|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|Advice From a Babysitter - Shelby||Keisha Cosand||
A teen girl explains why babysitting is hell on earth.
|Backfired - Anna||Lindsay Partain||
Anna, a young high school student, tells her tragic story about being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
|CHEERLEADERS VS. ALIENS - Welcoming Committee - Gilda||Rachel Bublitz||
An enthusiastic young woman welcomes a new student to her school.
|Failure of the 4.0 - Cadence||Ryane Nicole Granados||
Cadence is talking to her best friend, Aubrey, both self-proclaimed “nerds” poised to embark on a senior ditch day to remember.
|House Rules - Hailey||Keisha Cosand||
Exasperated ten-year-old is trying to grasp her parents rules surrounding technology.
|Lindsey - High School Girl||Alan Olejniczak||
A High School girl has both concern and envy for a friend with an eating disorder.
|THE REFLECTION POOL - My Father, The Gardener - Clemmie||Nancy Geyer||
Teenage Clemmie describes her hardworking, but gentle, father and what he means to her.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - I Send For You - Martina||Nancy Geyer||
Martina hopes her father’s sacrifice and hard work will pay off so they can join him in the United States.
|The Ties That Bind - Karen||Rita Pomade||
Karen has a strained relationship with her sister, who has just been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and wonders how loving she can be towards her.
|TIGHT END - Ash||Rachel Bykowski||
Ash Miller, the starting tight end for her high school football team, prepares for the homecoming game against the school’s biggest rival.