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Teen Issues - It Gets Better

Thirteen Reasons Why
Thirteen Reasons Why By Asher, Jay (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION ASHER JAY Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 44 copies

Annotation:When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death. (288 p. Gr 9-12)

I Swear
I Swear By Davis, Lane (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION DAVIS LANE Available in some locations

Annotation:279p. Gr. 9-12 After years of abuse from her classmates, Leslie Gatlin kills herself. Now, her bullies reflect on how things got so far out of hand

The 39 Deaths of Adam Strand
The 39 Deaths of Adam Strand By Galloway, Gregory (Book - 2013 ) / FICTION GALLOWA GREGORY Available in some locations

Annotation:314p. Gr. 9-12 A bored, self-absorbed teenager commits suicide and later wakes up alive, physically unharmed--thirty-nine times.

And We Stay
And We Stay By Hubbard, Jenny (Book - 2014 ) / FICTION HUBBARD JENNY Available in some locations

Annotation:224p. Gr. 9-12 Sent to an Amherst, Massachusetts, boarding school after her ex-boyfriend shoots himself, seventeen-year-old Emily expresses herself through poetry as she relives their relationship, copes with her guilt, and begins to heal.

Try Not to Breathe
Try Not to Breathe By Hubbard, Jennifer R. (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION HUBBARD JENNIFE Available in some locations

Annotation:233p Gr. 9-12 The summer Ryan is released from a mental hospital following his suicide attempt, he meets Nicki, who gets him to share his darkest secrets while hiding secrets of her own.

Hold Still
Hold Still By Lacour, Nina (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION LACOUR NINA Available in some locations

Annotation:Ingrid didn't leave a note. Three months after her best friend's suicide, Caitlin finds what she left instead: a journal, hidden under Caitlin's bed. (229 p. Gr 9-12)

Survive
Survive By Morel, Alex (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION MOREL ALEX Available in some locations

Annotation:259p. Gr. 9-12 A troubled girl is stranded in an arctic winter terrain after a plane crash and must fight for survival with the only other boy left alive .

Fall to Pieces
Fall to Pieces By Naidoo, Vahini (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION NAIDOO VAHINI All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:314p. Gr. 9-12 Knowing that two friends are lying and keeping secrets about the night another friend killed herself, seventeen-year-old Ella searches for the truth.

The Namesake
The Namesake By Parlato, Steven (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION PARLATO STEVEN Available in some locations

Annotation:285p. Gr. 9-12  All his teachers are sure certain that Evan can be the graduate who brings glory to St. Sebastian's. Evan, however, can't be bothered anymore. Since his young father's suicide, Evan no longer cares about the future. In fact, he believes that he spent the first fifteen years of his life living a lie.

By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead
By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead By Peters, Julie Anne (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION PETERS JULIE Available in some locations

Annotation:High school student Daelyn Rice, who has been bullied throughout her school career and has more than once attempted suicide, again makes plans to kill herself, in spite of the persistent attempts of an unusual boy to draw her out. (200 p. Gr 9-12)

The S-word
The S-word By Pitcher, Chelsea (Book - 2013 ) / FICTION PITCHER CHELSEA Available in some locations

Annotation:298p. Gr 9-12 Angie's quest for the truth behind her best friend's suicide drives her deeper into the dark, twisted side of Verity High.

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock A Novel By Quick, Matthew (Book - 2013 ) / FICTION QUICK MATTHEW Available in some locations

Annotation:273p. Gr. 9-12 A day in the life of a suicidal teen boy saying good-bye to the four people who matter most to him.

Like Moonlight at Low Tide
Like Moonlight at Low Tide By Quigley, Nicole (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION QUIGLEY NICOLE Available in some locations

Annotation:264p. Gr. 9-12 16-yr old Melissa returns to her hometown expecting to face the same bullies from school. Instead her new appearance sparks interest from the popular crowd. When Melissa has a chance to escape her rough home situation and find the life she's dreamed of, she must choose between a longtime crush, a new friend, and the brother who doesn't belong.

This Song Will Save your Life
This Song Will Save your Life By Sales, Leila (Book - 2013 ) / FICTION SALES LEILA Available in some locations

Annotation:276p. Gr. 9-12 Nearly a year after a failed suicide attempt, 16-yr-old Elise discovers that she has the passion, and the talent, to be a disc jockey.

Death, Dickinson, and the Demented Life of Frenchie Garcia
Death, Dickinson, and the Demented Life of Frenchie Garcia By Torres Sanchez, Jenny (Book - 2013 ) / FICTION TORRES JENNY Available in some locations

Annotation:271p. Gr. 9-12 Struggling to come to terms with the suicide of her crush, Andy Cooper, Frenchie obsessively retraces each step of their tumultuous final encounter and looks to the poetry of Emily Dickinson for guidance.

Absent
Absent By Williams, Katie (Book - 2013 ) / FICTION WILLIAM KATIE Available in some locations

Annotation:180p. Gr. 9-12 17-yr-old Paige died in a fall off the high school roof and now her spirit seems bound to the school grounds, along with Brooke and Evan, two other teen ghosts who died there--but maybe if she can solve the mystery of her apparent suicide they will all be able to move on.

My Beautiful Failure
My Beautiful Failure By Young, Janet Ruth (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION YOUNG JANET Available in some locations

Annotation:While dealing with the recovery of his mentally ill father, sophomore in high school Billy volunteers at a suicide prevention line and falls for one of the incoming callers .

Hello, Cruel World
Hello, Cruel World 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws By Bornstein, Kate (Book - 2006 ) / 616.8584 BORNSTE Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Out of the Darkness
Out of the Darkness Teens and Suicide By Crook, Marion (Book - 2003 ) / 362.2808 CROOK Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

The Power to Prevent Suicide
The Power to Prevent Suicide A Guide for Teens Helping Teens By Nelson, Richard E. (Book - 2006 ) / 362.287 NELSON Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

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Books about suicide.


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