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A collection of short stories depicting what it is like to be young in America explores such diverse cultures as urban San Francisco, a Chippewa Indian reservation, and a Latino barrio in Chicago
By Joyce Carol Thomas (editor)

Hardcover:

9780060261733, titled "A Gathering of Flowers: Stories About Being Young in America" | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of eleven short stories depicting what it is like to be young in America, exploring such diverse cultures as urban San Francisco, a Chippewa Indian reservation, and a Latino barrio in Chicago.

Paperback:

9780064470827, titled "A Gathering of Flowers: Stories About Being Young in America" | Reprint edition (Harperteen, July 1, 1992), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A collection of eleven short stories depicting what it is like to be young in America, exploring such diverse cultures as urban San Francisco, a Chippewa Indian reservation, and a Latino barrio in Chicago.

Library:

9780060261740, titled "A Gathering of Flowers: Stories About Being Young in America" | Harpercollins, November 1, 1990, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A collection of eleven short stories depicting what it is like to be young in America, exploring such diverse cultures as urban San Francisco, a Chippewa Indian reservation, and a Latino barrio in Chicago.

Reinforced:

9780606010863, titled "A Gathering of Flowers: Stories About Being Young in America" | Demco Media, June 1, 1992, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: A collection of eleven short stories depicting what it is like to be young in America, exploring such diverse cultures as urban San Francisco, a Chippewa Indian reservation, and a Latino barrio in Chicago.

Prebinding:

9780833585639 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: A collection of eleven short stories depicting what it is like to be young in America, exploring such diverse cultures as urban San Francisco, a Chippewa Indian reservation, and a Latino barrio in Chicago.

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When seventeen-year-old Meggie finds her world threatened by the mysterious disappearances and deaths of teenagers, she must seek out the truth, with the advice and aid of some helpful tarantulas

Paperback:

9780590406284 | Reprint edition (Point, January 1, 1990), cover price $2.75 | About this edition: Meggie spearheads an investigation into the mysterious disappearances and murders of young people in her town, discovering a plot to rob others of their youth in a horrifying way.

School and Library:

9780590406277 | Scholastic, September 1, 1988, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Meggie spearheads an investigation into the mysterious disappearances and murders of young people in her town, discovering a plot to rob others of their youth in a horrifying way.

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Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church, and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lessons in folk medicine help Abby survive. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Simultaneous.

Hardcover:

9780844671918 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 2001, cover price $21.25 | About this edition: Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lessons in folk medicine help Abby survive.

Paperback:

9781423101444 | Reprint edition (Jump at the Sun, October 30, 2007), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church, and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lessons in folk medicine help Abby survive.
9780380814343 | Avon Books, December 1, 1999, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church, and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lessons in folk medicine help Abby survive.
9780380793273 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, January 1, 1982), cover price $4.50 | also contains Pig Kahuna Pirates! | About this edition: Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church, and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lesson

School and Library:

9781423101437 | Reprint edition (Jump at the Sun, October 30, 2007), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church, and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lessons in folk medicine help Abby survive.

Reinforced:

9780606024471 | Demco Media, May 1, 1987, cover price $10.55 | About this edition: Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church, and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lessons in folk medicine help Abby survive.

Prebinding:

9780808553700 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.40 | About this edition: Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church, and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lessons in folk medicine help Abby survive.

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The exquisite horse twelve-year-old Carl Lee finds on his grandfather's farm one summer helps him to understand his difficult father better.

School and Library:

9780590336819 | Scholastic, June 1, 1986, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A twelve-year-old boy spends the summer on his grandfather's farm and develops a better understanding of his father

Amber Westbrook, who is more reflective, more intense, and more emotional than the rest of her family, escapes to the river when the arrival of a letter shatters her world in order to discover the meaning of her life.

Paperback:

9780380895328 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, February 1, 1986), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Amber Westbrook, who is more reflective, more intense, and more emotional than the rest of her family, escapes to the river when the arrival of a letter shatters her world in order to discover the meaning of her life.

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Strong Jackson has trouble accepting the fact that his daughter, Abysinia, is growing up, in spite of the fact that she will be going to college to become a doctor

Paperback:

9780380845095 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, September 1, 1983), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Strong Jackson has trouble accepting the fact that his daughter, Abysinia, is growing up, in spite of the fact that she will be going to college to become a doctor

Reinforced:

9780606030298 | Demco Media, September 1, 1983, cover price $10.55 | About this edition: Strong Jackson has trouble accepting the fact that his daughter, Abysinia, is growing up, in spite of the fact that she will be going to college to become a doctor

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