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I Can't Keep My Own Secrets

Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous & Obscure

by Larry Smith & Rachel Fershleiser
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: personal memoirs, general (see also headings under family)

From the editors of the international phenomenon and New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning comes a collection of six-word memoirs created by and for teens.

From cancer to creativity, prom dates to promiscuity, and breaking hearts to breaking laws, the memoirs in this collection reveal that often the youngest writers have the most f …

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Tell Me Why

How Young People Can Change the World

compiled by Eric Walters
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: social activists, self-esteem & self-reliance, civil & human rights

A powerful, inspiring book for any young person who wants to make a difference.

“I just want to know: why do you think that people treat each other the way that they do? Is there something that happened to you that made you want to help people? And, finally, what, if anything, do you think one kid can do to make a difference?”

Responding to the …

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When Elephants Fight

by Eric Walters, other primary creator Adrian Bradbury
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: military & wars, violence

When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. This ancient proverb of the Kikuyu people, a tribal group in Kenya, Africa, is as true today as when the words were first spoken, perhaps thousands of years ago. Its essence is simplicity—when the large fight, it is the small who suffer most. And when it comes to war, the smallest, the most vul …

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The Little Black Book for Guys

Guys Talk About Sex

created by St. Stephen's Community House
edition: Paperback
also available: Audiobook (CD)
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: sexuality & pregnancy, emotions & feelings, dating & sex

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 professionals to get the facts t …

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Slavery Today

A Groundwork Guide

by Kevin Bales & Becky Cornell, series edited by Jane Springer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: prejudice & racism, law & crime

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail

Twenty-seven million people -- young and old, men and women -- are locked in bondage worldwide. Slavery Today traces the …

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GirlSpoken

edited by Jessica Hein; Heather Holland & Carol Kauppi
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: girls & women, self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings

From pen, brush, and tongue, girls and young women speak their truths, tell it like it is, and call for change. This collection of creative works is an exploration of young women’s identities, self-expression and voice.

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Sex for Guys

A Groundwork Guide

by Manne Forssberg, series edited by Jane Springer, translated by Maria Lundin
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: dating & sex, boys & men

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail

Hundreds of books deal with young women's sexuality. This book is different in that it is an unabashed and forthright gu …

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