The Great Depression devastated the country. The drought, hurricanes and dust storms caused havoc across the land. This is the story of a farm boy and his family and how they coped during those terrible years.
Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Historical Tags: Historical, Young Adult, Vignettes Downloads: 11265| Votes: 420 | Score: 9.02 Size: 526KB | 104,685 words |
A Howly-Howard Story (1) A girl was born who was descended from a long line of female psychics The gifts were not given to every female member sometimes they skip generation. An artifact, heirloom, of the family was alway passed on to the next female who could best used it. With the birth of this baby girl the holder of the artifact see that she will be the greatest holder of the artifact in this family long history. So the artifact was shipped as a birthday gift to be given on the first safe date it could be worn.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult Downloads: 14296| Votes: 622 | Score: 8.62 Size: 330KB | 63,683 words |
Pasayten Pete is an obscure north Cascades legend. As a boy growing up in the Methow Valley, Graydon Williams heard tell that Pasayten Pete was a hermit, a lost prospector, or even a creature not-human and not-animal. No one claimed to have seen him or knew anyone who had seen him, but everyone seemed to believe there was something to the legend. Graydon lived the real story.
Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Magic, Young Adult Downloads: 20577| Votes: 798 | Score: 8.61 Size: 370KB | 67,196 words |
Alex Jackson is a small town Georgia boy who struggles, from a very early age, to make friends. His life is eternally changed when he meets his best friend, a new girl by the name of Allison Moon. When an argument threatens to take his family and only friend from him, Alex is pushed beyond his breaking point. Will he overcome his depression or succumb to it?
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Coming of Age, Baseball, Young Adult, Tear Jerker Downloads: 3089| Votes: 57 | Score: 8.41 Size: 512KB | 105,229 words |
A Rivers Region Story A young man with a unique heritage that guides his destiny has to deal with many hard issues starting with the murder of his father while 10 years of age. We follow his life for the next decade while he works to survive, protect his heritage, and fight the man he holds responsible for his father's death. He's more than what he seems, and strives to meet all his responsibilities. Set in Australia.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult Downloads: 17686| Votes: 414 | Score: 8.33 Size: 655KB | 130,650 words |
16 y/o Hal Smith is a quiet, unassuming Australian teen boy with a bad knee and no dreams. Taught to help people, he does; without thinking before acting. In Year Ten in a new city and school, it's a year of living in interesting times as he's in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the right thing. He'd once dreamt of being a world athlete and had the skills to make them true, but lost them helping a stranger; and delivered a Star Performance greater than most athletes can ever do.
Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, School, Violence, Workplace, Rags to Riches, Young Adult Downloads: 16536| Votes: 770 | Score: 8.27 Size: 291KB | 58,406 words |
A Rivers Region Story They say the Chinese have a curse - May you live in interesting times. A 15 year old boy has a major change of lifestyle forced on him. We follow along while he adjusts to the changes. However, he lives in interesting times and he must deal with them as well as rising to the challengers presented to him. Through all this his true nature shows and he changes the lives of many others in the city of Rivers, and elsewhere. Set in Australia.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult Downloads: 27282| Votes: 552 | Score: 8.13 Size: 512KB | 102,343 words |