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The Cause & Effect: Ancient Civilizations series examines causes and effects of historical events and time periods. Every book in the series includes thoughtful discussion of questions like these—supported by facts, examples, and a mix of fully documented primary and secondary source quotes. Each title also includes an overview of the civilization so that readers have a broad context for understanding the more detailed discussions of specific causes and their effects.
The Cause & Effect: Modern Wars series examines causes and effects of events that occur within the context of war. Every book in the series includes thoughtful discussion of questions like these—supported by facts, examples, and a mix of fully documented primary and secondary source quotes. Each title also includes an overview of the war so that readers have a broad context for understanding the more detailed discussions of specific causes and their effects.
Young people feel emotions deeply from the high of a new romantic relationship to the low of a being bullied by other students but they often misunderstand their own feelings. This series allows readers to explore the origins of their emotions, both positive and negative. It helps young people to understand why they feel the way they do. Each book teaches readers about a different emotion, exploring the science behind their feelings and how they can learn from their emotions.
Throughout history, nations and peoples have marked their calendars with special days to celebrate, commemorate, and memorialize. We set aside times to reflect on the past and future, to rest and renew physically and spiritually, and to simply have fun. This series explores the meanings and celebrations of holidays across religions and cultures around the world. It groups the holidays into volumes according to theme or by their common human experience due to their closeness on the calendar. Each
Cell phones have had a huge influence on how people today live, work, and play. But like many technological advances, they have both upsides and downsides. Cell Phones and Society examines the many ways that these crucial devices have benefited and complicated modern life. All books in the series include fully documented quotes from experts, consumers, and others.
American families are changing. New attitudes toward adoption, same-sex marriage, interracial relations, and more have influenced the makeup of families all across the nation. The Changing Families series helps young readers understand the experience of being part of a non-traditional family. Chapters examine the changes that are taking place, how young people within these families view themselves, and how they are affected by the views of outsiders. Each book also presents stories of well-known
Our life could simply not be lived without chemicals, but how much do we understand how they are a part of our daily life? In this series, each book tells the in-depth story of one vital element. The text will also talk about the effect elements have in climate change, world health, and other broad topics. Real-life examples will show how knowing about the basic building blocks gives us a deeper understanding of more complex issues.
After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion, scientists believed radiation would make the area a barren wasteland. Today the Dead Zoneáis teeming with wildlife. But every plant and animal is radioactive, leaving scientists wondering how their survival is possible.
Fear and anxiety are completely normal parts of growing up.Fear keeps us from climbing too high up that tree, while anxiety reminds us that we ought to study for that test tomorrow. But when anxiety gets out of control, it can rob kids of their educations, friends, and happiness. Childhood Fears and Anxieties looks at different types of fears and anxieties, from fear of the dark to fear of the doctor, and from phobias to separation anxiety.The books provide a warm, supportive look at these f
The books in the CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS series will provide readers with a greater understanding of several of the brave advocates for justice and fair treatment who helped blacks achieve greater freedom in American society. Each book is illustrated with numerous photographs. The up-to-date information in each book is supplemented with a glossary of key terms, guides to additional resources for more information, scan-able links to educational videos, text-dependent questions and report ideas.