Building on Kari Dunn Buron’s popular The Incredible 5-Point Scale, this book focuses ontchallenging behavior with a particular emphasis on behaviors that can spell trouble for children and teens who have difficulty understanding and maintaining social boundaries. A 5 Is Against the Law! speaks directly to adolescents and young adults by using a direct and simple style with lots of examples and hands-on activities. A section of the book offers advice on to how to handle anxiety before it begins to escalate, and before it leads to impulsive and unacceptable behavior. The book encourages the reader to think about and create his own behavior on an anxiety scale that applies to his particular emotions and situations.