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Bill and Melinda Gates

Dana Meachen Rau (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602792036

Discover how entrepreneur Bill Gates created Microsoft and amassed a fortune as a leader in the computer industry and then partnered with his wife Melinda Gates to found the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Readers will learn about their lives and their mission is to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty around the world.

Bono

Christin Ditchfield (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602792012

Bono and the band U2 have delighted audiences worldwide for more than 20 years. Readers will learn about Bono's rise to pop stardom and how he continues to use his talent and charisma to help third world countries fight diseases such as AIDS and Malaria.

Larry Page and Sergey Brin

James M. Flammang (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602792050

Discover how Larry Page and Sergey Brin started out as two ordinary computer science graduate students at Stanford University, but together, created Google, the world's most powerful information search engine on the Internet. Readers will learn about the power of innovation, creativity and tech smarts.

Madame C. J. Walker

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602792098

Madam C. J. Walker's business skills, motivation, and determination helped her to develop a hair product and become the first African American woman millionaire. Readers will learn how those same skills also helped her reach out and help people living in poverty and speak out against injustice.

Volcanologist

Kathleen Manatt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791855

The eruption of volcanoes are one of the most awesome and destructive natural events. Scientists study volcanoes so they can prepare and warn nearby residents of potential eruptions.

Education

Jason Loeb (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793576

Who pays for schools? Does everyone have the right to a good education? What is a good education? These are just a few of the questions that leaders around the world must answer. Start learning and thinking about education as something more than textbooks, teachers, and homework.

Genetically Modified Foods

Vicky Franchino (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793620

Should scientists manipulate genes to create new varieties of food? Is genetically modified food safe to eat? How can we grow enough food to feed all the world's people? Read this book to find out more about genetically modified foods and what people around the world think about them.

Sound Engineer

Patricia Hynes (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791893

Music, movies and television, sports all make use of sound engineers. This book describes the tasks and expectations of this cool job.

Robot Scientist

Kathleen Manatt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791862

Robots, once a staple of science fiction, are a big part of science and industry today. This book gives a glimpse at the amazing things robots do.

Crime Scene Investigator

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791923

This high-profile career is described, including job tasks, expectations, and educational and personal preparation.

Cyber Cop

Patricia Hynes (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791916

Law enforcement is keeping up with technology - and the criminals attempting to take advantage of it. Cyber cops use the latest electronic devices to track and find the bad guys.

Forensic Science Investigator

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791909

The work, educational foundations, and amazing advances of the forensic science field are detailed.

Public Health Microbiologist

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791886

Much of the battle against disease is fought by these scientists and their amazing equipment. This volume recounts the history as well as the current state of the art.

Rights and Values

Patricia Hynes (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602792005

Our unalienable rights, and efforts to protect them, are a foundation of American government. Those rights, the Bill of Rights, and other protections are described in this book

Voting

Fredrik Liljeblad (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791978

The foundation of democracy is the vote of the people. The history of voting in the United States and some of the interesting results are recapped in this book.

Architects

Kathleen Manatt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791879

With a focus on the importance of science and math knowledge, this book describes architectural feats past and present.

Democracy at Work

Fredrik Liljeblad (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791930

This study makes the United States government system - three branches with checks and balances - clear and understandable.

Electing Leaders

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791985

The importance of the democratic election system is highlighted and people are encouraged to vote.

Government at Work

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791947

All the things governments do at all levels - national, state, and local - are highlighted.

Law and Order

Kathleen Manatt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791992

All levels of our legal system are described, from the U.S. Constitution and the Supreme Court to local judges, courts, juries, and law enforcement agencies.

Local Action

Frank Muschal (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791961

There are many opportunities for people to make a difference, such as delivering meals to the elderly or volunteering with United Way or the Red Cross. This book encourages people to help out where they can.

Beyond Government

Frank Muschal (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791954

There are many opportunities for people to make a difference, such as delivering meals to the elderly or volunteering with United Way or the Red Cross. This book encourages people to help out where they can.

Understanding Taxes

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795525

Taxes are collected to support federal, state, and local governments. Who decides how much tax each citizen pays? What does tax money pay for? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and to learn more about taxes and why citizens are required to pay them.

What is Money?

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795532

People use money to pay for the things they want and need. But what exactly is money? Where does it come from? Are checks and credit cards money? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about money.

Starting Your Own Business

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795549

Do you have a great idea? Do you think customers would pay to buy your product or service? Read this book to learn more about starting your own business and why good math skills are necessary if you want to make your business a success.