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David Sheff

Biography

David Sheff

David Sheff’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Outside, Rolling Stone, Wired, Fortune, and elsewhere. His piece for the New York Times Magazine, “My Addicted Son,” generated several hundred letters from readers and won an award from the American Psychological Association for “Outstanding Contribution to Advancing the Understanding of Addiction.

David Sheff

Books by David Sheff

by David Sheff and Nic Sheff - Children's, Children's 10-14, Children's Nonfiction, Health, Nonfiction, Social Issues

From David Sheff, author of BEAUTIFUL BOY (2008), and Nic Sheff, author of TWEAK: Growing Up on Methamphetamines (2008), comes the ultimate resource for learning about the realities of drugs and alcohol for middle grade readers. This book tells it as it is, with testimonials from peers who have been there and families who have lived through the addiction of a loved one, along with the cold, hard facts about what drugs and alcohol do to our bodies. From how to navigate peer pressure to outlets for stress to the potential consequences for experimenting, Nic and David Sheff lay out the facts so that middle grade readers can educate themselves.