Drugs, Alcohol, & Death – Is The Literature We Give Our Young Students Negatively Influencing Them?

Contemporary Young Adult Literature has changed exponentially in recent years, moving from simple stories like the Magic Tree House series and The Baby Sitters Club to current YA Best Sellers, like This Is Where It Ends, which tells the story of a school shooting, and Thicker Than Water, which, as Google Books describes, is “a heartbreaking tale of family tragedy and drug addiction where sometimes the best intentions lead to the worst possible outcomes.” Continue reading