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  • Lindsey Stirling: Violinist with More Than 2 Billion Views

    Henrietta Toth

    Hardcover (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 15, 2019)
    Since launching her YouTube channel in 2007, Lindsey Stirling has amassed millions of loyal fans with her unique performance style as a dancing violinist. Stirling's videos have been viewed more than eleven billion times and her albums have sold thousands of copies. She has also performed in concert around the world and collaborated with well-known music artists. In 2016, Stirling's memoir made the New York Times' best-seller list. This fun, exciting biography discusses how Stirling's faith, philanthropy, and other dramatic events in her life have influenced her career to become a top YouTube star.
  • The Fall of the Roman World and the Rise of Christianity

    Kelly Roscoe

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 15, 2017)
    Discusses the decline of the Roman Empire, the division of the Mediterranean world during the seventh and eighth centuries into three culture zones, East Rome, Islam, and Latin Europe, and the rise of Christianity in the West as the dominant religion.
  • Kobe Bryant: NBA Scoring Sensation

    Connor Dayton

    Paperback (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 7, 2015)
    Describes the life and accomplishments of the professional basketball player, from his childhood in Italy to his status as a high school basketball prodigy and NBA rookie sensation to his five NBA championships.
  • The 100 Most Influential Inventors of All Time

    Robert Curley

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Dec. 20, 2009)
    Profile famous inventors, ranging from Imhotep and Archimedes to Leo Fender and Bill Gates.
  • What Is the Structure of an Animal?

    Louise Spilsbury

    Paperback (Britannica Educational Pub, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Being able to compare the structure and anatomy of different families of animals and detect their differences and similarities is an essential skill in life science studies. This book takes the reader through the basic anatomical features that characterize a broad range of animal families, including crustaceans, fish, and birds. Key science terms are defined, accompanied by labeled photographs that make even the most unfamiliar of animal structures easy to grasp for readers.
  • What Is the Milky Way?

    Edward Willett

    Paperback (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 1, 2014)
    The Milky Way is just one of billions of galaxies in the universe. Yet by exploring the galaxy we call home, we have been able to uncover some of the universe’s many unknowns. This illuminating volume carefully breaks down the features of the Milky Way galaxy. It explains such characteristics as size, shape, and age; examines planets, stars, and star clusters; and delves into such concepts as black holes and dark matter. Important terms are explained, and, throughout the text, readers are invited to think critically about pertinent questions and concepts.
  • Tom Brady: Super Bowl Champion

    Richard Barrington

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 7, 2015)
    As the hugely successful, long-time quarterback of the New England Patriots, Tom Brady is one of the greatest football players in history. Though he won the Super Bowl in only his first season as a starter, his success was unexpected given that he had not been selected until the second-to-last round of the National Football League draft. In this biography, readers will learn all about Brady’s life on and off the field. His determination to rise above adversity and become the best player he could be inspires his many young fans to work hard for their own dreams.
  • The Italian and Northern Renaissance

    Kelly Roscoe

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 15, 2017)
    Discusses political and social changes in the Italian city-states, humanism in Italy and northern Europe, the strengthening of monarchy, scientific and technological developments, and the growing literary use of languages other than Latin.
  • Cloning

    Kara Rogers

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 30, 2015)
    Since the early 2th century, when Hans Spemann first twinned salamander embryos, scientists have made astounding progress in the science and technology of cloning. They have now developed the means to apply cloning in research, agriculture, and medicine. With advancements in cloning techniques for stem cell research, scientists have been able to explore human diseases at a cellular level, attempting to better understand the cellular mechanisms involved in disease. Readers explore the history, science, applications, and ethical issues of cloning. Sidebars profile pioneers in the field, including John Bertrand Gurdon, Ian Wilmut, Shinya Yamanaka, and James Thomson.
  • The Britannica Guide to Geometry

    William L. Hosch

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 15, 2010)
    Examines the history, discoverers, and applications of geometry, including how and why it works.
  • Skin and Connective Tissue

    Kara Rogers

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Dec. 15, 2011)
    Examines the skin and connective tissues, looking at the general anatomy, biodynamics, and diseases of each.
  • Bioengineering

    Elizabeth Lachner

    Library Binding (Britannica Educational Pub, Aug. 1, 2015)
    From tissue engineering that produces artificial skin for burn patients to the use of nanotechnology for precise drug delivery, recent advances in bioengineering have fundamentally changed both the world in which we live and the bodies within which we live. Among the topics covered in this invaluable compendium are homeostasis, biological and artificial control systems, diagnostic imaging, prostheses, biomaterials, environmental engineering, and various subfields of bioengineering. Readers will become familiar with the most exciting and significant developments in this important field.