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When The Scar Boys ended, the band had fallen apart. Harry and Johnny are barely speaking, and Cheyenne is feeling desperate about Johnny, who has retreated into silence. It's only through their music that the group is able to rebuild their relationships, and they slowly begin to reach musical success and fame. In Scar Girl, Cheyenne, Harry, and Richie tell their own stories as they discover the ups and downs of being rock musiciansùincluding meltdowns on stage, too much drinking, keeping secret
Few areas of human achievement have had a bigger impact than science and technology. Every part of our lives is affected by the discoveries, inventions, and breakthroughs made in a wide variety of fields. Each book in SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY covers one key area, expanding readers' knowledge and opening their eyes to the possibilities of the future by looking at the creations and changes in the recent past. Discover new robotics, explore the world of electronics, find out how the Internet has change
No matter the sport, athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance. But there is more going on when a person runs, jumps, kicks, or throws. Physical forces and biomechanical factors help determine speed, stamina, accuracy, and more. The Science and Technology of Sports series examines the biomechanics, physics, and mathematical principles that shape athletic performance and competition. How these factors influence training and common injuries is also discussed.
Mason Crest's editorial team has placed Key Icons to Look for throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are then used in the prose throughout that chapter, and are emboldened, so that the reader is able to reference back to the definitions- buil
The Science of Renewable Energy introduces students to several of today's most important alternative energy sources. Readers will discover the scientific concepts underlying these technologies, learn how they compare with fossil fuels, and explore the cutting-edge research that is going on in each field. The books explore what makes each renewable energy source unique and how each will fit into our diversified energy future. Each volume includes callout definitions for subject vocabulary, diagra
Welcome to the Science Squad, a citizen science organization for curious kids who love nature and science! Follow along as Squad members journal their efforts to make a difference in the world around them.
Advances in science and technology undeniably bring about societal change. Gene therapy, for instance, has the potential to revolutionize medicine and the treatment of debilitating illnesses but it also carries significant risks. The Science, Technology, and Society series examines scientific and technological advances in the context of their impact on society. Each book explores how and why this science or technology came about; how it has influenced or shaped daily life and culture; efforts to
The most important scientists of the past four centuries are profiled in this new set of biographies, SCIENTISTS AND THEIR DISCOVERIES. Each of the eleven books in this series tells the story of a particular scientist and the discoveries or inventions for which the person is most famous. The books are illustrated with numerous colour photographs or reproductions of paintings. The up-to-date information within each book is supplemented with a glossary of key terms, guides to additional resources
Grab a front-row seat to the world's top sports franchises with Season Ticket: Teams. This series uses engaging and informative storytelling to take readers into the past, present, and future of their favourite teams. With chapters exploring historic moments, team traditions, game-changing figures, and today's hottest superstars, Season Ticket: Teams is your all-access pass to the most iconic franchises in sports!
At Second Chance Ranch, the Ramirez family cares and works to find homes for all kinds of animals on their 200-acre ranch in Texas. Sisters Natalie (12), Abby (10), and twins Emily and Grace (9) all do their part to help out and give each animal the second chance it deserves.