Arthur, Lance, Ricky, and the rest of the knights of New Camelot are back for the final installment of The Lance Chronicles series. After their initial pitches about their Children’s Bill of Rights in the previous book, the knights have now set out on a tour across the USA to influence the state legislatures to support their bill. The knights are more than a little worried, though, as their mysterious assailant has promised to kill Lance, Ricky, and their entire crusade before the boys’ eighteenth birthdays - less than six months away.
Dahlia is a genie trapped in a locket attached to an ankle bracelet. Liana is the wearer of the bracelet, but from the first time she puts it on, things begin to go crazy. She meets Taffi, who offers to show her things she didn't know about her origins. Soon Liana is made aware of a new world and that she is connected to it. As more and more things come to light and Liana gets closer to Taffi, she will have to choose whether she will fight to protect her new world, even if it means fighting Dahlia's mortal enemy who so happens to be Taffi's father.
This book tells a story about a girl named Claudia. The setting is a school for the wealthy, a school where the honor council, which is made up of the best students, controls the school. Claudia tells her point of view as she watches power corrupt people. Claudia has a stutter and a limp, so she prefers to be invisible but has no problem watching her perfect older sister shine. She wants nothing more than to make it through high school with her head down and a clean record.
Lion Island takes place during the Cuban War of Independence, a time when Cuba was fighting for its freedom from Spain. This book shows three different perspectives. First, Antonio Chuffat. He comes from a long line of different races, which all play an important role in his life since cultural diversity is a big problem during this time. He is grateful for his messenger job. Next is Wing. Wing is a Chinese indentured servant who sells fruit. Antonio and Wing meet and soon become friends. This leads to Wing introducing his sister Fan to Antonio.
The First Principle is a charming story about a teenage girl whose life is about to get flipped upside down. After one of Vivica's classmates is forcibly removed from a study hall by Population Management for her mandatory abortion after being found pregnant, Vivica speaks up. Little does she know that she is planting seeds of rebellion in her own life with those very actions. Only days after this she finds out that she herself is pregnant by her ex. Now she must save the child's life and the only people who can help her are the rebels.
Joey Kinkaid is the princess of Baker Street, and Eric Sinclair is the prince. They have been close friends since they were little, and now the terrors and troubles of middle school are tearing them apart. Joey does not make an easy friend; he comes to school dressed in the fashion of most girls with leggings, lip gloss, and a pink silk scarf. Eric, troubled by his lack of parenting and guidance at home, forces himself under the radar despite his wishes to help Joey so that no one finds out he lives alone.