Gr 9 Up-Varying opinions on topics of current interest. Each of these titles includes 10 articles originally published in a magazine, journal, or online resource, or presented as testimony. Sample articles from Drugs include "Recreational Use of Club Drugs Is Harmful," "Club Drugs Facilitate Rape," and "Anti-Club Drug Laws Help Stop Drug Abuse." Food considers such topics as "Fast Food May Be Addictive," "Fast Food Is Not the Primary Cause of Obesity," and "The Fast Food Industry Abuses Animals." The articles begin with a descriptive annotation of the contents, and bibliographic information is provided. Each one is paired with a counterpoint article. Bold headings and subheadings help organize the material, while a thorough index aids accessibility. Contact information for related organizations, with annotations, provides additional resources. All in all, these titles will be valuable for research assignments and debates, but they are interesting enough to warrant purchase for general audiences as well.-Beth Jones, Shelby County High School, Shelbyville, KY Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.