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The Teen Early Fluency Libraries build on the reading base of the Teen Emergent Reader Libraries. These books introduce readers to longer fiction and bridge the gap between emergent reading and early fluency. By the time older developing readers approach a second-grade reading level, they have a handle on the most basic literacy skills. They are ready to increase their fluency so that text flows and makes more sense. Fluency is closely tied to comprehension.In these boxed sets, book lengths have
College and career planning can be overwhelming and stressful, but it can also be an exciting opportunity for teens to think about what they want-and don’t want-in their future. The key to not feeling overwhelmed is preparation and research. Teen Guide to College and Career Planning shows teens the many ways to embark on this process-whether they see themselves going directly into the work world, devoting four years to a college education, or completing a two-year program that will jumpstart the
Having a solid understanding of credit and debt, saving and investing, and how to pay for college is essential knowledge for today's teens. The Teen Guide to Finances series walks teens through these and other topics (including how to start a business) in clear, straightforward language. All volumes feature real-world anecdotes; quotes; and listings of informative books, online tools, and apps to further a young person's knowledge of money and finances.
Teen Guide to Sports introduces the worlds of basketball, hockey, football, soccer, and baseball to high school athletes. Readers will learn about tryouts, exercises and drills, what coaches are looking for in players, and what life is like in collegiate and professional sports.
Today's teens face and are expected to deal with a wide array of personal, social, and other issues involving home-life, school, dating, major life transitions, finances, social responsibility. These guides help motivate, inform and teach them. These books include many fully documented quotes from teens as well as an annotated list of resources.
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.
A lot of teens have no idea how to dress for a job interview or how to arrange for utilities in a newly rented apt or how to avoid running up a huge credit card bill. The Teen Life Skills series provides teens with a solid and practical introduction to, well, real life. Real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts bring concepts to life for a down-to-earth look at topics including managing money, living on your own, and getting a job.
The teenage years are a time of exploration and change. These years can be challengingùeven more so when a young person has a mental condition or illness. Eating Disorders, Phobias, and OCD are among the mental disorders discussed in the Teen Mental Health series. Every book explains what the illness is, what causes it, how it affects daily life, possible treatments, and how people overcome it or learn to live with it.
Teen Problems explores the various struggles teens face in today’s society. Readers will learn about challenges for LGBTQ teens, suicide, anxiety, cyberbullying, depression, and sexual violence. Each book includes source notes, a graphic that presents key information visually, and an annotated bibliography to facilitate deeper research.
The number of young people who practice vaping-the use of e-cigarettes-continues to grow in the United States. Experts are divided about whether vaping is a desirable alternative to smoking cigarettes or is itself a serious health concern. Teens and Vaping takes a critical look at this phenomenon and its impact on public health.