Street and Runaway Teens

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737740332
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/25/2008
  • Series: Social Issues Firsthand Series
  • Pages: 131
  • Age range: 13 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     9
Introduction     12
Surviving on the Streets
The Lay of the Land   Tina S.   Jamie Pastor Bolnick     17
Christmas on the Streets   Janice Erlbaum     26
My Life as a Male Teen Prostitute   Aaron Kipnis     35
Abuse at Home Leads to Life on the Street$dNew Statesman & Society     45
My Friends Didn't Know I Was Homeless   Sandy Fertman Ryan     53
Lessons Learned from Running Away
You Win Some, You Lose Some, but You Live   William Dominguez     60
I'm Out Here for a Reason   Noreen Shanahan     67
Not the Right Choice   Ernesto     73
My Son Is Repeating My Mistakes   Blazesmom     77
Supporting My Sister's Decision to Leave   Carl Holm   Liz Welch     83
Trying to Help Teens in Trouble
Trying to Do the Right Thing   Martha Tod Dudman     88
I Was a Hired Thug for Tough Love   Sheerly Avni     100
Teens Need Self-Reflection, Not Lectures   Hector Gonzalez     109
Stick with Street Kids, No Matter What   Mark     115
Organizations to Contact     117
For Further Reading     123
Index     128
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