Vicious. True Stories by Teens About Bullying by Youth Communication

By Youth Communication

Essays via youth deal with bullying: actual, verbal, relational, and cyber. those tales will attract readers as the cruelty and damage are unmistakably real—and the reactions of the writers are often cringe-worthy, usually admirable, and constantly believable. 

Real teenager Voices Series

Teens divulge heart's contents to inform own tales that take on tough, real-life matters. Direct, revealing, and sometimes uncooked, those voices will ring precise for any youngster reader who has confronted bullying, anger, or rigidity. every piece has been chosen and edited to attract reluctant and rising readers as younger as 7th grade. Readers may be encouraged by means of the writers' braveness and power in operating challenging to beat difficulties either huge and small.

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Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualities by Stephen Hunt

By Stephen Hunt

The topic of homosexual and lesbian sexuality might be the main vexed factor within the modern Christian Church. Many church buildings were compelled to confront the problem, either theologically and pastorally and consequently, controversies have proved divisive in the Church: so much particularly among conservative and liberal oriented denominations, in addition to evangelical church buildings. This booklet explores those subject matters from a sociological standpoint, addressing not just homosexual and lesbian sexualities, but additionally bi- and transgendered sexualities. It therefore considers a couple of supplementary concerns regarding the formation of identities either sexually and spirituality, the development of theologies and worldviews, the various importance of LGBT sexualities, in addition to mobilisation, and several topics. With wealthy empirical fabric being provided by way of a workforce of specialists, this publication constitutes the 1st finished sociological examine of 'non-hetero' sexualities with regards to modern Christianity. As such, it is going to attract sociologists, students of faith and theology in addition to readers throughout a variety of social sciences.

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The Courage to Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About by Al Desetta M.A., Educators for Social Responsibility

By Al Desetta M.A., Educators for Social Responsibility

Cassandra is hassled by way of her acquaintances for sitting with the “wrong” little ones at lunch. Jennifer will get stressed simply because she’s obese. Dwan’s family name callings her for now not being “black enough.” Yen is teased for being chinese language; Jamel for now not smoking marijuana. but all locate the energy to stand their conflicts and the braveness to be themselves. In 26 first-person tales, genuine young people write approximately their lives with searing honesty. they are going to motivate younger readers to mirror on their lonesome lives, paintings via their difficulties, and study who they are surely.

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Loving God With All Your Mind: Thinking as a Christian in by Gene Edward Veith Jr.

By Gene Edward Veith Jr.

Our global is alive with attention-grabbing new rules, discoveries, and applied sciences. yet for Christians this may additionally current problems-especially whilst the values of postmodernism and secular collage existence clash with uncomplicated Christian ideas. What should still Christians do while their ideals come lower than assault within the school room or the general public sq.? Loving God with your entire brain exhibits us that the reply is neither wholesale rejection of highbrow lifestyles and tradition, nor blind reputation of it. the reply lies in knowing that Jesus is Lord of all of lifestyles and that every little thing in existence has to be conscientiously seen within the gentle of what Christ's lordship potential. Gene Edward Veith unfolds a blinding critique of the postmodern highbrow global and tradition. He affirms the half that's reliable and precise, yet he additionally indicates the most important weaknesses that experience any such carry over modern inspiration. This e-book exhibits Christians the best way to live to tell the tale and flourish in a postmodern international whereas declaring the fact of the Christian religion.

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens: Simple Ways to Keep by Richard Carlson

By Richard Carlson

Now the number 1 bestselling writer of the do not Sweat the Small Stuff sequence, Richard Carlson, Ph.D., deals young ones easy, invaluable knowledge for dealing with daily matters

Anyone who thinks youth have it effortless hasn't been to a highschool lately. because the headlines remind us virtually day-by-day, America's youngsters care for pressure in exactly approximately each part in their lives: lecturers, activities, social occasions, kin existence, cash issues, even paintings. Now Richard Carlson, writer of the do not Sweat sequence, with revenues of 12 million copies, applies an analogous strategies to adolescents that experience made his different books required examining for an individual dealing with life's daily demanding situations. In easy, trouble-free language, Dr. Carlson addresses universal teenager matters with chapters corresponding to: "Make Peace with Your Mistakes," "Be inventive on your Rebellion," "Be ok together with your undesirable Hair Day," "Turn Down the Drama Meter," and "Notice Your mom and dad Doing issues Right." As along with his different do not Sweat the Small Stuff titles, kids and their mom and dad will locate that Richard Carlson's confident technique is helping to lessen the impression annoying occasions have on their lives.

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An Unspeakable Crime. The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo by Elaine Marie Alphin

By Elaine Marie Alphin

Was once an blameless guy wrongly accused of homicide? On April 26, 1913, thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan deliberate to fulfill pals at a parade in Atlanta, Georgia. yet first she stopped on the pencil manufacturing unit the place she labored to select up her paycheck. Mary by no means left the construction alive. A black watchman came upon Mary's physique brutally crushed and raped. Police arrested the watchman, yet they were not chuffed that he was once the killer. Then they paid a trip to Leo Frank, the factory's superintendent, who was once either a northerner and a Jew. Spurred on via the media frenzy and prejudices of the time, the detectives made Frank their best suspect, one whose conviction may soothe the city's anger over the dying of a tender white woman. The prosecution of Leo Frank was once front-page information for 2 years, and Frank's lynching remains to be some of the most debatable incidents of the 20th century. It marks a turning element within the background of racial and non secular hatred in the United States, prime on to the founding of the Anti-Defamation League and to the rebirth of the fashionable Ku Klux Klan. counting on basic resource records and painstaking learn, award-winning novelist Elaine Alphin tells the real tale of justice undone in the United States.

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Nurturing the Nations: Reclaiming the Dignity of Women in by Darrow L. Miller

By Darrow L. Miller

Our international is full of countries which are impoverished mostly simply because 1/2 their people—the woman population—are disenfranchised. yet this isn't only a ebook approximately girls; it's a ebook that offers with the intersection of 3 likely very diversified matters: ladies, poverty and international view. Nurturing the Nations explains how the guidelines that societies embody create fit or impoverished cultures and helps that idea with information about family violence, homicide and pornography. The ebook addresses one of many maximum motives of globally poverty, the lie that males are greater to girls. In noting that the realm view of a tradition frames the way it knows men and women, a variety of paradigms are studied, equivalent to Hinduism and Animism, exhibiting how they result in the abuse and hatred of girls. This subject can't be addressed with out learning the Trinity as a version for male-female relationships. Servanthood, submission and the transcendence of sexuality are all mentioned in accordance with the concept female and male have been created equivalent in being yet assorted in functionality. The booklet concludes with a glance on the historical past of ladies within the outdated and New Testament—how they have been tested because the co-laborers of fellows within the improvement of production and the freeing problem Jesus issued to the sexist tradition of his day.

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