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Teen Issues--Sexual Abuse

Speak
Speak By Anderson, Laurie Halse (Book - 1999 ) / PB ANDERSO Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 28 copies

Annotation:A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school. (197 p. Gr 8+)

Nicholas Dane
Nicholas Dane By Burgess, Melvin (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION BURGESS MELVIN Available in some locations

Annotation:Fifteen-year-old Dawn, who cares for her alcoholic mother, tries to suppress a painful childhood memory as she contemplates killing God, whom she blames for her father's disappearance. (250 p. Gr 9+)

Because I Am Furniture
Because I Am Furniture By Chaltas, Thalia (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION CHALTAS THALIA Available in some locations

Annotation:Fourteen-year-old Anke feels both relieved and neglected that her father abuses her brother and sister but ignores her, but when she catches him with one of her friends, she finally becomes angry enough to take action. (368 p. Gr 9+)

Hush
Hush By Chayil, Eishes (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION CHAYIL EISHES Available in some locations

Annotation:After remembering the cause of her best friend Devory's suicide at age nine, Gittel is determined to raise awareness of sexual abuse in her community despite the rules of Chassidim that require her silence. (368 p. Gr 9+)

What Happens Next
What Happens Next A Novel By Clayton, Colleen (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION CLAYTON COLLEEN Available in some locations

Annotation:The stress of hiding a horrific incident that she can neither remember nor completely forget leads sixteen-year-old Cassidy "Sid" Murphy to become alienated from her friends, obsess about weight loss, and draw close to Corey "The Living Stoner" Livingston. (310p. Gr 9+)

Pointe
Pointe By Colbert, Brandy (Book - 2014 ) / FICTION COLBERT BRANDY Available in some locations

Annotation:Four years after Theo's best friend, Donovan, disappeared at age thirteen, he is found and brought home and Theo puts her health at risk as she decides whether to tell the truth about the abductor, knowing her revelation could end her life-long dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer. (333p. Gr 9+)

Just Listen
Just Listen A Novel By Dessen, Sarah (Book - 2006 ) / FICTION DESSEN SARAH Available in some locations

Annotation:Isolated from friends who believe the worst because she has not been truthful with them, sixteen-year-old Annabel finds an ally in classmate Owen, whose honesty and passion for music help her to face and share what really happened at the end-of-the-year party that changed her life. (371p. Gr 9+)

Identical
Identical By Hopkins, Ellen (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION HOPKINS ELLEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Sixteen-year-old identical twins, Kaeleigh and Raeanne, desperately struggle with secrets that have already torn them and their family apart. (565 p. Gr 9+)

The Gospel of Winter
The Gospel of Winter By Kiely, Brendan (Book - 2014 ) / FICTION KIELY BRENDAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Aiden’s family is falling apart, but one of the things that’s helping him through is his relationship with his local priest, Father Greg. The problem is that Father Greg has a dark side to him, and Aiden becomes a victim, whether he chooses to believe he has or not. (296p. Gr 9+)

Inexcusable
Inexcusable By Lynch, Chris (Book - 2005 ) / PB LYNCH Available in some locations

Annotation:High school senior and football player Keir sets out to enjoy himself on graduation night, but when he attempts to comfort a friend whose date has left her stranded, things go terribly wrong. (165 p. Gr 9+)

Exposed
Exposed By Marcus, Kimberly (Book - 2011 ) / FICTION MARCUS KIMBERL Available in some locations

Annotation:High school senior Liz, a gifted photographer, can no longer see things clearly after her best friend accuses Liz's older brother of a terrible crime. (260 p. Gr 9+)

The Missing Girl
The Missing Girl By Mazer, Norma Fox (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION MAZER NORMA Available in some locations

Annotation:As five sisters, aged eleven to seventeen, deal with various problems, a mysterious man watches them, deciding which one he likes the best. (284 p. Gr 7+)

Sex and Violence
Sex and Violence A Novel By Mesrobian, Carrie (Book - 2013 ) / FICTION MESROBI CARRIE Available in some locations

