Heroin (Library Binding)
In the fast-paced, modern world, social media and other forces often combine to spread disinformation and rumors about life-threatening social ills. The current heroin epidemic, which is part of a larger opioid crisis has dominated headlines lately. Amid this confusing coverage, young readers need straightforward, trustworthy sources to give them hard facts and cautionary tales about how this deadly drug can ravage their lives. Lively, engaging language, evocative imagery, and careful vetting of the latest information make this book an essential resource for educators, school counselors, and students themselves, guided by understanding and compassion over fear and hearsay.