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How I Came to Write “Discarded Faces”

Recently a reviewer of my YA novel “Discarded Faces” asked what inspired me to write it. The story begins in the late 1970s, a period of rising racial tension, sluggish economic growth, and painful increases in the cost of living. … Continue reading

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Chapter One of Discarded Faces by Betty Cross

Chapter One The score was tied. Less than a minute remained on the clock. Peb dribbled the ball downcourt and saw Narkeedi ahead of her, poised to spring at the goal. Zel was climbing to her feet at the opposite … Continue reading

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