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Product Description: The appalling Cambodian genocide remains barely studied even to this day. Yet nearly two million Cambodians (around 20 percent of Cambodias population) died between 1975 and 1979 as a result of the dictator Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge Communist government...read more

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9781477785720 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $34.45 | About this edition: The appalling Cambodian genocide remains barely studied even to this day.

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Product Description: An estimated three hundred thousand child soldiers are serving in armies around the world. Some volunteer or are lured into service with false promises; others are abducted and forced to fight. Child Soldiers presents a powerful, real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people...read more

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9781601529749 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An estimated three hundred thousand child soldiers are serving in armies around the world.

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Product Description: Explores pros and cons of several issues related to school violence including; is a violent culture to blame, are schools secure enough, and are non-violence courses a solution. Text contains critical thinking components in regards to social issues and history...read more

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9781603578608 | Reprint edition (Norwood House Pr, July 15, 2016), cover price $13.26 | About this edition: Explores pros and cons of several issues related to school violence including; is a violent culture to blame, are schools secure enough, and are non-violence courses a solution.

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9781599537573 | Norwood House Pr, July 15, 2016, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Explores pros and cons of several issues related to school violence including; is a violent culture to blame, are schools secure enough, and are non-violence courses a solution.

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Product Description: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.
By Michael Ruth (editor)

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9780737775198 | Greenhaven Pr, January 28, 2016, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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9780737775181 | Greenhaven Pr, January 28, 2016, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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Product Description: Opposing Viewpoints SeriesFor over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials...read more
By Jack Lasky (editor)

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9780737775617 | Greenhaven Pr, January 22, 2016, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: Opposing Viewpoints SeriesFor over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies.

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9780737775600 | Greenhaven Pr, February 4, 2016, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Opposing Viewpoints SeriesFor over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies.

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Product Description: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.
By Noah Berlatsky (editor)

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9780737775273 | Greenhaven Pr, January 19, 2016, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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9780737775266 | Greenhaven Pr, January 19, 2016, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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Product Description: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.
By Noah Berlatsky (editor)

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9780737775310 | Greenhaven Pr, January 28, 2016, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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9780737775303 | Greenhaven Pr, January 28, 2016, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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Product Description: There are many myths about family violence: that it's only committed by men against their families; that it's only physical; that there aren't legal remedies for children or spouses to take action against violent family members. This book corrects the myths and provides the facts...read more

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9781499437058 | Reprint edition (Rosen Central, January 15, 2016), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: There are many myths about family violence: that it's only committed by men against their families; that it's only physical; that there aren't legal remedies for children or spouses to take action against violent family members.

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9781499437072 | Rosen Central, January 15, 2016, cover price $30.25 | About this edition: There are many myths about family violence: that it's only committed by men against their families; that it's only physical; that there aren't legal remedies for children or spouses to take action against violent family members.

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Product Description: Schoolsfrequently believed to be safe havens for studentsare instead often the sites of violence. From mass school shootings to hazing to fist fights and everything in between, violent acts are tragically far too common on too many school campuses...read more

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9781499461497 | Rosen Young Adult, January 15, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Schoolsfrequently believed to be safe havens for studentsare instead often the sites of violence.

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: With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core.   Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one...read more

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9780553498080, titled "The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden & the Trial of the Century" | Schwartz & Wade Books, January 12, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core.

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9780553249439, titled "Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony" | Bantam Books, November 1, 1991, cover price $4.99 | also contains Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler''s Ninth Symphony | About this edition: This magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas remains startlingly relevant for today’s world.
9780553249491, titled "Casa Grande" | Bantam Books, May 1, 1985, cover price $2.50 | also contains Casa Grande | About this edition: A ruthless businessman tries to use sabotage and murder to destroy Cooper Dundee and the Dundee Transport Company

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9780553498097, titled "The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden & the Trial of the Century" | Schwartz & Wade Books, January 12, 2016, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core.

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Product Description: An attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games would produce one of the defining images of international terrorism. The chilling photo of a hooded man peering from a balcony in the Olympic Village would be viewed worldwide as a horrific symbol of global terrorism...read more

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9780756552961 | Compass Point Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games would produce one of the defining images of international terrorism.

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9780756552923 | Compass Point Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $33.99 | About this edition: An attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games would produce one of the defining images of international terrorism.

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Product Description: Opposing Viewpoints SeriesFor over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials...read more
By Jack Lasky (editor)

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9780737775372 | Greenhaven Pr, January 22, 2016, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: Opposing Viewpoints SeriesFor over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies.

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9780737775365 | Greenhaven Pr, December 15, 2015, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Opposing Viewpoints SeriesFor over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies.

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Product Description: Current ControversiesEach anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic...read more
By Noel Merino (editor)

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9780737774276 | Greenhaven Pr, December 15, 2015, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Current ControversiesEach anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields.

