Investigate Drugs

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Each book in this middle school series covers one specific drug. After discussing the history of that particular drug, the chemical and scientific aspects are also explained, as well as how the body is affected by the drug. Social and personal aspects of drug use and addition are included, and different types of drug addiction treatment are covered. Personal stories also appear throughout the book.

  • Provides thorough information for reports
  • Informs in a straightforward manner
  • Includes profiles of people who have been affected by drug addiction
  • Gives readers needed information to understand today’s drug environment
  • Supports the science and health curricula
  • 6" x 9"
  • 104-112pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white illustrations
  • Contains chapter notes, a glossary, for more information, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2014
  • Series Lexile: 0
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Investigate Alcohol

Investigate Alcohol

Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler
Straightforward information about alcohol, from the physical effects it has on someone's body to reasons why people drink, underage drinking, alcohol's effects on the body, and its influence on behavior and mental health...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4253-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigate Club Drugs

Investigate Club Drugs

Alison Eldridge and Stephen Eldridge
Club drugs refer to a wide variety of dangerous drugs often used by young adults at all-night dance parties, dance clubs and bars. The best known of the so-called club drugs used is ecstasy, but there are many others...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4221-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigate Cocaine and Crack

Investigate Cocaine and Crack

Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler
INVESTIGATING COCAINE AND CRACK takes a look at the serious and potentially deadly consequences associated with crack and cocaine abuse. Personal stories and the latest statistics bring the dangers of this extremely habit-forming drug into focus...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4255-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigate Methamphetamine

Investigate Methamphetamine

Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler
Meth . . . crank . . . ice . . . No matter what you call it, methamphetamine is an extremely addictive drug. It is expensive and gives users what appears to endless energy. In INVESTIGATE METHAMPHETAMINES, authors Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler look at the epidemic spread of methamphetamines abuse in the United States...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4254-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigate Steroids and Performance Drugs

Investigate Steroids and Performance Drugs

Sara L. Latta
Many young people are tempted to take steroids because they believe they will become better athletes or be more attractive. INVESTIGATE STEROIDS AND PERFORMANCE DRUGS explains why this is a dangerous belief...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4240-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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