Young Michael, an illegal immigrant escaping the troubles in Northern Ireland is strong and fearless and clever, just the fellow to be tapped by Darkey, a crime boss, to join a gang of Irish thugs struggling against the rising Dominican powers in Harlem and the Bronx. The time is pre-Giuliani New York, when crack rules the city, squatters live furtively in ruined buildings, and hundreds are murdered each month.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II
The Invention of Hugo Cabret is a fantastic novel written by Brian Selznick. He tells the story of Hugo Cabret; an orphan living in Paris, France. Brian Selznick tells Hugo's story in not just words, but PICTURES!