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Boot Camp by Todd Strasser

Boot Camp by Todd Strasser. ISBN: 978-1416959427 Published by Simon Pulse 2008.  238 pages. Realistic YA Fiction. $7.99

Awards: American Library Association Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers. 434 more words

Bullying

Chapter - The Last Freedom Day

INSIDE THE FORBIDDEN OUTSIDE

CHAPTER

THE LAST FREEDOM DAY

       I have had so many hours to sit and think; my life playing over and over in my head like a loop that doesn’t know how to stop. 3,349 more words

Inside The Forbidden Outside

After by Amy Efaw

After by Amy Efaw. ISBN: 0670011835 Published by Viking Juvenile 2009. YA Fiction. 350 pages. $8.99

Awards:

Borders Original Voices Award for Kids & Teens (2009),Pennsylvania Young Readers’ Choice Award Nominee (2011),Florida Teens Read Nominee (2010), Abraham Lincoln Award Nominee (2012), Missouri Gateway Readers Award Nominee (2012) 640 more words

Crime

12-year-old in Salina in custody following separate gun & knife incidents

SALINA, Kan. (KSAL) – A 12-year-old boy is in custody in Salina following incidents with a toy gun on a school bus and a knife on a playground. 222 more words

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Juvenile justice reform stirs conversation

WICHITA, Kansas – The governor hopes the new law will reform the juvenile justice system by not locking up so many young people, but critics are worried offenders might not have enough supervision. 556 more words

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Juvenile offenders deserve a shot at redemption

Murder is hard to forgive. For those directly affected by the crime, forgiveness can sometimes become impossible.

It’s easy to say that forgiveness is divine, but if you can still say that after a family member or someone close to you has been murdered, then perhaps you have more credibility than most to speak about the virtues of turning the other cheek. 469 more words

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Book Review: Holding Smoke

Holding Smoke – Elle Cosimano – Hyperion-Disney – Published 3 May 2016

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Synopsis

John “Smoke” Conlan is serving time for two murders but he wasn’t the one who murdered his English teacher, and he never intended to kill the only other witness to the crime. 796 more words

Fiction