(800) 562-2139 www.greyhouse.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! 18 General Reference “This unique source deserves a place in every library.” –Library Journal Best Reference Book of the Year –Library Journal | Outstanding Reference Source. “This is the best source for US climatological information for the last 30 years... highly recommended for all libraries.” –CHOICE Encyclopedia of Rural America The Land and People Weather America A Thirty-Year Summary of Statistical Weather Data & Rankings This is the most comprehensive resource exploring both the history of rural America and its current issues and perspectives. Over 300 entries document and explain the major themes, concepts, industries, concerns and everyday life of the people and land who make up rural America. Fully illustrated entries range from the industrial sector and government policy to arts, humanities and social and family concerns. Additional materials include a Historical Timeline detailing important firsts in areas vital to rural America and Primary Documents with articles and excerpts that outline visions for the future of rural America. An annotated Bibliography and Cumulative Index round out the rich resources available in these two volumes. With its broad scope of coverage, this resource will appeal to high school and college students as well as graduate students, faculty, scholars, and people whose work pertains to rural areas. This valuable resource provides the most comprehensive and useful compilation of weather data available in print. Published every 10 years, Weather America provides immediate access to extensive data on over 2,000 weather stations across the nation, weather trends, climatological changes and weather events. No other source brings together this vast amount of information. Organized into easy-to-use state chapters, each chapter begins with a narrative of the state’s climatological conditions, several maps, station indexes by division, city and elevation, followed by data tables for both National and Cooperative Stations. Data includes geographical and topical information, maximum, minimum and extreme temperatures, precipitation and snowfall data. The combination of usability, currency of data, breadth of scope, maps, narratives, detailed station entries, ranking tables and multiple access points make it truly exceptional. Second Edition | July 2008 | Two Volumes, 1,375 pages | Hardcover | ISBN 978-1-59237-115-0 | $255 Third Edition | February 2011 | 2,100 pages | Softcover | ISBN 978-1-59237-598-1 | $195 The Environment “A very readable and engaging biographical reference... the diversity of the biographies is what makes this work unique. Highly recommended for high school, academic, and public libraries needing environmental biographical information.” –Library Journal, Starred Review American Environmental Leaders From Colonial Times to the Present Expanded and updated, this new edition of American Environmental Leaders presents nearly 400 biographies of men and women who have devoted their lives to studying, debating, and organizing these and other controversial issues over the last 200 years. In addition to the scientists who have analyzed how human actions affect nature, readers are introduced to poets, landscape architects, Presidents, painters, activists, even actors and musicians, along with others who have forever altered how we think about the environment. • Over 500 new and updated Biographies, ranging from scientists to advocates, businessmen to musicians, politicians to actors • The easy-to-use A -Z format provides instant access to these fascinating individuals • Frequent cross-references indicate others with whom individuals worked (and sometimes clashed) • A full range of Illustrations and Photos provide more context • A Historical Timeline detailing important events in the environmental sector • An expanded Primary Documents section includes articles, speeches and legislation, for easy reference • An annotated Bibliography rounds out the rich resources available in these two volumes This important resource will prove useful to the reference collections of public libraries, university libraries and environmental studies departments along with high school libraries. Third Edition | May 2018 | Two Volumes, 850 pages | Hardcover | ISBN 978-1-68217-731-0 | $255 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform EDITION THIRD EDITION SECOND EDITION THIRD EDITION