Books tagged: juvenile detention

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Off Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011 by Belfire Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
At twelve, Gary Sanderson found himself in Radcliffe – the oppressive juvenile detention facility for boys. At sixteen, he has a chance for a new, normal life in a new, normal town with foster parents Don and Gail Morgan. Off Track is the character study of a boy, shaped by abuse and burdened with the death of his father, trying to survive in a world he hadn’t expected to find.
Making Spares: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Take a juvenile delinquent bowling? Preposterous. Mr. Meyers put it out of his mind. But one day he found himself at the detention center offering to take a kid bowling. Reuben defied all expectations, especially his own.
Aptitude
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When the judge offers Lily six weeks on Ellesmere Island helping at a scientific camp over six months in juvenile detention, she takes it. But the days are long in the Arctic and the work is hard, and she wants to go home. Then she finds the artifact and everything changes. A short story by the author of Station OSCX-9.
Andrew and Steven
Price: Free! Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Andrew and Steven are two troubled teenagers that find each other after being sentenced to a reform school. Can they build a new life or destroy what little they have?
Be Good
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » General
Laurie Lee can only watch across the fields as the tornado comes barrelling down on the Home, a place where parents send their kids when they’ve been bad--a place from which her Pa has been saving runaways for years. In the destruction, she finds a choice: stand up for what’s right...or “be good.”
Maggie Rising: Adventures of a Part-Time Psychic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Meet Maggie, a 17-year-old senior who works part-time as a psychic reader, but just for fun. There’s no true psychic ability, is there? When Maggie befriends a ghost and is arrested for her new friend’s murder, the two girls—one dead and the other in jail—have to solve an ugly crime and persuade the police to believe them. And Maggie thought calculus would be tough!
Retaliation: A Novel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
An American Library Association, Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, Retaliation tells the story of 17 year old, Tashera Odom who is brutally attacked by people she doesn't know. Everyone in the community, school, and even her family wants to retaliate. But does she? Retaliation exposes how one act of violence can impact an entire group of people.
Detention
Series: The Outliers. Price: Free! Words: 23,930. Language: American English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
She’s been sentenced to teenage prison… When Carla Mainston is sentenced to two weeks in juvenile detention, she promises to never break the rules again. But when the wicked warden of the institute chooses to keep her imprisoned indefinitely in the detention center, she will have to break all the rules if she wants to go home...