Teen Pregnancy

Teen Pregnancy

by Karen Latchana Kenney

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More than 13 million children are bullied each year in the United States. A professional football player can sustain 15,000 hits to the head in a 10-year career. Self-injury is a growing trend across the globe. Society faces new issues and challenges all the time. Some affect the entire planet, but others hit closer to home. Essential Issues explores topics that are of special concern to today's teens. Examine their root causes. Study the issues from different points of view. Learn what people are doing to solve these problems. Delve in and discover how these Essential Issues are shaping your world today and tomorrow.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624034220
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2014
Series: Essential Issues Series: Set 4
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Kids Having Kids 6

Chapter 2 Changing Views on Teen Pregnancy 16

Chapter 3 Why Do Teens Get Pregnant? 26

Chapter 4 Tough Choices 38

Chapter 5 Teen Moms 48

Chapter 6 Teen Dads 58

Chapter 7 Children of Teens 66

Chapter 8 A Global Issue 76

Chapter 9 Teen Pregnancy Prevention 88

Timeline 96

Essential Fads 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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