Written for young adults, the Urban Underground series confronts issues that are of great importance to teens, such as friendship, loyalty, drugs, gangs, abuse, urban blight, bullies, and self-esteem to name a few. More than entertainment, these books can be a powerful learning and coping tool when a struggling reader connects with credible characters and a compelling storyline. The highly readable style and mature topics will appeal to young adult readers of both sexes and encourage them to finish each eBook. Cesar Chavez HS Series - The split in the Martinez family is real and painful. Expelled from the family, the two eldest make their own way. Felix Martinez is a hard man to love. But Naomi is determined to heal her family. And she decides to take matters into her own hands to bring together two volatile personalities.