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Life's roughest jokes don't have punch-lines.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: 15
2 Stars
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Goatees, beards, sideburns or any other creative types of facial hair were strictly verboten but the employee handbook said I could have a mustache.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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A children's story set in the Iron Age. A girl, Morg, makes a wish to the goddess ...
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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"This is how you talk about a city you love. You talk about it as if it’s the only place in the world where this story can happen."
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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Adapted from a Minang folk tale from Sumatra, this story tells of the ambitious and resourceful Malin Kundang.
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A little girl introduces herself and her family.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Three very different lives intersect.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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A writer has some problems getting started on his latest work.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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An obese mother's unusual powers of water retention save her family.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A drifter describes making, spending and losing a few bucks. Contains strong language.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An old man, his memory failing, searches for the grave of his lost love.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Returing home with a copy of Lethal Weapon IV under one arm, Katherine is surprised to find her sister waiting in the living room - especially since she has been dead for eight years.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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A sad, gentle tale of memories and a magic moneybox.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars