After her father is murdered over a journal purportedly revealing the location of a hidden gold mine, eighteen-year-old Kate Thompson sets out, disguised as a boy, to look for answers and justice in the plains of the Wild West.
Jam is mourning the loss of her boyfriend Reeve. Unable to cope, she is sent to a therapeutic boarding school where her English class focuses on the works of Sylvia Plath. As Jam and her classmates write in special journals, they are transported to another world called Belzhar where the past is restored and Jam can be with Reeve. However, the time will come for her to choose between her past and her future.
The Warsaw Community High School Media Center supports the mission of Warsaw Community Schools and the curriculum of Warsaw Community High School. Our program, guided by the American Association of School Librarian's Standards for the 21st Century Learner, seeks to empower students as they grow into life-long learners by providing:
instruction in information literacy and learning experiences to help students grow as inquiring critical thinkers, skilled researchers as well as ethical users and communicators of information
intellectual, physical and virtual access to a variety of informational materials
encouragement to read for personal and aesthetic growth
collaboration with teachers to design learning strategies and opportunities to meet the information needs of students within the school curriculum.