Coming of age in the 21st century: growing up in America today

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New Press, Oct 1, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 319 pages
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A multicultural collection of stories about growing up in today's America covers a wide range of issues, from identity and sexuality to solitude and conflict, in a volume that includes Lan Samantha Chang's "The Eve of the Spirit Festival" and Emily Rabateau's "Mrs. Turner's Lawn Jockeys." Original.

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Contents

FAMILIES ARE NOT ALL ALIKE
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Mary F ChenJohnson
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The Shawl
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Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Mary Frosch is also the editor of "Coming of Age Around the World" (The New Press). As a teacher at The Spence School she designed a world literature curriculum and helped implement the multicultural literature program. She divides her time between New York City and Santa Monica, California. Gary Soto is the author of over a dozen works of fiction and poetry. Winner of numerous prizes, including the 1985 National Book Award and a prize from the Academy of American Poets, Soto lives in Northern California.