Poetic Lines – Sharon Charde

(Author of I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent) Sharon Charde reads poems from her anthology book and explains their historical meanings for NewTV’s Elizabeth Lund.

I Am Not A Juvenile Delinquent by Shoron Chard

I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent

How Poetry Changed a Group of At-Risk Young Women

After the death of her child, a grief-stricken psychotherapist volunteers as a poetry teacher at a residential treatment facility for “delinquent” girls. Here, their mutual support nourish and enrich each other, though not without large quantities of drama and recalcitrance. For fans of the acclaimed movies Stand and Deliver and The Freedom Writers Diary comes I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent: How Poetry Changed a Group of At-Risk Young Women.

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