70 Authors Tell Their Stories
Harper Teen, Hardcover, 9780062060983, 369pp.
Publication Date: September 2011
You are not alone
Discover how Lauren Kate transformed the feeling of that one mean girl getting under her skin into her first novel, how Lauren Oliver learned to celebrate ambiguity in her classmates and in herself, and how R.L. Stine turned being the funny guy into the best defense against the bullies in his class.
Todays top authors for teens come together to share their stories about bullyingas silent observers on the sidelines of high school, as victims, and as perpetratorsin a collection at turns moving and self-effacing, but always deeply personal.
Jones is an award-winning author who graduated from Vermont's College's MFA program. She is the author of the YA novels Girl, Hero; Love (and other uses for duct tape); and Tips on Having a Gay (ex) Boyfriend, which was nominated for a YALSA Quick Pick and won the Maine Literary Award. She lives in Maine.