In the year 2027, the USS Carl Sagan was sent out to expand humanity's reach throughout the universe, a need fueled by the rising population and growing overcrowding on Earth. Three hundred years later, after establishing a colony they called Maximus Prime, the Sagan is returning to Earth.
Sierra Rouge’s life will never be the same. After her mother dies, Sierra travels to South Africa to live with her father. There, she discovers sharks are being illegally finned and killed. Though some people are all for shark finning and others are completely against it, Sierra makes a plan to put a stop to it.
James Salley turns sixteen on the day that the story begins, and after being bullied almost all day he finds himself on top of a water tower contemplating suicide. His family couldn't even be bothered to stay at their house long enough that morning to wish him a happy birthday! When he notices someone following him, he begins to ask questions he wished he wouldn't have. James is told that he is the Anti-Christ. After he lets that sink in for a while, he notices that it puts a wrench in his plan of Dorian Delaney falling in love with him.
The book Two for Joy is an amazing adventure seen through the eyes of a young girl named Jenna. It all starts when her great aunt, Tannie, falls off of a back porch step and breaks her ankle. After that, Jenna’s mom decides that Tannie needs to move in with them. However, this poses a problem when her aunt doesn’t want to go.
April is living a normal life until she goes out for supper with her family and gets a strange message in her fortune cookie. The message simply states:There is much rain before a rainbow. April wonders what it means but doesn’t think about it too hard and shrugs it off. The next day April’s whole family goes to her grandparent's house for dinner.
Mortimer is just a regular mole; he learns how to dig tunnels and eats worms. But he hears these noises that make him want to go above ground. He finally does, in secret from his family, and he makes a friend, Ralph the Rat.