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1 Depression Soup

by TC Allen

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.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Historical
Tags: Historical, Young Adult, Vignettes
Downloads: 10248| Votes: 383 | Score: 9.19
Size: 524KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 Fun Run

by Ernest Bywater

The Ghost Reporter of the local newspaper is at the finish line of the 20 km City Fun Run. What he sees and reports moves his column from page three to the front page.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: Sports, Young Adult, Vignettes
Downloads: 3545| Votes: 404 | Score: 8.84
Size: 8KB | Posted:

3 Ninth Grade 1958-1959

by Banadin

A coming of age story set in a small town in Ohio. Some action and adventure. It is all true, give or take a lie or two.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, School, Golf, Young Adult
Downloads: 47665| Votes: 449 | Score: 8.75
Size: 1860KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 Pasayten Pete

by Graybyrd

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: 18423| Votes: 736 | Score: 8.69
Size: 379KB | Posted: Concluded:

5 Blind Sight

by vlfouquet

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: 13517| Votes: 601 | Score: 8.61
Size: 337KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 The Richard Jackson Saga: Tenth Grade

by Banadin

Coming of age in the late 1950's.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Coming of Age, Young Adult
Downloads: 31895| Votes: 428 | Score: 8.55
Size: 1030KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Mack

by Ernest Bywater

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. 123,900 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Downloads: 15260| Votes: 358 | Score: 8.39
Size: 673KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Crystal's Chandeliers

by Denham Forrest

The story of the ups and downs in a young woman's life.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Young Adult
Downloads: 4293| Votes: 371 | Score: 8.36
Size: 57KB | Posted:

9 Star Performance

by Ernest Bywater

16 y/o Hal Smith is a quiet, unassuming 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 often in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the right thing. He'd once dreamt of being an international 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: 14366| Votes: 712 | Score: 8.33
Size: 303KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 Interesting Times

by Ernest Bywater

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Downloads: 24155| Votes: 487 | Score: 8.16
Size: 534KB | Posted: Concluded: