Big city cool : short stories about urban youth / edited, with an introduction by M. Jerry Weiss and Helen S. Weiss.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Persea Books, c2002.
ISBN: 0892552786 (alk. paper)
9780892552788 (alk. paper)
9780613849937 (Topeka : alk. paper)
0613849930 (Topeka : alk. paper)
Description: ix, 181 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Young adult fiction, American.
City and town life Juvenile fiction.
City and town life Fiction.
Notes: "A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
Contents: Block party, 145th Street style (Harlem, New York, New York) / by Walter Dean Myers -- Freezer burn (Boston, Massachusetts) / by Michael Rosovsky -- "White" real estate (Washington, D.C.) / by Sharon Dennis Wyeth -- Rules of the game (San Francisco, California) / by Amy Tan -- Alone and all together (Chicago, Illinois) / by Joseph Geha -- American history (Paterson, New Jersey) / by Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Dead man running (Baltimore, Maryland) / by Eugenia Collier -- Blues for Bob E. Brown (Upper West Side, New York, New York) / by T. Ernesto Bethancourt -- Blue Diamond (Las Vegas, Nevada) / by Neal Shusterman -- Hollywood and the pits (Los Angeles, California) / by Cherylene Lee -- The baldies are coming (Cleveland, Ohio) / by Paul Many -- Don't split the pole (Morehead City, North Carolina) / by Eleanora E. Tate -- The Avalon Ballroom (Greenwich Village, New York, New York / by Ann Hood -- Old school/Fu-Char Skool (San Diego, California) / by John H. Ritter.
Summary: A collection of short stories with a common theme of youth in the city.