The Phone Book: Stay Safe, Be Smart, and Make the World Better with the Powerful Device in Your Hand

The Phone Book: Stay Safe, Be Smart, and Make the World Better with the Powerful Device in Your Hand

The Phone Book: Stay Safe, Be Smart, and Make the World Better with the Powerful Device in Your Hand

The Phone Book: Stay Safe, Be Smart, and Make the World Better with the Powerful Device in Your Hand

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Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on August 8, 2023

Overview

So . . . you got a phone! You can text your friends, play games, and take cool pictures! You have the whole world in your pocket—power to be used as a force for good or, um, not so good.

Fraught with cyberbullying, disinformation, fake stuff, tech addiction, and so much more, the digital world can be downright sad, awkward, and nasty. But have no fear, kids—The Phone Book is here! Packed with research-based explanations, techy tidbits, and real stories from hundreds of teens and preteens, this phone book (the fun kind) will be your guide on the path of light, teaching you healthy phone habits and ways to stay safe online. And while you’re on your journey, super illustrations, activities, and secret codes will reveal the power of your phone and the superpowers you have to wield it. Go forth, be informed, and slay the dark side of technology!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781641709903
Publisher: Familius
Publication date: 08/08/2023
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 5.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 13 Years

About the Author

Jessica Speer is the award-winning author of BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)? A Girls Guide to Happy Friendships and Middle School – Safety Goggles Advised. Her interactive books for preteens and teens entertain readers while exploring important topics. Blending humor, a dash of science, stories, and insights, her writing unpacks challenges that surface during adolescence. She has a master’s degree in social sciences and explores topics in ways that connect with kids. Jessica is regularly featured in and contributes to media outlets on topics related to kids, teens, parenting, and social-emotional development. For more information, visit www.JessicaSpeer.com



Lesley Imgart is a German illustrator living in Edinburgh, Scotland. She came to the UK for her BA and returned for an MA (and the salt and vinegar crisps). She is interested in autobiographical comics and telling other people’s stories.

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Social Media - Welcome to Disneyland

 

Chapter 2: FOMO, JOMO, FOJI and Other Acronyms

 

Chapter 3: “I Promise I Won’t Share it With Anyone” and Other Fictional Phrases 

 

Chapter 4: Big Dollars Data - Why the Internet Knows So Much About You

 

Chapter 5: Sherlock Code - Sleuthing Truth from Lies and Fake Stuff

 

Chapter 6: Zombie Land - Is Phone Addiction A Thing?

 

Chapter 7: Creepy People - Stranger Danger Lurking on the Internet

 

Chapter 8: Cyberbullying - The Depths of the Dark Side

 

Chapter 9: Really Cool Stuff

 

Chapter 10: You and Your Phone - A Force for Good

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