This groundbreaking volume features ten original short stories by today's finest young adult authors--including Chris Lynch, Joan Bauer, and Garth Nix--that take a hard, clear look at various aspects of love and sexuality. These stories depict young people as they face the challenges of the new world that is opening up to them.
Lust, Desire, Fantasy, Obsession, Love
In one outstanding volume, ten of today's finest authors of adult and young-adult literature lend teir talent and their vioces to take a hard, clear look at love and sexuality. From balancing abstinence and desire, to learning the difference between love and lust, to fulfilling a childhood obsession, each of these stories depicts characters exploring a world of new feelings and sensations that is opening up before them. At times magical, funny, sad, and angry -- but always heartbraakingly honest -- these stories reveal the pressures and complications -- and sometimes joy -- of love and sex.
Laurie Halse Anderson "Snake"
Joan Bauer "Extra Virgin"
Emma Donoghue "The Welcome"
Louise Hawes "Fine and Dandy"
Angela Johnson "Watcher"
Michael Lowenthal "The Acuteness of Desire"
Chris Lynch "The Cure of Curtis"
GarhtNix "Lightning Bringer"
Sonya Sones "Secret Shelf"
Shelley Steohr "Troll Bumps"
About the Author :
Michael Cart has contributed to Love & Sex as an author.
A past president of the Young Adult Library Services Association, Michael Cart is well known as an author, critic, and lecturer. His history of young adult literature, "From Romance to Realism, " is used as a text in many college classes. Both his young adult novel, "My Father's Scar, " and his short-story anthology, "Tomorrowland: Ten Stories About the Future, " were selected as American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults. Mr. Cart's column, "Carte Blanche," appears monthly in "Booklist" magazine, and his award-winning cable television interview program, In Print, is syndicated n
|Title:||Love & Sex||Publisher:||Simon Pulse|
|No. of Pages:||244|
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