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
Describes the basics of cell biology, including cell locomotion and support, how cells communicate, and the cell cycle.
A first look at how animals survive winter.
Learn about some of the characteristics of the penguin.
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
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 how to use body language to provide better and more effective interpersonal communication, including reading and using f...acial expressions, hand gestures, and proper posture techniques. 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.
Discusses the concern and shows the evidence gathered to prove that North Korea has the ability to create nuclear, biological, and... chemical weapons. read more
One cannot open a college newspaper today without seeing ads offering young women money to donate eggs (ova). With the combination... of two trends—the increasing financial pressure on young women and the increasing demand for donor eggs due to delayed marriage and childbearing—some experts see a potential problem. Do the young donors fully understand the physical and emotional health risks they face when donating eggs for money? This book explains the current controversy in a straightforward manner, explaining the basic science behind egg harvesting and in vitro fertilization and describing the process donors go through to help other women conceive. Potential health risks and ethical concerns are explored as well. read more
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
This title will bring to life any student bored with this essential subject dealing with the nonmetals on the periodic table. Read...ers will be fascinated by the "Chemistry in Action" fact boxes about how nonmetals work in real life, such as how hydrogen is used in car fuel cells, how carbon is what diamonds are made of, and how carbon dating is used to determine the age of substances. The vivid imagery and illustrations will further entice readers along with a biography section profiling Henry Cavendish, discoverer of hydrogen. read more
Introduces swallows, discussing their physical characteristics, habitat, life cycle, food, hunting and migration habits, and preda...tors. read more
This is an in-depth, information-rich, curriculum-centered examination of and introduction to the 9 elements that are classified a...s metals and metalloids. A lively discussion of their properties, atomic structure, and behavior when interacting with other elements makes up the core of the text, with repeated reference to the Periodic Table. Included in the discussion are alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, Group 3 metals, tin and lead, transition metals, and metalloids (having properties of both metals and nonmetals), and the rich history behind their discovery, classification, and practical uses. This text strongly supports Common Core Standards for the reading of scientific and technical texts and accounts, and furnishes ample opportunities to summarize, cite evidence, and analyze connections between ideas, individuals, and events. 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
Chronicles the naval battles in the Atlantic during World War II.
Discusses facts about woman and child abuse and describes what victims of abuse are doing to stop it.
Presents general information about brain tumors, including what they are, the different types of brain tumors, how they are diagno...sed, how they are treated, and the types of rehabilitation done by people who have suffered from them. read more
Pages: 8, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
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
Examines how the discoveries of Gregor Mendel changed the way scientists viewed the field of genetics and the theory of evolution.... read more
A discussion of liver cancer and treatments for it.
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
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
Discusses the life of author Rick Riordan, creator of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.
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
Examines the three types of economic indicators--leading, lagging, and coincident.
Introduces thermodynamics, presents a history of the field, and discusses the advances in thermometry.