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Edmonds College Read: You've Got It All Wrong: Resources by Topic

You've Got It All Wrong

This collection gave young people in our community the opportunity to tell the true stories of their lives in their own words. Their stories cover many topics of concern to our society. A selection of these issues and available resources is presented here. Questions? Ask a Librarian

Self Harm

Narratives:

"Fly Away Angel Baby" / "Never Too Late" / "What She Should Have Said" / "Liar"

Peer-Pressure

Narratives:

"(Y)ou (O)nly (L)ive (O)nce" / "One Shot" / "My First Date" / "Fri(end)s"

Relationship Violence

Narratives:

"It's Because We Love You" / "My Journey to Alice"

Divorce/Step-Parents

Narratives:

"AaaabDad" / "Replaced" / "Maybe I Could Have Saved Him" / 

Child Abuse/Family Violence

Narratives:

"(Y)ou (O)nly (L)ive (O)nce" / "My First Date" / "He Was My Hero" / "Fri(end)s"

Death/Grieving

Narratives: 

"Never Too Late" / "Man-Man" / "Gone" / "Maybe I Could Have Saved Him"

Poverty

Narratives: 

"Street Life" / "Take a Bow"

Juvenile Justice System/School Punishment

Narratives:

"Street Life" / "One Shot" / "A Strife in My Life" 

Alcoholism/Drug Addiction

Narratives:

"Fly Away Angel Baby" / "My First Date" / "He Was My Hero" / "Gone" / "Take a Bow" / "Fri(ends)"

Sexual Assault

Narratives: 

"It's Because We Love You" 

Coming Out/Homosexuality

Narratives:

"Never Too Late" / "What She Should Have Said"

Depression/Suicide

Narratives: 

"Never Too Late" / "What She Should Have Said" / "Liar" / "A Strife in My Life" / "Fri(end)s"

Teen Pregnancy

Narratives:

"Fly Away Angel Baby" / "My Journey to Alice"