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Best friends Jane and Holly have jumped into the river off Swallow's Nest Bluff hundreds of times. But one day, Holly's jump goes wrong. Her body never comes up, yet something else doesùa sad creature of mud, full of confusion and sorrow. It's Holly, somehow, trapped and mixed up with the river. And if Jane can't do something to help, Holly will take everybody down with herùeven the people she loves the most. Blending Looking for Alaska's theme of lost friendship with Stephen King's sense of sma
Drug Addiction and Recovery explores the many facets of this complex topic.Some titles are organized around broad themes, such as: intervention and treatment strategies, the impact of drug use on families, and the relationship between drug addiction and the justice system. Other volumes will provide critical information on specific drugs, including marijuana, prescription drugs, steroids and many others. From caffeine and aspirin to heroin and meth, drugs are an inescapable part of life in the
Marijuana and heroin are experiencing a resurgence in popularity. Opioid painkillers and synthetic drugs are grabbing headlines, too. The Drug Dangers series examines what is taking place today in connection with these and other commonly abused drugs. All volumes clearly and accurately investigate their effects, whether they have addictive properties, the challenges of treatment and recovery, and efforts to prevent their use and abuse.
Good etiquette boosts social confidence and helps students navigate a path to success in adult life. Etiquette for Success offers expert guidance on how to act in a variety of situations-from social media to the workplace, and from family functions to traveling abroad. Good manners are essential for maintaining healthy relationships at home, school, and work, and are key to personal and professional achievement. The advice given in this series empowers readers by showing them how to tackle the s
The European Countries Today series offers readers a broad-ranging yet concise look at Europe today by providing information on 15 of the most important countries in Europe. Its comprehensive and up-to-date content makes it a valuable resource for students. Each book in the series describes the history, geography, economy, culture, and relationship each country has with its neighbors. There is also a separate title European Union Facts & Figures that provides statistical and factual information
Exploring 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.
For more than five decades, the United States and the small island of Cuba had a hostile relationship, characterized by an American embargo on the sale of goods to Cuba that was first imposed in 1961. In July 2015, the US government announced that it would end the embargo and work with Cuba's government to allow American tourists and businesses to invest in the island. EXPLORING CUBA will provide readers with a greater understanding of this unique island nation and its changing role in American
Exploring Nature provides readers insight into Rocks & Minerals, the stunning beauty of Wildflowers, and various creatures such as Butterflies, Moths, Frogs, Insects, Snakes, Reptiles, and Spiders. These are some of the most intriguing subjects that nature has to offer. Along with a description of the basic physical characteristics of each of these items, there is also a consideration of the creatures' habits and behaviour; including feeding, defense, communication, and mating. This colourful an
The regions around the North and South Poles play an increasingly important role in many world issues. The ongoing process of climate change is literally remaking the lands and waters of the Arctic as well as the vast continent of Antarctica to the south. This series breaks down and explores the major issues relating to the present and future of these vital places that might prove to be the key to the future health of the entire planet. Each volume takes on a key area relating to one or both are