K.I.D.S Stuff: The Mostly, Probably True Adventures of the Kids Imaginary Defense Squad by Garrett Dane is a book about how kids protect themselves from all of the monsters lurking in the closet or under the bed. K.I.D.S. stands for “Kids Imaginary Defense Squad” because the squad fights against anything that adults find imaginary. The kids in this squad are children who have been trained in the art of fighting bogeymen, monsters-under-the-bed, drop bears, and many other monsters that kids fear.
Emma displays a personality of being peaceful and withdrawn. Up until this point, she has tried to stay quiet and out of other people’s business. But soon she finds out that her life is not ordinary. Being in the center of an old conflict amongst a group of deities called Eidolons is where she finds herself. Her primary job will be to ensure the protection of the planet. However, going through the process of awakening is what she must face. It would be simple is she knew what it was all about. All she knows is that she is very powerful.
When her mother, who is a secret spy, is on a mission, Simone LaFray has a mission herself. Living in Paris, this twelve-year-old girl also helps her dad, who owns a patisserie, make the delicious pastries. When someone steals their sacred recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation, Simone tries to figure out the identity of the culprit. Simone and her father enter the famous Chocolatiers’ Ball intending to clear their name and catch the thief.
A Properly Unhaunted Place is a book about a girl named Rosa Diaz and her mom, who are ghost appeasement specialists. They move to Ingot, a town that is known for no hauntings or ghosts. They wonder why and how that could be. Rosa does not like it in Ingot, and her new "house," which is a basement below the Ingot Public Library, doesn't meet her standards because there are no windows and no natural light. On the other hand, Jasper Chevalier was born, raised, and lived in Ingot. He is new to ghosts since there are none in his town.