Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind

Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind

Minnie, a quiet middle school girl, and her family settle into a new home, school, and employment situation. At his last job, Minnie's father stood up to his unethical boss and was fired. As Minnie's mother begins to work and Minnie's veteran uncle who suffers from PTSD moves into their basement, their family dynamic becomes fairly tense...

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Gone, Gone, Gone

Gone, Gone, Gone

Set in Washington D.C. a year after 9/11, Gone, Gone, Gone alternates between the perspective of two fifteen-year-old boys, Craig and Lio. Both boys are struggling to find themselves while their family is also going through a very tumultuous time. Every day it seems someone else has been shot by the Beltway Sniper, and people are afraid to even pump gas or leave their homes. Meanwhile, Craig and Lio are attempting to cope in their own ways: Craig by adopting a myriad of animals and Lio by keeping quiet most of the time. Through these tragedies and through their own developing love, Craig and Lio come to understand more about who they are and their place in the world...

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