Short stories in the genre Childhood Fiction.

Listing 3 stories.

A young boy wades down a creek killing water moccasins, despite his mother telling him not to since another boy in town was recently bitten by one. On his way home, an encounter with the snakes gains the attention of the adults nearby but leaves the boy confused.

A young girl wants to be a religious saint and tries to figure out what kind of sacrifice will be big enough for God to make her one.

A five year old child to a new home in a sandy region near miners and must navigate the seemingly random changes and curious characters she meets along the way.