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These highly informative books provide readers with scientific information about a variety of psychiatric disorders, including brain chemistry and function, diagnostic criteria, and options for treatment.
Teens who have an interest in the STEM subjects, and are contemplating their career choices, will find useful descriptions, essential facts, and valuable opinions and advice in this easy-to-use series. STEM 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 sug
In educational circles, the studies of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been hotter. But that is only a reflection of the growing importance of those fields to just about every aspect of our existence. In this series, each title will focus on one area of our shared experience and provide examples, stories, and insight into how STEM is having an impact. Whether in energy, transportation, medicine, or even entertainment, STEM skills are changing our world...every day.
STEM is the hottest buzzword in education as a technology-driven future will be created by students learning science, technology, engineering, and math. But STEM is not just for labs or think tanks, it’s for sports, too! In this series, explore the ever-expanding connections between STEM and sports. Digital playbooks, high-tech fitness gear, analytics that build championship teams, new stadiums using the latest design innovations, and much more. See how top pro and college teams—along with weeke
Educational programs and curricula are moving toward the concept of educating students in four important disciplines—science, technology, engineering, and math—utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. The books in this series will provide curious students with answers to some key questions about the modern world.
In Scotland of the 1930s, a demon bound in the form of a gargoyle solves murders as a way of seeking redemption. Bound to a church ledge, he gathers a motley group of rogue priests and runaways to do his footwork. As the crimes begin pointing toward a larger, equally supernatural threat, the gargoyle and his assistants prepare to fight for humanity.
Every story has its own characters, themes, and plot. But what sets a horror story apart from a romance, or a science fiction story apart from a mystery? Stories Well Told charts the histories of four popular forms of genre fiction, examining their key characteristics, detailing classic literary examples and masters, describing archetypal characters, and introducing writers at work in the genre today. An emphasis on craft and structure will give budding fiction writers insight into how they migh
Tessa McPhail has a bad habit--tagging--that lands her at New Directions, an alternative school in Montreal's toughest neighbourhood. The school is far from Tessa's home and full of troubled kids. To make matters worse, half of every school day is devoted to boxing. The other students think boxing is cool. Not Tessa, who cannot handle violence of any kind. But when a neighbour starts a petition to have New Directions closed down, Tessa discovers something worth fighting for, both in and out of t
This high-interest, low-reading-level series tells the stories of some of the leading figures in the hip-hop movement. Engaging and often inspiring biographies of rapper celebrities are combined with exciting full-colour photographs of the personalities at different stages of their lives. A general overview of the roots, rise, and current status of hip-hop is given.