Teen Non-Fiction

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    Marijuana : facts, figures, & opinions

    Clayborne, Leigh, author.

    "What's the marijuana industry look like around the world? How are businesses, governments, and patients impacted by the laws of their lands? Is there really any proof that medical marijuana works? In Marijuana: Facts, Figures, & Opinions, we'll answer th....

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    Voices : the final hours of Joan of Arc

    Elliott, David, 1947- author.

    "David Elliott explores how Joan of Arc changed the course of history and remains a figure of fascination centuries after her extraordinary life and death in a fiery, evocative novel-in-verse."--Provided by publisher.....

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    Marijuana's harmful effects on youth

    Nelson, Julie, author.

    "In some countries and U.S. states, recreational and/or medical marijuana has been legalized, although it is still illegal for children to use it (except for physician-recommended medical purposes). Marijuana has serious effects on the human brain and bod....

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    The benefits of medical marijuana : from cancer to PTSD

    Clayborne, Leigh, author.

    From publisher's description.....

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    Life sucks : how to deal with the way life is, was, and will always be unfair

    Bennett, Michael, 1945- author.

    From New York Times best-selling authors Michael I. Bennett, MD and Sarah Bennett--a book for teens that shows readers that we all deal with crap in our lives and how to laugh at some of the things we can't control. Being a teenager can suck. Your friends....

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    Green card youth voices : immigration stories from a Minneapolis high school

    Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from a Minneapolis High School is a unique collection of thirty personal essays written by students from Wellstone International High School. Coming from thirteen different countries, these youth share stories ....

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    Sletch with Asia : manga-inspired art and tutorials by Asia Ladowska.

    Ladowska, Asia, author.

    Asia blends her talent for hyper-realism with her passion for manga, creating the distinctive artistic style she is well-loved and recognized for. Now, explore this beautifully presented 168 page art book to discover an even more detailed exploration of A....

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    Positively teen : a practical guide to a more positive, more confident you

    Morgan, Nicola, author.

    Teaches teenagers how to approach their adolescent years with optimism and understanding, giving them the skills they need to develop long-term well-being.....

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    Thinking critically : opioid abuse

    Wilcox, Christine, author.

    "Opioid addiction is the biggest drug abuse epidemic in US history. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations, this title examines issues related to opioid abuse."--Publisher's d....

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    Dreamland : the true tale of America's opiate epidemic

    Quinones, Sam, 1958- author.

    Explores the roots of the current opiate crisis, explaining how the rise of the prescription drug OxyContin paralleled the influx of heroin into the United States.....

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