eBook Red: The Next Generation of American Writers--Teenage Girls--On What Fires Up Their Lives Today download
by Amy Goldwasser
Author: Amy Goldwasser
Publisher: Hudson Street Press; 1st Edition edition (November 8, 2007)
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Subcategory: Essays and Correspondence
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This is the best book I’ve ever read that gives one a rare and true glimpse into the hearts and minds of teenage girls today! The book is a bridge that allows moms to cross over into the lives of their daughters in ways never before documented. The cover of this book called to me-especially this line of the subtitle: /the next generation of great American writers-teenage girls.
There’s Listen Up: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation (with a beautifully written, profound short piece by the . The girls in Red are often gifted writers
There’s Listen Up: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation (with a beautifully written, profound short piece by the teenage Curtis Sittenfeld that made me think, This writer is going to be very famous someday, but then she disappeared and reemerged after years of teaching in Washington . The girls in Red are often gifted writers. They come, Goldwasser tells us, from the first generation of writers, what with their incessant texting and blogging and e-mailing. She reports that most of them wrote in about weight and body image issues (wow, how ! A revelation!
Red : Teenage Girls in America Write on What Fires up Their Lives Today.
Red : Teenage Girls in America Write on What Fires up Their Lives Today. For every teen girl who thinks she's alone, and every adult who's dared to try to figure her out, comes this eye-opening collection in the spirit of New York Times bestseller Ophelia Speaks.
This generation's unprecedented comfort level with the written word has led to a. .
This generation's unprecedented comfort level with the written word has led to a fearless new American literature. A vivid portrait of what it means to be a teenage girl in America today, from 58 of the country's finest, most credentialed writers on the subject.
It's how you conduct your friendships and present yourself to the world. Every day, you're creating a formidable body of personal written work. Ranging in age from 13 to 19, and hailing from Park Avenue to rural Nevada, Georgia to Hawaii, the girls in RED-whose essays were selected from more than 800 ent a diverse spectrum of socioeconomic, political, racial, and religious backgrounds, creating a rich portrait of life as a teen girl in America today.
Teenagers today read and write for fun; it's part of their social lives. We need to start trusting our kids to communicate as they will online - even when that comes with the risk that they'll spill the family secrets or campaign for a candidate who's not ours. MORE FROM Amy Goldwasser.
Recommended Books featuring teens as writers. Peeled by Joan Bauer (Putnam, 2008) (teen journalists in ethical competition with local paper). Big Fat Manifesto by Susan Vaught (Bloomsbury, 2008) (teen columnist for her school newspaper). Destroy All Cars by Blake Nelson (Scholastic, May 2009) (essays for English class and personal). Hold Still by Nina LaCour (Dutton, October 2009) (personal journal of suicide victim). Books with teen writers featured in other podcasts.
Readergirlz is a great program, so I’m truly honored that I and the other Red girls get to be a part of it! Thanks, Readergirlz! January 20, 2008.