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Turnaround Summer
By Paul Hansen
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009 by Danforth Book Distribution. Category: Nonfiction
Boys want men in their lives as models of what to become, as guides along sometimes shaky paths, and as companions just for sharing. Boys need men in their lives to grow into capable, confident, nurturing men for a strong and secure society. In Turnaround Summer, Paul Hansen gives us an inside peek—with humor, sensitivity, and wisdom—of the magical results from men mentoring boys.
In Jupiter's Shadow
By Gregory Gerard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Hiding from others is easy. Hiding from yourself is trickier. Growing up in Western New York in the late ’70s/early ’80s, Greg is a teenage “detective" searching for self-truth. He confronts Heaven and Hell as he struggles -- within a family full of secrets -- to solve the profound mystery he encounters in the bathtub on the second floor.
Becoming William
By Robert Adair Wilson
Series: Tales of The BCBD, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2010. Category: Fiction
"Becoming William" is an exploration of events in one adolescent life that contribute to the formation of a personality growing from childhood to young adulthood.
The Lonely Place--Re-visioning Adolescence and the Rite of Passage
By Patricia Jamie Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Raisinheart
By Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Fiction
Three stories of a lonely youth. Jimmy Kruzel's bad luck is that his worst enemies are always his best friends, or is it the other way around, and that sometimes his darkest hours seem to come right after the dawn. In tales more bitter than sweet, Jimmy finds that you can attract more flies with honey than you can with vinegar, but really, who wants to attract flies anyway?
You Need To Know
By Elise Bell
You set the price! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Effective Sex and Social education is when it is given BEFORE puberty or before hormones kick in. I also believe that this should not happen in schools but in the home. This is meant for your teen to read and ask questions. A little embarrassment can save a lot of heart ache. I will be donating a portion of the profit from this book to LHS which was destroyed by tornados on June 5th.
Superfoot
By Janet Gingold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
Adam Clarke just wants to play soccer. But since a leg injury left him lopsided, he can’t run. He can’t even breathe. His parents think he’s impossible, his sisters think he’s pathetic, his classmates think he’s a joke. Stuck in the slow lane with his grandfather, he makes unexpected discoveries. What he learns by putting himself in other people's shoes gets him back in the game.
Young Adult Fiction, Seven Deadly Sins Series (The Intern, Book 1, Lust)
By Jess C Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
A 17-year-old intern must choose between trusting an irresistibly suave dance instructor—or her instincts * * * Book #1 (Lust) in Jess C Scott’s SINS07 "seven deadly sins" series. A "Reviewer Top Pick" at Night Owl Reviews (Dec 2011)! * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott.
Faces ... Everywhere
By Robert Adair Wilson
Series: Tales of The BCBD, Book 5 · Collected Works of Robert Adair Wilson, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
Charles, a troubled adolescent, comes to realize a power higher than the demons, either real or imagined, that have plagued his life for what seemed an eternity. This is a story of growth and development of spirit and character.
All that you can leave behind
By David Thyssen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
To 13 year old Sage, the Caribbean island he just moved to with his apathetic mother might as well be deserted. Away from the turmoil of his old life in California, he is now left to deal with a past of abuse, but finds he holds his own key to happiness inside. More than a story of redemption, it tells of the innate human drive for life and love, a quest for happiness on which all of us embark.