Age Level: 9–15  Grade Level: 4–10

A 2003 study found that 37.4 percent of young people have used illicit drugs. All drugs, illegal or legal, can have harmful consequences if they are abused. From illicit drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy—to easily obtainable and potentially harmful products such as alcohol, cigarettes, and inhalants—the DRUGS series provides the reader with valuable information about drug abuse. Real-life case histories are included.

  • Explains each drug's effect on the body and the problems with abuse
  • Includes the history, chemical makeup, legal consequences, and treatment options associated with each drug
  • 30 Report Links per title provide quality Internet sites for further research
  • Supports the Science and Health curricula
  • 6” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, and an index
  • Spring 2005
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A MyReportLinks.com Book

David Aretha
Over four hundred thousand American adolescents sniff inhalants, believing that doing so is little more than harmless fun. Author David Aretha examines this growing problem among the nation’s youth, as well as the history, effects, and warning signs of inhalant use...Read More

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