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Category: Coming of Age

Coming of Age
Patrice Brynmer

Becky Was A Runaway

Two young teenage girls are in awe of Becky, a runaway, who smokes, drinks, has sex, and likes to 'get high'.

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Coming of Age
Tim Hanson

The Touch

John inherits The Touch from his grandfather. 'Don't abuse it like I did, kid.'

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Coming of Age
David Phelps

Martin’s Flood

Martin’s father takes him swimming in the river. He’s disappointed that his sister and her friend will be coming along too.

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Coming of Age
Beverly Black

The Swinging Tree

“Does Mom really expect me to wear a tie to the funeral of a kid who hung himself?” I slapped Steve on the back of

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Coming of Age
Robert Douglas Friedman

A Buying Decision

The delicate balance in Douglas's household is tipped when his Dad buys him a condemned typewriter from the shyster Charlie Cheese.

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Coming of Age
James Morris

Trivial Pursuit

What has the Emperor Valerian, Aeschylus and Percy Bysshe Shelley got in common with a stockboy working in a cheap women's clothing warehouse in Philadelphia? Trivia, of course.

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Coming of Age
Merlin Ward

Eton Mess

Bad luck immediately dogs a young actor after he crosses a Romany woman. He must undo the curse.

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Coming of Age
Nicky Catton

The Swot

Antonia is top of the class for everything, and does nothing but work, work, work.


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