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Trashing the planet : examining our global garbage glut —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

Introduces the problems of global waste disposal, describing the hazards of toxins associated with landfills, plastics floating in the oceans, and debris orbiting the planet, with some of the solutions proposed by scient...

Social media's star power : the new celebrities and influencers —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"The job of social media influencer barely existed in 2010. Today, it is seen as one of the most desirable jobs. Anyone with a video camera, an Internet connection, and a willingness to work hard and build an audience ca...

Running dry : the global water crisis —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

Discusses how droughts, floods, and massive storms along with the human population affects water usage, and explains how the competition for clean water has increased.

Science and sustainable water —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

Sustainable freshwater supplies are critical to the survival of humanity, but rivers, lakes, and aquifers are under threat. Explore how scientific tools and technologies are being put to work to desalinate water, clean u...

Navajo code talkers —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

In the South Pacific during World War II, a group of Navajo Marines sent secret messages for the Allies using a code based on the Navajo language. Learn more about these heroes, whose unbreakable code helped win the war....

Careers if you like the creative arts —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

This book explores careers that involve the creative arts such as sound engineer, medical illustrator, and UX designer careers among others. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along w...

Cardi B —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"Cardi B's hot rap lyrics, or bars in hip-hop slang, are sometimes vulgar and controversial. But her astounding success in a male-dominated genre that is often tainted with misogyny proves she has few equals of either ge...

Teen guide to volunteering —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"One of those benefits is that volunteers make peoples' lives better. And a second benefit is self-directed: people who help others help themselves. Volunteers feel personal satisfaction when they see how their efforts a...

What is the impact of declining biodiversity? —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"In 2019, there were about 7.7 billion humans on Earth, more than double the number of people alive in 1969. During that fifty-year period the impact of humanity on the natural environment has increased proportionately. ...

Skilled jobs in construction —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"Workers in the building trade are in demand in nearly every part of the country and they are earning good wages. The construction industry is booming, generating more than $60 billion nationwide in 2018"-- Provided by p...

Nicki Minaj —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"From her first mixtape in 2007 to her 2018 chart-topping album Queen, Minaj has blazed her own trail through hip-hop culture. Minaj's larger-than-life personality allows her to break barriers in an industry where sexual...

The art of comics —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"The face of comic books began to change in the twenty-first century as artists and creators moved beyond typical superhero themes. A new generation of comics creators focused on nontraditional characters including femal...

Kendrick Lamar —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"Lamar grew up in Compton where he was an eyewitness to the desperate poverty, gang murders, and police brutality. By the time gangsta rap celebrated its thirtieth birthday in 2018, Lamar was one of the most celebrated r...

Country music —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

While country music has deep roots in American culture, new country sounds by artists like Kasey Musgraves and Kane Brown are appealing to an increasingly diverse group of listeners. Country Music discusses what today's ...

Teen guide to student activism —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

"The student-led March For Our Lives movement, formed in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, captured widespread attention in 2018. The raw emotion and eloquence of these st...

Info tech careers —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

In 2016, the technology industry accounted for 8 percent of all economic activity in the United States, generating more than $1.3 trillion. Around one in twenty Americans worked in the tech industry. And the number of jo...

Careers in aviation and aerospace —Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

Offers descriptions, relevant facts, opinions, and advice on careers in aviation and aerospace, with educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, and employment prospects for several jobs in the field.

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