Destination Unexpected

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Candlewick Press, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 221 pages
2 Reviews
"Enlightening, relevant, and expertly compiled . . . this anthology will leave a lasting impression." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
A Bank Street College Recommended Teen Book
A Children's Literature Choice List Title

 

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User Review  - DF1A_ArielleM - LibraryThing

This book is of many different short stories that are about people having to make unexpected decisions and not knowing the outcome. A story that I liked the most would have to be the one about the ... Read full review

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User Review  - drholambda - LibraryThing

Ten well-known young adult authors offer stories about journeys, often in the literal sense, but always in the figurative, coming-of-age sense. My favorites are Ron Koertge's "Brutal Interlude," which ... Read full review

Contents

Something Old Something New
1
Brutal Interlude
20
Bread on the Water
42
My People
55
Bad Blood
84
Keep Smiling
105
August Lights
131
The Kiss in the Carryon Bag
147
Mosquito
164
Tourist Trapped
192
About the Editor
223
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About the author (2006)

Donald R. Gallo is the editor of a number of short story anthologies for teens. He is the recipient of the ALAN Award for Outstanding Contributions to Young Adult Literature, and his anthology SIXTEEN was named by the American Library Association as one of the 100 Best Books for Young Adults published between 1966 and 1999.

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