Let your imagination soar and take flight with these fourteen original tales of fantasy and science fiction by a distinguished line-up of award-winning children’s and young adult authors.
Joan Bauer gives us Chloe, a fantasy writer trying to tell a new story—but her characters won’t cooperate.
Suzanne Fisher Staples introduces us to the powers of djinn in her magical tale set in Pakistan.
Charles de Lint offers a romantic tale set during the Summer of Love in his mythical city of Newford.
A witch’s son seeks revenge in a chilling murder mystery by Michael O. Tunnell.
Craig and Jessica, two high school runners, star in this story of transformation by Rich Wallace.
Patrice Kindl’s mysterious Mrs. Duck moves into the boring town of Refreshing Acres—and nothing is ever the same again.
In S.L. Rottman’s action-packed tale, the world is on fire, and it’s a race to the water’s edge.
David Lubar thrills us with his story of Deborah, an aspiring magician.
Mel Glenn shares a conversation between Ryan and an Angel in the afterlife.
Jessie’s encounter with a toad changes her life in this uplifting tale by Nancy Springer.
A soldier meets the ghost of Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City bomber, in John Ritter’s thought-provoking story.
An oracle makes an unsettling prediction in Sharon Dennis Wyeth’s tale.
Neal Shusterman introduces us to a young thief who holds the fate of the universe in his hands.
Tamora Pierce’s story takes us to the land of Hartunjar, where women are subservient to men—but not for long…