solid understanding of credit and debt, saving and investing, and how to pay for college is essential knowledge for today's teens. The Teen Guide to Finances series walks teens through these and other topics (including how to start a business) in clear, straightforward language. All volumes feature real-world anecdotes; quotes; and listings of informative books, online tools, and apps to further a young person's knowledge of money and finances.
The student-led March For Our Lives movement, formed in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, captured widespread attention. Teen Guide to Student Activism features stories about teens who are making a difference and shows other teens how they can do the same. The book discusses organizing, reaching out, and student rights. It also features insights from student activists about the challenges of balancing school and activism and the many lessons learn
Teen Health and Safety explores important issues that teens face today. Readers will explore the underlying causes of these issues, the ways in which the issues affect teens, and strategies teens can use to protect themselves or get help if they encounter the issues in their own lives. Each volume includes diagrams to enhance readers? understanding of complex concepts, source notes, and an annotated bibliography to facilitate deeper research.
The teenage years are a time of exploration and change. These years can be challengingùeven more so when a young person has a mental condition or illness. Eating Disorders, Phobias, and OCD are among the mental disorders discussed in the Teen Mental Health series. Every book explains what the illness is, what causes it, how it affects daily life, possible treatments, and how people overcome it or learn to live with it.
This much we know: On June 28, 1914, a young man stood on a street corner in Sarajevo, aimed a pistol into a stalled car carrying the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and pulled the trigger. Within a few minutes, the archduke was dead, and Europe would not know peace again for five years. More than 16 million people would die in the fighting that came to be known as World War I.
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.
This novel for teens moves between the Nanjing Massacre of 1937 and present day.