Leaving Home by Hazel Rochman
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. An international anthology that reflects the thoughts and feelings of young people as they make their own ways into the world.
 

About Hazel Rochman

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Hazel Rochman is an assistant editor at ALA Booklist, where she reviews books for children and young adults. Her previous book for HarperCollins, Somehow Tenderness Survives: Stories of Southern Africa, was listed as a 1988 Best Book for Young Adults (ALA) and as a 1989 Book for the Teen Age (NY Public Library). Darlene Z. Campbell is an English teacher at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. Both Ms. Campbell and Ms. Rochman live in Chicago. McCampbell teaches English at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.
 
Published May 1, 1998 by Perfection Learning. 240 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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A bus ride offers solace from a stranger in ``Dawn,'' by Tim Wynne-Jones, and provides an invitation of self-discovery in Annette Sanford's ``Trip in a Summer Dress.'' A five-year-old, ``full up with anger and scaredness,'' learns a life-giving dance in Vickie Sears's ``Dancer.'' Whatever the cir...

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This collection of stories from 15 contemporary writers includes work by Amy Tan, Toni Morrison, Gary Soto and Tim Wynne-Jones. Conjuring individual dreams of escape or refuge, these selections cast

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Poems, essays and short stories from 15 contemporary writers (including Amy Tan, Tim Wynne-Jones and Judith Ortiz Cofer) trace the emotions linked to particular forms of embarkations-e.g., starting school, boarding a ship, and entering marriage.

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This collection of stories from 15 contemporary writers includes work by Amy Tan, Toni Morrison, Gary Soto and Tim Wynne-Jones.

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