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Rage: True Stories by Teens About Anger
     

Rage: True Stories by Teens About Anger

by Laura Longhine (Editor)
 

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These teens have plenty of reasons to be angry: parental abuse, street violence, peer pressure, powerlessness, and more. The writers talk honestly about anger managing as they struggle to gain control of their emotions and stop hurting others and themselves. 
 
Real Teen Voices Series

Teens open up to tell personal stories that

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These teens have plenty of reasons to be angry: parental abuse, street violence, peer pressure, powerlessness, and more. The writers talk honestly about anger managing as they struggle to gain control of their emotions and stop hurting others and themselves. 
 
Real Teen Voices Series

Teens open up to tell personal stories that tackle difficult, real-life issues. Direct, revealing, and often raw, these voices will ring true for any teen reader who has faced bullying, anger, or stress. Each piece has been selected and edited to appeal to reluctant and emerging readers as young as seventh grade. Readers will be inspired by the writers’ courage and strength in working hard to overcome problems both large and small.

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“Teens from New York-based Youth Communication pen autobiographical essays about their struggles with bullies, anger about bad home situations and unfair treatment, and pressure to conform or be successful. While not graphic or overly profane, their well-written stories are often harrowing to read, with frank accounts of abuse, neglect, sexuality, and crushing loneliness . . . What is most striking . . . is the teens’ resilience as they seek aid, learn coping strategies, or find outlets for self-expression.”—School Library Journal

VOYA’s 2012 Nonfiction Honor List

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575424149
Publisher:
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
07/16/2012
Series:
Real Teen Voices Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
599,480
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
850L (what's this?)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Youth Communication is a New York–based nonprofit organization that teaches writing, journalism, and leadership skills to inner-city teens. Its mission is to help marginalized youth develop their full potential through reading and writing, so that they can succeed in school and at work and contribute to their communities.

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