Booklists - In Short: Short Stories for Teens

Curses, Inc.: And Other Stories. Vivian Van Velde. (MS/HS)
Order up some curses on the Internet! Supernatural and wacky stories to make you laugh and cringe.

Dirty Laundry: Stories about Family Secrets.
Lisa Row Fraustino, ed. (MS/HS)
What's your secret? These family secrets range from the shocking to the painful to the supernatural.

Doing Time: Notes from the Undergrad. Rob Thomas. (MS/HS)
Mandatory community service changes ten teens' lives.

No Easy Answers: Short Stories About Teenagers Making Tough Choices.
Don Gallo, ed. (MS/HS)
Tough situations--what would you do?

Time Capsule: Short Stories about Teenagers Throughout the Twentieth Century.
Don Gallo, ed. (MS/HS)
What was it like to be a teen years ago? A story for each decade of the 1900s shows what it was like to be a teen during that time.

Tomorrowland: Ten Stories about the Future.
Michael Cart, ed. (MS/HS)
Different authors write about possible futures from our world.

Twelve Shots: Outstanding Short Stories about Guns. Harry Mazer, ed. (MS/HS)
A collection of short stories about guns and the people who use them.

Who Do You Think You Are? Stories of Friends and Enemies. Hazel Rachman, ed. (MS/HS)
Sometimes friends and enemies are the same people.

(MS) = Recommended for Middle School Readers
(HS) = Recommended for High School Readers

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