Seventeen Real Girls, Real-Life Stories: True Crime

Seventeen Real Girls, Real-Life Stories: True Crime

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by Seventeen Magazine Editors
     
 



From pranks gone wrong to sexual abuse and murder, these stories will motivate readers to reflect on their own lives. In one case, 14-year old twin girls rob a bank in a desperate bid to save the family home, while another tale tells of a mother who makes a horrifying decision for her pregnant daughter. These people share their personal trials and tragedies in… See more details below

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From pranks gone wrong to sexual abuse and murder, these stories will motivate readers to reflect on their own lives. In one case, 14-year old twin girls rob a bank in a desperate bid to save the family home, while another tale tells of a mother who makes a horrifying decision for her pregnant daughter. These people share their personal trials and tragedies in the hopes that others can learn from their experiences. Includes a 16-page color photo insert.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal

Gr 8 Up- These stories come directly from the pages of Seventeen magazine. Each one includes a lurid description of the crime, followed by the punishment meted out by the criminal-justice system. The opening story features a preteen murdered by her mother after she confesses to losing her virginity. This is followed by a selection about "lesbian killers" who brutally stabbed one of the girl's grandparents and another entry about an eight-months-pregnant 14-year-old murdered by contract killers hired by the victim's adult boyfriend. One of the more appalling aspects is not only how many of the victims are young girls, but also how many of the perps are. Glossy, full-color, shocking photographs from each story appear in a centerfold. The tone and language are the typical pulpy standard set by the true-crime genre. For Law and Order and Special Victims Unit fans, these tabloid-tastic stories definitely hit the target.-Elaine Baran Black, Georgia Public Library Service, Atlanta

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588168535
Publisher:
Hearst
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Series:
Seventeen Real Girls, Real-Life Stories Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
164,167
File size:
0 MB
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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