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The Law is (Not) for Kids

A Legal Rights Guide for Canadian Children and Teens

by Ned Lecic & Marvin A. Zuker
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 20
  • Grade: 5 to 15
tagged: civil & human rights, law & crime

In this practical guide to the law for young people of Canada, Ned Lecic and Marvin Zuker provide an all-encompassing manual meant to empower and educate children and youth and those that serve them. The authors address questions about how rights and laws affect the lives of young people at home, at school, at work, and in their relationships as th …

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Betty

The Helen Betty Osborne Story

by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: social topics, prejudice & racism, girls & women, aboriginal & indigenous, violence, law & crime
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Gangs

A Groundwork Guide

by Richard Swift
edition: eBook
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: sociology, law & crime

A Booklist Editors’ Choice and a Society of School Librarians International (SSLI) Honor Book

Street gangs have exploded worldwide. Tattoos, baggy pants, tagging, gangsta style, the unspoken threat -- it's all just around the corner in most of the world's major cities. From the streets of Los Angeles to the shantytowns of Cape Town, hundreds of th …

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The Force of Law

A Groundwork Guide

by Mariana Valverde, series edited by Jane Springer
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: law & crime, sociology

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail

Most of us in liberal democratic countries think that we live under the rule of law. Governments make the rules, we live …

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Slavery Today

A Groundwork Guide

by Becky Cornell & Kevin Bales, series edited by Jane Springer
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: prejudice & racism, law & crime

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail

Twenty-seven million people -- young and old, men and women -- are locked in bondage worldwide. Slavery Today traces the …

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