Things I Have to Tell You: Poems and Writings by Teenage Girls
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Young women from around the country and world share their perspectives on the tumultuous, emotional period of growth that is the transition from girlhood to womanhood. The writers’ voices point to the value, respect, and love that each young woman must discover in and for herself, functioning as a literary support for navigating the challenges of growth.
Your Own, Sylvia
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This compelling story of success and tragedy recounts the life of the artist who was Sylvia Plath; her story is told in poems, an homage to her and the craft that she mastered. The book incorporates facts lifted from biographies and Plath's own writings, yet the details are filled in by the author to create a more complete picture. An engaging and intimate read.
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!
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This is a brilliant collection of monologues which clearly and cleverly illuminate the lives of the young in the Middle Ages. Winner of the Newbery Medal – need I say more?
Hello, Cruel World
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Feeling out of place in a world that says you should be “just so”? Have you been told you’re “not supposed to be like that”? Well, then, this book if for you. Kate’s refreshingly honest voice reaches out to teens of all walks of “alternative” lifestyles and says “Hey! Guess what? The world needs good people and it doesn’t matter if you’re ‘different’!” Bringing a message of welcome and hope to the many who need to hear it, Kate Bornstein encourages you to feel good about who (and what) you are.