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Gangs

James Bow (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191229

Gangs exist in places all over the world. The United States, however, is believed to have more gangs than any other country in the world. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the issues surrounding gangs, including how and why young people are lured into gangs and the consequences of gang involvement. Firsthand accounts and current statistics provide an insightful look at this issue.

Anxiety and Phobias

Carrie Iorizzo (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193896

Anxiety disorders, such as phobias, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder are the most common group of mental illnesses in the United States. Recent studies suggest eight percent of U.S. teenagers suffer from an anxiety disorder. This informative title examines different anxiety disorders, including their causes, symptoms, effects, and treatment options. A chapter on caring for others discusses how anxiety and phobias affect young people with siblings and parents who have the disorder.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Harry Tournemille (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193872

This insightful title provides an overview of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other emotional and behavioral disorders, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options and management are discussed.

Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

Carrie Iorizzo (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193926

This interesting title provides an overview of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders that are rare in children and young adults, including Schizoaffective Disorder, Delusional Disorder, and Brief Psychotic Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options are discussed. A chapter on caring for others discusses children dealing with parents who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.

Bullying

Jessica Pegis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191182

Bullying provides an honest and unbiased view of a prevalent issue. This book examines different forms of bullying and covers practical topics such as how to recognize bullying behavior, the role of the bystander, and empowering ways to deal with bullies. Candid first-hand accounts from different perspectives and a list of valuable resources give readers the tools to help break the cycle of this destructive epidemic.

Hospital Workers in the Emergency Room

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198099

Being sick can be a scary experience, but the hospital workers in the emergency room can make children feel better. These knowledgeable community helpers include doctors, nurses, emergency medical technicians, lab technicians, and many more. Children will be fascinated by the roles hospital workers play in helping them get well. Key topics include an overview of the emergency room, equipment used by hospital workers, x-rays, blood tests, and how hospital ER personnel work as a team.

Crystal Meth

Carrie L. Iorizzo (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197252

Crystal meth is more addictive than heroin or cocaine and is widely available on the streets of North America. This helpful book looks at the use and abuse of meth, an inexpensive and accessible drug that takes an unbelievable toll on the bodies and brains of users. Special chapters on seeking help, and treatment and recovery provide accurate and useful information on meth addiction and treatment.

Steroids

Erin Knight (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197290

Did you know about one third of high school students take steroids to improve their looks, not just their athletic skills? Steroid use is becoming a major issue among 12- to 18-year-olds today. This helpful and informative book looks at the pressures young people are under to look cut and perform well in sports. Special chapters examine the effects of anabolic steroids on the developing bodies and minds of young people and how difficult it can be to quit when you've got the edge.

Pizza and Other Yummy Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374106

Culinary traditions! Enjoy mouthwatering poems about pizza and pancakes. See the importance of family traditions and that food can bring people together. Learn how pizza became a popular food and make a mini pizza of your own. Stories by Debbie Lecy, Barbara Kanninen, Christina G. Rossetti, Karin Gaspartich, and Dawn King.

Dentists

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513546

Create beautiful smiles, give us healthy mouths, and straighten our teeth! In this book, readers will meet the people who make sure we have strong, healthy teeth. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Firefighters

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513577

Respond first, put out the fires, and save lives! In this book, readers will meet the bravefirefighters who battle flames, smoke, and danger to keep us all safe and secure. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Farmers

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513560

Grow our food, raise our cows and sheep, fill our tables with good things to eat! In this book, readers will meet the farmers who grow and raise the food that we need to live and thrive. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Nurses

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513591

Care for us, ease our pain, and (ugh!) give us shots all with a smile! In this book, readers will meet the nurses who help make sure we grow well and stay healthy and strong. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Doctors

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513553

Give us check-ups, ease our pain, or even stitch us up! In this book, readers will meet the doctors who make sure we stay healthy and happy. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Farm

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513416

Let’s see where our food comes from! Aimed at emergent readers and packed with colorful, behind-the-scenes images, this title is an invitation to a sunny stroll through the fields.

The Squeaky Clean Club

Patricia Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780983340751

A fun and informative book about keeping your body clean and germ-free. Great photos and illustrations.

The Strawberry

Jaclyn Nunez (author), Dwight Francis (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478814955

Teach early Science concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

Eyes

Imogen Kingsley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965623

In this book, beginning readers will explore the role of the eyes in a healthy human body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about how eyes work and how they help us every day. A diagram illustrates the anatomy of the eye, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about eyes using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Eyes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Skin

Imogen Kingsley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965661

In this book, beginning readers will explore the role of the skin in a healthy human body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about how the skin works and how it helps us every day. A diagram illustrates the anatomy of the skin, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about skin using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Skin also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Nose

Imogen Kingsley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965654

In this book, beginning readers will explore the role of the nose in a healthy human body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about how the nose works and how it helps us every day. A diagram illustrates the anatomy of the nose, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the nose using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Nose also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Hands

Imogen Kingsley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965630

In this book, beginning readers will explore the role of the hands in a healthy human body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about how hands work and how they help us every day. A diagram illustrates the anatomy of the hand, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about hands using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Hands also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Mouth

Imogen Kingsley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965647

In this book, beginning readers will explore the role of the mouth in a healthy human body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about how the mouth works and how it helps us every day. A diagram illustrates the anatomy of the mouth, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the mouth using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mouth also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Teeth

Imogen Kingsley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965678

In this book, beginning readers will explore the role of teeth in a healthy human body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about how teeth work and how they help us every day. A diagram illustrates the anatomy of a tooth, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about teeth using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Teeth also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Ears

Imogen Kingsley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965616

In this book, beginning readers will explore the role of the ears in a healthy human body. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about how ears work and how they help us every day. A diagram illustrates the anatomy of the ear, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about ears using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Ears also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Who Helps Keep Us Healthy?

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966088

Who Helps Keep Us Healthy? teaches emergent readers about the role of some important community helpers while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Who Helps Keep Us Healthy? includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.