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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199744

Many people today identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning. This timely title gives young people a better understanding of sexual orientation, gender identity, and the LGBTQ community. Personal testimonials and discussion questions shed light on the difficulties individuals face coming out and dispel myths of gender stereotypes. Open and honest text focuses on creating a safe and inclusive community for people of all orientations. Also included is advice on how to support family members, friends, or classmates who identify as a member of the LGBTQ community.

Binge Drinking

James Bow (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199713

Binge drinking is the most common form of alcohol abuse by youth under the age of 21. This informative title discusses the social pressure to binge drink, symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Binge drinking can lead to other high-risk behavior and health risks, including alcohol poisoning, impaired judgment, mental and physical health issues, and alcoholism. Recent statistics and compelling testimonials provide a candid, real-world examination of the issue of underage alcohol abuse.

Suicide

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195449

Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for people ages 15 to 24. It is important to understand the forces that can lead to suicide and to know how to help someone at risk. Suicide is a careful discussion of the factors that can lead to suicidal thoughts and attempts. The book examines how to cope with stresses that can lead to suicide such as family violence, painful breakups, bullying, or depression. Readers are given coping strategies and advice on how to reach out and seek help. A question and answer section answers direct and tough questions on suicide.

Date Rape

Jessica Wilkins (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195418

The statistics tell a horrific story: one in six women and one in 33 men will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. Over 93 percent of juvenile sexual assault and rape victims know their assaulters. Written by a therapist, Date Rape helps readers understand this sensitive issue and gives those who have experienced it advice and coping strategies. Topics include the effects of rape, from depression to post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide, as well as the benefits of disclosure and trust.

Child Abuse

Sydney Newton, Julie Gerrits (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195401

This accessible and informative book examines the highly-charged issues of child maltreatment, including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect. Sensitively written by a child psychologist, Child Abuse discusses disclosure and feeling safe, and explains how abuse and neglect affects children and adults.

The Digestive System

Jennifer Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380303

Discover the journey that your food takes through the digestive system in this fascinating nonfiction title! Featuring vivid diagrams and photos, fresh and informative text, and stimulating facts, readers will be engaged from cover to cover.

The Human Life Cycle

Jennifer Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380310

Find out what sets the human life cycle apart from other living things in this fascinating, informative nonfiction reader. With intriguing facts, informational text, and vibrant photographs, children will be introduced to the biological phases of our life cycle--from infancy to adulthood.

The Five Senses

Jennifer Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380297

Our senses help warn us of danger and help keep us safe. Learn about the five senses and how they help us enjoy the world around us in this engaging and fascinating nonfiction book that features detailed images and diagrams, informative text, and riveting facts!

Cutting and Self-injury

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195432

Self-injury is not something people talk about very often. Yet, it is a reality for millions of young people across North America. Cutting and Self-injury deals with the delicate issues of self-harming behavior and the reasons why people do it. Directly and carefully written, this book discusses avoidance and treatment. Special tool-box sections outline real life coping strategies for resisting, and for helping friends and family cope with this real life issue.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Harry Tournemille (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193872

This insightful title provides an overview of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other emotional and behavioral disorders, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options and management are discussed.

Teen Pregnancy

Pamela McDowell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195456

Finding yourself pregnant as a teenager is a scary thing. There are so many issues involved. Teen Pregnancy examines the fact that about one third of girls in the United States will get pregnant before the age of twenty. Yet it is still difficult for teens to talk about sex. Teens share their own personal experiences to provide further insight on this issue. A further resources page gives readers assistance in finding other books, Web sites, and organizations that provide additional information on teen pregnancy.

Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

Carrie Iorizzo (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193926

This interesting title provides an overview of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders that are rare in children and young adults, including Schizoaffective Disorder, Delusional Disorder, and Brief Psychotic Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options are discussed. A chapter on caring for others discusses children dealing with parents who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.

Anxiety and Phobias

Carrie Iorizzo (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193896

Anxiety disorders, such as phobias, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder are the most common group of mental illnesses in the United States. Recent studies suggest eight percent of U.S. teenagers suffer from an anxiety disorder. This informative title examines different anxiety disorders, including their causes, symptoms, effects, and treatment options. A chapter on caring for others discusses how anxiety and phobias affect young people with siblings and parents who have the disorder.

Mysterious Healing

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174666

This book takes students on a journey from the traditional practices of the Far East to modern Western medicine. Looking at the sometimes mysterious treatments and their applications, Mysterious Healing seeks explanations for the amazing healing powers that people claim to have seen and experienced.

Power Down For Fitness

Marko Galjasevic, Deborah Wood (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634404105

Power Down for Fitness presents easy-to-follow poses for kids and informational notes for adults who dare to join them in stretching for fitness.

Medical Examiners

Madison Capitano (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639691

Finding forensic evidence, examining murder victims, and identifying injuries are all in a day’s work for these death investigators. Dead bodies need doctors too, and Medical Examiners are on the case!

Great Medicine Fails

Barbara Krasner (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583382

Explore some of history's biggest failures in medicine—from bloodletting to early remedies—and how some of those failures eventually led to success.

Eyes:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412289

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel past the eyelids, through the eyes, into the optic nerve to learn how the eyes provide the sense of sight. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the eyes. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.

Brain:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412272

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel through the nervous system, into the brain, and onto a neuron to learn how the brain works and all the functions it performs. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human brain.

The Kidneys: A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412302

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel through the circulatory system into the bean-shaped kidneys, and out through the urinary system to learn how the kidneys filter waste and perform its other functions. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human kidneys.

Heart:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412296

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel into the circulatory system, through the heart, and out to the body to learn how the heart pumps blood through the body. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human heart.

Lungs:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412326

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel into the respiratory system into the lungs' alveoli to learn how the lungs exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human lungs. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.

Clara Barton

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412043

Graphic novels aren't just for superheroes! Clara Barton has been plucked from history books and her life and accomplishments have been depicted in an informative nonfiction graphic novel. The subject's birth, childhood, education, and humanitarian efforts have been skillfully told with detailed art. Further reading lists, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles useful in classroom discussion.

Life's Challenges

Felicia Law (author) Rupert van Wyk (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688646

Growing up offers young people guidance on the factual, emotional and problematic aspects of puberty. They are encouraged to keep their bodies fit, to adopt good eating habits and to take care of their appearance. They also learn more about the physical and emotional changes that occur at this time.

You Are What You Eat

Felicia Law (author) Rupert van Wyk (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688653

Growing up offers young people guidance on the factual, emotional and problematic aspects of puberty. They are encouraged to keep their bodies fit, to adopt good eating habits and to take care of their appearance. They also learn more about the physical and emotional changes that occur at this time.