Violence in Our Schools: Halls of Hope, Halls of Fear / Edition 1

Violence in Our Schools: Halls of Hope, Halls of Fear / Edition 1

by Tamra Orr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0531122689

ISBN-13: 9780531122686

Pub. Date: 09/01/2003

Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing

During the course of the past decade school shootings have become frequent tragedies. These headline-making rampages at schools like Columbine and Santana raise the question: How can we put a stop to these violent tragedies? In Violence in Our Schools: Halls of Hope, Halls of Fear, Tamra Orr provides a comprehensive look at school shootings and provides informative…  See more details below

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During the course of the past decade school shootings have become frequent tragedies. These headline-making rampages at schools like Columbine and Santana raise the question: How can we put a stop to these violent tragedies? In Violence in Our Schools: Halls of Hope, Halls of Fear, Tamra Orr provides a comprehensive look at school shootings and provides informative and motivational solutions for youth that will help make school a safer place. Orr presents the most current data on why these events have taken place and who is committing these violent acts. She also includes experts' opinions on and solutions to this dilemma. In each chapter readers are presented with "Questions to Ponder," which stimulate, raise awareness, and motivate. Orr addresses this vital and contemporary topic with a balanced perspective that offers today's youth solutions on how to take a proactive part in contributing to hallways of hope.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531122686
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
Single Title: Social Studies Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1What Is Happening?7
Chapter 2Why Is This Happening?37
Chapter 3Who Is Doing It?62
Chapter 4What Do the Experts Have to Say?87
Chapter 5What Are the Solutions?123
Chapter 6What Can You Do?156
Glossary177
Selected Bibliography179
For Further Reading180
Index187

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