Stories from the Edge Paperback

Over 50 True Stories for Youth Workers to Use

by Dave Wiles;

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Stories from the Edge

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These stories are from a number of sources: some are drawn from Dave's own story of growing up (he spent years on probation for drug dealing, vandalism and burglary), or from reflections on his experience as a youth and community worker. Some stories come from other youth workers.

The stories are highly arresting, detailing a dramatic incident in a young person's life such as a 16-year-old on probation, who is on suicide watch; mediating between a rebellious youngster and his over-authoritative dad; a 21-year-old girl, with two children in care, who works the street to pay for the heroin her father deals.

Each chapter follows a particular theme, such as 'Dads and Lads' or 'Youth Culture and Gangs'. Each chapter ends with points to think about and for discussion.

Stories from the Edge by Dave Wiles was published by Lion Hudson in May 2010 and is our 17088th best seller. The ISBN for Stories from the Edge is 9781854249630.

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Page last updated 2nd October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherLion Hudson (May 2010)
Edition2nd Revised edition
Number of Pages194
Thickness10 mm
Height244 mm
Width170 mm
Product Code2709941
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