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When we become ours : a YA adoptee anthology

Gibney, Shannon, (editor,, author.). Chung, Nicole, (editor,, author.).

Summary: "A groundbreaking and must-read young adult fiction anthology written by adoptees of all backgrounds, for adoptees, that inclusively represents diverse experiences of youth adoptees..."

Item details

  • ISBN: 0063144409
  • ISBN: 9780063144408
  • Physical Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2023.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Written by adoptees for adoptees, this anthology of 15 powerful, poignant and evocative stories in a variety of genres reflects the complexity, breadth and depth of the adoptee experience.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-336) and filmography (page 335).
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by Rebecca Carroll -- Editor's note / by Shannon Gibney and Nicole Chung -- Cora and Benji's great escape / by Mariama J. Lockington -- The star of ruin / by Meredith Ireland -- How slow the snow is falling / by Mark Oshiro -- Shawl dance / by Susan Harness -- White people / by Matthew Salesses -- Haunt me, then / by Meme Collier -- Love is not enough / by Lisa Wool-Rim Sjöblom -- Oreo / by Shannon Gibney -- Truffles (or Don't worry, the dog will be fine) / by Eric Smith -- Catch / by Nicole Chung -- Almost close enough / by Stefany Valentine -- Sexy / by Jenny Heijun Wills -- Deadwood / by Kelley Baker -- Glide / by Lisa Nopachai -- The dream dealer's audition / by Sun Yung Shin -- Afterword / by Dr. Jaeran Kim.
Subject: Adoption Juvenile fiction
Adoptees Juvenile fiction
Adoptees Fiction
Adoption Fiction
Adoption Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Adoptés Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Adoptés Romans, nouvelles, etc
Genre: Nouvelles.
Young adult fiction.
Short stories.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Young adult works
Short stories
Psychological fiction
Juvenile works
Domestic fiction
short stories.

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