Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

Orbiting Jupiter is a heartbreaking and powerful novel that explores real life issues. I read it in one setting because it was impossible to put down. At thirteen, Joseph has faced many hardships. He’s been kicked out of school, incarcerated, and separated from his daughter Jupiter. In fact, Joseph has never seen Jupiter, but he … Continue reading Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

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Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare takes you on the eye-opening and heartbreaking real journeys of five young people who flee their countries, risking their lives to find a safe place to call home. These chilling stories of courage, resilience, and survival will tug at your heart. … Continue reading Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees