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When I Was Your Age: Original Stories about Growing Upby Amy Ehrlich
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The award-winning companion to Volume One of WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE--now in paperback
Tell me a story of when you were little, children everywhere love to ask. In this acclaimed collection, ten award-winning, well-known writers comply by reaching across their own childhoods to those of their readers. Whether telling of growing up in Japan or upstate New York or the California coast, recalling The Great Depression or World War II or the 1950s, describing children's victories or heartaches, the writers of these stories make it clear that despite the difference between one childhood and another, all children share a complex humanity and a deep capacity for joy.
"Memoirs of adolescence by renowned YA authors. . . . Readers can journey to places where the seeds of imagination and keen powers of observation are planted." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Tell me a story of when you were little" is something children love to ask. Twenty award-winning authors respond in these two extraordinary volumes, now combined in one book. The writers of these stories make it clear that despite the difference between one childhood and another, all children share a complex humanity and a deep capacity for joy.
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