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The student-led March For Our Lives movement, formed in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, captured widespread attention. Teen Guide to Student Activism features stories about teens who are making a difference and shows other teens how they can do the same. The book discusses organizing, reaching out, and student rights. It also features insights from student activists about the challenges of balancing school and activism and the many lessons learned from their own activities and from earlier activists. The book includes many fully documented quotes from teens as well as an annotated list of Resources for Student Activists.
Teen Health and Safety explores important issues that teens face today. Readers will explore the underlying causes of these issues, the ways in which the issues affect teens, and strategies teens can use to protect themselves or get help if they encounter the issues in their own lives. Each volume includes diagrams to enhance readers? understanding of complex concepts, source notes, and an annotated bibliography to facilitate deeper research.
Take paranormal stories to the exteme. With a conversational voice, accessible text, and real-life stories, readers will explore the mysteries they love to fear.
What cultural movements affected changes in style and dress? What technological developments affected change in communication? Each book in Then and Now highlights a specific human need or want and how it has developed through time, helping readers compare life in the past to life today. Bright, colour photographs complement the carefully levelled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun.
Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-and-death situations. Each book features survival gear and pop culture sidebars.
When the two most mismatched seniors at Walt Whitman High School find themselves locked in an aerobics room overnight, their confinement forces them to push past the labels they?ve assigned each other and they share a night they?ll never forget.
The Thinking Critically series introduces students to the complex issues that dominate public discourse and challenges them to become discerning readers, to think independently, and to engage and develop their skills as critical thinkers. Chapters are organized in a pro/con format, in which a single author synthesizes the predominant arguments for and against an issue into clear, accessible discussions supported by details and evidence including relevant facts, direct quotes and current examples.
This novel for teens moves between the Nanjing Massacre of 1937 and present day.
Speech, privacy, religion, policing, and voting are in the news for many reasons-one being the concern that civil liberties in these areas are under threat. The series, Threats to Civil Liberties, examines what the various threats are, how they have come about, what actions are being taken, and why some of these responses are controversial. Readers will be exposed to a variety of voices-from the public sphere, the courts, the government, the media, advocacy groups, and others. Pro/con side bars will highlight the controversial nature of these topics.
A young child takes his elephant on a trip to the museum, where they are closely followed by a suspicious guard.