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America Street

America Street
Book Summary

"It is a treat to have [these stories] pulled together here, reflecting as they do the dignity of individuals and the strength of family bonds across different cultures."—School Library Journal

Welcome to America Street, where every story is as vital and unique asthe friends, neighbors, and relatives we encounter every day. Here arefourteen stories about young people told by some of America's beststorytellers: Duane Big Eagle, Toni Cade Bambara, Robert Cormier,Langston Hughes, Gish Jen, Francisco Jiménez, Mary K. Mazotti, NicholasaMohr, Toshio Mori, Leslie Namioka, Naomi Shihab Nye, Grace Paley, GarySoto, and Michele Wallace.

Book Details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 1/17/1993
  • Pages: 152
  • Reading Level: Age 11 and Up