Be the One

Be the One

Six True Stories of Teens Overcoming Hardship With Hope

Book - 2017
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Journalist Byron Pitts shares the stories of six young people who overcame impossible circumstances with extraordinary perseverance. Abuse. Bullying. War. Drug Addiction. Mental Illness. Violence. None of these should be realities for anyone, much less a young person. But for some it is the only reality they have ever known. In these dark circumstances, six teens needed someone to "be the one" for them -- the hero to help them back into the light. For Tania, Mason, Pappy, Michaela, Ryan, and Tyton, that hero was themselves. Byron Pitts brings the struggles and triumphs of these everyday heroes to teens just like them, encouraging all of us to be the source of inspiration in our own lives and to appreciate the lives of others around us.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781442483828
Branch Call Number: TEEN 362.709 PIT
Characteristics: 119 pages ; 22 cm


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