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Choosing to Live, Choosing to Die

The Complexities of Assisted Dying

by Nikki Tate, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
edition: Paperback
  • 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 implemen …

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Freedom of Expression

Deal with it before you are censored

by Danielle S. McLaughlin, illustrated by Paris Alleyne
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 5
tagged: social topics, emotions & feelings, manners & etiquette, civil & human rights

Can you say anything you want? Should you?

Everyone has rights but navigating your rights can be difficult. You have the right to freedom of expression but there are many places where this freedom is limited by laws, rules and regulations, or even customs such as good manners.

By exploring the viewpoints of The Censor, The Speechmaker and The Witness …

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Surviving the Emotional Roller Coaster

DBT Skills to Help Teens Manage Emotions

by Sheri Van Dijk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: emotions & feelings

The teen years are an emotional roller coaster. So, how can you make it through? In this important guide, leading dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and teen expert Sheri Van Dijk offers four core skills to help you manage your emotional ups and downs, build great relationships, and thrive!

As a teen, you're experiencing intense changes in your life …

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Am I the Only One?

Struggling Being a Teen

by Treena Wynes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings, eating disorders & body image

It's not easy being a teen. Entering the adult world of judgment and responsibility can be tough, especially when you're already dealing with a changing body. The need to stand on your own can conflict with your need to belong, and the overwhelming nature of it all can make you wonder if you're the only one who feels this way. Am I the Only One? he …

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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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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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The Little Black Book for Girlz

A Book on Healthy Sexuality

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

Check it out: not just a book about sex, but a look at girl culture by youth themselves. No stuffy school textbook. No nosey 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 from other youth. They also interviewed frontline healt …

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