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E-Cigarettes: Affecting Lives

Jeanne Marie Ford (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846401

Introduces young readers to the dangers of e-cigarettes and nicotine addiction and shows ways that users have found help. Learn about the physical and mental effects of e-cigarette use and its negative impact on lives. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, an infographic, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Cocaine: Affecting Lives

Holly B. Martin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846395

Introduces young readers to the dangers of cocaine addiction and shows ways that users have found help. Learn about the physical and mental effects of cocaine abuse and its negative impact on lives. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, an infographic, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Alcohol: Affecting Lives

Amy C. Rea (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846388

Introduces young readers to the dangers of alcohol addiction and shows ways that users have found help. Learn about the physical and mental effects of alcohol abuse and its negative impact on lives. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, an infographic, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

World's Worst Parrot

Alice Kuipers (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459823761

Ava works hard at maintaining a certain image online and at school. As far as anyone else knows, life is great. But when she inherits an African gray parrot from her great-uncle Bernie (whom she barely remembers), Ava’s carefully crafted world starts to crumble. The parrot, Mervin, is loud and messy and obnoxious. Ava’s brother thinks it’s hilarious to post videos of Ava trying to deal with the crazy bird. He even creates a profile for the two of them. Everyone wants to see more of Ava and Mervin. Suddenly, Ava is internet famous—in the worst possible way. Her friends think the parrot is gross and start acting weird. But then a new girl at school helps Ava see that this parrot might not be the worst gift in the world and that just being yourself is the best way to be.

The Ride Home

Gail Anderson-Dargatz (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821439

Mark is a city kid who has come to a small town to live with his grandmother after his mom goes into rehab. He has to take a school bus home for the first time. The long, noisy ride home is nothing like riding city transit. There’s some kind of secret code of knowing where you’re allowed to sit, the kids scream non-stop, and there’s pudding and cheese flying through the air. Someone even tries to set Mark’s seat on fire. Mark quickly decides that all these kids are nuts and does his best to avoid interacting with any of them. But when the bus is involved in a serious accident, Mark has to work with a couple of other students to get everybody to safety. He soon learns that he has more in common with these rural kids than he would ever have imagined. In turns funny and heartbreaking,

Work Ethic

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173316

Students learn more about how a strong work ethic can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of related skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Work Ethic invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

The Titanic

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172586

Would you have survived aboard the Titanic? Make decisions and tally your score to find out. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers as they engage and play along. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

The French Revolution

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172654

Would you have survived the French Revolution? Make decisions and tally your score to find out. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers as they engage and play along. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Teamwork

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173309

Students learn more about how effective teamwork can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of related skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Teamwork invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Myers-Briggs

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172678

Which of the 16 different personality types are you? Are you creative, super social, and enthusiastic? You might be an ENFP. Or are you a dreamer and quiet? You might be an INFJ. Find out who you are in the Who Are You? series. This series takes a closer look at the most popular personality theories from star charts to numerology to psychology assessments. Myers-Briggs looks specifically at the 16 different personality types based on the Myers-Briggs personality typing system. This hi-low title uses considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension. Informative sidebars include fast facts, science connections, and spotlight biographies. Backmatter includes four Myers-Briggs inspired quizzes.

Multiple Intelligences

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172739

Find out who you are in the Who Are You Series? This series takes a closer look at the most popular personality theories from star charts to numerology to psychology assessments. The Multiple Intelligences book takes a closer look at Dr. Howard Gardner's theory that there are more than one type of intelligence: from music to kinesthetic. This hi-low title uses considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension. Informative sidebars include fast facts, science connections, and spotlight biographies. Backmatter includes four quizzes inspired by Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences.

Leadership

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173286

Students learn more about how leadership skills can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of leadership skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Leadership invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Job Search

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173323

Students learn more about how to conduct an effective job search. The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of communication skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable situation. Job Search invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Four Temperaments

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172708

Are you sociable and impulsive? You might be sanguine. Or are you quiet and sometimes shy? You might be phlegmatic. Find out who you are in the Who Are You? series. This series takes a closer look at the most popular personality theories from star charts to numerology to psychology assessments. Four Temperaments looks specifically at the theory that there are four fundamental personality types: sanguine, choleric, phlegmatic, and melancholic. This hi-low title uses considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension. Informative sidebars include fast facts, science connections, and spotlight biographies. Backmatter includes four quizzes inspired by the four temperaments theory.

Etiquette

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173330

Students learn more about how appropriate etiquette can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of etiquette illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Etiquette invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Critical Thinking

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173279

Students learn more about how excellent critical thinking can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of critical thinking skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Critical Thinking invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Communication

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173262

Students learn more about how effective communication can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of communication skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Communication invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Attitude

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173293

Students learn more about how their attitude can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of positive and negative attitudes illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Attitude invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Alcatraz

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172630

Would you have survived in Alcatraz? Make decisions and tally your score to find out. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers as they engage and play along. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities

Above and Beyond with Communication

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118349

Technology has given us new ways to connect and converse with others like never before. In fact, by the time you finish reading this sentence more than 193,000 text messages will have been sent! This innovative book explores the often subtle differences between various forms of communication such as active listening, written, oral, nonverbal, and digital communication. Readers will learn about potential communication roadblocks and strategies to overcome them. Motivating activities and challenges, facts and statistics that have impact, and biographical snapshots show how building effective communication skills is essential in all facets of life in today’s complex and connected world.

Above and Beyond with Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Megan Kopp (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118363

This innovative title explores the ways that critical thinking can be applied to problem solving in school, work, and social settings. Real-world examples and opportunities for hands-on practice support readers as they learn how to frame, analyze, and synthesize information. Readers are also encouraged to ask questions to clarify points of view, and apply other core skills essential to making complex choices and determining sound solutions.

Above and Beyond with Creativity and Innovation

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118356

Creativity and innovation are central to success in the 21st century. This dynamic title provides a comprehensive look at creative processes in a variety of settings. Readers are introduced to various brainstorming techniques and will learn different approaches to help refine and evaluate their ideas. Real-world examples, motivating challenges, and case studies broaden readers’ understanding of this key skill set.

Above and Beyond with Collaboration

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118332

Collaboration skills, or the ability to effectively work with people, are in high demand in today’s connected world. The ability to work with diverse individuals across diverse platforms in our online world is essential in the 21st century. This title explores the skills and practices needed to be a successful collaborator in any situation covering topics such as establishing responsibilities, engineering plans, and becoming socially aware. With a focus on college and career readiness, the title encourages readers to be group members who use active listening, respect, self-direction, and focus to understand diverse perspectives and come to achieve common goals. Students will build collaboration skills for the future through projects, real-world examples of international collaborative achievements, and practicing tips for being effective collaborators in their own increasingly social and digital worlds.

Change and Resilience

Holly Duhig (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122247

A person will experience many changes throughout their lifetime. Adapting and surviving is the difficult part. This practical title addresses the concept of resilience and how to cope with personal and social changes.

Media and the News

Holly Duhig (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122254

Jobs in the media, media diversity, and identifying fake news are all explored in this unique look at the role of the media in our lives. A handy timeline makes it easy to track historical change and important innovations in media.