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America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

"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."--l

About the Author

Anne Mazer is the author of several widely acclaimed books, including the novels Moose Street and The Oxboy, and a picture book, The Salamander Room, winner of the Keystone to Reading Book Award and a Reading Rainbow Feature Selection. Anthologies from edited by Mazer include: America Street, Going Where I'm Coming From, A Walk in My World, and Working Days. Mazur lives in Ithaca, New York.

Table of Contents

Journey / Duane Big Eagle — Raymond's run / Toni Cade Bambara — Circuit / Francisco Jimenez — Wrong lunch line / Nicholasa Mohr — Loudest voice / Grace Paley — Thank you, M'am / Langston Hughes --All-American slurp / Lensey Namioka — No-Guitar blues /Gary Soto — Sixth grade / Michele Wallace --President Cleveland, where ar you? / Robert Cormier --Business at eleven / Toshio Mori — Ciramella / Mary K. Mazotti - White umbrella / Gish Jen — Hamadi /Naomi Shihab Nye.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892551910
Subtitle:
A Multicultural Anthology of Stories
Editor:
Mazer, Anne
Editor:
Mazer, Anne
Author:
Mazer, Anne
Publisher:
Persea
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
136
Publication Date:
19930117
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
8.21x5.45x.45 in. .36 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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