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Understanding the Coronavirus (Searchlight Books™)

Learn about the discovery of the novel coronavirus and track the COVID-19 pandemic as it spreads globally, scientists develop a vaccine, heroes rise up, and the world reacts. This series makes a difficult topic approachable while answering crucial questions.

Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the blink of an eye, the world as we know it has changed. Friends and loved ones have died lonely, painful deaths. Once-robust economies have disintegrated, costing millions their jobs. Schools, forced to close their doors, have resorted to distance learning. Social interaction has been replaced with social distancing. The new series Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic examines the origins of the virus that causes the disease; how different countries responded; how the virus spreads, sickens,

Understanding World Religions

To truly understand the world's major religions one needs to understand what people within each faith believe, how they practice their faith, and what rules they live by. The Understanding World Religions series explores these important aspects of religion as well as the origins of each faith and some of the challenges faced in the modern age.

Unexplained (Alternator Books™)

This absorbing series explores high-interest paranormal topics for middle grade readers. From ghostly specters to spontaneous human combustion, each title searches for answers to explain mysterious and fascinating phenomena.

United States Presidents, The (Checkerboard Library)

Learn about the individuals who have held this important office in the United Stated Presidents series. Each book explores one president?s childhood, time in office, accomplishments, and legacy. Discover what it takes to be presidents, how a president is elected, and how the US Government works. Read this series to experience history through the leaders who shaped it.

Universe Is a Tree, The

This collection of stories, proverbs, and poems about trees from around the world reveals that a tree's roots not only go down deep into the earth, but its branches also reach up and out into the universe, connecting us all.

Unnatural Disasters: Human Error, Design Flaws, and Bad Decisions (21st Century Skills Library)

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. With this series, young readers explore the causes and consequences of some of the most major environmental catastrophes of the past 100 years. Guided by compelling questions such as, ""What led to these disasters?,"" ""Who was impacted by them?,"" and ""What changed in their aftermath?"" this interdisciplinary series blends social studies and science content. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans

Unofficial Guides (21st Century Skills Innovation Library)

The Unofficial Guides series explores the various aspects of today's most popular games and programs including Apex Legends, LEGO Mindstorms, Fortnite, Minecraft, Animal Crossing, Among Us and more! Each collection covers topics ranging from basic to advanced. This series is perfect for the hands-on techie.

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history. The book traces the history of African Americans in Tulsa's Greenwood district and chronicles the devastation that occurred in 1921 when a white mob attacked the Black community. News of what happened was largely suppressed, and no official investigation occurred for seventy-five years. This picture boo

Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes shines a spotlight on underrepresented voices throughout history. Featuring racial minorities and other marginalized contributors who are routinely left out of history books, this biography series examines the work of professionals throughout US history and in the fields of science, technology, and social justice. Each book profiles 12 individuals and their impressive contributions as well as the challenges they faced.