Annotation:Sex has always come without consequences for Evan. Until the night when all the consequences land at once, leaving him scarred inside and out (298p. Gr 9+)

Nobel Genes
Nobel Genes By Michaels, Rune (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION MICHAEL RUNE Available in some locations

Annotation:A boy whose manic-depressive mother has always told him that his father won the Nobel Prize, spends his time taking care of her and searching for clues to the identity of the Nobel-Prize winning sperm donor, eventually finding a truth he must learn to accept. (181 p. Gr 8+)

If You Find Me
If You Find Me By Murdoch, Emily (Book - 2013 ) / FICTION MURDOCH EMILY Available in some locations

Annotation:Most people take things like food, safety, and indoor plumbing for granted, but for 15-year-old Carey and her little sister Jenessa, they feel like foreign territory. Raised in isolation and eventually abandoned by their abusive, meth-addicted mother, the sisters must learn to navigate normal life - school, friends, clothes, relationships - when they move in with Carey’s father and his new family. Now, Carey must face the truth of why her mother abducted her ten years ago, while haunted by a past that won't let her go... a dark past that hides many a secret, including the reason Jenessa hasn't spoken a word in over a year. Carey knows she must keep her sister close, and her secrets even closer, or risk watching her new life come crashing down. (248p. Gr 8+)

Bait
Bait By Sanchez, Alex (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION SANCHEZ ALEX Available in some locations

Annotation:Diego keeps getting into trouble because of his explosive temper until he finally finds a probation officer who helps him get to the root of his anger so that he can stop running from his past. (239 p. Gr 7+)

Living Dead Girl
Living Dead Girl By Scott, Elizabeth (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION SCOTT Available in some locations

Annotation:When Alice was ten, Ray took her away from her family, her friends--her life. She learned to give up all power, to endure all pain. She waited for the nightmare to be over. (170 p. Gr 9+)

Live Through This
Live Through This By Scott, Mindi (Book - 2012 ) / FICTION SCOTT MINDI Available in some locations

Annotation:From the outside, fifteen-year-old Coley Sterling's life seems imperfect but normal, but for years she has buried her shame and guilt over a relationship that crossed the line and now that she has a chance at having a real boyfriend, Reece, the lies begin to unravel. (289p. Gr 9+)

Faking Normal
Faking Normal By Stevens, Courtney C (Book - 2014 ) / FICTION STEVENS COURTNE Available in some locations

Annotation:Alexi Littrell hasn't told anyone what happened to her over the summer. When Bodee Lennox, the quiet and awkward boy next door, comes to live with the Littrells, Alexi discovers an unlikely friend in "the Kool-Aid Kid," who has secrets of his own. As they lean on each other for support, Alexi gives him the strength to deal with his past, and Bodee helps her find the courage to finally face the truth. (321p. Gr 9+)

Exposed
Exposed By Vaught, Susan (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION VAUGHT SUSAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Chan Shealy, a sixteen-year-old baton-twirler and straight-A student, becomes involved with an internet predator despite strict parental rules and her own belief that she knows how to keep herself safe online. (330 p. Gr 9+)

Glimpse
Glimpse By Williams, Carol Lynch (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION WILLIAM CAROL Available in some locations

Annotation:Living with their mother who earns money as a prostitute, two sisters take care of each other and when the older one attempts suicide, the younger one tries to uncover the reason. (484 p. Gr 9+)

Dating Violence
Dating Violence By Lily, Henrietta M (Book - 2012 ) / 362.88 LILY Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses relationship abuse, including the different types of abuse, causes of dating violence, and how to help oneself and others in abusive relationships.

In Love and in Danger
In Love and in Danger A Teen's Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships By Levy, Barrie (Book - 2006 ) / 362.88 LEVY Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the experiences of teens who have had abusive dating relationships and gives advice on how to end the cycle of abuse and forge healthy and loving, violence-free relationships. This accessible book shows teens how to identify abusive relationships -- emotional, physical, and sexual -- and how to leave them. The author provides facts about dating violence, the differences between healthy and addictive love, resources for help, and more.

Teen Dating
Teen Dating (Book - 2013 ) 306.73 TEEN Available in some locations

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