The immediate relevancy of hot topics like pandemics, gay rights and students' rights makes this series prime material for student research. Each title provides a thorough and carefully balanced presentation of the many issues surrounding each topic, inspiring critical thought. Meaning is fleshed out through a clear presentation of context, and the clear narrative includes compelling examples and is enlivened by pertinent quotes from age-appropriate sources.
"Appropriately named, this new series addresses current and timely topics for students' personal information, discussion, or research. Each title's in-depth, detailed presentation includes information on the subject and the many facets, challenges, and controversies relating to it.
--Library Media Connection, January 2008
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