This new contemporary coming of age YA novel is about a clever but withdrawn teenage girl who fights greed, falls in love, and in the process grows into a bolder and happier person.
A contemporary retelling of the Robin Hood tale set in an ordinary small town, where dubious characters and secret alliances lurk beneath the surface. This fast-paced Young Adult novel with a folkloric feel is about family, adventure, friendship, romance, and resilience and zeal overcoming greed, corruption, and abuse of power.
When the newly appointed vice-principal Spivey cuts the student activity budget and fires school staff members without explanation, our clever young heroine enlists her athletic stepbrother and her overachieving best friend to remedy the situation. With skills she learned from a mysterious French con artist and the help of her loyal band, she tricks the wealthy and supplements the depleted school budget. During her chicaneries, she falls in love with her handsome classmate. But are their efforts enough to thwart Spivey’s sinister agenda?
This new series will resonate with a young generation of readers who are tired of greed and corruption spreading and dominating the world.