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COVID-19 is the first major pandemic in more than 100 years. This detailed series explores how the pandemic began and how it was fought around the world-by scientists, governments, and ordinary people. Highly researched facts, colourful pullout details and statistics, and real-life stories will help readers understand the world-changing consequences of the pandemic and how vital it is that the world prepares for the next one now. Useful timelines and analysis give insight into the fast-changing
The media regularly reports on border walls, migrant caravans, asylum seekers, and undocumented immigrants. But what are the stories behind the headlines? Crisis on the Border: Refugees and Undocumented Immigrants closely examines the people, the politics, and the policies driving one of the most important issues of the day.
When Bitcoin was first released in January 2009, each digital coin was worth only a few pennies. A single Bitcoin is now valued at over ten thousand dollars. This book examines digital cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology that makes them possible.
STEM careers are all the rage but how does a student know which one to pursue? The Cutting Edge Careers series provides easy-to-use guides for teens who are trying to figure out if a particular tech job or career would suit them. Each book focuses a single career, such as robotics engineer or cybersecurity analyst among others. What the job entails, what it pays, and future prospects are discussed, along with insights from industry insiders—and a Q&A interview is included in every book.
This series is for teens who are trying to figure out what sort of career they might want to pursue. The series introduces them to various job possibilities within a given STEM field and shows them what it’s like to do these jobs, the education and skills they’ll need, what kind of money they can earn, employment prospects, and more. All books in the series feature a Q&A interview with someone who works in the field.
The bold new technologies that are reshaping entertainment, medicine, transportation, the military, and other avenues of modern life are examined in the Cutting Edge Technology series. Every book in the series describes the fascinating technologies that are being developed as well as the corresponding changes that are, in some cases, already taking place. Visual chronologies, side bars highlighting intriguing ideas and events, vocabulary terms, and fully documented quotes add depth to the text.
Digital technology now connects people to each other and to all the world's information everywhere, at all times. This is changing the way people meet each other, fall in love, find jobs, learn new skills, take in news and entertainment, and build personal identities. Learn what these changes mean for society now and in the future.
Cybertechnology has supercharged traditional crimes and aggressions. It has also enabled new kinds of scams, extortion, and nation-state attacks. Using current events, this book explores crime, espionage, and warfare in cyberspace and how to defend against it.
The news is filled with stories of data breaches at companies and of threats to national security as hackers interfere with elections. It's more important than ever for internet users to know how to maintain their privacy online. The digital world has become inescapable, and to be a responsible digital citizen, it is necessary to be aware of the threats to your online privacy and security. This book looks at the legal and illegal forms of cyberspying, goes behind the scenes to explore career pat
Thirteen-year-old Daisy Woodward loves insects, running track, and hanging out with her older brother, Sorrel, who has Down syndrome and adores men’s fashion. When her social studies teacher assigns each student a project to change the world for the better along with an oral report, Daisy fears the class bully-who calls her Woodworm- will make fun of her lisp. Still, she decides to help Sorrel fulfill his dream of becoming a YouTube fashion celebrity despite their parents’ refusal to allow him o