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Eyes and Spies

How You're Tracked and Why You Should Know

illustrated by Belle Wuthrich, by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 5 to 8
tagged: politics & government, bullying, media studies

Who is watching you… and why? Written for middle-grade and older readers, Eyes and Spies looks at the way information and data about us is collected and used by individuals, governments, companies, and organizations. Each chapter covers one aspect of the subject, from data collection to computer surveillance to personal privacy. Arguments for bot …

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Can Your Smartphone Change the World?

by Erinne Paisley
edition: Paperback
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: media studies, internet

Can Your Smartphone Change the World? is a twenty-first-century guide for anyone who has access to a smartphone. This how-to manual looks at specific ways you can create social change through the tap of a screen. Filled with examples of successful hashtag campaigns, viral videos and new socially conscious apps, the book provides practical advice f …

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The News

The News

by Peter Steven, series edited by Jane Springer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: media studies

"[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

Too many of us have no choice about the type of news we receive. Too many of us remain ignorant of major issues and dive …

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Pornography

A Groundwork Guide

by Debbie Nathan, series edited by Jane Springer
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: media studies, sociology

Informative and thought-provoking, this book from one of the most interesting and original thinkers currently looking at human sexuality provides a fresh view of pornography. Clearly and concisely written for young adults.

Pornography addresses a very important issue in a rational, analytical manner. Society tells us that we aren't supposed to look …

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