Sex Education in Schools

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This title gives readers a balanced look at the issue of sex education in schools and the surrounding arguments. Readers will learn about the history of sex education in the United States, as well as the impact of changing culture and family values. Also covered is abstinence-only education versus comprehensive sex education. Additionally, groups in the debate, including the NAC and Planned Parenthood, and their arguments are introduced. 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 JNF053020, JNF050000, 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 9781604535365, 9781617852886
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 613.9071
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
ATOS Reading Level 9.9
ATOS Interest Level MG+
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 133895
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.

Author: Kekla Magoon