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The Civil War is one of the most complicated and controversial events in US history. This series focuses on key events and ideas that shaped the course of the war and its aftermath. Each title gives readers an up-close look at one topic, explaining the historical context it emerged from as well as how it impacted the future.
This series introduces readers to some of the world's greatest civilizations, focusing on what daily life was like for the people who lived there. Colourful spreads give readers an accessible overview of each civilization's government, religion, and social structure, as well as the leaders and events that contributed to its lasting impact.
Earth’s climate is changing. People are adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. As a result, Earth is getting warmer. Storms are becoming more severe. Animals are struggling to find food as their habitats change. Some people are working on slowing climate change so nature has time to adapt. Others want to reverse it. Climate Change investigates the science of climate change, how it affects the planet, and what people are doing and need to do to save Earth as we know it.
This series gives readers an in-depth look at the code that makes technology work. Through kid-friendly text, concrete examples, and colourful photos, readers will learn about programming languages and the many inventions that these languages help coders create. A focus on computational thinking prepares readers to think like programmers.
With her friends – Robert, the clockmaker’s son, and Malkin, her mechanical fox – Lily is plunged into a murky and menacing world. Too soon Lily realizes that those she holds dear may be the very ones to break her heart…Murder, mayhem and mystery meet in this gripping Victorian steampunk adventure series, featuring two friends, murder and mayhem, airships and automata, and an over-opinionated mechanical fox!
The life stories of individuals who have distinguished themselves in music, art, literature, business, politics, science, and more can be found in the volumes that make up the Collective Biographies series. Each volume profiles the lives of six individualsùfrom childhood to the struggles and achievements that have brought them acclaim or notoriety. Humanizing details help present a vivid portrait of each person's life and accomplishments. Sidebars and fully documented quotes add depth and insigh
Connected Lives, a contemporary nonfiction series for teens, features the fascinating life stories of popular artists. Each book presents two singers in a similar musical genre who have lived extraordinary lives, exploring how their lives interconnect and how they are different. As similar as these artists may seem, their rise to fame may have been very different. Multiple musical genres are represented across the series, including pop, hip-hop, jazz, and country.
An informative and entertaining series about cooking with fun facts and recipes from across the country. These titles will touch on the traditions and history of the food and include healthy choices and fun facts.
The Cool Careers series introduces readers to interesting and important careers for the 21st century. The focus of the series is on careers that are projected to grow over the next several years. Each title explores what it takes to enter the field, compensation ranges, and a “day in the life” look at the career.
The Cool Vocational Careers series explores careers that don't require four-year degrees. Readers will discover what it takes to succeed in these careers, from what kinds of education they will need to what a day on the job is like. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs.