• #NeverAgain: Preventing Gun Violence

    by Rachael L. Thomas Year Published: 2019

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    n this title, readers learn about the #NeverAgain movement, from the history of the right to bear arms to later efforts at gun control, legislation such as the Brady handgun Violence Protection Act and the implementation of background checks, to the school shootings at Columbine, Sandy Hook and Parkland and the creation of #neveragain.

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  • #IAmAWitness: Confronting Bullying

    by Jessica Rusick Year Published: 2019

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    In this title, readers learn about the #IAmAWitness movement, from early research and attempts to stop bullying, Cyberbullying, and bullying's effects such as school shootings and suicides. Also examined are efforts to prevent bullying from Melania Trump's Be Best campaign and The Megan Meier and Tyler Clementi foundations. 

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  • Teens and Vaping

    by John Allen Year Published: 2020

    Call Number: 362.29 ALL

    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.

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  • Video Game Addiction

    by P.J. Graham Year Published: 2019

    Call Number: 616.85 GRA

    Examines the history of video game addiction, explores controversies in the video game industry, and discusses the advances of gaming disorder treatment and solutions.

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  • Teen Guide to Mental Health

    by Don Nardo Year Published: 2020

    Call Number: 618.92 NAR

    Today's teens face and are expected to deal with a wide array of personal, social, and other issues involving home-life, school, dating, body image, sexual orientation, major life transitions, and in some cases physical and mental disorders. 'Teen Guide To Mental Health' examines how many teens have learned to cope with and survive the often stressful trials and tribulations of modern youth.

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  • Being Transgender

    by Joyce Anthony Year Published: 2020

    Call Number: 306.76 TIN

    Have you ever felt that your mind and soul are at odds with the gender you were assigned at birth? Provides insights that will help you understand what you're feeling, how to approach the important people in you life, and resources for getting support and information on the transitioning process.


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  • Addiction and Overdose: Confronting an American Crisis

    by Connie Goldsmith Year Published: 2018

    Call Number: 362.29 GOL

    Discusses the history and science of drug addiction and challenges of overcoming the problems.

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  • The LGBT Rights Movement

    by Pat Rarus Year Published: 2019

    Call Number: 323.3 RAR

    LGBT rights have advanced greatly since the homophobic days of the 1960s. Still, challenges remain, including passage of a federal law mandating job equality nationwide. This book examines how and why social change occurs and the lasting influence of the LGBT movement on mainstream society.

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  • Marijuana's Harmful Effects on Youth

    by Julie Nelson Year Published: 2019

    Call Number: 615.32 NEL

    Explores the impact of marijuana use on the growing body and mind, why many doctors recommend avoiding it's use until adulthood, the difference between medical and recreational marijuana and future medical studies involving marijuana use.

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  • Thinking Critically: Opioid Abuse

    by Christine Wilcox Year Published: 2019

    Call Number: 362.29 WIL

    Opioid addiction is the biggest drug abuse epidemic in US history. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations this title examines issues related to opioid abuse.

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  • Thinking Critically: Cell Phones

    by Bradley Steffens Year Published: 2019

    Call Number: 384.53 STE

    Introduces issues related to cell phone use and examines the pros and cons of the debate.

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  • How to like yourself : a teen's guide to quieting your inner critic & building lasting self-esteem

    by Bradshaw, Cheryl Year Published: 2016

    Call Number: 155.5 BRA                           

    A guide for helping teens overcome feelings of self-criticism and low self-esteem as a way of fostering acceptance, focusing on the positive, and defeating the inner critic.


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  • Sleep and Sleep Deprivation

    by Peterson, Judy Year Published: 2010

    Call Number: 616.8 PET

    We will spend about one-third of our lives sleeping. Sleep affects every aspect of life, including learning, memory, mood, and behavior. This engrossing book teaches readers about the sleep cycle and circadian rhythm. The effects and consequences of sleep deprivation are detailed, as well as common sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea, delayed sleep phase syndrome, restless legs syndrome, and narcolepsy. Diagnosis, treatment, and steps that teens can take to improve their sleep are also covered in this accessible and illuminating volume.


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  • American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers

    by Sales, Nancy Year Published: 2017

    Call Number: 004.67 SAL

    Award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales crisscrossed the country talking to more than two hundred girls between the ages of thirteen and nineteen about their experiences online and off. They are coming of age online in a hypersexualized culture that has normalized extreme behavior, from pornography to the casual exchange of nude photographs; a culture rife with a virulent new strain of sexism; a culture in which teenagers are spending so much time on technology and social media that they are not developing basic communication skills.

