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Cross - roads : classic themes in young adult literature

Author: Robert Cormier
Publisher: Glenview, Ill. : ScottForesman, ©1995.
Series: Points of departure.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[Cont. from TofC] Becoming a "Nonalien" / Y. Uchida; Destination / J. Mitsui; Holding center, Tanforan race track, Spring 1942 / J. Mitsui -- Journeys: Road goes ever on & on / J.R.R. Tolkien; Night journey / T. Roethke; Trip on the Staten Island Ferry / A. Lorde; Journey / D. BigEagle; Stupid / G. Paulsen; River of ice / D. Rappaport; Inn of lost time / L. Namioka; Legacy / W.D. Myers. [The book] celebrates the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cormier
ISBN: 0673294250 9780673294258
OCLC Number: 31867991
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 372 pages : illustrations.
Contents: All in the family: Growing up / G. Soto; Mildred / C. Rodowsky; Hum it again, Jeremy / J.D. Okimoto; Be-ers & doers / B. Wilson; Last word / J. Ortiz Cofer; My father in the navy/ J. Ortiz Cofer --
Who am I?: On the bridge / T. Strasser; Beauty / A. Walker; Beautiful & cruel / S. Cisneros; Maybe / E. Merriam; I, too / L. Hughes; Dancer / V. Sears; Being alive / P. Sieruta --
Facing the enemy; Priscilla & the wimps / R. Peck; We gotta get out of this place / B. Edelman; Where have all the flowers gone? / P. Seeger; From the Diary of a young girl / A. Frank; Future tense / R. Lipsyte; Harrington's daughter / L. Lowry --
Matters of the heart: Checkouts / C. Ryland; Protestants cry, too / R. Cormier; King of the roller rink / M. Brooks; So close / H.Q. Nhuong; I hate you, Wallace B. Pokras / E. Conford; What to reply when someone wonders / C. Barliant; Mixed singles / A. Adoff; Kidnap poem / N. Giovanni --
Right or wrong: Waters of gold / L. Yep; I, hungry Hannah Cassandra Glen / N. Fox Mazer; Lose now, pay later / C. Farley; Stealing / F. Salas.
Series Title: Points of departure.
Responsibility: foreword by Robert Cormier.

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[Cont. from TofC] Becoming a "Nonalien" / Y. Uchida; Destination / J. Mitsui; Holding center, Tanforan race track, Spring 1942 / J. Mitsui -- Journeys: Road goes ever on & on / J.R.R. Tolkien; Night journey / T. Roethke; Trip on the Staten Island Ferry / A. Lorde; Journey / D. BigEagle; Stupid / G. Paulsen; River of ice / D. Rappaport; Inn of lost time / L. Namioka; Legacy / W.D. Myers. [The book] celebrates the best of young adult fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. Acclaimed authors ... explore issues that matter to young people everywhere, family, identity, love, conflict, and others. Thematically organized, the selections in [the book] also serve as enlightening companion pieces to the classics found in traditional anthologies.-Back cover.

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