EARLY ADOLESCENCE & TEENS
Teenage Tribes and
the Myth of the Slut
“Groundbreaking.”—Los Angeles Times.
“Emily White does for the American suburban high school what other feminists
have done for the Salem witch trials.
... This book will open minds and repair
damaged hearts.”—Donna Gaines,
Ph.D., author of Teenage Wasteland.
“Full of quirky insights into sexual
standards and practices.”—San Diego
Berkley 224 pp. 0-425-19176-1 $14.00
A YOUNG BROTHER
MANifest Your Destiny
Inspired by the countless letters and e-mails he has received from teens, Hill
Harper set out to write a series of letters
to young people, drawn from the humbling life lessons he learned on the road
to his Ivy League education, Hollywood
Gotham 192 pp. 1-59240-200-3 $20.00
LOOKING FOR ALASKA
Miles “Pudge” Halter leaves his boring
life behind when he goes to a new
boarding school and falls under the
spell of the beautiful and reckless Alaska
Young. “Readers will only hope that this
is not the last word from this promising
new author.”—Publishers Weekly.
Michael L. Printz Award Winner; ALA
Teen’s Top 10 Award Winner.
Dutton Juvenile 160 pp. 0-525-47506-0 $15.99
THE GIRLS WHO WENT AWAY
The Hidden History of
Women Who Surrendered
Children for Adoption in the
Decades Before Roe v. Wade
“Offers an incredible and deeply moving look at the personal cost suffered by
the women who gave up their babies,
voluntarily and involuntarily.”—
Booklist (Starred review).
The Penguin Press 368 pp. 1-59420-094-7 $24.95
SEE JANE HIT
Why Girls Are Growing
More Violent and What
Can Be Done About It
JAMES GARBARINO, Ph.D.
A leading authority on juvenile violence
and aggression presents a groundbreaking investigation of the explosion in violent behavior by girls—its causes,
consequences, and possible solutions.
“Jim Garbarino knows why children
and teens go down the wrong paths, and
how to bring them back again.... This
wonderful book couldn’t be more
timely.”—Rosalind Wiseman, author of
Queen Bees and Wannabes.
The Penguin Press 304 pp. 1-59420-075-0 $25.95
A smart and quirky coming-of-age story
of growing up different in America’s
heartland, where the author found refuge
from his struggle to fit in, until a sudden
accident took his brother’s life. “The
tacky environs of the Missouri Ozarks in
the 1970s set in relief a budding gay sensibility in this funny, affecting, overripe
Dutton 288 pp. 0-525-94934-8 $24.95
New in Paperback!
Issues, Insights, and
Practical Guidance for Parents
KATHLEEN McCOY, Ph.D.
The first book to study depression
among teens specifically, this definitive
resource has been updated with the latest information on the multiple causes
and manifestations of depression.
Perigee 352 pp. 0-399-53215-3 $15.95
BREAKING THE CODE
Two Teens Reveal
The Secrets To Better
LARA FOX and HILARY FRANKEL
Inside are sections on money, personal
privacy, academic pressure, siblings,
drugs, clothing, and how to become
more involved without becoming overbearing.
NAL 256 pp. 0-451-21418-8 $13.95
New in Paperback!
THE PRIVILEGE OF YOUTH
A Teenager’s Story of Longing
for Acceptance and Friendship
From the author of A Child Called “It,”
The Lost Boy, and A Man Named Dave,
comes the missing chapter of his life: as
a boy on the threshold of adulthood.
“Pelzer demonstrates, as few have, that
it is in the darkest skies that the stars are
best seen.”—Richard Paul Evans.
Dutton 288 pp. 0-525-94769-8 $21.95
Help Yourself 0-452-28276-4,
Help Yourself for Teens 0-452-28652-2,
A Man Named Dave 0-78651-894-4