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  • Football and Its Greatest Players

    Michael Anderson

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, Aug. 15, 2011)
    Anyone who has experienced the thrill of watching his or her team win on Super Bowl Sunday will recognize the exhilaration that the game of football generates. Gridiron football is a complex game that demands both tactical ability and physical skill. This enthralling volume outlines the history and rules of American football, chronicles the rise of some of its greatest players, and illustrates how the game has become such a beloved cultural phenomenon.
  • New Thinking about Evolution

    John P Rafferty

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, Sept. 1, 2010)
    Remarkable as much for the insight into our earliest ancestors as the controversies it has engendered, the concept of evolution has garnered much attention since Charles Darwin first published his theory of natural selection. Notwithstanding its detractors, evolutionary science has anticipated modern genetic research and continued to illuminate mysteries about our past and our connectedness to the species around us. Detailing the evolutionary process and speciation as well as the continuing debates about evolutions inherent validity, this engrossing volume considers all aspects of this exciting field of study.
  • The History of Russia to 1801

    Rosina Beckman

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, Aug. 15, 2018)
    To truly understand today's Russia, it is important to look back through the centuries to the figures, events, and neighboring cultures that have shaped it into what it is today. Starting with the rise of the Rus in the first millennium, this book traces the first thousand or so years of Russian history. The rise and fall of Kiev as the Rus center, the Novgorod Republic, the Mongol Invasion, the rise of first Rurikid and then Romanov Muscovy, and the indelible influences of Peter I and Catherine II, both of whom earned the moniker the Great are all covered.
  • Collect and Analyze Data

    Julia J Quinlan

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, Aug. 15, 2018)
    "A book for young students about how to collect and analyze data like a scientist."--
  • Investigating Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes

    Michael Anderson

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, Aug. 15, 2011)
    Some of the planets most destructive forcesincluding earthquakes and volcanic activityare caused by the same factors that helped shape much of the Earth as it is today. Plate tectonics, or movement of the Earths outer layers, can occur in a number of different ways and produce a range of results, some minor and others far more considerable or devastating. Distinct maps, interesting sidebars, and annotated illustrations of the Earths layers are included in this volume, which details the motion of the planet and the nature and study of both earthquakes and volcanoes.
  • The Age of Exploration: From Christopher Columbus to Ferdinand Magellan

    Kenneth Pletcher

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, July 15, 2013)
    The Age of Exploration, which spanned roughly from 1400 to 1550, was the first time in history that European powerseyeing new trade routes to the East or seeking to establish empiresbegan actively looking far past their own borders to gain a better understanding of the world and its many resources. The individuals who set out on behalf of the countries they represented came from a variety of backgrounds, and included master navigators such as Christopher Columbus and Ferdinand Magellanthe latter of whom was the first to circle the globeas well as the often ruthless conquistadors of the New World such as Francisco Pizarro and Hernan Cortes. The exciting and sometimes tragic lives and journeys of these and many others as well as the battles for empire that arose are chronicled in this engaging volume.
  • What Is the Taiga?

    Caitie McAneney

    Paperback (Rosen Education Service, Jan. 15, 2019)
    The taiga is unlike any other place on Earth. It is the largest biome on Earth, with long, cold winters that can reach negative 65 degrees Fahrenheit! The plants, animals, and people that live in the taiga are built for survival. This book introduces readers to the landforms, climate, plants, animals, and people of the taiga, as well as the dangers it faces. Colorful photographs and engaging text serve as a passport to this one-of-a-kind biome.
  • The Britannica Guide to Theories and Ideas That Changed the Modern World

    Kathleen Kuiper

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, Feb. 1, 2010)
    There was a time when people assumed that the world was flat. Once an alternate theory was proposed, the original notion was challenged and, eventually, disproved. In short, theories and ideas can be potent agents of changenone more so than those that are extensively detailed in this book. Fascinating photographs and illustrations accompany the narrative.
  • Corporations, Nonprofits, and Labor Unions

    Christine Honders

    Paperback (Rosen Education Service, Aug. 15, 2018)
    As students grow into young adults, they enter the world with the hopes and dreams of a successful future. Part of financial success is the ability to make good economic decisions. The state of the economy affects the job market, educational loans, and how much money people decide to spend or save. Readers will learn the difference between command and market economies, how different types of business ownership affect the United States and global economies, and how workers can protect their status in a productive economy. Understanding these key elements is essential in helping people make good economic decisions in their own lives.
  • Sculpture: Materials, Techniques, Styles, and Practice

    Cleo Kuhtz

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, Aug. 15, 2016)
    Looking at a work of art, like listening to music, becomes a rewarding experience only if the senses are alert to the qualities of the work and to the artists purpose that brought them into being. The language of sculpture must be learned. In this in-depth study, readers examine the materials, tools, methods, styles, and practices that are involved in sculpting and many of the techniques that have been used by accomplished artists who have contributed to sculpture as a fine art, from the marble gods of Phidias to the mobiles by Alexander Calder.
  • Make a Research Plan

    Caitie McAneney

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, Aug. 15, 2018)
    "A book about how to make a research plan."--
  • Sound

    Sherman Hollar

    Library Binding (Rosen Education Service, July 15, 2012)
    Sound has the power to soothe, excite, warn, protect, and inform. Indeed, the transmission and reception of audio signals pervade our daily lives. Readers will examine the mechanics and properties of sound and provides an overview of the interdisciplinary science called acoustics. Also covered are functions and diseases of the human ear.