Shining On by Lois Lowry
11 Star Authors' Illuminating Stories

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In this thoughtful and engaging collection, 11 acclaimed authors explore the highs and lows of growing up and shining on in the face of obstacles. A parent's departure, a sister's illness, a cheerleader's breakup, a family's secrets . . . these stories sensitively capture the challenges—and triumphs—of finding the way to a bright tomorrow.

Featuring powerful stories by Lois Lowry, Meg Rosoff, Meg Cabot, Melvin Burgess, Sue Limb, and more. . . .

A portion of the money generated from the sale of this book will benefit CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation and Children's Oncology Group, partners in the search for a cure for childhood cancer.


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About Lois Lowry

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Lois Lowry is an award-winning author who has written many popular books for young adults. She was twice the recipient of the Newbery Medal, for Number the Stars and for The Giver. The author lives in Cambridge, MA.
 
Published March 10, 2009 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 178 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books. Fiction

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This collection of 11 stories by different authors contains tales of teens making their way through some sort of challenge and getting to the other side with new knowledge and maturity.

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