Books tagged: juvenile delinquency

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Street Kids: The Lives of Runaway and Thrownaway Teens, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
Street Kids: The Lives of Runaway and Thrownaway Teens, Second Edition, by bestselling criminologist R. Barri Flowers, examines the pathway from home to homeless for runaways and thrownaways, including precursors to life on the street such as child abuse and neglect, sexual abuse, substance abuse, mental health, behavioral issues, and problems related to sexual orientation/gender identity.
Is Muldoon Still in Paris? The Thief, the Sea, the Open Road
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,080. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This childhood memoire recounts a lighthearted journey that takes the reader on the coattails of a man who lived enough to fill ten lives. His high school principal’s effort to get him fired, his pursuit of a Spanish beauty both interfere with his writing about his and his buddy Mick's sexual fumbles, housebreaking, hitchhiking, train hopping, and juvenile court detention.
Cinema Penitentiary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Cinema Penitentiary" is a hilarious and devastating journey through fifty years of American movies and social history. Illuminating the zeitgeist of the times, from the beat years of cold war greasers to the flowering of the summer of love, the book reads more like a coming of age novel ala Salinger than a film critic's memoir.
Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership - Juvenile Crime, Youth Violence, Delinquency, Substance Abuse, Public Health Interventions, Homeboys, Girls and Gangs, Race and Ethnicity, Poverty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The goal of this book is to provide practitioners and policymakers with knowledge about why kids become involved in gangs and to offer effective and promising strategies that prevent them from doing so.
The Juvenile Justice System; A Mother's Battle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
This book speaks to parents who are caught between making their child accountable for their crimes while also protecting them from the mishaps and atrocities that too easily occur in the U.S. Juvenile Justice System. A Mother's Battle will take you through the process of making your voice heard in the court room. Learn what really goes on with many state programs that claim to be subsidized.
Camp Thunderbird
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,820. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Camp Thunderbird is a camp for at risk boys in Arizona's outback. Fay Steinberg and her husband started the business to cash in on Native American gambling money. The camp is staffed by ex-cons and drifters. The boys are being warehoused, and a hard working state employee starts his own investigation of the camp. Unknown to him, an undercover newspaper reporter is on the owners trail also.
Cornflakes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ghenero finds herself leading a life that brings her into a grave situation. It could easily be pinned on her naivety, but the story runs way deeper than that...'What was it about these packs of cornflakes that I have to travel hundreds of kilometres to deliver them?'
Escape From Critical Confusion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Escape From Critical Confusion is an autobiography that has a focus on a dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency and the life of a drug addicted person. It also demonstrates how to escape the thinking that has been molded by these experiences.
alias Kraut a Braji Short Tale
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short short postscript to the novel Braji that continues the character portrait of Kraut and provides a glimpse into his life after Brajilliana.
Shattered Relations Recounting the death of Kiwane Carrington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
On October 9, 2009, 15 year old Kiwane Carrington was shot and killed by an on-duty police officer from the Champaign Police Department. This is the recounting of the news stories, editorials, and letters to the editor published by The News-Gazette reporting on and reacting to that fateful incident. In the retelling, the need to repair the shattered police community relationship is revealed.