Marijuana

Affecting Lives

Affecting Lives: Drugs and Addiction
  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 7
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Introduces young readers to the dangers of marijuana addiction and shows ways that users have found help. Learn about the physical and mental effects of marijuana use and its negative impact on lives. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, an infographic, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2021
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-01-01
BISACS JNF053110, JNF053040
Dewey 362.29
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 660
Guided Reading Level Y
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts
  • Recognizing a Problem
  • A Drug Test
  • Too Much THC
  • Breaking the Law
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Janie Havemeyer

Janie Havemeyer is an author of many books for young readers. She lives in San Francisco, California, and has visited Angel Island. Janie loves history and learning about the lives of other people. For many years she taught California history to third graders. She is a graduate of Middlebury College and Bank Street College of Education.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Affecting Lives: Drugs and Addiction from Booklist on March 1, 2021

The Affecting Lives series uses sample scenarios to show young readers what can happen when people become dependent on controlled substances. Each book starts with a one-page introduction on what the substance looks like, what it’s made of, how it’s used, and typical physical View →