All Sleek and Skimming: Stories

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Lisa Heggum
Orca Book Publishers, Mar 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 240 pages
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A collection of compelling short fiction for older teen readers.
 

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Contents

True Confessions
1
A Chronology in Two Parts
19
The Deluge
35
Paul in the Metro
41
Mermaid in a Jar
55
Real Life Slow Motion Show
57
The Cat Came Back
65
The Jeweler
69
FishSitting
127
This is the Story of My Family
137
The Legacy
139
Rock Paper Scissors
147
The Art of Embalming
157
Camping at WalMart
169
Giant Strawberry Funland
175
Piglet
195

Recorder Lessons
71
The Unfortunate
77
Making the Dragon
105
Dawn
111
Alchemy
201
Slice
213
About the Authors
217
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About the author (2006)

Lisa Heggum is a teen services librarian who began her career in New York City before becoming the Toronto Public Library's Youth Collections Librarian, coordinating the selection of materials for ages 13-24. Lisa has served on young adult book award committees for the Ontario and Canadian Library Associations. She is the first Canadian to be certified as a Young Adult Library Services Association "Serving the Underserved" trainer, and has presented at numerous library conferences. Lisa won the inaugural Ontario Public Library Association Leadership in Youth Services Award.

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