"The content is highly useful, but these books may be just as valuable as ways to get students more politically involved. Each book provides an annotated list of reputable organizations from across the political spectrum, including their contact information."
--Booklist, May, 2011
"Each well-chosen selection raises fascinating questions about the legal and ethical aspects of each issue, inviting teens? empathy with personal histories as well as facts. With up-to-date, relevant resource lists and expertly edited selections, these volumes, like others in the venerable series, are natural choices to support high-school debates and classroom discussion"
--Booklist, March 2011
"The introduction to each book provides background on the issue and the brief, relatively up-to-date articles are helpfully prefaced by paragraph-long summaries, making the volumes even handier for students doing reports."
--KLIATT, September 2007
"This series provides a useful service in handily assembling in one place different perspectives on current issues...the volumes provide a variety of carefully chosen contrasting opinions for clas discussions and debates as well as individual research."
--KLIATT, March 2008