Rosen Pub Group Childrens Books
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.
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
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
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
Provides an introduction to tai chi, describing the fundamentals of tai chi practice and presenting twenty-four form sequences.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Examines the history behind the 1973 war between Israel and its Arab neighbors, Egypt and Syria (backed by Iraq, Jordan, and Saudi... Arabia), plus biographical notes on important figures and a look at the effects of this war. 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
Explains the importance of good grooming, hygiene, nutrition, fitness, and attitude.
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
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
The power of the planet Earth is often unfathomable to people, especially children. Through the spectacular photography in these b...ooks, your students can witness the fiery trail of lava as it engulfs a mountainside and see the destruction caused when the earth quakes. Drohan brilliantly explains how and why these disasters occur, and how to stay safe if the reader should experience one. These books won't frighten your students -- they'll fascinate them. read more
Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and possible fate of the Australian marsupials that are sometimes confused with be...ars. read more
Discusses the problems of the homeless, describes shelter life, and offers advice on dealing with feelings of embarassment, anger,... and frustration read more
Presents an introduction to Yoga, discussing such topics as its basic principles, consciousness, breathing, postures and exercises..., and meditation. read more
Pages: 8, Paperback, Rosen Pub Group