New Release Books by Toney Allman

Toney Allman is the author of The Future of Food (2021), Birthright Citizenship (2020), Eating Disorders (2016), Distracted Driving (2015) and other 59 books.

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The Future of Food

release date: Jan 01, 2021
The Future of Food
"The world's population is growing, and along with it, the need for adequate, nutritious food supplies is growing, too. According to the Institute on the Environment of the University of Minnesota, there is enough food to provide the calorie needs of today's seven billion people, but by 2050, with more than nine billion people predicted, the problem will be ensuring a nutritious diet for all, while minimizing damage to the planet and its ecosystem"--

Birthright Citizenship

release date: Jan 01, 2020
Birthright Citizenship
"Although, as of 2020, President Trump has not carried out his threat to end unrestricted birthright citizenship, the arguments rage about the legality of such an action, the meaning of the Constitution, and the pros and cons of maintaining the policy of granting citizenship to anyone born in the US. It is an extremely complex issue to resolve"--

Eating Disorders

release date: Dec 15, 2016
Eating Disorders
Eating disorders are mental illnesses that have dangerous physical consequences. Young adults are most at risk for developing these disorders. This volume aims to educate readers about the causes and effects of disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and compulsive eating. Fact boxes highlight the stories of celebrities who struggle with these issues, and full-color photographs show the unglamorous reality of living with an eating disorder. Websites are provided to promote healthy lifestyles as well as give help to readers who are already battling these serious conditions.

Distracted Driving

release date: Jan 14, 2015
Distracted Driving
According to a Triple-A poll, 94 percent of teen drivers understand the dangers of texting while driving. The U.S. Department of Transportation states that in 2014, 3,179 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted drivers. This important volume focuses on the issue of distracted driving. The book describes exactly what distracted driving is and how to prevent it. It provides several anecdotes describing various distracted driving behavior.

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

release date: Aug 01, 2019
Living a Healthy Lifestyle
A healthy lifestyle entails not just the absence of disease but a physical and psychological state that keeps each person feeling fit and well and able to bounce back quickly from illness or injury. It is a general state of wellbeing and one that for teens can have a major lifelong impact. Real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts bring concepts to life.

Careers If You Like Working with Your Hands

release date: Jan 01, 2019
Careers If You Like Working with Your Hands
People who don't want to sit at a desk all day or don't like the idea of spending years in higher education have thousands of career opportunities available to them. From becoming a makeup artist to learning the plumbing trade, these people use their hands and their minds to get out in the world and do something practical, useful, and enjoyable. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

Kids and Diabetes

release date: Aug 01, 2018
Kids and Diabetes
Diabetes in youth is a pervasive and growing problem. Young people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are dealing with complex, chronic disorders that remain incompletely understood and require extensive lifestyle adjustments. Kids and Diabetes presents a realistic picture of this disease, what is known about its causes, what its like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

How Antibiotics Changed the World

release date: Aug 01, 2018
How Antibiotics Changed the World
Antibiotics revolutionized the practice of medicine. Deadly diseases and infections became easily curable and untold millions are alive because of antibiotics. The ways industry, agriculture, and medical research function and have developed have been transformed as well. Nevertheless, the bacterial world's response to antibiotics is as dramatic as the results of the human discovery. The rise of drug resistant bacteria is challenging the medical world as never before and threatening the advent of a post-antibiotic era that scientists are determined to forestall.

Radiation Sickness

release date: Jan 04, 2013
Radiation Sickness
Author Toney Allman discusses the devastating effects of radiation sickness. After exploring the fundamentals of radiation and the various methods of possible radiation exposure, Allman uses examples from Chernobyl, the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as other radiation events, to outline the stages and syndromes associated with radiation exposure. The book also addresses the current concern for better treatment options and ongoing tests and studies being conducted towards this end.

Colon Cancer

release date: May 24, 2012
Colon Cancer
Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine, which is the final part of our digestive tract. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous clumps of cells. Over time some of these clumps or polyps can become cancerous. Provide your readers with a detailed study of this disease. This book presents a description of this disease, and covers how it affects the body, as well as diagnosis and treatment. Personal narratives are also included.

Whooping Cough

release date: Apr 06, 2012
Whooping Cough
This guidebook discusses the causes and symptoms of whooping cough, as well as prevention methods and available treatments. Author Toney Allman uses riveting firsthand accounts to show readers the devastating reality of this often overlooked illness, and explains how whooping cough has become a reemerging disease in developed countries.

Crohn's Disease

release date: Dec 01, 2011
Crohn's Disease
Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease in which an abnormal immune system response causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. About 1.4 million Americans have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. This essential volume explains this disease in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances. Readers will also hear from individuals who live with this challenging disease.

Careers If You Like Animals

release date: Aug 01, 2017
Careers If You Like Animals
People who like animals have a wide variety of career choices available, ranging from pet groomer to entomologist. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed, along with insights from industry insiders.

Understanding Personality

release date: Feb 01, 2017
Understanding Personality
Psychologists study personality in order to understand individual characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. How does each person develop a unique personality? Can behavior and reactions be predicted from personality traits? These and many other issues are discussed in terms of the five-factor personality model accepted by psychologists today.

Understanding Self-Image and Confidence

release date: Aug 01, 2017
Understanding Self-Image and Confidence
Social psychology demonstrates that self-image is the foundation of all human behavior. Social psychologists research how this sense of self develops and what factors determine how people think and feel about themselves. Self-esteem and confidence are dependent on self-image and often determine a person¿s happiness, psychological well-being, and life success.

Cutting Edge Medical Technology

release date: Aug 01, 2016
Cutting Edge Medical Technology
New technology is revolutionizing modern medicine. In disease prevention, treatment, and diagnosis, as well as in individualized healthcare, cutting edge technologies of today and the future include robotics, organ and tissue engineering, genomic testing, and wearable medical devices.

