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Am I Blue?, published in 1994, contains sixteen stories by well-known young adult authors, some of them gay and some of them not. The collection includes one story each by Bruce Coville, M.E. Kerr, Francesca Lia Block, Jacqueline Woodson, Gregory Maguire, Ellen Howard, James Cross Giblin, Nancy Garden, C. S. Adler, Leslea Newman, Lois Lowry, Jane Yolen, Jonathan London, Cristina Salat, William Sleator, and Marion Dane Bauer herself. The themes of the stories range from questioning one's sexuality, to coming out to family and friends, to discovering that one's parents are gay. In tone, the stories range from the comic title story by Bruce Coville, "Am I Blue?" to the sad and sensitive "Holding" by Lois Lowry and the lyrical and surprising "Winnie and Tommy" by Francesca Lia Block. Many of the included authors have won literary prizes for their work, and all of them are popular writers...

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