A collection of essays in which inmates at American prisons who were sentenced to death while still in their teens share their thoughts and feelings about how they ended up in prison and how they feel about capital punishment.
Hidden Evidence: forty True Crimes and How Forensic Science Helped Solve Them by Owen, David
Call Number: 363.25 OWE
Profiles forty true crime cases and explains how their investigations were aided by the use of forensic science.
Guilty of Being Weird by Faryon, Cynthia
Looks at the events surrounding Guy Paul Morin's arrest, trial, and wrongful conviction for the 1984 rape and murder of his nine-year-old neighbor in the small town of Queensville, Ontario.
Stuck in Neutral by Trueman, Gary
Call Number: FIC TRU
Fourteen-year-old Shawn McDaniel, who suffers from severe cerebral palsy and cannot function, relates his perceptions of his life, his family, and his condition, especially as he believes his father is planning to kill him.
Monster by Myers, Walter Dean
Call Number: FIC MYE
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.
Breaking Point by Flinn, Alex
Call Number: FIC FLI
Fifteen-year-old Paul enters an exclusive private school and falls under the spell of a charismatic boy who may be using him.