1) New Mexico
"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of New Mexico"--
2) South Dakota
"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Dakota"--
"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Japan"--Provided by publisher.
Some songs are more famous than the shows for which they were written. Whether the song is sung by a dancing ensemble or by an actor alone in a spotlight, the music can make for a memorable moment. This books looks at different ways actors can give voice to characters in any musical.
5) Gun Control
Readers are presented with two sides of the debate related to gun control, including policies and practices throughout American history, gun laws and legislation, gun safety, crime, and law enforcement. In 1791, The Bill of Rights was added to the U.S. Constitution which included the second amendment, or, The Right to Bear Arms. Two-hundred years later, the controversial issue of gun control is still being debated because the statistics surrounding...
The founding of the first permanent English colony in North America was challenged by starvation, disease, deteriorating relations with Native Americans, economic struggles, rebellion, and class struggle. Despite these monumental difficulties, the colony prospered and established a legislative assembly that was the first example of representative government in what is now the United States. This book uses the writings of those who went through these...
Discover the world of energy resources with this look at hydropower and learn about its advantages and disadvantages, as well was how hydropower influences the environment and what its use means for Earth's future.
Discover all about fracking and natural gas, their pros and cons, and what their use means for the future of our planet.
If you have a love of history and clothing, there is a role for you in the theater. This book outlines the skills needed to be a costume designer, what must be done while the show is being rehearsed, and what the designer does during and after the performance. There is a chapter on how these experiences can translate to work in the real world, and there is a sidebar about someone who has made a career out of a love of clothes.
This book about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation is a great way to give young readers a true glimpse into the world of animal care. It includes information on training and education, job duties, and career path opportunities. Lively text profiles professionals on the job, and also delves into the emotional side of a career committed to serving animals. Students will learn what classes to take and activities to participate in to prepare for each...
Examines the deadly outbreak of cholera in 1831, examining the disease, research and vaccine.
A grassland provides food for grazing mammals, which in turn attracts hungry predators. Readers spend a day on a grassland and witness the always changing search for food, shelter, and water in these open and fragile areas.
Provides comprehensive information on the causes, treatment, and history of sickle cell anemia.
Neymar is one of the most popular Brazilian soccer stars ever and one of the youngest players to achieve international acclaim. Beloved by his fans and feared by his opponents, Neymar is famous for his skills, and his antics, on and off the field. After playing for his hometown team and Brazil's national team, he moved on to top European teams. This biography delves into Neymar's background and how it gave rise to his soccer career. Photographs, sidebars,...
When the Empire of Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, racial stereotypes escalated into fear of the Japanese immigrants that flew in the face of facts. This led to the rounding up and internment of Japanese Americans is one of the most unfortunate incidents in the history of the United States. This book details the history of Asian immigration to the US, and how cultural differences and economic envy developed into blatant discrimination.
Richard Sherman starred in high school on both the athletic fields and in the classroom. He attended Stanford University, qualifying for that prestigious school both academically and athletically. He fell to the fifth round of the 2011 National Football League draft, but he turned into an All-Pro cornerback for the Seahawks. Along the way he became known for his shutdown play, his verbal skills, and for being a Super Bowl Champion. This biography...
Mexico is a country with many unique traditions and people. This book describes what is like to live in Mexico, and gives insight into its history, beliefs, economy, environment, and geography. The book also includes, photographs that correspond to the text to help readers better understand concepts.
Describes the geography, wildlife, history, government, economy, religion, and culture of Senegal.
Describes the geography, history, economy, language, religions, culture, people, plants, and animals of Greenland. Discusses the geography, climate, history, wildlife, economy, government, people, religion, and culture of Greenland.
"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Ivory Coast."--Provided by publisher.