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Written by Jonathan Rees.
Published by Whitecap Books, 2006.
|Not just another book about illicit
drugs, Drugs asks important questions about medicinal drugs as well as
drugs of abuse. Why do so many people take drugs? How harmful and addictive are
they? Why are so many antibiotics no longer working? Should all drugs be
Written with young readers in mind, Drugs is one title in the Global Issues series which looks at the important issues affecting our world. This series explores a controversial topic via one person's experiences followed by an examination of the facts offered by a panel of specially selected experts and supported by a wealth of resource materials.
Each title is written by an educator and is well-researched and carefully edited to be a significant and useful resource for young readers at home and school. Adults, too, will appreciate the open and sensitive treatment of each subject.
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With photographs throughout, suggested further reading, a glossary and index, Drugs invites the reader to discuss the issues that are currently shaping our world.
Intended for ages 9 and up.
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