This series looks at how and why teenagers get into trouble. Dramatic, diverse, and empathetic, Suspended titles are geared toward reluctant readers. Each book follows a character at a different urban high school, building to an incident that provokes a suspension from school and then revealing how the experience changes the character. The books also examine social issues including bullying, racially harassment, coming out of the closet, and academic cheating. Suspended titles cover big topics and the inner lives of teens without losing their high-low appeal.