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READING ON THE GO AT UNION STATION LENDING LIBRARY
In the spring of 2015, The Union Station Redevelopment Corporation launched a […]
Darlene Z. McCampbell
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There are times when everyone feels stuck at home, shut in. It seems that everything is happening somewhere else. Or maybe we feel stuck outside, on the margin, with our face pressed against the pain.
Eventually each of us goes on a journey. The journey may be to war. It may be on a boat crossing the ocean from Europe or Southeast Asia. It may be on a bus at night. Or it may be just turning a corner and discovering a whole new view of what has always been taken for granted.
Critically acclaimed anthologists Hazel Rochman and Darlene Z. McCampbell have gathered together a collection of emotionally rich stories that explores the myriad feelings conjured up by the thought of leaving home. Distinguished and diverse authors such as Toni Morrison, Amy Tan, Sandra Cisneros, Gary Soto, Norma Fox Mazer, Tim Wynne-Jones, and many others offer different takes on that moment of transformation when a young person walks out of his inner door and confronts the enormous space beyond.Here is an unusual collection of short stories, from a variety of distinguished writers from different cultures and different viewpoints, that explores the turning point in every adolescent' s life when he or she is forced to take that first step away from home, family, and the known. From personal tales of unwed mothers, arranged marriages, and divorcing parents, to stories about refugees and war resistance, Leaving Home paints a canvas of universal experience for teen-age readers, and includes stories by Tim Wynne-Jones, Sandra Cisneros, Gary Soto, and many others.
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