New Arrivals - Teen Nonfiction
Presents a fitness plan for teenage girls, covering exercise, relaxation, and diet, emphasizing how to incorporate physical fitness into a busy schedule.
Presents differing viewpoints on such aspects of medical techonology as whether it provides better patient outcomes, how it impacts health care costs, and the government's role in its development.
The author, a Rhodes scholar and combat veteran, analyzes factors that influenced him as well as another man of the same name and from the same neighborhood who was drawn into a life of drugs and crime and ended up serving life in prison, focusing on the influence of relatives, mentors, and social expectations that could have led either of them on different paths.
This volume explores the topic of natural disasters by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue. The editors investigate topics such as the factors leading to the frequency of natural disasters, controversies surrounding disaster relief efforts, the government's role in natural disaster relief, and the media's coverage of natural disasters. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
In this surreal sci-fi romp, a sullen Japanese boy finds himself in the middle of an interstellar conspiracy. As his home life unravels, a sexy space assassin becomes his family maid, and his own head becomes a portal for armed robots. Life as he knows it is quickly falling apart, and Ueda doesn't know who's friend or foe! One thing's for certain-- he has to grow up quick and save his hometown, whether he wants to or not!
Discusses the differing viewpoints on paranormal phenomena, including possible evidence, the reasons for belief, and whether or not these incidents warrant investigation.
Describes the symptoms, risk factors, causes, history, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Features differing viewpoints on parenting, including the usefulness of corporal punishment, how same-sex parenting affects children, and how single parenting affects children.
The information in this volume provides insight into the impact and consequences of the prescription drug abuse problem in the United States, the causes of prescription drug addiction, and proposed and existing government policies that are hotly debated in the ongoing effort to effectively confront the prescription drug abuse problem in this country. Varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue are presented. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
A collection of sixteen stories introduces a host of strange, wondrous beings that have never existed anywhere but in the imagination, with stories from Neil Gaiman, Diana Wynne Jones, and E. Nesbit.
"Opposing Viewpoints: Smartphones: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.
Examines the pros and cons of airport security in the United States, including the role of the Transportation Security Administration and profiling practices.
How many times have you looked back on your teenage years and cringed, wishing you could offer your younger self some guidance? This book of nearly 70 letters by top young adult authors -- including bestselling writers Lauren Oliver, Ellen Hopkins, and Nancy Holder -- does just that.
"When an existentially challenged pizza delivery boy has his scooter stolen on the streets of Lisbon, the last thing he expects is to be dragged headlong into an occult adventure! After he turns to a potbellied werewolf and a demon trapped in a little girl's body for help, he can't avoid being pulled deep into Portugal's macabre underground"--P.  of cover.
Bicycle racing is Sam's sport, and he wants to win--no matter what it takes.
Explains natural disasters and the current research and prediction technology, including computer modeling, robotics, and satellite imagery.
After Native American Louie Sam is suspected of killing someone, he is chased into Canada and lynched, but teenager George Gillies, a newcomer to Washington Territory, doesn't think Louie was guilty and sets out to investigate.
Defines mental illness and discusses its causes and treatments.
Outlines the steps needed to master Manga-style drawing techniques, in a series of fifty step-by-step instructions that teach young people how to draw specific characters while learning basic techniques from color theory to anatomy.
Discusses the discovery of gold in California and how it changed the history of the country.
Discusses the controversies surrounding juveniles being tried as adults.
Presents a history of the border war preceding the American Civil War that was waged over whether Kansas would join the Union as a slave state or a free state.