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Hooked : When Addiction Hits Home

By: Shantz-Hilkes, Chloe Decode(With) Munsch, Robert(Introduction by)

1554514754 / 9781554514755
Out of print
127 x 185 mm, 199 grams 128 pages
Children / Juvenile  Learn More

Jenny dealt with the stress by forgiving her mom--over and over and over again. This collection of ten true stories is based on interviews with people who, in their youth, lived with an addicted parent or sibling.

The subjects speak honestly about what it was like to grow up with a family member addicted to alcohol, drugs, food, pills, or gambling. While describing how they managed to cope, interviewees explore the full range of situations and emotions they experienced--from denial, anger, and confusion to acceptance and forgiveness. Their maturity, sensitivity, and even their sense of humor will give teens going through similar situations the important realization that there are many ways to break free from the chains of others' addictions.


YXJ Personal & social issues: drugs & addiction (Children's / Teenage)

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