This National Book Award Winner is a love story about star-crossed lovers, a migrant worker named Amiel and Pearl, the niece of the man who hired Amiel to work on his property. This book shows how different two people can be who live in the same area, but are of very different social classes. Their love progresses as Pearl risks her life in order to save Amiel from the fires coming through their area. This book showcases the power of friendship in love in this amazing story!
This Pritz Award Winner is about Miles "Pudge" who's quiet lackluster life quickly changes as he begins studying at Culver Creek Boarding School. Through, this experience he finally meets and has friends, something he has never had before. His favorite would be Alaska Young who changes his life forever. Quickly, Alaska and Pudge become friends and she steals his heart and Pudge can never be the same again.