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Doing It
by Hannah Witton

Language

English

Pages

352

Publication Date

July 03, 2018

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<p>SEXTING. VIRGINITY. CONSENT. THE BIG O... Sex-positive vlogger Hannah Witton covers it all.</p><p>Nobody really has sex all figured out. So Hannah Witton wrote a book full of honest, hilarious (and sometimes awkward) anecdotes, confessions, and revelations. Hannah talks about doing it safely. Doing it joyfully. Doing it when you're ready. Not doing it. Basically, doing it the way you want, when you want (if you want).</p><p><em>Doing It</em> works as an introduction to sex as well as a guidebook for those who are already sexually active, with insight on topics such as healthy relationships, porn, contraception, sex shaming, and more. Approachable and empowering, this is a go-to resource for all things s-e-x.</p>
Fever 1793
by Laurie Halse Anderson

Language

English

Pages

257

Publication Date

August 16, 2011

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It's late summer 1793, and the streets of Philadelphia are abuzz with mosquitoes and rumors of fever. Down near the docks, many have taken ill, and the fatalities are mounting. Now they include Polly, the serving girl at the Cook Coffeehouse. But fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook doesn't get a moment to mourn the passing of her childhood playmate. New customers have overrun her family's coffee shop, located far from the mosquito-infested river, and Mattie's concerns of fever are all but overshadowed by dreams of growing her family's small business into a thriving enterprise. But when the fever begins to strike closer to home, Mattie's struggle to build a new life must give way to a new fight-the fight to stay alive.
Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey
by , Nathaniel Newman

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

January 14, 2020

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<b>Praised by R.J. Palacio as 鈥渨ondrous鈥濃€攖his moving memoir follows a teenage boy with TC syndrome and his exceptional family from diagnosis at birth to now.<br /><br /> 鈥淭his touching memoir is a must-read for anyone who wants to know more about the real-world experiences of a child with craniofacial differences and his extraordinary family. It鈥檚 also more than that. It鈥檚 a story about the love between a mother and a son, a child and his family, and the breadth of friends, helpers, and doctors that step in when the unexpected happens. It鈥檚 a story that will make young readers reevaluate the word 鈥榥ormal鈥欌€攏ot only as it applies to others, but to themselves. Any book that can do that is pretty wondrous, as far as I鈥檓 concerned.鈥澛犫€擱.J. Palacio, author of聽<i>Wonder</i></b><br /><br /><i>Normal</i>. Who is to say what this word means? For Magda Newman, it was a goal. She wanted her son Nathaniel to be able to play on the playground, swim at the beach, enjoy the moments his friends took for granted. But Nathaniel鈥檚 severe Treacher Collins syndrome鈥攁 craniofacial condition鈥攎eant that other concerns came first. Could he eat without the aid of a gastrointestinal tube? Could he hear? Would he ever be able to breathe effortlessly? But Nathaniel looks at 鈥渘ormal鈥?from a completely different perspective.<br /> 聽<br /> In this uplifting and humorous memoir that includes black-and-white comic illustrations, mother and son tell the story of his growing up鈥攆rom facing聽sixty-seven surgeries before the age of fifteen, to making friends, moving across the country, and persevering through hardships. How they tackle extraordinary circumstances with love and resilience is a true testament to Magda and Nathaniel鈥檚 family, and to families everywhere who quietly but courageously persist.
Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines
by Nic Sheff

Language

English

Pages

340

Publication Date

April 24, 2009

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<b>The story that inspired the major motion picture <i>Beautiful Boy</i> featuring Steve Carell and Timoth茅e Chalamet<i>.</i></b><br /> <br /><b>This <i>New York Times </i>bestselling memoir of a young man鈥檚 addiction to methamphetamine tells a raw, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful tale of the road from relapse to recovery.</b><br /><br />Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and Ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able to quit and put his life together whenever he needed to. It took a violent relapse one summer in California to convince him otherwise. In a voice that is raw and honest, Nic spares no detail in telling us the compelling, heartbreaking, and true story of his relapse and the road to recovery. As we watch Nic plunge into the mental and physical depths of drug addiction, he paints a picture for us of a person at odds with his past, with his family, with his substances, and with himself. It's a harrowing portrait鈥攂ut not one without hope.
Health for Life
by , Terri D. Farrar

Language

English

Pages

424

Publication Date

April 01, 2014

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<i>Health for Life</i> is an innovative new resource that teaches high school students the fundamentals of health and wellness, how to avoid destructive habits, and how to choose to live healthy lives. Health for Life is available in print and digital formats, including an iBooks interactive version for iPads plus other e-book formats that students can use across a variety of platforms.<br /><br /> This text covers all aspects of healthy living throughout the life span: <ul><li>Understanding health and wellness (positive aspect of health)</li><li>Preventing disease and seeking care</li><li>Embracing the priority lifestyles of physical activity, nutrition, and stress management</li><li>Avoiding destructive habits</li><li>Building relationships</li><li>Creating healthy and safe communities</li></ul>
Spirituality in Young Adult Literature: The Last Taboo (Studies i...
by Patty Campbell

