The fair is the one place that everyone, young or old, loves to be. Sisters Gracie, Lizzie, and Reba Dee Hitt are no exception. Though Gracie doesn't want to admit it, they are all excited to journey through the Tunnel of Time, a thirty-minute ride consisting of different stops with clever animations that teach you about the past. Soon, however, the girls realize that this is not your average ride, at least not this time.
Identity Swap, the second book in The Card People series, starts with a good summary of the first book. The mystery to find out what happened to a disappearing father and the nanodust he created has turned into a national security issue. The CIA, military, and police are now involved. Everyone wants custody of the card people to suit their own agenda and figure out exactly what they are.
This is an adventurous story that centers on the life of Timothy Patrick Horrigan, who is a chipmunk. Timothy, who is unnamed at this point, is chased out of his home in the dead of the night by a fire and finds shelter in the wood pile outside of house that is home to Vietnam veteran Mikey Horrigan. Mikey takes and comforts Timothy as well as gives him his name. Timothy grows fond of his new home and roommates who are mice.
Grace feels like she is running away from the inevitable – schizophrenia, the very thing that took her mother away from her. Grace will do anything to not become her mother. Diagnosed with schizophrenia, Grace’s mother mysteriously disappeared years ago. Grace and her father run a lab where they frequently try to find a cure to the disease. Studying it for years, Grace finally thinks she’s stumbled across a cure. But will something dark lurking within her take over?
Don’t Call Me Chip is an upbeat story that's partially told from the perspective of a chipmunk. Surprisingly, contrary to the chipmunk stereotype, this chipmunk is witty and does not do cute. He also hates to be called "Chip." After escaping from his destroyed burrow under the deck of a house caught on fire, he searches for a new home among a neighborhood near the forest. After meeting his close ex-marine human companion, he is given a new home.
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