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.
When his dad takes a new job, Mike’s entire family is uprooted and moved halfway across the country. Mike is adjusting well despite a few relentless bullies and his dad, who forces him to go church and wishes he would pick up sports instead of art.
Drake William is a master escape artist, no prison can hold him nor does it seem any want to. But they say the Rig is different, it is the most high tech high security prison in the world. No one can escape, but Drake has other plans.
Be Light Like a Bird by Monika Schröder is a amazing story. Twelve-year-old Wren never thought of what it would be like to live without a father or with a mother that won't speak a word to her. She always thought of going birdwatching with her father and having their evening meals together as a family.
Far From Fair is the story of sixth grade Odette Zyskowski and how her parents decide to uproot their family from their home in California. They take a family vacation in the beat up “Coach” so that they can visit their sick Grandma Sissy in Washington.