by Rachael L. Thomas Year Published: 2019
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.
by Jessica Rusick Year Published: 2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Parks, Peggy Year Published:Call Number: 302.30 PARCopyright: 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. by Netzley, Patricia Year Published:Call Number:790.20 NETCopyright: 2017Discusses a number of positive and negative aspects of the Internet: including a chapter about whether or not video games are entertaining or harmful? by Netzley, Patricia Year Published:Call Number: 616.85 NETCopyright 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. 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.
by Marjolijn, Bijlefeld Year Published: 2015Call Number: 613.2 BIJDescribes 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. 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.
by Alexander, Alison Year Published: 2005Call Number: 302.230973 TAKPresents opposing viewpoints on eighteen controversial issues related to mass media and society, covering media ethics, politics, regulation, business, and role in society. by Carroll, Jamuna Year Published: 2005Call Number: 344.73 STUPresents 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. by Parks, Peggy Year Published: 2015Call Number: 808.02 PARExamines 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. by Engdahl, Sylvia Year Published: 2014Call Number: 363.12 ENGOffers opinions about the issues surrounding teenagers driving cars, including the pros and cons of graduated driver licensing laws by Nakaya, Andrea Year Published: 2015Call Number: 364.15 NAKAre 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? by Healey, Justin Year Published: 2011Ebook - (available via Ebscohost)The rapid uptake of digital technologies has hugely impacted on the way we communicate, relate, learn, work, and spend our leisure time.