The Sirens of Mars

A planetary scientist details the remarkable history of humankind’s efforts to find signs of life on Mars. Speculation on the nature of Mars, and whether it could harbor life, goes back to the early days of astronomy, when thinkers such as Galileo and Newton peered into the night sky using primitive technologies to examine Mars’ surface. For centuries, theories of what existed there ran rampant. “The idea that Mars was like our planet only drove the quest to see it better,” writes Johnson, who teaches at Georgetown.

The No More Bullying Book for Kids: Become Strong, Happy, and Bully-Proof

The term bullying is used a lot these days. What does bullying actually mean? How do you know if it's happening to you? And if you are being bullied, what can you do about it? That's exactly what "The No More Bullying Book for Kids" is all about. Being bullied hurts and it's easy to feel as though you don't have any power, which can be scary and lonely. But you're not powerless, and you're definitely not alone. Here you'll find the information you need to know about bullying as well as tips and tricks for dealing with specific situations whe you or someone you know is being bullied.

How to Survive Mean Girls

Dealing with mean girls, cliques, and other obstacles on the social scene is one of the minefields of adolescence for girls. This title provides the advice and support girls need for weathering changing friendships, handling feeling like an outsider, and making new and healthy friendships as they grow. A variety of issues, including bullying and cyberbullying, are sympathetically and practically treated. Diary entries, flowchart quizzes, and hip photos will draw in reluctant readers and many others.

Facing Bullying

In this book, readers will learn how to identify different forms of bullying, how to stop bullying when it's happening to them, and how to help others who are being bullied. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Grow with Goals and Try This! activities further reinforce the content.

Dealing with Bullying

What does it feel like to be bullied? If you're being bullied, who can you talk to, and what can you do to make the situation better? Using a relatable, scrapbook-style format, this volume helps readers answer these and other common questions about dealing with bullying. The accessible text sheds light on the dangers of bullying and how these social issues affect everyone involved. Full-color photographs and fact boxes make this text guide readers through this sensitive examination of a difficult struggle that many young readers face.

Bullying is a Pain in the Brain

No one wants to be picked on, pushed around, threatened, or teased. With practical suggestions and humor, kids will learn to stop bullying in its tracks. Refreshed to reflect the latest research, this updated classic reassures kids that it's not their fault if they are bullied and describes realistic ways to become "Bully-Proof." It shows how bystanders can stand up for others and how to get help in dangerous situations. Even kids who bully will find ideas they can use to get along with others and feel good about themselves--without making other people miserable.