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Adoptive Parents (The Changing Face of Modern Families)

by Rae Simons

Today society has many different kinds of families, and the challenges they face are all unique. The real-life families in this series offer their thoughts about what they have learned from their situations.

At Home in Your Body: Care for the Shape You're In

by Rae Simons

This book is an excellent first step in battling the obesity crisis by educating young children about the risks, the realities, and what they can do to build healthy lifestyles right now.

Bigger Isn't Always Better: Choosing Your Portions

by Rae Simons

The book explores the contributions of increasingly larger portion sizes to the problem of obesity in America.

Blended Families (The Changing Face of Modern Families)

by Rae Simons

Today society has many different kinds of families, and the challenges they face are all unique. The real-life families in this series offer their thoughts about what they have learned from their situations.

Bruce Springsteen

by Rae Simons

Bruce Springsteen, known by his fans as simply the Boss, has been making music for the past thirty years. And he's still going strong. He's always been good at putting himself in other's shoes. His music deals with the plight of ordinary working people, whether they are cops and firefighters or road builders and steel workers. His rock ballads give voice to ordinary people's triumphs and tragedies. Find out more about this rock hero within the pages of this book. Learn about his rebellious youth, his beginnings as a rock star, his courageous stand on political issues, and his ongoing talent. Get to know the Boss! Book jacket.

Does Television Make You Fat? Lifestyle and Obesity

by Rae Simons

This book is an excellent first step in battling the obesity crisis by educating young children about the risks, the realities, and what they can do to build healthy lifestyles right now.

The Doors (Popular Rock Superstars of Yesterday and Today)

by Rae Simons

The Doors were born in the sixties, a decade of bright colors, rebellion, and amazing creativity. Forty years later, you might think the Doors would seem like a relic from the past, like a tie-dyed T-shirt that's been washed too many times. But that's far from the case. Although this band definitely has its roots deep in the psychedelic, drug-soaked soil of the sixties, the Doors have managed to make the transition into the twenty-first century.

Gender Danger: Survivors of Rape, Human Trafficking, and Honor Killings (Survivors: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Circumstances)

by Rae Simons Joyce Zoldak

Each of us is confronted with challenges and hardships in our daily lives. Some of us, however, have faced extraordinary challenges and severe adversity. Those who have lived--and often thrived--through affliction, illness, pain, tragedy, cruelty, fear, and even near-death experiences are known as survivors.

I Eat When I'm Sad: Food and Feelings

by Rae Simons

This book is an excellent first step in battling the obesity crisis by educating young children about the risks, the realities, and what they can do to build healthy lifestyles right now.

Kanye West

by Rae Simons

He's an award-winning record producer-and as a recording artist, Kanye West has won Billboard awards, Grammys, BET Awards, Mobo Awards, MTV Awards, and NAACP Awards. He's also received much criticism and controversy. Readers will learn about both in Kanye West.

Single Parents (The Changing Face of Modern Families)

by Rae Simons

Today society has many different kinds of families, and the challenges they face are all unique. The real-life families in this series offer their thoughts about what they have learned from their situations.

Students in Danger: Survivors of School Violence (Survivors: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Circumstances)

by Rae Simons

School is supposed to be a safe place where students and their friends can study and learn about the world around them. But what about when it isn't safe? School shootings like those in Columbine and Virginia Tech have made many fearful about what might happen at school. For others, bullying has made school a nightmare place they dread going to every day.

Teen Parents (The Changing Face of Modern Families)

by Rae Simons

Today society has many different kinds of families, and the challenges they face are all unique. The real-life families in this series offer their thoughts about what they have learned from their situations.

Too Many Sunday Dinners: Family and Diet

by Rae Simons

This book is an excellent first step in battling the obesity crisis by educating young children about the risks, the realities, and what they can do to build healthy lifestyles right now.

The World Gone Mad: Surviving Acts of Terrorism (Survivors: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Circumstances)

by Rae Simons

Terrorism has become one of the most pressing concerns of our day. For over a century, some radical groups have used terrorist attacks to draw attention to their causes, using violence to get their voices heard. Although the purpose of these groups is to grab the attention of a government and force it to consider their demands for change, the people caught in the middle of a terrorist attack usually know or care little about the political reasons behind the violence.

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