Description - Fighting by Elizabeth Raum
This series looks at the harmful effects of both legal and illegal substances, and considers the traumatic situations where young people are separated from loved ones explaining why it is necessary, likely reactions, emotions and useful advice.School counsellors and specialists have been consulted in the preparation of these books to ensure a realistic portrayal. Each book provides contact details including website addresses and telephone numbers where children can go to for additional information or support. It includes a full glossary to reinforce information in the book.
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(220mm x 195mm x 9mm)
Publisher: Capstone Global Library Ltd
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Raum
Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. She also has written picture books and adult nonfiction titles. She has a degrees in English literature and library science. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. She loves to read and enjoys helping other readers discover great books. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. She has also written picture books and books for adults. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, "Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure" (2011) and "Can You Survive Storm Chasing?" (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard. Over the years she has lived in Vermont, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, and North Dakota. She has two grown sons and two granddaughters, who like reading her books. Elizabeth enjoys biking, hiking, reading, and-of course-writing!