One day. What could be the harm in skipping just one day of school?
High school senior, Alice Rahman, is about to find out that one day changes everything after she finds herself one of the victims... More > of the September Eleventh terrorist attacks. Caught in the middle of a war she never believed was possible, Alice is forced to make one deadly decision that will cost her everything.
Her Papa makes one more fateful decision and moves his Muslim family to New Haven, Arizona, to escape the growing retaliation.
Alice struggles with hiding her trauma not only from her Mama, who believes she was at school, but also from Olivia, a girl with a connection to Alice's horrific past. When her darkest secret is revealed, Alice is forced to make one more fateful decision that could give her the one thing she’s been fighting to get back or make her the very thing she hates most.
The debut novel of Kathryn Math, leaves the audience questioning what they would do when faced with the impossible: be the hero or be the human?< Less
I woke up this morning just like every other morning. I did everything as I did every other morning. Today was looking to be just like every other day.
That all changed when I got to my car.
This... More > morning an old friend was waiting for me in the passenger seat. She seemingly had no destination in mind and had one rule: drive and turn when told. Despite everything in my gut telling me that this was ridiculous, I went along with it.
I woke up this morning thinking the only place I was going was school…where I ended up going was somewhere else entirely.
Based off her own experiences, this new story from Kathryn Math speaks about coming to grips with life, loss, friendship, and the words that were never said. This emotionally driven account captures the audience with a single question and holds them captive to the last words.< Less