Published in 1993, America Street was the very first collection of stories about young people growing up in our diverse society. It has informed and inspired hundreds of thousands of readers. Now this influential and much-loved anthology is expanded and updated for a new generation. Twenty stories, twelve new and eight returning favorites, focus on life issues, from the personal to the political.
Authors included are: Duane Big Eagle, Marina Budhos, Norma Elia Cantú, Sandra Cisneros, Lan Samantha Chang, Tope Folarin, Rivka Galchen, Joseph Geha, Veera Hiranandani, Langston Hughes, Gish Jen, Edward P. Jones, Francisco Jiménez, Mary K. Mazotti, Toshio Mori, Naomi Shihab Nye, Susan Power, Gary Soto, Justin Torres, and Michele Wallace.
|Edition description:||Revised Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Anne Mazer is the author of several widely acclaimed books, including the novels Moose Street and The Oxboy, and a picture book, The Salamander Room, winner of the Keystone to Reading Book Award and a Reading Rainbow Feature Selection.
Anthologies from edited by Mazer include: America Street, Going Where I'm Coming From, A Walk in My World, and Working Days. Mazer grew up in Syracuse, NY and lives in Ithaca, NY.
Brice Particelliearned his Ph.D. in English Education from Columbia University. He has been an instructor and a consultant in middle schools and high schools in
Chicago and New York, andthe Director of the Student Press Initiative at Teachers College Columbia University.In addition, hehas run teacher education workshops internationally.Particelli publishes regularly inboth research journals and literary journals, andwas recentlyawarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Wilson Center. He teaches writing at Pace University.