Heroin and Prescription Opioids
Abuse of heroin and prescription opioids in the United States has developed into an epidemic. This title explores how heroin and prescription opioids affect the body, the laws and policies concerning these drugs, the ramifications of addiction, and the road to recovery. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF053040, JNF024100, JNF024080|
|Subject||Health, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Drugs in Real Life – School Library Connection
The coverage is current and the detail within these books would make for a nice addition to any nonfiction collection for teens and adults. Recommended.