These books contain award-winning stories from Lune Spark Young Writers' Short Story Contest.
"Yet another gem of a book." ~Tim Ellen, Blogger
Through Their Lenses is a collection of twenty-nine award-winning short stories by tweens. These stories encompass a wide range of genres, inviting readers to explore a wealth of important themes passionately crafted by these young writers: from a girl going on a quest to release a curse bestowed on her by a witch to a guy trying to escape after being stranded in a different time.
"The immense talent of these young writers shows up well in every story." ~Tracy Erin, Blogger
Seasons of Grief is a collection of twenty-seven award-winning stories by teens. These stories encompass a wide range of genres, inviting readers to explore a wealth of important themes passionately crafted by these young writers. From a middle-aged woman suffering losses in the heart of Nazi Germany to a teen finding it hard to cope with the loss of a close friend.
"These stories are a must-read." ~Jessica Turner, Blogger
Just One More is a collection of twenty-nine award-winning short stories by middle-grade children. These stories encompass a wide range of genres, inviting readers to explore a wealth of important themes. From a beautiful dragon called Ephyral, giving up her freedom to save her entire species to a fifteen-year-old girl named Louisa Brixham dealing with her brother accused of a crime she committed.
"Stories in this book are as variegated as a stained glass window." ~Grady Harp, Author of War Songs
Stained Glass Myths is a collection of twenty-eight award-winning stories by young adults. These stories encompass a wide range of genres, inviting readers to explore a wealth of important themes passionately crafted by these young writers—from a teenager going down memory lane after a tragic event at her school to a Jewish boy who writes letters to his older sister who’s been taken to Auschwitz.
"Wonderfully imaginative and fun group of short stories." ~An Amazon Reviewer
Speaking Up for Each Other has twenty-four award-winning short stories by talented young writers. These stories are original, enjoyable, and contain a rich variety of themes and situations ranging from a helpless girl living in fear of her own family to a robot contemplating what's best for its employer.
"Every story has been handpicked to perfection." ~Madhan G, Reviewer
Wonderfully wide-ranging, original, and enjoyable, The Emotional Embodiment of Stars contains twenty-seven award-winning short stories like Mortimer, in which an unwanted guest secretly follows a family through their heartbreaking sorrows and Crossroads, in which a budding writer is finally preparing to meet the man she happens to exchange greetings with every morning on the way to her office.
Gold Medal Winner: 2018 Readers' Favorite Award
A Window to Young Minds is the first of the contest’s yearly anthologies, Short Stories by Young Writers. The 23 wonderful stories in this book are handpicked from 2017’s entries. The talent of these young writers shines in their command of storytelling and their unique take on genre—from a pirate love story to re-creating the Hindenburg disaster that happened on May 6, 1937 in New Jersey.