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.
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.
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
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
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
Pages: 16, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
The concepts covered in this title will surely get a reaction out of any student. Readers learn about heat and chemical processes,... entropy, and catalysts, among other concepts. More exciting, however, they discover how these chemical processes work in real life, such as how chemical reactions lift a shuttle into space or how lifting weights builds muscle. Also included is a profile of Isaac Newton, whose findings on energy form the basis of physics and chemistry as we know them today. 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
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
Chronicles the naval battles in the Atlantic during World War II.
Edition: Revised, Library Binding, Rosen Pub Group
Pages: 8, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
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
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
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
Describes organ donation, including the transplant process, who can become a donor, and the controversies surrounding organ donati...on. read more
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
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
Examines the nature, origins, and dangers of floods and discusses how to prevent them and protect against them.
Pages: 8, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
Presents an introduction to Yoga, discussing such topics as its basic principles, consciousness, breathing, postures and exercises..., and meditation. read more
Looks at the growing risks to the Earth's forests from logging, burning, clearing, and degradation and discusses the effects of th...ese threats on forest resources. read more
Examines the legends of Atlantis, Lemuria, and other lost continents, speculating about their possible locations.
In cancer, cells grow and divide without normal controls, causing abnormal growths called tumors. Tumors that start in the brain c...an be particularly dangerous, invading brain tissue and sometimes causing disability and death. In order to help readers understand this fearsome disease, the book first explores the normal structure and function of the brain and explains the kinds of tumors that can form in the central nervous system. The author discusses how brain tumors are detected, diagnosed, and treated, describing basic and cutting-edge therapies that are currently being used and developed. The final chapter covers the steps involved in rehabilitation and recovery, and provides support and guidance for those recovering from brain tumors. read more
A discussion of liver cancer and treatments for it.
Provides a chronological look at the Continental Army, a band of American colonists who took up arms, defeated the mighty empire, ...Great Britain, and gained independence. read more
Dr. Doug Wechsler, a wildlife biologist, ornithologist, and photographer, has written this wonderful series on birds of prey. Each... book includes an introduction to a bird: its size, color, and habitat; its hunting, eating, and migration habits; how and where it builds its nest, and its survival strategies. Clear, accessible, and often humorous text is combined with spectacular photography from VIREO, the Visual Resources for Ornithology, and The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, to create books that will delight and inform your students.If your eyes were as big as an owl's eyes, they would be the size of tennis balls. Wildlife biologist Doug Wechsler fills this wonderful book on great horned owls with wild facts that are guaranteed to hold a young reader's interest. Beautiful photography and practical tips about how and where to spot these gigantic but shy birds make this book both entertaining and informative. read more
Presents a general guide to the Pilates exercise system, including illustrated explanations of the exercises, programs for users o...f different levels of fitness, ways of using supplementary equipment, and advice for pregnant exercisers. read more
Discusses the life of author Rick Riordan, creator of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.
Explores factors that influence listening and comprehension, and provides tips for being a better listener.
Examines the nature of several types of biofuels, the positive and negative aspects of their use, and potential future biomass ene...rgy technologies. read more
Pages: 12, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
Describes the career paths available for first responders, including emergency medical technicians, search-and-rescue operators, a...nd task force members, and describes the education and training required for each position. read more
Presents an overview of jobs in the hospital and home health fields, covering job duties, requirements for starting out, an outloo...k for the future, and sources for additional information. read more
Explores the history of bearing weapons from Ancient Greece and Rome, through Europe, to the United States, focusing on the rights... guaranteed by the Second Amendment and how different parties interpret that Amendment. 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
This seven-book series is a user's guide to locating Earth's continents and the countries of the world. Kids will learn that more ...than 200 million years ago, all continents began as part of Pangaea, a supercontinent that broke up to form seven continents. They will acquire map-reading skills by learning the directions in which longitude and latitude lines point, where the equator is, and what the prime meridian is. The final chapter in each book features a scientist, related to the continent, with specialties that range from dinosaurs to the study of volcanoes. The South Pole is located on Antarctica, a land of ice. Readers will learn that even Antarctica was once a warm place where plants and animals, such as dinosaurs and flying reptiles, flourished. Antarctica is in darkness half of the year and has constant daylight the other half. Many countries around the world have claimed the land in Antarctica to use for peaceful, scientific research. read more
Pages: 16, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group
Body language is a form of communication that can support what we’re saying verbally, or it can act as a ‘tell’ for when we mean q...uite the opposite of what’s being said. Without using words at all, it can be used to tell a person we’re open to conversation, or it can tell a person to leave us alone. The art of body language is stimulatingly dissected here, so that readers can understand how subtle, moderate, and grand physical posturing, movement, and gestures communicate ideas for us. Among the topics covered are types of body movement, conscious and subconscious gestures, universal expressions, and tips for being an effective speaker and listener. Some myths and facts about body language and ten great questions to ask a teacher about nonverbal communication are included in the text. read more
Explores mankind's developing notion of time, from the first primitive clocks and sundials to the expanding space-time of the theo...ry of relativity. read more