“Patchwork” is a collection of short stories authored by young budding writers of Grade 9, still in their early teens. “A journey of words & stories,” where creative ideas have been put forth abashedly and unapologetically. Long, short, funny, dark, inspirational, moving or captivating, each story in this collection has a unique flavour. They will make you laugh, cry, blush or just say ‘WOW’. Each story will find a piece of the author’s soul bared and generously shared with the readers. Insightful, yet too complex. Sometimes troubled, sometimes dark, the stories have mostly drawn inspiration from the volatile & ambiguous environment that we live in today. Home, school, community, books and screens, friends, foes, and family - each has played a role in shaping the ideas. There are plenty of unanswered questions to think upon, make your own sense - good, bad, whatever! A timeless and classic collection - enter this magical world of stories and enjoy the journey!