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The Devil is my Leopard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Tracy always thought she knew how to avoid the school weirdos. But maybe she gave herself too much credit. Maybe she never considered that they avoided her. Until now. An off-beat story of sticking up for others . . . even when they might not exactly be your friends. The Devil is my Leopard: A Short Story.
The Teardrop
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The Teardrop second in the Kenroy stories series. Corey, Kenroy's classmate and the focus of this story, has a dysfunctional household situation. For Developmental Bibliotherapy purposes, the story line "is most appropriate for teenagers who are dealing with transitions, trust, friendships, drug prevention, gangs, crime, morality...." Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, Bibliotherapy Education Project
Humane Children Society
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The Humane Children Society is where kids go when their parents no longer want them. For Donny, the society is Wonderland, and when his best friend is taken away, he cannot wait for his turn to go! But not all is what it seems at the Humane Children Society, and Donny’s Wonderland dream quickly becomes a nightmare with no escape.
Castle In The Air
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Average Bill, a teacher loses his job over a mistake at work. He decides to throw in his lot with a couple of colleagues Hank and Joey to invest in a property. How is he going to find the money to pay for all of this? Find out the schemes he gets into and the encounters he experience as he struggles with himself and his surroundings to improve his lot in life.
Anything She Wants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Seventeen-year old Clare discovers she can manifest objects out of thin air—money, jewelry, food tokens all take form in the girl's hands when she goes deep into a trance. But each time she uses her newfound magic power, the trance destroys her physically. Can Clare make her dreams come true before the gift costs her everything?
The Mystic Rose
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Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
One thing held true in all the stories however, the one constant in all the stories was the Mystic Rose was a guide to the lost, be they lost in riches, or lost in poverty.
Dull Luminol
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Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A short script about a dancer battling with her eating disorder during an audition.
Running The Naked Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
At seventeen, Melody's life is already heading in the wrong direction. From good girl to rebel; from straight-A student to near dropout. It's going to take a long run on the naked road to find her way home.
Johnny Baloney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
There are some nice people you meet in life. They are historic ones. Celebrate them, I say, not the gluttons for publicity you see on TV and over the Internet.
Who Said The World Was Fair
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Ladybee Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Craig, 15 and scrawny, is the butt of taunting by school bullies, because his father is in jail for having killed someone.When new student Jenny arrives , she too comes in for cruel teasing because of a medical condition, Tourette Syndrome, which causes her to whistle involuntarily and twitch her shoulder. When Jenny says she wishes she were dead, Craig realizes she means it literally.
Borderline
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Graduated - check. College acceptance - check. Access to trust fund - check. Independence - Skylar Adams knows no such thing. She may step out in her new season Prada's and drive a convertible around her upscale city, but only with her older brother's permission. Desperate to have a decent night out, she breaks out of her two-storey 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom prison only to prove her brother right...
Go Home Danger
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Go Home Danger is book 1/8 in the series of Kenroy stories. In GHD Kenroy and his classmates are helped deal with grief and guilt at the death of Samantha, of HIV/AIDS related causes. This is a bibliotherapy resource book and includes additional material for its use as such. Bibliotherapy promotes personal development by matching personal problems and social problems with a literary treatment.
Don't Be An Egg!
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Series: 21st century fables, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
Humpty is rich and spoiled, he likes taking drugs. He comes to believe he is bulletproof!
Morning Rambles
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
These are the morning rambles. Number Two Pencil, an ode to high school. Bad and good and everything in between and to the ones that couldn't hold on. Breakfast, to the importance of breakfast and how one meal can shape a students day and life. So Like, to bring awareness to the word like and the amount it has been overused.
How Could This Happen?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
A seven year-old girl Rosemary is killed in a schoolyard shooting as told by her older brother.
Stingers
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
James Clarke is always being picked on in school, and he particularly hates Stingers, a schoolyard game in which children throw tennis balls at each other in an attempt to cause as much pain as possible. His physical education teacher, Mr Evans, has no sympathy for the boy, believing he just needs to toughen up a bit.
Perfectly Legal: Two Short Stories About Money Making Schemes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A pair of short stories related to quick money making: a Ponzi scheme and a rare-stamp investment. The author was personally acquainted with participants in both schemes: Harold of the Ponzi scheme and Chris of the rare-stamp investment. Their tales are entertaining and educational.
The Doorway
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Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Living in a warped reality is a bit of an understatement for Annie. Or should we call her Cathrine? Whoever she may be, finding the cause of her mental disorder is imperative. It's a matter of life-or-death. Will her husband, Rory, be able to save their marriage, their family, and most importantly- her life?
The Release
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: Australian English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dystopian set in the future, this short story follows Aniya Pearce, a sixteen year old girl who is about to take a test to find out whether she will be allowed to be admitted as a member of the controlled society.
The Trouble with Prom
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Price: Free! Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
The Trouble with Prom Sometimes the slipper just doesn’t fit Two contemporary young adult short stories, with bonus content: Get a sneak peek of The Fine Art of Keeping Quiet