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All parents should have this book on hand, and use it to open important dialogues with their kids. Arm them with knowledge. --Ellen Hopkins, best-selling author of the Crank trilogy. Just Say Know! With drug education for children more important than ever, this nonfiction book draws on the experiences of the New York Times best-selling father/son team, and inspiration behind the film Beautiful Boy, David and Nic Sheff to provide all the information teens need to know about drugs, alcohol, and addiction. From David Sheff, author of Beautiful Boy (2008), and Nic Sheff, author of Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines (2008), comes the ultimate resource for learning about the realities of drugs and alcohol for middle grade readers. This book tells it as it is, with testimonials from peers who have been there and families who have lived through the addiction of a loved one, along with the cold, hard facts about what drugs and alcohol do to our bodies. From how to navigate peer pressure to outlets for stress to the potential consequences of experimenting, Nic and David Sheff lay out the facts so that middle grade readers can educate themselves.
|Publication date:||1st April 2020|
|Author:||David Sheff, Nic Sheff|
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Books for Children an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Personal & social issues: drugs & addiction (Children's / Teenage),|
Nic Sheff is the author of Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines and We All Fall Down: Living with Addiction. Visit Twitter @nic_sheff. David Sheff is the author of the New York Times bestseller Beautiful Boy. His reporting on addiction earned him a place on Time's list of the World's Most Influential People. Visit DavidSheff.com and Twitter @david_sheff.More About David Sheff, Nic Sheff