Books tagged: story about growing up

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In Search of the Underground Railroad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This fictional short story is set in the Piedmont region of the Mid-Atlantic, when two fourth graders, Henry McCall and Joshua Jessup, go looking for remnants of the Underground Railroad in the small mining town where they live. After a series of misadventures, the two youngsters finally learn the truth from an unlikely source, an elderly moonshiner by the name of Ezekial Roberts.
Too Young to be A Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00)
The year is 1914 the place is the old manse colliery Birtley Co Durham England. Robbie bowman is at work down the pit, he is just fourteen years of age. Bobbie lives in a very large family, but his father is a lazy drunk and he beats Robbie up when he can't get money for a drink. But things change for Robbie when there is a disaster down the pit, and from then on his fortunes change.
Still Standing -Weathering The Challenges of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,640. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Challenges! Issues! Obstacles! We all face them. Some challenges just dare you to overcome them! How many of us have finished a project ahead of time because someone told us it could not be done? Other challenges try to wear you down by their sheer persistence over time. This book tells of the riveting true life challenges of eight individuals and their overcoming stories. A must read!
Toy Planets
Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.50)
Latome’s universe is stagnant and without direction. When peer pressure forces Latome to intervene in his universe, the results are not as expected. Short Story 5,100 words +/-
A Mother's Love
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.00)
A short story based on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. It's a sequel depicting the main characters as they prepare for the wedding of Anna Beth Darcy, Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth Darcy's daughter.
Missouri
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Peters family changes drastically when a fire destroys not only their home but way of life. This family have to learn to care for one another. Mark has a dream to own Missouri a horse he looks after but drugs and an accident nearly costs him his life. Richard and Caroline his parents find rebuilding their lives nearly impossible.
Mini's Little World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General
This is the amusing and entertaining story of Mini, a little girl, who has no siblings. She is lonely at home and her only companion is Timmy, her cat. Her grandmother comes to spend a month with Mini’s family. She learns a lot of things from her grandmother and also enjoys her company.
Liongold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Liongold is a vivid chronicle of the life of a troubled white surburban family in Johannesburg during South Africa's pivotal years of apartheid. The story is told against the background of race relations governed by harsh laws - a society in which gross injustice appears normal.
Don't Count the Stars: A Short Story of Life on the Edge of the Universe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33)
For Skeeto, an orphan growing up on the rustic frontier world of Fulon, the night sky is a beacon calling him to a life of adventure. But his old friend Bergen, a retired space traveler, has memories of a darker side to the universe.
The Paragon Gang
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00)
“The Paragon Gang” is the hilarious, touching and inspiring story of five happy kids in the fifties who dreamed of America. It recounts the lives of children growing up in a different era and the aspirations of an entire generation. Their hilarious adventures over 12 years leads them to adulthood but eventually of them one reaches their dream.