HARD TIME by Janet Bode

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From teens who are incarcerated for crimes to teens who have been the victims of crime, Janet Bode and Stan Mack present compelling and astounding portraits, examining why crime and violence are such a big part of young lives today.

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Was a popular and well-respected author of young adult books. The recipient of awards from the American Booksellers Association and the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Stan Mack is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the former art director of The New York Times Magazine. He's created regular cartoon features for Adweek, Modern Maturity, Print, and Natural History, and Real Life Funnies for The Village Voice. He's authored and/or illustrated more than a dozen children's books and collaborates on young adult books with his partner, Janet Bode.
Published April 1, 1996 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 224 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult. Non-fiction

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The boy who killed his mother when he was 13 says, ``I'm not even sure why I did it,'' and then lists all the little things that resulted in the murder.

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Bode ( The Voices of Rape: Healing the Hurt ) offers what she terms a ``survival guide'' to bereavement, promising to help young adults answer the question ``How do I cope with the death of someone special?'' She interviews teenagers about the deaths of friends or relatives, and she also calls on...

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