S.T.E.A.M. eBooks for Teens

S.T.E.A.M. combines the topics of science, technology, engineering, art and math to make learning fun. Explore special interests from cooking to space and everything in between. Expand your knowledge with these titles from our digital collections.

YouTube Channel by Virginia Loh-Hagan

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YouTube Channel guides students as they conceive and maintain their own YouTube channel for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Women in Space by Karen Bush Gibson

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Twenty-three women from 10 different countries whose careers span a half century of human spaceflight are profiled in this educational book for young readers. Women in Space features such figures as Sally Ride, the first American woman to orbit the earth; Peggy Whitson, who logged more than a year in orbit while aboard the International Space Station; Mae Jemison, the first African American woman in space; and astronauts from Japan, Canada, Italy, South Korea, and France. Additional attention is paid to the women of Mercury 13, a program that trained women in the same screening tests administered to the men who became the first astronauts at NASA. Space pioneer Valentina Tereshkova, who in 1963 became the first woman to rocket into space, is also profiled. These stories of the pilots, physicists, and doctors who broke the stratospheric ceiling demonstrate the vital role women have played in the history of space exploration.

Animation Development by David B. Levy

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Whether a novice curious about the cartoon production process, a visual arts student who has not yet experienced that big break, or a seasoned professional looking for valuable insight, Animation Development is the go-to guide for creating the perfect pitch. David Levy has been through every aspect of the pitching process--preparation, hope, rejection, success--and now he wraps up his valuable experience to deliver this comprehensive guide on the industry and process. Animation Development will help readers discover how to tap into their creativity to develop something personal yet universal, push projects through collaborations and partnerships, set up pitch meetings, get legal representation and agents, and manage the emotional roller-coaster common to the pitching and development process.

Nails, Nails, Nails! by Madeline Poole

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Gone are the days of the classic French manicure—today it's all about nail art. In Nails, Nails, Nails!, Los Angeles–based stylist Madeline Poole presents 25 nail art projects in a range of fabulous looks: leopard print, plaid, stripes, stained glass, lace, glitter, and more! For budding fashionistas and beauty experts alike, this super-fun book presents professional nail-art techniques and all the important tools, plus simple instructions, step-by-step photos, and fabulous shots of the finished nails make it easy for readers to replicate the designs. Packed with inspiration, Nails, Nails, Nails! holds the secrets to dazzling nails that will make heads turn.

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