Risky Issues: Stories about identity, drugs, abuse, death and friendship

Lorraine Reguly
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 The stories in Risky Issues bring to light many issues faced by children, teenagers, and even adults. 

The first story, The Secrets of the Study, is about a girl who enters her father’s study to get some blank printer paper but instead finds papers that reveal she is adopted. To compound things, her father catches her…

The second story, Pamela in the Park, is about a teenage girl who is out past curfew and is supposed to meet a temperamental drug dealer in the park to give him back some drugs she was holding for him. He doesn’t show up, but a policeman does…

The third story, The Day Adam Saw Red, is about sexual abuse. Adam, a victim, gives a speech to his class about this topic, and then goes outside to sit under an oak tree to ponder his dire situation, as his speech was a masked cry for help. He is befriended by the school custodian, who is thought to be “creepy” but who takes the time to speak to him to help solve his problem…

In the final story, My Best Friend, a young girl finds out that her Grandma’s dog died. She thinks of Snoopy as her own, and is devastated…

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About the author

Lorraine Reguly is an English teacher, freelance writer and editor, and blogger. She's also a contributor to two anthologies (so far) and plans on publishing more books as well as a memoir of her darker days.

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Publisher
Lorraine Reguly
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Published on
Jul 1, 2014
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Pages
36
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ISBN
9780993795305
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
Juvenile Fiction / Short Stories
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