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Al Desetta, M.A.

Al Desetta, M.A., was an editor at Youth Communication, a New York–based nonprofit organization that teaches writing, journalism, and leadership skills to inner-city teens, from 1985 until 2002. He is currently a freelance editor.

Contact Al
Email
help4kids@freespirit.com
Website(s)
www.aldesetta.com

BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR

A Leader’s Guide to The Courage to Be Yourself

$27.99
Activities, exercises, and discussions help teens go deeper into the stories, relate them to their lives, and build skills for overcoming conflict.

A Leader’s Guide to The Struggle to Be Strong

$24.95
Activities, exercises, and questions invite teens to go deeper into the stories and issues of the student book.

The Courage to Be Yourself

$13.99
In twenty-six first-person stories, real teens write about their lives and teenage peer pressure with searing honesty.

The Struggle to Be Strong

$14.99
In thirty first-person accounts, teens tell how they overcame major life obstacles and readers learn about seven resiliencies—such as insight, initiative, creativity, humor—that everyone needs to survive and thrive in even the toughest times.
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