Edge: Collected Stories

byM. E. Kerr

Paperback | September 15, 2015

Edge: Collected Stories by M. E. Kerr
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These 15 short stories by a writer the New York Times Book Review has called “one of the grand masters of young adult fiction” capture our fears, yearnings, loneliness, self-doubts, and universal need for love and acceptance

M. E. Kerr’s pioneering young adult literature has gained a devoted following for fearlessly breaking rules and confronting conformity. In Edge, her trademark gifts of pulling apart relationships, exposing real emotion, and conveying what it means to grow up are on full display. From handling a teenage girl’s coming out in “We Might as Well All Be Strangers” to asking philosophical questions about God, life, and death in “The Sweet Perfume of Goodbye” to parodying social norms in “Do You Want My Opinion?,” this is a funny, moving, and brave anthology about faith, friendship, family ties, prom night, an unusual act of heroism, and staying true to yourself.
 
M. E. Kerr was born Marijane Meaker in Auburn, New York. Her interest in writing began with her father, who loved to read, and her mother, who loved to tell stories of neighborhood gossip. Unable to find an agent to represent her work, Meaker became her own agent, and wrote articles and books under a series of pseudonyms: Vin Packer, A...
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Title:Edge: Collected StoriesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:172 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:172 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.68 inPublished:September 15, 2015Publisher:Open Road Media Teen & TweenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1504009916

ISBN - 13:9781504009911

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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