Shirley Jackson- narrated by mom, real name is Laurie, mom found out there was no Charles
Gary Soto- takes place in California, boys scowled to appeal to girls, Victor took French so he could be with Theresa
"The War of the Wall"
Toni Cade Bambara- Painter came to put mural on wall, the community was upset by this, Morris twins brought her dinner- she didn't eat it b/c she was a vegetarian, mural showed important African-Americans from the time and from the community.
"in the inner city"
Anna Quindlen- essay on the homeless
"Little by Little"
Jean Little- created a lie so she wouldn't have to write her name on the board