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  • Athletic shorts : six short stories

    Athletic shorts : six short stories1991

    by Chris Crutcher

    (2,282)

    Summary: A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CRUTCHER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Pendragon, before the war

    Pendragon, before the war2009

    by D. J MacHale

    Series: Pendragon Before The War: Travelers Books - #1

    (11,287)

    Summary: A collection of short stories describes the adventures of travelers Vo Spader, Gunny Van Dyke, and Kasha before they met Bobby Pendragon.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MACHALE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy

    Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy2016

    by Cassandra Clare

    (60,859)

    Summary: Collects short stories chronicling Simon's journey from amnesia to Ascension, as he works to regain his lost life while attending the Shadowhunter Academy.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CLARE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Tales from the inner city

    Tales from the inner city2018

    by Shaun Tan , illustrator

    (2,096)

    Summary: A collection of illustrated short stories, each one about the relationship of humans and the animals, both wild and domestic, that share the urban environment of the inner city.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F TAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The call of the wild and selected stories

    The call of the wild and selected stories1998

    by Jack London

    Series: Classic Starts Series

    (482)

    Summary: Presents six wilderness stories by American novelist Jack London, including the title work which tells of the adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, who is forcibly...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F LONDON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • UnBound

    UnBound2015

    by Neal Shusterman

    Series: Unwind Series

    (3,920)

    Summary: Connor, Risa, and Lev have destroyed the Proactive Citizenry and are, apparently, free to live in a peaceful future. Or are they? As these short stories show, in a world that has accepted the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F SHUSTERMAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Vampire knight : fleeting dreams

    Vampire knight : fleeting dreams2014

    by Matsuri Hino creator

    (445)

    Summary: A collection of short stories based on Vampire Knight. Deranged Love: A dying Rido reflects on his obsessive love for Juri. Gifts for Yuki: Kaname wants to reward Yuki for doing well on her studies...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HINO

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The language of thorns : midnight tales and dangerous magic

    The language of thorns : midnight tales and dangerous magic2017

    by Leigh Bardugo

    Series: Shadow and Bone

    (48,677)

    Summary: "Travel to Grishnaverse, a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid's voice can summon deadly...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BARDUGO

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The witch's vacuum cleaner : and other stories

    The witch's vacuum cleaner : and other stories2016

    by Terry Pratchett

    (2,892)

    Summary: Do you believe in magic? Can you imagine a war between wizards? An exciting journey in an airship or down in a submarine? Would you like to meet the fastest truncheon in the Wild West? The Witch's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F PRATCHETT

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • 145th street : short stories

    145th street : short stories2020

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (1,125)

    Summary: Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MYERS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Horowitz horror : stories you'll wish you'd never read

    Horowitz horror : stories you'll wish you'd never read2006

    by Anthony Horowitz

    (2,479)

    Summary: Nine horror stories set in England focus on everyday items that have sinister qualities.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HOROWITZ

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The fork, the witch, and the worm

    The fork, the witch, and the worm2018

    by Christopher Paolini

    Series: Inheritance Cycle (Christopher Paolini) - #1

    (19,956)

    Summary: Three new stories of Eragon set a year after he left Alagaësia to find a home to train the newest generation of Dragon riders.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F PAOLINI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Departures : three books in one.

    Departures : three books in one.1999

    by Robin Jones Gunn

    Series: Sierra Jensen Series

    (561)

    Summary: A collection of stories which feature Christy Miller, Sierra Jensen, and Cooper Ellis gaining new understandings about faith and themselves during trips to various destinations.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F GUNN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The road to yesterday

    The road to yesterday2003

    by L. M. Montgomery

    (3,662)

    Summary: A collection of stories set on Anne Shirley's beloved Prince Edward Island, featuring the tale of a man who is eager to keep his brother out of the clutches of a woman he considers dangerous and then falls for himself.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MONTGOMERY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stars above : a Lunar Chronicles collection

    Stars above : a Lunar Chronicles collection2016

    by Marissa Meyer

    Series: Lunar Chronicles

    (82,957)

    Summary: A collection of six stories from the universe of the Lunar Chronicles answer such questions as: How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MEYER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tales of the peculiar

    Tales of the peculiar2016

    by Ransom Riggs

    Series: Miss Peregrine Series

    (29,992)

    Summary: Presents an illustrated edition of the fantastical book featured in the Miss Peregrine series that includes unusual fairy tales about wealthy cannibals, a fork-tongued princess, and the origins of the first ymbryne.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F RIGGS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Perfect you

    Perfect you2008

    by Elizabeth Scott

    (21,960)

    Summary: High school sophomore Kate Brown spends her afternoons at the mall helping her dad sell vitamins, wishing her best friend Anna would stop being a popular snob, and is not sure how to act when Will--a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F SCOTT

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sudden flash youth : 65 short-short stories

    Sudden flash youth : 65 short-short stories2011

    (136)

    Summary: Presents a collection of short stories about significant moments which marked a turning point in the lives of young protagonists by such authors as Anne Mazer, Alan Stewart Carl, Dave Eggers, and Peter Bacho.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The end and other beginnings : stories from the future

    The end and other beginnings : stories from the future2019

    by Veronica Roth

    (3,703)

    Summary: A collection of six short stories imagines future lands with new technologies and beings, where in spite of advanced capabilities, people still must confront deeply human problems.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ROTH

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The radical element : 12 stories of daredevils, ďbutantes, and other dauntless girls

