The Maker, a work of fantastical science-fiction by D.F. Anderson, is a book that is difficult to summarize in just one paragraph. The main character, Nate, is going through a tough time in his life. He hasn’t seen his father in six months - ever since his parents got divorced. Ted, his new “Dad,” discourages Nate’s love of drawing. The only reminder Nate has of his “old” life is a special binder that his Dad sent to him where Nate puts all of his artwork.
Have you ever had to stop what you love, leave who you know, and move to a different place? Then you might understand how Harper McCoy feels; she is the main character in The Audition by Maddie Ziegler.
Harper has been dancing since she was a toddler and is finally one of the top dancers on her competitive dance team in Connecticut. Then her parents decide to move to Florida for work. She’s determined to get accepted into a dance studio in Florida and quickly make her way to the top, but it is not nearly that easy.
Margie, the main character in the book Margie Makes A Difference by Dawn Brotherton, loves playing softball with her friends on the Lady Tigers softball team. The players are so close that the team is like a big family; and when they are together, the Lady Tigers are almost unbeatable.
Have you ever had to choose between what your parents want you to do and what you want to do? Trish, the main character in Trish’s Team, the first book in the Lady Tiger’s Series by Dawn Brotherton, often finds herself at odds with her parents.