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Packed with practical solutions and tips to stay on top of homework, develop a sense of time, manage digital distractions, and create easy-to-follow routines, this guide will help teens stop procrastinating and get their tasks done.
I mean, from what Jessica was telling me, Israeli stores have the latest fashions from Europe. That black dress Jessica has is really awesome. I know I'd be selling out if I go to a mall with Ron (my biological father), but I keep thinking about allthe great stuff I could bring back home. Unfortunately for 16-year-old Amy Nelson, ômoshavö is not Hebrew for ôshopping mall.ö Not even close. Think goats, not Gucci. Going to Israel with her estranged Israeli father is the last thing Amy wants to do
It's the storytellers that preserve a nation's history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events from people whose voices have been underrepresented, lost, or forgotten over time.
After a car crash steals the lives of two people they love, Becca and Johnny become obsessed with a common cause. Officially, the crash is an accident. But Becca and Johnny are convinced: someone did this. As they plot revenge against the person responsible, a bondùintense, unyielding, and manicùtakes hold of them. And in an unexpected turn of events, they fall for each other. Or so they think. In an upside-down world where decay is beautiful and love and hate become one, Becca and Johnny find t
Migrants and immigration, asylum and refugees, border control and detention policies have all dominated the headlines for months. The Immigration Issues series strives to make these emotional and often confusing topics understandable for student researchers. All books provide context, explain policies, tell real-world stories, and examine varying perspectives. Fully documented quotes from the people who are living and influencing these events add interest and insight.
Donald Trump faced the gravest threat to his presidency when the US House of Representatives voted to impeach him on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. From Trump’s controversial phone call with the president of Ukraine to the gripping testimony by national security experts to Trump’s eventual acquittal, The Impeachment of President Donald Trump looks at an explosive episode that roiled national politics in the United States.
What is the nature of science? The answer to that question can be found in the momentous theories and discoveries that have occupied scientists for generations. The Importance of Scientific Theory series helps students develop a broader and deeper understanding of the nature of science by examining richly detailed examples from history. Titles in this series examine how scientists arrived at core ideas such as atomic theory, germ theory, evolution theory, and more as well as what resulted from w
This series examines the complex, controversial issues of the day by breaking them into smaller pieces. Each book in the series provides a clear, insightful discussion of the issues, integrating facts and a variety of contrasting opinions for a solid, balanced perspective. Personal accounts and direct quotes from academic and professional experts, advocacy groups, politicians, and others enhance the narrative.
Influential Women examines the lives and achievements of some of the world's most fascinating women. Through their own words, and the words of those who have known or studied them, emerge life stories that are well worth reading about again and again.
Containing 97 percent of Earth's water supply, the ocean plays a huge role in regulating global temperatures, supporting plant and animal life, and contributing to the livelihoods of millions of people. But in spite of all this, the ocean remains drastically unexplored, and the details of its impact on human lives aren't fully understood. What lies in the deep? And who is at the forefront of these exciting discoveries? The scientists and research included in this book shed light on the most pres