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by Anne Mazer


Anne Mazer's "The Pill Factory" skillfully depicts a teen's persistence in the face of a deadening factory environment. This is a pretty good collection of short stories all having a common theme: teens at work.

Anne Mazer's "The Pill Factory" skillfully depicts a teen's persistence in the face of a deadening factory environment. Graham Salisbury's "Forty Bucks" is an interesting vignette about two boys who confront a couple of troublemakers while working the late shift in a Taco Bell in Hawaii. The Avalon Ballroom" by Ann Hood is a poignant tale of a New York City kid who struggles to get the money to attend Princeton. All but three of the stories are original. The stories have a range of characters, from thirteen year olds to nineteen year olds, from chinese to mexican, and are all worth reading.

Fifteen stories relate the experiences of teenagers working for many different reasons in a variety of jobs. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. In this anthology of fifteen, nearly all original, contemporary short stories, teenagers go to work, many of them for the first time. They take jobs to earn pocket money or to help their families get by. Some have a goal, like college; others use work to try on an identity or as a step toward independence.

Anne Mazer is the author of several widely acclaimed books, including the novels Moose .

Anne Mazer is the author of several widely acclaimed books, including the novels Moose Street and The Oxboy, and a picture book, The Salamander Room, winner of the Keystone to Reading Book Award and a Reading Rainbow Feature Selection. Mazur lives in Ithaca, New York. From School Library Journal: Grade 8 Up. These 15 short stories feature teens making their way in the adult world of work.

Raised in a family of children's book authors, Anne Mazer has made her own mark on the field of children's literature, writing several highly praised picture books and young-adult novels.

The Fixits, illustrated by Paul Meisel, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1998. Raised in a family of children's book authors, Anne Mazer has made her own mark on the field of children's literature, writing several highly praised picture books and young-adult novels. Mazer writes with such clarity and perception, it can sometimes take your breath away, the same way an unexpected punch does," noted Booklist contributor Ilene Cooper of Mazer's young-adult novel, Moose Street.

This book contains fifteen short stories about teenagers and their work experiences. Each of the teenagers matures as decisions are made at work or about work. This book contains fifteen short stories about teenagers and their work experiences. see all. Other Books You Might Like.

Paperback published 1997-07-31 in United States by Persea Books. Almost without exception, the pieces are thought-provoking and g, and are certain to ring a bell with teenagers working, unemployed, or planning their careers

Paperback published 1997-07-31 in United States by Persea Books. Alert if: New Price below. Almost without exception, the pieces are thought-provoking and g, and are certain to ring a bell with teenagers working, unemployed, or planning their careers.

Fifteen stories relate the experiences of teenagers working for many different reasons in a variety of jobs show more. Format Book 207 pages. Dimensions 13. 5 x 21. x 1. 5mm. Publication date 26 Jun 2008.

Fifteen stories relate the experiences of teenagers working for many different reasons in a variety of jobs

Working Days: Stories About Teenagers and Work epub download

ISBN13: 978-0606253154

ISBN: 0606253157

Author: Anne Mazer

Category: Young Adult and teen

Subcategory: Literature & Fiction

Language: English

Publisher: Demco Media (December 1, 1997)

ePUB size: 1490 kb

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Rating: 4.3

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