Books tagged: dropout

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The Magic Pencil
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Malcolm Bakersfield's new classmate, Nia Stellar is "not your average girl." Exciting and fantastic events occur, seemingly to do with her and a scruffy, used pencil. Nia challenges Malc in many ways and he discovers new abilities and sides to himself. We join him in his quest to find the truth to to the power of the pencil. And, like him, we just may learn a lot about ourselves.
Only I Can Define Me: Releasing Shame and Growing Into My Adult Self
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,220. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ms. Foman's memior discusses the price to be paid for unlearning everything that she was taught as a child when she made the decision to leave a family that suffered generations of mental illness and addictions. Ms. Foman quit high school, got pregnant as a teenager and found the strength to enter law school even as a welfare mother.
The Five Pearls
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,830. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A dying man with a terrible past and a hidden agenda changes the hearts, minds, and character of The Tadpoles - five angry, stubborn students forced into an after-school program. Hickey’s world of disconnected quirky characters destroys the myth of the American melting pot and turns it into a salad bowl of mixed races growing up together with surprising results.
Who Cares
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,100. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Oscar Jacobs is a young college dropout who works as an orderly at a home for the disabled. Shocked by its dysfunctional environment and unbalanced staff-members, he examines the meaning of caring, the meaning of life and the meaning of death. A dark undercurrent of menace propels the story towards a collision course leading to a shocking conclusion.
Pick-me-up
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Price: Free! Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
In small town Iowa, where a family's reputation is hard to shake, Katelyn has a choice to make--Follow her sisters' lead, lose herself to love, take the drug that's offered, or pick herself up after getting knocked down. This young adult novel travels to the troubling truth of life outside high school hallways where not every family or teenager is innocent.