Kids in Orange: Voices from Juvenile Detention

Kids in Orange Voices from Juvenile Detention The gang leader doesn t like poetry but will a detention center workshop show her how to express love for her newborn daughter A teen boy dies of a drug overdose Will his final poem speak what he can

  • Title: Kids in Orange: Voices from Juvenile Detention
  • Author: Mindy Hardwick
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The gang leader doesn t like poetry, but will a detention center workshop show her how to express love for her newborn daughter A teen boy dies of a drug overdose Will his final poem speak what he cannot say In the middle of a career change from teacher to writer, Mindy Hardwick volunteered to facilitate a weekly poetry workshop at a juvenile detention center By helpinThe gang leader doesn t like poetry, but will a detention center workshop show her how to express love for her newborn daughter A teen boy dies of a drug overdose Will his final poem speak what he cannot say In the middle of a career change from teacher to writer, Mindy Hardwick volunteered to facilitate a weekly poetry workshop at a juvenile detention center By helping the teens write poetry about their lives, Mindy discovered strength and courage to grieve the loss of her father, find forgiveness and release the past A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the book will be used as a grant for writers to work with teens at Denney Juvenile Justice Center The youth s poetry anthologies can be downloaded at denneypoetry

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    1. This book touched me as a writer, a former delinquent and current workshop facilitator for detained youth. I actually reached out to the writer years ago for advice and she was just as willing to help me as she was her young students. The parallels Mindy draws in her personal life with the lives of her charges was on point. I recommend this for anyone running workshops as she provides intimate prompts (The door one was a hit with my students!) and notes the many grants and sacrifices needed to r [...]

    2. Not exactly what I pictured. I thought this was going to be a poetry book written by teenagers while they were in juvenile detention. Instead I found a memoir that intertwined her experiences teaching at the inmates--without giving us much access to neither their voices or their experiences--with her relationship with her father from their parents' divorce to his death.

    3. Mindy Hardwick spent a significant amount of time working with youth in a writing program at a juvenile detention center. She has collected some of the poetry as well as some background and biography of the poets and the process behind their production. In addition, she includes quite a bit of autobiography as well. All of these factors make this a hard book to categorize, but an easy book to enjoy. The poetry is great, and the stories behind them are captivating. Sometimes the author’s effort [...]

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