This book is about a girl named Sunny who gets a mysterious letter from her dead sister. Sunny thinks that there is no possible way that this could happen. But when Sunny opens the letter from her dead sister she realizes that her sister will be coming home tomorrow. But how? That's the main idea of this book. When Sunny's so called sister "Jazz" comes home,Sunny realizes that this person is not Jazz. She doesn't look like Jazz. But as this Jazz moves into there life she does everything exactly like the real Jazz does.
This book is about a boy named Matty who wants to earn his true name. Matty used to be a boy who would steal and cheat,but as the years went by he grew up. Matty now lives in the village,with a blind man named Seer to take care of him. Then one day, Matty has to go back to the place that he lived in when he was a little boy to announce the closing of the village. Matty also brings Seer's daughter back,named Kira. As Matty and Kira go through the Forest,they face many challenges having to do with how they are going to survive.
This book is about two boys who are in an airplane to go see the Nahanni River. The pilot sets the plane down so that they can get a closer look at the beautiful whitewater falls. Then the engine dies. There is no getting back home and the boys must live by surviving on the natural habitat surrounding them. The boys must have courage to face there every day challenges with no help at all.
This book is about a thirteen year old boy named Ehmet who must be brave and leave his war damaged country of Bosnia. Ehmet goes to live in a village where people work together to make it a nice place to live with no wars to face. Ehmet must learn to go on with life and leave his sorrows behind. He also learns to have courage to have to leave his childhood memories and pieces of himself.
This book is about a boy named Robbie who tries to get a job as a fisherman. He has always wanted to be a fisherman. He thinks he is happy when he becomes a fisherman, but as he works for a man named Tor, Robbie discovers that Tor has more of an intention than catching fish. Robbie discovers that Tor is trying to find a very valuable plaque. Robbie is dragged out farther to sea, and learns that he will have to face a violent storm, that will test his courage to try to save somebody's life and risk his life at the same time.
This book is about a boy who lives in a family that has mixed religions. Sam's mom is Christian and Sam's dad is Jewish. As Sam learns more about both religions he tries to figure out what religion he wants to become. Sam asks many people about theire religions in order to understand more about his family and himself. Sam decides to finally ask God about himself and religions. But Sam finally sees that God doesn't answer back, and Sam finds that maybe his anwers to his questions about religion might be right near him.