Synopses & Reviews
Gangs are a problem in many large urban centers across Canada. One of the best chances of keeping kids out of gangs is to educate them about the realities of gang involvement before they become teens.
This book uses real-life situations based on the author's experience as an at-risk youth counsellor to show tweens common myths about gangs and gang members; how to avoid being pushed into or pulled into gang life; how to avoid gangs and gang members; and where to go for help.
This book has been carefully vetted by former teen gang members and social workers from across the country who deal with at-risk youth.
One of the best approaches to keeping kids away from gangs is to inform them about the realities of gang involvement before they are offered the choice of joining one.
This book in the Deal With It series is designed to connect with all readers, whether they're already involved with a gang, considering joining a gang or have witnessed gang activity in their neighborhood. Quizzes, comics and graphic-novel-style illustrations help make this an engaging and accessible way to approach a difficult-to-address problem.
Gangs: Deal with it before wrong seems right uses real-life situations based on the author's experience as an at-risk-youth counselor to show tweens:
- common myths about gangs
- how to avoid being pushed or pulled into gang life
- how to get out
- where to go for help