Charlie escaped from the LRA (Lord's Resistance Army) a week ago. His journey brought him to the home of Fire, a young witchcraft-performing mother tending to her child. Fire takes care of Charlie and helps him get his strength back. She protects him against those in her village who would do him harm.
In Sustainability at Work: Careers That Make a Difference, environmentalist Marilyn Waite provides ways to improve sustainability in the workplace on a small-scale level yet with large-scale effects, all within the length of 180 pages.
Seanna has had a dark red birthmark on her chin her whole life. As much as she hates it, she’s learned that people judge her based on the mark on her face. But behind that birthmark lies an unbelievable amount of power. Her birthmark gives her pyrokinetic abilities that Seanna has no idea how to control. And on top of that, she has outgrown the orphanage that's been her only home. Forced to leave, she can only imagine what comes next from the rumors she heard while growing up. Will Seanna learn how to control her powers once and for all?
Shadow Rise (the second book in the Shadow Fall series) is a science fiction book about Maia Greystone and her journey to save Earth. After Maia escapes from jail, she winds up finding her friends, only to find out that they, including her long-lost brother, think she is a traitor.
Kiri doesn’t belong with the wallers (city dwellers) or the fugees. She sees that even more fully when the fugees catch a leatherback turtle thought to be extinct. Kiri runs to her father, a waller, hoping he can help save the turtle. Sadly, he fails and offends the fugees, causing the fugees to ban Kiri and her father from the village.