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Shining On: 11 Star Authors' Illuminating Stories
by Lois Lowry
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385734727, Paperback)In this thoughtful and engaging collection, 11 acclaimed authors explore the highs and lows of growing up and shining on in the face of obstacles. A parent's departure, a sister's illness, a cheerleader's breakup, a family's secrets . . . these stories sensitively capture the challenges—and triumphs—of finding the way to a bright tomorrow.
Featuring powerful stories by Lois Lowry, Meg Rosoff, Meg Cabot, Melvin Burgess, Sue Limb, and more. . . .
A portion of the money generated from the sale of this book will benefit CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation and Children's Oncology Group, partners in the search for a cure for childhood cancer.
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From a cheerleader's breakup to dark family secrets, a collection of short stories provides engaging tales about joys, dramas, and tribulations young people endure as they come of age in the world today.
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