An edge-of-the-seat adventure! - Publisher's Weekly (starred review)
Seventeen-year-old Arden Munro has been raised by her older brother, Scott, ever since the death of their parents 10 years earlier. He has been her only family. But now Scott too is dead--or so believe the local police and everyone in Arden's community. Arden, however, is convinced that Scott has staged his snowmobile accident... [click here for more]
Two prominent city residents have been murdered, and Barrie knew both of them. But does she know their killer? The police have connected both victims to her mother's hair salon, and the obvious focus has become Barrie's mom and the other stylists, all of whom happen to be convicted killers who met in prison vocational school.
Amidst intriguing people whom she can't quite trust, and forced into living... [click here for more]
Revolutions of the Heart won the 1994 Minnesota Book Award for Older Children's Fiction, and was named a BCCB Blue Ribbon Book, as well as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Outspoken 17-year-old Cory Knutson faces the most difficult year of her life -- dealing with the death of her beloved mother and the racism she discovers in her own hometown. Friends and neighbors in her small Wisconsin... [click here for more]