Nonfiction

With a Mid-Hudson Library System card, you may borrow titles from one of the Health Information Project Libraries, from any System public library or you may Request-a-Title from your library’s online catalog. Individual library holdings and borrowing policies for these materials vary; some nonfiction titles may be in the reference section and do not circulate.

Book titles are listed under the following topic headings:

ALCOHOL USE & TEENAGERS (see also FAMILY ISSUES)
Alcohol
(Compact Research Series). By Andrea C. Nakaya. Reference Point Press, 2007.

Alcohol Information for Teens . By Joyce Brennfleck Shannon. Omnigraphics, 2005.

Alcoholism (Diseases and Disorders Series). By Sheila Wyborny. Lucent Books, 2007.

Drunk Driving (Social Issues Firsthand Series). By Stefan Kiesbye. Greenhaven Press, 2008.

Familial Responses to Alcohol Problems . Edited by Judith L. Fischer, Ph.D., Miriam Mulsow, Ph.D., and Alan W. Korinek, Ph.D. Haworth Press, Inc., 2007.

Getting Sober: A Practical Guide to Making It Through the First 30 Days . By Kelly Madigan Erlandson, LADC. McGraw Hill Companies, 2008.

Living With Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (Teens Guides Series). By Nicholas Lessa. Checkmark Books, 2009.

On the Rocks: Teens and Alcohol.By David Aretha. Franklin Watts, 2006.

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ANGER MANAGEMENT & CONFLICT RESOLUTION (see also BULLYING, FAMILY ISSUES, RELATIONSHIPS, VIOLENCE PREVENTION)
The Anger Cure: A Step-By-Step Program to Reduce Anger, Rage, Negativity, Violence, and Depression in Your Life
. By Kathleen O’Bannon, C.N.C. Basic Health Publications, Inc., 2007.

Mad:How to Deal With Your Anger and Get Respect . By James Crist. Free Spirit Publishing, 2009.

Out of Control: How to Handle Anger – Yours and Everyone Else’s (Scholastic Choices Series). By John DiConsiglio. Franklin Watts, 2008.

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BODY IMAGE (see also SELF-IMAGE)

Body Drama: Real Girls, Real Bodies, Real Issues, Real Answers . By Nancy Amanda Redd. Gotham, 2008.

Body Image and Appearance: The Ultimate Teen Guide. By Kathlyn Gay. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

Body Image Workbook: An Eight-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks . By Thomas Cash. New Harbinger, 2008.

Body Piercing and Tattooing (Coping in a Changing World Series). By Sarah Sawyer. Rosen Publishing, 2007.

Can I Change the Way I Look? A Teen’s Guide to the Health Implications of Cosmetic Surgery, Makeovers & Beyond . By Autumn Libel. Mason Crest, 2005.

Girlosophy: Real Girls Eat . By Anthea Paul. Allen & Unwin, 2005.

Life Doesn’t Begin 5 Pounds from Now . By Jessica Weiner. Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2006.

Model: A Memoir . By Cheryl Diamond. Simon & Schuster, 2008.

Next to Nothing: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager’s Experience with an Eating Disorder. By Carrie Arnold. Oxford University Press, 2007.

Obesity (Compact Research Series). By Carrie Fredericks. Reference Point Press, 2008.

Obesity: Opposing Viewpoints . By Andrea Nakaya. Gale/Greenhaven, 2005.

Short: Walking Tall When You’re Not Tall at All . By John Schwartz. Flash Point/Roaring Brook, 2010.

Skin: The Bare Facts. By Lori Bergamotto. Zest Books, 2009.

Teenage Body Book. By Kathy McCoy & Charles Wibbelsman. Hatherleigh, 2008.

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BULLYING (see also ANGER MANAGEMENT, FAMILY ISSUES, RELATIONSHIPS, VIOLENCE PREVENTION)

Beating the Bullies: 20 Inspiring True-Life Stories of Triumph Over Violence, Intimidation and Bullying. By Polly Clarkson. John Blake, 2008.

Bullies to Buddies: How to Turn Your Enemies into Friends! By Izzy Kalman. Wisdom Pages, 2005.

Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying . By Sameer Hinduja. Corwin Press, 2009.

Bullying: How to Deal with Taunting, Teasing, and Tormenting . By Kathleen Winkler. Enslow, 2005.

Bullying and Hazing (Issues That Concern You Series). By Jill Hamilton. Greenhaven Press, 2008.

Bullyproof Your Child for Life: Protect Your Child from Teasing, Taunting, and Bullying for Good. By Joel Haber, Ph.D. Penguin Group, 2007.

Girls Against Girls: Why We Are Mean to Each Other and How We Can Change .By Bonnie Burton. Zest Books, 2009.

Jay McGraw’s Life Strategies for Dealing With Bullies . By Jay McGraw. Simon & Schuster, 2008.

Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope . By Olivia Gardner. HarperCollins, 2008.

Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks . By Erika V. Shearin Karres, Ed.D. Adams Media Corporation, 2004.

Parent’s Guide to Understanding and Responding to Bullying: The Bully Buster’s Approach . By Arthur Horne. Research Press, 2008.

Peer Pressure: Deal With It Without Losing Your Cool (Deal With It Series). By Elaine Slavens. James Lorimer & Company Ltd.,Publishers, 2004.

Please Stop Laughing at Me: One Woman’s Inspirational Story . By Jodee Blanco. Adams Media Corporation, 2003.

Queen Bees & Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends & Other Realities of Adolescence . By Rosalind Wiseman. Three Rivers Press, 2002.

Teen Cyberbullying Investigated: Where Do Your Rights End and Consequences Begin . By Thomas Jacobs. Free Spirit Publishing, 2010.

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CAREERS, EDUCATION & FINANCES
7 Secrets of Highly Successful Kids. By Peter Kuitenbrouwer. Lobster Press, 2006.

97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School . By Steven Jenkins. Orange Avenue Publishing, 2007.

Apprenticeship: The Ultimate Teen Guide . By Penny Hutchins Paquette. Scarecrow Press, 2005.

Careers in Health Care . Edited by Denise McGuigan. NYS AHEC System, 2004.

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, 2nd Ed. (Tips for a Successful Financial Life Series. By Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2009.

Countdown to College: 21 To Do Lists for High School . By Valerie Pierce. Front Porch Press, 2003.

Debt Information for Teens: Tips for a Successful Financial Life. Edited by Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2007.

First Budget Smarts (Get Smart With Your Money Series). By Judy Monroe Peterson. Rosen, 2009.

Getting the Best Out of College: A Professor, a Dean, and a Student Tell You How to Maximize Your Experience . By Peter Feaver. Ten Speed Press, 2008. Hey, Get a Job! A Teen Guide to Getting and Keeping a Job. By Lisa Hlavinka. Caxton, 2009.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year . Edited by Mark Bernstein. Hundreds of Heads Books, 2004.

