The Ability by M.M. Vaughan and illustrated by Iacopo Bruno
No one has any confidence in twelve-year-old Christopher Lane. His teachers discount him as a liar and a thief, and his mom doesn’t have the energy to deal with him. But a mysterious visit from the Ministry of Education indicates that Chris might have some potential after all: He is invited to attend the prestigious Myers Holt Academy. When Christopher begins at his new school, he is astounded at what he can do. It seems that age twelve is a special time for the human brain, which is capable of remarkable feats—as… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Death of a father during military service
- Death of a child
- Loss of autonomy (mind control)
- Animal injury