Evolution Revolution: Simple Machines is a story of a highly intelligent squirrel, Jack, and his mission to save his forest. Machines have been cutting down trees across the road from Jack's home for weeks. One day the machines cross the road and start taking down Jack's forest. Jack must think of a way to save his forest and all his friends. He meets with a friendly human in a wheelchair and learns that the wheels in the big, scary machines can be stopped by jamming rocks in them.
Royal Blue is a wonderful sequel to True Blue. Jeana Russell, Mickey Royal, Wade Strickland, and Billy Jo DuBose are back and are at Vigor High School. Mickey moved back to Alabama in March after his dad died of cancer. On his first day of school, he talks to Jeana for the first time and is still totally entranced by her looks and personality. After school, they fall right off the deep end and are totally in love. Wade has gone from a sweet sixth grader to a high school football phenom, which sets him on track for violence with Mickey, a three-sport jock.
Paths to the Stars is a collection of short stories by Edward Willett. The stories take place in the future, in space. They are fantastical stories about worlds beyond our own. This collection consists of multiple short stories of science fiction and adventure. Read as Edward Willett masterfully crafts short tales of adventure and exploration.
The Carver is about a young boy named Enzo who has been missing his best friend Zack and his mother for three years. When his father, Pino, disappears as well, he must begin his journey to find his family along with his neighbor Pietro (who is also known as the boy who learned how to fly). All he has are the figurines of people his father gave to him, which lead him to all the people he will need to accomplish his quest.
True Blue by Joyce Scarbrough is a story to treasure in your heart forever. Beginning in fourth grade, Wade Strickland has really wanted to tell Jeana Rusell that he is madly in love with her. So has Billy Joe DuBose. Jeana loves them both as brothers, not as boyfriends.
Twelve-year-old Nick Spirakis wants to make something big happen! When Nick’s father was twelve, he immigrated from Greece to America. Now, Nick wants to do something important and exciting, too. But there is one big problem: his father makes Nick spend most of his time working in the family’s “Elegant Shoe Repair and Hat Shop.” Nick's favorite thing to do is play baseball with his friends, but he usually misses part of the game each Saturday because he has to work in the shop until 5 o’clock.
In a world on the brink of destruction, Maia Graystone has fallen from grace. Once a member of the Chosen—one of the few genetically perfect children selected to live on a space station and survive the destruction of Earth—Maia now lives in the Pit, barely enduring a difficult existence. When presented with an opportunity to escape the Pit and save the brother she left behind, Maia jumps at the chance. To enact her new benefactor’s plan, she must become someone completely different, but she must also be careful not to lose herself in her fictional role.
In The President’s Caddy, 16-year-old Sam Parma tells the story of his first day caddying for the former President of the United States at a golf tournament. His younger brother, Matthew, is a caddy for a golf player named Zach Reyes, and his older sister, Renae, is a volunteer. Matthew gets everyone wrapped around his finger within minutes with his cute factor, while Sam, who works harder than Matthew, is always looked over by other golf players.