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  • Cocaine: The Rush to Destruction

    series Illicit and Misused Drugs
    Blow, snow, crack . . . Whatever you call it, cocaine is a big problem in the United States and Canada. More than a million individuals in the United States can be classified as being addicted to cocaine. Cocaine: The Rush to Destruction tells the story of cocaine, its history and role in medicine, religion, and even soda production. Learn about the biology behind the highs—and lows—of the drug's ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Feeling Wrong in Your Own Body

    Understanding What It Means to Be Transgender

    by Jaime A. Seba ...
    Boys who play with Barbie dolls. Girls who join the football team. What is gender? What are gender roles? What's the difference between being a tomboy and being transgender? Is it possible to be in the wrong body? Explore the answers to these questions with an in-depth look at what it means to be transgender, based on the personal experiences of the men and women who have taken steps to transition ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Palestine Mandate and the Creation of Israel, 1920-1949

    Palestine Mandate and the Creation of Israel, 1920-1949 examines the events that led to the establishment of the state of Israel. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Nutrition and Your Future

    series Understanding Nutrition: A Gateway to Ph
    Nutrition can be complicated. How do you know what foods are healthy and what aren't? How much should you eat? Does the way you eat today really shape your life in the future? The food choices you make today can have a big impact on your life 10, 25, or even 50 years from now. In Nutrition and Your Future, find out how your decisions about food and nutrition are important to your health in the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Criminal Psychology & Personality Profiling

    by Joan Esherick ...
    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    Television programs and feature films present criminal psychology and profiling as a blend of psychic visions, supernatural intuition, and evidence analysis. The reality, however, is quite different. Using true-crime case studies from history and the present, examples from current and former FBI profilers, and informative sidebars, Criminal Psychology & Personality Profiling explores the many ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Algeria

    series The Evolution of Africa's Major Nations
    The vast North African country of Algeria became independent in 1962 after a brutal eight-year-long war against France. Unfortunately, Algeria has not had a stable history, as various leaders have seized power through military coups. In 1991 a rising Islamist movement in the country led to a civil war that lasted for more than a decade and resulted in over 150,000 deaths. Algerians are still ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Dual Diagnosis: Drug Addiction and Mental Illness

    series Illicit and Misused Drugs
    Having a drug addiction is hard enough. So is having a mental illness such as schizophrenia, depression, or an anxiety disorder. Imagine having them both. You'll find out what that's like in Dual Diagnosis: Drug Addiction and Mental Illness. Many people suffer from both an addiction to a drug and another mental illness, making everyday life almost impossible. Dual Diagnosis explores ways to deal ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Childcare Worker

    by Ellyn Sanna ...
    series Careers With Character
    Find out what it takes to be a childcare worker with character... Childcare workers do their jobs in: •Family homes; •Daycare centers; •Preschools; •The workers' own homes; and •After- and before-school programs. Taking care of children in these settings doesn't necessarily require a lot of experience—but it does require the right character. If you think you might want to be a childcare worker, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Alcohol Addiction: Not Worth the Buzz

    by Ida Walker ...
    series Illicit and Misused Drugs
    What's wrong with a beer now and then? Or a glass of wine with dinner? For most people—of legal age—there's absolutely nothing wrong with having an occasional drink. But for others, those with drinking problems, there's no such thing as an occasional drink. For them, one drink leads to another and another and another. . . . Alcohol Addiction: Not Worth the Buzz provides you with important ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Kenya

    by Jim Corrigan ...
    series The Evolution of Africa's Major Nations
    Many anthropologists believe the human species originated in Kenya's Rift Valley, where hominid skulls more than 2 million years old have been discovered. That fact alone would make Kenya an important place. But this East African nation has many other extraordinary characteristics: diverse terrain, a remarkable variety of plant and animal life, and a fascinating blend of cultures and languages ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Native American Tools and Weapons

    by Rob Staeger ...
    series Native American Life
    The tools and weapons used by Native American tribes were not just functional. Often, these tools and weapons were created during a special ceremony or ritual, so there was a spiritual significance to them as well. Shamans or medicine men would bless such items in the hope that they would serve their owners well. This book discusses the primary tools and weapons made by tribes in specific regions ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • My Feelings Have Names

    series Kids Have Troubles Too
    Feelings and emotions can be confusing. Sometimes it can be hard to understand exactly what it is you are feeling, and that can be hard to deal with. For kids, feelings can be especially overwhelming. It is easy to just react without taking the time to think about what's going on and what you're really feeling. Understanding your feelings can help you figure out what to do about them and will keep ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD