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Author: Hal Marcovitz
Publisher: Detroit : Lucent Books, 2008.
Series: Hot topics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Back Cover: Young people today are inundated with information but often lack the tools for understanding the complex issues that stir public debate and dissension. The Hot Topics series provides clear, balanced, and thoughtful examination of the hot-button issues of the day. Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Marcovitz
ISBN: 9781420500813 1420500813
OCLC Number: 223370167
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction: National tragedy of drug abuse --
1: Drug abuse in America --
2: How drugs affect the brain, the body, and behavior --
3: How drug abuse affects society --
4: War on drugs --
5: Should drugs be legalized? --
Notes --
Discussion questions --
Organizations to contact --
For more information --
Index --
Picture credits --
About the author.
Series Title: Hot topics
Responsibility: by Hal Marcovitz.
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From the Back Cover: Young people today are inundated with information but often lack the tools for understanding the complex issues that stir public debate and dissension. The Hot Topics series provides clear, balanced, and thoughtful examination of the hot-button issues of the day. Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all provide excellent starting points for research and discussion. Full-color photographs, maps, and charts enhance all volumes in the series.

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