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Product Description: Building a toolbox in a high school metal shop can lead to building skyscrapers as a construction manager, with some heavy-duty training (and resume building) along the way. In this book, readers are introduced to the physical, mental, and scholastic requirements for a job in the construction industry and are shown various paths into the industry via technical schooling, engineering, project management, apprenticeship, and other steps...read more

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9781477785645 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $35.75 | About this edition: Building a toolbox in a high school metal shop can lead to building skyscrapers as a construction manager, with some heavy-duty training (and resume building) along the way.

Product Description: This essential guide discusses the very real threat to young people by gangs in the United States and the perpetuation of those gangs due to poverty, disenfranchisement, and a sometimes too-harsh punitive system. The book details the disproportionate treatment of black and brown youth, the uptick in violent white gangs, and the need for dealing with gangs in a more measured way...read more

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9781499461510 | Rosen Young Adult, January 15, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This essential guide discusses the very real threat to young people by gangs in the United States and the perpetuation of those gangs due to poverty, disenfranchisement, and a sometimes too-harsh punitive system.

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Product Description: The roots of the newly formed United States of America are examined in detail in this volume. With evocative illustrations, paintings, maps, political documents, and other media largely drawn from the post-revolutionary era itself, this book details both the new nations growing pains and shortcomings, its major accomplishments and optimism, its sociocultural trends, and its rapid growth and expansion...read more
By Philip Wolny (editor)

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9781680482706 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $32.90 | About this edition: The roots of the newly formed United States of America are examined in detail in this volume.

Product Description: The territory now known as the United States underwent a massive transformation in the first few centuries after its initial exploration by Europeans. British colonization gave way to the American Revolution and the formation of a new democratic nation, the early decades of which were marked by westward expansion and sectional divisions that led to a devastating civil war...read more
By Susanna Keller (editor), Jeremy Klar (editor), Zoe Lowery (editor), Jason Shattuck (editor) and Philip Wolny (editor)

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9781680482201 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $197.40 | About this edition: The territory now known as the United States underwent a massive transformation in the first few centuries after its initial exploration by Europeans.

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Product Description: Earth science is an umbrella term for a series of interlocking, dynamic scientific areas of study that aim to explain how the planet Earth works as a system. Combining studies of all the elements around us and how they interact, this book provides a history of this complex field, while highlighting core principles and concepts...read more
By Philip Wolny (editor)

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9781680482263 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $36.25 | About this edition: Earth science is an umbrella term for a series of interlocking, dynamic scientific areas of study that aim to explain how the planet Earth works as a system.

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Product Description: Thanks to modern medicine, syphilis is no longer the deadly, ruinous, and terrifying scourge that it once was. Yet it is still an extremely serious sexual health concern. It is imperative that people who have contracted syphilis get treatment before it is spread to others and reaches late stages...read more

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9780521216944, titled "Soviet Russian Literature Since Stalin" | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1977, cover price $69.95 | also contains Soviet Russian Literature Since Stalin | About this edition: Major trends in and schools of Russian poetry and prose since 1953 are examined with attention to key authors and in light of Soviet social, political, and cultural development

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9781499460636 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Thanks to modern medicine, syphilis is no longer the deadly, ruinous, and terrifying scourge that it once was.

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9781499460629 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Thanks to modern medicine, syphilis is no longer the deadly, ruinous, and terrifying scourge that it once was.

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Product Description: In the decades before the Civil War effectively ended the institution of slavery in the United States, many people risked their lives to rescue Southern African Americans from the shackles of slavery and shepherd them to the safety of the Northern states and Canada...read more

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9781499435177 | Rosen Central, August 1, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: In the decades before the Civil War effectively ended the institution of slavery in the United States, many people risked their lives to rescue Southern African Americans from the shackles of slavery and shepherd them to the safety of the Northern states and Canada.

Product Description: This series unpacks the basicbut also very complexfundamentals of physics and the universe. Each volume looks at the beginnings of discovery and casts a spotlight on the history behind a central topic in physics: quantum mechanics, gravity, relativity, and dark matter...read more

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9781477780596 | Rosen Young Adult, January 1, 2015, cover price $142.40 | About this edition: This series unpacks the basicbut also very complexfundamentals of physics and the universe.

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Product Description: This collection sheds light on some challenging topics of adolescence today. Eating disorders, sexual abuse, bullying, racial profiling, and alcoholism are examined thoroughly and with sensitivity. Resources, coping mechanisms, and treatments offer readers options for handling the issue...read more

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9781477779880 | Rosen Young Adult, January 1, 2015, cover price $284.80 | About this edition: This collection sheds light on some challenging topics of adolescence today.

