The day before Crystal Brave's 13th birthday celebration, her parents leave for the Taum Sauk Mountain to study petroglyphs, planning to return the next day. All plans are disrupted by the long-predicted New Madrid earthquake. The devastation in Southeast Missouri cuts off all communication, leaving Crystal desperate to find out if her parents are safe. True to Brave family tradition, Crystal takes the courageous step of going to find them herself.
"Look! Five vowels, all howling!" Welcome to Sundog, Minnesota! When homeschooled, Norse-myth-obsessed Alexa Stevens moves from New York City, she doesn't know what to expect. What is a small town like? Explore a new landscape with Alexa as she observes wolves in the wild and forms a close pack of friends. Join city girl Alexa as she tastes unfamiliar seasons, comes to know her friends, really sees herself, and discovers her own way to make her mark on the world.
One year after the earthquake at the Taum Sauk, Crystal is finally allowed to go on an archaeological dig with her parents who are excavating a mysterious gravesite in the Ozark Mountains. Her friends, Joseph, Will, and Robin, join her to go trail riding near the site when the region is suddenly threatened by a devastating wildfire. Crystal must call upon her courage to help find Robyn's lost horse, Shotgun, as well as help save the treasures of the Current, ancient and new.