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I Am Me
I Am Me

I Am Me

Teen Artists and Writers Speak Out on Being Yourself

Edited by Tom Worthen

12+

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION

104 Pages, 7 x 9

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $25.95)

Publication Date: October 2019

ISBN 9781600508073

Rights: US & CA

Creative Communication Inc (Oct 2019)

Price: $18.95
 
 

Overview

I Am Me: Teen Artists and Writers Speak Out on Being Yourself pairs award winning art and writing to empower teens to shake off negative influences and realize it is okay to be themselves. Each piece of art is skillfully matched with writing to reflect the attitude of a generation of teens who want to fit in, but feel inadequate due to societal pressures. This is a powerful book that can help young people believe that you don't have to achieve "perfection" to be "perfect."

Author Biography

Tom Worthen has been the editor at Creative Communication since 1993. Aside from the yearly anthologies published by Creative Communication and Celebrating Art, Tom was also editor of Broken Hearts Healing: Young Poets Speak Out on Divorce. Broken Hearts Healing received national recognition from Voices of Youth Advocacy (VOYA) and was a Book Sense pick by the independent book stores of America. It has been used by hundreds of school counselors to help youth cope with the feelings created by experiencing a divorce. Tom, known as "Dr. Tom" to his students, teaches at Utah State University where his Speech and Debate teams have won several national championships. He lives with his wife and family in Smithfield, UT.