Books tagged: childhood

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The Black Sheep
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Ten-year-old Liza and Lee Haven are identical twins, but they couldn’t be more different. Lee is the good twin, and Liza is the bad. And when Liza is selected to be a sheep in the horrific nightmare that is the annual Christmas Pageant, she knows she has to do something to shake up the residents of Stoneguard. A wry, funny standalone short story from the world of Getting Away With It.
The Black Men and Steven Spielberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by White Sun Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Semi-autobiographical but mostly fantastical essay on growing up in the outdoors of California in the 1970s, and the importance of having family just as quirky and not-quirky as you are. A coming of age story not really about adolescence, but maybe about being an oddball among oddballs.
Elementary Kiss
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Everyone probably fell in love or was infatuated with someone, whether that be a teacher or classmate, while in grammar school or beyond. However, how many would eventually marry the first person they ever kissed in elementary school? This is a story of two people that would do just that.
Mountains and Valleys
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
a short story about a young boy growing up in industrial south wales gradually coming to terms with his changing world.
Desta and King Solomon's Coin of Magic and Fortune
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 178,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A moving and riveting Ethiopian epic novel--a family saga, spanning three generations and dealing with their dark and mysterious past, set in a magical mountainous countryside, in a world of monkeys, goats and spirits. A seven-year old boy named Desta dreams of climbing one of the mountains that circle his valley to touch the sky and feel the clouds in his hands. . .
Discovering Your Inner Child: Transforming Toxic Patterns and Finding Your Joy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Why do people tend to repeat patterns that make them unhappy? Why do we react the way we do? And why is it so difficult to let go of the past? Your inner child is your core emotional being, the person who runs your life when you least expect them to—or want them to. This book helps you to understand your inner child so that you can begin to make new choices to change your life and find your joy.
Messages
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A short story about childhood friendship and facing mortality. Originally published in Realms Of Fantasy, April 2001. Cover illustration by Laurie Harden. Includes complete bonus story, "After The Sky Fell."
My Mate Shofiq
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Skinback Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A celebrated children’s novel that many critics insisted was too tough for mere children. It is about the friendship that develops between a Pakistani boy who has apparently killed a racist thug, and a white boy forced, against his will and instincts, to defend him. Telling the truth leads to appalling violence, not only by the gang, but by teachers, social workers and the welfare state as well.
Albeson and the Germans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,070. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Skinback Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The first of Jan Needle’s highly acclaimed books that challenge the notion children need to be written down to. Jimmy Albeson and his two luckless friends find themselves at the mercy of people and events that they can’t control or even understand. They are led into a helter-skelter of crime and danger which, while exciting, leads to an act of stupidity that could well be fatal.
Whiskey for Teething?
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
When I hit my next door neighbor’s house with a snowball, I knew I was in trouble. When my mom’s friend stiffed me on my paper route collection, I was pissed. When my brother died, well . . . you can imagine. If you like Erma Bombeck, Andy Rooney or Chicken Soup for the Soul's heartfelt stories, I think you'll enjoy my stories. Come on in.