June 2014 Content Update

There were 16 New titles and one updated title added to the School Core package in June 2014.  There are now 421 titles in the School Core collection; if you subscribe to this package, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required) or check it out on our corporate site.

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New School Core Titles: 


 The Princeton Guide to Evolution

The Princeton Guide to Evolution is a comprehensive, concise, and authoritative reference to the major subjects and key concepts in evolutionary biology, from genes to mass extinctions.


 Teen Finance Series: Cash and Credit Information for Teens

Provides information for teens about earning and managing money, spending and using credit wisely, and avoiding fraud. Includes index, resource information, and a list of online money management tools.


Teen Finance Series: College Financing Information for Teens

Includes facts about planning, saving, and paying for postsecondary education. Provides information about college savings plans, grants, loans, scholarships, community and military service, and more.


Teen Finance Series: Debt Information for Teens

Tips for a successful financial life, including facts about the economy and personal finances, money management, interest rates, loans, credit cards, predatory lending practices, and resolving debt-related problems.


Teen Health Series: Alcohol Information for Teens

Alcohol Information for Teens, 3rd Edition, describes ways alcohol can affect mental and physical health and discusses the special vulnerabilities of the teen brain. The concerns of teens who live with an alcoholic relative are also addressed, and information about treatment and recovery is provided.


 Teen Health Series: Allergy Information for Teens

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about allergies, including facts about treating and preventing allergic reactions and complications, and tips for coping with allergies at home and school.

 Teen Health Series: Asthma Information for Teens

Comprehensive information about various forms of asthma, factors that may contribute to the development of asthma, and common asthma triggers.


 Teen Health Series: Cancer Information for Teens

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about cancer risk factors, prevention, and treatment, along with tips for coping with cancer at home and school, and helping a friend or family member who has cancer.

 Teen Health Series: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information for Teens

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about diverse medical systems and therapies used together with or in place of conventional medicine.

Teen Health Series: Diabetes Information for Teens

Comprehensive information about the various types of diabetes, management of the disease, and ways to avoid its potential long-term consequences. Gives coping tips for teens in dealing with emotional aspects of the disease and integrating its management into daily life.

 Teen Health Series: Diet Information for Teens

Health tips about nutrition fundamentals and eating plans, including facts about vitamins, minerals, food additives, and weight-related concerns.

Teen Health Series: Drug Information for Teens

Comprehensive information about drug use, abuse, and addiction, describing the physical and psychological effects of drugs and chemicals that are commonly abused.

Teen Health Series: Fitness Information for Teens

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about maintaining health through physical activity, including facts about preventing injury and overcoming obstacles to fitness.

Teen Health Series: Sexual Health Information for Teens

Comprehensive information about sexual issues todays teens face. Describes reproductive anatomy and the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty and emerging sexuality.

Teen Health Series: Suicide Information for Teens

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about suicide risk factors, warning signs, intervention and treatment, and prevention strategies.

Teen Health Series: Tobacco Information for Teens

Provides basic consumer health information for teens on tobacco use, addiction, and related diseases, along with tips for quitting smoking.

Unexplained! Strange Sightings, Incredible Occurrences, and Puzzling Physical Phenomena

An authoritative, intelligent, and well-reasoned examination of strange artifacts and events that have long perplexed scientists, Unexplained! is an award-winning exposition of the strange and mysterious.


Updated School Core titles:


Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law

Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded from its original edition, this title is the go-to comprehensive resource on the legal, social, psychological, political, and public health aspects of guns in American life.

There were no retired titles this month.



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