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May 05, 2005
| ISBN 9780142403204
| Young Adult
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May 05, 2005 | ISBN 9780142403204 | Young Adult
Firebirds is more than simply an anthology — it is a celebration of wonderful writing. It gathers together sixteen original stories by some of today’s finest writers of fantasy and science fiction. Together, they have won virtually every major prize — from the National Book Award to the World Fantasy Award to the Newbery Medal — and have made best-seller lists worldwide. These authors, including Lloyd Alexander (The Chronicles of Prydain), Diana Wynne Jones (The Merlin Conspiracy), Garth Nix (The Abhorsen Trilogy), Patricia A. McKillip (Ombria in Shadow), Meredith Ann Pierce (The Darkangel Trilogy), and Nancy Farmer (The House of the Scorpion), each with his or her own inimitable style, tell stories that will entertain, provoke, startle, amuse, and resonate long after the last page has been turned.
The writers featured in Firebirds all share a connection to Firebird Books, an imprint that is dedicated to publishing the best fantasy and science fiction for teenage and adult readers.
Born on January 30, 1924, in Philadelphia, storyteller Lloyd Alexander spent his childhood filling his imagination with fantasies about other… More about Lloyd Alexander
Nancy Farmer grew up on the Arizona-Mexico border, did a tour of duty with the Peace Corps in India in… More about Nancy Farmer
Meredith Ann Pierce is one of America’s premiere fantasy writers. Along with her Darkangel books, the Firebringer Trilogy is among… More about Meredith Ann Pierce
ELIZABETH WEIN was born in New York and grew up abroad, and currently lives in Scotland with her husband and… More about Elizabeth Wein
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