In the crafting section, quilt blocks are used to create pillows and table runners. Author Peter Goodman also provides tips for talking with children about bullying. In addition, the nutritional benefits of figs are discussed.
This powerful teen drama series addresses some of the most painful and troubling issues that teens are dealing with today: depression, bullying, dating violence, suicide, addictions, abusive parents, and more.
Features both male and female students discussing how hormones trigger the new social and emotional changes experienced during puberty. Covers self-esteem, body image, conflicts with parents, desire for independence, development of romantic feelin...Read More
Prottush discusses his Muslim faith in the aftermath of September 11, 2001. He feels the need to hide is faith out of fear of being bullied. As he grows, he moves further away from the traditions of his Bangladeshi family. Part of the "Millennials...Read More
Standing up for oneself means so many things. It means being confident in exploring and sharing one's identity. It means standing up to the pressures of society to look and act a certain way. With friends and peers, it may mean standing up to a bu...Read More
Fifteen young people, ages 8-12, speak candidly about personal challenges they face. Issues include popularity, grades, divorce, personal and family illnesses, parental drug abuse, bullying, racism, and death. Participants discuss how their chal...Read More
From as early as he can remember, Shawn had lived with extreme anxiety. As the years went by, he could not connect with other students. He was bullied and could never understand why. A darkness of alienation grew within him, and his parents sought...Read More
During puberty, Joey was coming to the realization that he was gay. Within his school and community, Joey felt that he was the only gay teenager. This terrified him. He confided in a “friend” who soon spread the word around school. Joey became the...Read More
A nasty rumor spreads through school with lightning speed. A bully's taunt reaches its target instantly. A young teen is caught "sexting"-sending sexually explicit images or words over a cell phone. Today, kids no longer have to wait to get to a d...Read More
As a child and teenager, Michelle endured a series of events that was nothing short of soul crushing. She faced sexual abuse as a child and kept it a secret over the years. At the age of sixteen, she acquired a brain disease that rendered her blin...Read More