Hard Time: A Real Life Look at Juvenile Crime and Violence

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Delacorte Press, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 218 pages
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From teens who are incarcerated for crimes to teens who have been the victims of crime, Janet Bode and Stan Mack present compelling and astounding portraits, examining why crime and violence are such a big part of young lives today. An "American Bookseller" Pick of the Lists. An ALA Quick Pick and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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Bode and Mack (Heartbreak and Roses, 1994, etc.) have come up with a real eye-opener. Incarcerated teens who have committed serious crimes, their victims, and the counselors or other adults who work ... Read full review


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Was a popular and well-respected author of young adult books.

The recipient of awards from the American Booksellers Association and the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Stan Mack is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the former art director of The New York Times Magazine. He's created regular cartoon features for Adweek, Modern Maturity, Print, and Natural History, and Real Life Funnies for The Village Voice. He's authored and/or illustrated more than a dozen children's books and collaborates on young adult books with his partner, Janet Bode.

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