In Their Shoes: Extraordinary Women Describe Their Amazing Careers. By Deborah Reber. Simon & Schuster, 2007.

Money and Life: A Financial Guide for People Just Starting Out . By Michael Z. Stahl. Silver Lake Publishing, 2007.

Savings and Investment Information for Teens . Edited by Kathryn R. Deering. Omnigraphics, 2005.

Smart Money: How to Manage Your Cash (Scholastic Choices Series). Danielle Denega. Scholastic, 2007.

The Smart Student’s Guide to Healthy Living: How to Survive Stress, Late Nights, and the College Cafeteria. By M. J. Smith and Fred Smith. Enslow Elementary, 2006.

Student’s Guide to Financial Literacy. By Robert Lawless. Greenwood, 2010.

Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guide to Money: Getting Smart About Making It, Saving It and Spending It . By Jessica Blatt. Watson-Guptil, 2008.

Where’s the Map? Create Your Own Guide to Life After Graduation . By Beth Hood. Inspiration Publications, 2008.

Working in Banking and Finance (My Future Career Series). By Margaret McAlpine. GarethStevens Publishing, 2006.

Working in the Food Industry (My Future Career Series). By Margaret McAlpine. GarethStevens Publishing, 2006.

Young Person’s Occupational Outlook Handbook , 5th ed. JIST Works, 2005.

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COPING SKILLS (see also DECISION MAKING, PEER PRESSURE)
American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen . Edited by Amy Middleman. Jossey-Bass, 2006.

American Medical Association Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen . Edited by Amy Middleman. Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Been There Survived That: Getting Through Freshman Year of High School .By Karen Macklin. Zest Books, 2008.

Bouncing Back: Dealing with the Stuff Life Throws at You . By Jami L. Jones. Franklin Watts, 2007.

Chill: Stress-Reducing Techniques for a More Balanced, Peaceful You . By Deborah Reber. 2008

Competition: Deal With It From Start to Finish (Deal With It! Series). By Mireille Messier. James Lorimer & Company Ltd., 2004.

Frequently Asked Questions About Overscheduling and Stress. By Daniel E. Harmon. Rosen Publishing, 2010.

Girl in a Funk: Quick Stress Busters. By Tanys Namier. Orange Avenue Publishers, 2007.

Guy’s Guide to Conflict/ Girl’s Guide to Conflict . By Jim Gallagher. Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2008.

Guys’ Guide to Stress/ Girls’ Guide to Stress . By Jim Gallagher and Dorothy Kavanaugh. Enslow, 2008.

High School’s Not Forever . By Jane Bluestein & Eric D. Katz. Health Communications, 2005.

Hip Deep: Opinions, Essays, and Vision from American Teenagers . Edited by Abe Louise Young. Next Generation Press, 2006.

Is It Still Cheating If I Don’t Get Caught? By Bruce Weinstein. Flash Point, 2009.

It’s All Too Much, So Get It Together: Less Junk, Clearer Mind, Better Life . By Peter Walsh. Simon & Schuster, 2009.

King of the Mild Frontier: An Ill-Advised Autobiography . By Chris Crutcher. Greenwillow, 2003.

Middle School: How to Deal . By Sara Borden, Sarah Miller, Alex Stikeleather, Maria Valladares, and Miriam Yelton. Chronicle Books, 2005.

The Now Habit:A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play. By Neil Fiore. Tarcher, 2007.

Organizing from the Inside Out for Teens: The Foolproof System for Organizing Your Room, Your Time, and Your Life . By Julie Morgenstern. Henry Holt and Company. 2002.

The Power of Positive Thinking for Teens . By Mary Lou Carney. Ideals Publications, 2002.

Secrets Girls Keep: What Girls Hide (& Why) and How to Break the Stress of Silence . By Carrie Silverstock. Health Communications, 2009.

Smart Girl’s Guide to Starting Middle School . By Julie Williams. American Girl, 2004.

Snap 2 It! A Real Girl’s Guide to Keeping a Positive Outlook. By Sondra Clark. Sourcebooks, Inc., 2007.

Stress (Coping in a Changing World Series) . By Linda Bickerstaff. Rosen Publishing, 2007.

Stress Relief: The Ultimate Teen Guide . By Mark Powell. Scarecrow Press, 2002.

Stressed Out Students’ Guide to Handling Peer Pressure (SOS Guides). By Lisa Medoff. Kaplan, 2008.

Teen Virtue: Real Issues, Real Life . By Courtney Vicki. Broadman and Holman Publishing, 2005.

Too Old for This, Too Young For That!: Your Survival Guide for the Middle School Years (updated 2nd edition). By Harriet Mosatche. Free Spirit Publishing, 2010.

Too Stressed to Think? A Teen Guide to Staying Sane When Life Makes You Crazy . By Annie Fox, M.Ed., and Ruth Kirschner. Free Spirit Publishing, 2005.

Under Pressure: Handling the Stresses of Keeping Up (Strong, Beautiful Girls Series). By Sari Earl. ABDO, 2009.

What Would You Do? Quizzes About Real-Life Problems . By Patti Criswell. American Girl, 2004.

Yes, Your Parents Are Crazy! A Teen Survival Guide . By Michael J. Bradley ED.D. Harbor Press, 2004.

Yikes! Smart Girl’s Guide to Sticky Situations: How to Tackle Tricky, Icky Problems and Tough Times American Girl, 2005.

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CULTURAL AWARENESS
Bad Boy: A Memoir . By Walter Dean Myers. HarperCollins Publisher, 2001.

Finding Fish: A Memoir . By Antwone Quenton Fisher. Perennial, 2001.

Half and Half: Writers on Growing Up Biracial and Bicultural. Edited by Claudine C. O’Hearn. Pantheon, 1998.

Hole in My Life . By John Gantos. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002.

I Love Yous Are for White People: A Memoir . By Lac Su. HarperPerennial, 2009.

Interracial Relationships (Social Issues Firsthand Series) . By Bruce Alderman. Greenhaven Press, 2006.

Open the Unusual Door: True Life Stories of Challenge, Adventure, and Success by Black Americans . By Barbara Summers. Houghton/Graphia, 2005.

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (GRAPHIC FORMAT). By Marjane Satrapi. Pantheon, 2003.

Raising Black Boys . By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu. African American Images, 2007.

Wachale: Poetry and Prose on Growing Up Latino in America . Edited by Ilan Stavans. Cricket Books, 2001.

We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success . By Dr. Sampson Davis, Dr. George Jenkins, Dr. Rameck Hunt, and Sharon M. Draper. Puffin Books, 2005.

When Race Becomes Real: Black and White Writers Confront Their Personal Histories . By Bernestine Singley. Lawrence Hill Books, 2002.

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DEATH & GRIEF
The Barefoot Serpent (GRAPHIC FORMAT). By Scott Morse. Top Shelf Productions, 2003.