    The radical element : 12 stories of daredevils, ďbutantes, and other dauntless girls2018

    Series: A Tyranny of Petticoats - #2

    (951)

    Summary: An anthology of historical short stories features a diverse array of girls standing up for themselves and their beliefs, forging their own paths while resisting society's expectations.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black enough : stories of being young & black in America

    Black enough : stories of being young & black in America2019

    (5,725)

    Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Summer days and summer nights : twelve love stories

    Summer days and summer nights : twelve love stories2016

    (11,573)

    Summary: Summer is the perfect time for love to bloom, and these short stories of teenagers facing the confusing maze of first love will have you dreaming of sunset strolls by the lake. The selections range...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All out : the no-longer-secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages

    All out : the no-longer-secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages2020

    (5,433)

    Summary: Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape the world around them. Seventeen of the best young adult authors across the queer spectrum have...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hungry hearts : 13 tales of food & love

    Hungry hearts : 13 tales of food & love2019

    (1,881)

    Summary: From some of your favorite bestselling and critically-acclaimed authors -- including Sandhya Menon, Anna-Marie McLemore, and Rin Chupeco -- comes a collection of interconnected short stories that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Zombies vs. unicorns

    Zombies vs. unicorns2010

    Summary: Twelve short stories by a variety of authors seek to answer the question of whether zombies are better than unicorns.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 9 from the nine worlds

    9 from the nine worlds2018

    by Rick Riordan

    Series: Magnus Chase And The Gods Of Asgard

    (10,110)

    Summary: The Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy may have concluded, but we haven't heard the last of our favorite peeps from the Nine Worlds. Join Hearthstone, Blitzen, Samirah, Alex, Jack, T.J.,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F RIORDAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ghosts of the shadow market

    Ghosts of the shadow market2019

    by Cassandra Clare

    Series: Mortal Instruments

    (32,367)

    Summary: A collection of ten short stories, some of which were previously available online, that follow Jem Carstairs as he travels through the many Shadow Markets around the world, searching for a relic from his past.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CLARE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Flying lessons & other stories

    Flying lessons & other stories2017

    (4,585)

    Summary: From basketball dreams and family fiascoes to first crushes and new neighborhoods, this anthology, written by award-winning children's authors, celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fresh ink
    Staff Pick

    Fresh ink2018

    (2,785)

    Summary: An anthology featuring award-winning diverse authors about diverse characters. Short stories, a graphic novel, and a one-act play explore such topics as gentrification, acceptance, untimely death,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Trace evidence

    Trace evidence2016

    by Kathy Reichs

    (1,072)

    Summary: "A collection of four short stories based on the Virals series that gives further glimpses of the Virals' world as they work with Tory's famous great aunt, Temperance Brennan, to solve more...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F REICHS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Artemis Fowl files

    The Artemis Fowl files2004

    by Eoin Colfer

    Series: Artemis Fowl Series

    (14,803)

    Summary: Two original short stories, plus puzzles, interviews with characters, and other writings that unlock secrets of the Artemis Fowl books, which feature a twelve-year-old evil genius and his dealings with fairies and other magical beings.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F COLFER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Generation wonder : the new age of heroes

    Generation wonder : the new age of heroes2022

    Summary: Triumph. Tragedy. The empyreal. The infernal. Even the mundane, filtered through the fantastical. Superheroes are, appropriately enough, a sort of super-genre, encompassing all other story types....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: New YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Doctor Who : 11 doctors 11 stories

    Doctor Who : 11 doctors 11 stories2013

    (1,931)

    Summary: This print edition is the culmination of a year-long series of ebooks to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the hit BBC series, Doctor Who. Eleven stories, eleven authors, eleven unique...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F DOCTOR

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Three sides of a heart : stories about love triangles

    Three sides of a heart : stories about love triangles2017

    (1,487)

    Summary: Top YA authors tackle the much-debated trope of the love triangle, and the result is sixteen fresh, diverse, and romantic stories you don't want to miss. A teen girl who offers kissing lessons....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Unbroken : 13 stories starring disabled teens

    Unbroken : 13 stories starring disabled teens2018

    (1,124)

    Summary: An anthology of stories in various genres, each featuring disabled characters and written by disabled creators. The collection includes stories of interstellar war, a journey to Persia, a dating...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The cursed carnival and other calamities : new stories about mythic heroes

    The cursed carnival and other calamities : new stories about mythic heroes2021

    by Rick Riordan editor, compiler

    (853)

    Summary: If you could travel to an alternate universe, where would you go? To a magic bazaar where everyday errands turn into life-threatening quests? A tropical-island cave that may be inhabited by a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Come on in : 15 stories about immigration and finding home

    Come on in : 15 stories about immigration and finding home2020

    (823)

    Summary: An anthology exploring the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration -- written by YA authors who are themselves immigrants and the children of immigrants. Their characters face random traffic...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Steampunk! : an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories

    Steampunk! : an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories2011

    (3,980)

    Summary: A collection of fourteen fantasy stories by well-known authors, set in the age of steam engines and featuring automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never existed.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope

    A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope2020

    (2,708)

    Summary: From folktales retold to futuristic societies, this collection of stories centers on Black women and gender nonconforming individuals dealing with love and betrayal, strength and resistance. In all...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blackout

    Blackout2021

    (15,595)

    Summary: As a summer heatwave blankets New York City, the light go out. The city is thrown into confusion -- and a different kind of electricity sparks. People reveal hidden truths. Love blossoms, friendship...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More