America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories


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Persea Books
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5.3 X 8.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.4 pounds

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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 Particelli earned 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, and the Director of the Student Press Initiative at Teachers College Columbia University. In addition, he has run teacher education workshops internationally. Particelli publishes regularly in both research journals and literary journals, and was recently awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Wilson Center. He teaches writing at Pace University.


A collection of short stories that brilliantly capture defining moments in the lives of a diverse group of American children and teens.... a series of snapshots of the lives of youth growing up in the United States.... The protagonists are as diverse as the authors... resulting in nuanced narratives that feel honest and relevant.... A lyrical, poignant collection of voices that reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of modern America.