Year: 2000 Source: Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc., 2000. 177p. SIEC No: 20000391

This book is written for youths. It includes stories by adolescents about difficult situations they have encountered. It is divided into six sections: insight, independence, relationships, initiative, creativity, humor & morality. The stories describe many situations, including abuse & suicide. This book is intended to offer encouragement, teach coping skills, & provide youth with examples of other people with whom they might identify. (SC)