A New Start
A New Start is a heartfelt story about Jacob, an 8 1/2-year-old boy whose parents have separated.
He is forced to move with his mom to a new home in a different community. Jacob
does not want to move away from his home where his two best friends live on his
street and his grandmother lives close by. The story explores the impact of change
and Jacob's adjustment to a new school and community.
When Jacob's new friend becomes a victim of a bullying incident, he is torn between
his fear and his need to protect his friend. In the end, Jacob is able to move through
his vulnerability and do the right thing.