A Walk in My World
International Short Stories about Youth
Anne Mazer (Editor)
This volume of sixteen stories, written by some of the world's best writers—including three Nobel Prize winners—will transport readers to all parts of the globe to meet kindred spirits in other cultures on their journeys to adulthood.
Included are stories by Ama Ata Aidoo (Ghana), Toni Cade Bambara (United States), Italo Calvino (Italy), Anita Desai (India), Elizabeth Jolley (Australia), Naguib Mahfouz (Egypt), Frank O’Connor (Ireland), V. S. Pritchett (England), Valentin Rasputin (Russia), Cora Sandel (Norway), and Xiao Hong (China), among others.
“High in literary merit and accessible to teens.”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“This collection offers many compelling tales for pleasure reading or classroom discussion.”
—School Library Journal
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. She is the editor of the anthologies America Street, Going Where I'm Coming From. and Working Days.
Paperback / $12.95 (Can $14.00) / ISBN 978-0-89255-249-8 / 220 pages / Young Adult Fiction / Anthology