Short stories tagged with Adolescence.
Listing 79 stories.
After watching his father's infidelity slowly poison the family dynamic and his mother's happiness, a young, gay Afro-Latinx boy meets his father's mistress.
An adolescent runaway considers enlisting to fight in World War II so that he can escape getting involved in the crimes happening around him.
A nameless person tells a story of when they had an intimate conversation over dinner with a former schoolmate whom they idealized.
A young Black girl confronts her overbearing mother's poverty and her lack of a father when she is coerced into attending a program intended to make her a "professional" member of society who can break the cycle of poverty.
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.
A mother who feels constrained by the ceaseless demands of her husband and teenage daughter finds escape on the back of a majestic horse.
The child of two psychiatrists grows up in a social bubble consisting of her parents' colleagues and their children. She forms a special bond with one of the colleagues in particular, an asexual male psychologist who functions as an aunt.
When a working-class family moves into a middle-class black neighborhood, class prejudices and competition for a young girl’s attention brings the tension between families to an explosive head.
With a fresh fade and new Jordans, a teenage boy hopes his new look will impress his crush, but worries that their differences are too extreme.
When his attempt at religious repentance fails, a troubled teenage boy with a reputation for being a bad boy ends up taking a school prank too far.