Alcohol has probably been used by human beings since prehistoric times. But there is still no agreement about how to deal with its effects. In The Big Deal About Alcohol: What Teens Need to Know About Drinking, Marilyn McClellan explores this controversial topic. She covers alcohol's history, its effect on the body, related laws, and global concerns. McClellan's special focus is on teens throughout the book, examining adolescent alcohol use and abuse. McClellan highlights real-life situations and practical solutions to the problems of teen drinking. Book jacket.