Books tagged: youth violence

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Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family, a USA Book News Award finalist, is an inspirational memoir and guide for young adults, or anyone struggling to overcome challenges. This story is how sports principles helped the author overcome a violent childhood, intertwined with insights from superstar athletes who used these same principles to conquer challenges---and win.
Reform Juvenile Justice Now: A Judge’s Timely Advice for Drastic System Change
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Center for Sustainable Journalism. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Judge Steven Teske, a juvenile court judge and national thought leader on juvenile justice reform,lays out an impressive plan for change, including (1) Developing Alternatives to Incarceration (2) Ending Zero Tolerance in Schools (3) Being Smart about Bullying (4) Ending the Jailing of Kids Who Make Us Mad (5)Taking a Stand Against the Politics of Fear and (6) Demanding Parental Involvement.
A Tale of Three Gunmen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
On a late April day in 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Kleiborn walked into Columbine High School and killed 12 of their classmates. On a late April day in 2007, college student Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 of his classmates. In 2009, two radically different books addressing these mass-killings were released, David Cullen's "Columbine" and Lucinda Roy's "No Right to Remain Silent."
How Long Will I Cry?
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Price: Free! Words: 104,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In 2011 and 2012, while more than 900 people were being murdered in Chicago, creative-writing students from DePaul University fanned out all over the city to interview people whose lives have been changed by the bloodshed. The result is this extraordinary and eye-opening work of oral history. Told by real people in their own words, How Long Will I Cry? is harrowing, heartbreaking and full of hope.