Books tagged: culture of adolescence

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Are Humans Obsolete?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,410. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Today machines can outplay us at chess, perform surgeries, manage airports, design buildings, act in films. Soon they'll compete with us in nearly every field. Will this cause mass layoffs and riots? Or will we benefit? ... Plus a clear look at our high-tech culture of adolescence, a way to make sense of modern media, and a bird’s-eye view of the turf war between science and religion.
The Lonely Place--Re-visioning Adolescence and the Rite of Passage
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
A beautiful exploration of how our culture has failed to maintain meaningful rites of passage for our young. As a result, they create their own destructive subcultures. Offers a strong vision for change.
Angel Heirs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Two young people meet as they are about to commit suicide. Angelina, a high school senior, broken by intense grief, believes that she is a real angel. Gerald Sparks, the most famous young actor on the planet, has chronic heart failure wants to go out in a blaze of glory. They journey across the landscape of their past until they are forced to face up to the real cause of their demise: themselves.
Beauregard Battles the Robosaurus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Five short stories of adolescent adventure, peril, and heroism.
Prodigal's Steps: The True Story of a Family's Desperate Flight Back Home
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Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
The James Family had it all: Dad, a Navy fighter pilot, now flying commercial planes; Mom, an attorney with her own small law firm. Their 4 children completed the picture: smart, athletic, successful, beautiful. This is the perfect story of how they had finally 'arrived'. Yet, it is also the story of how they almost lost it all; and how they fought to save their children - from hell itself...