FriesenPress

© 2020 FriesenPress, Inc. All rights reserved.



Categories

  • Juanita, Freedom Seeker: Volume 1

    by

    Though the choice seems simple, Juanita is torn. What is freedom really, if you’re separated from those you love? Does living the life of a wealthy socialite mean turning her back on her poor family? Does she have the courage to face up to the rich ...


  • Juanita, Freedom Seeker: Volume 2

    by

    Though the choice seems simple, Juanita is torn. What is freedom really, if you’re separated from those you love? Does living the life of a wealthy socialite mean turning her back on her poor family? Does she have the courage to face up to the rich ...


  • It's How We Survive

    The Tale of an American Dreamer by

    Twelve-year-old Lucia Sanchez has faced prejudice and challenges as an American Dreamer ever since she arrived in the United States at the age of five. Yet, with the help of a school friend and a wise and caring teacher, Lucia not only survives but ...


  • Daniel: Picking Up the Pieces

    by

    The 1929 stock market crash has come and gone, and Daniel, much criticized and mocked for his predictions of that event, has been vindicated. Now he wants to go back to the carefree days of being a boy, but it's impossible. When his bank hires a ...


  • #TheyUsedTo

    A short story about empathy, inspiration and strength by

    What is it that moves someone to action? For high-school student Clara Louis, it’s the difference between hearing something and understanding it. Although impressed by her teacher Mrs. Walsh’s words about the importance of believing in oneself and ...


  • A Shattered New Start

    by

    Jonathan Winters doesn’t know it yet, but he is about to have an unimaginable school year. Not only is it his first day in an unfamiliar school, but he encounters Ryan, Rabbit Hill Academy’s notorious bully. His life is never the same after that. ...


  • Oh, Monkey

    by

    Oh, Monkey is an introduction to the concept of our inner critic. Written for young adults, this story follows the journey of young girl who grows tired of hearing her monkey chatter in her ear every day, telling her what to do. She sits down and ...


  • Banded Together

    by

    It’s summer 1999 and the members of the Hamilton-Kellaher clan are on their way to Daybreak, their family cottage on Lake Pemichangan, Quebec. With his newly minted driver’s licence, sixteen-year-old Connor drives his step-sister, Francis, and their ...


  • A Sheltered Life

    by

    It’s September 1998; the beginning of the school year. Fifteen-year-old Connor Munro is sitting on a bus, earphones on, listening to his favourite band when he’s swarmed by a gang of street kids and his beloved Walkman is stolen. Fast forward and ...


  • Gracie's Wheels

    by

    Gracie's Wheels shares the story of a young girl who lost both her legs in a car accident. Prior to her accident Gracie was naturally athletic. After the accident Gracie was determined to compete again, in her wheelchair. As the story unfolds we ...