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It began with the best of intentions. Worried about the effects of alcohol on American families, mothers and civic leaders started... a movement to outlaw drinking in public places. Over time, their protests, petitions, and activism paid off?when a Constitional Amendment banning the sale and consumption of alcohol was ratified, it was hailed as the end of public drunkenness, alcoholism, and a host of other social ills related to booze. Instead, it began a decade of lawlessness, when children smuggled (and drank) illegal alcohol, the most upright citizens casually broke the law, and a host of notorious gangsters entered the public eye. Filled with period art and photographs, anecdotes, and portraits of unique characters from the era, this fascinating book looks at the rise and fall of the disastrous social experiment known as Prohibition. Bootleg is a 2011 Kirkus Best Teen Books of the Year title. One of School Library Journal?s Best Nonfiction Books of 2011. Book Details:Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/24/2011 Pages: 160 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Karen Blumenthal Publisher: Flash Point Dimensions: 9.3in length x 7.17in width x 0.74in height Weight: 16.8oz. Read More

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My teacher gave me an A... by mistake. What do I do? Teens face tough choices like this one every day. Helps arrived! Whether its ...about the use of the internet (downloading music? copying homework papers?) or sports (steroids?), friendship, family, school, or affairs of the heart, kids often find themselves asking: Whats the right thing to do? With five simple and clear ethical principles as a foundation, and plenty of out-of-real-life dilemmas as examples, Dr. Bruce Weinstein offers answers and an approach to things that teens will find useful, reliable, and commonsensical. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/14/2009 Pages: 160 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: Bruce Weinstein Publisher: Flash Point Dimensions: 8.58in length x 5.46in width x 0.42in height Weight: 4oz. Read More

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