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Books published by publisher Rosen Young Adult

  • Code a Minecraft Mod in JavaScript Step by Step

    Joshua Romphf

    Paperback (Rosen Young Adult, July 15, 2019)
    Minecraft is a global phenomenon, adored by millions of gamers, but what if Minecraft could teach vital computer literacy and programming skills? Simply put: It can. This engaging and informative resource is designed to guide coders on a journey to enjoy their favorite game while they learn the basics of JavaScript, which is one of the world's most popular programming languages. Starting off with brainteasers and working up to real coding, these fun and exciting activities will teach everything needed to know how to write a brand new mod.
  • Holodomor: The Ukrainian Famine-Genocide

    Philip Wolny

    Paperback (Rosen Young Adult, Jan. 15, 2018)
    One of the lesser-known historical crimes that wiped out millions of people was Holodomor (loosely translated from Ukrainian as "death by hunger"), the famine and genocide that occurred during Soviet rule between 1932 and 1933. This book relates the shocking story of how a natural disaster was weaponized by the Soviet Union under the rule of Joseph Stalin to punish a whole people. Evocative photographs with compelling background and analysis give readers the story of a tragic chapter of European history in the twentieth century, while tying the event to our all-too-relevant modern context.
  • The Early River Valley Civilizations

    Rebecca Kraft Rector

    Paperback (Rosen Young Adult, Aug. 15, 2016)
    Looks at the earliest civilizations that developed around rivers for the fresh water supply and the fertile land, covering Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, Nile River, Indus and Ganges Rivers, and Yellow and Yangtze Rivers.
  • Supporting the Elderly Through Service Learning

    Marcia Amidon Lusted

    Hardcover (Rosen Young Adult, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Loads of learning takes place in the classroom, but it is by no means the only place for students to gain knowledge and experience. This innovative resource introduces service learning and why it can be such a helpful tool for students, the elderly, and the larger community. Successful service learning projects are described throughout the book, which highlight how they work as well as the benefits of getting to know the often overlooked senior population within our communities. Forthright discussions of the challenges and benefits highlight why service-learning projects can be a satisfying, fun, and memorable way to learn.
  • Jump-Starting a Career in Ultrasound and Sonography

    Corona Brezina

    Paperback (Rosen Young Adult, Jan. 15, 2019)
    Give your readers an essential guide to careers in ultrasound and sonography. Diagnostic medical sonographers perform ultrasound procedures that direct high-frequency sound waves into the body. The returning sound waves can be converted into an image of the body's internal structures. The most familiar use of ultrasound is in visualizing the fetus of a pregnant mother, but ultrasound has numerous medical applications. Many diagnostic medical sonographers specialize in particular areas of imaging, including neurosonography and musculoskeletal ultrasound. Sonographers can earn a good salary in this fulfilling career upon completion of a two-year program. Because ultrasounds are low-risk procedures that yield real-time images, sonography is an in-demand field with bright prospects for increased job growth.
  • Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props

    Christy Mihaly

    Library Binding (Rosen Young Adult, Jan. 1, 2017)
    This title will help young readers discover how a little education, practice, and networking can bring their cosplay game to the next level. Part acting, part design, and part promotion, becoming a professional cosplayer will also result in many friends and admirers, not to mention sparkling LEDs, brilliant metalwork, and perfectly spiked hair. Readers from grades seven through twelve will learn from an age-appropriate perspective about how much fun they can have while conducting various activities that will contribute to their development.
  • Genocide in Armenia

    Zoe Lowery, Jeri Freedman

    Library Binding (Rosen Young Adult, Aug. 15, 2016)
    Examines the Armenian genocide, discussing how between 1915 and 1917 the government of Turkey attempted to remove the Armenian population from the country through a series of forced round-ups and death marches.
  • Al-Khwarizmi: Father of Algebra and Trigonometry

    Bridget Lim, Corona Brezina

    Library Binding (Rosen Young Adult, Aug. 15, 2016)
    One of the elite scholars in Baghdads prestigious House of Wisdom, al-Khwarizmi is best remembered for his famous work Al-Jabr wa al-Muqabala, the text that defined the branch of mathematics known as algebra. He was also an accomplished astronomer and geographer. This fascinating biography describes in vivid detail the Islamic worlds Golden Age, a period during the Middle Ages when learning and scientific advancement were revered and honored. Readers will learn what is known of al-Khwarizmis life, as well as the pertinent history of both the Arab world and the fields of science in which al-Khwarzimi excelled.
  • Exploring the Human Genome

    Kat Arney

    Paperback (Rosen Young Adult, Jan. 15, 2019)
    "With the help of illustrations and infographics, this in-depth guide dives into modern genetics and its impact on evolution, disease, mental health, and much more. Students will come to understand the role that genetics play in their lives, from the cellular level to the way genes influence behavior and personality"--Provided by publisher.
  • Albert Einstein

    Lisa Wade McCormick

    Library Binding (Rosen Young Adult, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Presents the life and work of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who penned the theory of relativity and whose theories altered perceptions of time, energy, and the universe.
  • Inside Us Spy Satellites

    David Baker

    Paperback (Rosen Young Adult, Jan. 15, 2019)
    It's a bit of an open secret that reconnaissance satellites, or spy satellites, as they're often known, play a big part in American intelligence-gathering efforts. They're indispensible tools in the ongoing War on Terror. While information about the country's current satellites is classified, curious minds can learn all about the development of spy satellites in this informative tome. Highlights include WS-117L, CORONA, SAMOS, GAMBIT, HEXAGON, DORIAN, and KENNEN, all of which are introduced with detailed diagrams and multiple photographs. Other topics covered include the methods of aerial reconnaissance that predated satellites, the various types of intelligence that are routinely gathered, and an overview of the U.S. intelligence community.
  • Rachel Maddow: Primetime Political Commentator

    Amy Houts

    Hardcover (Rosen Young Adult, Jan. 1, 2015)
    AIDS activist by day and TV pundit by night, Rachel Maddow has dedicated her life to discussing the issues important to her. Pairing a winning personality with a sharp grasp of current events, she has won the respect and admiration of fans and critics alike. From her early interest in the AIDS epidemic to grappling with coming out to her conservative family to becoming one of MSNBCs most popular hosts, her remarkable journey to celebrity and activism is chronicled within these pages.