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Title:
Everything you need to know about school violence
Author:
Kreiner, Anna.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2000.
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Summary:
A thoughtful discussion of violence in schools, complete with examples of incidents and suggestions for coping.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.9 1.0 11525.
ISBN:
9780823933044
Format :
Book

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Summary

Recent incidents of violence involving students have increased with horrifying and tragic results. This timely work examines several events that have been in the headlines. The book enables the reader to recognize the warning signs of trouble among friends and classmates at school and shows how to cope when violence strikes, as well as how to prevent future tragedies.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 6-8‘Young people looking for help will be well served by these easy-to-read titles. Kreiner describes the reasons for the increased violence in schools, and the ways that students can protect themselves and work for positive changes. Brief case scenarios give a personal touch to the information and enliven the text. This book supplements Maryann Miller's more thorough Coping with Weapons and Violence in School and on Your Streets (1993) as well as Donna Chaiet's easy-to-read Staying Safe at School (1995, both Rosen), which focuses more on young women. There has been little written about male victims of sexual assault for the YA audience. Beginning with short descriptions of young teens who have been victimized, La Valle attempts to put a human face on an under-reported and frequently misunderstood crime. He describes the different forms that sexual abuse takes, such as forcible rape or an adult taking advantage of a child's trust or vulnerability. The author stresses that the victim is never at fault, and suggests ways to stay safe and get help. The format and numerous black-and-white photographs will appeal to reluctant readers.æSusan R. Farber, Chappaqua Library, NY (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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