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    Bastard out of Carolina

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    Bastard out of Carolina

    Allison, Dorothy.

    Bone, an illegitimate child in a family of social outcasts, sees her mother's happiness with her new husband and will not tell when the stepfather begins abusing her in the 1950s.

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    Counterfeit son

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    Counterfeit son

    Alphin, Elaine Marie.

    When serial killer Hank Miller is killed in a shoot-out with police, his abused son Cameron adopts the identity of one of his father's victims in order to find a better life.

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    Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes

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    Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes : a novel

    Crutcher, Chris.

    The daily class discussions about the nature of man, the existence of God, abortion, organized religion, suicide and other contemporary issues serve as a backdrop for a high-school senior's attempt to answer a friend's dramatic cry for help.

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    Touching snow

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    Touching snow

    Felin, M. Sindy.

    After her stepfather is arrested for child abuse, thirteen-year-old Karina's home life improves but while the severity of her older sister's injuries and the urging of her younger sister, their uncle, and a friend tempt her to testify against him, her mother and other well-meaning adults pursuade her to claim responsibility.

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    Breathing underwater

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    Breathing underwater

    Flinn, Alexandra.

    Sent to counseling for hitting his girlfriend, Caitlin, and ordered to keep a journal, sixteen-year-old Nick recounts his relationship with Caitlin, examines his controlling behavior and anger, and describes living with his abusive father.

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    The watcher

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    The watcher

    Howe, James, 1946-

    As she sits watching a seemingly perfect family and a handsome lifeguard on the beach, a lonely, troubled girl projects herself into the fantasy lives she has created for them.

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    You don't know me

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    You don't know me : novel

    Klass, David.

    Fourteen-year-old John creates alternative realities in his mind as he tries to deal with his mother's abusive boyfriend, his crush on a beautiful, but shallow classmate and other problems at school.

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    Touching Spirit Bear

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    Touching Spirit Bear

    Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-

    After his anger erupts into violence, Cole, in order to avoid going to prison, agrees to participate in a sentencing alternative based on the native American Circle Justice, and he is sent to a remote Alaskan Island where an encounter with a huge Spirit Bear changes his life.

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    Rage

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    Rage : a love story

    Peters, Julie Anne.

    At the end of high school, Johanna finally begins dating the girl she has loved from afar, but Reeve is as much trouble as she claims to be as she and her twin brother damage Johanna's self-esteem, friendships, and already precarious relationship with her sister.

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    Bruiser

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    Bruiser

    Shusterman, Neal.

    Inexplicable events start to occur when sixteen-year-old twins Tennyson and Brontë befriend a troubled and misunderstood outcast, aptly nicknamed Bruiser, and his little brother, Cody.

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    Doppelganger

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    Doppelganger

    Stahler, David.

    When a sixteen-year-old member of a race of shape-shifting killers called doppelgangers assumes the life of a troubled teen, he becomes unexpectedly embroiled in human life--and it is nothing like what he has seen on television.

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    The tale of one bad rat

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    The tale of one bad rat

    Talbot, Bryan.

    A homeless runaway works through her memories of incest and emotional abuse, eventually finding the courage to confront her parents and finds a life on her own.

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    The rules of survival

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    The rules of survival

    Werlin, Nancy.

    Seventeen-year-old Matthew recounts his attempts, starting at a young age, to free himself and his sisters from the grip of their emotionally and physically abusive mother.

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    Gossamer

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    Gossamer

    Lowry, Lois.

    While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.

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    Iqbal

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    Iqbal : a novel

    D'Adamo, Francesco.

    A fictionalized account of the Pakistani child who escaped from bondage in a carpet factory and went on to help liberate other children like him before being gunned down at the age of thirteen.

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    Racing the past

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    Racing the past

    Deans, Sis Boulos.

    After the death of his abusive father, eleven-year-old Ricky tries to help his younger brother deal with his residual fears and discovers that running helps him deal with his own anger and the taunts of a bullying classmate.

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    Gossamer

    Lowry, Lois.

    While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.

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    Good night, Mr. Tom

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    Good night, Mr. Tom

    Magorian, Michelle.

    A battered child learns to embrace life when he is adopted by an old man in the English countryside during the Second World War.

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    The man in the pointed hat

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    The man in the pointed hat

    Fernando, Cecil.

    A troubled young author takes refuge in a cabin in the woods, and she is transported to her past to relive and remember the truth about the disappearance of her best friend and her father.

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