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9780737774269 | Greenhaven Pr, December 11, 2015, cover price $46.40 | About this edition: Current ControversiesEach anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields.

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Product Description: This volume explores the life and work of Jon Krakauer, focusing particularly on the theme of wildness adventure in his popular book Into the Wild, and possible parallels between the real-life adventurer Chris McCandless and Krakauer himself...read more
By Noel Merino (editor)

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9780737769760 | Greenhaven Pr, November 10, 2014, cover price $46.40 | About this edition: This volume explores the life and work of Jon Krakauer, focusing particularly on the theme of wildness adventure in his popular book Into the Wild, and possible parallels between the real-life adventurer Chris McCandless and Krakauer himself.

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Product Description: ISIS covers the history of the terrorist organization and what it stands for, how its leaders recruit more followers, and the importance of understanding the threat this organization poses for the rest of the world. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards...read more

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9781624039010 | Essential Library, January 1, 2016, cover price $35.64 | About this edition: ISIS covers the history of the terrorist organization and what it stands for, how its leaders recruit more followers, and the importance of understanding the threat this organization poses for the rest of the world.

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9781624038983 | Essential Library, January 1, 2016, cover price $35.64

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Product Description: This title examines the theme of revenge in Hamlet, Othello, True Grit, The Princess Bride, and The Cask of Amontillado. It features four analysis papers that consider the revenge theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme...read more

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9781624038082 | Essential Library, September 1, 2015, cover price $35.64 | About this edition: This title examines the theme of revenge in Hamlet, Othello, True Grit, The Princess Bride, and The Cask of Amontillado.

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Product Description: Pushing, mean jokes, exclusion, name-calling-children can experience bullying in a variety of ways. Child-friendly stories are narrated by illustrated animal characters to help every child navigate through these tough situations. Each book introduces young readers to a type of bullying, and provides up-to-date and safe strategies to use when faced with these issues...read more
By Simone Shin (illustrator)

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9781474704670 | Gardners Books, September 10, 2015, cover price $75.90 | About this edition: Pushing, mean jokes, exclusion, name-calling-children can experience bullying in a variety of ways.

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Product Description: Sexual trafficking is a pressing issueand one that doesnt receive enough attention or discussion. In this groundbreaking title, readers will come face-to-face with the realities of sexual trafficking and modern-day slavery. Myths such as the belief that slavery is a practice of the past are debunked with statistics and facts regarding the global slave trade and sexual trafficking in North America...read more

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9781499460391 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Sexual trafficking is a pressing issueand one that doesnt receive enough attention or discussion.

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9781499460384 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Sexual trafficking is a pressing issueand one that doesnt receive enough attention or discussion.

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Product Description: This urgently important, unflinching, yet sensitive examination raises awareness about female genital cutting and provides essential information to help end its practice. According to a 2014 World Health Organization (WHO) fact sheet, more than 125 million girls and women alive today have been subjected to some form of genital cutting in twenty-nine countries in Africa and the Middle East...read more

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9781499460513 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This urgently important, unflinching, yet sensitive examination raises awareness about female genital cutting and provides essential information to help end its practice.

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9781499460506 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This urgently important, unflinching, yet sensitive examination raises awareness about female genital cutting and provides essential information to help end its practice.

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Product Description: Since young women today receive conflicting and confusing messages about dating, sexuality, and image, it is not surprising they can find themselves wondering if they've been sexually abused. It is estimated that a sexual assault occurs once every two minutes...read more

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9781499460438 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Since young women today receive conflicting and confusing messages about dating, sexuality, and image, it is not surprising they can find themselves wondering if they've been sexually abused.

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9781499460421 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Since young women today receive conflicting and confusing messages about dating, sexuality, and image, it is not surprising they can find themselves wondering if they've been sexually abused.

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Product Description: Stalking is a serious crime that affects millions of people, most of them women. Stalkers may target people they know or people they have never met, using the Internet and other tools to follow or threaten their victims. This resource will educate teens about what constitutes stalking, how stalkers work, and how victims can protect themselves both emotionally and legally from the fear, anxiety, and uncertainty of being stalked...read more

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9780521216746, titled "The United Nations System: Coordinating Its Economic and Social Work" | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1978, cover price $49.50 | also contains The United Nations System: Coordinating Its Economic and Social Work | About this edition: This book is about a problem that had moved to the centre of international concern when it was first published in 1978 - how the UN System was to cope with the overwhelming volume of world wide economic and social tasks that had been placed upon it.

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9781499460476 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Stalking is a serious crime that affects millions of people, most of them women.

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9781499460469 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Stalking is a serious crime that affects millions of people, most of them women.

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Product Description: Examines the world of ancient Rome, covering such topics as rulers, the army, crime and punishment, slavery, religion, food, sanitation, clothing, and gladiators.

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9781482431148 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 4, 2015, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Examines the world of ancient Rome, covering such topics as rulers, the army, crime and punishment, slavery, religion, food, sanitation, clothing, and gladiators.

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