Grief Girl: My True Story. By Erin Vincent. Delecorte, 2007.

Teen Grief Relief: Parenting with Understanding, Support and Guidance . By Dr. Heidi Horsley and Dr. Gloria Horsley. Rainbow Books, Inc., 2007.

When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens About Grieving & Healing . By Marilyn Gootman. Free Spirit Publishing, 2005.

You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk About Life After the Loss of a Parent . By Lynne B. Hughes. Scholastic Press, 2005.

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DECISION MAKING & PEER PRESSURE (see also ANGER MANAGEMENT, COPING SKILLS, VIOLENCE PREVENTION)
The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens . By Sean Covey. Fireside, 2006.

Cliques, Crushes and True Friends: Developing Healthy Relationships (Strong,Beautiful Girls Series) . By Ashley Rae Harris. Abdo Publishing Company, 2009.

Guys’ Guide to Conflict/Girls’ Guide to Conflict . By Jim Gallagher and Dorothy Kavanaugh. Enslow, 2008.

Happiness Equation: 100 Factors That Can Add To Or Subtract From Your Happiness . By Bridget Grenville-Cleave. Adams Media, 2008.

Life Is a Verb: 37 Days to Wake Up, Be Mindful and Live Intentionally . By Patti Digh. Skirt, 2008.

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DEPRESSION IN YOUTH (see also MENTAL HEALTH & SUICIDE)

Antidepressants
(Compact Research Series). By William Dudley. Reference Point Press, 2008.

Antidepressants and Social Anxiety: A Pill for Shyness? By Joyce Libel. Mason Crest, 2006.

Conquering the Beast Within: How I Fought Depression and Won…and How You Can, Too (GRAPHIC FORMAT). By Cait Irwin. Three Rivers Press, 1998.

Frequently Asked Questions About Antidepressants . By Judy Monroe Peterson. Rosen Publishing, 2010.

If Your Adolescent Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative Series). By Dwight L. Evans, M.D., and Linda Wasmer Andrews. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness . By Mark Williams.Guilford Publications, 2007.

My Kind of Sad: What It’s Like to Be Young and Depressed. By Kate Scowen . Annick Press, 2006.

“Natural” Alternatives to Antidepressants: St. John’s Wort, Kava Kava, and Others. By Kenneth McIntosh. Mason Crest, 2006.

Surviving the Roller Coaster: A Teen’s Guide to Coping with Moods . By Jean Ford. Mason Crest Publishing, 2005.

Teen Depression (Diseases and Disorders Series). By Michael Martin. Lucent/Gale, 2004.

The Truth About Fear and Depression (The Truth About Series). By Heather Denkmire. Facts On File, 2005.

Unhappy Teenagers: A Way for Parents and Teachers to Reach Them . By William Glasser, MD. HarperCollins, 2002.

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DISABILITIES
ADHD & Me: What I Learned From Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table . By Blake E. Taylor. New Harbinger, 2008.

ADHD Update: Understanding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. By Alvin Silverstein. Enslow, 2008.

Asperger Download: A Guide to Help Teenage Males with Asperger Syndrome Trouble-Shoot Life’s Challenges . By Josie Santomauro. Asperger Publishing Company, 2007.

Attention, Girls!: A Guide to Learn All About Your AD/HD . By Patricia Quinn. Magination, 2009.

Children with Disabilities, 6th Edition . Edited by Mark L. Batshaw, M.D., Louis Pellegrino, M.D., and Nancy J. Roizen, M.D. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2007.

Coping with Asperger Syndrome . By Maxine Rosaler. The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2004.

Easy for You to Say: Q & As for Teens Living with Chronic Illness or Disability, Revised . By Miriam Kaufman. Firefly Books, 2005.

Game of My Life: A True Story of Challenge, Triumph, and Growing Up Autistic . By Jason McElwain. NAL, 2008.

Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child’s Problems into Strengths. By Lara Honos-Webb. New Harbinger, 2005.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens (Teen Health Series). Edited by Sandra Augustyn Lawton. Omnigraphics, 2005.

MedHead: My Knock-Down, Drag-Out, Drugged-Up Battle with My Brain ( Tourette’s, OCD). By James Patterson & Hal Friedman. Little Brown, 2010.

Physical Disabilities: The Ultimate Teen Guide . By Denise Thornton. Scarecrow Press, 2007.

A Smile as Big as the Moon: A Teacher, His Class, and Their Unforgettable Journey . By Mike Kersjes. St. Martin’s Press, 2002.

Take Control of OCD: The Ultimate Guide for Kids with OCD . By Bonnie Zucker. Prufrock Press, 2010.

With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child 1 (MANGA FORMAT). By Keiko Tobe. Hachette Book Group, 2007.

With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child 2 (MANGA FORMAT). By Keiko Tobe. Hachette Book Group, 2008.

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DRUG ABUSE (see also HEROIN, MARIJUANA, METHAMPHETAMINES, PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, STEROIDS)

Addiction: A Reference Encyclopedia
. By Howard Padwa. ABC-CIIO, 2010.

Addiction (Social Issues Firsthand Series). By Wyatt Schaefer. Greenhaven Press, 2007.

Addiction: Why Can’t They Just Stop? By John Hoffman and Susan Froemke. Rodale, 2007.

Caffeine (Drug Education Library Series) . By Hal Marcovitz. Lucent Books, 2006.

Chasing the High: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person’s Experience with Substance Abuse . By Kyle Keegan. Oxford, 2008.

Club Drugs (Compact Research Series). By Jill Karson. Reference Point Press, 2008.

Cocaine and Crack (Compact Research Series). By Tamara L. Roleff. Reference Point Press, 2008.

Diet Drugs (Drug Education Library Series). By Hal Marcovitz. Lucent, 2007.

Drug Information for Teens: Health Tips About the Physical and Mental Effects of Substance Abuse, 2nd Edition (Teen Health Series). Edited by Sandra Augustyn Lawton. Omnigraphics, 2006.

Drugs Explained: The Real Deal on Alcohol, Pot, Ecstasy and More . By Pierre Mexinski. Harry N. Abrams, 2004.

Ecstasy (What’s the Deal? series). By Karla Fitzhugh. Heinemann Library, 2006.

Encyclopedia of Drug Abuse (Facts on File Series). By Esther Gwinnell and Christine Adamec. Facts on File, 2008.

Everything Health Guide to Addiction and Recovery . By Linda Simmons. Adams Media, 2008.

Everything Sucks: Losing My Mind and Finding Myself in a High School Quest for Cool . By Hannah Friedman. Health Communications, Inc., 2009.

How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid . By Joseph Califano. Fireside, 2009.

Inhalants and Solvents: Sniffing Disaster (Illicit and Misused Drugs Series). By Noa Flynn. Mason Crest Publishers, 2008.

