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Oregon GVRL Title List
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eBook TitleSeriesPublisherSubject AreaEdition Audience Level Summary
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9781465448330
2016A Trip Through the BodyDK AdventuresDorling KindersleyLIFE SCIENCES1Elementary
This book follows winners of a science competition that are given the opportunity to experience a tour of the human body as if shrunk.
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9780737765687
2012Abortion
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding abortion by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
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oregonsc-stem
9780028662046
2014Achieving Sustainability MacmillanGENERAL REFERENCE1College/Academic
Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.
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9781420503173
2010Acne Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
A factbook on acne, written for young adults. Explains what causes acne, how it is treated, and describes treatments available.
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oregonsc
9780737750393
2009ADHD Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9780737765717
2012Adoption Issues That Concern YouGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding adoption. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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oregonsc
9780684314204
2003Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students Charles Scribner & Sons
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1College/Academic
A comprehensive look at the continent of Africa and the countries that comprise it, including peoples and cultures, the land and its history, art and architecture, and daily life.
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9781414437040
2010
African American Eras Library: Contemporary Times
UXLHISTORY1Middle School
Covers a different era of importance to African American culture and includes the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time; included are eyewitness accounts and primary documents.
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9781414437057
2011
African American Eras Library: Segregation to Civil Rights
UXLHISTORY1Middle School
Covers the time period of 1865 through 1965; topics include the arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, and trade related to the African American experience.
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oregonsc
9780684316680
2001African American WritersScribner Writers Online : American Writers CollectionCharles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE2College/Academic
Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important African American writers.
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oregonsc
9780684316697
1997African Writers Scribner Writers Online : World and Genre Writers CollectionCharles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Contains essays on African writers from seventeen countries writing in English, French, Portuguese, Arabic, and indigenous languages. Subjects span the late nineteenth century to the present.
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9780737765991
2012Alcohol Global ViewpointsGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1High School
Examines the issue of alcohol from a variety of international perspectives.
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oregonsc
9781414490816
2012Alternative Energy UXLSCIENCE2Middle School
Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.
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oregonsc
9781420507126
2011Alzheimer's DiseaseDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores alzheimer's disease in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9781414437095
2011American Decades Gale Research IncHISTORY2009High School
Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.
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9781414411170
2004American Decades Primary Sources Gale Research IncHISTORY1High School
Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws , legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.
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9780684314921
2006American History Through Literature 1820-1870Charles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.
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9780684314938
2006American History Through Literature 1870-1920Charles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.
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oregonsc
9781414409740
2007American Men & Women of Science Gale Research Inc
BIOGRAPHY & GENEALOGY
23Adult
This edition profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.
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oregonsc
9780684316024
1996American Nature WritersScribner Writers Online : American Writers CollectionCharles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Provides a history and criticism of the nature writing genre and biographical and critical essays on individual writers, including novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, and short story writers.
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oregonsc
9780684316031
2003-2004
American Writers Classics, 2VScribner Writers Online : American Writers CollectionCharles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.
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9780684316857
1974-2010
American Writers Collection, 30V
Scribner Writers Online : American Writers Collection
Charles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.
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oregonsc
9781420502077
2009AmnesiaDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores amnesia in detail, covering its causes, diagnosis, and treatments.
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oregonsc
9781414422855
2000Ancient Civilizations Reference LibraryUXLHISTORY1Middle School
Ancient civilizations of Iraq, Egypt, India, China, Central America and other regions are the focus of this remarkable contribution to student reference.
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9780684315942
1998Ancient Greece and RomeCharles Scribner & SonsHISTORY1College/Academic
Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.
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9780684316307
1982Ancient WritersScribner Writers Online : World and Genre Writers CollectionCharles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Covers ancient Greek and Roman writers of the classical period. Entries include biographical information, as well as discussion of the themes and styles of major works.
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oregonsc-stem
9781465443151
2015Animal DK Eyewitness BooksDorling Kindersley
CHILDRENS/YOUNG ADULT LIT
1Elementary
This book explores the world of the animal kingdom from the tiniest insects to the mighty humpback whale, aiding in the discovery of the animal kingdom and how it works. It covers cold- and warm-blooded vertebrates, marine and freshwater species, plus livestock and migrations as well as animals in mythology.
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9780737758467
2011Animal Rights
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding animal rights by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
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oregonsc
9781420502831
2010Anorexia and Bulimia Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores anorexia and bulimia in detail, covering its causes and treatments.
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oregonsc
9780737765229
2012Arab-Israeli ConflictGlobal ViewpointsGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1High School
Examines the issues surrounding the Arab-Israeli conflict from a variety of international perspectives.
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oregonsc
9781420507690
2011Artificial Intelligence Technology 360Lucent Books IncGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on artificial intelligence in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.
