If You Were Me and Lived in…the Ancient Mali Empire is an informative and interactive book detailing the different lives and occurrences of the ancient Mali empire. Imagine time-traveling back to the Mali empire during the 1300s—without ever leaving the comfort of your chair! This historical book puts the reader in the middle of all the action while delivering intriguing facts and information about the time period.
Fire. It’s always fire. He loves it. What happens, however, when his obsession with fire results in a possible murder? This is the impossible question facing Diego Rivera, a 15-year-old, who thinks he killed his abusive step-father in a fire he caused. Now, Diego decides to run and hitchhike across unknown areas of Texas in order to avoid his fate. Escaping guilt and responsibility, however, is not as easy as sticking out a fist and catching the next ride.