It Happened to Me

Sometimes, painful experiences happen. It Happened to Me explores painful life crises that affect many young people through poignant diary entries from composite teens who have experienced these situations, supported by informational text. Every year, more and more young people face life-changing situations, from drug and alcohol abuse to eating disorders, family breakups, and homelessness. Being young has never been more challenging. Using a unique in-their-own words approach, this series will strike a chord with many young people who are struggling with complex issues, and help those around them better understand how and why it has happened to them.

Cover: Going Through a Family Breakup: Stories from Survivors
Cover: Having an Alcohol Addiction: Stories from Survivors
Cover: Being in a Gang: Stories from Survivors
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It Happened to Me — Hardcover Set New! Spring 2022
Hardcover OS, 6 titles Temporarily out of stock
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  • Soon! Fall 2022
  • New! Spring 2022
  • New! Fall 2021
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Being Homeless: Stories from Survivors New! Spring 2022
Being in a Gang: Stories from Survivors New! Spring 2022
Going Through a Family Breakup: Stories from Survivors New! Spring 2022
Having a Drug Addiction: Stories from Survivors New! Spring 2022
Having an Alcohol Addiction: Stories from Survivors New! Spring 2022
Having an Eating Disorder: Stories from Survivors New! Spring 2022
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2022
  • New! Spring 2022
  • New! Fall 2021

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It Happened to Me

Sometimes, painful experiences happen. It Happened to Me explores painful life crises that affect many young people through poignant diary entries from composite teens who have experienced these situations, supported by informational text. Every year, more and more young View →