XL by Scott Brown is a book about how change can seem like the only thing that matters. Will Daughtry is turning sixteen and is just under five feet tall. His best friend, Monica (5’10”), and stepbrother, Drew (6’3”), are his only comforts. Then suddenly, things aren’t right anymore. His friendships with Monica and Drew start to change, and Will begins to feel alone again. On top of that, Will starts to grow, so fast it causes concerns in his family. Will is growing so rapidly at such an important time of his life t
Enough is Enough, by Michelle Roehm McCann, is about how young students and teenagers can fight for gun safety. Told with a strong stance on how gun violence laws should be and how to get them there, this book will encourage even the most introverted teenagers to get up and show the country what needs to be done to create a safer environment. With history about gun laws from the past and the second amendment, this book truly covers all aspects of gun violence prevention. With tables, charts, and graphs, this book has all of the nitty gritty details and where they
Peeps in Bloom by J. D. Suhre is a sequel to Bullies and Peeps. Peeps in Bloom continues Meg’s story with the school’s courtyard. The courtyard holds a special place in Meg’s and many others' hearts, being the center of the school and the place where Meg first found Garret, a goose who Meg helped raise. Now, the school is being redone, and the courtyard isn’t part of it. Meg is devastated and tries everything she can to get the school to include the courtyard in the redesign. Will Meg succeed or end up having to go with the flow?
In the book Molly Morningstar A Doll for Me by Andrea Coke, Molly is invited to a friend's tea party. Her friend asks each person to bring a doll, but Molly can’t find a doll that looks like her. Molly goes to every store and looks on every shelf, but can’t seem to find a doll that resembles her. This book puts a real life situation into a simple book that even young kids can understand. This problem is very relatable for a lot of kids around the world. Read the book to find out what Molly Morningstar does.
Infinity: The World of Darkness by Tejas Mathai is a fiction book full of fun characters and suspense. Following up the second book in the series, Jack and Anne’s children, Neil and Nicole, become part of the Infinity Corps. The Infinity Corps are a group that is formed from people across the galaxy. When Tarvin, one of the enemies of the Infinity Corps, comes back with allies, the Infinity Corps are called into action. They must protect Earth from Tarvin’s attacks while also keeping the Infinity Diamonds safe. Will the Infinity Corps succ
In The Treasure of Peril Island by C. W. James, Jack Drayton takes a boat ride full of adventures and mysteries that unravel as the reader dives into a story full of fun. Jack runs into a pirate who tells him about treasure hidden on Peril Island. From decoding hidden messages to fighting pirates, the path Jack follows to Peril Island is anything but smooth. A ship burns and Jack saves his friends and himself while continuously keeping his mind thinking one step ahead. But what will happen when even Jack doesn’t know what to do?