by by Rebecca Rissman Year Published: 2015What messages do advertisers send to encourage consumers to buy their products? Asking Questions about Body Image in Advertising will help readers discern the messages, both overt and implied, that tell consumers to change the way they look to help them change the way they feel. Case studies prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of specific issues. by Auriana Ojeda, editor Year Published: 2003Call #: 306.461 OJEIn this anthology, authors offer explanations and solutions for body image issues that affect thousands of teenagers. Chapters include: Common Concerns About Body Image; Body Image and the Media; Body Modification and Cosmetic Surgery; How To Improve Your Body Image. by Heidi Williams, book editor Year Published: 2009Call #: 306.4613 WIL by Norah Piehl, book editor Year Published: 2009Call #: 302.3 PIEPresents essays offering different opinions on bullying and related issues, discussing such topics as causes and prevention of bullying, adult bullying, and parental responsibility for the behavior of bullies. by Vernon Elso Johnson, book editor Year Published: 2009Call #: REF 822.33 ROMEOSeries: Social issues in literature by Charlotte Guillain Year Published: 2011This is an eBook that can be accessed via the LMC Destiny Catalog.Call #: 302.3 GUIOffers an overview of the different types of bullying that students might face, including verbal or physical bullying, cell phone bullying, and cyber bullying, and provides ten tips for dealing with a bully. by Lauri Scherer, book editor Year Published: 2015Call #: 302.34 CYBA collection of essays exploring controversies surrounding cyberbullying, addressing the seriousness of the problem, how society should respond, how it can be prevented, and other related topics. by David L. Hudson, Jr. Year Published: 2007Call #: 379.1 HUDContains opposing viewpoints on issues about educational standards; discussing No Child Left Behind, standardized testing, and school vouchers. by Jennifer McClinton-Temple Year Published: 2011Call #: REF 820.9 ENCContains alphabetically arranged essays that provide information on fifty literary themes, how they have evolved, how they relate to other important themes, and why they recur so often in literature; and features additional essays on specific themes in individual works of literature. Themes & authors arranged alphabetically. by by Cheryl M Bradshaw MA Year Published: 2016
With all the pressures of school, friends, and dating, you’re especially vulnerable to low self-esteem in your teen years. But often, the biggest threat to your confidence is your own inner critic—whose unrelenting negativity can result in feelings of inadequacy, depression, and anxiety. This must-have guide offers real ways to help you fight back, be kind to yourself, and move forward with confidence.
by Andrea C. Nakaya Year Published: 2015Call #: 616.85 NAKResearchers believe that between one and eight percent of people who use the Internet become addicted to it. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations this title examines: Is Internet and Social Media Addiction a Serious Problem? What Causes Online Addiction? How Do Online Addictions Affect Health and Well-Being? and How Can People Overcome Internet and Social Media Addiction? by Karen Blumenthal Year Published: 2005Call #: 796.082 BLUExamines Title IX, the 1972 legislation which mandated that schools receiving federal funds could not discriminate on the basis of gender. and focuses on its effects in schools, politics, sports and the culture as a whole. by by Lynn Duvall ; edited by Pamela Espeland Year Published: 1994Call #: 177 DUVShows how to become more tolerant of others and enjoy the rich variety of our changing culture. by Louise Gerdes, book editor Year Published: 2008Call #: 388.30835 GERSeries: At issue. Teen issues by Brian Williams Year Published: 2007Call #: REF CRITICISM OF MICE MENSeries: History in literaturePresents a brief history behind John Steinbeck's "Of mice and men," and describes how the Great Depression and the author's life influenced the themes of the novel. by Allan Burns Year Published: 2002Call #: REF 811.009 BURThis unique poetry resource offers interpretations of 250 poems, representing the work of 86 poets from a wide spectrum of historical, contemporary, ethnic, and canonical writers. Organization of this volume facilitates easy access to information on poetry for users' individual purposes. The main section of the guide contains narrative essays on 21 alphabetically arranged themes that recur throughout the rich history of American poetry. by Ruth Glancy Year Published: 2002Call #: REF 821.009 GLAThis thematic guide offers interpretations of 415 poems, representing the work of over 110 poets spanning seven centuries of British poetry. Educators teaching thematic units will find relevant essays appropriate for background presentation, discussion ideas, or student assignments. This book is clearly organized for easy access to information, whatever the users' individual purposes. by Andrea C. Nakaya Year Published: 2014Call #: 006.7 NAKIntroduces social networking issues and examines the pros and cons of the debate. by by Christine Wilcox Year Published: 2016Does the popularity of e-cigarettes mark the end of smoking tobacco, or are they addicting a new generation to nicotine and exposing them to dangerous chemicals? Through a narrative-driven pro/con formatsupported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrationsthis title examines issues related to e-cigarettes and vaping. Topics include: Are e-cigarettes and vaping a health hazard? Does the e-cigarette industry target minors? Are e-cigarettes and vaping a gateway to tobacco products? How should e-cigarettes and vaping be regulated? by Bradley Steffens Year Published: 2002Call #: REF CRITICISM OF MICE MENSeries: Understanding Great LiteratureA companion guide to John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," examining the plot of the novel, and including character analyses, a selection of criticism, and a profile of the author. by Thomas Thrasher Year Published: 2001Call #: REF 822.33 ROMEOSeries: Understanding Great LiteratureDiscusses the life of William Shakespeare and the original sources, performance history, story, characters, and themes of Shakespeare's tragedy "Romeo and Juliet"; also includes ideas for research, excerpts of criticism, and a chronology.