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Alien Abductions

Jenny Mason (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820963

Explore 12 out-of-this-world topics about alien abductions, including well-known reports, recall under hypnosis, abduction myths throughout history, and what neuroscience can tell us about how we experience reality. Statistics and sidebars illuminate the content, while critical thinking questions help students think for themselves. Plus, find up-to-date, editor-curated online content including news, a full digital ebook, live content feeds, and lesson plans at 12StoryLibrary.com.

Federal Air Marshals

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510248

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a Federal Air Marshal, including how they work undercover on flights to fight terrorism. Explains how they fit under the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), what it takes to get a job, and what a day in the field is like. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

SWAT Teams

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510255

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of SWAT officers, including the work they do to catch dangerous criminals and free hostages. Describes what it takes to become a SWAT officer and includes real-life missions. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

The FBI

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510231

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of an FBI officer, including their work capturing terrorists, enforcing federal laws, and investigating crimes. Describes real-life cases and what it takes to get a job in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

The CIA

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510224

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a CIA officer, including their work recruiting agents and spies, how they gather intelligence, and work to keep the United States safe from terrorism. Describes real-life missions and what it takes to get a job in the Central Intellegence Agency. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

12 Great Moments that Changed TV History

Lori Fromowitz (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621430681

Investigates 12 great moments in the history of TV. Includes amazing facts along with information about key players and innovations.

12 Great Moments that Changed Radio History

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621430674

Investigates 12 great moments in the history of radio. Includes amazing facts along with information about key players and innovations.

12 Great Moments that Changed Newspaper History

Lori Fromowitz (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621430667

Investigates 12 great moments in the history of newspapers. Includes amazing facts along with information about key players and innovations.

Superstars of the Philadelphia Phillies

Annabelle Tometich (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536291

Presents some of the Philadelphia Phillies’ greatest players and their achievements in pro baseball, including Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, and Ryan Howard.

Superstars of the New York Yankees

Annabelle Tometich (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536284

Presents some of the New York Yankees’ greatest players and their achievements in pro baseball, including Yogi Berra, Mariano Rivera, and Derek Jeter.

Superstars of the San Francisco Giants

Annabelle Tometich (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536314

Presents some of the St. Louis Cardinals’ greatest players and their achievements in pro baseball, including Ozzie Smith, Albert Pujols, and Yadier Molina.

Superstars of the Chicago Cubs

Max Hammer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536260

Presents some of the Chicago Cubs’ greatest players and their achievements in pro baseball, including Ryne Sandberg, Sammy Sosa, and Starlin Castro.

Superstars of the St. Louis Cardinals

Annabelle Tometich (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536307

Presents some of the San Francisco Giants’ greatest players and their achievements in pro baseball, including Barry Bonds, Tim Lincecum, and Buster Posey.

Superstars of the Los Angeles Dodgers

Max Hammer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536277

Presents some of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ greatest players and their achievements in pro baseball, including Mike Piazza, Matt Kemp, and Clayton Kershaw.

Superstars of the Atlanta Braves

Max Hammer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536246

Presents some of the Atlanta Braves’ greatest players and their achievements in pro baseball, including Chipper Jones, Andruw Jones, and Jason Heyward.

Superstars of the Boston Red Sox

Max Hammer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536253

Presents some of the Boston Red Sox’s greatest players and their achievements in pro baseball, including Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, and Dustin Pedroia.

Track and Field

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538998

Presents information about track and field in the Olympics including events such as relays, hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw, and shot put.

Volleyball

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539001

Presents information about volleyball in the Olympics including rules for playing, and overview of indoor and beach volleyball, and well-known players such as Misty May-Treanor and Kari Walsh Jennings.

Swimming and Diving

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538981

Presents information about swimming and diving in the Olympics including different types of swimming strokes, different diving events, and synchronized swimming.

Basketball

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538950

Presents information about basketball in the Olympics, including the history of basketball, how it became an Olympic sport, and well-known players, such as the United States’ 1992 Dream Team

Superstars of the San Antonio Spurs

Paul Hoblin (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538714

Presents some of the San Antonio Spurs’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including George Gervin, Tim Duncan, and Kawhi Leonard.

Superstars of the Oklahoma City Thunder

Max Hammer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538677

Presents some of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Gary Payton, Russell Westbrook, and Kevin Durant.

Superstars of the New York Knicks

Paul Hoblin (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538707

Presents some of the New York Knicks’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Earl Monroe, Amar’e Stoudemire, and Carmelo Anthony.

Superstars of the Cleveland Cavaliers

Annabelle T. Martin (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538660

Presents some of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Austin Carr, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, and LeBron James.

Superstars of the Boston Celtics

Annabelle T. Martin (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538646

Presents some of the Boston Celtics’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Larry Bird, Paul Pierce, and Jeff Green.