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Multcolib School Corps Picks Gun Control and Gun Rights

Gunstories
Gunstories Life-changing Experiences With Guns By Atkin, S. Beth (Book - 2007 ) y 363.33 A873g 2007 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Explores different views on guns by talking to teens around the country about how guns affect their lives, whether it's drive-by shootings, or 4-H gun clubs.

Glock
Glock The Rise of America's Gun By Barrett, Paul (Book - 2012 ) 338.7683432509436 B2747g 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:a balanced look at what made the Glock the most popular handgun in America.

Point Blank
Point Blank Guns and Violence in America By Kleck, Gary (Book - 2005 ) 363.33 K63p 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:A comprehensive review of gun use and gun control issues in America.

Why Kids Kill
Why Kids Kill Inside the Minds of School Shooters By Langman, Peter F. (eBook - 2009 ) Click here for full text »

Annotation:The author, a psychologist, examines three types of young killers - psychopathic, psychotic, or traumatized, and goes over warning signs for parents and schools to watch for.

Outgunned
Outgunned Up Against the NRA : the First Complete Insider Account of the Battle Over Gun Control By Brown, Peter H. (Book - 2003 ) 363.33 B879o 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explores the gun lobby and its culture, the firearms industry and the struggle between gun control activists and firearms lobbyists.

Armed
Armed New Perspectives on Gun Control By Kleck, Gary (Book - 2001 ) 363.33 K63a 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:The authors make a provocative argument that gun control won't reduce violence.

Lethal Passage
Lethal Passage The Story of A Gun By Larson, Erik (Book - 1995 ) 364.15230975551 L3346L 1995 Available in some locations

Annotation:In Lethal Passage readers learn how a disturbed teenager was able to buy a weapon advertised as "the gun that made the eighties roar." Challenges the belief that gun ownship is part of the American character.

Can Gun Control Work?
Can Gun Control Work? By Jacobs, James B. (Book - 2002 ) 363.33 J17c 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Argues that gun control legislation won't help stop those with criminal intentions.

Ricochet
Ricochet Confessions of A Gun Lobbyist By Feldman, Richard (Book - 2008 ) 363.33 F312r 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:The NRA unmasked, as told by a former gun lobbyist who worked for them.

Deadly Force
Deadly Force Firearms and American Law Enforcement : From the Wild West to the Streets of Today By McNab, Chris (Book - 2009 ) 364.150973 M1691d 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:What does happen when someone is shot? How effective are the use of hand guns? Why are so many shots fired at a shootout? Why don’t officers shoot a gun out of an assailant’s hands, or shoot him in the leg instead of killing him? What is it really like for an officer to pull his gun and fire?

Disarmed
Disarmed The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America By Goss, Kristin A. (eBook - 2010 ) Click here for full text »

Annotation:More than 30,000 people die a year in the US from gunfire. Why is the gun control movement in America so stymied?

From Luby's to the Legislature
From Luby's to the Legislature One Woman's Fight Against Gun Control By Hupp, Suzanna Gratia (Book - 2010 ) 363.3309764 H958f 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:A champion of the 2nd amendment, the author defends her right to bear arms.

Gun Control
Gun Control (Book - 2010 ) 363.33 G9751 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines gun control policies around the world, and features essays on gun control in Nigeria, Russia, Canada and other countries.

Gunfight
Gunfight The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America By Winkler, Adam (Book - 2011 ) 344.730533 W7751g 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Using the 2008 legal case District of Columbia v. Heller , the author traces the history of gun rights in America, from the 2nd Amendment forward, exploring both sides of the issue.

Living With Guns
Living With Guns A Liberal's Case for the Second Amendment By Whitney, Craig R. (Book - 2012 ) 363.33 W617L 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Is there a middle ground between the NRA's defense of the right to bear arms and the opposite view, of trying to get rid of the 300 million guns that Americans already own?

Bowling for Columbine
Bowling for Columbine (DVD - 2003 ) DVD 363.33 BOWLING All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:After the Columbine school shootings, Michael Moore created this documentary film, exploring the roots of violence in the United States.

Guns and Violence
Guns and Violence (Book - 2009 ) 363.330973 G976 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Do guns cause violence? Will gun control cut down on crime? This book features dozens of essays arguing many sides of gun issues.

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Books to support the Common Core Standard ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8. 4-9. For example: "Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts)," and "distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text." And ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10. 4-6. "Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts."


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