The Courage To Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Confl

The Courage To Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts, and Overcoming Peer Pressure

Product Number : 714241700

  • Written by real teens
  • Will inspire young readers to reflect on their own lives, work through their problems, and learn who they really are
  • Recommended for ages 13 & up

Edited by Al Desetta, M.A., and Educators for Social Responsibility



Cassandra is hassled by her friends for sitting with the wrong kids at lunch. Jennifer gets harassed because shes overweight. Dwans 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.


195 pages, softcover, 6 x 9, ages 13 & up.








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