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Presents five short stories about teens who stay up all night, written by award-winning authors.

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Some fairly good a couple dreadful. Short stories have never really been my favorite though. ( )
  TeamDewey | Mar 2, 2014 |
Each stroy is different from the next except that they all have hidden messages. THe stories were short and kept you hooked. AHS/MR
  edspicer | Oct 15, 2009 |
Reviewed by Jennifer Rummel for TeensReadToo.com

Six stories relate to the darkness and the wonder of staying up all night.

Libba Bray writes about four best friends going to a concert and looking for the band's after party. When they need a place to crash, they spend the night at one girl's father's new apartment, almost exposing a huge family secret.

The family in Peter Abraham's story attempt to move on after the death of a loved one, but can they reach him from beyond the grave before they let go?

David Levithan explores one girl's search to let go of social politeness and to find herself in the darkness of the night.

These six stories (the remaining written by Patricia McCormick, Sarah Weeks, and Gene Luen Yang) will make readers think of the nighttime and all of the secrets and power it possesses.

Read these tales after dark. ( )
  GeniusJen | Oct 13, 2009 |
This had a great mixture of stories. I was a wee bit disappointed, because I thought there would be some supernatural/paranormal situations in it, but there really weren't. Otherwise, the stories were good, a series of different situations teenagers may face. ( )
  knielsen83 | Mar 5, 2009 |
Contains six short stories revolving around young people staying up through the night. Peter Abrahams writes about a family’s struggle to deal with a dead father through a medium. Libba Bray details a girl’s unhappy concert experience and coming to terms with a recently outed father. David Levithan chronicles the confessions and loneliness of a town that opens up all at once one evening. Patricia McCormick details a teen’s struggles with an abusive step-father and midnight driving lessons. Sarah Weeks writes about a young teen’s vigil for his little brother’s pet mouse and coping with his parent’s divorce. Gene Luen Yang’s short comic about the mythical Monkey’s search for his birthplace adds visual humor to the book. Explicit language, talk of sexual situations, homosexuality, sexual abuse, drug taking. Ages 14+.
  chosler | Jan 20, 2009 |
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Bray, Libbamain authorall editionsconfirmed
Levithan, Davidmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Mccormick, Patriciamain authorall editionsconfirmed
Weeks, Sarahmain authorall editionsconfirmed
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