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Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon were heartbreaking to watch. The num...

Nutrition: Apples to Zinc

Author(s): Lana Zinger

Drs. Zinger and Sinclair bring you the most recent, evidenced-based academic book on nutrition.This edition of Nutrition: Apples to Zinc includes:The latest findings on gut healthNew applications with individualized fitnessMetabolic imbalances and role of inflammation in diseasesAn enhanced look at ...

Act One Scene One: An Actor's Workbook

Author(s): James Winter

Act One Scene One: An Actor's Workbook is a unique, digital, actor's workbook that empowers the acting student to document each step of their early training.  The book is filled with interactive text analysis exercises, observation-based journaling, and even resume-crafting opportunities.  All of th...

The Beatles and the Resurgence of Western Art Music

Author(s): Mark Lanter

Who’s music will endure when looking back to the 20th Century 250 years from now?  Will there be a composer comparable to Beethoven, Mozart, or Bach? Looking back to the 20th century the names in the Classical Music world Century would include Stravinsky, Bartok, Debussy, Schoenberg, and Stockhausen...

American Cinema: Movies and Magic

Author(s): Julia A Brady Jenner

American Cinema: Movies and Magic discusses how filmmaking began, industry pioneers and the formulas that led us to the films we’re making now. It’s an appreciation of those who came before us, creating that magic for the films we enjoy today. The text allows students to appreciate film genres, film...

Psychology: The Scientific Approach

Author(s): James Jakubow

Psychology: The Scientific Approach introduces students to the dynamic world of psychology.  The publication examines the history and methodology of psychology, the basic factors of psychology, combining the basic functions of psychology, and people interacting with people. The turn-key course pa...

Woody Plants in North America

Author(s): John R Seiler, Edward C Jensen, John Peterson

Woody Plants in North America is an interactive multimedia identification tutorial for woody plants found throughout North America. The software was developed over a 15-year period at Virginia Tech in cooperation with tree identification experts at Oregon State University, The Pennsylvania State Uni...