Language

English

Pages

206

Publication Date

June 24, 2015

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In a time when almost any gritty topic can be featured in a young adult novel, there is one subject that is avoided by writers and publishers. Faith and belief in God seldom appear in traditional form in novels for teens. The lack of such ideas in mainstream adolescent literature can be interpreted by teens to mean that these matters are not important. Yet a significant part of growing up is struggling with issues of spirituality. The underlying problem, of course, is that there are so few writers who are willing to talk to teenagers about God, even indirectly, or who themselves have the religious literacy for the task.<br /><br />Spirituality in Young Adult Literature: The Last Taboo tackles a subject rarely portrayed in fiction aimed at teens. In this volume, Patty Campbell examines not only realistic fiction, but young adult literature that deals with mysticism, apocalyptical end times, and even YA novels that depict the Divine Encounter. Campbell maintains that fantasy works are inherently spiritual, because the plots nearly always progress toward a showdown between good and evil. As such, the author surmises that the popularity of fantasy among teens may represent their interest in the mystical dimensions of faith and the otherworldly. In this study, Campbell examines works of fiction that express perspectives from Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism. Distinguished YA novelist Chris Crowe provides a chapter on Mormon values and Mormon YA authors and how their novels integrate those values into their books. <br /><br />By looking at how spirituality is represented in novels aimed at teens, this book asks what progress, if any, has been made in slaying the taboo. Although most of the books discussed in this study are recent, an appendix lists YA books from 1967 to the present that have dealt with issues of faith. A timely look at an important subject, Spirituality in Young Adult Literature will be of interest to young adult librarians, junior and senior high school teachers, and students and instructors of college courses in adolescent literature, as well as to parents of teens.
This Book Is Gay
by Juno Dawson

Language

English

Pages

273

Publication Date

June 02, 2015

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<p><strong>"The book every LGBT person would have killed for as a teenager, told in the voice of a wise best friend. Frank, warm, funny, USEFUL." 鈥擯atrick Ness, bestselling author</strong></p><p>Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder. This book is for YOU. </p><p>There's a long-running joke that, after "coming out," a lesbian, gay guy, bisexual, or trans person should receive a membership card and instruction manual. THIS IS THAT INSTRUCTION MANUAL. You're welcome. </p><p>Inside you'll find the answers to all the questions you ever wanted to ask: from sex to politics, hooking up to stereotypes, coming out and more. This candid, funny, and uncensored exploration of sexuality and what it's like to grow up LGBT also includes real stories from people across the gender and sexual spectrums, not to mention hilarious illustrations. </p><p>You will be entertained. You will be informed. But most importantly, you will know that however you identify (or don't) and whomever you love, you are exceptional. You matter. And so does this book.</p><p>One of The Guardian's Best Books of the Year</p><p>"This egregious gap has now been filled to a fare-thee-well by Dawson's book..." - <em>Booklist</em> (Starred) </p>
Out!: How to Be Your Authentic Self
by Miles McKenna

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

May 26, 2020

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<b>The ultimate coming out survival guide by queer and trans activist鈥攁nd social media superstar鈥擬iles McKenna</b><br /> 聽<br /> Activist Miles McKenna came out on his YouTube channel in 2017, documenting his transition to help other teens navigate their identities and take charge of their own coming-out stories. From that wisdom comes Out!, the ultimate coming-out survival guide. Find validation, inspiration, and support for your questions big and small鈥攚hether you鈥檙e exploring your identity or seeking to understand the experience of an awesome queer person in your life.<br />
Dating My Best Friend (Redefining Me Book 1)
by , Ann Maree Craven

Language

English

Pages

242

Publication Date

June 13, 2019

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<h3><strong>Peyton:</strong></h3><p>The kiss was perfect.聽</p><p>The accident that followed was tragic.</p><p><br /></p><p>Eighteen months have passed and I haven鈥檛 seen Cameron since that night. My best friend kissed me and then ghosted me.</p><p>Fifty pounds later and I鈥檓 the F word. No, not that F word. This one has three letters that have haunted me my entire life.聽</p><p>Now, Cameron Tucker is back.聽</p><p>But who am I kidding? Peyton Callahan doesn鈥檛 get the guy.聽</p><p><br /></p><h3><strong>Cameron:</strong></h3><p>The kiss was a huge mistake.聽</p><p>The accident ruined my life.</p><p><br /></p><p>I kissed my best friend and then abandoned her. Now I鈥檓 back.聽</p><p>I don鈥檛 regret loving her. I only wish she鈥檇 forgotten me and that incredible kiss.聽聽</p><p>Because I know her. Peyton pushes buttons and pries into secrets.聽</p><p>And this secret I鈥檝e returned with?聽</p><p>Let鈥檚 just say my label has a lot more than three letters.</p><p><br /></p><p>Book 1 in the Redefining Me series, Dating My Best Friend is a YA romance with all the feels.聽</p><p><br /></p><p><strong><u>The Redefining Me series:</u></strong></p><ol><li>Dating My Best Friend</li><li>Dating the Boy Next Door</li><li>Dating My Nemesis</li></ol>
Chew On This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food
by , Eric Schlosser

Language

English

Pages

316

Publication Date

August 15, 2012

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<p>Kids love fast food. And the fast food industry definitely loves kids. It couldn鈥檛 survive without them. Did you know that the biggest toy company in the world is McDonald鈥檚? It鈥檚 true. In fact, one out of every three toys given to a child in the United States each year is from a fast food restaurant. </p><p>Not only has fast food reached into the toy industry, it鈥檚 moving into our schools. One out of every five public schools in the United States now serves brand name fast food. But do kids know what they鈥檙e eating? Where do fast food hamburgers come from? And what makes those fries taste so good? </p><p>When Eric Schlosser鈥檚 best-selling book, Fast Food Nation, was published for adults in 2001, many called for his groundbreaking insight to be shared with young people. Now Schlosser, along with co-writer Charles Wilson, has investigated the subject further, uncovering new facts children need to know. </p><p>In Chew On This, they share with kids the fascinating and sometimes frightening truth about what lurks between those sesame seed buns, what a chicken 鈥榥ugget鈥?really is, and how the fast food industry has been feeding off children for generations.</p>

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