This series explores some of the most interesting and debated issues in the world today. Topics such as economics (fair trade), medicine (dyslexia), and science (astrobiology) are explored with depth and complexity. Readers will get a broad sense of the most recent and timely issues surrounding these topics along with a comprehensive analysis of each. They will walk away from this series with a fresh and balanced perspective. Compelling sidebars provide another layer of thoughtful information.
* Reviews *Series Review: Contemporary Issues
"High school students will find this authoritative and concise series valuable for researching current issues. It provides an objective view in an organized, clear format that will appeal to those students. The ancillary materials ... enhance these worhwhile resources. Students seeking the latest information on controversial issues will use these titles frequently."
--Library Media Connection