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Young Adult

Starting with "I"
Youth Communication, Andrea Estepa & Philip Kay (Editors), Edwidge Danticat (Foreword)

Thirty-five frank essays by young authors on serious issues like violence and racism, and milestones like first jobs and starting college.
ISBN 978-0-89255-228-3
$13.95
Starting with
The Heart Knows Something Different: Teenage Voices from the Foster Care System
Youth Communication, Edited by Al Desetta, Foreword by Jonathan Kozol

More than three dozen young writers, ages 15-20, provide an insider's view of growing up in "the system."
ISBN 0-89255-215-8
14.95
The Heart Knows Something Different: Teenage Voices from the Foster Care System
Fishing for Chickens
Jim Heynen (Editor)

Sixteen poignant short stories portray the special experience of growing up in rural America.
ISBN 978-0-89255-265-8
$8.95 (Can. 12.99)
Fishing for Chickens
The Girl in the Mirror: A Novel in Poems and Journal Entries
Meg Kearney

A story about identity, friendship, and the profound bond of love between an adoptee and her parents.
ISBN 978-0-89255-385-3
$15.00 (Can. $16.00)
The Girl in the Mirror: A Novel in Poems and Journal Entries
The Secret of Me: A Novel in Poems
Meg Kearney

ISBN 978-0-89255-336-5
$12.00 (U.S. & Can.)
The Secret of Me: A Novel in Poems
When You Never Said Goodbye: An Adoptee's Search for Her Birth Mother
Meg Kearney

For young adults, “ [a] brave, beautiful story” (Jacqueline Woodson), based on the author’s own experiences as an adoptee.
ISBN 978-0-89255-479-9
$17.95 (Can. $23.95)
When You Never Said Goodbye: An Adoptee's Search for Her Birth Mother
A Walk in My World: International Short Stories about Youth
Anne Mazer (Editor)

Sixteen stories by some of the world's best writers transport readers around the globe to meet kindred spirits on their journeys to adulthood.
ISBN 978-0-89255-249-8
$9.95 U.S.
A Walk in My World: International Short Stories about Youth
America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories
Anne Mazer (Editor)

A timeless treasury of multicultural stories by some of America's most renown writers.
ISBN 978-0-89255-191-0
$7.95 (U.S. & Can.)
America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories
Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short-Short Stories
Christine Perkins-Hazuka, Tom Hazuka, Mark Budman (Editors)

The only existing anthology of short-short stories to focus on youth.
ISBN 978-089255-371-6
$12.95 (Can. $15.00)
Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short-Short Stories
A Boy from Ireland: A Novel
Marie Raphael

“Unsparing in its depiction of prejudice…heartwarming in its portrayal of friendship and moral awakening."—Howard Zinn
ISBN 13: 978-0-89255-331-0
$19.95 (Can. $25.00)
A Boy from Ireland: A Novel
Outside Rules: Short Stories About Nonconformist Youth
Claire Robson (Editor)

Fourteen compellingly readable and compassionate stories about "outsider" teens focus on the vulnerability and resilience of adolescents.
ISBN 978-0-89255-316-7
$9.95 (US & Can.)
Outside Rules: Short Stories About Nonconformist Youth
Crazy Weekend
Gary Soto

ISBN 978-0-89255-286-3
$8.95 (Can. 12.99)
Crazy Weekend
Jessie De La Cruz: A Profile of a United Farm Worker
Gary Soto

The remarkable story of the UFW's first woman organizer, eloquently written for young adults.
ISBN 978-0-892-55285-6
$9.95 (Can. $11.00)
Jessie De La Cruz: A Profile of a United Farm Worker
The Effects of Knut Hamsun on a Fresno Boy: Recollections and Short Essays
Gary Soto

Powerful personal narratives, including the much-lauded short essays "The Jacket" and "Like Mexicans."
ISBN 978-0-89255-254-2
$12.95 (Can. $15.99)
The Effects of Knut Hamsun on a Fresno Boy: Recollections and Short Essays
Big City Cool: Short Stories about Urban Youth
M. Jerry Weiss & Helen S. Weiss (Editors)

Fourteen short stories about what it's like to grow up in the city—the glamour, the mean streets, and the neighborhood.
ISBN 978-0-89255-278-8
$8.95 (Can. $12.99)
Big City Cool: Short Stories about Urban Youth

 

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