Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II: More Stories of Life, Love and Learning

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II: More Stories of Life, Love and Learning


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623611224
Publisher: Backlist, LLC - a unit of Chicken Soup of the Soul Publishing LLC
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Series: Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 166,510
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jack Canfield is co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, which includes forty New York Times bestsellers, and coauthor of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation and peak performance and is currently CEO of the Canfield Training Group and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. An internationally renowned corporate trainer and keynote speaker, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Mark Victor Hansen is a co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul.


Santa Barbara, California

Date of Birth:

August 19, 1944

Place of Birth:

Fort Worth, Texas


B.A. in History, Harvard University, 1966; M.A.T. Program, University of Chicago, 1968; M.Ed., U. of Massachusetts, 1973

Table of Contents

Introduction xiii

1 On Relationships

Starlight, Star Bright Kelly Garnett 2

Seven Minutes in Heaven Andrew Keegan as told to Kimberly Kirberger 5

Practical Application Dan Clark 8

A Geek, a Nerd, a Bookworm Kimberly Russell 9

My Angel Has a Halo Amanda Johnson 13

A Cool Drink of Water Camden Watts 15

Unrequited Love Rachel Rosenberg 18

Gray Constance Ananta Sobsey 23

Starting a New Path Jessie Braun 24

Discovery Eugene E. Beasley 28

Hopscotch and Tears Becca Woolf 31

Inside Melissa Collette 34

Lost Love Robby Smith as told to T. J. Lacey 36

Why Guys Like Girls Kimberly Kirberger 40

Love Is Never Lost David J. Murcott 43

David's Smile Cambra J. Cameron 46

2 On Friendship

The Rift Erica Thoits 50

The Right Thing Kelly Garnett 53

Donna and Claudia Carol Gallivan 57

A Friend for Life Jennifer Love Hewitt 62

Speechless Shawna Singh 64

I Need You Now Becky Tucker 70

Choices Alicia M. Boxler 71

Friends Forever Phyllis Lin 75

I Remember Gilbert April Joy Gazmen 78

The Tragic Reunion Amy Muscato 82

3 On Love and Kindness

Bobby, I'm Smiling E. Keenan 86

An A for Mrs. B Karina Snow 89

Kids Who Are Different Digby Wolfe 92

McDonald's Shelly Miller 93

A Valentine for Laura Don Caskey 95

A Simple Hello Katie E. Houston 97

Change for a Dollar Bonnie Maloney 98

My Friend Charley Robin Hyatt 100

My First Experience at Tasting the Raindrops Christy Clouse 102

So How Do You Boost an Ego? Kirk Hill 105

Losing an Enemy Patty Anne Sluys 108

Give Random Acts of Kindness a Try! Melissa Broeckelman 111

4 Tough Stuff

Losing Hope Heather Klassen 116

A Call for Help Jill Maxbauer 121

Tomorrow Came Again Ashley Hiser 124

It Happened to Me Joanie Twersky 126

Tell Me Why You Cry Nicole Rose Patridge 129

Nintendo Master Katie Gill 133

Already Perfect Elisa Donovan 135

My Toughest Decision Kristina Dulcey 139

It's Tough to Be a Teenager Tony Overman 141

Not Your Typical Prom Night Stacy Bennett 143

No Matter What Happens Alison Mary Forbes 146

Hero of the 'Hood Paula McDonald 148

Visionary Jason Leib 156

The Mom I Never Had Becka Allen 158

Good Night, Dad Luken Grace 161

5 On Family

Beautiful, She Said Jessica Gardner 166

Steeped with Meaning Daphna Renan 169

There Is an Oz Terri Cecil 171

A Father's Wish Kent Nerburn 175

Heartwood W. W. Meade 178

The Cheerleader Marsha Arons 184

The Bridge Between Verses Shashi Bhat 188

The Ones in Front of Me Lia Gay 19l

Role Reversal Adi Amar 193

Snowdrops Sarah McCann 197

My Most Memorable Christmas Reverend Robert Schuller 200

My Real Father Anonymous 203

Making Dad Proud Josh Nally 206

The Perfect Family Marc St. Pierre 209

6 Learning Lessons

Making Sarah Cry Cheryl L Costello-Forshey 214

The Wedding Ring Marsha Arons 218

Andrea's Fresh Start Peg Verone 222

A Lesson for Life Medard Laz 226

Remember Me? Ann Landers 228

A Wider Classroom Kate McMahon 230

The Bat Bryony Blackwood 232

The Player Kelly Garnett 233

The Porcelain Bride Doll Marsha Arons 237

Myself Peer Counsellor Workbook 241

Firmer Ground Diana Chapman 243

Love and Belonging T. J. Lacey 247

What I Wish I'd Known Sooner Meredith Rowe 252

My Most Embarrassing Moment Rochelle M. Pennington 258

Call Me Cindy Hamond 263

7 Making a Difference

For You, Dad Heather Metzger as told to Bill Holton 268

Somebody Loves You Wil Horneff 272

The Power of a Smile Susan Record 276

Pay Attention Dan Clark 279

Joe Camel Meladee McCarty 281

Anything Is Possible Jason Dorsey 283

A Challenge That I Overcame Arundel Hartman Bell 287

A Street Kid's Guide Jennings Michael Burch 289

Teenagers Today Kimberly Kirberger 293

An Open Heart Sandy Pathe 295

8 Growing Up

Wonder, to Me Jill Thieme 298

How Much Does It Cost? Margaret Hill 302

Image Isn't Everything Jamie Shockley 306

Hi There, Ugly! Greg Barker 310

Imprints Donna Miesbach 312

I Won't Be Left Behind Sara Nachtman 314

An Athlete's Prayer Sandy Dow Mapula 316

The Blank Page Jenni Norman 318

Who Is Jack Canfield? 321

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen? 322

Who Is Kimberly Kirberger? 323

Contributors 324

Permissions 336

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II: More Stories of Life, Love and Learning 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book looks super good and i hope i can buy it!(:
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
They r great but i was hopeing they wud hav one for a troubled teen