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  • Getting Gamers

    by Madigan, Jamie Year Published: 2015

    Call Number: 794.8 MAD

    Video games are big business. They can be addicting. They are available almost anywhere you go and are appealing to people of all ages. They can eat up our time, cost us money, even kill our relationships. But it’s not all bad! This book will show that rather than being a waste of time, video games can help us develop skills, make friends, succeed at work, form good habits, and be happy. Taking the time to learn what’s happening in our heads as we play and shop allows us to approach games and gaming communities on our own terms and get more out of them.


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  • The Teenage Brain

    by Jense, Frances, MD Year Published: 2016

    Call Number: 612.6 JEN

    Drawing on her research knowledge and clinical experience, internationally respected neurologist—and mother of two boys—Frances E. Jensen, M.D., offers a revolutionary look at the science of the adolescent brain, providing remarkable insights that translate into practical advice for both parents and teenagers.

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  • Social Media

    by Parks, Peggy Year Published:
    Call Number: 302.30 PAR
    Copyright: 2017
    "More than 2.2 billion people worldwide are active on social media--a full 30 percent of the global population. In this book readers will learn how Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and other social media, have become an integral part of people's lives, affecting their attitudes, relationships, mental health--and personal safety"--Provided by publisher. 
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  • Online Entertainment

    by Netzley, Patricia Year Published:
    Call Number:790.20 NET
    Copyright: 2017
    Discusses a number of positive and negative aspects of the Internet: including a chapter about whether or not video games are entertaining or harmful?
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  • Online Addiction

    by Netzley, Patricia Year Published:
    Call Number: 616.85 NET
    Copyright 2017
    "Reliance on digital technology becomes a problem when a pleasurable, relatively harmless and even beneficial activity turns into an addictive behavior. The scope of this growing problem, the causes, the consequences, and efforts to address it are discussed"--Amazon.com.
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  • The Homework Myth

    by Kohn, Alfie Year Published: 2007

    Call Number: 371.3 KOH

    So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil-or even demand a larger dose? Kohn's incisive analysis reveals how a set of misconceptions about learning and a misguided focus on competitiveness has left our kids with less free time, and our families with more conflict. Pointing to stories of parents who have fought back-and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework-Kohn demonstrates how we can rethink what happens during and after school in order to rescue our families and our children's love of learning.

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  • Encyclopedia of diet fads : understanding science and society

    by Marjolijn, Bijlefeld Year Published: 2015
    Call Number: 613.2 BIJ
    Describes many of the health fads and fashions of the past as well as current trends in weight loss to help people understand the principles of weight loss and the benefits of healthy choices. 
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  • Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web: What You Need to Know

    by Hitchcock, J.A. Year Published: 2016

    Call Number: 302.34 HIT

    This book will be a useful resource for anyone who wants to know how to deal with cyberbullying. Chock-full of examples of what cyberbullying is–each chapter opens with the story of a victim–the narrative's greatest value is the well-informed and practical advice it offers about how to handle cyberbullies and what parents can do if their child is the one doing the bullying. The author also provides insightful analysis of what makes cyberbullying different and why it can be more harmful than other forms of bullying.


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  • Taking Sides: Clashing views on controversial issues in mass media and society

    by Alexander, Alison Year Published: 2005
    Call Number: 302.230973 TAK 
    Presents opposing viewpoints on eighteen controversial issues related to mass media and society, covering media ethics, politics, regulation, business, and role in society.
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  • Students' Rights

    by Carroll, Jamuna Year Published: 2005
    Call Number: 344.73 STU
    Presents a collection of twenty-five essays that address the controversial issues of student's rights, and discusses school policies in regard to free expression of speech and when that expression becomes inappropriate. 
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  • Teens and Cheating

    by Parks, Peggy Year Published: 2015
    Call Number: 808.02 PAR
    Examines the issue of cheating among teens, including how widespread the problem is, the reason behind why students cheat, and the role of technology in cheating. 
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  • Driving

    by Engdahl, Sylvia Year Published: 2014
    Call Number: 363.12 ENG 
    Offers opinions about the issues surrounding teenagers driving cars, including the pros and cons of graduated driver licensing laws
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  • Thinking Critically: Mass Shootings

    by Nakaya, Andrea Year Published: 2015
    Call Number: 364.15 NAK 
    Are mass shootings a serious problem in the United States? -- Will stricter gun control reduce mass shootings? -- Do violent video games cause mass shootings? -- Would improvements in mental health care reduce mass shootings?
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  • Social Impacts of Digital Media

    by Healey, Justin Year Published: 2011
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    The rapid uptake of digital technologies has hugely impacted on the way we communicate, relate, learn, work, and spend our leisure time.  
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