Prairie Evers is finding that school is not all it it cracked up to be. She has always been homeschooled by her grandmother, learning about life while they ramble through the woods. But now, Prairie's family has moved north and she has to attend school, where her education is in a classroom and the behavior of her classmates is not very nice. The only good thing is meeting Ivy, her first true friend. Prairie wants to be good friend, even though she can be clueless at times. But when Ivy's world is about to fall apart and she needs a friend most, Prairie is right there for her,
Night of the Zombie Chickens is supposed to be Kate Walden's breakout film. But her supporting actresses---her mother's prize organic hens----are high maintenance, to say the least. Thanks goodness Kate's best friend, Alyssa, is the star. She's great at screaming and even better at killing zombies in creative ways.
"Getting on this train had not been my idea. I wanted to go home. But I had no home anymore, except The Little Wanderers' Refuge, and they had sent me away to be sold as a slave...."
Charlie Anne is devestated when her father must go up north to build roads after the Depression hits. She and her siblings are left with their rigid cousin, Mirabel, and a farm full of chores. The only solace Charlie Anne finds is by the river, where the memory of her mother is the strongest.