Short stories in the genre Young Adult (YA)
Listing 112 stories.
A snarky teenage boy attending a high school for intelligent students in space discovers that his favorite professor has been fired, and he soon begins receiving mysterious messages claiming that he is in danger. The boy and his best friend go into hiding and must find a way to escape before being captured by the school's many soldiers.
A teenage girl attends a party with her friend — but when her friend ditches her at the party, the girl realizes their friendship may not be the unbreakable bond she thought it was.
An adolescent runaway considers enlisting to fight in World War II so that he can escape getting involved in the crimes happening around him.
When two seventh graders refuse to let another boy into their game of catch, the spurned boy uses his magic powers to get what he wants.
A teenage girl’s life changes in the course of one night when she meets her attractive vampire protector and is charged with saving the world.
A 13-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic orphanage in the slums of Bangkok learns that he is the final incarnation of the Hindu God Vishnu and must battle the dragon Jade to keep the world green.
When a notebook full of top-secret designs is looted from a Brooklyn saloon, a Latino drummer and his inventor girlfriend must go on a quest to retrieve it from a rival Manhattan gang.
When her husband leaves, a divorced woman finds comfort in her home with another version of herself.
A teenage girl living in a near-future Cape Cod battles with her biology teacher over climate change. Her teacher argues that young people lack the motivation to fight climate crisis, but the girl reveals an unexpectedly deep understanding of sustainability.
Four teenage girls live in a small town in Saskatchewan where their family has been for generations. They are caught between a father who wants to leave and a mother whose iron will keeps her rooted to her hometown.