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On the Rocks: Teens and Alcohol

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- A comprehensive examination of the risks and physical and emotional effects of alcoholism, especially among today's youth.
- Offers a To Find Out More section, glossary, and index.
Curriculum Standards: Grades 9-12 Health
Health: IV
- Understands the short-and long-term consequences of safe, risky, and harmful behaviors.
- Understands the role of denial as a negative influenc
Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Children's Press(CT) (first published October 1st 2006)
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Mar 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
When reading On the Rocks: Teens and Alcohol by David Aretha, I learned the dangerous consequences of irresponsible drinking for all ages. It showed how many tragedies can happen due to alcoholism, including hospitalization and death. It showcased a clear explanation as to how drinking too much can really ruin a person's life. The person can lose family, friends, their job, and lose the person they used to be. Alcoholism can change you into a completely different person. For example, it can make ...more
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David Aretha is an award-winning author and editor of more than 200 books for 20-plus publishers, including Random House, HarperCollins, St. Martin's, and Scholastic. He specializes in history, sports, biographies, and fiction for both adults and young readers. Contact David at
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