Grades 6 - 8
Grade level Equivalent: 8.6
Lexile Measure®: 1120L
DRA: Not Available
Guided Reading: V
- Functional and How-To
- General Nonfiction
- Challenges and Overcoming Obstacles
About This Book
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorder found in American children. Millions of children suffer from behavioral problems that disrupt their lives, interfering with the ability to lead a normal, joyful life.
In ADHD, author Trudi Strain Trueit investigates the issues at the heart of the ADHD debate. This book explores the history of ADHD, as well as symptoms, possible causes, and methods of treatment. It also includes firsthand accounts from young people whose lives were touched and changed by this devastating disorder.
Preteens face complex issues on a daily basis. Before stress takes over, "Life Balance" helps them take control. This important series provides 10–13 year-olds with information, support, and concrete solutions to difficult problems. It also promotes a healthy mental attitude with high-interest topics such as yoga and dreams. Each book provides a list of organizations, books, videos, and sources for more information.
• Tackles tough preteen issues with reader-friendly information and advice
• "Further Resources" list includes books, websites, and organizations that can help
• High-interest topics
• Sidebars and features for added interest