It's a Hard Knock Life
One reckless act on the ride home leaves Sasha burned, and Richard charged with hate crimes and facing life imprisonment.
Determined to find a brighter future, Junior leaves school on the rez to attend an all-white school.
Matt believes that starving himself gives him superpowers he can use to find his runaway sister and deal with life.
The stunning memoir of a fifteen-year old who lived on the streets but survived to make it to Harvard.
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 humorous account of a New York City teenager's battle with depression and his time spent in a psychiatric hospital.
The compelling story of Stevenson's merciful work to protect the rights of incarcerated people on the margins of American society.
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.
Matthew recounts his attempts since childhood to free himself and his sisters from their emotionally and physically abusive mother.
Kendra suddenly remembers being molested as a child and copes by cutting herself.