Inhalants (Compact Research Series). By Crystal McCage. Reference Point Press, 2008.

Know the Facts About Drugs (Know the Facts Series). By Sarah Medina. Rosen Central, 2010.

Opium (Drug Education Library Series) . By James Barter. Lucent, 2004.

Sky Isn’t Visible from Here: Scenes from a Life . By Felicia Sullivan. Algonquin, 2008.

Stimulants (Drug Education Library Series). By Pam Walker. Lucent/Gale, 2005.

Student Drug Testing (Issues That Concern You Series). By Patty Jo Sawvel. Greenhaven Press, 2006.

What’s a Parent To Do? Straight Talk on Drugs and Alcohol . By Henry David Abraham, M.D. New Horizon Press, 2004.

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EATING DISORDERS (see also BODY IMAGE, SELF-IMAGE)

Feeding the Starving Mind
. By Doreen Samelson. Harbinger, 2009.

Distorted: How a Mother and Daughter Unraveled the Truth, the Lies, and the Realities of an Eating Disorder . By Lorri and Taryn Benson. Health Communications, 2008.

Eating Disorders Information for Teens: Health Tips About Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating and Other Eating Disorders . By Sandra Augustyn Lawton. Omnigraphics, 2009.

Eating Disorders Sourcebook, 2nd Edition . Edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Eating Disorders Update: Understanding Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating. By Alvin Silverstein. Enslow, 2008.

Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa . By Joan Jacobs Brumberg. Vintage Books, 2000.

If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents

Inside Out: Portrait of an Eating Disorder . (GRAPHIC FORMAT) By Nadia Shivack. Ginee Seo Books, 2007.

Next to Nothing: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager’s Experience with an Eating Disorder

Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening Normalcy of Hating Your Body . By Courtney E. Martin. Free Press, 2007.

Skinny Boy: A Young Man’s Battle and Triumph Over Anorexia . By Gary A. Grahl. American Legacy Media, 2007.

Truth About Eating Disorders (The Truth About Series). By Gerri Freid Kramer. Facts On File, 2005.

Tyranny . By Lesley Fairfield. Tundra Books, 2009.

Wasted: A Memoir (Eating Disorder). By Marya Hornbacher. HarperCollins, 1998.

When the Mirror Lies: Anorexia, Bulimia and Other Eating Disorders . By Tamra Orr. Franklin Watts, 2007.

You Remind Me of You: A Poetry Memoir. (Eating Disorders). By Eireann Corrigan. Scholastic Inc, 2002.

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FAMILY ISSUES

Adopted: The Ultimate Teen Guide
. By Suzanne B. Slade. Scarecrow Press, 2007.

Adoption (Social Issues Firsthand Series). Edited by David M. Box. Gale/Greenhaven, 2006.

Cults (Social Issues Firsthand Series). By Doreen Piano. Greenhaven Press, 2008.

Helping Your Troubled Teen: Learn to Recognize, Understand, and Address the Destructive Behavior of Today’s Teens . By Cynthia S. Kaplan, Ph.D., Blaise A. Aguirre, M.D., and Michael Rater, M.D. Fair Winds Press, 2007.

How to Raise Your Parents: A Teen Girl’s Survival Guide . By Sarah Burningham. Chronicle Books, 2008.

Inside the Teenage Brain: Parenting a Work in Progress . By Sheryl Feinstein. Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009.

Is This Really My Family? Relating to Your Relatives (Strong Beautiful Girls Series) . By Ashley Rae Harris. Abdo Publishing, 2009.

Parenting the Teenage Brain: Understanding a Work in Progress . By Sheryl Feinstein. Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007.

Positive Discipline for Teenagers: Empowering Your Teen and Yourself Through Kind and Firm Parenting. By Jane Nelson. Three Rivers Press, 2000.

Raising Pre-Teens: Tips and Techniques for Making the Most of Your Child’s Terrible Tweens (52 Brilliant Ideas Series). By Sabina Dosani, M.D., and Peter Cross. Penguin Group, 2007.

Reality Gap: What Teens Aren’t Telling About Alcohol, Drugs and Sex, and What Parents Can Do About It . By Stephen Wallace. Union Square Press, 2008.

Secret Lives of Teen Girls: What Your Mother Wouldn’t Talk About but Your Daughter Needs to Know . By Evelyn Resh. Hay House, 2009.

Split in Two: Keeping It Together When Your Parents Live Apart . By Karen Buscemi. Zest Books, 2009.

Step-Tween Survival Guide: How to Deal with Life in a Stepfamily . By Lisa Cohn. Free Spirit Publishing, 2008.

Surviving Divorce: Teens Talk About What Hurts and What Helps . Trudi Strain Trueit. Scholastic, 2007.

Three Little Words: A Memoir . By Ashley Rhodes-Courter. Atheneum, 2008.

Year We Disappeared: A Father-Daughter Memoir . By Cylin and John Busby. Bloomsbury, 2008.

Yes, Your Teen Is Crazy: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind . By Michael Bradley. Harbor Press, Inc., 2003.

You Don’t Know Anything: A Manual for Parenting Your Teenagers. By Nadir Baksh. Hohm Press, 2008.

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GENDER ISSUES
BoyVersus Girl: How Gender Shapes Who We Are, What We Want, and How We Get Along . By George Abrahams, Ph.D. Free Spirit, 2002.

The Last Time I Wore a Dress: A Memoir . By Daphne Scholinski. Riverhead Books, 1998.

Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System That’s Leaving Them Behind . By Richard Whitmire. AMACOM, 2010.

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GLBTQ

Friendship, Dating, and Relationships . By Simone Payment. Rosen Pub., 2010.

Gay and Lesbian Families . By Roman Espejo. Greenhaven Press, 2009.

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys: True Tales of Love, Lust and Friendship Between Straight Women and Gay Men . By Melissa De La Cruz and Tom Dolby. Plume, 2008.

GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Queer and Questioning Teens . By Kelly Huegel. Free Spirit, 2003.

The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities . Edited by David Levithan and Billy Merrell. Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.

Mama’s Boy, Preacher’s Son: A Memoir . By Kevin Jennings. Beacon Press, 2006.

Out With It: Gay and Straight Teens Write About Homosexuality . By Al Desetta. Youth Communication, 2009.

What If Someone I Know Is Gay? Answers to Questions About What It Means to Be Gay and Lesbian. By Eric Marcus. Simon & Schuster, 2007.

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HALLUCINOGENS (see also DRUG ABUSE)

Hallucinogens
(Compact Research Series). By Crystal McCage. Reference Point Press, 2008.

LSD (Drug Education Library Series). By David Petechuk. Lucent/Gale, 2005.

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HEALTH & SAFETY (see also FAMILY ISSUES & MENTAL HEALTH)

Allergy Information for Teens
(Teen Health Series). By Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2006.

