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Tweak

Author : Nic Sheff
ISBN : 9781471109737
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR FILM, STARRING STEVE CARELL AND BAFTA AND GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATED TIMOTHEE CHALAMET ‘It was like being in a car with the gas pedal slammed down to the floor and nothing to do but hold on and pretend to have some semblance of control. But control was something I'd lost a long time ago.’ Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age 11. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able to quit and put his life together whenever he needed to. It took a violent relapse one summer to convince him otherwise. In a voice that is raw and honest, Nic spares no detail in telling us the compelling true story of his relapse and the road to recovery. He paints an extraordinary picture for us of a person at odds with his past, with his family, with his substances, and with himself. Tweak is a raw, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful tale of the road from relapse to recovery and complements his father’s parallel memoir, Beautiful Boy. Praise for Nic Sheff:- ‘Difficult to read and impossible to put down.’Chicago Tribune 'Nic Sheff's wrenching tale is told with electrifying honesty and insight.' Armistead Maupin
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Tweak

Author : Nic Sheff
ISBN : 1471177947
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High

Author : David Sheff
ISBN : 9781328530608
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Just Say Know! With drug education for children more important than ever, this nonfiction book draws on the experiences of the NY Times bestselling father/son team of David and Nic Sheff to provide all the information teens and tweens need to know about drugs, alcohol, and addiction. From David Sheff, author of Beautiful Boy (2008), and Nic Sheff, author of Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines (2008), comes the ultimate resource for learning about the realities of drugs and alcohol for middle grade readers. This book tells it as it is, with testimonials from peers who have been there and families who have lived through the addiction of a loved one, along with the cold, hard facts about what drugs and alcohol do to our bodies. From how to navigate peer pressure to outlets for stress to the potential consequences for experimenting, Nic and David Sheff lay out the facts so that middle grade readers can educate themselves.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

We All Fall Down

Author : Nic Sheff
ISBN : 9780316175890
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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In his follow-up to his bestselling memoir Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines, Nic Sheff reveals a brutally honest account of a young person's struggles with relapse and rehab. In his bestselling memoir Tweak, Nic Sheff took readers on an emotionally gripping roller-coaster ride through his days as an addict. In this powerful follow-up about his continued efforts to stay clean, Nic writes candidly about eye-opening stays at rehab centers, devastating relapses, and hard-won realizations about what it means to be a young person living with addiction. By candidly revealing his own failures and small personal triumphs, Nic inspires readers to maintain hope and to remember that they are not alone in their battles. A group reading guide is included. Nic Sheff's Tweak, We All Fall Down, and his father's memoir about him (Beautiful Boy) are the basis of the film Beautiful Boy starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Schizo

Author : Nic Sheff
ISBN : 9780698171435
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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The fascinating, shocking, and ultimately quite hopeful story of one teen’s downward spiral into mental illness by the bestselling author of Tweak. Miles’s little brother Teddy is missing. The police believe he drowned at the beach—the very same day Miles had his first schizophrenic episode. But Miles knows better—Teddy is alive. Kidnapped. There was even a witness! Fueled by guilt, Miles sets off to rescue Teddy. There is so much to overcome, though. The endless pills he must take. The girl who steals his heart and plays with it. The black crows that follow him. As seen through Miles’s distorted perception, his world closes around him as he pushes to keep it open. What you think you know about his world is actually a blur of gray, though, and the sharp focus of reality proves startling. The New York Times bestselling author of Tweak offers a fascinating and ultimately quite hopeful story of one teen’s downward spiral into mental illness. Praise for SCHIZO: Included in CNN.com's roundup of "new titles to feed your YA addiction" “Readers fascinated by the dark side of the human mind in realistic fiction will enjoy this deft portrayal of a brain and a life spiraling out of control. Miles is an endearing character whose difficult journey will generate compassion and hope.” –School Library Journal “[T]he crafting of the plot and the convergence of the different storylines keeps pages turning. Schizo is a thrilling read for teens.” –VOYA "[A}n insightful perspective on one teen’s struggle with mental illness." —Publishers Weekly "Miles's clipped first-person narration is immediate and intimate." —Horn Book "[A] heartbreaking story, but particularly important in the climate around mental illness today." –Bustle.com
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Methamphetamines

Author : Alexis Burling
ISBN : 9781725347595
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Methamphetamine abuse is a worldwide problem. This invaluable resource, written in accessible and engaging language, covers vital subjects such as how meth affects the brain and body, the consequences of meth addiction, and how to get help. True stories about people struggling with using crystal meth or trying to get sober help readers put addiction in perspective, while sidebars about topics such as the history of methamphetamine use offer important context. Contact information for drug hotlines, rehab centers, and other community service organizations are included.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Cart S Top 200 Adult Books For Young Adults

