I am just a young girl, staring at my glass-created reflection as I tug on soft or thick Cotton and stiffened-Pleather to prepare for uncharted territory, high school. Follow me through this journey of discovering what real friendship means.
Poems about love, loss, heartbreak, growing up, and desperation for freedom. If you resonate with Holden Caulfeild or the music of The Vaccines, this book is for you. It's personal, but isn't all art, really?
When almost-14-year-old Avery arrives at her Aunt Minna's house for the summer, she doesn't anticipate all the quirky twists which lead to the best adventures of her life, and ultimately give her a deeper understanding of who she is.
When awkward 17-year-old Benjamin Porter gets seduced by the voluptuous actor Joan Ponti, a teenager herself from another school he meets at work, he feels he may have found his calling walking the boards. But the intrigue, lies, and manipulation off stage in Joan's scripted thespian world may portend tragedy for Ben.
Here! A ticket to anywhere. A Google search is one thing, but, I mean what could be better than going there. I'm 14 yrs. old and Grampa showed me Italy. I was scared out of my pants in the Roman Coliseum and turned bright red with embarrassment as I crawled along the streets of Pompeii, but I liked being a fashion 'star' in Florence. Read about my adventure – just don't ask me about my birthmark!
It's the summer before high school, and secrets are turning Darla Decker's life upside down. When she and her best friends uncover a shocking connection between Reggie's grandmother and Shiloh Farms' demon-bus-driving cat lady, the trio dives into a mystery that's been decades in the making. [Young Adult (13 and Up), Coming of Age, Teenage Girls]
Sixth-grader Adam Krasner wishes every family decision wasn’t based on his brother Jeremy and Jeremy’s problems. The Krasners have even moved to a new town because it has a great school system for kids with disabilities. If only Jeremy didn’t always act so goofy. And if only their mother didn’t insist that both brothers be placed on the same Little League team...
It’s not easy being a teenage boy growing up in a tough Sydney neighbourhood in the 1930s. It’s even harder when your dream is to become an aviator, your parents are dead against it, and your girlfriend’s father is the School Principal. But Joe has even bigger challenges he must face and obstacles to overcome if he wants to achieve his dream. He has a plan and won’t let anyone stand in his way.
In Skyscraper City, kids often dream of getting a superpower when they grow up. Stevie Winkler never expected to "manifest" at age 13! Being able to teleport is cool, but keeping it a secret sucks. Blink has three goals as a teenage superhero: survive, keep Mom from finding out—and maybe get a girlfriend.