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Parents' Primer: Substance Abuse


Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
J362.29 Weitzman, Elizabeth Let's Talk About Smoking
Discusses the dangers of smoking and ways to avoid starting the habit.
J613.85 Hirschfelder, Arlene B. Kick Butts!: A Kid's Action Guide to a Tobacco-Free America
Examines the history and current status of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco and provides an action guide for staying smoke-free.
J613.85 MILLE Miller, Heather Smoking
A Dangerous habit -- Chemical sticks -- Why people smoke -- time to quit -- Clean the air.
J613.85 STEWA Stewart, Gail Smoking
Contents: Who smokes? -- Why start? -- Thousands of poisons -- "I have to quit."
J616.865 GREEN Green, Carl R. Nicotine and Tobacco
Nicotine and tobacco facts -- A take-no-prisoners killer -- A love/hate relationship -- A storehouse of toxins -- Selling a legal (and profitable) drug -- Winning the tobacco wars.
JE Dutton, Cheryl Not in Here, Dad!
Everybody hates the cigarette smoke and says, "Not in here, Dad."
JE MUNSI Munsil, Janet Where There's Smoke
A humorous telling of the battles Daisy and her father engage in to kick their bad habits--Daisy is a nail biter and her dad can't resist smoking.
JE REIME Reimer, Jackie No Thanks, but I'd Love to Dance: Choosing to Live Smoke Free
JE TURK Turk, Hanne A Lesson for Max
Max the Mouse takes up smoking hoping to look suave, but it only makes him sick.
J Older, Jules Don't Start: A Book About Smoking
Concerned about their parent's smoking, a group of children get together to try and make them stop.
J ROBIN Robinson, Mary Give It Up Mom
Twelve-year-old Rayne's friendship with Wendy and Dionna gives her the support she needs as she pursues her school project, to help her mother quit smoking.
J TOBIAS Tobias, Tobi The Quitting Deal
Mother and daughter vow to help each other give up respective habits--smoking and thumb-sucking.
CD JZM WADD MRC K14 Waddell, Dottie Make the Right Choice
A collection of songs about the choices children of today may be confronted with. Contents include: Say "no" to drugs -- Please, don't smoke -- Buckle up -- Child abuse won't do -- Prejudice -- Love your pet -- Don't talk to strangers -- Don't drink and d

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