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Take the Stairs
by Karen Krossing (Goodreads Author)
Behind each tightly locked apartment door at rundown 64 Wilnut Street lie the hidden stories of the inhabitants. There is David, who tries to talk to his father's ghost, and Jennifer, who flirts with men she does not want. Asim, who faces hatred directed
ebook, 184 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Second Story Press
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I don't know why I loved this book so much. It has been a while since I read it. I think it could be because I can somewhat relate to to it. I grew up in an apartment building which you could describe as decrepit. A lot of youth lived there and had troubling stories. In the end it was about survival and resilience which we took in stride and embraced it. That's the vibe I got from the book.
Karen Krossing is addicted to stories. She began to create stories when she was eight, and she continued this habit by writing poetry in high school. By then she was hooked on books, so she studied English at university then became a book editor and a copywriter. Today, Karen writes novels and short stories for children and teens. She also encourages new writers through workshops for kids, teens a ...moreMore about Karen Krossing...