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Teens who are interested in technology and contemplating their career choices will find useful descriptions, essential facts, and valuable opinions and advice in this easy-to-use series. High-Tech Careers introduces readers to various career options within a given field and explores what the jobs entail, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment prospects, and more. All books in the series feature a Q&A interview with someone who works in the field. Lists suggesting so
Hi-Lo Book¾ Comprehension Strategies Guide was created as a resource for classroom teachers in grades 3û12 who work with struggling and developing readers. The 30 strategies included can be used with any Hi-Lo Book¾ and are organized according to the critical phases of reading (before, during, and after) to maximize comprehension. Each strategy has a visual example and a step-by-step lesson plan. Educators can easily incorporate these strategies into their curriculum to help their students becom
Each title in the Historic Disasters and Mysteries series explores what happened and why, what evidence exists to support these ideas/scenarios; the individuals involved; and the aftermath. Personal accounts, the observations of experts, and interesting facts add depth and perspective.
The world’s greatest structures were all built through some combination of human ingenuity, perseverance, vision, will power and, in many cases, physical might. History’s Great Structures examines the practical, technological, and political challenges encountered by the designers and builders; how these structures were used by the people of the time; and what has become of them today.
Crack open a What Happened? book to investigate a preposterous mystery from four different perspectives. See what the witnesses get right . . . and what they get hilariously wrong. Bet you'll never guess what really happened!
The holograms lied to everyone on Earth and only Alexandra Lucas knows the truth. Now she's trapped in the year 2359 without family or friends—worse, without her anxiety medication. Alex attempts to reconcile the marvelous scenery, technological advances, and luxurious living with the knowledge that the holograms weren't being completely honest—what else are they lying about?
As hurricanes, droughts, floods, and wildfires are increasing in regularity and intensity, climate change can no longer be ignored. Melting permafrost, forest dieback, ocean acidification, and other processes are creating positive feedback loops which could, if not aggressively and quickly addressed, spiral out of control and take global warming past the point of no return. Hothouse Earth examines how science, politics, and social justice must all be part of the equation to counteract climate ch
In this novel for teens, Jolene copes with her brother's disappearance by playing his guitars and shutting herself away from the world.
I'm crying again, Mum. I'm crying because I don't know how many letters I have to write to say goodbye to you. More than anything, I wish I knew. Seventeen-year-old Rhea Farrell has scars from a childhood accident in which she lost her arm. But she also carries scars that aren't so visible...the loss of a mother she hardly remembers, the impact of her father's drinking, and her confusion and pain around accepting her sexuality. When Rhea runs away, she turns to the person she's always wished she
Scientific discoveries and inventions have the power to change lives. Some-such as electricity, automobiles, and the Internet-have altered the world in innumerable ways. The new series, How Science Changed the World, explores some of the greatest scientific and technological achievements in human history-along with the changes (positive and negative) brought about by these innovations. This series is a mix of science and technology, history, and social history-on a global scale.