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Introduction: A Day the World Will Not Forget
Chapter 1: Defining Terrorism
Chapter 2: The Causes of Terrorism
Chapter 3: Who Are The Terrorists?
Chapter 4: Tactics and Targets
Chapter 5: Terrorism in the United States
Chapter 6: Counterterrorism Efforts
Chapter 7: Preventing Future Terrorism
List of Important People and Places

Promotional Information

*$40,000 marketing and publicity budget (for series)
*Exhibiting at national and regional conferences including:
*American Library Association (ALA: 60,000 members)
*National Science Teacher Association/STEM (NSTA: 60,000 members)
*American Association of School Librarians (AASL: 10,000 members)
*Public Library Association (PLA: 11,000 members)
*Texas Library Association (TLA: 7,000 members)
*National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS: 25,000 members)
*International Literacy Association (ILA: 60,000 members)
*Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE: 40,000 members)
*Advertising in the following publications: SLJ display ads (3-4 times for series)
*Booklist/Booklinks display ads (3-4 times)
*Booklist/Booklinks online ads Follett Library Ingram (Children's Advance 2 times)
*Baker & Taylor (Growing Minds)
*Publicity and promotion in conjunction with the author's speaking engagements at bookstores, libraries, schools, museums, events, and conferences. Extensive social media outreach via Facebook (, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Goodreads, LinkedIn, and the author's blog (

About the Author

Carla Mooney has written more than 70 books for children and young adults. She is the author of several books for Nomad Press, including Comparative Religion: Investigate the World through Religious Tradition, The Brain: Journey through the Universe inside Your Head, Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation; Genetics: Breaking the Code of Your DNA; Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tom Casteel is an illustrator and cartoonist with a master's degree from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Tom has illustrated several books for Nomad Press, including The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head; Cities: Discover How They Work; and Human Migration: Investigate the Global Journey of Humankind. Tom lives in South Bend, Indiana.


Human Migration: Investigate the Global Journey of Humankind
School Library Connection: ." . . Three of the special features of the book are primary source extensions that encourage students to use their smartphones or tablets to explore resources further, vocabulary labs that help the students learn new words related to the topic, and Inquire & Investigate labs that are hands-on activities students may do to really dig deeper. All of the words in the vocabulary labs are defined in a glossary in the back of the book. The book starts with a timeline, and ensuing chapters follow in chronological order. Index. Recommended."

Comparative Religion: Investigate the World Through Religious Traditions
Booklist: "The abstractions of religion make it a tricky topic for objective and clear middle-level resources, but this dynamic book manages to be both informative and accessible. . . By examining complex beliefs and doctrine in an accessible and reader-friendly format, Mooney effectively teases out the commonalities among major world religions."

Civic Unrest: Investigate the Struggle for Social Change
Booklist: Few topics are timelier, more divisive, and more difficult to fully understand than civic unrest. Lusted uses Rosa Parks as the archetype for defining civil unrest in the opening chapter. . . The "Vocab Lab" is a major strength of the book, providing not only a glossary of unfamiliar terms but also activities designed to put those new terms into use. Comic strips comprise the bulk of the book's artwork, using reoccurring characters to explain basic civics principles. The text deals with contemporary issues in the U.S. but also explains relevant examples of civic unrest in the Middle East, South Africa, and India. The "Inquire and Investigate" section encourages readers to put many of the theories and concepts explained in earlier chapters into practice. This is a complete and thorough resource dealing with basic civic principles for the middle-level social- studies classroom.

VOYA Magazine, April 2018 Issue

Terrorism: Violence, Intimidation, and Solutions for Peace, a volume in the Inquire & Investigate series, objectively introduces students to the complex and global phenomenon of terrorism. The book examines the history of terrorism and discusses how it currently affects the world, using global and domestic examples... This is a good overview of an incredibly intricate and evolving topic, useful for middle-grade and high school history classrooms.

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