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From the lowliest slave to the most powerful ruler, every civilization has been built—and undone—by different classes of people. This series takes an anthropologist’s view of five famous Ancient Civilizations, noting how the various social groups influenced and interacted with each other and changed the very history of the world. Emphasizing each civilization’s legacy and innovations, each title also presents a timeline of major historical events, and engaging facts are highlighted throughout.
Our modern world still benefits from the work of ancient civilizations! Everything from how we communicate to what we eat is based on the discoveries of ancient people. This fascinating series introduces readers to the daily lives and innovations of ancient societies. Narrative openings give way to chapters on the rulers, daily life, beliefs, and fall of each ancient society. Each title includes profiles, a cause and effect graphic, a time and place matrix, a timeline, and a thought-provoking qu
Children are fascinated by animals—from the smallest to the largest andfrom harmless ones to the most dangerous creatures. In these titles, readers become “animal detectives” as they uncover the facts about animals found around the world. Each title features pro les of individual animals, with details about how they live, accompanied by vivid photography and graphics.
The Animal Files introduces readers to species that play key roles in ecosystems around the world. Each book provides an in-depth look at how animals interact with and affect the environment around them, as well as the actions humans can take to protect the animals and their habitats.
Each book in the Animals Are Awesome series offers insight into the fascinating lives of some of the world's most incredible animals. From what they eat and where they live to descriptions of different species and how they spend their days, readers will learn lots of fun facts about their favourite animals.
Twelve-year-old Maisie is an artist. When she?s in front of her sketchbook or apprenticing at Glenna?s Portraits, the family-run art shop her grandmother started, the world makes sense. She doesn?t think about Calum, her brother who mysteriously left home and cut ties with her family six years ago, or her parents? insistence that she ôbroaden her horizonsö and try something new-something that isn?t art.
The art world is ever changing. Although painting and sculpture still have a strong following, many of today's artists are making names for themselves in other art forms including animation, tattoo, and even graffiti. The Art Scene series focuses onwhat some of today's new artists are doing, what they seek to communicate through their art, and how they are using new techniques and technology to create and promote their work. Each book introduces readers to influential artists and presents brief
Artie Irvin is thrilled to discover she comes from a line of werewolves. But as she dives into her family history and figures out her new abilities, vampires wait in the shadows . . .
Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us. It powers the personal assistants in our smartphones, collects data online, and builds products in factories. This series offers a fascinating look into what AI is, how it is currently being used, and how it might be used in the future. One thing is certain: AI is here to stay.
Media of all kinds are overwhelmingly present in our lives. This series aims to arm young students with the tools they need to become savvy navigators of the media landscape. Each book offers key questions to ask about how and why media messages are constructed. Readers will learn the basics about how various media are created, key themes in media today, and what to ask about the media they encounter. The goal of the series is to provide a framework to help young students access, analyze, evalua