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oregonsc
9780787693848
2005Arts and Humanities Through the Eras Gale Research IncART & HUMANITIES1College/Academic
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.
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oregonsc
9781420501827
2009Asperger's Syndrome Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores Asperger's syndrome in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9781420506921
2011Asthma Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
A factbook on asthma, written for young adults. Explains what causes asthma, how it is treated, and describes treatments available.
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oregonsc
9780737750409
2010Autism Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores autism in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9781420507652
2011Autoimmune DisordersDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores autoimmune disorders in detail, covering their diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9780737765168
2012Banned Books
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding banned books by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
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oregonsc
9781414418889
2008
Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa
Gale Research Inc
BIOGRAPHY & GENEALOGY
1College/Academic
Illuminates the lives of the most influential and controversial figures in the Middle East and North Africa who came to prominence during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Includes profiles of contemporary leaders who belong to various political, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as notable individuals associated with business, law, science, social issues, sports, entertainment, literature, and the fine and performing arts.
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oregonsc
9781414404653
2007Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science UXLSCIENCE1Middle School
Three-volume set covering biotechnology applications ranging across medicine, agriculture, and industry. Devoted to helping younger students and general readers understand the fast-developing science and issues related to: advances in biotechnology, the science of molecular biology and genetics.
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oregonsc
9781420510072
2012Bipolar Disorder Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores bipolar disorder in detail, covering diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9780737766028
2012Birth Control Issues That Concern YouGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding birth control. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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oregonsc
9780684316758
1989Books of the BibleScribner Writers Online : World and Genre Writers CollectionCharles Scribner & Sons
RELIGION & PHENOMENA
1College/Academic
Contains discussions of the writings found in the Old and New Testaments. Provides interpretive essays that deal descriptively with the content, purpose, and theological perspective of each book of the Bible. Primary emphasis is on the Bible as literature.
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oregonsc
9781414411811
2012Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms UXLHISTORY2Middle School
Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.
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oregonsc
9781420501834
2009Brain TraumaDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores brain trauma in detail, covering its causes and effects, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9781420505597
2010Breast CancerDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores breast cancer in detail, covering its causes and effects, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9780684316314
2003British Writers Classics, 2VScribner Writers Online : British Writers CollectionCharles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.
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oregonsc
9780684316864
1979-2010
British Writers Collection, 27VScribner Writers Online : British Writers CollectionCharles Scribner & SonsLITERATURE1College/Academic
Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.
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oregonsc-stem
9781465433763
2014Bugs DK ReadersDorling Kindersley
CHILDRENS/YOUNG ADULT LIT
1Elementary
This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.
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oregonsc
9781420501841
2009CancerDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores cancer in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9780737765151
2012CapitalismGlobal ViewpointsGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1High School
Examines the issue of capitalism from a variety of international perspectives.
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oregonsc
9780028660998
2007Career Information CenterMacmillanCAREER & EDUCATION9High School
Provides information for job seekers on various career areas. Each profile includes a job summary chart, a job description, and up-to-date salary information.
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oregonsc-stem
9781465434821
2014Cat DK Eyewitness BooksDorling Kindersley
CHILDRENS/YOUNG ADULT LIT
1Elementary
Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.
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oregonsc
9781420510089
2012Cerebral PalsyDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores cerebral palsy in detail, covering diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9781420503388
2010Cervical CancerDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores cervical cancer in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9781414404684
2005
Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government
UXLSOCIAL STUDIES1Middle School
Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government. Includes historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, as well as Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, the future of each branch, and other topics. For student and general audiences.
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oregonsc
9780737760798
2011Child Abuse
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding child abuse by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
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oregonsc
9780737761191
2012Child Labor Issues That Concern YouGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding child labor. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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oregonsc
9781420501797
2009Childhood Obesity Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores the issue of childhood obesity covering its causes, health risks, prevention and treatment.
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oregonsc
9780737765571
2012Choosing a College Issues That Concern YouGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding choosing a college. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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oregonsc
9781414406008
2006Cities of the United StatesGale Research IncSOCIAL STUDIES5Adult
In four volumes, this reference book brings together a wide range of hard-to-locate data to answer questions concerning American cities. Each volume focuses on a different geographic region: South, West, Midwest and Northeast. Each volume covers the area's largest or fastest-growing cities, or those with a particular historical, political, industrial or commercial significance.
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9780737759259
2011Climate ChangeIssues That Concern YouGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding climate change. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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oregonsc
9780787691929
2004Cold War Reference LibraryUXLNATION & WORLD1Middle School
Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.
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oregonsc
9780028661933
2013College Blue BookMacmillanCAREER & EDUCATION40High School
Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.
