Takes: Stories for Young
Adults, Ed. R.P.
ISBN 1-895449-54-5; paper; $; 152 pages, trade;
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.
Highly readable issue-oriented fictions.
“Takes is the third anthology of short fiction for
young adults, and the company is obviously onto
– Quill & Quire.
“I would recommend Takes for all young adult
– Resource Links.
Winner of the 1997 Canadian Library
Association's Young Adult Award and the
Saskatchewan Book Award for Best
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,
Craig, Terry. “Literacy alive: MacIntyre.”
Saskatoon Free Press . July 20, 1997. 12.
Holeman, Linda. Prairie Fire 18.2 (Summer
Jenkinson, Dave. “The Young Adult Canadian
Book Award.” Resource Links (June 1997): 237.
Jones, Elaine. Resource Links (October 1996):
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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