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      health reference series

      Breast Cancer Sourcebook, 4th Ed.

      By: Amy L. Sutton
      Library binding. 608 pages. 2013.

      Provides basic consumer health information on risk factors, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various types of breast cancer, along with facts about coping during and after treatment. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources.

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      Web Price: $85.00

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      defining moments

      The Great Depression and the New Deal

      By: Kevin Hillstrom
      Library binding. 226 pages. 2009.

      Provides a detailed account of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, as well as President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s ambitious program of New Deal reforms. Includes a narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, and other helpful features.

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      Web Price: $49.00

Free Resources

  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    On October 29, 1929—known as Black Tuesday, the day of the Stock Market Crash—the nation was pulled into the most frightening economic tailspin in its history. The Great Depression lasted for more than ten years, gave rise to some innovative social programs, and finally ended as the nation prepared for World War II.

    free resource button small  The Stock Market Crash of 1929  Two years after the Stock Market Crash, in October 1931, President Herbert Hoover spoke about the crisis in this radio address to the nation, taken from Defining Moments: The Great Depression and the New Deal.

    Additional information about the events leading up to and following the Stock Market Crash, plus biographies of the key players and related primary source documents, can be found in Defining Moments: The Great Depression and the New Deal.

    Posted: October 17, 2014

  • October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    A woman born in the United States today has a 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during her life. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month focuses attention on the disease and is chance to raise awareness about the importance of screening and the early detection.

    free resource button small  October Is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthThis directory of resources, from Breast Cancer Sourcebook, 4th Edition, provides information on organizations that provide information, support, and advocacy for people with breast cancer.

    Comprehensive information about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer is available in Breast Cancer Sourcebook, 4th Edition.

    Posted: September 28, 2014