Book List in Order:5 titles

  • Through its two major metaphors, nakedness and winter, this story opens with a Jake Ackerman roughly three years older than he was at the end of Make Me a Hero. But in a wintry world where everywhere he turns he seems to need someone to express love ...



  • Only at its most simple level is The Testing of Charlie Hammelman a story about a young man fearful of not graduating from high school because he cant swim.More meaningfully, life, like a body of water with its currents and tides, its hidden obstacle...


  • Infatuated with the teacher who placed her in an honors program, fifteen-year-old Hope becomes spokesman for the gifted students when trouble appears to be simmering between that teacher and another in the program....


  • After flying alone to Chicago to visit his cousin, a boy crippled by polio gains a new sense of freedom and becomes overconfident about his ability to ride The Big Dipper, the frightening roller coaster at Dreamland, USA....