The internet and email have changed our lives. Find out why by reading the history, characteristics, uses, and future applications of this incredible invention.
This book relays the factual details of the Montgomery Bus Boycott through multiple accounts of the event. Readers learn details from the point of view of a civil rights activist, a church leader, and an opponent of the boycott. This book offers opportunities to compare and contrast various narrative perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about an historical event.
What are women's rights? Don't all women have the same rights as men? What are the consequences of gender inequality? Find out more about the legal and cultural practices that foster inequality and start thinking about what you think should be done to confront the issue.
Is immigration a basic human right? Does each country have the right to decide who can enter its borders? What is an illegal immigrant? Start learning about immigration and begin looking at the many different sides of this social issue.
How many people is too many? What happens when too many people are crowded into too little space? What can be done to control the world's population? Read this book to learn more about overpopulation and start thinking about what can and should be done to address this important issue.
What causes pollution? How does pollution affect the environment? Why should we care about pollution? Read this book to find out more about the social, environmental, and economic issues related to pollution and what you can do about it.
How do you measure poverty? What are the effects of poverty? What can we do to prevent poverty? Learn about poverty and its many faces around the world and to start thinking about what you can do about this global social problem.