Author : Michael Cart
ISBN : 9780838911587
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Author of the bestseller Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism, Cart applies his considerable expertise as columnist and critic for Booklist to identifying 200 exceptional adult books that will satisfy a variety of young adults recreational reading tastes. Features only the best of the best no cheesy star bios or chick lit lite here. Makes finding a great book easy, with multiple indexes and thorough annotation .
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Investigate Methamphetamine

Author : Marylou Ambrose
ISBN : 9781464404511
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Meth...crank...ice...No matter what you call it, methamphetamine is an extremely addictive drug. It is expensive and gives users what appears to endless energy. Authors Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler look at the epidemic spread of methamphetamines abuse in the United States. Personal stories and the latest statistics bring the deadly impact of this drug into focus.
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Methamphetamine

Author : Ralph Weisheit
ISBN : 9781592858385
Genre : Reference
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The definitive book on the impact of methamphetamine on individuals, communities, and society by two of America's leading addiction and criminal justice experts. In recent years, the media have inundated us with coverage of the horrors that befall methamphetamine users, and the fires, explosions, and toxic waste created by meth labs that threaten the well-being of innocent people. In Methamphetamine: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment, the first book in Hazelden's Library of Addictive Drugs series, Ralph Weisheit and William L. White examine the nature and extent of meth use in the United States, from meth's early reputation as a "wonder drug" to the current perception that it is a "scourge" of society.In separating fact from fiction, Weisheit and White provide context for understanding the meth problem by tracing its history and the varying patterns of use over time, then offer an in-depth look at:the latest scientific findings on the drug's effects on individualsthe myths and realities of the drug's impact on the mindthe national and international implications of methamphetamine productionthe drug's impact on rural communities, including a case study of two counties in the Midwestissues in addiction and treatment of meth.Thoroughly researched and highly readable, Methamphetamine offers a comprehensive understanding of medical, social, and political issues concerning this highly impactful drug.Written for professionals and serious lay readers by nationally recognized experts, the books in the Library of Addictive Drugs series feature in-depth, comprehensive, and up-to-date information on the most commonly abused mood-altering substances.
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Daydreams At Work

Author : Amy Fries
ISBN : 1933102691
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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*** Finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards Self-Help Category for 2010! ***
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Narrative Des Risikos

Author : Karen Patrick Knutsen
ISBN : 9783830928034
Genre : Risk communication
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School Library Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015081500707
Genre : Children's libraries
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Category: Children's libraries

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822037548989
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

Read On Life Stories

Author : Rosalind Reisner
ISBN : PSU:000067154050
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Offers descriptions of 450 published memoirs, grouped by such topics as setting, language, unusual childhoods, life in rural America, spiritual journeys, and family relationships.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Not Without Scars

Author : Jim Dekker
ISBN : 1517359341
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Recovering from a drug addiction is a tremendous feat. Overcoming a drug habit and starting an innovative dependency program for prisoners within the San Mateo County, California, judicial system is nothing short of miraculous. Shirley LaMarr has accomplished these things and more in her sixty-seven years of life. The cofounder of the Choices program, as well as the founder of Mz. Shirlez Transitional Housing Centre, she might appear to be just another pleasant woman on her way to a church social, but more than likely, she's on her way to jail to help the inmates. Not Without Scars: The Story of Shirley LaMarr is the remarkable true story of one woman's journey from a life of drug addiction, living on the streets, crime, and prostitution to establishing a life-changing drug program that helps addicts become contributing members of society. In the vein of Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff, Not Without Scars goes far beyond the usual redemption story. The details of her early life are nothing short of shocking. By all rights she should be dead. But the profoundly uplifting and inspirational second half of her life is marked by an intense mission to help others.
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Talking Book Topics

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ISBN : WISC:89121897631
Genre : Talking books
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Reviews are an important aspect of scholarly discussion because they help filter out which works are relevant in the yearly flood of publications and are thus influential in determining how a work is received. The IBR, published again since 1971 as an interdisciplinary, international bibliography of reviews, it is a unique source of bibliographical information. The database contains entries on over 1.2 million book reviews of literature dealing primarily with the humanities and social sciences published in 6,820, mainly European scholarly journals. Reviews of more than 560,000 scholarly works are listed. The database increases every year by 60,000 entries. Every entry contains the following information: On the work reviewed: author, title On the review: reviewer, periodical (year, edition, page, ISSN), language, subject area (in German, English, Italian) Publisher, address of journal
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