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Multcolib School Corps Picks Short Stories with a Coming-of-Age Theme

Am I Blue?
Am I Blue? Coming Out From the Silence (Book - 1995 ) y AM Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of short stories about homosexuality by such authors as Bruce Coville, M.E. Kerr, William Sleator, and Jane Yolen.

Cornered
Cornered 14 Stories of Bullying and Defiance (Book - 2012 ) y CORNERED 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:An anthology of fourteen stories illuminates the experiences of being bullied in today's world, in a volume that includes contributions from such established writers as Kirsten Miller, Jennifer Brown, and James Lecesne.

Cornered
Cornered 14 Stories of Bullying and Defiance (eBook - 2012 )
First Crossing
First Crossing Stories About Teen Immigrants (Book - 2004 ) y FIRST Available in some locations

Annotation:Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs.

From Where We Sit
From Where We Sit Black Writers Write Black Youth (Book - 2011 ) y FROM 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:In this innovative collection, thirteen established and emerging African-American writers present a range of compelling and provocative stories.

The Full Spectrum
The Full Spectrum A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities (Book - 2006 ) y 306.76 F9652 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Teens are more aware of sexuality and identity than ever, and they're looking for answers and insights, as well as a community of others. In order to help create that community, YA authors David Levithan and Billy Merrell have collected original poems, essays, and stories by young adults in their teens and early 20s.

The Full Spectrum
The Full Spectrum A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities (eBook - 2008 ) Click here to access the Overdrive title »

Annotation:Teens are more aware of sexuality and identity than ever, and they're looking for answers and insights, as well as a community of others. In order to help create that community, YA authors David Levithan and Billy Merrell have collected original poems, essays, and stories by young adults in their teens and early 20s.

Geektastic
Geektastic Stories From the Nerd Herd (Book - 2009 ) y GEEKTASTI 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of twenty-nine short stories about geeks.

Girl Meets Boy
Girl Meets Boy Because There Are Two Sides to Every Story (Book - 2012 ) y GIRL 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Twelve authors of young adult fiction collaborate on this collection of paired stories told alternately from the point of view of the boy and the girl.

Girl Meets Boy
Girl Meets Boy [because There Are Two Sides to Every Story] (eBook - 2012 ) Click here to access the OverDrive title »

Annotation:Twelve authors of young adult fiction collaborate on this collection of paired stories told alternately from the point of view of the boy and the girl.

How Beautiful the Ordinary
How Beautiful the Ordinary Twelve Stories of Identity (Book - 2009 ) y HOW 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents twelve stories by contemporary, award-winning young adult authors, some presented in graphic or letter format, which explore themes of gender identity, love, and sexuality.

How Beautiful the Ordinary
How Beautiful the Ordinary Twelve Stories of Identity (eBook - 2009 ) Check availability»

Annotation:Presents twelve stories by contemporary, award-winning young adult authors, some presented in graphic or letter format, which explore themes of gender identity, love, and sexuality.

Owning It
Owning It Stories About Teens With Disabilities (Book - 2008 ) y OWNING Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents ten stories of teenagers facing all of the usual challenges of school, parents, boyfriends and girlfriends, plus the additional complications that come with having a physical or psychological disability.

Speaking Out
Speaking Out LGBTQ Youth Stand up (Book - 2011 ) y SPEAKING 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Stories of overcoming adversity and experiencing life after coming out.

Sudden Flash Youth
Sudden Flash Youth 65 Short-short Stories (Book - 2011 ) y SUDDEN 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents a collection of short stories about significant moments which marked a turning point in the lives of young protagonists by such authors as Anne Mazer, Alan Stewart Carl, Dave Eggers, and Peter Bacho.

Voices in First Person
Voices in First Person Reflections on Latino Identity (Book - 2008 ) y VOICES 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of brief fictional pieces about the experiences of Latinos in the United States, by such writers as Sandra Cisneros, Gary Soto, Oscar Hijuelos, and others.

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories By Cisneros, Sandra (Book - 1992 ) FICTION CISNEROS 1992 Available in some locations

Annotation:From the author of the widely acclaimed The House on Mango Street comes a story collection of breathtaking range and authority, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. The women in these stories offer tales of pure discovery, filled with moments of infinite and intimate wisdom.

Angry Management
Angry Management Three Novellas By Crutcher, Chris (eBook - 2010 ) Check availability»

Annotation:A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher.

Angry Management
Angry Management Three Novellas By Crutcher, Chris (Book - 2009 ) y CRUTCHER 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher.

Athletic Shorts
Athletic Shorts Six Short Stories By Crutcher, Chris (Book - 2004 ) y CRUTCHER 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher.

Athletic Shorts
Athletic Shorts Six Short Stories By Crutcher, Chris (eBook - 2009 ) Check availability»

Annotation:A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher.

You Don't Even Know Me
You Don't Even Know Me Stories and Poems About Boys By Flake, Sharon (Book - 2010 ) y FLAKE 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Tow-Kaye just learned that the love of his life is pregnant--and though he knows what the right thing to do is, he's scared to death to do it. Jeffrey hates having a mom who dresses like a teenager, but when another sexy mom moves in next door--well, that's a different kind of problem. In these and twenty-two other short stories and poems, readers plumb the inner lives of African American teenage boys.

Same Difference
Same Difference By Kim, Derek Kirk (Book - 2011 ) ygn KIM 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:A series of short stories in graphic novel format follows a group of friends in their twenties as they navigate young adulthood and relationships.

How They Met, and Other Stories
How They Met, and Other Stories By Levithan, David (Book - 2008 ) y LEVITHAN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 5 copies

Annotation:A collection of eighteen stories describing the surprises, sacrifices, doubts, pain, and joy of falling in love.

There Is No Long Distance Now
There Is No Long Distance Now Very Short Stories By Nye, Naomi Shihab (Book - 2011 ) y NYE 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:In these forty life-altering, life-affirming, and extremely short short stories, the award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye proposes that no matter how great the divide between friends, siblings, life and death, classmates, enemies, happiness and misery, war and peace, breakfast and lunch, parent and child, country and city, there is, in fact, no long distance. Not anymore.

American Born Chinese
American Born Chinese By Yang, Gene Luen (Book - 2006 ) ygn YANG Available in some locations

Annotation:Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format.

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Great, coming of age short stories for teens about characters much like themselves.


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