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They broke the law, you be the judge : true cases of teen crime
Jacobs, Thomas A.
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Minneapolis, MN : Free Spirit Pub., [2003]

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x, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Letters from and interviews with twenty-one children and teenagers who broke the law reveal what it is like to be arrested, attend legal proceedings, and be held accountable for one's actions.
Adam-age 15-a threat made in school -- Adelina-age 13-robbing a girl -- Andrew-age 17-a fight with his brother -- Ashley-age 14-caught with a bag of marijuana -- Brandon-age 14-breaking into a home -- Brianne-age 17-a stolen car, a stolen credit card, and forgery -- Carla-age 15-a fight with mom -- Charles-age 16-cocaine and a gun -- Erica-age 14-assault and possessing a marijuana pipe -- Jennifer-age 13-stolen Christmas presents -- Jerry-age 15-home break in and theft -- Joshua-age 15-cutting school -- Marcus-age 14-stealing a telephone cord -- Natalie-age 14-caught with beer at a party -- Olivia-age 14-a stolen car -- Philip-age 9-assault against his mother -- Ronald-age 16-caught with beer and wine in a car -- Samantha-age 14-unpaid cab fare and lying to police -- Sean-age 16-a pipe bomb in a bedroom drawer -- Starlett-age 14-cutting school and violation of probation -- Tanya-age 14-a stolen pregncy test kit.
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Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 7.4 9.0 84818.
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