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Grade 12

Communication Smarts: How to Express Yourself Best in Conversations, Texts, E-mails, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Email, cell phones, Facebook, texts, letters … even good old-fashioned face-to-face conversation. Teens today have all kinds of choices when it comes to communication. But did you know that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 302.2

Conflict Resolution Smarts: How to Communicate, Negotiate, Compromise, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Conflict—nobody likes it. And from the hallways of your school to the family dinner table, conflict can be hard to avoid. But conflict doesn't have to be all bad. If you handle a conflict… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 303.6'9

Contaminated

From the Series Contaminated

After the Contamination—an epidemic caused by the super-trendy diet drink SlimPro that turned ordinary citizens into shambling creatures unable to control their violent impulses—the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Contaminated — Paperback Set

From the Series Contaminated

Set

A diet drink has just contaminated a large population of the United States, and chaos is rapidly spreading throughout the country. The government decides to corral the contaminated into dog… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $19.98
  • Your Price: $18.98
  • 2 titles

Controlled

From the Series The Alternative

Rachel's junior year is going to be perfect—she's taking AP classes, is first-chair viola, and is busy planning her college visits. Then Misty, Rachel's wild and unpredictable cousin, lands… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Cooking the Australian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

As a part of the British Commonwealth, Australia's culture shares many similarities with British culture--and their menu is no exception. Paired with the cuisine of the Aboriginal peoples… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.5994

Cooking the Austrian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Over the centuries, Austria was settled by many different groups and became the center of a large empire. Each group brought its own customs and cuisine, eventually mixing to create the rich… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.59436

Cooking the Brazilian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The fifth largest country in the world, Brazil stretches across nearly half of South America. Home to a vibrant blend of indigenous, African, European, and immigrant cultures, Brazil boasts a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 641.5981

Cooking the Caribbean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With abundant textures and tastes that differ from island to island, the food of the Caribbean is a delicious blend of traditions. Reflecting the cultures of a diverse population, Caribbean… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 641.59729

Cooking the Central American Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The seven countries of Central America share many culinary traditions, while offering their own unique specialty dishes. The region is home to a wide range of resources, including various… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.59728

Cooking the Chinese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The oldest continuing civilization in the world, China is not much larger in area than the United States. However, its population is over four times as large. With only 13 percent of its land… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.5951

Cooking the Cuban Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Combining the cultural traditions of Spain, indigenous Cubans, Africans, and various other immigrants, Cuban cuisine is simple and filled with flavor. Rich spices such as garlic, oregano, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 641.597291

Cooking the East African Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Featuring the cooking of several East African countries--Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania--discover the significance of the two main meals eaten daily in each of these countries. Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 641.59676

Cooking the English Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

English cuisine is often regared as unexciting, but with flavorful dishes such as tender roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, buttery scones, tasty fish and chips, and sweet triflees, it's… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.5942

Cooking the French Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Cooking is a fine art in France. With savory recipes and interesting background information on French regions, peoples, and traditions, readers are introduced to the sutleties of French culture. Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.5944

Cooking the German Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With its appealing sausages and roasts, savory dumplings and spaetzle, and rich pastries and tortes, Germany has been known for its delicious cuisine. Focusing on the food and traditions… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 641.5943

Cooking the Greek Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Greek cuisine is both exciting and rich in tradition. Influenced by both western European and Middle Eastern foods, contemporary Greek dishes reflect an interesting combination of old and new… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.59495

Cooking the Hungarian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Completely landlocked, Hungary has endured many invasions by foreign powers and has lived under many kinds of government. Through it all, music and food have remained important parts of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.59439

Cooking the Indian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The contrasts of geography, climate, religious beliefs, and population in India result in its strong and distinct culture. These differences have greatly influenced Indian menus. However, one… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.5954

Cooking the Indonesian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia is made up of over seventeen thousand islands. Located along the lines of ancient trade routes, Indonesian culture has been saturated by the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 641.59598

Cooking the Israeli Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Israeli food is a blend of many different cooking traditions. This tasty collection of recipes includes delicious dishes such as felafel, Passover popovers, and cheese blintzes. Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 641.595694

Cooking the Italian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Before modern transportation methods, the people of Italy were isolated into regions that each developed its own customs--especially when it came to cooking. For this reason, Italians have… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 641.5945

Cooking the Japanese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Employing only the freshest foods, Japanese cooks strive to show their deep respect for nature. By using principles of freshness, simplicity, and beauty, Japanese cooks prepare and serve food… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 641.5952

Cooking the Korean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Korea is a land where ancient and modern traditions coexist. Although split politically, North and South Korea continue to share a varied cuisine that is both healthy and delicious. Often… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 641.59519