Detailed view for the Book: Growing Up Stories (Anthology)

With honesty, humor, and empathy, these stories forthrightly capture the unique joys and concerns of growing up.


Who's Afraid? by Philippa Pearce
The TV Star by Judy Blume (from Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing)
Bilgewater (an extract) by Jane Gardam
The Day It Rained Cockroaches by Paul Zindel (from The Pigman and Me)
The Doll's House by Katherine Mansfield
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 (an extract) by Sue Townsend
Little By Little (an extract) by Jean Little
Sam's Storm by Betsy Byars
Anne's History by L.M. Montgomery (from Anne of Green Gables)
May I Have Your Autograph? by Marjorie Sharmat
Dear Bruce Springsteen by Kevin Major
Reverdy by Jessamyn West
The Cement Truck by Laurence Lasky
The Evacuees by Nina Bawden (from Carrie's War)
Catalog Cats by Ann Cameron
Stray by Cynthia Rylant
The Stolen Bicycle by William Saroyan
The General Sees Active Service by Ethel Turner (from Seven Little Australians)
I Spy by Graham Greene
A Terrible Announcement by Lynne Reid Banks (from One More River)
The Red Pony (an extract) by John Steinbeck
Our Field by Mrs. Ewing
Lion By Moonlight by Richard Parker (from Lion at Large)
Daddy-Long-Legs (an extract) by Jean Webster
President Cleveland, Where Are You? by Robert Cormier
The Golden Darters by Elizabeth Winthrop
Goat's Tobacco by Roald Dahl (from Boy: Tales of Childhood)
The Ladder by V.S. Pritchett

Who is online

Registered users: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot], Majestic-12 [Bot]