Allergies Sourcebook, 2nd Edition (Health Reference Series). Edited by Amy L. Sutton. Omnigraphics, 2007.

American Medical Association: Boys Guide to Becoming a Teen . Jossey-Bass, 2006.

American Medical Association: Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen . Jossey-Bass, 2006.

American Medical Association: Family Medical Guide , 4th ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004.

Asthma Information for Teens . By Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2005.

Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls . By Valorie Lee Schaefer. American Girl, 1998.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information for Teens . By Sandra Augustyn Lawton. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Diabetes Information for Teens (Teen Health Series). By Sandra Augustyn Lawton. Omnigraphics, 2006.

Diseases and Disorders (3 Vol. Reference Set). By Victoria J. Fraser, M.D. et al. Marshall Cavendish, 2008.

Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders Sourcebook, 2nd Edition ( (Health Reference Series). Edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Girl in the Know: Your Inside-and-Out Guide to Growing Up. By Anne Katz. Kids Can, 2010.

Girlology’s There’s Something About You: A Girl’s Guide to Growing Up . By Melissa Holmes. Health Communications, 2010.

Human Body (Insiders Series). By Linda Calabresi. Simon & Schuster, 2008.

Invisible Invaders: Dangerous Infectious Diseases (Discovery! Series) . By Connie Goldsmith. Lerner, 2006.

Mayo Clinic Family Health Book. Edited by Scott Litin. Time Inc. Home Entertainment, 2009.

Medications: The Ultimate Teen Guide . By Cheryl Tuttle. Scarecrow Press, 2004.

Meningitis (Twenty-FirstCentury Medical Library). By Connie Goldsmith. Lerner Publishing Group, 2008.

The New Harvard Guide to Women’s Health . Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press, 2004.

New International Standard Medical & Health Encyclopedia . Edited by Richard J. Wagman, M.D. Trident Reference Publishing, 2006.

Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era . By Boston Women’s Health Collective. Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Skin Cancer (Diseases and Disorders Series). By Bonnie Juettner. Lucent, 2007.

Skin Health Information for Teens: Health Tips About Dermatological Concerns and Skin Cancer Risks. By Kim Wohlenhaus. Omnigraphics, 2009.

Surviving a Health Crisis: How to Live Through a Life-Threatening Health Emergency . By Felix Kolb, M.D., FACP. RDR Books, 2006.

Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control and Good Nutrition with Family Peace . By Betty Page Brackenridge and Richard R. Rubin. American Diabetes Association, 2002.

The Teen Health Book: A Parent’s Guide to Adolescent Health and Well-Being . By Ralph I. Lopez, MD. W.W. Norton & Company, 2002.

Teenage Body Book . By Kathy McCoy & Charles Wibbelsman. Hatherleigh, 2008.

The Top 10 Lyme Disease Treatments: Defeat Lyme Disease with the Best of Conventional and Alternative Medicine . By Bryan Rosner. BioMed Publishing Group, 2007.

Toxic Shock Syndrome (Diseases and Disorders Series) . Lucent Books, 2006.

What to Do for Teen Health: Easy to Read, Easy to Use. By Gloria Mayer, R.N. & Ann Kuklierus, R.N. Institute for Healthcare Advancement, 2005.

What’s Eating You? Parasites – The Inside Story . By Nicola Davies. Candlewick, 2007.

What’s Up With Bill? Medikidz Explains Epilepsy (Superheroes on a Medical Mission Series). By Kim & John Taddeo. Rosen Central, 2010.

What’s Up With Paulina? Medikidz Explains Food Allergies (Superheroes on a Medical Mission Series). By Kim & John Taddeo. Rosen Central, 2010.

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HEROIN (see also DRUG ABUSE)

Heroin
(Compact Research Series). By Laura K. Egendorf. Reference Point Press, 2006.

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LEGAL RIGHTS

No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row
. By Susan Kuklin. Henry Holt, 2008.

Students’ Rights (Full-Color Series). Lucent Books, 2006.

What Are My Rights? 95 Questions and Answers About Teens and the Law. By Tom Jacobs. Free Spirit, 2006.

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MARIJUANA (see also DRUG ABUSE)

Marijuana
(At Issue Series). By Arthur Gillard. Greenhaven Press, 2009.

Marijuana (Compact Research Series). By Andrea C. Nakaya. Reference Point Press, 2007.

Marijuana (Drug Education Library Series). By Hal Marcovitz. Lucent Books, 2007.

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MEDIA LITERACY (includes online safety)

Blogging for Teens
. By John W. Gosney. Thomson Course Technology, 2004.

Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead . By David Callahan. Harcourt, 2004.

Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens: Helping Young People Learn to Use the Internet

Safely and Responsibly . By Nancy Willard. Jossey-Bass, 2007.

Generation Text: Raising Well-Adjusted Kids in an Age of Instant Everything . By Michael Osit. By Michael Osit. Amacom, 2008.

Internet Safety (Issues That Concern You Series). By Hayley Haugen & Susan Musser. Greenhaven Press, 2008.

Is Media Violence a Problem? (At Hand Issues Series). By David Haugen. Greenhaven Press, 2006.

Media Violence (Compact Research Series). By Andrea C. Nakaya. Reference Point Press, 2008.

Media Violence (Opposing Viewpoints). Greenhaven Press, 2003.

Podcasting for Dummies . By Tee Morris. Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2008.

Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn . By Larry D. Rosen. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Smart Girl’s Guide to the Internet: How to Connect With Friends, Find What You Need, and Stay Safe Online . By Sharon Cindrich. American Girl, 2009.

Teen Cyberbullying Investigated: Where Do Your Rights End and Consequences Begin By Thomas Jacobs. Free Spirit Publishing, 2010.

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MENTAL HEALTH (see also DEPRESSION IN YOUTH)

Anti-Anxiety Drugs
(Drugs: the Straight Facts). By Donna Toufexis and Sayamwong Hammack. Chelsea House, 2006.

Anxiety Disorders (Twenty-FirstCentury Medical Library). By Bruce M. Hyman, Ph.D. and Cherry Pedrick, Ph.D. Lerner Publishing Group, 2006.

Bipolar Handbook for Children, Teens and Families . By Wes Burgess. Avery Trade, 2008.

Bipolar Teen: What You Can Do To Help Your Child and Your Family . By David Miklowitz. Guilford Publications, 2007.

Codependence and the Power of Detachment: How to Set Boundaries and Make Your Life Your Own . By Karen Casey. Conari Press, 2008.

Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D . By Lizzie Simon, Simon & Schuster: 2002.

Facing Bipolar: The Young Adult’s Guide to Dealing with Bipolar Disorder . By Russ Federman & J Anderson Thomson, Ju. New Harbinger Publications, 2010.

The Family Intervention Guide to Mental Illness: Recognizing Symptoms and Getting Treatment . By Bodie Morey and Kim T. Mueser, Ph.D. New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2007.

