Fiction books about teenage dating violence

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But the closer they get, the more Nathan wants of her time, of her love, of her…and the less she wants to give. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s creator and owner (Karen Jensen, MLS) is strictly prohibited.As Rae’s affection for Nathan turns to fear, she leans on her friend Leo for support. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to the post author and Teen Librarian Toolbox with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. All thoughts and opinions expressed belong to the individuals that wrote them and do not reflect the views of any outside affiliations including the libraries that we work at, the professional journals that we work with, or VOYA magazine, etc.For too many others, though, these fictions do not match reality.In a recent survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, almost 10% of young people between the ages of 11 and 17 reported that they had experienced dating violence in the past year.Here are some YA lit titles on the topic to help raise awareness and start discussions. As Alex struggles to come to terms with the sweet boyfriend she fell in love with and the boyfriend whose “love” she no longer recognizes, she is forced to choose — between her “true love” and herself. Being with him makes Caitlin forget about everything else–her missing sister, her withdrawn mother, her lackluster life.When Alex falls for the charming new boy at school, Cole — a handsome, funny, sports star who adores her — she can’t believe she’s finally found her soul mate . Publisher’s Annotation: Wake up, Caitlin Ever since she started going out with Rogerson Biscoe, Caitlin seems to have fallen into a semiconscious dreamland where nothing is quite real. But what happens when being with Rogerson becomes a larger problem than being without him?But always being there for others can’t give Johanna everything she needs—it can’t give her Reeve Hartt.

As the #Why IStayed (and its accompanying #Why Ileft) twitter campaign reminded us, too often, survivors of abuse are insulted, blamed, or ignored. Check out the newest items at the library or try one of this great book lists: Award Winners Alex Award (Adult books with teen appeal) Amazing Audiobooks (great books to listen to for YA) Best Fiction for YA Edwards Award Winners (great YA authors) Great Graphic Novels Morris Award (Debut authors in YA) Nonfiction Award Odyssey Award (Audiobook winners) Outstanding Books for the College Bound Popular Paperbacks (Titles in themed lists) Printz Award (Excellence in YA lit) Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (this is the committee teen librarian Allison is on!) Teens’ Top Ten (Favorite books as voted by teens) Cover Colors Black Blue Green Orange Pink Purple Red White Yellow From Our e-Newsletter Emoji Reads Fantasy got fandom?Some Tips for Talking to Teens About Intimate Partner Violence: Crisis Line Phone Numbers: National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474 Volunteers of America, Home Free 503-802-0505 Portland Women’s Crisis Line 503-235-5333 Web Sites: Love Is Respect has a wealth of information and a live teen PEER chat for teens to talk to other teens about relationships and abuse.Planned Parenthood Info for Teens offers information about healthy/unhealthy relationships.

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