Young Adult Nonfiction, Social Topics
On the Edge of Greatness
Removing Mental Blocks that Kill Creativity by Heidi Korte
I want to give away to you in this book . . . the ability to see and recognize every obstacle in front of your artistic path as something that can be knocked down and moved aside. If you are willing to put effort in, you can win. If you don’t quit, ...
How I Loved You
by Samantha Best
It’s dark But wait, look! Just there, do you see it? A glimmer, a glow I see the northern lights Green, blue, purple But tonight You are the most captivating view What’s it like to love someone else, to navigate the ups and downs of romances, ...
The error that is the Drug War, and why it must end. by P.A.C.M
Timely and relevant, Drug Guerror addresses the damaging and tragic results of criminalizing people in relation to drugs, better known as the global War On Drugs/Drug Prohibition. The title of the book contains the Spanish word for war, guerra, ...
My Secret Mirror
Hiding Madness From a Perception of Life by Benjamin MacArthur
My Secret Mirror: Hiding Madness from a Perception of Life deals with abstract thoughts, cognitive emotions, and the philosophical idealisms to wonder while functioning in an unforgiving society. Sometimes the side effects of intelligence create an ...
The Wallowing Hour
by Katrina Engel
The wallowing hour is a soulful, artistic collection of poetry that touches on the loneliest as well as the most romanticized parts of life. It lets you in on a sneak peak of the author's deepest, darkest thoughts as well as the dreams she holds for ...
In Retrospect at 15
by Zac Wiczek
A pretty cloud of thoughts written by a white fifteen year old boy, living in America’s New England during the early 21st century. A celebration of youth and optimism. A testament to the adolescent virtue of ignorance. Just an art project, expressed ...
By The Light of The Night
An Oromo Immigrant Story by Sheiko Nagawo and Omar Hassan
Life in Ethiopia during the era of Emperor Haile Selassie was bleak. The prospect of securing a job after graduating from university was unthinkable, especially if you were an Oromo and a Muslim who couldn’t afford enormous bribes. One way to secure ...
A 1980's Memoir by Dale R Schuss
Dale was a shy Canadian teenager failing at school; Ryan was an American teenager pretending to be doing much better. Their unlikely "friendship" that started in the mid-1980's went on for five years of adventure along the west coast until it was ...
Growing Up Is Hard To Do
Reflections on your earliest beginnings to your late teenage years by Jay Spence
Growing Up is Hard to Do, yet there are very few comprehensive “how to” manuals for young people, to help them negotiate and understand what momentous changes occur on the winding road between infancy and adulthood. In this helpful, highly readable ...
Thoughts to Hold Onto
Just for Teenagers by Peter Pactor
Thoughts To Hold Onto is a book designed to be a companion for teenagers. It doesn't claim to have all the answers, but it does contain thoughts which may provide guidance and support for young people who are making choices in a world where they get ...