This title gives readers a balanced look at the issue of cosmetic surgery and the surrounding arguments. Readers will learn about the role of history, culture, and media in relation to cosmetic surgery, as well as the different types of cosmetic surgery and how the procedures work. Also covered are issues regarding the dangers of cosmetic surgery and its increasing use among teens, as well as how cosmetic surgery has improved throughout the years and its use after injuries or to correct birth defects. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-follow text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Viewpoints is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF051030, JNF053160, JNF053200|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|ATOS Reading Level||8.6|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG+|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||133889|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||3.0|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Viewpoints Set 4 – School Library Journal
The titles succeed in providing balanced viewpoints, successfully incorporating historical information with current concerns. Teaching Intelligent Design and Genetically Modified Foods both do a particularly good job placing the controversy in a social, economic, and political context. Useful for reports.