The Forgotten Kids

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
A story told by Sam Casey, a boy caught in a flash flood. Along with Alice, they go on a journey filled with determination and heartbreak.

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The Beach

Submitted: March 14, 2013

The Forgotten Kids My name is Samuel Casey, and I used to live in Goldcrest Valley. A lot of people lived in that valley, act... Read Chapter

Alice of Ireland

Submitted: March 14, 2013

Sam gets to know the girl on the other side of the telephone pole.. Read Chapter

Sleepless Night

Submitted: March 14, 2013

Sam's dreams are haunting him, and he can't get to sleep Read Chapter

Dying Star

Submitted: March 15, 2013

Sam tries to find a safe place to stay as Ali continues too grow weaker. Read Chapter


Submitted: March 17, 2013

Ali is in desperate need of medical attention, but Sam can't figure out how to help her. Read Chapter

Children's Centre

Submitted: March 19, 2013

  Chapter Six I could feel the dry lump in my throat. I backed away and ran through the hallways, skidding past startled nur... Read Chapter

Vineyards and Gossip

Submitted: March 25, 2013

  Chapter Seven We slept in sleeping bags for the time we stayed there. If I wasn’t hanging with Ali or getting the latest... Read Chapter

New York

Submitted: March 29, 2013

Sam and Ali journey into town and find out that they may have been safer back at the Childrens Centre... Read Chapter

No Promises

Submitted: April 05, 2013

  Chapter Nine All I could hear was 20 people breathing. I wanted to know what a mudslide would feel like without actually e... Read Chapter

Ladies' First

Submitted: April 08, 2013

  Chapter Ten We sat in that bus for hours. “How will anyone even know we’re in here?” One girl with wild red hair ask... Read Chapter

Sign Of Life?

Submitted: May 07, 2013

  Chapter Eleven “You’ve got to be kidding me.” Louis breathed out. I didn’t think that was an appropriate reaction.... Read Chapter

Sign Of Life?

Submitted: April 11, 2013

  Chapter Eleven “You’ve got to be kidding me.” Louis breathed out. I didn’t think that was an appropriate reaction.... Read Chapter

Rescue Teams

Submitted: April 13, 2013

  Chapter Twelve I watched Ali staring at the fire. She looked vacant. Sandra inspected Ali closely; making sure her head wa... Read Chapter

Los Angeles

Submitted: April 28, 2013

  Chapter Thirteen At least three large trucks skidded to a stop near us. Everyone was still as they turned their sirens off... Read Chapter

Going Home

Submitted: May 01, 2013

  Chapter Fourteen It felt so good sleeping on a mattress after the hard ground, even if the guy in the bunk above me snored... Read Chapter

Alone Again

Submitted: May 07, 2013

  Chapter Fifteen Alice went to take a shower after she had recovered. I didn’t let the news of her leaving get to me righ... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 13, 2013

  Chapter Sixteen “Louis Dumont, please come immediately to the lobby.” That was the sentence that woke me up at six the... Read Chapter