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Bjoern Arthurs

Bjoern Arthurs is a tall, but friendly illustrator. He has studied at Sheridan and OCAD, and won awards from 3×3, Applied Arts, and American Illustration. At the moment, Bjoern’s obsessions include depression-era train-hopping, Melville movies, and John Steinbeck novels. In addition to his work as an illustrator, Bjoern has five years of in-studio graphic design experience. Born in Toronto, he now lives in Atlanta with his wife Rebekah

Deal with it before wrong seems right: Gangs
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12;

One of the best approaches to keeping kids away from gangs is to inform them about the realities of gang involvement before they are offered the choice. This book in the Deal With It series is designed to connect with any reader, whether they're already involved with a gang, considering joining a gang, or have witnessed gang activity in their neighbourhood.

Quizzes, comics, and graphic novel-style illustration help make this an engaging and accessible way to approach a difficult-to-address problem.

Gangs: Deal with it before wrong seems right uses real-life situations based on the author's experience as an at-risk youth counsellor to show tweens: common myths about gangs how to avoid being pushed or pulled into gang life how to get out where to go for help.

Educator & Series Information 
The Deal With It series helps adolescents cope with conflicts in everyday life and promote peaceful homes, schools, and communities.

Recommended Ages: 9+

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.50" x 11.00"

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