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Shining on: 11 Star Authors' Illuminating Storiesby Lois Lowry
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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. Simultaneous.
Table of Contents
Resigned / Meg Rosoff — Allie Finkelstein's rules for boyfriends / Meg Cabot — Coming home / Melvin Burgess — Getting the message / Anne Fine — You're a legend / Sue Limb — The bad sister / Jacqueline Wilson — Calling the cats / Celia Rees — Humming through my fingers / Malorie Blackman — Excerpt from A summer to die / Lowis Lowry — Skin deep / Rosie Rushton — John Lennon said-- / Cathy Hopkins.
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