Includes gritty, honest personal stories from teens that offer courage and hope in the face of bullying, stress. In this book, each piece has been selected and edited to appeal to reluctant and emerging readers as young as seventh grade. It is suitable for any teen reader who has faced bullying, anger, or stress.
Youth Communication is a New York-based nonprofit organization that teaches writing, journalism, and leadership skills to inner-city teens. Its mission is to help marginalized youth develop their full potential through reading and writing, so that they can succeed in school and at work and contribute to their communities.