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2015 Young Explorer's Adventure Guide by Marilag Angway, Marilag Angway, Deanna Baran, Mike Barretta, Eric Del Carlo, Salena Casha, Ron Collins, Cory Cone, CJ Daring, Evan Dicken, Anne E. Johnson, Amy Griswold, Jeanne Kramer-Smyth, Nancy Kress, Wendy Lambert, Vanessa MacLellan, Phoebe North, Angela Penrose, Douglas Smith, Sonja Thomas, Deborah Walker, Jeannie Warner, & Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,720. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Dreaming Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
24 science fiction short stories for the middle grade reader from Hugo and Nebula winning authors as well as newer writers. Girls need to read stories where any number of possible roles are modeled for them. Just as importantly, boys need to read stories where girls are active participants in adventures. And children of all colors and backgrounds need to know the future includes them.
BookElves Anthology Volume 1 by Jemima Pett, Rebecca M. Douglass, Fiona Ingram, M. G. King, Wendy Leighton-Porter, S. Smith, & Ben Zackheim
Price: Free! Words: 39,490. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Seven stories, seven situations threatening the festivities – a postbag that gets bigger, a Santa in summer, the strange disappearance of the gifts, a petnapping gang, a snowstorm in the wilds, a kidnapped messenger, and a whole raft of celebrations that are too strange to contemplate. Will the holidays be a disaster? Or will seven bookelves weave seasonal magic?
Blue's Adventures by Maggie Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,100. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
It is Christmas Eve night, when Mr Christmas goes to the toyshop where Blue bear has been patiently waiting over the years for someone to buy him. Blue thought he would never be bought. He so wanted to be loved and have lots of adventures. However, on that night Mr Christmas leaves him at the bottom of Jack Foster’s hospital bed and Blue bear’s adventures begin…
Mystery Underground: Undead Uprising (A Collection of Scary Short Stories) by David Anthony & Charles David Clasman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
MYSTERY UNDERGROUND UNDEAD UPRISING When the Dead Walk it's Time to Run! READERS BEWARE! This book contains thirteen scary short stories. Within it await vampires, zombies, mummies, ghosts, and other creatures of the living undead. Read a scare ... if you dare!
Ghosts and Ghoulies by Deb Logan
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Spooky, supernatural stories for younger readers. This collection of five short stories includes a ghost story (“Lilah’s Ghost”), two urban fantasy tales (“Demon Daze” and “School Daze”), and two stories of dragons and faeries (“Deirdre’s Dragon” and “Lexie’s Choice”).
Panchatantra Tales by Vishnu Sharma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Pancha means five and tantra means ways or strategies or principles. Addressed to the king’s children, the stories are primarily about statecraft and are popular throughout the world. Now, it is your turn to enjoy these stories as immortal and fragrant as the soil of India.
Storyteller's Bed and Breakfast by Xavier P. Otter III
Series: STBB, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Artisan Publishing Guild, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to the Storyteller’s Bed and Breakfast - Pilot Episode. Join new guests each season, individual episodes will allow one of the guests to tell their story in a different “special” room which will adapt to tell the stories in magical ways. As the tales come to life they may win the storyteller, their weeks stay for free or they may leave them lost in the walls of this magical place, forever!
This Summer Storm by Tornado Alley Publications, Cheryl Pierson, Kristy McCaffrey, Richard Prosch, Angel Drew, & Diana Stuart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
THIS SUMMER STORM is a collection of some of the best young adult stories out there today! In this exciting group of tales, it seems "one of everything" happens. Tornadoes, comets, hurricanes and raging river waters are all set to wreak havoc. But just when things can't get any worse, along comes a life-changing experience in each story that is just as unsettling as the threatening weather.
Приключения Никтошки by Лёня Герзон
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 117,470. Language: Russian. Published: March 8, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
В книгу вошло две детских повести. Жил-был мальчик-коротышка по имени Никтошка. Жил он там же, где другие малыши-коротыши, в городе Цветограде. В том самом доме номер пятнадцать по Колокольчиковой улице, где жили такие известные коротышки, как Знайка, доктор Таблеткин и прочие. На самом-то деле их в этом доме было не шестнадцать, как все привыкли считать, а семнадцать. И вот этим последним, семна
Tale of a Patriot Part Three by Grandpa Casey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Part three of this three part series has Joe's ship preventing a mutiny of the transport ship they are escorting from England to the Colonies. Afterwards Joe goes to Yorktown, where the war ends when the British surrender.
Mystery Underground: California Creatures (A Collection of Scary Short Stories) by David Anthony & Charles David Clasman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
MYSTERY UNDERGROUND CALIFORNIA CREATURES READERS BEWARE! This book contains thirteen terrifying tales set in the state of California. Within them you will encounter trolls, ghosts, goblins, werewolves, and other mysterious creatures of legend. Read a scare ... if you dare!
Read It Again by Alfie Dog Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
20 stories to enrich the lives of children. This book contains stories for both younger and older children. Always have a story to read at bedtime, whatever their age. This collection for children of all ages includes.
Annie's Antics by Jeffie Dee Brown Duncan
Price: Free! Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Annie’s Antics is a book of fiction short stories about a mischievous preteen. Each story tells of an adventure Annie faces. Her escapades include humor, drama, suspense, chaos, challenge, love, crushes and a bit scary at times. I know you will enjoy meeting Annie Grey, her parents, cousins, farm animals, friends and even rivals. Some characters you will grow to love and others maybe not so much.
Billy Potts's Donkey and other stories by Barry Soden
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Seven short stories about a small boy called Billy Potts. He's six years old and lives with his family in a small village somewhere in south-east England just after World War Two. He's very bright and normally very good, but he takes thing too literally sometimes and goes off at an unexpected tangent, with unpredictable results. Wiil amuse adults, and is suitable for reading to their children.
The Wonderful Roundabout by Ioana Hreninciuc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Wonderful Roundabout is a collection of illustrated short stories for children, meant to inspire little ones to be kind, brave and curious. Each story is split into parts of approximately 500 words, so they can be easily read at bedtime. They are suitable for children over 5 years of age as the narratives may be too complex for those younger.
Los cuentos de Elidia Wong Miranda by Elidia Wong Miranda
Price: Free! Words: 28,000. Language: Spanish. Published: April 13, 2013 by Piggy Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Disfruta de los cuentos cortos de Elidia Wong Miranda, ícono de la literatura infantil panameña. Contiene 29 cuentos infantiles ilustrados en español.
Fight or Flight by David Vernon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty award-winning short stories from the Stringybark Young Adult Short Fiction Award showcase some of the best contemporary YA authors writing today. From sharks and skateboards to religion and romance, these stories illustrate the breadth and depth of what interests today's teenagers.
The Life and Times of Little David Stone by Dave Stone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,220. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Little David Stone was full of vinegar. Things happened as he made his way through his elementary school years. There were spiders and bullies in the early times, and cemeteries and fistfights, Halloween and firecrackers, and of course an occasional meddlesome girl in the later years. So light up your Kindle and join in the fun of the crazy and meandering adventures of Little David Stone.
The Life and Times of Little David Stone - Book Three - Fifth through Seventh Grades by Dave Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,100. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Fifth grade is an exciting time in a kid's life, but sixth and seventh grades are even better. We'll share tales of firecrackers and cherry bombs, cemeteries and sleep-outs, Halloween and fistfights, and of course girls and the kinds of trouble that they bring with them. So come along and share the fun. Little David Stone is getting a little bit bigger, but his adventures are a little bigger too.