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9781420509588
2012Colon CancerDiseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores colon cancer in detail, covering its symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.
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9780684315591
2008Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography Charles Scribner & Sons
BIOGRAPHY & GENEALOGY
1College/Academic
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
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9780684315416
2008Complete Human Diseases and ConditionsCharles Scribner & SonsMEDICINE1College/Academic
Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.
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9780737759235
2011Consumer CultureIssues That Concern YouGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding consumer culture. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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oregonsc
9781414428987
2007
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2008
Gale Research IncSOCIAL STUDIES2008Adult
Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover the geography, history, government, and political conditions, economy and state relations with the United States for each. Includes information on passport applications, visa requirements, regulations and duties, international health and disease, and national holidays.
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9781414412603
2006Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary SourcesGale Research Inc
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1High School
A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.
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oregonsc
9781420508468
2012Crohn's Disease Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores Crohn's disease in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9780737758528
2011Cyberbullying
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding cyberbullying, bullying through the Internet, by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
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9780737765212
2012Cyberbullying Issues That Concern YouGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding cyberbullying. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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9780737758535
2011Death Penalty
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1Middle School
Explores the issue of the death penalty by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
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oregonsc
9781420501803
2009Dementia Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores dementia in detail, covering its symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.
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oregonsc
9781420503319
2010Depression Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores depression in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.
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9781414404721
2006
Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library
UXLBUSINESS1Middle School
In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. The development of industrialization and the consumer society brought about opportunities for many Americans as part of an ever-growing middle class, but also resulted in environmental and social degradation that we continue to deal with at the present time.
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9781420501858
2009Diabetes Diseases and DisordersLucent Books IncMEDICINE1Middle School
Explores diabetes in detail covering causes, diagnosis, treatment, and current medical research.
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9780787693947
2006
Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages
Gale Research Inc
BIOGRAPHY & GENEALOGY
1College/Academic
Contains more than 20,000 brief biographical entries on women, including thousands of entries on non-U.S. figures.
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oregonsc-stem
9781465437730
2016Dinosaur Hunters DK AdventuresDorling KindersleyHISTORY1Elementary
This story goes back to the Wild West with time travelers, who are caught up in the rivalry between dinosaur bone hunters. It's an adventure of Wild West cowboys and Indians, steam trains, and dinosaurs.
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9780737765557
2012Divorce
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding divorce by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
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oregonsc
9781414428284
1998-2003
Drama for Students, 16VGale Research IncLITERATURE1High School
Explores the issues surrounding drug abuse by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
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9780737764970
2012Drug Abuse
Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press
SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
1Middle School
Explores the issues surrounding drugs. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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oregonsc
9780737758733
2011Drugs Issues That Concern YouGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
This book looks at earthquakes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.
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9781625133250
2015Earthquake!Nature's FuryBritannica Digital LearningSCIENCE1Middle School
Examines the issue of eating disorders from a variety of international perspectives.
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9780737766448
2012Eating DisordersGlobal ViewpointsGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1High School
Presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.
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oregonsc
9781420511246
2013E-books Technology 360Lucent Books IncGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on electronic books (e-books) in detail as an important segment of the publishing industry, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.
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9780737766240
2012EducationGlobal ViewpointsGreenhaven PressGENERAL REFERENCE1High School
Examines the issue of education from a variety of international perspectives.
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9781420508017
2012Electric CarsTechnology 360Lucent Books IncGENERAL REFERENCE1Middle School
Focuses on the invention of electric cars, exploring how it was developed, how it works, its impact on society, and possible future uses.
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oregonsc
9781414410388
2007Elizabethan World Reference LibraryUXLHISTORY1Middle School
This collection covers the broad sweep of the culture of the times, from Elizabeth's court to rural life, and from the New World explorations to the remarkable flowering of literature and drama for which the era is renowned. Perfect for both history and literatures studies, this set was designed with the student in mind.
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9780028660974
2007Encyclopaedia JudaicaMacmillan
RELIGION & PHENOMENA
2College/Academic
Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.
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9780028660714
2006
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
MacmillanNATION & WORLD2College/Academic
A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces, many written by foremost scholars, it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to define in one source the cultural roots, participation in American life, and current condition of the African-American community.
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9780028659107
2004Encyclopedia of BuddhismMacmillan
RELIGION & PHENOMENA
1College/Academic
This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.
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9780028660813
2006Encyclopedia of Business and Finance MacmillanBUSINESS2College/Academic
Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.
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9780684314518
2005Encyclopedia of Clothing and FashionCharles Scribner & SonsART & HUMANITIES1College/Academic
A three-volume survey of clothing, costume and fashion, presented through 640 essays, arranged alphabetically. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.
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