The Importance of Germ Theory

release date: May 01, 2015
The Importance of Germ Theory
What is the nature of science? The answer to that question can be found in the momentous theories and discoveries that have occupied scientists for generations. The Importance of Scientific Theory series helps students develop a broader and deeper understanding of the nature of science by examining richly detailed examples from history. Titles in this series examine how scientists arrived at core ideas such as atomic theory, germ theory, evolution theory, and more as well as what resulted from widespread acceptance of these theories. Each volume includes a visual chronology; sidebars that highlight and further explain key events and concepts; and, wherever possible, the words of the scientists themselves. Book jacket.

The Homicide Detective

release date: Nov 20, 2009
The Homicide Detective
Homicide detectives are murder specialists. This book explains aspects of the job, such as analysis of the crime scene, performing interrogations, and presenting evidence in the courtroom. Students will learn how cutting edge forensic science can reveal clues in the tiniest bits of evidence. Sidebars offer crime statistics, and information about careers in criminal investigation.

Nexi Robot, The

release date: Jul 15, 2009
Nexi Robot, The
Nexi is one of a team of four small humanoid robots that have mobility, dexterity and "social" communication skills. Every great invention begins with a great idea! Read all the books in this series and learn about the history and impact of some of the most fascinating innovations and inventions of our time. Explore the idea�s early stages of development, problems encountered along the way, and how each great idea has influenced our lives. From popular culture and the environment to life-saving machines, learn about the ideas, people, and technologies that made it all happen. This series correlates with The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) curriculum initiative.

Deadliest Mammals

release date: Aug 01, 2016
Deadliest Mammals
To hunt and kill their prey, the world's deadliest mammals rely on a variety of traits including teeth, claws, size, strength, speed, and stealth. Six deadly mammals, including the wolverine, are profiled.

Recycled Tires

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Recycled Tires
Describes the need to reduce used tire landfills and the development of recycling tires. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading. Every great invention begins with a great idea! Read all the books in this series and learn about the history and impact of some of the most fascinating innovations and inventions of our time. Explore the idea’s early stages of development, problems encountered along the way, and how each great idea has influenced our lives. From popular culture and the environment to life-saving machines, learn about the ideas, people, and technologies that made it all happen. This series correlates with The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) curriculum initiative.

Mean Behind the Screen

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Mean Behind the Screen
Mean Behind the Screen is a Capstone Press publication.

Jaws of Life, The

release date: Jul 15, 2008
Jaws of Life, The
Describes the invention and development of the "Jaws of Life." Every great invention begins with a great idea! Read all the books in this series and learn about the history and impact of some of the most fascinating innovations and inventions of our time. Explore the idea’s early stages of development, problems encountered along the way, and how each great idea has influenced our lives. From popular culture and the environment to life-saving machines, learn about the ideas, people, and technologies that made it all happen. This series correlates with The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) curriculum initiative.

Stonehenge

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Stonehenge
Explore the incredible place called Stonehenge, and learn of some of the mysteries that still baffle us today.

Media Violence

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Media Violence
Explores the connection between violence in the media and violent behavior and discusses the difficulty of finding the right balance between free speech rights and limiting the amount of violence depicted in the media.

The Importance of the Laws of Motion

release date: Aug 01, 2015
The Importance of the Laws of Motion
What is the nature of science? The answer to that question can be found in the momentous theories and discoveries that have occupied scientists for generations. The Importance of Scientific Theory series helps students develop a broader and deeper understanding of the nature of science by examining richly detailed examples from history. Titles in this series examine how scientists arrived at core ideas such as atomic theory, germ theory, evolution theory, and more as well as what resulted from widespread acceptance of these theories. Each volume includes a visual chronology; sidebars that highlight and further explain key events and concepts; and, wherever possible, the words of the scientists themselves. Book jacket.

Food in Schools

release date: Jul 01, 2014
Food in Schools
"Explores the pros and cons of several issues related to food in the schools, including the rights of students to eat whatever they want, and whether the federal government should control what students eat and weigh. Aligns with Common Core Language ArtsAnchor Standards. Includes bibliography, glossary, index, and relevant websites"--

Medieval Medicine and Disease

release date: Aug 01, 2014
Medieval Medicine and Disease
Describes health and medicine in medieval Europe, explains what people believed about the role of religion and superstition in health care, and discusses medical treatments, childbirth, diseases, and the development of medical science.

The Enlightenment

release date: Aug 01, 2014
The Enlightenment
Explains the origins of the Enlightenment from European culture after the Middle Ages; discusses its effects on beliefs, the arts, sciences, and government, and the coming of revolutions, and examines its influence on modern civilization.

Life During Medieval Times

release date: Aug 01, 2013
Life During Medieval Times
Offers narratives and first-hand accounts that shed light on the conditions and daily life during the Middle Ages.

Stem Cells

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Stem Cells
Discusses how stem cells were discovered, how they can be used to cure certain diseases, and research being done using stem cells, and explains the controversy surrounding the use of embryonic stem cells.

The Medical Examiner

release date: Jan 01, 2006

Internet Predators

release date: Jan 19, 2007
Internet Predators
Presents an overview of Internet sex predators and their threat to children and teenagers online, discussing their tactics and ways people can protect themselves.

Animal Life in Groups

release date: Jan 01, 2022
Animal Life in Groups
Living in groups has been an animal survival strategy for millions of years. Animal Life in Groups explores the social lives of bees, meerkats, monkeys, and other animals and insects, with a special emphasis on how different gr.

Vaccine Research

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Vaccine Research
Presents information on the vaccine research that scientists do, including the methods that they employ and the results that they achieve.
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