Mrs. Hammersmith

Mrs. Hammersmith

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Its about Teen suicide. It sheds a whole new light on it. Very inspirational book.

High school student Daelyn Rice, who has been bullied throughout her school career and has more than once attempted suicide, again makes plans to kill herself, despite the persistent attempts of an unusual boy named Santana to draw her out.

Ballads of Suburbia - Stephanie Kuehnert

Ballads of Suburbia: Stephanie Kuehnert “I automatically assume people won't like me, so I don't talk to them unless they approach me first. I can't become a part of a crowd because I can't get past that feeling that I don't belong.

33 Snowfish by Adam Rapp, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. E-book ISBN 9780763654245 / Ages 15+

33 Snowfish by Adam Rapp, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. E-book ISBN 9780763654245 / Ages

the rules of survival by nancy werlin summary | RULES OF SURVIVAL, by Nancy Werlin | Wester Library Weblog

The Rules of Survival (Book) : Werlin, Nancy : Seventeen-year-old Matthew recounts his attempts, starting at a young age, to free himself and his sisters from the grip of their emotionally and physically abusive mother.

Acceleration by Graham McNamee. A 17-year-old working in the Toronto Transit Authority's Lost and Found comes across a serial killer's diary.

Acceleration (Book) : McNamee, Graham : Stuck working in the Lost and Found of the Toronto Transit Authority for the summer, seventeen-year-old Duncan finds the diary of a serial killer and sets out to stop him.

16 YA Books To Get You Through Your 'Divergent' Withdrawal | MTV.com

Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers thirteen cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush who committed suicide two weeks earlier.

There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn't matter anymore.

Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest.

"Chains" By Laurie Halse Anderson

Chains (Seeds of America, / Laurie Halse Anderson "After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a thirteen-year-old slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

Sold by Patricia McCormick.  Sophomore Title Choice.  Thirteen-year-old Lakshmi leaves her poor mountain home in Nepal thinking that she is to work in the city as a maid only to find that she has been sold into the sex slave trade in India and that there is no hope of escape.

Novel: When the harsh Himalayan monsoons wash away all that remains of the family’s crops, Lakshmi’s stepfather says she must leave home and take a job to support her family.

The Sacred Bath - An American Teen's Story of Modern Day Slavery    This is definitely not an easy read - tough issues, and NOT acceptable for a young reader.

The Sacred Bath - An American Teen's Story of Modern Day Slavery This is definitely not an easy read - tough issues, and NOT acceptable for a young reader.

Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade - and How We Can Fight It

Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade-And How We Can Fight It by David Batstone - Award-winning journalist David Batstone reveals the story of a new generation of century abolitionists and their heroic campaign to put an end to human bondage.