Big City Cool
Short Stories About Urban Youth
M. Jerry Weiss and Helen S. Weiss (Editors)

In these fourteen compelling stories, young people of all backgrounds—from immigrant to native-born, from privileged to the poor—make their way in this glamorous yet risky world.

Contributors include T. Ernesto Bethancourt (Upper West Side, New York City), Judith Ortiz Cofor (Paterson, New Jersey), Eugenia Collier (Baltimore), Joseph Geha (Chicago and Brooklyn), Ann Hood (Greenwich Village, New York City), Cherylene Lee (Los Angeles), Paul Many (Cleveland), Walter Dean Myers (Harlem, New York City), John H. Ritter (San Diego), Michael Rosovsky (Boston), Eleanora E. Tate (Morehead Ciry, North Carolina), Neal Shusterman (Las Vegas), Amy Tan (San Francisco), and Sharon Dennis Wyeth (Washington, D.C.). 

Paperback / $11.95 / ISBN 978-0-89255-278-8 / 192 pages / Young Adult Fiction / Anthology