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In Too Deep
Series: Life is Tough, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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When Josh becomes the target of the school bully, he is humiliated and only finds solace in the shore breaks at Piha, West Auckland. When he is forced to make a critical decision, will he conquer his resentment and do the right thing, or allow his anger to place others at risk?
Johnny Buckethead
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Edward Stuckey was as normal as any other boy, except for one thing: his head was shaped exactly like a plain old ordinary bucket. Nobody's fault, he was born that way. When he was eight years old, the bully of the school, Willie O'Ray, gave him the nickname "Johnny Buckethead." Find out what happens to Edward through the years as he deals with having a buckethead.
Ashes, Ashes, Don't Fall Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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Dedicated to those who have been trapped in abuse, this is the story of one girl's survival. Escaping into books, she is able to endure until she reaches adulthood, when she walks out of her troubling past and into the promise of her own future.
Shades of Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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“Mom, have you ever noticed that black people aren't really black and white people aren't really white? Have you ever noticed that people are really brown, many different shades of brown? I think the world would be better off if more people saw brown shades, instead of black and white."Jaylene Johnson’s profound observation is about to change her young life in many unexpected ways.
Zoofari
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Jaime Needham can't see anything at night, but she has a grand vision to protect the animals of the San Francisco Zoo from the people of her city. When 16-year-old, Jaime, gets her hands on the Master Zoo Key to rescue research study members at SF's Zoofari from an ill-fated venture into the Tigers' den, she develops the courage to find her way out, on her own terms.
Snapshots from Home, Stories from Dysfunctional High School
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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This collection of micro-minis cover topics such as sexting, drug abuse, emotional abuse, divorce, suicide, teen sexuality and prostitution in schools, among other serious issues affecting teens today. These stories are blunt, yet not graphic and helps aid open discussions between teens and parents. Written from a teens point of view, they are sure to intrigue the reader and bring attention....
Peace for Derek
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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After spending much of his time alone, Derek begins to receive a lot of unwanted attention from the boys' basketball team. When bullying pushes him to his breaking point, Derek will pay the ultimate price for a little peace.
The Trouble with Water
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Trina and her young brother leave town to live in an abandoned shack in rural Northland. Things are not easy for her as she grapples with the reality of living without power - and then there is the trouble with the water.
Warrior Kids: A Tale of New Camelot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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The future looks bleak unless eighteen-year-old Lance and his New Camelot Earth Warriors can save the planet from catastrophic climate change. Lance creates a branch of Earth Warriors, a youth-led movement designed to save the earth from its greatest enemy – greed. But with fossil fuel companies and politicians against them, can they win the hearts and minds of the people? Watch them...
Eyes Like Marigolds
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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A girl holds a gun to her head. She doesn't want to kill herself, but she knows she has to do it. It's for the greater good. It will keep what happened to her from happening to anyone else. It's how she will make a difference.
Bad Bloods: November Rain
Price: Free! Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Her very existence is a crime… Seventeen-year-old Serena isn't human. She’s a bad blood, and in the politically corrupt city of Vendona, bad bloods aren’t allowed to live. When Serena is aided in an escape moments before her execution, a revolution is sparked. While on the run, she’s forced to put her trust in a man she knows little about.
Teachable Moments:
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Oftentimes tweens/teens ignore their parents’ advice and veer towards defiance and deviant behavior. Teachable Moments, reminds tweens /teens that parents and teachers wish them success. The book also informs tweens/teens that they are created with talents for a particular purpose and encourages them to value their education, pursue their passion and lead successful and fulfilling lives.
Mommy, can I be the President?
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Children’s books » Business, Careers, Occupations
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Mommy, can I be the PRESIDENT is a short story to inspire young women to follow their dreams.
The Bumpy Road
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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This short story touches on the subject of bullying. No child should have to endure mistreatment from anyone.
White Walls
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
She doesn't remember anything from Before. All she knows begins and ends with these white walls. Can she find herself again? Or will she remain as she is now... no one.
Alone in the Night (Mechanicsville 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,810. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alone in the Night picks up a few weeks after the events in A Test of Loyalty. Samantha is alone, cast adrift in a dangerous neighborhood. Ashleigh has everything she ever wanted, so why is she throwing it away? Faraj is lost in the systemic prejudice and violence of youth detention. "If your teen only ever reads one book, make it this one.” Gale S. on A Test of Loyalty
Promise You Won't Tell?
Price: Free! Words: 48,130. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
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“I think something might have happened to me Saturday night. Something bad.” Private Investigator Dani Ripper’s client list is nuttier than the Looney Tunes conga line, but she diligently solves one crazy case after another, waiting for a game-changer. Enter Riley Freeman, 17-year-old honor student. Coincidence or crime? Dani agrees to investigate. And the roller coaster ride begins.
Unclouded Day
Series: The Stones of Song, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Brian had always believed there had to be something more out there than just the dull and humdrum world he was used to. So when something magical was suddenly dropped in his lap, he wasn’t at all disbelieving, as some people might have been. When reality is harsh, you learn very quickly to look beyond it. This beautiful novel of love and redemption will make you ponder what truly matters.
What Alice Saw
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of domestic abuse and the result of a woman pushed too far seen through the eyes of a child. The story is for all those women out there who are suffering and feel as if they may break down one day. Don't, walk away before it gets to that point.
Uncool- True Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Everyone has a breaking point. This girl was no exception. No friends. Bullies constantly picking on her. No one to talk to, and it seems like the whole school has branded her "Uncool" What's a girl to do!? She feels so alone in the world. Until the cutest boy at school (in her eyes) asks her out on a date! Without questioning it, she accepts... Note: This story has a tragic ending.