Chicken soup for the preteen soul 2 : stories about facing challenges, realizing dreams and making a difference

by Jack Canfield

Other authorsMark Victor Hansen (Author)
Paperback, 2004



Call number

Y158.1 CAN



HCI (2004), 384 pages


At last ...the long-awaited follow-up to the 1.2 million-copy bestseller!Filled with relevant, inspiring and fun stories written mostly by kids, thisnew volume features a unique, innovative chapter, "Rockin' Our World",that highlights real kids achieving real dreams, helping less fortunate people,starting your own business, and utilizing your unique abilities. For a younggeneration repeatedly exposed to a hostile world, this must-read book promotespositive thinking, giving to others, unity and tolerance. Chapters cover preteenconcerns such as friendship, body changes, first crushes, difficult choices,as well as tough issues such as divorce, drugs and alcohol, and dealing withdeath for the first time.

User reviews

LibraryThing member katieloucks
love this whole series
LibraryThing member jguidry
This was a good collection of inspiring stories for students at that awkward age. I liked that most of the stories were written by teenagers giving hope and inspiration to others. There were a few stories written by adult celebrities, but almost all of the stories were written by young adults. This gave a more natural feel to the compilation of stories and made it more likely for them to be taken seriously. I just wish they would have added more stories by young boys. Their different viewpoint was definitely missing. But I understand the editors' issue--young boys tend to hesitate to write about their emotions and feelings. It was probably harder to get stories from them. My favorite chapter was Eclectic Wisdom" where preteens gave advice to others. My favorite bit of advice, which is so very true, was by an 11-year-old boy. "Don't feed your cat cheese! It gives them gas.""… (more)


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Physical description

384 p.; 6 inches


0757301509 / 9780757301506


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