Beating the odds :
by Bode, Janet.Published by : F. Watts, (New York :) Physical details: 126 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN:0531109852 (lib. bdg.); 0531152308.
Subject(s): Success in adolescence -- Case studies. | Self-actualization (Psychology) in adolescence -- Case studies. | Self-perception in adolescence -- Case studies. | Success. | Self-actualization (Psychology) | Self-perception.Year: 1991
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-126) and index.
Profiles a series of young people who overcame seemingly impossible odds--drugs, poverty, sexual abuse--and not only survived but became successes in their own right.