Gemma is excited about her first day of school. She imagined kindergarten as a place where she would make new friends, play, and where she would be the gem of the class. When the teacher gathers the class for introductions, Gemma is eager to be one of the first to speak. However, when another classmate speaks before her, Gemma becomes shy and feels a little intimidated by the other classmate. She soon learns her first lesson at school.
Reflective Poetry: Petals of the Heart is Mazurick’s second published book. It is a collection of Mazurick’s poetry. In this book, she reflects on her personal experiences, her thoughts, and her feelings. She also reflects on life, emotions, people, movies, dreams, animals, historical people, and historical events. She wrote this book to remind others to take time to reflect. Life is a gift and reflection is a part of self growth.
Gemma over hears her father saying something about a treasure and her brother, Griffin. She assumes Griffin is the guard of a treasure and decides to try to get Griffin to lead her to the treasure. When Griffin leads her to an unexpected treasure, Gemma becomes upset. However, she soon realizes the truth about what she overheard.