School Library Journal - School Library JournalGr 8 Up-In such chapters as, "How Can Gang Violence Be Reduced?" the issue is presented viewpoint by viewpoint, with an introduction and the author's credentials provided for each essay. Thought-provoking queries are given under the headings, "As You Read, Consider the Following Questions" and "Evaluating the Author's Argument." "Fast Facts" are also included. The book is heavily illustrated with color photos, cartoons, and tables. This informative book encourages active reading and makes research accessible for less-able students who are learning critical reading and research skills. A top resource for every library.-Marcie Mann, Lafayette Jr. Sr. High School, NY Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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