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Global Issues: Single-Copy Set
$351.00 9781285349312

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1 copy of each title/reading level, 36 books total.

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Global Issues: Energy Resources (below-level)

Energy use is one of the key issues of our time. People have traditionally relied on fossil fuels, including oil, coal, and natural gas. There are growing concerns, though, about the pollution caused by these energy resources. In addition, these sources of energy are nonrenewable. That is, they can be used up. Countries around the world are exploring wa... more

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Global Issues: Energy Resources (on-level)

Energy use is one of the key issues of our time. People have traditionally relied on fossil fuels, including oil, coal, and natural gas. There are growing concerns, though, about the pollution caused by these energy resources. In addition, these sources of energy are nonrenewable. That is, they can be used up. Countries around the world are exploring ways ... more

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Global Issues: Energy Resources (above-level)

Energy use is one of the key issues of our time. People have traditionally relied on fossil fuels, including oil, coal, and natural gas. There are growing concerns, though, about the pollution caused by these energy resources. In addition, these sources of energy are nonrenewable. That is, they can be used up. Countries around the world are exploring wa... more

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Global Issues: Standard of Living (below-level)

Standards of living vary from country to country, and from one community to another. In general, a family in a developed country lives more comfortably than a family in a less developed country. People have more to ear, access to education, better health care, and safer homes. Standard of Living examines the factors that affect people's economic well-... more

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Global Issues: Standard of Living (on-level)

Standards of living vary from country to country, and from one community to another. In general, a family in a developed country lives more comfortably than a family in a less developed country. People have more to ear, access to education, better health care, and safer homes. Standard of Living examines the factors that affect people's economic well-bei... more

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Global Issues: Standard of Living (above-level)

Standards of living vary from country to country, and from one community to another. In general, a family in a developed country lives more comfortably than a family in a less developed country. People have more to ear, access to education, better health care, and safer homes. Standard of Living examines the factors that affect people's economic well-... more

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Global Issues: Migration (below-level)

From the beginning of human history, people have moved from one place to another. They seek better jobs and schools and leave behind unstable political conditions and limited opportunities. These factors often cause people to immigrate from less developed countries to more developed countries. The same factors also lead people to migrate within a country. Migr... more

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Global Issues: Migration (on-level)

From the beginning of human history, people have moved from one place to another. They seek better jobs and schools and leave behind unstable political conditions and limited opportunities. These factors often cause people to immigrate from less developed countries to more developed countries. The same factors also lead people to migrate within a country. Migrati... more

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Global Issues: Migration (above-level)

From the beginning of human history, people have moved from one place to another. They seek better jobs and schools and leave behind unstable political conditions and limited opportunities. These factors often cause people to immigrate from less developed countries to more developed countries. The same factors also lead people to migrate within a country. Migr... more

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Global Issues: Health (below-level)

Health is not just about a person's diet, fitness, and genes. Life expectancy, or how long people are likely to live, is also a reflection of the society in which people live. A society's culture, politics, economy, and access to health care all have a tremendous impact on people's health. Health examines the positive changes taking place around the world. People... more

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Global Issues: Water Resources (below-level)

Water is an essential resource for life on Earth. Considering how vital and precious water is, it is almost unbelievable that it can be used so carelessly. Sewage, toxic chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, oil, metals, and solid trash pollute the water in lakes, streams, and oceans around the world. Water Resources explores the ways in which water on Ear... more

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Global Issues: Health (on-level)

Health is not just about a person's diet, fitness, and genes. Life expectancy, or how long people are likely to live, is also a reflection of the society in which people live. A society's culture, politics, economy, and access to health care all have a tremendous impact on people's health. Health examines the positive changes taking place around the world. People ar... more

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Global Issues: Health (above-level)

Health is not just about a person's diet, fitness, and genes. Life expectancy, or how long people are likely to live, is also a reflection of the society in which people live. A society's culture, politics, economy, and access to health care all have a tremendous impact on people's health. Health examines the positive changes taking place around the world. People... more

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Global Issues: Habitat Preservation (below-level)

For plants and animals, every place on Earth is a home, or habitat, which provides food, water, and shelter. Yet scientists are finding that habitats for many animals and plants around the world are shrinking. As a result, their populations are declining. The trend is a challenge of biodiversity, which is the range of living things on Earth. Habitat... more

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Global Issues: Habitat Preservation (on-level)

For plants and animals, every place on Earth is a home, or habitat, which provides food, water, and shelter. Yet scientists are finding that habitats for many animals and plants around the world are shrinking. As a result, their populations are declining. The trend is a challenge of biodiversity, which is the range of living things on Earth. Habitat Pr... more

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Global Issues: Habitat Preservation (above-level)

For plants and animals, every place on Earth is a home, or habitat, which provides food, water, and shelter. Yet scientists are finding that habitats for many animals and plants around the world are shrinking. As a result, their populations are declining. The trend is a challenge of biodiversity, which is the range of living things on Earth. Habitat... more

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Global Issues: Population Growth (below-level)

The world's population has risen to more than 7 billion people, making issues such as food supply, energy resources, and water quality even more serious. Population Growth examines this major issue in ways that emphasize the causes and effects of population growth. In addition, it examines why some countries face the challenge of a young population, wh... more

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Global Issues: Population Growth (on-level)

The world's population has risen to more than 7 billion people, making issues such as food supply, energy resources, and water quality even more serious. Population Growth examines this major issue in ways that emphasize the causes and effects of population growth. In addition, it examines why some countries face the challenge of a young population, while... more

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Global Issues: Population Growth (above-level)

