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This book presents inspiring profiles of more than 25 African American religious leaders for young adults. This new addition to the "Black Stars" series tells the fascinating stories of African American religious leaders from different periods in history, including Peter Williams, a slave who helped establish the first black church in New York; Sojourner Truth, the abolitionist and former slave who spoke out for the rights of women and blacks; Henry McNeal Turner, the first black Chaplain in the U.S. Army; Martin Luther King, Jr., who preached for equality and nonviolence; and T. D. Jakes, whose ministries extend from Dallas, Texas, around the world; as well as many others. Jim Haskins was Professor of English at the University of Florida and wrote more than 100 nonfiction books for young readers. Kathleen Benson (New York, NY) is Director of Government and Community Relations at the Museum of the City of New York. Jim and Kathleen collaborated on more than 25 books.
American Medical Association Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease: Essential Information You and Your Family Need to Know about Having a Healthy HeartDecember 12 , 2012
From the leading group of medical experts in America, this is an authoritative guide to preventing and treating heart disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in the United States. Now, with this comprehensive guide, readers will learn what risks they face and how to protect themselves and their loved ones from heart disease of all kinds. Written in user-friendly language, it provides up-to-the-minute information on the causes and treatment of common heart problems, from prehypertension, high blood pressure, and heart attack to stroke and congestive heart failure. It features practical strategies for lifestyle changes, advice about warning signs to tell a doctor about right away, guidance on heart-healthy ways to exercise, and an extensive section on women and heart disease. The American Medical Association has been the leading group of medical experts in the United States and one of the most respected health-related organizations in the world for more than 150 years. Martin S. Lipsky, MD (Rockford, IL) is Regional Dean at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.; Marla Mendelson, MD (Chicago, IL) is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.
A collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America. Arranged alphabetically by business type, each volume presents approximately 25 sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail, and service industries--only company names and addresses have been changed. Includes a sample business plan template and two fictional plans, a glossary of small business terms, and a directory section containing various listings of interest to entrepreneurs and consultants specializing in small business advice and planning.
Provides illustrated biographical profiles of authors and artists for children and young adults, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers.
Designed for Elementary and Middle School students, an animated interface with a dinosaur theme encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. A wide range of resources, including an entensive collection of books, newspapers and the TOPIC search collection covering subjects of current interest, is available for young people working on school projects or other homework.
The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are available as full page images just as in the microfilm but without the microfilm hassle. Navigate easily through the papers by publication, title, date and page number. Full page images include all material that appears in print including photos, charts and graphs.
Fuente Académica™ is a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. It is an indispensable tool of exceptional scope designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format.
ERIC®, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
Britannica Online brings all of the extensive research and in-depth articles that users expect from the traditional Encyclopaedia Britannica. Supplementing the encyclopedia articles, Britannica Online includes magazines and journals, selected "Web's Best" sites, multimedia, disctionary and thesaurus entries as well as links to the New York Times and the BBC News web sites. Additional content sources include Year in Review, World Data Analyst, Notable Quotations and Gateway to the Classics.