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The series Systems of Government examines the most common forms of government still found in the world today, discussing their origins and evolution into the present forms, and providing case studies of modern rulers that give students the perspective to understand the basis for various forms of government-including their own.
Friendships are forged on prom night, when four teens help each other through disappointment, near-arrest, parental interference and panic attacks.
Viv knows there's no escaping her fairy-tale curse. One day her beautiful stepmother will feed her a poison apple or convince her on-again-off-again boyfriend, Henley, to hunt her down and cut out her heart before she breaks his. In the city of Beau Rivage, some princesses are destined to be prey.But then Viv receives an invitation to the exclusive club where the Twelve Dancing Princesses twirl away their nights. There she meets Jasper, an underworld prince who seems to have everything--but wha
Watch TV? Nah, watch Netflix. Watch actors in a movie? Nope, watch digitally animated Pixar and Dreamstime characters. Buy a CD? What is this-the '90s? Stream it on Pandora and Spotify! From movies and TV to games and sports, the Internet and technology completely changed the world of entertainment and information. This series focuses on a group of companies-also including YouTube and GoPro, and featuring a title on the rise of Esports-that are changing the way we read, watch TV and movies, and
Technology plays a part in just about every aspect of modern existence, perhaps nowhere more clearly than in social media. Companies such as Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat have changed the way that people in every generation communicate. This series focuses on those and other companies that are changing the way we connect, relate, and stay informed, and in telling the growth stories of those companies, reflects on where they will take us next.
Today’s teens know all about technological marvels such as Apple, Google, and Facebook. But how much do they know about the people behind these life-altering technologies?The biography series Technology Titans introduces readers to the creators themselves, to the people and events that influenced their lives, and to the achievements that have brought them both acclaim and criticism.
Technology's Impact explores how cutting-edge technologies will affect our society in the future-both positively and negatively. Readers will learn how these technologies work, how they are already affecting today's world, and how researchers are working to unlock the opportunities of these advances while avoiding the potential pitfalls. The books look ahead to the future, charting the likely future paths of these technologies. Each volume includes callout definitions for subject vocabulary, dia
Medical science has proven that cigarette-smoking is a serious health hazard. So why are so many teens picking up the habit? The Teen Choices series explores the choices teens face as they develop an understanding of risks and consequences and of right and wrong. All titles include straightforward discussion of the forces pushing teens toward these choices, the possible consequences of their actions, and what efforts are being made to help teens make good choices. Real world examples and comment
Having a solid understanding of credit and debt, saving and investing, and how to pay for college is essential knowledge for today's teens. The Teen Guide to Finances series walks teens through these and other topics (including how to start a business) in clear, straightforward language. All volumes feature real-world anecdotes; quotes; and listings of informative books, online tools, and apps to further a young person's knowledge of money and finances.
Today's teens face and are expected to deal with a wide array of personal, social, and other issues involving home-life, school, dating, body image, sexual orientation, major life transitions, and in some cases physical and mental problems, including eating disorders and depression. This volume examines how many teens have learned to cope with and survive these often stressful trials and tribulations of modern youth.