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Fired Up about Reproductive Rights

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


Decades after abortion was legalized and decriminalized in Canada, the US, and the UK, why are we still fighting for reproductive rights? 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 …


I Can't Keep My Own Secrets

Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous & Obscure

by Larry Smith & Rachel Fershleiser
edition: 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 …


The Courage To Change

A Teen Survival Guide

by Leave Out ViolencE (L.O.V.E.), edited by Brenda Proulx
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: general (see also headings under family), violence

Teens talking to teens in a powerful book where formerly violent young people speak out to their peers. A unique compilation of real-life stories and striking black and white photographs that grapple with issues of bullying, neglect, self-image, domestic violence and sexual abuse that are sometimes compounded by drug abuse and criminal behavior. Th …

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