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5.0 out of 5 stars Chicken Soup is the Best
ISBN 1-55874-942-X
Pages-343
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: On Tough Stuff is an excellent book. It has topics such as abuse,eating disorders, alcohol and drug abuse, growing up, and death. This book teaches you how to handle problems and where you can call for help.
Chicken Soup helps you handle the tough stuff going on throughout your teenage...
Published on March 13 2004 by Jessica Young

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Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul : A Romantic Approach
By Jack Canfield
There was no author more moving during the early 20th century than Mark Victor Hanson. Still, while scholars often feel Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul is ponderous, it is one of Hanson's best-loved works. In this paper, I will show that Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul is the most...
Published on Oct. 8 2002 by Jack Canfield


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5.0 out of 5 stars How it helped me!, Nov. 7 2001
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Hi I recently received Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Tough Stuff and I absolutely love it. I lost my mom two years ago and this book has really help me. I would recommend this book to anybody who is dealing with these problems.
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5.0 out of 5 stars An Inspiration For The Nation, Nov. 21 2002
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Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul On Tough Stuff is a really good book expressing kids feelings on life and the things they are struggling with. I really liked the book because i could relate to it in lots of ways.
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5.0 out of 5 stars i love this book, Nov. 10 2001
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Personally, i think that this is the best chicken soup book ever written. I love all the stories and i think the book is awesome!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Helpful, Dec 26 2002
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This book will show you that whatever the trouble, live will go on.
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1.0 out of 5 stars The author of this book, Oct. 8 2002
This review is from: Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Tough Stuff: Stories of Tough Times and Lessons Learned (Paperback)
Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul : A Romantic Approach
By Jack Canfield
There was no author more moving during the early 20th century than Mark Victor Hanson. Still, while scholars often feel Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul is ponderous, it is one of Hanson's best-loved works. In this paper, I will show that Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul is the most monumental example of Positivist writing ever created. Support for this claim is present in the following: (a) Hanson's skillful role in the British Colonialist school, (b) the reactionary views of Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul's protagonist, Captain Lee, and (c) the author's use of human nature.
With words like "It was a terrible week in France," Hanson stakes his claim. As such, the words of the character Nick Sawyer ring true: "He sat in the chair." Mr. Maxwell is a ponderous character for this very reason; this all but proves my thesis, especially when Hanson's exploration of the tragic hero in the book is taken into account.
The lingering line of Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul is, "Four years had passed since the fun county fair." (Hanson 84) This line is obviously the most famous, famous capitulation of Constructivist ideals Hanson would ever make. As such, the words of the character Moby Lewis ring true: "His face was bright as he looked at her." Hanson's point here is clear: religion and life are part and parcel.
How relevant that Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul is often dismissed as little more than non-fiction! In the closing scene the reader is presented with a paradox: though the characters seem unable to escape wilderness, they are simultaneously famous and witless. This is clearly why Mr. Stephenson is such a reknown character; that's the teen assumption, at least.
Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul is truly Hanson's most enduring contribution to mankind's continuing attempt to understand his own immortality. Perhaps it's time that scholars reevaluated their estimation of the book. Though contemporaries found Hanson's use of farce simple, history will vindicate Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul. This book is perhaps the greatest employment of immortality mankind has ever seen.
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