The Truth About Violence by Karl Larson, William McCay
  

Synopsis

The Truth About Violence by Karl Larson, William McCay

Every day adolescents face difficult situations and life-changing decisions. The Truth About series delivers current facts and straightforward information to help young people understand the consequences - good or bad - of the life choices they make. Without preaching or dictating what readers should do, each volume carefully explains key health matters, and the social issues, financial elements, and other aspects of the topics relevant to teens today. Focusing on everything from divorce and depression to drugs and eating disorders, the series provides sound advice on avoiding dangerous behavior and coping with stressful situations. Prompting discussion at home, with peers, and in the classroom, this new series encourages teenagers to be informed and to think about these topics from an educated point of view. Ideal for all high school, college, and public libraries, The Truth About series is sure to become a trusted resource for students and educators. The features include: diagnostic self-tests; A-to-Z entries covering the topic as the curriculum does; teens speak: real cases in teens' own words. Question-and-Answer features include: fact or fiction? sidebars to dispel common myths; did you know? spotlights on tables, charts, and statistics. This book also includes resources, a glossary and an index.

Reviews

...this series will be useful in school libraries and young adult collections. - AMERICAN REFERENCE BOOKS ANNUAL (PRAISE FOR THE SERIES) ...these titles do an excellent job of providing accurate information for teens...they belong in any library serving young adults. - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (PRAISE FOR THE SERIES) ...a well-written and researched series that should be in most collections serving young adults. - VOYA (PRAISE FOR THE SERIES)

About the Author

Mark J. Kittleson, Ph.D., is a professor of health education at Southern Illinois University who serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Health Behavior and other publications. Kittleson has published extensively in his field and served on the committee that set the standards for graduate health education programs nationwide.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
176 pages

Author

Karl Larson, William McCay
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Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

30th September 2005

ISBN

9780816053025


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