The Courage to Be Yourself

The Courage to Be Yourself

True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts, and Overcoming Peer Pressure

Book - 2005
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Cassandra is hassled by her friends for sitting with the "wrong" kids at lunch. Jennifer gets harassed because she's overweight. Dwan's own family taunts her for not being "black enough." Yen is teased for being Chinese; Jamel for not smoking marijuana. Yet all find the strength to face their conflicts and the courage to be themselves. In 26 first-person stories, real teens write about their lives with searing honesty. They will inspire young readers to reflect on their own lives, work through their problems, and learn who they really are.

Publisher: Minneapolis : Free Spirit Pub., c2005.
ISBN: 9781575421858
1575421852
Branch Call Number: 305. 235 COU
Characteristics: ix, 145 p. ; 23 . cm.

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