Marta Pentecost

Marta Pentecost - Editor

Denver, CO, USA

Marta loves to take a concept and help craft it into a spellbinding book that excites and informs its readers.

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Marta is a developmental and art editor, who has worked on multiple academic textbooks. She delights in creating or discovering a manuscript's inherent structure and finding novel ways to visually support the text. She appreciates collaboration, knowing that your project is your baby, and she delights in supporting you to make your book all it has the potential to be!
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences
Education & Reference
Life Sciences
Nature
Physics & Chemistry

Certifications

  • Denver Publishing Institute
  • Certified Scrum Master (project management)

Work experience

Senior Acquisitions Editor

Morton Publishing Company
July, 2007 – Present (about 13 years)

I have held several positions at Morton, including being a sales representative (2007 to 2011), running the customized book program (2011 to 2012), and finally acquiring and developing projects (2012 to present). I have broad experience in the life and physical sciences.

Special Sales Manager

Fulcrum Publishing Company
August, 2006 – June, 2007 (10 months)

I learned about the trade book industry as I traveled around Colorado selling Western history, outdoors, and Native American titles to special accounts.

Portfolio (25 selected works)

Exploring Biology in the Laboratory

Murray P. Pendarvis, John L. Crawley

This full-color, comprehensive, affordable introductory biology manual is appropriate for both majors and nonmajors laboratory courses. All general biology topics are covered extensively, and the manual is designed to be used with a minimum of outside reference material. The activities emphasize the unity of all living things and the evolutionary forces that have resulted in, and continue to a... read more

This full-color, comprehensive, affordable introductory biology manual is appropriate for both majors and nonmajors laboratory courses. All general biology topics are covered extensively, and the manual is designed to be used with a minimum of outside reference material. The activities emphasize the unity of all living things and the evolutionary forces that have resulted in, and continue to a... read more

Exploring Biology in the Laboratory: Core Concepts

Murray P. Pendarvis, John L. Crawley

Morton Publishing 2019 title correction Exploring Biology in the Laboratory: Core Concepts is a comprehensive manual appropriate for introductory biology lab courses. This edition is designed for courses populated by nonmajors or for majors courses where abbreviated coverage is desired. Based on the two-semester version of Exploring Biology in the Laboratory, 3e, this Core Concepts edition fea... read more

Morton Publishing 2019 title correction Exploring Biology in the Laboratory: Core Concepts is a comprehensive manual appropriate for introductory biology lab courses. This edition is designed for courses populated by nonmajors or for majors courses where abbreviated coverage is desired. Based on the two-semester version of Exploring Biology in the Laboratory, 3e, this Core Concepts edition fea... read more

Exploring Biology in the Laboratory: Core Concepts

Murray P. Pendarvis, John L. Crawley

Exploring Biology in the Laboratory: Core Concepts is a comprehensive manual appropriate for introductory biology lab courses. This edition is designed for courses populated by nonmajors or for majors courses where abbreviated coverage is desired. Based on the two-semester version of Exploring Biology in the Laboratory, this Core Concepts edition features a streamlined set of clearly written a... read more

Exploring Biology in the Laboratory: Core Concepts is a comprehensive manual appropriate for introductory biology lab courses. This edition is designed for courses populated by nonmajors or for majors courses where abbreviated coverage is desired. Based on the two-semester version of Exploring Biology in the Laboratory, this Core Concepts edition features a streamlined set of clearly written a... read more

Exploring Human Biology in the Laboratory

Matthew M. Douglas, Jonathan M. Douglas

Exploring Human Biology in the Laboratory is a comprehensive manual appropriate for human biology lab courses. This edition features a streamlined set of clearly written activities. These exercises emphasize the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and evolution of humans within their environment.Features include the following: Beautiful, full-color, and clearly labeled illustrations and photographs;... read more

