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With easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step instructions, this series introduces key coding concepts through simple and practical tasks—from drawing shapes and giving instructions in code, to building games and much more! Bring each adventure to life through drawing central characters, animating plot lines and creating games.
Much of what is known about people’s everyday lives in times past comes from artifacts but also from diaries, letters, and other writings. Many important details of life during the Civil War, for instance, can be found in the diaries of women who carried on while their men were at war. In the Living History series, firsthand accounts such as these are combined with thoughtful narrative to offer a rich and vivid portrait of daily life in various times and places in history.
Despite being a nation so frequently in the headlines, North Korea remains a mystery to most outsiders. Its leader, Kim Jong Un, rules a society marked by extremes, with some officials living in relative luxury while peasant farmers struggle to avoid starvation. This book examines the details of daily life under an oppressive dictatorship.
These comprehensive guides engage readers on the major issues and challenges facing LGBTQ youth. Each volume explores a pivotal aspect of LGBTQ experience, offering support, thorough information, and further resources. From coming out to friends and family to engaging in politics and maintaining physical and mental health, this remarkable series addresses a wide-range of questions and concerns that many LGBTQ young people have in straightforward friendly terms. Living Proud! is not just the name
Millions of kids cope with chronic illnesses like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD, to name just a few. Other kids whose parents and siblings suffer from a chronic illnesses are also affected. Diseases and disorders transform the experience of childhood, forcing kids to confront adult concerns that we wish they could avoid.Living with Diseases and Disorders provides reliable facts about some of the most significant chronic illnesses, including multiple sclerosis, cancer, Crohn's disease, and more. T
Living with Disorders and Disabilities introduces students to several mental health issues that are common in today's world. Readers will explore the underlying causes of these disorders and disabilities, the symptoms that result, and the methods doctors use to diagnose them. The books also present the latest research in effective ways to manage and treat these issues. Each volume includes diagrams to enhance readers' understanding of complex concepts, source notes, and an annotated bibliography
Easter Deetz struggles with The Lonelyùa debilitating condition that affects all the women in her family. The Lonely makes people sad and it makes them lie. One day, Easter's sister drops a boulder on her in The Woods. As she bleeds to death, she's forced to face those lies with a bunch of judgmental squirrels watching. Which sucks.
Survival of the fittest doesn’t apply to Flynn. Flynn hates the outdoors. Always has. He barely pays attention in his Outdoor Ed class. He has no interest in doing a book report on Lost in the Barrens. He doesn’t understand why anybody would want to go hiking or camping. But when he gets lost in the wilderness behind his parents’ friends’ house, it’s surprising what he remembers—insulate your clothes with leaves, eat snow to stay hydrated, build a shelter, eat lichen—and how hopelessly inept he
When sixteen-year-old cupid-in-training Kali sticks herself with an arrow and falls for her own target, there'll be Hades to pay. To reclaim her heart and destiny, Kali will have to disobey the Gods, defy the Fates, and hope she doesn't lose her best friend in the process.
In MAJOR WORLD CITIES, readers will explore the most active, exciting, engaging, and important urban centers around the world. From the ancient history of Rome and Beijing to the romance of Paris and London, from the hustle and bustle of New York and Moscow, to the rising stars of Sydney and Berlin...each stop on the world tour of cities includes in-depth looks at history, culture, personalities, and architecture. Read about how city dwellers live, eat, and play... and explore the pathways throu