Books tagged: juvenile justice

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30 Years to Life
You set the price! Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A 16 year old juvenile. A gang affiliation. The loss of life. An adult court sentence of 30 years to life. A 23 year prison stay. A court order. All in which resulted in Michael D. Johnson Jr regaining his freedom to share his story with you.
The Competition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Four teens with friendships in the balance and futures in the making compete against each other along with 96 other high school juniors for the chance of a lifetime: a full scholarship to a prestigious private college. Some students will do anything to win, but others may pay the price.
Injustice in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Injustice in America is an irreverent look at how justice and fairness is administered in America as told by a veteran scholar and criminal justice practitioner.
Sunday Wild Child
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Summer Wild Child captures the point of view of the mother as well as that of the daughter in this homespun tale of small town Florida life of the 40s and early 50s. It depicts a powerful, but disturbing picture of poverty, racism and juvenile cruelty. On the other hand, it showcases the strength of will to overcome those conditions through perseverance.
Fence Rows and The Price of Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mr.D. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
"Fence Rows" and "The Price of Change" come from the writing collection, Essays & More Straight from the Pen, available in print and as an eBook. These essays captivate the readers attention to carry them through movie worthy events. "Fence Rows" first appeared in the ICONOCLAST magazine, as did "Fences." Inside of "The Price of Change," read about the event published by the ICONOCLAST,...
Slave To The Farm
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
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.
Reform Juvenile Justice Now: A Judge’s Timely Advice for Drastic System Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Center for Sustainable Journalism. Categories: 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.
Leading Chaos; An Essential Guide to Conflict Management, Revised Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Leading Chaos explores safety based Goal-Oriented Intervention, which provides the baseline protocol for the professional and non-professional intervener. The goals for each stage of conflict management have been fine-tuned and will help interveners succeed in answering that age-old question asked during a flash-point crisis ‘What should I do?' It takes the guesswork out of conflict management.
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