Books tagged: childhood adventures

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Playing Out: Swings and Roundabouts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If Paul was a pigeon his dad would probably wring his neck. The runt of the litter, the youngest of five, he grasps at life. Children struggle with different and Paul is unique. He’s being raised by his dad on social welfare… It’s the 1970s, toys are crap and money is short.
My Best 80 Years - The Lifetime Recollections of Donald Charles Buckley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,760. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 9, 2015 by Phil Buckley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Buckley lived a boy’s adventure tale. He grew up believing that intrigue, excitement, and even danger were waiting for those curious enough to capture them. From shooting BB guns as a boy to flying World War II bombers as a young man, he found all three. In My Best 80 Years, Don retraces his own steps from boyhood to manhood form the early 1920s to the late 1940s. He shares his escapades grow
Childhood Adventures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
The wonders of childhood - family, friends, playing, traveling, and sailing. Being brave, being afraid...sharing, smiling, crying, laughing... This collection by Top Writers Block contains nine short stories about the magic of childhood and all its adventures.
Sabrina Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
This book of four short stories relates the adventures of the six-year old Sabrina as she inquires, perseveres and learns to adapt to four typical childhood situations. The book was designed so it could be read to and by young readers. There are no pictures so young imaginations can soar.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to My 40's
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,490. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From the author of “Why Church Sucks – And No One Really Wants to Go” comes a fresh and hilarious commentary on life, love, short-term memory loss, junior high embarrassment, hair-raising airline travel, and substitute teaching a maniacal kindergarten class. Story after story reveals the sidesplitting wit and waywardness of a man on a journey into mid-life
The End Of Summer
Series: 99 Cent Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
The summer of 1969 was winding down. The warm air held a smell 13 year old Bobby Weston couldn't quite identify but nevertheless acquainted with going back to school. An end of summer smell, he decided. Or maybe an end of summer feeling. He couldn't make up his mind, and it really didn't matter, as soon enough summer would be gone and he'd be back in school. He had permission to go camping today.
The Great Go Cart Race
Series: 99 Cent Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The summer of 1969 in Glennville New York had settled in full tilt. The July morning was cool and peaceful, but the afternoon promised nothing but sticky heat. Bobby Weston and Moon Calloway worked furiously on the go-cart they had been planning to race down Sinton Park hill, in the old garage behind Bobby's house. Both boys had grown up in Glennville...
Sheer Poetry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Sheer Poetry features the first twelve years worth of work from poet, Kehinde Sonola. Spanning the years 1989 to 2000, it represents the perspectives and hopes of a child and adolescent as they view their local surroundings and the world at large in a time of great cultural and technological change. Human character, nature, and travel are other major themes covered by a variety of joyful poems.
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.
The Muskrat Skin Jacket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Essay » Author profile
Following in the spirit of his other writing, John W. Robinson's The Muskrat Skin Jacket is a compilation of stories mostly about growing up in a unique family in Roanoke, a city in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. These tales convey a look at life with joy and humor, and readers who enjoyed the author's Midnight Bathing in Far East Russia will get a kick out of this one too!