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What Teens Need to Succeed: Proven, Practical Ways to Shape Your Own Future

Peter Benson, Ph.D, Judy Galbraith, M.A., Pamela Espeland
1998, 7.25 X 9.25, 272 pages.
Price $15.99

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This book describes the 40 Developmental Assets that all teens need to succeed, then gives hundreds of suggestions teens themselves can use to build their own assets at home, at school, in the community, in their congregation, with friends, and with youth organizations. What Teens Need To Succeed inspires and empowers teens to build their own assets. It introduces the concept of asset building, invites readers to identify the assets they need in their lives, and gives specific suggestions on how to build them. Assets in Action sections show how people across the nation are creating healthy communities using the asset-building model.