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Betty

The Helen Betty Osborne Story

by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: social topics, prejudice & racism, girls & women, aboriginal & indigenous, violence, law & crime
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When Elephants Fight

by Eric Walters, other primary creator Adrian Bradbury
edition: 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 Anger Workbook for Teens

Activities to Help You Deal with Anger and Frustration

by Raychelle Cassada Lohmann, foreword by Julia V. Taylor
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: violence

Do you often find yourself in trouble because of anger? Do you react to situations and later regret how you behaved? Does your anger cause problems with other people? Are you tired of letting anger control you?

Between family life, friends, and the pressures of school, there's no doubt that it's stressful being a teenager. And while anger is a natur …

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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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