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Defining Documents in American History: Secrets, Leaks & Scandals

*School Library Journal Starred Review - March 2019

"VERDICT Accessible to college and upperlevel high school students, this work provides convenient access to, and clear objective analysis of, selected documents essential to our understanding of U.S. history—and to our future.” -School Library Journal, 2019

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Defining Documents in American History: The Legacy of 9/11

"Particularly interesting are the documents relating to the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, a topic that has recently been in the news... This document collection is recommended for school and public libraries." -ARBA, 2019

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Principles of Sociology: Personal Relationships & Behavior

"This informative resource engages the reader from the first entry...The prose is accessible to those who are new to sociology, and the treatment will also be a good refresher for those with some background in the discipline. The contents give readers insight into areas of importance in sociology, and the framework provides for easy understanding. This volume will help those new to the discipline understand how sociologists think and how the field regards itself." -ARBA, 2019

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Great Lives from History: The 21st Century

*A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2018

"This volume is highly recommended for “quick reference” and as a starting point for a research paper on the life and accomplishments of a noted individual. It is recommended to academic and public libraries and should prove invaluable to students and faculty of universities and to anybody interested in learning more about a public figure." -ARBA

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Great Athletes of the Twenty-First Century

"This edition updates the original ‘Great Athletes’ set published in 2009. Biographical articles on nearly 400 individual athletes are included in all sports around the world..." -CHOICE, 2019

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Defining Documents in World History: The 20th Century (1900-1950)

"Taken altogether the set provides a broad overview of major developments worldwide during the 20th century. This is a solid reference to consult at the beginning of a research project and would be a valuable supplement to material presented in a survey course." -ARBA, 2019

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Principles of Sociology: Group Relationships & Behavior

"This would be an especially useful resource for someone taking a sociology course for the first time or for someone who needs a refresher on key concepts. Recommended for school and academic libraries.” -ARBA, 2019

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Careers in Sports Medicine & Training

"This material is enhanced by the use of black-and-white photographs, charts and tables, fun facts, famous firsts, and conversations with real people working in a particular profession. The reader comes away with valuable information, delivered in an easy-to-read and engaging way.” -ARBA, 2019

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Defining Documents in American History: Secrets, Leaks & Scandals (1797-2017)

"High school and undergraduate students starting a research project or hoping to find the answers to identification questions will find this a useful set. There are also a number of black-and-white photographs, cartoons, and maps that add value to the material presented. Highly recommended.” -ARBA, 2019

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Critical Insights: Edith Wharton

"Taken together, these impressive essays accomplish the book’s stated objective of a “starting point” and “introduction” to the study of Edith Wharton’s work. The book invites and continues conversations on Wharton’s engagement with a host of issues.” -Edith Wharton Review, 2018 (Published by: Penn State University Press)

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Critical Insights: Survival

"This volume provides an extensive exploration of the topic of survival in literature, and would assist as an excellent textbook or reference for an undergraduate class on this topic.” -ARBA, 2018

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Careers in Green Energy

"Careers in Green Energy supports positive career exploration journeys. Well-versed library acquisition decision-makers understand the importance of books about encourage youthful inquiries and interactive involvement. This book is specifically for high school and undergraduate students. Recommended." -ARBA, 2018

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Defining Documents in World History: The Middle East (141 B.C.E. - 2017)

 "An excellent resource for high-school history courses.” -Booklist, 2018

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Magill's Medical Guide

"This encyclopedia set provides a vast amount of information regarding human anatomy, health, and hundreds of medical conditions ranging from abdominal disorders to 'zoonoses.' The contributing authors, medical editors, and publisher have produced a valuable and timely resource that is likely to complement a variety of libraries." -ARBA, 2018

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Careers in the Arts: Fine, Performing & Visual

"This series offers a well-organized, easy-to-use reference with general information on a variety of careers. This volume focuses on a range of jobs within the varied arts sector, encompassing specialties from acting to writing and more...The straightforward, positive approach to the material will engage high school students, university students, and other readers considering entry into the arts field." -ARBA, 2018

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Critical Insights: Leo Tolstoy

"The volume offers contextual foundations for understanding the nineteenth-century writer's novels and stories alongside modern perspectives on themes, technique, and other elements of Tolstoy's writing...The volume, which can also be viewed online, works as both a good introduction to contemporary Tolstoy criticism and modern supplement to long existing analyses." -ARBA, 2018

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Awards

Racial & Ethnic Relations in America

Choice Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources for March 2018

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Salem Health: Genetics & Inherited Conditions

Choice Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources for December 2018

Critical Survey of Drama, Third Edition

Choice Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources for December 2018 

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