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13 Lowry skipped the second grade. By then the future author was not just reading. “I was always writing,” she remembers, “but when I was a child in elementary school, the creative arts were not given much attention, and I don’t recall that we were ever called upon to do creative writing in school. S. victory at Midway in June 1942. The next year, Germany suffered its first major defeat when its army was routed by Russian forces at Stalingrad. Italy surrendered soon after. After the D-Day landings on the French beaches of Normandy in June 1944, Allied victories across Europe led to Germany’s surrender in 1945.

If only they had the time. “But I don’t have any time to write,” author and teacher Ariel Gore recalls one student’s complaint. “And I don’t ask her how it is, then, that she has time to come to class. I’m glad to have her, even empty-handed. Instead I offer some suggestions: If you don’t have time to write, stop answering the phone. Change your e-mail address. ”4 Lois Lowry was a mother facing divorce, but she had made the time to finish her novel. She submitted it to Walter Lorraine, a different editor from the one who had encouraged her to write for young adults.

More recently, works such as Douglas Coupland’s Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture tell the stories of young people rebelling against society’s expectations. Fueled by gallons of coffee, Kerouac wrote On the Road in just a few weeks. Its stream-of-consciousness writing style was both praised for its immediacy and criticized by authors like Truman Capote, who famously quipped that the book was not writing but typing. The lifestyle it portrayed, though, based on the author’s seven years of restless wandering, appealed to many young people who wanted to abandon the familiar in a quest for the unknown.

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