The Fragile Ordinary by Samantha YoungGr. 9-12  At 17, writing poetry is Comet Caldwell’s passion, but she never shares it for fear of rejection. When Tobias King, a new student from America, shows up at school, he’s brash, insolent, and hangs with Stevie Macdonald and the bad-boy crowd. However, when paired for an assigned presentation, Comet slowly discovers the secrets that brought Tobias to Scotland. As Tobias and Comet begin spending all their time together, Stevie and company publicly bully her with vile and vulgar taunts. Yet, together, she and Tobias make the commitment to move forward, giving Comet some much-needed confidence. [Read More]