Kong Hua is a 16-year-old teenager of Chinese nationality who has been specially trained by her father since she was a child. But it has come to announce the invasion of the Mongols to China, by order of the Emperor, a man from each family must appear to the army to fight against those Mongols. When Hua finds out that her father is going to be the one to go to that war, she tries to avoid it. That is why you will have to take the greatest risk of her life.
Best friends come and go but the line of connection could never seem to be cut as the prime students of Isla Prep Academy. Finding the truth on who you are is tough, it’s even more tough when the people in your life control and stereotype you. These so called “best friends” go through the highs, and lows, more lows, and even more lows when one of their own kills someone they treated like their enemy. The drama unloads and the choices they make may determine whether they get to leave this stinking town that has trapped them from the inside and out.
Stereotype! what a criminal this word is. It has ruined lives of many but this book focuses on the life of a boy named Simon. It is a story of how a boy lived in a society that was full of Stereotypes;from gender stereotypes to social to ethnic ones awell. He is shown to have changed throughout the book. When he was a child, he tried his best to be different than the rest of the men but as he adapts to the society that he is living in, his ways of dealing with things and opinions, both change. He later becomes someone just like his father and opposes his sister first, then his wife and daughter; just like his father. This book is written to show and tell others of how hurtful and life changing these stereotypes can be and how they affect the lives of others around.