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I Woke Up In Love This Morning
By Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Three short stories that highlight two girls' coming of age in different eras. From a girl's first period to another girl risking punishment in a parking lot, Gibbons explores what it's like to be a young girl in suburban Northern California.
Sad Short Stories
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A wonderful collection of six very moving stories taken from different walks of life. A teenage boy and his grandfather, a Doberman pup called Champion, waiting for his new home, A young student in a pottery class looking for friends, a rich foreigner in Prague helping out a local guy, a businessman in the hot streets of Cairo loses his wallet and a very special schoolboy called Billy.
The Misfits
By Adra Young
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Chelsea, a middle school student along with her friends, Brandon, Megan, and Josh all have one thing in common. All four of these students were bullied as sixth graders attending Vernon Middle School. Dreading the fact that the first day of school is soon upon them, follow The Misfits on their journey to discover if life gets any better for them as seventh graders before it gets worse.
Johnny Buckethead
By Victor Storck
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Peace for Derek
By Reba Hudson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Struck by Conscience
By C.K. Green
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Being a teenager is tough. But add in a fairy stuck with you day in and day out whispering her opinions into your ear 24/7, and a boyfriend who would rather let you drown than mess up his perfect hair, then you have a day in the life of me, Charisma Mansfield. My already bizarre life would never be the same after brooding but gorgeous Heath Ruvelas rescued me from drowning in the school pool.
What Alice Saw
By Bridget Squires
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: 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
By The M.A.D. Poet (aka Melissa A. Dean)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(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.
Bani's Dilemma
By Kevin A. Carey-Infante
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bani Chamberlain has spent years trying to convince her parents that she's not the bully, but the one being bullied. It's not until her parent's split up after a late night confrontation that almost comes to blows, does Bani finally find someone who will listen to her. Will Bani ever be able to overcome her bullies? Will she find her voice? Only Bani knows those answers.
Molly's Needs
By Bea Turvey
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about abandonment and choices. Whether it is the wrong or right choice, it will inevitably have an impact on someone else.
Life Lessons from a Cat
By Kate Everson
Series: Life Lessons, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rebekah learns about life from her cat. Patience. Friendship. The art of being still.
King Jimmy
By Sue Verrochi
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
Leo punto e a capo
By Pina Varriale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: Italian. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Leo, nella vita, i libri vorrebbe scriverli, e non ritrovarsi protagonista a dodici anni di una specie di romanzo d'appendice dove accade di tutto.
Sticks and Stones
By Chalky MacLaan
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a story about how a boy in a small Australian country town who is bullied by his classmates copes with the violence that is directed at him. This story would benefit anyone who is/has been bullied. It would also be useful to study in the classroom in conjunction with an examination of bullying.
Don't Tell
By Mercy Amare
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Don't Tell is a YA Contemporary Romance about love, forgivness and hope.
Razorburn
By Carrie Ann Maxwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes surviving your youth is harder than it sounds. Surrounded by decadence, 17-year-old Gabe struggles with the remnants of a dysfunctional family and the death of his beloved uncle. His mother, sent to an insane asylum with severe schitzophrenia, haunts the edges of his mind. Is his own mental deterioration inevitable, or will he succeed in taking his own life before that happens?
Getting It Right- Teens Learning Life Lessons Through Poems and Bible Verses
By Delcina Annakie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Teens approaching adulthood often grapple with challenges of low self-esteem, bullying, drug use or sexual harassment. Some cannot find a safe haven, at school, work, nor home. At such times, we hope they confide in mature and trusted adults like parents, teachers, pastors, but usually, this is not the case. See what they do and how they get it right.
D- (minus)
By Kennie Kayoz
Series: High School & Therapy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Coyotes Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
D- (minus) is a book of poems that revolve around bullying and harassment and many stories that come out about the subjects.
The Apology
By Shivanand Nayak
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a teenager and the various types of social and emotional challenges he faces and the way he fights and overcomes them.