Have you ever had to stop what you love, leave who you know, and move to a different place? Then you might understand how Harper McCoy feels; she is the main character in The Audition by Maddie Ziegler.
Harper has been dancing since she was a toddler and is finally one of the top dancers on her competitive dance team in Connecticut. Then her parents decide to move to Florida for work. She’s determined to get accepted into a dance studio in Florida and quickly make her way to the top, but it is not nearly that easy.
The monstrous Baba Yaga, a trickster witch of disastrous proportions, has been working alone for years, terrorizing the town she frequents. She kidnaps children and then threatens to eat those who behave badly. Now, however, she has a problem: she has too much work. She needs an assistant. In a spur-of-the-moment decision, she puts an ad in the local newspaper. And, to her great surprise, a young girl named Masha stumbles upon her walking house. This is the story of how they learn to work together, and how appearances aren’t always as they seem.
Shadow Fall by Audrey Grey is a futuristic book about a girl named Maia and her desperate battle for survival. The deadly asteroid, Pandora, is screaming towards Earth, on a collision course with ultimate destruction.
This book, about a girl whose parents die, is full of unexpected twists and turns, with secrets revealed around every corner. At first, their deaths look like just an unfortunate accident, but after a long period of time, the truth is revealed. After tragedy, Beth decides to travel the world while working up the courage to confront what actually happened to her parents.
Natalie Payson has been having nightmares ever since she left her hometown of Bernier, Maine. Not the usual nightmares where you wake in a sweat, but the nightmares that seem like history. Nightmares that feel real. So Natalie heads back to Bernier to face her nightmares head-on. Will she discover what the nightmares mean?
When Lucas, Emma's boyfriend, develops cancer, all of his family and friends believe he is on his deathbed. Well, that is except for Emma. She knows that the only way to save Lucas is to see the town's enchantress, Mrs.Kokesh. But when Lucas makes a miraculous recovery, Emma knows something is not the same with him. When Emma finds out that an extraterrestrial creature has possessed her boyfriend, she and the alien embark on an adventure of trust, friendship, and humanity to get the alien back to his home planet.
Through educated yet casual writing and an organized and easily accessible layout, Wayne Winterton’s non-fiction short story compilation, Stories from History’s Dust Bin: Volume I, provides readers with little-known tidbits of information and noteworthy events, and other unusual true-story episodes on various figures