Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs
Used medically, prescription and over-the-counter drugs can relieve pain, ease symptoms of diseases, and treat disorders. When abused, these drugs can be dangerous and even deadly. This title explores how prescription and over-the-counter drugs affect the body, the laws surrounding these drugs, and their impact on society. 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.