Books tagged: stories about childhood

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The Blue Dress
Price: Free! Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
A series of three short stories introducing Rebecca, a Canadian teenager, living in Montreal in the 1940s. In the title short story, Rebecca receives a second-hand blue dress as a gift. When she is forced to give up her hand-made needlepoint pillow in return, she finds a way to exact a fitting revenge for the adults’ betrayal. The stories are a prequel to the novel Echo from Mount Royal.
The Big Adventures of Little Skippie Part 1- Every Day is an Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Discover all the amazing adventures of a little girl named Skippie!
Butterflies- The Adventures of Roland Mccray
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
These two stories offer a free introduction to “The Adventures of Roland McCray”, a collection of stories that see every moment as its own adventure, rather than adventure stories in the action-packed thriller sense. In "Butterflies", Roland discovers that not everything as it seems, and in "Poke it with a Stick", Roland learns to cherish what he has even when it isn’t what he wanted
Butterfly Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
About my journey through life, the struggle to shake off the shackles of my childhood and to become who I really am and the controller of my future destiny. Creating a life of beauty and happiness in the service to others. Born of the realisation that as we move through life, our existence changes in ways we could never envisage.
Stories from My Memory-Shelf: Fiction and Essays from My Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of my life told in short fiction and essays. Features author commentary on the real-life events that inspired the stories.
Sweet & Sour-1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
These stories explore the various relationships of human bonds in one way or other. They are stories of respect, love, hatred, anguish, affection, loneliness, revenge and tolerance. This book contains 10 short stories. Some of them may make you laugh and some of them may make you cry, or at least make you think.
Fantasmagoria van Alleswat -een kleine verzameling Fantasy, Sciencefiction en Horror verhalen-
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: Dutch. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Een serie korte Fantasy, Horror en Sciencefictionverhalen, speciaal geselecteerd door de schrijver.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Age In A Time Of Insanity and Other Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
21 upbeat tales of choice and challenge. A telepathic plea from an abused, isolated woman -- the impending theft of the assets and freedoms of an 89 year old nursing home resident -- the struggles of a young divorcee sheltering a frail musician -- and more are within these pages.
Brilliant Stories - One Minute Reads (OMR)
Series: Stories Written at Pomona Writers Group, 2012 Stories. Price: Free! Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
These are OMR - One Minute Reads. Weekly when I attended Pomona Writers Group the facilitator provided us with a title to write and read to the other members. These are the stories I wrote for 2012. Hope you enjoy.