Anthropology, Human Geography, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology
Category: Earth Science
The official children's book to the Netflix original documentary series, Our Planet, with a foreword by Sir David Attenborough. This glorious visual celebration of the natural world combines extraordinary photography from the series with stunning illustrations from acclaimed artist, Richard Jones. Lose ...Show more
Category: Environmental Issues
Every day, we see a problem we would like to fix. A piece of rubbish in a green, grassy park. Plastic water bottles buried in the sand at the beach. A garbage bin overflowing onto the street. A skinny, stray dog. A homeless person on a cold day.These problems seem impossible for one person to change. Bu ...Show more
Category: Earth Science
Weather happens all around us, but have you ever wondered how it works? How does the wind blow? Why isn't rain salty? How do we feel heat? Discover the answers to these questions and more by delving into five amazing weather systems. Brimming with fascinating facts, this book is the perfect introduction ...Show more
Global Issues: Globalisation considers the definition of globalisation, its history, its economic, social and technological causes and its political and environmental impact. The various responses to globalisation, its massive effect on our future, and the media's role in reporting on globalisation at a ...Show more
Is it ever right to go to war? What is a 'just war'? Where should the moral line be drawn in an armed conflict? People have been fighting each other, and discussing the rights and wrongs of warfare, since the beginning of human history. It's time to consider Both SIdes of the Story. The Both Sides of th ...Show more
The background, history and key events of conflicts in Afghanistan are presented. Different opinions, including views found in the media, are explored alongside factual accounts of events. Readers are encouraged to think about their own views and discuss controversial topics.
Category: Social Sciences
Winner of the 2015 Social Justice Literature Award for Nonfiction Chapter Book and 2015 MEOC Middle East Book Award for Youth Non-Fiction. Journey to some of the world's conflict zones through the camera lens of photojournalist Jenny Matthews, as she captures the impact war has on children and their fam ...Show more
This title takes an in depth look at YouTube and the business behind one of the most well-known and exciting brands today. Beginning with a single YouTube video, and now part of Google - it is one of the most successful businesses around. The book covers how YouTube came into being, the successes and fa ...Show more
This picture book tells the story of 12-year-old refugee Juliane. At the age of three Juliane was separated from her mother due to the conflicts happening in her home country of Zimbabwe. Told in Juliane's own words, the story tells of her distress and isolation while growing up in an African orphanage, ...Show more
Big Picture series brings the world and its wonders to life for young readers. Full of fascinating information from across the globe, from animals and homes to the most interesting jobs in history. Market looks at how food gets from farm to fork in a small Indian village.