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We Are Absolutely Not Okay

We Are Absolutely Not Okay

by Marjie Bowker
     
 
Imagine being asked to pull a gun on a stranger. Or having a gun shoved in your face by the man you call stepdad.

Envision feeling so depressed you cut yourself repeatedly or down a bottle of pills to make the pain go away. Consider what it takes to tell your parents that you are transgender, or what it feels like to have the dad you love addicted to meth.

We Are

Overview

Imagine being asked to pull a gun on a stranger. Or having a gun shoved in your face by the man you call stepdad.

Envision feeling so depressed you cut yourself repeatedly or down a bottle of pills to make the pain go away. Consider what it takes to tell your parents that you are transgender, or what it feels like to have the dad you love addicted to meth.

We Are Absolutely Not Okay is a collection of unsparing true stories written by fourteen teenagers who have experienced life at its darkest but have made it through and are now picking up the pieces. By writing and sharing their stories, they are coping with their past and seizing their future. They are also reaching out to other teenagers-to let them know that they are not alone and that even if their life now is Absolutely Not Okay, they have the power within themselves to make it better.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780615638607
Publisher:
Edmonds School District
Publication date:
06/06/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.19(d)

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