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Kitchi's Courage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kitchi, a fledgling osprey, is afraid of the water and therefore, cannot fish for himself. An inspirational story about finding courage through appreciation of joy and beauty, family bonds, and understanding of the life force in us all.
The Bootlegger
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ben, a nine-year-old Navajo boy wonders how his father supports his family. One afternoon he follows him to find out. A middle-grade/ YA short story.
Ghost at the Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A father struggles to keep a promise to his son, even after death.
Life Everlasting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The trip west wasn't what Josh had expected. He hadn't counted on walking all the way to Oregon. But the hardships didn't end with sore feet. When an unseen enemy attacked the wagon train, his loss inspired future generations.
Short Horrors to Share With Friends
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A small collection of small fictions, rotating around the horror genre. Includes: Too Late, Pain, Daddy's Right Here
Graduation Day
Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andy and Gail were salutitorian and valedictorian respectively. Their task was to encapsulate 4 years of high school at graduation into a memorable 20 minutes. With a lot of soul searching, help from others, and the student body, the commencement speach became something no one would soon, or ever, forget.
Freak
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Life is ugly.Life is absurd.But life is freakishly good.Follow the life of a young girl as she scowls her way on a rainy night, but discovers hope in an unusual way.
The Boy Who Loved a Tree
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy and his parents make regular rest stops on their way to the boy's grandparents. Over the course of several years, the boy learns about a maple tree, nature, and life. (Age 10+)
The Bane Bath Salts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bane Bath Salts is a popular fictional short story based on real-life events about teen addiction—an innocent teen, drugs gone awry, a journey to adulthood and making difficult decisions.
Cat-Fish & Fish-Cat
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this fourth in a collection of fourteen short stories by Abbie Joules, her brother Bendigo is befriended by a young calico cat on their east Texas farm. Together they explore an unlikely friendship with a farm pond catfish, a relationship of discovery that enriches and changes Ben's life.
The Teddy Bear Stories - The New Guardian
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the Second story in the series. The New Guardian. Not all Teddy Bears are brave enough to be Guardians. Are they? What do you do when a new Teddy Bear faces the challenge of becoming a Guardian? Will Snuggs be up to this task? What will happen if she fails?
The Chestnut Mare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Amy loves to stay on the farm in her school holidays to get away from city life. It’s her safe haven, with animals like Tripod the three-legged dog, Molly the goat, and Gutsache the cat. It's where she rides her beloved Chestnut Mare. When tragedy strikes, Amy learns some of the harsh realities of country life but bravely steps in to protect a frail new-born foal that will carry a legacy of love.
Double-edged Malice
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: Australian English. Published: March 24, 2015 and represented by TAT Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andy's brother is her guardian, but they are not friends. Under his law-abiding image, he's up to something. Though she knows better than to pry into his business, it doesn't stop her from trying to cause him trouble.
Refuge: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Coping with the loss of her baby brother and the emotions of the rest of her family after his death, Sally sinks herself into her art just to make it from one day to the next. Anger and grief have forced her into isolation as she mourns. While drawing a sidewalk mural for her home church, she faces her sorrow and pain and slowly starts to let go.
Poppy
Price: Free! Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman makes the terrible discovery that the man she idolizes is not her father. Worse, he won both her mother and her in a card game. Emma Kay is devastated and unable to handle the news. A short story of Life and Love in Alaska
The Dream
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of eleven year old Sunil & his dreams. He always believed his dreams would come true. Is it his innocence or will it be a reality?
Manchester Arms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
College grad Lawrence Dunbar Harrison has aspirations to be a writer but he has no real-life experiences with odd characters, so he takes a bellhop job at Manchester Arms where he’s soon forced to make a life-changing decision.
The Last Letter
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Marie is a college student living in Laval Quebec. An unexpected tragedy brings her to a turning point in her love life. Little did she know that the voice of a young girl sharing her name and her pain, would give her the answer she was looking for.
Twin Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Hey I’m Priscilla, a.k.a Priscilla the Great. Usually, I like to talk about how my life got a little crazy after I learned about my special powers. Okay, it got a lot crazy. I mean, you try going through middle school with fire shooting out of your fingers. Awkward. But this time, it’s not about me. Twin Shorts is all about my little brothers, Charlie and Chester, a.k.a The Devil Twins.
Friday the 13th Wedding
Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A father’s trip to his youngest daughter’s wedding turns into more than he bargained for. Filled with recollections of war days and family days, this story will hit home for any dad.