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The small events of daily life reveal big themes--youth and age, love and friendship, success and failure--in this unique collection of short stories. Calling on his own experience of growing up in California's Central Valley, poet Gary Soto paints the everyday experiences of contemporary young people.
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A contemporary classic about the pitfalls and triumphs of the teenage years is given a fresh new look for its tenth anniversary.About the Author:
Gary Soto is the author of more than a dozen poetry collections for adults, most notably New and Selected Poems, a 1995 finalist for both the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Book Award. He also writes young adult fiction and has received numerous awards, including the Human and Civil Rights Award from the American Education Association, the Literature Award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and the PEN Center West Book Award for his young adult short-story collection Petty Crimes.
Stephanie Diaz lives in Seattle, where she works as a stage and voiceover artist as well as a theater educator. She has performed at the Sledgehammer Theatre, San Diego Rep, Western Stage, the Seattle Repertory Theater, the Intiman Theatre, and the Seattle Children's Theatre. Her voice can also be heard on various CD-ROMs and web cartoons.
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