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Books published by publisher Cavendish Square Publishing

  • They Came in Chains: The Story of the Slave Ships

    Milton Meltzer

    Hardcover (Cavendish Square Publishing, Jan. 1, 2000)
    Among the authors of this highly acclaimed series are Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner Milton Meltzer, Coretta Scott King Award winner James Haskins and noted author Raymond Bial. The series itself focuses on major population shifts in America and the driving forces behind them. The authors' vivid accounts are given additional immediacy with the inclusion of excerpts from diaries, newspaper articles and letters.
  • Rohypnol

    Kate Shoup

    Hardcover (Cavendish Square Publishing, Aug. 1, 2015)
    This drug is not legal in the United States but it is in other countries, where it is used as an anesthetic before surgery or as treatment for insomnia. However, this drug is available in the US and is much more powerful than others in its class. It has been used for criminal purposes such as date rape and robbery. This book lists the criteria for the USDAs drug schedule, and contains sidebars on what the drug looks like, on the risks of falling into chronic depression, on ways to combat date-rape drugs, and on how to intervene with someone who is abusing the drug.
  • Ohio: The Buckeye State

    Joyce Hart, Lisa M Herrington, Kerry Jones Waring

    Hardcover (Cavendish Square Publishing, Aug. 15, 2016)
    Explore the geography, climate, history, people, government, and economy of Ohio. The third edition of this popular series provides lists of key people, sites, cities, plants and animals, political figures, industries, and events in the Buckeye State.
  • How Facebook Changed the World

    Kaitlin Scirri

    Paperback (Cavendish Square Publishing, Jan. 15, 2019)
    With billions of users worldwide, Facebook has become the most successful social media website on the internet. It has also been the subject of praise, criticism, and controversy. Using key facts, sidebars, and photographs related to the topic, this book informs students about what the world was like before Facebook, including a look at previous forms of online communication, and examines what made Facebook successful and what led to its displacement of MySpace at the top of social media. This book explores how Facebook has changed the world and societies since its creation, for better and worse, and explains Mark Zuckerberg's role as leader of this successful business. Facebook's hand in contemporary social issues, such as domestic violence and bullying, is also discussed, as well as the site's connection to controversial events like Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, illuminating the extent of Facebook's reach and influence today.
  • Melinda Gates: Philanthropist and Education Advocate

    Cathleen Small

    Library Binding (Cavendish Square Publishing, Aug. 15, 2017)
    Since 2000, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has provided more than $4.2 billion to help those in need. Sixteen years later, Forbes ranked philanthropist Melinda Gates as the fourth most powerful woman in the world. This inspiring title explores Gatess contributions, the ongoing issues she works to address around the world, and her powerful message that every persons life is of value.
  • Illicit Drug Use: Legalization, Treatment, or Punishment?

    Erin L McCoy, Richard Worth

    Paperback (Cavendish Square Publishing, Jan. 15, 2019)
    "This book investigates the debate on how to confront illegal drug use and abuse in the United States, using full-color photographs and sidebars to offer readers a complex understanding of the many proposed solutions to this problem"--Provided by publisher.
  • The Church

    Kathryn Hinds

    Hardcover (Cavendish Square Publishing, Sept. 1, 2000)
    The Middle Ages usually conjure up images of chivalrous knights, fair maidens, wandering minstrels and fairy-tale endings. Readers of all ages are enchanted by this period yet often overlook the everyday lives of the ordinary people of the time. This series examines not only great medieval castles, kings and ladies but also the story of the common working people of towns, villages and religious communities across Europe. Detailed portraits of four specific aspects of medieval life -- the countryside, the city, the castle and the church -- emerge through lively, entertaining text and an abundance of stunning historical art. From the great personalities of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Geoffrey Chaucer and King Arthur to farmers, servants, craftsmen and clerics, this series reveals real people who ruled, worked, created art and music, pursued dreams and coped with fear and danger. Informative sidebars woven through each title allow readers to discover the truth about women's roles and achievements, how medieval children had fun, some favorite recipes and a number of popular songs, stories and poems.
  • The Navajo

    David C King

    Library Binding (Cavendish Square Publishing, Sept. 1, 2005)
    "General overview for young readers of the Navajo people. Covers history, daily life, and beliefs. Contains recipe and craft"--Provided by publisher.
  • Turkey

    Joanne Mattern

    Paperback (Cavendish Square Publishing, Aug. 15, 2018)
    "Spanning the border between Europe and Asia, Turkey is a nation with many cultural influences. These ancient influences are explored in depth, along with descriptions of what the culture of Turkey looks like today. This book presents a close look at everything from Turkey's geography and environment to its food and art"--Provided by publisher.
  • Grassland

    Tom Warhol

    Library Binding (Cavendish Square Publishing, Sept. 1, 2006)
    "Explores grassland biomes and covers where they are located as well as the plants and animals that inhabit them"--Provided by publisher.
  • Myanmar

    Laura L Sullivan

    Paperback (Cavendish Square Publishing, Jan. 15, 2019)
    For young readers, this book will serve as a detailed, interesting introduction to a country that is often in the news. Through colorful photographs, fun facts, and engaging sidebars, kids will learn important information about Myanmar's history, politics, economy, and language. Other chapters also cover unique topics like popular sports, holidays, and food. This book is sure to inspire curiosity about the world and would make a great addition to any curriculum.
  • How Robots Work

    Ian Chow-Miller

    Paperback (Cavendish Square Publishing, Aug. 15, 2018)
    Have you ever wanted to build and program a robot? An important first step is understanding how they work. Using accessible language and dynamic images, this book explains what robots fundamentally are and what they can do. Readers will also learn about many different types of robots and how they are being implemented in everyday life, including industrial robots, surgical robots, educational robots, and more. Students will gain a holistic understanding of robots and their technological evolution spanning from 1921 to present-day innovations.