Takes

Takes: Stories for Young
    Adults, Ed. R.P.
    MacIntyre
   Anthologies

    ISBN 1-895449-54-5; paper; $; 152 pages, trade;
    1996, 1997

 

Preceded by The Blue Jean Collection and Notes
    Across the Aisle, Takes is the third collection of
    short fiction for young adults by Thistledown
    Press, and is edited by the award-winning author
    of Yuletide Blues and The Blue Camaro, R.P.
    MacIntyre.

    Highly readable issue-oriented fictions.

    “Takes is the third anthology of short fiction for
    young adults, and the company is obviously onto
    something.”
    – Quill & Quire.

    “I would recommend Takes for all young adult
    collections.”
    – Resource Links.

    Winner of the 1997 Canadian Library
    Association's Young Adult Award and the
    Saskatchewan Book Award for Best
    Educational Book.

    Reviews

    Aker, Don. Books in Canada (February 1997).
    Caton, Jacolyn. “Children's book reviews.” Regina
    Sun . July 7, 1996. 36.
    Cherneski, Jana. “Collection focusses on youthful
    issues.” Saskatoon Star-Phoenix . November 16,
    1996.
    Craig, Terry. “Literacy alive: MacIntyre.”
    Saskatoon Free Press . July 20, 1997. 12.
    Holeman, Linda. Prairie Fire 18.2 (Summer
    1997): 138.
    Jenkinson, Dave. “The Young Adult Canadian
    Book Award.” Resource Links (June 1997): 237.
    Jones, Elaine. Resource Links (October 1996):
    29.
    Lohans, Alison. “Real world of teenagers.”
    NeWest Review (February/March 1997): 31.
    Quill & Quire (May 1996).

    List Price: $11.95 Cdn $8.40 US

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