August 24, 2021
Jesse O writes an enjoyable story for early tweens about a 12 year old boy named Zac in Locked Down. Zac lives peacefully in the South Island of New Zealand until, all of a sudden, the whole country is locked down because of an outbreak of the XB276 influenza.
This story is written in first person as Zac goes through the ups and downs of lockdown with his mum, two sisters, younger brother, pet cats, hens, and goldfish, and, last but not least, his younger brother Daniel’s pet rat Rex. Read more