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Ben has to wear hearing aids, but being inseparable from the super-popular Tyler allows him to think of himself as normal.áThen Tyler blows him off senior year and Ben needs to rethink who he is--and who Tyler is.
In our modern, technology-driven world, a few important individuals have changed the way we live. With each new, great tech idea, our world becomes more interesting and complex. Many young people may know the names of the biggest technology and Internet-based companies, but do they know the story of the creators and businesses behind names like Netflix, Google, YouTube, and Facebook? This series tells the biographies of the titans of technology who are changing our world. Each book explores the
Anna O'Mally is a born writerùgifted, perceptive, headed for the stars. Or she was, until the tragic death of her uncle Joe. He was barely older than Anna herself, and she worshipped the ground he walked on. Best of all, Anna got to live in the glowof knowing that she was the most important person in his world, too. Anna has promised everyoneùher shrink, her parents, her best friendùthat Joe's one-year ôdeadaversaryö will be the end of her period of mourning. But when a strange note suggests th
This series entertains and informs both readers who love all aspects of automobiles and those just discovering cars. It shows readers cars that can cradle you in luxury and those that leave others in the dust. The World of Automobiles looks at cars from all the great car making countries in terms of what they have been known for building, what they are building now, and what they will build into the 21st century.
These comprehensive reference titles provide a revealing look at endangered species around the world. An ideal report-writing resource, each featured animal is discussed in detail and includes a map of where they live along with data panels with specifics such as their population, endangered status, habitat, diet, breeding, and much more. The books discuss the categories of threat and how they apply to endangered animals, and share information about worldwide conservation organizations.
World War II was a global conflict that split the majority of the world's nations into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers. World War II is deemed to have begun in Europe in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland, resulting in the British and French declarations of war. The complexion of the war was changed completely in 1941 by the German invasion of the USSR in June and the Japanese attack on the USA in December. The Germans over-reached themselves in the USSR. In
Mel is tormented by thoughts that she may be responsible for her best friend's suicide attempt.
A biome is a very large ecological area, with plants and animals that are adapted to the environmental conditions there. Biomes are usually defined by physical characteristics-such as climate, geology, or vegetation-rather than by the animals that live there. Plants and animals within the biome have all evolved special adaptations that make it possible for them to live in that area. THE WORLD?S BIOMES series provides information on five of the most important biomes in the world today: deserts, g
Three Winnipeg teens deal with pregnancy, cultural differences and the fallout of bad decisions. Faye is the "good" adopted Chinese daughter. Bev is the wild child. Mannie is the unambitious stoner. What brings them together and tears them apart, is a need to move beyond the clichés and commit to something-anything-that will bring meaning and joy to their lives. When Faye's long-lost childhood neighbour, Bev, turns up out of the blue, wanting something from her old friend, Faye goes along with B
Fourteen-year-old Zanna Mayfield discovers she can manipulate the basic scientific functions of the universe, such as velocity and chemical reactions. But she'll need more than science to stop the mysterious woman determined to keep Zanna from learning how to use her abilities