A not too lucky, not too smart, not too anything boy from New England has a summer he’ll never forget. A life or death situation puts young Michael “Sully” Sullivan in an unenviable... More > predicament. His choice to save a life or save his home has an undeniable affect on his life and future.
When a misunderstanding between the bank and Michael’s mother causes the Sullivan clan to scramble for major money in a short period of time, Michael and his grandfather’s crew fishes for a solution. However, a tragedy at sea shows Michael that some things are more important than money. A summer on the poop deck builds character in this boy that allows him to find direction in life and be successful.< Less
Middle elementary school chapter book about an eleven-year-old girl who loves baseball. She feels that she is cursed in friendship, school, and life in general, just like her beloved Red Sox. As she... More > rides the rollercoaster of the Indian summer of 2004, she begins to realize that life isn’t so bad after all.< Less
During the 18th century, pirates roamed the seas and terrorized travelers on the Atlantic Ocean. The times of Blackbeard, Calico Jack Rackham, Anne Bonny and Mary Read are long gone, but not... More > forgotten. Twelve year-old, Bella Thomas is dealing with harsh family issues by turning to a life of piracy. As her parents’ divorce becomes more and more real, Bella searches for a place to hide. She finds a tiny cave at the base of a bluff on a tiny island off the coast of Rhode Island. It was there that she made an incredible discovery. This discovery leads her and her troubled friends to a renewed world of pirates on the open seas.
Through their adventures, Bella realizes that she is not a victim of bad luck, but a strong individual that controls her own destiny.< Less