Synopses & Reviews
Here are sixteen representative stories for the eighties, written especially for this collection by today's best-known writers for teenagers. Their impressions radiate through an emotional prism of hope and hate, love and death, despair and joy, in a diverse yet strikingly unified collection.
Table of Contents
I, hungry Hannah Cassandra Glen / Norma Fox Mazer -- May I have your autograph? / Marjorie Sharmat -- Midnight snack / Diane Duane -- Pigeon humor / Susan Beth Pfeffer -- Priscilla and the wimps / Richard Peck -- Welcome / Ouida Sebestyen -- Future tense / Robert Lipsyte -- Turmoil in a blue and beige bedroom / Judie Angell -- Furlough, 1944 / Harry Mazer -- Do you want my opinion? / M.E. Kerr -- Fourth of July / Robin F. Brancato -- Three people and two seats / Kevin Major -- An ordinary woman / Bette Greene -- The gift-giving / Joan Aiken -- She / Rosa Guy -- In the heat / Robert Cormier.