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Sixteen : stories about that sweet and bitter birthday

New York : Three Rivers Press, c2004.

xiv, 318 p. ; 21 cm.

An incredible anthology of 16 short-stories by award winning & critically acclaimed young-adult authors, inspired by all the angst, melodrama, and wonderment of being sixteen. These hilarious, poignant, and touching tales capture all the emotions and milestones of this age ranging from first love to establishing one's own identity. A perfect read for anyone about to reach this pivotal age, or those who want reminisce about their "sweetest" year.

Sarah Dessen's "Infinity" is about a girl confronting two major milestones: getting her driver's license and losing her virginity. The Dead Girls in Jacqueline Woodson's "Nebraska 99" have already decided to "do it" and must now cope with being teenage mothers. And Carolyn Mackler's "Mona Lisa, Jesus, Chad, and Me" explores whether friendship can survive when partying and prayer clash. Also included is a new Jessica Darling story by Megan McCafferty about the last fifteen minutes Jessica spends--or rather, doesn't spend--with her best friend, Hope, who is leaving Pineville.

Featuring stories by Steve Almond, M. T. Anderson, Julianna Baggott, Cat Bauer, Emma Forrest, Tanuja Desai Hidier, David Levithan, Sarah Mlynowski, Sonya Sones, Zoe Trope, Ned Vizzini, and Joseph Weisberg.

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ISBN:

140005270X (pbk.)

LC Call No:

PS648.A34 S595 2004

Dewey Class No:

813/.0108354 22

Title:

Sixteen : stories about that sweet and bitter birthday / edited by Megan McCafferty.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Three Rivers Press, c2004.

Physical:

xiv, 318 p. ; 21 cm.

Subject:

Adolescence--Fiction.

Subject:

Maturation (Psychology)--Fiction.

Subject:

Short stories, American.

Subject:

Birthdays--Fiction.

Subject:

Teenagers--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

McCafferty, Megan.

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