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Myths and Controversies

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617871962

There are a lot of different views on Climate Change. Myths and Controversies takes a look at some of the most popular arguments against climate change and why they are only myths. Debates of cold winters, natural processes, scientific errors, and global warming is a hoax are some of what is covered in this title. Facts, myths, and modern solutions are presented in clear, age-appropriate language. Readers learn what is being done to protect and live in the world of the future. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Science

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617871979

The Science covers the what and why of climate change. What is causing the change? What is the greenhouse effect? Are there other greenhouse gasses? What is the earth's climate history? What happens in a warmer world? These questions and more are answered in this title. Facts, myths, and modern solutions are presented in clear, age-appropriate language. Readers learn what is being done to protect and live in the world of the future. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Social Solutions

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617871986

Social Solutions seeks out what can be done to reverse climate change or prevent further damage. This title asks specifically what can governments, businesses, farmers, communities, consumers, and you can do. An emphasis is placed on working together and uniting towards a single, common goal. Facts, myths, and modern solutions are presented in clear, age-appropriate language. Readers learn what is being done to protect and live in the world of the future. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Technological Solutions

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617871993

Technological Solutions looks to finding an answer to climate change through scientific means. Many ways to reverse climate change are introduced from the obvious reducing pollution and carbon dioxide through renewable, future energy to the fascinating idea of using screens and mirrors to partially block sunlight, from building levees to prevent floods to creating artificial clouds and growing plankton to absorb extra carbon. Facts, myths, and modern solutions are presented in clear, age-appropriate language. Readers learn what is being done to protect and live in the world of the future. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Water and Ice

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617872006

Water and Ice demonstrates how climate change will affect the glaciers and oceans. This title answers how high sea levels will rise along with what will happen to Antarctica and the Arctic circle if earth continues to grow warmer. The title also describes the dreaded "worst-case scenario", thermohaline shutdown. Facts, myths, and modern solutions are presented in clear, age-appropriate language. Readers learn what is being done to protect and live in the world of the future. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Eminem: Grammy-Winning Rapper

David Aretha (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614785996

This title examines the fascinating life of Eminem. Readers will learn about Eminem's childhood, family, education, rise to fame, trouble with drugs and the law, his time in rehab, as well as controversies over his lyrics and songs. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores Eminem's early interest in music and talent in songwriting that led to his freestyle raps and eventually the release of his albums Infinite, The Slim Shady LP, The Marshall Mathers LP, The Eminem Show, Encore, Relapse, and Recovery. Eminem's acting debut in the move 8 Mile, his Grammy Awards, and his Oscar for Best Original Song are also described. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Contemporary Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Jay-Z: Hip-Hop Mogul

Paul Hoblin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786016

This title examines the fascinating life of Jay-Z. Readers will learn about Jay-Z's childhood, family, time as a drug dealer, rise to fame, and relationship with Beyoncé. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores Jay-Z's early interest in music that led to the release of his albums Reasonable Doubt, In My Lifetime, Vol. 1, Vol. 2...Hard Knock Life, Vol. 3...Life and Times of S. Carter, The Dynasty: Roc La Familia, The Blueprint, The Blueprint 2: The Gift and the Curse, The Black Album, Kingdom Come, American Gangster, his record label Roc-A-Fella Records, his clothing brand Rocawear, his Grammy Awards, his time as Def Jam's CEO, which included signing stars such as Rihanna, Young Jeezy, Ne-Yo, Nas, and the Roots, and his philanthropic efforts. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Contemporary Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Living in a Warmer World

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617871955

Living in a Warmer World describes what would happen if the earth's temperature were to rise by a few degrees and how humans and animals would have to adapt. Six degrees is all it takes to cause massive flooding, decreased forests, growing deserts, farmland loss, major hurricanes and storms, animal extinctions, and disease. Facts, myths, and modern solutions are presented in clear, age-appropriate language. Readers learn what is being done to protect and live in the world of the future. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Abraham Lincoln

Bre Ann Rumsch (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617851162

The United States president preserves, protects, and defends the U.S. Constitution. Each president's term influences events in America and around the world for years to come. This biography introduces young readers to the life of Abraham Lincoln, beginning with his childhood in Knob Creek, Kentucky. Information about Lincoln's early career as a lawyer as well as New Salem's postmaster and deputy county surveyor is discussed. In addition, his family and personal life are highlighted. Easy-to-read text details Lincoln's military service during the Black Hawk War and his political career as a member of the Illinois state legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives. Finally, students will explore key events from Republican president Lincoln's administration, including the American Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address, the Thirteenth Amendment, and his assassination by John Wilkes Booth. Beautiful graphics showcase the primary source documents and photographs. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars help put essential information at students' fingertips. In addition, a quick-reference chart provides easy access to facts about every U.S. president. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Fabric Projects: Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash into Treasure

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802471

Get crafty and help save the planet too! With easy step-by-step instructions Cool Fabric Projects offers kids a chance to get creative by turning their trash into handmade treasures. All projects feature common everyday fabric items to reuse in a fun new way. From earbud wire covers to cool coiled baskets, kids will love making useful crafts and helping the environment. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Glass and Ceramic Projects: Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash into Treasure

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802488

Get crafty and help save the planet too! With easy step-by-step instructions Cool Glass and Ceramics Projects offers kids a chance to get creative by turning their trash into handmade treasures. All projects feature common everyday glass and ceramic items to reuse in a fun new way. From glass jar lanterns to terrific tile coasters, kids will love making useful crafts and helping the environment. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Metal Projects: Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash into Treasure

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802495

Get crafty and help save the planet too! With easy step-by-step instructions Cool Metal Projects offers kids a chance to get creative by turning their trash into handmade treasures. All projects feature common everyday metal items to reuse in a fun new way. From a tin can organizer to can tab earrings, kids will love making useful crafts and helping the environment. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Odds and Ends Projects: Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash into Treasure

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802501

Get crafty and help save the planet too! With easy step-by-step instructions Cool Odds and Ends Projects offers kids a chance to get creative by turning their trash into handmade treasures. All projects feature common everyday items to reuse in a fun new way. From swirly CD art to game piece jewelry, kids will love making useful crafts and helping the environment. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Paper Projects: Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash into Treasure

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802518

Get crafty and help save the planet too! With easy step-by-step instructions Cool Paper Projects offers kids a chance to get creative by turning their trash into handmade treasures. All projects feature common everyday paper items to reuse in a fun new way. From woven paper bookmarks to scrap paper curtains, kids will love making useful crafts and helping the environment. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Plastic Projects: Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash into Treasure

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802525

Get crafty and help save the planet too! With easy step-by-step instructions Cool Plastic Projects offers kids a chance to get creative by turning their trash into handmade treasures. All projects feature common everyday plastic items to reuse in a fun new way. From a button bouquet to a keyboard calendar, kids will love making useful crafts and helping the environment. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.