The flow of information through our modern digital world has led to many new issues and controversies. Net Neutralityexamines the question of whether Internet service providers should be able to charge content providers for faster connections, introducing readers to the history behind the issue and the modern arguments surrounding it. Compelling text, well-chosen photographs, and extensive back matter give readers a clear look at these complex issues. Features include essential facts, a glossary, additional resources, 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 8 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|BISACS||JNF051090, JNF052040, JNF012030|
|Subject||Science & Technology, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Library of the Information Age - School Library Connection
Teens increasingly rely on the Internet to express themselves, communicate with others, and get information. Delighted with the potential, many are unaware of the hazards and traps that await them. . . . They need to learn the pros and cons of net neutrality, copyright laws, and big data. These topics, among others, are clearly presented with examples that relate to the students’ lives. This set uses relevant examples of young people dealing with the digital world. The attractive layout includes informative photos and sidebars to present new material. Highly Recommended.