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Sixteen: Short Stories by Outstanding…

Sixteen: Short Stories by Outstanding Writers for Young Adults (1985)

by Donald R. Gallo (Editor)

Other authors: Joan Aiken (Contributor), Judie Angell (Contributor), Robin F. Brancato (Contributor), Robert Cormier (Contributor), Diane Duane (Contributor)11 more, Bette Greene (Contributor), Rosa Guy (Contributor), ME Kerr (Contributor), Robert Lipsyte (Contributor), Kevin Major (Contributor), Harry Mazer (Contributor), Norma Fox Mazer (Contributor), Richard Peck (Contributor), Susan Beth Pfeffer (Contributor), Ouida Sebestyen (Contributor), Marjorie Sharmat (Contributor)

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I first read this at age 13 and continue to revisit it throughout the years. The stories are unusual, clever, and witty. ( )
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Gallo, Donald R.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aiken, JoanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Angell, JudieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brancato, Robin F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cormier, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Duane, DianeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greene, BetteContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Guy, RosaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kerr, MEContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lipsyte, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Major, KevinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mazer, HarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mazer, Norma FoxContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peck, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pfeffer, Susan BethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sebestyen, OuidaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sharmat, MarjorieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Times are tough.... Unemployment is high. Food is scarce. Hannah is a kid with a growling stomach, but she's just discovered a clever way to satisfy her hunger...
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440977576, Mass Market Paperback)

Here are sixteen representative stories for the  eighties, written especially for this collection by  today's best-known writers for teenagers. Their  impressions radiate through an emotional prism of  hope and hate, love and death, despair and joy, in a  diverse yet strikingly unified collection.

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Sixteen short stories, dealing with teenage concerns, written especially for this collection by well-known authors of young adult novels such as the Mazers, M.E. Kerr, Robert Cormier, Bette Greene, and Richard Peck. Biographical sketches for each author are included, as well as follow-up activities for the reader.… (more)

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