Connie Lorimer is self-confident. She has the brains. She has the legs. She knows she looks older than her almost fifteen years. A perfect combination on a cruise ship, except the guy that’s attracting her attention is focused on something else: going home. What isn’t clear: where home is.
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Middle school is an Entirely New Planet. The girls look fully grown in the most glamorous and complicated ways, and the boys look . . . well, weird. The good news? Drama Club. Real Drama Club?with actual auditions, and roles involving more than the days of the week. Phoebe Hart has waited a long time for this. The stage, after all, is the one…
By the time Connie figures out that home is the fifth century Roman Empire and that Balt is hanging out with Attila the Hun, it’s too late to return.
Connie uses her wits, her beginning Latin, and her stamina as a colorguard member, to help Balt achieve his goals, while learning history in a way that no instructor, or her mother, would approve of.