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  • What Are Wants and Needs?

    Barbara Gottfried Hollander

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 15, 2016)
    For young people, it can be easy to confuse what one wants as opposed to what one actually needs. This thoughtful resource elucidates the basic concepts of wants and needs and how they fit into the economic landscape. Readers will be asked to consider the different priorities of cultures from around the world, offering a more global overview, as well as a perspective on what people needed in the past. The text nudges the idea of needs further with a discussion of emotional needs and what those might be.
  • The History of Mathematics

    Nicholas Faulkner, Erik Gregersen

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Jan. 15, 2018)
    This intriguing volume introduces readers to the origins of the mathematical principles they study every day. It covers a wide range of disciplines outlined in curriculum standards and serves as an illuminating companion to their current studies. Readers will learn about the brilliant minds behind some of the breakthroughs in mathematics. They will also enjoy the origin stories of the different disciplines in the field we're so familiar with today. The study of math should go beyond numbers, and this book certainly accomplishes that by giving readers insight into how mathematics came to be.
  • Feudalism, Monarchies, and Nobility

    Jeanne Nagle

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Outlines the history and principles of monarchies and other systems based on hereditary rank and examines European traditional and constitutional monarchies, nobility, the rise and decline of feudalism, and traditional systems in Asia.
  • The Britannica Guide to Numbers and Measurement

    William L. Hosch

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 15, 2010)
    Offers an overview of the development of numbers, their expression in mathematics and measurement, and profiles of the visionaries who saw order amidst the numbers.
  • What Is A Fable?

    Robyn Hardyman

    Paperback (Britannica Educational Pub, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Looks at fables, examining what they are and why people tell them, and re-tells several pairs of the tales from around the world with similar themes in order to compare and contrast them.
  • Sidney Crosby: One of the NHL's Top Scorers

    Jeanne Nagle

    Paperback (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 7, 2015)
    Profiles the Pittsburgh Penguins star, detailing the life, career, and accomplishments of this two-time NHL MVP and Olympic gold medalist.
  • The Endocrine System

    Kara Rogers

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Dec. 15, 2011)
    Introduces the components, functions, glands, diseases, and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Gods & Goddesses of Ancient China

    Trenton Campbell

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Introduces the major and lesser figures of Chinese mythology and discusses the religious beliefs, practices, and institutions of Confucianism and Daoism.
  • What Are State and Local Governments?

    Sarah Machajewski

    Paperback (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 1, 2015)
    Presents an introduction to the role and function of state and local governments in the Unites States, discussing their organization and responsibilities, leaders and officials, and ways for citizens to get involved.
  • From Democracy's Roots to a Country Divided: America from 1816 to 1850

    Jeff Wallenfeldt

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Dec. 15, 2011)
    A history textbook documenting American history from the War of 1812 to the debate surrounding slavery and territorial expansion in the mid-19th century.
  • The Kidneys and The Renal System

    Kara Rogers

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Dec. 15, 2011)
    Details the anatomy of the renal system, development and function of the kidneys, and renal diseases and disorders.
  • The U.S. Constitution and the Separation of Powers

    Brian Duignan, Carolyn DeCarlo

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 15, 2018)
    Discusses the United States Constitution, and how the three branches of government operate.