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Growing Up Attending an Alternative School
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  Cover Art: Surviving the Applewhites Tolan, Stephanie S.
Surviving the Applewhites
Jake, a budding juvenile delinquent, is sent for home schooling to the arty and eccentric Applewhite family's Creative Academy, where he discovers talents and interests he never knew he had.
216 p. 2002
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Alt Ed Atkins, Catherine
Alt Ed
Participating in a special after-school counseling class with other troubled students, including a sensitive gay classmate, helps Susan, an overweight tenth grader, develop a better sense of herself.
198 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: In the Company of Crazies Baskin, Nora Raleigh
In the Company of Crazies
Troubled thirteen-year-old Mia Singer enrolls in the Mountain Laurel School for Alternative Education, where she learns a lot about herself by paying close attention to others.
170 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Crazy Horse Electric Game Crutcher, Chris
The Crazy Horse Electric Game
A high school athlete, frustrated at being disabled after an accident, runs away from home to Oakland, California, and is helped back to mental and physical health by a Black benefactor and the people in a special school where he enrolls.
215 p. 1987
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Diva Flinn, Alex
Diva
Despite her mother's objections, sixteen-year-old Caitlin determines to pursue her dream of becoming an opera singer by attending a performing arts school in Miami.
263 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hidden Talents Lubar, David
Hidden Talents
When thirteen-year-old Martin arrives at an alternative school for misfits and problem students, he falls in with a group of boys with psychic powers and discovers something surprising about himself.
232 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: No More Sad Goodbyes Reynolds, Marilyn
No More Sad Goodbyes
Autumn's life is nearly perfect -- top volleyball player and honor student, close friends, and a father and grandmother who are raising her with an abundance of love, laughter, and common sense. If only Autumn were not pregnant ... if only she'd skipped Jason's birthday party ... if only ...
228 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Vibes Ryan, Amy Kathleen
Vibes
Kristi, a sophomore in an alternative high school, is aware that nearly everyone dislikes her--even those obsessed by her large breasts--but begins to doubt her psychic insights after learning long-held family secrets and some classmates' true feelings.
249 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Boot Camp Strasser, Todd
Boot Camp
After ignoring several warnings to stop dating his teacher, Garrett is sent to Lake Harmony, a boot camp that uses unorthodox and brutal methods to train students to obey their parents.
235 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Defect Weaver, Will
Defect
After spending most of his life in Minnesota foster homes hiding a bizarre physical abnormality, fifteen-year-old David is offered a chance at normalcy, but must decide if giving up what makes him special is the right thing to do.
199 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
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