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A young boy heads to the pond to go fishing but catches something much bigger along the way.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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The last thing he expects to see is a man in front of the third story men’s bathroom window.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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He left at night, taking with him a change of clothes, a blanket, and a small bag of money which he found in his father’s room.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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Top-secret, high-tech rocket science devolves into a primitive situation on a stretch of Alaskan highway. Nature’s still stronger than we are, in a fair fight.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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They heard the sirens in the distance and they watched the flames gasping into the night and he thought that this must be what the end of the world was going to look like.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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It all began the day that Martin Jenkins decided to start a new religion.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Vusi Makusi, terminal optimist, is sent off to the jungle as the new government officer.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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"I watched as the man I saw so clearly disappeared into the endless white."
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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How do you catch someone who is falling into their own mind?
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A group of people from different backgrounds share a train journey.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Moving day for Danny and his father.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Jimmy's life changes for ever when the soldiers come to the door.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The moment when a life changes - and there's no going back.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Rosie and her Mum have a day at the beach.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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She has everything she needs, everything she ever wanted - why would she risk losing it all?
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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