Fighting Invisible Tigers: A Stress Management Guide for Teens . By Earl Hipp. Free Spirit Publishing, 2008.

I Don’t Want to Be Crazy: A Memoir of Anxiety Disorder By Samantha Schutz. Push/Scholastic, 2006.

If Your Adolescent Has an Anxiety Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative Series). By Edna B. Foa and Linda Wasmer Andrews. Oxford university Press, 2006.

If Your Adolescent Has Schizophrenia: An Essential Resource for Parents (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative Series). By Raquel E. Gur, M.D., Ph.D., and Ann Braden Johnson, Ph.D. Oxford University Press, 2006.

Me, Myself, and Them: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person’s Experience with Schizophrenia . By Kurt Snyder. Oxford University Press, 2007.

Mental Health (Current Controversies Series). Edited by Ann Quigley. Greenhaven Press, 2007.

Mental Health Disorders Sourcebook (3rd Edition). Edited by Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2005.

Mind Race: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager’s Experience with Bipolar Disorder . By Patrick E. Jamieson, PhD. Oxford, 2006.

Monochrome Days: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager’s Experience with Depression . By Cait Irwin. Oxford University Press, 2007.

My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic . By Michael Tompkins. Magination, 2009.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (The Ultimate Teen Guide Series). By Natalie Rompella. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

One Hundred Demons (GRAPHIC FORMAT). By Lynda Barry. Sasquatch Books, 2002.

Phobias (Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders Series). By Tom and Gena Metcalf. Greenhaven Press, 2009.

Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, 2nd Edition (Health Reference Series). Edited by Amy L. Sutton. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Thought That Counts: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager’s Experience with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder . By Jared Kant. Oxford University Press, 2008.

Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders . Edited by Dwight L. Evans. Oxford University Press, 2005.

What You Must Think of Me: A First-Hand Account of One Teenager’s Experience With Social Anxiety Disorder . By Emily Ford. Oxford University Press, 2007.

What Works for Bipolar Kids: Help and Hope for Parents . By Mani Pavuluri. Guilford Publications, 2008.

When to Worry: How to Tell if Your Teen Needs Help – and What to Do About It . By Lisa Boesky. AMACOM, 2007.

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METHAMPHETAMINES (see also DRUG ABUSE)

Methamphetamine (Compact Research Series). By Emma C. Berne. Reference Point Press, 2007.

Methamphetamine (Drug Education Library Series). By Hal Marcovitz. Lucent Books, 2005.

Methamphetamine and Amphetamines . By David Aretha. MyReportLinks.com Books, 2005.

Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines . By Nic Sheff. Atheneum, 2008.

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NUTRITION & FITNESS
3-Hour Diet for Teens . By Jorge Cruise. HarperCollins, 2007.

AskCosmoGIRL About Nutrition & Fitness . By CosmoGirl Editors. Hearst Publishing, 2008.

Be Healthy! It’s a Girl Thing: Food, Fitness, and Feeling Great . By Lilian Cheung. Crown Books, 2010.

Best You Can Be: A Teen’s Guide to Fitness and Nutrition . By Christopher Hovius. Mason Crest Publishers, 2005.

Body Fuel: A Guide to Good Nutrition (Food and Fitness Series). By Donna Shryer. Marshall Cavendish, 2007.

Body Information for Teens: Health Tips About Maintaining Well-Being for a Lifetime (Teen Health Series). By Sandra Augustyn Lawton. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Chew On This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food . By Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson. Houghton Mifflin, 2006.

Diet Information for Teens: Health Tips About Diet and Nutrition, including Facts About Nutrients, Dietary Guidelines, Breakfasts, School Lunches, Snacks, Party Food, Weight Control, Eating Disorders, and More (Teen Health Series). Edited by Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2006.

Do You Know What’s in Your Food? (Making Healthy Food Choices Series). By Neil Morris. Heinemann Library, 2006.

Dr. Susan’s Girls-Only Weight Loss Guide: The Easy, Fun Way to Look Good . By Susan Bartell. Parent Positive Press, 2006.

Eat Fresh Food: Awesome Recipes for Teen Chefs . By Rozanne Gold Bloomsbury, 2009.

Fitness and Exercise Sourcebook, 3rd Edition . Edited by Amy L. Sutton. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Fitness Information for Teens: Health Tips About Exercise, Physical Well-Being, and Health Maintenance (Teen Health Series). By Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2004.

Get Strong! Body by Jake’s Guide to Building Confidence, Muscles, and a Great Future for Teenage Guys . By Jake Steinfeld. Simon & Schuster, 2002.

I Love Yoga: A Guide for Kids and Teens . By Ellen Schwartz. Tundra, 2003.

Malnutrition
(Diseases and Disorders Series). By Don Nardo. Lucent, 2007.

Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook . By Nancy Clark. Human Kinetics Publishers, 2003.

Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat . By Michael Pollan. Dial Books, 2009.

Sam Stern’s Cooking Up a Storm: The Teen Survival Cookbook . By Sam Stern and Susan Stern. Candlewickpress, 2005.

Sports Injuries Sourcebook, 3rd Edition . Edited by Sandra J. Judd. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Teen Cuisine . By Matthew Locricchio. Marshall Cavendish, 2010.

Teenage Fitness: Get Fit, Look Good, and Feel Great . By Kathy Kaehler. Cliff Street Books, 2001.

Toning for Teens: The 20-Minute Workout That Makes You Look Good and Feel Great! By Joyce L. Vedral. Warner Books, 2002.

Um, Like OM: A Girl Goddess’s Guide to Yoga . By Evan Cooper. Little Brown, 2005.

Vegetarianism for Teens . By Jane Duden. Lifematters Press, 2001.

Veggie Revolution: Smart Choices for a Healthy Body and a Healthy Planet . By Sally Kneidel and Sara Kate Kneidel. Fulcrum, 2005.

Yoga for Teens: How to Improve Your Fitness, Confidence, Appearance, and Health-and Have Fun Doing It . By Thia Luby. Clear Light Publishers, 1999.

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PARENTING (TEEN PARENTS)

The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom
. (GRAPHIC
FORMAT). By Katherine Arnoldi. Hyperion, 1998.

Dreams to Reality: Help for Young Moms Education, Career, and Life Choices . By Laura Haskins-Bookser. Morning Glory Press, 2006.

Launching Your Teen into Adulthood: Parenting Through the Transition . By Patricia Hoolihan. Search Institute, 2009.

Life Interrupted: The Scoop on Being a Young Mom (Mothers of Preschoolers-MOP). By Tricia Goyer. Zondervan, 2004.

Nurturing Your Newborn: Young Parents’ Guide to Baby’s First Month (Revised Edition). By Jeann Warren Lindsay. Morning Glory Press, 2005.

