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The rise of the Internet has changed the way news is reported and consumed. One effect of these changes involves fake news—false news items that are spread through email and social media to discredit people and policies, most often in the realm of politics. This book examines the growth and influence of fake news in the US and beyond.
Shoot the Moon is a young adult retelling of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations and companion novel to Seeking Mansfield featuring Tate Bertram, a nineteen-year-old gambling addict who, despite almost losing his life over his vice, is not ready to admit he has a problem.
People in Merit, Wisconsin, always said Jimmy was . . .you know . But people said all sorts of stupid stuff. Nobody reallyknew anything. Nobody really knew Jimmy.I guess you could say I knew Jimmy as well as anyone (which was not very well). I knew what scared him. And I knew he had dreams—even if I didn't understand them. Even if he nearly ruined my life to pursue them.Jimmy's dead now, and I definitely know that better than anyone. I know about blood and bone and how bodies decompose.
It's Hell on heelsùagain! When Shar tries on a Tiffany's diamond ring from Hades, the annoyingly hot Lord of the Underworld, it activates an obscure contractual clause that puts Shar and former-frenemy-turned-friend Meg in Hades' service once more. Shar is whisked away to prepare a ball, while Meg is sent to help a spoiled rich girl. Just when it appears the girls will be doomed to serve Hades for eternity, two gorgeous demigods show up. But can the girls finally ditch Hades forever?
This series is a unique primer for students and educators interested in how people around the world experience everyday life. Highlighting the issues of shelter and resources, nutrition and health, education and economic opportunity, and political rights, this first-of-a-kind series incorporates new measures of prosperity, particularly the Social Progress Index of the Social Progress Imperative. While introducing young readers to the pressing concerns of life and sustainable development in every
This series includes up-to-date discoveries, scientific insight, and easy-to-follow diagrams for students trying to find a place under the Sun. Our own home, the Earth, gets a volume that also covers our nearest neighbor, the Moon. Near, Giant, and Far Planets are all covered in depth, as is the latest information just beamed back from Pluto and the farthest edges of the Solar System. Were all on a cosmic journey together. THE SOLAR SYSTEM is the road map to use along the way.
I can't feel sadness, anger, or fear. I can't feel anything. I've grown talented at pretending. Elizabeth Caldwell doesn't feel emotions . . . she sees them in human form. Longing hovers around the shy, adoring boy at school. Courage materializes beside her dying friend. Fury and Resentment visit her abusive home. They've all given up on Elizabeth because she doesn't succumb to their touch. All, that is, except beautiful Fear, who sometimes torments her and other times plays her compassionate sa
For Cassandra Randall, there's a price to pay for being a secret atheist in a family of fundamentalistsùshe has nothing good to write on an online personality quiz; her best friend is drifting away; and she's failing English because she can't express her true self in a poem. But when she creates a controversial advice blog just to have something in her life to call her own, there's no way she can predict the devastating consequences of her actions. As her world fractures before her very eyes, Ca
No longer do massive armies clash on wide fields of battle. Today, conflicts are often fought by small groups of elite, highly trained soldiers equipped with the latest technology . . . and unmatched courage. This series takes a look-past and present-at real-life Special Forces missions. High-profile rescue missions and secret captures . . . on the sea and on land . . . facing death but doing their duty-Special Forces are true heroes. Each book covers the details of a mission while also providin
Few machines thrill the imagination like cars. This series features eight of the most famous car brands in the world, showcasing their amazing combinations of high-speed power and luxury styling. Each book covers the history of a brand, taking readers on a road trip through the century and ending with the latest news from the carmakers' factories. Strap in for the ride of a lifetime!