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Night of the Hyena
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
An American family survives back to back world pandemics, travels to distant lands and crusades to form a sane society. However, wherever they go, there skulks the most devastating enemy of all.
Overtime: A Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Five months ago, the epic rivalry between the Trojans and Spartans ended in flames. Now the two schools exist in an uneasy ceasefire as a community event threatens to push them over the edge. Cassie Prince just wants to focus on her new relationship. But is happiness possible in a place where loyalties run deep?
Walking Within The Shadows
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 117,340. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(3.00 from 1 review)
Walking Within the Shadows offers the reader a view of a number of issues that young adults encounter, many controversial and many that have to be faced with little or no help from their peers or from real-life experiences. Annabelle Jackson is at an even greater disadvantage; she has been home-schooled and lived as a recluse, very isolated for most of her teen years...
My Sanctuary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A lonely girl who dreams of an impossible future. A sullen boy with a troubled past. Together, with a stained glass angel, they form a bond that shelters them from the cruel indifference of life in a church-run orphanage in the 1950s. When a “secret game” leads to the unthinkable, a choice must be made that no mother, real or imagined should ever have to face.
Beauty and the Brat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Beauty pageants for children are not noted for good taste and exemplary behaviour. Just ask Tony, who endures constant abuse as step-father of little Modesty, the most obnoxious child on the circuit. But with a mother like Rebecca, Modesty thinks she has the perfect role model and is destined for stardom.
Brackets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Four friends set up tournament-style brackets to fight the people who have tormented them and decide who really should be at the top of the high school food chain.
Brad's Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Snommis Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.00 from 1 review)
I was so lucky to be Brad’s girl. Bradley Jennings was his name. Brad was the boy that had managed to steal my heart. He was also the boy who would kill me.
Sticks and Stones
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Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a story about how a boy in a small Australian country town who is bullied by his classmates copes with the violence that is directed at him. This story would benefit anyone who is/has been bullied. It would also be useful to study in the classroom in conjunction with an examination of bullying.
Verbally Marked
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Cara, Pete and Naomi all have something in common: each has suffered from multiple forms of abuse. Verbally Marked is a young adult verse novel that follows each of their personal stories as they struggle to overcome their hardships.
A Matter of Perspective
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Bullying and bullies are high on the minds of everyone right at the moment, both sides of the picture are unique. Will this be any different for the narrator of this story? What would you do?
We Begin with History: Is Black History Month Still Relevant? - Tribute to Carter G. Woodson: Black History Month Or African-American History Month Or U.S. History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
"We Begin with History: Is Black History Month Still Relevant? - Tribute to Carter G. Woodson: Black History Month Or African-American History Month Or U.S. History" is an essay and poetry ebook on the imnportance and relevance of African American history month in the context of a broader U.S history and world history.
Alice in Realityland
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Series: Modern Fairytale Twists. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,920. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012 by Kathryn Long. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Alice Patelli is too tall, too clumsy, too shy, too weirdly everything that's unpopular. She has one good friend and lots of optimism. But is that enough to turn life around and make her happy? It takes getting hit in the head with a ball and dreaming of a strangely scary and wonderful world to give Alice the chance for an adventure to make life and love what it should be. Perfectly happy.
Dissecting Sean Connor
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,160. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sean Connor, a teenage boy who wants nothing more than to be left alone, can’t seem to catch a break. Constantly bullied with nowhere to turn, Sean finds himself losing control. After twins, Jonathan and Jessica move in next door, things seem to be getting better, but good things don’t last forever, especially not for Sean.
The Diamond City (Book Three: The Diamond City Trilogy)
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Series: The Diamond City Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,490. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Fresco is finally free of the blue joy forever. Even better, his brother Daniel is alive and clean, the leader of a group fighting the corporation for years. But Fresco faces worse than his own self-doubt and hatred at his weakness. A new strain of Wasteland has hit the streets, one that turns his kind into savage killers. Their only recourse is to invade the project and end it once and for all.
Wasteland (Book Two: The Diamond City Trilogy)
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Series: The Diamond City Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Last Stand is no more and Fresco is left to pick up the pieces. With his damaged brother Daniel stashed for safe keeping, Fresco and the old scientist Medley gather the remaining survivors and do their best to protect them. But the Garbagemen have other ideas, their leader’s goal to capture Fresco and make him one of their own.
Fresco (Book One The Diamond City Trilogy)
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Series: The Diamond City Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,530. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Seventeen-year-old Fresco Conte is an ordinary All-American kid from an upper middle-class family. Life is good. Until unexplained things, scary things, start to take him over. When the men in the dark blue coveralls come for him, Fresco is forced into addiction to the blue joy known as Wasteland and set free on the street, with no answers and only his hunger to keep him company.
Eternal Spring (A Young Adult Short Story Collection)
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Price: Free! Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Flowers, vacation, baseball, prom…what does spring mean to you? From unicorn hunters and teenage exorcists to Egyptian princesses and aspiring ballerinas, this collection of thirteen stories by some of the most exciting authors in Young Adult fiction explores young love and new beginnings during the most beautiful time of the year.
Who Will Save the Planet?
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Price: Free! Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Fourteen-year-old Jason can’t work out how to get climate change fixed—until he saves the life of the mysterious and powerful Graham. Graham promises a reward, and Jason asks him to do something to stop climate change. The request is caught by the media, so Jason thinks the man’s trapped and has to keep his word. But Graham’s got other ideas. Jason’s got a fight on his hands.
Calico
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A look in a teenage mind. Calico was wrote almost thirty years ago. I left it just as I wrote it then. This was the answer to someone when they asked me 'who are you?'
The Cupboard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: Australian English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tommy and his mother are trapped within a cycle of violence, terrorised by Tommy's stepfather. To cope, Tommy escapes into a fantasy-world in his mind, where he is a Hero and fights against the cruel Villain. Until the day Tommy's two worlds collide and Tommy makes a choice that will change his life forever... (There is no overt violence in this story.)