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Understanding Gender Identity

Gender identity is one's personal conception of gender. It is closely related to the various roles that males and females typically play in society. This thought-provoking book shows how and why some people have come to question or explore their gender identity and how this can sometimes lead to controversy.

Understanding Infectious Diseases

Today more than ever it is essential for young people to understand the science and psychology behind infectious diseases. Books in this series explore this topic from different angles including the science of vaccines, how preventive measures protect public health, and how medical professionals track the causes and spread of infectious diseases.

Understanding Psychology

What motivates one student to study hard and another to not study at all? How does personality develop and can it change? How and why do relationships fall apart? These and other questions lie at the heart of human psychology, which is the focus of the Understanding Psychology series. Books in this series examine the mental and emotional factors that influence and shape human behaviour. Careful, clear explanations; solid information; and insightful and fully documented quotes provide readers wit

Understanding the Black Lives Matter Movement (BrightPoint Press)

Understanding the Black Lives Matter Movement explores how this movement for social justice began, developed, and continues to evolve today. Readers will learn about the events that sparked the movement and the goals the movement seeks to achieve. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.

Understanding the Coronavirus (Searchlight Books™)

Learn about the discovery of the novel coronavirus and track the COVID-19 pandemic as it spreads globally, scientists develop a vaccine, heroes rise up, and the world reacts. This series makes a difficult topic approachable while answering crucial questions.

Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the blink of an eye, the world as we know it has changed. Friends and loved ones have died lonely, painful deaths. Once-robust economies have disintegrated, costing millions their jobs. Schools, forced to close their doors, have resorted to distance learning. Social interaction has been replaced with social distancing. The new series Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic examines the origins of the virus that causes the disease; how different countries responded; how the virus spreads, sickens,

Understanding World Religions

To truly understand the world's major religions one needs to understand what people within each faith believe, how they practice their faith, and what rules they live by. The Understanding World Religions series explores these important aspects of religion as well as the origins of each faith and some of the challenges faced in the modern age.

Unexplained (Alternator Books®)

This absorbing series explores high-interest paranormal topics for middle grade readers. From ghostly specters to spontaneous human combustion, each title searches for answers to explain mysterious and fascinating phenomena.

Unnatural Disasters: Human Error, Design Flaws, and Bad Decisions (21st Century Skills Library)

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. With this series, young readers explore the causes and consequences of some of the most major environmental catastrophes of the past 100 years. Guided by compelling questions such as, ""What led to these disasters?,"" ""Who was impacted by them?,"" and ""What changed in their aftermath?"" this interdisciplinary series blends social studies and science content. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans

Unofficial Guides (21st Century Skills Innovation Library)

The Unofficial Guides series explores the various aspects of today's most popular games and programs including Apex Legends, LEGO Mindstorms, Fortnite, Minecraft, Animal Crossing, Among Us and more! Each collection covers topics ranging from basic to advanced. This series is perfect for the hands-on techie.