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From on-the-court exploits to off-the-court insights, Hardwood Greats: Pro Basketball's Best Players gives the reader a close-up look at some of the very best of today's professional basketball stars. Statistical leaders and championship winners go under the spotlight in a fun-to-read and visually interesting examination of each player's outstanding career. The series gives the reader concrete reasoning as to why each player is considered one of the best in pro basketball. Each volume in this se
Crimes committed against people because of their race, ethnicity, or religion have become common in the United States and other countries-in 2016, the FBI said more than six thousand such crimes were committed in America. Hate crimes can range from small acts of vandalism to horrific mass shootings, such as the 2015 murders of nine African Americans attending church services in Charleston, South Carolina. Although many laws have been written to prevent hate crimes, experts agree such offenses wi
Good health and nutrition is the basis of a healthy lifestyle. This six-volume series will explore the many ways in which your everyday food choices can determine your wellbeing-both now and in the future. The books include facts, figures, and data, and are packed with useful information about protecting and improving your health. Readers will also learn about physical fitness, the importance of good hygiene, and the impact of stress on health.
ôThis is a superhero story for the post-punk era: Live fast, die young, and take over the world.öùKirkus Reviews Marvin Maywood only wants one thing in lifeùto join the heroes of the Core. But he can't follow his dream because his powers are fed by fear, which is against the Core's standards. So he lives on the streets and watches the elite team of costumed crime fighters from afar. After Marvin performs an illegal act of heroism, he meets Roisin, one of the Core's heroes, and it seems like his
Teens who are interested in technology and contemplating their career choices will find useful descriptions, essential facts, and valuable opinions and advice in this easy-to-use series. High-Tech 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 suggesting so
The series, as a whole, is intended to give the reader concrete reasoning regarding why this Artist is considered one of the best in the category of Hip-Hop or R&B through compelling statistics from top sources within the industry as well as a glimpse into each Artists? backgrounds, media interactions, education, charitable works, successes and setbacks. Hip-Hop & R&B: Culture, Music & Storytelling is and inspirational look at the lives of today's stars. Featuring the artist's upbringing, early
Each title in the Historic Disasters and Mysteries series explores what happened and why, what evidence exists to support these ideas/scenarios; the individuals involved; and the aftermath. Personal accounts, the observations of experts, and interesting facts add depth and perspective.
The world’s greatest structures were all built through some combination of human ingenuity, perseverance, vision, will power and, in many cases, physical might. History’s Great Structures examines the practical, technological, and political challenges encountered by the designers and builders; how these structures were used by the people of the time; and what has become of them today.
The holograms lied to everyone on Earth and only Alexandra Lucas knows the truth. Now she's trapped in the year 2359 without family or friends—worse, without her anxiety medication. Alex attempts to reconcile the marvelous scenery, technological advances, and luxurious living with the knowledge that the holograms weren't being completely honest—what else are they lying about?
I'm crying again, Mum. I'm crying because I don't know how many letters I have to write to say goodbye to you. More than anything, I wish I knew. Seventeen-year-old Rhea Farrell has scars from a childhood accident in which she lost her arm. But she also carries scars that aren't so visible...the loss of a mother she hardly remembers, the impact of her father's drinking, and her confusion and pain around accepting her sexuality. When Rhea runs away, she turns to the person she's always wished she