Eleven year old Tommy and his dad, a research scientist, discover a microscopic world of tobacco particles, meth, cocaine, and alcohol droplets that behave like living creatures.Calling themselves drug terrorists, they are organized like soldiers in their War on Kids. Hack, a sinister old terrorist from the tobacco family is their cruel leader who demands total loyalty from every drug species. Their scheming plan is to destroy kids by influencing them to experiment with addictive drugs.
Halfweed, a young member of the tobacco family, defies her terrorist heritage by believing it is wrong to hurt kids. When she speaks out about what is right, she is ridiculed by the drug underworld. Rather than back down, Halfweed devises a plan to stop the devious forces, even if she must do it alone.
When Tommy reveals the War on Kids to his classmates, they laugh at his unbelievable story and make fun of his dad. The police think the whole story sounds crazy, until Tommy’s family gets death threats from drug dealers and users.
Will he warn his classmates about the dangers of experimenting with drugs? Will he choose to do what he knows is right? Can he and his dad find a way to help Halfweed stop the War on Kids?
|Publisher:||Charles F Burton|
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About the Author
Charles Burton holds a Master of Arts in addictive disease counseling. His 35 years of counseling experience include his position as executive director of a 150-bed rehabilitation center and personal mentoring of recovering addicts and alcoholics. Burton’s own struggle with alcoholism until age thirty supplied painful clarity of how addictions negatively affect families. Burton is the cofounder of Overcomers Recovery Support, an addictions recovery program for adults. With his wife, Sharon, he authored the 90-day recovery workbook, A Daily Choice, Overcoming Life-controlling Problems, a personal study curriculum for adults in recovery.Years of front-line experience with alcoholics, addicts, and their families led Burton to the conclusion that the best way to combat addiction is to imprint children’s minds with the dangers of addictive substances during their formative years. His new book, Not Me, It’s a Trap!, is an exceptional presentation of colorful images and characters that will give young readers a clear advantage to respond appropriately when they are tempted to experiment with drugs.