Gangs Deal With It HC

James Lorimer & Company Ltd.SKU: 9781552779200

Author:
Lindsay, Jabari
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
HC
Pages:
32
Publisher:
James Lorimer & Company Ltd.

Price:
Sale price$24.95

Description

Gangs: Deal With It Before Wrong Seems Right is the 2012 title in the Deal With It Series created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution. This title examines how students can deal with the negative influences of gangs and understand the difference between groups and gangs. Quizzes, comics, and graphic novel-style illustration help make this an engaging and accessible way to approach a difficult-to-address problem. Gangs: Deal with it before wrong seems right uses real-life situations based on the author's experience as an at-risk youth counsellor to show tweens - common myths about gangs; how to avoid being pushed or pulled into gang life; how to get out; and where to go for help. Author Jabari Lindsay has been working as a youth social worker for the past decade. He is the former Project Director for Breaking the Cycle, a Toronto youth gang exit program. He is currently the Project Manager for the Youth Gang Activity Project for the City of Toronto. A Teacher Guide is available at http://www.lorimer.ca/tr-deal-with-it.html

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