The world's population has risen to more than 7 billion people, making issues such as food supply, energy resources, and water quality even more serious. Population Growth examines this major issue in ways that emphasize the causes and effects of population growth. In addition, it examines why some countries face the challenge of a young population, wh... more

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Global Issues: Pollution (below-level)

Pollution is a growing problem around the globe. Using chemicals, old appliances, exhaust fumes, and plastics are just a few of the things that cause pollution on our planet. Pollution examines how water, soil, and the atmosphere have become increasingly polluted and the impact that pollution has on people's health. In the face of these challenges, people and ... more

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Global Issues: Pollution (on-level)

Pollution is a growing problem around the globe. Using chemicals, old appliances, exhaust fumes, and plastics are just a few of the things that cause pollution on our planet. Pollution examines how water, soil, and the atmosphere have become increasingly polluted and the impact that pollution has on people's health. In the face of these challenges, people and cou... more

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Global Issues: Water Resources (on-level)

Water is an essential resource for life on Earth. Considering how vital and precious water is, it is almost unbelievable that it can be used so carelessly. Sewage, toxic chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, oil, metals, and solid trash pollute the water in lakes, streams, and oceans around the world. Water Resources explores the ways in which water on Earth ... more

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Global Issues: Pollution (above-level)

Pollution is a growing problem around the globe. Using chemicals, old appliances, exhaust fumes, and plastics are just a few of the things that cause pollution on our planet. Pollution examines how water, soil, and the atmosphere have become increasingly polluted and the impact that pollution has on people's health. In the face of these challenges, people and ... more

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Global Issues: Climate Change (below-level)

According to most scientists, Earth's atmosphere has warmed by about 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit in the past 100 years. The result has been melting glaciers, rising sea levels, and more extreme weather events. Some people say that current climate change is part of the natural cycle of changes on Earth. Many scientists, however, think that Earth's climate is ch... more

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Global Issues: Climate Change (on-level)

According to most scientists, Earth's atmosphere has warmed by about 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit in the past 100 years. The result has been melting glaciers, rising sea levels, and more extreme weather events. Some people say that current climate change is part of the natural cycle of changes on Earth. Many scientists, however, think that Earth's climate is chang... more

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Global Issues: Climate Change (above-level)

According to most scientists, Earth's atmosphere has warmed by about 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit in the past 100 years. The result has been melting glaciers, rising sea levels, and more extreme weather events. Some people say that current climate change is part of the natural cycle of changes on Earth. Many scientists, however, think that Earth's climate is ch... more

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Global Issues: Human Rights (below-level)

At the center of many conflicts around the world are human rights, making this one of the key issues in the world today. These rights include the freedom to vote, to assemble, to speak one's mind, to be treated fairly before the law, and to gain an education. In several societies around the world, people are struggling to gain their rights. However, as Huma... more

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Global Issues: Human Rights (on-level)

At the center of many conflicts around the world are human rights, making this one of the key issues in the world today. These rights include the freedom to vote, to assemble, to speak one's mind, to be treated fairly before the law, and to gain an education. In several societies around the world, people are struggling to gain their rights. However, as Human R... more

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Global Issues: Human Rights (above-level)

At the center of many conflicts around the world are human rights, making this one of the key issues in the world today. These rights include the freedom to vote, to assemble, to speak one's mind, to be treated fairly before the law, and to gain an education. In several societies around the world, people are struggling to gain their rights. However, as Huma... more

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Global Issues: Water Resources (above-level)

Water is an essential resource for life on Earth. Considering how vital and precious water is, it is almost unbelievable that it can be used so carelessly. Sewage, toxic chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, oil, metals, and solid trash pollute the water in lakes, streams, and oceans around the world. Water Resources explores the ways in which water on Ear... more

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Global Issues: Globalization (below-level)

Globalization connects governments, cultures, and economies, making it easier for people to make, sell, and buy goods worldwide. It brings different people more easily into contact, but it can also disrupt traditional cultures. It helps create jobs in poor countries and allows businesses to make goods more cheaply. However, it can also widen the gap betwee... more

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Global Issues: Globalization (on-level)

Globalization connects governments, cultures, and economies, making it easier for people to make, sell, and buy goods worldwide. It brings different people more easily into contact, but it can also disrupt traditional cultures. It helps create jobs in poor countries and allows businesses to make goods more cheaply. However, it can also widen the gap between r... more

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Global Issues: Globalization (above-level)

Globalization connects governments, cultures, and economies, making it easier for people to make, sell, and buy goods worldwide. It brings different people more easily into contact, but it can also disrupt traditional cultures. It helps create jobs in poor countries and allows businesses to make goods more cheaply. However, it can also widen the gap betwee... more

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Global Issues: Food Supply (below-level)

Food Supply examines the challenges of feeding a world that is home to more than 7 billion people. Every day, nearly 1 billion people go hungry. The causes of food shortages include crop failure, soil depletion, flood, drought, and poor food distribution. To address these issues, many aid groups are developing strategies to increase crop yields. Food Supply ... more

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Global Issues: Food Supply (on-level)

Food Supply examines the challenges of feeding a world that is home to more than 7 billion people. Every day, nearly 1 billion people go hungry. The causes of food shortages include crop failure, soil depletion, flood, drought, and poor food distribution. To address these issues, many aid groups are developing strategies to increase crop yields. Food Supply exp... more

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Global Issues: Food Supply (above-level)

Food Supply examines the challenges of feeding a world that is home to more than 7 billion people. Every day, nearly 1 billion people go hungry. The causes of food shortages include crop failure, soil depletion, flood, drought, and poor food distribution. To address these issues, many aid groups are developing strategies to increase crop yields. Food Supply ... more

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