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School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up-Each of these books contains the same foreword, stating that part of the series goal is to present “information on a current topic in a user-friendly style that invites, intrigues, and fosters understanding.” Mission accomplished. The organized, uniform structure includes an opening

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Sobering, enlightening, and up-to-date, this title in the Compact Research series uses an effective blend of primary sources, diagrams, and thorough text to bring the latest facts about STDs to young readers. Following a quick, at-a-glance reference page, the text identifies specific…

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With obesity skyrocketing in the U.S. among young people as well as adults, this addition to the Compact Research: Current Issues series will attract teens driven by both research assignments and personal interest. The browsable text is packed with snippets of up-to-date facts; clear,…

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School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up Each of these comprehensive guides contains a thorough explanation of the scientific field and dispassionately presents the arguments for and against its practices. The format is identical in each, and includes an overview, several long chapters examining sub-topics, and a chapter…

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School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up Each of these comprehensive guides contains a thorough explanation of the scientific field and dispassionately presents the arguments for and against its practices. The format is identical in each, and includes an overview, several long chapters examining sub-topics, and a chapter…

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School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up Through primary-source quotes and many graphs and illustrations, this book gives quick bytes on the subject of obesity, including its causes, prevention, and treatment. The quotations, which are both focused in separate chapters and scattered around the text, add depth to the many…

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School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up Naff has tackled a complex and broad topic in a concise and accurate manner, providing an easy-to-grasp and evenhanded re-source on the subject. Although his outlook is grim, it is realistic and objective. The author provides a brief look at each topic, including the history, the…

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School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up Through primary-source quotes and many graphs and illustrations, this book gives quick bytes on the subject of obesity, including its causes, prevention, and treatment. The quotations, which are both focused in separate chapters and scattered around the text, add depth to the many…

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School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up Through primary-source quotes and many graphs and illustrations, this book gives quick bytes on the subject of obesity, including its causes, prevention, and treatment. The quotations, which are both focused in separate chapters and scattered around the text, add depth to the many…

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