Reading Level: Gr. 5 Interest Level: Gr. 5-8
Did you know that one in six women in the United States is a victim of a sexual assault or that suicide is the third leading cause of death for people aged 15 to 24? Designed in cooperation with child psychologists, teachers, and youth counselors, Straight Talk About... informs, educates, and provides strategies for coping with sensitive everyday social issues such as child abuse, suicide, and sexual assault. Each book provides a sensitive and honest exploration of the topic without judgment, from a standpoint of guidance and assistance. Each book is supported by real life stories from young people going through these issues, stay-safe advice, coping strategies, and informative question and answer sections.