Cosmetic Surgery

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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
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2010
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2009-08-01
ISBN 9781604535303, 9781617852824
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 617.9
Graphics Full-color illustrations
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
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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.