Marjorie Hart and the Tree of Life (2021)
Seeing is believing...At least that's what photojournalist Marjorie Hart lives by. But her life flips on its head when she receives a posthumous letter from her father. This letter puts the details of his death in question, and it also gives Marjorie the next clue in his lifelong search for the Tree of Life. However, Marjorie quickly discovers she's not the only one looking for it. Across the globe and from ancient libraries to buried tombs, Marjorie's quest forces her to test what she believes-if she can make it out alive.
And We Call It Love (2019)
“Holds strong appeal for reluctant readers, exploring different types of love, social class, and dating violence.“
Clare and Zari are best friends. They write music together, go everywhere together, and they know everything about the other. At least they did before Zari started dating Dion. The more Zari falls for Dion, the less she has time for anything else. At first, Clare chalks it up to a new and exciting relationship, and she tries to be happy for her friend despite her loneliness. When Zari starts to show up to school with half-hidden bruises, Clare knows there’s something darker about this relationship that has to be stopped.
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