Sex Education in Schools
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|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|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.