School Library Journal11/01/2014
Gr 5–8—This helpful series explains some challenging issues with which modern teens and kids are often confronted. Students will appreciate the short, easily digestible paragraphs of text and the engaging layout, supplemented by captioned, color photographs and text boxes with features such as "Under Pressure Q&A," which help contextualize the topics and make them relatable. Practical tips are provided for dealing with problematic situations, and there is an emphasis on personal safety and getting help if necessary. A reassuring tone runs through this series, and readers who find themselves in these situations will come away realizing that they aren't alone. Useful and relevant books.