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Choosing to Live, Choosing to Die

The Complexities of Assisted Dying

by Nikki Tate, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: death & dying, diseases, illnesses & injuries, emotions & feelings

? “Tate’s sprawling work is a fascinating guide that belongs in all middle school, high school, and public libraries. This resource will help tweens and teens looking to better understand death and dying for personal or academic purposes.”—School Library Journal, starred review
With many jurisdictions considering whether or not to implemen …

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My Body My Choice

The Fight for Abortion Rights

by Robin Stevenson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: pregnancy, sexuality & pregnancy, girls & women

Abortion is one of the most common of all medical procedures. But it is still stigmatized, “and all too often people do not feel they can talk about their experiences.
Making abortion illegal or hard to access doesn't make it any less common; it just makes it dangerous. Around the world, tens of thousands of women die from unsafe abortions every …

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Fired Up about Feminism

by Emma Woolley
edition: Paperback
tagged: girls & women, general (see also headings under family)
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Eat This!

How Fast Food Marketing Gets You to Buy Junk (And How to Fight Back)

by Andrea Curtis, illustrated by Peggy Collins
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: diet & nutrition

A provocative follow-up to the bestselling What's for Lunch?, Eat This! zooms in on fast food marketing to children — an immense industry worth billions of dollars.

Andrea Curtis shows how fast food companies push their unhealthy food and beverages by embedding their sales pitches in everything from Snapchat filters to movies, from videogames to …

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Fired Up about Reproductive Rights

by Jane Kirby
edition: Paperback
tagged: girls & women, general (see also headings under family)

What is at stake in the fight for safe, legal, and accessible abortion services? And who benefits from our dark legacy of coercive sterilization, eugenics, and population control? Reproductive rights are rights that everyone should be fired up about! Decades after abortion was legalized and decriminalized in Canada, the US, and the UK, why are we s …

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Eat Up

An Infographic Exploration of Food

by Paula Ayer & Antonia Banyard, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: cooking & food, recycling & green living, diet & nutrition

Filled with fascinating facts delivered visually, this infographic book explores the topic of food from every aspect. Written for middle-grade readers, Eat Up! is a colorful infographic look at the many surprising and fascinating facts about food. Information is presented in easy-to-understand graphics and clear explanations. Each spread explores a …

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