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Bullying by Laura PerdewThis title examines how traditional bullying and cyberbullying affect individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to all bullying, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.
The Columbine Shootings by Diane GimpelThis title examines an important historic event - the shootings at Columbine High School in Jefferson County, Colorado. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the two gunmen, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, details of the shootings, the names of those injured and killed, the influence of the video game Doom and the movie Natural Born Killers on the gunmen, the men who helped the gunmen acquire their weapons, the Trench Coat Mafia, the memorial services for those killed, the return to school, a visit by President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, graduation, and the effects of this event on society.
History of Film by M. M. EbochThis title examines film's origins at the turn of the twentieth century, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into such an integral part of Western culture.
The Science of Movies by Cecilia Pinto McCarthyFrom turning sounds and images into digital signals and back again to tricking the brain into seeing things that do not exist, movies involve a wide array of scientific concepts.The Science of Movies show cases the science behind the screen.
Search and Rescue by S. L. HamiltonThis title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is covered, such as programs at the National Association for Search and Rescue and Community Emergency Response Team programs. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job.
Portrait Photography by John HamiltonThis title teaches aspiring photographers how to shoot portraits that capture their subjects in the best way possible. Through simple text and dramatic photographs, readers learn the basics of choosing the best cameras and lenses for portraiture. Also covered are techniques for choosing the right depth of field, focus, and quality of light, both natural and flash. Posing techniques are also discussed.