Rosen Pub Group
Provides a history of atoms, explores the properties and laws of chemicals, and discusses the new subatomic particles.
Describes the career path of a dental hygienist, including the education and training required for the job, possibilities of advan...cement in the field, and the social, technological, and economical impact hygienists make on the world. read more
A first look at how animals survive winter.
Describes the diversity of the animal kingdom, including adaptations, defense mechanisms, and symbiotic relationships.
Pages: 24, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
During this period of social reform, the progressives led a successful crusade to eliminate the manufacturing, distribution, and s...ale of alcohol. Beyer examines the societal problems caused by alcohol at the time, the fervent anti-liquor advocates such as the Women's Temperance Crusade, and Carrie Nation. The text and photographs portray the drama of this turbulent period when crime spread during the alcohol ban. read more
Explains how social intelligence is a character trait that can be used to achieve scholarly success.
Explains how gratitude is a character trait that can be used to achieve scholarly success.
Offers beginning and advanced skateboarders step-by-step instructions for pool and bowl skating, including tips on knee slides, ca...rving, and grinds. read more
Looks at the different careers in the sports management and administration field, discussing training, education, and work conditi...ons. read more
When talking or speaking about something important, whether it’s to a single individual or a group of people, it’s easy to get ton...gue-tied or fumble over the right words. Emotions can also tangle our efforts to say what we mean. Verbal communication is a skill, with several facets to master. Readers are provided with friendly, inspiring tips and strategies to build confidence in speaking, across many different settings. The importance of timing conversations is covered, so that messages are delivered at the right moment and to the right audience. Also shared is how to develop the secret skill behind all great speakers—they know how to attentively listen to others as well. read more
Explores the job descriptions, education and training requirements, salary, and outlook predictions for nature careers that do not... require a college education. read more
Presents an introduction to the principles of Hatha yoga and provides explanations and illustrations of the physical postures and ...relaxation and breathing exercises, and an introduction to meditation. read more
Biochemistry, or the study of the chemical processes that occur within living things, has been researched for hundreds of years by... a number of great scientific minds. This comprehensive volume not only explores the history and study of biochemistry and how it stands today but also the many scientists who devoted their lives and careers to the field. It includes charts, photos, diagrams, and informative sidebars that help create an accessible text that can be used for research or an entertaining read. read more
Students see chemistry in action in this thorough but accessible informational text that is aligned to science core curriculum. It... includes crosscutting concepts and covers carbon bonding, chains, and rings; alcohol and acids; other organic compounds, such as esters, aldehydes, ketones, ethers, amines, and halides; and polymers. Fact boxes about key terms, events, people, discoveries, and technologies, along with sidebars that give everyday examples of chemical applications help make the subject fun for readers. The volume also contains information about the life of German chemist Friedrich Wöhler, one of the fathers of organic chemistry. read more
Describes the job responsibilities of health care workers and explains what is needed to get a position in the field.
Describes the history, traditions, culture, and religion of the Fulani, who held political, religious, and military power over par...ts of western Africa for several centuries and still live in many countries there read more
Pages: 16, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
Traces the riot grrrl movement, which has its roots in the 1970s punk scene, profiles the movement's leaders, and looks at its sur...viving legacy in music and feminist magazines and comic books. read more
Describes modern developments in the field of genetics, discussing the mapping of the human genome, the genetic causes of afflicti...ons, and genetic modification. read more
Presents an overview of several technician jobs in the field of medicine, covering the job duties, requirements for starting out, ...ways to explore and break into the field, outlook for the future, and sources for additional information. read more
Provides an introduction to tai chi, describing the fundamentals of tai chi practice and presenting twenty-four form sequences.
Pages: 8, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
Pages: 16, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
Examines the life of the author of the bestselling children's novel "Eragon," including how he became published, the novels he wro...te after, and the humble beginnings he came from. read more
Discusses the events that occurred after the Allied invasion of Europe, which began with D-Day and led to the Battle of Normandy a...nd General Patton's trapping of German forces in the Falaise Pocket. read more
Explores the concept of time; describes calendars formulated by the Romans, Mayans, and Egyptians; and discusses scientists' theor...ies of time. read more
Describes different kinds of losses, including the death of a loved one, the end of a love affair, and the loss of virginity, and ...suggests such coping mechanisms as the natural grieving process, the finding of a creative outlet, and getting help from others. read more
Discusses facts about woman and child abuse and describes what victims of abuse are doing to stop it.
