Multcolib School Corps Picks Gun Control and Gun Rights

Gun Control
Gun Control Book - 2009 y 363.330973 G9751f 2009
Reducing Gun Violence in America
Reducing Gun Violence in America Informing Policy With Evidence and Analysis Downloadable Audiobook - 2013 Streaming audiobook Access online »
Now Is the Time
Now Is the Time The President's Plan to Protect Our Children and Our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence By United States eBook - 2013 Click here for more »
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

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.

Lethal Passage
Lethal Passage The Story of A Gun By Larson, Erik Book - 1995 364.15230975551 L3346L 1995 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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.

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 The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America By Goss, Kristin A. eBook - 2010

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 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?

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."