Middle school is a time where kids really do a lot of reading. Free-reading becomes very important during this time as well. But it can be difficult to cultivate a love for reading in middle schooler’s who tend to be a little more jaded than their younger counterparts. That’s why fantasy series can sometimes be a blessing in disguise. While the middle schooler’s want to be taken to far-away places, the places and situations also have to seem similar to their own lives. This new series from the best-selling author of the Shatter Me books, bring middle school kids both.
The story of Furthermore
In Furthermore, readers are introduced to Alice Alexis Queensmeadow. She is a 12 year old girl just like any other. Alexis fights with her Mom, idolizes her Dad, and wishes she was more powerful and smarter than she is. She wants adventure, and when her father disappears she
goes off in search of him. She embarks upon the greatest adventure she has ever known. Her home of Ferenwood is filled with magic, color, and all sorts of mythical creatures. She is finally about to get to use it all in ways she never did before. Along the way she will discover who she really is, and what she is really capable of.
This story is filled with magic and wonder, but it really stays close to home when it comes to what every middle school kid is experiencing. Your middle schooler will identify with the main themes, and enjoy the out of this world adventure.