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Nobody Said It Would Be Easy

by Marilyn Halvorson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 9
tagged: peer pressure

His father taught him to "go out there and face the bad stuff and get it under control." But control is the last thing Lance cares about when he learns that his drawing and riding hand may be paralyzed permanently. Lance becomes angry at the world. He's even mad at his best friend, Red. And the last thing he wants is a visit from his bratty cousin, …

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Stranger On The Run

by Marilyn Halvorson
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: peer pressure

Steve Garrett is on the run - again - from big-time drug dealer Carlos Romero and the police. Then he meets Jesse, the young native man with a troubled past and a mysterious mission, who offers him a refuge on a cattle ranch. There Steve learns about new kinds of survival, survival of man and beast against the elements and survival of nature agains …

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Brothers & Strangers

by Marilyn Halvorson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: peer pressure

Tough and cocky Steve Garrett returns to live with his brother and father in the rural Alberta after spending his teen years as a runaway.

But as it did in the days before he ran, trouble seems to dog Steve's footsteps. Within two hours of his return, he has made his presence felt in a reckless game of chicken on a back country road. And he has star …

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Melanie

by Susin Nielsen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 17
  • Grade: 5 to 10
tagged: emotions & feelings, peer pressure

Melanie Brody is takes grade seven very seriously. She's read about junior high in all the teen magazines, and she's ready for all the romace and excitement Degrassi can offer.
Things don't turn out to be quite so glamorous as Melanie expects: it's hard to feel popular when you're scrawny and your hair won't go right, when it seems like everyone e …

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Martin Meets the Pirates

by Kit Hood & Linda Schuyler, with Eve Jennings
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: peer pressure

What do you do when your cool new friends pressure you to do things that are dangerous--or illegal? When you've told so many lies that people don't believe you anymore? When your borrowing becomes stealing?
Martin Meets the Pirates and Other Stories shows young people who are faced with challenging dilemmas and who respond with spirit and ingenuit …

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