Shannon is a twelve-year-old girl who loves to read. Her favorite book series is about a group of friends who live in the city, and she often daydreams about what it would be like to live in a place where there's so much to do. One evening, Shannon is transported into her book, and she finds herself in the middle of the city with her new friends. They take her on a tour of the city, and Shannon is amazed by all the sights and sounds. When it's time to go back home, Shannon is reluctant to leave her new friends, but she knows she has to. She promises to visit them again soon.
Jenna's weekend getaway in California turns into a shared vacation when her bungalow is double-booked. At first, Jenna is annoyed by the situation. But she quickly warms up to her new roommate and falls in love with California.
Jenna moves to a small town in upstate New York after her husband's death. She gets a job at the local library and starts to make new friends. But when strange things start happening in the town, Jenna starts to suspect that there may be more to this town than meets the eye. With the help of her new friend, Jenna starts to uncover the town's dark secrets, and the truth about what happened to her husband.
Sadie and Finn meet while working on a movie set in Los Angeles. The two become fast friends and help each other navigate the challenges of trying to make it in Hollywood.
Lenny joins a group of animals who are cleaning up the local park. They pick up trash, plant new flowers, and make the park a beautiful place for everyone to enjoy.
Jena and her friends start a revolution to take down the government in a future world where the government controls everything and the people are living in fear.
Ayla's parents are killed in a hunting accident, forcing her to live with her abusive Uncle. Ayla runs away and is taken in by a group of cavemen who teach her how to survive in the wild. When her Uncle comes to kidnap her, Ayla leads him on a chase through the wilderness and is able to return to her new home safe and sound.
This collection of poems explores the theme of life, with each poem offering a different perspective on what it means to live. From the joys and sorrows of everyday life to the big questions about life and death, these poems offer a wide range of thoughts and feelings about what it means to be alive.