Non-Fiction

Greenhaven Press
Chemical Dependency: Opposing Viewpoints
JUV 362.29.C42c YA
Presents opposing viewpoints about the causes and treatment of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug addiction, and includes critical thinking skill activities and a list of organizations to contact. 1991.

Mass, Wendy
Teen Drug Abuse
JUV 362.29.M3817t YA
Examines the problem of drug abuse among young people in the United States, discussing the various drugs that are used and why, consequences of drug use, and ways to prevent and treat this problem. 1998.

Stewart, Gail B. 
Teen Alcoholics
JUV 362.292.S849t YA
Describes the lives of four teenage alcoholics, discussing their problems, treatment, and ways in which they have dealt with their addiction with varying degrees of success. 2000

Egendorf, Laura K. 
Teen Alcoholism
JUV 362.292.T2294t YA
Discusses the causes, risk factors, effects, dangers, and solutions of teenage alcoholism from a variety of viewpoints. 2001.

Patty Jo Sawvel (editor)
Student Drug Testing
JUV 371.784.S9332s


 

Fiction

Burgess, Melvin
Smack
JUV B887.sYA
After running away from their troubled homes, two English teenagers move in with a group of squatters in the port city of Bristol and try to find ways to support their growing addiction to heroin.  1996.

DeFelice, Cynthia C. 
Death at Devil's Bridge
JUV D359.dd YA
Despite a great summer job as first mate on a fishing boat out of Martha's Vineyard, thirteen-year-old Ben gets caught up with illegal drugs and possible murder. 2000.

Deuker, Carl
Gym Candy
JUV D4867.gYA
Groomed by his father to be a star player, football is the only thing that has ever really mattered to Mick Johnson, who works hard for a spot on the varsity team his freshman year, then tries to hold onto his edge by using steroids, despite the consequences to his health and social life. 2007.

Flake, Sharon
Begging For Change
JUV F589.b YA
Teenaged Raspberry Hill tries to sort out her confused feelings of disgust, shame, and love for her homeless, drug addicted father and worries that she may have inherited his lying and stealing ways. 2003.

Grant, Cynthia D. 
The White Horse
JUV G7661.w YA
In her writing for a concerned teacher, sixteen-year-old Raina reveals her troubles with a dysfunctional family, life on the streets, drug abuse, and finally an unplanned pregnancy. 1998.

Hopkins, Ellen
Glass
JUV H76884.gYA
Eighteen-year-old Kristina is determined to manage her crystal meth addiction in order to take care of her newborn son, but when the pull of the drug becomes too strong, her greatest fears are quickly realized.  2007.

Miklowitz, Gloria D. 
Anything to Win
JUV M5875.a YA
To increase his chances of winning a college scholarship, a talented high school quarterback risks his health by taking anabolic steroids to gain weight. 1989.

Mowry, Jess
Babylon Boyz  
JUV M868.b YA
Two inner-city teenagers--Dante, who badly needs a heart operation, and Pook, who dreams of going to medical school--are confronted with a difficult choice when they stumble upon a cache of cocaine whose sale would give them their dreams but contribute to the demise of their community. 1997.