Time Capsule: Short Stories about Teenagers Throughout the Twentieth Century

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Donald R. Gallo
Delacorte Press, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 221 pages
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Teenagers who have entered this new millennium with visions of what their lives will be like in years to come will be intrigued by these 10 imaginative stories collected and edited by author and editor Donald R. Gallo. Award-winning authors explore a different decade of the 20th century through the eyes of teens with concerns and emotions similar to those of young adults today.

Gallo's introduction to each piece will give readers a sense of the many technological advances, as well as the political and cultural changes, that came with each new decade and story. How did young adults cope with so much change, so many opportunities? The stories will inspire teenagers as they experience changes in their own daily lives.

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Gr 7 Up-A prolific anthologist presents 10 new stories, each set in a different decade of the 20th century, from such eminent authors as Will Weaver, Chris Lynch, Bruce Brooks, and Trudy Krisher. Each ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

When he is not teaching courses in writing or literature for young adults at Central Connecticut State University, Don Gallo is usually corresponding with authors or reading manuscripts for his next collection of short stories or plays or essays. Among his anthologies for teenagers are Sixteen, Visions, Connections, and Center Stage. He is also the editor of Speaking for Ourselves and the author of Presenting Richard Peck.

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