Moving to Alaska is the last thing Gabi ever thought she would do. But after her parents messy divorce, that is exactly what Gabi is forced to undertake. No one thought a girl from LA, California could survive in cold Anchorage, Alaska, not even Gabi herself.
Author: Sherri L. Smith Genre: Realistic fiction, mystery Age Recommendation: 14+ Date Published: Sept. 2016 Rating: 3/5 Maggie Kim was the mysterious friend, always seeing [...]
This book is about a plane which was ditched into the sea after the attack on pearl harbor, when the crew decided to go to Australia through the shipping route but has to make an emergency landing into the Pacific Ocean because of the loss of gas fuel.
My Diary from the Edge of the World by Jodi Lynn Anderson is a novel following the excursions of Gracie Lockwood, a twelve-year-old girl living in a mystical world parallel to our own, but with one big difference, magical creatures have roamed the continents for all of history.
This story helps bring the Shakespeare classic Macbeth into the modern age. By using texting, social media, emojis, and other modern forms of communication, Carbone brings a classic to people of all ages. Much of the original story is preserved, but with modern language and modern technology.
‘The Nameless City’ by Faith Erin Hicks is the first installment in a graphic novel trilogy following a young boy called Kai. He is born to a family whose bloodline traditionally trains to become a strong, courageous warrior.
Melody Brooks, a 10 year old girl is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. She can’t walk or talk or do pretty much anything. In the book she gets integrated into mainstream classes with other kids, overcomes her disability, gets to play on a quiz team yet finds out how judgmental and mean other kids can be. In the end of her journey to find herself, she becomes at peace and learns a lot about the world around her.
Stories about ordinary children falling through doors into extraordinary worlds are everywhere. But what happens when they come home? What if the kids want to go back? Or want to forget? These kids are sent to Eleanor West's Home For Wayward Children.