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Wars Waged Under the Microscope examines the science and technologies that have helped the world fight some of the deadliest diseases ever known. Using both historic and contemporary images and examples, this series shows readers the importance of forward-thinking science. Comprehensive case studies show how different scientific methods and technologies worked to contain or conquer a new disease. Timelines and Future Warfare sections help readers understand the impact and importance of ongoing s
IÎm from the future. We need you. Ever since he learned about climate change, Jonah has dreaded a weather-beaten future where not even his asthma medication can save him. Luckily, a girl from that future arrives just in time to throw Jonah a lifeline. Sunny traveled back to the 2020s with a mission: help Jonah launch a climate strike big enough to rewrite history. To do it, heÎll have to recruit his entire school before Halloween. Why so soon? Sunny wonÎt say. But how can Jonah win over 600 clas
Humans have used cannabis for thousands of years, since Neolithic peoples sought out its medicinal benefits. But for the past century, its use has been largely criminalized. Stigma around cannabis has made it difficult for people of all ages to get straightforward answers about how to minimize health risks related to cannabis consumption or to understand how the plant has shaped and continues to shape society today.
Six months ago, Sarah's beloved mother died in a car accident. Her dad fell apart, and Sarah had to leave her fine arts boarding school to take care of him and her little brother. Now, her dad's drinking and spending have gotten out of control, and Sarah is trying to hold everything together at home while adjusting to the local public high school. She's sure she doesn't have the time or emotional energy for a relationship with her sweet, handsome classmate, David Garza. But when a school project
European destiny in the Americas came at the expense of the Native peoples. On this point, most knowledgeable people would agree. Where there is disagreement is in determining the intent of the white Europeans who sought to make the Americas their new home. The question of intent, still contentious today, is the focus of the book Were Native Americans the Victims of Genocide?
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!
All superstar athletes have an abundance of talent, but talent alone does not make a superstar athlete. This book looks at the many different factors that shape superstar athletes. These include developing mental toughness, recognizing and seizing opportunities, learning from others, and hours and hours of focused practice to raise skills and keep them at superstar levels. Personal accounts from athletes and coaches in many different sports add insight and interest.
Life after high school is a time for decision-making. The biggestÑand often the scariestÑdecision high school graduates must make is what to do next. This book helps raise teensÎ awareness of the different options that are available to them. The benefits and drawbacks of each option, educational and training requirements for various careers, and financial information are included as are first person accounts and anecdotes.
In less than a second . . . . . . two of the things Cal Ryan cares most about, a promising baseball career and Lizzie, one of his best friends, are gone forever. In the hours that follow . . . . . . Cal's damaged heart is replaced. But his life will never be the same. Everyone expects him to pick up the pieces and move on. But Lizzie is gone, and all that remains for Cal is an overwhelming sense that her death was his fault. And a voice in his head that just . . . won't . . . stop. Cal thought h
When Dogs Heal illustrates a refreshing, beautiful and totally unique portrait of HIV infused with a deep message of hope for young adults. Changing the narrative surrounding HIV, When Dogs Heal is about love, connection, and survival, featuring all kinds of people who are thriving and celebrating life, thanks to the compassion and unconditional love of their dogs. A portion of the proceeds of this book will go to support Fred Says, an organization dedicated to financially supporting HIV+ teen h