Vee Delancourt lives in a world that has been reduced to using child labor. If a child’s parents can’t pay the tax to keep any extra children, their children are sent to the government known as the System to do grueling, all-day work. Vee is one of those children, along with her brother. Given to the System to do their hard work, Vee works tirelessly every day just trying to survive. Step out of line, and she’s dead.
Looking for a traditional but modern fairy tale? Then this is the story for you.
The royal bear children find a mysterious egg one day. When the egg hatches, they discover the baby is a very rare dragon!
The children raise the baby dragon named Pegasus. He becomes particularly close to the princess, until one day, the King decides the dragon is becoming too large to stay in the castle. The family finds a safe place in the wild to set the dragon free.
Button Nose the Sad Little Bear is the touching story of a toy bear who is very sad until he is adopted by a sweet young girl who loves him dearly.
Gina LoBiondo tells the tale of how this sad little bear finds the perfect home and then loses it as the child grows older. He bounces around through the years, never feeling as wanted and loved as he did when he lived with Little Girl. Will they ever find each other again?
Adam and Emma return in Adam Undercover, The Consortium Directive. The two friends have become the youngest secret agents in the Arcanum Trivindico. Having just survived their first dangerous undercover mission (not to mention the grueling schoolwork their teacher makes them do), they are enjoying a nice summer vacation. Adam isn’t complaining about the break that he has been given, but near the end of it he starts to get really bored, which is why he is so excited to get the letter marking the start of his “private school.”
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.
Jett Oxford is the main character who was orphaned as a baby. As a teenager, avoiding social services, the cops and some bad guys keeps her busy, but she wants a future. Life becomes even more interesting when she answers a help wanted sign in the window of a candy store. She has no idea that she is trapped in a time loop but the cunning she learned as an orphan will be the guiding light when she ends up in the past.
Nemesis is a Diabolic, a creature with heightened strength and power. A Diabolic has only one mission: To protect their loved one… no matter what. Sworn to protect Sidonia, whose father belongs to the galactic Senate, Nemesis has no mission other than to protect Sidonia. However, when Sidonia’s father causes trouble throughout the empire, Nemesis must be sent in place of Sidonia in order to appease the higher-ups. But a Diabolic isn’t taught human tendencies, and Nemesis needs those more than ever.
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.