Small Avalanches and Other Stories
When the sky blue ball comes soaring over the fence, a high-school girl is confronted with the haunting memory of her childhood. A jealous teen lets her cousin go off alone with a dangerous capricorn, aware of the terrifying possibilities. A vulnerable young girl cunningly outwits a menacing stranger and exults in her newfound power, surviving the first of many small avalanches.
Intense and unnerving, uplifting and triumphant, the twelve stories in this riveting collection explore the fateful consequences of the choices we make in our everyday lives.
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|Lexile ® Measure||NA|
|Product Type||Paperback Books|
|Primary Contributor||Joyce Carol Oates|
|Age Groups||Ages 13 to 15, Ages 16 to 18|