NurtureShock: Thinking About Children . By Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman. Twelve, 2009.

Parenting a Toddler . By Kristin Thoennes Keller. LifeMatters, 2001.

Parenting an Infant . By Kristin Thoennes Keller. LifeMatters, 2001.

Teen Dads: Rights, Responsibilities, and Joys . By Jeanne Warren Lindsay. Morning Glory Press, 2008.

Teen Parents (Changing Face of Modern Families Series). By Rae Simons. MasonCrest, 2010.

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PREGNANCY
Pregnancy Information for Teens: Health Tips About Teen Pregnancy and Teen Parenting (Teen Health Series) . By Sandra Augustyn Lawton. Omnigraphics, 2008.

Pregnant! What Can I Do? By Tania Heller. McFarland & Company, Inc, 2002.

Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting (Current Controversies Series). Greenhaven Press, 2006.

What to Do When You’re Having a Baby: Easy to Read, Easy to Use . By Gloria Mayer, R.N. & Ann Kuklierus, R.N. Institute for Healthcare Advancement, 2005.

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PRESCRIPTION DRUGS (see also SUBSTANCE ABUSE)

Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs 2005
. By James J. Ryback. Harper Resource, 2004.

Medications: The Ultimate Teen Guide . By Cheryl Tuttle. Scarecrow Press, 2004.

Overcoming Prescription Drug Addiction: A Guide to Coping and Understanding, 3rd Edition. By Rod Colvin. Addicus Books, 2008.

Pill Head: The Secret Life of a Painkiller Addict . By Joshua Lyon. Hyperion, 2009.

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RELATIONSHIPS (includes dating issues and date rape; see also SEXUAL BEHAVIOR)

30 Days to Getting Over the Dork You Used to Call Your Boyfriend
. By Clea Hantman. Delacorte Press, 2008.

Boyland: A B.A.B.E.’s Guide to Understanding Guys. By Andrea Stephens. Revell, 2006.

Boyology: A Teen Girl’s Crash Course in All Things Boy. By Sarah Oleary Burningham. Chronicle, 2009.

Date Book: A Teen Girl’s Complete Guide to Going Out With Someone New. By Erika Stalder. Orange Avenue Publishing, 2007.

Do You Love Me?Making Healthy Dating Decisions (Strong, Beautiful Girls Series). By Ashley Rae Harris. ABDO Pub., 2010.

The Essential Guide to Date Rape Prevention: How to Avoid Dangerous Situations, Overpowering Individuals and Date Rape . By Scott Lindquist. Sourcebooks, Inc., 2007.

Friendship, Dating, and Relationships. By Simone Payment. Rosen Pub., 2010.

How Rude! Handbook of Friendship and Dating Manners for Teens. By Alex J. Packer. Free Spirit, 2004.

In Love and in Danger: A Teen’s Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships. By Barrie Levy. Seal Press, 2006.

When Something Feels Wrong: A Survival Guide About Abuse for Young People. By Deanna Pledge. Free Spirit, 2002.

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SELF-IMAGE ( see also BODY IMAGE)

Be Confident in Who You Are (Middle School Confidential Series)
. By Annie Fox. Free Spirit Publishing, 2008.

CosmoGirl Quiz Book: All About You . Edited by CosmoGirl. Hearst Books, 2004.

Gather Together in My Name (Autobiography). By Maya Angelou. Random House, 1974.

Girlology: A Girl’s Guide to Stuff That Matters: Relationships, Bodytalk and Girl Power . By Melisa Holmes. Health communications, 2005.

Put on Your Crown: Life Changing Moments on the Path to Queendom . By Queen Latifah. Grand Central Pub., 2010.

Respect: A Girl’s Guide to Getting Respect and Dealing When Your Line is Crossed . By Courtney Macavinta. Free Spirit, 2005.

See Jane Win for Girls: A Smart Girl’s Guide to Success . By Sylvia Rimm. Free Spirit, 2002.

Uncool: A Girl’s Guide to Misfitting In . By Erin Conley. Orange Avenue Publishing, 2007.

You’re Amazing: A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self . By Claire Mysko. Adams Media, 2008.

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SELF-INJURY (see also SUICIDE)

Go Ask Ogre: Letters from a Deathrock Cutter
. By Jolene Siana. Process, 2005.

Healing the Hurt Within: Understanding Self-Injury and Self-Harm, and Heal the Emotional Wounds . By Jan Sutton. How to Books Ltd., 2008.

Helping Teens Who Cut: Understanding and Ending Self-Injury . By Michael Hollander. Guilford Publications, 2008.

Hope and Healing For Kids Who Cut: Learning to Understand and Help Those

Who Self-Injure . By Marv Penner. Zondervan, 2008.

Silent Cry: A Teen’s Guide to Escaping Self-Injury and Suicide (The Science of Health). By Joan Esherick. Mason Crest Publishers, 2004.

Skin Game: A Memoir . By Caroline Kettlewell, Griffin: 2000.

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SEXUAL BEHAVIOR (see also GLBTQ, PREGNANCY RELATIONSHIPS, STDS, HIV/AIDS, STI’s)

Asking About Sex & Growing Up: A Question and Answer Book for Kids
. By Joanna Cole. HarperCollins, 2009

Doing It Right: Making Smart, Safe, and Satisfying Choices About Sex. By Bronwen Pardes. Simon Pulse, 2007.

Girlology: Hang-Ups, Hook-Ups and Holding Out . By Melissa Holmes. Health Communications, 2007.

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health . By Robie Harris. Candlewick, 2009.

Little Black Book for Guys: Guys Talk About Sex. By St. Stephen’s Community House. Annick Press, 2008.

Ready or Not? A Girl’s Guide to Making Her Own Decisions About Dating, Love and Sex. By Tina Radziszewicz. Walker Books for Young Readers, 2006.

Safe Sex 101: An Overview for Teens . By Margaret O. Hyde and Elizabeth H. Forsyth, M.D. Twenty-First Century Books, 2006.

Sex: A Book for Teens – An Uncensored Guide to Your Body, Sex and Safety. By Nikol Hasler .Zest Books, 2010.

Sex, Puberty and All That Stuff: A Guide to Growing Up . By Jacqui Bailey. Barron’s, 2004.

Sexuality and Teens : What You Should Know About Sex, Abstinence, Birth Control, Pregnancy, and STDs. By Stephen Feinstein. Enslow Pub., 2010.

Start Talking: A Girl’s Guide for You and Your Mom About Health, Sex, or Whatever . By Mary Jo Rapini. Bayou Publishing, 2008.

Teenage Sexuality: Opposing Viewpoints. Edited by Ken R. Wells . Opposing Viewpoints Series, 2006.

What Your Mama Never Told You: True Stories About Sex and Love. By Tara Roberts. Houghton/Graphia, 2007.

