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#MeToo and You includes essential terminology, from consent to assault, from just plain yes to just plain no. Author Halley Bondy explores the nuances of emotions, comfort, and discomfort in sexually charged and emotionally abusive situations. Detailed scenarios, both real and hypothetical, provide valuable examples of what's acceptable and what is not, along with tools to help everyone treat others appropriately and to stand up for themselves and their peers.
Drawing on real-life situations and stories, journalist Jeff Fleischer takes an informed, approachable look at how our world will change as a result of the climate crisis, addressing sea levels, extreme weather, drought, extinction, and migration.
Addiction is a widespread and growing problem. Substance abuse is still the most common and most destructive form of addiction. But other addictions-for instance, to gambling, social media, shopping, and video games-are also inflicting harm on people’s lives. Addiction: A Problem of Epidemic Proportions provides a down-to-earth look at addiction, its consequences, and the challenges of recovery.
Anime and manga originated in Japan, but they are enjoying unprecedented, global popularity. The All About Anime and Manga series discusses the art, the artists, origins and evolving styles, and the legions of devoted fans who keep anime and manga at the forefront of popular culture.
All About Sharks introduces readers to the fascinating world of sharks. The books examine the biology of sharks, weird and prehistoric sharks, endangered shark species, and shark attacks. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.
In the borderlands between the US and Mexico, the American jaguar is fighting to regain its kingdom. Its biggest threat: habitat fragmentation created by roads, farms, mines-and the border wall. Learn how scientists want to protect this keystone species.
For centuries, animals have worked alongside their human partners. Using their sharp senses, instincts, and training, animals provide transportation, guidance and assistance, safety and rescue, therapy, entertainment, and more. In these jobs, animals have proven to be invaluable partners to people worldwide.
"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began depleting rapidly. Electrical power began to fail. AstronautsJames Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise were about to be stranded in the inky void of outer space. The mission to the moon was scrapped. Now, Apollo 13's only goal was to bring the crew home. With the damaged spacecraft hurtling towards the moon a
Individuals who are persecuted or endure gang and gender-based violence in their home countries face a difficult decision-stay or leave. Asylum seekers travel through dangerous conditions to the US/Mexico border in hopes of finding safety and refuge. This title examines how current events, political policies, and a global pandemic have made the asylum process more difficult. Personal stories of those on the journey help readers understand the people who seek asylum at the southern border.
Smartphones, social media, and the Internet are creating a distraction pandemic. Digital devices steal attention, lower productivity, and increase stress in users. This book focuses on personal stories, academic studies, and current events to illustrate society’s attention deficit while providing advice for those who wish to go on a digital diet.