Introduces robots to young readers and describes what actions they can perform such as vacuuming a floor, exploring the ocean, and welding car parts together.
call number/section: 629.8
Provides an introduction to Asperger's syndrome, discussing diagnosis, causes, treatments, therapies, how people cope with the disorder, and other related topics.
call number/section: 616.85
subjects: asperger's syndrome
Provides an overview of autism, explaining what autism is, how it is diagnosed, its symptoms and treatment, available therapies, and possible causes.
call number/section: 616.85
A high-interest book for low-reading-level students that examines violence in television, video games, music lyrics, and movies and discusses whether or not viewing and listening to violent content affects the attitudes and behaviors of young people.
call number/section: 303.6
subjects: violence in mass media
Explores mysterious Stonehenge and many explanations for its existence.
call number/section: 936.23
Focuses on the effects of obesity and the efforts that are being made to help people control their weight.
call number/section: 616.3
Provides clear, balanced, and thoughtful examination about cliques a hot-button issue of the day.
call number/section: 303.32
subjects: adolescent psychology, cliques (sociology), peer pressure, interpersonal relations, bullies
Explores the laws and controversies surrounding music downloading, discussing lawsuits against downloaders, the restrictions of DRM, and differing opinions within the music industry.
call number/section: 346.73
Describes the tactics of Internet predators, tells the stories of several victims, and discusses the ways police and others try to combat the problem.
call number/section: 364.16
subjects: computer crimes
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of cockroaches.
call number/section: 595.7
Presents a brief, illustrated, biography of physcist, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the leader of the team of scientists that developed and constructed the world's first atomic bomb.
call number/section: 920
Chronicles important events in the history of vaccine research, explains what vaccines are, and discusses vaccines and viruses, vaccines and bacteria, safety, effectiveness, approval, and innovative vaccines in the works.
call number/section: 615.37
Describes cyberbullying, and explains how real teens have been affected by cyberbullying and what can happen to both bullies and victims.
call number/section: 302.3
Explores the potential that extraterrestrial life exists and questions whether life from other worlds would be helpful or harmful to humans.
call number/section: 001.94
Presents information on infectious and devastating diseases and the research scientists do in order to learn more about them and how to stop them.
call number/section: 616.9
subjects: communicable diseases