It's a Hard Knock Life
Determined to find a brighter future, Junior leaves school on the rez to attend an all-white school.
The renowned poet and musician tells of his youth playing basketball, getting high, getting hooked, and searching for something pure.
The stunning memoir of a fifteen-year old who lived on the streets but survived to make it to Harvard.
The story of a suicidal fourteen-year old who set himself on fire, survived, and recovered.
Read Clara Kramer’s heart-wrenching account of hiding from the Nazis with seventeen other Jews in an underground bunker.
While confined to a mental hospital, Callie slowly comes to understand some of the reasons behind her self-mutilation.
A free-lance writer embarks on a zany journey into drug culture.
Frankie relates the events leading up to her mother's mysterious disappearance and her own struggle to accept what really happened.
While trying to nurture a shy student, Torey learns the girl is hiding a shocking secret.
A teenage girl spends two years in a psychiatric hospital and finds she is “normal” compared to her companions.
A teenager records the daily torment of drug addiction in her diary.
When Shyima was eight her parents sold her into slavery, and she eventually moved to California with her captors.
A popular children’s author relates his journey through drug addition, smuggling, incarceration, and redemption.
A sixteen-year old paranoid schizophrenic spends three years in a mental institution searching for reality.
A humorous account of a New York City teenager's battle with depression and his time spent in a psychiatric hospital.
Teens on death row express how they feel about their crimes that landed them there.
Despite his popularity, high school senior Parker sees himself as fat and a failure, and copes by binging and purging.
It is a time of firsts for introvert Charlie (love, drugs, and death) and remembering what triggered his depression.
A teenager's memoir of being bullied and being HIV positive to become a force for change in this world.