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America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories

America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories Anne Mazer (Editor)

Welcome to America Street, where every story is as vital and unique as the friends, neighbors, and relatives we encounter every day. Here are fourteen stories about young people told by some of America's best storytellers: Duane Big Eagle, Toni Cade Bambara, Robert Cormier, Langston Hughes, Gish Jen, Francisco Jiménez, Mary K. Mazotti, Nicholasa Mohr, Toshio Mori, Leslie Namioka, Naomi Shihab Nye, Grace Paley, Gary Soto, and Michele Wallace.

Praise for the Book:

"The sometimes rib-tickling, sometimes wrenching incidents chronicled in this highly readable volume provide first-rate entertainment while shedding light on the unique struggles and dreams of first-, second- and third-generation Americans."—Publishers Weekly

"It is a treat to have [these stories] pulled together here, reflecting as they do the dignity of individuals and the strength of family bonds across different cultures."—School Library Journal

About the Editor:
Anne Mazer is the author of several widely acclaimed books, including the novels Moose Street and The Oxboy, and a pciture book, The Salamander Room, wonner of the Keystone to Reading Book Award and a Reading Rainbow Feature Selection.

Other anthologies from Persea edited by Anne Mazer:
Going Where I'm Coming From: Memoirs of American Youth
A Walk in My World: International Short Stories about Youth
Working Days: Short Stories about Teenagers at Work

Paperback / $11.95 U.S. / ISBN: 978-0-89255-191-0 / 160 pages / Young Adult Fiction Anthology (ages 10+)

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