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Choosing to live, choosing to die : the complexities of assisted dying / Nikki Tate ; illustrations by Belle Wuthrich.

Tate, Nikki, 1962- (author.). Wuthrich, Belle, 1989- (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library YA 179.7 TAT 000157569 Teen Corner -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781459818897
  • ISBN: 145981889X
  • Physical Description: 172 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: [Victoria, British Columbia] : Orca Book Publishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The big picture -- Beginning at the end -- Consider the context -- The language of dying -- Assisted dying and the law -- Practical matters -- The philosophy of dying -- The nature of suffering -- Let me help -- Risks and safeguards -- A good death.
Summary, etc.:
"This nonfiction book for teens examines the complex issue of medical assistance in dying from multiple perspectives."-- Provided by publisher.
There are few decisions more upsetting than deciding if a when the time is right to end a life. Is it more important to protect life at all costs, or to provide individuals with the right to choose what is best for them? Tate provides teenagers with multiple perspectives on the issue of providing medical assistance in dying. She encourage readers to keep an open mind, and reach their own conclusions. -- adapted from cover.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic formats.
Subject: Right to die > Juvenile literature.
Euthanasia > Juvenile literature.
Assisted suicide > Juvenile literature.
Medical ethics > Juvenile literature.
Right to die.
Assisted suicide.
Medical ethics.
Right to die.
Assisted suicide.
Assisted suicide.
Medical ethics.
Right to die.
Genre: Young adult literature.
Juvenile works.
Young adult nonfiction.