Selling Points: Teen sexuality
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: Mar/01/2007
Fiction Ages 12+
In this quirky collection, award-winning author for young people Kathy Stinson offers characters and plotlines that reflect the many ways teens learn about lust and love. From the first stirrings of same-sex desire on a lakeside beach to troubling paternity questions around a teen pregnancy, 101 Ways to Dance reflects the spectrum of teen sexuality from the very sweet to the very scary.
These stories offer many opportunities for important and engaged discussions, while content and writing style ensure a great selection for reluctant readers. A must-have for all junior high and high school libraries.
Kathy Stinson is an award-winning author for young people. She has written over 20 books, including Becoming Ruby and One Year Commencing.
Canadian Children's Book News - September 1, 2006
"This exquisite compilation does not suffer from any variation in quality: each story is simply as beautiful as the one before! They are fresh, candid, brief and insightful. They avoid didacticism and yet provide much room for reflection, and for simply savouring."
ALA Best Books for Young Adults, long-listed
CLA Book of the Year for Children nominee, short-listed