"Julia Gillian is a girl with two first names and many talents, including mask-making. She is troubled by a book that her parents are forcing her to read, because she is certain that it has a sad ending."
"Zoe longs for a piano, but her father buys her an organ instead. Her mother is constantly at work, her father is afraid to leave the house, and a boy from her school keeps following her home from school every day. So her life isn't perfect - or is it?"
"Lina Flores is a sock enthusiast, volleyball player, and a middle school girl who's looking for answers. Her house is crammed with books, and her best friend’s mom is obsessed with making cascarones (hallowed eggshells filled with confetti)."
"Kirsten's parents are barely speaking to each other, and her best friend has fallen under the spell of the school's queen bee. Walker is the only African American student at Kirsten's all-white private school. When Kirsten and Walker become friends and discover a secret, the results are life-changing."