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Product Description: Looks at the science behind dark matter, from the way it interacts with celestial objects to the way scientists are searching for it.

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9781477780046 | Rosen Young Adult, January 1, 2015, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Looks at the science behind dark matter, from the way it interacts with celestial objects to the way scientists are searching for it.

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Product Description: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the best-selling book written by author Stephen Chbosky (published in 1999), which was followed by his screenplay (the popular movie for which was released in 2012), is to todays young adults what J...read more

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9781477779101 | Rosen Young Adult, January 1, 2015, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the best-selling book written by author Stephen Chbosky (published in 1999), which was followed by his screenplay (the popular movie for which was released in 2012), is to todays young adults what J.

Product Description: Best-selling young-adult authors such as Kiera Cass, Stephen Chbosky, Cassandra Clare, John Green, Veronica Roth, and Markus Zusak are growing in popularity as YA books continue to sell and find new fans. Readers will get the chance to find out more about the life, writing process, and inspiration of their favorite authors...read more

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9781477779163 | Rosen Young Adult, January 1, 2015, cover price $213.60 | About this edition: Best-selling young-adult authors such as Kiera Cass, Stephen Chbosky, Cassandra Clare, John Green, Veronica Roth, and Markus Zusak are growing in popularity as YA books continue to sell and find new fans.

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For millennia, tales of lost civilizations have captivated humanity, and foremost among them is the legend of Atlantis. In this guide to Atlantis and other lost lands, readers will learn to sort through fact and fiction, learning about the historical origins of lost-city legends, the lessons they teach us, archaeological digs for the truth, andperhaps closest to hometheir place in popular culture. The main focus is on the tale of Atlantis, with sidebars that highlight similarly lost mythical societies. For fans of the paranormal or seekers of the truth, this is the definitive book to read.

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9781622758609 | Pck edition (Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015), cover price $84.30 | About this edition: For millennia, tales of lost civilizations have captivated humanity, and foremost among them is the legend of Atlantis.
9781622758586 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: For millennia, tales of lost civilizations have captivated humanity, and foremost among them is the legend of Atlantis.

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9781622758579 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015, cover price $25.85

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Product Description: Many young adults are caught completely by surprise when they find out they have been infected with a sexually transmitted disease (STD). One reason is that they might know little about STDs. This informational text separates rumors, myths, and misconceptions from the medical facts...read more

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9781477779804 | Rosen Young Adult, January 1, 2015, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Many young adults are caught completely by surprise when they find out they have been infected with a sexually transmitted disease (STD).

Product Description: Every week brings to light new issues that challenge our views on questions we thought were long-since resolved. The U.S. Constitutions remains a document against which the most contentious topics can always be weighed, but our Founding Fathers could not have foreseen such a dramatic changes in culture and technology...read more

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9781477775035 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2014, cover price $249.20 | About this edition: Every week brings to light new issues that challenge our views on questions we thought were long-since resolved.

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Product Description: Chemist Isaac Asimov was acclaimed for his fiction and nonfiction writing. As a Russian Jewish immigrant, Asimov told stories from an early age. Among the most celebrated is his Foundation Trilogy, which earned numerous awards and led him to become one of the most widely respected authors of the twentieth century...read more

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9781477776896 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2014, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Chemist Isaac Asimov was acclaimed for his fiction and nonfiction writing.

Product Description: Engaging and informative, these volumes tackle the drugs commonly abused by teens and describe in detail what they can do to the body, mind, spirit, and family. Young adults read about the grim reality of drug abuse; for example, they discover the frightening development since the late 2000s about the return of heroin use that has law enforcement, educators, and health care professionals concerned and the troubling rise in heroin deaths...read more

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9781477719107 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2014, cover price $263.60 | About this edition: Engaging and informative, these volumes tackle the drugs commonly abused by teens and describe in detail what they can do to the body, mind, spirit, and family.

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9781477718988 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2014, cover price $32.95

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9781477717639 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.60

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Product Description: One of the largest empires the world has ever known, the Empire of Mali flourished in West Africa from 1235 CE until 1464. The empire remains well known for its wealth and significant cultural influence, still felt hundreds of years later, both in modern Mali and its neighbors...read more

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9781477718834 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: One of the largest empires the world has ever known, the Empire of Mali flourished in West Africa from 1235 CE until 1464.

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Product Description: Describes the job responsibilities of building maintenance workers and explains what is needed to get a position in the field.

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9781448896080 | Rosen Pub Group, July 15, 2013, cover price $34.25 | About this edition: Describes the job responsibilities of building maintenance workers and explains what is needed to get a position in the field.

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