In this collection of essays and stories written by fifty-three juniors and seniors at June Jordan School for Equity in San Francisco, young writers explore the role of myth in our world today. Students write pieces of fiction and nonfiction, retelling old myths, creating new ones, celebrating everyday heroes, and recognizing the stories that their families have told over and over. The result is a collection with a powerful message about the traditions and stories that have changed and shaped students' perspectives and the world they know.
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This book is written by fifty-three juniors and seniors from June Jordan School for Equity in San Francisco with the support of tutors from the 826 Valencia writing center.
Khaled Hosseini is the author of two best-selling novels, The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, which have been published in over forty countries. Hosseini has been working to provide humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan through The Khaled Hosseini Foundation. The concept for The Khaled Hosseini Foundation was inspired by a trip to Afghanistan Khaled made in 2007 with the UNHCR. He lives in northern California.
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Book Description 826 Books, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111934750220
Book Description 826 Books, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1934750220