Exploring Human Biology in the Laboratory is a comprehensive manual appropriate for human biology lab courses. This edition features a streamlined set of clearly written activities. These exercises emphasize the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and evolution of humans within their environment.Features include the following: Beautiful, full-color, and clearly labeled illustrations and photographs;... read more

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Exploring the Universe: A Laboratory Guide for Astronomy

Mike D. Reynolds, Michael E. Bakich

Astronomy is a fun and challenging science for students. This manual is intended for one- and two-semester astronomy courses and uses hands-on, engaging activities to get students looking at the sky and developing a lifelong interest in astronomy. Includes hundreds of labeled diagrams, star charts, and procedural images to ensure that students have accurate visual representations of what they ... read more

Astronomy is a fun and challenging science for students. This manual is intended for one- and two-semester astronomy courses and uses hands-on, engaging activities to get students looking at the sky and developing a lifelong interest in astronomy. Includes hundreds of labeled diagrams, star charts, and procedural images to ensure that students have accurate visual representations of what they ... read more

Exploring General Chemistry in the Laboratory

Colleen F. Craig, Kim N. Gunnerson

This laboratory manual is intended for a two-semester general chemistry course and covers topics such as composition of compounds, reactivity, stoichiometry, limiting reactants, gas laws, calorimetry, periodic trends, molecular structure, spectroscopy, kinetics, equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, intermolecular forces, solutions, and coordination complexes. The procedures are writte... read more

This laboratory manual is intended for a two-semester general chemistry course and covers topics such as composition of compounds, reactivity, stoichiometry, limiting reactants, gas laws, calorimetry, periodic trends, molecular structure, spectroscopy, kinetics, equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, intermolecular forces, solutions, and coordination complexes. The procedures are writte... read more

Exploring General, Organic, & Biochemistry in the Laboratory

William G. O'Neal

This full-color, comprehensive, affordable manual is appropriate for two-semester introductory chemistry courses. It is loaded with clearly written exercises, critical thinking questions, and full-color illustrations and photographs, providing ample visual support for experiment set up, technique, and results. Features include: the initiation of the study of basic concepts in the general, orga... read more

This full-color, comprehensive, affordable manual is appropriate for two-semester introductory chemistry courses. It is loaded with clearly written exercises, critical thinking questions, and full-color illustrations and photographs, providing ample visual support for experiment set up, technique, and results. Features include: the initiation of the study of basic concepts in the general, orga... read more

Exploring Physical Anthropology: A Lab Manual and Workbook, 3e

Suzanne E. Walker-Pacheco

Exploring Physical Anthropology is a comprehensive, full-color lab manual intended for an introductory laboratory course in physical anthropology. It can also serve as a supplementary workbook for a lecture class, particularly in the absence of a laboratory offering.This laboratory manual enables a hands-on approach to learning about the evolutionary processes that resulted in humans through t... read more

Exploring Physical Anthropology is a comprehensive, full-color lab manual intended for an introductory laboratory course in physical anthropology. It can also serve as a supplementary workbook for a lecture class, particularly in the absence of a laboratory offering.This laboratory manual enables a hands-on approach to learning about the evolutionary processes that resulted in humans through t... read more

A Visual Analogy Guide to Chemistry

Paul A. Krieger

A Visual Analogy Guide to Chemistry is the latest in the innovative and widely used series of books by Paul Krieger. This study guide delivers a big-picture view of difficult concepts and effective study tools to help students learn and understand the details of general, organic, and biochemistry topics. Visual analogies are presented to help students apply things they already know from everyd... read more

A Visual Analogy Guide to Chemistry is the latest in the innovative and widely used series of books by Paul Krieger. This study guide delivers a big-picture view of difficult concepts and effective study tools to help students learn and understand the details of general, organic, and biochemistry topics. Visual analogies are presented to help students apply things they already know from everyd... read more

