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The Young Trawler : Classic Scottish Fiction for Young Adults By R.M. Ballantyne
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A story of life and death and rescue on The North Sea. An exciting novel written in 1884. Young adult / juvenile fiction from Scotland.
Captain Cook's Coins, Young Adult Fiction By Sophia Von Sawilski
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Captain Cook was a missionary, husband, father, navigator and an advocate for conflict resolution. This fiction may help settle the raging period of teenage angst.
Louisiana Stories for Young Adults By Fatima Shaik
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Louisiana Stories for Young Adults is an entertaining and thoughtful collection of short fiction that focuses on the lives of natives. The characters in these fables and narratives lived in New... More > Orleans and bayou country but reference France, Russia and even Czechoslovakia. They include: • A hardworking teenager who wants to attend a good high school but the people around him are unwittingly ruining his focus. • An old man living near the Fairgrounds Racetrack who depends of the kindness of his neighbors. • A young child who catches Bohemian glass Mardi Gras beads at a parade in the 1950s and wonders about the people who made it. The truth is nothing she can imagine. • A girl in bayou country who goes looking for her runaway mother. • A jazz musician who is past his prime and wonders about the future. Readers will find Louisiana Stories for Young Adults are as familiar as jazz music and as compelling as local history. * Critical thinking questions included for Language Arts/ Social Studies.< Less
Young Adult Friction By Oscar Sylvester-James
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Filled with alcohol, drugs and general debauchery, Young Adult Friction, is a brutal coming-of-age novel that encapsulate the disaffected generation of teenagers: who take hedonism more seriously... More > than life itself. The conflicted narrator Matthew Spencer, starts the school year unlike any other student and brings a wave of profligacy to those around him; with countless parties and hook-ups, the relationships of Matthew and close friends –Donnie and James- soon become the source of their own social demise, tying in many others with vicious consequences that climax in a moral Armageddon. Narrated in a flat tone with an inordinate amount of cultural references, and its very own soundtrack, Young Adult Friction takes you into the mind of a wealthy seventeen year old boy, in a society that seems to hate its own youth.< Less
Young Adult Friction By Oscar Sylvester-James
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Filled with alcohol, drugs and general debauchery, Young Adult Friction, is a brutal coming-of-age novel that encapsulates the disaffected generation of teenagers: who take hedonism more seriously... More > than life itself. The conflicted narrator, Matthew Spencer, starts the school year unlike any other student and brings a wave of profligacy to those around him. With countless parties and hook-ups - the relationships of Matthew, and his close friends -Donnie and James- soon become the source of their own social demise, tying in many others with viscous consequences that climax in a moral armageddon. Narrated in a flat tone with an inordinate amount of cultural references, Young Adult Friction takes you into the mind of a wealthy seventeen year old boy, in a society that seems to hate its own youth.< Less
For the Adolescent Mind: Poems and Short Stories for Young Adults By Elaine White, Editor
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poems and short stories written by young adults
25 Favorite Children's Books for Middle and Young Adult Readers By Smashbooks
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This collection will create many happy memories for middle and young adult readers. Includes the following classics: * Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe) * Gulliver’s Travels (Jonathan Swift) *... More > Swiss Family Robinson (Johann Wyss) * The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Rip Van Winkle (Washington Irving) * A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) * A Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Jules Verne) * Little Women & Little Men (Louisa May Alcott) * The Adventures of Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain) * Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) * Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson) * Heidi (by Johanna Spyri) * Lorna Doone (R.D. Blackmore) * The Jungle Book (Rudyard Kipling) * The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (L. Frank Baum) * The Call of the Wild (Jack London) * A Little Princess & The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett) * White Fang (Jack London) * The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) * Anne of Green Gables & Avonlea (L.M. Montgomery) * Pollyanna (Eleanor Porter)< Less
Cold Fiction By John Samson
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'Cold Fact' by the artist simply known as Rodriguez was one of the world's great lost albums. It is now gaining attention through the documentary 'Searching For Sugarman' which tells the remarkable... More > story of this mysterious singer. ‘Cold Fiction’ is a book of 12 short stories, each inspired by the 12 tracks on Rodriguez’ album. The stories are not a re-telling the songs, but rather they take inspiration from a line or lines in the lyrics, the title of the song, and in one case from a rumour that sprung up in South Africa about Rodriguez’ death. Warning: This book does contain some adult themes and is not suitable for young people.< Less
Cold Fiction By John Samson
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'Cold Fact' by the artist simply known as Rodriguez was one of the world's great lost albums. It is now gaining attention through the Oscar award winning documentary 'Searching For Sugarman' which... More > tells the remarkable story of this mysterious singer. ‘Cold Fiction’ is a book of 12 short stories, each inspired by the 12 tracks on Rodriguez’ album. The stories are not a re-telling the songs, but rather they take inspiration from a line or lines in the lyrics, the title of the song, and in one case from a rumour that sprung up in South Africa about Rodriguez’ death. Warning: This book does contain some adult themes and is not suitable for young people. "sweet, strange, touching, and sometimes weird tales from this emerging writer's extremely fertile brain." Stephen "Sugar" Segerman< Less
The Young Carthaginian By G.A. Henty
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Set in ancient times, during the Punic wars, this story follows the adventures of young Malchus, an officer in Hannibal's army. Henty describes the army's incredible journey through southern Europe... More > and across the Alps in fascinating detail, providing both a lesson in ancient history and an absorbing story. The balance of power in Europe swayed between Rome and Carthage and the outcome of this struggle would determine the course of Western Civilization even until today.< Less