|Grades:||8 - 12|
|Guided Reading Level:||T|
During the course of the past decade, school shootings became recurring tragedies. How can we put a stop to these violent tragedies?
Violence in Our Schools: Halls of Hope, Halls of Fear provides a comprehensive look at school shootings and also motivational solutions that will help make school a safer place. The author presents the most current data on these events. She also includes experts' opinions on and solutions to this dilemma. In each chapter readers are presented with "Questions to Ponder," which stimulate, raise awareness, and motivate.
9/1/04 School Library Journal (Curriculum Connections)
How safe are our schools? Aspects of this troubling question that are examined in this accessible title include: the causes of violence, school shootings, and proactive steps to take to prevent violent situations from developing. Statistics, a glossary, further reading suggestions, Web sites, and contact information are provided.