Exploring Physical Science in the Laboratory

John T. Salinas

This full-color manual is designed to satisfy the content needs of either a one- or two-semester introduction to physical science course populated by nonmajors. It provides students with the opportunity to explore and make sense of the world around them, to develop their skills and knowledge, and to learn to think like scientists. The material is written in an accessible way, providing clearly... read more

This full-color manual is designed to satisfy the content needs of either a one- or two-semester introduction to physical science course populated by nonmajors. It provides students with the opportunity to explore and make sense of the world around them, to develop their skills and knowledge, and to learn to think like scientists. The material is written in an accessible way, providing clearly... read more

Van de Graaff's Photographic Atlas for the Biology Laboratory

Byron J Adams

This full-color atlas provides students with a balanced visual representation of the diversity of biological organisms. It is designed to accompany any biology textbook or laboratory manual. Features: More than 1,000 full-color, high-quality photographs and photomicrographs depict specimens as they would be seen in the laboratory. Updated photographs, illustrations, cladograms, and taxonomy th... read more

This full-color atlas provides students with a balanced visual representation of the diversity of biological organisms. It is designed to accompany any biology textbook or laboratory manual. Features: More than 1,000 full-color, high-quality photographs and photomicrographs depict specimens as they would be seen in the laboratory. Updated photographs, illustrations, cladograms, and taxonomy th... read more

A Photographic Atlas for the Botany Laboratory, 7e

Samuel R. Rushforth, Robert R. Robbins, John L. Crawley, Kent M. Van De Graaff

This full-color photographic atlas is designed to accompany any botany text or laboratory manual. It provides a visual reference for students, with clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a botany laboratory. This atlas can be used alone or in conjunction with Exercises for the Botany Laboratory, 2e, which includes figure references to the atlas. Fe... read more

This full-color photographic atlas is designed to accompany any botany text or laboratory manual. It provides a visual reference for students, with clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a botany laboratory. This atlas can be used alone or in conjunction with Exercises for the Botany Laboratory, 2e, which includes figure references to the atlas. Fe... read more

Van De Graaff's Photographic Atlas for the Zoology Laboratory

Byron J. Adams, John L. Crawley

This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a zoology laboratory. It is designed to accompany any zoology text or laboratory manual and delivers a balanced visual representation of the major groups of zoological organisms. Features: More than 650 full-color, carefully labeled photographs, micrographs, and illu... read more

This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a zoology laboratory. It is designed to accompany any zoology text or laboratory manual and delivers a balanced visual representation of the major groups of zoological organisms. Features: More than 650 full-color, carefully labeled photographs, micrographs, and illu... read more

Exercises for the Botany Laboratory, 2e

Joel A. Kazmierski

This inexpensive, black-and-white lab manual emphasizes plant structure and diversity. The first group of exercises covers morphology and anatomy of seed plants, and the remaining exercises survey the plant kingdom, including fungi and algae. These exercises can be used in conjunction with A Photographic Atlas for the Botany Laboratory, 7e. Features: all chapters start with a list of objective... read more

This inexpensive, black-and-white lab manual emphasizes plant structure and diversity. The first group of exercises covers morphology and anatomy of seed plants, and the remaining exercises survey the plant kingdom, including fungi and algae. These exercises can be used in conjunction with A Photographic Atlas for the Botany Laboratory, 7e. Features: all chapters start with a list of objective... read more

Van De Graaff's Photographic Atlas for the Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory, 8e

David A. Morton, John L. Crawley

This full-color photographic atlas is designed as a visual reference to accompany any human anatomy, human physiology, or combined human anatomy and physiology textbook or lab manual. It will be of particular value to students in the laboratory setting. Features include the following:More than 600 high-quality, carefully labeled photographs, micrographs, and illustrations serve as visual refer... read more

This full-color photographic atlas is designed as a visual reference to accompany any human anatomy, human physiology, or combined human anatomy and physiology textbook or lab manual. It will be of particular value to students in the laboratory setting. Features include the following:More than 600 high-quality, carefully labeled photographs, micrographs, and illustrations serve as visual refer... read more