The “What’s Happening to My Body?” Book for Boys: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents and Sons (Revised 3rd Edition). By Lynda Madaras. Newmarket Press, 2007.

The “What’s Happening to My Body?” Book for Girls: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents and Daughters (Revised 3rd Edition) . By Lynda Madaras. Newmarket Press, 2007.

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SMOKING & TOBACCO USE

Born to Smoke: Nicotine and Genetics.
By David Hunter. Mason Crest Publishers, 2009.

But All My Friends Smoke: Cigarettes and Peer Pressure. By Lesli Evans. Mason Crest Publishers, 2009.

Kicking Butts: Quit Smoking and Take Charge of Your Health . By The American Cancer Society. American Cancer Society, 2002.

Let’s Clear the Air: Reasons Not to Start Smoking. By Alison Fripp and Megan Nolan. Lobster Press, 2007.

Nicotine and Tobacco(Compact Research Series). By Clay Farris Naff. Reference Point Press, 2006.

Smokeless Tobacco: Not a Safe Alternative . By Katie Sharp. Mason Crest Publishers, 2009.

Smoking 101: An Overview for Teens. By Margaret O. Hyde. Twenty-First Century Books, 2005.

Tobacco Information for Teens: Health Tips About the Hazards of Using Cigarettes, Smokeless Tobacco, and Other Nicotine Products (Teen Health Series). Edited by Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Tobacco Information for Teens: Health Tips About the Consequences of Smoking and Other Forms of Tobacco Use (Teen Health Series). Edited by Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics, 2006.

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SOCIAL ISSUES

30 Days to Finding and Keeping Sassy Sidekicks and BFFs: A Friendship Field Guide. By Clea Hantman. Delacorte, 2009.

Dealing with Mom: How to Understand Your Changing Relationship. By Lawrence Gillot. Harry N. Abrams, 2005.

Everything Sucks: Losing My Mind and Finding Myself in a High School Quest for Cool. By Hannah Friedman. Health Communications, Inc., 2009.

Facing Competition: Can You Play by the Rules and Stay in the Game? By Tish Davidson. Franklin Watts, 2007.

Frenemies: Dealing with Friend Drama . By LL Owens. ABDO/Essential Library, 2009.

Girls’ Guide to Life: Take Charge of Your Personal Life, Your School Time, Your Social Scene, and Much More! By Catherine Dee. Little Brown, 2005.

How Rude! Handbook of Friendship and Dating Manners for Teens . By Alex J. Packer. Free Spirit, 2004.

Promise You Won’t Freak Out: A Teenager Tells Her Mom the Truth About Boys, Booze, Body Piercing and Other Touchy Topics . By Doris Fuller. Berkley Books, 2004.

Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World . By Roselind Wiseman. Three Rivers Press, 2009.

Real Friends vs. the Other Kind (Middle School Confidential). By Annie Fox. Free Spirit Publishing, 2009.

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STEROIDS


Doping: Athletes and Drugs
(In the News Series). By Jason Porterfield.

Rosen Publishing Group, 2007.

Performance-Enhancing Drugs (Compact Research Series ) . By Laura K. Egendorf. Reference Point Press, 2007.

Steroids (Drug Education Library Series) . Lucent, 2006.

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STDs (Sexually Transmitted Infections or Diseases; see also HIV/AIDS & SEXUAL BEHAVIOR)


AIDS
(Opposing Viewpoints Series) . By Viqi Wagner. Greenhaven Press, 2008.

AIDS Sourcebook, 4th edition. By Ivy L Alexander. Omnigraphics, 2007.

The AIDS Update (Disease Update Series). By Alvin and Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn. Enslow Publishers, 2008.

Guide to Living with HIV Infection: Developed at the Johns Hopkins AIDS Clinic, 6th Edition. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.

Quicksand: HIV/AIDS in Our World. By Anonymous. Candlewick Press, 2009.

Sexuality and Teens : What You Should Know About Sex, Abstinence, Birth Control, Pregnancy, and STDs. By Stephen Feinstein. Enslow Pub., 2010.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases . By Terri Dougherty. Lucent Books, 2010.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook. Edited by Amy L. Sutton. Omnigraphics, 2006.

STDs Update . By Alvin and Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn. Enslow Publishers, 2006.

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SUICIDE (see also DEPRESSION IN YOUTH)

Eight Stories Up: An Adolescent Chooses Hope Over Suicide
(Adolescent Mental Health Initiative). By DeQuincy Lezine. Oxford University Press, 2008.

Suicide (Current Controversies Series) . Edited by Paul Connors. Greenhaven Press, 2007.

Suicide Information for Teens (Teen Health Series). Edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon. Omnigraphics, 2004.

When Living Hurts: For Teenagers, Young Adults, Their Parents, Leaders and Counselors, Revised 3rd ed. By Sol Gordon, Ph.D. URJ Press, 2004.

Will’s Choice: A Suicidal Teen, A Desperate Mother, and Chronicle of Recovery.By Gail Griffith, HarperCollins, 2005.

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VIOLENCE PREVENTION (see also ANGER MANAGEMENT, BULLYING, FAMILY ISSUES, RELATIONSHIPS, SOCIAL ISSUES)

Tips about the Causes and Consequences of Abusive and Violent Behavior
(Teen Health Series). Edited By Sandra Augustyn Lawton. Omnigraphics, 2007.

Bad Girl: Confessions of a Teenage Delinquent. By Abigil Vona. Rugged Land, 2004.

Beyond Bruises: The Truth About Teens and Abuse(Issues in Focus Today Series). By Sherri Gordon. Enslow, 2009.

Child Abuse (Opposing Viewpoints). By Louise Gerdes. Greenhaven Press, 2004.

Domestic Violence (Opposing Viewpoints Series). By Mike Wilson. Greenhaven Press, 2009.

The Essential Guide to Date Rape Prevention: How to Avoid Dangerous Situations, Overpowering Individuals and Date Rape. By Scott Lindquist. Sourcebooks, Inc., 2007.

Eyes Wide Open: Bodyguard Strategies for Self-Protection . By Kristie Kilgore. Clinetop Press, 2001.

Family Violence (Social Issues Firsthand Series).By Linda Richards. Greenhaven Press, 2007.

Fighting:Deal With It Without Coming to Blows (Deal With It! Series). By Elaine Slavens. James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers, 2004.

Healthy Anger: How to Help Children & Teens Manage Their Anger . By Bernard Golden. Oxford University Press, 2002.

It’s Not Your Fault: Discovering Your Inner Power . By Bianca Guerra. Living Life Publishing Co., 2007.

Strong at the Heart: How It Feels to Heal from Sexual Abuse . By Carolyn Leham. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

Violence (Social Issues Firsthand). By Doreen Piano. Greenhaven Press, 2007.

Youth in Prison . By Roger Smith and Marsha McIntosh. Mason Crest, 2006.

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