Incarcerated youth

Book
Published 2017
Item Details
Summary:

"Every day, about 70,000 young people are detained within the U.S. criminal justice system. Thousands of them are tried as adults, and housed in adult prisons. Once in detention centers and jails, young people are vulnerable to violence and sexual abuse. Incarcerated Youth presents a powerful, real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people" -- Publisher's website.

ISBN:
9781601529824
Description:
80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The path from school to prison
Freedom lost
Finding allies
Preparing for life on the outside
Helping incarcerated youths find a new path forward.
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