Van De Graaff's Photographic Atlas for the Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory

David A. Morton, John L. Crawley

A Photographic Atlas for the Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory, 9e is designed as a visual reference to accompany any human anatomy or integrated human anatomy and physiology course. The Atlas can be used to guide students through their microscope work during their vertebrate dissections,and as a reference while they study anatomical models in the laboratory. The Atlas is the perfect complement ... read more

A Photographic Atlas for the Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory, 9e is designed as a visual reference to accompany any human anatomy or integrated human anatomy and physiology course. The Atlas can be used to guide students through their microscope work during their vertebrate dissections,and as a reference while they study anatomical models in the laboratory. The Atlas is the perfect complement ... read more

Discovering Anatomy

David A. Morton, John L. Crawley

Discovering Anatomy: A Guided Examination of the Cadaver serves as an active atlas, delivering high-quality photographs of cadavers, coupled with interactive activities to guide students through the systems and structures of the human body.This unique workbook can be used in cadaver-based anatomy lab courses to provide an enhanced experience, or in courses that use other means, such as models,... read more

Discovering Anatomy: A Guided Examination of the Cadaver serves as an active atlas, delivering high-quality photographs of cadavers, coupled with interactive activities to guide students through the systems and structures of the human body.This unique workbook can be used in cadaver-based anatomy lab courses to provide an enhanced experience, or in courses that use other means, such as models,... read more

Van De Graaff's Photographic Atlas for the Zoology Laboratory

Byron J. Adams, John L. Crawley

This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a zoology laboratory. This new edition includes many new illustrations, photographs, photomicrographs, and several animal dissections. Taxonomic classifications have been updated to reflect advances in modern understanding of molecular phylogenies. Cladograms are inc... read more

This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a zoology laboratory. This new edition includes many new illustrations, photographs, photomicrographs, and several animal dissections. Taxonomic classifications have been updated to reflect advances in modern understanding of molecular phylogenies. Cladograms are inc... read more

Van De Graaff's Photographic Atlas for the Biology Laboratory

Byron J. Adams, John L. Crawley

This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms that closely match what students typically observe in the laboratory. Included in this edition are new illustrations, photographs, and photomicrographs as well as several plant and animal dissections. Taxonomic classifications have been updated to reflect advances in modern understanding of mole... read more

This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms that closely match what students typically observe in the laboratory. Included in this edition are new illustrations, photographs, and photomicrographs as well as several plant and animal dissections. Taxonomic classifications have been updated to reflect advances in modern understanding of mole... read more

A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy & Physiology, 3e

Paul A. Krieger

The Visual Analogy Guides to Human Anatomy & Physiology, 4e is an affordable and effective study aid for students enrolled in an introductory anatomy and physiology sequence of courses. This book uses visual analogies to assist the student in learning the details of human anatomy and physiology. Using these analogies, students can take things they already know from experiences in everyday life... read more

The Visual Analogy Guides to Human Anatomy & Physiology, 4e is an affordable and effective study aid for students enrolled in an introductory anatomy and physiology sequence of courses. This book uses visual analogies to assist the student in learning the details of human anatomy and physiology. Using these analogies, students can take things they already know from experiences in everyday life... read more

A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy, 4e

Paul A. Krieger

The Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy, 4e is an affordable and effective study aid for students enrolled in an introductory anatomy course. This book uses visual analogies to assist the student in learning the details of human anatomy. Using these analogies, students can take things they already know from experiences in everyday life and apply them to anatomical structures with which they ... read more

The Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy, 4e is an affordable and effective study aid for students enrolled in an introductory anatomy course. This book uses visual analogies to assist the student in learning the details of human anatomy. Using these analogies, students can take things they already know from experiences in everyday life and apply them to anatomical structures with which they ... read more

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