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The Best Teen Writing of 2009: Featuring work by Scholastic Art & Writing Award winners (The Best Teen Writing)

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The Best Teen Writing of 2009 is an anthology of innovative works by emerging teen authors who received a medal in The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. In these pages, readers will find brave examples of how far teens can push forward into experimentation and still come away with a story. If there is one unifying thread, it is fascination-an enchantment with our ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 18th 2009 by Amazon
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NebraskaIcebergs
Jun 21, 2013 NebraskaIcebergs rated it really liked it
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In his letter to the student writers whose works appeared in The Best Teen Writing 2009, Elie Wiesel (author of Night Trilogy, for which the first book won the Pulitzer Prize) wrote: “The curiosity before a blank page, the anguish in trying to discover the right word, the joy in finding it: Obviously, you have already discovered it. Now you must continue.” My having finished reading the forty-eight winning selections, and that comprise about two-hundred and fifty pages, I hope the winners do ...more
Amanda
Okay to get started on this book it was really hard to rate. One hand you have to give in 5 starts because some of these stories were amazing and they were all written by teens. One the other hand you want to rate it on how many stories you liked and the fact that there were a few spelling mistakes. So for this review I am simply going to tell you the names of the stories I liked the most. So here I go:
Demons Can’t Jump
Cyanocitta Cristata
Mayfly
The Impossible Fate of William Minnafee
Fictions
I lo
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I thought this book was really good. It was cool to read work that came from people around my age. I enjoyed it a lot, every short story was different.
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