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Goodnight Mind for Teens

Skills to Help You Quiet Noisy Thoughts and Get the Sleep You Need

by Colleen E. Carney
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
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Turn off the light. Turn off your phone. Turn off anxious thoughts.

Do you have trouble getting to sleep at night? You aren’t alone. There are so many reasons teens today have a difficult time going to sleep—including early school start times, too much late-night screen time, or just being anxious about what the future holds. You are at an impo …

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Choosing to Live, Choosing to Die

The Complexities of Assisted Dying

by Nikki Tate, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: death & dying, diseases, illnesses & injuries, emotions & feelings

“Tate’s sprawling work is a fascinating guide that belongs in all middle school, high school, and public libraries. This resource will help tweens and teens looking to better understand death and dying for personal or academic purposes.”—School Library Journal, starred review
With many jurisdictions considering whether or not to implem …

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My Body My Choice

The Fight for Abortion Rights

by Robin Stevenson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: pregnancy, sexuality & pregnancy, girls & women

★“Required reading for teens of every gender.”—Booklist, starred review
Abortion is one of the most common of all medical procedures. But it is still stigmatized,  and all too often people do not feel they can talk about their experiences.
Making abortion illegal or hard to access doesn't make it any less common; it just makes it dangero …

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Eat This!

How Fast Food Marketing Gets You to Buy Junk (And How to Fight Back)

by Andrea Curtis, illustrated by Peggy Collins
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: diet & nutrition, cooking & food

A provocative follow-up to the bestselling What's for Lunch?, Eat This! zooms in on fast food marketing to children — an immense industry worth billions of dollars. Andrea Curtis shows how fast food companies push their unhealthy food and beverages by embedding their sales pitches in everything from Snapchat filters to movies, from videogames to …

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Fired Up about Reproductive Rights

by Jane Kirby
edition: Paperback
also available: Audiobook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: girls & women, general (see also headings under family)

What is at stake in the fight for safe, legal, and accessible abortion services? And who benefits from our dark legacy of coercive sterilization, eugenics, and population control?

Reproductive rights are rights that everyone should be fired up about!

Decades after abortion was legalized and decriminalized in Canada, the US, and the UK, why are we s …

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The Little Black Book for Girlz

A Book on Healthy Sexuality

by St. Stephen's Community House, read by Cassandra Campbell; Cassandra Carr; Gabrielle Cuir; Kimberly Farr; Roxanne Hernandez; Shannon Kramer & Lisa Renee Pitts
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
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A super-important guide for girls - written by teens for teens.

Check it out: not just a book about sex, but a look at girl culture by teenagers. No stuffy school textbook. No nosy adults. Just a diverse group of teen girls from a community youth project who had questions about sexuality.

To find answers, they collected stories, poetry, and artwork …

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The Little Black Book for Guys

Guys Talk About Sex

by St. Stephen's Community House, read by Paul Boehmer; Noah Geldberg; Kirby Heyborne; Blas Kisic; Sunil Malhotra; Tom Schiff & Mirron Willis
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
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A survival guide to being a guy. Lots of guys talk the big talk, but what's really going on with sex? That's what a group of young men sat down to figure out for The Little Black Book for Guys.

To get behind the hype, they talked to other teens and collected stories, poems, essays, and art about personal experiences. They also interviewed health pr …

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