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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.
Animal World introduces readers to the extremes of the animal kingdom. Readers will learn about the biggest, deadliest, fastest, smartest, and weirdest animals in the world. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.
Are They Real? explores modern-day myths, legends, and paranormal phenomena. The series examines each phenomenonÎs history, evidence of its potential existence, and its cultural impact. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.
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.
Technology surrounds us every day: a phone alarm wakes us up, an electronic calendar tracks assignment deadlines, GPS directs us to the new dentist’s office, social media keeps us connected to friends and family, and streaming platforms make sure we’re never without something new to binge watch. Our devices and apps can make life much more convenient and entertaining. But for years, scientists have warned that too much screen time may have negative effects on our health. With portable devices an
Public and school libraries around the nation are experiencing a rash of efforts to ban books. Behind these efforts are parents and politicians who believe that hundreds of books and topics are not fit for young readers. Though this group is vocal, recent polls show that a majority of Americans oppose book bans. This book examines the types of books that are being challenged or banned-and why-as well as who should decide what America’s young people read.
It can be hard to find the words to describe the icky feelings that seem to come from nowhere and sap all your joy and energy. You can tell that your brain just isn't pulling off the same tasks as others, and you're constantly bouncing between feeling nothing and feeling the weight of everything. This is not your doctor's dry health pamphlet or a preachy self-care listicle. The Beasts in Your Brain is a guide and companion equally for you and your loved ones, here to provide that essential first
The term woke is used either positively or negatively, depending on a personÎs political views. But what does Ìbeing wokeÊ really mean? This book explores the origins of the term woke, discusses what the word means to both liberals and conservatives, and how the concept of wokeness affects US society today.
With Ron Miller’s incredible illustrations and photographs from NASA probes and telescopes, The Big Backyard takes us on a tour through the solar system’s most obscure neighbourhoods and into its darkest corners, to places beyond the limits of the human eye. Miller expertly describes the formation of the solar system and the history of the exploration of the outer solar system before delving into the latest discoveries and missions. Read on to learn what sorts of objects orbit at such extreme di
Blue Delta Books, a Hi-Lo Books biography series, tell the stories of people who have changed our world in profound ways. This series features a diverse group of people. Some are more well-known than others, but all deserve to be highlighted for the positive impact they have had. Each Blue Delta Book features full-colour images on every page and tells the person’s story from childhood throughout their life. These books are sure to inspire young teen readers. Each book is 48 pages long.