Pages: 8, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
Discusses the dangers of weapons, the right to bear arms, risks in the home and the school, gun control, and gun safety precaution...s. read more
Introduces energy, examines early experiments in harnessing energy, and discusses how it is used today.
Explores the job descriptions, education and training requirements, salary, and outlook predictions for careers working with anima...ls that do not require a college education. read more
Features trivia and facts about the universe and everything in it, including planets, geology, climate, nations of the world, plan...ts and animals, the human body, human achievements, currencies, and weights and measures. read more
Recounts the history and effects of smallpox outbreaks, describes the effort to develop a vaccine and to eradicate the disease, an...d discusses the possiblity of its return. read more
Among the most fearsome tools of the modern era of war, and certainly one of the most controversial, biological weapons exist with...in the arsenals of many nations. This book discusses the history of biological warfare from ancient times through the modern era and examines the various types of weaponized organisms that can and have been be used by nations and may be used by nonstate actors in potential acts of bioterrorism. It also documents the preventative measures that governments and the international community employ to curtail the use of these thankfully rarely used but nonetheless terrifying weapons. read more
Discusses the weight-loss industry including why this business is thriving, the many products and services offered, and the pros a...nd cons of various weight-loss methods. read more
The United States launched an international war on terrorism in response to the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the World Tr...ade Center and the Pentagon. As a result, young people are bombarded with images of Saddam Hussein, Osama bin Laden, battles taking place in Iraq and Afghanistan, and prisoners of war held in Guantanamo Bay. Using related images set in a magazine-like design, this series examines a number of developing events related to the war on terrorism, reflecting the latest, most up-to-date information available. With lively, straightforward writing and dramatic images from the front, these books offer a gripping narrative to complement and enhance today's headlines. This important book examines the reasons for the U.S.-led coalition's presence in Iraq, describing the post-war reconstruction efforts and the reaction to the U.S. presence and rebuilding. Written in an easy-to-read style it looks at the Iraqi interim government, the insurgent; behind the nation-building resistance, and the outlook for establishing a government run by the citizens of Iraq. Looking at both the support for and opposition to the U.S. plan for a democratic Iraq, this book offers up-to-the-minute information on this historically important period. read more
Presents job descriptions, education and training, salary, and the outlook for careers in the music industry that do not require a... college degree, including DJ, recording engineer, and music publicist. read more
Describes the rise and decline of the Socialist Party in the United States and the political influence of Eugene V. Debs, who star...ted the Social Democratic Party in 1897. read more
Pages: 8, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
Explores the job descriptions, education and training requirements, salary, and outlook predictions for building careers that do n...ot require a college education. read more
This step-by-step guide introduces tai chi using a structured week-by-week format. With bright, full-color illustrations, readers ...can learn visually while practicing 24-step Beijing short form along the way. A rich resource section allows novices to take it to the next level after mastering this beginner’s guide. read more
Describes organ donation, including the transplant process, who can become a donor, and the controversies surrounding organ donati...on. read more
Introduces the executive branch of government and how the offices of the president and the vice president function.
Addictions explores different kinds of substance and behavioral addictions. Explore psychological and physical symptoms, risk fact...ors, and thought processes. Find out about options for recovering addicts, including treatment programs, anti-addiction medications, and twelve-step programs, like Alcoholics Anonymous. read more
Introduces thermodynamics, presents a history of the field, and discusses the advances in thermometry.
Describes the development and use of chemical and biological weapons throughout history, examining the effects, political signific...ance, deterrents, and moral and ethical issues. read more
Profiles the characteristics of and qualifications needed for twelve jobs in the comic book industry.
The origins of the four great rivers of China are revealed in this classic myth. Against the landscapes of China, follow four drag...ons as they struggle against the Jade Emperor to bring water to the people of China read more