Although steroid abuse is an ever-growing problem among athletes and teenagers, steroids remain one of the most misunderstood drugs. This title explores the history of steroids, their effects on the body, the laws and policies surrounding them, 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, JNF054000, 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.