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BISAC Subject YAN051260

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Violence

Spring 2019

Exposing Hate: Prejudice, Hatred, and Violence in Action

Experts have documented an explosive rise in the number of hate groups since the turn of the century, driven by anger over immigration and demographic projections showing that whites will no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 305.5/68

Exposing Torture: Centuries of Cruelty

Torture. According to Henry Shue, professor of politics and international relations at the University of Oxford in England, "No other practice except slavery is so universally condemned in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • Dewey: 364.6'7

Genocide, 2nd Edition: Modern Crimes against Humanity

Genocide has become the human rights issue of our time. This book focuses on the genocides of the twentieth century, explaining what genocide is and discussing it in light of international… Read More →

  • Dewey: 304.6'630904

Gun Control: Preventing Violence or Crushing Constitutional Rights?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

Americans are sharply divided on the issue of gun control. Some people believe that inadequate gun laws make the United States a dangerous place. They believe that stricter laws could keep… Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.330973
Fall 2019

Gun Violence: Fighting for Our Lives and Our Rights

In early 2018, teen-led March for Our lives events across the United States protested gun violence, demanded change to save lives, and registered voters toward that end. This authoritative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 363.330973
Spring 2019

The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 362.87