Examines terrorism in its different forms, from cyber attacks to bombings and state terrorism. Extremism and the ways in which people are convinced to believe extreme points of view are explained, balanced with information on how to combat radicalization. Includes historic and contemporary examples of terrorism and discussion questions.
Cultural beliefs surrounding illness and societal beliefs about how we should offer health care are discussed in this fascinating addition to the Our Values series. Discussions about the treatment of common diseases, as well as topics of interest, such as how a cast is made, are compared and contrasted with the way health care is provided throughout the world. -- from Amazon.
"Our culture and what we see in the media heavily influence our views and opinions. They can even shape how we see ourselves. Using relatable examples, this timely title explores the body image messages we receive from movies, television, advertising, and social media, and how they affect our self-esteem. Helpful tips on how to boost self-esteem and combat the negative effects of body image messages are also included"--
"What are moral and legal rights and how are they recognized in our society? This engaging title explores what having 'rights' means, while pointing out that we can't have rights without also having responsibilities. A discussion about standing up for your rights will help readers understand the importance of individual rights and how they must be protected"--
There are communities all over the world. A person might be part of many communities at school, in their neighborhood, or even one big world community! Young readers will learn how communities help us learn to respect others, celebrate diversity, and work together.
What makes a choice a good one? Usually, the choices we make show the things we think are important. These are our values. Children will learn how to make positive choices by thinking about different outcomes and respecting themselves and others.
Family is made up of the people we care about. Young readers will learn that a family is made up of the people we are related to, as well as other people we care about and people who serve as our role models.
An electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones's bold aesthetic.