Teen & Young Adult Ebooks

Cambridge IGCSE Computer Science

Endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations.Develop your students computational thinking and programming skills with complete coverage of the latest syllabus from experienced examiners and teachers. - Follows the order of the syllabus exactly, ensuring complete coverage- Introduces students to self-learning exercises, helping them learn how to use their knowledge in new scenariosAccompanying animation files of the key concepts are available to download for free online. See the Quick Links to the left to access.This book covers the IGCSE (0478), O Level (2210) and US IGCSE entry (0473) syllabuses, which are for first examination 2015. It may also be a useful reference for students taking the new Computer Science AS level course (9608).

Unnatural Creatures: Stories Selected by Neil Gaiman

Unnatural Creatures is a collection of short stories about the fantastical things that exist only in our minds—collected and introduced by beloved New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman. The sixteen stories gathered by Gaiman, winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, range from the whimsical to the terrifying. The magical creatures range from werewolves to sunbirds to beings never before classified. E. Nesbit, Diana Wynne Jones, Gahan Wilson, and other literary luminaries contribute to the anthology. Sales of Unnatural Creatures benefit 826DC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students in their creative and expository writing, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.

The Christmas Truce of 1914

This title examines the Christmas Truce of 1914, focusing on how the informal truces came to be and exploring the experiences of the soldiers of both sides. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Game On!: Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More

Find out about the fast and furious growth and evolution of video games (including how they are quickly taking over the world!) by looking at some of the most popular, innovative, and influential games ever, from Pong, the very first arcade game ever, to modern hits like Uncharted.

Extended Essay

Equip learners to achieve in the Extended Essay. The only support matched to the new IB Guide, this essential resource provides learners a step-by-step pathway to maximize achievement. With complete guidance for every aspect of writing and researching, use this resource to strengthen performance.Equip learners to fully understand and address each requirement, with a fully comprehensive outline of the assessment criteriaEnable effective planning, with step-by-step guidance on independent research techniquesBuild the skills central to performance in the Extended Essay, with techniques and strategies that support successFully support the new IB guide, first assessed in 2018

The Rise of Nine

The third book of the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series!

Physics for the IB Diploma Coursebook

Physics for the IB Diploma, Sixth edition, covers in full the requirements of the IB syllabus for Physics for first examination in 2016. The sixth edition of this well-known Coursebook is fully updated for the IB Physics syllabus for first examination in 2016, comprehensively covering all requirements. Get the best coverage of the syllabus with clear assessment statements, and links to Theory of Knowledge, International-mindedness and Nature of Science themes. Exam preparation is supported with plenty of sample exam questions, online test questions and exam tips. Chapters covering the Options and Nature of Science, assessment guidance and answers to questions are included in the additional online material available with the book.

Heart of a Samurai

In 1841 a Japanese fishing vessel sinks. Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing American ship. Japan’s borders remain closed to all Western nations, so the crew sets off to America, learning English on the way.Manjiro, a 14-year-old boy, is curious and eager to learn everything he can about this new culture. Eventually the captain adopts Manjiro and takes him to his home in New England. The boy lives there for some time and then heads to San Francisco to pan for gold. After many years, he makes it back to Japan, only to be imprisoned as an outsider.

Perfecting Parliament: Constitutional Reform, Liberalism, and the Rise of Western Democracy

The second book in a three-level mathematics series covering the lower secondary grades and designed for children in English-medium schools, for whom English is not the first language.

Native American Languages

When studying the indigenous peoples of North, Central, and South America, it is important to understand that Native American cultures are highly diverse. With more than 500 Native American nations and 300 different language groups, there are few universal characteristics that apply across tribal boundaries. Traditions, ceremonies, sports, games, dance, subsistence patterns, clothing, and religion often differed greatly from tribe to tribe. The Native American Life series has been written to dispel many of the myths and stereotypes about Native American history and traditions, and to provide a more accurate and encompassing journey into the world of Native Americans.

IB Chemistry Course Book

The most comprehensive match to the new 2014 Chemistry syllabus, this completely revised edition gives you unrivalled support for the new concept-based approach, the Nature of science. The only DP Chemistry resource that includes support directly from the IB, focused exam practice, TOK links and real-life applications drive achievement.

The Move to Global War: IB History Course Book: Oxford IB Diploma Program

Drive critical, engaged historical learning. Helping learners more deeply understand historical concepts, the student-centred approach of this new Course Book enables broader, big picture understanding. Developed directly with the IB and fully supporting the new syllabus for first examination 2017, the clear, structured format helps you logically and easily progress through the new course content.- Cover the new syllabus in the right level of depth, with rich, thorough subject content- Developed directly the with IB, with the most comprehensive support for the new syllabus-

 

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